Patents by Inventor Rolf Thomas Lenhard

Rolf Thomas Lenhard 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: 20210230516
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel protease variants exhibiting improved stability and or improved wash performance in liquid detergent. The variants of the invention are suitable for use in e.g. cleaning or detergent compositions, such as laundry detergent compositions and dish wash compositions, including automatic dish wash compositions. The present invention also relates to isolated DNA sequences encoding the variants, expression vectors, host cells, and methods for producing and using the variants of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Miguel Duarte Guilherme Pereira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Astrid Munch, Bena-Marie Lue, Mikael Bauer
  • Publication number: 20210189297
    Abstract: The invention relates to subtilase variants having improved stability, compositions comprising the variants, in particular detergent compositions, polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; as well as methods of producing the variants and methods for stabilizing a subtilase variant
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Lars Lehmann Hylling Christensen, Carl Mikael Bauer, Esben Peter Friis, Julie Bille Rannes
  • Patent number: 10995304
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel protease variants exhibiting improved stability and or improved wash performance in liquid detergent. The variants of the invention are suitable for use in e.g. cleaning or detergent compositions, such as laundry detergent compositions and dish wash compositions, including automatic dish wash compositions. The present invention also relates to isolated DNA sequences encoding the variants, expression vectors, host cells, and methods for producing and using the variants of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Miguel Duarte Guilherme Pereira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Astrid Munch, Bena-Marie Lue, Mikael Bauer
  • Publication number: 20210009979
    Abstract: The invention relates to subtilase variants and detergent compositions comprising the variants, as well as methods of producing the variants and methods for stabilizing a subtilase variant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Esben Peter Friis, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Lars Lehmann Hylling Christensen, Carl Mikael Bauer
  • Publication number: 20200347323
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to detergent compositions comprising subtilase variants exhibiting improved stability and/or improved wash performance in liquid detergent and methods for obtaining such detergent compositions. The variants are suitable for use in e.g. cleaning or detergent compositions, such as laundry detergent compositions and dish wash compositions, including automatic dish wash compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Hendrik Hellmuth, Thomas Weber, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Pereira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Astrid Munch, Mikael Bauer, Bena-Marie Lue
  • Patent number: 10760036
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to detergent compositions comprising subtilase variants exhibiting improved stability and/or improved wash performance in liquid detergent and methods for obtaining such detergent compositions. The variants are suitable for use in e.g. cleaning or detergent compositions, such as laundry detergent compositions and dish wash compositions, including automatic dish wash compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Hendrik Hellmuth, Thomas Weber, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Pereira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Astrid Munch, Mikael Bauer, Bena-Marie Lue
  • Patent number: 10752890
    Abstract: The present invention relates to protease variants and methods for obtaining protease variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Frank Winther Rasmussen, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Pereira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Jurgen Carsten Franz Knotzel, Mikael Bauer
  • Patent number: 10533166
    Abstract: The present invention relates to protease variants and methods for obtaining protease variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Frank Winther Rasmussen, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Perreira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Jurgen Carsten Franz Knotzel, Michael Bauer
  • Publication number: 20190085269
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel protease variants exhibiting improved stability and or improved wash performance in liquid detergent. The variants of the invention are suitable for use in e.g. cleaning or detergent compositions, such as laundry detergent compositions and dish wash compositions, including automatic dish wash compositions. The present invention also relates to isolated DNA sequences encoding the variants, expression vectors, host cells, and methods for producing and using the variants of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Miguel Duarte Guilherme Pereira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Astrid Munch, Bena-Marie Lue, Mikael Bauer
  • Publication number: 20190040376
    Abstract: The present invention relates to protease variants and methods for obtaining protease variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Frank Winther Rasmussen, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Pereira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Jurgen Carsten Franz Knotzel, Mikael Bauer
  • Patent number: 10150957
    Abstract: The present invention relates to protease variants and methods for obtaining protease variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Frank Winther Rasmussen, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Perreira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Jurgen Carsten Franz Knotzel, Mikael Bauer
  • Patent number: 10072236
    Abstract: The present invention relates to detergent compositions comprising protease variants and methods for obtaining such detergent compositions. The present invention also relates to the use of such detergent compositions, especially in laundry or in hard surface cleaning applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Hendrik Hellmuth, Thomas Weber, Frank Winther Rasmussen, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Pereira Toscano, Esben Friis, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Juergen Carsten Franz Knoetzel, Mikael Bauer
  • Publication number: 20180171319
    Abstract: The present invention relates to protease variants and methods for obtaining protease variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Frank Winther Rasmussen, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Perreira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Jurgen Carsten Franz Knotzel, Michael Bauer
  • Patent number: 9926550
    Abstract: The present invention relates to protease variants and methods for obtaining protease variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Frank Winther Rasmussen, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Perreira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Jurgen Carsten Franz Knotzel, Michael Bauer
  • Publication number: 20170349861
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to detergent compositions comprising subtilase variants exhibiting improved stability and/or improved wash performance in liquid detergent and methods for obtaining such detergent compositions. The variants are suitable for use in e.g. cleaning or detergent compositions, such as laundry detergent compositions and dish wash compositions, including automatic dish wash compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Hendrik Hellmuth, Thomas Weber, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Pereira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Astrid Munch, Mikael Bauer, Bena-Marie Lue
  • Patent number: 9719077
    Abstract: The present invention relates to protease variants and methods for obtaining protease variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Frank Winther Rasmussen, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Perreira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Jurgen Carsten Franz Knotzel, Michael Bauer
  • Publication number: 20160208234
    Abstract: The present invention relates to protease variants and methods for obtaining protease variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Publication date: July 21, 2016
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Frank Winther Rasmussen, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Perreira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Jurgen Carsten Franz Knotzel, Michael Bauer
  • Publication number: 20160160159
    Abstract: The present invention relates to detergent compositions comprising protease variants and methods for obtaining such detergent compositions. The present invention also relates to the use of such detergent compositions, especially in laundry or in hard surface cleaning applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Hendrik Hellmuth, Thomas Weber, Frank Winther Rasmussen, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Perira Toscano, Esben Friis, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Juergen Carsten Franz Knoetzel, Mikael Bauer
  • Publication number: 20160152963
    Abstract: The present invention relates to protease variants and methods for obtaining protease variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Frank Winther Rasmussen, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Perreira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Jurgen Carsten Franz Knotzel, Michael Bauer
  • Publication number: 20160145594
    Abstract: The present invention relates to protease variants and methods for obtaining protease variants. The present invention also relates to polynucleotides encoding the variants; nucleic acid constructs, vectors, and host cells comprising the polynucleotides; and methods of using the variants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Publication date: May 26, 2016
    Applicant: Novozymes A/S
    Inventors: Frank Winther Rasmussen, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Perreira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Jurgen Carsten Franz Knotzel, Michael Bauer