USPTO grants MS2 Array first patent

MS2 Array is pleased to announce that on May 22, 2018 the USPTO granted the company it's first patent, US 9,977,019, "Fluorous Peptide Microarray, Detection Process Using a Fluorous Peptide Microarray, and Process of Forming a Fluorous Peptide Microarray". The issued patent claims the formation of peptide microarrays using fluorous immobilization, the reaction of the peptides, either before or after immobilization with a biomolecule of interest, then detection of the reaction products by mass spectrometry through direct ionization of the peptides from the surface.

The issuance of this patent is an important addition to the MS2 Array IP portfolio and provides validation of the novelty and utility of the technology. MS2 Array looks forward to expanding it's collection of issued patents as its other applications move forward through the examination process thereby increasing the value of the company.