Patents Represented by Attorney Bruce F. Jacobs
  • Patent number: 5674362
    Abstract: A method for imparting strength to paper by adding to a pulp slurry during a paper-making process a mixed resin solution containing (i) an aminopolyamide-epichlorohydrin resin and (ii) a glyoxylated acrylamide-dimethyl diallyl ammonium chloride resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 1996
    Date of Patent: October 7, 1997
    Assignee: Callaway Corp.
    Inventors: Richard T. Underwood, Robert J. Jasion, Stephen P. Hoke, Gavin G. Spence
  • Patent number: 5672590
    Abstract: Pharmaceutical composition for immunomodulating and adjuvant therapy containing a metabolic stressor, 2-deoxy-D-ribose and further active components, i.e. ribose, DL-alanine, nicotonic acid, L-ascorbic acid, thiamin and glutamic acid amide is intended for immunomodulating and adjuvant therapy and for prevention of weakening of the immunity system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 1995
    Date of Patent: September 30, 1997
    Assignee: Aliatros Medical, a.s.
    Inventor: Olga Kufudaki
  • Patent number: 5667884
    Abstract: Electrically conductive sheet material preforms useful in bonding of electronic components as well as in the formation of electronic circuits are disclosed. The preforms, which comprise a multiplicity of electrically conductive adhesive members, each being separated from each other by means of a non-electrically conductive adhesive, are particularly useful in the assembly of multi-chip modules and other electronic devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 1994
    Date of Patent: September 16, 1997
    Inventor: Justin C. Bolger
  • Patent number: 5663355
    Abstract: Broad spectrum glycosidase inhibitors are produced from monosaccharide lactams by conversion to amidines, amidrazones or amidoximes. The inhibitors have the general formula: ##STR1## wherein the N and C are joined as part of a monosaccharide azaanalog ring and wherein --NRQ, together with the nitrogen and carbon atoms, form a chemical group selected from amidines, amidrazones, and amidoximes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 1995
    Date of Patent: September 2, 1997
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Bruce Ganem, Michael K. Tong, George Papandreou
  • Patent number: 5663260
    Abstract: A process for preparing hyperbranched polymers from AB monomers and C monomers Using a self-constructing approach is disclosed along with the hyperbranched polymers of a living-like character produced by such process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 1994
    Date of Patent: September 2, 1997
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Jean M.J. Frechet, Sadahito Aoshima
  • Patent number: 5661181
    Abstract: A method for repelling insects from plants with non-cyclic esters is disclosed. The esters are prepared from a non-cyclic polyhydroxyl compound having from about 3 to about 5 carbon atoms and at least three hydroxyl groups and a carboxylic acid. In the esters at least two of the hydroxyl groups are esterified and the total number of carbon atoms in all of the ester groups is from about 9 to about 19.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 1995
    Date of Patent: August 26, 1997
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Martha A. Mutschler, Bruce Ganem
  • Patent number: 5656372
    Abstract: A nozzle assembly for forming hollow fibers, particularly a "Z-fiber" having longitudinally oriented trabeculae with the fiber wall, is disclosed. The nozzle assembly contains a replaceable nozzle cap, a replaceable seal-guide, and a retractable central bore used to supply core material for the hollow fibers. The Z-fibers are particularly useful in enabling cells, solutes, or the like, to enter the fiber wall and move longitudinally into the center of the fiber wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 1995
    Date of Patent: August 12, 1997
    Assignee: Brown University Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Frank T. Gentile, Michael J. Lysaght, Nicholas F. Warner
  • Patent number: 5643286
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to microdrive apparatus useful in human stereotactic surgery. Such apparatus permits safe and accurate placement of a surgical instrument, such as a cannula, into a portion of the central nervous system, e.g. the brain and spinal cord, of a patient by simple mechanical operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 1994
    Date of Patent: July 1, 1997
    Assignee: CytoTherapeutics, Inc.
