Patents by Inventor Gianfranco Coccoli

Gianfranco Coccoli 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: 8956673
    Abstract: The present invention includes a method for extending the shelf-life of one or more foods by exposure to one or more pulses of microwave radiation for at least seven (7) seconds. The present invention may also be used to reduce pathogenic organisms in food. The one or more foods may be packaged within a container, sealed and stored.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Texas Tech University System
    Inventors: Christine Alvarado, J. Chance Brooks, Mindy M. Brashears, Todd Brashears, Gianfranco Coccoli, Pierluigi Sapelli, Mario Piazza, Stefania Franzoni, Federico Felappi, Nicola Tolettini
  • Publication number: 20090092708
    Abstract: The present invention includes a method for extending the shelf-life of one or more foods by exposure to one or more pulses of microwave radiation for at least seven (7) seconds. The present invention may also be used to reduce pathogenic organisms in food. The one or more foods may be packaged within a container, sealed and stored.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2008
    Publication date: April 9, 2009
    Applicant: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY SYSTEM
    Inventors: Christine Alvarado, J. Chance Brooks, Mindy M. Brashears, Todd Brashears, Gianfranco Coccoli, Pierluigi Sapelli, Mario Piazza, Stefania Franzoni, Federico Felappi, Nicola Tolettini