Energy Products Of Idaho Says Biofuel Patent Invalid

Law360, New York (October 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Idaho Energy LP has filed a lawsuit against Harris Contracting Co., Alliant Energy Corporate Services Inc. and Von Roll Inc., asking a judge in Idaho to declare a patent relating to the generation of energy from agricultural biofuel invalid.

Idaho Energy, which does business as Energy Products of Idaho, filed the declaratory judgment suit on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho.

“We intend to show that the patent is invalid in view of the prior art,” Bret Bocchieri, an attorney representing...
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