Patect Hits Corning, Sealed Air With False Marking Suits

Law360, New York (August 23, 2010, 3:12 PM EDT) -- Patect LLC has filed false marking patent suits against glass maker Corning Inc. and packaging company Sealed Air Corp., claiming that the companies continue to mark some of their products with expired patents.

In complaints filed Sunday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Houston-based company Patect filed qui tam actions for false patent marking, claiming that the companies have injured the U.S. government as well as their current and potential competitors.

The suit filed against Corning claims that the specialty glass...
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