Patents by Inventor Preben Nielsen

Preben Nielsen 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: 10383996
    Abstract: A medication delivery device comprises an injection device having a reservoir comprising a medicament to be ejected, and a sensor arranged to detect an ejection of the medicament from the injection device, the sensor being arranged to output a signal comprising ejecting information, and a processor for collecting and storing the ejection information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Novo Nordisk A/S
    Inventors: Thomas Miller, Christian Peter Enggaard, Preben Nielsen, Bodo von Münchow
  • Publication number: 20190194631
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having lipase 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: February 13, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Robert Piotr Olinski, Preben Nielsen, Kim Borch, Anna Verena Reiser, Carsten Hoerslev Hansen, Lone Baunsgaard
  • Patent number: 10246692
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having lipase 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: July 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Robert Piotr Olinski, Preben Nielsen, Kim Borch, Anna Verena Reiser, Carsten Hoerslev Hansen, Lone Baunsgaard
  • Publication number: 20190091269
    Abstract: The present invention relates to Bacillus strains which improves health and performance of production animals. The invention further relates to compositions comprising the Bacillus strains.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Derrick Lewis, Marianne Thorup Cohn, Adam Nelson, Preben Nielsen
  • Publication number: 20180296475
    Abstract: The present invention relates to animal feed compositions comprising polypeptides having lysozyme activity and polypeptides having phytase activity and uses thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2016
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicants: Novozymes A/S, DSM IP Assets B.V.
    Inventors: Dorthe Hoej Sandvang, Esben Gad, Nicholas Michael Kelly, Mikkel Klausen, Juliane Charlotte Gregaard Thoegersen, Peter Bjarke Olsen, Preben Nielsen, Marianne Thorup Cohn
  • Publication number: 20180264052
    Abstract: The present invention relates to animal feed or animal feed additive comprising Bacillus strains which improve the health and performance of production animals. The invention further relates use of the Bacillus strains in animal feed and animal feed additives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicants: Novozymes A/S, Adisseo France SAS
    Inventors: Derrick Lewis, Marianne Thorup Cohn, Adam Nelson, Preben Nielsen, Estelle Devillard, Lamya Rhayat
  • Publication number: 20180258502
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel subspecies of Bacillus. The novel subspecies can improve health and performance of production animals. In one embodiment the Bacillus subtilis subspecies has activity against Clostridium perfringens and/or E. coli. The invention further relates to compositions comprising one or more strains of the Bacillus subtilis subspecies and to use of the strain(s) of the Bacillus subtilis subspecies in an animal feed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Derrick Lewis, Marianne Thorup Cohn, Adam Nelson, Preben Nielsen, Ravi Kumar
  • Publication number: 20180184688
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods of improving animal performance using animal feed comprising microbial polypeptides having lysozyme activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2016
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Applicants: Novozymes A/S, DSM IP Assets B.V.
    Inventors: Raffaella Aureli, Estefania Perez Calvo, Rual Lopez Ulibarri, Dorthe Hoej Sandvang, Juliane Charlotte Gregaard Thoegersen, Peter Bjarke Olsen, Preben Nielsen, Marianne Thorup Cohn
  • Publication number: 20180171313
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides with lipase activity. The invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; compositions comprising the polynucleotides and methods of using the polypeptides or the compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2016
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Kenneth Jensen, Maria Louise Leth, Anna Verena Reiser, Robert Piotr Olinski, Preben Nielsen, Lone Bausgaard
  • Patent number: 9902976
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of at least one bacterial amylase and/or bacterial or fungal cellulase in combination with one or more protease(s) in substrates for anaerobic digestion processes for biogas production for improving degradation of maize, maize silages and/or other biogas substrates, in particular for improving gas yield, velocity and substrate conversion rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Angelika Hanreich, Joachim Pheiffer, Joanna Wawrzynczyk, Preben Nielsen
  • Publication number: 20170246222
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions such as an animal feed comprising one or more bacteria with fast germination and with anti-Clostridium perfringens effect.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2015
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Derrick Lewis, Preben Nielsen, Dorthe Hoej Sandvang, Adam Nelson
  • Publication number: 20170037435
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of at least one bacterial amylase and/or bacterial or fungal cellulase in combination with one or more protease(s) in substrates for anaerobic digestion processes for biogas production for improving degradation of maize, maize silages and/or other biogas substrates, in particular for improving gas yield, velocity and substrate conversion rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Angelika Hanreich, Joachim Pheiffer, Joanna Wawrzynczyk, Preben Nielsen
