11 Mar Expanding our patent portfolio – new US patent granted

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On March 8, 2016 the United States Patent Office, US PTO, granted Aquaporin A/S the Letters Patent No. 9,278,316 with the title “LIQUID MEMBRANE SUITABLE FOR WATER EXTRACTION”.

This new patent is the third US patent to be granted to Aquaporin, adding to the portfolio of 56 granted patents world-wide.

The granted patent protects a liquid membrane technology: Aquaporin water channels are incorporated in a matrix material in liquid form. Following development and upscaling, the technology is useful in water extraction and water filtration representing an addition to the Aquaporin Inside™ technology for which full commercial production is planned for Q4 this year.

Subject to payment of renewal fees, Aquaporin will have the patent right until 2035.

Further information
For more information on the patent or if you wish to discuss the possibility of obtaining a licensing agreement to our technology, please contact VP of Business Development & Sales Thomas Christian Beck at tcb@aquaporin.dk/phone +45 2710 2051 or VP of Intellectual Property, Marianne Spanget Larsen at msl@aquaporin.dk/phone +45 2710 2077