Did you know?

More patents have been filed by Young Living than any other direct sales company. A patent is what separates an industry leader like Young Living from the copy cat company or a me too product.

Young Living has been issued 17 patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Plus, two more patents pending on the new DeepSpectra distillation technology.

Gary was the pioneer of the modern day resurgence of essential oil use and was studying and designing essential oil distillers long before creating Young Living Essential Oils in 1994.

As you can imagine, some of the patents are for distilling system:
Distillation system. One for apparatuses, systems, methods, and computer program products involved in a distillation system.

Types of patents Young Living holds
Out of the many types of patents out there, Young Living currently focuses on two particular kinds.

Utility patents, which are issued to those who invent or discover a new process, composition, method, or machine. A utility patent gives the patent holder the exclusive right to prevent others from making, using, or selling the invention throughout the U.S. If the invention is a process, the patent holder has the right to prevent others from using the process, offering to sell it, or selling products created using that process.

Young Living also holds design patents, which are granted to protect a distinctive decoration or design. With a design patent, the patent holder has the right to stop others from reproducing or selling that design throughout the U.S. or importing it into the country.

Young Living has launched an updated Science is in our Nature web page with the purpose of providing educational information about its patents and innovations.
YL Patent Page

For even more details about our patents, be sure to listen to the “Leading the Way in Innovation” episode of our YL Drop podcast!

Young Living has the largest essential oil Research & Development program in the world, and those of us who attended convention are all very excited to hear about the latest innovative technology, patent pending “Deepspectra” that takes essential oils to a whole new dimension.