Cases & Deals

J.M. Smucker and Folgers defend against claims of patent infringement by Balsam over coffee processing

Client(s) J.M. Smucker Company, The

Jones Day represented defendants The J.M. Smucker Company and its subsidiary The Folgers Coffee Company in a patent infringement case filed by Balsam Coffee Solutions regarding a method for processing roast and ground coffee. The case settled on favorable terms.

Balsam Coffee Solutions Inc. v. Folgers Coffee Company et al., Civil Action No. 6-09-cv-00089 (E.D. Tex.) (Judge Leonard Davis)