Patents Examined by Russell Kallis
  • Patent number: 11512320
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are methods for the production of Cannabis meristem explants from dry seeds. Also described are methods of transforming and gene editing using the Cannabis meristem explants disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
    Inventors: Michael W. Petersen, Edward James Williams, Robert Harnish, Heidi Flewelling Kaeppler, Brian Martinell, Ray Collier, Frank McFarland, Shawn Michael Kaeppler
  • Patent number: 11492642
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides Capsicum annuum BCMS plants comprising a male fertility restoration locus. Such plants comprise novel introgressed genomic regions associated with male fertility from Capsicum annuum on chromosome 6. In certain aspects, compositions and methods for producing, breeding, identifying, and selecting plants or germplasm with a male fertility phenotype are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: SEMINIS VEGETABLE SEEDS, INC
    Inventors: Jonathan T. Eckard, Rebeca N. Schauland, Dick Vreugdenhil
  • Patent number: 11477962
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 94110617 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 94110617, to the plants of soybean cultivar 94110617, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 94110617, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 94110617. 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 94110617. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 94110617, 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 94110617 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: M.S. TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C.
    Inventor: Justin T. Mason
  • Patent number: 11464183
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a non-GM method for producing a crop exhibiting improved traits compared to a control population of plants of the same crop species comprising the steps of providing a population of plants, exposing said population of plants to a predetermined light treatment regime by irradiating with artificial light in a specific wavelength range, monitoring at least one trait of said plants of step (b), comparing to said control population and selecting at least the top about 0.5%, preferably 1-2% plants having the best improved trait of said plants of previous step, propagating at least one subsequent generation of said at least 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: Epigenetics Ltd.
    Inventor: Avner Shenfeld
  • Patent number: 11457598
    Abstract: A novel soybean variety, designated 5PEAA48 is provided. Also provided are the seeds of soybean variety 5PEAA48, cells from soybean variety 5PEAA48, plants of soybean 5PEAA48, and plant parts of soybean variety 5PEAA48. Methods provided include producing a soybean plant by crossing soybean variety 5PEAA48 with another soybean plant, methods for introgressing a transgenic trait, a mutant trait, and/or a native trait into soybean variety 5PEAA48, methods for producing other soybean varieties or plant parts derived from soybean variety 5PEAA48, and methods of characterizing soybean variety 5PEAA48. Soybean seed, cells, plants, germplasm, breeding lines, varieties, and plant parts produced by these methods and/or derived from soybean variety 5PEAA48 are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Inventors: Mark Jeffrey McMahan Hood, Aaron Jacob Hoskins, Leslie Charles Kuhlman
  • Patent number: 11459578
    Abstract: Provided are heterologous nucleic acid constructs, vectors and methods for elevating cyclic electron transfer activity, improving carbon concentration, and enhancing carbon fixation in C3 and C4 plants, and algae, and producing biomass or other products from C3 or C4 plants, and algae, selected from among, for example, starches, oils, fatty acids, lipids, cellulose or other carbohydrates, alcohols, sugars, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, fragrance and flavoring compounds, and organic acids, as well as transgenic plants produced thereby. These methods and transgenic plants and algae encompass the expression, or overexpression, of various combinations of genes that improve carbon concentrating systems in plants and algae, such as bicarbonate transport proteins, carbonic anhydrase, light driven proton pump, cyclic electron flow regulators, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: NMC, INC.
    Inventors: Richard Thomas Sayre, Somya S. Subramanian, Natalia Friedland
  • Patent number: 11457592
    Abstract: A novel soybean variety, designated 5PQJB79 is provided. Also provided are the seeds of soybean variety 5PQJB79, cells from soybean variety 5PQJB79, plants of soybean 5PQJB79, and plant parts of soybean variety 5PQJB79. Methods provided include producing a soybean plant by crossing soybean variety 5PQJB79 with another soybean plant, methods for introgressing a transgenic trait, a mutant trait, and/or a native trait into soybean variety 5PQJB79, methods for producing other soybean varieties or plant parts derived from soybean variety 5PQJB79, and methods of characterizing soybean variety 5PQJB79. Soybean seed, cells, plants, germplasm, breeding lines, varieties, and plant parts produced by these methods and/or derived from soybean variety 5PQJB79 are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Inventors: Andrea Beth Kalvig, Kyle James Kocak, Michael Thomas Roach
  • Patent number: 11457597
    Abstract: A novel soybean variety, designated 5PNDZ41 is provided. Also provided are the seeds of soybean variety 5PNDZ41, cells from soybean variety 5PNDZ41, plants of soybean 5PNDZ41, and plant parts of soybean variety 5PNDZ41. Methods provided include producing a soybean plant by crossing soybean variety 5PNDZ41 with another soybean plant, methods for introgressing a transgenic trait, a mutant trait, and/or a native trait into soybean variety 5PNDZ41, methods for producing other soybean varieties or plant parts derived from soybean variety 5PNDZ41, and methods of characterizing soybean variety 5PNDZ41. Soybean seed, cells, plants, germplasm, breeding lines, varieties, and plant parts produced by these methods and/or derived from soybean variety 5PNDZ41 are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Inventors: Mark Jeffrey Mcmahan Hood, Aaron Jacob Hoskins, Leslie Charles Kuhlman
  • Patent number: 11457599
    Abstract: A novel soybean variety, designated 5PLAL92 is provided. Also provided are the seeds of soybean variety 5PLAL92, cells from soybean variety 5PLAL92, plants of soybean 5PLAL92, and plant parts of soybean variety 5PLAL92. Methods provided include producing a soybean plant by crossing soybean variety 5PLAL92 with another soybean plant, methods for introgressing a transgenic trait, a mutant trait, and/or a native trait into soybean variety 5PLAL92, methods for producing other soybean varieties or plant parts derived from soybean variety 5PLAL92, and methods of characterizing soybean variety 5PLAL92. Soybean seed, cells, plants, germ plasm, breeding lines, varieties, and plant parts produced by these methods and/or derived from soybean variety 5PLAL92 are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Inventors: Donnie G Glover, Zachary Phillip Shearin
  • Patent number: 11445687
    Abstract: A soybean cultivar designated 98240804 is disclosed. The invention relates to the seeds of soybean cultivar 98240804, to the plants of soybean cultivar 98240804, to the plant parts of soybean cultivar 98240804, and to methods for producing progeny of soybean cultivar 98240804. 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 98240804. The invention also relates to methods for producing other soybean cultivars, lines, or plant parts derived from soybean cultivar 98240804, 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 98240804 with another soybean cultivar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: M.S. TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C.
