NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Affymetrix and Roche have amended an ongoing licensing agreement that gives Roche access to Affy’s GeneChip microarray technology, Affymetrix said in an SEC filing last week.
The amendment, disclosed on Dec. 22, 2006, releases Roche from upcoming license payments and instead offers Affy payments based on commercial milestones. Roche had previously agreed to begin paying installments in 2008.

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