Patent Information

Patent Information

Hologic products may be covered by one or more U.S. or foreign patents. Please see product name to obtain patent information associated with that particular product. 

Diagnostics

GYN/NON-GYN

ThinPrep (for GYN and non-GYN specimens)

T3000

Patent No.

6,572,824

6,562,299

7,435,599

7,579,190

T5000

Patent No.

6,572,824

6,562,299

7,435,599

7,579,190

 

ThinPrep imaging system

 

Imaging station

 

Patent No.

7,006,674

7,590,492

 

Review scope

 

Patent No.

7,006,674

 

I Squared

 

Patent No.

7,369,304

7,590,492

7,689,038

 

Filters

 

Patent No.

7,507,578

 

LAB SOLUTIONS

 

Cellient automated cell block system

 

Patent No.

7,829,021

7,914,738

7,914,462

 

MOLECULAR

 

Rapid fFN fetal fibronectin test

 

Analyte detector system

 

Patent No.

6,267,722

DES 434,153

 

Cassette

 

Patent No.

DES 432,244

 

Cervista (two HPV tests)

 

Patent No.

6,368,803

6,562,611

6,872,816

6,913,881

7,273,696

7,381,530

7,407,782

7,514,220

7,527,948

7,785,852

7,829,314

 

Aptima combo 2® assay kit

 

Patent No.

5,514,551

5,556,771

5,656,207

5,658,737

5,693,468

5,696,251

5,723,597

5,756,709

5,827,656

5,840,873

5,948,899

6,090,591

6,893,612

6,910,720

7,172,863

 

Aptima® CT assay kit

 

Patent No.

5,514,551

5,556,771

5,693,468

5,696,251

5,723,597

5,823,254

6,090,591

6,893,612

6,910,720

 

Aptima® GC assay kit

 

Patent No.

5,514,551

5,556,771

5,696,251

5,723,597

5,948,899

6,090,591

6,893,612

6,910,720

7,172,863

 

Aptima® Trichomonas vaginalis assay kit

 

Patent No.

5,656,207

5,658,737

5,696,251

5,756,709

5,840,873

6,090,591

6,245,519

6,294,338

6,893,612

6,910,720

7,294,308

7,381,811

7,632,934

 

Aptima® HPV assay kit (screening)

 

Patent No.

5,656,207

5,656,423

5,658,737

5,696,251

5,712,092

5,756,709

5,840,873

5,876,922

5,948,899

6,090,591

6,245,519

6,910,720

7,070,925

7,294,308

 

Aptima® HPV assay kit (genotyping)

 

Patent No.

5,656,207

5,658,737

5,696,251

5,756,709

5,840,873

5,876,922

6,090,591

6,245,519

7,294,308

7,691,332

 

Aptima® HIV-1 RNA qualitative assay kit

 

Patent No.

RE37,891

5,612,200

5,656,744

5,658,737

5,696,251

5,756,011

5,756,709

5,827,656

5,840,873

5,948,899

5,955,261

6,004,745

6,090,591

6,110,678

6,245,519

6,280,952

6,623,920

7,070,925

7,097,979

 

Aptima® penetrable caps

 

Patent No.

6,893,612

7,294,308

7,691,332

8,052,944

RE45,194

8,206,662

 

Aptima® urine specimen collection kit for male and female urine specimens

 

Patent No.

6,893,612

7,294,308

7,691,332

8,052,944

RE45,194

8,206,662

 

Aptima® specimen transfer kit

 

Patent No.

6,893,612

7,294,308

7,691,332

8,052,944

RE45,194

8,206,662

 

Aptima® Pos Ctl GC & CT

 

Patent No.

6,893,612

 

Aptima® unisex swab specimen collection kit

 

Patent No.

6,893,612

 

Aptima® cervical specimen collection and transport kit

 

Patent No.

6,893,612

7,294,308

 

Aptima® vaginal swab specimen collection kit

 

Patent No.

6,893,612

 

Progensa® PCA3 assay kit

 

Patent No.

RE37,891

5,556,771

5,612,200

5,614,387

5,656,744

5,696,251

5,834,254

5,948,899

6,004,745

6,090,591

6,110,678

6,280,952

6,294,338

6,414,152

6,908,735

6,910,720

7,008,765

7,070,925

7,294,308

7,691,332

8,052,944

RE45,194

8,546,551

 

Progensa® PSA assay kit

 

Patent No.

RE37,891

5,556,771

5,612,200

5,614,387

5,656,744

5,696,251

5,834,254

5,948,899

6,004,745

6,090,591

6,110,678

6,280,952

6,294,338

6,414,152

6,811,985

6,908,735

6,910,720

7,070,925

7,294,308

 

Tigris® DTS® system

 

Patent No.

6,605,213

6,764,649

7,033,820

7,135,145

7,267,795

7,384,600

7,396,509

7,611,675

7,638,337

7,763,467

7,910,067

7,941,904

8,137,620

8,221,682

8,337,753

 

MTUs (multi-tube units)

 

Patent No.

6,086,827

6,517,782

6,517,783

 

Panther® system

 

Patent No.

6,605,213

7,033,820

7,135,145

7,638,337

8,844,731

 

Sample rack

 

Patent No.

