Enzo DNA Patent Suits Remain On Hold For High Court

Law360, New York (July 1, 2010, 5:22 PM EDT) -- A federal judge overseeing seven actions over Enzo Biochem Inc.'s patents for methods of detecting nucleic acids has elected to continue the stay of the suits while Applera Corp., a defendant in a related case, asks the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on the validity of the patents.

Judge Richard J. Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Tuesday ruled that the seven suits can remain stayed pending the outcome of Applera's challenge to a federal appeals court's...
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