Cases & Deals

McCain battles Simplot in IP litigation over utility patents, design patents, and trade dress for frozen potato products

Client(s) McCain Foods Limited

In this competitor case, Jones Day is enforcing McCain Foods Limited's patent rights relating to McCain's French fry processing technology and potato product designs against Simplot, one of McCain's chief rivals. Jones Day is also defending McCain against Simplot's asserted potato product design patent and trade dress claims.

J.R. Simplot Company v. McCain Foods USA, Inc., No. 1-16-cv-00449 (D. Idaho)