Verinata Health said last week that it is seeking a declaratory judgment from a federal court that its sequencing-based methods for prenatal diagnostics do not infringe on a patent held by Sequenom.

Also included in the action, which was filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, are claims alleging that Sequenom infringes on two patents held by Stanford University and licensed to Verinata: US Patent Nos 7,888,017 and 8,008,018.

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