HandyLab NeuMoDx Files Defense, Counterclaims in BD Patent Infringement Suit Among the claims, NeuMoDx has alleged that BD was kept up to date on the firm's technology as it was developed and that one of the patents was duplicitously expanded by BD. BD Files Patent Infringement Suit Against NeuMoDx The complaint alleges that NeuMoDx is willfully infringing on six BD-held patents, and demands injunctive relief, damages, and a jury trial. IP Watch: Shimadzu, Qiagen, Sequenom, Others Win US Patents Premium HandyLab has been awarded IP Watch: Fluidigm, BD, Bio-Rad, DNA Genotek, Affymetrix, Life Tech, Abbott, Others Win US Patents Premium Fluidigm has been awarded US Patent No. 8,473,216, "Method and program for performing baseline correction of amplification curves in a PCR experiment." Gang Sun, Ramesh Ramakrishnan, and Robert Jones are named as inventors. IP Watch: Thermo Fisher, Becton Dickinson, and Iquum Among Recent US Patent Awardees Premium ABgene (Thermo Fisher) of Surrey, UK, has been awarded US Patent No. D679,830, "PCR multiwell plate." Simon May, Jeffrey Coulling, Clive Harrison, and Nicola Burbidge are named as inventors. Dec 5, 2012 IP Watch: Becton Dickinson, Life Tech, USC, Others Win US Patents Premium Sep 26, 2012 IP Watch: Hologic, PerkinElmer, Samsung, Becton Dickinson, and Intel Win US Patents Premium Aug 9, 2012 BD Diagnostics Execs Update Molecular Pipeline; New Tests for BD MAX and Viper on Horizon Premium Jul 10, 2012 IP Watch: Roche, Sony Micronics, Becton Dickinson, and Qiagen Win US Patents Premium Mar 13, 2012 IP Update: Columbia University; Affymetrix; Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Merck; and More Premium Jan 4, 2012 IP Watch: BD, Life Tech, Orion Genomics, CSIRO, Siemens, Quest, Abbott and More Win US Patents Premium Aug 16, 2011 IP Watch: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Aug 16, 2011 Premium Mar 2, 2011 IP Watch: Recent Patents Related to PCR, Nucleic Acid Amplification, and Sample Prep: Mar 2, 2011 Premium Jan 11, 2010 Caliper Licenses Microfluidics IP to BD, Settling HandyLab Lawsuit Nov 20, 2009 BD Completes $275M Acquisition of HandyLab Oct 23, 2009 Becton Dickinson Acquires HandyLab Jul 14, 2009 HandyLab Files Suit Against Caliper Apr 17, 2009 Qiagen Licenses HandyLab Extraction Technology Mar 16, 2009 BioRegion Real Estate: Mar 16, 2009 Premium Feb 25, 2009 Nanogen, HandyLab Expand Probe Licensing Deal Breaking News Pediatric Medulloblastoma Subgroups May Benefit from Lower-Dose Radiation Therapy Space Radiation Shows Limited Effects on Mammalian Sperm DNA, Fertility Bluestar Genomics Sues Former Consultant, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Over IP Ownership New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: 10x Genomics, Swift Biosciences, Agilent Technologies, More In Brief This Week: Quantum-Si, TGen, Yale, and More People in the News: New Appointments at Invitae, PGDx, Oxford Nanopore, PacBio, More The Scan Fertility Fraud Found Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today. Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports. Test Warning The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK. Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.