ABI Files Patent Suit Against Solexa
 
Applera’s Applied Biosystems group has filed a patent-ownership lawsuit against Solexa, Solexa said late last week.
 
ABI filed the breach-of-contract complaint in the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, on Dec. 26. 
 
Solexa said the lawsuit disputes the ownership of several patents relating to methods for sequencing DNA using “successive rounds of oligonucleotide probe ligation," also called sequencing-by-ligation.

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