NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A US Court of Appeals has reversed a US District Court's ruling from last year and sided in favor of Agilent Technologies in a patent dispute filed against Affymetrix in 2006.

Agilent's suit claimed that the inventors of Affy's US Patent Application No. 10/619,224 filed their claims "literally copying" the language of Agilent's US Patent No. 6,513,968. Agilent's patent, entitled "Apparatus and method for mixing a film of fluid," was assigned in February 2003, and covers methods for microarray hybridization.

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In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.

Oct
17
Sponsored by
Lexogen

This webinar will present a method for RNA-seq expression analysis of FFPE-derived RNA samples that are too degraded for successful application of standard RNA-seq techniques.

Oct
25
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Roche

This webinar will detail a comprehensive strategy that a lab has put in place to evaluate  NGS oncology assays for genomic tumor profiling of plasma and tissue samples.