Chip Wars Keep Churning
This article was originally published in Start Up
The war between Affymetrix and Oxford Gene Technology is far from over. But one more skirmish came to a close in early November, when a US federal court jury determined that Affymetrix had infringed an OGT patent covering the manufacture of gene chips. This was but one of many legal battles the two firms will fight in coming years, on European soil and in the US.
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