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U.S. Water Sues Novozymes for Patent Infringement

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ST. MICHAEL, Minn., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Water Services, Inc. files suit against Novozymes A/S and Novozymes North America in the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin to protect its intellectual property. 

U.S. Water filed suit yesterday in the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin against Novozymes A/S and Novozymes North America for infringing U.S. Water's Patent No. 8,415,137 related to the control of mineral deposit scaling in ethanol production. U.S. Water developed the pHytOUT® deposit control technology and was awarded its first patent for the technology in 2007 with additional patents awarded in 2011 and 2013.

"We respect and value patent rights and are committed to defending our innovations," says Allan Bly, U.S. Water's CEO. 

U.S. Water Services, Inc, headquartered in St. Michael, MN, strives to get to the root cause of problems – eliminating them at their source. We achieve this through an integrated approach combining chemical, equipment, engineering and service into one custom tailored solution specific to you. Our people are some of the best the industry has to offer with an understanding of mechanical, operational and chemical impacts in maximizing your system's efficiency, reliability and safety. Put simply, we offer more options, more output, and more savings.

SOURCE U.S. Water Services, Inc.

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