Patents

PATENTS ISSUED as of 4-19-06

VIVA Life Science, Inc. (previously VIVA America Marketing, Inc.)

The following patents are issued for various methods, formulas and uses.  The application of the patents to individual VIVA products may change or be discontinued as new methods, formulas, and uses are developed or improved and for which new patents applications are pending.  There are over 18 patents pending and several expected to be issued in 2003, 2004.

1. Jan. 31, 1995 #5,386,046  VIVA Germanium Sesquioxide™

 (Method)  

Method for the Preparation of Pure Carboxyethyl Germanium Sesquioxide    
   
2. Aug. 27, 1996 #5,550,266 VIVA Germanium Sesquioxide™    

(Continuation)  

Method for the Preparation of Pure Carboxyethyl Germanium Sesquioxide
   
3. Dec. 30, 1997 #5,703,259 VIVA Germanium Sesquioxide™

(Continuation)

Method for the Preparation of Pure Carboxyethyl Germanium Sesquioxide
   
4. Jul. 6, 1999 #5,919,964  VIVA Germanium Sesquioxide™

 (Continuation)

 Method for the Preparation of Pure Carboxyethyl Germanium Sesquioxide
   
5. Nov. 2, 1999 #5,976,548  DailyGuard®/ VIVA Shield®

(Novel invention/formula, use)

Nutritional Supplement Composition and Use
   
6. Jan. 25, 2000 #6,017,526  VIVA Germanium Yeast™

(Novel Invention/formula, use)

Germanium Yeast Human Diet Nutritional Supplement
   
7. Oct. 31, 2000 #6,140,107     SelGuard®/GlucoGuard™/VIVA Chromium Yeast™/VIVA Germanium Yeast™        

(Method, use)

Organometallic-Metabolizing Yeast
   
8. Dec. 12, 2000 #6,159,466  GlucoGuard™ / VIVA Chromium Yeast™   

(Method, formula, use)

Aqueous Composition Comprising (proprietary yeast strain) and Chromium Glycinate Dinicotinate 
   
9. Jan. 30, 2001 #6,180,139  LivGuard™

(Novel Invention/formula, use)

Composition and Method for Treating Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis
   
10. Mar. 6, 2001 #6,197,295 SelGuard®/ VIVA Selenium Yeast™

(Novel Invention/formula, use)

Dietary Supplementation With, and Methods for Administration of Yeast-Derived Selenium Product
   
11. Apr. 24, 2001 #6,221,356 VIVA Ginkgo Biloba™/ LiQuick Ginkgo™        

(Method, formula, use)

Method of Preparation of Biologically Active Ginkgo Biloba Product
   
12. Jun. 19, 2001 #6,248,323 GlucoGuard™ / VIVA Chromium Yeast™

(Method, formula, use)

Dietary Supplementation With and Methods for Preparation of Yeast-Derived Chromium Salts
   
13. Aug. 7, 2001 #6,270,774  DailyGuard®

(Novel Invention, formula, use)

Nutritional Supplement Composition and Use
   
14. Sept. 25, 2001 #6,294,166 FloraGuard®  

(Novel composition, method, use)

Nutrition Supplement Containing Lactobacillus Acidophilus, Yeast and Soy Protein
   
15. Dec. 4, 2001 #6,326,031  LipoGuard®

(Novel Invention, formula, use)

Method of Decreasing Cholesterol and Triglycerides Levels With a Composition Containing Fish Oil, Garlic, Rutin, and Capsaicin
   
16. April 9, 2002 #6,368,643 SelGuard® / VIVA Selenium Yeast™ / VIVA Germanium Yeast™

(Novel Invention,composition)

Assimilation of Inorganic Selenium and Organic Germanium By Yeast
   
17. June 10, 2003 #6,576,233   SelGuard® /VIVA Selenium Yeast ™

(Continuation of invention, composition)

Dietary Supplementation with, and Methods for Preparation of Yeast-Derived Selenium Salts
   

18. March 28, 2006 #7,018,652 B2

LivGuard™

(Continuation/divisional with Pat. No. 6,180,139-Jan. 30, 2001)

Composition and Method for Treating Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis