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Affymetrix (Santa Clara, California) (AFFX) (Jobs) Granted Favorable Verdict in Patent Infringement Case Against Illumina, Inc. (ILMN)



3/14/2007 1:41:42 AM

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Affymetrix Inc. (NASDAQ:AFFX) today announced that the United States District Court for the District of Delaware returned a verdict in favor of Affymetrix in its patent infringement suit against Illumina Inc. The jury found that Illumina’s arrays, scanners, software, and related products infringed on one or more claims of all five of Affymetrix’ (5,535,531, 5,795,716, 6,355,432, 6,399,365, and 6,646,243) patents-in-suit. The jury found that the proper royalty rate was 15 percent, and awarded total damages of more than $16 million for the period of 2002-2005.

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