Scrip is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By


Church & Dwight ruling upheld

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

U.S. Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit denies the appeal of Evident Corporation and Peroxydent Group on Feb. 22 in the patent infringement lawsuit filed against Colgate and Church & Dwight in June 1997. The previous ruling stated Evident's U.S. Patent No. 4,971,782 involving the production of baking soda and peroxide toothpaste was unenforceable. The New Jersey District Court ruled against Peroxydent, contending that Evident had sufficient standing to bring the original lawsuit against C&D and Colgate. The Court also affirmed its original judgment that the case was exceptional and the resulting legal payouts from Evident and Peroxydent to C&D were reasonable...





Ask The Analyst

Please Note: Click here for more information on the Ask the Analyst service.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts