Affy, Life Tech, Sigma Named in False Patent Marking Suit | GenomeWeb

By Justin Petrone

Affymetrix, Life Technologies, and Sigma-Aldrich have all been accused of citing expired patents in their advertising and product literature, a new suit alleges.

According to court documents obtained by BioArray News, Harold Josephs, a "licensed professional engineer," initially sued Sigma in February for falsely marking its products and expanded the suit last month to include Affy and Life Tech.

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