Blingville Surrenders Suffix In Settlement With Zynga

Law360, New York (May 23, 2012, 3:38 PM EDT) -- The developer of online games such as Farmville and Cityville has resolved a trademark dispute with fellow game maker Blingville LLC, which has agreed to not use the -ville suffix in its games, according to an agreement filed in West Virginia federal court on Monday.

Zynga Inc., which was sued last year by Blingville in an attempt to prevent the social media games forerunner from blocking its smaller competitor from using the "Blingville" name, has reached a consent judgment under which its rival has agreed not...
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