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U.S. Court Denies Sequenom Inc. (SQNM)'s Preliminary Injunction Against Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc.  
7/9/2012 8:20:24 AM

Sequenom Inc., a life sciences company providing innovative genetic analysis solutions, has confirmed that the United States District Court for the Northern District of California has denied a motion by Sequenom for a preliminary injunction against Ariosa Diagnostics. “While obviously a disappointing preliminary outcome in our efforts to enforce an issued US patent against infringement, yesterday's decision is by no means a final ruling on the infringement or the validity of the '540 patent, but is one step in a long process to enforce our patent and protect our proprietary rights in the non-invasive prenatal testing marketplace,” said Harry F Hixson, Jr., PhD, chairman and CEO, Sequenom, Inc.
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