Patents by Inventor Kenneth L. Ferreira

Kenneth L. Ferreira 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: 20190320661
    Abstract: Microbial compositions for application to plants, plant parts and plant seeds are provided for improvement of plant disease resistance and/or other beneficial plant traits, particularly resistance or tolerance to soybean sudden death syndrome (SDS) caused by a Fusarium species and/or disease caused by a Pythium species. Methods of making and applying microbial compositions or p formulations to plants, plant parts or plant seeds or to growth media are further provided to increase or improve plant disease resistance N and/or other beneficial plant traits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Maria Mercedes Diaz ARIAS, Kenneth L. Ferreira, Christopher J. Grandlic, Linda L. Lutfiyya, Ryan T. McCann, Scott R. Schaecher, Jeffrey M. Stein
  • Publication number: 20190320662
    Abstract: Microbial compositions for application to plants, plant parts and plant seeds are provided for improvement of plant yield and/or other beneficial plant traits. Methods of making and applying microbial compositions or formulations to plants, plant parts or plant seeds or to growth media are further provided to increase or improve plant yield and/or other beneficial plant traits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Kenneth L. Ferreira, Linda L. Lutfiyya, Ryan T. McCann, Scott R. Schaecher
  • Publication number: 20180312931
    Abstract: The present invention provides for alfalfa events J-101 and J-163 and DNA molecules unique to these events. The invention also provides methods for detecting the presence of these DNA molecules in a plant sample.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Inventors: Kim A. Beazley, Kenneth L. Ferreira, Sharie N. Fitzpatrick, Mark H. McCaslin, Carlos C. Reyes
  • Patent number: 9963749
    Abstract: The present invention provides for alfalfa events J-101 and J-163 and DNA molecules unique to these events. The invention also provides methods for detecting the presence of these DNA molecules in a plant sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignees: Monsanto Technology LLC, Forage Genetics, Inc.
    Inventors: Kim A. Beazley, Kenneth L. Ferreira, Sharie N. Fitzpatrick, Mark H. McCaslin, Carlos C. Reyes
  • Publication number: 20150267267
    Abstract: The present invention provides for alfalfa events J-101 and J-163 and DNA molecules unique to these events. The invention also provides methods for detecting the presence of these DNA molecules in a plant sample.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2015
    Publication date: September 24, 2015
    Inventors: Kim A. Beazley, Kenneth L. Ferreira, Sharie N. Fitzpatrick, Mark H. McCaslin, Carlos C. Reyes
  • Patent number: 9068196
    Abstract: The present invention provides for alfalfa events J-101 and J-163 and DNA molecules unique to these events. The invention also provides methods for detecting the presence of these DNA molecules in a plant sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignees: Monsanto Technology LLC, Forage Genetics, Inc.
    Inventors: Kim A. Beazley, Kenneth L. Ferreira, Sharie N. Fitzpatrick, Mark H. McCaslin, Carlos C. Reyes
  • Publication number: 20120204293
    Abstract: The present invention provides for alfalfa events J-101 and J-163 and DNA molecules unique to these events. The invention also provides methods for detecting the presence of these DNA molecules in a plant sample.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2012
    Publication date: August 9, 2012
    Inventors: Kim A. Beazley, Kenneth L. Ferreira, Sharie N. Fitzpatrick, Mark H. McCaslin, Carlos C. Reyes
  • Patent number: 8124848
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of plant molecular biology and, specifically, to transgenic glyphosate tolerance in an alfalfa plant. The invention more specifically relates to glyphosate tolerant alfalfa events J-101 and J-163 and to assays for detecting the presence of glyphosate tolerant alfalfa DNA in a plant extract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2012
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Kim A. Beazley, Kenneth L. Ferreira, Sharie N. Fitzpatrick, Mark H. McCaslin, Carlos C. Reyes
  • Publication number: 20090282497
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of plant molecular biology and, specifically, to transgenic glyphosate tolerance in an alfalfa plant. The invention more specifically relates to glyphosate tolerant alfalfa events J-101 and J-163 and to assays for detecting the presence of glyphosate tolerant alfalfa DNA in a plant extract.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2009
    Publication date: November 12, 2009
    Inventors: Kim A. Beazley, Kenneth L. Ferreira, Sharie N. Fitzpatrick, Mark H. McCaslin, Carlos C. Reyes
  • Patent number: 7566817
    Abstract: The present invention provides for alfalfa events J-101 and J-163 and DNA molecules unique to these events. The invention also provides methods for detecting the presence of these DNA molecules in a plant sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2009
    Assignees: Monsanto Technology LLC, Forage Genetics, Inc.
    Inventors: Kim A. Beazley, Kenneth L. Ferreira, Shari N. Fitzpatrick, Mark H. McCaslin, Carlos C. Reyes