P&G files patent infringement lawsuit against Fruit of the Earth

giovedì 13 dicembre 2007 00:15

Dec 12 (Reuters) - Household and personal care products company Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N: Quotazione) said it filed a lawsuit against Irving, Texas-based Fruit of the Earth Inc, alleging infringement of three patents as well as trade dress infringement on its Olay Regenerist product.

Procter & Gamble alleges that Fruit of the Earth is selling products in packages that copy well-known P&G packaging and infringe patented technology. (Reporting by Aditi Samajpati in Bangalore)