    Inventors: Nicholas Warner, Moses Goddard, John Mills
  • Patent number: 5632800
    Abstract: A process for improving the rate of metal production and FeO utilization in a steelmaking process or a process combining iron-making and steelmaking in a single reactor that uses or generates Fe-C metal alloy droplets submerged in an FeO-containing slag. The process involves discharging a charge build-up (electron accumulation) in the slag at the slag-metal alloy interface by means of an electron conductor connected between the metal alloy droplets and a gas at a gas-slag interface, said gas having an oxygen partial pressure of at least about 0.01 atmosphere.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 1995
    Date of Patent: May 27, 1997
    Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Uday B. Pal, Donald R. Sadoway
  • Patent number: 5633290
    Abstract: A method of pore-size selective chemical modification of materials having pores of about 1 to 1,500 nm is disclosed. The resulting novel porous materials are particularly useful as separation media in chromatography, for selective isolation, adsorption and catalysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 1995
    Date of Patent: May 27, 1997
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Jean M. J. Frechet, Frantisek Svec
  • Patent number: 5626952
    Abstract: A process for sizing spun yarns by adding urea in an amount of about 10 to 50% by weight of the weight of a polyacrylamide polymer, wherein the polymer and urea are applied in an amount sufficient to impart a high order of abrasion resistance to the yarn.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 1995
    Date of Patent: May 6, 1997
    Assignee: Callaway Corporation
    Inventors: Michael L. McAbee, Warren S. Perkins, Donald H. Shomake
  • Patent number: 5622597
    Abstract: A process for deinking recycled paper using a pressurized deinking module to separate ink from paper pulp stock. The addition of salts of imidazolinium based compounds with alkyl, alkenyl and amidoethyl side chains to the pulp slurry at the beginning of the pressurized deinking module cycle removes ink more effectively and results in a brighter recycled paper and an increase in yield of final paper stock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 1995
    Date of Patent: April 22, 1997
    Assignee: Callaway Corporation
    Inventors: John W. Callen, Alicia Anderson-Norris
  • Patent number: 5607784
    Abstract: A H.sub.2 /F.sub.2 power generating system is disclosed. The system is particularly useful in producing power in military and space vehicle applications because of its high energy density and long shelf life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 1995
    Date of Patent: March 4, 1997
    Assignee: ElectroChem, Inc.
    Inventors: Vinod Jalan, deceased, Mahesh N. Desai, Derek A. Johnson
  • Patent number: 5593729
    Abstract: A method of pore-size selective chemical modification of materials having pores of about 1 to 1,500 nm is disclosed. The resulting novel porous materials are particularly useful as separation media in chromatography, for selective isolation, adsorption and catalysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 1995
    Date of Patent: January 14, 1997
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Jean M. J. Frechet, Frantisek Svec
  • Patent number: 5589537
    Abstract: Single phase solid materials containing metal clusters are produced by dissolving a metal cluster having chemically bound polymerizable organic ligands in a polymerizable organic solvent, homogeneously dispersing the metal cluster, and then copolymerizing the organic solvent and the chemically bound polymerizable organic ligands.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 1995
    Date of Patent: December 31, 1996
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Josh H. Golden, Francis J. DiSalvo, Jean M. J. Frechet
  • Patent number: 5587441
    Abstract: A process for preparing hyperbranched polymers from AB monomers using a self constructing approach is disclosed. Hyperbranched polymers of a living-like character produced by such process are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 1994
    Date of Patent: December 24, 1996
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Jean M. J. Frechet, Sadahito Aoshima
  • Patent number: 5587446
    Abstract: A process for preparing hyperbranched polymers from AB monomers using a self constructing approach is disclosed. Hyperbranched polymers of a living-like character produced by such process are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 1995
    Date of Patent: December 24, 1996
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Jean M. J. Frechet, Sadahito Aoshima
  • Patent number: 5587422
    Abstract: Single phase solid materials are produced by dissolving a metallopolymer, preferably of (LiMo.sub.3 Se.sub.3).sub.n, in a polymerizable organic solvent, preferably vinylene carbonate, homogeneously dispersing the metallopolymer, and then polymerizing the solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 1995
    Date of Patent: December 24, 1996
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Josh H. Golden, Francis J. DiSalvo, Jean M. J. Frechet
  • Patent number: 5587509
    Abstract: A method of releasing a caged carboxylic acid in which a 2-alkoxy-5-nitro-phenyl photosensitive group blocks a carboxyl function and the compositions so produced are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 1995
    Date of Patent: December 24, 1996
    Assignee: Cornell Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: George P. Hess, Barry K. Carpenter, Doraiswamy Ramesh, Raymond Wieboldt
  • Patent number: 5567525
    Abstract: The reliability of a braze joint formed between a diamond film and a tungsten carbide body is increased by use of a vanadium containing braze. The braze joint exhibits an average shear strength greater than about 40,000 pounds per square inch, (276 MPa) and the braze exhibits a contact angle with the diamond film of less than about 15.degree..
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 1995
    Date of Patent: October 22, 1996
    Assignee: Saint-Gobain/Norton Industrial Ceramics Corporation
    Inventors: Rakesh R. Kapoor, Bela G. Nagy, Louis K. Bigelow