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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Weber-Stephen Products

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  • Weber Stephen Products accused of selling 'charcoal chimney' that led to house fire, death

    The family of a deceased Kentucky woman is suing Weber Stephen Products LLC, saying the grillmaker should pay for a fatal house fire allegedly started by a defective "charcoal chimney starter." 

  • Weber lawsuit vs Sears over grill design more than just smoke, judge says

    The makers of the iconic Weber backyard grill may get their chance to prove at trial Sears intentionally aped the Weber design for its own store-brand grills, after a federal judge said there may be more than just smoke to Weber’s infringement claims against the retailer. Palatine-based Weber-Stephen Products, creator of the eponymous Weber Grill, filed suit in federal court in 2013 against Sears, alleging some Kenmore grills infringe on Weber’s trade dress.