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APPLIED BIOSYSTEMS OBTAINS A PERMANENT INJUNCTION AGAINST MJ RESEARCH IN THE U.S.

Sept. 6, 2005
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Applied Biosystems (NYSE:ABI - News), an Applera Corporation business, today announced that the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut in New Haven, CT, has issued a permanent injunction against Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (AMEX:BIO - News), MJ Research, Inc., an affiliate of Bio-Rad. The permanent injunction immediately prohibits Bio-Rad and MJ Research from making or selling infringing thermal cycler products in the U.S. capable of performing PCR (polymerase chain reaction) methods, including real-time PCR methods.

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