Patents by Inventor Steven H. Schwartz

Steven H. Schwartz 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: 20190382782
    Abstract: This disclosure provides recombinant DNA constructs and transgenic plants having enhanced traits such as increased yield, increased nitrogen use efficiency and enhanced drought tolerance; propagules, progeny and field crops of such transgenic plants; and methods of making and using such transgenic plants. This disclosure also provides methods of producing seed from such transgenic plants, growing such seed and selecting progeny plants with enhanced traits. Also disclosed are transgenic plants with altered phenotypes which are useful for screening and selecting transgenic events for the desired enhanced trait.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Mark S. Abad, Erin Bell, Paul S. Chomet, Todd DeZwaan, Stephen M. Duff, Barry S. Goldman, Hongwu Jia, Lloyd Jones, Balasulojini Karunanandaa, Saritha V. Kuriakose, Linda L. Lutfiyya, Savitha Madappa, Zoe P. McKiness, Donald E. Nelson, Sasha Preuss, Monnanda Somaiah Rajani, Dhanalakshmi Ramachandra, Aniruddha Raychaudhuri, Daniel P. Schachtman, Steven H. Schwartz, Char Shobha, Matthew M. Tanzer, Tyamagondlu V. Venkatesh, Huai Wang, Xiaoyun Wu
  • Patent number: 10435702
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel compositions for use to enhance crop performance. Specifically, the present invention provides for delayed senescence and/or improved yield enhancement in various crops. The present invention also provides for combinations of compositions and methods that provide for delayed senescence and/or improved yield.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Jill Deikman, Steven H. Schwartz, Wei Zheng, Suzan Herma Elisabeth Johanna Gabriels, Michelle C. Hresko, Xiangqian Li, Nengbing Tao, Deryck J. Williams, Hui Xiong
  • Patent number: 10323253
    Abstract: This disclosure provides recombinant DNA constructs and transgenic plants having enhanced traits such as increased yield, increased nitrogen use efficiency and enhanced drought tolerance; propagules, progeny and field crops of such transgenic plants; and methods of making and using such transgenic plants. This disclosure also provides methods of producing seed from such transgenic plants, growing such seed and selecting progeny plants with enhanced traits. Also disclosed are transgenic plants with altered phenotypes which are useful for screening and selecting transgenic events for the desired enhanced trait.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Mark S. Abad, Erin Bell, Paul S. Chomet, Todd DeZwaan, Stephen Duff, Barry S. Goldman, Hongwu Jia, Lloyd Jones, Balasulojini Karunanandaa, Saritha V. Kuriakose, Linda L. Lutfiyya, Savitha Madappa, Zoe P. McKiness, Donald E. Nelson, Sasha Preuss, Monnanda S. Rajani, Dhanalakshmi Ramachandra, Aniruddha Raychaudhuri, Daniel P. Schachtman, Steven H. Schwartz, Char Shobha, Matthew M. Tanzer, Tyamagondlu V. Venkatesh, Huai Wang, Xiaoyun Wu
  • Publication number: 20180163203
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides compositions and methods for delivering a polynucleotide from the exterior surface of a plant or plant part into the interior of a plant cell. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to compositions comprising at least one polynucleotide and at least one agent that is able to disrupt at least one barrier of the plant or plant part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Michael J. BENNETT, Shihshieh HUANG, Alberto B. IANDOLINO, Heather A. LINDFORS, Janette V. OAKES, Gregory John PEEL, Sharon E. RADKE, Steven H. SCHWARTZ
  • Publication number: 20180119160
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel compositions for use to enhance crop performance. Specifically, the present invention provides for delayed senescence and/or improved yield enhancement in various crops. The present invention also provides for combinations of compositions and methods that provide for delayed senescence and/or improved yield.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventors: Jill Deikman, Steven H. Schwartz, Wei Zheng, Suzan Herma Elisabeth Johanna Gabriels, Michelle C. Hresko, Xiangqian Li, Nengbing Tao, Deryck J. Williams, Hui Xiong
