TET Systems GmbH & Co. KG has generously expanded the limited use license of RIKEN BRC to cover mouse resources containing all TET technologies including the 1st, 2nd and 3rd generations of the system. Please read “TET Systems’ Limited Use License”, attached below. We would like to encourage users to deposit and use invaluable TET mice at RIKEN BRC for academic research purposes.
TET Systems’ Limited Use License
Use of the Tetracycline controllable expression systems (the “Tet Technology”) is covered by a series of patents including JP 4836375, 5155176, 5576382 and U.S. Patent Nos. 7541446, 8383364, 9181556 and corresponding patent claims outside these regions which are proprietary to TET Systems GmbH & Co. KG. Academic research institutions are granted an automatic license with the receipt of the BIOLOGICAL RESOURCE to use the Tet Technology only for internal, academic research purposes, which license specifically excludes the right to sell, or otherwise transfer, the Tet Technology or its component parts to third parties. Notwithstanding the above, academic and not-for profit research institutions whose research using the Tet Technology is sponsored by for profit organizations, which shall receive ownership to any data and results stemming from the sponsored research, shall need a commercial license agreement from TET Systems in order to use the Tet Technology. In accepting this license, all users acknowledge that the Tet Technology is experimental in nature. TET Systems GmbH & Co. KG makes no warranties, express or implied or of any kind, and hereby disclaims any warranties, representations, or guarantees of any kind as to the Tet Technology, patents, or products. All others are invited to request a license from TET Systems GmbH & Co. KG prior to purchasing these reagents or using them for any purpose. RIKEN BRC is required by its licensing agreement to submit a report of all purchasers of the Tet-controllable expression system to TET Systems.
For license information, please contact:
TET Systems GmbH & Co. KG,
Im Neuenheimer Feld 582
Tel: +49 6221 5880400
Fax: +49 6221 5880404
or use the electronic licensing request form via www.tetsystems.com/main_inquiry.htm