Copenhagen, February 7, 2022 - 3Shape, a global leader in digital solutions for dentistry, and Align Technology, Inc. have settled the ongoing patent infringement and antitrust legal disputes between the two companies. The terms of the settlement are confidential.
Following the settlement, Align will continue its current practice of accepting scans from 3Shape TRIOS 2 and 3Shape TRIOS 3 intraoral scanners in certain jurisdictions outside the United States.
Jakob Just-Bomholt, CEO of 3Shape, commented, "I am pleased that we have reached a fair and equitable agreement with Align Technology after four years of legal infights. This agreement will now allow us to focus even more on what we do best: developing innovative technology solutions for dentists and dental labs to improve patient care."