On April 25, 2017, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (“Plaintiff”) filed a complaint against Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (“Defendant”) asserting infringement of U.S. Patent No. 9,623,414 (“the ‘414 Patent”). The ‘414 Patent is assigned to the Plaintiff and is drawn to localized temperature control for spatial arrays of reaction media. The Plaintiff is asserting that the Defendant is infringing the asserted patent by making, using, offering for sale, and/or selling polymerase chain reaction (PCR) systems, including the TFS PCR System of the Defendant. The case remains pending and is captioned 1-17-cv-00469.
By: Jacqueline A. DiRamio