Dont worry about the patent licence in the united states. The Hoffman-LaRoche/PE
patents were recently invalidated in US federal court.
"Dr. Duncan Clark" wrote:
> In article <864h22$q48$1 at clematis.singnet.com.sg>, Chong Wai Yin( Zhang
> Weixian) <wychong at singnet.com.sg> writes
> >Hi, does anyone know which company or who patented the PCR and the nature of
> >the patent (eg does it patent the process or...)? What is amount of
> >royalties that I need to pay if I use PCR. Is it that the royalties is
> >included when I buy a thermal cycler? Thanks for answering my questions.
>> The PCR process was patented by Cetus, later bought by F. Hoffmann-La-