Thermador in Legal Dispute with Julia Child Foundation

Tiff over use of Child's image in Thermador promotional materials.

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Legendary chef and part-time spy Julia Child loved her Thermador ovens, using one in her home and on her television show, "The French Chef."

But the Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts isn't so fond of Thermador, or at least its parent company's unauthorized use of her name image in recent promotional materials, according to the Associated Press. Thermador's parent company, BSH Home Appliances Corp., claims that they're just repeating the facts.

Legal mumbo-jumbo will ensue, and somebody will win, or the case will get dismissed. And in a few months or years, nobody will remember that this happened. Seems like a case some lawyers cooked up to give themselves something to do.

Read the full details here.

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