P&G Injunction Bid Denied In Paper Towel Design Suit

Law360, New York (August 3, 2009, 8:19 PM EDT) -- The judge overseeing a trademark suit Procter & Gamble Co. brought against Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LLP over the bow tie-shaped pattern on P&G’s Bounty ExtraSoft paper towels rejected the plaintiff’s bid for a preliminary injunction that would have barred Georgia-Pacific from using a design that incorporates a bow tie shape on its Brawny paper towels.

Judge Gregory L. Frost of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio signed off on an opinion and order on Monday denying P&G’s bid for a preliminary injunction,...
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