Patents by Inventor Mark Henry Brand

Mark Henry Brand 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: 20210015016
    Abstract: This invention relates to an intermediate height Sand Cherry plant known as Prunus pumila and referred to by the name ‘UCONNPP002’, with a dense mounded form that is easy to produce and exhibits reliable landscape performance and ornamental traits as shown herein and described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, Bryan Allan Connolly
  • Publication number: 20200053938
    Abstract: The present invention relates to new and distinct cultivar of Sweetfern, botanically known as Comptonia peregrina and hereinafter referred to by the name ‘Blue Sea’. ‘Blue Sea’ is a compact, blue-tinted leaf Sweetfern plant that has leaves that are narrower and finer in texture than wild Comptonia peregrina.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Jessica Lubell-Brand, Mark Henry Brand
  • Publication number: 20170231133
    Abstract: A new and distinct Aronia cultivar named ‘UCONNAM166’ is disclosed, characterized by a distinctly upright plant form, reaching a mature height between 4 to 5 feet. Vigorous but controlled plant growth. Multicolored Fall foliage. Plants are adaptable to a variety of landscape uses, including hedging or mass planting. Triploid plants produce very few, or no fruits. The new variety is a Aronia, normally produced as an outdoor landscape plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Applicant: University of Connecticut
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, Bryan Allan Connolly
  • Publication number: 20170231135
    Abstract: A new and distinct Aronia cultivar named ‘UCONNAM165’ is disclosed, characterized by a compact, dense plants maturing to approximately 2 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide. Foliage is uniquely small and very shiny, emerging with a red tinge, green throughout the Spring and Summer, turning red and orange in the Fall. Plants are very useful for landscape, with a short, controlled growth and tolerating a wide range of soil conditions. Profuse flowering. The new variety is a Aronia, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Applicant: University of Connecticut
    Inventor: Mark Henry Brand
  • Publication number: 20160360665
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD599’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with short internodes; dense and bushy appearance; leathery and durable leaves; freely flowering habit; broadly conical inflorescences with numerous lavender pink-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2015
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Applicant: University of Connecticut
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, William Addison Smith
  • Publication number: 20160360667
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD604’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with short internodes; dense and bushy appearance; leathery and durable leaves; freely flowering habit; broadly conical inflorescences with numerous blue purple-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2015
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Applicant: UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, William Addison Smith
  • Publication number: 20160360664
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD610’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with short internodes; dense and bushy appearance; leathery and durable leaves; freely flowering habit; broadly conical inflorescences with numerous magenta pink-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2015
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Applicant: UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, William Addison Smith
  • Publication number: 20160360666
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD603 ’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with short internodes; dense and bushy appearance; leathery and durable leaves; freely flowering habit; broadly conical inflorescences with numerous white-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2015
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Applicant: UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, William Addison Smith
  • Publication number: 20120017341
    Abstract: Buddleja davidii ‘Summer Skies’ is a distinct form of butterfly bush that combines several desirable characteristics in a landscape plant including the following: upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; green and yellow to bright white leaf variegation with sharp contrast between colors; variegated foliage that is resistant to sun scald and greening; vigorous and free branching habit; long floral panicles of pale violet-blue flowers that are freely produced; easy asexual propagation by softwood or semi-hardwood cuttings; and rapid plant development in container culture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2010
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, William Addison Smith
  • Patent number: PP22465
    Abstract: Buddleja davidii ‘Summer Skies’ is a distinct form of butterfly bush that combines several desirable characteristics in a landscape plant including the following: upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; green and yellow to bright white leaf variegation with sharp contrast between colors; variegated foliage that is resistant to sun scald and greening; vigorous and free branching habit; long floral panicles of pale violet-blue flowers that are freely produced; easy asexual propagation by softwood or semi-hardwood cuttings; and rapid plant development in container culture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2012
    Assignee: University of Connecticut
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, William Addison Smith
  • Patent number: PP27471
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD610’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with short internodes; dense and bushy appearance; leathery and durable leaves; freely flowering habit; broadly conical inflorescences with numerous magenta pink-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: University of Connecticut
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, William Addison Smith
  • Patent number: PP28372
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD604’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with short internodes; dense and bushy appearance; leathery and durable leaves; freely flowering habit; broadly conical inflorescences with numerous blue purple-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: University of Connecticut
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, William Addison Smith
  • Patent number: PP28408
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD603’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with short internodes; dense and bushy appearance; leathery and durable leaves; freely flowering habit; broadly conical inflorescences with numerous white-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: University of Connecticut
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, William Addison Smith
  • Patent number: PP28409
    Abstract: A new and distinct cultivar of Buddleia plant named ‘UCONNBD599’, characterized by its relatively compact, upright and outwardly spreading plant habit; freely branching habit and thick stems with short internodes; dense and bushy appearance; leathery and durable leaves; freely flowering habit; broadly conical inflorescences with numerous lavender pink-colored flowers; and good garden performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: University of Connecticut
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, William Addison Smith
  • Patent number: PP28789
    Abstract: A new and distinct Aronia cultivar named ‘UCONNAM165’ is disclosed, characterized by a compact, dense plants maturing to approximately 2 feet tall and 3 to 4 feet wide. Foliage is uniquely small and very shiny, emerging with a red tinge, green throughout the Spring and Summer, turning red and orange in the Fall. Plants are very useful for landscape, with a short, controlled growth and tolerating a wide range of soil conditions. Profuse flowering. The new variety is a Aronia, normally produced as an outdoor garden or container plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: University of Connecticut Technology Commerialization Services
    Inventor: Mark Henry Brand
  • Patent number: PP28831
    Abstract: A new and distinct Aronia cultivar named ‘UCONNAM166’ is disclosed, characterized by a distinctly upright plant form, reaching a mature height between 4 to 5 feet. Vigorous but controlled plant growth. Multicolored Fall foliage. Plants are adaptable to a variety of landscape uses, including hedging or mass planting. Triploid plants produce very few, or no fruits. The new variety is a Aronia, normally produced as an outdoor landscape plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, Bryan Allan Connolly
  • Patent number: PP31821
    Abstract: A new and distinct Aronia cultivar named ‘UCONNAM012’ is disclosed, characterized by dwarf, dense plants with good ground coverage, and prostrate branching. Foliage is glossy and green throughout the Spring and Summer, turning red in the Fall. The new variety is an Aronia, normally produced as an outdoor garden plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: University of Connecticut
    Inventor: Mark Henry Brand
  • Patent number: PP32238
    Abstract: The present invention relates to new and distinct cultivar of the woody-stemmed shrub, Sweetfern, botanically known as Comptonia peregrina and referred to by the name ‘Blue Sea’. ‘Blue Sea’ is a compact, blue-tinted leaf Sweetfern plant that has leaves that are narrower and finer in texture than wild Comptonia peregrina.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: University of Connecticut
    Inventors: Jessica Lubell-Brand, Mark Henry Brand
  • Patent number: PP33014
    Abstract: This invention relates to an intermediate height Sand Cherry plant known as Prunus pumila and referred to by the name ‘UCONNPP002’, with a dense mounded form that is easy to produce and exhibits reliable landscape performance and ornamental traits as shown herein and described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: University of Connecticut
    Inventors: Mark Henry Brand, Bryan Allan Connolly