Lytone Enterprise, Inc. filed a patent infringement lawsuit against AgroFresh Solutions in the United States.
Lytone Enterprise, Inc., the global leader in produce freshness postharvest solutions, filed a patent infringement lawsuit on May 19, 2020, against AgroFresh Solutions in the United States District Court in Delaware.
The suit alleges that AgroFresh willfully infringed U.S. Patent 6,897,185, which covers a formulation for an effervescent tablet the releases a molecule that slows the ripening of plants. Lytone is seeking monetary damages and an injunction.
“We value the strength of our intellectual property and are committed to protecting our patent portfolio,” said Dr. William T.H. Chang, Lytone Enterprise, Inc. Founder and Chairman.
“Lytone remains committed to investing in proprietary innovations to offer its thousands of global customers unparalleled technology and service to improve fresh produce quality and reduce food waste.”