NYT Wants HuffPost Banned From Using 'Parentlode' Name

Law360, New York (December 20, 2011, 5:21 PM EST) -- The New York Times Co. on Tuesday asked for a preliminary injunction barring AOL Inc.'s Huffington Post from calling its parenting blog “Parentlode,” a name the Times claims violates its trademark and unfairly competes with its “Motherlode” blog.

The Times slapped AOL and TheHuffingtonPost.com Inc. with a trademark infringement lawsuit in New York federal court in early November, asserting that "Motherlode" author Lisa Belkin had departed from the company in September to write a competing blog for HuffPost. The suit contends that HuffPost named the new...
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