The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) and American Culinary Institute, Inc. (ACI) have settled the lawsuit the CIA filed in February, alleging trademark infringement and unfair competition arising out of ACI's use of the CIA's name and trademark in connection with judging food and food-related products. Pursuant to the settlement, ACI will change its corporate name and the name that appears within its gold medal trademark and abandon any pending trademark applications and domain

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