LAVAL, Quebec, Feb. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. ("Neptune" or the "Corporation") (Nasdaq:NEPT) (TSX:NTB) announces that the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (the " USPTO") has granted to Neptune a new continuation patent, U.S. Patent 8,383,675 (the " '675 Patent"). This new patent claims the benefit of prior Neptune U.S. Patent Nos. 8,030,348 and 8,278,351. The '675 Patent contains a single claim directed to a capsule comprising an Antarctic krill oil extract comprising a phospholipid suitable for human consumption. This claim covers most, if not all, krill oil products presently sold in the U.S. market, as well as the pharmaceutical concentrates of Neptune's subsidiaries Acasti Pharma and NeuroBioPharm.
Neptune Obtains A Third U.S. Patent On Phospholipid Compositions, Further Bolstering Neptune's Request For An ITC Investigation
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