Patents & trademarks


QInstruments is owner of numerous patents worldwide.

WO2008135565, US8323588, EP2144716: Sample handling device for and methods of handling a sample
WO2011113858, US9126162, EP2547431: Positioning unit for a functional unit

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Trademark Information

QInstruments trademarks are recognised worldwide.

BioShake® (Quantifoil Instruments GmbH)

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Brand® (BRAND GmbH + Co KG)
Corning® (Corning, Inc.)
eppendorf twin.tec® (Eppendorf AG)
Eppendorf® (Eppendorf AG)
Eppendorf Thermomixer® (Eppendorf AG)
Eppendorf ThermoMixer plates® (Eppendorf AG)
Eppendorf ThermoMixer select® (Eppendorf AG)
Eppendorf ThermoStat expert® (Eppendorf AG)
Eppendorf Tubes® (Eppendorf AG)
Eppendorf QuickLock® (Eppendorf AG)
Falcon® (Becton, Dickinson And Company)
Greiner® (Greiner Labortechnik GmbH) 
Intel® (Intel Corporation)
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MVS® (MaeLean-Fogg Company)
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Nunc® (Nunc NS Corporation)
PerkinElmer® (PerkinEImer, Inc.)
SILA Rapid Integration® (Association Consortium Standardization in Lab Automation)
Thermo Fisher Scientific® (Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.)
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USB® (USB Corporation)
Windows® (Microsoft Corporation)
Zeiss® (Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung DM Carl Zeiss Corporation)

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