Bio-Rad has been awarded US Patent No. 8,633,015, "Flow-based thermocycling system with thermoelectric cooler."
Kevin Ness, Donald Masquelier, Billy Colston, Jr, and Benjamin Hindson are named as inventors.
Nanobiosym has been awarded US Patent No. 8,632,973, "Nano-PCR: methods and devices for nucleic acid amplification and detection."