Patents Awarded

Member of the IWR were inventors on 5 awarded US patents and 2 international patents. Three license agreements were executed with biotechnology companies for intellectual properties developed by IWR faculty members.

  1. Antimicrobial Bandage Material Comprising Superabsorbent and Non-Superabsorbent Layers. Inventors: Gregory S. Schultz,   William Toreki, Gerald M. Olderman, Christopher D. Batich. Assigned to the University of Florida. S. Patent No. 8,333,743, issued December 18, 2012.
  2. Novel Devices For The Detection Of The Presence And/Or Activity Or Proteases In Biological Samples. Inventors: G Schultz, J Azeke, D Gibson, P Phillips, W Tan, C Batich. Assigned to the University of Florida. S. Patent No. 8,551,764 B2, issued on October 8, 2013.
  3. Materials and Methods for Assessing and Mapping Microbes and Microbial Biofilms on Wounds. Inventors: P. Phillips, E. Sampson, G.S. Schultz. Assigned to the University of Florida. US Patent No. 9,145,574, issued on September 29, 2015.
  4. Laparoscopic Tissue Removal System. Inventors: Erich T. Wyckoff, Daniel J. Gibson, Christopher D. Batich, Gregory Scott Schultz. Assigned to University of Florida, U.S. Patent No. 10,206,667, Issued on February 19, 2019.