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Bob Marley’s Brother-“My Brother Wanted MeTo Cash In On His Name”
Bob Marley would be totally irie, mon … with his half-bro making huge money off Bob’s name and likeness — at least according to the brother’s new lawsuit against Bob’s estate.
Bob’s widow and several of his children sued Richard Booker for trademark infringement last month … claiming Booker was selling everything under the sun — food, booze,concerts, and more — by slapping the Marley name on the products.
Now, Booker — who had the same mother as the late reggae superstar — filed a countersuit against 56 Hope Road Music … the company controlling Bob’s estate.
In the documents, Booker says he’s using the family name “with the consent, authorization and by the instruction” … of Bob and their mom, Cedella.
Booker wants the court to throw out the estate’s lawsuit against him — and give him the all-clear on continued use of the Marley name.No tags for this post.