Fed Circ. Says Lonza Infringed Martek Patents

Law360, New York (September 4, 2009, 3:10 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has reversed the dismissal of one patent infringement claim against biotech company Lonza Ltd. and put another claim back in play, delivering a significant blow to Lonza in an infringement case brought by Martek Biosciences Corp.

A five-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Thursday a lower court erred in dismissing two infringement claims on patents held by Martek describing ways to extract and distribute essential omega-3 fatty acids, misinterpreting claims construction in one and failing...
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