NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Esoterix Genetic Laboratories has filed a suit against Life Technologies alleging that the firm and its Applied Biosystems and Ion Torrent businesses infringe three patents held by Esoterix.

Esoterix, a Burlington, NC-based subsidiary of Laboratory Corporation of America, filed the suit last week in the US District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. It claims that Life Technologies and its businesses are selling a variety of products which infringe three patents held by Esoterix: US Patent Nos. 5,670,325; 5,882,856; and 6,207,372.

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