Glycoproducts Infringed Mannatech Patent: Jury

Law360, New York (May 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal jury dealt a blow Friday to Glycoproducts International Inc., upholding a patent owned by nutritional supplement competitor Mannatech Inc. and awarding treble damages to Mannatech for willful infringement.

The jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas found that defendant Glycoproducts' Glycomannon product infringed on Mannatech's technology patent for its Ambrotose Glyconutrient products, and that the company had engaged in false advertising.

However, the jury rejected Mannatech's five charges of infringement related to another patent covering the same invention....
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