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APPLERA AND BECKMAN COULTER ANNOUNCE FINAL AGREEMENT ON SETTLEMENT

July 5, 2006
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Applera Corporation and Beckman Coulter, Inc. jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement to resolve all outstanding legal disputes between the parties regarding claims to certain Beckman Coulter patented capillary electrophoresis technology and instrumentation technology and Applera's allegations of breach of contract of certain licensed technology. The agreement terms are consistent with those described in the joint announcement of a preliminary agreement made on April 26, 2006.
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