Patents Represented by Law Firm Hammond & Littell, Weissenberger & Muserlian
  • Patent number: 4428711
    Abstract: A wind energy device comprising a first airfoil having a leading edge, a trailing edge and a tip, means supporting the airfoil above a surface, the airfoil being adapted, when traversed by a prevailing wind, to generate a vortex at its tip, an air deflector associated with the airfoil and arranged so as to deflect prevailing wind traversing the deflector into the vortex to augment the energy of the vortex, means to vary the orientation of the airfoil relative to the prevailing wind, and a rotary device located in the path of the vortex and adapted to be driven by the wind in the vortex.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 1981
    Date of Patent: January 31, 1984
    Assignee: John David Archer
    Inventor: John D. Archer
  • Patent number: 4427648
    Abstract: This invention relates to vehicles for the administration of dipyridamole. More specifically, this invention relates to a method of treating cardiovascular disorders in a host in need of such treatment which comprises administering to said host a cardiovascularly effective amount of a composition comprised of (i) dipyridamole or an acid addition salt thereof and (ii) at least one pharmacologically acceptable acid or acid substance, the total amount of acid from acid addition salt present and acid or acid substance being in a ratio of at least about 5 acid equivalents to 1 mol of dipyridamole, preferably in the form of particles having particle sizes of from about 0.1 to 2.0 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 1982
    Date of Patent: January 24, 1984
    Assignee: Dr. Karl Thomae GmbH
    Inventors: Rolf Brickl, Peter Gruber, Gottfried Schepky, Gerhard Bozler
  • Patent number: 4427707
    Abstract: Locust Bean Pod Powder, Locust Bean Gum Powder and Guar Gum Powder originally having odor and taste characteristics making them unsuitable as food additives, can be made suitable therefor by extraction with gases at supercritical temperatures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 1982
    Date of Patent: January 24, 1984
    Assignee: Henkel KGaA
    Inventors: Christian Heine, Reinhold Wust
  • Patent number: 4426519
    Abstract: Novel syn isomers of 7-(2-amino-4-thiazolyl)-acetamido-cephalosporanic acid compounds of the formula ##STR1## wherein R is selected from the group consisting of --(CH.sub.2).sub.n --S--R.sub.2, --CHF.sub.2 and --(CH.sub.2).sub.n --S--CN, R.sub.2 is selected from the group consisting of optionally protonated ##STR2## n is an integer from 1 to 4, R.sub.1 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, chlorine, methoxy, alkyl and alkylthio of 1 to 5 carbon atoms, cycloalkyl of 3 to 5 carbon atoms, azidomethyl, acetoxymethyl, carbamoyloxymethyl, ##STR3## and --CH.sub.2 --S--R', Alk is alkyl of 1 to 4 carbon atoms, R' is selected from the group consisting of an optionally substituted nitrogen containing heterocycle and an acyl of an aliphatic acid of 2 to 4 carbon atoms, A is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen and an easily cleavable ester and when R is --(CH.sub.2).sub.n --SR.sub.2, the COOA group may be the anion --COO-- and when R is --(CH.sub.2).sub.n --SCN or --CHF.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 1982
    Date of Patent: January 17, 1984
    Assignee: Roussel Uclaf
    Inventors: Michel Vignau, Rene Heymes
  • Patent number: 4425352
    Abstract: The invention relates to substituted phenoxyacetates of cyclic amines.These compounds are of the formula: ##STR1## wherein X is chlorine, fluorine or the trifluoromethyl radicaln is 0 or 1,R is a cyclic amino group having five or six atoms possibly substituted on the nitrogen atom, the nitrogen of said amino group being in position 2 or 3 with respect to the oxygen or to the group CH.sub.2 if present.Application: treatment of obesities and hyperphagias, of cerebral and endocrinic deficiencies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 1981
    Date of Patent: January 10, 1984
    Assignee: Agence Nationale de Valorisation de la Recherche
    Inventors: Jean-Jacques Godfroid, Jean Thuillier
  • Patent number: 4425291
    Abstract: A method for the production of a more water-resistant foamed element from waterglass consisting essentially of the steps of mixing together a major amount of an alkali metal silicate solution, with inorganic fillers, at least one alkali-resistant wetting agent in an amount sufficient to form a stable foam, at least one compound capable of hardening a waterglass foam in an amount sufficient to cause said alkali metal silicate to harden, and sufficient natural latex dispersion to cause the foamed element to have a greater water resistance, mechanically foaming said mixture by the incorporation of an inert gas thereon, filling the resultant foam into an element form capable of disassembly, curing said foam in said form, and recovering a more water-resistant foamed and cured element. Preferably the natural latex dispersion is employed in a 50% dispersion in an amount of from 0.2% to 30% by weight, preferably from 0.2% to 10% by weight, based on the total mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 1981
    Date of Patent: January 10, 1984
    Assignees: Henkel Kommanditgesellschaft Auf Aktien, Hansawerke Lurmann, Schutte & Co.
