Patents by Inventor Susanne Tondera

Susanne Tondera 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: 20210207063
    Abstract: Proteases that comprise an amino acid sequence that is at least 95% identical to the amino acid sequence indicated in SEQ ID NO. 1 over its entire length and that comprise, in the count in accordance with SEQ ID NO. 1, the amino acid substitution R99D or R99E in combination with the further amino acid substitutions of S3T, V4I, and V199I, display very good cleaning performance in particular on blood-containing stains, as well as very good temperature stability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2021
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Hendrik Hellmuth, Marion Merkel, Brian Laufs, Susanne Wieland, Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Thomas Weber
  • Patent number: 11053486
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to detergent compositions comprising polypeptides having xanthan degrading activity. The disclosure also relates to methods for producing said detergent compositions and to the use of said detergent compositions in cleaning applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Nina Mussmann, Daniela Herbst, Dorotea R. S. Raventos, Lars Anderson, Lorena Palmén, Liv Christiansen, Peter Hallin, Leigh Murphy, Mette Louise Dissing Overgaard, Rune Nygaard Monrad
  • Patent number: 10975335
    Abstract: Proteases that comprise an amino acid sequence that is at least 70% identical to the amino acid sequence indicated in SEQ ID NO. 1 over its entire length and that comprise, in the count in accordance with SEQ ID NO. 1, the amino acid substitution R99D in combination with at least two further amino acid substitutions that are selected from the group consisting of S3T, V4I, and V199I, display very good cleaning performance in particular on blood-containing stains, as well as very good temperature stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Hendrik Hellmuth, Marion Merkel, Brian Laufs, Susanne Wieland, Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Thomas Weber
  • 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: 10457928
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to proteases, the amino acid sequence of which has been modified in particular with regard to the use thereof in detergents and cleaning agents, all sufficiently similar proteases having a corresponding modification and nucleic acids coding for them. The disclosure further relates to methods and uses of said proteases and to agents containing them, in particular detergents and cleaning agents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Hendrik Hellmuth, Thomas Weber, Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Brian Laufs, Ayhan Aydemir, Claudia Lindner
  • Publication number: 20190316107
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polypeptides having xanthan degrading 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 1, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Dorotea Raventos Segura, Lars Anderson, Lorena Gonzalez Palmen, Liv Spaangner Christiansen, Peter Fischer Hallin, Leigh Murphy, Mette Louise Dissing Overgaard, Rune Nygaard Monrad, Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Nina Mussman, Daniela Herbst
  • Publication number: 20180273881
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to detergent compositions comprising polypeptides having xanthan degrading activity. The disclosure also relates to methods for producing said detergent compositions and to the use of said detergent compositions in cleaning applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Nina Mussmann, Daniela Herbst, Dorotea R.S. Raventos, Lars Anderson, Lorena Palmén, Liv Christiansen, Peter Hallin, Leigh Murphy, Mette Louise Dissing Overgaard, Rune Nygaard Monrad
  • 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: 20180171315
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polypeptides having xanthan degrading 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: September 15, 2016
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Dorotea Raventos Segura, Lars Anderson, Lorena Gonzalez Palmen, Liv Spaangner Christiansen, Peter Fischer Hallin, Leigh Murphy, Mette Louise Dissing Overgaard, Rune Nygaard Monrad, Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Nina Mussman, Daniela Herbst
  • Publication number: 20180148670
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a detergent composition, such as laundry detergent compositions and dish wash compositions, including automatic dish wash compositions comprising subtilase variants. The present disclosure also relates to the use of said detergent compositions in a cleaning process such as laundry or hard surface cleaning. The present disclosure further relates to a method for removing a stain from a surface, which comprises contacting the surface with the detergent composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2016
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Hendrik Hellmuth, Thomas Weber, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Pereira Toscano, Vibeke Skovgaard Nielsen, Mikael Bauer
