Patents Examined by David T. Fox
  • Patent number: 10595497
    Abstract: Hybrid peppers designated ‘E20B30160’, ‘E20B30161’, and ‘E20B30162’ are disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of hybrid peppers ‘E20B30160’, ‘E20B30161’, and ‘E20B30162’, to the plants of hybrid peppers ‘E20B30160’, ‘E20B30161’, and ‘E20B30162’, to methods for producing hybrid plants, and to methods for producing other pepper lines, cultivars or hybrids derived from the hybrid peppers ‘E20B30160’, ‘E20B30161’, and ‘E20B30162’.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Enza Zaden Beheer B.V.
    Inventor: Yayeh Zewdie Tarekegn
  • Patent number: 10595496
    Abstract: A hybrid pepper designated ‘E20S0158’ is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of hybrid pepper ‘E20S0158’ to the plants of hybrid pepper ‘E20S0158’ and to methods for producing a hybrid plant, and to methods for producing other pepper lines, cultivars or hybrids derived from the hybrid pepper ‘E20S0158’.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Enza Zaden Beheer B.V.
    Inventor: Wouter Lindeman
  • Patent number: 10582692
    Abstract: The invention provides seeds and plants of pepper hybrid DRPB0737 and pepper inbred line SBO-XZ15-0097. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of pepper hybrid DRPB0737 and pepper inbred line SBO-XZ15-0097 and to methods for producing a pepper plant produced by crossing such plants with themselves or with another plant, such as a pepper plant of another genotype. The invention further relates to seeds and plants produced by such crossing. The invention further relates to plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of pepper hybrid DRPB0737 and pepper inbred line SBO-XZ15-0097 comprising introduced beneficial or desirable traits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Seminis Vegetabe Seeds, Inc.
    Inventor: Christof Stoll
  • Patent number: 10582684
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH271387. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH271387, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH271387 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 CH271387.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Nathaniel J. Page, Jon Popi
  • Patent number: 10582691
    Abstract: The invention provides seeds and plants of pepper hybrid SV3233PB, pepper inbred line SBY8T13-6187, and pepper inbred line SBYXD13-0060. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of pepper hybrid SV3233PB, pepper inbred line SBY8T13-6187, and pepper inbred line SBYXD13-0060 and to methods for producing a pepper plant produced by crossing such plants with themselves or with another plant, such as a pepper plant of another genotype. The invention further relates to seeds and plants produced by such crossing. The invention further relates to plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of pepper hybrid SV3233PB, pepper line SBY8T13-6187, and pepper inbred line SBYXD13-0060 comprising introduced beneficial or desirable traits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
    Inventor: Brian J. Just
  • Patent number: 10575486
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH538091. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH538091, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH538091 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 CH538091.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Fufa H. Birru, Christian J. Buffard, Jeffrey M. Sernett
  • Patent number: 10575487
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH498598. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH498598, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH498598 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 CH498598.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Christian J. Buffard, Jeffrey M. Sernett, Gary R. Stangland
  • Patent number: 10575494
    Abstract: A novel hybrid pepper plant, designated Curiosity is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of pepper hybrid Curiosity, to the plants and plant parts of hybrid pepper Curiosity, and to methods for producing a pepper plant by crossing the hybrid pepper Curiosity with itself or another pepper plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: HM.CLAUSE, S.A.
    Inventor: Frederic Denet
  • Patent number: 10575488
    Abstract: According to the invention, there is provided seed and plants of the hybrid corn variety designated CH341451. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds and tissue cultures of the variety CH341451, and to methods for producing a corn plant produced by crossing a corn plant of variety CH341451 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 CH341451.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Paul T. Nelson, Nicholas P. Ochs, Slobodan Trifunovic
  • Patent number: 10568295
    Abstract: A novel hybrid pepper plant, designated Eternity is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of pepper hybrid Eternity, to the plants and plant parts of hybrid pepper Eternity, and to methods for producing a pepper plant by crossing the hybrid pepper Eternity with itself or another pepper plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: HM. CLAUSE, S.A.
