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 Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel Type 1 Diabetes GWAS, Fine-Mapping Leads to New Genetic Loci, Potential Drug Targets LSU Health Sciences Center Wins $2.4M to Lead SARS-CoV-2 Variant Sequencing Program NanoString Technologies, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy Partner on Cell Therapy Project BGI Americas Collaborating With Champions Oncology on Proteomic Cancer Research Personal Genome Diagnostics Inks Cancer Genomic Profiling Deal with Duke University Health System The Scan Missed Early Cases A retrospective analysis of blood samples suggests early SARS-CoV-2 infections may have been missed in the US, the New York Times reports. Limited Journal Editor Diversity A survey finds low diversity among scientific and medical journal editors, according to The Scientist. How Much of a Threat? Science writes that need for a provision aimed at shoring up genomic data security within a new US bill is being questioned. PNAS Papers on Historic Helicobacter Spread, Brain Development, C. difficile RNAs In PNAS this week: Helicobacter genetic diversity gives insight into human migrations, gene expression patterns of brain development, and more.