  • Publication number: 20170369894
    Abstract: This disclosure provides recombinant DNA constructs and transgenic plants having enhanced traits such as increased yield, increased nitrogen use efficiency and enhanced drought tolerance; propagules, progeny and field crops of such transgenic plants; and methods of making and using such transgenic plants. This disclosure also provides methods of producing seed from such transgenic plants, growing such seed and selecting progeny plants with enhanced traits. Also disclosed are transgenic plants with altered phenotypes which are useful for screening and selecting transgenic events for the desired enhanced trait.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Inventors: Mark S. Abad, Erin Bell, Paul S. Chomet, Todd DeZwaan, Stephen Duff, Barry S. Goldman, Hongwu Jia, Lloyd Jones, Balasulojini Karunanandaa, Saritha V. Kuriakose, Linda L. Lutfiyya, Savitha Madappa, Zoe P. McKiness, Donald E. Nelson, Sasha Preuss, Monnanda S. Rajani, Dhanalakshmi Ramachandra, Aniruddha Raychaudhuri, Daniel P. Schachtman, Steven H. Schwartz, Char Shobha, Matthew M. Tanzer, Tyamagondlu V. Venkatesh, Huai Wang, Xiaoyun Wu
  • Patent number: 9840715
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel compositions for use to enhance crop performance. Specifically, the present invention provides for delayed senescence and/or improved yield enhancement in various crops. The present invention also provides for combinations of compositions and methods that provide for delayed senescence and/or improved yield.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Jill Deikman, Steven H. Schwartz, Wei Zheng, Suzan Herma Elisabeth Johanna Gabriels, Michelle C. Hresko, Xiangqian Li, Nengbing Tao, Deryck J. Williams, Hui Xiong
  • Publication number: 20160230183
    Abstract: This invention provides recombinant DNA constructs, transgenic plant nuclei and cells with such recombinant DNA construct for expression of proteins that are useful for imparting enhanced agronomic trait(s) to transgenic crop plants. This invention also provides transgenic plants and progeny seed comprising the transgenic plant cells where the plants are selected for having an enhanced trait selected from the group of traits consisting of enhanced water use efficiency, enhanced cold tolerance, increased yield, enhanced nitrogen use efficiency, enhanced seed protein and enhanced seed oil. Also disclosed are methods for manufacturing transgenic seed and plants with enhanced traits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2016
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Inventors: Mark Scott Abad, Jeffery E. Ahrens, Alice Clara Augustine, Erin Bell, Robert J. Bensen, Srikanth Venkatachalayya, Paolo Castiglioni, R. Eric Cerny, Jaishree M. Chittoor-Vijayanath, Maureen Daley, Jill Deikman, Molian Deng, Todd DeZwaan, Stephen Duff, Michael D. Edgerton, Bradon J. Fabbri, Jason Fenner, Karen Gabbert, Meghan Galligan Donnarummo, Garrett J. Lee, Barry S. Goldman, Deborah J. Hawkins, Steve He, Xianfeng Chen, Balasulojini Karunanandaa, Paul Loida, Savitha Madappa, Robert J. Meister, Ming Peng, Donald E. Nelson, Anand Pandravada, Obed Patty, Marie Petracek, Rajani Monnanda Somaiah, Monica P. Ravanello, Richard Johnson, Thomas G. Ruff, Rick A. Sanders, Beth Savidge, Steven H. Schwartz, Shobha Char, Padmini Sudarshana, Jindong Sun, Rebecca L. Thompson-Mize, Virginia Ursin, Dale V. Val, Tymagondlu V. Venkatesh, Kammaradi Vidya, K. Vijayalakshmi, Todd C. Weber, Jingrui Wu, Wei Zheng, Zhidong Xie, Dhanalakshmi Ramachandra
  • Publication number: 20130283461
