Patents by Inventor Guido Ebner

Guido Ebner 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: 6238663
    Abstract: A method is presented for treating hyperkeratotic diseases such as psoriasis which comprises applying a lysate of Halobacterium halobium to the effected skin area and irradiating with light. The preferred treatment involves multiple applications of a 2% composition of the lysate and irradiation for a period of twenty to sixty minutes with a 300 watt lamp.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 1999
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2001
    Assignee: Institute of Pharmaceutical Research AG
    Inventor: Guido Ebner
  • Patent number: 5888791
    Abstract: A method is presented for producing bacteriorhodopsin and carotenoids as secondary metabolites by electrostatic treatment of Halobacterium halobium so as to stabilize stress variants of the halobacteria. The metabolites so produced can be harvested from the cell culture medium or a lysate of the halobacteria.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 1997
    Date of Patent: March 30, 1999
    Assignee: IPR Institute for Pharmaceutical Research AG
    Inventor: Guido Ebner
  • Patent number: 5048458
    Abstract: There is disclosd a novel method which, based on the brief application of electrostatic fields, induces to lasting useful and desirable properties in fish, which properties cannot otherwise be induced at all or can only be induced by dint of substantial additional investment in time and material resources. The simplicity of the measures proposed in this invention and the significant results obtained will revolutionize the breeding of fish, especially edible fish, but also ornamental fish.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 1989
    Date of Patent: September 17, 1991
    Assignee: Ciba-Geigy Corporation
    Inventors: Guido Ebner, Heinz Schurch