TAG: U.S. patent

The Andersons’ patents deemed valid, lawsuit continues

January 13, 2015By

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office upheld the validity of three dispersible granule technology patents owned by The Andersons. The Andersons introduced its dispersible granular technology in 2004 under the brand name Contec DG. The patents were challenged in response to a patent infringement lawsuit filed by The Andersons in U.S. District Court... read more

The Andersons awarded ninth dispersible granule patent

June 6, 2013By

The Andersons Inc.’s Turf & Specialty Group has been issued its ninth U.S. patent related to dispersing granule technology. The company markets this technology under the Contec DG, Nutri DG, DGLite, Humic DG, and Biomend DG brands, which are designed to deliver nutrients and pest control chemicals directly into the soil. The technology works when each granule of the product... read more