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 consisted predominantly of intellectual property rights, including patents and license agreements. Debtor's patent portfolio originally consisted of over 440 total documents, including both owned and licensed properties. The portfolio included 60 U.S. patents, 74 U.S. patent applications, 97 foreign patents, and 230 foreign patent applications (the "Intellectual Property Assets").
Trustee contemplates issuing final distribution checks within the next 45 days. Upon negotiation of all distribution checks, this case shall be closed.
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.
- Trustee intends to turnover the following creditor distributions to the Clerk of the US Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois for the reasons stated:
- State of New Jersey Department of Revenue – Inability of the State of New Jersey to negotiate payment of distribution through its required web pay system;
- Employee Lynn Jensen – Trustee is unable to locate the current address.
Deborah K. Ebner, Trustee
11 East Adams Street
Chicago, Illinois 60603