lawsuit Suit Over Allegations The Boston Globe reports that David Sabatini, who was placed on leave from MIT after allegations of sexual harassment, is suing his accuser, the Whitehead Institute, and the institute's director. Offer to Come Back The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that the University of Tennessee is offering Anming Hu, a professor who was acquitted of charges that he hid ties to China, his position back. Synthego Preemptively Sues Agilent Technologies to Ward Off CRISPR Patent Infringement Allegations Agilent allegedly tried to get Synthego to license patents related to CRISPR guide RNAs and threatened to escalate its response when Synthego did not do so. Lacks Family Sues Thermo Fisher Scientific The Baltimore Sun reports that members of Henrietta Lacks' family are suing Thermo Fisher Scientific. Parts of Arizona Law Blocked According to the Associated Press, an Arizona judge has blocked parts of a new law criminalizing performing abortions due to fetal genetic anomalies. Aug 13, 2021 23andMe Q1 Revenues Rise 23 Percent Aug 10, 2021 Progenity, Natera Jointly Request Dismissal of Patent Litigation Aug 3, 2021 TwinStrand Biosciences Sues Guardant Health for Alleged Patent Infringement Jul 27, 2021 Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Jul 26, 2021 Quidel, Beckman Coulter Settle Legal Dispute Over Cardiac Immunoassay Business Jul 7, 2021 Bio-Rad Laboratories, Stilla Technologies Settle IP Lawsuit Jun 29, 2021 Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Flow Cytometry Dye IP Jun 11, 2021 Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership Jun 10, 2021 Illumina, Qiagen, Columbia University Near Settlement in Patent Infringement Case May 28, 2021 Guardant Health Sues Natera for False Advertising, 'Misleading' Oncologists About MRD Tests May 26, 2021 Illumina, Roche Agree to Settle NIPT Patent Lawsuits May 21, 2021 Guardant Health to License IP to Foundation Medicine for $25M, Royalties Under Settlement Agreement 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 Load More Breaking News SUPER Psychosis Study Presented at ASHG Digs Into Relationships of Rare Variants, Phenotypes People in the News: New Appointments at Myriad Genetics, Becton Dickinson, Delfi Diagnostics, More In Brief This Week: Virginia Commonwealth University, Dovetail Genomics, Lucid Diagnostics, and More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, PerkinElmer, Ares Genetics, Purigen Biosystems, More Genetron Health, Fosun Ink Commercialization Deal for Seq-MRD Test in China MultiMuTHER Team Tracks Expression, Metabolite Relationships in Aging TwinsUK Participants The Scan More Boosters for US Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes. From a Pig A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports. For Privacy's Sake Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws. Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.