The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld the dismissal of a “bare bones” class action against the asset management company Blackstone Inc. over its acquisition of in what appears to be a first-of-its-kind federal appellate decision interpreting when claims can be brought under an Illinois genetic privacy law.

A three-judge panel found Monday that individuals who provided their DNA to failed to state a claim in their complaint alleging that Blackstone violated the Genetic Information Privacy Act when it bought the genealogy company.