Patents Examined by Keith O. Robinson
  • Patent number: 11963491
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method for efficiently enriching lutein in broccoli sprouts under ?-aminobutyric acid combined with sodium chloride stress. In the present disclosure, Qingfeng broccoli seeds with plump particles, uniform size and germination ability are selected as raw materials; after removing impurities and being disinfected by a NaClO solution, the seeds are sprayed with distilled water for one day, then sprayed with a mixed aqueous solution of NaCl and ?-aminobutyric acid, to obtain broccoli sprouts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: Jiangsu Academy Of Agricultural Sciences
    Inventors: Dajing Li, Weiwei He, Zhiyi Zhou, Yadong Xiao, Jiangfeng Song, Zhongyuan Zhang
  • Patent number: 11950549
    Abstract: Plant cultivation for increasing the phytochemical content of a Labiatae plant is provided. The plant cultivation includes cultivating the Labiatae plant in a visible light environment having a dark period and a light period during which the Labiatae plant is exposed to visible light in an alternate manner, and performing treatment with UVB radiation during the light period for at least one day before harvesting. A cumulative dose of the UVB radiation may range from 0.54 J/m2 to 4.32 kJ/m2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Se Ryung Kim
  • Patent number: PP35707
    Abstract: A new and distinct xGasteraloe plant named ‘OVROCKS11’ which is characterized by dark green carinate foliage that is moderately to densely covered with very light greyed-green protuberances, adaxial foliar protuberances are arranged in highly irregular transverse lines, abaxial foliar protuberances are arranged in distinct transverse lines, protuberances along the distal centerline of the abaxial foliar surface that are modified into spines and arranged in a distinct longitudinal line, and finely dentate margins with very light greyed-green teeth. The new variety has shown to be uniform and stable in the resulting generations from asexual propagation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Ovata B.V.
    Inventor: Johannes Hendrikus Adrianus Ammerlaan
  • Patent number: PP35710
    Abstract: ‘UF22-28-3’ is a new Coleus plant with a combination of novel characteristics which include vigorous, compact growth habit and spreading plant form, excellent heat tolerance, and consistent bright yellowish green leaves. It has superior stability in foliage color in both sun and shade conditions, maintaining stable color in all conditions. ‘UF22-28-3’ is unique because it grows almost twice as wide as it grows tall, a characteristic not seen in comparable commercial cultivars.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35712
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides) plant named ‘UF21-9-11’ having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for use as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF21-9-11’ has consistent foliage color patterning and fast growth rate and vigor in the greenhouse and landscape. ‘UF21-9-11’ has lance-shaped foliage that is predominantly greyish red with yellow green leaf margins and yellow green spots that are uniformly distributed across the leaf surface. ‘UF21-9-11’ maintains these contrasting colors and patterns in both sun and shade. ‘UF21-9-11’ is upright in habit, but it is highly branched and spreading in form, growing wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35713
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides) plant named ‘UF22-17-1’ having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for use as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF22-17-1’ has foliage that is consistent bright reddish orange, surrounded by well-defined yellow green leaf margins. This bi-colored combination is novel, and ‘UF22-17-1’ maintains both colors under a wide range of light conditions. ‘UF22-17-1’ has exceptional vigor, grows wider than it does tall, and is highly branched and uniform in shape. ‘UF22-17-1’ is upright in habit, but it is highly branched and spreading in form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35714
    Abstract: ‘UF22-127-1’ is a new Coleus plant, selected for having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for use as an annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF22-127-1’ was selected for its consistent strong brown foliage color, and also for its fast growth rate and vigor in the greenhouse and landscape. ‘UF22-127-1’ has ruffled, highly lobed foliage that is predominantly strong brown with consistent yellowish green accents at the leaf margins. ‘UF22-127-1’ maintains these colors and patterns in both sun and shade. ‘UF22-127-1’ is upright in growth habit, but is highly branched and spreading in plant form, growing wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35716
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of rose plant, referred to by its cultivar name, ‘MEIBRITTY’, is disclosed. The new variety forms attractive, very double cream-ochre colored center and pink colored towards the external petals colored flowers. Attractive glossy foliage is formed, which contrasts beautifully with the blossoms. A climbing growth habit is displayed. The new variety is well suited for providing attractive ornamentation in the landscape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: THE CONARD PYLE COMPANY
    Inventor: Alain Antoine Meilland
  • Patent number: PP35721
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Aechmea plant named ‘Blue Dream’, characterized by its relatively large plant habit with upright to outwardly arching growth habit; long linear leaves with pale yellow and green-colored longitudinal stripes; freely-flowering habit with inflorescences held upright on strong red purple-colored scapes; long branched inflorescences with dark violet blue-colored flowers, dark red and violet blue-colored flower bracts and red purple-colored scape bracts; long-lasting inflorescences and good container and interiorscape performance; and resistance to Helminthosporium Leaf Spot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: BULLIS BROMELIADS
