Kraft Seeks Stay In P&G Coffee Packaging Spat

Law360, New York (September 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Kraft Global Foods Inc. has asked for a stay in its legal battle with Procter & Gamble Co. over plastic coffee containers pending the outcome of a re-examination proceeding involving the patent at issue in the case.

In court documents filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Kraft said that a stay of the litigation pending resolution of an inter partes re-examination at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office would “conserve judicial resources, avoid potentially conflicting decisions, and otherwise promote...
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