Patents Examined by Keith O. Robinson
  • Patent number: PP30664
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of grapevine ‘Sugrafiftytwo’ is characterized by an early harvest date, the production of a large-sized, green, broad elliptic berry and a high brix:acid ratio. The berries of ‘Sugrafiftytwo’ are very firm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Sun World International, LLC
    Inventor: Terry A. Bacon
  • Patent number: PP30685
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Phalaenopsis plant named ‘MI00599’, characterized by its upright plant habit; moderately vigorous growth habit; strong flowering stems; freely flowering habit with typically two to three racemes per plant, each inflorescence with numerous flowers; and showy white-colored flowers with red purple-colored venation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Floreac N.V. div. Microflor
    Inventor: Febe Flore
  • Patent number: PP30686
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Phalaenopsis plant named ‘MI00901’, characterized by its relatively compact and upright plant habit; moderately vigorous to vigorous growth habit; strong flowering stems; freely flowering habit with typically two racemes per plant, each inflorescence with numerous flowers; and concave white-colored flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Floreac N.V. div. Microflor
    Inventor: Febe Flore
  • Patent number: PP30694
    Abstract: A new and distinct Kalanchoe cultivar named ‘Dragonfire’ is disclosed, with plants comprised of apple green leaves with red margins. In bright light or during cooler climates, the leaves blush intensely, becoming largely red with green only near the center of the plant. The new cultivar ‘Dragonfire’ exhibits robust and rapid growth, enhancing finished pot production times. The new cultivar has proven landscape and full sun tolerant, including at elevations around 1400 feet in Southern California. The new variety is an Kalanchoe, part of the Crassulaceae complex that includes Aeonium, Echeveria, Graptopetalum, Sedum and others. Kalanchoe is a popular genus, typically produced for the floriculture industry, as well as for uses as container plants for the patio, or as landscape plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Altman Specialty Plants Inc.
    Inventor: Renee O'Connell
  • Patent number: PP30696
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Caladium plant named ‘Bold 'N Beautiful’, characterized by its intermediate height and upright mounded plant habit; vigorous growth habit and very rapid growth rate; lance-type leaves that have dark green-colored margins, transitional areas that are white and dark green mosaic, pinkish red-colored venation and the areas adjacent to the veins and interveinal areas that are pinkish red in color; with high light conditions, interveinal areas can be mostly white and/or greenish white variably tinged with purplish or pinkish red; and petioles that are blackish green in color with tan orange-colored stripes, streaks and tessellations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Inventor: Robert Dale Hartman
  • Patent number: PP30703
    Abstract: A new and distinctive variety of a Malus domestica apple tree, named ‘ZOUK 32’ that is distinguished by its medium-sized, well feathered tree that is high yielding and is tolerant to apple scab caused by Venturia inaequalis, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Zouk B.V.B.A.
    Inventor: Johan Nicolaï
  • Patent number: PP30704
    Abstract: This invention is a new and distinct sweet cherry tree denominated ‘IFG Cher-four’. The new sweet cherry tree is characterized by producing medium size blushed fruits having flat-round shape. Fruits ripen early, about Apr. 26, 2014 in Delano Calif. The ‘IFG Cher-four’ has medium firm, medium acid fruit with a good cherry flavor. Fruits are tolerant of rain induced cracking. The sweet cherry tree has a medium low chilling requirement, about 300 to 400 chill hours.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL FRUIT GENETICS, LLC
    Inventor: David Cain
  • Patent number: PP30720
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Phalaenopsis plant named ‘MI00690’, characterized by its relatively compact and upright plant habit; moderately vigorous growth habit; strong flowering stems; freely flowering habit with typically three racemes per plant, each inflorescence with numerous flowers; and showy purple-colored flowers densely covered with large red purple-colored spots.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Floreac N.V. div. Microflor
    Inventor: Febe Flore
  • Patent number: PP30721
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Phalaenopsis plant named ‘MI00708’, characterized by its upright plant habit; moderately vigorous growth habit; strong flowering stems; and freely flowering habit with typically three racemes per plant with each inflorescence with numerous yellow-colored flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Floreac N.V. div. Microflor
    Inventor: Febe Flore
  • Patent number: PP30758
    Abstract: A new and distinctive variety of a Malus domestica apple tree named ‘NY56’, particularly characterized by its overall horticultural performance and consistency including resistance to apple scab and excellent fruit quality at harvest by having crisp, juicy and flavorful fruit, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: CORNELL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Susan Brown, Kevin Maloney
  • Patent number: PP30763
    Abstract: A new and distinct Heptacodium cultivar named ‘SMNHMRF’ is disclosed, characterized by early blooming and compact plants. Sepals are ornamental, elongating in the Fall, and turning bright red. The new variety is a Heptacodium, normally used for outdoor ornamental purposes as a large shrub or small tree.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc.
