‘Anne of Green Gables’ Trademark Suit Over Musical Title Settles


A licensing company dropped trademark claims against the producer of a new musical based on the 1908 book “Anne of Green Gables” in New York federal court.

Anne of Green Gables Licensing Authority Inc. had countersued Anne With An E LLC for infringement in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. AGGLA owns trademark registrations to the title of L.M. Montgomery’s novel. Anne With An E launched its original suit arguing it had every right to use the title of a public domain work to label its rendition.

Terms of the settlement weren’t disclosed in Friday’s …

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