    Inventor: Frederic Denet
  • Patent number: 10555497
    Abstract: The invention provides seeds and plants of pepper hybrid DRPB2628 and pepper inbred line SBY-XD15-0123GMS. The invention thus relates to the plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of pepper hybrid DRPB2628 and pepper inbred line SBY-XD15-0123GMS and to methods for producing a pepper plant produced by crossing such plants with themselves or with another plant, such as a pepper plant of another genotype. The invention further relates to seeds and plants produced by such crossing. The invention further relates to plants, seeds, plant parts, and tissue cultures of pepper hybrid DRPB2628 and pepper inbred line SBY-XD15-0123GMS comprising introduced beneficial or desirable traits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
    Inventor: Christof Stoll
  • Patent number: 10548276
    Abstract: Genetic male sterile plants are provided in which complementing constructs result in suppression of a parental phenotype in the progeny. Methods to generate and maintain such plants and methods of use of said plants, are provided, including use of parental plants to produce sterile plants for hybrid seed production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Tim Fox, Dale F. Loussaert, Jeffrey Schussler, Juan Pablo San Martin Toloza, Bo Shen
  • Patent number: 10548277
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention relate to an inbred corn line designated MZ-H002 that includes plants and seeds of inbred corn line MZ-H002. Methods for producing corn plants, such as inbred corn plants, hybrid corn plants, or other corn plants, as by crossing inbred corn line MZ-H002 with itself or any different corn plant are an integral part of these embodiments as are the resultant corn plants including the plant parts and seeds. Further embodiments relate to methods for producing MZ-H002-derived corn plants, to methods for producing male sterile MZ-H002 corn plants and to methods for regenerating such plants from tissue cultures of regenerable cells as well as the plants obtained therefrom. Methods for producing a corn plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic corn plants produced by that method are also a part of embodiments disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: AGRICOMSEEDS S.R.L.
    Inventors: Jean Carlo Landivar Bottega, Michael Stephenson
  • Patent number: 10463014
    Abstract: This disclosure concerns the improvement of flavor in peppers by addition of aromas from other or the same pepper species. The disclosure describes novel Capsicum germplasm with aromatic components from Capsicum chinense and other horticultural traits from Capsicum annuum. The disclosure also describes a method for improving the flavor of a pepper through metabolomic-assisted selection to produce a pepper fruit with desirable aromas. The disclosure further provides multiple quantitative trait loci (QTLs), associated markers, and their use for genetic breeding of pepper plants with desired sweetness and flavor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Seminis Vegetable Seeds, Inc.
    Inventors: Swapan K. Chaudhuri, Howard L. Constant, Graeme S. Garvey, Brian J. Just
  • Patent number: 10448598
    Abstract: The present invention provides an inbred corn line designated JIC4218, methods for producing a corn plant by crossing plants of the inbred line JIC4218 with plants of another corn plant. The invention further encompasses all parts of inbred corn line JIC4218, including culturable cells. Additionally provided herein are methods for introducing transgenes into inbred corn line JIC4218, and plants produced according to these methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventor: Scott Tragesser
  • Patent number: 10440919
    Abstract: The present invention provides an inbred corn line designated HFA4510, methods for producing a corn plant by crossing plants of the inbred line HFA4510 with plants of another corn plant. The invention further encompasses all parts of inbred corn line HFA4510, including culturable cells. Additionally provided herein are methods for introducing transgenes into inbred corn line HFA4510, and plants produced according to these methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventor: Scott N. Kelly
  • Patent number: 10435698
    Abstract: Methods of, and compositions for, assembling one or more transcription units in a genome without a linked selectable marker or other unwanted transcription unit are provided. Also provided methods of, and compositions for, assembling one or more transcription units in a genome with a reduced frequency of vector backbone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Monosanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Larry A. Gilbertson, Susan J. Johnson
  • Patent number: 10420315
    Abstract: A novel pepper hybrid plant, designated HMX5177 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of pepper hybrid HMX5177, to the plants and plant parts of pepper hybrid, and to methods for producing a pepper plant by crossing the pepper hybrid HMX5177 with itself or another pepper plant. The invention further relates to methods for producing a pepper plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic plants produced by that method and to methods for producing other pepper plants derived from the pepper hybrid plant HMX5177.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: HM.CLAUSE, S.A.
    Inventor: Ariadna Monroy
  • Patent number: 10420316
    Abstract: A novel pepper hybrid plant, designated HMX15636 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of pepper hybrid HMX15636, to the plants and plant parts of pepper hybrid HMX15636, and to methods for producing a pepper plant by crossing the pepper hybrid HMX15636 with itself or another pepper plant. The invention further relates to methods for producing a pepper plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic plants produced by that method and to methods for producing other pepper plants derived from the pepper hybrid plant HMX15636.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: HM.CLAUSE, S.A.
    Inventor: Ariadna Monroy
  • Patent number: 10398122
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 77252418 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 77252418, to the plants of soybean cultivar 77252418, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 77252418, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 77252418. The invention also relates to methods for producing a soybean plant containing in its genetic material one or more transgenes and to the transgenic soybean plants and plant parts produced by those methods. The invention also relates to soybean cultivars or breeding cultivars, and plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 77252418. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 77252418, and to the soybean plants, varieties, and their parts derived from use of those methods. The invention further relates to hybrid soybean seeds, plants, and plant parts produced by crossing cultivar 77252418 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: Monsanto Technology LLC, Stine Seed Farm, Inc.
    Inventor: William H. Eby