Patent Information

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Breast Health

Imaging

Biopsy

Breast Surgery

Surgical

Surgical

Skeletal

GYN/Non-GYN

Diagnostics

ThinPrep® (For GYN and Non-GYN specimens)

T3000

Patent No.
6,562,299
6,572,824
7,435,599
7,579,190

T5000

Patent No.
6,562,299
6,572,824
7,435,599
7,579,190

ThinPrep® Imaging System

Filters

Patent No.
7,507,578

Imaging Station

Patent No.
7,590,492

I Squared

Patent No.
7,369,304
7,590,492
7,689,038

Lab Solutions

Review Scope

Patent No.
7,006,674

Molecular

Patent No.
7,006,674

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Cellient Automated Cell Block System

Patent No.
7,829,021
7,914,462
7,914,738

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Rapid fFN® Fetal Fibronectin Test

Analyte Detector System

Patent No.
DES 434,153
6,267,722

Aptima Combo 2® Assay

Patent No.
5,514,551
5,656,207
5,556,771
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

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

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

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 (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 (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

Patent No.
RE37,891
5,612200
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
8,057,762
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
8,057,762
8,206,662

Aptima® Specimen Transfer Kit

Patent No.
6,893,612
7,294,308
7,691,332
8,052,944
8,057,762
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

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

DTS® 400/800/1600 Systems

Patent No.
6,846,456

MTUs (mulit-tube units)

Patent No.
6,086,827
6,517,782
6,517,783

Progensa® PCA3

Patent No.
RE37,891
5,556,771
5,612200
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
8,057,762
8,546,551

Sample Rack

Patent No.
7,611,675
7,638,337

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

Imaging

Panther® System

Patent No.
6,605,213
7,033,820
7,135,145
7,638,337

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Breast Health

Imaging X-ray systems, including Selenia® Dimensions® and 3Dimensions™ Systems

Patent No.
7,122,803
7,123,684
7,233,005
7,304,308
7,319,735
7,407,782
7,430,272
7,443,949
7,577,282
7,609,806
7,616,801
7,639,780
7,688,940
7,702,142
7,760,853
7,792,245
7,831,296
7,869,563
7,881,428
7,991,106
7,949,091
7,986,765
8,155,421
8,175,219
8,275,090
8,452,379
8,559,595
8,565,374
8,712,127
8,744,041
8,948,340
8,958,001
9,042,612
9,066,706
9,095,306
9,119,593
9,460,508
9,549,709
10,413,263
10,573,276
10,638,994
10,772,584
10,758,195
10,959,694
10,888,292
10,952,692
D831216
D890344

3DQuorumTM Image Analytics

Patent No.
10,111,631
10,575,807

ImageChecker® CAD

Patent No.
10,772,591

CenovaTM Hardware (Digital Processing System)

Patent No.
7,174,515
7,397,937
7,477,766
7,630,532
7,630,533
7,668,352
7,672,494
7,680,315
7,809,175
8,131,049
8,223,916
8,571,292

MammoPad® Radiolucent Breast Cushion

Patent No.
7,502,441
8,098,793
8,705,689
9,504,433
9,936,925

SecurView® Workstation or Manager

Patent No.
7,406,150
7,885,443
9,460,508
8,144,959
10,108,329
10,679,095
10,719,223

SmartCurveTM System

Patent No.
9,782,135

Biopsy

Affirm® Prone Biopsy System and related comfort accessories

Patent No.
10,092,358
10,098,590
10,456,213

Affirm® Upright Breast Biopsy Guidance System and Lateral Arm Upright Biopsy Accessory

Patent No.
9,937,016
10,595,954

ATEC® Breast Biopsy System

Patent No.
7,347,829
8,277,393
8,062,230
8,246,551

Biopsy Site Markers, including CeleroMark, SecurMark®, TriMark®, and Tumark® markers

Patent No.
8,280,486
8,442,623
D641,471
D625,005
D643,118

Brevera® Breast Biopsy System

Patent No.
9,492,130
9,456,808
8,430,827
9,844,363
10,856,856
10,881,383
D735342
D750787
D769276
D801988
D870895

Celero® Vacuum-Assisted Breast Biopsy Device

Patent No.
7,988,642
8,357,103
8,430,827

Contura® Cavity Maintenance and MLB Catheters

Patent No.
6,955,641
7,935,044
8,079,946
8,192,344
8,287,442
8,360,950
8,740,763
8,758,214
9,180,312
9,415,239 

Eviva® Vacuum-Assisted Breast Biopsy System

Patent No.
8,202,229
8,277,393

MammoSite® ML Targeted Radiation Therapy System

Patent No.
7,524,274
9,248,311

Sertera® Spring-loaded Core Breast Biopsy Device

Patent No.
D746457
D844784
9,585,639
10,537,311

Breast Surgery

BioZorb® Marker

Patent No.
9,014,787
10,413,381

Faxitron® CT Specimen Radiography System

Patent No.
D895838

Faxitron Wedge® Specimen Container

Patent No.
8,741,232

LOCalizer® Wire-free Guidance System

Patent No.
8,973,584
9,867,550

PERL® Ring Localization Device

Patent No.
10,524,875

TruNode® Single-use Gamma Probe System

Patent No.
6,512,399
10,310,097

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Surgical

Acessa ProVu® laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation system

Patent No.
8,512,333
9,861,426

Definity® cervical dilator

Patent No.
10,582,951

Fluent® fluid management system

Patent No.
10,077,767

MyoSure® tissue removal system

Patent No.
9,095,366
9,339,288
9,539,019
9,872,694
10,130,389

MyoSure® Manual tissue removal device

Patent No.
9,913,629

NovaSure® ADVANCED endometrial ablation system

Patent No.
6,508,815
6,743,184
9,693,890
10,624,780

NovaSure® endometrial ablation system

Patent No.
6,508,815
6,743,184

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SKELETAL

Fluoroscan® InSight Mini C-Arm System

Patent No.
6,113,265
6,234,672
6,236,712
9,161,727

Hologic® DXA Systems, including QDR, Discovery and Horizon®  systems

Patent No.
6,230,036
6,233,473
6,385,283
6,853,741
7,609,871

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