PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- CLONTECH Laboratories, Inc. filed suit December 23, 1998 in the U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Delaware, against Life Technologies, Inc., claiming Life Technologies has engaged in deceptive trade practices. In its complaint, CLONTECH alleges that Life Technologies knowingly and willfully marketed its SuperScript and SuperScript II products with a false patent marking and misrepresented to its customers that its goods and services have characteristics which they do not possess. CLONTECH also asserts that Life Technologies has knowingly and willfully misrepresented to CLONTECH's customers that CLONTECH currently performs contract services using the SuperScript products. CLONTECH is a biotech company which provides gene discovery tools to the biotech research market and is based in Palo Alto, California. For further information regarding this matter, please contact Sarah Brashears, Esq., Director of Intellectual Property at Clontech, 800-665-2566.
SOURCE CLONTECH Laboratories, Inc.