    Inventor: Justin T. Mason
  • Patent number: 11447787
    Abstract: Methods of making haploid plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventor: Arundhati Maheshwari
  • Patent number: 11445671
    Abstract: The present invention concerns an isolated polynucleotide responsible of haploid induction in maize plants and related processes. Additionally, the invention relates to plants that have been genetically transformed with the polynucleotide of the invention. The invention also relates to a process for screening a mutant plant population for enhanced haploid induction by using said isolated polynucleotide. The invention further relates to molecular markers associated with haploid induction in maize plants and their use in quality control for inducer lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignees: INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE (INRA), LIMAGRAIN EUROPE, CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE
    Inventors: Jean-Pierre Martinant, Jordi Comadran, Jean-Baptiste Laffaire, Peter Rogowsky, Thomas Widiez
  • Patent number: 11439115
    Abstract: The present invention provides a cured hybrid tobacco plant or a part thereof made between a parent flue-cured tobacco plant and a parent non-flue-cured tobacco plant; which cured hybrid tobacco plant or a part thereof comprises one or more flavour compounds which are a breakdown product of cis-abienol at a concentration which is about equal to or greater than the concentration in the cured parent non-flue-cured tobacco plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited
    Inventors: Oscar Francisco Swenson Pontes, Carlos Pulcinelli
  • Patent number: 11419294
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH4CR7 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH4CR7 with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH4CR7 through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are provided. Hybrid maize seed, plants or plant parts are produced by crossing the variety PH4CR7 or a locus conversion of PH4CR7 with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Inventor: Leah Viesselmann Stirling
  • Patent number: 11419297
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH4C62 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH4C62 with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH4C62 through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are provided. Hybrid maize seed, plants or plant parts are produced by crossing the variety PH4C62 or a locus conversion of PH4C62 with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Inventor: Bruno Albrecht
  • Patent number: 11419296
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH483G and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH483G with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH483G through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are provided. Hybrid maize seed, plants or plant parts are produced by crossing the variety PH483G or a locus conversion of PH483G with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Inventor: Martina Susanne Klein
  • Patent number: 11419290
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH41H2 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH41H2 with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH41H2 through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are provided. Hybrid maize seed, plants or plant parts are produced by crossing the variety PH41H2 or a locus conversion of PH41H2 with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Inventor: Eric Scott Riedeman
  • Patent number: 11419300
    Abstract: The present invention is in the field of soybean varieties CL1560882, CL1560913, CL1560916, CL1560924, CL1560938, CL1561830, CL1563744, CL1563833, CS1660650, CS1660790, CS1660925, and CS1661065 breeding and development. The present invention particularly relates to soybean varieties CL1560882, CL1560913, CL1560916, CL1560924, CL1560938, CL1561830, CL1563744, CL1563833, CS1660650, CS1660790, CS1660925, and CS1661065, and to the seed, cells, germplasm, plant parts, and progeny of each or any of these cultivars, and methods of using CL1560882, CL1560913, CL1560916, CL1560924, CL1560938, CL1561830, CL1563744, CL1563833, CS1660650, CS1660790, CS1660925, or CS1661065 in a breeding program.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventors: Joseph William Strottman, Brian Scott Erdahl, Clay Brady Cole
  • Patent number: 11419291
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH4129 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH4129 with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH4129 through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are provided. Hybrid maize seed, plants or plant parts are produced by crossing the variety PH4129 or a locus conversion of PH4129 with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Inventor: Charles Thomas Cunnyngham
  • Patent number: 11421243
    Abstract: Certain embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and products for enhancing the rate of photosynthesis in a plant. In addition, certain embodiments relate to transgenic plants and progeny thereof which comprise an exogenous Rieske Iron Sulphur protein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Inventor: Christine Raines