Aspen Aerogels Sues Italian Building Materials Company For Patent Infringement


NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (NYSE: ASPN) (“Aspen“) announced today that it has filed a patent infringement action at the Court of Genoa against AMA S.p.A. and AMA Composites S.r.l. (collectively, “AMA”) related to the import and sale of aerogel products from China.

Aspen collected evidence relevant to the case through a court-ordered search of AMA’s premises. Aspen asserts that AMA infringes several of Aspen’s patents, including those previously enforced successfully against Nano Hi-Tech Co. Ltd. and Guangdong Alison Co. Ltd. in Germany. Aspen is seeking monetary damages and an injunction against AMA’s allegedly infringing activities.

“Our patent portfolio has been consistently validated in the courts in the United States, Europe and Asia. The Chinese manufacturers have also been found to infringe our patents in multiple jurisdictions. We maintain that Chinese-made aerogel blankets, sheets, parts, packages,…

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