Reynolds Wrap Maker Didn't Abandon Marks, Judge Says

Law360, Los Angeles (February 27, 2014, 6:08 PM EST) -- A Virginia federal judge on Thursday ruled that the maker of Reynolds Wrap did not abandon its trademark registrations, denying a rival’s bid to cancel the marks in an ongoing intellectual property dispute because Reynolds only made minor changes to its packaging over time.

Last year, Reynolds Consumer Products Inc. sued rival aluminum foil manufacturer Handi-Foil Corp. for false advertising and trademark infringement, alleging that Handi-Foil's packaging is “nearly identical” to its own. Handi-Foil fired back seeking cancelation of Reynolds’ trademark registrations on the basis of...
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Case Information

Case Title

Reynolds Consumer Products Inc. v. Handi-Foil Corporation

Case Number



Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit



Liam O'Grady

Date Filed

February 15, 2013

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