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NEW YORK – A federal judge has shut down a lawsuit that alleged a wide-ranging conspiracy to steal and profit off technology used in DNA microarrays.

In 2018, three researchers led by Monib Zirvi, an instructor at Weill Cornell Medicine, filed suit against Illumina, Applied Biosystems (now part of Thermo Fisher Scientific), Affymetrix, and certain individuals in the genomics industry, alleging they had stolen trade secrets, committed racketeering, submitted false and misleading patent applications, and breached fiduciary duties, among other allegations.

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