CryoXtract Instruments Announces Patent Allowance for Frozen Sample Aliquotting Technology
Published: Feb 12, 2013
WOBURN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CryoXtract Instruments, LLC, a leader in developing unique automation solutions for preserving and optimizing frozen biological samples, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for U.S. Patent Application No. 12/087,695, entitled “Systems, Methods and Devices for Frozen Sample Distribution.” This patent application is jointly owned by Harvard University and Northeastern University, which collaborated on the development of the technology. CryoXtract is the exclusive licensee of the patent application, which covers CryoXtract’s core technology and solutions that enable the scientific community to protect and access high-value frozen biological samples without exposing them to detrimental repeated freeze/thaw cycles.