P&G Faces False Marking Suit Over Razors, Water Filter

Law360, New York (October 1, 2010, 3:05 PM EDT) -- Procter & Gamble Co. has been hit with a qui tam suit accusing the household products giant of marking the packaging of shaving razors and a popular water filtration system with expired patents.

NDW Patent Innovations LLC filed suit Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, claiming that the defendant and its subsidiaries are hurting competition by listing six expired patents on packaging for Gillette-brand razors and the Pur Water Filtration System.

“Each false marking on the products identified in this...
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