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Court dismisses JM Eagle's lawsuit against whistle blower


July 2, 2014 4:30 pm ET

A New Jersey Superior Court judge has dismissed a case in which pipe major JM Eagle alleged a whistle blower and the law firm representing him illegally obtained documents relating to the fraud case they brought against JM Eagle.

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J-channel window lawsuit staying in Tennessee


June 2, 2014 5:40 pm ET

A patent infringement lawsuit involving J-Channel window frame technology will not be moving to U.S. District Court in New York, where a couple of big-name defendants had wanted to transfer the case.

Court rules in favor of Invista in PET patent case


May 13, 2014 10:45 pm ET

U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Del., has granted materials firm Invista a permanent injunction against M&G Group relating to infringement of Invista's patent for PolyShield-brand PET resin.

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Ineos sues Sinopec for trade secret violations, fears 'major harm' to its acrylonitrile business


March 21, 2014 12:15 am ET

Ineos Group AG is suing Chinese state-owned oil and petrochemical giant Sinopec, accusing the Chinese company of violating Ineos intellectual property and misusing trade secrets to build acrylonitrile factories.

Deck lawsuits against Azek consolidated in New Jersey


February 28, 2014 2:22 pm ET

Three lawsuits alleging PVC decks made by Azek Building Products and its parent company, CPG International, Inc., contain design and manufacturing defects and were deceptively marketed are being consolidated in New Jersey.

JM Eagle slaps law firm with libel complaint


February 25, 2014 1:32 pm ET

JM Eagle is very litigious these days. The same day it filed a lawsuit in New Jersey against a whistle blower and the law firm representing him for allegedly stealing documents, the largest PVC pipe extruder in North America accused the same law firm of libel in California for a news release it issued last year.

JM Eagle suing whistle blower, law firm


February 24, 2014 2:45 pm ET

JM Eagle, the largest PVC pipe extruder in North America, is suing a whistle blower and the law firm representing him for the alleged theft of hundreds of confidential documents used to build a False Claims Act case against the Los Angeles-based company.

European polymer distributors hit in purchasing scam


February 18, 2014 12:42 pm ET

A number of United Kingdom and Italian plastics businesses have been hit by a scam operated from the United Kingdom that has cost the firms an estimated 1 million euros ($1.37 million), according to PRW.

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Bioplastics maker Cereplast files for Chapter 11 protection


February 17, 2014 10:37 am ET

Seymour, Ind.-based bioplastics maker Cereplast Inc. on Feb. 10 filed for protection from creditors under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The company intends to continue to operate. However, one creditor has petitioned the U.S. Bankruptcy...

Formosa settlement approved; JM Eagle wants new trial


January 16, 2014 5:59 pm ET

A federal judge on Jan. 16 approved a $22.5 million settlement that essentially ends a legal dispute between resin supplier Formosa Plastics Co. USA and dozens of government entities that bought PVC pipe of questionable quality for municipal water and sewer systems.

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