Patents

Intellectual Property

Landec specializes in developing unique polymer technologies and capabilities to meet specific application requirements. With 50 issued U.S. patents and many corresponding foreign patents and several patent applications pending, Landec has created a competitive differentiated market position for itself and its partners in the marketplace.

Sample patent and patent pending applications:

Patent number Title
9,259,598 Aqueous Dispersions of Crystalline Polymers & Uses
9,185,920 Atmosphere Control Around Respiring Biological Materials
9,034,408 Packaging
9,034,405 Combinations of atmosphere control members
8,956,602 Delivery of drugs
8,911,861 Thermochromic indicator
8,828,463 Packaging of respiring biological materials
8,529,922 Polymer formulations for delivery of bioactive materials
8,524,259 Systems and methods for delivery of materials
8,399,007 Method for formulating a controlled release pharmaceutical formulation
8,114,883 Polymer formulations for delivery of bioactive materials
8,110,232 Packaging of bananas
8,092,848 Packaging of respiring biological materials
7,601,374 Packaging of respiring biological materials
7,449,511 Polymeric thickeners for oil-containing compositions
7,329,452 Gas-permeable membrane
7,291,389 Article having temperature-dependent shape
7,182,951 Selection and treatment of seeds
7,175,832 Aqueous dispersions of crystalline polymers and uses
7,169,451 Gas-permeable membrane
7,101,928 Polymeric thickeners for oil-containing compositions
7,083,818 Party tray
6,989,417 Polymeric thickeners for oil-containing compositions
6,831,116 Polymeric modifying agents
6,548,132 Packaging biological materials
6,544,453 Method of using low profile additives for crosslinkable resins
6,540,984 Aqueous dispersions of crystalline polymers and uses
6,492,462 Side chain crystalline polymer as rheology modifier for crosslinked polymer
6,376,032 Gas-permeable membrane
6,255,367 Polymeric modifying agents
6,224,793 Encapsulated active materials
6,210,724 Temperature-responsive containers
6,199,318 Aqueous emulsions of crystalline polymers for coating seeds
6,060,540 Modeling pastes
6,013,293 Packing respiring biological materials with atmosphere control member
5,826,584 Devices for Occluding Channels in Living Mammals
5,807,291 Method of Forming an Orthopedic Cast
5,783,302 Thermoplastic elastomers
5,752,926 Orthopedic casts
5,665,822 Thermoplastic elastomers
5,469,867 Cast-in place thermoplastic channel occluder
5,412,035 Pressure-sensitive adhesives
5,387,450 Temperature-activated adhesive assemblies
5,254,354 Food package comprised of polymer with thermally responsive permeability
5,156,911 Skin-activated temperature-sensitive adhesive assemblies
5,129,180 Temperature sensitive seed germination control
5,120,349 Microcapsule having temperature-dependent permeability profile
4,830,855 Temperature-controlled active agent dispenser
4,826,685 Molluscicidal device
D482,280 Party tray cover