court ruling Court Grants Bio-Rad Permanent Injunction Against 10x Genomics The exact restrictions the injunction will place on 10x are not yet determined. 10x will also have to pay Bio-Rad additional damages, plus interest. South Carolina Supreme Court Decision Deals Blow to Plaintiff in Quest Wrongful Death Suit The court's ruling that Quest was acting as a licensed healthcare provider could affect the statute of limitations in the suit. In CRISPR Patent Battle, U of California Downed by Doudna's Own Words Premium The Broad Institute's lawyers used statements from Jennifer Doudna to undermine UC's case that one could expect CRISPR/Cas9 to work in eukaryotic cells. Broad Institute Wins CRISPR Patent Interference; IP Fight Not Over The University of California-led party can still appeal the decision from the US Patent and Trademark Office, but it has been dealt a major setback. Australian High Court Rules Against Myriad's BRCA1 Patent Claims The court held that an isolated nucleic acid sequence is not a manner of manufacture and cannot form the basis of a valid patent. Jun 13, 2013 US Supreme Court Strikes Down Gene Patents but Allows Patenting of Synthetic DNA Mar 27, 2013 Court Denies Illumina Appeal to Reconsider Ruling in Patent Suit Against Complete Genomics Mar 5, 2013 German Court Finds Waters Infringed Agilent Patent Feb 15, 2013 Australia Federal Court Dismisses Cancer Patients' Challenge to Myriad's Gene Patent Nov 26, 2012 Court to Reconsider Part of Ruling in Illumina, Complete Genomics IP Suit Nov 19, 2012 Court Dismisses Dissident Shareholder Lawsuit Against Vermillion Aug 30, 2012 Federal Court Rules Helicos Patent Invalid; Company Reaches Payment Agreement with Lenders Mar 20, 2012 Supreme Court Strikes Down Prometheus Patents Jun 6, 2011 Supreme Court Rules for Roche, Clarifies Bayh-Dole Jun 17, 2010 Myriad Appeals Decision Invalidating BRCA Patents Mar 30, 2010 Myriad Shares Fall Following Court Decision Breaking News Children With Autism May Have Underdeveloped Gut Microbiomes, Metagenomic Analysis Finds Kiromic BioPharma Acquires InSilico Solutions Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Scope Fluidics Obtains CE Mark for PCR-Based SARS-CoV-2 Panel MeMed COVID-19 Prognostic Test Receives CE Mark ERS Genomics Licenses CRISPR IP to Japan SLC The Scan Dropped Charges The US Justice Department has dropped visa fraud charges against five Chinese researchers, according to the Wall Street Journal. More Kids The Associated Press says Moderna is expanding its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine study to included additional children and may include even younger children. PNAS Papers on Rat Clues to Human Migration, Thyroid Cancer, PolyG-DS In PNAS this week: ancient rat genome analysis gives hints to human migrations, WDR77 gene mutations in thyroid cancer, and more. Purnell Choppin Dies Purnell Choppin, a virologist who led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has died at 91, according to the Washington Post.