Patents Examined by Alton N. Pryor
  • Patent number: 11503825
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides formulations of pyrethroid compounds comprising nanoparticles of polymer-associated pyrethroid compounds along with various formulating agents. The present disclosure also provides methods for producing and using these formulations. The disclosure describes various formulations and formulating agents that can be included in the formulations. Additionally, the disclosures describes application to various plants and pests as well as advantages of the disclosed formulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Vive Crop Protection Inc.
    Inventors: Danielle Norton, Nikolai Loukine, Rachel Gong, Henry Galas, Jose Amado Dinglasan, Anjan Kumar Das, Darren J. Anderson
  • Patent number: 11472981
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides stable inoculant compositions and methods for enhancing the survival and/or stability of microorganisms in an inoculant composition. In some embodiments, the microorganisms in an inoculant compositions are stabilized by the presence of one or more maltodextrins having a dextrose equivalent value of about 15 to about 20.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES BIOAG A/S
    Inventors: Kenneth Edmund Kellar, Yaowei Kang, Claire Pelligra, Emily Barnett, Caitlin Burklew, Anna Wysinski, Jarrod E. Leland, Ben Doughan, Michael Harrison Fethe, Ashley Delanie Trahan, David Greenshields, Kristi Woods
  • Patent number: 11464227
    Abstract: This disclosure describes a biological system of plant growth promotion, pest resistance and disease resistance by application of strains of T. viride, Trichoderma harzianum K2, Bacillus amyloliquifaciens AS2, Bacillus amyloliquifaciens AS3, or a combination thereof. These strains can be used in conventional or organic agriculture for the promotion nematode resistance when applied topically as a foliar spray or as a seed coating. The highly active strains also are expected to increase plant productivity and improve quality of fruits, vegetables, flowers or other plant products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: ADVANCED BIOLOGICAL MARKETING, INC.
    Inventors: Gary Harman, Molly Cadle-Davidson, Walid Nosir
  • Patent number: 11464733
    Abstract: Provided is an enema for rectal application containing budesonide as an active ingredient in order to treat an inflammatory bowel disease, or to prevent a relapse. The enema for rectal application contains budesonide as the active ingredient, in which 1.5 to 2.5 mg of budesonide per dose is administered twice a day for 12 weeks in order to treat an inflammatory bowel disease, or to prevent a relapse. The enema for rectal application comprises several doses whereby the most preferable dose of budesonide is 2.0 mg per dose. The enema for rectal application is taken in order to treat ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, or to prevent a relapse; has a foamy, more rigid to a more liquid, gel-like structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: DR. FALK PHARMA GMBH
    Inventors: Shoji Kondo, Morio Iwasaki, Yoji Yamada
  • Patent number: 11464225
    Abstract: This invention relates to a liquid herbicidal composition comprising a non-aqueous solvent system, at least one sulfonylurea herbicide and at least one inorganic or C1-C12 organic lithium salt. The invention also relates to the use of an inorganic or C1-C12 organic lithium salt to improve chemical stabilisation of a sulfonylurea herbicide in a liquid composition comprising a non-aqueous solvent system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignees: Battelle UK Limited, Mitsui AgriScience International S.A./N.V.
    Inventors: Andrew Goldsmith, John Groome
  • Patent number: 11464230
    Abstract: Disclosed are compositions for enhancing plant growth, comprising at least one lipo-chitooligosaccharide (LCO) compound; and at least one agriculturally beneficial agent selected from the group consisting at least one pesticide, at least one beneficial microorganism, and combinations thereof. Methods for enhancing plant growth and treating seeds with the compositions provided herein are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES BIOAG A/S
    Inventors: Ahsan Habib, Kristi Woods, Michael Frodyma, Shawn Semones
  • Patent number: 11457624
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to an adjuvant premix composition for use with plant treatment chemicals. The adjuvant premix composition includes a thickener, a water soluble divalent salt, a foam control agent, a complexing agent, and a film forming agent. The present invention also relates to adjuvant compositions for use with plant treatment chemicals, plant treatment chemical formulations, methods of treating plants or plant seeds using the compositions of the present invention, and methods of treating a plant seed or growing plant using a plant treatment chemical and a coating material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: CORBET SCIENTIFIC, LLC
    Inventors: James Holt Lefiles, Bill Davis
  • Patent number: 11452294
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods for selectively controlling or modifying the growth of Poa annua in a turfgrass using a composition comprising an herbicidally-effective amount tebuconazole, or a salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignees: North Carolina State University, Clemson University Research Foundation
    Inventors: Fred H. Yelverton, Lambert McCarty
  • Patent number: 11452293
    Abstract: (S)-5-ethynyl-anabasine and derivatives thereof; composition comprising same and a carrier; methods of treating an animal; method of protecting a plant from a pest; and methods of making compound and derivatives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard J. Martin, Alan P. Robertson, Brett VanVeller, Xiangwei Du, Fudan Zheng
