Hefty Maker Didn't Breach Evert Fresh IP Deal: Jury

Law360, New York (February 16, 2011, 7:03 PM EST) -- A federal jury has handed down a verdict largely for Pactiv Corp. in Evert Fresh Corp.'s $11 million suit claiming the Hefty products maker breached a deal that ended a fight over a trademark for produce-storage bags.

The jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas found Evert Fresh did not prove that Pactiv violated a provision of their March 2009 settlement, according to the verdict entered on Friday.

However, the jury sided against Pactiv on its counterclaim, finding the Hefty maker...
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