ITC OKs ENI-Cargill Glucosamine IP Deal In 337 Case

Law360, New York (April 7, 2010, 2:57 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has given its approval to a settlement between Cargill Inc. and Ethical Naturals Inc. that ends an investigation over a patent covering the dietary supplement glucosamine, eight months after the commission halted the deal to give it another look.

"Having reviewed the record and the submissions on review, the commission has determined to affirm the subject [initial determination]," commission Secretary Marilyn R. Abbott said in an order issued Monday.

Cargill settled its glucosamine patent infringement case against ENI in July 2009....
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