  • Patent number: 11452289
    Abstract: An herbicidal composition comprising (a) glyphosate or a derivative thereof, (b) an amidoalkylamine surfactant of formula (1): wherein R1 is a hydrocarbyl having from about 1 carbon atoms to about 22 carbon atoms, R2 and R3 are each independently hydrocarbyl or substituted hydrocarbyl having from 1 to about 6 carbon atoms and R4 is hydrocarbylene or substituted hydrocarbylene having from 1 to about 6 carbon atoms and (c) a co-surfactant component comprising at least one co-surfactant selected from, for example, alkoxylated tertiary amine oxides, amidoamine alkoxylates, and betaines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: John W. Hemminghaus, Andrew D. Dyszlewski, Mojahedul Islam, Shawn Zhu, Hua Yu
  • Patent number: 11447481
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula (I) wherein the substituents are as defined in claim 1, useful as pesticides, especially as fungicides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventors: Thomas James Hoffman, Daniel Stierli, Thomas Pitterna, Ramya Rajan
  • Patent number: 11447455
    Abstract: Solid polymorphic forms of sulfentrazone are described. Particularly, a new polymorphic form of sulfentrazone is described herein as sulfentrazone-1, having surprising property advantages over technical sulfentrazone. Processes for the preparation of sulfentrazone-1, herbicidal compositions comprising sulfentrazone-1, and methods of its use are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: Paul Nicholson, Karl Kauffman
  • Patent number: 11439147
    Abstract: Provided is a compound represented by formula (1): The compound represented by formula (1) has an excellent efficacy for controlling weeds, and is thus useful as an active ingredient for an agent for controlling weeds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Jun Ohshita
  • Patent number: 11440910
    Abstract: Compounds of formula (I), wherein the substituents are as defined in claim 1, and the agrochemically acceptable salts salts, stereoisomers, enantiomers, tautomers and N-oxides of those compounds, can be used as insecticides and can be prepared in a manner known per se.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventors: Sebastian Rendler, Andrew Edmunds, Pierre Joseph Marcel Jung, Michel Muehlebach, Girish Rawal, Indira Sen, Vikas Sikervar
  • Patent number: 11432544
    Abstract: Described herein is a stable dry composition comprising a compound with herbicide activity located on a carrier compound and a compound with amphiphilic properties coating at least part or all of the compound with herbicide activity and carrier compound. Methods of manufacture and application of the dry composition are also described along with storage stable plant and herbicide compositions and methods of co-administration of combination plant and herbicide compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: Donaghys Limited
    Inventors: Jarred Marfell, Jeremy Silva, Karen Yeritsyan
  • Patent number: 11434178
    Abstract: Disclosed are malt sprouts fraction extracts, their process of preparation and their use as a biostimulant agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: MALTEUROP GROUPE
    Inventors: Marie-Jane Fallourd, Sihame Chafil, Jean-Luc Baret
  • Patent number: 11434221
    Abstract: The present invention relates to herbicidally active pyridyl-/pyrimidyl-pyrazine derivatives, as well as to processes and intermediates used for the preparation of such derivatives. The invention further extends to herbicidal compositions comprising such derivatives, as well as to the use of such compounds and compositions in controlling undesirable plant growth: in particular the use in controlling weeds, in crops of useful plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventors: Jeffrey Steven Wailes, Neil Brian Carter, John Martin Clough, John Williams
  • Patent number: 11425903
    Abstract: A formulation comprising prothioconazole and a stabilizing amount of a transition metal salt, optionally a co-pesticide, optionally two co-pesticides, a process for the preparation thereof, a method of use thereof and kit comprising the components thereof is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: UPL LTD
    Inventors: Alexander Cornelis Van Der Laan, Rajan Shirsat, Jaidev Rajnikant Shroff, Vikram Rajnikant Shroff
  • Patent number: 11427549
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula (1), including all stereoisomers, N-oxides, and salts thereof (Formula (1)) wherein K, Z, R2, R3 and m are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds, N-oxides and salts, processes for making such compounds, N-oxides, salts and compositions, and methods for controlling undesired vegetation comprising contacting the undesired vegetation or its environment with an effective amount of a compound, N-oxide, salt or composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: Rachel Tran Dao, Andrew Jon Deangelis, John Robbins Debergh, Eric Allen Marshall
  • Patent number: 11427564
    Abstract: A compound represented by a formula (I) or a salt thereof: wherein A1 represents CR1 or a nitrogen atom; A2 represents CR2 or a nitrogen atom; A3 represents CR3 or a nitrogen atom, provided that two or more of A1 to A3 do not represent nitrogen atoms at the same time; R1, R2 and R3 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or the like; B1 represents CH or a nitrogen atom; R4 represents a substituted or unsubstituted C1-6 alkyl group or the like; R5 represents a substituted or unsubstituted C1-6 alkylthio group or the like; and R6 represents a substituted or unsubstituted C1-6 alkyl group or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Keita Sakanishi, Hikaru Aoyama, Norifumi Sakiyama, Takao Iwasa, Daisuke Ushijima, Maki Matsui