Ariosa, Illumina Spar Over Patent Timing In DNA Test Trial
Law360, San Francisco (January 9, 2018, 10:11 PM EST) -- An attorney for Ariosa pressed a former Illumina scientist on whether an article describing Ariosa's prenatal testing method predated his patent protecting similar technology, in a bid to knock out infringement claims during the first day of testimony Tuesday in a California federal jury trial.
Richard Rava, one of the founding scientists at Verinata Health Inc., which was later acquired by Illumina, said a paper on Ariosa's prenatal test tipped him off to its infringement. Rava said the technology described in the scientific article tracked closely with Verinata's U.S. Patent No. 8,318,430. The patent protects a method for isolating and testing...
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