Anheuser-Busch Settles Patent Suit Over Bud Labels

Law360, New York (December 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc. has settled a lawsuit brought by a Canadian company alleging the beverage giant infringed its patent for a type of pressure-sensitive adhesive label.

In a stipulated order of dismissal signed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Judge David M. Lawson dismissed the complaint with prejudice, adding that either party may move to reopen the case to enforce the settlement agreement on or before Feb. 16.

According to Thomas Young, an attorney for the Quebec-based plaintiff ETI Converting...
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