Patents by Inventor David J. Bowen

David J. Bowen 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: 20210246464
    Abstract: Pesticidal proteins exhibiting toxic activity against Lepidopteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC6757, TIC6757PL, TIC7472, TIC7472PL, TIC7473, and TIC7473PL. DNA constructs are provided which contain a recombinant nucleic acid sequence encoding one or more of the disclosed pesticidal proteins. Transgenic plants, plant cells, seed, and plant parts resistant to Lepidopteran infestation are provided which contain recombinant nucleic acid sequences encoding the pesticidal proteins of the present invention. Methods for detecting the presence of the recombinant nucleic acid sequences or the proteins of the present invention in a biological sample, and methods of controlling Lepidopteran species pests using any of the TIC6757, TIC6757PL, TIC7472, TIC7472PL, TIC7473, and TIC7473PL pesticidal proteins are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2021
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Uma R. Kesanapalli, Jennifer L. Lutke
  • Patent number: 11021715
    Abstract: Pesticidal proteins exhibiting toxic activity against Lepidopteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC6757, TIC6757PL, TIC7472, TIC7472PL, TIC7473, and TIC7473PL. DNA constructs are provided which contain a recombinant nucleic acid sequence encoding one or more of the disclosed pesticidal proteins. Transgenic plants, plant cells, seed, and plant parts resistant to Lepidopteran infestation are provided which contain recombinant nucleic acid sequences encoding the pesticidal proteins of the present invention. Methods for detecting the presence of the recombinant nucleic acid sequences or the proteins of the present invention in a biological sample, and methods of controlling Lepidopteran species pests using any of the TIC6757, TIC6757PL, TIC7472, TIC7472PL, TIC7473, and TIC7473PL pesticidal proteins are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Urna R. Kesanapalli, Jennifer L. Lutke
  • Publication number: 20200370066
    Abstract: Pesticidal proteins exhibiting toxic activity against Coleopteran, Lepidopteran, Hemipteran, and Thysanopteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC6280, TIC6281, TIC6282, TIC6283, TIC8808, TIC9480, TIC9257, TIC7106, TIC7017, TIC7107, TIC7108, TIC7109, TIC7110, TIC7111, TIC7589, TIC9258, and TIC9259. DNA constructs are provided which contain a recombinant nucleic acid sequence encoding the pesticidal proteins provided. Transgenic plants, plant cells, seed, and plant parts resistant to Lepidopteran, Coleopteran, Hemipteran and Thysanopteran infestation are provided which contain recombinant nucleic acid sequences encoding the disclosed pesticidal proteins. Methods for detecting the presence of the recombinant nucleic acid sequences or the protein of the present invention in a biological sample, and methods of controlling Coleopteran, Lepidopteran, Hemipteran, and Thysanopteran species pests using the disclosed pesticidal proteins are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Stanislaw Flasinski, Arlene R. Howe, Jason S. Milligan, James K. Roberts, Yong Yin
  • Publication number: 20200369733
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are nucleotide sequences encoding an insecticidal protein exhibiting Lepidopteran inhibitory activity, as well as novel insecticidal proteins referred to herein as a BCW 001, BCW 002, BCW 003, and BCW toxic protein-containing chimeras and BCW toxin insecticide, transgenic plants expressing the chimeras or the insecticide, and methods for detecting the presence of the nucleotide sequences or the insecticide in a biological sample.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: James A. BAUM, David J. BOWEN, Catherine A. CHAY, David J. CHI, William P. CLINTON, Crystal L. DART, Leigh ENGLISH, Stanislaw FLASINSKI, Victor M. GUZOV, Kevin A. JARRELL, Uma R. KESANAPALLI, Thomas M. MALVAR, Robert M. MCCARROLL, Jason S. MILLIGAN, Jay P. MORGENSTERN, Deborah G. RUCKER, Sara A. SALVADOR, Temple F. SMITH, Carlos E. SOTO, Collin M. STULTZ, Brian M. TURCZYK, Ty T. VAUGHN, Moritz W.F.F. VON RECHENBERG
  • Publication number: 20200277620
