News of Note—Sprint’s Nextel lawsuit, Google Voice integration, Seidenberg’s Verizon book, and more

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Here are the stories we’re following today:

> Top Gun Ventures, an executive search firm, appointed Laura Marriott as its new partner. Release

> Sprint sued two Florida companies—Nextel Inc. and Retrobrands USA—for using the Nextel brand without the corresponding trademark. Kansas City Business Journal article

> Sprint and Google are ending their legacy Google Voice integration on June 1. 9to5Google article

> Verizon’s Ivan Seidenberg is authoring a new book on Verizon called “Verizon Untethered: An Insider's Story of Innovation and Disruption.” Amazon

> Incompas told the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology that paid prioritization will do nothing more than line the pockets of large ISPs with more profits from congested networks and violate the tenets of net neutrality. FierceTelecom article

> Comcast and Netflix representatives stridently denied a Digital Music News report that the cable company used threats of paid prioritization charges to push Netflix into expanding the pair’s integration deal. FierceCable article