USPTO Grants Life Tech's Request to Reexamine Helicos Patent; Helicos Says IP Covers Ion Torrent Tech | GenomeWeb

By Julia Karow

This article, originally published Sept. 1, has been updated with additional information from the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Opening another front in the IP battle between Helicos BioSciences and other developers of next-generation sequencing platforms, Life Technologies has been granted a request for reexamination of a patent licensed to Helicos.

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