Patent application filed by Cotton Inc

Specific Patent Information

Patent Number Title, Independent Claims and Summary of Claims Assignee
EP 1025247

  • Earliest priority – 20 October 1997
  • Filed – 19 October 1998
  • Application deemed to be withdrawn – 4 August 2004
Title – In planta method for the production of transgenic plants

Claim 1
A method for producing a transformed plant comprising, injecting a transforming agent into a plant tissue using a needless injection device.
Claim23A method for producing a transgenic seed comprising injecting a recombinant Agrobacterium into the floral tissues of a plant using a needleless-hypodermic injection device.
Claim 28
A method for producing a transgenic seed comprising injecting a DNA molecule comprising a gene capable of conferring a desired phenotypic trait into the floral tissues of a plant using a needleless-hypodermic injection device.

The European application EP 1 025 247 A1 also recites the transformation of floral tissues by injecting them with Agrobacterium. Additionally, it includes the injection of any transforming agent or DNA molecule having a gene of interest into the plant tissue.

Cotton Inc.

Remarks
  1. National phase entry of WO 1999/20776 in Canada (CA 2308702) is reported as lapsed on 19 October 2004.
  2. National phase entry of WO 1999/20776 in Japan (JP 2001520049) is pending.

Note: Patent information on this page was last updated on 22 February 2006.