CO2 Solutions Receives Notice of Allowance for Broad New U.S. Patent
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QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – CO(2) Solutions Inc. (TSX-V: CST), an innovator in the field of
enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, today announced that it has
received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark
Office for its patent application entitled Methods And Formulations Using Carbonic Anhydrase And Reaction Compound
“This patent will add to CO(2) Solutions’ already robust U.S. patent portfolio and will further limit
any competitors from conducting R&D or operating enzymatic carbon
capture processes with various absorbent solutions such as those based
on carbonates, amines and amino acids, without first obtaining our
consent to do so,” said Glenn Kelly, President & CEO.
Upon issuance the patent will provide CO(2) Solutions with further broaden exclusivity in the important U.S. market
for the use of the enzyme carbonic anhydrase in any form for carbon
capture, including with potassium carbonate and sodium carbonate
absorbent solutions. Industrial applications of the patent are
expected to include CO(2) capture from coal and gas-fired power generation, metals production,
natural gas treatment and oil refining, among others.
About CO(2) Solutions Inc.
CO(2) Solutions is an innovator in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture
and has been actively working to develop and commercialize the
technology for stationary sources of carbon pollution. CO(2) Solutions’ technology lowers the cost barrier to Carbon Capture,
Sequestration and Utilization (CCSU), positioning it as a viable CO(2) mitigation tool, as well as enabling industry to derive profitable new
products from these emissions. CO(2) Solutions has built an extensive patent portfolio covering the use of
carbonic anhydrase, or analogues thereof, for the efficient
post combustion capture of carbon dioxide with low energy aqueous
solvents. Further information can be found at www.co2solutions.com.
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SOURCE CO2 Solutions Inc.