Notices

PRODUCT USE NOTICES

  • The Advanta™ Dx SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Assay is for In Vitro Diagnostic Use under Emergency Use Authorization Only and Rx Only.
  • ALL OTHER Fluidigm products are provided for Research Use Only and Not For Use in Diagnostic Procedures. These Products do not have United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) or equivalent non-U.S. regulatory agency clearance or approval (“Approval”).
  • Unless otherwise expressly stated by Fluidigm Corporation in writing, no claim or representation is made or intended by Fluidigm Corporation that any product has any Approval for use in any diagnostic or other clinical procedure in connection with any law, regulation or governmental policy.

PATENTS

The U.S. Patents listed below provide virtual marking of the listed products per 35 U.S.C. §287(e).

The following products and/or methods of using them, alone or in combination with a Fluidigm product, may be covered by one or more of the following patents (and additional pending patent applications and related patents) owned or licensed by Fluidigm Corporation and/or its affiliates. 

Systems and Instruments

Product Name

Patent Numbers (U.S. Patent Nos. unless otherwise noted)

Access Array™ System 7704735; 8105553; 8105824; 8389960; 9074204; 9677119
AccuLift™ System 10324008
Biomark™ HD System 7307802; 7588672; 7604965; 7666361; 7691333; 7704735; 7749737; 7906072; 8048378; 8512640; 8721968; 8926905; 9168531; 9663821; 10226770
C1™ System 7704735; 8105553; 8105824; 8273574; 8389960; 8455258; 8673645; 8871446; 9304065; 9579650;
Callisto™ System 7704735; 8105553; 8105824; 8273574; 8389960; 9506845; 10940473
CyTOF® Imaging Systems (includes CyTOF® 2 and CyTOF® XT) 7479630; 8003312; 8101368; 8236511; 8354242; 8963076; 9176137; 9261503; 9431227; 9435787; 9496124; 9952132; 9952134; 10072104; 10139332; 10180386; 10436698; 10598584
EP1™ System 7604965; 7666361; 7691333; 7749737; 9168531; 10226770
Helios™ Imaging System 7479630; 8003312; 8101368; 8236511; 8354242; 8963076; 9176137; 9261503; 9431227; 9435787; 9496124; 9952132; 9952134; 10072104; 10139332; 10180386; 10436698; 10598584
Hyperion™ Imaging System 7479630; 8003312; 8101368; 8236511; 8354242; 8963076; 9176137; 9261503; 9431227; 9435787; 9496124; 9589779; 9952132; 9922811; 10705006; 10072104; 10107734; 10180386; 10319576; 10436698; 10598584; 10804090
IFC Controller AX 7704735; 8105553; 8105824; 8389960; 9074204
IFC Controller HX 7704735; 8105553; 8105824; 8389960; 8616227; 9623413
IFC Controller MX 7604965; 7666361; 7691333; 7704735; 7749737; 8105553; 8105824; 8157434; 8163492; 8389960; 9623413
IFC Controller RX 7704735; 8105553; 8105824; 8389960; 9623413
IFC Controller WX 7704735; 8105553; 8105824
Juno™ System 7604965; 7666361; 7691333; 7704735; 7749737; 8105553; 8105824; 8157434; 8163492; 8389960; 8616227; 9623413
Polaris™ System 7307802; 7588672; 7704735; 7906072; 8048378; 8105553; 8105824; 8273574; 8389960; 8455258; 8512640; 8673645; 8926905; 9663821; 10578633; 10745748

IFCs

Product Name

Patent Numbers (U.S. Patent Nos. unless otherwise noted)

Access Array™ IFC 7323143; 7867763; 8105824; 8220487; 8691509
C1™ IFC 7323143; 7867763; 8105824; 8220487; 8455258; 8673645; 8871446; 9304065; 9429500; 9506845; 9579650; 9902990; 9926521; 9952126; 10190163; 10227624; 10328428; 10508299; 10940473; 10954560
Callisto™ IFC 7323143; 7867763; 8105824; 8220487; 8550119; 8673645; 8871446
Digital Array™ IFC (includes the 12.765 Digital Array IFC 48.770 Digital Array IFC and qdPCR 37K IFC) 7323143; 7604965; 7666361; 7691333; 7749737; 7837946; 7867763; 8105824; 8163492; 8220487; 8247178; 9643178
Dynamic Array™ IFC (includes the Flex Six IFC 48.48 Dynamic Array IFCs 96.96 Dynamic Array IFCs and 192.24 Dynamic Array IFC) 7323143; 7476363; 7867454; 7867763; 8007746; 8105824; 8157434; 8220487; 8420017; 8475743; 8591834; 8616227; 9205468; 9623413; 10344318
Juno™ IFC 7143785; 7323143; 7604965; 7666361; 7691333; 7749737; 7867763; 8105824; 8163492; 8220487; 8247178;
Polaris™ IFC 6802342; 7143785; 7323143; 7867763; 8105824; 8220487; 8455258; 8673645; 9371965; 10322411; 10509018; 10578633

Kits, Assays and Reagents

Product Name

Patent Numbers (U.S. Patent Nos. unless otherwise noted)

