NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Verinata Health today announced it is suing Ariosa Diagnostics and Laboratory Corporation of America for patent infringement.

Verinata filed its lawsuit in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging Ariosa and LabCorp infringe US Patent No. 8,296,076 entitled, "Noninvasive diagnosis of fetal aneuploidy by sequencing." The patent was issued to Stanford University on Oct. 23, 2012, and is licensed exclusively to Verinata.

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