Share “Twitter Sued Over @JamesDean” Published: February 11, 2014

James Dean Inc. has a problem with @JamesDean. The Twitter account bearing the late actor's name has been used by an anonymous James Dean fan since 2009, and now James Dean Inc., which represents the actor's heirs, wants the Twitter handle, according to

It's suing Twitter, the owner of the account, and four other "John Doe" defendants whose Twitter accounts use other forms of Dean's name or image, the Indianapolis Star reports.

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