  • Publication number: 20180023069
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to proteases, the amino acid sequence of which has been modified in particular with regard to the use thereof in detergents and cleaning agents, all sufficiently similar proteases having a corresponding modification and nucleic acids coding for them. The disclosure further relates to methods and uses of said proteases and to agents containing them, in particular detergents and cleaning agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Hendrik Hellmuth, Thomas Weber, Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Brian Laufs, Ayhan Aydemir, Claudia Lindner
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20170313959
    Abstract: An agent and a method for cleaning textiles or hard surfaces are provided herein. In one embodiment, the agent includes a first protease and at least one second protease. The first protease Includes an amino acid sequence that is at least about 80% identical to the amino acid sequence indicated in SEQ ID NO.1. The second protease is any protease that is different from the first protease. In another embodiment, the method includes activating proteolytically the first protease and the at least one second protease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2015
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Thomas Weber
  • Publication number: 20170037343
    Abstract: Proteases that comprise an amino acid sequence that is at least 70% identical to the amino acid sequence indicated in SEQ ID NO. 1 over its entire length and that comprise, in the count in accordance with SEQ ID NO. 1, the amino acid substitution R99D in combination with at least two further amino acid substitutions that are selected from the group consisting of S3T, V4I, and V199I, display very good cleaning performance in particular on blood-containing stains, as well as very good temperature stability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2016
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Hendrik Hellmuth, Marion Merkel, Brian Laufs, Susanne Wieland, Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Thomas Weber
  • Publication number: 20160186159
    Abstract: The aim of the invention is to improve the detergent power of solid textile detergents having a pH value ranging from 4 to under 10 in a solution containing 1 wt. % in demineralized water at 20° C. Said aim is achieved by using a protease which comprises an amino acid sequence that is at least 80% identical to the amino acid sequence set forth in SEQ ID NO. 1 and contains, at position 99 of SEQ ID NO. 1, the amino acid glutamic acid (E) or aspartic acid (D), or the amino acid asparagine (N) or glutamine (Q), or the amino acid alanine (A) or glycine (G) or serine (S).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2016
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Inventors: Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Hendrik Hellmuth, Thomas Weber, Nina Mussmann
  • 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: 20150291949
    Abstract: detergent compositions comprising subtilase variants and methods for obtaining such detergent compositions are provided herein. The detergent compositions further may be used, especially in laundry or in hard surface cleaning applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2012
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Inventors: Timothy O'CONNELL, Susanne TONDERA, Hendrik HELLMUTH, Thomas WEBER, Werner BESENMATTER, Astrid BENIE, Esben FRIIS, Pernille OLLENDORFF MICHEELSEN
  • Patent number: 8927481
    Abstract: In a washing or cleaning agent that contains a solid enzyme formulation, the intention is to improve shelf stability in terms of enzymatic activity. This is achieved by a washing or cleaning agent comprising an enzyme granulate, the granulate comprising, besides the enzyme, the following components: (a) 68 to 90 wt % (w/w) sulfate, in particular alkali metal sulfate, particularly preferably sodium sulfate, (b) 0.1 to 10.5 wt % (w/w) polyethylene glycol, (c) 0.5 to 14.5 wt % (w/w) granulation adjuvant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Hendrik Hellmuth, Thomas Weber, Thomas Eiting, Johannes Bongaerts
  • Publication number: 20140227764
    Abstract: Proteases that comprise an amino acid sequence that is at least 70% identical to the amino acid sequence indicated in SEQ ID NO. 1 over its entire length and that comprise, in the count in accordance with SEQ ID NO. 1, the amino acid substitution R99E or R99D in combination with at least two further amino acid substitutions that are selected from the group consisting of S3T, V4I, and V199I, display very good cleaning performance in particular on blood-containing stains, as well as very good temperature stability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2014
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Hendrik Hellmuth, Marion Merkel, Brian Laufs, Susanne Wieland, Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Thomas Weber