Univ. Of Pittsburgh Fires Up Cell-Incubation Patent Suit

Law360, New York (September 19, 2013, 4:53 PM EDT) -- The University of Pittsburgh hit Molecular Devices LLC with a patent suit in Pennsylvania federal court on Wednesday, alleging the biotechnology firm’s ImageXpress Micro XL cellular imaging system infringes on four of the university's patents concerning a cell incubation and analyzing system.

The complaint accuses Molecular Devices of willfully infringing on patents concerning a device invented by Joel S. Greenberger, professor and chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

The patents relate to an integrated system for incubating...
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