January 30, 2015 12:59 PM ET

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Company Overview of Big River Resources West Burlington, LLC

Company Overview

Big River Resources West Burlington, LLC produces corn based ethanol and livestock feed. It offers livestock feed for local, regional, and national markets. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in West Burlington, Iowa with facilities in West Burlington, Dyersville, and Grinnell, Iowa; Boyceville, Wisconsin; and Monmouth, Gerlaw, Edgington, Aledo, and Galva, Illinois.

211 North Gear

Suite 200

West Burlington, IA 52655

United States

Founded in 2002





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Big River Resources West Burlington, LLC Key Developments

GreenShift Corporation Announces Major Ruling in Litigation over Corn Oil Extraction Patents

GreenShift Corp. announced the issuance of a significant ruling in its ongoing prosecution of ethanol producers and other entities for infringement of GreenShift's patented corn oil extraction processes, including U.S. Patent Nos. 7,601,858, 8,008,516, 8,008,517, and 8,283,484. According to a release, GreenShift believes that the ruling strengthens its case for infringement against any person or entity recovering or facilitating the recovery of corn oil from the concentrated thin stillage by-product of ethanol producers. All of the following defendants in GreenShift's current litigation argued that GreenShift's patents are limited to the recovery of at least 95% of the oil present in the concentrated thin stillage feed stream, and that they are consequently not infringing on GreenShift's patents because they are recovering less than 95% of the oil present in their concentrated thin stillage feed streams: (1) Ace Ethanol; (2) Al-Corn Clean Fuel; (3) Blue Flint Ethanol; (4) Bushmills Ethanol; (5) Chippewa Valley Ethanol; (6) Heartland Corn Products; (7) Lincolnway Energy; (8) United Wisconsin Grain Producers; (9) Iroquois Bio-Energy Company; (10) Cardinal Ethanol; (11) ICM; (12) Big River Resources West Burlington; (13) Adkins Energy; (14) Big River Resources Galva; (15) Lincolnland Agri-Energy and (16) David Vander Griend. The Court disagreed with the defendants' arguments, the company said, and issued a Supplemental Claim Construction Order clarifying that the patents do not require recovery of any particular percentage of oil present in the syrup feed stream. Significantly, the Court ruled that most of GreenShift's patent claims cover mechanical processing to recover a product that is largely or mostly oil, and that they are not limited by the amount of oil that is not recovered from the concentrated thin stillage stream.

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