NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Precision BioSciences said today that it is suing Lonza Group and a number of its affiliates for patent infringement.

The lawsuit, filed in the US District Court for the District of Delaware, alleges that Switzerland-based Lonza's import and sale of its GS Xceed Gene Expression System and CHOK1SV knock-out cell line in the US infringes US Patent No. 8,377,674, which applies to Precision Bio's Directed Nuclease Editor genome editing technology.

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