Attorneys representing the Saul Zaentz Company (SZC) have written to the owners of a small restaurant in Bonita Springs, Florida, named the Hobbit Grille. They claim that the unlicensed use of the word Hobbit, “is clearly injurious to SZC and its existing restaurant, food beverage, and other licensees…”..

The attorneys have requested that the restaurant cease their unauthorized use of the name and have given the owners until 1st December to come up with a new name. The owners say the name stays. You can read the full story here .

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