Village Voice Abandons Scuffle Over 'Best Of NYC' Mark

Law360, New York (April 17, 2012, 3:36 PM ET) -- The Village Voice on Monday dropped its trademark infringement and unfair competition suit claiming Time Out New York stole the iconic alternative weekly's trademarked "Best of NYC" phrase.

A settlement filed in New York federal court puts to rest Village Voice Media Holdings LLC's November lawsuit accusing Time Out New York Ltd. of violating the Lanham Act and state unfair competition laws with its annual “best of” issue. The Voice said Time Out's Nov. 3 issue, with the phrase in large letters on the cover, would...
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