Patents by Inventor Wen C. Burns

Wen C. Burns 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).

  • Patent number: 10344292
    Abstract: The present invention provides a transgenic soybean event MON87705, and cells, seeds, and plants comprising DNA diagnostic for the soybean event. The invention also provides compositions comprising nucleotide sequences that are diagnostic for said soybean event in a sample, methods for detecting the presence of said soybean event nucleotide sequences in a sample, probes and primers for use in detecting nucleotide sequences that are diagnostic for the presence of said soybean event in a sample, growing the seeds of such soybean event into soybean plants, and breeding to produce soybean plants comprising DNA diagnostic for the soybean event.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Nicholas Wagner, Wen C. Burns, Eric J. Godsy, Peter D. Roberts
  • Patent number: 10316330
    Abstract: The invention provides corn event MON 87411, and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising event MON 87411. The invention also provides polynucleotides specific for event MON 87411 and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising polynucleotides specific for event MON 87411. The invention also provides methods related to event MON 87411.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Wen C. Burns, Catherine A. Chay, Cheryl L. Cloninger, Mingqi Deng, Stanislaw Flasinski, Kunsheng Wu
  • Publication number: 20190055575
    Abstract: The invention provides recombinant DNA molecules that are unique to the maize MON 87419 event and transgenic maize plants, plant parts, seeds, cells, and agricultural products containing the MON 87419 event as well as methods of using and detecting the maize MON 87419 event. Transgenic maize plants containing the MON 87419 event exhibit tolerance to dicamba and glufosinate herbicides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Inventors: Wen C. Burns, Michael E. Goley, Jintai Huang, Melinda C. McCann, Aihua Shao, Oscar C. Sparks, Martin A. Stoecker, Liping Wei
  • Publication number: 20180363068
    Abstract: The invention provides cotton event MON 88701, and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising event MON 88701. The invention also provides polynucleotides specific for event MON 88701 and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising polynucleotides specific for event MON 88701. The invention also provides methods related to event MON 88701.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: Ronald Joseph Brinker, Wen C. Burns, Paul C. C. Feng, John A. Kendig, Sherry LeClere, Jennifer Lutke, Marianne Malven
  • Patent number: 10113178
    Abstract: The invention provides recombinant DNA molecules that are unique to the maize MON 87419 event and transgenic maize plants, plant parts, seeds, cells, and agricultural products containing the MON 87419 event as well as methods of using and detecting the maize MON 87419 event. Transgenic maize plants containing the MON 87419 event exhibit tolerance to dicamba and glufosinate herbicides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Wen C. Burns, Michael E. Goley, Jintai Huang, Melinda C. McCann, Aihua Shao, Oscar C. Sparks, Martin A. Stoecker, Liping Wei
  • Patent number: 10030277
    Abstract: The invention provides cotton event MON 88701, and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising event MON 88701. The invention also provides polynucleotides specific for event MON 88701 and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising polynucleotides specific for event MON 88701. The invention also provides methods related to event MON 88701.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Ronald Joseph Brinker, Wen C. Burns, Paul C. C. Feng, John A. Kendig, Sherry LeClere, Jennifer Lutke, Marianne Malven
  • Publication number: 20170362667
    Abstract: The invention provides a transgenic Glycine max event MON87751, plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, progeny plants, and commodity products comprising event MON87751. The invention also provides polynucleotides specific for event MON87751, plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising polynucleotides for event MON87751. The invention also provides methods related to event MON87751.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Kim A. Beazley, Wen C. Burns, Robert H. Cole, II, Ted C. MacRae, John A. Miklos, Lisa G. Ruschke, Kairong Tian, Liping Wei, Kunsheng Wu
  • Publication number: 20170327835
    Abstract: The present invention provides a transgenic alfalfa event KK 179-2. The invention also provides cells, plant parts, seeds, plants, commodity products related to the event, and DNA molecules that are unique to the event and were created by the insertion of transgenic DNA into the genome of a alfalfa plant. The invention further provides methods for detecting the presence of said alfalfa event nucleotide sequences in a sample, probes and primers for use in detecting nucleotide sequences that are diagnostic for the presence of said alfalfa event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Inventors: Charlene Levering, David Whalen, Stephen Temple, Mark McCaslin, Marry S. Reddy, William Hiatt, Wen C. Burns, Richard Eric Cerny
  • Patent number: 9719145
    Abstract: The invention provides a transgenic Glycine max event MON87751, plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, progeny plants, and commodity products comprising event MON87751. The invention also provides polynucleotides specific for event MON87751, plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising polynucleotides for event MON87751. The invention also provides methods related to event MON87751.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Kim A. Beazley, Wen C. Burns, Robert H. Cole, II, Ted C. MacRae, John A. Miklos, Lisa G. Ruschke, Kairong Tian, Liping Wei, Kunsheng Wu
  • Patent number: 9701976
    Abstract: The present invention provides a transgenic alfalfa event KK 179-2. The invention also provides cells, plant parts, seeds, plants, commodity products related to the event, and DNA molecules that are unique to the event and were created by the insertion of transgenic DNA into the genome of a alfalfa plant. The invention further provides methods for detecting the presence of said alfalfa event nucleotide sequences in a sample, probes and primers for use in detecting nucleotide sequences that are diagnostic for the presence of said alfalfa event.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignees: Monsanto Technology LLC, Forage Genetics International LLC
    Inventors: Charlene Levering, David Whalen, Stephen Temple, Mark McCaslin, Marry S. Reddy, William Hiatt, Wen C. Burns, Richard Eric Cerny
  • Publication number: 20170166922
    Abstract: The invention provides a transgenic Gossypium hirsutum event MON 88702, plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, progeny plants, and commodity products comprising event MON 88702. The invention also provides polynucleotides specific for event MON 88702, plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, progeny plants, and commodity products comprising polynucleotides for event MON 88702. The invention also provides methods related to event MON 88702.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2016
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Inventors: Waseem Akbar, Robert S. Brown, Wen C. Burns, Thomas L. Clark, Anilkumar Gowda, Aihong Pan, Xiaohong Shi, Jason W. Stelzer, Kunsheng Wu
  • Patent number: 9670498
    Abstract: The present invention provides a transgenic alfalfa event KK 179-2. The invention also provides cells, plant parts, seeds, plants, commodity products related to the event, and DNA molecules that are unique to the event and were created by the insertion of transgenic DNA into the genome of a alfalfa plant. The invention further provides methods for detecting the presence of said alfalfa event nucleotide sequences in a sample, probes and primers for use in detecting nucleotide sequences that are diagnostic for the presence of said alfalfa event.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: Ceres, Inc.
