Varian Medical and Elekta settle patent litigation

Varian Medical Systems said it reached a confidential settlement agreement with Elekta to end ongoing patent litigation involving technology used for radiation oncology and the treatment of cancer.

“Varian and Elekta resolved the multi-year disputes in the United StatesGermany, and the United Kingdom, including the suit brought by Elekta AB and William Beaumont Hospital, with no payments exchanged by the plaintiffs and defendants and no future financial obligations,” said Varian.

The two companies had been in litigation since 2015.