Georgia-Pacific Drops 2 From Paper Towel 337 Case

Law360, New York (December 9, 2010, 1:54 PM EST) -- Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP has agreed to drop Update International Inc. and Natury SA de CV from a Section 337 investigation alleging the companies imported hands-free paper towel dispensers that infringed four of Georgia-Pacific’s patents.

In a pair of motions filed Tuesday, Georgia-Pacific told the U.S. International Trade Commission to call off its investigation of the two companies after securing agreements barring them from importing the allegedly infringing devices.

According to the motion, Los Angeles, Calif.-based Update agreed to cease imports of the TD-1216AU Automatic Paper...
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