Danisco's Ethanol-Creating Enzyme IP Suit Faces Dismissal

Law360, San Francisco (January 3, 2013, 7:55 PM EST) -- A California federal judge told DuPont Co. unit Danisco U.S. Inc. on Thursday that he is likely to throw out its lawsuit seeking a finding that it never infringed an enzyme patent by Novozymes A/S, saying Novozymes has taken no action indicating a belief that Danisco infringed.

U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg said he agreed with Novozymes' argument that Danisco hasn't produced evidence of any “affirmative act” to enforce its rights under the newly issued U.S. Patent Number 8,252,573 concerning alpha-amylase enzymes, which are used to...
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