L.L. Bean Settles With Two In Suit Over Pop-Up Ads

Law360, New York (June 23, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- L.L. Bean has settled out of court with two advertisers it accused of infringing on its copyright by serving pop-up ads on its website.

The clothing retailer reported that Gevalia Kaffe and Atkins Nutritionals have consented not to authorize ads to appear on the L.L. Bean site, and to make undisclosed payments for damages to its brand.

On May 17, the apparel retailer filed suit against Gevalia and Atkins, along with direct competitors Nordstrom and J.C. Penny, accusing the companies of targeting its Web site with...
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