Sigma-Aldrich Sues Open Biosystems for Infringing Patents; Open Biosystems Open to a License | GenomeWeb

Sigma-Aldrich and partner Oxford BioMedica have sued Open Biosystems for allegedly infringing intellectual property covering shRNA-expressing lentiviral vector technology, the companies said this week.

Specifically, Sigma-Aldrich and Oxford BioMedica charge that two patents - including one that was issued only last week - are infringed by several Open Biosystems' products including its RNAi Consortium shRNA lentiviral libraries and its Expression Arrest microRNA-adapted shRNA libraries.

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