Patent Litigation Settlement and License Between EMD Millipore Corporation and W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
ELKTON, MD–(Marketwired – May 13, 2013) – EMD Millipore Corporation and W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. announced today the settlement of patent infringement disputes between Millipore and Gore in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, and United States District Court for the District of Delaware.
Gore has agreed to take a limited royalty-bearing license under U.S. Patent Nos. 7,293,744 and 7,927,316 and U.S. Reissue No. RE41,169, and their counterparts internationally in connection with its STA-PURE® Fluid Sampling Systems and assemblies, Crimp and Cut tools, and STA-PURE® Single Use Valve Systems and assemblies.
About W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
Gore is a technology-driven company focused on discovery and product innovation. Well known for waterproof, breathable GORE-TEX® fabric, the company’s portfolio includes everything from high-performance fabrics and implantable medical devices to industrial manufacturing components and aerospace electronics. As a business initiative within the Enterprise, Gore PharmBIO Products brings together Gore’s core technologies and competencies to uniquely satisfy the evolving product, regulatory and quality needs of the pharmaceutical, bioprocessing and other life sciences industries.
Founded in 1958 and headquartered in Newark, Delaware, Gore employs approximately 10,000 associates in 30 countries worldwide. Gore is one of a select few companies to appear on all of the U.S. “100 Best Companies to Work For” lists since the rankings debuted in 1984. The company also appears regularly on similar lists around the world. Learn more at gore.com.