Fed. Circ. Upholds Creatine Infringement Ruling

Law360, New York (June 24, 2011, 6:04 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Friday affirmed a ruling that Creative Compounds LLC infringed Starmark Laboratories' patent for dietary supplement creatine, but found the lower court lacked jurisdiction to conclude that a similar patent held by Creative was invalid.

The case began when Creative filed a declaratory judgment suit against Starmark, seeking a ruling that a creatine patent held by Starmark was invalid and not infringed. Starmark filed counterclaims alleging that Creative infringed its patent and that Creative's own creatine patent was invalid.

The Federal Circuit ruled...
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