Lewes, DE(May 13, 2019)–TheEnvironmental Credit Score Foundation(ECSF)announced todaya Notice of Allowance issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in response tothe founder’spatent application.TheECSFis working to establish arevolutionary newway to fight climate change with anenvironmental credit scoring systemdesigned to encourageindividuals, businesses and other entitiestowork togetherto promotehands-onenvironmental practices.
Thepatent application, titled “Methods and systems for environmental credit scoring” pertainsto the environmental credit scoring system that assigns a score to participating companies, organizations or individual’s “environmental creditworthiness.”
The scoringsystemis designed to benefitcompanies, organizations and individuals making a positive environmental impact.TheEnvironmental Credit Scoring Systemwill allow consumers access to information onenvironmentallyfriendly products,services, companies and organizations; improving corporate and personal practices and promoting green consumer purchasing decisions.
An Environmental Credit Scorerepresents the environmental footprint of an individual, business, or other entity.
Implementation of thescoring systemwill significantly increase consumer demand for environmentallyfriendly products and servicesandhelp green business owners market theircompanies. Establishing aninternationalenvironmental credit scoring system will create for the first timethe opportunity forindividuals, businesses and other entitiestowork together to protect the environment, while also serving their self-interests.
“I’m very pleased that the U.S. Patent Office has acknowledged thenovelty, inventive step, and industrial applicability ofthepatent application,”saidMaherAbdelsamie,founder andpresident.“This response hasstrengthenedtheresolveto establish aninternationalenvironmental credit scoring systemthat allows businesses, organizations and individuals to take an active role in minimizing their environmental impact and positively affect theimminent threat of climate change.”
The USPTO previously approvedthefounder’sPatent Prosecution Highway petitiondue toafully favorable international search and written opinion ISR/WO of the PCT patent application.The PPH petition makes the patent application “special” and speeds up the examination process.TheECSFlaunched anonline petitionon Change.orgthatindividuals can signto show their support and join the scoring system when it launches. The petitionalsoencouragescompanies and decisionmakers toprovide grant funding to support thelaunch of the program.
“To ensure we spark an international movement,I amfiling international patentapplications with the EU, China, Russia, Egypt, Israel, and other countries,” saidAbdelsamie. “I look forward to collaborating with partners around the world as we launch the first internationalEnvironmental Credit Scoring System.”
AbouttheEnvironmental Credit Score Foundation
The Environmental Credit Score Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Lewes, DE.Its mission is to establish an Environmental Credit Scoring Systemwhichassigns a numerical score to indicate a company or individual’s “environmental creditworthiness” based on their environmental activitiesand impact.