Medical Equipment Maker Wins One, Loses One

Law360, New York (August 17, 2007, 12:00 AM ET) -- There was good and bad news for health care giant Ventana Medical Systems Inc. this week, as the company announced it had resolved a long-running patent dispute, but lost another.

The medical equipment company also announced it had been absolved of antitrust claims by the Massachusetts jury hearing the second patent case.

Ventana filed a joint motion with Vision Biosystems Inc. on Tuesday advising the Boston district court that the companies had tentatively reached a licensing agreement to settle claims that Vision's tissue staining instruments infringed...
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