“Sweegen Inc. convinced a California district court that two PureCircle USA Inc. patents related to artificial sweeteners are invalid because they don’t adequately describe an invention.

Judge James Selna in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California also ruled Monday certain parts of the patents are invalid because they cover a natural process that isn’t eligible for protection.”

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox was mentioned as Sweegen’s representation in the article “Sweegen Wins Challenges to Rival’s Artificial Sweetener Patents,” published by Bloomberg Law. The team was led by Director J.C. Rozendaal and includes: Directors Dennies Varughese, Pharm.D., Deirdre M. Wells, Michael Joffre, Ph.D., Jorge A. Goldstein, Ph.D., Pauline M. Pelletier, Peter A. Jackman, and Marsha Rose Gillentine, Ph.D.; Counsel Anna G. Phillips; and Associates Sasha S. Rao, Adil B. Moghal, Ph.D., and Ryan E. Conkin.

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