Gainesville, Florida - Life sciences company Quick-Med Technologies Inc. announced3 Sept that it has received patents from Australia, China and Mexico for its novel, non-leaching NIMBUS antimicrobial technology.
According to a Quick-Med press release, the Australian Patent Office and the patent office of Mexico, Instituto Mexicano de la Propiedad Industrial, have granted the company's pending patent entitled "Disinfectant with Quaternary Ammonium Polymer and Copolymers" in their respective jurisdictions.
Additionally, the State Intellectual Property of the People's Republic of China has issued a "Notification to Grant an Invention Patent" for this pending patent in China.
Quick-Med said these new patents will significantly expand the international intellectual property coverage for NIMBUS.
The three new patents are similar to US Patent No. 8,088,400, also entitled "Disinfectant with Quaternary Ammonium Polymer and Copolymers."
They cover the Company's novel polyurethane-modified polycation, the newest member of the NIMBUS technology family of antimicrobials. NIMBUS technology encompasses the chemistry of antimicrobials that comprise a high charge density polycation built into the backbone of various polymers, in this case, polyurethane.