Euro-Pro Sues Black & Decker Over Steam Mop Claims

Law360, New York (March 16, 2011, 8:26 PM EDT) -- Euro-Pro Operating LLC launched a suit in Massachusetts on Wednesday accusing rival Stanley Black & Decker Inc. of harming competition by falsely advertising its new steam mop household cleaning product as superior to Euro Pro's competing products.

Black & Decker's marketing materials for its new “Steam-Mop with Smart Technology” product make false and misleading statements concerning the product's functionality and falsely suggest Euro-Pro's established market-leading product will harm certain types of flooring, the plaintiff alleges in a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the...
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