Waste Cos. Take Patent Fight To Mass. District Court

Law360, New York (August 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Quantum Catalytics Inc. and its affiliate Texas Syngas Inc. have sued two rival waste service companies for allegedly infringing patents and stealing trade secrets covering technology for converting waste into energy, shortly after another court dismissed a similar suit for lack of jurisdiction.

The complaint, filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, targets Ze-Gen Inc., three of its officers and its affiliate New Bedford Waste Services LLC.

It also takes aim at VantagePoint Ventures Inc. and Flagship Ventures LLC, which it...
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