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Green Patent Blog: Fiji Defeats “Unreasonable” Consumer in Green Drop Bottle Battle

In a previous post I wrote about a consumer class action against SC Johnson, accusing the producer of Windex of misleading consumers by using a GREENLIST label that allegedly implies objective third party certification of environmentally friendly ingredients in its cleaning products. Ayana...

Green Patent Blog: Danish Greenwash: Metal Industry Group Defeats Plastic Packager in False Advertising Case

An interesting piece on FoodProductionDaily.com reports on a recent decision involving greenwashing (and apparently reverse greenwashing) claims in Denmark. The ruling by the Danish Maritime Court is the culmination of a dispute that began in 2008 after Empac , a European metal packaging industry...

Whirlpool Fridge Decision Provides Guidance for Future Certification Mark Greenwash Cases

I’ve written before about the important role of certification marks in green branding, and a recent California district court decision involving the Energy Star certification highlights their continued significance. The Energy Star program seeks to aid investment in energy efficient products...