Tag: Butamax


There’s been another big twist in the biobutanol battle between BP-DuPont joint venture Butamax and Gevo, its arch rival in advanced biofuels. A previous post discussed the district court’s ruling granting Gevo’s motion for summary judgment of non-infringement under the doctrine Read more…


Previous posts (e.g., here, here and here) discussed the continually expanding green patent war between advanced biofuels startup Gevo and a BP-DuPont joint venture called Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Butamax). There are at least 17 patents at issue in the various Read more…


Several green patent complaints have been filed in the last several weeks in the areas of biofuels and LEDs. Biofuels The big story in biofuels patent litigation is the rapidly expanding patent war between advanced biofuels companies Gevo and BP-DuPont Read more…


Butamax Advanced Biofuels (Butamax) is a Delaware-based joint venture between BP and DuPont formed in 2009 to develop biobutanol. Biobutanol is an advanced biofuel which has some important advantages over ethanol, including an energy content closer to that of gasoline Read more…

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