Village Voice sues Yelp over use of the words “best of”

Media company claims it has trademarked the phrase in conjunction with several cities

Two words, six letters, one big lawsuit.

Village Voice Media Holdings (VVMH) has taken umbrage at review website Yelp’s use of the phrase “best of.” The media company, which publishes several alternative weeklies in cities across the U.S., uses the phrase in its publications in reference to local eateries and other businesses.

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