January 16, 2023
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Santa Barbara’s Olaplex wins patent dispute with L’Oréal


Santa Barbara startup Olaplex won a permanent injunction against L’Oréal, halting the sale of nine competing products. A jury upheld a Santa Barbara company’s patent in a dispute against a multibillion-dollar beauty giant in August, siding with hair care startup Olaplex against L’Oréal. Olaplex stands to be awarded some $50 million in damages, plus attorney…


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