18 August 2020, UK: Azotic Technologies, the UK-based global ag-tech company, announces that the US Patent and Trademark Office has just granted Azotic two significant patents. The first patent being, US patent titled: “Novel Microorganisms and Their Use in Agriculture”. The second patent being, US patent titled: “Plant Inoculation Method”. Both patents relate to Azotic’s natural nitrogen fixing technology (N-Fix®) which is derived from a naturally occurring food grade bacterium Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus (Gd).
Both these patents are part of Azotic’s patent portfolio strategy and have been granted in other territories, for example; the European Union, the United Kingdom and South Africa. They are of significant value to the company. This follows on the issuance of several patents earlier this year in Europe and other territories.
N-Fix® is an alternative to nitrogen fertilisers. It is environmentally-friendly, cost-reducing and is also proven to increase crop yields.
Peter Blezard, CEO of Azotic, mentioned that these patents will increase the market potential for N-Fix® products and will benefit the grower as well as the environment. They protect Azotic’s product development pipeline and highlights the company’s expertise in nitrogen fixation”