HYDRA-FLEX, INC. RECEIVES FAVORABLE DECISION IN PATENT DISPUTE
February 27, 2020
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a favorable decision in its ex parte reexamination of Hydra-Flex’s U.S. Patent No. 8,887,743 for a chemical delivery system and platform
SAVAGE, MINNESOTA, February 27, 2020 – Hydra-Flex, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a favorable decision in its ex parte reexamination of Hydra-Flex’s U.S. Patent No. 8,887,743 for a chemical delivery system and platform. As a privately held Minnesota company who commercializes custom solutions concentrated on the science of fluid handling applications worldwide, Hydra- Flex’s current chemical dispensing systems include the Aqua-LabTM SD GEN2, Aqua-LabTM MD GEN2, Aqua-LabTM XD GEN2, and Aqua-LabTM HD.
In their commitment to innovation, Hydra-Flex believes that investing in the best research and design in the business leads to the development of superior products. “Hydra-Flex is proud of its innovative technology and its intellectual property portfolio,” Hydra-Flex’s President Jaime Harris stated, “I am pleased the Patent Office agreed that our patent was correctly issued.”
The ex parte reexamination was a proceeding in which the Patent Office reexamines an issued patent to verify that that subject matter it claims is patentable. The Patent Office also confirmed that all thirteen original claims in the ’743 patent are patentable and allowed an additional new claim that it determined was also patentable.
As a fluid handling solutions leader in the vehicle car wash, hydro-excavation, industrial cleaning and sewer jetting industries, Hydra-Flex currently holds 11 patents for our technologies.