Patents Examined by Susan B. McCormick
  • Patent number: 8053238
    Abstract: This invention is a method of minimizing the variation of cell growth and production through homogeneous cell line development. To be more specific, it is the method of isolating and proliferating single cell clone from the procambium to promote the stability of the plant-derived biologically active substances production by solving the problems of decrease in cell growth and the productivity during the long term culture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2011
    Assignee: Unhwa Corporation
    Inventors: Young Woo Jin, Eun Kyong Lee
  • Patent number: 8017397
    Abstract: This invention is a method of minimizing the variation of cell growth and production through homogeneous cell line development. To be more specific, it is the method of isolating and proliferating single cell clone from the cambium to promote the stability of the plant-derived biologically active substances production by solving the problems of decrease in cell growth and the productivity during the long term culture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2011
    Assignee: Unhwa Corporation
    Inventors: Young Woo Jin, Eun Kyong Lee
  • Patent number: 7968497
    Abstract: This invention relates to the use of selected adjuvants to improve the performance of S-(+)-abscisic acid (S-ABA, ABA) or ABA salts on plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Assignee: Valent BioSciences Corporation
    Inventors: Xiaozhong Liu, Daniel F. Heiman, Derek D. Woolard, Rick Hopkins, Yueh Wang, Benjamin A. Belkind, Prem Warrior, Gregory D. Venburg, Peter D. Petracek
  • Patent number: PP21995
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Colocasia plant named ‘Mojito’, characterized by its tall and upright plant habit; vigorous growth habit; rapid growth rate; large ovate-shaped variegated leaves that are green, dark green and black in color; and red purple-colored leaf petioles with very dark-colored longitudinal streaks and stripes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Assignee: Agri-Starts, Inc.
    Inventor: Ty Richard Strode
  • Patent number: PP22002
    Abstract: This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of Blackberry plant named ‘DrisBlackTwo’, which is primarily characterized by spineless canes, medium-sized, ovate fruit that matures to a black color and having a medium time of bud burst, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2011
    Assignee: Driscoll Strawberry Associates, Inc.
    Inventors: Gavin R. Sills, Stephen B. Moyles, Andrea M. Pabon
  • Patent number: PP22027
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Zonal Geranium plant named ‘Fiwobic’, characterized by its upright and rounded plant habit; freely branching habit; vigorous growth habit; star-shaped dark green-colored leaves; freely flowering habit; star-shaped red purple and white bi-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2011
    Assignee: Elsner PAC Jungpflanzen
    Inventor: Andrea Michalik
  • Patent number: PP22033
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Miscanthus plant named ‘MBS 7001’, characterized by its rigorous growth rate, top leaf height of about 2.7 meters, green-colored leaves, high biomass yield and high tiller density.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2011
    Assignee: Mendel Biotechnology, Inc.
    Inventor: Martin Deuter
  • Patent number: PP22036
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Zonal Geranium plant named ‘Pacmorsu’, characterized by its upright and rounded plant habit; freely branching habit; vigorous growth habit; dark green-colored leaves with a distinct zonation pattern; freely flowering habit; long flowering period; semi-double dark orange-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2011
    Assignee: Elsner PAC Jungpflangen GbR
    Inventor: Andrea Michalik
  • Patent number: PP22037
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Zonal Geranium plant named ‘Pacros’, characterized by its upright and rounded plant habit; freely branching habit; moderately vigorous growth habit; dark green-colored leaves; freely flowering habit; long flowering period; semi-double dark pink-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2011
    Assignee: Elsner PAC Jungpflangen GbR
    Inventor: Andrea Michalik
  • Patent number: PP22040
    Abstract: This invention relates to a new and distinct cultivar of strawberry plant named ‘DrisStrawFourteen’. The new cultivar is primarily characterized by a medium density plant with medium vigor, medium-sized fruit having a large hollow center, and a partially everbearing habit, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2011
    Assignee: Driscoll Strawberry Associates, Inc.
    Inventors: Philip J. Stewart, Martin P. Madesko, JoAnne F. Coss, Bruce D. Mowrey
  • Patent number: PP22043
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Zonal Geranium plant named ‘Pacshorg’, characterized by its compact, upright and rounded plant habit; freely branching habit; vigorous growth habit; dark green-colored leaves; freely flowering habit; long flowering period; semi-double bright orange-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2011
    Assignee: Elsner PAC Jungpflanzen GbR
    Inventor: Martin Geibel
  • Patent number: PP22047
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Miscanthus plant named ‘MBS 7002’, characterized by its rigorous growth rate, plant height of about 2.7 meters, green-colored leaves, high biomass yield and high tiller density.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2011
    Assignee: Mendel Biotechnology, Inc.
    Inventor: Martin Deuter
  • Patent number: PP22055
    Abstract: A new Caladium plant named ‘UF331’ particularly distinguished by its lance leaves with large dark green veins and white to red-purple interveinal areas, and demonstrated potential to produce attractive and sun-tolerant plants in outdoor sunny landscapes, and produce attractive pot plants when tubers are forced in containers, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2011
    Assignee: Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc.
    Inventors: Zhanao Deng, Brent Harbaugh
  • Patent number: PP22065
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleja a plant named ‘Podaras #9’, characterized by its upright plant habit; freely flowering habit; sterile light purple violet-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: Cornell University
    Inventor: Peter Podaras
  • Patent number: PP22066
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleja plant named ‘Podaras #10’, characterized by its compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely flowering habit; sterile dark violet-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: Cornell University
    Inventor: Peter Podaras
  • Patent number: PP22067
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleja plant named ‘Podaras #11’, characterized by its compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely flowering habit; sterile light violet blue-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: Cornell University
    Inventor: Peter Podaras
  • Patent number: PP22068
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleja plant named ‘Podaras #2’, characterized by its upright plant habit; freely flowering habit; sterile orange-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: Cornell University
    Inventor: Peter Podaras
  • Patent number: PP22069
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleja plant named ‘Podaras #8’, characterized by its upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely flowering habit; sterile violet blue-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: Cornell University
    Inventor: Peter Podaras
  • Patent number: PP22081
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleja plant named ‘Podaras #3’, characterized by its upright to outwardly spreading plant habit; freely flowering habit; sterile orange-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2011
    Assignee: Cornell University
    Inventor: Peter Podaras
  • Patent number: PP22501
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of miniature rose with long lasting, novel hot pink flowers, and dark green and attractive foliage. It exhibits compact, uniform growth and flowering under greenhouse conditions when grown as a potted floral plant. The new variety propagates well from cuttings and by grafting. This new and distinct variety has shown to be uniform and stable in the resulting generations from asexual propagation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2012
    Assignee: W. Kordes' Söhne Rosenschulen GmbH & Co KG
    Inventor: Tim-Hermann Kordes