Step Stool Patent Settlement Approved By Court

Law360, New York (November 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has approved a settlement between Dorel Juvenile Group Inc.’s Cosco unit and bankrupt ladder maker Werner Co. The settlement ends a patent infringement dispute over a folding step stool.

In an order issued Monday, Judge Kevin J. Carey of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware approved the settlement. Under the terms of the settlement, which was reached on Oct. 3, Werner agreed to stop selling the infringing step stool, and Cosco agreed to not bring another suit over the same...
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