7,611,675

7,638,337

 

DTS® 400/800/1600 systems

 

Patent No.

6,846,456

 

Breast Health

 

IMAGING

 

Selenia Dimensions breast tomosynthesis

 

Patent No.

5,895,936

5,930,327

5,969,360

7,407,782

6,075,840

6,327,336

6,614,873

7,123,684

7,319,735

7,430,272

7,443,949

7,577,282

7,616,801

7,609,806

7,639,780

7,688,940

7,702,142

7,760,853

7,792,245

7,831,296

7,869,563

7,881,428

7,949,091

7,986,765

7,991,106

8,155,421

8,175,219

8,275,090

8,452,379

8,559,595

8,565,374

8,712,127

8,744,041

8,831,171

 

Selenia digital mammography

 

Patent No.

5,706,327

5,895,936

5,930,327

5,969,360

6,025,599

6,075,840

6,327,336

6,614,873

6,791,091

7,123,684

7,319,735

7,443,949

7,986,765

 

 

MammoPad radiolucent breast cushion

 

Patent No.

6,577,702

6,765,984

7,502,441

7,616,732

8,098,793

8,705,689

 

Affinity screen-film mammography system (digital mammography)

 

Patent No.

5,706,327

 

M-IV series analog mammography

 

Patent No.

5,706,327

 

SecurView workstation

 

Patent No.

7,639,780

7,885,443

8,144,959

 

C-View generated 2D image

 

Patent No.

6,404,908

7,760,924

8,571,289

8,897,535

 

 

Cenova hardware (digital processing system), including various optional image analytic products such as ImageChecker CAD and DigitalNow HD software.

 

Patent No.

5,815,591

6,014,452

6,198,838

6,263,092

6,301,378

6,404,908

6,580,818

6,640,001

6,909,795

7,477,766

7,630,532

7,630,533

7,668,352

7,672,494

7,680,315

8,131,049

8,223,916

8,547,402

8,571,292

8,873,824

 

Trident specimen radiography system

 

Patent No.

5,895,936

5,969,360

6,327,336

6,614,873

 

INTERVENTIONAL

Eviva vacuum-assisted breast biopsy device

 

Patent No.

8,202,229

8,277,393

8,529,468

8,808,200

8,858,464

 

ATEC handpiece (compatible with the MultiCare Platinum, digital StereoLoc II and DSM StereoLoc II systems)

 

Patent No.

6,638,235

8,277,393

8,764,679

 

ATEC MRI handpiece

 

Patent No.

6,638,235

8,277,393

8,764,679 

 

Celero ultrasound-guided biopsy device (handheld)

 

Patent No.

7,988,642

8,357,103

8,430,827

 

SecurMark system for ATEC

 

Includes: 

 

Patent No.

8,280,486

8,442,623

 

Stainless steel, 1st2nd and 3rd distinct shapes

 

Patent No.

D641,471 (1st shape, SS)

D625,005 (2nd shape, SS)

D643,118 (3rd shape, SS)

 

SecurMark system for Eviva

 

Patent No.

8,280,486

8,442,623

 

Stainless steel, 1st2nd and 3rd distinct shapes

 

Patent No.

D641,471 (1st shape, SS)

D625,005 (2nd shape, SS)

D643,118 (3rd shape, SS)

 

SecurMark system for MRI

 

Patent No.

8,280,486

8,442,623

 

Stainless steel, 1st2nd and 3rd distinct shapes

Patent No.

D641,471 (1ST SHAPE, SS)

D625,005 (2ND SHAPE, SS)

D643,118 (3RD SHAPE SS)

 

SecurMark system for ultrasound

 

Patent No.

8,280,486

8,442,623

 

Stainless steel, 1st2nd and 3rd distinct shapes

 

Patent No.

D641,471 (1st shape, SS)

D625,005 (2nd shape, SS)

D643,118 (3rd shape, SS)

 

TriMark for Eviva biopsy site marker, end deploy, second shape only

 

Patent No.

6,450,938

6,824,507

7,104,945

7,429,240

 

CeleroMark biopsy site marker, end deploy

 

Patent No.

6,450,938

6,824,507

7,104,945

7,429,240

 

 

MammoSite ML targeted radiation therapy system

 

Patent No.

6,428,142

 

Contura multi-lumen balloon brachytherapy catheter

 

Patent No.

6,413,204

6,428,142

6,955,641

7,465,268

7,935,044

7,942,802

8,079,946

8,192,344

8,277,370

8,287,442

8,360,950

8,517,906

8,740,763

8,758,214

 

Contura cavity maintenance catheter

 

Patent No.

7,955,246

8,292,794

8,328,710

 

Surgical

 

NovaSure endometrial ablation device

 

Patent No.

5,769,880

6,743,184

6,508,815

 

MyoSure

 

Patent No.

8,840,626

8,574,253

 

Skeletal

 

Bone Densitometer products:

 

Patent No.

6,230,036

6,233,473

6,358,283

6,853,741

7,283,857

7,609,871

 

 

 

Fluoroscan InSight mini C-arm system

 

Patent No.

6,113,265

6,234,672

6,236,712