NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A years-long legal battle between Genmark Diagnostics and ViroNovative has been settled, putting an end to a dispute over whether Genmark's eSensor Respiratory Virus Panel infringed ViroNovative's intellectual property related to the detection of human metapneumovirus.

Rob Posthumus, ViroNovative's legal counsel, told GenomeWeb that the companies have signed an agreement, under which ViroNovative licensed to Genmark the IP at the center of the row. They also have agreed to dismiss lawsuits filed against each other. He declined further comment.

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