Georgia-Pacific Paper Towel Trademark Suit Tossed

Law360, New York (July 27, 2009, 3:50 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has tossed a trademark infringement suit launched by Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP against a sanitary supply distributor, ruling the plaintiff failed to prove that Myers Supply Inc. had contributed to the infringement of the enMotion paper towel dispenser.

Judge Robert T. Dawson tossed Georgia-Pacific's allegation of contributory trademark infringement, the last remaining count in the suit, on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas.

The commercial paper products supplier accused Myers of infringing its multimillion-dollar enMotion system by...
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