Merchandisers End Trademark Battle With Rolling Stone

Law360, New York (November 9, 2010, 2:31 PM EST) -- Three merchandising companies have dropped their trademark suit accusing Rolling Stone magazine publisher Wenner Media LLC and Hybrid Promotions LLC of infringing their licensing agreements with music superstars like Beyonce and Run DMC by slapping copies of the magazine's covers featuring the artists onto promotional products.

Live Nation Merchandise Inc., Bravado International Group Merchandising Services Inc., F.E.A. Merchandising Inc. and the defendants lodged their stipulation of dismissal with prejudice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California on Thursday, asking the court to...
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