Feb 22 The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday cleared a subsidiary of biotech company Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc of infringing a genetic-testing kit patent held by Promega Corp, overturning a lower court's decision.
The justices decided 8-0 that the subsidiary, Life Technologies Corp, could not be held liable for violating the patent by shipping one part of a testing kit from the United States to Britain, where it was assembled with other parts and sold overseas.
(Reporting by Andrew Chung; Editing by Will Dunham)
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