Patent case: Natural Alternatives International Inc. v. Creative Compounds LLC, USA

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March 21, 2019

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Claims for methods of administering beta-alanine to increase muscles’ working capacity were valid treatment claims, not merely directed to natural laws. Claims for the supplement products and means of making them were directed to specific formulations, not natural phenomena.

Case date: 15 March 2019
Case number: No. 2018-129
Court: United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit

A full summary of this case has been published on Kluwer IP Law.