court ruling Labcorp Ordered to Pay Ravgen Another $100M in Patent Lawsuit Following its $272.5 million jury award last year, Ravgen secured enhanced damages for Labcorp's past violations of its prenatal testing patents. California Court Temporarily Stops State From Barring Other Labs Performing Trisomy Screenings A California court barred the state's Department of Public Health from enacting a new requirement that only select labs perform trisomy screening in the state. Ravgen Wins $273M Award in Patent Infringement Suit Against Labcorp Ravgen has sued a number of companies for infringing its intellectual property including Roche, Myriad Genetics, and PerkinElmer. 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. Feb 16, 2017 In CRISPR Patent Battle, U of California Downed by Doudna's Own Words Premium Feb 16, 2017 Broad Institute Wins CRISPR Patent Interference; IP Fight Not Over Oct 7, 2015 Australian High Court Rules Against Myriad's BRCA1 Patent Claims 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 NanoString, A*Star, Next Level Genomics to Launch Spatial Biology Laboratory in Singapore FDA Approves Entrogen's RAS Mutation Detection Kit as CDx for Vectibix Cancer Predisposition Variants Increase Secondary Cancer Mortality Risk in Pediatric Survivors BostonGene, Johns Hopkins University Partner for Multiple Cancer Clinical Research Projects KromaTid, Noble Life Sciences Ink Distribution, OEM Agreement The Scan Positive Framing of Genetic Studies Can Spark Mistrust Among Underrepresented Groups Researchers in Human Genetics and Genomics Advances report that how researchers describe genomic studies may alienate potential participants. Small Study of Gene Editing to Treat Sickle Cell Disease In a Novartis-sponsored study in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers found that a CRISPR-Cas9-based treatment targeting promoters of genes encoding fetal hemoglobin could reduce disease symptoms. Gut Microbiome Changes Appear in Infants Before They Develop Eczema, Study Finds Researchers report in mSystems that infants experienced an enrichment in Clostridium sensu stricto 1 and Finegoldia and a depletion of Bacteroides before developing eczema. Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treatment Specificity Enhanced With Stem Cell Editing A study in Nature suggests epitope editing in donor stem cells prior to bone marrow transplants can stave off toxicity when targeting acute myeloid leukemia with immunotherapy.