ITC To Probe Gnosis, Macoven's Folate Dietary Products

Law360, New York (October 12, 2012, 6:41 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday announced an investigation into Gnosis SpA and Macoven Pharmaceuticals Inc. products that allegedly infringe patents owned by a Swiss Merck KgaA unit and others for ingredients in certain reduced folate dietary supplements.

The commission voted to investigate after Merck & Cie, South Alabama Medical Science Foundation and Pamlab LLC filed a complaint in September alleging violations of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 in Gnosis and Macoven's importation and sale of products that infringe four patents covering...
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