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And now, strangest of all wonders, more on Butamax vs Gevo

And now, strangest of all wonders, more on Butamax vs Gevo

September 10, 2014 |

It’s like the selling of Ginsu knives, the legal dispute between these two companies. No matter how much you hear….but wait, there’s more! This week, we heard from Butamax that the District Court of Delaware has issued an order scheduling two further rounds of patent infringement actions pending between Butamax and Gevo for resolution. The […]

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Butamax will pay attorneys’ fees for Gevo litigation

Butamax will pay attorneys’ fees for Gevo litigation

August 28, 2014 |

In Delaware, Butamax’s victory in Gevo’s lawsuit for copyright infringement will still cost the company, as the judge in the case refused to award attorneys’ fees to Butamax. According to US District Court Judge Sue Robinson, Gevo hadn’t pointlessly filed suit against Butamax, leaving the latter financially responsible for its attorneys’ fees. The lawsuit, which […]

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Butamax officially completes phase 1 of installation at Highwater Ethanol

Butamax officially completes phase 1 of installation at Highwater Ethanol

August 21, 2014 |

In Minnesota, Butamax Advanced Biofuels announced the official completion of Phase 1 of a Butamax technology installation at Highwater Ethanol, including the installation of a novel corn oil separation technology. Butamax and Highwater Ethanol are happy to announce that the construction is complete and the facility is now in full operation. On October 2nd last […]

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Butamax opens (phase 1) biobutanol project in Minnesota, with Highwater Ethanol

Butamax opens (phase 1) biobutanol project in Minnesota, with Highwater Ethanol

August 20, 2014 |

Includes Installation of a Corn Oil Separation Technology with “50% higher than the normal” yields We’ve learned that Butamax Advanced Biofuels and Highwater Ethanol have completed, successfully commissioned and begun production (at Highwater’s ethanol plant in Lamberton, Minnesota) a first phase of Butamax’s biobutanol retrofit that includes a novel corn oil separation technology delivering 50% […]

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Butamax: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

Butamax: Biofuels Digest’s 2014 5-Minute Guide

March 11, 2014 |

A BP joint venture with DuPont, Butamax Advanced Biofuels is developing the advanced biofuel biobutanol and commissioning a technology demonstration facility in the UK. Biobutanol has a higher energy content that ethanol, can be blended at higher rates into fuel that can be used by vehicles on the road today and may be able to […]

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Butamax: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative molecule (biofuels)”

Butamax: Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee, “Transformative molecule (biofuels)”

March 10, 2014 |

This is the official Transformative Technologies 2014 nominee page for Butamax, nominated in the “Transformative molecule (biofuels)” category for its isobutanol technology. Voting Rules All voting is exclusively via social media this year. To vote, simply click on the Tweet, Like or Share link in on this page. Each tweet, like or share will count for […]

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Federal judge sends Butamax/Gevo spat back to district court

Federal judge sends Butamax/Gevo spat back to district court

February 20, 2014 |

In New York state, a federal judge has reversed an earlier appeals court ruling saying that Gevo has not infringed Butamax’s patents. The case has been remanded by to district court, where Butamax says it is looking forward to the trial. Delaware district court and the Federal Circuit courts disagreed on the value of a […]

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Federal Circuit changes claim construction in Butamax v Gevo

Federal Circuit changes claim construction in Butamax v Gevo

February 20, 2014 |

In Delaware, Butamax Advanced Biofuels announced that a US Federal Circuit panel ruled that the District Court’s narrow interpretation of Butamax’s patents “was in error in the Butamax v Gevo fight.” The Delaware district court’s claim construction of Butamax’s KARI was “an enzyme known by the EC number 1.1.1.86 that catalyzes the conversion of acetolactate […]

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Butamax, Iogen, OPX Bio, Green Biologics C-Level execs commit to ABLC 2014

Butamax, Iogen, OPX Bio, Green Biologics C-Level execs commit to ABLC 2014

January 15, 2014 |

Addressing Building Fermentation Technologies into great companies. In Florida, Biofuels Digest announced that Butamax CEO Paul Beckwith, Iogen CEO Brian Foody, Green Biologics President Joel Stone and OPX Bio CTO David Hogsett will present addresses on ABLC 2014′s opening morning — addressing the topic of Building fermentation technologies into great companies “Three hot Bs in […]

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Butamax to retrofit Highwater Ethanol for corn oil recovery; isobutanol next?

Butamax to retrofit Highwater Ethanol for corn oil recovery; isobutanol next?

October 2, 2013 |

In Delaware, Butamax and Highwater Ethanol have begun to retrofit Highwater’s ethanol plant in Lamberton, Minnesota with installation of corn oil separation technology. Highwater Ethanol CEO Brian Kletscher stated, “We investigated other options for corn oil recovery, but we had the advantage of seeing the Butamax system first-hand and we were impressed with what we saw. Not […]

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