Complete Genomics and Illumina Settle Patent Litigation

           Complete Genomics and Illumina Settle Patent Litigation

Parties agree to dismiss all claims and counterclaims in two lawsuits brought
by Illumina. No payments or license grants are being made by either party.

PR Newswire

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 18, 2013

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Complete Genomics, Inc.
(formerly NASDAQ: GNOM) ("Complete"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of
BGI-Shenzhen ("BGI"), a leading international genomics organization based in
Shenzhen, China, today announced that it has entered into a settlement
agreement with Illumina, Inc. under which Illumina will dismiss with prejudice
both lawsuits it had brought against Complete: Illumina, Inc. and Solexa,
Inc. v. Complete Genomics, Inc., Case No. 10-cv-05542 EDL (N.D. Cal.); and
Illumina, Inc. and Illumina Cambridge Ltd. v. Complete Genomics, Inc., Case
No. 12-cv-01465 BEN BGS (S.D. Cal). Complete will dismiss with prejudice all
counterclaims. The parties have entered into mutual releases, and each party
will bear its own litigation costs. No payment is being made by either party
to the other, and no licenses are being granted by either party to the other.

"We are pleased to have reached a settlement with Illumina regarding this
matter. This resolution allows Complete to focus on its vision of
revolutionizing medicine through the use of whole genome sequencing," Dr.
Clifford Reid, CEO of Complete, said.

About Complete

Complete Genomics provides the most accurate whole human genome sequencing
available today. The company's proprietary sequencing technology and advanced
informatics and analysis software provide researchers and clinicians worldwide
with the genomic information needed to better understand the prevention,
diagnosis, and treatment of diseases. Additional information can be found at
http://www.completegenomics.com.

SOURCE Complete Genomics, Inc.

Website: http://www.completegenomics.com
Contact: David Olmos, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide Healthcare, (415) 547-7039,
dolmos@waggeneredstrom.com
 
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