Patents Examined by Howard J. Locker
  • Patent number: PP15960
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Shrub rose plant is provided which forms in clusters attractive single fragrant bright white blossoms. The blossom coloration is well maintained upon maturity and the blossoms self clean well. The plant exhibits a spreading ground cover growth habit. Excellent resistance to Black Spot, Powdery Mildew and Rust is displayed. The very glossy medium green foliage contrasts nicely with the white blossom coloration. The new variety is particularly well suited for providing attractive ornamentation as a mass planting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2005
    Assignee: CP Delaware, Inc.
    Inventor: Alain A. Meilland
  • Patent number: PP15993
    Abstract: A new and distinct hybrid tea rose plant having attractive large flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2005
    Assignee: De Ruiter's Nieuwe B.V.
    Inventor: H. C. A. de Groot
  • Patent number: PP16014
    Abstract: A new and distinct rose cultivar of the Floribunda class characterized by having long lasting clusters of deep yellow flowers on clean stems without prickles and having a rapid rebloom cycle. The plant is upright and bushy and is of medium height, generally averaging about 1 meter. Stems are well covered with matte foliage. The plant is resistant to mildew, rust and blackspot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2005
    Inventor: Harvey D. Davidson
  • Patent number: PP16032
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of New Guinea Impatiens plant named ‘Fisupnic Burgy’, and particularly characterized by the combined features of brilliant purple flower color; large, round, butterfly-shaped or slightly cupped flowers; deep green foliage, elliptically shaped leaves; tall, round plant habit, with the flowers borne above the foliage; medium (mid season) beginning of flowering; and well suited both for outdoor planting and for flowering pots.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2005
    Assignee: Florfis AG
    Inventor: Birgit C. Hofmann
  • Patent number: PP16040
    Abstract: ‘SAVared’ is a new and distinct variety of miniature rose plant primarily identified by the very strong fragrance in a red miniature rose. The plant is upright with medium to dark green, matte foliage. The attractive flowers may occasionally have exhibition rose form. They are held well above the plant, borne singly on long stems and in small sprays, and good as cut flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2005
    Assignee: Nor'East Miniature Roses
    Inventor: Wendy R. White
  • Patent number: PP16046
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Artemisia vulgaris ‘Golden Phoenix’ characterized by chartreuse colored foliage, a moderate growth rate with limited stoloniferous growth, and foliage that is frost hardy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2005
    Inventor: C. Greg Speichert
  • Patent number: PP16075
    Abstract: A new and distinct Hybrid Tea Rose plant named ‘Schrenat’, characterized by its glossy dark green leaves; freely branching habit; plants thornless; dark pink-colored flowers; and good postproduction longevity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2005
    Assignee: Schreurs Holding B.V.
    Inventor: Petrus Nicolaas Johannes Schreurs
  • Patent number: PP16091
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of New Guinea Impatiens plant named ‘Fisupnic Flame’, particularly characterized by the combined features of brilliant, orange-red flower color; large, butterfly-shaped flowers; dark green foliage, elliptical leaves; moderately tall plant habit; and beginning of flowering in mid season.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2005
    Assignee: Florfis AG
    Inventor: Birgit C. Hofmann
  • Patent number: PP16118
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of New Guinea Impatiens plant named ‘Fisupnic Lipink’, and particularly characterized by the combined features of light pink to nearly white flowers with purple eyes; large, round, flat flowers; uniform, deep green foliage; moderately tall, rounded plant habit; and early to medium flowering response.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2005
    Assignee: Florfis AG
    Inventor: Birgit C. Hofmann
  • Patent number: PP16131
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of shrub rose plant is provided which abundantly forms on a continuous basis double rich red blossoms blended with pink that fade to deep pink at full maturity. The blossoms also display a slight sweet rose fragrance. The plant exhibits a compact and bushy growth habit, satiny medium green foliage that initially bears a tint of red-purple, and good tolerance to Black Spot and Powdery Mildew. The attractive medium green foliage contrasts nicely with the blossom coloration. The new variety is particularly well suited for growing as attractive ornamentation in parks and gardens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2005
    Assignee: Bailey Nurseries, Inc.
    Inventor: Peter P. Lim
  • Patent number: PP16157
    Abstract: A new and distinct Hybrid Tea Rose plant variety with orange-red flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2005
    Assignee: Coiner Nursery
    Inventor: James W Coiner
  • Patent number: PP16169
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Nemesia plant named ‘Nemrowhi’, characterized by its compact, upright and somewhat outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit; and numerous violet and white bi-colored flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2004
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2005
    Assignee: Seaview Nurseries Ltd.
    Inventor: Keith Richard William Hammett
  • Patent number: PP16172
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Chrysanthemum plant named ‘Anastasia Bronze’, characterized by its large quilled spider double-type inflorescences with bronze-colored ray florets; numerous ray florets and few inconspicuous disc florets; dark green-colored foliage; strong and upright flowering stems; low number of lateral branches; short response time; and excellent postproduction longevity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2004
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2005
    Assignee: Deliflor Chrysanten B.V.
    Inventor: Jan Hoek
  • Patent number: PP16190
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of European plum (Prunus domestica) is described herein. The new variety, which is self-fertile, ripens in mid-season with large, red-purple fruit and firm flesh, with a tendency to produce some double fruits. Ripened fruit attains a very high level of sugar and holds in cold storage very well.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2006
    Assignee: Sunview Vineyards of California, Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy F. Bourne
  • Patent number: PP16192
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Ivy Geranium plant named ‘Free Laver Two’, characterized by its compact, low trailing, outwardly spreading and mounded growth habit; freely basal branching habit; freely flowering habit with many flower umbels per plant; flower umbels with large light violet-colored double flowers; and resistance to leaf oedema.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2006
    Assignee: Goldsmith Seeds, Inc.
    Inventor: Mitchell Hanes
  • Patent number: PP16200
    Abstract: A new and distinct Hybrid Tea Rose plant variety with red-purple flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2001
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2006
    Assignee: Coiner Nursery
    Inventor: James W. Coiner
  • Patent number: PP16212
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Chrysanthemum plant named ‘Sweet Yojeanette’, characterized by its upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit; dense and full plant habit; uniform and freely flowering habit; daisy-type inflorescences with elongated oblong-shaped ray florets; creamy white-colored ray florets and bright yellow-colored disc florets; and natural season flowering in early October in the Northern Hemisphere.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2006
    Assignee: Yoder Brothers, Inc.
    Inventor: Mark A. Smith
  • Patent number: PP16214
    Abstract: A new and distinct Hybrid Tea Rose plant variety with dark red flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2001
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2006
    Assignee: Coiner Nursery
    Inventor: James W. Coiner
  • Patent number: PP16222
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of New Guinea Impatiens plant named ‘Fisupnic Mapink’, particularly characterized by the combined features of light pink to nearly white, somewhat variable flower color; very large, round, flat flowers; medium green foliage; tall, and very well-branched, round plant habit; and about medium (mid season) flowering response.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2006
    Assignee: Florfis AG
    Inventor: Birgit C. Hofmann
  • Patent number: PP16256
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Chrysanthemum plant named ‘DekDinar’, characterized by its daisy-type inflorescences with pink-colored ray florets and green-colored disc florets; strong and upright flowering stems; freely flowering habit; uniform flowering response; and good postproduction longevity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2006
    Assignee: Dekker Breeding B.V.
    Inventor: Nicolaas P. Dekker