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The US Court of Appeals upheld a previous ruling by the International Trade Commission that found Oxford Nanopore's products do not infringe on PacBio's patents.

The federal government said GenomeDx billed Medicare for its Decipher Biopsy prostate cancer genome classifier on behalf of patients who didn't need the test.

PacBio agreed to pay attorneys' fees to settle lawsuits brought against it by investors regarding Illumina's acquisition.

Oh, Dunno

ABC News reports on former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes' deposition to the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Suit for Chair

According to Retraction Watch, Ohio State University's Carlo Croce is suing to be reinstated as department chair.

The court cited previous US Supreme Court rulings, including Mayo vs. Prometheus, in determining that certain claims of Illumina's patents were invalid.

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Human Longevity against the J. Craig Venter Institute.

Human Longevity had filed the suit in July, alleging the misappropriation of trade secrets by Craig Venter, who founded both the company and the institute.

The firm is seeking damages and various injunctions, citing 11 different counts of fraud, breach of contract, tortious interference, and unfair competition.

Agilent alleges that Twist CEO Emily Leproust and other employees stole trade secrets from it. A trial date has been set for Feb. 24, 2020.

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Two researchers are calling for education for scientists on defending facts.

Researchers were among those who marched in London this weekend to call for another vote on Brexit.

Duke has agreed to pay $112.5 million to settle a lawsuit regarding its handling of data falsified by biologist Erin Potts-Kant. 

In PLOS this week: genetic factors influencing inorganic arsenic metabolism and toxicity, a germline variant in the cell adhesion molecule-coding gene DSCAM, and more.