Apple Patents (Class PLT/161)
  • Publication number: 20200296872
    Abstract: ‘Y103’ apple tree is a new variety selected for its distinctive dark pink and white fleshed fruit, which is well-suited for the fresh market.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: International Fruit Obtention (IFO) GIE
    Inventor: Valerie Fouillet
  • Publication number: 20200288613
    Abstract: A new and distinct apple variety is described, the variety resulting from controlled cross pollination between (Fuji x Shinano Gold). This variety can be characterized by its full red coloration and crisp texture. The new variety has been named ‘Takano 6’.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventor: Tsuyoshi TAKANO
  • Publication number: 20200196501
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apple tree named ‘TAKANO 7GO’ having a longer common storage duration of about one month even at an average temperature of about 20-25° C., balanced sweetness and acidity of the fruit, higher firmness of the flesh, and earlier harvest time (for example, from late August to early September in Japan).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventor: Tsuyoshi Takano
  • Publication number: 20200178433
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apple tree denominated ‘BABYLOVE’ produces high yield of fruits with small to very size and round flattened shape, an orange red to red skin color, firm to very firm, and with exceptional eating quality; the fruit is further characterized by its good handling and storage qualities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: AGRO SELECTIONS FRUITS
    Inventors: Laurence MAILLARD, Arsène MAILLARD
  • Publication number: 20200137937
    Abstract: ‘Y103’ apple tree is a new variety selected for its distinctive dark pink and white fleshed fruit, which is well-suited for the fresh market.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: International Fruit Obtention (IFO) GIE
    Inventor: Valerie Fouillet
  • Publication number: 20200128713
    Abstract: A new and distinct Malus domestica Borkh apple tree variety named ‘CIVPEAK’, particularly characterized by a medium overall vigor, spreading habit, and easy management. The fruit has a conical shape, and regular size. The skin is flushed and mottled with a purple-red overcolor on 80-90% of a yellow background surface. The flesh is very firm, crunchy, and juicy. The taste is balanced with a good level of acidity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: C.I.V. - CONSORZIO ITALIANO VIVAISTI - SOCIETA CONSORTILE A R.L.
    Inventors: Michelangelo Leis, Alessio MARTINELLI
  • Publication number: 20200015399
    Abstract: A new and distinctive variety of Malus domestica apple from a controlled cross of Huaguan x Honeycrisp that is distinctly different from its parents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventor: Neal Manly
  • Publication number: 20200008335
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apple tree, ‘FR1063’, originating as a whole tree mutation of the Malus domestica. This new variety is unique from other apple cultivars because of its coloring, flavor and ripening date.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventor: Frederic A. Rasch
  • Publication number: 20190313562
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apple tree is described and denominated SPINK754. The new variety exhibits an attractive and intense color, harvesting 1 to 2 weeks prior to the standard variety, and strong post-harvest preservation when grown under the conditions prevailing in the central valley of Chile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventor: Alejandro Navarro
  • Publication number: 20190307035
    Abstract: This invention relates to a new and distinctive variety of a Malus xdomestica apple tree named ‘NY109’, particularly characterized by its overall superior horticultural performance and consistency, including excellent fruit quality at harvest by having firm, juicy, high sugar and high acid and flavorful fruit with great potential for marketing as both a fresh apple and as value-added processed apple products, such as for hard and sweet cider and for baking, is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Susan Brown, Kevin Maloney
  • Publication number: 20190281739
    Abstract: ‘Honeysuckle Rose #1-6’ is a new variety derived from ‘Simmons Gala’ characterized by a unique red tint extending into the flesh and a combination of crispness, a thick fruit skin, long stem, resistance to early fruit drop, resistance to fire blight, and late ripening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Lee Elliott, Mary Elliott
  • Publication number: 20190269053
    Abstract: A new and distinct Malus domestica (Borkh.) variety is provided that produces apples having a vivid red fruit skin color and good eating qualities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventor: Reinhard Kaneppele
  • Publication number: 20190269052
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of blueberry plant, which is denominated varietally as ‘NS 14-5’ is described, and which produces a fruit having a very large fruit size, a high fruit sweetness, a medium firmness fruit, a high fruit acidity, and displaying a small dry picking scar with a calyx depicting a strong star shape, and a high yield, when grown under the ecological conditions prevailing near Yanchep Springs, Yanchep, Western Australia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: Next Progeny Pty., Ltd.
