NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina today said that it has filed a second patent infringement suit against Complete Genomics, following an earlier patent suit in 2010.

In the new suit, filed in the US District Court for the Southern District of California, Illumina claims that Complete Genomics' combinatorial probe-anchor ligation read technology infringes its US Patent No. 8,192,930, entitled "Method for sequencing a polynucleotide template."

Illumina said it is seeking "all available remedies, including injunctive relief."

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