Roche sues Ritter over cuvette counterfeits:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Roche Diagnostics is clamping down on the practice of unauthorised imitation of its Cobas Mira cuvettes. Roche has chosen to sue one manufacturer, Ritter "in an effort to have Ritter recognise and respect the intellectual property associated with Cobas Mira brand cuvettes". Critics argue that such consumables represent a highly profitable and continuing revenue stream for hardware platform manufacturers, which they do not wish to see eroded by price-cutting rivals.
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