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Gillette Must Arbitrate Razor Patent Row, 3rd Circ. Told

Law360 (March 13, 2018, 5:35 PM EDT) -- Razor retailers Dollar Shave Club Inc. and Pace Shave Inc. on Tuesday told the Third Circuit that Gillette Inc.’s patent row over razor blade technology must be arbitrated because the arbitration clause in their original patent agreement was still enforceable despite a new version that didn’t contain one.

The three-judge panel sitting in Philadelphia was tasked with reviewing a Delaware federal judge’s August 2017 decision ordering a trial on the arbitrability of Gillette’s suit alleging the retailers and blade manufacturer Dorco Co. Ltd. infringed the razor...
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Case Information

Case Title

Gillette Co v. Dollar Shave Club Inc, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3830 Patent

Date Filed

August 10, 2017

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