Midland Exits Life Technologies' Assay Patent Suit

Law360, New York (June 28, 2010, 5:37 PM EDT) -- The Midland Certified Reagent Co. Inc. has become the first defendant to resolve an infringement suit brought by Applied Biosystem LLC and parent company Life Technologies Corp. over five patents related to a fluorescence probe used in biotechnology assays.

Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Friday approved the parties' joint motion to dismiss all claims and counterclaims between them with prejudice, ordering each side to bear its own costs and attorneys' fees.

The June 21 request...
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