General Electric has been awarded US Patent No. 8,880,351, "Method and apparatus for analysis of tissue microarrays."
Ali Can, Michael Gerdes, Musodiq Bello, Xiaodong Tao, and Maximilian Seel are named as the inventors.
Luminex has been awarded US Patent No. 8,877,511, "Method and system for manufacture and use of macroporous beads in a multiplex assay."