NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Laboratory supplier Streck of La Vista, Nebraska said last week that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against German noninvasive prenatal testing company Cenata.

The suit, filed in the district court of Mannheim in Germany, claims that Cenata, which offers Roche's Ariosa Harmony NIPT, infringes Streck's European Patent No. 2228453B1, "Preservation of fetal nucleic acids in maternal plasma."

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