    Inventor: Patricia E. Gomez Bullis
  • Patent number: PP35723
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Coleus (Coleus scutellarioides) plant named ‘UF21-9-16’ having a combination of desirable traits that make it well-suited for use as a versatile annual plant in the summer landscape. ‘UF21-9-16’ has consistent foliage color patterning and a fast growth rate and vigor in the greenhouse and landscape. ‘UF21-9-16’ has lance-shaped and lobed foliage that is predominantly dark red with consistent yellowish green leaf margins and uniform yellowish green spots across the leaf surface. ‘UF21-9-16’ maintains these contrasting colors and patterns in both sun and shade. ‘UF21-9-16’ is upright in habit, but it is highly branched and spreading in form, growing wider than it does tall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventor: David G. Clark
  • Patent number: PP35727
    Abstract: A new prune cultivar designated ‘UC G2S-8’ has been developed. The fruit of this cultivar are medium, yellow in color and covered with a grayish waxy bloom. The ‘UC G2S-8’ tree is productive and a regular bearer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Theodore M. DeJong, Sarah Castro, James F. Doyle, Carolyn DeBuse
  • Patent number: PP35728
    Abstract: The invention is a new and distinct variety of grapevine plant named ‘ARAVELLE’, which is characterized by its adaptability to the Finger Lakes grape production region of New York and similar regions; fruit suitable for production of wines; moderate resistance to downy and powdery mildews; and resistance to Botrytis bunch rot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: CORNELL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Bruce I. Reisch, R. Stephen Luce
  • Patent number: PP35734
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Veronica plant named ‘Balmoodluim’, characterized by its dark violet-blue colored flowers, dark green-colored foliage, and moderately vigorous, compact, upright growth habit, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Ball Horticultural Company
    Inventors: Sloane Michele Scheiber, Jessica Diane Janes
  • Patent number: PP35738
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Stachys plant named ‘Balstaclamb’, characterized by its light purple-colored flowers, light grey-green, silvery colored foliage, and moderately vigorous, spreading growth habit, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Ball Horticultural Company
    Inventor: Christa Kievit
  • Patent number: PP35745
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Rosa named ‘TMRO14-02’ that is distinguishable by a semi-prostrate plant habit with pendulous branches when grown in hanging containers, mid-sized glossy green leaves, double self-cleaning fragrant flowers which open and remain lemon yellow in color until the flowers age to white. ‘TMRO14-02’ exhibits high disease resistance and is hardy to USDA Zone 5. In combination these traits set ‘TMRO14-02’ apart from all other existing varieties of Rosa known to the inventor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Inventor: Charles Valin
  • Patent number: PP35748
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Weigela plant named ‘TMWG18-04’ that is characterized by its compact upright vase-shaped growth habit, achieving a height and width of 60 cm-65 cm after two years of growth. The foliage of ‘TMWG18-04’ is bright yellow-green in color and the inflorescences of ‘TMWG-18-04’ consist of flowers borne in cymes ranging from eight to twelve flowers per cyme. Each flower of ‘TMWG18-04’ consists of five petals with mid-pink flared lobes arranged around red centers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: Branded Garden Products Ltd.
    Inventor: Charles Valin
  • Patent number: PP35752
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of holly tree with large blooms, suitable for foundation, hedge, or specimen planting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Inventor: Chris W. Davis
  • Patent number: PP35768
    Abstract: A new Anthurium plant named ‘AN2443227’ particularly distinguished by having strongly blistered, strongly glossy, green with red venation and red tips, oblong-cordate and durable spathes that retain the original color for a very long period of time, weakly glossy, dark green and narrowly long cordate, durable leaves, pink spadices with reddish-brown tips, early and rich flowering continuously throughout the year, and a plant height of 60.0 cm to 70.0 cm is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: Anthura B.V.
    Inventor: Jan Van Dijk
  • Patent number: PP35769
    Abstract: A new and distinct Ceropegia woodii plant named ‘Remy’ which is characterized by a trailing habit, small narrowly cordate to near-deltoid foliage, non-variegated foliage, a fast rate of growth, as well as the stability of these characteristics from generation to generation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Inventor: Aad Scheffers
  • Patent number: PP35771
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Helleborus plant named ‘Table Mountain’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright to outwardly spreading and mounding plant habit; moderately vigorous growth habit; leaflets that have green-colored upper surfaces and dark red-colored lower surfaces that become goldish green in color with subsequent development; freely flowering habit; dark red-colored flowers that are held within the foliar plane that fade to a dusty rose with green-colored accents with subsequent development; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Inventor: Miyoko Hattori