50: The Diaper Wars

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Feb 10, 201521m
50: The Diaper Wars
Feb 10 '1521m
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In the 1980's, the world's two largest diaper companies set out to destroy each other, in a patent battle known as the Diaper Wars. The court battles lasted seven years and cost millions of dollars. What did we get out of it? Better diapers -- and one very messy lesson in patent law.

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