Novozymes Sues Danisco Over New Enzyme Patent

Law360, New York (May 12, 2010, 4:39 PM EDT) -- Danish biopharmaceutical company Novozymes A/S has wasted no time asserting its newest patent covering a variant of the enzyme alpha amylase, accusing rival Danisco A/S of infringing the patent the same day it was issued.

The suit, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, accuses Danisco of directly infringing one or more claims of the patent-in-suit by making, using, offering to sell and/ or selling alpha amylase products that embody the invention.

The patent — U.S. Patent Number 7,713,723, titled...
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