Welch's 'Unclean Hands' Bid Fails In Pom False Ad Suit

Law360, New York (August 26, 2010, 5:23 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has nixed Welch Foods Inc.'s latest attempt to toss a false advertising suit brought by Pom Wonderful LLC over Welch's White Grape Pomegranate product, saying the juice maker failed to adequately relate Welch's claims against Pom with Pom's claims against Welch under the unclean hands doctrine.

Judge A. Howard Matz issued his order in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Wednesday, denying Welch's motion for summary judgment in Pom's suit over the allegedly "miniscule" amounts of pomegranate juice...
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