Kraft Wins Stay In Coffee Container Patent Dispute

Law360, New York (August 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In another boost for Kraft Foods Global Inc., a federal judge has stayed a patent dispute with Procter & Gamble Co. over plastic coffee containers, nearly a year after putting a related suit between the companies on hold.

Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Friday granted Kraft’s motion to halt P&G’s case alleging that Kraft infringes a patent that is closely linked to another P&G patent currently under reexamination by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office...
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