Recent patents roundup: part 1

Ideas

The road from research to commercialization can be a long one — and obtaining a patent on intellectual property is a key milestone along the way. Congratulations to University of Minnesota faculty and their colleagues who were issued patents this quarter (see partial list below).

Stay tuned for more patent roundups, and click here for details on reporting inventions.

Antibacterial Agents
Inventors: Courtney Aldrich, Ravindranadh Venkata Somu

Electrospraying Method with Conductivity Control
Inventors: David Pui, Da-Ren Chen

Hydrogel Compositions, Devices and Microscale Components
Inventors: Babak Ziaie, Ronald Siegel, Yuandong Gu, Antonio Baldi, Gauri Misra, Paul Loftness, Ming Lei

Indoor Navigation System and Method
Inventor: Stergios Roumeliotis

Ion Gels and Electronic Devices Utilizing Ion Gels
Inventors: Daniel Frisbie, Timothy Lodge

Modified Cytosine Deaminases
Inventors: Reuben Harris, Hiroshi Matsuo

Scleral Depressor for Ophthalmic Surgery
Inventors: Timothy Olsen, Paul Loftness, Art Erdman

Vehicle Positioning System Using Location Codes in Passive Tags
Inventors: Craig Shankwitz, Mathew Bevilacqua, Max Donath, Lee Alexander, Pi-Ming Chen, Alec Gorjestani, Bryan Newstrom

Virtual Dental Patient
Inventors: Bill Douglas, Ralph DeLong

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  1. Recent patents roundup: part 2 | Research @ the U of M - February 2, 2012

    [...] The road from research to commercialization can be a long one — and obtaining a patent on intellectual property is a key milestone along the way. Congratulations to University of Minnesota faculty and their colleagues who were issued patents this quarter. If you missed it, see our recent patents roundup: part 1. [...]

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