BMS Settles Container Patent Suit Against Abbott

Law360, New York (February 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Bristol Myers-Squibb Co. said Friday that it has settled its infringement suit against Abbott Laboratories over a patent for a baby formula container.

The suit, filed in September, claimed Abbott's Similac SimplePac container infringed a BMS patent issued in May 2006 for a container with an attached scoop, U.S. Patent Number 7,040,500.

BMS, which filed the suit with Mead Johnson & Co., said in a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission it had settled the suit but did not disclose the terms of...
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