Neptune Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Aker Biomarine ASA, Jedwards International And Virgin Antarctic - Quick Facts

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. (NEPT) said it filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Aker Biomarine ASA, Jedwards International, Inc., and Virgin Antarctic LLC. alleging infringement of a method of extracting total lipid fractions from krill. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Neptune's president and chief executive officer, Henri Harland, said the company had confidence in the patent and will continue to take all appropriate actions needed to protect its intellectual property rights in the United States and elsewhere.

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