Blunt Wrap Blasts Rivals Over Cigar Tube Patents

Law360, New York (October 23, 2009, 5:40 PM EDT) -- Blunt Wrap USA Inc. has sparked an attempt to smoke out competitors High Grade Herbal Inc. and Natural Leaf Inc. for allegedly infringing five patents for cigar tubes.

The Mandeville, La.-based Blunt Wrap filed its complaint for patent infringement against the pair of affiliated tobacco product makers in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on Wednesday.

High Grade Herbal and Natural Leaf have been and are infringing five patents owned by Blunt Wrap by making, importing and selling “cigar tubes for holding...
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