By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — GenMark Diagnostics has withdrawn a lawsuit against Caliper Life Sciences in which it asked a federal court to find that GenMark had not infringed on three patents.

GenMark filed a motion with the US District Court, Northern District of California on Monday, withdrawing its lawsuit filed on Nov. 10, 2010. In its withdrawal, GenMark said the reason for the withdrawal is that Caliper had not "served an answer or motion for summary judgment to date in this matter."

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