By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mirus Biosciences and Fugent have settled a lawsuit in which Mirus alleged Fugent infringed on a patent covering a method for gene transfer.

Fugent said in a statement today that the litigation was "resolved to Fugent's satisifaction and with no monetary compensation or other damages being paid by Fugent to Mirus." Mirus had asked for treble damages and attorney's fees in its complaint.

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