Canadian Manufacturing

NEXE files for US patents on a number of products

The applications cover systems, methods, and materials for improving the quality, consistency, and compostability of plant-based packaging.

January 26, 2021  by CM Staff

VANCOUVER — NEXE Innovations Inc., a plant-based compostable technology and advanced materials company announces the expansion of its intellectual property portfolio. Over the last eight months, the Company has filed ten (10) provisional patent applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

The applications cover systems, methods, and materials for improving the quality, consistency, and compostability of plant-based packaging. Moreover, the applications cover significant improvements in the design and function of single-serve coffee pods used in major single-serve coffee machines.

“The filing of these provisional patent applications validates our intention to create innovative solutions that address challenges in the compostable-packaging industry,” said CEO of NEXE Darren Footz. “Our IP portfolio reflects the substantial research and development in the materials, design, and manufacturing of the NEXE pod. By incorporating these inventions into various aspects of our business, we continue to make progress on our commitment to reduce the environmental impact of plastic packaging.”

NEXE Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Zachary Hudson commented, “We are proud of the achievements of our product engineering team and their ability to consistently demonstrate creative problem-solving and find novel improvements to our technology. These inventions were made possible by our ability to rapidly prototype new product designs and immediately test them in real-world scenarios.”

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The 10 provisional patent applications were filed between May 2020 and January 2021.


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