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Ravgen has alleged that several leading NGS-based non-invasive prenatal testing and oncology assays infringe two patents held by the firm.

A US District Court will prevent BGI from distributing and promoting certain sequencing instruments that allegedly infringe Illumina patents.

In January a federal court unsealed a False Claims Act suit from an industry insider that alleges a Myriad subsidiary engaged in a fraudulent kickback scheme.

10x asked the US District Court for the Northern District of California to dismiss a suit, while another district court judge denied a 10x motion to dismiss.

The Delaware jury said Oxford Nanopore had infringed three patents, but also found that they were invalid, mostly because they were not enabled.

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit sent the case, which had been thrown out in December 2018, back to the trial court.

BGI is planning to offer free trials of its MGI DNBSEQ-G400 sequencing system to key opinion leaders, a development Illumina is trying to stop.

A federal judge granted IonPath's motion to dismiss portions of Fluidigm's suit but claims of direct infringement were untouched and will proceed.

The federal court order dismissed the case with prejudice, which prevents the plaintiffs from raising the case again.

A federal court said Guardant CEO Helmy Eltoukhy deleted emails pertaining to two similar cases, but it remains unclear whether he did so intentionally.

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Reuters reports that Germany is seeking to sequence 5 percent of patient samples that test positive for SARS-CoV-2.

23andMe and Medscape say primary care physicians are increasingly more comfortable with discussing direct-to-consumer genetic testing results.

The publisher of the Science family of journals will allow some authors to place peer-reviewed versions of their papers into publicly accessible repositories.

In Science this week: analysis of genome-wide association studies of chronic kidney disease, and more.