Unilever Faces Counterclaims In Dove Trademark Suit

Law360, New York (March 16, 2010, 5:40 PM EDT) -- Apollo Health and Beauty Care Corp. has fired off counterclaims against Unilever Supply Chain Inc. asserting it did not infringe the hygiene product heavyweight's trademarks for Dove soap and body wash.

Apollo has not committed any acts of trademark or trade dress infringement or dilution, or of infringement of any Unilever design patent, the company said in its declaratory judgment and injunctive counterclaims in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Monday.

Unilever's Design Patent Number D542,141 for the Dove bottle...
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