The albion strawberry patent was filed on January 29, 2004 and then later published on August 4, 2005. Here’s the publication number: US20050172374 P1. Here’s the application number: US 10/769,471.
The strawberry plant variety was invented at the University of California, Davis by Douglas Shaw and Kirk Larson. UC Davis is renown for strawberry research and is reported to have made $50 million in royalties from 2004 to 2013. Most of the strawberries we eat everyday have some kind of connection or tie with UC Davis. Continue reading Albion Strawberry Patent