    Inventors: Gunter Beer, Wolfgang Pesch, Wolfgang Friedemann, Manfred Kupfer
  • Patent number: 4425327
    Abstract: This invention is directed to a cosmetic deodorant composition comprising:(a) from about 0.1 to 5 percent by weight, based on the weight of the total composition, of aminobenzoic acid amides of the formula ##STR1## wherein R.sup.1 and R.sup.2, which may be the same or different, each represent hydrogen, an alkyl of from 1 to 12 carbon atoms; a hydroxyalkyl of from 2 to 4 carbon atoms; an aryl; an aralkyl or carboxyalkyl with from 1 to 3 carbon atoms in the alkyl moiety; or an alkoxyalkyl with from 1 to 8 carbon atoms in the alkoxy moiety and from 1 to 3 carbon atoms in the alkyl moiety, or R.sup.1 and R.sup.2 together with the amide nitrogen form an optionally substituted heterocyclic ring; and(b) the remainder conventional cosmetic deodorant composition compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 1981
    Date of Patent: January 10, 1984
    Assignee: Henkel Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien
    Inventors: Hinrich Moller, Rainer Osberghaus
  • Patent number: 4425053
    Abstract: An oil fence arrangement for effectively preventing oil spills from spreading or diffusing over the surface of the sea. The arrangement is of a double wall construction and can fold into a small space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 1981
    Date of Patent: January 10, 1984
    Assignee: Mitsui Ocean Development & Engineering Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ikuo Muto, Masamitsu Tatsuguchi
  • Patent number: 4425214
    Abstract: A bipolar diaphragm or membrane electrolyzer comprising a housing containing an end anode element, an end cathode element and a plurality of bipolar elements with their major dimensions lying in a substantially vertical plane and comprised of a bipolar wall separating the anode compartment and the cathode compartment and vertical foraminous electrodes parallel positioned a certain distance from the bipolar wall, diaphragms or membranes separating the anodes and cathodes, a series of baffles distributed along the entire width of the electrode compartment and extending from the bipolar wall to the foraminous electrode to form a series of vertical flow channels extending over a large portion of the height of the wall, the said baffles being alternately inclined one way and the other way with respect to the vertical plane normal to the bipolar wall plane and spaced from one another whereby the ratio of the electrode surface intercepted by the edges of two baffles laterally defining a vertical flow channel to the
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 1982
    Date of Patent: January 10, 1984
    Assignee: Oronzio deNora Impianti Elettrochimici S.p.A.
