As Inventor of the Soil Cell, GreenBlue Urban Denies DeepRoot’s Alleged Patent Infringement Claim

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Release confirming GreenBlue Urban's development of the world's first modular suspended pavement tree planting system, and DeepRoot's replica four years later

GreenBlue Urban developed the world’s first commercial soil cell for urban tree planting in 2000, with DeepRoot’s Silva Cell coming to market four years later in 2004.

On May 23, 2018, DeepRoot Green Infrastructure filed a patent infringement lawsuit against GreenBlue Urban. As a leading partner in the sustainable infrastructure and low impact development industry around the world, GreenBlue Urban are fighting this allegation to the furthest extent.

As the original inventor of the modular suspended pavement tree planting system, GreenBlue Urban developed the world’s first commercial soil cell for urban tree planting in 2000, with DeepRoot’s Silva Cell coming to market four years later in 2004.

The case is DeepRoot Green Infrastructure, LLC and DeepRoot Canada Corp. v. GreenBlue Urban North America Inc – Case No. T-954-18 (Federal Court of Canada).

GreenBlue Urban was established in 1992 to help landscape architects and civil engineers accomplish sustainable urban landscapes through the successful establishment of urban trees and the sustainable management of stormwater. Now, GreenBlue Urban's industry-leading systems are manufactured in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom – helping trees in their battle to establish in urban areas so that our urban forests can bestow all the benefits that they offer. For more information, please contact GreenBlue Urban directly.

GreenBlue Urban North America Inc.
519-533-5355
inquiries(at)greenblue.com
https://www.greenblue.com/na

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