Kraft Deal Shuts Door On Balsam Coffee Patent Spat

Law360, New York (April 26, 2010, 12:46 PM EDT) -- Bringing its infringement dispute against several java companies to a close, Canada-based Balsam Coffee Solutions Inc. has reached a deal with remaining defendants Kraft Foods Inc. and its affiliates over a patent for processing roasted and ground coffee.

Magistrate Judge John D. Love of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Friday signed off on a stipulation to dismiss the parties’ claims against each other, after Balsam and defendants Kraft, Kraft Foods Global Inc. and Kraft Foods Holdings Inc. agreed to settle...
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