NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Marking the end of years of litigation, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) announced this week that it has settled its patent malpractice lawsuit against its former patent counsel just days before the case was set to go to jury trial.

The specific terms of the settlement are not being made public, a CSHL spokesperson told Gene Silencing News. However, the spokesperson said that CSHL will receive a cash payout "in the millions" and that the institution is pleased with the outcome.

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