Jiangsu, China, Sep 22, 2008: JK Sucralose Inc.—one of the largest global sucralose manuf
-acturers—made the following statement concerning the International Trade Commission inv
-estigation “In the Matter of Certain Sucralose, Sweeteners Containing Sucralose, and Comp
-onents Thereof” (337-TA-604):
On September 22, 2008, after over a year’s in depth investigation, the ITC judge concluded that JK Sweet Sucralose does not infringe Tate & Lyle’s asserted patents. JK Sucralose Inc. successfully intervened in the ITC investigation on August 15th, 2007. After extensive discovery in this investigation, including an inspection of JK Sucralose’s plant in China, we have successfully defense our right to sell JK Sweet sucralose in the United Sta
tes to the Food and Pharmaceutical industries.
JK Sucralose Inc. filed several of its own Sucralose processing patents in the United State and China. We respect the intellectual property rights of others and expect others to do the same. We only manufacture high-quality sucralose that is used as a sugar free, zero calorie sweetener.
JK Sucralose Inc. Voluntarily Intervened and Won
the ITC Case Against Tate & Lyle’s Asserted Patents
Jiangsu, China, April 7th , 2009 - JK Sucralose Inc. (JK), the second largest sucralose manufacturer in the worl
-d made the following statement concerning the International Trade Commission investigation “In the Matter of
Certain Sucralose, Sweeteners Containing Sucralose, and Components Thereof”:
On April 6th, 2009, after one and half years’ in depth investigation, the United States International Trade Comm
ission (ITC) has issued its final determination indicated that JK Sucralose Inc. and its JK Sweet Sucralose does
not infringe Tate & Lyle’s asserted patents.
| May 23rd, 2006:
||Tate & Lyle filed a complaint in Illinois Federal District Court against a Chinese sucralose manufacturer and other Chinese and American companies that import and export sucralose into the United States.
|March 2nd, 2007:
||Tate & Lyle was forced to dismiss the above court case filed in Illinois
|March 5th, 2007:
||Tate & Lyle filed a new complaint in Illinois Federal District Court against 3 Chinese sucralose manufacturer (NOT INCLUDED JK Sucralose Inc.) and more than 30 Chinese and American sucralose distribution companies.
|April 6th, 2007:
||Tate & Lyle filed a compliant at the US International Trade Commission against 3 Chinese sucralosemanufacturer (NOT INCLUDED JK Sucralose Inc.) and more than 30 Chinese and American sucralose distribution companies. (The Illinois court case was put to hold due to the ITC case)
|August 15th, 2007:
||JK Sucralose Inc. VOLUNTARILY and SUCCESSFULLY intervened the ITC case to challenge Tate & Lyle’s all five processing patents.
|Sep. 23rd, 2008:
||ITC Judge issued his initial determination indicated that JK Sucralose Inc. does not infringe Tate & Lyle’s asserted patents.
|April 6th, 2009:
|| ITC committee issued its final determination indicated that JK Sucralose Inc. does not infringe Tate & Lyle’s asserted patents
|| The Illinois district court case will soon be re-initiated as soon as the ITC case is completed.
Alex An, the CEO of JK Sucralose Inc. announced, “We are extremely pleased with the ITC final determination.
We have been paying great efforts in the technology innovation and the improvements of our production process.
We also heavily invest in our own intellectual properties. JK Sucralose Inc. filed SEVEN sucralose processing
patents in the United States and China. We will defend and protect our own Intellectual Property Rights and our
global market share on sucralose through legal action and extensive investment on the technology innovations.
JK has a clear mission of bringing people the SWEET SOLUTION FOR A HEALTHY LIFE.”
We will be able to support the increasing market demand of our JK Sweet Sucralose in Food and Pharmaceutical
industries globally. Our large Sucralose inventory in China, USA and Europe will greatly support our global custo
-mers’ daily business. JK has invested a state of the art, high sophisticated cGMP facility. It is our commitment
to our customers to supply the best and consistent quality sucralose with our best services.JK Sucralose Inc.’s
facilities are GMP, HACCP and ISO 9001:2001 certified and has passed more than three third-party GMP auditing
in year 2008. Our sucralose is KOSHER and HALAL certified and strictly meets the FCC VI, USP 32, European
and Japanese specifications.
We stand behind our product and will continue to sell our JK Sweet Sucralose globally and support our
Please contact [email protected] for more information about JK sucralose.