The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that the family is seeking damages from a Nevada corporation called AVELA and its licensees.
An attorney for the family, Jill Pietrini, told a federal jury in Las Vegas that the children don’t want to see the Reggae legend portrayed as a bobblehead or a plush toy.
Attorney Byron Ball, who represents the defendants, says Marley’s name isn’t being improperly used.
A federal jury has sided with Bob Marley’s family in ruling against a Nevada company accused of making and selling apparel featuring the reggae icon’s image.
Marley died in 1981 at age 36. His heirs, under the name Fifty-Six Hope Road Music Ltd. and Zion Rootswear, filed the lawsuit in January 2008.
(Contents of this article was lifted from valleynewslive.com)