Julia Child group in legal battle with oven-maker
The foundation claims the company is using Child's name and image without permission.
BSH Home Appliances Corp., the California-based manufacturer, says it is simply making a factual reference to her use of its appliances. Child had a Thermador oven in her Cambridge kitchen, which is now displayed at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington.
BSH has filed a lawsuit in Boston against the foundation, asking a federal judge to determine the rights of both sides.
Child died in 2004.
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