Caliper Life Sciences Inc.
Caliper Life Sciences Inc. of Hopkinton, Mass., and its wholly
owned subsidiary Xenogen Corp. have announced the filing of a patent infringement
lawsuit in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. The two companies
seek a finding of willful infringement by Carestream Health Inc. of Rochester, N.Y.,
along with compensatory damages, a trebling due to willfulness, a permanent injunction
and attorneys’ fees, for the ongoing, unauthorized and willful use of a number
of patents that Caliper, through Xenogen, exclusively licenses from Stanford University.