Franklin Cockerill - US Patents

Franklin Cockerill’s Inventions in the 2000’s

1) Real-Time Molecular Detection of Group A Streptococcus (Streptococcus pyogenes) – Target speB, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany, October 10, 2000.

2) Real-Time Molecular Detection of Legionella Species, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany, October 10, 2000.

3) Detection of Mycobacteria in Clinical Specimens Using LightCycler PCR. Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany, January 7, 2003.

4) Detection of Influenza B RNA by Rapid Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) using the LightCycler, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany February 14, 2006

5) Detection of BK Virus DNA by Rapid Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Using the Light Cycler, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany, February 15, 2006.

6) Detection of Adenovirus Species by Real-Time PCR, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany, March 13, 2006.

7) Detection of Mycobacteria Tuberculosis Complex DNA by Real-Time PCR, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany, June 26, 2006.

8) Swab Collection Device for Molecular Testing, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany, March 19, 2007.

9) Detection of Chlamydophila (Chlamydia) Pneumoniae by Rapid PCR, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany, January 3, 2008.

10) Detection of Mycoplasma Pneumoniae by Rapid PCR, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany, January 3, 2008.

11) Detection of Influenza A RNA by Rapid Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Using the LightCycler), Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany, July 1, 2009.

12) Swab Collection, Transport and Extraction Device, Primary – Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany, July 1, 2009.

13) Detection and Identification of the Toxin Gene tcdC in Toxin Positive Clostridium Difficile by Real-Time PCR, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany, July 1, 2009.

14) LightCycler Assay for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) from Nasal Swabs, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany, July 1, 2009

15) Detection of Escherichia Coli Shiga-like Toxin (stx1 and stx2) DNA in Stool by Rapid PCR, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany, July 1, 2009.

16) PCR Assay for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Germany, December 6, 2010.

Franklin Cockerill is an esteemed doctor who has made ample contributions to the field of medicine, many of which he has gotten patented himself. Below, he shares all the patent approvals he has received as a summation of some of Franklin Cockerill’s most noted achievements in medicine.

  • U.S. Patent No. 5,658,733. Detection of isoniazid-resistant strains of M. tuberculosis
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,688,639. Detection of isoniazid-resistant strains of M. tuberculosis
  • U.S. Patent No. 5,922,575. Mutation in the katG gene useful for detection of M. tuberculosis.
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,593,093. Detection of group A Streptococcus
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,830,888. Detection of Legionella
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,849,407. Detection of Vericella-Zoster Virus
  • U.S. Patent No. 6,958,210. Detection of Herpes Simplex Virus
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,074,598. Detection of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Spp.
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,074,599. Detection of MecA-Containing Staphylococcus Spp.
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,365,176. Detection of Epstein-Barr Virus
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,427,475. Detection of Group B Streptococcus
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,452,984 Divisional. Detection of Varicella-Zoster Virus
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,615,352 Divisional. Detection of Epstein-Barr Virus
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,667,025 Divisional. Article of Manufacture for Detection of Herpes Simplex Virus
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,790,875 Divisional. Detection of Group B Streptococcus
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,691,571. Detection of Bordetella
  • U.S. Patent No. 7,893,241 Divisional. Articles of Manu facture for Detection of Herpes Simplex Virus
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,097,413 Continuation. Detection of Group B Streptococcus
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,101,362. Detection of Clostridium Difficile - Parent
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,362,227. Detection of Clostridium Difficile – Divisional
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