Patents by Inventor Anna Witte

Anna Witte has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220145369
    Abstract: The invention relates generally to the field of detection of biological contaminants on a surface, specifically to a method comprising the steps of providing one or more pieces of sterile and nucleotide-free adhesive fibrous material, affixing said one or more pieces of the fibrous material to said surface, collecting said one or more pieces of the fibrous material from said surface, incubating said one or more pieces of the fibrous material in a solvent, and analyzing the solvent for the presence of biological contaminants. The invention further relates to a kit of parts comprising sterile carriers and instructions to be used for long-term monitoring of microbes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Martin BOBAL, Anna WITTE, Patrick MESTER, Peter ROSSMANITH
  • Publication number: 20200010871
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method, a medium and a kit for the enrichment and detection of Listeria species, especially Listeria monocytogenes. The medium is an enrichment medium comprising C12 to C16 fatty acids and/or derivatives thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Patrick Julian MESTER, Peter ROSSMANITH, Nadine WEYHING-ZERRER, Tobais GUNDOLF, Susanne FISTER, Anna Witte