Axon Becomes Second Microarray-related Firm to Settle Out of Court with Oxford Gene | GenomeWeb

Axon Instruments last week became the second company to reach an out-of-court settlement in a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Oxford Gene Technology, the company created in 1995 to license and manage the patents of microarray pioneer Edwin Southern of Oxford University.

“It was an amicable settlement,” said Trent Basarsky, director of intellectual property and licensing for Axon Instruments, which is based in Melbourne, Australia, and has its US headquarters in Union City, Calif.

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