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Food & Beverage Litigation Update - Issue 645
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2017

As plant-based beverages appear on more store shelves, the definition of “milk” has become the center of a dispute involving legislatu


Domestic Olive Producers Hurt by Spanish Imports, USITC Finds
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2017

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has found a "reasonable indication" that domestic olive production has been injured by imports of


J.R. Simplot Alleges McCain Foods Infringes Patent for Sidewinders Twisted Fries
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2016

J.R. Simplot Co. has filed a patent infringement suit against McCain Foods USA, Inc. alleging McCain copied Simplot's twisted potato fries product


Topps Alleges “Squeezy Squirt Pop” Infringes Patent
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

The Topps Co. has filed a patent and trade-dress infringement lawsuit against Koko's Confectionery & Novelty Inc. alleging that Koko's Squeezy Squirt


Biotech Firm Sues Beverage Cos. Alleging Probiotic Patent Infringement
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

Ganeden Biotech Inc. has filed a lawsuit against American Brewing Co., Inc. and its 2015 acquisition, B&R Liquid Adventure, alleging the companies


Soy Fiber Food Additive Too Obvious for Patent, Appeals Court Confirms
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling that a method of enzymatic hydrolysis of soy


Resealable cookie packaging patent invalidated as obvious in Kraft- Kellogg dispute
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2015

An Illinois federal court has granted summary judgment in favor of Kellogg North America Co. in a lawsuit disputing the patented design of resealable


Jury finds for Heinz in “Dip & Squeeze” packet dispute
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2015

A federal jury in Pennsylvania has found that H.J. Heinz Co. did not appropriate the idea of a dual-opening condiment packaging, the "Dip & Squeeze"


Heinz “Dip & Squeeze” suit headed to trial
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

A Pennsylvania federal court has denied H.J. Heinz Co.'s motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit alleging that the company stole the idea for the


Federal Circuit affirms USDA’s grape patents
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2015

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court's ruling that unauthorized public use of the Scarlet Royal and Autumn King varieties