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M. Sc. Engineering Policy and Technology Management Anastácia Rodrigues Miguel Amaral Patrick Montgomery Teresa Costa 07 Março 2003 ASSEADAASSEADA Patent “The patent grants the right to exclude others from making using and selling the invention” Section 154, title 35, US code
M. Sc. Engineering Policy and Technology Management 2 INOVAÇÂO US Patent 5 558 745 Treatment of absorbent sanitary paper products in order to recover components thereof for recycling or other reuse, as a substitute for incineration or landfill disposal of such products The process utilizes a rotating multi-shell drum, an apparatus of a type generally similar to that known as a tunnel washer or a continuous batch type washer, which are used in the washing of clothing, bed clothes and other articles in institutions, hospitals, hotels and other locations where a large volume of soiled articles must be washed
M. Sc. Engineering Policy and Technology Management 3 DESIGNS
M. Sc. Engineering Policy and Technology Management 4 INOVAÇÂO References Cited U.S. Patent Documents Mar., 1931Elmore et al.162/60. Jun., 1937Wells162/4. Jun., 1965Dachanger162/4. Apr., 1980Vagac et al.162/8. Aug., 1980Schnell162/4. Dec., 1984Pellerin et al.8/158. Feb., 1985Steffers162/55. Sep., 1985Pimley241/79. Aug., 1988Ponzielli68/181. Feb., 1991Anderson209/2. Jul., 1993Watson162/55. Foreign Patent Documents 3199477Aug., 1991JP162/4. 2102461Feb., 1983GB. 9008789Aug., 1990WO.
M. Sc. Engineering Policy and Technology Management 5 INOVAÇÂO References Cited Other References Report on Disposable Diaper Recycling Programs, Final Report to Procter & Gamble Co., Apr. 29,1991, by Arthur D. Little, Acorn Park, Cambridge, Mass. P & G invests $400,000 in diaper recycling project Non-woven World, Vol. 5, No. 6, Aug. 1990. Pulp recovery unit with separation of fluff, Abstract Bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry, Vol. 56, No. 2, p. 211, Aug. 1985. Art provided by applicant but not cited on PTOL-1449. James E. Alexander, Chemical Pulp Recovery Plant with Separation of the Flocculent Pulp,Clovis, Inc., Apr. 4, 1992. Non-Wovens Markets, Miller Freeman Publications Inc., Mar. 16, 1990.
M. Sc. Engineering Policy and Technology Management 6 INOVAÇÂO How do to protect/license invention in Europe? Request an extension of patent license protection at the Instituto Nacional de Propriedade Intelectual Receive number for process (takes up to 18 months for confirmation) Completing the application forms: PAT/MOD1 /PAT/MOD 2/ PAT/MOD 3/ PAT/MOD 4 Name of the inventors Abstract of the invention Design and schemes