MGI Tech Illumina Wins UK Patent Infringement Suit Against BGI, Affiliates Illumina said it plans to pursue a permanent injunction against BGI in the UK until the four patents expire — three in 2023 and one in 2027. BGI Sues Illumina for Antitrust Violation, Claims Firm Obtained Sequencing Patents Through Fraud In their complaint the plaintiffs claimed Illumina fraudulently obtained two US patents by concealing a reference from the patent office. Nature Papers Include Tool for Hybrid Genome Assembly, Evidence of Horizontal Indirect Genetic Effects In Nature this week: computational tool for the hybrid de novo assembly of human genomes, and more. US Court Orders Illumina to Produce Inventors for Deposition in BGI Patent Lawsuit BGI will have a chance to depose up to nine inventors of patents assigned to Illumina as part of a lawsuit over IP related to sequencing-by-synthesis chemistry. Illumina Obtains Preliminary Injunction Against BGI A US District Court will prevent BGI from distributing and promoting certain sequencing instruments that allegedly infringe Illumina patents. Apr 10, 2020 Korean Researchers Map SARS-CoV-2 Transcriptomic Architecture Mar 5, 2020 MGI to Comarket Diagenode NGS Library Prep Products Feb 27, 2020 Illumina Sues BGI Again, Alleging New CoolMPS Chemistry Infringes SBS Patents Feb 27, 2020 As MGI Preps US Launch of Sequencers, Customers From Europe and Canada Report Initial Results Premium Feb 27, 2020 MGI Unveils 'Extreme Throughput' Sequencing Platform at AGBT to Enable $100 Human Genome Feb 20, 2020 Illumina Seeks Preliminary Injunction Against BGI in US Patent Infringement Case Feb 6, 2020 Court Strikes BGI Defenses in Suit Against Illumina; Partly Upholds Patent Infringement Claim Jan 30, 2020 Ares Genetics Collaborates With BGI on Coronavirus Testing in Europe Jan 29, 2020 BGI Sequencer, Coronavirus Molecular Assays Granted Emergency Use Approval in China Jan 14, 2020 MGI Tech, Swift Biosciences to Jointly Market Library Prep Products in Europe and Asia Pacific Jan 13, 2020 MGI Receives CE Mark, Regulatory Clearance in Asia-Pacific Countries for Several Sequencers Dec 12, 2019 Twist Bioscience Teases Products for Liquid Biopsy Market, Biopharma Collaborations Premium Nov 13, 2019 MGI Tech, Agilent to Integrate Sequencing Platforms, Lab Information Management Solution Nov 4, 2019 MGI Tech, Pillar Biosciences Sign Comarketing Agreement for NGS Panels Oct 30, 2019 Twist Bioscience Inks Comarketing Deal With MGI for Europe, Asia Pacific Oct 28, 2019 MGI Tech Introduces Portable Sequencer, Single-Cell Prep Device; Launches New Sequencing Chemistry Premium Jun 20, 2019 MGI Tech, Karolinska Institutet Form Microbiomics Research Alliance May 29, 2019 MGI's US Subsidiary Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Illumina May 15, 2019 Illumina Files Patent Infringement Suit Against BGI Europe in Denmark May 13, 2019 MGI Raises Over $200M in Initial Financing Round Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.