The assay kits ADIFAB and ADIFAB2 and the fatty acid binding reagents for sale by FFA Sciences are sold for research use only, and are covered by one or more of the following: U.S. Patent No. 5,470,714; U.S. Patent No. 6,444,432; U.S. Patent No. 6,750,030; U.S. Patent No. 6,999,173, and other patents pending.
Purchase of the assay kits ADIFAB and ADIFAB2 and/or the fatty acid binding reagents conveys a non-transferable, limited license to use the kits or reagents to assay the aqueous (unbound) concentration of free fatty acids in a sample under any relevant claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,470,714; 6,444,432; 6,750,030; and 6,999,173.
This license is limited to use for research purposes only, and the purchaser may not use the purchased products for any “commercial end use” without a separate, written license. A “commercial end use” includes any use of the assay kits or fatty acid binding reagents in a commercial product; any resale of the kits, the reagents, or any fatty-acid binding component thereof; or any use of the assay kits or reagents on a commercial basis to perform assays for a third party.
This limited license permits the purchaser of the assay kits to use the products and the data generated by these products only for its internal research purposes in determining the aqueous (unbound) concentration of free fatty acids. This limited license does not exclude use of the assay kits to facilitate or advance research or development of a commercial product, nor does it exclude use of the assay kits to facilitate or advance a research or development program where the results thereof are to be applied to the development of a commercial product.