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: 7875445
    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: February 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2011
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Poul Erik Pedersen, Helle Outtrup
  • Publication number: 20110003730
    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: September 10, 2010
    Publication date: January 6, 2011
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: PREBEN NIELSEN, POUL ERIK PEDERSEN, HELLE OUTTRUP
  • Patent number: 7858354
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel subtilases from wild-type strains of Bacillus, especially the Bacillus strains ZI344, EP655, P203, EP63, ZI120, ZI130, ZI1342 and ZI140, 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 detergent or an automatic dishwashing detergent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2010
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Martin Borchert
  • Publication number: 20100311635
    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: August 16, 2010
    Publication date: December 9, 2010
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Poul Erik Pedersen, Helle Outtrup
  • Publication number: 20100266724
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing an acidified milk drink using an enzyme having phenoloxidase activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2008
    Publication date: October 21, 2010
    Applicants: Novozymes A/S, Chr. Hansen A/S
    Inventors: Jeppe Wegener Tams, Preben Nielsen, Kirk Matthew Schnorr
  • Patent number: 7816115
    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: September 21, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2010
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Poul Erik Pedersen, Helle Outtrup
  • Patent number: 7811979
    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: September 21, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2010
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Poul Erik Pedersen, Helle Outtrup
  • Patent number: 7741095
    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: September 21, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2010
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Poul Erik Pedersen, Helle Outtrup
  • Publication number: 20100152092
    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: February 23, 2010
    Publication date: June 17, 2010
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: PREBEN NIELSEN, POUL ERIK PEDERSEN, HELLE OUTTRUP
  • Publication number: 20100151081
    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: May 10, 2008
    Publication date: June 17, 2010
    Applicants: Novozymes A/S, CHR. Hansen A/S
    Inventors: Jeppe Wegener Tams, Preben Nielsen
  • Publication number: 20100151111
    Abstract: A new strain Bacillus sp. P203 (Bacillus plakortiensis) is disclosed. Isolated mature functional polypeptide which is obtainable from the bacterium strain Bacillus sp. P203 deposited under accession number DSM 17419 are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2006
    Publication date: June 17, 2010
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Reinhard Wilting, Martin Borchert
  • Patent number: 7642080
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel subtilases from wild-type strains of Bacillus, especially the Bacillus strains ZI344, EP655, P203, EP63, ZI120, ZI130, ZI1342 and ZI140, 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 detergent or an automatic dishwashing detergent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2010
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Martin Borchert
  • Publication number: 20090317865
    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-polymererase 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: August 21, 2009
    Publication date: December 24, 2009
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Steen Troels Jørgensen, Jens Toenne Andersen, Niels Banke, Preben Nielsen
  • Publication number: 20090149365
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel subtilases from wild-type strains of Bacillus, especially the Bacillus strains ZI344, EP655, P203, EP63, ZI120, ZI130, ZI1342 and ZI140, 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 detergent or an automatic dishwashing detergent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2009
    Publication date: June 11, 2009
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Martin Borchert
  • Publication number: 20090148889
    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: September 21, 2005
    Publication date: June 11, 2009
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Poul Erik Pedersen, Helle Outtrup
  • Publication number: 20090096467
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a medication delivery device for expelling set doses of medicament, the medication delivery device comprising a position determining assembly for detecting absolute positions of a rotatably mounted member arranged within the device, the position determining assembly comprising a plurality of transmitter electrodes arranged on a first exterior surface part of the rotatably mounted member, a plurality of receiver electrodes arranged on a second exterior surface part of the rotatably mounted member. A number of transmitter electrodes form pairs of interconnected electrodes with a number of receiver electrodes. A reading assembly fixedly arranged relative to for example the housing of the medication delivery device is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2007
    Publication date: April 16, 2009
    Applicant: Novo Nordisk A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Bodo Von Munchow
  • Publication number: 20090076460
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a contact free arrangement for determining an absolute position of a member adapted for setting an amount of medicament to be injected from a medication delivery device, or adapted for determining an amount of medicament injected from a medication delivery device. The arrangement according to the present invention comprises at least one track of reflector means, at least one emitter means, and at least one receiver means. The at least one emitter means and the at least one receiver means are adapted to electrically couple to a number of the reflector means. The electrical coupling may be capacitive or inductive. In addition, the present invention relates to a medication delivery device or a syringe having such arrangement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2006
    Publication date: March 19, 2009
    Applicant: Novo Nordisk A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Bodo von Munchow
  • Publication number: 20090076458
    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: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2005
    Publication date: March 19, 2009
    Applicant: Novo Nordisk A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Christian Peter Enggaard, Thomas D. Miller, Bodo von Munchow, Klaus Thogersen
  • Publication number: 20080318271
    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: September 21, 2005
    Publication date: December 25, 2008
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Preben Nielsen, Poul Erik Pedersen, Helle Outtrup
  • Publication number: 20080280325
    Abstract: The present invention relates to isolated polypeptides having endoglucanase activity and isolated polynucleotides encoding the polypeptides. The invention also relates to nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides as well as methods for producing and using the polypeptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2006
    Publication date: November 13, 2008
    Inventors: Katja Salomon Johansen, Keith Gibson, Preben Nielsen, Helle Outtrup