Patents by Inventor Christoph Grimm

Christoph Grimm 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: 20220403011
    Abstract: Provided are novel specific binding molecules, particularly human antibodies as well as fragments, derivatives and variants thereof that recognize neoepitopes of disease-associated proteins which derive from native endogenous proteins but are prevalent in the body of a patient in a variant form and/or out of their normal physiological context. In addition, pharmaceutical compositions comprising such binding molecules, antibodies and mimics thereof and methods of screening for novel binding molecules, which may or may not be antibodies as well as targets in the treatment of neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease are described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2022
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Inventors: Roger Nitsch, Christoph Hock, Christoph Esslinger, Marlen Knobloch, Kathrin Tissot, Jan Grimm
  • Publication number: 20220312663
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system for modifying existing sowing equipment comprising a plant propagation materials (K) reservoir, a separation device for singulating plant propagation materials (K), and an outlet for directing the singulated plant propagation materials (K) to the soil, comprising an application assembly (30) configured to be attachable to the outlet or the singulation device, for selectively applying an aliquot of a dressing composition to the separated plant propagation materials (K) wherein the application device (30) further comprises: i. a power supply connector, ii. a reservoir (18) for the fluidized dressing composition, all attachable to the sowing equipment; ill. a sensor array comprising at least one sensor (32, 33) for measuring the trajectory of the plant propagation materials while falling, iv. a controller (35) for calculating the trajectory from the data received from the sensor array; and for coordinating and applying the dressing composition; and v.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2020
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventors: Jamie RICKARD, Christophe LUPFER, Christoph GRIMM
  • Publication number: 20220287221
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a device for selectively applying a dressing composition comprising an agricultural product and component and at least one adjuvant/carrier component to a plant propagation material externally from the device during sowing and/or planting, and for discharging the dressed plant propagation material onto an underlying surface, comprising: a. a reservoir container (10), b. a separating device (20) to separate plant propagation material (K) fed from the reservoir container and to output them individually, c. a sensor unit for determining at least one environmental condition when the device is in use, and d. an application assembly (30) configured to selectively apply an aliquot of a dressing composition to the separated plant propagation materials during free-falling after the point of discharge from the device, wherein the assembly (30) comprises: i. a sensor (32, 33) for measuring the trajectory of the seed while falling, ii.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicant: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventors: Jamie RICKARD, Christophe LUPFER, Christoph GRIMM
  • Publication number: 20220279702
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a sowing device for discharging and treating discharched plant propagation materials during their fall onto an underlying agricultural surface (B), having a reservoir container (10) for the plant materials, having a separating device (20) which is configured to separate plant materials (K) fed from the reservoir container and to output them individually, and having an application device (30) to apply a compound onto the separated plant materials from a cartridge assembly comprising one or more cartridges that each are separate from the reservoir container in the sowing device, wherein the application device is configured to apply the dressing from the one or more cartridges to the separated plant materials after they leave the separating device while the separated plant materials fall freely on toward the underlying agricultural surface wherein the device and the one or more cartridges are configured to allow repeated removal from the device, and optionally, refilling with the
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2020
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Applicant: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventors: Jamie RICKARD, Christophe LUPFER, Christoph GRIMM
  • Publication number: 20220279703
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a precision seed drill (1) for dust free discharge of plant propagation materials onto an underlying agricultural surface for seed, the drill comprising: a. a reservoir container (10) for the plant propagation material, b. a separating device (20) which is configured to separate plant propagation material (K) fed from the reservoir container (10), and to output them individually, and c. an application assembly (30) configured to selectively apply an aliquot of a dressing composition to the separated plant propagation materials (K) directly before it is injected into the soil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2020
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Applicant: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventors: Jamie RICKARD, Christophe LUPFER, Christoph GRIMM
  • Publication number: 20220272892
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for treating and transplanting plant propagation materials into a cultivation medium, comprising: a. providing a plurality of plant-receiving cavities in the cultivation medium; b. providing the plant propagation materials (K) in a reservoir (10); c. removing from the reservoir container and separating out plant propagation materials, and d. orienting the separated-out plant propagation materials in a position upwardly of the cavity, and e. releasing the plant propagation material from the orientation position into the associated plant-receiving cavity, and f. selectively applying a dressing composition aliquot to a surface of the plant propagation material while it is moving towards the plant-receiving cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2020
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicant: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventors: Jamie RICKARD, Christophe LUPFER, Christoph GRIMM
  • Publication number: 20220267471
    Abstract: Provided are novel human copper-zinc superoxide dismutase, also known as superoxide dismutase 1 or SOD1, specific antibodies as well as fragments, derivatives and variants thereof as well as methods related thereto. Assays, kits, and solid supports related to antibodies specific for SOD1 are also disclosed. The antibody, immunoglobulin chain(s), as well as binding fragments, derivatives and variants thereof can be used in pharmaceutical and diagnostic compositions for SOD1 targeted immunotherapy and diagnosis, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2022
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Inventors: Fabio Montrasio, Maria Grazia Barenco Montrasio, Jan Grimm, Roger Nitsch, Christoph Hock, Tobias Welt, Jordan Mcafoose, Marcel Maier
  • Patent number: 9462808
    Abstract: A pesticidal composition comprising a pesticidal effective amount of at least one compound of formula (I) in which the substituents are as defined as in claim 1, and a safener.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: Syngenta Participants AG
