Federal Circuit Tosses Suit Against Dow Chemical

Law360, New York (June 6, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Affirming the lower court’s decision, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has thrown out a suit brought by a specialty packaging company against Dow Chemical Co. in a long-standing feud over two patents related to manufacturing polyethylene foam.

On Monday, the Federal Circuit upheld the decision handed down by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York against Illinois-based Pactiv Corp. two years ago.

“Because we agree with the district court’s determination that Pactiv’s claims are precluded by res...
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