Food Network Settles 'Food Fanatics' Trademark Dispute

Law360, New York (September 11, 2013, 1:23 PM ET) -- Scripps Networks Interactive Inc., the owner of Food Network, appeared to reach a tentative settlement Tuesday to resolve claims that its planned reality series “Food Fanatics with Eden Grinsphan” ripped off a trademark held by food distributor US Foods, according to court documents.

Following a hearing Tuesday on a temporary restraining order that could have blocked the Sept. 13 premiere of the show on sister station Cooking Channel, U.S. District Judge Milton I. Shadur wrote that the bid for a TRO was “continued pending the implementation...
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