Patents by Inventor Jay Renew

Jay Renew 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).

  • Publication number: 20200279987
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method and apparatus that uses a brine from a well that is used to both generate electricity and recover valuable minerals present in the brine. The method and apparatus uses a hydrophobic membrane to separate water vapor from the brine to concentrate the brine that is then used to recover the minerals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Ryan Melsert, Jay Renew
  • Patent number: 10686110
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method and apparatus that uses a brine from a well that is used to both generate electricity and recover valuable minerals present in the brine. The method and apparatus uses a hydrophobic membrane to separate water vapor from the brine to concentrate the brine that is then used to recover the minerals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Southern Research Institute
    Inventors: Ryan Melsert, Jay Renew
  • Publication number: 20180269367
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method and apparatus that uses a brine from a well that is used to both generate electricity and recover valuable minerals present in the brine. The method and apparatus uses a hydrophobic membrane to separate water vapor from the brine to concentrate the brine that is then used to recover the minerals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Inventors: Ryan Melsert, Jay Renew
  • Patent number: 10038131
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method and apparatus that uses a brine from a well that is used to both generate electricity and recover valuable minerals present in the brine. The method and apparatus uses a hydrophobic membrane to separate water vapor from the brine to concentrate the brine that is then used to recover the minerals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: SOUTHERN RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Ryan Melsert, Jay Renew
  • Publication number: 20170084812
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method and apparatus that uses a brine from a well that is used to both generate electricity and recover valuable minerals present in the brine. The method and apparatus uses a hydrophobic membrane to separate water vapor from the brine to concentrate the brine that is then used to recover the minerals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2016
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Inventors: Ryan Melsert, Jay Renew