mtv logo.jpgIPNews® – Viacom Inc. and the star of its MTV reality show “Jersey Shore” Paul Delvecchio Jr., better known as “DJ Pauly D,” have settled a trademark infringement suit filed by a Connecticut DJ who claims he has been using the trademark “DJ Paulie” continuously since 1973.

Paul Lis accused Delvecchio, MTV and other entities

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IPNews® – MTV parent Viacom filed papers last week in opposition to the network’s “Jersey Shore” cast member Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino’s attempt to trademark his catchphrases “GTL” and “twinning” popularized on the show.

Viacom says it already owns trademarks for the phrases. Sorrentino also signed away his rights to any intellectual property created on