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The new complaints add to related patent suits Illumina filed against BGI last year in the US, Germany, Switzerland, and Turkey.

The magistrate did recommend that the court dismiss two counts made against Natera with respect to trademark disparagement and unfair trade practices.

A federal court said Guardant CEO Helmy Eltoukhy deleted emails pertaining to two similar cases, but it remains unclear whether he did so intentionally.

TC agreed with a judge who said that 10x's older GEM microfluidic chips infringed Bio-Rad patents, but that the firm's new Next GEM chips did not.

The genomics-focused fertility management company claims that 23andMe failed to meet its contractual obligations within a research collaboration.

A regional court said certain 10x Genomics' products, including older GEM chips and some Chromium instruments, infringed a "utility model," similar to a patent.

Athena and its supporters have asked the Supreme Court to clarify patent eligibility, but Mayo recently countered that this is a job for legislators.

Exact argues that JHU has no basis to demand any royalties on sales of Cologuard because the test doesn't use any patents the university licensed to the company.

The company expects to launch Signatera for clinical use in colorectal cancer next year and has started to recruit a sales team for the assay.

10x will pay Becton Dickinson $25 million over four years and the firms have agreed to refrain from engaging in a legal battle on other fronts.

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The editorial board of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says other lawmakers should take Florida's approach and provide additional protections against genetic discrimination.

The Hill reports 17 states and the District of Columbia are suing over a new policy that would strip international students of their visas if they only attend classes online.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention employees call on the agency to label racism a public health crisis and examine its own policies, NPR reports.

In PNAS this week: genetic evidence for Inca resettlement, analysis of spermatogonial stem cell transcriptomes, and more.