Search Strategy

Since the major players in patenting of Arabidopsis sequences are known, the company names could be used in searches.  In this case “Ceres” was used as part of a search strategy.

The Ceres Inc. patents discussed  in this section were identified using the following search strategy.

Search details
Date of search 18 05 2006
Database searched Patent Lens, accessible at
Type of search Structured Search
Collections searched US-A, WO-A, US-B, EP-B, AU-B (add link to “Documents in  Collection” which will take you to a web page that describes the extent of the collection.)
Search terms  Arabidopsis AND (Ceres in applicant)
Results 36
Comments Of the 36 results identified using these search terms, 2 results were identified as having bulk sequence claims based on the content of their titles, abstracts, and claims.  The applicant named on these applications is CERES, INC., Thousand Oaks, CA, US.

You may find other patents or applications of interest based on your particular circumstances.  We encourage you to go to the Patent Lens to adapt this search to your needs or to update this search.  We invite you to provide comments on patents or applications that you see below or that you identify in your own searches which may be of interest to those reading this landscape, by going to the Add Comment link.