Company has has received a notice of allowance from the Japan Patent Office (JPO) granting the Company patent protection for the Genomtec®ID device and the technology invented by Genomtec SA.
The invention with the new patent protection covers the key technical solutions related to the proprietary contactless heating and temperature detection system developed for POCT platforms, including Genomtec® ID.
This is the first patent granted by JPO and the fourth significant intellectual property secured by Genomtec. The company has currently pending more than twenty patent applications worldwide.
“Each additional area of patent protection we receive protects us from the copying of our technology and thus increases Genomtec’s value in the global market of companies specializing in molecular diagnostics. It also strengthens the competitiveness of our key project – which is Genomtec ID”. – said Miron Tokarski, co-founder and CEO of Genomtec SA. “Both United States and now Japan, where the core technology behind Genomtec®ID are already under patent protection, are some of the most dynamic countries where similar inventions are made. This puts us in a strong negotiating position before signing commercial agreements with selected partners to execute our commercialization strategy.” – He adds.
The patent proceedings are aimed at securing key interests and are part of Genomtec’s growth strategy which includes pursuing innovation in clinical diagnostics and building its IP portfolio.