lawsuit Illumina Wins $8M Jury Verdict in BGI Patent Infringement Suit, Loses Patent BGI's CoolMPS sequencing chemistry was found to infringe four of Illumina's patents, but claims from two Illumina patents were invalidated. Caris Life Sciences Facing FTC Lawsuit After Resisting Subpoena in Illumina, Grail Antitrust Case Caris said it has already provided materials to Illumina and should not have to indulge a "fishing expedition for irrelevant, highly sensitive details." Invitae Sues Natera Over Alleged Infringement of Sequence Assembly Patents Invitae is seeking damages and other costs, as well as an order enjoining Natera from infringing its '308 and '863 patents, which were granted last month. Natera Accused of Unfair, Deceptive Billing Practices Related to NIPT Services in New Lawsuit The plaintiff, a woman who'd used the company's Panorama test during a pregnancy, is asking the court to certify her case a class action. Qiagen Settles Becton Dickinson Patent Infringement Lawsuit for $53M BD filed the suit against NeuMoDx, now part of Qiagen, in 2019 for infringing patents related to the use of microfluidic cartridges for molecular diagnostics. 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 Jul 2, 2020 Surge in Stocks of SARS-CoV-2 Dx Developers Pushes GenomeWeb Index Up 15 Percent in H1 2020 Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Veracyte, Danaher, Chembio Diagnostics, and More Decode Genetics Plasma Proteome Study Improves Understanding of Disease Pathogenesis Euformatics Gains CE-IVD Mark for OmnomicsNGS People in the News: New Appointments at SomaLogic, 23andMe, Pacific Biosciences, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: GenDx, Eurofins Technologies, Codex DNA, More Variant Identified in Amish Population Appears to Protect From Cardiovascular Disease The Scan Steps for Quick Review The US Food and Drug Administration is preparing for the quick review of drugs and vaccines for the Omicron variant, according to the Wall Street Journal. Moving Away From Using Term 'Race' A new analysis finds that geneticists are using the term "race" in their papers less than in years past, as Science reports. Point of the Program The Guardian writes that some scientists have called the design of a UK newborn sequencing program into question. Science Papers Present Multi-Omic Analysis of Lung Cells, Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Proliferation In Science this week: a multi-omic analysis of lung cells focuses on RIT1-regulated pathways, and more.