Judge Ends LG's False Ad Case Against Whirlpool

Law360, New York (May 9, 2011, 10:27 PM EDT) -- LG Electronics USA Inc. will get nothing from its three-year-long legal battle to stop rival Whirlpool Corp. from saying its dryers use steam, an Illinois federal judge said Monday, ending the false advertising case.

Though a jury found that Whirlpool's advertising was deceptive under one Illinois state law — a small victory in a case LG mostly lost — it doesn't matter, and the company will not get an injunction to force Whirlpool to change the way it markets its steam dryers, U.S. District Judge Amy...
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