Gene Codes Sues New York over 9/11 DNA ID Software; Faces Countersuit | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Gene Codes is suing New York City alleging it stole trade secrets as part of Gene Codes' work to identify the remains of victims of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

In a complaint filed in March in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, Gene Codes, based in Ann Arbor, Mich., alleges New York's Office of Chief Medical Examiner improperly shared proprietary information about its software with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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