Patents by Inventor Barbara A. Swanson

Barbara A. Swanson 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: 20130344070
    Abstract: There is disclosed compositions and methods relating to or derived from anti-CCR2 antibodies. More specifically, there is disclosed fully human antibodies that bind CCR2, CCR2-binding fragments and derivatives of such antibodies, and CCR2-binding polypeptides comprising such fragments. Further still, there is disclosed nucleic acids encoding such antibodies, antibody fragments and derivatives and polypeptides, cells comprising such polynucleotides, methods of making such antibodies, antibody fragments and derivatives and polypeptides, and methods of using such antibodies, antibody fragments and derivatives and polypeptides, including methods of treating or diagnosing subjects having CCR2 related disorders or conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2013
    Publication date: December 26, 2013
    Inventors: Dingqiu Huang, Barbara A. Swanson, John Dixon Gray, Heyue Zhou, Guodi Lu
  • Publication number: 20130323249
    Abstract: There is disclosed compositions and methods relating to or derived from anti-PD-L1 antibodies. More specifically, there is disclosed fully human antibodies that bind PD-L1, PD-L1-binding fragments and derivatives of such antibodies, and PD-L1-binding polypeptides comprising such fragments. Further still, there is disclosed nucleic acids encoding such antibodies, antibody fragments and derivatives and polypeptides, cells comprising such polynucleotides, methods of making such antibodies, antibody fragments and derivatives and polypeptides, and methods of using such antibodies, antibody fragments and derivatives and polypeptides, including methods of treating or diagnosing subjects having PD-L1 related disorders or conditions, including various inflammatory disorders and various cancers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2013
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Applicant: Sorrento Therapeutics Inc.
    Inventors: Heyue Zhou, Randy Gastwirt, Barbara A. Swanson, John Dixon Gray, Gunnar F. Kaufmann
  • Publication number: 20130309233
    Abstract: There is disclosed compositions and methods relating to or derived from anti-EGFR antibodies. More specifically, there is disclosed fully human antibodies that bind EGFR, EGFR-binding fragments and derivatives of such antibodies, and EGFR-binding polypeptides comprising such fragments. Further still, there is disclosed antibody fragments and derivatives and polypeptides, and methods of using such antibodies, antibody fragments and derivatives and polypeptides, including methods of treating or diagnosing subjects having EGFR-related disorders or conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2013
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Applicant: Sorrento Therapeutics Inc.
    Inventors: Heyue Zhou, Randy Gastwirt, Barbara A. Swanson, John Dixon Gray
  • Patent number: 6967246
    Abstract: A novel microbial protein is described which appears to have significant homology to plant expansin proteins and has the ability to weaken filter paper and swell cellulose. A DNA is described which encodes the novel protein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2005
    Assignee: Genencor International, Inc.
    Inventors: Barbara A. Swanson, Michael Ward, Merja Penttilä , Jaakko Pere, Markku Saloheimo
  • Publication number: 20050227337
    Abstract: The present invention relates to non-fermentative methods for the production of ASA intermediates, KDG, DKG and KLG and methods for the regeneration of co-factor. The invention provides genetically engineered host cells comprising heterologous nucleic acid encoding enzymes useful in the process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2003
    Publication date: October 13, 2005
    Inventors: Matthew Boston, Barbara Swanson
  • Publication number: 20040180413
    Abstract: The present invention relates to non-fermentative methods for the production of ASA intermediates, KDG, DKG and KLG and methods for the regeneration of co-factor. The invention provides genetically engineered host cells comprising heterologous nucleic acid encoding enzymes useful in the process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2003
    Publication date: September 16, 2004
    Inventors: Matthew Grant Boston, Barbara A. Swanson
  • Patent number: 6599722
    Abstract: The present invention relates to non-fermentative methods for the production of ASA intermediates, KDG, DKG and KLG and methods for the regeneration of co-factor. The invention provides genetically engineered host cells comprising heterologous nucleic acid encoding enzymes useful in the process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 1998
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2003
    Assignee: Genencor International, Inc.
    Inventors: Matthew Grant Boston, Barbara A. Swanson
  • Publication number: 20030104546
    Abstract: A novel microbial protein is described which appears to have significant homology to plant expansin proteins and has the ability to weaken filter paper and swell cellulose. A DNA is described which encodes the novel protein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2002
    Publication date: June 5, 2003
    Inventors: Barbara A. Swanson, Michael Ward, Merja Penttila, Jaakko Pere, Markku Saloheimo
  • Publication number: 20020193272
    Abstract: A method for treating cellulosic materials is disclosed which comprises contacting the cellulosic material with a cellulase obtainable from Thermomonospora fusca corresponding to E5 or a derivative thereof. Particularly preferred methods comprise stonewashing and detergent cleaning of cotton fabrics, the production of paper products, as an additive to animal feed and in the production of food, starch, ethanol and sugar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2002
    Publication date: December 19, 2002
    Inventors: Kathleen A. Clarkson, Barbara Swanson, Deborah Winetzky
  • Publication number: 20020177198
    Abstract: The present invention relates to non-fermentative methods for the production of ASA intermediates, KDG, DKG and KLG and methods for the regeneration of co-factor. The invention provides genetically engineered host cells comprising heterologous nucleic acid encoding enzymes useful in the process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 1999
    Publication date: November 28, 2002
    Inventors: Mathew Grant Boston, Barbara A. Swanson
  • Publication number: 20020177197
    Abstract: The present invention relates to non-fermentative methods for the production of ASA intermediates, KDG, DKG and KLG and methods for the regeneration of co-factor. The invention provides genetically engineered host cells comprising heterologous nucleic acid encoding enzymes useful in the process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 1998
    Publication date: November 28, 2002
    Inventors: MATTHEW GRANT BOSTON, BARBARA A. SWANSON
  • Patent number: 6458928
    Abstract: A novel microbial protein is described which appears to have significant homology to plant expansin proteins and has the ability to weaken filter paper and swell cellulose. A DNA is described which encodes the novel protein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 1998
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2002
    Assignee: Genecor International, Inc.
    Inventors: Barbara A. Swanson, Michael Ward, Merja Penttilä, Jaakko Pere, Markku Saloheimo
  • Patent number: 6451063
    Abstract: A method for treating cellulosic materials is disclosed which comprises contacting the cellulosic material with a cellulase obtainable from Thermomonospora fusca corresponding to E5 or a derivative thereof. Particularly preferred methods comprise stonewashing and detergent cleaning of cotton fabrics, the production of paper products, as an additive to animal feed and in the production of food, starch, ethanol and sugar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 1996
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2002
    Assignee: Genencor International, Inc.
    Inventors: Kathleen A. Clarkson, Barbara Swanson, Deborah Winetzky
  • Publication number: 20020086350
    Abstract: A novel microbial protein is described which appears to have significant homology to plant expansin proteins and has the ability to weaken filter paper and swell cellulose. A DNA is described which encodes the novel protein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 1998
    Publication date: July 4, 2002
    Inventors: BARBARA A. SWANSON, MICHAEL WARD, MERJA PENTTILA, PERE JAAKKO, MARKKU SALOHEIMO
  • Patent number: 6080568
    Abstract: Novel .alpha.-amylase enzymes are disclosed in which one or more of residues corresponding to A210, H405 and T412 in Bacillus licheniformis are mutated. The disclosed .alpha.-amylase enzymes show altered or improved stability and/or activity profiles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 1997
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2000
    Assignee: Genencor International, Inc.
    Inventors: Anthony G. Day, Barbara A. Swanson