Patents by Inventor Kirk Matthew Schnorr

Kirk Matthew Schnorr 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: 11180720
    Abstract: The present invention provides polypeptides having DNase activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also provides nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Tianqi Sun, Klaus Gori, Mary Ann Stringer, Jesper Salomon, Kirk Matthew Schnorr
  • Publication number: 20210284933
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polypeptides having trypsin enzyme activity, detergent composition comprising such polypeptides and uses of the composition and/or polypeptide in methods of washing, such as laundering of textiles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Lilian Eva Tang Baltsen, Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard
  • Publication number: 20210274810
    Abstract: Provided are animal feed or animal feed additives comprising one or more polypeptides having lysozyme activity. Provided are polypeptides having lysozyme activity, polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Mikkel Klausen, Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Soeren Nymand-Grarup, Peter Bjarke Olsen, Marianne Thorup Cohn, Robert Piotr Olinski, Marc Dominique Morant, Ming Li, Ye Liu, Lars Kobbeeroee Skov, Dominique Aubert Skovlund, Han Bucong
  • Publication number: 20210253982
    Abstract: The present invention concerns the use of a polypeptide having DNase activity for preventing, reducing or removing a biofilm from an item, wherein the item is a hard surface, a composition comprising such polypeptide and a method for cleaning.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2021
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Klaus Gori, Lillian Eva Tang Baltsen, Marie Allesen-Holm, Allan Noergaard, Jan Lehmbeck, Kirk Matthew Schnorr
  • Publication number: 20210212343
    Abstract: The present invention relates animal feed or animal feed additives comprising one or more polypeptides having lysozyme activity. The invention also relates to polypeptides having lysozyme activity, polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Mikkel Klausen, Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Lars Kobberoee Skov, Soeren Nymand-Grarup, Marianne Thorup Cohn, Peter Bjarke Olsen, Ming Li, Ye Liu
  • Publication number: 20210153523
    Abstract: The present invention relates animal feed or animal feed additives comprising one or more polypeptides having lysozyme activity. The invention also relates to polypeptides having lysozyme activity, polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2021
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Ye Liu, Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Lars Kiemer, Lars Kobberoee Skov, Dorthe Hoej Sandvang, Marianne Thorup Cohn, Ming Li
  • Patent number: 10986850
    Abstract: Animal feed or animal feed additives comprising one or more polypeptides having lysozyme activity are disclosed. Polypeptides having lysozyme activity, polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides, nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Mikkel Klausen, Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Lars Kobberoee Skov, Soeren Nymand-Grarup, Marianne Thorup Cohn, Peter Bjarke Olsen, Ming Li, Ye Liu
  • Patent number: 10945449
    Abstract: The present invention provides animal feed or animal feed additives comprising one or more polypeptides having lysozyme activity. The invention also provides polypeptides having lysozyme activity, polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Ye Liu, Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Lars Kiemer, Lars Kobberoee Skov, Dorthe Hoej Sandvang, Marianne Thorup Cohn, Ming Li
  • Publication number: 20200399625
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having lysozyme activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Jens Erik Nielsen, Mikkel Klausen
  • Patent number: 10829751
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having lysozyme activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Novozyems A/S
    Inventors: Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Jens Erik Nielsen, Mikkel Klausen
  • Patent number: 10829750
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having lysozyme activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventor: Kirk Matthew Schnorr
  • Publication number: 20200299662
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polypeptides having trehalase activity. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using a trehalase of the invention, in particular a process of producing a fermentation product, such as ethanol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Zhengfang Kang, Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Lar Kobberøe Skov
  • Publication number: 20200277552
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a detergent and a pharmaceutical composition comprising a deoxyribonuclease (DNase), wherein the DNase is obtained from a fungal source. It further concerns a laundering method and the use of DNase. The present invention further relates to polypeptides having DNase activity, as well as methods of producing the polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Lilian Eva Tang BALTSEN, Klaus GORI, Marie ALLESEN-HOLM, Kirk Matthew SCHNORR
  • Publication number: 20200231909
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a detergent comprising a polypeptide having galactanase activity. It further concerns a laundering method and the use of galactanases. The present invention further relates to polypeptides having galactanase activity, nucleotides encoding the polypeptide, as well as methods of producing the polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Lilian Eva Tang Baltsen, Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Klaus Gori, Lars Kobberoe Skov
  • Patent number: 10676727
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polypeptides having trehalase activity. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using a trehalase of the invention, in particular a process of producing a fermentation product, such as ethanol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Zhengfang Kang, Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Lar Kobberøe Skov
  • Patent number: 10647947
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a detergent comprising a polypeptide having galactanase activity. It further concerns a laundering method and the use of galactanases. The present invention further relates to polypeptides having galactanase activity, nucleotides encoding the polypeptide, as well as methods of producing the polypeptides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Lilian Eva Tang Baltsen, Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Klaus Gori, Lars Kobberoe Skov
  • Publication number: 20200140495
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polypeptides having trehalase activity, particularly derived from Talaromyces. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides for the production of ethanol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Marc Dominique Morant, Tomoko Matsui, Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Shiro Fukuyama, Noriko Tsutsumi, Zhengfang Kang
  • Publication number: 20200131492
    Abstract: Animal feed or animal feed additives comprising one or more polypeptides having lysozyme activity. Polypeptides having lysozyme activity, polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Ye Liu, Ming Li, Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Peter Bjarke Olsen
  • Patent number: 10557108
    Abstract: The combination of an enzyme substrate and an enzyme capable of accelerating the modification of said substrate, provides a triggered release system which works especially well. The use of the enzyme-triggered release system can retain a rinse benefit agent during the wash stage and release it during the subsequent rinse stage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Flemming Borup, Thomas Hoenger Callisen, Kirk Matthew Schnorr, Ole Simonsen, Christian Wieth, Judith Maria Bonsall, Andrew Paul Chapple, Anthony Hackett, Christopher Clarkson Jones, David Richard Arthur Mealing, Rajesh Amrit Salkar
  • Publication number: 20200032169
    Abstract: The present invention provides polypeptides having DNase activity and polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also provides nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods of producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Tianqi Sun, Klaus Gori, Mary Ann Stringer, Jesper Salomon, Kirk Matthew Schnorr