Patents by Inventor William M. Wintermantel

William M. Wintermantel 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: 11104914
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides compositions and methods utilizing double strand ribonucleic acid (dsRNA) to control insects, including whiteflies. More particularly, the present invention relates to several specific synthetic dsRNAs that induce RNA interference (RNAi) in the target insects and methods of delivering the dsRNAs to them, such as allowing feeding on plants treated with, or transgenically expressing, the dsRNAs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by The Secretary of Agriculture
    Inventors: William M. Wintermantel, Navneet Kaur, Wayne B. Hunter
  • Publication number: 20200080105
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides compositions and methods utilizing double strand ribonucleic acid (dsRNA) to control insects, including whiteflies. More particularly, the present invention relates to several specific synthetic dsRNAs that induce RNA interference (RNAi) in the target insects and methods of delivering the dsRNAs to them, such as allowing feeding on plants treated with, or transgenically expressing, the dsRNAs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: WILLIAM M. WINTERMANTEL, NAVNEET KAUR, WAYNE B. HUNTER
  • Patent number: 9556452
    Abstract: The disclosure provides plant vaccine compositions and methods for inducing immunity to Beet Curly Top Virus (BCTV) and related curtoviruses in a susceptible plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: The United States of America, as Represented by the Secretary of Agriculture
    Inventors: William M Wintermantel, Laura L Hladky
  • Publication number: 20140096282
    Abstract: The disclosure provides plant vaccine compositions and methods for inducing immunity to Beet Curly Top Virus (BCTV) and related curtoviruses in a susceptible plant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2013
    Publication date: April 3, 2014
    Inventors: William M. Wintermantel, Laura L. Hladky