Patents Represented by Attorney Donald A. Peterson
  • Patent number: 5109040
    Abstract: Aqueous cathodic electrodeposition lacquer coating compositions are provided which comprise (A) certain water soluble synthetic resin binders containing amino groups; (B) crosslinking reagents which react with resin (A), and (C) certain soluble or insoluble transesterification catalysts for the crosslinking reagents. Methods of forming baked finish coatings which are cathodically deposited on electrically conductive surfaces using the lacquer coatings are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 1990
    Date of Patent: April 28, 1992
    Assignee: Herberts Gesellschaft mit beschrankter Haftung
    Inventors: Helmut Honig, Kurt E. Jaeger, Klausjorg Klein, Dietrich Saatweber
  • Patent number: 4909915
    Abstract: Non-autocross-linking binder compositions for water dilutable lacquers are described which comprise components (A), 94 to 40% by weight of a water-dilutable ionic poly(meth)acrylate resin containing hydroxyl groups, (B), 1 to 10% by weight of a special copolymer to facilitate grinding, and (C), 5 to 50% by weight of a cross-linking agent. Aqeuous coating compositions containing the non-autocross-linking binder compositions and methods for using the water dilutable lacquers containing this binder compositions for cathodically or anodically coating electrically conductive objects are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 1987
    Date of Patent: March 20, 1990
    Assignee: Herberts Gesellschaft mit beschrankter
    Inventors: Klaus Bederke, Georg Hendrikx, Hermann Kerber, Hans-Peter Patzschke, Paul Rupieper
  • Patent number: 4881787
    Abstract: A storage, display and dispensing apparatus for small regularly shaped packages is provided comprising a tray of generally box-like rectangular configuration having front, rear and side walls, the front wall being of transparent material and having a plurality of finger access notches formed therein. A partial bottom wall is provided extending forwardly from the rear wall and between the side walls to a forward edge at a point spaced rearwardly from the rear of the front wall to form a product or package removal aperture. A plurality of flexible fingers extend from the forward edge terminus of the bottom wall partially into the product removal space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 1987
    Date of Patent: November 21, 1989
    Assignee: H. King and Associates
    Inventors: Michael King, Homer F. King
  • Patent number: 4880867
    Abstract: An aqueous coating composition is provided which comprises a film forming material based on water dilutable binders which are comprised of a mixture of (A) 90 to 40% by weight of hydroxyl group-containing polymer resin; (B) 10 to 60% by weight of polyurethane dispersion and (C) pigments; as well as optionally conventional solvents, auxiliary agents, and additives. The process for the preparation of the coating composition and a method for the application of the coating composition are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 1987
    Date of Patent: November 14, 1989
    Assignee: 501 Herberts Gesellschaft mit Beschrankter
    Inventors: Armin Gobel, Knut Graff, Hans-Ulrich Meier, Hans-Peter Patzschke
  • Patent number: 4877793
    Abstract: Novel 7(4H)-thieno[3,2-b]pyridinones of the formula I, ##STR1## wherein R is lower alkyl, and R.sub.1 is hydrogen, lower alkyl, lower alkoxy, halo, trifluoromethyl, or phenyl optionally substituted with one or two substituents selected from halo, lower alkyl, lower alkoxy and trifluoromethyl.The compounds are useful in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Pharmaceutical compositions containing the novel compounds and processes for preparing the novel compounds are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 1987
    Date of Patent: October 31, 1989
    Assignee: The Boots Company, PLC
    Inventor: Roy V. Davies
  • Patent number: 4869820
    Abstract: An axial oil filter including at least one pair of axially aligned filter elements includes an elongate filter body and a removable filter cartridge. The filter elements are mounted on an axial conduit which is a part of the filter cartridge, and the filter cartridge placed in the filter body so as to define upper and lower chambers, and a bypass flow path between the upper and lower chambers. Fluid to be filtered may flow into either of the chambers and will flow upward through the lower filter element and downward through the upper filter element. The filtered fluid is collected from a passage defined by a screen between the two filter elements, and passes outward from the filter through the outlet port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 1988
