UCSD, Algae Trade Group Defamed Biofuel Co., Suits Say

Law360, Dallas (April 10, 2013, 3:59 PM EDT) -- Biofuel developer Algae International Group Inc. on Monday launched two defamation suits against the National Algae Association and the University of California, San Diego in Texas state court, alleging the group and school trashed its business reputation in emails and through an NAA allegation it violated copyrights.

The suit against the NAA claims the group began contacting Algae International’s business partners with accusations the company misappropriated NAA copyrights, trademarks and proprietary material shortly after Algae International leased property in California to begin a large algae farm, allegedly...
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