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a genus of insect inhibitory proteins that exhibit properties directed to controlling Lepidopteran and/or Hemipteran crop pests, methods of using such proteins, nucleotide sequences encoding such proteins, methods of detecting and isolating such proteins, and their use in agricultural systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventors: David J. BOWEN, Catherine CHAY, Artem EVDOKIMOV, Stanislaw FLASINSKI, Uma R. KESANAPALLI, Megan N. SCHRODER, Rachael N. SLIGHTOM, Nengbing TAO, Andrew M. WOLLACOTT
  • Publication number: 20200262876
    Abstract: Pesticidal proteins exhibiting toxic activity against Lepidopteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC4472, TIC4472PL, TIC1425, TIC2613, and TIC2613PL. DNA constructs are provided which contain a recombinant nucleic acid sequence encoding one or more of the disclosed pesticidal proteins. Transgenic plants, plant cells, seed, and plant parts resistant to Lepidopteran infestation are provided which contain recombinant nucleic acid sequences encoding the pesticidal proteins of the present invention. Methods for detecting the presence of the recombinant nucleic acid sequences or the proteins of the present invention in a biological sample, and methods of controlling Lepidopteran species pests using any of the TIC4472, TIC4472PL, TIC1425, TIC2613, and TIC2613PL pesticidal proteins are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Arlene R. Howe, Uma Kesanapalli
  • Publication number: 20200255854
    Abstract: Nucleotide sequences are disclosed encoding novel, insecticidal TIC4747 and related proteins exhibiting Hemipteran and Lepidopteran inhibitory activity, as well as fragments thereof. Particular embodiments provide compositions and transformed plants, plant parts, and seeds containing a polynucleotide construct encoding one or more of the toxin proteins within the TIC4747-related protein toxin class.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Arlene R. Howe, Jennifer L. Lutke, Eric Van Fleet
  • Publication number: 20200229445
    Abstract: Pesticidal proteins exhibiting toxic activity against Lepidopteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC7941, TIC7941PL_1, TIC7941PL_2, and TIC7941PL_3. DNA constructs are provided which contain a recombinant nucleic acid sequence encoding one or more of the disclosed pesticidal proteins. Transgenic plants, plant cells, seed, and plant parts resistant to Lepidopteran infestation are provided which contain recombinant nucleic acid sequences encoding the pesticidal proteins of the present invention. Methods for detecting the presence of the recombinant nucleic acid sequences or the proteins of the present invention in a biological sample, and methods of controlling Lepidopteran species pests using any of the TIC7941, TIC7941PL_1, TIC7941PL_2, and TIC7941PL_3 pesticidal proteins are also provided. Also disclosed are methods and compositions to improve the insecticidal activity of a pesticidal protein against an insect pest species.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A Chay, Danqi Chen, Todd A. Ciche, Arlene R. Howe, Jennifer L. Lutke, Barbara E. Wiggins, Yuanji Zhang
  • Patent number: 10717989
    Abstract: Pesticidal proteins exhibiting toxic activity against Coleopteran, Lepidopteran, Hemipteran, and Thysanopteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC6280, TIC6281, TIC6282, TIC6283, TIC8808, TIC9480, TIC9257, TIC7106, TIC7017, TIC7107, TIC7108, TIC7109, TIC7110, TIC7111, TIC7589, TIC9258, and TIC9259. DNA constructs are provided which contain a recombinant nucleic acid sequence encoding the pesticidal proteins provided. Transgenic plants, plant cells, seed, and plant parts resistant to Lepidopteran, Coleopteran, Hemipteran and Thysanopteran infestation are provided which contain recombinant nucleic acid sequences encoding the disclosed pesticidal proteins. Methods for detecting the presence of the recombinant nucleic acid sequences or the protein of the present invention in a biological sample, and methods of controlling Coleopteran, Lepidopteran, Hemipteran, and Thysanopteran species pests using the disclosed pesticidal proteins are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Stanislaw Flasinski, Arlene R. Howe, Jason S. Milligan, James K. Roberts, Yong Yin
  • Patent number: 10703782
