An Atlanta business magazine has decided to drop a lawsuit against a rival publication over their names, writes Greg Land of the Fulton County Daily Report.
Land wrote, “At issue was the term ‘Atlanta Business.’
“Shortly after Atlanta Businessâ€™ premiere issue in June, the publisher of Business to Business, Trans World Publishing, sued the new magazineâ€™s publisher, Caperton Capital, alleging trademark violation and unfair competition.
“Trans World had recently purchased Leader Publishing, which publishes Business to Business.
“Business to Business had just named an inside section of its magazine ‘Atlanta Business,’ and claimed that the new glossyâ€™s name could confuse readers. The suit also accused Capertonâ€™s chief executive, Charles Capertonâ€”who had been Leaderâ€™s advertising sales managerâ€”of using that position to line up advertisers for his new venture.”
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