Patents Examined by Cathy Kingdon Worley
  • Patent number: 10477813
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH401605. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH401605, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH401605 with itself or with another corn plant, such as a plant of another variety. The invention further relates to genetic complements of plants of variety CH401605.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Sandeep Bhatnagar, Brett A. Ochs
  • Patent number: 10477814
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH405760. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH405760, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH405760 with itself or with another corn plant, such as a plant of another variety. The invention further relates to genetic complements of plants of variety CH405760.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Sandeep Bhatnagar, Gregory J. Holland, Duane A. Potrzeba
  • Patent number: 10480002
    Abstract: Provided are edible vaccines including transgenic microalgae expressing at least one exogenous antigen or an intervening organism including the transgenic microalgae. The antigen expressing microalgae are used for oral delivery of the antigen to a target organism in its intact and functional form. The exogenous antigen, expressed in the microalgae, is characterized by exerting at least one immunogenic response in the subject consuming the vaccine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: TRANSALGAE ISRAEL LTD.
    Inventor: Ofra Chen
  • Patent number: 10450577
    Abstract: This disclosure concerns compositions and methods for promoting transcription of a nucleotide sequence in a plant or plant cell, employing a promoter from a Panicum virgatum metallothionein-like gene (mtl). Some embodiments relate to a promoter from a Panicum virgatum metallothionein-like gene (mtl) that functions in plants to promote transcription of operably linked nucleotide sequences.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Dow AgroSciences LLC
    Inventors: Sandeep Kumar, Daren Hemingway, Carla Ausmus, Andrew F. Worden, Andrew Asberry
  • Patent number: 10440913
    Abstract: A celery cultivar, designated TBG 29, is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of celery cultivar TBG 29, to the plants of celery cultivar TBG 29 and to methods for producing a celery plant by crossing the cultivar TBG 29 with itself or another celery cultivar. The invention further relates to methods for producing a celery plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic celery plants and plant parts produced by those methods. This invention also relates to celery cultivars or breeding cultivars and plant parts derived from celery cultivar TBG 29, to methods for producing other celery cultivars, lines or plant parts derived from celery cultivar TBG 29 and to the celery plants, varieties, and their parts derived from the use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid celery seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing cultivar TBG 29 with another celery cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: A. Duda & Sons, Inc.
    Inventor: Lawrence K. Pierce
  • Patent number: 10443067
    Abstract: This disclosure concerns compositions and methods for promoting transcription of a nucleotide sequence in a plant or plant cell, employing a promoter from a Brachypodium distachyon metallothionein-like gene (mtl). Some embodiments relate to a promoter from a Brachypodium distachyon metallothionein-like gene (mtl) that functions in plants to promote transcription of operably linked nucleotide sequences.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Dow AgroSciences LLC
    Inventors: Sandeep Kumar, Daren Hemingway, Carla Ausmus, Andrew F. Worden, Andrew Asberry
  • Patent number: 10435704
    Abstract: A process of producing a recombinant glycoprotein in a plant, in cells of a plant, or in plant cells is provided. The process comprises expressing in said plant, in cells of said plant or in said plant cells a nucleic acid sequence encoding a polypeptide having an N-glycosylation site and co-expressing a nucleic acid sequence encoding a heterologous single-subunit oligosaccharyltransferase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Icon Genetics GmbH
    Inventors: Franziska Jarczowski, Romy Kandzia, Frank Thieme, Victor Klimyuk, Yuri Gleba
  • Patent number: 10433515
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X95M192 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X95M192 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X95M192 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X95M192, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X95M192 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X95M192 and methods of using maize variety X95M192 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Michael Adam Chandler, Stephen Joseph Szalma
  • Patent number: 10433518
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X08M634 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X08M634 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X08M634 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X08M634, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X08M634 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X08M634 and methods of using maize variety X08M634 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Everton Alen Brenner, Travis J Lee, Brandon Michael Wardyn
  • Patent number: 10433516
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X08M556 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X08M556 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X08M556 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X08M556, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X08M556 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X08M556 and methods of using maize variety X08M556 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Blaine E Johnson, Travis J Lee, Neway Challa Mengistu, Brandon Michael Wardyn
  • Patent number: 10433519
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X08M592 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X08M592 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X08M592 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X08M592, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X08M592 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X08M592 and methods of using maize variety X08M592 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Russell Fox, Elliot Lee Heffner, Gary Edward Henke, Sara Johanna Elisabeth Larsson, Sara Jane Lira, Polly Suzanne Longenberger, Leandro Daniel Perugini, Goran Srnic, Leah Viesselmann Stirling
  • Patent number: 10433517
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X13M621 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X13M621 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X13M621 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X13M621, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X13M621 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X13M621 and methods of using maize variety X13M621 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Russell Fox, Elliot Lee Heffner, Gary Edward Henke, Sara Jane Lira, Leandro Daniel Perugini, Goran Srnic
  • Patent number: 10428341
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for increasing the phosphate content of starches of genetically modified plant cells in comparison with starches from corresponding wild-type plant cells by introducing a foreign nucleic acid molecule which codes for a soluble starch synthase II. The present invention furthermore relates to the overexpression of this soluble starch synthase II in the genetically modified plant cells. Furthermore, the present invention relates to rice starch and rice flour with improved quality characteristics, to rice grains comprising this rice starch, and to rice plants on which these rice grains grow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Claus Frohberg, Bernd Essigmann
  • Patent number: 10428339
    Abstract: This disclosure concerns compositions and methods for targeting peptides, polypeptides, and proteins to plastids of plastid-containing cells. In some embodiments, the disclosure concerns chloroplast transit peptides that may direct a polypeptide to a plastid, and nucleic acid molecules encoding the same. In some embodiments, the disclosure concerns methods for producing a transgenic plant material (e.g., a transgenic plant) comprising a chloroplast transit peptide, as well as plant materials produced by such methods, and plant commodity products produced therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Dow AgroSciences LLC
    Inventors: Justin M. Lira, Robert Cicchillo, Carla N. Yerkes, Andrew E. Robinson
  • Patent number: 10426125
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 179609121658 is disclosed. Embodiments include the seeds of soybean 179609121658, the plants of soybean 179609121658, to plant parts of soybean 179609121658, and methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean 179609121658 with itself or with another soybean variety. Embodiments include methods for producing a soybean plant containing in its genetic material one or more genes or transgenes and the transgenic soybean plants and plant parts produced by those methods. Embodiments also relate to soybean cultivars, breeding cultivars, plant parts, and cells derived from soybean 179609121658, methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines or plant parts derived from soybean 179609121658, and the soybean plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. Embodiments further include hybrid soybean seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing 179609121658 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: SGI GENETICS, INC.