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are nucleotide sequences encoding an insecticidal protein exhibiting Lepidopteran inhibitory activity, as well as novel insecticidal proteins referred to herein as a BCW 001, BCW 002, BCW 003, and BCW toxic protein-containing chimeras and BCW toxin insecticide, transgenic plants expressing the chimeras or the insecticide, and methods for detecting the presence of the nucleotide sequences or the insecticide in a biological sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: James A. Baum, David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, David J. Chi, William P. Clinton, Crystal L. Dart, Leigh English, Stanislaw Flasinski, Victor M. Guzov, Kevin A. Jarrell, Uma R. Kesanapalli, Thomas M. Malvar, Robert M. McCarroll, Jason S. Milligan, Jay P. Morgenstern, Deborah G. Rucker, Sara A. Salvador, Temple F. Smith, Carlos E. Soto, Collin M. Stultz, Brian M. Turczyk, Ty T. Vaughn, Moritz W. F. Von Rechenberg
  • Patent number: 10689666
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a genus of insect inhibitory proteins that exhibit properties directed to controlling Lepidopteran and/or Hemipteran crop pests, methods of using such proteins, nucleotide sequences encoding such proteins, methods of detecting and isolating such proteins, and their use in agricultural systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine Chay, Artem Evdokimov, Stanislaw Flasinski, Uma R. Kesanapalli, Megan N. Schroder, Rachael N. Slightom, Nengbing Tao, Andrew M. Wollacott
  • Patent number: 10669556
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a genus of insect inhibitory proteins that exhibit properties directed to controlling Lepidopteran and/or Hemipteran crop pests, methods of using such proteins, nucleotide sequences encoding such proteins, methods of detecting and isolating such proteins, and their use in agricultural systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine Chay, Artem Evdokimov, Stanislaw Flasinski, Uma R. Kesanapalli, Megan N. Schroder, Rachael N. Slightom, Nengbing Tao, Andrew M. Wollacott
  • Patent number: 10662439
    Abstract: Insecticidal proteins exhibiting toxic activity against Coleopteran and Lepidopteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC3668, TIC3669, TIC3670, TIC4076, TIC4078, TIC4260, TIC4346, TIC4826, TIC4861, TIC4862, TIC4863, and TIC-3668-type proteins. DNA molecules and constructs are provided which contain a polynucleotide sequence encoding one or more of the disclosed TIC3668-type proteins. Transgenic plants, plant cells, seed, and plant parts resistant to Lepidopteran and Coleopteran infestation are provided which contain polynucleotide sequences encoding the insecticidal proteins of the present invention. Methods for detecting the presence of the polynucleotides or the proteins of the present invention in a biological sample, and methods of controlling Coleopteran and Lepidopteran species pests using any of the TIC3668-type insecticidal proteins are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignees: Monsanto Technology LLC, Timothy K. Ball, Esq.
    Inventors: Gregory J. Bean, David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Arlene R. Howe, Jason S. Milligan, Yong Yin
  • Publication number: 20200157561
    Abstract: Insecticidal proteins exhibiting toxic activity against Coleopteran and Lepidopteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC3668, TIC3669, TIC3670, TIC4076, TIC4078, TIC4260, TIC4346, TIC4826, TIC4861, TIC4862, TIC4863, and TIC-3668-type proteins. DNA molecules and constructs are provided which contain a polynucleotide sequence encoding one or more of the disclosed TIC3668-type proteins. Transgenic plants, plant cells, seed, and plant parts resistant to Lepidopteran and Coleopteran infestation are provided which contain polynucleotide sequences encoding the insecticidal proteins of the present invention. Methods for detecting the presence of the polynucleotides or the proteins of the present invention in a biological sample, and methods of controlling Coleopteran and Lepidopteran species pests using any of the TIC3668-type insecticidal proteins are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Gregory J. Bean, David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Arlene R. Howe, Jason S. Milligan, Yong Yin
  • Publication number: 20200157562
