• Bloomberg


The Subway sandwich chain is being sued by Toho Co., the maker of Godzilla movies, for allegedly using the prehistoric monster without permission in TV commercials.

Subway “not only intentionally created a character that closely resembles Godzilla in its physical appearance, but placed the character in a setting, a Japanese city under attack, that is widely associated with Toho’s Godzilla films,” the movie maker said in a complaint filed Wednesday in Los Angeles.

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