P&G, J&J square off in teeth bleaching arena
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
Executive SummaryProcter & Gamble has filed suit against Johnson & Johnson and McNeil-PPC, manufacturer and distributor of Listerine Whitening Quick Dissolving Strips, alleging that the product infringes key patents belonging to Crest Whitestrips. Suit was filed May 2 in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin; the patents at issue relate to the tooth-whitening active ingredient and delivery system, firm notes. Introduction of Crest Whitestrips in 2000 created a new product segment, according to P&G, which seeks to stop J&J and McNeil from making, selling or importing any products that infringe P&G's tooth-whitening patents, as well as recovery of damages...
You may also be interested in...
Yes To is investigating reports – including posts on leading social media platforms – regarding irritation and redness experienced by children and other users of its Yes To Grapefruit Glow-Boosting Unicorn Paper Mask. In the meantime, the company is recalling the product voluntarily.
A maker of low-level LED light-therapy devices was cited by the US FDA for premarket, quality systems and Medical Device Reporting violations. It's just one of two device-related warning letters released by the agency this week.
Compliance Corner: The 10 Best – And 10 Worst – Things You Can Do When FDA Inspects Your Firm (Part 6)
A panel of longtime industry experts offer manufacturers a list of things they should and shouldn’t do when an investigator from the US agency knocks on their facility door. In this sixth installment of a 10-part series, experts David Elder and John McKay address communication between the front room – where investigators do the majority of their work – and the back room, used by company workers to fulfill investigator requests for documents, records and other information.