    Abstract: This invention provides recombinant DNA constructs, transgenic plant nuclei and cells with such recombinant DNA construct for expression of proteins that are useful for imparting enhanced agronomic trait(s) to transgenic crop plants. This invention also provides transgenic plants and progeny seed comprising the transgenic plant cells where the plants are selected for having an enhanced trait selected from the group of traits consisting of enhanced water use efficiency, enhanced cold tolerance, increased yield, enhanced nitrogen use efficiency, enhanced seed protein and enhanced seed oil. Also disclosed are methods for manufacturing transgenic seed and plants with enhanced traits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Publication date: October 24, 2013
    Inventors: Mark Scott Abad, Jeffery E. Ahrens, Alice Clara Augustine, Erin Bell, Robert J. Bensen, Srikanth Venkatachalayya, Paolo Castiglioni, Richard E. Cerny, Jaishree M. Chittoor-Vijayanath, Maureen Daley, Jill Deikman, Molian Deng, Todd DeZwaan, Stephen Duff, Michael D. Edgerton, Bradon J. Fabbri, Jason Fenner, Karen Gabbert, Meghan Galligan, Garrett J. Lee, Barry S. Goldman, Deborah J. Hawkins, Steve He, Xianfeng Chen, Balasulojini Karunanandaa, Paul Loida, Savitha Madappa, Robert J. Meister, Ming Peng, Donald E. Nelson, Anand Pandravada, Obed Patty, Marie Petracek, Rajani Monnanda Somaiah, Monica P. Ravanello, Richard Johnson, Thomas G. Ruff, Rick A. Sanders, Beth Savidge, Steven H. Schwartz, Shobha Char, Padmini Sudarshana, Jindong Sun, Rebecca L. Thompson-Mize, Virginia Ursin, Dale L. Val, Tyamagondlu V. Venkatesh, Kammaradi R. Vidya, K. Vijayalakshmi, Todd C. Weber, Jingrui Wu, Wei Zheng, Zhidong Xie, Dhanalakshmi Ramachandra
  • Publication number: 20110265221
    Abstract: This invention provides recombinant DNA constructs, transgenic plant nuclei and cells with such recombinant DNA construct for expression of proteins that are useful for imparting enhanced agronomic trait(s) to transgenic crop plants. This invention also provides transgenic plants and progeny seed comprising the transgenic plant cells where the plants are selected for having an enhanced trait selected from the group of traits consisting of enhanced water use efficiency, enhanced cold tolerance, increased yield, enhanced nitrogen use efficiency, enhanced seed protein and enhanced seed oil. Also disclosed are methods for manufacturing transgenic seed and plants with enhanced traits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2008
    Publication date: October 27, 2011
    Applicant: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Mark Abad, Jeffrey E. Ahrens, Alice Clara Augustine, Erin Bell, Robert J. Bensen, Paolo Castiglioni, R. Eric Cerny, Shobha Char, Xianfeng Chen, Jaishree M. Chittoor-Vijayanath, Maureen Daley, Jill Deikman, Molian Deng, Todd Dezwaan, Stephen Duff, Michael D. Edgerton, Bradon J. Fabbri, Jason Fenner, Karen K. Gabbert, Meghan Galligan Donnarummo, Barry S. Goldman, Deborah J. Hawkins, Steve He, G. Richard Johnson, Balasulojini Karunanandaa, Garrett J. Lee, Paul Loida, Savitha Madappa, Robert J. Meister, Donald E. Nelson, Anand Pandravada, Obed Patty, Ming Peng, Marie Petracek, M.S. Rajani, Dhanalakshmi Ramachandra, Monica Ravanello, Thomas G. Ruff, Rick A. Sanders, Beth Savidge, Steven H. Schwartz, Padmini Sudarshana, Jindong Sun, Rebecca L. Thompson-Mize, Virginia Ursin, Dale L. Val, Srikanth Venkatachalayya, T.V. Venkatesh, K.R. Vidya, K. Vijayalakshmi, Todd C. Weber, Jingrui Wu, Zhidong Xie, Wei Zheng
  • Publication number: 20080229504
    Abstract: A foldable massaging bed cushion for supporting a person in a sitting position is disclosed. The foldable massaging bed cushion has a backrest with two side edges, two armrests rotatably coupled to the backrest, and one or more massaging units within the backrest. The two armrests can rotate from a sitting position to a folded position along the two side edges of the backrest. The foldable massaging bed cushion can also have one or more heating units and one or more massaging units located within the backrest and a control panel to control the massaging units and heating units.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2008
