Property Law Keyed to Smith
Kellogg Co. v. National Biscuit Co.
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National Biscuit Co. (NBC) was issued a patent for the production of shredded wheat in 1905. The patent for the production of shredded wheat expired in 1912 and Kellogg Co. (Kellogg) began producing and selling shredded wheat in the same form of NBC in 1922. NBC then sued Kelloogg and the circuit court enjoined Kellogg from using the name shredded wheat and selling it’s product in the same form of NBC’s shredded wheat.
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