Lanham Act Claim Axed In Patent Dispute

Law360 (November 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Use Techno Corp., a Japanese health food products and supplement maker, will appeal a judge's recent decision to dismiss its last remaining claim in a lawsuit over patents related to the use of a plant extract to stabilize blood sugar levels.

U.S. District Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte signed off on an order dated Nov. 20 granting summary judgment to defendants Kenko USA Inc., Soft-Gel Technologies Inc. and Chemco Industries Inc. with respect to the plaintiffs' sole remaining claim. Use Techno alleged false advertising in violation of...
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