Continental PET Technologies has agreed to pay $25.1 million to settle a patent infringement lawsuit brought by food and beverage container maker Constar International Inc. over oxygen barrier technology.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted trade dress protection to the Knoll furniture company for replicas of classic modern furniture, including signature pieces such as Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona chair.
Fashion retailer Liz Claiborne Inc. has settled a trademark infringement lawsuit against Texas-based closeout retailer Tuesday Morning Corp. over alleged sales of counterfeit jewelry.
A district-court jury was improperly instructed before it found that eBay had infringed on two patents held by MercExchange, eBay’s attorneys argued before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Tuesday.
Chinese battery makers have fought back a patent challenge by a unit of industry leader Energizer Inc. at the U.S. International Trade Commission.
A decision by the European Court of Justice will force European trademark authorities to consider the registration of a last name as a trademark.
A federal jury in South Carolina has found two patents at the center of a lawsuit filed by textile and chemical manufacturing company Milliken & Company invalid, handing a victory to defendants Interface, Inc. and Mohawk Carpet Corp.
Luxury pen maker Montblanc North America LLC has sued rival A.T. Cross Co. for alleged trademark infringement and false advertising.
The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned the lion’s share of a $2.4 million jury verdict against watch maker Timex Corp in a copyright and trademark infringement lawsuit brought by Polar Bear Productions Inc.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed the judgment of infringement of three National Instruments patents by Massachusetts-based The MathWorks, Inc. and found a fourth patent valid but not infringed.
Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble Co. has filed a second patent infringement lawsuit against Coca-Cola Co., accusing its former partner of infringing patents on preservatives in fruit drinks.
Procter & Gamble and Vidal Sassoon have settled Vidal Sassoon’s multi-million-dollar lawsuit over royalty payments for the legendary stylist’s hair-care product line, less than a month after a judge denied P&G’s motion for a summary judgment.
Luxury goods maker Louis Vuitton has suffered another setback in its attempt to prevent competitors from imitating its famous "LV" logo, with a New York judge refusing to order rival Dooney & Bourke to stop marketing a line with its "DB" monogram.
German footwear and athletic-gear maker Adidas Salomon AG has sued Ralph Lauren Corp. for trademark infringement, accusing the U.S. fashion label’s Polo line of copying its famous three-striped logo.
A federal judge has denied ZonePerfect Nutrition Company's request for a preliminary injunction to stop the sale of Hershey Foods Corporation’s SmartZone nutrition bar.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a district court jury's finding that Dorel Industries’ Safety 1st unit infringed two patents held by toymaker Mattel Inc.’s Fisher-Price unit, and said another product should be considered when a new jury calculates damages.
The battle over the collapsed trademark licensing deal between frozen treats maker CoolBrands International Inc. and Weight Watchers International is escalating, with CoolBrands suing Weight Watchers for $360 million in response to a lawsuit filed by Weight Watchers last week.
A condom maker has sued a rival over a patent for a special “twist” designed to pleasure both men and women.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled for Fuji Photo Film Co. in a patent infringement complaint against a New Jersey company that rebuilds used Fujitsu disposable cameras and sells them without brand names at a discount.
In a stinging defeat for Danish toymaker Lego, a European Union office has thrown out its three-dimensional trademark registration for its popular block design.