    Date of Patent: September 26, 1989
    Assignee: Gary Karlin
    Inventor: Skipper K. Yee
  • Patent number: 4865705
    Abstract: A non-autocrosslinking binder composition for water dilutable lacquers is described, containing from 95 to 50 parts by weight of a water dilutable poly(meth)acrylate resin containing amino and hydroxyl groups and from 5 to 50% by weight of crosslinking agents is described. An aqueous electrodip lacquer coating composition capable of being deposited at the cathode and its use for coating articles having an electrically conductive surface at the cathode are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 1987
    Date of Patent: September 12, 1989
    Assignee: Herberts Gesellschaft mit beschrankter Haftung
    Inventors: Georg Hendrikx, Hans-Peter Patzschke, Armin Gobel
  • Patent number: 4865704
    Abstract: A non-autocrosslinking binder composition for water-dilutable lacquers containing 1 to 99% by weight of a hydroxyl group-containing and amino group-containing epoxide resin and 99 to 1% by weight of an amino groupcontaining synthetic resin binder prepared from free radically polymerizable monomers is described. Aqueous electrodip lacquer coatings containing this binder composition and capable of being deposited at the cathode and their use for coating articles having an electrically conductive surface at the cathode are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 1987
    Date of Patent: September 12, 1989
    Assignee: Herberts Gesellschaft mit Beschrankter Haftung
    Inventors: Dietrich Saatweber, Hans-Peter Patzschke, Georg Hendrikx, Klausjorg Klein
  • Patent number: 4851460
    Abstract: An aqueous coating composition is described, containing, as binder, a mixture of (A) 50 to 95% by weight of a reaction product of a carboxy functional polycondensate containing epoxy groups, at least one copolymerisable o,-olefinically unsaturated monomer and conventional auxiliary agents, and (B) 50 to 5% by weight of a polyurethane dispersion, optionally together with a grinding resin. The process for the preparation of the aqueous coating compound and its use for the formation of coatings are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 1987
    Date of Patent: July 25, 1989
    Assignee: Herberts Gesellschaft mit Beschrankter Haftung
    Inventors: Dieter Stranghoner, Hans-Peter Patzschke, Christa Luhmann
  • Patent number: 4831058
    Abstract: A pharmaceutical composition for oral administration comprising a mixture of ibuprofen or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof and aluminium hydroxide, the amount of aluminium hydroxide being sufficient to mask the bitter taste of the ibuprofen, or the salt thereof which would be evident in the absence of aluminium hydroxide.The ratio of aluminium hydroxide (expressed as equivalent aluminium oxide) to ibuprofen may be in the range 1:50 to 5:1 parts by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 1987
    Date of Patent: May 16, 1989
    Assignee: Boots Company PLC
    Inventors: Mahendra G. Pankhania, Colin J. Lewis
  • Patent number: 4829121
    Abstract: Improved methods of sulfoethylation of high molecular weight polysoap acrylamide containing polymers to produce sulfoethylated acrylamide polymers in water-in-oil latex form having reduced specific viscosities (RSV's) above about 18.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 1988
    Date of Patent: May 9, 1989
    Assignee: Nalco Chemical Company
    Inventors: Dodd W. Fong, Ralph W. Kaesler
  • Patent number: 4822623
    Abstract: Imitation cheese is made by admixing a hydrated casein curd produced by the action of a milk coagulating enzyme on a calcium salt of a milk casein with edible oil and an emulsifying agent with heating at an elevated temperature to form a homogeneous mixture. Preferably, the enzyme is rennet and heating is to above F. An acid is preferably added to the heated mixture with vigorously admixing under homogenizing conditions to produce a homogeneous melted and pasteurized product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 1983
    Date of Patent: April 18, 1989
    Assignee: Universal Foods Corporation
    Inventor: Jerry L. Middleton
  • Patent number: 4795542
    Abstract: Electrochemical biosensor systems or apparatus, components thereof, and methods for quantitatively measuring or assaying concentrations of selective substrates or metabolites in aqueous media as a function of electrochemical response to hydrogen peroxide concentration, using immobilized enzyme electrode means selective for the substrate or metabolite being measured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 1986
    Date of Patent: January 3, 1989
    Assignee: St. Jude Medical, Inc.
