Patents by Inventor Timothy P. Sheehan

Timothy P. Sheehan 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: 20170099759
    Abstract: A new and distinct grapevine plant named ‘Sheegene 25’, characterized by the following unique combination of characteristics: ‘Sheegene 25’ a cultivar developed as a table grape having berries that are large, red, and seedless. The large berries are approximately 7 g each naturally and without girdling or application of plant growth regulators. Harvest is during August when maturity reaches 17-22° brix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Publication date: April 6, 2017
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Publication number: 20160044845
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of grapevine characterized by the production of large, green-colored seeded grapes that mature for harvesting and shipment in mid-September to mid-October when grown in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. The grapes of this new variety have a very crisp texture and excellent eating quality.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2014
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Publication number: 20150121579
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of grapevine characterized by the production of medium, red-colored seeded grapes that mature in early September, approximately two to three weeks later than ‘Red Globe’(U.S. Plant Pat. No. 4,787) when grown in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. The grapes of this new variety are produced on strong woody stems and branches and are well adapted to commercial handling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2013
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Patent number: 8926407
    Abstract: Devices for removing a coating on a pipe are provided. In one aspect, a device for removing a coating on a pipe includes a sleeve, an arm coupled to the sleeve, and a wheel coupled to the arm. The sleeve includes a wall and an aperture defined through the wall. The wall defines a cavity in the sleeve and the sleeve is adapted to receive the pipe in the cavity. The device also includes a wheel coupled to the arm and adapted to extend through the aperture to engage the coating on the pipe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Illinois Tool Works Inc.
    Inventors: Randy D. Lewkoski, Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Publication number: 20130276181
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of grapevine characterized by the production of medium, green-colored seedless grapes that mature in late August when grown in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. The grapes of this new variety are produced on strong woody stems and branches and are well adapted to commercial handling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2012
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Publication number: 20130269071
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of grapevine characterized by the production of large, red-colored seeded grapes that mature in early September, approximately six to eight weeks later than ‘Flame Seedless’ (unpatented) when grown in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. The grapes of this new variety are produced on strong woody stems and branches and are well adapted to commercial handling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2012
    Publication date: October 10, 2013
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Publication number: 20130145510
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of grapevine characterized by the production of medium, green-colored seedless grapes that mature in early July, approximately four weeks earlier than ‘Thompson Seedless’ (unpatented) when grown in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. The grapes of this new variety are produced on strong woody stems and branches and are well adapted to commercial handling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2011
    Publication date: June 6, 2013
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Patent number: PP20317
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety characterized by a green-colored, large sized seedless grape that ripens during the first week of September, approximately four weeks later than the Thompson Seedless Grape (unpatented) when grown in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. The grapes of this new variety are produced on strong woody branches and are well adapted to commercial handling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2009
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Patent number: PP20753
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety characterized by a large green nearly-seedless grape with excellent flavor that ripens in the second week of September approximately eight weeks later than the ‘Thompson Seedless’ Grape (unpatented). The berries of this new variety are produced on strong woody stems and branches and are very well adapted to commercial harvesting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2010
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Patent number: PP21316
    Abstract: The new and distinct variety characterized by a very large red seedless grape that ripens in early August three weeks later than the ‘Flame Seedless’ Grape (unpatented) with good favor, juicy and firm skin. The berries are born on strong woody stems and branches and are well adapted to commercial handling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2010
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Patent number: PP23125
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of grapevine characterized by the production of medium to large, red-colored seedless grapes that mature in late September, approximately nine weeks later than ‘Flame Seedless’ (unpatented) when grown in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. The grapes of this new variety are produced on strong woody stems and branches and are well adapted to commercial handling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2012
    Assignee: Sheehan Genetics, LLC
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Patent number: PP23837
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of grapevine characterized by the production of medium, green-colored seedless grapes that mature in early July, approximately four weeks earlier than ‘Thompson Seedless’ (unpatented) when grown in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. The grapes of this new variety are produced on strong woody stems and branches and are well adapted to commercial handling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2013
    Assignee: Sheehan Genetics, LLC
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Patent number: PP25131
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of grapevine characterized by the production of large, red-colored seeded grapes that mature in early September, approximately six to eight weeks later than ‘Flame Seedless’ (unpatented) when grown in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. The grapes of this new variety are produced on strong woody stems and branches and are well adapted to commercial handling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Sheehan Genetics, LLC
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Patent number: PP26179
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of grapevine characterized by the production of medium, red-colored seeded grapes that mature in early September, approximately two to three weeks later than ‘Red Globe’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 4,787) when grown in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. The grapes of this new variety are produced on strong woody stems and branches and are well adapted to commercial handling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Sheehan Genetics, LLC
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Patent number: PP28269
    Abstract: A new and distinct grapevine plant named ‘Sheegene 25’, characterized by the following unique combination of characteristics: ‘Sheegene 25’ a cultivar developed as a table grape having berries that are large, red, and seedless. The large berries are approximately 7 g each naturally and without girdling or application of plant growth regulators. Harvest is during August when maturity reaches 17-22° brix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Sheehan Genetics, LLC
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Patent number: PP28270
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of grapevine characterized by the production of medium, green-colored seedless grapes that mature in late August when grown in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. The grapes of this new variety are produced on strong woody stems and branches and are well adapted to commercial handling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Sheehan Genetics, LLC
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Patent number: PP29129
    Abstract: A new and distinct grapevine plant named ‘Sheegene 27’ is described herein. The claimed variety was developed as a table grape and for raisin production, having uniform medium-sized, green, globose, seedless fruit weighing approximately 3 g each and having a crisp texture and neutral flavor. Harvest is in late-July to mid-August.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: Sheehan Genetics, LLC
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Patent number: PP31406
    Abstract: ‘Sheegene 101’ is a new grapevine plant with novel characteristics that include good fertility and naturally loose bunches. The berries produced by ‘Sheegene 101’ are black and seedless with a crisp texture and no detectable seed traces. The berries produced by ‘Sheegene 101’ are large, weighing 7-8 g/berry on average, and are harvested in late August.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Sheehan Genetics Australia PTY, Ltd.
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Patent number: PP31436
    Abstract: ‘Sheegene 102’ is a new grapevine plant with novel characteristics that include medium-large, red seedless grapes that mature in late August to September. The berries produced by ‘Sheegene 102’ are born on medium-strong woody stems and branches and are well adapted to commercial handling, providing a good fertility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Sheehan Genetics Austrailia PTY, Ltd.
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan
  • Patent number: PP31525
    Abstract: ‘Sheegene 103’ is a new grapevine plant with novel characteristics that include large, natural loose bunches and seedless berries. The berries produced by ‘Sheegene 103’ are large and exhibit a datiform shape with a sweet, prominent flavor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Sheehan Genetics Australia PTY. Ltd.
    Inventor: Timothy P. Sheehan