Gen-Probe Slaps BD with Second Infringement Suit Related to Molecular Dx Instruments | GenomeWeb

Gen-Probe this week filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against Becton Dickinson alleging that the company's BD Max system infringes upon several patents owned by Gen-Probe and related to its Tigris molecular diagnostics blood-screening system.

It is the second patent-infringement lawsuit filed by Gen-Probe against BD in the past six months. The first lawsuit, filed in October, alleges that certain other BD instrument platforms infringe upon the same and additional Gen-Probe patents.

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