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PATENT INFORMATION

The purchase of any of the instruments listed in the table below includes a limited, nontransferable instrument license under specific claims of one or more corresponding U.S. patent(s) listed next to such instrument and foreign counterparts thereof. The purchase of any of the kits, reagents and/or probes listed in the table below includes a limited, nontransferable license under specific claims of one or more corresponding U.S. patent(s) and foreign counterparts thereof listed next to such kit, reagent or probe to use the enclosed amount(s) according to the specified protocols. The above licenses include a limited, nontransferable license to all claims of substantially the same scope in any continuations, divisionals, reexaminations, reissues or foreign counterparts, as well as any continuations-in-part to the extent that such rights are necessary for the practice of the subject matter of the recited claims of one or more of the below-applicable U.S. Patent(s) and foreign counterparts thereof. If you don’t see a particular BioFire product listed below, please feel free to contact Jill Powlick at (801) 262-3592 ext. 1423 or jill.powlick@biofiredefense.com for further information on its intellectual property status.


BioFire Part Number(s) Product Name(s) Covered by one or more of the following BioFire U.S. Patents and their foreign counterparts
RPLT-ASY-0050 R.A.P.I.D.® LT Food Security System Instrument 6,197,520; 6,303,305; 6,387,621; 6,503,720; 6,730,501; 7,373,253; 7,745,205
RPLT-ASY-0040; RPLT-SCD-0001; RPLT-SCD-0005 R.A.P.I.D.® LT System Instrument; R.A.P.I.D.® LT Software CD; R.A.P.I.D.® LT Software CD for Commercial Assay Pack 6,197,520; 6,303,305; 6,387,621; 6,503,720; 6,730,501; 7,373,253; 7,745,205
414056; 418488 GENE-UP® Thermocycler; GENE-UP® Open Software CD 6,197,520; 6,303,305; 6,387,621; 6,503,720; 6,730,501;  7,373,253; 9,273,346; 9,446,410; and patents pending
414469 GENE-UP® Lysis Tube Remover patent pending
6203293 GENE-UP® Solid Matrix Plate patent pending
HRLS-ASY-0006; HRLS-ASY-0007; HRLS-ASY-0010; HRLS-ASY-0011 Genotyping Master Mix Kit  7,387,887
BCHM-ASY-0001; BCHM-ASY-0003; BCHM-ASY-0004 LCGreen® I Dye Kit 7,582,429
BCHM-ASY-0012; BCHM-DYE-0001; BCHM-DYE-0002 LCGreen® PLUS+ Dye; 7,456,281
BCHM-ASY-0005; BCHM-ASY-0006; BCHM-ASY-0008; BCHM-ASY-0009; BCHM-ASY-0010 LC Green® PLUS+ Dye Kit;LCGreen® PLUS+ Master Mix  7,387,887; 7,456,281; 7,582,429; and patents pending
LS32-ASY-0003; LS32-ASY-0005; LS32-ASY-0006 LightScanner® 32 Instrument (LS32™); LS32™ Accessory Kit; LS32™ Manual Packet Assembly 6,197,520; 6,303,305; 6,387,621; 6,503,720;  6,730,501; 7,373,253; 7,387,887; 7,582,429; 7,745,205; 8,068,992; and patents pending
HRLS-ASY-0002; HRLS-ASY-0003; HRLS-ASY-0008; HRLS-ASY-0009 LightScanner® Master Mix (Regular or High Sensitivity)  7,387,887; 7,456,281
LSCN-ASY-0001; LSCN-ASY-0040; LSCN-ASY-0050; LSCN-ASY-0041; LSCN-ASY-0042; LSCN-ASY-0043; LSCN-ASY-0051; LSCN-ASY-0052; LSCN-ASY-0053; HRLS-ASY-0001; LSCN-SCD-0001; LSCN-SUB-3001 LightScanner® Instrument; LightScanner® Start-Up Reagent Kit; LightScanner® Software CD w/ Electronic Manual; LightScanner® Accessory Kit 7,387,887 ; 7,456,281; 7,582,429; 8,068,992; and patents pending
RAPD-ASY-9200; RAPD-SCD-0004; JRPD-ASY-0013; JRPD-ASY-0012; RAPD-ASY-0200 R.A.P.I.D.® System 9200 Instrument; R.A.P.I.D.® 9200 Custom Software Install CD; R.A.P.I.D.® 9200 Start-Up Kit; R.A.P.I.D.® 9200 Basic Tool Kit; R.A.P.I.D.® 9200 Ready Response Kit 6,197,520; 6,303,305; 6,387,621; 6,503,720;  6,730,501; 7,373,253; 7,745,205
PATH-ASY-0007 RAZOR® BA 3 Target Pouch and Sample Preparation Kit (HP) Tests for B. anthracis, Targets 1, 2 and 3 8,409,508; and patents pending
PATH-ASY-0056 RAZOR® CDN Screen Pathogen Test Pouch and Sample Preparation Kit (HP) RAZOR® 8 Target DNA/RNA Pathogen Screen 8,409,508; and patents pending
PATH-ASY-0010 RAZOR® Food Screen 3 Target Pouch and Sample Preparation Kit (HP) Tests forCampylobacter, L. monocytogenes andSalmonella 8,409,508; and patents pending
