The basic ideas with GC-UV were published in the late 1950-ies and can not be protected by any patents or other IP.
The company has filed and files patent applications that are intended to protect Chromalytica specific technologies as well as concepts.
The founders of Chromalytica have together through the years filed more than 50 patent applications and patents in various disciplines including a number directly related to the Chromalytica technologies and products.
Apart from patents Chromalytica founders holds an outstanding experience in chemistry, high tech and medical applications that forms the knowledge that the development and instruments rely on.
Most intellectual properties are kept as trade, design and manufacturing secrets exceeding far more than hundred years of collectively gathered experience.