Navigation Links
Sequenom Addresses Preliminary Injunction Decision, Reaffirms Defense of Patent
Date:7/6/2012

SAN DIEGO, July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), a life sciences company providing innovative genetic analysis solutions, today confirmed that the United States District Court for the Northern District of California  has denied  a motion by Sequenom for a preliminary injunction against Ariosa Diagnostics.  

"While obviously a disappointing preliminary outcome in our efforts to enforce an issued US patent against infringement, yesterday's decision is by no means a final ruling on the infringement or the validity of the '540 patent, but is one step in a long process to enforce our patent and protect our proprietary rights in the non-invasive prenatal testing marketplace," said Harry F. Hixson, Jr., Ph.D., Chairman and CEO, Sequenom, Inc.

Earlier this year, Sequenom filed the motion against Ariosa (formerly Aria) Diagnostics to stop the company from making, using, selling or offering for sale, importing or exporting, infringing tests for detecting fetal chromosomal aneuploidy, such as Ariosa's Harmony Prenatal Test™, pending the ultimate resolution of the litigation.

Sequenom's request for preliminary injunctive relief followed its counterclaims filed in the lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, which allege that Ariosa is infringing U.S. Patent No. 6,258,540 ("'540 patent"). The case is ongoing and Sequenom will be seeking a full trial on the merits of its claims and all relief, including damages and a permanent injunction against Ariosa.

Using circulating cell free fetal nucleic acid as the analyte, as covered in the issued '540 patent, Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine (Sequenom CMM) was the first fully certified clinical diagnostic laboratory to develop, fully validate in a major clinical study and bring to market a high precision non-invasive prenatal diagnos
'/>"/>

SOURCE Sequenom, Inc.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Sequenom Announces Participation at the Lazard Capital Markets 8th Annual Healthcare Conference
2. Sequenom to Host Analyst Day on Monday, November 14, 2011
3. Sequenom Announces Participation at the 23rd Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference
4. Sequenom Named to NASDAQ Global Select Market
5. Sequenom Announces 2011 Operational Highlights and Early 2012 Outlook
6. Sequenom Announces Exercise in Full of Over-Allotment Option and Completion of Public Offering of Common Stock
7. Study In Prenatal Diagnosis Finds Sequenom CMMs MaterniT21™ PLUS Lab-developed Test Accurately Detects Fetal Trisomies In Pregnant Women Carrying Twins Or Triplets
8. Sequenom Announces Participation at the Jefferies Global Healthcare Conference
9. Sequenom Announces Appointment of Carolyn Beaver to Chief Accounting Officer
10. Preliminary Figures for 2011: Sartorius Grows at Double-Digit Rates and Boosts Operating Earnings by More Than 30%
11. Northwest Bio Reaffirms Its Freedom to Operate; Refutes Other Parties Misleading Patent Assertions
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014 Pfenex Inc. (NYSE ... development of high-value and difficult to manufacture proteins including ... at the 21 st Annual NewsMakers in the ... . Bertrand Liang , chief executive officer of ... programs and business strategy on Friday, September 26, 2014 ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Barnhardt Manufacturing Company has earned the ... Cotton . The USDA Certified Biobased Product Label verifies ... or exceeds levels set by USDA. Biobased products are ... significant part of agricultural, forestry, or marine ingredients. ... be immediately identified as a USDA certified BioPreferred ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 2014 Dublin ... has announced the addition of the  "Micro Market ... their offering.       (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) , ... the fastest-growing segments in the chromatography market. The ... and expected to reach $2.0 billion by 2019, ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... The new , Healthcare and Life ... today on PharmaBoardroom.com for free download , ... the Spanish economy in 2009, and the austerity measures that ... pragmatic in times of trouble. "Despite the crisis, ... European market, and the general conditions to invest are favorable ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Pfenex to Present at Upcoming Industry Conference on September 26 2Barnhardt Manufacturing Company Earns USDA Certified Biobased Product Certification and Label for Organic Cotton 2Micro Market Monitor : Global Pre-packed Chromatography Columns 2PharmaBoardroom Releases New Spain Pharmaceuticals Report 2PharmaBoardroom Releases New Spain Pharmaceuticals Report 3
... a new explanation for differences in the severity of mental illness ... more serious the handicap. The genetic defect is situated on the ... copies of the GDI1 gene that is responsible. The results are ... and are the result of work by the group of Guy ...
... Calif., Dec. 11 Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI) today ... Mr. Chris Hildreth joined MBI as Senior Vice President ... commercial aspects of the company, including sales, marketing, and ... MBI as Vice President of Process Development, and leads ...
... Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq: DNDN ) announced today that it has ... stock at a price to the public of $24.75 per share. ... purchase up to an additional 2,250,000 shares of common stock to ... on December 15, 2009, subject to customary closing conditions. , J. ...
Cached Biology Technology:Amount of gene surplus determines severity of mental retardation in males 2Marrone Bio Innovations Announces Two New Executive Appointments 2Marrone Bio Innovations Announces Two New Executive Appointments 3Dendreon Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering 2Dendreon Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering 3
(Date:9/19/2014)... a species which over thousands of years has adapted to ... substance that makes the cold dangerous for you. , This ... , and the cold provoking substance, called nonylphenol, comes from ... is suspected of being a endocrine disruptor, but when entering ... worm,s ability to protect the cells in its body from ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Colo., USA A new GSA Bulletin ... the lower Rio Puerco and Chaco Wash in northern ... rings from salt cedar and willow, investigators were able ... or greater. They then combined this data with aerial ... the history of these arroyos. , Arroyos are deep, ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... system that can operate inside the bore of an ... a biomedical research partnership program at Brigham and Women,s ... the robot, in conjunction with real-time MRI images, can ... and less discomforting for the patient. The novel system ... with greater precision. , Developed by a team of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Environmental pollutants make worms susceptible to cold 2Environmental pollutants make worms susceptible to cold 3Tree rings and arroyos 2Tree rings and arroyos 3Tree rings and arroyos 4Tree rings and arroyos 5Tree rings and arroyos 6Tree rings and arroyos 7Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 2Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 3Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 4Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 5
... 3, 2009 Two scientists whose work has led to ... dystrophy have been chosen to receive the 2009 March of ... Ph.D. and Louis M. Kunkel, Ph.D., will share the 2009 ... genes and proteins that cause muscular dystrophy, a disorder in ...
... 2009 Signal Hill, CA Tom Bowman, ... helps organizations make sustainable transformations, has written a ... programs required to encourage sustainable behaviors and drive ... paper, entitled "A Turning Point in Climate Change ...
... BALTIMOREPediatric experts from Children,s National Medical Center ... at the 2009 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meetingthe largest ... Presenters and topics include: ... will present the outcomes of her innovative and successful ...
Cached Biology News:March of Dimes awards $250,000 prize to scientists unraveling the causes of muscular dystrophy 2Children's National experts present at Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting 2Children's National experts present at Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting 3
... Duo is suitable for use with a ... solvents through to water and some of ... concentrator capable of removing water and organic ... including tubes, microplates, vials and round bottom ...
... Precision Model 410 is a four-channel general purpose ... small signals from sources which may have a ... channel consists of a high gain/low noise amplifier, ... and an output offset control. A control knob ...
Proliferin (N-14)...
Porcine Aortic Smooth Muscle Cells (PAOSMC) (>500,000 cells)...
Biology Products: