patent infringement CareDx Patents Deemed Invalid in Court Battle Against Natera, Eurofins Viracor In a separate case in which CareDx and Natera are suing each other for false advertising, a court has set a trial date in late October. Pacific Biosciences Scores Victory in China in Patent Dispute With Taiwanese Firm PacBio said it has successfully petitioned for the invalidation of a Chinese patent held by Personal Genomics of Taiwan, which sued the firm for infringing its IP. Illumina Sues ApexBio Technology, Alleging Patent Infringement Illumina claims that ApexBio Technology, a Houston-based reagents supplier, copied and sold a DNA sequencing library preparation kit without authorization. Progenity, Natera Jointly Request Dismissal of Patent Litigation Progenity sought a declaratory judgment from a California court last year that its Innatal NIPT test didn't infringe six patents held by Natera. TwinStrand Biosciences Sues Guardant Health for Alleged Patent Infringement The company argued in its complaint that Guardant's liquid biopsy assays have willfully infringed its patented duplex sequencing technology. Jul 27, 2021 Bio-Rad Laboratories, 10x Genomics Settle IP Lawsuits, Sign Global Cross-Licensing Agreement Jul 7, 2021 Bio-Rad Laboratories, Stilla Technologies Settle IP Lawsuit Jun 10, 2021 Illumina, Qiagen, Columbia University Near Settlement in Patent Infringement Case Apr 30, 2021 US Appeals Court Rejects Bio-Rad's 'Zombie' Claims to 10x Genomics' Single-Cell Patents Feb 1, 2021 US Appeals Court Upholds Invalidation of Columbia University Sequencing Chemistry Patents Jan 20, 2021 Natera Sues Inivata, Alleging Infringement of Cancer Testing Patents Jan 11, 2021 BGI Sues Illumina for Antitrust Violation, Claims Firm Obtained Sequencing Patents Through Fraud Dec 2, 2020 Judge Denies Natera Motion to Invalidate CareDx, Stanford Patents Oct 7, 2020 Natera Sues Genosity for Patent Infringement Relating to ArcherDx Products Oct 5, 2020 Federal Court Rejects ArcherDx Motion Against Natera in Patent Infringement Lawsuit Sep 11, 2020 Patent Board Rules Broad Institute First With Functioning CRISPR System in Eukaryotic Cells Aug 14, 2020 In Brief This Week: BGI, Illumina, Pacific Biosciences, Oxford Nanopore, Co-Diagnostics, More Aug 13, 2020 BioSpyder Seeks Noninfringement Judgment in HTG Molecular Patent Dispute Aug 3, 2020 US Appeals Court Lifts Injunction on 10x Genomics' Linked-Reads, Single-Cell CNV Assays Jul 10, 2020 AbCellera Biologics Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Berkeley Lights Jul 7, 2020 Progenity Asks Court to Declare Non-Infringement of Natera Patents Jun 17, 2020 Natera Sues Progenity, Alleging Noninvasive Prenatal Test Infringes Patents Jun 2, 2020 Ravgen Sues Natera Over Cell-Free DNA Genetic Testing Patents May 19, 2020 Personal Genomics Sues Pacific Biosciences in Chinese Court for Patent Infringement Apr 15, 2020 Natera Expands IP Lawsuit Against ArcherDx With Three New Patents Load More Breaking News UK Biobank Study Investigates Incomplete Penetrance of Mendelian Disease Variants MDxHealth Q3 Revenues Grow 23 Percent BioMérieux Q3 Revenues Increase 11 Percent, Firm Raises 2021 Guidance Germline Cancer Risk Genes May Hold Rhabdomyosarcoma Survival Clues, Study Suggests Danaher Q3 Revenues Rise 23 Percent, Beat Wall Street Estimates Horse Genetics Study Reveals Origins of Domestication, Use in Human Culture The Scan Guidelines for Ancient DNA Work More than two dozen researchers have developed new ethical guidelines for conducting ancient DNA research, which they present in Nature. And Cleared A UK regulator has cleared former UK Prime Minister David Cameron in concerns he should have registered as a consultant-lobbyist for his work with Illumina, according to the Financial Times. 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. Nature Papers on Esophageal Cancer, Origin of Modern Horses, Exome Sequencing of UK Biobank Participants In Nature this week: genetic and environmental influences of esophageal cancer, domestic horse origin traced to Western Eurasian steppes, and more.