Moissanite Rights

May 1998

At Press Time

Moissanite Rights

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office has issued a patent to C3 Inc. for lab-created moissanite gemstones, which the company markets as an alternative to diamond.

Under the patent, C3 has exclusive rights to manufacture, use and sell moissanite in the U.S. "Issuance of the patent fulfills an important part of our strategy to establish synthetic moissanite gemstones as a proprietary, exclusive product," says Jeff Hunter, president and CEO of C3. (See page 56 of this issue for more on moissanite.)

by Stacey King

Copyright © 1998 by Bond Communications.


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