Patents by Inventor Marianne Malven

Marianne Malven 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: 20110126307
    Abstract: The invention provides for identification and use of certain chloroplast transit peptides for efficient processing and localization of dicamba monooxygenase (DMO) enzyme in transgenic plants. Methods for producing dicamba tolerant plants, methods for controlling weed growth, and methods for producing food, feed, and other products are also provided, as well as seed that confers tolerance to dicamba when it is applied pre- or post-emergence.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2010
    Publication date: May 26, 2011
    Inventors: Paul C.C. Feng, Marianne Malven, Stanislaw Flasinski
  • Publication number: 20110082038
    Abstract: The present invention provides eukaryotic translation initiation factor non-coding regulatory element polynucleotide molecules isolated from Nicotiana tabacum, Arabidopsis thaliana, and Medicago truncatula useful for modulating transgene expression in plants. The present invention also provides expression constructs containing the polynucleotide molecules useful for modulating transgene expression in plants. The present invention also provides transgenic plants and seeds containing the polynucleotide molecules useful for modulating transgene expression in plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2010
    Publication date: April 7, 2011
    Inventors: Stanislaw Flasinski, Steven E. Screen, Deborah Feeney, Richard Eric Cerny, Jesse Hart, Marianne Malven
  • Publication number: 20110067134
    Abstract: The invention provides a transgenic soybean event MON 87708 plant and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products derived from event MON 87708. The invention also provides polynucleotides specific for event MON 87708 and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising polynucleotides specific for event MON 87708. The invention also provides methods related to event MON 87708.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2010
    Publication date: March 17, 2011
    Inventors: Ronald J. Brinker, Wen C. Burns, Paul C.C. Feng, Anju Gupta, Sio-Wai Hoi, Marianne Malven, Kunsheng Wu
  • Patent number: 7838729
    Abstract: The invention provides for identification and use of certain chloroplast transit peptides for efficient processing and localization of dicamba monooxygenase (DMO) enzyme in transgenic plants. Methods for producing dicamba tolerant plants, methods for controlling weed growth, and methods for producing food, feed, and other products are also provided, as well as seed that confers tolerance to dicamba when it is applied pre- or post-emergence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2010
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Paul C. C. Feng, Marianne Malven, Stanislaw Flasinski
  • Patent number: 7838654
    Abstract: The present invention provides polynucleotide molecules isolated from Zea mays and Oryza sativa and useful for expressing transgenes in plants. The present invention also provides expression constructs containing the polynucleotide molecules useful for expressing transgenes in plants. The present invention also provides transgenic plants and seeds containing the polynucleotide molecules useful for expressing transgenes in plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2010
    Inventors: Gregory R. Heck, Marianne Malven, James D. Masucci, Jinsong You
  • Publication number: 20100251424
    Abstract: Promoters from male reproductive tissues are isolated from corn and wheat. These promoters can be used in plants to regulate transcription of target genes including genes for control of fertility, insect or pathogen tolerance, herbicide tolerance or any gene of interest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2010
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Inventors: Timothy W. Conner, Patrice Dubois, Marianne Malven, James D. Masucci
  • Publication number: 20100099859
    Abstract: The present invention provides for soybean plant and seed comprising transformation event MON89788 and DNA molecules unique to these events. The invention also provides methods for detecting the presence of these DNA molecules in a sample.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2009
    Publication date: April 22, 2010
    Inventors: Marianne Malven, Jennifer Rinehart, Nancy Taylor, Ellen Dickinson
  • Patent number: 7674950
    Abstract: Promoters from male reproductive tissues are isolated from corn and wheat. These promoters can be used in plants to regulate transcription of target genes including genes for control of fertility, insect or pathogen tolerance, herbicide tolerance or any gene of interest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2002
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2010
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Timothy W. Conner, Patrice Dubois, Marianne Malven, James D. Masucci
  • Patent number: 7632985
    Abstract: The present invention provides for soybean plant and seed comprising transformation event MON89788 and DNA molecules unique to these events. The invention also provides methods for detecting the presence of these DNA molecules in a sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2009
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Marianne Malven, Jennifer Rinehart, Nancy Taylor, Ellen Dickinson
  • Publication number: 20090186765
    Abstract: The present invention provides polynucleotide molecules isolated from Zea mays and Oryza sativa and useful for expressing transgenes in plants. The present invention also provides expression constructs containing the polynucleotide molecules useful for expressing transgenes in plants. The present invention also provides transgenic plants and seeds containing the polynucleotide molecules useful for expressing transgenes in plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2009
