NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Illumina and its Solexa subsidiary today said that they have filed a countersuit in response to a DNA sequencing patent-infringement lawsuit brought against them last month by Life Technologies and its subsidiary Applied Biosystems.

In their filing, Illumina and Solexa have denied all of Life's and ABI's allegations of patent infringement, and they have asserted that ABI's licensed patents are invalid.

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