Stratagene Founder Sues Life Technologies; Alleges SOLiD Infringes IP on Oligo Library Method | GenomeWeb

This article was originally published July 20.

Catalyst Assets, which manages the intellectual property of Stratagene founder Joseph Sorge, has filed suit against Life Technologies, claiming that the company's SOLiD system infringes its patent.

In a complaint filed this week in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, Catalyst alleges that the SOLiD system infringes US Patent No. 5,858,731, entitled "Oligonucleotide libraries useful for producing primers."

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