USGS Technology Transfer

USGS Active Patents

USGS technologies may be licensed to further your research or to commercialize. Find USGS innovations including patented instruments and methods by selecting a category or view active USGS patents from the links below.

Samplers/Sensors

Samplers/Sensors

Samplers/Sensors - Patented samplers and sensors include mechanical or electronic devices used to collect a targeted substance and (or) measure, test or respond to a physical property.

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Methods

Methods

Methods - Patented methods include an act, or a series of acts, performed upon a subject-matter to accomplish a specific goal.

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Products

Products

Products - Other patented products include various components, machines, modules or subsystems (excluding Samplers or Sensors).

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Active USGS Patents

Other Intellectual Property - Copyrights, Trademarks

Archived USGS Patents (coming soon)

For more information, email USGS: gs_usgs_patents@usgs.gov.

 

Contacts

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

USGS Patents and Licensing

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