Sionix Corporation, has announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted Sionix 7,981,287 patent, a continuation patent of its prior patents 7,767,080 and 7,033,495.
This continuation patent expands the coverage of the prior patents by granting Sionix additional protection for modifications, additions and improvements within the container housing its proprietary Dissolved Air Flotation (DAF) technology.
"The barrier to entry has been set higher by the granting of this continuation patent," said James R. Currier, Chairman and CEO of Sionix.
Currier continued, "As many applications for our MWTS are customized in some way, the additional patent protection for modifications and additions within the container housing is important. We intend to continue to work to enlarge our current patent and intellectual property portfolio related to our proprietary DAF technology."
Sionix currently has four patents issued on its DAF technology, and one provisional patent on file for its Evaporator Technology.
Three additional patent applications are on file, all relating to further advances of the Sionix proprietary bubble generation process.