    Inventor: Vincent David Mazzardis
  • Publication number: 20190191610
    Abstract: A new and distinct apple tree Malus domestica named ‘RDS.’ ‘RDS’ is a spontaneous limb mutation of the variety ‘Cripps Red’ and is distinguished by its early color development, a reddish brown current season wood growth on the sunny side, and a high level of red anthocyanin on the back of the leaf petiole and on young fruitlets. It is further distinguished by its strong bloom on fruit at maturity, a very dark intensity purple red hue of overcolor and a narrow stripe with solid flush having weakly defined stripes overcolor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: Fruit Varieties International Pty Ltd.
    Inventors: Ashley Green, Brenton Green
  • Publication number: 20190191609
    Abstract: ‘GS 66’ is a new apple tree variety notable for its fruit. Apples of ‘GS 66’ exhibit a shiny red overcolor, crisp juicy non-browning flesh, and resistance to bruising.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: Deutsches Obstsorten Konsortium GmbH
    Inventor: Gerhard Sundermeyer
  • Publication number: 20190159376
    Abstract: A new and distinctive variety of a Malus domestica apple tree, named ‘ZOUK 32’ that is distinguished by its medium-sized, well feathered tree that is high yielding and is tolerant to apple scab caused by Venturia inaequalis, is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: Zouk B.V.B.A.
    Inventor: Johan Nicolaï
  • Publication number: 20190159375
    Abstract: A new and distinctive variety of a Malus domestica apple tree, named ‘ZOUK 16’ that is distinguished by its well-feathered tree with a bright green leaf-color and its pink-skinned bicolor fruit that is characterized as a dessert apple of premium quality and bright white flesh, is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: Zouk B.V.B.A.
    Inventor: Johan Nicolaï
  • Publication number: 20190159377
    Abstract: A new and distinctive variety of a Malus domestica apple tree, named ‘ZOUK 31’ that is distinguished by its medium-sized tree with short feathers and a dark green leaf-color that produces yellow fruit having a pink-gold blush, is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: Zouk B.V.B.A.
    Inventor: Johan NICOLAÏ
  • Publication number: 20190150338
    Abstract: A new apple tree named ‘Inobi’ notable for its attractive fruit, favorable organoleptic qualities and resistance to apple scab. Fruit of ‘Inobi’ is highly colored and has a long shelf life.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicants: NOVADI SARL, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA)
    Inventor: Christelle Pitiot
  • Publication number: 20190150337
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apple tree named ‘TAKANO 7GO’ having a longer common storage duration of about one month even at an average temperature of about 20-25° C., balanced sweetness and acidity of the fruit, higher firmness of the flesh, and earlier harvest time (for example, from late August to early September in Japan).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventor: Tsuyoshi Takano
  • Publication number: 20190141870
    Abstract: A new and distinctive variety of a Malus domestica apple tree named ‘NY56’, particularly characterized by its overall horticultural performance and consistency including resistance to apple scab and excellent fruit quality at harvest by having crisp, juicy and flavorful fruit, is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Susan BROWN, Kevin MALONEY
  • Publication number: 20190141871
    Abstract: A new and distinct Malus domestica variety that bears fruits having a red skin color and good eating and keeping qualities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventor: Michael Neumüller
  • Publication number: 20190098813
    Abstract: ‘Red BG’ is a limb sport mutation of ‘Granny Smith’. The fruit of ‘Red BG’ exhibits a distinctive red overcolor, and is further distinguishable from ‘Granny Smith’ by its larger blossoms and darker stem.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Applicant: Page Family Nurseries Pty Ltd
    Inventor: Brian Page
  • Patent number: PP30260
    Abstract: ‘Xeleven’ is a new and distinct apple tree notable for its semi-upright plant habit, red skin over color, scab resistance and mid-late timing of fruit ripening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Red Moon, SRL
    Inventor: Jean-Luc Carrieres
  • Patent number: PP30472
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apple was identified from a population of seedlings derived from an open-pollinated ‘Honeycrisp’ block. The new variety, named ‘MAIA-L’ ripens late-October. ‘MAIA-L’ is a fast-growing, vigorous tree with large leaves. The fruit of ‘MAIA-L’ is a distinctive deep red color. ‘MAIA-L’ has consistent annual cropping with minimal horticultural inputs and is resistant to fireblight, apple scab, and powdery mildew. ‘MAIA-L’ fruit are large sized, extremely crisp, with complex sweet-tart flavor and long storability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Midwest Apple Improvement Association
    Inventors: William Dodd, David Doud, John Mitchel Lynd, Gregory Miller
  • Patent number: PP30490
    Abstract: A new and distinctive variety of a Malus domestica apple tree, named ‘ZOUK 31’ that is distinguished by its medium-sized tree with short feathers and a dark green leaf-color that produces yellow fruit having a pink-gold blush, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Zouk B.V.B.A.
