By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche has initiated an arbitration hearing against Cepheid in response to Cepheid's decision to terminate its real-time PCR license with Roche, according to GenomeWeb Daily News sister publication PCR Insider. Cepheid had said in October that it was terminating the remainder of its PCR license with Roche "after determining that any patents remaining under the license are not pertinent to Cepheid's future business plans."

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