On April 4, 2013, NanoInk, Inc. (the Company) filed a voluntary petition for relief under chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The bankruptcy case is pending as Case Number 13-14126 in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division. Deborah K. Ebner has been appointed Trustee, and is charged with the responsibility of liquidating the assets of the Company for the benefit of its creditors.
According to information provided to Trustee, the Company was a technology company specializing in nanometer-scale manufacturing and applications development for the life sciences, engineering, pharmaceutical, and education industries. Debtor's assets consist predominantly of intellectual property rights, including patents and license agreements. Debtor's patent portfolio consists of over 440 total documents, including both owned and licensed properties. The portfolio includes 60 U.S. patents, 74 U.S. patent applications, 97 foreign patents, and 230 foreign patent applications (the "IP Assets").
On June 24, 2013 Trustee sold the Fixed Assets and Inventory of NanoGuardian, Photomask Repair, and Dip Pen Nanolithography to Maynard's Industries, LLC 1991. The Court Order authorizing that sale shall be posted upon entry.
Trustee did not sell any Intellectual Property and has opted to remarket those assets. An itemization of each IP asset available for purchase is located on this site, and interested purchasers are encouraged to review the itemizations. Those with serious interest in purchasing any IP asset are encouraged to contact Counsel for the Trustee, to obtain a non-disclosure letter and access to the due diligence data room on this site.
A MEETING OF CREDITORS WAS HELD MAY 29, 2013 AT: 1:00 PM AT
OFFICE OF UNITED STATES TRUSTEE
219 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Persons interested in monitoring the progression of this case may obtain access to the official court docket through the web site of the United States Bankruptcy Court, the address of which is listed below. Be advised that it will be necessary for you to obtain an account, the instruction for which is outlined on the Court website.
Deborah K. Ebner, Trustee
11 East Adams Street
Chicago, Illinois 60603
(312) 922-3838 x1
Bid Procedures and Deadlines
|NanoGuardian, Photomask Repair, and Balance of Dip Pen Nanolithography Technology Assets|
|Campbell, California Assets|