Patents by Inventor James J. Messina

James J. Messina 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: 20170118996
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for the control and management of wildlife populations (including domesticated animals) and pests such as birds including geese, deer and other herbivore such as rabbits, ground hogs, raccoons, moose and elk, tunneling animals such as moles, voles and gophers and insects, carnivores and other organisms. Specifically provided are geraniol oil-based formulations which may be applied to natural or artificial surfaces. Also provided are pest control systems incorporating the use of repellent or attractant formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Publication date: May 4, 2017
    Inventors: James J. Messina, James D. Messina
  • Publication number: 20170112138
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for the control and management of wildlife populations (including domesticated animals) and pests such as rodents, birds including geese, deer and other herbivores such as rabbits, ground hogs, raccoons, moose and elk, tunneling animals such as moles, voles and gophers and insects, carnivores and other organisms such as predators. Specifically provided are FIFRA exemption-based formulations which may be applied to natural or artificial surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2017
    Publication date: April 27, 2017
    Inventor: James J. Messina
  • Patent number: 9572348
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for the control and management of wildlife populations (including domesticated animals) and pests such as rodents, birds including geese, deer and other herbivores such as rabbits, ground hogs, raccoons, moose and elk, tunneling animals such as moles, voles and gophers and insects, carnivores and other organisms such as predators. Specifically provided are FIFRA exemption-based formulations which may be applied to natural or artificial surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Inventor: James J. Messina
  • Publication number: 20160316766
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for the control and management of wildlife populations (including domesticated animals) and pests such as rodents, birds including geese, deer and other herbivores such as rabbits, ground hogs, raccoons, moose and elk, tunneling animals such as moles, voles and gophers and insects, carnivores and other organisms such as predators. Specifically provided are FIFRA exemption-based formulations which may be applied to natural or artificial surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Inventor: James J. Messina
  • Patent number: 9414603
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for the control and management of wildlife populations (including domesticated animals) and pests such as rodents, birds including geese, deer and other herbivores such as rabbits, ground hogs, raccoons, moose and elk, tunneling animals such as moles, voles and gophers and insects, carnivores and other organisms such as predators. Specifically provided are FIFRA exemption-based formulations which may be applied to natural or artificial surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Inventor: James J. Messina
  • Publication number: 20160113290
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for the control and management of wildlife populations (including domesticated animals) and pests such as rodents, birds including geese, deer and other herbivores such as rabbits, ground hogs, raccoons, moose and elk, tunneling animals such as moles, voles and gophers and insects, carnivores and other organisms such as predators. Specifically provided are FIFRA exemption-based formulations which may be applied to natural or artificial surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2016
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Inventor: James J. Messina
  • Patent number: 9271486
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for the control and management of wildlife populations (including domesticated animals) and pests such as rodents, birds including geese, deer and other herbivores such as rabbits, ground hogs, raccoons, moose and elk, tunneling animals such as moles, voles and gophers and insects, carnivores and other organisms such as predators. Specifically provided are FIFRA exemption-based formulations which may be applied to natural or artificial surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Inventor: James J. Messina
  • Publication number: 20150359230
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for the control and management of wildlife populations (including domesticated animals) and pests such as rodents, birds including geese, deer and other herbivores such as rabbits, ground hogs, raccoons, moose and elk, tunneling animals such as moles, voles and gophers and insects, carnivores and other organisms such as predators. Specifically provided are FIFRA exemption-based formulations which may be applied to natural or artificial surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2015
    Publication date: December 17, 2015
    Inventor: James J. Messina
  • Publication number: 20140363527
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for the control and management of wildlife populations (including domesticated animals) and pests such as birds including geese, deer and other herbivore such as rabbits, ground hogs, raccoons, moose and elk, tunneling animals such as moles, voles and gophers and insects, carnivores and other organisms. Specifically provided are geraniol oil-based formulations which may be applied to natural or artificial surfaces. Also provided are pest control systems incorporating the use of repellent or attractant formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2014
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Inventors: James J. Messina, James D. Messina
  • Publication number: 20140352630
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for the control and management of wildlife populations (including domesticated animals) and pests such as rodents, birds including geese, deer and other herbivores such as rabbits, ground hogs, raccoons, moose and elk, tunneling animals such as moles, voles and gophers and insects, carnivores and other organisms such as predators. Specifically provided are FIFRA exemption-based formulations which may be applied to natural or artificial surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2012
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Inventor: James J. MESSINA
  • Publication number: 20130156839
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions and methods for the control and management of wildlife populations (including domesticated animals) and pests such as birds including geese, deer and other herbivore such as rabbits, ground hogs, raccoons, moose and elk, tunneling animals such as moles, voles and gophers and insects, carnivores and other organisms. Specifically provided are geraniol oil-based formulations which may be applied to natural or artificial surfaces. Also provided are pest control systems incorporating the use of repellent or attractant formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2011
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Inventors: James J. Messina, James D. Messina
  • Publication number: 20110177149
    Abstract: An animal, bird, and repellent formulation and method for warding off deer, geese, birds and insects from shrubs, grass, water, walks, parking lots in around buildings and the like. The formulation is a mixture of water, rosemary oil, mint oil, cedar oil, kaolin clay, a thickener, preservative, white distilled vinegar and dried eggs. This formulation can be applied to a support medium, such as crushed eggshells, nutshells, or corncobs and then disbursed over the surface to be protected. The mixture can also be formed into a viscous composition and sprayed over the area. Additionally, this mixture can be applied to stagnate water to kill mosquito larvae or on a variety of surfaces to repel insects such as flies, spiders, beetles, ants and so forth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2008
    Publication date: July 21, 2011
    Inventor: James J. Messina
  • Patent number: 4965070
    Abstract: A deer repellent formulation for warding off a deer from a plant is provided. The deer repellent formulation includes, a volume of water; 12 fluid ounces of thiram in a water solution of 42% by volume of thiram, per gallon of the water; 2 whole chicken eggs per gallon of water; 2 ounces by volume of liquid hot sauce per gallon of water; green color dye in a sufficient quantity per gallon of the water to provide a plant-like green color of the formulation; and a liquid adhesive in sufficient quantity per gallon of the water to provide a desired stickiness on plants of the formulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 1989
    Date of Patent: October 23, 1990
    Inventor: James J. Messina