    Publication date: September 25, 2008
    Inventors: Kenneth David Harris, Stephen R. Lyman, Joseph Neil Gleason, Steven H. Schwartz, Rudy Woodard
  • Patent number: 7328470
    Abstract: A foldable massaging bed cushion for supporting a person in a sitting position has a backrest with two side edges, two armrests rotatably coupled to the backrest, and one or more massaging units within the backrest. The two armrests can rotate from a sitting position to a folded position along the two side edges of the backrest. The foldable massaging bed cushion can also have one or more heating units and one more massaging units located within the backrest and a control panel to control the massaging units and heating units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2008
    Assignee: Brookstone Purchasing, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth David Harris, Jr., Stephen R. Lyman, Joseph Neil Gleason, Steven H. Schwartz, Rudy Woodard
  • Patent number: 7211057
    Abstract: The massage device has a housing, which includes a massage head integral with the housing. The massage head has a first massaging surface. A heating element, integral with the housing, is positioned sufficiently proximate to the first massaging surface to raise a temperature of the first massaging surface above ambient temperature. The massage device also includes a massage head cover formed to engage the massage head, said massage head cover comprising a second massaging surface and a freezable material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2007
    Assignee: Brookstone Purchasing
    Inventors: J. Neil Gleason, Joseph Geringer, Kenneth David Harris, Jr., Jay D. Newcomer, Charles J. Burout, Steven H. Schwartz, M. Rufus Woodward
  • Patent number: 7195660
    Abstract: A travel pillow has one or more air filters and a body with a soft material coupled to the one or more air filters. The air filters can be powered by a power source located within the pillow. The one or more air filters can have an air intake and an air outflow in communication with an exterior surface of the body. The air filters may be an electrostatic precipitator filter or use a filtering material to clean the air.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2007
    Assignee: Brookstone Purchasing, Inc.
    Inventors: Baird M. Little, Steven H. Schwartz
  • Patent number: D501266
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2005
    Assignee: Brookstone Purchasing, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth David Harris, Jr., Joseph Geringer, Charles J. Burout, III, Steven H. Schwartz
  • Patent number: D505871
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2005
    Assignee: Brookstone Purchasing, Inc.
    Inventors: Baird M. Little, Kenneth David Harris, Jr., Joseph Geringer, Charles J. Burout, III, Steven H. Schwartz
  • Patent number: D510441
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2005
    Assignee: Brookstone Purchasing, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth David Harris, Jr., J. Neil Gleason, Joseph Geringer, Rudy Woodard, Steven H. Schwartz
  • Patent number: D524947
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2006
    Assignee: Brookstone Purchasing, Inc.
    Inventors: J. Neil Gleason, Kenneth David Harris, Jr., Stephen R. Lyman, James C. TerMeer, Steven H. Schwartz
  • Patent number: D531732
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2006
    Assignee: Brookstone Purchasing, Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph Bean, Joseph Geringer, Kenneth David Harris, Jr., Steven H. Schwartz, M. Rufus Woodard, Timothy Trzepacz
  • Patent number: D531733
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2006
    Assignee: Brookstone Purchasing, Inc.
    Inventors: Charles J. Burout, III, Joseph Geringer, J. Neil Gleason, Kenneth David Harris, Jr., Jay D. Newcomer, Steven H. Schwartz