Patents

LEGAL – United States Patents

Charm Sciences believes that investing in the best research and design leads to the development of superior products and services. Charm Sciences spends significant time and resources inventing and researching every year, and our patents represent that investment.  Charm Sciences files numerous U.S. and international patent applications each year and, as a result,  has established an industry-leading patent portfolio.

In accordance with Section 287(a) of Title 35 of the United States Code, the reader is hereby placed on notice of Charm Sciences’ rights in the United States Patents listed on this site and associated with the following product groups.  In many cases, Charm Sciences maintains foreign patents that have similar coverage to the U.S. patents listed below. 

PRODUCTS FOR QUANTITATIVELY AND/OR QUALITATIVELY DETECTING DRUGS (FOR EXAMPLE ANTIBIOTICS) AND/OR TOXINS (FOR EXAMPLE MYCOTOXINS)

  • US 9151753
  • US 9063137
  • US 8709792
  • US 8592171
  • US 8481334
  • US 7863057
  • US 7785899
  • US 7410808
  • US 7097983
  • US 6475805
  • US 6319466
  • US 5985675
  • US D714955
  • US D694425
  • US D419439
  • Pending Applications, including Published Applications: US20140057362A1; US20130177214A1; US20100285610A1

PRODUCTS FOR DETECTING ANTIBIOTICS THROUGH MICROBIAL GROWTH INHIBITION

  • US 8476064
  • US 7897365
  • Pending Applications, including Published Application: US20100285572A1

PRODUCTS FOR DETECTING ATP

  • US 8236515
  • US 7824878
  • US 7494781
  • US 7132249
  • US 6055050
  • US 5965453
  • US 5917592
  • US D 407499
  • US D 408082

TEST VIALS FOR DETECTING LUMINESCENCE

US 8663975

PRODUCTS FOR HYGIENE MONITORING THROUGH DETECTING  GLUCOSE

US  7229783

TEST STRIP READERS

 US 8475731

 US 9008373

  • Pending Applications, including Published Applications: US20140057362A1; US20130177214A1; US 20140334980 A1

PRODUCTS FOR DETECTING NITROFURANS 

US 7632928

MYCOTOXIN EXTRACTION

Pending Applications, including Published Application: WO2013116847A1

LATERAL FLOW TEST STRIP DETECTION OF HIGH MOLECULAR WEIGHT SUBSTANCE

  • US 9057724

Pending Applications, including Published Application: WO2012162346A1

RESEALABLE MOISTURE TIGHT CONTAINERS

Pending Applications, including Published Application: US20100043359A1

BACTERIOPHAGE INDICATORS OF MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION

Pending Applications, including Published Application: US20090298051A1