Smucker, River West Brands Settle Puritan Oil Spat

Law360, New York (May 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A trademark infringement suit filed last week over Puritan cooking oil has been quickly resolved, with the J.M. Smucker Co. and brand acquisition company River West Brands LLC agreeing to amicably settle the matter and possibly forge a business partnership.

As part of the settlement announced Friday, Smucker dismissed the suit against RWB that it filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

In addition, RWB dismissed a cancellation proceeding it had filed against Smucker before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal...
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