Access Array Target Specific Primers and Reagents 8691509; 9074204; 9677119; 10344318
Advanta Assays 11078476; 11117113
Cell-ID™ Cell Labeling Reagents 7479630; 7700295; 8003312; 8101368; 8236511; 8354242; 9012239; 9176137; 9296838; 9739765; 10072104; 10180386; 10436698; 10669358; 10752707
Fluidigm PreAmp Master Mix 7195670; 7307802; 7323143; 7476363; 7588672; 7604965; 7666361; 7691333; 7704735; 7749737; 7815868; 7837946; 7867454; 7867763; 7906072; 8048378; 8105553; 8105824; 8157434; 8163492; 8273574; 8389960; 8512640; 8616227; 8721968; 9304065; 9506845; 9579650; 9952126; 10940473
Fluidigm Reverse Transcription Master Mix 7195670; 7307802; 7323143; 7476363; 7588672; 7604965; 7666361; 7691333; 7704735; 7749737; 7815868; 7837946; 7867454; 7867763; 7906072; 8048378; 8105553; 8105824; 8157434; 8163492; 8273574; 8389960; 8512640; 8616227; 8721968; 9304065; 9506845; 9579650; 9952126; 10940473
Maxpar® Reagents and Kits (includes Metal Conjugated Antibodies, Metal Labeling Kits, and Panel Kits) 7479630; 7700295; 8003312; 8101368; 8236511; 8354242; 9012239; 9176137; 9296838; 9739765; 10072104; 10180386; 10436698; 10669358; 10752707

Other

Product Name

Patent Numbers (U.S. Patent Nos. unless otherwise noted)

AccuLift™ LCM GeckoGrip™ Caps 10697866

LIMITED USE AND DISCLAIMER

Except as expressly and explicitly set forth in an applicable purchase agreement, 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 Fluidigm product is conveyed or implied with the purchase of a Fluidigm system, instrument, any component for a system or instrument, software, kit, assay, reagent, or any other Fluidigm product.  Purchase of a Fluidigm product only conveys to the buyer a right under Fluidigm's intellectual property rights to use the particular product in accordance with the written instructions provided therewith in the User Guide, that the buyer purchases from Fluidigm or its authorized representative(s), or such other rights as may be required by law.  Except to the extent expressly approved in writing by Fluidigm Corporation, 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 systems, instruments, IFCs, software, or reagents is conveyed or implied by the purchase of a Fluidigm system or product, (ii) no right to make, have made, import, distribute, or use a Fluidigm system or product is conveyed or implied by the purchase of any other Fluidigm system, instrument, software, reagent, or IFC 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 a Fluidigm system or product in combination with systems, instruments, software, reagents, or IFCs unless all component parts have been purchased from Fluidigm or its authorized representative(s).  For the avoidance of doubt and for example, purchase of a Fluidigm system and/or an IFC controller conveys no right or license to patents covering Fluidigm IFCs.   Fluidigm IFCs may not be used with any non-Fluidigm system or instrument, and Fluidigm systems and instruments (including the Biomark HD, C1, Callisto, EP1, Juno, and Polaris Systems) may not be used with any IFC 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, by purchase of a Fluidigm system or product.

 

LIMITED USE LABEL LICENSES

DIGITAL ARRAY IFC: Limited Use License to Perform Digital PCR

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 or Out Licensing, Life Technologies, 5791 Van Allen Way, Carlsbad, California 92008. For information about the scope of the above-identified Fields, please contact: labellicenseinformation@fluidigm.com.

 

C1 SINGLE-CELL AUTO PREP ARRAY IFC, DIGITAL ARRAY IFC, DYNAMIC ARRAY IFC: Limited Use License to Perform Pre-Amplification (June 11, 2014) 

The purchase of a C1™ Single-Cell Auto Prep Array IFC , Digital Array IFC, or Dynamic Array™ IFC from Fluidigm Corporation conveys to the purchaser the limited, non-transferable right to perform preamplification methods under license from Life Technologies Corporation 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 Life Technologies Corporation expressly, by implication, or by estoppel. For information on obtaining additional rights, please contact: outlicensing@lifetech.com or Out Licensing, Life Technologies, 5791 Van Allen Way, Carlsbad, California 92008. For information about the scope of the above, please contact: labellicenseinformation@fluidigm.com.

 

OTHER IFCs: Limited Use License to Perform Preamplification

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 or Out Licensing, Life Technologies, 5791 Van Allen Way, Carlsbad, California 92008. For information about the scope of the above, please contact: labellicenseinformation@fluidigm.com.

 

MAXPAR and CELL-ID KITS, ASSAYS & REAGENTS: Limited Use License

The purchase of Maxpar and Cell-ID reagents conveys from Fluidigm Corporation and/or its affiliates (collectively Fluidigm)  to the purchaser a limited, non-transferable right to use the reagents only with Fluidigm instruments and systems (e.g. CyTOF®, CyTOF 2, CyTOF XT™, Helios™, and Hyperion™ Imaging Systems). For information on obtaining additional usage rights, please contact Fluidigm at: www.fluidigm.com/support.