    Inventors: Pepi Ross, Marc J. Madou, Zoila Reyes, Joel F. Jensen, Sharon W. Wing, Virginia G. Rimer
  • Patent number: 4735324
    Abstract: A movable and removable product separator unit and a retaining and support system therefor for easy adjustable separation organization and display of goods in a point-of-purchase vending is provided.The separator unit comprises a T-shaped insertion member and an integrally formed product separation member of flexible, semi-rigid plastic material which is insertable into, removable from and movable in a pair of grooves in a retaining and support member mounted in a display construction or vending unit to provide varied and adjustable spaces for the display and organization of products offered for sale.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 1986
    Date of Patent: April 5, 1988
    Assignee: H. King & Associates, Ltd.
    Inventor: Joe E. Wilcek
  • Patent number: 4721347
    Abstract: An improved cabinet drawer locking system is provided which permits a user to lock the cabinet drawers by placing the system in the locked position after closing the drawers and/or by placing the system in the locked position and then closing the drawers. The system includes a key actuated lock and a shaft, rotatably mounted in the cabinet and connected at one end to the lock. The shaft includes an offset lever at the end opposite the end connected to the lock. This lever drives a linkage which engages a spring-biased latch bar. The latch bar co-acts with a cooperating member secured to the drawers of the cabinet to lock and unlock the drawers. In operation, the lock rotates the shaft and the offset lever; and the linkage transmits this motion to the latch bar to move the latch bar between a locked and an unlocked position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 1987
    Date of Patent: January 26, 1988
    Assignee: The Remline Tool Storage Company, Inc.
    Inventor: George N. Kritselis
  • Patent number: 4719108
    Abstract: An improved method for treating an intervertebral spinal disc in a mammalian subject which disc exhibits an abnormal condition, characterized by a reduced risk of toxic effect to the subject is provided which comprises, injecting in said disc an amount of a pharmaceutically acceptable solution of a purified chymopapain essentially free of proteolytically inactive and/or toxic protein components, said purified chymopapain being used in an amount sufficient to selectively dissolve the nucleus pulposus of said disc.Pharmaceutical compositions are also provided for said method which include a purified proteolytically active lyophilized chymopapain, essentially free of proteolytically inactive and toxic components, and an activating amount of a pharmaceutically acceptable reducing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 1984
    Date of Patent: January 12, 1988
    Assignee: Smith Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventor: William S. Smith
  • Patent number: 4713299
    Abstract: Melamine resins modified with a mixture of a polyalkylene glycol and an alkylated methylolmelamine, paper sheets impregnated therewith, decorative laminates prepared from said sheets and a method of producing said laminates are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 1986
    Date of Patent: December 15, 1987
    Assignee: Formica Corporation
    Inventors: Arthur R. Taylor, Dudley Wulfekotter
  • Patent number: 4681769
    Abstract: A process is provided for preparing a naturally flavored and colored oleresin spice edible oil extract by contacting ground spice with fortified edible oil to extract flavor and color from the spice followed by pressure separation and blending the extracted spice residue with fresh oil to form a fortified oil containing spice color and flavor for recycling in the extraction process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 1985
    Date of Patent: July 21, 1987
    Assignee: Universal Foods Corporation
    Inventors: Robert B. Bennett, III, Donald W. Wagner
  • Patent number: D302337
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 1987
    Date of Patent: July 18, 1989
    Assignee: Boots Company plc
    Inventors: Paul Bresloff, Alan Crunkhorn, Karrar A. Khan
  • Patent number: D304545
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 1986
    Date of Patent: November 14, 1989
    Assignee: Magnuson Group
    Inventor: Harold K. Hurrelbrink