Looks like Oxford Nanopore Technologies Inc. counsel may have used the current #COVID19 situation to sway the jury in a #patent infringement case. The counsel implied that if ONT is found liable it may somehow block efforts to remediate the current pandemic.

The case was filed years before this current #outbreak . Questions can be raised as to how important ONT technology or current effort by ONT is related to the remediation of the #COVID19 outbreak effort

March 21, 2020
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