Caliper Licenses Microfluidics IP to BD, Settling HandyLab Lawsuit | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Caliper Life Sciences said today that it has licensed its microfluidics patent portfolio to Becton Dickinson, effectively ending a prior legal dispute between Caliper and BD subsidiary HandyLab.

Last July, then-independent molecular diagnostics firm HandyLab sued Caliper seeking a declaration that it was not infringing Caliper's microfluidics patents.

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