Embrex Sues Again Over In-Ovo Injection Patent

Law360, New York (August 13, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Agricultural biotech company Embrex, Inc. has filed a federal patent infringement lawsuit against rival Avitech, LLC over an in ovo injection device.

The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, claims that an in ovo injection device designed by AviTech to compete with Embrex's patented in ovo injection system infringes U.S. Patent No. 5,136,979 ('979).

The complaint seeks injunctive relief and monetary damages for the alleged infringement. Embrex is demanding a jury trial.

The patent covers the tooling apparatus...
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