Intellectual Property

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Aker BioMarine acquires IP & equipment from Acasti Pharma Inc.

By Stephen Daniells

Aker BioMarine ASA is consolidating intellectual property (IP) in the krill space, with the announcement that it has acquired krill-related patents, pre-clinical and clinical data, and processing equipment from Acasti Pharma Inc.

Sabinsa manufactures many patented ingredients including Curcumin C3 Complex, extracted from ground turmeric roots.  NutraIngredients-USA photo.

Sabinsa hits IP milestone of more than 300 patents

By Hank Schultz

Indian-American ingredient supplier Sabinsa has announced it now has more than 300 patents granted on its ingredients and their uses. The company says the milestone is a demonstration of its commitment to the quality of its products and the scientific...

Stopping unfair competition from unlawful ingredients and products at the border

Stopping unfair competition from unlawful ingredients and products at the border

By Andrew Pratt and Justin Pierce, Venable LLP Intellectual Property

Complying with FDA regulations can be a long and expensive process. Small wonder then that some companies choose not to, and instead deal in unapproved ingredients or products that contain them. With the FDA constrained to pursue only the most extreme...

Mannatech granted 90th patent

Mannatech granted 90th patent

By Hank Schultz

Mannatech Inc., a Texas-based supplement manufacturer, announced the granting of its 90th patent, with the granting of five new patents in 2013 relating to the company’s product portfolio.


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