Judge Denies Gillette's Request for Injunction Vs. Schick

Law360, New York (January 16, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- Gillette was dealt a setback in its patent suit against competitor Energizer Holdings on Thursday, when a federal district judge denied Gillette's motion for preliminary injunction against Energizer unit Schick-Wilkinson Sword’s four-bladed razor.

Judge Patti Saris of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts determined that Gillette had “no reasonable likelihood of success” on the claim of literal infringement.

Gillette argued that Quattro infringed a patent it held on "progressive blade geometry," a positioning of the blades in which each blade shaves closer to...
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