NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Optical technology firm Cirrex Systems has filed a lawsuit against Illumina alleging infringement of three Cirrex patents through the sale of VeraCode microbeads.

Alpharetta, Ga.-based Cirrex filed its lawsuit last week in US District Court for the District of Delaware. In its complaint, it accused Illumina of infringing US Patent Nos. 6,542,673; 8,135,250; and 8,363,992.

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