Illumina to Pay Affy $90M to Settle Patent Suits, Cease Litigation
 
Illumina said last week that it will pay Affymetrix $90 million to settle all ongoing patent lawsuits between the two companies, and that both firms have agreed to a covenant not to sue for use of current and future products.
 
The agreement ends patent litigation between the companies in the US, Germany, and the UK dating back to 2004.
 

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