    Inventors: Charlene Levering, David Whalen, Stephen Temple, Mark McCaslin, Marry S. Reddy, William Hiatt, Wen C. Burns, Richard Eric Cerny
  • Publication number: 20170112083
    Abstract: The present invention provides a transgenic soybean event MON87705, and cells, seeds, and plants comprising DNA diagnostic for the soybean event. The invention also provides compositions comprising nucleotide sequences that are diagnostic for said soybean event in a sample, methods for detecting the presence of said soybean event nucleotide sequences in a sample, probes and primers for use in detecting nucleotide sequences that are diagnostic for the presence of said soybean event in a sample, growing the seeds of such soybean event into soybean plants, and breeding to produce soybean plants comprising DNA diagnostic for the soybean event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Publication date: April 27, 2017
    Applicant: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Nicholas WAGNER, Wen C. BURNS, Eric J. GODSY, Peter D. ROBERTS
  • Publication number: 20170067068
    Abstract: The present invention provides a transgenic alfalfa event KK 179-2. The invention also provides cells, plant parts, seeds, plants, commodity products related to the event, and DNA molecules that are unique to the event and were created by the insertion of transgenic DNA into the genome of a alfalfa plant. The invention further provides methods for detecting the presence of said alfalfa event nucleotide sequences in a sample, probes and primers for use in detecting nucleotide sequences that are diagnostic for the presence of said alfalfa event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Inventors: Charlene Levering, David Whalen, Stephen Temple, Mark McCaslin, Marry S. Reddy, William Hiatt, Wen C. Burns, Richard Eric Cerny
  • Patent number: 9572311
    Abstract: The present invention provides a transgenic soybean event MON87705, and cells, seeds, and plants comprising DNA diagnostic for the soybean event. The invention also provides compositions comprising nucleotide sequences that are diagnostic for said soybean event in a sample, methods for detecting the presence of said soybean event nucleotide sequences in a sample, probes and primers for use in detecting nucleotide sequences that are diagnostic for the presence of said soybean event in a sample, growing the seeds of such soybean event into soybean plants, and breeding to produce soybean plants comprising DNA diagnostic for the soybean event.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Nicholas Wagner, Wen C. Burns, Eric J. Godsy, Peter D. Roberts
  • Publication number: 20170029845
    Abstract: The invention provides corn event MON 87411, and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising event MON 87411. The invention also provides polynucleotides specific for event MON 87411 and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising polynucleotides specific for event MON 87411. The invention also provides methods related to event MON 87411.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Publication date: February 2, 2017
    Inventors: Wen C. Burns, Catherine A. Chay, Cheryl L. Cloninger, Mingqi Deng, Stanislaw Flasinski, Kunsheng Wu
  • Publication number: 20160319299
    Abstract: The invention provides a transgenic soybean event MON 87708 plant and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products derived from event MON 87708. The invention also provides polynucleotides specific for event MON 87708 and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising polynucleotides specific for event MON 87708. The invention also provides methods related to event MON 87708.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2016
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Inventors: Ronald J. Brinker, Wen C. Burns, Paul C.C. Feng, Anju Gupta, Sio-Wai Hoi, Marianne Malven, Kunsheng Wu
  • Patent number: 9447428
    Abstract: The invention provides a transgenic soybean event MON 87708 plant and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products derived from event MON 87708. The invention also provides polynucleotides specific for event MON 87708 and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising polynucleotides specific for event MON 87708. The invention also provides methods related to event MON 87708.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Ronald J. Brinker, Wen C. Burns, Paul C. C. Feng, Anju Gupta, Sio-Wai Hoi, Marianne Malven, Kunsheng Wu
  • Patent number: 9441240
    Abstract: The invention provides corn event MON 87411, and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising event MON 87411. The invention also provides polynucleotides specific for event MON 87411 and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising polynucleotides specific for event MON 87411. The invention also provides methods related to event MON 87411.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Wen C. Burns, Catherine A. Chay, Cheryl L. Cloninger, Mingqi Deng, Stanislaw Flasinski, Kunsheng Wu
  • Patent number: RE46292
    Abstract: The invention provides a transgenic soybean event MON 87708 plant and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products derived from event MON 87708. The invention also provides polynucleotides specific for event MON 87708 and plants, plant cells, seeds, plant parts, and commodity products comprising polynucleotides specific for event MON 87708. The invention also provides methods related to event MON 87708.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Ronald J. Brinker, Wen C. Burns, Paul C. C. Feng, Anju Gupta, Sio Wai Hoi, Marianne Malven, Kunsheng Wu