Sabinsa Corporation has successfully concluded its Patent Infringement lawsuit against Olive Lifesciences. The United States District Court in New Jersey entered an judgment awarding Sabinsa over $850,000 in damages, enhanced damages, attorney’s fees, costs and interest
On 8 June 2016, Sabinsa filed suit against Olive for wilful infringement of US Patent No. 6,653,327, according to Sabinsa founder Dr Muhammed Majeed. The ’327 Patent protects Sabinsa’s novel methods and formulations for tetrahydrocurcuminoids (THCs).
The judgment concludes that the ’327 Patent is valid, enforceable and properly issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Sabinsa has patents related to THCs in the United States, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and other locations. In the US, Sabinsa has successfully litigated wilful infringement of the ’327 patent and has obtained judgments against other infringers.
Sabinsa has a well-earned reputation for strong enforcement of its intellectual property rights and will continue to pursue all available legal remedies to protect those rights. Dr Majeed commented: “As a pioneer in the industry, Sabinsa has researched and developed many innovative products used by the nutritional supplement industry.".
The success has spawned many imitators and Sabinsa will not hesitate to enforce its patents and other intellectual property.”
“We are very proud of our long-term partnership with Sabinsa to make sure that its intellectual property is enforced and respected in the industry,” added James Hulme, Sabinsa’s counsel. “Sabinsa can now point to a string of patent victories after this latest judgment,” Mr Hulme said.
Sabinsa, which has pioneered the introduction of several herbal extracts in the US market, is an application-oriented manufacturing and marketing company which manufacturers herbal extracts and specialty fine chemicals used for nutritional, pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical and food products. Sabinsa distinguishes itself with its extensive research support for its customers and products, and the scientific credentials of its key technical staff.
Curcumin C3 Reduct is a Registered Trademark and Patented product of Sabinsa Corp., and is protected under US Patent No. 6,653,327, and International Patents. This ingredient provides many of the benefits of Sabinsa’s Curcumin C3 Complex in a colourless non-staining form.