Patents Examined by Annette H Para
  • Patent number: 11566252
    Abstract: The present invention relates to excision of explant material comprising meristematic tissue from seeds, and storage of such material prior to subsequent use in plant tissue culture and genetic transformation. Methods for tissue preparation, storage, and transformation are disclosed, as is transformable meristem tissue produced by such methods, and apparati for tissue preparation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY, LLC
    Inventors: Beth Jo Calabotta, Kevin Lee Deppermann, Erik D. Dersch, Jerald D. Heise, Angela Ranae Koestel, Cindy L. Ludwig, Brian J. Martinell, Edward Williams
  • Patent number: 11542514
    Abstract: The present invention relates to excision of explant material comprising meristematic tissue from seeds, and storage of such material prior to subsequent use in plant tissue culture and genetic transformation. Methods for tissue preparation, storage, and transformation are disclosed, as is transformable meristem tissue produced by such methods, and apparati for tissue preparation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY, LLC
    Inventors: Beth Jo Calabotta, Kevin Lee Deppermann, Erik D. Dersch, Jerald D. Heise, Angela Ranae Koestel, Cindy L. Ludwig, Brian J. Martinell, Edward Williams
  • Patent number: PP34824
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Mandevilla plant named ‘Inmanliapr’, characterized by its compact, upright to broadly spreading plant habit; moderately vigorous to vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; relatively small, glossy and medium green-colored leaves; early and freely flowering habit; and apricot-colored flowers with bright orange yellow-colored centers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: INNOVAPLANT ZIERPFLANZEN GmbH + Co. KG
    Inventor: Birgit Hofmann
  • Patent number: PP34830
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Saxifraga plant named ‘SH 1925’, characterized by its upright to outwardly spreading and mounded plant habit; moderately vigorous to vigorous growth habit; dark green-colored leaves; freely flowering habit; and purplish pink and purplish red-colored flowers that are held above the foliar plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Inventor: Josef Heuger
  • Patent number: PP34838
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Gypsophila plant named ‘JEGYPCEPLE’, characterized by its compact and broadly spreading to prostrate plant habit; moderately vigorous to vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; dense and bushy habit; large double type white-colored flowers with reddish purple-colored venation; relatively long flowering period; good garden performance and winter hardiness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: JELITTO STAUDENSAMEN GmbH
    Inventor: Georg Uebelhart
  • Patent number: PP34851
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Ficus cyathistipula plant named ‘ESPE2007’ which is characterized by the combination of a compact growth habit with a relatively fast rate of growth which makes it suited to production and sale in small container sizes, small leaves, prominent stipules, and the stability of all characteristics from generation to generation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: J. Van Geest Holding B.V.
    Inventor: Jan van Geest
  • Patent number: PP34858
    Abstract: A New Guinea Impatiens plant particularly distinguished by white flowers and a large flower size, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: KLEMM+SOHN GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventor: Roxane I. C. Provost
  • Patent number: PP34867
    Abstract: Description and specifications of a new and distinct cultivar of blackberry plant named ‘APF-268’ which originated from seed produced by a hand-pollinated cross of Arkansas selections ‘APF-45’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 22,449) x ‘APF-158’ (non-patented, unreleased genotype) is provided. This new cultivar of blackberry plant can be distinguished by its large fruit with consistent size and sweet flavor. The plants have consistently good plant health and primocane-fruiting habit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
    Inventor: John R. Clark
  • Patent number: PP34872
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Hydrangea plant named ‘TMHY18-1’ is disclosed, characterized by lace-cap inflorescences having flowers with large, deeply serrated pure white sepals. Flowers are distinctly honey scented. Plants are remontant and have an upright, controlled habit. Flowering occurs on both terminal and axillary nodes. The new variety is a Hydrangea, typically produced as an outdoor ornamental plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Inventor: Charles Valin
  • Patent number: PP34873
