Mergen last week became the latest player in the microarray industry to settle litigation with Oxford Gene Technology, and the firm wasted no time in trying to drum up business by offering an OEM service for DNA arrays.

The dispute dates back to December 2002, when OGT filed suit against several firms, including Mergen, for patent infringement. Like the other firms, Mergen filed a countersuit but also entered into discussions with OGT to settle out of court.

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