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Availability of Intellectual Property for Licensing

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.

For more information about applying for a license to USGS intellectual property, please email: jmmitchell@usgs.gov and copy gs-aei_opa@usgs.gov.

 

Patented Technologies:

Patent Number
Patent Title
Availability

6,164,127

Well Flowmeter and Down-Hole Sampler

Exclusively Licensed

6,478,961 B2

Device for Sequestration and Concentration of Polar Organic Chemicals from Water

Nonexclusively Licensed

6,863,815

Small-scale Hydrogen Oxidizing Denitrifying Bioractor

6,821,442 B1

Method and Apparatus for Control of Aquatic Vertebrate and Invertebrate Invasive Species

7,157,059 B1

Reduction Device for Nitrate Determination

Exclusively Licensed

7,159,851 B1

Apparatus for Deploying and Retrieving Water Samples

Nonexclusively Licensed

7,232,565 B2

Use of Endophytic Fungi to Treat Plants

Exclusively Licensed

7,264,777 B1

Measurement of Surface Areas by Polyvinylpyrrolidine Sorption

7,294,275 B1

Method for the Removal of Phosphorus from Wastewater Using Acid Mine Drainage Sludge in a Flow Through Contactor

7,430,929 B1

Pore-Water Sampler

7,491,322 B1

Method for the Removal of Phosphorus from Wastewater, etc.

7,631,705 B1

Enhanced Screen Auger Sampling System

7,757,757 B1

In-Well Baffle System

7,906,313

Curvularia Strains and Their Use to Confer Stress Tolerance and/or Growth Enhancement in Plants

8,051,727 B1

Pore-Well Profiler

8,030,287 B2

Spring Viremia of Carp Virus (SVCV) - DNA Vaccine [pSVCVnc]

8,105,808 B2

Anaerobic Microbial Composition and Methods of Using Same

Exclusively Licensed

8,286,512

Apparatus to Assist in the Collection of Stormwater­ Quality Samples in a Vertical Profile

8,431,640 B2

Composites Comprising Biologically Synthesized Nanomaterials

Exclusively Licensed

8,463,568

Measuring Seawater Capacitance

8,524,224

Methods of Using Curvularia Strains to Confer Stress Tolerance and/or Growth Enhancement in Plants

Exclusively Licensed

8,651,057

Photographic Animal Counter for Monitoring Movement of Aquatic Animals

8,673,614

Anaerobic Microbial Composition and Method of Using the Same (CIP)

8,751,169

A Spectral Method for Determining the Source of Expanded Vermiculite Insulation in Attics and Walls

8,935,965

Apparatus to Assist in the Collection of Stormwater-Quality Samples in a Vertical Profile

9,011,689

Artificial Recharge System

9,181,799

Fluid Sampling System

9,688,551

Nozzle Mixing Methods for Ship Ballast Tanks

Exclusively Licensed

9,689,235

Safe, Directional, Drought-resistant Dug Well (SDDW)

9,696,197

Automatic Surface Elevation Table (auto SET)

 

Patent Applications:

Application Number
Title
Availability

14/071,968

Handheld Underwater Suction Sampler

14/279,604

Chemical Processes for Decreasing Cyanophyte Hepatotoxic Compounds and Maximizing Amino Acid Concentrations in Cyanobacteria Biomass

14/964,386

Selectively Perceptible Wind Turbine System

14/987,488

Device for Monitoring Subsurface Temperatures (Distributed Temperature Sensor TROD)

Exclusively Licensed

15/407,095

Environmentally Sealed Dissolved Carbon Dioxide and Temperature Measurement System

15/582,772

Method and Apparatus for Instantaneous 3D Mapping of a Fluid Surface in Dynamic Motion

15/604,986

Enhancing Microbial Natural Gas Production from Coal Using Coal Oxidation and Selective Stimulation

15/615,794

Subsurface Environment Sampler

Exclusively Licensed

15/646,090

Method for Determining Grouped Focal Mechanisms for Populations of Microseismic Events from Reconciled Relative Polarity Measurements

 

Trademarks:

Number
Title
Availability

86039204

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