In Suit, Aria Says Sequenom 'Misrepresents' Scope of Patent for Noninvasive Prenatal Testing | GenomeWeb

By Monica Heger

In a lawsuit
filed this week, Aria Diagnostics alleges that Sequenom is overly aggressive in its enforcement of a broad patent related to the use of circulating cell-free DNA in maternal plasma to diagnose fetal aneuploidies.

In its complaint, filed with the US District Court for the Northern District of California, Aria requests a declaratory judgment that a test it is developing to diagnose fetal aneuploidies does not infringe Sequenom's patent.

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