Illumina and Affymetrix are at it again. Last October, Illumina asked the US Patent and Trademark Office to investigate the ownership of a patent Affymetrix now holds thanks to its $121 million acquisition of ParAllele Biosciences. Illumina announced its filing on the very day Affymetrix closed its deal.

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