Patents and Patent Applications

Our mission is to develop a range of new catalysts that will convert inedible biomass into sugars and oils used in fuels and chemicals. View our patent and patent applications below.

Patents

Patent Inventors

Michael Tsapatsis
Kumar Varoon Agrawal

Issue Date
June 26, 2018
Patent No.
US10,005,077
Patent Inventors

Gorte, Raymond J.
Oh, Tae-sik

Issue Date
May 22, 2018
Patent No.
US9,979,039
Patent Inventors

Orazov, Marat
Davis, Mark E

Issue Date
November 7, 2017
Patent No.
US9,809,528
Patent Inventors

Gounder, Rajamani
Davis, Mark E

Issue Date
February 9, 2016
Patent No.
US9,255,120
Patent Inventors

Michael Tsapatsis
Xueyi Zhang

Issue Date
November 20, 2015
Patent No.
US9,180,413
Patent Inventors

Wei Fan
Chun-Chih Chang
Paul Dornath
Zhuopeng Wang

Issue Date
August 18, 2015
Patent No.
US9,108,190
Patent Inventors

Moliner-Marin, Manuel
Roman-Leshkov, Yuriy
Davis, Mark E.
Nikolla, Eranda

Issue Date
May 20, 2014
Patent No.
US8,729,256
Patent Inventors

Yu-Ting Cheng
G.W. Huber
T. Vispute
T. Carlson
J. Jae
G. Tompsett

Issue Date
October 2, 2012
Patent No.
US8,277,643

Patent applications

Patent Inventors

Liang Wang
Suresh Advani
Ajay Prasad
Dionisios Vlachos
Weiqing Zheng

Filing Date
November 2, 2017
Patent App. No.
WO2017/189509
Patent Inventors

Wei Fan
Hong Je Cho
Michael Tsapatsis
Paul J. Dauenhauer
Limin Ren

Filing Date
September 29, 2017
Patent App. No.
WO2018/064604
Patent Inventors

Basudeb Saha
Sibao Liu
Dionisios Vlachos

Filing Date
August 17, 2017
Patent App. No.
PCT/US2018/046965
Patent Inventors

Paul J. Dauenhauer
Dae Sung Park
Kristeen Joseph
Maura Koehle
Chrisoph Krumm
Raul Lobo
Dionisos Vlachos

Filing Date
November 7, 2016
Patent App. No.
WO2017/079718
Patent Inventors

Paul J Dauenhauer
Dae Sung Park
Chrisoph Krumm

Filing Date
November 7, 2016
Patent App. No.
WO2017/079719
Patent Inventors

Dionisios Vlachos
Basudeb Saha
Sunitha Sedula

Filing Date
August 17, 2016
Patent App. No.
PCT/US2017/046874
Patent Inventors

G.W. Huber
Yu-Ting Cheng
Wei Fan
Zhuopeng Wang

Filing Date
June 17, 2013
Patent App. No.
WO2013/185149

Provisional patents

U.S. PATENT
Methods of Forming Dienes from Tetrahydrofuran, Derivatives or Combinations Thereof
Patent Inventors

Paul Jakob Dauenhauer
Charlie S Spanjers
Limin Ren
Omar A Abdelrahman
Dae Sung Park
Michael Tsapatsis

Filing Date
October 21, 2016
Patent App. No.
U.S. PATENT
Lignin-Based Pressure Sensitive Adhesives
Patent Inventors

Thomas H. Epps, III
Shu Wang
Basudeb Saha
Li Shuai
Dionisios Vlachos

Filing Date
January 9, 2018
Patent App. No.
U.S. PATENT
Bio-Based Base Oils From Fatty Acids and Biomass
Patent Inventors

Saha, Basudeb

Filing Date
November 29, 2018
Patent App. No.
62/772,672

Other Intellectual Property

U.S. PATENT
Production Of Para-Xylene By Catalytically Reacting 2,5-Dimethylfuran And Ethylene In A Solvent
Patent Inventors

Paul J. Dauenhauer
Christopher L. Williams
Wei Fan
Chun-Chih Chang
Dionisios Vlachos
Raul Lobo

Filing Date
April 1, 2013
Patent App. No.
U.S. PATENT
Renewable Phthalic Anhydride From Biomass-Derived Furan and Maleic Anhydride
Patent Inventors

Raul Lobo
Eyas Mahmoud
Donald Watson

Filing Date
November 18, 2013
Patent App. No.
U.S. PATENT
Selective Production of Renewable Benzoic Acid by Tandem Diels-Alder and Dehydration Reaction Using Novel Zeolite Hf-Beta
Patent Inventors

Raul Lobo
Eyas Mahmoud

Filing Date
May 9, 2014
Patent App. No.
U.S. PATENT
Improved Production of Water-Soluble Oligomers
Patent Inventors

Wei Fan
Paul J. Dauenhauer
Paul Dornath

Filing Date
April 24, 2015
Patent App. No.
U.S. PATENT
Lewis Acid Catalyst for the Diels-Alder Cycloaddition and Dehydration of Furans and Alkenes
Patent Inventors

Raul Lobo
Maura Koehle
Lindsay Kelly

Filing Date
July 1, 2015
Patent App. No.
U.S. PATENT
Lewis Acid Catalyst for the Friedel-Crafts Addition of Anhydrides to Furans
Patent Inventors

Raul Lobo
Maura Koehle
Lindsay Kelly

Filing Date
July 1, 2015
Patent App. No.
U.S. PATENT
A Process for Production of C-C Coupled Long Carbon Fuel Precursors Using Improved Graphene Oxide
Patent Inventors

Dionisios Vlachos
Basudeb Saha
Saikat Dutta

Filing Date
August 17, 2016
Patent App. No.
U.S. PATENT
Precursor to Terephthalic Acid
Patent Inventors

Raul Lobo
Dionisios Vlachos
Erisa Saraci

Filing Date
August 17, 2016
Patent App. No.
U.S. PATENT
Hydrophobic Graphene Oxide Sponge (GOS) For Efficient Oil Separation and C-C Coupling Reaction
Patent Inventors

Dionisios Vlachos
Basudeb Saha
Saikat Dutta

Filing Date
March 2, 2017
Patent App. No.