Waters closed a painful chapter this week with the announcement of a final settlement of its patent disputes with Applied Biosystems and MDS, in which Waters agreed to pay $18.1 million to the companies, in addition to licensing fees, to settle outstanding suits in the UK, Canada, and Japan. In addition, the companies settled a countersuit that Waters had filed in the US alleging that ABI and MDS infringed on one of its electrospray technology patents, with ABI and MDS agreeing to pay licensing fees to Waters for use of that technology.

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