RAZR-ASY-4000; RAZR-SCD-4000; RAZR-PRT-4019; RAZR-PRT-4020; RAZR-SCD-4001 RAZOR® EX Instrument; RAZOR® EX Desktop Software CD; RAZOR® EX Quick Start Guide – Instrument; RAZOR® EX Quick Start Guide – Pouches; RAZOR® EX Training CD 6,387,621; 6,730,501; 7,373,253; 9,586,208; and patents pending
PATH-ASY-0061 RAZOR® The 10® Pouch and Sample Preparation Kit (HP) 6,245,514; 8,409,508; and patents pending
PATH-ASY-0091; PATH-ASY-0050; PATH-ASY-0004; PATH-ASY-0001 RAZOR® Simulant Training Kit; RAZOR® 3 Target 4×3 Freeze-Dried Pouch; RAZOR® Prep Kit; RAZOR® Empty Pouch 6,245,514; and 8,409,508
PATH-ASY-0011 RAZOR® Water Screen 3 Target Pouch and Sample Preparation Kit (HP) Tests forCryptosporidium Target 2, E. coli O157 and Salmonella 6,245,514; 8,409,508; and patents pending
PATH-ASY-1051 RAZOR® Pouch (CRP BioThreat X) 8,409,508; and patents pending
FLM1-ASY-0001; FLM1-ASY-0008; FLM1-ASY-0009; FLM1-ASY-0010; FLM2-ASY-0001; NGDS-ASY-0002; HTFA-ASY-0001; HTFA-ASY-0002; HTFA-ASY-0003 FilmArray® Instrument; FilmArray® System U.S. Configuration, EUR Configuration, UK Configuration, AUS Configuration; Biothreat FilmArray® System U.S. Configuration, EUR Configuration, UK Configuration, AUS Configuration, FilmArray® Torch System Base Box, FilmArray® Torch Module Box 8,068,992; and 8,394,608
RFIT-ASY-0094; RFIT-ASY-0104; RFIT-ASY-0116; RFIT-ASY-0118; RFIT-ASY-0119; RFIT-ASY-0120; RFIT-ASY-0122; RFIT-ASY-0124; RFIT-ASY-0125; RFIT-ASY-0126; RFIT-ASY-0127; NGDS-ASY-0001; NGDS-ASY-0007; NGDS-ASY-0008; RFIT-ASY-0129; RFIT-ASY-0130; RFIT-ASY-0136; RFIT-ASY-0137 FilmArray® Respiratory Panel Kit 30 count, 6 count; FilmArray® BioThreat Panel Kit 30 count, 6 count; FilmArray® Blood Culture ID Panel Kit 30 count; FilmArray® Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel, 6 count; FilmArray® Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel, 30 count; FilmArray® Gastrointestinal Panel Kit 30 count; FilmArray® BioThreat-E Panel 6 count; FilmArray® NGDS BT-E Panel; FilmArray® NGDS Warrior Panel, 30 count; FilmArray® NGDS Sentinel Panel, 30 count; FilmArray® Respiratory Panel EZ 30 count; FilmArray® Respiratory Panel 2, 30 count, 6 count; FilmArray® Respiratory Panel 2 plus, 30 count, 6 count 7,387,887; 7,456,281; 8,394,608; 8,895,295; 8,940,526; and patents pending
JRPD-ASY-0001; JRPD-ASY-0005; JRPD-ASY-0007; JRPD-ASY-0016; JRPD-ASY-0126; JRPD-ASY-0127; JRPD-ASY-0128; JRPD-ASY-0129; JRPD-ASY-0130 ; JRPD-ASY-0100; JRPD-ASY-0101; JRPD-ASY-0102; JRPD-ASY-0103; JRPD-ASY-0104; JRPD-ASY-0105; JRPD-ASY-0106; JRPD-ASY-0107; JRPD-ASY-0108; JRPD-ASY-0109; JRPD-ASY-0110; JRPD-ASY-0111; JRPD-ASY-0112; JRPD-ASY-0113; JRPD-ASY-0114; JRPD-ASY-0116; JRPD-ASY-0123; JRPD-ASY-0124; JRPD-ASY-0136; JRPD-ASY-0137; JRPD-ASY-0138 JBAIDS System Instrument; JBAIDS Kits 6,197,520; 6,303,305; 6,387,621; 6,503,720; 6,730,501; 7,373,253; 7,745,205; and patents pending

 

TRADEMARK INFORMATION

BioFire, BioFire Defense, LLC, the BioFire Logo, Call-IT, Easy Accurate Timely, Eat Here, FilmArray, Hi-Res Melting, LCGreen, LightScanner, LunaProbes, Make Food Safe, R.A.P.I.D., RAZOЯ, RAZOR, SimpleProbe, The 10, and The Ten are registered trademarks of the BioFire family of companies in the United States and/or other countries. IT 1-2-3, LS32, LunaProbes, Platinum Path, Rapid Cycler, The 8, and The Eight are trademarks of BioFire. Intel is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Fire Engineering is a registered trademark of The Reuben H. Donnelly Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. HybProbe, LightCycler and the LightCycler logo, LightTyper, and TaqMan are registered trademarks of a member of the Roche Group in the United States and/or other countries. SYBR is a registered trademark of Molecular Probes, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Vortex Genie is a registered trademark of Scientific Industries, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.


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