Patents Huang Sues ABI for Sequencer Patent Credit | GenomeWeb

By now, most people are familiar with the lawsuit MJ Research filed against Applied Biosystems, Caltech, and others charging that the four-color automated sequencer patent is invalid. Key to MJ’s argument is the claim that the people listed as inventors — Lee Hood, Lloyd Smith, brothers Mike and Tim Hunkapiller, and Kip Connell — knowingly left off the name of Henry Huang, now a virologist at Washington University, who should have been listed as an inventor on the patent.

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