NY Times, HuffPost Put End To Parenting Blog Name Fight

Law360, New York (January 6, 2012, 3:18 PM EST) -- The New York Times Co. and AOL Inc. on Thursday reached an agreement resolving the newspaper's trademark and unfair competition suit over the Huffington Post's “Parentlode” blog, which the Times alleged had a confusingly similar name to its own “Motherlode” parenting blog.

The Times sued AOL and TheHuffingtonPost.com Inc. in New York federal court in early November, asserting that when "Motherlode" author Lisa Belkin departed from the company in September to write a competing blog for HuffPost, the website named her new blog “Parentlode” to purposefully...
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