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Judge dismisses lawsuit accusing Craig Venter of stealing trade secrets

A California judge has dismissed a suit in which genomics pioneer Craig Venter’s old company accused him of stealing trade secrets, ending a protracted and messy breakup.
A California judge has dismissed a suit in which genomics pioneer Craig Venter’s old company accused him of stealing trade secrets. Source: Matt Houston/AP

A California judge has dismissed a suit in which genomics pioneer Craig Venter’s old company accused him of stealing trade secrets.

The decision on Tuesday brings to a close a messy breakup between Venter, the 72-year-old celebrity

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