Illumina, Inc. (ILMN) Announces Favorable Outcome of Its Patent Litigation Against Helicos BioSciences Corporation (HLCS)  
8/30/2012 10:04:32 AM

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) announced today that District Judge Sue L. Robinson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted Illumina’s motion for summary judgment of invalidity of U.S. Patent No. 7,593,109, a patent asserted by Helicos BioSciences Corporation in a lawsuit filed against Illumina in October 2010. Judge Robinson ruled that the ‘109 patent was invalid for inadequate written description.