LadaTech

This article has been updated with comments from Illumina.
By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

In its suit, filed last August, LadaTech claimed that Illumina's Genome Analyzer and related products and services infringe a DNA amplification patent it holds.

LadaTech initially filed the suit in August, and said that Illumina refused to enter into a license agreement for the patent.

The suit claims that Illumina's Genome Analyzer and related products and services infringe a patent originally issued to Genelabs and now held by a firm called LadaTech.

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