Dispute over Jimi Hendrix’s estate settled
The legal dispute over the estate of late American guitarist, singer, and songwriter Jimi Hendrix has been settled, according to an article from Rolling Stone.
A settlement has been reached between Jimi Hendrix’s adopted sister and the operator of his estate, Janie Hendrix, and his brother, Leon Hendrix, over a 2009 claim that Leon Hendrix and his company, Hendrix Licensing, sold merchandise that used the late icon’s signature and image without the rights. The settlement, which was reached in July, banned Hendrix Licensing from selling items with the registered Jimi Hendrix trademark. Both parties also agreed on an undisclosed settlement amount.
In 2002, Jimi Hendrix’s father died, leaving the late music icon’s $80 million estate to his daughter, Janie Hendrix. Jimi Hendrix died without a will in September 1970, which has only complicated matters.
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