ATLANTA, Georgia, U.S., June 14, 2016
American Process, Inc. (API) announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has allowed U.S. Patent App. No. 14/584,593 for “SULFITEBASED PROCESSES FOR PRODUCING NANOCELLULOSE, AND COMPOSITIONS AND PRODUCTS PRODUCED THEREFROM.”
This patent covers using a traditional sulfite chemical treatment process to convert wood chips or other forms of biomass to pulp for making nanocellulose compositions. This patent is also pending in Europe and will be filed in other countries. A continuation application, U.S. Patent App. No. 15/180,356, was also filed in June 2016 to expand the claims.