Patents by Inventor Premysl Bercik

Premysl Bercik 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: 20190134104
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to the field of probiotic bacteria. In particular, it relates to methods for treating or preventing functional GI disorders comprising administering Bifidobacterium longum, such as Bifidobacterium longum ATCC BAA-999.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Peter McLean, Gabriela Bergonzelli de Gonda, Stephen Michael Collins, Premysl Bercik, Elena Verdu de Bercik
  • Patent number: 10028981
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to the field of probiotic bacteria. In particular it relates to methods for treating functional GI disorders comprising administering Bifidobacterium longum, such as Bifidobacterium longum ATCC BAA-999.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Peter McLean, Gabriela Bergonzelli de Gonda, Stephen Michael Collins, Premysl Bercik, Elena Verdu de Bercik
  • Publication number: 20120244125
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to the field of weight management. The present invention relates for example to the use of Bifidobacterium longum ATCC BAA-999 to support weight management, promote weight loss and/or to treat obesity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2010
    Publication date: September 27, 2012
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Elena Verdu de Bercik, Premysl Bercik, Stephen Michael Collins, Gabriela Bergonzelli Degonda
  • Publication number: 20120230956
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to the field of probiotic bacteria. In particular it relates to Bifidobacterium longum, such as Bifidobacterium longum ATCC BAA-999, and its use in ingestible compositions. The composition described in the present invention may be used to treat or prevent functional GI disorders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2010
    Publication date: September 13, 2012
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Peter McLean, Gabriela Bergonzelli de Gonda, Stephen Michael Collins, Premysl Bercik, Elena Verdu de Bercik
  • Patent number: 8021656
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of treating gut pain or gut discomfort related or linked to gut muscular abnormalities comprising the step of administering to a human or an animal having gut pain or gut discomfort an effective amount of a selected probiotic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2011
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Irène Corthesy-Theulaz, Elena Verdu de Bercik, Premysl Bercik, Stephen Michael Collins
  • Publication number: 20070128178
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of proboscis in nutritional compositions or medicaments for the prevention of treatment of gut-neuromuscular abnormalities. Such abnormalities are, for example, associated with colic in babies, gut-pain or gut discomfort in general. In particular, the invention relates to the prevention or treatment of gut neuromuscular abnormalities after infection. Proboscis may be administered in a living or dead state, and also supernatant of fermentation medium may be directly used to achieve the beneficial effects reported herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2003
    Publication date: June 7, 2007
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Iréne Corthesy-Theulaz, Elena Bercik, Premysl Bercik, Stephen Collins