Life Technologies Sues Biosearch for Infringing PCR Probe IP | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies has filed a lawsuit charging Biosearch Technologies with infringing five patents related to fluorescent probes used in real-time PCR.

The suit, filed Sept. 18 in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas Marshall Division, relates to five patents assigned to Life Technologies' Applied Biosystems group. The patents — Nos. 5,538,848; 5,723,591; 5,876,930; 6,030,787; and 6,258,569 — cover various aspects of self-quenching fluorescent probes.

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