    Abstract: Insecticidal proteins exhibiting toxic activity against Coleopteran and Lepidopteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC3668, TIC3669, TIC3670, TIC4076, TIC4078, TIC4260, TIC4346, TIC4826, TIC4861, TIC4862, TIC4863, and TIC-3668-type proteins. DNA molecules and constructs are provided which contain a polynucleotide sequence encoding one or more of the disclosed TIC3668-type proteins. Transgenic plants, plant cells, seed, and plant parts resistant to Lepidopteran and Coleopteran infestation are provided which contain polynucleotide sequences encoding the insecticidal proteins of the present invention. Methods for detecting the presence of the polynucleotides or the proteins of the present invention in a biological sample, and methods of controlling Coleopteran and Lepidopteran species pests using any of the TIC3668-type insecticidal proteins are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: GREGORY J. BEAN, DAVID J. BOWEN, CATHERINE A. CHAY, ARLENE R. HOWE, JASON S. MILLIGAN, YONG YIN
  • Patent number: 10626151
    Abstract: Pesticidal proteins exhibiting toxic activity against Lepidopteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC4472, TIC4472PL, TIC1425, TIC2613, and TIC2613PL. DNA constructs are provided which contain a recombinant nucleic acid sequence encoding one or more of the disclosed pesticidal proteins. Transgenic plants, plant cells, seed, and plant parts resistant to Lepidopteran infestation are provided which contain recombinant nucleic acid sequences encoding the pesticidal proteins of the present invention. Methods for detecting the presence of the recombinant nucleic acid sequences or the proteins of the present invention in a biological sample, and methods of controlling Lepidopteran species pests using any of the TIC4472, TIC4472PL, TIC1425, TIC2613, and TIC2613PL pesticidal proteins are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Arlene R. Howe, Uma Kesanapalli
  • Publication number: 20200115721
    Abstract: A pesticidal protein class exhibiting toxic activity against Coleopteran and Lepidopteran pest species is disclosed, and includes, but is not limited to, TIC7040, TIC7042, TIC7381, TIC7382, TIC7383, TIC7386, TIC7388, and TIC7389. DNA constructs are provided which contain a recombinant nucleic acid sequence encoding the TIC7040, TIC7042, TIC7381, TIC7382, TIC7383, TIC7386, TIC7388, and TIC7389 pesticidal proteins. Transgenic plants, plant cells, seed, and plant parts resistant to Coleopteran and Lepidopteran infestation are provided which contain recombinant nucleic acid sequences encoding the TIC7040, TIC7042, TIC7381, TIC7382, TIC7383, TIC7386, TIC7388, and TIC7389 pesticidal proteins of the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Stanislaw Flasinski, Arlene R. Howe, Krishnakumar Sridharan
  • Patent number: 10612037
    Abstract: Nucleotide sequences are disclosed encoding novel, insecticidal TIC4747 and related proteins exhibiting Hemipteran and Lepidopteran inhibitory activity, as well as fragments thereof. Particular embodiments provide compositions and transformed plants, plant parts, and seeds containing a polynucleotide construct encoding one or more of the toxin proteins within the TIC4747-related protein toxin class.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Arlene R. Howe, Jennifer L. Lutke, Eric Van Fleet
  • Publication number: 20200095603
    Abstract: A pesticidal protein class of PirA, PirB, and PirAB fusion proteins exhibiting toxic activity against Coleopteran, Lepidopteran, and Hemipteran pest species is disclosed. DNA constructs are provided which contain a recombinant nucleic acid sequence encoding the PirA, PirB, and PirAB fusion proteins. Transgenic plants, plant cells, seed, and plant parts resistant to Coleopteran, Lepidopteran, and Hemipteran infestation are provided which contain recombinant nucleic acid sequences encoding the PirA, PirB, and PirAB fusion proteins. Methods for detecting the presence of the recombinant nucleic acid sequences or the proteins of the present invention in a biological sample, and methods of controlling Coleopteran, Lepidopteran, and Hemipteran species pests using the PirA, PirB, and PirAB fusion proteins are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: DAVID J. BOWEN, CATHERINE A. CHAY, TODD A. CICHE, ARLENE R. HOWE
  • Publication number: 20200002718
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a genus of insect inhibitory proteins that exhibit properties directed to controlling Lepidopteran and/or Hemipteran crop pests, methods of using such proteins, nucleotide sequences encoding such proteins, methods of detecting and isolating such proteins, and their use in agricultural systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine Chay, Artem Evdokimov, Stanislaw Flasinski, Uma R. Kesanapalli, Megan N. Schroder, Rachael N. Slightom, Nengbing Tao, Andrew M. Wollacott