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).

  • Patent number: 11987800
    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: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Stanislaw Flasinski, Arlene R. Howe
  • Patent number: 11981908
    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: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Stanislaw Flasinski, Arlene R. Howe, Krishnakumar Sridharan
  • Publication number: 20240124888
    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: November 10, 2023
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Uma R. Kesanapalli, Jennifer L. Lutke
  • Patent number: 11936642
    Abstract: Embodiments herein include an intelligent electronic device (IED) by employing a multi-factor authentication process. In some embodiments, to change the access level of the IED, the user may use the password and additional inputs such as an off-site operator sending a command, or the user engaging a push button or switch local to the IED.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, David J. Dolezilek
  • Patent number: 11920145
    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, TIC11239, TIC11243, TIC11256, TIC4544, TIC4545, TIC6871, TIC7429, TIC7497, TIC7511, TIC7513, TIC7518, TIC7524, TIC7526, TIC7528, TIC7535 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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Gregory J. Bean, David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Arlene R. Howe, Jason S. Milligan, Yong Yin
  • Patent number: 11913010
    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: January 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    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: 11905520
    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 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Uma R. Kesanapalli, Jennifer L. Lutke
  • Patent number: 11825850
    Abstract: Pesticidal proteins exhibiting toxic activity against Lepidopteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC4029, TIC4029_1, and TIC4029_8. 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 pesticidal proteins of the TIC4029 class. Methods for detecting the presence of the recombinant nucleic acid sequences or the proteins of the TIC4029 class in a biological sample, and methods of controlling Lepidopteran species pests using any of the TIC4029, TIC4029_1, and TIC4029_8 pesticidal proteins are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Arlene R. Howe, Matthew S. Marengo, Jason Meyer, Jason S Milligan, Brian E. Weiner
  • Patent number: 11807864
    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: January 6, 2023
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY, LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Uma R. Kesanapalli, Jennifer L Lutke
  • Publication number: 20230348543
    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: May 17, 2023
    Publication date: November 2, 2023
    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
  • Publication number: 20230301308
    Abstract: Pesticidal proteins exhibiting inhibitory, suppressive, and toxic activity against Lepidopteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC4064 and TIC4064 amino acid sequence variants. 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 TIC4064 and TIC4064 amino acid sequence variant pesticidal proteins are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2023
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Arlene R. Howe, Jason S. Milligan, Christina M. Taylor, Monika R. VanGordon, Kimberly M. Wegener, Brian E. Weiner
  • Patent number: 11744250
    Abstract: Pesticidal proteins exhibiting inhibitory, suppressive, and toxic activity against Lepidopteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC4064 and TIC4064 amino acid sequence variants. 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 TIC4064 and TIC4064 amino acid sequence variant pesticidal proteins are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignee: MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY, LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Arlene R. Howe, Jason S. Milligan, Christina M. Taylor, Monika R. VanGordon, Kimberly M. Wegener, Brian E. Weiner
  • Publication number: 20230250447
    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 22, 2022
    Publication date: August 10, 2023
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Stanislaw Flasinski, Arlene R. Howe
  • Publication number: 20230227842
    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: January 6, 2023
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Inventors: David J. BOWEN, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Uma R. Kesanapalli, Jennifer L. Lutke
  • Patent number: 11702455
    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: June 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2023
    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
  • Publication number: 20230203527
    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: November 4, 2022
    Publication date: June 29, 2023
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Uma R. Kesanapalli, Jennifer L. Lutke
  • Patent number: 11673922
    Abstract: Pesticidal proteins exhibiting toxic activity against Lepidopteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC13085 and TIC13087. 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 TIC13085 and TIC13087 pesticidal proteins are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2023
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Todd A. Ciche, Arlene R. Howe, Stephanie C. Waldheuser, Kimberly M. Wegener
  • Publication number: 20230108260
    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: October 4, 2022
    Publication date: April 6, 2023
    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: 11591612
    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: April 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Todd A. Ciche, Uma R. Kesanapalli, Jennifer L. Lutke
  • Publication number: 20230013686
    Abstract: Pesticidal protein exhibiting toxic activity against Lepidopteran and Hemipteran pest species are disclosed, and include, but are not limited to, TIC2199. DNA constructs are provided which contain a recombinant nucleic acid sequence encoding the disclosed pesticidal protein. Transgenic plants, plant cells, seed, and plant parts resistant to Lepidopteran and Hemipteran 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 protein of the present invention in a biological sample, and methods of controlling Lepidopteran and Hemipteran species pests using TIC2199 pesticidal protein are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventors: David J. Bowen, Catherine A. Chay, Arlene R. Howe, Kimberley M. Wegener