Judge Rules For Plastpro In $120M Patent Lawsuit

Law360, New York (June 28, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a decision that derails Therma-Tru's $120 million litigation against a maker of fiberglass entry doors, a federal judge in New Jersey has ruled that Plastpro did not infringe on Therma-Tru's patent.

Therma-Tru Corp., now a wholly-owned by consumer goods conglomerate Fortune Brands, brought suit for patent infringement against the entire fiberglass entry door industry, including Stanley, Peachtree, Premdor, and Pease, as well as Plastpro, which is the distributor of doors manufactured in Taiwan by Na Ya Plastics.

Pease, Stanley and Premdor proceeded to settle with...
To view the full article, register now.

Law360 UK

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Legal News & Analysis

Financial Services Law360 UK and Insurance Law360 UK provide breaking news and in-depth analysis on U.K. and European Union regulation, enforcement, legislation, and litigation involving banks, investment firms, insurers, and more.