IFC Notices

Access Array, Dynamic Array, Digital Array, C1, Callisto, Juno and Polaris Integrated Fluidic Circuit (IFC) Patent Notice and Limited License November 30, 2015

Limited License and Disclaimer for Fluidigm Systems with Fluidigm IFCs

Except as expressly set forth herein, no right to copy, modify, distribute, make derivative works of, publicly display, make, have made, offer to sell, sell, use, or import a Fluidigm system or any other product is conveyed or implied with the purchase of a Fluidigm system (including the Access Array System, Biomark System, C1 System, Callisto System, EP1 System, FC1 Cycler, IFC Controllers, Juno System, Polaris System, or any components thereof), and Access Array IFCs, Dynamic Array IFCs and Digital Array IFCs, IFC controller, software, reagents, or any other items provided hereunder.  This limited license permits only the use by the buyer of the particular product(s), in accordance with the written instructions provided therewith in the User Guide, that the buyer purchases from Fluidigm or its authorized representative(s).  Except to the extent expressly approved in writing by Fluidigm or its authorized representative(s), the purchase of any Fluidigm product(s) does not by itself convey or imply the right to use such product(s) in combination with any other product(s).  In particular, (i) no right to make, have made, or distribute other instruments, IFCs, software, or reagents is conveyed or implied by the purchase of the Fluidigm system, (ii) no right to make, have made, import, distribute, or use a Fluidigm system is conveyed or implied by the purchase of any other instruments, software, reagents, or IFCs from Fluidigm or otherwise, and (iii) except as expressly provided in the User Guide, the buyer may not use and no right is conveyed to use the Fluidigm system in combination with instruments, software, reagents, or IFCs unless all component parts have been purchased from Fluidigm or its authorized representative(s).  For example, purchase of a Fluidigm system and/or an IFC controller conveys no right or license to patents covering the Fluidigm IFCs or their manufacture, such as U.S. Patent Nos. 6,408,878, 6,645,432, 6,719,868, 6,793,753, 6,929,030, 7,323,143, 7,601,270, 7,867,763, 8,002,933, 8,104,515, 8,220,487, and 8,550,119.   Fluidigm IFCs may not be used with any non-Fluidigm system, and Fluidigm systems (including the Biomark HD, C1, Callisto, EP1, Juno, and Polaris Systems) may not be used with any device other than Fluidigm IFCs. Fluidigm IFCs are single use only and may not be reused unless otherwise specifically authorized in writing by Fluidigm. No other licenses are granted, expressed or implied.

 

Access Array™ IFC

Fluidigm Product Patent Notice

The Fluidigm Access Array IFC, methods for controlling the Access Array IFC, and/or the manufacture of the Access Array IFC may be covered by one or more of the following patents owned or licensed by Fluidigm Corporation and/or its affiliates (collectively Fluidigm): U.S. Patent Nos. 6,408,878, 6,645,432, 6,719,868, 6,793,753, 6,929,030, 7,040,338, 7,323,143, 7,479,186, 7,601,270, 7,867,763, 8,002,933, 8,104,515, 8,105,824, 8,220,487, 8,550,119 and additional issued and pending patents in the U.S. and other countries.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

 

CyTOF®, CyTOF 2, Helios™, and Hyperion™ Imaging Systems

Notice February 18, 2020
Fluidigm Product Patent Notice
The CyTOF®, CyTOF® 2, Helios™, and Hyperion™ Imaging Systems and their use, including with Maxpar reagents, may be covered by one of more of the following U.S. Patents owned or licensed by Fluidigm Corporation and/or its affiliates: U.S. Patent Nos. 7,135,296, 7,479,630, 7,767,407, 8,003,312, 8,101,368, 8,236,511, 8,354,242, 8,963,076, 9,176,137, 9,261,503, 9,431,227, 9,435,787, 9,496,124, 9,589,779, 9,952,132, 9,952,134, 9,922,811, 10,072,104, 10,139,332, 10,180,386, 10,319,576, 10,436,698 and additional foreign patents and pending patent applications.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

 

Dynamic Array™ IFCs

Fluidigm Product Patent Notice

Fluidigm Dynamic Array IFCs (including the Flex Six IFC, 48.48 Dynamic Array IFCs, 96.96 Dynamic Array IFCs, and 192.24 Dynamic Array IFC), methods for reading and controlling Dynamic Array IFCs, and/or the manufacture of Dynamic Array IFCs may be covered by one or more of the following patents owned or licensed by Fluidigm Corporation and/or its affiliates (collectively Fluidigm): U.S. Patent Nos. 7,479,186, 8,007,746, 6,408,878, 6,645,432, 6,719,868, 6,793,753, 6,929,030, 7,040,338, 7,323,143, 7,476,363, 7,601,270, 7,867,454, 7,867,763, 8,002,933, 8,104,515, 8,105,824, 8,157,434, 8,220,487, 8,420,017, 8,475,743, 8,550,119, 8,591,834, 8,616,227 and additional issued and pending patents in the U.S. and other countries.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

 

