Patents by Inventor Charles S. Apperson

Charles S. Apperson has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10694793
    Abstract: An insect-proof, form-fitting undergarment is provided having top and bottom parts formed of selected breathable materials and having omnidirectional stretch properties, and which top and bottom parts may be securely joined at the waist to prevent insect entry. A superfine knitted fabric is utilized to prevent insect bites.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Andre J. West, Marian G. McCord, Charles S. Apperson, Richard Michael Roe, Emiel A. DenHartog
  • Publication number: 20200048801
    Abstract: Mosquito resistant textiles and garments are provided that demonstrate resistance to mosquito bites without the use of pesticides or chemicals. The textiles and garments provide 90% or more resistance to mosquito bite resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Marian G. McCord, Richard Michael Roe, Charles S. Apperson, Andre J. West, Emiel A. DenHartog
  • Publication number: 20190021409
    Abstract: An insect-proof, form-fitting undergarment is provided having top and bottom parts formed of selected breathable materials and having omnidirectional stretch properties, and which top and bottom parts may be securely joined at the waist to prevent insect entry. A superfine knitted fabric is utilized to prevent insect bites.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Inventors: Andre J. West, Marian G. McCord, Charles S. Apperson, Richard Michael Roe, Emiel A. DenHartog
  • Patent number: 9392788
    Abstract: Provided are compositions for attracting and/or stimulating oviposition. The compositions comprise a suitable carrier and a bacterium capable of producing nonanoic acid, tetradecanoic acid, or methyl tetradecanoate; Bacillus thuringiensis; Lactococcus lactis; Klebsiella oxytoca; Shigella dysenteriae; Brevundimonas vesicularis; a supernatant of a culture of any of the these bacteria; nonanoic acid; tetradecanoic acid; or methyl tetradecanoate, or any combination thereof, at a concentration effective to attract the mosquito to a target. The compositions may be comprised within a kit or trap. Also provided are methods of attracting mosquitoes to a target.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: North Carolina State University
    Inventors: Loganathan Ponnusamy, Ning Xu, Coby Schal, Charles S. Apperson, Dawn Wesson
  • Publication number: 20100192451
    Abstract: Provided are compositions for attracting and/or stimulating oviposition. The compositions comprise a suitable carrier and a bacterium capable of producing nonanoic acid, tetradecanoic acid, or methyl tetradecanoate; Bacillus thuringiensis; Lactococcus lactis; Klebsiella oxytoca; Shigella dysenteriae; Brevundimonas vesicularis; a supernatant of a culture of any of the these bacteria; nonanoic acid; tetradecanoic acid; or methyl tetradecanoate, or any combination thereof, at a concentration effective to attract the mosquito to a target. The compositions may be comprised within a kit or trap. Also provided are methods of attracting mosquitoes to a target.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2009
    Publication date: August 5, 2010
    Inventors: Loganathan Ponnusamy, Ning Xu, Coby Schal, Charles S. Apperson