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Mannatech wins patent suit

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

As result of litigation to protect its patented glyconutrient products Ambrotose complex and Advanced Ambrotose formulas, the Coppell, Texas-based dietary supplements marketer announces that the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas entered a final judgment and permanent injunction against Boston Mountain Laboratories, banning the firm from making or selling certain products for the duration of several of Mannatech's U.S. patents. Specifically, Boston Mountain Labs cannot sell BML Glyconutrient Formula, Glyco-8 and Glycoessentials, among others. Last year, the firm won patent and trademark claims it brought against Glycobiotics International for its infringing product Glycomannan (1"The Tan Sheet" July 21, 2008)

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