    Inventor: Johan Nicolaï
  • Patent number: PP30510
    Abstract: ‘Red BG’ is a limb sport mutation of ‘Granny Smith’. The fruit of ‘Red BG’ exhibits a distinctive red overcolor, and is further distinguishable from ‘Granny Smith’ by its larger blossoms and darker stem.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Page Family Nurseries Pty LTD
    Inventor: Brian Page
  • Patent number: PP30576
    Abstract: A new and distinctive variety of a Malus domestica Mill. apple tree, named ‘ZOUK G1’ that is distinguished by its early ripening and good coloring characteristics, and by fruit that is striped and dark red in color with a sweet flavor and crisp texture, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Zouk B.V.B.A
    Inventor: Johan Nicolaï
  • Patent number: PP30627
    Abstract: A new cultivar of Malus tree, ‘E756-36’, that is characterized by its fruit with skin that has a red over color with prominent medium sized lenticels, its fruit that is crisp with a pleasant tasting, its fruit that has a medium storage period, and its weak vigor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: NIAB EMR
    Inventor: Katherine M. Evans
  • Patent number: PP30628
    Abstract: ‘HC2-1’ apple tree is a new variety selected for its productivity and its attractive early maturing fruit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: International Fruit Obtentions (IFO) GIE
    Inventor: Valérie Fouillet
  • Patent number: PP30659
    Abstract: A new and distinctive variety of a Malus domestica apple tree, named ‘ZOUK 16’ that is distinguished by its well-feathered tree with a bright green leaf-color and its pink-skinned bicolor fruit that is characterized as a dessert apple of premium quality and bright white flesh, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Zouk B.V.B.A.
    Inventor: Johan Nicolaï
  • Patent number: PP30703
    Abstract: A new and distinctive variety of a Malus domestica apple tree, named ‘ZOUK 32’ that is distinguished by its medium-sized, well feathered tree that is high yielding and is tolerant to apple scab caused by Venturia inaequalis, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Zouk B.V.B.A.
    Inventor: Johan Nicolaï
  • Patent number: PP30758
    Abstract: A new and distinctive variety of a Malus domestica apple tree named ‘NY56’, particularly characterized by its overall horticultural performance and consistency including resistance to apple scab and excellent fruit quality at harvest by having crisp, juicy and flavorful fruit, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: CORNELL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Susan Brown, Kevin Maloney
  • Patent number: PP30847
    Abstract: A new and distinct Malus domestica (Borkh.) late ripening, dessert variety that exhibits a columnar tree growth type, very narrow growth habit, Vf-resistance against scab, and bright red fruits having good taste and storability. The new variety is suitable for home apple growing as solitary trees or in groups to function as hedges. The new variety is also suitable for commercial apple production for the juice industry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Institute of Experimental Botany AS CR, v.v.i. (UEB)
    Inventors: Radek Cerny, Jan Zima, Otto Louda, Jaroslav Tupy
  • Patent number: PP30848
    Abstract: A new and distinct Malus domestica (Borkh.) late ripening, dessert variety that exhibits weak vigor, extensive branching, Vf-resistance against scab, and medium-sized, dark red fruits with rare russeting. The fruits of the new variety are very sweet with very low acidity and taste similar to tropical fruits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Institute of Experimental Botany AS CR, v.v.i. (UEB)
    Inventors: Radek Cerny, Jan Zima, Otto Louda, Jaroslav Tupy
  • Patent number: PP30862
    Abstract: ‘GS 66’ is a new apple tree variety notable for its fruit. Apples of ‘GS 66’ exhibit a shiny red overcolor, crisp juicy non-browning flesh, and resistance to bruising.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Deutsches Obstsorten Konsortium GmbH
    Inventor: Gerhard Sundermeyer
  • Patent number: PP30863
    Abstract: A new and distinct Malus domestica (Borkh.) variety is provided that produces apples having a vivid red fruit skin color and good eating qualities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Feno GmbH
    Inventor: Reinhard Kaneppele
  • Patent number: PP30925
    Abstract: ‘Cherry Parfait #19’ is a new variety most notably characterized by its fruit. It has the combination of a pink color and a distinct citrus flavor having highlights of lemon, grapefruit, orange and mango. The fruit is firm and crisp, but easily broken apart between the cell walls of the fruit. The ‘Cherry Parfait #19’ is a ramified type of tree with a spreading tree habit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: STARK BRO'S NURSERIES & ORCHARDS CO.
