James Dean at center of Internet suit

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CMG Worldwide, agent for the James Dean Foundation, filed suit against American Legends for allegedly featuring the signature and photographs of James Dean on its Web site. CMG said in the suit, filed in Marion County Superior Court in Indianapolis, that the James Dean images and signature are legally protected property owned by CMG. CMG also said its corporate logo is displayed on the American Legends page. CMG displays the James Dean images at its own site, http://www.jdean.com.

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