    Inventor: Timothy Wood
  • Patent number: PP30775
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of strawberry plant named ‘DrisStrawSixtyOne’ particularly characterized by its firm fruit, large fruit size, medium vivid red fruit color, sweet fruit flavor, upright growth habit, and medium vigor, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Driscoll's, Inc.
    Inventors: Omar Carrillo Mendoza, Jorge Rodriguez Alcazar, Philip J. Stewart, Maribel Martinez Negrete
  • Patent number: PP30786
    Abstract: ‘Qatar’ is a new variety of calla lily plant having inflorescences with a yellow/orange-colored spathe that produces 5-34 inflorescences per tuber. The height of the top of an inflorescence above the soil can reach up to 45 cm. The leaves are green with transparent maculations present and have a leathery texture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Sunglory Beheer B.V.
    Inventor: Cecilius Jan-Jochem Randag
  • Patent number: PP30789
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of strawberry plant named ‘DrisStrawSixty’, particularly characterized by its yield potential, post-harvest quality of fruit, eating quality of fruit, plant size, and everbearing habit, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Driscoll's, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael D. Ferguson, Josefa Lagunas
  • Patent number: PP30799
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Begonia plant named ‘BKPBEWFEP’, characterized by its broadly outwardly spreading to trailing plant habit; moderately freely branching habit; dark green-colored leaves; freely flowering habit; and light red-colored flowers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Beekenkamp Plants B.V.
    Inventor: Annie Cornelia Beekenkamp
  • Patent number: PP30800
    Abstract: ‘LEP01’ is a distinctive cultivar of Lepidosperma gladiatum which is characterized by a short plant height, dense foliage and fine-texture foliage. The new variety propagates successfully by division and tissue culture and has shown to be uniform and stable in the resulting generations from asexual propagation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Inventor: David John Hancock
  • Patent number: PP30802
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Miscanthus, Miscanthus sinensis ‘EMPMIS01’, that is characterized by its flower plumes that are dark red in color, its compact plant habit and short plant height, its long flowering period, and its floriferous blooming habit in producing numerous flowering stems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: PIRO NEW PLANTS
    Inventors: Piet Bron, Elbert van Vulpen
  • Patent number: PP30809
    Abstract: ‘Gold Label’ is a new variety of calla lily plant having inflorescences with a yellow-colored spathe that produces 4-24 inflorescences per tuber. The height of the top of an inflorescence above the soil can reach up to 51 cm. The leaves are green with transparent maculations present and have a leathery texture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Dümmen Group B.V.
    Inventor: Cecilius Jan-Jochem Randag
  • Patent number: PP30829
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Impatiens plant named ‘Duessppink’ characterized by its moderately compact, upright, outwardly spreading and mounding plant habit; vigorous growth habit; freely branching habit; dark green-colored leaves; freely and early flowering habit; rose pink-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Dümmen Group B.V.
    Inventor: Ruth Kobayashi
  • Patent number: PP30842
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Helleborus plant named ‘JHE00202’, characterized by its compact, upright and mounding plant habit; moderately vigorous growth habit and moderate growth rate; dark green-colored leaves; early and freely flowering habit; single light yellow green-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: FLOREAC N.V. div. MICROFLOR
    Inventor: Thierry Van Paemel