Patents by Inventor D. Scott NeSmith

D. Scott NeSmith 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: 20170223883
    Abstract: The new variety ‘TO-1319’ has fruit that ripens around late May in southern Georgia and mid-late June in middle Georgia. The fruit of the new variety ‘TO-1319’ are light-blue, medium size, and firm, with a mild flavor. The new variety ‘TO-1319’ is vigorous with an estimated chilling requirement of about 400 to 500 hours at or below approximately 45° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2016
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Applicant: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Publication number: 20170086343
    Abstract: The new variety ‘T-1101’ ripens around late May in southern Georgia and mid June in middle Georgia. The fruit of the new variety ‘T-1101’ are very large, firm, have good flavor and scar. The new variety ‘T-1101’ is vigorous with an estimated chilling requirement of about 400 to 450 hours at or below approximately 7° C. The asexually reproduced variety is reliably propagated vegetatively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Applicant: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Publication number: 20170086342
    Abstract: A new variety of blueberry plant, named ‘TO-1088’, has berries that ripen around late May in southern Georgia and mid-late June in middle Georgia. The fruit of the new variety ‘TO-1088’ are dark, small, and firm, with a mildly tart flavor. The new variety ‘TO-1088’ is vigorous with an estimated chilling requirement of about 400 to 500 hours at or below approximately 7° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Applicant: University of Georga Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP28467
    Abstract: A new variety of blueberry plant, named ‘TO-1088’, has berries that ripen around late May in southern Georgia and mid-late June in middle Georgia. The fruit of the new variety ‘TO-1088’ are dark, small, and firm, with a mildly tart flavor. The new variety ‘TO-1088’ is vigorous with an estimated chilling requirement of about 400 to 500 hours at or below approximately 7° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP28623
    Abstract: The new variety ‘T-1101’ ripens around late May in southern Georgia and mid June in middle Georgia. The fruit of the new variety ‘T-1101’ are very large, firm, have good flavor and scar. The new variety ‘T-1101’ is vigorous with an estimated chilling requirement of about 400 to 450 hours at or below approximately 7° C. The asexually reproduced variety is reliably propagated vegetatively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP28624
    Abstract: The new variety ‘T-460’ ripens around mid June in southern Georgia and early July in middle Georgia. The fruit of the new variety ‘T-460’ are large, with good scar and very good color. The new variety ‘T-460’ is moderately vigorous with an estimated chilling requirement of about 500 to 550 hours at or below approximately 7° C. The asexually reproduced variety is reliably propagated vegetatively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP28665
    Abstract: The new variety ‘TO-1319’ has fruit that ripens around late May in southern Georgia and mid-late June in middle Georgia. The fruit of the new variety ‘TO-1319’ are light-blue, medium size, and firm, with a mild flavor. The new variety ‘TO-1319’ is vigorous with an estimated chilling requirement of about 400 to 500 hours at or below approximately 45° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP31316
    Abstract: The new variety ‘TH-1321’ ripens around mid-April in southeastern Georgia. The fruit of the new variety ‘TH-1321’ are very large, firm, have good flavor and scar. The new variety ‘TH-1321’ is vigorous with an estimated chilling requirement of about 50 to 100 hours at or below approximately 7° C. The asexually reproduced variety is reliably propagated vegetatively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP31684
    Abstract: The new variety ‘TH-1876’ ripens around early May in southern Georgia. The fruit of the new variety ‘TH-1876’ are large, firm and have good flavor and scar. The new variety ‘TH-1876’ is vigorous with an estimated chilling requirement of about 300 to 350 hours at or below approximately 7° C. The asexually reproduced variety is reliably propagated vegetatively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP31863
    Abstract: The new variety ‘TH-1125’ ripens around early May in south Georgia. The fruit of the new variety ‘TH-1125’ are large, firm and have good flavor. The new variety ‘TH-1125’ is vigorous with an estimated chilling requirement of about 250 to 300 hours at or below approximately 7° C. The asexually reproduced variety is reliably propagated vegetatively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP32218
    Abstract: The new variety ‘TH-931’ is provided. The new and distinct variety ripens around late May in south Georgia and early June in middle Georgia. The fruit of the new variety ‘TH-931’ are very large and firm. The new variety ‘TH-931’ exhibits high yields with an estimated chilling requirement of about 400 to 500 hours at or below approximately 7° C. The asexually reproduced variety is reliably propagated vegetatively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP32219
    Abstract: The new variety ‘TH-1008’ is provided. The new and distinct variety flowers in early March in south Georgia, requiring frost protection for acceptable yields. The fruit of the new variety ‘TH-1008’ are ripen in early May in south Georgia and are very large, firm, and have good flavor. The new variety ‘TH-1008’ is compact with an estimated chilling requirement of about 200 to 300 hours at or below approximately 7° C. The asexually reproduced variety is reliably propagated vegetatively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP32718
    Abstract: The new variety ‘TH-1334’ ripens around mid-April in southeastern Georgia. The fruit of the new variety ‘TH-1334’ are very large, firm, have good flavor and scar. The new variety ‘TH-1334’ is vigorous with an estimated chilling requirement of about 50 to 100 hours at or below approximately 7° C. The asexually reproduced variety is reliably propagated vegetatively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP33754
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vaccinium plant named ‘TH-1797’, characterized by a combination of early season flowering and ripening, large berries with good color and flavor, high quality fruit production in conventional production areas, and a chilling requirement of about 200-300 hours below about 45° F.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP33755
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vaccinium plant named ‘TH-1493’, characterized by a combination of early season flowering and ripening, large berries with good color and flavor, high quality fruit production in conventional production areas, and a chilling requirement of about 350-450 hours below about 45° F.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP33782
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vaccinium plant named ‘TH-1872’, characterized by a combination of early season flowering and ripening, large berries with good flavor and firmness, high quality fruit production in conventional production areas, and a low chilling requirement of about 150-200 hours below about 45° F.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP33868
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vaccinium plant named ‘TH-920’, characterized by a combination of early-to-mid season ripening; large berries with good scar and flavor and high fruit quality; moderately vigorous growth suited to home gardens, soft pink flowers at opening, bronze coloring to newly emerging foliage, berries transitioning from pink hued to sky-blue during ripening; and a chilling requirement of about 500-550 hours below about 45° F.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP33869
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vaccinium plant named ‘TH-889’, characterized by a combination of later season flowering and ripening; large berries with unique, vibrant light blue color and good flavor and firmness; vigorous growth; compact form; attractive fall foliage color; and a chilling requirement of about 500-600 hours below about 45° F.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP34162
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vaccinium plant named ‘TO-3097’, characterized by a combination of unique pink-colored fruit, mid-season flowering and ripening, large berries with good firmness and flavor, high quality fruit production in conventional production areas, and a chilling requirement of about 450-500 hours below about 45° F.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith
  • Patent number: PP34180
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Vaccinium plant named ‘TH-1996’, characterized by a combination of early season ripening; large berries with good scar and flavor; moderately vigorous growth; and a low chilling requirement of about 100 hours, or less, below about 45° F.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventor: D. Scott NeSmith