The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and spinout company E8 Pharmaceuticals have sued Affymetrix alleging that the company’s GeneChip technology infringes on a patent owned by MIT and licensed to E8.
 
The suit, which was filed last week in the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, claims that Affymetrix’s use, manufacture, and sale of its GeneChip products for certain applications infringes US Patent No. 6,703,228.
 

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