A patent is a form of intellectual property that gives its owner the legal right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention for a limited period of years in exchange for publishing an enabling public disclosure of the invention. The below patents were all filed by Pacific faculty, students, and/or staff.

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Patent definition from Wikipedia.


Patents from 2023


Systems and method for viral detection, Joshua P. Steimel and Alfredo Alexander-Katz

Patents from 2020


Systems and methods for intersection management of connected autonomous vehicles, Mohammadreza Mehrabian, Mohammad Khayatian, and Aviral Shrivastava

Patents from 2017


Synthetic Antibody Mimic Peptides, Bhaskara Jasti, Xiaoling Li, Jerry W. Tsai, Hyun Joo, Yu Zheng, and Sameer Sachdeva

Patents from 2014


Intra-oral anatomy training device, Nathan Hemmer, Jason Budnik, Parag Ramaniklal Kachalia, Jessie Virginia Vallee, Nader A. Nadershahi, and Poppy Montana-Marie Carlig

Patents from 2013


Piperazinylpyrimidine analogues as protein kinase inhibitors, Wade A. Russu and Hassan M. Shallal


Systems and methods for detecting molecular interactions using magnetic beads, Joshua P. Steimel, Charles E. Sing, and Alfredo Alexander-Katz

Patents from 1991


General phase modulation method for stored waveform inverse fourier transform excitation for fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry, Shenheng Guan and Patrick R. Jones

Patents from 1990


PC-based FT/ICR system, Shenheng Guan and Patrick R. Jones

Patents from 1976


Dressing and method for treating a wound, Patrick N. Catania and James C. King