NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Bio-Rad and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have sued 10x Genomics for patent infringement, alleging it infringes on seven patents related to droplet digital PCR.

In documents filed with the US District Court for the Northern District of California, the plaintiffs said that 10x Genomics' GemCode and Chromium systems infringe on patents that Bio-Rad either owns or exclusively licenses from LLNL related to forming droplet emulsions in microfluidic chips.

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