Jewelers Settle Suit Over Dorothy Hamill Ads

Law360, New York (January 31, 2012, 5:59 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Friday dismissed jeweler Vijay Gold Designs' suit against Helzberg Diamond Shops Inc. over the use of former world champion figure skater Dorothy Hamill's likeness in advertisements after the two agreed to drop the dispute.

The parties filed a stipulation to end the case with prejudice and without an award of attorneys' fees or costs but did not explicitly allude to a settlement. An attorney for Helzberg declined to comment Tuesday.

In October, U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III refused...
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