Kemin, OmniActive Settle Suits, Plan New Trade Org

The long legal battle between OmniActive Health Technologies and Kemin Industries over lutein and zeaxanthin patents is now over, after the pair decided to withdraw separate legal and regulatory complaints, cross license certain “use patents” and work together to establish a lutein and zeaxanthin trade association.

Under terms of the settlement, Kemin will withdraw its complaint at the International Trade Commission (ITC), and OmniActive will move to dismiss its New Jersey-based Declaratory Judgment lawsuit, as well as its two Inter Partes Review petitions at the U.S. Patent Office.


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