IT’S BEEN A BUSY YEAR AND I HOPE NO ONE THINKS we’ve been remiss by not mentioning a milestone anniversary until now. On the other hand, I personally can’t recall reading about this anniversary elsewhere in the lab industry press during 2005. So maybe I am among the few to call attention to the fact
Tag: pcr process
DECEMBER 7, 1999 WAS NOT an auspicious day for Hoffmann-LaRoche. One of its patents related to the PCR testing process was ruled invalid by a Federal District Court.
The ruling involved Roche’s ’818 Taq patent, an enzyme used in the PCR process. The Court found that the patent holder had intentionally withheld material information and distorted