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December 3, 2002 | From Bloomberg News
Georgia-Pacific Corp.'s Fort James unit lost a trial in which it was seeking as much as $96 million from Solo Cup Co. over inventions related to the manufacture of paper plates. A federal jury in Milwaukee said Solo Cup's All Occasions paper plates didn't infringe two Fort James patents. Fort James makes Dixie brand paper products. The patents relate to the process of using pressed paperboard to make containers such as paper cups and plates. Georgia-Pacific shares fell $2.10, or 10%, to $18.
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December 3, 2002 | From Bloomberg News
Georgia-Pacific Corp.'s Fort James unit lost a trial in which it was seeking as much as $96 million from Solo Cup Co. over inventions related to the manufacture of paper plates. A federal jury in Milwaukee said Solo Cup's All Occasions paper plates didn't infringe two Fort James patents. Fort James makes Dixie brand paper products. The patents relate to the process of using pressed paperboard to make containers such as paper cups and plates. Georgia-Pacific shares fell $2.10, or 10%, to $18.
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December 23, 2003
* Solo Cup Co., a closely held maker of plastic and paper cups and plates, agreed to acquire competitor SF Holdings Group Inc. and its Sweetheart Cup unit for an undisclosed amount. * Frontier Airlines Inc. said it had become the first U.S. airline to repay a post-Sept. 11 loan from the government. Frontier said it used the $70-million loan to help its fleet expansion. * Hospital owner and operator Tenet Healthcare Corp.
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February 24, 1999 | ABIGAIL GOLDMAN,
So long, sleeves. Starbucks Coffee Co., the Seattle company that brought cappuccino to the masses, is testing a new cup that it says will single-handedly, as it were, protect customers' palms from the heat of its joe. The new tazza, it says, comes without the bother of the brown wrapper or the waste of a double cup. The paper cup, made by Solo Cup Co., has a polyethylene lining and a second paper layer around it for insulation, Starbucks spokesman Chris Gimble said.
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