Kellogg, Rival Settle Veggie Trade Dress Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (September 28, 2011, 7:42 PM EDT) -- Kellogg North America Co. on Wednesday settled a trade dress infringement suit in Michigan federal court against a rival frozen vegetarian food maker it accused of ripping off its Morningstar Farms brand packaging in hopes of boosting sales.

Kellogg and competitor Tribe Mediterranean Foods Inc. filed a proposed stipulation of dismissal without prejudice Monday and U.S. District Judge Robert J. Jonker signed the order Wednesday, ending the litigation.

Terms of the settlement were not immediately available.

Wednesday’s dismissal brought a quick end to a lawsuit that...
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