    Publication date: July 23, 2009
    Inventors: Gregory R. Heck, Marianne Malven, James D. Masucci, Jinsong You
  • Patent number: 7511130
    Abstract: The present invention provides polynucleotide molecules relating to a chimeric rice Os-TubA-3 promoter useful for expressing transgenes in plants. The present invention also provides expression constructs containing the polynucleotide molecules useful for expressing transgenes in plants. The present invention also provides transgenic plants and seeds containing the polynucleotide molecules useful for expressing transgenes in plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2009
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Gregory R. Heck, Marianne Malven, James D. Masucci, Jinsong You
  • Patent number: 7507876
    Abstract: The present invention provides eukaryotic translation initiation factor non-coding regulatory element polynucleotide molecules isolated from Nicotiana tabacum, Arabidopsis thaliana, and Medicago truncatula useful for modulating transgene expression in plants. The present invention also provides expression constructs containing the polynucleotide molecules useful for modulating transgene expression in plants. The present invention also provides transgenic plants and seeds containing the polynucleotide molecules useful for modulating transgene expression in plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2009
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Stanislaw Flasinski, Steven E. Screen, Deborah Feeney, Richard Eric Cerny, Jessie Hart, Marianne Malven
  • Publication number: 20090029861
    Abstract: The invention provides for identification and use of certain chloroplast transit peptides for efficient processing and localization of dicamba monooxygenase (DMO) enzyme in transgenic plants. Methods for producing dicamba tolerant plants, methods for controlling weed growth, and methods for producing food, feed, and other products are also provided, as well as seed that confers tolerance to dicamba when it is applied pre- or post-emergence.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2007
    Publication date: January 29, 2009
    Inventors: Paul C.C. Feng, Marianne Malven, Stanislaw Flasinski
  • Publication number: 20070204367
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of using a dicot intron or elements thereof to enhance transgene expression in plants. The present invention also provides constructs, transgenic plants and seeds containing the polynucleotide useful for expressing transgene in plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2007
    Publication date: August 30, 2007
    Inventors: Stanislaw Flasinski, Christopher Hubmeier, Maolong Lu, Marianne Malven, Wei Wu
  • Patent number: 7256324
    Abstract: Promoters from male reproductive tissues were isolated from corn (Zea mays). These promoters can be used in plants to regulate transcription of target genes including genes for control of fertility, insect or pathogen tolerance, herbicide tolerance or any gene of interest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2003
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2007
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Timothy W. Conner, Patrice Dubois, Marianne Malven, James D. Masucci
  • Publication number: 20060282915
    Abstract: The present invention provides for soybean plant and seed comprising transformation event MON89788 and DNA molecules unique to these events. The invention also provides methods for detecting the presence of these DNA molecules in a sample.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2006
    Publication date: December 14, 2006
    Inventors: Marianne Malven, Jennifer Rinehart, Nancy Taylor, Ellen Dickinson
  • Patent number: 7078503
    Abstract: Promoters from male reproductive tissues are isolated from corn. These promoters can be used in plants to regulate transcription of target genes including genes for control of fertility, insect or pathogen tolerance, herbicide tolerance or any gene of interest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2001
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2006
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology, LLC
    Inventors: Timothy W. Conner, Patrice Dubois, Marianne Malven, James D. Masucci
  • Publication number: 20050048556
    Abstract: The present invention provides polynucleotide molecules isolated from Zea mays and Oryza sativa and useful for expressing transgenes in plants. The present invention also provides expression constructs containing the polynucleotide molecules useful for expressing transgenes in plants. The present invention also provides transgenic plants and seeds containing the polynucleotide molecules useful for expressing transgenes in plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2004
    Publication date: March 3, 2005
    Inventors: Gregory Heck, Marianne Malven, James Masucci, Jinsong You
  • Publication number: 20040133946
    Abstract: Promoters from male reproductive tissues were isolated from corn (Zea mays). These promoters can be used in plants to regulate transcription of target genes including genes for control of fertility, insect or pathogen tolerance, herbicide tolerance or any gene of interest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2003
    Publication date: July 8, 2004
    Inventors: Timothy W. Conner, Patrice Dubois, Marianne Malven, James D. Masucci
  • Publication number: 20030200565
    Abstract: Promoters from male reproductive tissues were isolated from corn (Zea mays). These promoters can be used in plants to regulate transcription of target genes including genes for control of fertility, insect or pathogen tolerance, herbicide tolerance or any gene of interest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2001
    Publication date: October 23, 2003
    Inventors: Timothy W. Conner, Patrice Dubois, Marianne Malven, James D. Masucci