Affymetrix Sues Incyte, Synteni, Claiming Infringement on Patent for Microarrays | GenomeWeb

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Affy metrix here has filed suit against Incyte Pharmaceuticals and Synteni, a gene expression microarray company Incyte is acquiring, claiming patent infringement. Filed in US District Court for the District of Delaware earlier this month, the suit contends the companies infringed on a US patent entitled "Array of oligonucleotides on a solid substrate," which is one of over 25 issued patents and 70 pending applications that cover aspects of Affymetrix's proprietary GeneChip technology.

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