Patents Examined by Karen Redden
  • Patent number: PP28308
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of interspecific tree (Interspecific Prunus species). The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree having a vigorous, upright growth habit. 2. Tree being a regular and productive bearer of medium size fruit. 3. Fruit with very good flavor and eating quality. 4. Fruit with an attractive red skin color. 5. Fruit with a high degree of soluble solids (Brix) of 23.1°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP28355
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Nemesia plant named ‘Innemblora’, characterized by its upright to somewhat outwardly spreading and mounding plant habit; vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; freely flowering habit; long flowering period; dark orange-colored flowers that are sterile; and good summer garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: Innovaplant Zierpflanzen GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventor: Silvia Hofmann
  • Patent number: PP28367
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of interspecific tree. The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree having a vigorous, semi-spreading growth habit. 2. Tree being a regular and productive bearer of large size fruit. 3. Fruit with an attractive orange skin color. 4. Fruit with good flavor and eating quality. 5. Fruit with good handling and shipping quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP28368
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of interspecific tree. The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree with a vigorous, upright growth habit. 2. Tree being a regular and productive bearer of medium to large size fruit. 3. Fruit having firm, red flesh with very good flavor and eating quality. 4. Fruit with an attractive mottled red skin color. 5. Fruit with good storage and shipping quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP28372
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD604’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with short internodes; dense and bushy appearance; leathery and durable leaves; freely flowering habit; broadly conical inflorescences with numerous blue purple-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: University of Connecticut
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, William Addison Smith
  • Patent number: PP28379
    Abstract: A new and distinct Vanda cultivar named ‘SPCDW1504’ which is characterized by sepals and petals with a unique purple color, sepals and petals which are heavily dotted and blotched red-purple and purple, and the stability of these characteristics from generation to generation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Thumrong Suphachadiwong
  • Patent number: PP28380
    Abstract: A new and distinct Vanda cultivar named ‘SPCDW1502’ which is characterized by large, prominent sepals and petals with a unique dark blue to purple color, and the stability of these characteristics from generation to generation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: Suphatchatwong Innovation Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Thumrong Suphachadiwong
  • Patent number: PP28386
    Abstract: A new and distinct Neoregelia cultivar named ‘VD001’ is disclosed, characterized by very bright pink foliage margins and significant contrasting foliage color which is maintained under a variety of conditions. The new variety is a Neoregelia, suitable for ornamental plant purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Inventor: David Fell
  • Patent number: PP28387
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Trifolium plant named ‘TRIFPOT002’, characterized by its compact, upright to outwardly spreading and creeping plant habit; freely branching habit, dense and bushy appearance; pale green-colored leaves with dark purplish brown-colored centers; numerous white-colored flowers blushed with pink arranged in dense capitula that are held above and beyond the foliar plane; tolerance to Trifolium fungus (Cymadothea trifolii); and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Inventor: Bent Juhl Jensen
  • Patent number: PP28389
    Abstract: A new and distinct Agastache cultivar named ‘AADPE14-1’ is disclosed, characterized by peach flowers and terminal bracts, uniform inflorescence and very compact plant form. The new variety is a Agastache, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Inventor: Steve Jones
  • Patent number: PP28392
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Nemesia plant named ‘Fiangpeacimp’, characterized by its upright, outwardly spreading and uniformly mounded growth habit; freely branching and flowering plant habit; orange and light red purple-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: Dümmen Group B.V.
    Inventor: Nadine Rijk
  • Patent number: PP28399
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of interspecific tree. The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree having a vigorous, upright growth habit. 2. Tree being a regular and productive bearer of large size, yellow flesh fruit. 3. Fruit with very good flavor and eating quality. 4. Fruit with an attractive, dark red skin color. 5. Fruit with a high degree of soluble solids (Brix) of 18.0°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP28404
    Abstract: A new and distinct Caryopteris cultivar named ‘DCAROCEAN’ is disclosed, characterized by deep violet flowers and short spacing between inflorescences. The new variety is a Caryopteris, normally used for ornamental horticulture purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Danziger ‘DAN’ Flower Farm
    Inventor: Gavriel Danziger
  • Patent number: PP28405
    Abstract: A new and distinct Caryopteris cultivar named ‘DCARLAGOON’ is disclosed, characterized by vigorous growth, purple plant stems and uniform flowering configuration. The new variety is a Caryopteris, normally used for ornamental horticulture purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Danziger ‘DAN’ Flower Farm
    Inventor: Gavriel Danziger
  • Patent number: PP28408
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD603’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with short internodes; dense and bushy appearance; leathery and durable leaves; freely flowering habit; broadly conical inflorescences with numerous white-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: University of Connecticut
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, William Addison Smith
  • Patent number: PP28409
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD599’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with short internodes; dense and bushy appearance; leathery and durable leaves; freely flowering habit; broadly conical inflorescences with numerous lavender pink-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: University of Connecticut
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, William Addison Smith
  • Patent number: PP28425
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Trifolium plant named ‘TRIFPOT001’, characterized by its compact, upright to outwardly spreading and creeping plant habit; freely branching habit, dense and bushy appearance; dark brown to almost black-colored leaves with green-colored margins; numerous white-colored flowers blushed with pink arranged in dense capitula that are held above and beyond the foliar plane; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Inventor: Bent Juhl Jensen
  • Patent number: PP28448
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Buddleja plant named ‘Miss Violet’ substantially as illustrated and described, characterized by its compact stature, dense and semi-upright growth habit, oblong-elliptic leaf shape, violet flower color, distorted male flower parts (anthers) resulting in male sterility, and female structures that show reduced function, resulting in reduced seed formation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: North Carolina State University
    Inventor: Dennis James Werner
  • Patent number: PP28455
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Verbena plant named ‘Balendpibi’, characterized by its light and dark pink bi-colored flowers, dark green-colored foliage, and vigorous, spreading-trailing growth habit, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: Ball Horticultural Company
    Inventor: Scott C. Trees
  • Patent number: PP28459
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Angelonia plant named ‘Balarcher’, characterized by its medium cherry-red colored flowers, dark green-colored foliage, and moderately vigorous, upright growth habit, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: Ball Horticultural Company
    Inventor: Phuong N. Nguyen