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The legal battle began last fall when LabCorp subsidiary Esoterix and Johns Hopkins University sued Myriad alleging infringement of four patents. 

PacBio alleged in its suit that Oxford Nanopore is infringing on a patent it holds related to single-molecule nanopore sequencing.  

The lawsuits allege the company failed to disclose information or made misleading statements about a $12 million donation. 

The Thermo Fisher subsidiary is not liable to Promega in the US for selling infringing forensic DNA kits in Europe, containing US-manufactured Taq polymerase.

UC can still salvage its CRISPR IP rights after last week's decision, but a long-shot appeal in federal court is the only possibility for total victory.

A researcher has been convicted of conspiring to steal genetically engineered rice, Reuters reports.

A member of Henrietta Lacks says he is seeking compensation from Johns Hopkins University and will be filing a lawsuit, according to the Baltimore Sun.

DNA Genotek alleged that Ancestry.com misappropriated its intellectual property related to saliva DNA collection kits.

Agilent filed a lawsuit against Twist nearly a year ago, alleging that Twist Cofounder and CEO Emily LeProust had stolen DNA oligonucleotide synthesis technology. 

Following an inter partes review requested by 10x Genomics, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board invalidated a number of claims in a RainDance patent.

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HHS Secretary Tom Price says the NIH budget contains unneeded expenses that can be trimmed, Stat News reports.

The chair of the House science committee says the journal Science is not objective, the Huffington Post reports.

In Nature this week: glioma GWAS uncovers new risk loci, and more.

Ivanka Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos call on girls to pursue STEM careers, the Associated Press reports.