Weight Watchers Sues Campbell Over 'Points' Mark

Law360, New York (September 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Weight Watchers International Inc. has filed a trademark infringement suit against Campbell Soup Co. over a new line of soups that advertise their “point” value under the company's well-known weight-loss system.

In a complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Campbell is accused of using the Weight Watchers marks on the labels for its new Select Harvest Light soups without authorization.

The company has started advertising the soups and their point value online and in stores with a...
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