On June 18, 2015, Gene Reader LLC (“Plaintiff”) filed a complaint against Tecan U.S., Inc. (“Defendant”) asserting infringement of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,545,758 (“the ‘758 Patent”) and 6,567,163 (“the ‘163 Patent”). The ‘758 Patent and the “163 Patent are assigned to the Plaintiff and are all drawn to microarray detectors and synthesizers. The Plaintiff is asserting that the Defendant is infringing the asserted patents by making, using, importing, offering for sale, and/or selling a system and method for detecting the presence of a sample on a microarray, including the PowerScanner product of the Defendant. The case remains pending and is captioned 2-15-cv-01050.
By: Jacqueline A. DiRamio