09 May Stratagene files patent suit against Third Wave
Stratagene Corporation, a California life-science firm, announced on Monday afternoon that it is suing Third Wave Technologies Inc., in Madison, over a patent issue. Third Wave sued Stratagene over the same technologies last September.
The technologies involved are some of Third Wave’s Invader products and Stratagene’s FullVelocity. Both are molecular diagnostics systems. Stratagene said in a release that FullVelocity allows researchers to make copies of a gene, analyze DNA and RNA, and understand the relations of different genes.
Stratagene is seeking monetary damages and a permanent injunction against sale of the specified Invader products, the release said. Representatives of the companies could not be immediately reached on Monday afternoon.