Life Tech Sues Biosearch Tech Over Assay Patents

Law360, New York (September 21, 2009, 6:55 PM EDT) -- Applied Biosystems LLC and its parent company Life Technologies Corp. have hit rival technology company Biosearch Technologies Inc. with an infringement suit over five patents for a certain type of assay used in biotechnology research.

Applied Biosystems and Life Technologies lodged their complaint Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, claiming that Biosearch Technologies' production of self-quenching fluorescence probes infringed their intellectual property.

The five patents, all issued to Applied Biosystems by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office between July 1996...
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