NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Digene yesterday sued Third Wave Technologies for allegedly infringing “unidentified claims” of one of its patents, and Third Wave today said it disagrees.
 
The suit, filed in the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, said Third Wave’s Invader technology infringes US Patent No. 5,643,715, which the company said covers a single type of human papillomavirus.
 

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