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Biotech escalates genetic analysis tech dispute

US24-10-2022Staff Writer

The complaint centres on profiling tech used in genetic analysis | Last year, 10x Genomics accused NanoString of infringing multiple patents related to spatial profiling.

Illumina urges court to overturn DNA patent verdict


Biotech company Illumina has asked a Delaware court to overturn a finding that it willfully infringed two DNA sequencing patents and must pay $334 million in damages.

OptraHealth sues Invitae over genetic testing chatbot

US24-05-2022Muireann Bolger

OptraHealth has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Invitae that centres on the latter’s Gia chatbot that offers genetic testing and advice.

BGI hit with $8m damages bill in patent dispute with Illumina

02-12-2021Muireann Bolger

Illumina has secured an $8 million damages verdict against China-based BGI Genomics, and its US subsidiary, MGI, in a dispute involving gene-sequencing patents.

WIPO unveils course on genetic resources in the life sciences

International06-05-2021Muireann Bolger

The World Intellectual Property Office has launched a course on IP and genetic resources in the life sciences.

Fed Circ. affirms Stanford genetics patent rejection

US26-03-2021Alex Baldwin

The Federal Circuit has affirmed a Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision denying Stanford University a patent application for calculating parent genes.

Fed Circuit rejects Stanford Uni’s ‘abstract’ genetics patent

US15-03-2021Rory O'Neill

Stanford University can’t patent a genetic testing method as it is based on “abstract mathematical calculations”, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled.

Zebrafish start-up secures CRISPR licence

International18-02-2021Rory O'Neill

ERS Genomics has agreed to license CRISPR-Cas9 technology to a Barcelona-based start-up which uses a zebrafish-based research model.

Illumina wins PTAB appeal over Columbia DNA patents

US02-02-2021Alex Baldwin

Biotech company Illumina has won a dispute with Columbia University, after the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit backed an earlier ruling that the university’s DNA-sequencing patents were invalid.

Roche urges SCOTUS to cancel Illumina patent win

US08-01-2021Rory O'Neill

Roche has asked the US Supreme Court to declare that methods of separating DNA are not patent-eligible.

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