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Affymetrix Files Patent Suit Against Illumina

Affymetrix has filed suit against Illumina for alleged infringement of six patents held by Affymetrix. The patents were issued between 1996 and 2003 and cover various aspects of arrays, software and hardware.

The suit claims that Illumina’s BeadArray and Sentrix instruments incorporate inventions covered by Affymetrix’s patents.

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