IHS Chemical Week

EnviroTech :: Innovation

Danisco Ordered to Pay Novozymes $18.3 Million for Biofuel Enzymes Patent Infringement

2:48 AM MST | November 10, 2011 | Alex Scott

The U.S. court for the Western District of Wisconsin has ordered Danisco, a DuPont company, to pay damages to Novozymes of $18.3 million. A jury found Danisco liable for infringing Novozymes’ patent for alpha-amylases, a set of engineered enzymes used in fermentation processes to manufacture products including biofuel. The jury at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin also found Danisco’s infringement to be willful. The jury’s decision is not the final verdict. The decision is subject to the judge’s...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa