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. 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. USPTO Board Denies Illumina Request to Review BGI Patent Illumina had argued that Complete Genomics' patent covering two-color sequencing-by-synthesis chemistry was obvious, but the US PTAB disagreed. 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 New Approach Identifies Candidate Causal Variants for Neuropsychiatric, Neurodevelopmental Conditions People in the News: Baylor's Thomas Caskey Dies; New Appointments at UK Biobank, CS Genetics, More In Brief This Week: Pathogenomix, Uniogen, Genetic Technologies, DnaNudge, Gravity Diagnostics, More New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Biodesix, Curio Genomics, Akoya Biosciences, More NIH Earmarks $170M for All of Us Program's Personalized Nutrition Study Taiwanese Firm's IP Asserted in Suit Against Pacific Biosciences Found Partially Unpatentable The Scan Omicron's Sewage Path The New York Times writes that testing sewage is helping public health officials track Omicron. IBM Sells Part of Watson Health The Wall Street Journal reports IBM is selling part of its Watson Health business to an investment firm. Identifying the Right Whales The Boston Globe writes that genetic testing has helped identify North American right whales and find that weaning can take place earlier than thought. Science Papers on Approach to Quickly Sort Single Cells, Alternative Splicing in Cancer In Science this week: high-speed sorting of single cells using fluorescence imaging, and more.