NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A federal court has upheld a jury verdict which awarded Enzo Biochem $48.6 million after finding that Life Technologies has infringed Enzo's patents.

In addition to upholding the damage award, Judge Janet Bond Arterton of US District Court for the District of Connecticut denied Life Tech's request that Enzo's infringement claims are barred by laches and /or equitable estoppel, Enzo said today. The court also denied a motion by Life Tech for a new trial and Enzo's request for reconsideration seeking additional damages.

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