By Julia Karow

This story was originally published June 10.

The judge presiding over an ongoing patent lawsuit between Life Technologies and Illumina involving their respective next-generation sequencing platforms rejected a request from Life Tech last week to put Illumina's counterclaims on hold until the US Patent and Trademark Office has completed a reexamination of four Illumina patents.

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