Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Royalty and other income

Royalty and other income
12 Months Ended
Jul. 31, 2014
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Note 12 - Royalty and other income

The Company has a license agreement with Qiagen that began in 2005, whereby the Company earns quarterly running royalties on the net sales of Qiagen products subject to the license until the expiration of the patent on April 24, 2018. During the years ended July 31, 2014, 2013 and 2012, the Company recorded royalty income under the agreement of approximately $4,408, $5,144 and $5,900, respectively, which is included in the Life Sciences segment.