Pampers v. Huggies. The intellectual property war over diaper patents that decided the success of the brands as we know them today. Accusations were thrown and lawsuits filed.
“Every single diaper patent was fair game litigation. Up first, in 1985, were elastic waistbands. Procter & Gamble claimed they’d invented them first. The case went before a jury.”
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Read more here to learn some history about patents and how this war ended.
The Diaper Wars by Audrey Quinn on Life of the Law.
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