Playtex To Get New Trial In Munchkin Diaper Genie Row

Law360, New York (October 4, 2012, 10:22 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday granted baby products maker Playtex Products Inc. a new trial in a false advertising dispute with rival Munchkin Inc. over its marketing of its diaper disposal products, which it lost in July with a $13.5 million jury verdict.

U.S. District Judge A. Howard Matz sided with Playtex’s argument that a jury instruction allowing a presumption of injury to Munchkin from Playtex’s marketing of its Diaper Genie products as being No. 1 could only be allowed if Playtex had directly compared...
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Case Information

Case Title

Munchkin, Inc. vs Playtex Products, LLC et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Otis D. Wright, II

Date Filed

January 17, 2011

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