Digital Array™ IFCs

Fluidigm Product Patent Notice

Fluidigm Digital Array IFCs (including the 12.765 Digital Array IFC, 48.770 Digital Array IFC, and qdPCR 37K IFC), methods for reading and controlling Digital Array IFCs, and/or the manufacture of Digital Array IFCs may be covered by one or more of the following patents owned or licensed by Fluidigm Corporation and/or its affiliates (collectively Fluidigm): U.S. Patent Nos. 6,408,878, 6,645,432, 6,719,868, 6,793,753, 6,929,030, 7,040,338, 7,323,143, 7,479,186, 7,601,270, 7,604,965, 7,666,361, 7,691,333, 7,749,737, 7,837,946, 7,867,763, 8,002,933, 8,104,515, 8,105,824, 8,163,492, 8,220,487, 8,247,178, 8,550,119 and additional issued and pending patents in the U.S. and other countries.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

 

C1™ IFCs

Fluidigm Product Patent Notice

Fluidigm C1 IFCs, methods for reading and controlling C1 IFCs, and/or the manufacture of C1 IFCs may be covered by one or more of the following patents owned or licensed by Fluidigm Corporation and/or its affiliates (collectively Fluidigm): U.S. Patent Nos. 6,408,878, 6,645,432, 6,719,868, 6,767,706, 6,793,753, 6,929,030, 7,040,338, 7,323,143, 7,479,186, 7,601,270, 7,867,763, 8,002,933, 8,104,515, 8,105,824, 8,129,176, 8,220,487, 8,257,666, 8,455,258, 8,550,119, 8,673,645, 8,871,446 and additional issued and pending patents in the U.S. and other countries.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

 

Callisto™ IFC

Fluidigm Product Patent Notice

The Fluidigm Callisto IFC, methods for reading and controlling the Callisto IFC, and/or the manufacture of the Callisto IFC may be covered by one or more of the following patents owned or licensed by Fluidigm Corporation and/or its affiliates (collectively Fluidigm): U.S. Patent Nos. 6,408,878, 6,645,432, 6,719,868, 6,793,753, 6,929,030, 7,040,338, 7,323,143, 7,479,186, 7,601,270, 7,867,763, 8,002,933, 8,104,515, 8,105,824, 8,220,487, 8,550,119, 8,673,645, 8,871,446 and additional issued and pending patents in the U.S. and other countries.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

 

Juno™ IFC

Fluidigm Product Patent Notice

The Fluidigm Juno IFC (integrated fluidic circuits/microfluidic chips with or without a carrier), methods for reading and controlling the Juno IFC, and/or the manufacture of the Juno IFCs may be covered by one or more of the following patents owned or licensed by Fluidigm Corporation and/or its affiliates (collectively Fluidigm): U.S. Patent Nos. 6,408,878, 6,645,432, 6,719,868, 6,793,753, 6,929,030, 7,040,338, 7,323,143, 7,479,186, 7,601,270, 7,604,965, 7,666,361, 7,691,333, 7,749,737, 7,867,763, 8,002,933, 8,104,515, 8,105,824, 8,163,492, 8,220,487, 8,247,178, 8,550,119 and additional issued and pending patents in the U.S. and other countries.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

 

Polaris™ IFC

Fluidigm Product Patent Notice

The Fluidigm Polaris IFC, methods for reading and controlling the Polaris IFC, and/or the manufacture of the Polaris IFC may be covered by one or more of the following patents owned or licensed by Fluidigm Corporation and/or its affiliates (collectively Fluidigm): U.S. Patent Nos. 6,408,878, 6,645,432, 6,719,868, 6,793,753, 6,802,342, 6,899,137, 6,929,030, 7,040,338, 7,323,143, 7,479,186, 7,601,270, 7,867,763, 8,002,933, 8,104,515, 8,105,824, 8,220,487, 8,455,258, 8,550,119, 8,673,645 and additional issued and pending patents in the U.S. and other countries.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.

NOTICE TO PURCHASER: Limited Use License to Perform Digital PCR with Fluidigm IFCs.
The purchase of a Digital Array IFC from Fluidigm Corporation and/or its affiliates (collectively Fluidigm) conveys to the purchaser the limited, non-transferable right to the purchaser to use the purchased amount of this product in all fields other than in the Sequencing Field, the Mass Spectrometry Field and the Prenatal Field to perform digital PCR methods under license from Thermo Fisher Scientific. No right to resell this product and no other rights (such as real-time PCR methods, apparatus, reagents or software to perform digital PCR methods) are conveyed by Thermo Fisher Scientific expressly, by implication, or by estoppel. For information on obtaining additional rights, please contact outlicensing@lifetech.com.

NOTICE TO PURCHASER: Limited Use License to Perform Pre-Amplification with Fluidigm IFCs.
The purchase of an IFC from Fluidigm Corporation and/or its affiliates (collectively Fluidigm) conveys to the purchaser the limited, non-transferable right to perform pre-amplification methods under license from Thermo Fisher Scientific for use with the purchased amount of this product and Fluidigm instruments. No right to resell this product and no other rights (such as real-time PCR methods, apparatus, reagents or software to perform digital PCR methods) are conveyed by Thermo Fisher Scientific expressly, by implication, or by estoppel. For information on obtaining additional rights, please contact outlicensing@lifetech.com.

Unless explicitly and expressly stated otherwise, all Fluidigm products are provided for Research Use Only, not for use in diagnostic procedures. For more information see www.fluidigm.com/legal/notices