MDS Sues Waters Over Mass Spectrometry Patent

Law360, New York (November 14, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- MDS Inc. sued rival Waters Corp. in the U.K. High

Court of Justice (Chancery Division, Patents Court), alleging that its mass spectrometry products infringe a European patent held by MDS, Waters Corp. said in its third-quarter report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Waters said the lawsuit by MDS was filed Oct. 31. MDS is seeking an injunction and an unspecified award of damages.

The complaint alleges infringement of European Patent(UK) No. 0 373 835. MDS has licensed the patent to a joint venture with...
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