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Court Finds Evonik Entitled to Permanent Injunction

In August 2009, Evonik Degussa GmbH filed a complaint for infringement of its U.S. Patent No. 7,378,528 directed to olefin metathesis catalysts containing NHC (N-heterocyclic carbene) ligands against Materia Inc.  After nearly eight years of lengthy litigation, and following findings of validity, infringement, and damages before a jury, the Court has now ruled that Evonik is entitled to a permanent...

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