Sherwin-Williams Sues Masco Over Paint Container Patent
Sherwin-Williams' Dutch Boy unit introduced its "Twist & Pour" plastic paint container with a twist-off, twist-on lid last year. Masco's Masterchem unit began selling paints in plastic containers under the Kilz name this year, according to Bloomberg News.
Sherwin-Williams claims it spent more than two years and US$14-million to develop the square and resealable containers to replace traditional metal cans.
A Masco spokesman...
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