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Mitsubishi Gas Chemical wins patent infringement lawsuit

12:56 PM MST | December 4, 2012 | Lindsay Frost

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical (MGC; Tokyo) has won an International Trade Commission (ITC) ruling in a patent infringement case brought on by Kaneka (Osaka), according to Fish & Richardson (Washington), an intellectual property law firm that represented MGC. Kaneka filed suit after it was granted a US patent in March 2011 for fermentation processes related to the making of Coenzyme Q10, a dietary supplement. The company then sued MGC for patent infringement, and the ITC gave an initial ruling of no violation in September 2012. In the final ruling, given...

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