Illumina Patent Claims Invalidated In DNA Sequencing Row
U.S. District Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte, in siding with Complete Genomics, ruled that certain claims of U.S. Patent Number 6,306,597 were anticipated or made obvious by a 1993 patent application on a sequencing by ligation method filed in Great Britain by an Oxford professor.
Illumina argued that the '597 patent inventor, Stephen Macevicz, was diligent in preparing the patent...
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