Marrone Bio Innovations Inc Receives Its Patent For New bioherbicide Sarmentine form United States Patent & Trademark Office

Marrone Bio receives US patent for herbicide active ingredient

11:26 AM, 3rd July 2013
Marrone Bio Innovations Inc Business News

DAVIS, US: Marrone Bio Innovations Inc (MBI), a leading global provider of bio-based pest management products for the agricultural and water treatment markets, received a patent by the United States Patent & Trademark Office for sarmentine, the active ingredient in its new bioherbicide, currently identified as MBI-011. Sarmentine is one of three herbicidal products that MBI has under development for commercialization.

“The issuance of the sarmentine patent is a milestone for MBI. MBI has submitted over 180 patent applications from its library of 18,000 microorganisms and 350 plant extracts, as well as from in-licensed technology,” said Dr Alison Stewart, Chief Science Officer responsible for overseeing the patent strategy and portfolio, MBI.

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