Multiple Patent Infringement Suits Brought by Greenshift Consolidated in Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana – A multidistrict litigation panel has consolidated eleven patent infringement lawsuits with the case pending beforeSenior Judge Larry J. McKinneyand Magistrate Judge Debra McVicker Lynchin theSouthern District of Indiana. The cases, filed byGreenshift Corp.involve Patent No.7,601,858, titled METHOD OF PROCESSING ETHANOL BYPRODUCTS AND RELATED SUBSYSTEMS and issued by the U.S. Patent Office. The transfer order found that Indianapolis was a “readily accessible district near many of the alleged direct infringers … which are scattered throughout the Midwest.” The case no. is 1:2010cv08003.

Transfer Order – Green Shift

Further Information about the case is as follows:

Plaintiff:

GS CLEANTECH CORPORATION

Defendants:

CENTER ETHANOL COMPANY, LLC, CENTER ETHANOL, LLC and LINCOLNLAND AGRI-ENERGY, LLC

Case Number:

1:2010cv08008

Filed:

September 2, 2010

Court:

Indiana Southern District Court

Office:

Indianapolis Office [ Court Info ]

Presiding Judge:

Larry J. McKinney

Referring Judge:

Debra McVicker Lynch

Nature of Suit:

Intellectual Property – Patent

Cause:

35:271 Patent Infringement

Jury Demanded By:

Both

Plaintiff:

GS CLEANTECH CORPORATION

Defendants:

BIG RIVER RESOURCES GALVA, LLC, BIG RIVER RESOURCES WEST BURLINGTON, LLC and CENTER ETHANOL COMPANY, LLC

Case Number:

1:2010cv08009

Filed:

September 2, 2010

Court:

Indiana Southern District Court

Office:

Indianapolis Office [ Court Info ]

Presiding Judge:

Larry J. McKinney

Referring Judge:

Debra McVicker Lynch

Nature of Suit:

Intellectual Property – Patent

Cause:

35:271 Patent Infringement

Jury Demanded By:

Plaintiff

Plaintiff:

GS CLEANTECH CORPORATION

Defendants:

AMAIZING ENERGY ATLANTIC, LLC, AMAIZING ENERGY COOPERATIVE, AMAIZING ENERGY DENISON, LLC, AMAIZING ENERGY HOLDING COMPANY and LINCOLNWAY ENERGY, LLC

Counter Claimants:

AMAIZING ENERGY ATLANTIC, LLC, AMAIZING ENERGY COOPERATIVE, AMAIZING ENERGY DENISON, LLC and AMAIZING ENERGY HOLDING COMPANY

Counter Defendant:

GS CLEANTECH CORPORATION

Case Number:

1:2010cv08001

Filed:

September 2, 2010

Court:

Indiana Southern District Court

Office:

Indianapolis Office [ Court Info ]

Presiding Judge:

Larry J. McKinney

Referring Judge:

Debra McVicker Lynch

Nature of Suit:

Intellectual Property – Patent

Cause:

15:1126 Patent Infringement

Jury Demanded By:

None

Plaintiff:

GS CLEANTECH CORPORATION

Defendants:

ACE ETHANOL, LLC, DOES 1-20, DOES 1-30, GEA WESTFALIA SEPARATOR, INC., ICM, INC and LIFELINE FOODS LLC

Case Number:

1:2010cv08007

Filed:

September 2, 2010

Court:

Indiana Southern District Court

Office:

Indianapolis Office [ Court Info ]

Presiding Judge:

Larry J. McKinney

Referring Judge:

Debra McVicker Lynch

Nature of Suit:

Intellectual Property – Patent

Cause:

35:145 Patent Infringement

Jury Demanded By:

Both

Plaintiff:

ICM, INC

Defendants:

GREENSHIFT CORPORATION and GS CLEANTECH CORPORATION

Case Number:

1:2010cv08000

Filed:

September 2, 2010

Court:

Indiana Southern District Court

Office:

Indianapolis Office [ Court Info ]

Presiding Judge:

Larry J. McKinney

Referring Judge:

Debra McVicker Lynch

Nature of Suit:

Intellectual Property – Patent

Cause:

28:2201 Declaratory Judgement

Jury Demanded By:

Plaintiff

Plaintiff:

GS CLEANTECH CORPORATION

Defendant:

IROQUOIS BIO-ENERGY COMPANY, LLC

317) 352-3501 (fax:

Kelly R. Eskew

Case Number:

1:2010cv08005

Filed:

September 2, 2010

Court:

Indiana Southern District Court

Office:

Indianapolis Office [ Court Info ]

Presiding Judge:

Larry J. McKinney

Referring Judge:

Debra McVicker Lynch

Nature of Suit:

Intellectual Property – Patent

Cause:

28:1338 Patent Infringement

Jury Demanded By:

Plaintiff

Plaintiff:

GS CLEANTECH CORPORATION

Defendant:

BLUE FLINT ETHANOL LLC

Case Number:

1:2010cv08002

Filed:

September 2, 2010

Court:

Indiana Southern District Court

Office:

Indianapolis Office [ Court Info ]

Presiding Judge:

Larry J. McKinney

Referring Judge:

Debra McVicker Lynch

Nature of Suit:

Intellectual Property – Patent

Cause:

35:271 Patent Infringement

Jury Demanded By:

Plaintiff

Plaintiff:

GS CLEANTECH CORPORATION

Defendant:

UNITED WISCONSIN GRAIN PRODUCERS, LLC

Case Number:

1:2010cv08003

Filed:

September 2, 2010

Court:

Indiana Southern District Court

Office:

Indianapolis Office [ Court Info ]

Presiding Judge:

Larry J. McKinney

Referring Judge:

Debra McVicker Lynch

Nature of Suit:

Intellectual Property – Patent

Cause:

35:271 Patent Infringement

Jury Demanded By:

Plaintiff

Plaintiff:

GS CLEANTECH CORPORATION

Defendants:

AL-CORN CLEAN FUEL, BUSHMILLS ETHANOL, INC, CHIPPEWA VALLEY ETHANOL COMPANY, LLP and HEARTLAND CORN PRODUCTS

Case Number:

1:2010cv08004

Filed:

September 2, 2010

Court:

Indiana Southern District Court

Office:

Indianapolis Office [ Court Info ]

Presiding Judge:

Larry J. McKinney

Referring Judge:

Debra McVicker Lynch

Nature of Suit:

Intellectual Property – Patent

Cause:

35:145 Patent Infringement

Jury Demanded By:

Plaintiff

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