This story has been updated from a previous version posted May 26 to include information from the court documents.

Australian genetic testing company Genetic Technologies has sued 10 firms, including 454 Life Sciences, for infringing a patent it holds on method to determine haplotype information from non-coding DNA.

The other firms named in the suit, which was filed this week in the US District Court for the District of Colorado, are Agilent, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eurofins, GlaxoSmithKline, Hologic, Merial, Navigenics, Neogen, and Pfizer.

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