Patents by Inventor Astrid Benie

Astrid Benie 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).

  • Patent number: 11001821
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having protease activity, and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Astrid Benie, Morten Gjermansen, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard
  • Patent number: 10837006
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having protease activity, and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Astrid Benie, Morten Gjermansen, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard
  • Patent number: 10829753
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having protease activity, and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Ye Liu, Xianzhi Jiang, Lan Tang, Astrid Benie, Henrik Frisner
  • Patent number: 10577569
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel subtilase polypeptides exhibiting increased wash performance and/or improved wash performance and to compositions comprising such polypeptides. The polypeptides of the invention are suitable for use in e.g. cleaning or detergent compositions, such as laundry detergent compositions and dish wash compositions, including automatic dish wash compositions. The present invention also relates to isolated DNA sequences encoding the polypeptides, expression vectors, host cells, and methods for producing and using the polypeptides of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Astrid Benie, Jürgen C. F. Knötzel, Mikael Bauer, Lars L. H. Christensen, Julie B. Rannes, Jan Peter Skagerlind, Nan Gao
  • Publication number: 20190002863
    Abstract: Disclosed are isolated polypeptides having protease activity, and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. Nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2017
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Ye Liu, Xianzhi Jiang, Lan Tang, Astrid Benie, Henrik Frisner, Bucong Han
  • Publication number: 20180355339
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having protease activity, and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Astrid Benie, Morten Gjermansen, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard
  • Publication number: 20180327732
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having protease activity, and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2016
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Ye Liu, Xianzhi Jiang, Lan Tang, Astrid Benie, Henrik Frisner
  • Publication number: 20180291314
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel subtilase polypeptides exhibiting increased wash performance and/or improved wash performance and to compositions comprising such polypeptides. The polypeptides of the invention are suitable for use in e.g. cleaning or detergent compositions, such as laundry detergent compositions and dish wash compositions, including automatic dish wash compositions. The present invention also relates to isolated DNA sequences encoding the polypeptides, expression vectors, host cells, and methods for producing and using the polypeptides of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Astrid Benie, Jürgen C.F. Knötzel, Mikael Bauer, Lars L.H. Christensen, Julie B. Rannes, Jan Peter Skagerlind, Nan Gao
  • Publication number: 20180265855
    Abstract: The present invention relates to protease variants and methods for obtaining protease variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2018
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Werner Besenmatter, Astrid Benie, Esben Peter Friis, Pernille Ollendorf Micheelsen
  • Publication number: 20180135036
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of isolated polypeptides having protease activity in animal feed and detergents. It also relates to the use of isolated nucleic acid sequences encoding the proteases in the recombinant production of isolated polypeptides having protease activity and isolated nucleic acid sequences encoding the proteases. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells, including plant and animal cells, comprising the nucleic acid sequences, as well as methods for producing and using the proteases, particularly using the proteases in animal feed and detergents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Tine Hoff, Robert Piotr Olinski, Carsten Sjoeholm, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard, Katrine Fruegaard Pontoppidan, Astrid Benie, Morten Gjermansen
  • Patent number: 9551042
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having protease activity, and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Astrid Benie, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard, Morten Gjermansen, Tine Hoff
  • Publication number: 20160152962
    Abstract: The present invention relates to protease variants and methods for obtaining protease variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2016
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Werner Besenmatter, Astrid Benie, Esben Peter Friis, Pernille Ollendorf Micheelsen
  • Publication number: 20160145540
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of and compositions comprising isolated polypeptides having protease activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to cleaning compositions, and the use of the polypeptides in cleaning processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2013
    Publication date: May 26, 2016
    Inventors: Astrid Benie, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard, Morten Gjermansen, Martin Simon Borchert
  • Publication number: 20160128360
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of isolated polypeptides having protease activity in animal feed and detergents. It also relates to the use of isolated nucleic acid sequences encoding the proteases in the recombinant production of isolated polypeptides having protease activity and isolated nucleic acid sequences encoding the proteases. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells, including plant and animal cells, comprising the nucleic acid sequences, as well as methods for producing and using the proteases, particularly using the proteases in animal feed and detergents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2016
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Tine Hoff, Robert Piotr Olinski, Carsten Sjoeholm, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard, Katrine Fruegaard Pontoppidan, Astrid Benie, Morten Gjermansen
  • Patent number: 9315791
    Abstract: The present invention relates to new metalloproteases derived from Alicyclobacillus and the use thereof in cleaning processes, such as laundry and dish wash, and in particular to the use in low temperature wash and in removal of egg stains. The invention also relates to detergent compositions and cleaning compositions comprising Alicyclobacillus sp. metalloproteases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Astrid Benie, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard, Morten Gjermansen
  • Publication number: 20150329844
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having protease activity, and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Astrid Benie, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard, Morten Gjermansen, Tine Hoff
  • Publication number: 20150291949
    Abstract: detergent compositions comprising subtilase variants and methods for obtaining such detergent compositions are provided herein. The detergent compositions further may be used, especially in laundry or in hard surface cleaning applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2012
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Inventors: Timothy O'CONNELL, Susanne TONDERA, Hendrik HELLMUTH, Thomas WEBER, Werner BESENMATTER, Astrid BENIE, Esben FRIIS, Pernille OLLENDORFF MICHEELSEN
  • Publication number: 20150203793
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a new metalloprotease derived from Exiguobacterium and the use thereof in cleaning processes, such as laundry and dish wash. The invention also relates to detergent compositions and cleaning compositions comprising Exiguobacterium oxidotolerans metalloprotease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2013
    Publication date: July 23, 2015
    Inventors: Astrid Benie, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard, Morten Gjermansen, Martin Simon Borchert
  • Publication number: 20150140165
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of isolated polypeptides having protease activity in animal feed and detergents. It also relates to the use of isolated nucleic acid sequences encoding the proteases in the recombinant production of isolated polypeptides having protease activity and isolated nucleic acid sequences encoding the proteases. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells, including plant and animal cells, comprising the nucleic acid sequences, as well as methods for producing and using the proteases, particularly using the proteases in animal feed and detergents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2013
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Tine Hoff, Robert Piotr Olinski, Carsten Sjoeholm, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard, Katrine Fruergaard Pontoppidan, Astrid Benie, Morten Gjermansen
  • Publication number: 20150031114
    Abstract: The present invention relates to detergent compositions comprising subtilisin variants and methods for obtaining such detergent compositions. The present invention also relates to the use of such detergent compositions, especially in laundry or in hard surface cleaning applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2013
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Inventors: Werner Besenmatter, Astrid Benie, Marco Malten