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

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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
Office of Policy and Analysis
Phone: 240-489-3121