Steelers Drop Suit Over 'Terrible Towels' Trademark

Law360, Philadelphia (August 22, 2012, 6:10 PM EDT) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers and a nonprofit foundation agreed Friday to drop a lawsuit against a company that was allegedly selling Italian-language knockoffs of the “Terrible Towels” waved by the NFL team’s fans, according to a court order filed Monday.

U.S. District Judge Arthur J. Schwab ordered the case closed, after determining that the parties had come to an amicable resolution in a hearing held over the team’s motion for a preliminary injunction.

The team and the AVS Foundation, which supports a Pittsburgh-area school for the disabled,...
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