lawsuit Invitae Sues Natera Alleging Infringement of Patent on DNA Sequencing Assembly Technique Invitae believes its '799 patent improves upon prior art and wants a US District Court to find that Natera is infringing its IP with its Signatera test. US Appeals Court Rejects Bio-Rad's 'Zombie' Claims to 10x Genomics' Single-Cell Patents The ruling came as part of a decision to uphold a US International Trade Commission finding that Bio-Rad imported and sold infringing products. 10x Genomics, Bio-Rad Laboratories Subsidiary Celsee Headed to Trial in Single-Cell IP Suit The lawsuit didn't start as a fight between 10x Genomics and Bio-Rad Laboratories, but it will add another chapter to the long feud between them. SEC Sues Founders of Bankrupt Human Microbiome Testing Firm uBiome For Fraud The US Securities and Exchange Commission alleges that uBiome's founders misled investors in order to close a Series C financing round in 2018. Fluidigm Loses Patent Suit Against IonPath A federal court ruled this week that IonPath's MIBIscope does not infringe on Fluidigm's technology, though the company has indicated it will likely appeal. Breaking News New California Condor Genome Assembly Reveals High Genetic Diversity DiaSorin Q1 Revenues Rise 53 Percent on SARS-CoV-2 Testing Demand New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Bio-Rad, GP-write, Twist Bioscience, KogeneBiotech, More In Brief This Week: Pacific Biosciences, PerkinElmer, Unilabs, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Berkeley Lights, Castle Bio, IsoPlexis, More DermTech Q1 Revenues up 62 Percent The Scan Call to Look Again More than a dozen researchers penned a letter in Science saying a previous investigation into the origin of SARS-CoV-2 did not give theories equal consideration. Not Always Trusted In a new poll, slightly more than half of US adults have a great deal or quite a lot of trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Hill reports. Identified Decades Later A genetic genealogy approach has identified "Christy Crystal Creek," the New York Times reports. Science Papers Report on Splicing Enhancer, Point of Care Test for Sexual Transmitted Disease In Science this week: a novel RNA structural element that acts as a splicing enhancer, and more.