Pendleton Woolen Mills settles trademark infringement lawsuit



PORTLAND — Pendleton Woolen Mills has settled its trademark infringement lawsuit against the volunteer group that puts on the annual Pendleton Round-Up rodeo.

Attorneys for the Pendleton Round-Up Association filed notice Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Portland that they reached a settlement.

Details were not released, but Round-Up Association spokesman Randy Thomas says the agreement includes guidelines for the two organizations to coexist in harmony for many years to come.

The lawsuit was triggered by the Round-Up Association putting its trademark on a men’s fragrance, called Let ‘er Buck vintage cologne spray.