    Inventors: Anke Buchholz, Christoph Grimm
  • Publication number: 20150313215
    Abstract: Mixtures comprising cis-jasmone and an agrochemical active ingredient are useful in agriculture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2015
    Publication date: November 5, 2015
    Applicant: SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION LLC
    Inventors: Stephen Wilson Skillman, Christoph Grimm, Ulrich Johannes Haas
  • Publication number: 20140213453
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for improving the plant growth regulation of crop plants, by applying to the plants a mixture of a plant growth regulator, and cis-jasmone, and to a composition comprising the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2012
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventors: Ulrich Johannes Haas, Christoph Grimm
  • Publication number: 20140187426
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method of crop enhancement. In particular, it relates to a method of enhancing crop plants by applying cis-jasmone to the plants, plant parts, plant propagation material, or a plant growing locus, and to the use of cis-jasmone for enhancing crops.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2012
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventors: Ulrich Johannes Haas, Christoph Grimm, John Robert James
  • Patent number: 8765160
    Abstract: A method for the control of soil-dwelling pests and/or soil-borne diseases comprising treating a plant propagation material with an effective amount of the pesticidal composition and/or applying an effective amount of a pesticidal composition to a locus where control is desired, provided that the composition comprises, as active ingredient, one or more pesticides (A) having a water solubility of at most 100 ?g/liter, at 25° C. at neutral pH, and at least one formulation auxiliary, wherein the size of particles in the composition is in the range 3.60 ?m to 0.70 ?m at X90. Abamectin has been found to be particularly effective against nematode damage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Frederique Guyon, Christoph Grimm
  • Publication number: 20130225404
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the composition comprising a neonicotinoid insecticide selected from: imidacloprid, clothianidin and thiamethoxam and a metabolic herbicide safener. The composition is of particular use in the treatment of plant propagation material (preferably seeds) and improves the growing characteristics of a plant and/or prevents from unwanted plant damage caused by herbicides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2011
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventors: Christoph Grimm, Michael Schade, Andreas Zoschke, Beat Reber
  • Publication number: 20130203590
    Abstract: Mixtures comprising cis-jasmone and an agrochemical active ingredient are useful in agriculture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2011
    Publication date: August 8, 2013
    Applicant: SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION LLC
    Inventors: Stephen Wilson Skillman, Christoph Grimm, Ulrich Johannes Haas
  • Publication number: 20130150394
    Abstract: A pesticidal composition comprising a pesticidal effective amount of at least one compound of formula (I) in which the substituents are as defined as in claim 1, and a safener.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2011
    Publication date: June 13, 2013
    Applicant: SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION LLC
    Inventors: Anke Buchholz, Christoph Grimm
  • Publication number: 20110319262
    Abstract: A combination, suitable for agricultural use comprising (I): a compound of formula (X) and (II): one or more agents selected, independently of each other, from any one of (A) to (G): (A) a certain fungicide; (B) a certain insecticide and/or nematicide; (C) a certain protein produced by the plant pathogenic bacterium, Erwinia amylovora; (D) a certain biological strain, (E) a certain Isoflavone; (F) a plant growth regulator; and (G) a plant activator, wherein compound of formula (X) is:
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2009
    Publication date: December 29, 2011
    Applicant: SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION, LLC
    Inventors: Michael Schade, Christoph Grimm, Martin Faerber, Dieter Hofer, Kaspar Müller, Scott Campbell
  • Publication number: 20110263429
    Abstract: A combination, suitable for agricultural use comprises (I) a compound of formula (X) and (II) one or more agents selected, independently of each other, from any one of (A) to (G): (A) a certain fungicide, (B) a certain insecticide or nematicide, (C) a certain protein produced by the plant pathogenic bacterium Erwinia amylovora, (D) a certain biological strain, (E) a certain Isoflavone, (F) a plant growth regulator, and (G) a plant activator, wherein compound of formula (X) is a mixture of
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2008
    Publication date: October 27, 2011
    Applicant: SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION, LLC
    Inventors: Michael Schade, Christoph Grimm, Martin Faerber, Dieter Hofer, Kaspar Müller, Scott Campbell
  • Publication number: 20100173776
    Abstract: A method of increasing functional protein activity in a plant comprising applying to the plant, part of the plant, the plant propagation material thereof and/or a surrounding area thereof an effective amount of one or more neonicotinoid compounds selected from thianicotinyl compounds and tetrahydrofuranyl compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2007
    Publication date: July 8, 2010
    Applicant: SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION, INC.
    Inventors: Michael Schade, Dieter Hofer, Christoph Grimm, Domingos Pedroni, Paulo Aramaki, Eva Krupkova, Thomas Schmulling, Andy Cobb
  • Publication number: 20100173959
    Abstract: A method of controlling or preventing pest damage in a plant propagation material, a plant, and/or plant organs that grow at a later point in time, which comprises applying on the plant propagation material or locus thereof a compound I or II represented by formula (I) and (II) wherein R1 is represented, for example, by H; R6 is represented, for example, by H; R2 is represented, for example, by halogen; R3 to R5 is represented, for example, by H; and n is either 0 or 2; or an enantiomer, diastereomer, or salt, thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2008
    Publication date: July 8, 2010
    Applicant: SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION, INC.
    Inventors: Peter Renold, Ottmar Franz Huetter, Peter Maienfisch, Werner Zambach, Thomas Pitterna, Christoph Grimm
  • Publication number: 20080206345
    Abstract: A method for the control of soil-dwelling pests and/or soil-borne diseases comprising treating a plant propagation material with an effective amount of the pesticidal composition and/or applying an effective amount of a pesticidal composition to a locus where control is desired, provided that the composition comprises, as active ingredient, one or more pesticides (A) having a water solubility of at most 100 ?g/litre, at 25° C. at neutral pH, and at least one formulation auxiliary, wherein the size of particles in the composition is in the range 3.60 ?m to 0.70 ?m at X90. Abamectin has been found to be particularly effective against nematode damage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2006
    Publication date: August 28, 2008
    Applicant: SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION, INC.
    Inventors: Frederique Guyon, Christoph Grimm