The famed Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is accused of displaying unauthorized knockoffs of lighting artist Bruce Munro’s copyrighted works in a large-scale exhibit that ended this month at the 83-acre Coral Gables attraction.

A copyright infringement lawsuit was filed against Fairchild, its chief operating officer, two Los Angeles companies that created the display and a Chinese lighting retailer. The complaint was filed Jan. 8 in the Southern District of Florida and assigned to U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro in Miami.

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