lawsuit Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership The complaint focuses on a recent patent filed by Chunxiao Song, the consultant, alleging that it falls within the terms of his contract with Bluestar. Illumina, Qiagen, Columbia University Near Settlement in Patent Infringement Case It is unclear whether the impending settlement will affect all the litigation between the two sides, across several legal venues. Guardant Health Sues Natera for False Advertising, 'Misleading' Oncologists About MRD Tests Guardant has asked the court to recover damages and to prevent Natera from further disseminating "deceptive" advertising regarding their competing assays. Illumina, Roche Agree to Settle NIPT Patent Lawsuits The settlement will end a patent battle that has raged since 2012, but the terms have not yet been disclosed. Guardant Health to License IP to Foundation Medicine for $25M, Royalties Under Settlement Agreement The parties have agreed to settle patent infringement lawsuits filed by Guardant against Foundation Medicine, now a Roche subsidiary. May 10, 2021 Invitae Sues Natera Alleging Infringement of Patent on DNA Sequencing Assembly Technique Apr 30, 2021 US Appeals Court Rejects Bio-Rad's 'Zombie' Claims to 10x Genomics' Single-Cell Patents Apr 9, 2021 10x Genomics, Bio-Rad Laboratories Subsidiary Celsee Headed to Trial in Single-Cell IP Suit Mar 19, 2021 SEC Sues Founders of Bankrupt Human Microbiome Testing Firm uBiome For Fraud Feb 19, 2021 Fluidigm Loses Patent Suit Against IonPath Feb 19, 2021 Thermo Fisher Scientific Sued by New Jersey Lab Over COVID-19 Testing Problems Feb 1, 2021 US Appeals Court Upholds Invalidation of Columbia University Sequencing Chemistry Patents Jan 20, 2021 Illumina Wins UK Patent Infringement Suit Against BGI, Affiliates Jan 11, 2021 BGI Sues Illumina for Antitrust Violation, Claims Firm Obtained Sequencing Patents Through Fraud Jan 5, 2021 GenomeWeb Index Gains 49 Percent in 2020, Outperforming Wider Markets Dec 4, 2020 Ravgen Sues Illumina, Roche Alleging Infringement of Cell-Free DNA Testing Patents Dec 2, 2020 Judge Denies Natera Motion to Invalidate CareDx, Stanford Patents Nov 12, 2020 Quest Diagnostics Win in Wrongful Death Case Reveals Ongoing Challenges for Variant Classification Oct 5, 2020 Federal Court Rejects ArcherDx Motion Against Natera in Patent Infringement Lawsuit Aug 26, 2020 US Court Orders Illumina to Produce Inventors for Deposition in BGI Patent Lawsuit Aug 7, 2020 Natera Files Additional Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against ArcherDx Aug 6, 2020 Rakuten Medical Sues Illumina Over Trademark Dispute Jul 21, 2020 10x Genomics Awarded Exclusive License to Harvard Droplet IP by Massachusetts Court Jul 10, 2020 AbCellera Biologics Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Berkeley Lights Jul 2, 2020 Agendia Settles Allegations of Medicare Fraud for $8.25M Load More Breaking News Roche Receives FDA EUA for PCR-Based, Point-of-Care SARS-CoV-2 Test Decode Study Identifies Proteomic Predictors of All-Cause Mortality In Brief This Week: Natera, Bruker, Bayer, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Labcorp, Omniseq, Dovetail Genomics, DNA Script, More People in the News: New Appointments at Sema4, Strata Oncology, Bionano Genomics, More Co-Diagnostics Gets CE Mark for Saliva-Based Molecular SARS-CoV-2 Test The Scan Billions for Antivirals The US is putting $3.2 billion toward a program to develop antivirals to treat COVID-19 in its early stages, the Wall Street Journal reports. NFT of the Web Tim Berners-Lee, who developed the World Wide Web, is auctioning its original source code as a non-fungible token, Reuters reports. 23andMe on the Nasdaq 23andMe's shares rose more than 20 percent following its merger with a special purpose acquisition company, as GenomeWeb has reported. Science Papers Present GWAS of Brain Structure, System for Controlled Gene Transfer In Science this week: genome-wide association study ties variants to white matter stricture in the brain, and more.