Monthly Archives: October 2023

In-depth Analysis of FAR UV IP Case regarding Patent 11,246,951 B

Ramifications of the PTAB Preliminary Ruling on Far-UV Sterilray Patent Claims Background: The case IPR2023-00695 revolves around Patent 11,246,951 B2 (referred to as the ’951 patent). The patent’s veracity is being challenged by the petitioner on the basis of prior art references, namely Eckhardt and Sosnin. This review specifically addresses the examiner’s previous decisions and […]

The Brewing Battle Over FAR UV Technology Patents: What You Need to Know

Case Overview Ultraviolet (UV) lighting, hailed for its germicidal properties, is at the center of a heated legal dispute involving prominent UV lighting companies and Dr. S. Edward Neister, backed by High Energy Ozone LLC d/b/a Far-UV Sterilray. As these entities battle over patent rights, the key question emerges: Who truly holds the rightful claim […]

Ramifications of the PTAB Preliminary Ruling on Far-UV Sterilray’s Patent Claims

The recent preliminary decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) concerning the validity of some claims in a patent used by Far-UV Sterilray has potentially wide-reaching implications for the Far-UVC industry. As sterilization and disinfection are pivotal for public health, the debate over intellectual property rights in this field could impact companies, stakeholders, […]

The Potential of AlxGa1-xN/AlN Quantum Dots in Germicidal Ultraviolet Lamps for Disinfection

  Introduction: In recent times, the spotlight has been on germicidal ultraviolet (GUV) lamps, which have been touted for their disinfection capabilities. While GUV LEDs are promising, they haven’t yet matched the efficiency and cost per Watt of the traditional mercury lamps. One of the significant issues hindering their advancement is related to electrical injection. […]

Eye Safety Review: Using Far-UVC Lamps in the Office 

The potential of Far-UVC light, specifically filtered through Krypton-Chloride lamps, to combat airborne diseases is gaining traction. Significant strides have been made to validate the skin safety of these lamps. However, a pivotal aspect that remains relatively under-explored is its impact on our eyes, especially when deployed in everyday settings like an office. A recent […]

Far-UVC’s Game-Changing Impact on Indoor Air Quality

A Bright Light in the Fight Against Airborne Diseases As researchers race against time to combat the current pandemic, a transformative innovation shines bright, both literally and figuratively. The latest findings on far-UVC light may revolutionize our approach to purifying indoor air, ensuring spaces that were once considered hazardous are rendered as safe as the […]

Two Thumbs Up for Far-UVC Light: A Revolution in Indoor Air Quality

In the collective pursuit of enhancing indoor air quality, technology has proven to be an indispensable ally. The era of advancements is marked with myriad solutions aimed at bolstering environmental health and safety. Among the standout technologies, Far-UVC light emerges as a promising contender in our arsenal against airborne pathogens, offering optimism in a time […]

Unlocking the Power of Far-UVC Technology in Mitigating Airborne Pathogens

September 11, 2023 In an era where infectious diseases have robustly tested the grit of global healthcare infrastructures, the development and exploration of efficient antimicrobial technologies are paramount. A recent study led by P. Jacob Bueno de Mesquita et al. unveils enlightening prospects in employing far-UVC light as a proficient tool in mitigating airborne pathogens, […]