J&J Unit Wants Ban On Rival's Use of IP, Logos in Ads

Law360, New York (May 16, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT) -- Johnson & Johnson unit Lifescan Inc. urged a California federal judge Thursday to block the maker of a generic test strip used in Lifescan glucose meters from using Lifescan's trademarked logo and other intellectual property in packaging and advertising, saying user difficulty with the strips will harm Lifescan’s brand.

Shasta Technologies LLC's Shasta GenStrip box includes an image of Lifescan's OneTouch UltraMini blood glucose meter, which the defendants argue is to show consumers that the products are made to work together. But Lifescan's attorneys said the strips don't automatically work with the meters, and customers who are frustrated by the extra steps involved...

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December 14, 2012

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