ITC To Review Cargill Suit Over Glucosamine Patent

Law360, New York (August 27, 2009, 1:39 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has decided to review what looked to be a done deal between Cargill Inc. and Ethical Naturals Inc. related to the alleged infringement of a patent covering dietary supplement glucosamine.

An administrative law judge made an initial determination to terminate the investigation in July, after defendant ENI reached a settlement with Cargill in the dispute.

Before the case is closed, though, the commission wants to review the case further, ITC Secretary Marilyn Abbott said Monday.

The agency did not reveal the...
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