PATENTS / TRADEMARKS

Over the years, CRF has received multiple patent approvals in the United States and Canada for our research innovations. Exclusively used of the CRF members the patents include:

  • U.S. patent #4,118,513 and Canada patent #1076875 – Method of formulating dairy cattle rations
  • U.S. patent #4,615,891 and Canada patent #1298514 – Method of formulating dairy cow rations based on carbohydrate regulation
  • U.S. patent #4,617,276 – Novel method for quantitating structural and non-structural carbohydrates in feedstuffs
  • Canada patent #1225273 – Method for quantitating non-structural carbohydrates in feedstuffs and ration formulations based thereon
  • Canada patent #1233098 – Method for quantitating non-structural carbohydrates in feedstuff
  • U.S. patent #4,900,562 and Canada patent #1330898 – Feed intake limiting composition comprising calcium hydroxide for cattle
  • U.S. patent #5,158,791 and Canada patent #2073149 – Method of formulating dairy cow rations based on rumen available protein and rumen available carbohydrate

 
CRF also maintains several trademarks that can only be used by a CRF member. These include the recognizable trademarks…

  • GastroTech® (registered in U.S. and applied for in Canada) – This mark is used by CRF members for a nutritional supplements and dietary supplements for gastrointestinal health in equine developed via CRF’s equine research program.
  • RAC+® (U.S. & Canada) – This mark is used by the CRF members for dairy rations that have applied CRF’s second generation research in the ground-breaking rumen available carbohydrate concept.
  • RAC® (U.S. & Canada) – This mark obtained by CRF for dairy rations formulated on CRF’s unique concept for the rumen available carbohydrates. The mark was developed for use with the CRF patents approved from our extensive research in this topic.
  • RUMEN AVAILABLE CARBOHYDRATE® (U.S.) – The mark can be used by the CRF members in the United States for dairy rations formulated on based on our innovative research in the field of rumen available carbohydrates. The mark was developed for use with CRF’s patented technology.
  • RAP® (U.S. & Canada) – This mark is used by the CRF members for dairy rations formulated with CRF’s breakthroughs in rumen available protein. The mark was developed for use with the CRF patents approved from our years of research in this arena.
  • RUMEN AVAILABLE PROTEIN® (U.S.) – The mark can be used by the CRF members in the United States for dairy rations formulated on based on CRF’s research discoveries in the area of rumen available protein. The mark was developed for use with CRF’s patented technology.
  • TOTALAC® (U.S. & Canada) – Totalac is a unique feeding program developed from CRF dairy research which has allowed dairy producers to reduce their land and labor requirements or increase the herd size while improving milk production.
  • CRF® (U.S.)