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Bob Marley's widow settles trademark lawsuit
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Bob Marley's widow Rita and their nine children have settled a trademark lawsuit with the reggae legend's half-brother.

The Marleys accused Richard Booker of using his connection to the late "One Love" singer to promote fish produce and concerts in Miami under his Mama Marley banner.

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They filed a lawsuit for trademark infringement and unauthorised use of the singer's likeness in late 2011, and now both parties have come to an undisclosed agreement after settling the matter out of court.

Booker's lawyer, Robert Scholz, tells TMZ.com, "This was a very sensitive case because the legacy of a great man and family were at stake. From what I have learned about Bob Marley, he would be very happy, especially that his family is now at peace. Both parties were happy with the settlement agreement."

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Dec 3, 2012 9:28AM
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The Babylon System is the Vampire.......

 

Wonder how Bob feels about having his music locked up for over 30 years! :(

 

Open the vaults and let the music play

our beloved Roots, Rock, Reggae.

Dec 3, 2012 6:55AM
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It's sad when greedy people think it's alright to use pics and names of the deceased just for a few measly dollars....worse if it was family !!!!! SMH
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