"Diagnostics Update"

Court Rules Against Roche In PCR/Taq Patent Dispute

California judge finds that Roche’s patent was based on incomplete data and fraud

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

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