Patents by Thomas Schneider

  1. Method and Apparatus for Producing an Image of a person's Face at a Different Age. Nancy Burson and Thomas D. Schneider, United States Patent 4276570, 1981.
    Image of Craig A.  Finseth in about 1978. Image of Craig A.  Finseth in about 1978 modified to
make him appear older.
    These images are of Craig A. Finseth (http://www.finseth.com/)  who wrote the code to do the aging process.

    sequence walker for human donor splice junctions

  1. Sequence Walkers. United States Patent 5867402 issued 1999 Feburary 2: Computational analysis of nucleic acid information defines binding sites, by Thomas D. Schneider and Peter K. Rogan. This technology is now available WITHOUT a license. For more information please contact us!



    Nanotechnology (Nanobiotechnology)

    The bottle, a story about nanotechnology

    Summary of Nanotechnolgy Patents (PDF)

    Molecular computer circuit diagram for a NOR gate made
from one repressor protein blocking two different activator
proteins.

  1. Molecular Computing by Thomas D. Schneider and Paul N. Hengen. United States Patent 6,774,222, European patent 1057118. This technology is available for license. For more information please contact us!

    nanotechnology: molecular rotating engine

  1. Molecular Rotation Engine by Thomas D. Schneider. Australian Patent No. 784085. U.S. Patent 7,349,834, 2008. This technology is available for license. For more information please contact us!

    right handed DNA molecule with striped atoms that looks
like delicious candy

  1. High Speed Parallel Molecular Nucleic Acid Sequencing by Thomas D. Schneider and Denise Rubens. Patent 6,982,146.


    nanotechnology: Medusa(TM) Sequencer

  1. MedusaTM Sequencing by Thomas D. Schneider, Ilya Lyakhov and Danielle Needle. European Patent 1960550, US Patent No. 7,871,777, Issued 18 Jan 2011. This technology is available for license. For more information please contact us!


    nanotechnology: Rod-Tether Nanoprobe

  1. Rod-Tether Nanoprobes by Ilya Lyakhov, Thomas D. Schneider and Danielle Needle. Patent Pending. This technology is available for license. For more information please contact us!



Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) opportunities announced in the Federal Register

Announcements not yet listed here will be listed first in the Federal Register. Search for "Schneider AND inventions".


Under the Federal Technology Transfer Act (FTTA) of 1986, and Executive Order No. 12591, the Public Health Service (PHS) has been mandated to encourage and facilitate Technology Transfer activities among Federal laboratories, state and local governments, universities, and the private sector, in order to assist in the transfer of Federal technology to the marketplace.
--- NIH On-line Technology Transfer Training.

Federal laboratories, including research laboratories at the National Institutes of Health, have a statutory mandate to ensure that new inventions developed in those laboratories are transferred to the private sector and commercialized in an expeditious and efficient manner. ... NIH employees ... have a legal obligation to report inventions on Employee Invention Reports (EIRS).
--- NIH On-line Technology Transfer Training.

Employees of the Department of Health and Human Services (including guest researcher, special volunteers, etc.) are required by the terms of their employment to report every invention made by them which bears a direct relationship to their official duties, was made during working hours, or with any contribution of government facilities (37 C.F.R., Part 501).
--- NIH On-line Technology Transfer Training.

The inventor plays an important role in the preparation and prosecution of the patent application. He/she will work closely with the patent attorneys to ensure that correct and complete information is provided.
--- NIH On-line Technology Transfer Training.


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origin: 1999 Sep 21
updated: 2017 Jan 18
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