Mars Sues Supplement Makers Over Cocoa Patents
The candy company sued the French specialty ingredient manufacturer along with Nutraceutical Corp., Life Extension Foundation Inc. and several related companies in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on April 13.
Mars accuses the companies of infringing its cocoa flavanol and polyphenol patents through Naturex's CocoActiv extract. Avignon-based Naturex makes the allegedly infringing extract...
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