NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Sequenom has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Sonic Healthcare, Australian Clinical Labs, and Ariosa Diagnostics in the Australian Federal Court, alleging the firms infringe a patent it holds related to noninvasive prenatal testing.

Sequenom alleges in its suit that Sonic Healthcare and Australian Clinical Labs run Ariosa's Harmony noninvasive prenatal test, which it said infringes Sequenom's Australian Patent 727,919.

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