Jury Says BGI Owes Illumina $8M For Infringing DNA Patents

By Hannah Albarazi (November 30, 2021, 11:16 PM EST) -- A California federal jury determined Tuesday that four out of five of Illumina's patents behind its next-generation genome-sequencing technology were valid, finding that Illumina's Chinese rival BGI Genomics and its subsidiaries willfully infringed the patents and must pay Illumina $8 million in damages, according to a person familiar with the case....

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