NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Precision BioSciences and Cellectis announced Thursday that they have settled patent litigation related to genome engineering technology and have agreed to cross-license certain patents.

The firms have been involved in litigation against each other for several years and they have filed multiple suits against each other over patents covering genome engineering and gene editing technologies.

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