Frito-Lay Sues Package Co. Over Biodegradable Bag IP

Law360, New York (November 23, 2011, 4:59 PM EST) -- Frito-Lay North America Inc. launched a suit against packaging maker Innovia Films Ltd. and its subsidiary Wednesday in Texas seeking a judgment that the snack giant is the rightful owner of a pair of patents covering biodegradable bag materials.

The snack company seeks declaratory judgment that it is the sole owner of two patents covering biodegradable films in response to suits Innovia filed in the U.K. alleging that its own employees contributed to the film inventions and that Frito-Lay breached a confidentiality agreement between the two...
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