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Tishcon $50 Mil. Lawsuit Alleges Twinsorb CoQ10 Claims False, Misleading

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Twinlab's claims that its Twinsorb CoQ10 is "9 times more absorbable" than competing products are "false, misleading and disparaging," Tishcon Corp. asserts in a $50 mil. lawsuit filed in a New York federal court July 9.

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Tishcon files second lawsuit against Twinlab, this time alleging latter's Twinsorb CoQ10 supplement infringes on patent covering "method for enhancing dissolution properties of relatively insoluble dietary supplements and product incorporating same," granted to Tishcon in May 2000. Complaint, filed July 11, seeks patent enforcement, unspecified damages. First suit, filed several days earlier, asserts Twinsorb ad claims are false, misleading, disparaging, seeks damages over $50 mil. (1"The Tan Sheet" July 23, p. 6). Twinlab apparently has yet to respond to the complaints

Double trouble

Tishcon files second lawsuit against Twinlab, this time alleging latter's Twinsorb CoQ10 supplement infringes on patent covering "method for enhancing dissolution properties of relatively insoluble dietary supplements and product incorporating same," granted to Tishcon in May 2000. Complaint, filed July 11, seeks patent enforcement, unspecified damages. First suit, filed several days earlier, asserts Twinsorb ad claims are false, misleading, disparaging, seeks damages over $50 mil. (1"The Tan Sheet" July 23, p. 6). Twinlab apparently has yet to respond to the complaints

Double trouble

Tishcon files second lawsuit against Twinlab, this time alleging latter's Twinsorb CoQ10 supplement infringes on patent covering "method for enhancing dissolution properties of relatively insoluble dietary supplements and product incorporating same," granted to Tishcon in May 2000. Complaint, filed July 11, seeks patent enforcement, unspecified damages. First suit, filed several days earlier, asserts Twinsorb ad claims are false, misleading, disparaging, seeks damages over $50 mil. (1"The Tan Sheet" July 23, p. 6). Twinlab apparently has yet to respond to the complaints

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