• Burcon NutraScience

    01.20.10
    Burcon NutraScience Corporation, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, has received U.S. patent #7,645,468, titled “Oilseed Meal Preparation,” which covers novel processing conditions in oil seed meal preparation and the production of tail…

  • Neptune Technologies & Bioressources

    12.01.09
    Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc., Laval, Quebec, Canada, has obtained a new patent, titled “Krill Extracts For Prevention and/or Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases,” which was issued in Europe. Moreover, the European Food S…

  • Sabinsa Corporation

    12.01.09
    Sabinsa Corporation, Piscataway, NJ, has received the 2009 Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award in the Nutraceuticals Category for the patent on its proprietary product, GarCitrin. The patent, U.S. #7063861, is titled “Bioavailable Composition of Na…

  • Valensa International

    11.01.09
    Valensa International, Eustis, FL, has initiated a broad licensing effort for a University of Illinois patent (U.S. 5,527,533 and its foreign equivalents) for the use of astaxanthin in eye health dietary supplement applications. FutureBiotics (NY), S…

  • Chrysantis, Inc.

    11.01.09
    Chrysantis, Inc., West Chicago, IL, has received U.S. patent 7,575,766 for Tagetes erecta (Marigold) with Altered Carotenoid Compositions and Ratios. This patent is a continuation of Chrysantis’ U.S. patents 6,784,351 and 7,033,622 which cover…

  • Burcon NutraScience Corporation

    11.01.09
    Burcon NutraScience Corporation, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, has received a notice of allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a patent application covering the composition of the dominant species of protein in the company&rsq…

  • Nutraceutix - BIO-tract delivery

    11.01.09
    Nutraceutix, Redmond, WA, has obtained its fourth international patent for the BIO-tract delivery technology, which protects sensitive ingredients such as probiotic organisms from stomach acid on the way to optimal release sites in the intestinal tra…

  • Heathrow Natural Food & Beverage, Inc.

    11.01.09
    Heathrow Natural Food & Beverage, Inc., Lake Mary, FL, will apply for patent protection for its Acai Plus Gum and Resveratrol Plus Gum. Based on legal opinion, the patent will be filed to cover the manufacture of antioxidant gum and gum being use…

  • AIDP, Inc.

    09.01.09
    AIDP, Inc., City of Industry, CA, has obtained U.S. patent #7,495,076 for Mineral Collagen Chelates, their applications and manufacturing methods. Alongside KoAct Calcium Collagen Chelate, the patent covers several other mineral collagen chelates, in…

  • Ethical Naturals Inc.

    09.01.09
    Ethical Naturals Inc. (ENI), San Anselmo, CA, has completed the PCT patent application filing process for its ORAC-15,000 natural antioxidant from grapes. The PCT filing encompasses more than 100 countries, including EU member states. ENI’s pat…

  • Novogen

    09.01.09
    The European Patent Office (EPO) has rejected parts of Novogen’s patent claims, which were originally granted in 2004 for the use of isoflavone phytoestrogen extracts as “treatment of pre-menstrual syndrome or symptoms associated with men…

  • Burcon NutraScience Corporation

    06.01.09
    Burcon NutraScience Corporation, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, has filed for further patent protection with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office regarding additional functional attributes of its Clarisoy soy protein isolate, including use of t…

  • Unigen

    06.01.09
    Unigen, Lacey, WA, has received its third U.S. patent (#7,514,469) for Univestin, a proprietary joint care product derived from Scutellaria and Acacia. The product claims to alleviate joint discomfort and stiffness while improving mobility, range of…

  • The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

    04.01.09
    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recently received a patent application for a nutritional beverage designed to lower cholesterol. It can contain between 50 mg and 100 mg of niacin, between 700 mg and 2000 mg of a phytosterol component, between 12…

  • Nutraceutix-Australian Patent for BIO-tract

    04.01.09
    Nutraceutix, Redmond, WA, has received a patent from the Australian Patent Office for BIO-tract, a delivery technology that protects sensitive biological payloads such as probiotic organisms from stomach acid. It is the third international patent the…

  • Sabinsa

    04.01.09
    Sabinsa, Piscataway, NJ, has received grant notification 260,326 from the Mexican Patent Office for a process that makes its Forskolin product water-soluble, thereby increasing the range of applications. The company previously received patents on thi…

  • Enzymotec Ltd. Migdal HaEmeq

    04.01.09
    Enzymotec Ltd. Migdal HaEmeq, Israel, has received Israel patent office approval for its CardiaBeat composition and production process. The patent (IL 162764) is entitled “Fractionation of phytosterol esters in oil.” CardiaBeat is a lipid…

  • OmniActive Health Technologies, Ltd.

    04.01.09
    OmniActive Health Technologies, Ltd., Mumbai, India, has secured patents in Australia (#2002347590), Canada (#2,496,495) and Japan (#2004-530493) for the company’s technology for lutein in the free form. These patents describe the preparation o…

  • Market New Zealand Ltd

    12.01.08
    Market New Zealand Ltd, Christchurch, New Zealand, has received a patent for a novel “Green Tech” hydrolic extraction process that improves the quality and stability of essential bioactives, which would otherwise rapidly degrade. The pro…

  • Ethical Naturals

    12.01.08
    Ethical Naturals, San Anselmo, CA, has filed a patent for its GreenGrown brand of glucosamine products derived from vegetable sources. The company’s patent-pending analytical process is based on a unique system of genetic fingerprint analysis.…

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