Yahoo Settles With Mary Kay Over E-mail Ads, Pop-Ups

Law360, New York (November 6, 2009, 2:04 PM EST) -- Yahoo Inc. has settled a trademark lawsuit brought by cosmetics purveyor Mary Kay Inc. over Yahoo’s use of infringing pop-up links and advertisements that allegedly appeared in e-mails sent by Mary Kay beauty consultants.

The parties submitted a joint stipulation of dismissal to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas on Wednesday after reaching a confidential settlement Oct. 21.

Attorneys for Mary Kay reiterated that the settlement was confidential and declined to comment but said the company “is happy to have it resolved...
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