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WARNER-LAMBERT AND CLEAN GREEN PACKAGING SETTLE DISPUTE

 MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Novon Products Group of Warner-Lambert Company (NYSE: WLA) and Clean Green Packing Co. of Minnesota, a wholly owned subsidiary of Environmental Technologies, announced today that they have settled their patent litigation involving U.S. Patent Nos. 4,673,438 and 5,095,054 relating to starch-based thermoplastic materials.
 In settlement of the litigation, Clean Green Packing has agreed to the validity and enforceability of the Warner-Lambert patents and will pay royalties on its sales of products which contain a starch-based thermoplastic material. The details of the agreement are confidential.
 Philip M. Gross, president, Novon Products, stated, "We are pleased to have reached an amicable settlement, rather than lengthy litigation." He pointed out, however, that the company will "continue to pursue any and all patent infringers in order to insure maximum shareholder value from this technology."
 The Novon Products Group is a worldwide supplier of fully biodegradable materials and has a 100-million-pound-per-year production facility in Rockford, Ill. Its European operations are headquartered in Arlesheim, Switzerland, and world headquarters are in Morris Plains.
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 /CONTACT: Sandy Horner, 201-540-4268, or David Brooks, 201-540-7253, both of Warner-Lambert/
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CO: Warner-Lambert Company; Clean Green Packing Co. ST: New Jersey, Illinois, Minnesota IN: MTC SU:

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