Dental laser maker Biolase enters into development agreement with IPG Photonics

Jan. 13, 2016
Dental laser manufacturer Biolase has entered into an agreement with fiber laser maker IPG Photonics' medical laser division.

Biolase (Irvine, CA), a dental laser developer and manufacturer, has entered into a development and distribution agreement with fiber laser maker IPG Photonics' medical laser division, IPG Medical (Oxford, MA).

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The agreement between the two companies covers several projects in various stages of development, with the expectation that these projects will culminate in commercialized joint dental laser products, accessories, or integral system components. They will collaborate in the design and development of these new products and applications, with each company contributing their respective technological expertise, know-how, and development resources.

Biolase will be responsible for U.S. and international registrations of all dental products resulting from the agreement, and will have exclusive worldwide commercial distribution rights for certain products over a multi-year initial term after completion of development.

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