April 29, 2010 at 4:26 AM (PT)
U.K.'s ABSOLUTE RADIO has settled its legal action with ABSOLUT VODKA, which sued the claiming infringement of its trademark, reports THE GUARDIAN. The settlement marks the end of 18 months of legal action.
"ABSOLUTE RADIO is pleased with this settlement which will see us continue to build our music radio brand and advance our position as one of the leading commercial radio networks in a digital age," said ABSOLUTE RADIO COO CLIVE DICKENS.
PAULA ERIKSSON, spokesperson for V&S, owners of ABSOLUT VODKA said, "I am pleased with the outcome of this matter which will enable us to continue to develop the iconic ABSOLUT brand without risk of confusion to the public."
ABSOLUTE RADIO was previously known as VIRGIN RADIO.