    Inventor: William K. Rhodes
  • Patent number: 10426124
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 179565921658 is disclosed. Embodiments include the seeds of soybean 179565921658, the plants of soybean 179565921658, to plant parts of soybean 179565921658, and methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean 179565921658 with itself or with another soybean variety. Embodiments include methods for producing a soybean plant containing in its genetic material one or more genes or transgenes and the transgenic soybean plants and plant parts produced by those methods. Embodiments also relate to soybean cultivars, breeding cultivars, plant parts, and cells derived from soybean 179565921658, methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines or plant parts derived from soybean 179565921658, and the soybean plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. Embodiments further include hybrid soybean seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing 179565921658 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: SGI GENETICS, INC.
    Inventor: William K. Rhodes
  • Patent number: 10426123
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 216259450112 is disclosed. Embodiments include the seeds of soybean 216259450112, the plants of soybean 216259450112, to plant parts of soybean 216259450112, and methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean 216259450112 with itself or with another soybean variety. Embodiments include methods for producing a soybean plant containing in its genetic material one or more genes or transgenes and the transgenic soybean plants and plant parts produced by those methods. Embodiments also relate to soybean cultivars, breeding cultivars, plant parts, and cells derived from soybean 216259450112, methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines or plant parts derived from soybean 216259450112, and the soybean plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. Embodiments further include hybrid soybean seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing 216259450112 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: SGI GENETICS, INC.
    Inventor: Pedro Gonzalez-Portilla
  • Patent number: 10420310
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 172293221658 is disclosed. Embodiments include the seeds of soybean 172293221658, the plants of soybean 172293221658, to plant parts of soybean 172293221658, and methods for producing a soybean plant produced by crossing soybean 172293221658 with itself or with another soybean variety. Embodiments include methods for producing a soybean plant containing in its genetic material one or more genes or transgenes and the transgenic soybean plants and plant parts produced by those methods. Embodiments also relate to soybean cultivars, breeding cultivars, plant parts, and cells derived from soybean 172293221658, methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines or plant parts derived from soybean 172293221658, and the soybean plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. Embodiments further include hybrid soybean seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing 172293221658 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: SGI GENETICS, INC.
    Inventor: William K. Rhodes
  • Patent number: 10405511
    Abstract: The invention relates to the soybean variety designated 01064350. Provided by the invention are the seeds, plants and derivatives of the soybean variety 01064350. Also provided by the invention are tissue cultures of the soybean variety 01064350 and the plants regenerated therefrom. Still further provided by the invention are methods for producing soybean plants by crossing the soybean variety 01064350 with itself or another soybean variety and plants produced by such methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventor: Thomas P. Jury
  • Patent number: 10392627
    Abstract: In one aspect, the present invention provides an expression cassette comprising a promoter operably linked to a nucleic acid molecule of interest, which is operably linked to a terminator, further comprising a heterologous intron that enhances expression of the nucleic acid molecule of interest, wherein the heterologous intron is selected from the group comprised of SEQUENCE ID NO. 1 (iZm10430-02), SEQUENCE ID NO. 2 (iZm10430-01) SEQUENCE ID NO. 3 (iZm008975-01), SEQUENCE ID NO. 4 (iZm005854-01), SEQUENCE ID NO. 5 (iZm010719-01), and SEQUENCE ID NO. 6 (iZm007840-01). In another aspect, the present invention provides an expression cassette comprising a promoter operably linked to a nucleic acid molecule of interest, which is operably linked to a heterologous terminator that enhances expression of the nucleic acid molecule of interest, wherein the heterologous terminator is selected from the group of SEQUENCE ID NO. 7 (tZmHSP70-01), SEQUENCE ID NO. 8 (tZmUbi158-01), SEQUENCE ID NO.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventors: Michael L. Nuccio, Jonathan Cohn