NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In a lawsuit filed with the Superior Court of the State of California late Wednesday, Agilent Technologies has claimed that Twist Bioscience, its Founder and CEO Emily LeProust, and 20 other unnamed defendants, have stolen a certain genomics technology from Agilent.

"Emily LeProust is a scientist who, in a premeditated plan, stole industry-leading genomics technology from her longtime employer, Agilent Technologies, to start her own competitive company, Twist Bioscience," the complaint reads.

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