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Pyracantha plant named ‘Orange Star’ is disclosed, characterized by healthy thornless plants with dark green foliage, and large, bright orange berries. The new variety is a Pyracantha, normally produced as an ornamental plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Inventor: Henk van der Sar
  • Patent number: PP34888
    Abstract: A new and distinct Chamelaucium cultivar named ‘GIL’ is disclosed, characterized by large, white flowers and flower buds colored near Red 45A. Flower production begins in winter in Israel. Petals are distinctively semi-erect in attitude. The new variety is a Chamelaucium, normally producing cut flower stems, or as a garden or container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Inventor: Nitzan Nir
  • Patent number: PP34898
    Abstract: The new Heuchera plant named ‘Grateful Gathering’ has medium-sized, shallowly-dissected, palmate leaves with cordate bases. The leaves are chartreuse when young and develop to light gold to chartreuse in color. The small campanulate flowers have white reflexed petals displayed on stiff, erect, tightly branched stems. The new plant has a vigorous growth and sturdy plant habit and is useful in the garden landscape or in containers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Inventor: Wayne A Gruber
  • Patent number: PP34912
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vaccinium plant named ‘TH-1093’, characterized by a combination of early to mid-season ripening and flowering; large berries with good flavor, firmness, and scar; and a medium chilling requirement of about 350 to 450 hours, or more, below about 45° F.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP34933
    Abstract: A pecan tree distinguished by the following unique combination of characteristics: large nut size, bright kernel color, good shelling ability, moderately early harvest date, and good resistance to the scab fungus (Venturia effuse) in sprayed orchards.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: Patrick Conner
  • Patent number: PP34936
    Abstract: This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of strawberry plant named ‘PE-11.2175’. This new strawberry plant named ‘PE-11.2175’ is primarily adapted to the growing conditions of the central coast of California, and is primarily characterized by its orange red fruit color, small fruit size, and conical fruit shape; fair fruit flavor, medium to soft flesh, with seeds typically held level with to below the surface; large plant size, semi-upright, with medium to dense density and strong vigor; medium to light green foliage color, large foliage size and slightly to strongly convex in cross section; and fruiting trusses typically held beneath the foliage, with strong pubescence and absent to weak anthocyanins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: Plant Sciences, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen M. Ackerman, Steven D. Nelson, Michael D. Nelson, Daniel S. Nelson
  • Patent number: PP34940
    Abstract: The new cultivar of Sanguisorba plant named ‘Tough Dream’ that is characterized by its strong branches, its exhibits inflorescences and flowers that are small in size and deep burgundy-red in color, and its sturdy and upright flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Inventor: Jan Star
  • Patent number: PP34942
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Phalaenopsis plant named ‘PHA441188’, particularly characterized by having purplish-pink striped flowers with reddish-purple lips, flowers that are flat in lateral view, and whiskers that are reddish-purple and striped with white tips, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: Anthura B.V.
    Inventor: Martinus Nicolaas Gerardus Van Swieten
  • Patent number: PP34943
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Delosperma plant named ‘T1821’ that is characterized by its very large flowers, its very floriferous and long blooming flowering habit; blooming from early summer to early autumn, its flowers that are intense orange in color, and its low-growing plant habit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Inventor: Koichiro Nishikawa
  • Patent number: PP34944
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Rosa plant for garden use named ‘NOA39131’ is disclosed, characterized by fully double brilliant golden orange flowers on upright plants with rapid re-flowering. Plants have excellent resistance to blackspot, powdery mildew, downy mildew and rust diseases. Flowers are fragrant and plant rebloom rapidly. The new variety is a Rosa, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Inventor: Reinhard Noack
  • Patent number: PP34956
    Abstract: A new hop plant named ‘HBC 1019’ is disclosed. ‘HBC 1019’ is used for its exceptional and unique aromatic qualities, and is suitable for beer flavoring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: Hop Breeding Company, L.L.C.
    Inventors: Jason Perrault, Michael D. Ferguson, Scott Varnum, Jaime Avalos P., Scott Herzog