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Heinz prevails in IP dispute over 'dip & squeeze' packs

Heinz prevails in IP dispute over 'dip & squeeze' packs

By Elaine Watson

A Chicago-based inventor who claims Heinz ripped off his patented idea for a flexible condiment package dubbed the ‘CondiCup’ in its ‘Dip & Squeeze’ product has lost his latest legal battle against the CPG giant (now called Kraft Heinz).

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Diageo files 'pourable slush' patents for RTD cocktails

By Ben Bouckley

Diageo has filed patents in a range of nations detailing a formulation process for alcoholic cocktails, sold in bottles at ambient temperatures then frozen by consumers to form a ready-to-serve pourable slush.

Wrigley’s menthol gum appeal against Cadbury dismissed

Wrigley’s menthol gum appeal against Cadbury dismissed

By Oliver Nieburg

A US appeal court has upheld a previous federal court decision which found that Wrigley’s patent on a menthol chewing gum formulation was too similar to earlier patents as argued by Cadbury Adams USA.

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