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IP-6 infringement claims

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Enzymatic Therapy seeks preliminary injunctions against, and damages from, five dietary supplement companies for alleged patent infringement in their marketing and selling of IP-6 products. Green Bay, Wis.-based Enzymatic licenses the '833 patent from Abulkalam Shamsuddin, MD, PhD. The two parties filed suit Oct. 20 in Baltimore, Md. federal court against Solaray, Nutraceutical International, BNG Enterprises, Lifesource Naturals and Water Pure doing business as Purity Products for patent and copyright infringement, unfair competition and invasion of privacy. A similar lawsuit against Jarrow Formulas was voluntarily dismissed Nov. 2. Enzymatic's Cell Forte with IP-6 & Inositol, promoted as enhancing "natural killer cell activity," is covered by the '833 patent

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