Relator Contests Maybelline's False Marking Stay Bid

Law360, New York (March 1, 2011, 4:12 PM EST) -- Relator Heathcote Holdings Corp. Inc. on Monday blasted Maybelline LLC's third bid to stay a suit in Illinois over allegedly expired patents affixed to its eyeliner and mascara products pending the determination of the false marking statute's constitutionality.

Maybelline and its parent company L'Oreal USA Inc. had requested to put the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois case on hold until either the Illinois court decides the constitutionality issue in Simonian v. Merial LLC or the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal...
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