Cornell, Illumina Settle Long-Running DNA Analysis IP Suit

Law360, New York (April 20, 2017, 4:28 PM EDT) -- Cornell University and Illumina Inc. have resolved a lawsuit over the latter’s alleged infringement of 11 patents covering methods of and instruments for DNA and RNA sequencing, according to a Tuesday filing in Delaware federal court.

In a two-page filing, Cornell, biotechnology tools maker Life Technologies Corp. and Illumina agreed to permanently dismiss all of Cornell’s and Life Technologies’ claims against Illumina, while also agreeing to toss, without prejudice, Illumina’s counterclaims against the plaintiffs.

Neither side could be reached Thursday for further comment on what led...
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Cornell University et al v. Illumina Inc.


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1:10-cv-00433

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Delaware

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Patent

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Leonard P. Stark

Date Filed

May 24, 2010

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