Mannatech, Rival Settle Supplement Patent Spat

Law360, New York (September 23, 2009, 2:10 PM EDT) -- Nutritional supplements maker Mannatech Inc. has settled claims against Boston Mountain Laboratories Inc. — one of the two competitors it accused of infringing five of its patents for using compositions of plant carbohydrates as dietary supplements — with a permanent injunction.

The proposed injunction and motion for final judgment — filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas — calls for a ban on Boston Mountain's accused products or equivalent supplements in the country.

Coppell, Texas-based Mannatech had claimed that Boston...
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