    Inventors: Lee Elliott, Mary Elliott
  • Patent number: PP30978
    Abstract: ‘Honeysuckle Rose #1-6’ is a new variety derived from ‘Simmons Gala’ characterized by a unique red tint extending into the flesh and a combination of crispness, a thick fruit skin, long stem, resistance to early fruit drop, resistance to fire blight, and late ripening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Inventors: Lee Elliott, Mary Elliott
  • Patent number: PP31145
    Abstract: This invention relates to a new and distinctive variety of a Malus x domestica apple tree named ‘NY109’, particularly characterized by its overall superior horticultural performance and consistency, including excellent fruit quality at harvest by having firm, juicy, high sugar and high acid and flavorful fruit with great potential for marketing as both a fresh apple and as value-added processed apple products, such as for hard and sweet cider and for baking, is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Cornell University
    Inventors: Susan Brown, Kevin Maloney
  • Patent number: PP31287
    Abstract: A new apple tree named ‘Inobi’ notable for its attractive fruit, favorable organoleptic qualities and resistance to apple scab. Fruit of ‘Inobi’ is highly colored and has a long shelf life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignees: Novadi SARL, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA)
    Inventors: Christelle Pitiot, François Laurens
  • Patent number: PP31503
    Abstract: A new and distinctive variety of Malus domestica apple from a controlled cross of Huaguan x Honeycrisp that is distinctly different from its parents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Regal Fruit International, LLC
    Inventor: Neal Manly
  • Patent number: PP31606
    Abstract: ‘Howell TC7’ is a new and distinct apple tree notable for its distinctive fruit, which has yellow-green skin with pink overcolor, red and white flesh and an appealing sweet/tart flavor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Howell Fruit Advantage, LLC
    Inventor: William Edward Howell
  • Patent number: PP31933
    Abstract: A new and distinct Malus domestica variety that bears fruits having a red skin color and good eating and keeping qualities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Inventor: Michael Neumüller
  • Patent number: PP32159
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apple tree named ‘TAKANO 7GO’ having a longer common storage duration of about one month even at an average temperature of about 20-25° C., balanced sweetness and acidity of the fruit, higher firmness of the flesh, and earlier harvest time (for example, from late August to early September in Japan).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Inventor: Tsuyoshi Takano
  • Patent number: PP32220
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apple tree, ‘FR1063’, originating as a whole tree mutation of an unknown variety Malus domestica. This new variety is unique from other apple cultivars because of its coloring, flavor and ripening date.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Inventor: Frederic A Rasch
  • Patent number: PP32234
    Abstract: ‘Y103’ apple tree is a new variety selected for its distinctive dark pink and white fleshed fruit, which is well-suited for the fresh market.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: IFO S.A.R.L.
    Inventor: Valérie Fouillet
  • Patent number: PP32391
    Abstract: A new and distinct Malus domestica Borkh apple tree variety named ‘CIVM49’ is particularly characterized by resistance to scab. The tree has a very precocious bearing and medium vigor with high and constant productivity. The fruits are very attractive with uniform brilliant deep red color which covers the 80% of the surface. It has a very high eating quality, the flesh is crisp, juicy and tasty with high sweetness and medium-low acidity. Excellent storability and shelf life. Ripening time: 10/15 days after Gala.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: C.I.V.—CONSORZIO ITALIANO VIVAISTI—SOCIETA CONSORTILE A R.L.
    Inventors: Michelangelo Leis, Alessio Martinelli
  • Patent number: PP32392
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of Malus domestica apple tree named ‘IPADOR’, particularly characterized by an extreme long storability and shelf life, scab resistance, very good overcolor development and a strong aroma after storage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: BETTER3FRUIT, N.V.
    Inventors: Inge De Wit, Annemarie Auwerkerken
  • Patent number: PP32417
    Abstract: A new and distinct Malus domestica Borkh apple tree variety named ‘CIVPEAK’, particularly characterized by a medium overall vigor, spreading habit, and easy management. The fruit has a conical shape, and regular size. The skin is flushed and mottled with a purple-red overcolor on 80-90% of a yellow background surface. The flesh is very firm, crunchy, and juicy. The taste is balanced with a good level of acidity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: C.I.V.—CONSORZIO ITALIANO VIVAISTI—SOCIETA CONSORTILE A R.L.
    Inventors: Michelangelo Leis, Alessio Martinelli