Patents by Inventor Christopher Michael Schaefer

Christopher Michael Schaefer 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: 20230022293
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X95R004 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X95R004 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X95R004 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X95R004, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X95R004 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X95R004 and methods of using maize variety X95R004 are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2021
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Applicant: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: MARTIN ARBELBIDE, CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL SCHAEFER
  • Publication number: 20230000043
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated 1PQRM81 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety 1PQRM81 with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into 1PQRM81 through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are provided. Hybrid maize seed, plants or plant parts are produced by crossing the variety 1PQRM81 or a locus conversion of 1PQRM81 with another maize variety.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2021
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Applicant: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventor: CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL SCHAEFER
  • Patent number: 11533869
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X00P582 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X00P582 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X00P582 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X00P582, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X00P582 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X00P582 and methods of using maize variety X00P582 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Inventors: Candida Braga Cabral, Nicholas James Haase, Thomas Craig Kevern, Wade Eugene Odland, Jordon Michael Pace, Christopher Michael Schaefer
  • Patent number: 11533880
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X95P897 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X95P897 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X95P897 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X95P897, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X95P897 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X95P897 and methods of using maize variety X95P897 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Inventors: Candida Braga Cabral, Nicholas James Haase, Jordon Michael Pace, Christopher Michael Schaefer
  • Patent number: 11533871
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X95P903 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X95P903 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X95P903 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X95P903, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X95P903 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X95P903 and methods of using maize variety X95P903 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Inventors: Candida Braga Cabral, Nicholas James Haase, Jordon Michael Pace, Christopher Michael Schaefer
  • Patent number: 11533865
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X95P901 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X95P901 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X95P901 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X95P901, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X95P901 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X95P901 and methods of using maize variety X95P901 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Inventors: Candida Braga Cabral, Martin A Fabrizius, Edwin Michael Grote, Nicholas James Haase, Suzanne Michelle Mickelson, Jordon Michael Pace, Christopher Michael Schaefer
  • Patent number: 11528866
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X95P917 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X95P917 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X95P917 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X95P917, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X95P917 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X95P917 and methods of using maize variety X95P917 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Inventors: Martin Arbelbide, Martin A Fabrizius, Gustavo Marcelo Garcia, Christopher Michael Schaefer, Matthew David Walch
  • Patent number: 11528876
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X90P469 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X90P469 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X90P469 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X90P469, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X90P469 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X90P469 and methods of using maize variety X90P469 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Inventors: Dennis James Dolan, Gustavo Marcelo Garcia, Christopher Michael Schaefer, Matthew David Walch
  • Patent number: 11523578
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X95P908 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X95P908 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X95P908 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X95P908, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X95P908 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X95P908 and methods of using maize variety X95P908 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Inventors: Martin Arbelbide, Candida Braga Cabral, Martin A Fabrizius, Nicholas James Haase, Jordon Michael Pace, Christopher Michael Schaefer
  • Patent number: 11490585
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X90P479 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X90P479 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X90P479 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X90P479, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X90P479 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X90P479 and methods of using maize variety X90P479 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Inventors: Gustavo Marcelo Garcia, Christopher Michael Schaefer, Matthew David Walch, Harindra Manilal William
  • Patent number: 11432500
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH4DDZ and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH4DDZ with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH4DDZ through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are provided. Hybrid maize seed, plants or plant parts are produced by crossing the variety PH4DDZ or a locus conversion of PH4DDZ with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Inventor: Christopher Michael Schaefer
  • Patent number: 11412688
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH4DFJ and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH4DFJ with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH4DFJ through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are provided. Hybrid maize seed, plants or plant parts are produced by crossing the variety PH4DFJ or a locus conversion of PH4DFJ with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Inventor: Christopher Michael Schaefer
  • Patent number: 11399491
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH4DF0 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH4DF0 with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH4DF0 through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are provided. Hybrid maize seed, plants or plant parts are produced by crossing the variety PH4DF0 or a locus conversion of PH4DF0 with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Inventor: Christopher Michael Schaefer
  • Patent number: 11032993
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X90N370 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X90N370 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X90N370 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X90N370, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X90N370 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X90N370 and methods of using maize variety X90N370 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Inventors: Martin Arbelbide, Dennis James Dolan, Gustavo Marcel Garcia, Christopher Michael Schaefer
  • Patent number: 11013195
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X90N362 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X90N362 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X90N362 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X90N362, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X90N362 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X90N362 and methods of using maize variety X90N362 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Inventors: Martin Arbelbide, Edwin Michael Grote, Christopher Michael Schaefer, Matthew David Walch, Julia Xiuling Zhang
  • Publication number: 20210007312
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X90N362 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X90N362 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X90N362 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X90N362, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X90N362 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X90N362 and methods of using maize variety X90N362 are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: MARTIN ARBELBIDE, EDWIN MICHAEL GROTE, CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL SCHAEFER, MATTHEW DAVID WALCH, JULIA XIULING ZHANG
  • Patent number: 10881067
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X95N785 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X95N785 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X95N785 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X95N785, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X95N785 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X95N785 and methods of using maize variety X95N785 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Inventors: Candida Braga Cabral, Martin A Fabrizius, Nicholas James Haase, Julie Ho, Jordon Michael Pace, Christopher Michael Schaefer, Matthew David Smalley, Stephen Joseph Szalma
  • Patent number: 10856503
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated X90N361 and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are produced by crossing inbred maize varieties. Methods for producing a maize plant by crossing hybrid maize variety X90N361 with another maize plant are disclosed. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into X90N361 through backcrossing or genetic transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are described. Maize variety X90N361, the seed, the plant produced from the seed, and variants, mutants, and minor modifications of maize variety X90N361 are provided. Methods for producing maize varieties derived from maize variety X90N361 and methods of using maize variety X90N361 are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Inventors: Martin Arbelbide, Edwin Michael Grote, Christopher Michael Schaefer, Stephen Joseph Szalma, Julia Xiuling Zhang
  • Patent number: 10813328
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH48KC and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH48KC with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH48KC through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are provided. Hybrid maize seed, plants or plant parts are produced by crossing the variety PH48KC or a locus conversion of PH48KC with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventor: Christopher Michael Schaefer
  • Patent number: 10716277
    Abstract: A novel maize variety designated PH42YR and seed, plants and plant parts thereof are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant comprise crossing maize variety PH42YR with another maize plant are provided. Methods for producing a maize plant containing in its genetic material one or more traits introgressed into PH42YR through backcross conversion and/or transformation, and to the maize seed, plant and plant part produced thereby are provided. Hybrid maize seed, plants or plant parts are produced by crossing the variety PH42YR or a locus conversion of PH42YR with another maize variety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Martin Arbelbide, Edwin Michael Grote, Christopher Michael Schaefer, Julia Xiuling Zhang