Patent Information

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    Diagnostics

      ThinPrep® (For GYN and Non-GYN specimens)

      T300
      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 

      Review Scope
      Patent No.
      7,006,674

      Patent No.
      7,006,674

      Cellient Automated Cell Block System
      Patent No.
      7,829,021
      7,914,462
      7,914,738

      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

      pA-Tn5 Transposase and iDeal CUT&Tag kit for Histones (owned by and licensed from ACTIVE MOTIF)
      Patent No.
      11,306,307

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

      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

        3DQuorum™ Image Analytics
        Patent No.
        10,111,631
        10,575,807

        ImageChecker® CAD
        Patent No.
        10,772,591

        Cenova™ 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

        SmartCurve™ System
        Patent No.
        9,782,135

        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

        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

        Surgical

          Acessa ProVu® laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation system
          Patent No.
          8,512,333
          9,861,426

          CoolSeal® Trinity vessel sealer
          Patent No.
          D934423
          10,765,471

          CoolSeal® generator
          Patent No.
          9,039,694
          10,342,599

          Definity® cervical dilator
          Patent No.
          10,582,951

          Fluent® fluid management system
          Patent No.
          10,077,767
          11,009,021
          11,311,660

          JustRight® stapler
          Patent No.
          8,517,240
          9,539,021
          9,750,497
          10,806,446

          MyoSure® tissue removal system
          Patent No.
          9,095,366
          9,339,288
          9,539,019
          9,872,694
          10,130,389
          11,045,217

          MyoSure® Manual tissue removal device
          Patent No.
          9,913,629

          NovaSure® ADVANCED and V5 endometrial ablation systems
          Patent No.
          9,693,890
          10,624,780
          11,298,182

          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