Verinata Sues Ariosa, LabCorp for Patent Infringement | GenomeWeb

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.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In PLOS this week: genetic study of breast cancer in Egyptian families, mutations linked to cleft lip and palate, and more.

Council Bluffs, Iowa, schools are encouraging more girls to pursue STEM courses, according to the Associated Press.

Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.

In Science this week: deletion of one microRNA allows pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and non-embryonic lineages, and more.