Affymetrix and more than a dozen of its current and former officials are being sued by a shareholder for allegedly backdating grants of stock options, taking tax deductions based on those stock options, and making false statements related to the granting of those options.
 
The company disclosed in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission last week that it has been named in the shareholder derivative suit, which is pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

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