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Bruker Daltonics Licenses Mass Spec Patent Portfolio to Waters

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 1 - Bruker Daltonics has licensed a portfolio of mass spectrometry patents to Waters, the companies said today.


The patents cover technologies that improve the accuracy and sensitivity in MALDI-TOF systems. The patents fall under Bruker Daltonics' portfolio of Space-Velocity Correlation Focusing patents owned by IndianaUniversity, Applied Biosystems, and Bruker Daltonics.


Waters received a sub-license in exchange for a one-time technology access fee and multi-year royalty payments, according to the companies.


Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.


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