  • Patent number: 9314573
    Abstract: The present Invention relates to an injection device capable of emitting a flashing light signal indicating the time elapsed since last ejection and/or the size of the last ejected dosage and/or a return signal indicating the operable state of the device and/or a time out signal indicating when the pen can be removed after ejecting of a dosage. The injection device comprises an electronic control circuit comprising: a sensor unit arranged to detect the occurrence of an ejection of a drug from the injection device; a timer for determining an approximate time elapsed since last ejection; a signal emitting device being able to emit a signal, the signal emitting device being controllable by the electric control circuit, so as to emit a time signal that varies with the time elapsed since last ejection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: Novo Nordisk A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Christian Peter Enggaard, Thomas D. Miller, Bodo von Münchow, Klaus Thogersen
  • Publication number: 20160053240
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having lipase 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: July 11, 2013
    Publication date: February 25, 2016
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Robert Piotr Olinski, Preben Nielsen, Kim Borch, Anna Verena Reiser, Carsten Hoerslev Hansen, Lone Baunsgaard
  • Publication number: 20150147783
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an isolated mutant eubacterium comprising at least one mutation resulting in a substitution of at least one amino acid in the beta-subunit of the RNA-polymerase encoded for by the rpoB-gene providing an altered production of a product of interest when said production of a product of interest is compared to the production of the same product in an isogenic wild type strain grown at identical conditions, wherein the substitution of at least one amino acid occurs at any of positions 469, 478, 482, 485, or 487 of SEQ ID NO:2, or at the equivalent positions in any eubacterial RNA-polymerase beta-subunit family member. Another aspect of the invention relates to a process for producing at least one product of interest in a mutant eubacterium and to a use of the mutant eubacterium according to the invention for producing at least one product of interest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2015
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventors: Steen Troels Joergensen, Jens Toenne Andersen, Niels Banke, Preben Nielsen
  • Patent number: 8994382
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a medication delivery device for expelling set doses of medicament, the medication delivery device comprising a position determining arrangement for detecting absolute positions of a movably mounted member, such as a dose indicator barrel, relative to a housing of the medication delivery device. The position determining arrangement comprises a plurality of electrically conducting electrodes arranged on an outer surface of the movably mounted member, and a plurality of contacts members fixedly arranged relative to the housing of the medication delivery device. A first and a second contact member are arranged to follow a first path across the electrically conducting electrodes upon movement of the movably mounted member relative to the housing, whereas a third and a fourth contact member are arranged to follow a second path across the electrically conducting electrodes upon movement of the movably mounted member relative to the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Novo Nordisk A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Bodo von Münchow, Peter Grønning Sørensen
  • Publication number: 20150030723
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing an acidified milk drink using an enzyme which reduces the isoelectric point of the milk proteins. The invention also relates to a novel enzyme having deamidase activity and its use in production of an acidified milk drink.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2014
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Inventors: Jeppe Wegener Tams, Preben Nielsen
  • Publication number: 20140127782
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel JP170 like subtilases from wild-type bacteria, hybrids thereof and to methods of construction and production of these proteases. Further, the present invention relates to use of the claimed subtilases in detergents, such as a laundry or an automatic dishwashing detergent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2014
    Publication date: May 8, 2014
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Poul Erik Pedersen, Helle Outtrup
  • Patent number: 8658410
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel JP170 like subtilases from wild-type bacteria, hybrids thereof and to methods of construction and production of these proteases. Further, the present invention relates to use of the claimed subtilases in detergents, such as a laundry or an automatic dishwashing detergent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2014
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Poul Erik Pedersen, Helle Outtrup
  • Publication number: 20140038270
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of Thermolysin-Like Metalloproteases in cleaning processes, such as laundry and dish wash, and in particular to the use in low temperature wash and in removal of egg stains. The invention also relates to detergent compositions and cleaning compositions comprising Thermolysin-Like Metalloproteases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2012
    Publication date: February 6, 2014
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Esben Peter Friis, Peter Rahbek Oestergaard, Astrid Benie, Preben Nielsen