Avient Achieves Reexamination Certificate For Dyneema® Cut-Resistant Yarn Patent

CLEVELAND — June 27, 2023 — Avient is pleased to announce the issuance of the reexamination certificate for the principal patent applicable to Dyneema® Diamond Technology for cut-resistant yarn in the United States. The certificate confirms the patentability of 73 claims as amended or newly added in U.S. Patent No. 8,302,374, entitled “Cut Resistant Yarn, A Process for Producing the Yarn and Products Containing the Yarn.”

Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™, enables high-performance material solutions for customers across various sectors, including personal protective equipment, sports equipment, and industrial applications.  The recently issued certificate reinforces the strength and uniqueness of the patented technology, bolsters Avient’s intellectual property portfolio including the Dyneema brand, and empowers Avient to continue leading the industry in high-performance materials for consumer and professional protection.

“I’m delighted to share this milestone achievement with our valued partners, stakeholders, and customers,” commented Marcio Manique, global business director, Consumer & Professional Protection for Dyneema at Avient. “The reexamination certificate serves as a testament to the ingenuity of our cut-resistant yarn technology and the robustness of its patent protection. We look forward to leveraging this development to further enhance our offerings and deliver exceptional protective solutions to our customers.”

Dyneema Diamond Technology offers unmatched cut resistance, lightweight performance, and exceptional strength as part of a vast product portfolio of breakthrough material solutions.

Posted: June 27, 2023

Source: Avient Corporation