US court again rules in Rimfrost’s favour
Rimfrost’s krill oil capsules. Norwegian biotechnology companies Rimfrost and Aker BioMarine have been involved in a protracted legal dispute that has been making its way through the US courts

US court again rules in Rimfrost’s favour

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has sided with two previous rulings by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), finding all claims of two patents from Aker…

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Seventh legal win for Rimfrost against Aker BioMarine
‘It looks as if Aker is hoping to wear out its competitors in court,’ said Stig Remøy, the main shareholder in Fosnavåg krill company Rimfrost. Image: Rimfrost

Seventh legal win for Rimfrost against Aker BioMarine

The US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) has found for krill oil specialist Rimfrost AS on all counts in another case against Aker Biomarine – making this the seventh legal…

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Machine learning to put Aker BioMarine in the lead

Aker BioMarine and Cognite have entered into an agreement to digitise Aker BioMarine's harvest and production systems to improve the company's efforts towards sustainability. In addition, Amesto Solutions-owned data analysis company, NextBridge Analytics, also recently entered into a strategic alliance with the two partners.

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One-of-a-kind krill harvester

Ordered back in 2017, and scheduled to be ready ahead of 2019 harvesting season, Aker BioMarine’s flagship vessel is taking shape at the Vard shipyard, built at a cost of NoK 1 billion (€103 million), making the 130 metre vessel one of a kind.

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Three-way competition for Ship of the Year

Three high-tech vessels, all serving very different segments, have been selected as the nominees for this year’s coveted Ship of The Year title. This year the nominees include a fishing vessel, Aker Bio Biomarine’s new krill harvesting vessel under construction at Vard Brattvaag in Norway.

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Rimfrost successful in patents dispute

US patent authorities have decided that patents related to krill oil and its production held by Aker Biomarine are unpatentable. This finding by the US Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) on August 10th this year, follows petitions from Norwegian biotechnology company Rimfrost AS, which produces krill oil.

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