Test Strip Maker Barred From Using J&J Unit's Logo In Ads

Law360, Los Angeles (May 22, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday granted Johnson & Johnson unit LifeScan Inc.’s motion for a preliminary injunction blocking Shasta Technologies LLC from using LifeScan’s intellectual property in advertising its generic test strips for use in LifeScan glucose meters, saying the injunction would prevent customer confusion.

The decision comes less than a week after oral arguments were heard in the case, during which LifeScan urged the judge to block Shasta and its partners from using the company’s trademarked logo and other intellectual property on packaging and...
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