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Ralf Schwarz has worked on the following 46 EPO patent applications which have been published in the last five years:

EP12701078

HIGH RESOLUTION MELTING ANALYSIS AS A PRESCREENING TOOL

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Barbara Herren, Roche Diagnostics International AG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12743901

PREDICTING RESPONSE TO ANTI-CD20 THERAPY IN DLBCL PATIENTS

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68, G01N 33/574
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12753666

L-FABP BASED DIAGNOSIS OF KIDNEY INJURY AFTER AN ACUTE EVENT OR AFTER A SURGICAL INTERVENTION

IPC classification:
G01N 33/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12770415

USE OF G-CLAMP FOR IMPROVED ALLELE-SPECIFIC PCR

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12801454

SUPPRESSION OF NON-SPECIFIC AMPLIFICATION WITH HIGH-HOMOLOGY OLIGONUCLEOTIDES

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12795341

DNA POLYMERASES WITH IMPROVED ACTIVITY

IPC classification:
C12N 9/12
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14177199

Vibrio cholerae lipoprotein 15 (Lp15) variants as anti-interference additive in TpN17-based immunoassays for detection of anti-Treponema antibodies

IPC classification:
G01N 33/53, G01N 33/571
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13003633

Vibrio cholerae lipoprotein 15 (Lp15) variants as anti-interference additive in TpN17-based immunoassays for detection of anti-Treponema antibodies

IPC classification:
G01N 33/53, G01N 33/571
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Ralf Schwarz, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
EP13719520

MULTI-APPLICATION APPROACH FOR PHOTOMETRIC DETERMINATION OF AN ANALYTE IN A FLUID SAMPLE ON AN AUTOMATED ANALYZER

IPC classification:
G01N 21/25, G01N 21/27, G01N 33/53
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13721303

IMPROVEMENT OF THE SENSITIVITY AND THE DYNAMIC RANGE OF PHOTOMETRIC ASSAYS BY GENERATING MULTIPLE CALIBRATION CURVES

IPC classification:
G01N 21/17, G01N 21/25, G01N 21/53, G01N 33/53
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13756904

CHAPERONE-CHAPERONE FUSION POLYPEPTIDES FOR REDUCTION OF INTERFERENCE AND STABILIZATION OF IMMUNOASSAYS

IPC classification:
C12N 9/90, C12N 15/62
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13779153

UNIVERSAL METHOD TO DETERMINE REAL-TIME PCR CYCLE THRESHOLD VALUES

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68, G06F 17/17, G06F 19/24
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP13795516

ACCURATE AND FAST MAPPING OF TARGETED SEQUENCING READS

IPC classification:
G06F 19/22
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13802395

PRIMERS WITH MODIFIED PHOSPHATE AND BASE IN ALLELE-SPECIFIC PCR

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13818699

DNA POLYMERASES WITH IMPROVED ACTIVITY

IPC classification:
C12N 9/12
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13808024

LABELED OLIGONUCLEOTIDE PROBES USED FOR NUCLEIC ACID SEQUENCE ANALYSIS

IPC classification:
C07H 21/00, C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13814889

COMPOUNDS AND METHODS FOR THE ENRICHMENT OF MUTATED NUCLEIC ACID FROM A MIXTURE

IPC classification:
C07F 15/00, C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13811890

CHARACTERIZATION OF THERMOSTABLE DNA POLYMERASE

IPC classification:
G01N 33/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14708273

EGFR MUTATION BLOOD TESTING

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14710239

NUCLEIC ACID TARGET IDENTIFICATION BY STRUCTURE BASED PROBE CLEAVAGE

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14722211

METHOD OF DETERMINING THE FRACTION OF FETAL DNA IN MATERNAL BLOOD USING HLA MARKERS

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14752616

METHOD FOR THE DETECTION OF THE PROZONE EFFECT OF PHOTOMETRIC ASSAYS

IPC classification:
G01N 33/53
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP14781520

METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS FOR DETECTING MUTATION IN THE HUMAN EZH2 GENE

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14784239

COMMUNICATION INTERFACE CLIP FOR A HANDHELD MEDICAL DEVICE

IPC classification:
A61B 5/00, G01N 27/327, G01N 33/487, G06F 19/00
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP14786202

METHODS FOR MEASURING CELL-FREE VIRUS PARTICLES FROM DRIED BLOOD SPOTS

IPC classification:
C12N 15/10, G01N 33/569
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14795827

DETECTING SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISM USING OVERLAPPED PRIMER AND MELTING PROBE

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14805538

METHODS FOR THE ENRICHMENT OF MUTATED NUCLEIC ACID FROM A MIXTURE

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14830952

DETECTING SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISM USING HYDROLYSIS PROBES WITH 3' HAIRPIN STRUCTURE

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14821146

A METHOD FOR CODING OF MULTIPLE PCR REACTIONS FOR ASSAY RECOGNITION

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14828022

AN IMPROVED OLIGONUCLEOTIDE INHIBITOR OF DNA POLYMERASES

IPC classification:
C12N 15/115
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14828024

MULTIPLEXED NUCLEIC ACID TARGET IDENTIFICATION BY STRUCTURE BASED PROBE CLEAVAGE

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14820866

METHOD FOR SCREENING REAGENTS USED IN PCR ASSAYS

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP14820896

DETECTION AND CORRECTION OF JUMPS IN REAL-TIME PCR SIGNALS

IPC classification:
G06F 19/24
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15724196

RARE VARIANT CALLS IN ULTRA-DEEP SEQUENCING

IPC classification:
G06F 19/18, G06F 19/22
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Ralf Schwarz, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15783819

REAGENT CARTRIDGE AND METHODS FOR DETECTION OF CELLS

IPC classification:
B01L 3/00, G01N 21/03, G01N 21/13
Agent:
Ralf Schwarz, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15806348

GROWTH-INDEPENDENT DETECTION OF CELLS

IPC classification:
C12N 15/86, C12Q 1/70
Agent:
Ralf Schwarz, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15836904

NON-REPLICATIVE TRANSDUCTION PARTICLES AND TRANSDUCTION PARTICLE-BASED REPORTER SYSTEMS

IPC classification:
C12N 7/00, C12N 7/01, C12N 15/74
Agent:
Ralf Schwarz, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14771272

NUCLEIC ACID TARGET IDENTIFICATION BY STRUCTURE BASED PROBE CLEAVAGE

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Ralf Schwarz, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP15774536

DESIGN OF DIGITAL PCR FOR NON-INVASIVE PRENATAL TESTING

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68, G06F 19/18
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Ralf Schwarz, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP15775679

MUTATIONS IN THE EPIDERMAL GROWTH FACTOR RECEPTOR KINASE DOMAIN

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Ralf Schwarz, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16158382

SAMPLE CARRIER HANDLING DEVICE

IPC classification:
B65G 47/82, G01N 35/04
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Ralf Schwarz, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
The application has been published
EP15790541

ANTIGEN COMPOSITION FOR DETECTING CHAGAS DISEASE

IPC classification:
G01N 33/569
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Ralf Schwarz, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP15791571

RECOMBINANT TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI JL7 ANTIGEN VARIANTS AND THEIR USE FOR DETECTING CHAGAS DISEASE

IPC classification:
G01N 33/569
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Ralf Schwarz, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP15794934

PHOTOBLOCKED PROBES AND METHODS FOR SEQUENTIAL DETECTION OF NUCLEIC ACIDS

IPC classification:
C07H 21/00, C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Ralf Schwarz, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP15798145

DETECTING SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISM USING OVERLAPPING HYDROLYSIS PROBES

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Ralf Schwarz, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP15807616

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING MECC CONTAINING METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS

IPC classification:
C12Q 1/68, G01N 33/48
Applicant:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Applicant:
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Agent:
Ralf Schwarz, Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Status:
Request for examination was made

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