Walgreen Drops Case Against ABP Over Label Patents

Law360, New York (June 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Walgreen Co. has dropped its claims against ABP Patent Holdings LLC over patents related to pharmacy labels after the patent-holding company agreed not to sue Walgreen for infringement, according to the pharmacy chain's attorneys.

In a notice filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Walgreen said it had dismissed a declaratory action it brought against ABP in March over five of the company's patents for pharmacy labels.

Walgreen filed the suit after receiving a letter from ABP asserting its patent...
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