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This story has been updated to include comments from Nanion Technologies.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The European Patent Office has upheld Molecular Devices' foundation planar patch-clamp patent, but with amendments, ending a dispute filed against the patent by Nanion Technologies.

The ruling is final and cannot be appealed. The EPO will issue a written decision in the near future, Molecular Devices said in a statement issued on Tuesday.

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