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USGS Patents Available to License

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The following intellectual property is available for licensing from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Reports of Invention (ROI) that are pending patent applications are also listed.

Note: Licenses may be negotiated as either exclusive or nonexclusive.

USGS Patents Available to License - Sorted by Patent Number
Patent Name Patent Number
Device for Sequestration and Concentration of Polar Organic Chemicals from Water 6,478,961
Method and Apparatus for Control of Aquatic Vertebrate and Invertebrate Invasive Species 6,821,442
Use of Endophytic Fungi to Treat Plants 7,232,565
Method for the Removal of Phosphorus from Wastewater  7,294,275
Method for the Removal of Phosphorus from Wastewater Using Acid Mine Drainage Sludge in a Flow Through Contacter 7,491,322
Enhanced Screen Auger Sampling System 7,631,705
Curvularia Strains and Their Use to Confer Stress Tolerance And/Or Growth Enhancement in Plants 7,906,313
Pore-Water Profiler 8,051,727
Anaerobic Microbial Composition and Method of Using Same 8,105,808
Apparatus to Assist in the Collection of Stormwater-Quality Samples in a Vertical Profile 8,286,512
Composites Comprising Biologically-Synthesized Nanomaterials 8,431,640
Measuring Seawater Capacitance in Three Dimensions as Well as Time 8,463,568
Methods of Using Curvularia Strains to Confer Stress Tolerance and/or Growth Enhancement in Plants 8,524,224
Anaerobic Microbial Composition and Method of Using Same (CIP) 8,673,614
A Spectral Method for Determining the Source of Expanded Vermiculite Insulation in Attics and Walls 8,751,169
Apparatus to Assist in the Collection of Stormwater-Quality Samples in a Vertical Profile 8,935,965
Fluid Sampling System 9,181,799
Nozzle Mixing Apparatus 9,688,551
Safe, Directional, Drought-Resistant Dug Well (SDDW) (Summary) 9,689,235
Automatic Surface Elevation Table (Auto SET) 9,696,197
Laser rod surface elevation table device and method 9,803,978
Dissolved Gas Sensor and System 9,903,817
Handheld UnderWater Suction 9,921,139
Selectively Perceptible Wind Turbine System (Summary) 9,995,282
Distributed Temperature Sensor Probe 10,180,360
Subsurface Environment Sampler with Actuated Movable Collection Chamber 10,704,993
Hydroxide stabilization as a means of controlling surface fouling associated with wetted surfaces of boats barges and ships 10,800,497
Remotely monitored greenhouse gas flux testing of wetlands and vegetation 10,816,442

 

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James M Mitchell

USGS Patents and Licensing - Technology Enterprise Specialist
Office of Policy and Analysis
Phone: 703-648-4344

Richard W Miller

Technology Transfer Specialist, Licensing
USGS Technology Transfer Office
Phone: 240-489-3121