Vitaminwater Maker Reaches Deal To End Trade Dress Suit

Law360, New York (November 4, 2011, 10:33 PM EDT) -- Vitaminwater maker Energy Brands Inc. and rival Ecosentials LLC on Friday settled their dispute over the packaging of an Ecosentials product that allegedly violated Vitaminwater's trade dress.

U.S. District Judge Denise Cote said a settlement had been reported in the case, ordering that the suit would be discontinued without costs to either party and without prejudice if the parties apply to restore the action within a month.

The Coca-Cola Co. unit Energy Brands, which does business as Glaceau, accused Ecosentials of violating its trade dress and...
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