    Inventor: Alberto Pellegri
  • Patent number: 4425236
    Abstract: A novel process for the selective removal of cadmium ions from aqueous media such as sewage by contacting the aqueous media with an effective amount of at least one water-insoluble organic polysulfide compound to selectively remove the cadmium ions and separating the polysulfide compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 1982
    Date of Patent: January 10, 1984
    Assignee: Rutgerswerke Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Otto Neunhoeffer, Gerhard Wilhelm, Lothar Hockenberger, Franz J. Bergmann, Peter Endruscheit
  • Patent number: 4425274
    Abstract: An improved process for the preparation of ursodesoxycholic acid or 3.alpha.,7.beta.-dihydroxy-cholanic acid in high yields by reducing 3.alpha.-hydroxy-7-keto-cholanic acid with lithium in liquid ammonia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 1982
    Date of Patent: January 10, 1984
    Assignee: Roussel UCLAF
    Inventors: Armand Guillemette, Abel Francois
  • Patent number: 4424218
    Abstract: A 3-amino-steroid of the formula ##STR1## wherein W is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen and --OH and taken together with X is ethylidene, X is selected from the group consisting of ethyl, ##STR2## the wavy line indicates the substituent has the .alpha.- and .beta.-position, R.sub.1 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen and --CH.sub.3, R.sub.2 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkyl of 1 to 5 carbon atoms and hydroxyalkyl of 2 to 5 carbon atoms, R.sub.3 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkyl of 1 to 5 carbon atoms, hydroxyalkyl of 2 to 5 carbon atoms, acyl of organic acid of 2 to 8 carbon atoms, alkoxycarbonyl of 2 to 8 carbon atoms, acyl of an .alpha.-amino-carboxylic acid and a peptide of 2 to 3 .alpha.-amino-carboxylic acids and their non-toxic, pharmaceutically acceptable acid addition acids with the proviso that R.sub.2 and R.sub.3 are not both hydrogen and (i) when R.sub.1 is methyl, W and R.sub.2 are hydrogen and X is ##STR3## in the case R.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 1981
    Date of Patent: January 3, 1984
    Assignee: Roussel Uclaf
    Inventors: Roger Deraedt, Vesperto Torelli, Jean Vacher, Josette Benzoni
  • Patent number: 4424222
    Abstract: New pyridobenzodiazepinones of the formula ##STR1## are described wherein X represents oxygen, --NH-- or --NCH.sub.3 -- and R represents 1-methyl-4-piperidinyl or 4-methyl-1-piperazinyl group optionally substituted by a methyl group, or a 3.alpha.- or 3.beta.-tropanyl group, and the nontoxic pharmaceutically acceptable acid addition salts thereof. The specification also describes processes for preparing these compounds, pharmaceutical compositions containing these compounds and new intermediate products used in preparing them.The compounds of formula I have antiulcerative effects and an inhibitory effect on gastric acid secretion, without the side effects such as dryness of the mouth and mydriasis which occur with other substances having an anticholinergic activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 1983
    Date of Patent: January 3, 1984
    Assignee: Karl Thomae GmbH
    Inventors: Wolfhard Engel, Gu/ nther Schmidt, Gu/ nther Trummlitz, Wolfgang Eberlein, Rudolf Hammer, Piero D. Soldato
  • Patent number: 4424226
    Abstract: This invention relates to compounds of the formula ##STR1## wherein R is (1-methyl-4-piperidinyl)methyl, (1-methyl-1,2,5,6-tetrahydro-4-pyridinyl)methyl, 1-methyl-1,2,5,6-tetrahydro-4-pyridinyl, (1-methyl-4-piperidinylidene)methyl, 2,3-dehydro-8-methyl-8-azabicyclo?3.2.1!oct-3-yl methyl, endo-8-methyl-8-azabicyclo?3.2.1!oct-3-yl-methyl, or exo-8-methyl-8-azabicyclo?3.2.1!oct-3-yl-methyl, each of which may optionally have one or two methyl substituents on the six-membered heterocyclic ring, and non-toxic, pharmacologically acceptable acid addition salts thereof. The compounds as well as their salts are useful as anti-ulcerogenics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 1983
    Date of Patent: January 3, 1984
    Assignee: Dr. Karl Thomae GmbH
    Inventors: Wolfgang Eberlein, Gu/ nter Trummlitz, Gu/ nther Schmidt, Wolfhard Engel, Rudolf Hammer, Piero Del Soldato
  • Patent number: 4424347
    Abstract: A method for preparing modified hydroxyalkyl celluloses, particularly hydroxyethyl cellulose which involves adding to the reaction mixture by which hydroxyalkyl celluloses are prepared, a minor amount, in the range of 0.005 to 0.8 mols of methyl chloride or monochloroacetic acid which are additional etherification agents per mol of anydroglucose units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 1982
    Date of Patent: January 3, 1984
    Assignee: Henkel Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien
    Inventors: Wilfried Ra/ hse, Norbert Ku/ hne, Willi Wu/ st
  • Patent number: 4424331
    Abstract: A stable, anaerobically-hardening adhesive system based on polymerizable methacrylates and acrylates which are free of peroxides and hydroperoxides and harden at an accelerated rate under anaerobic conditions having, for 100 parts by weight of said polymerizable methacrylates and acrylates, from 0.2 to 5 parts by weight of at least one organic amine oxide and from 0.2 to 10 parts by weight of at least one NH-acidic compound, as an initiator. Preferred among the amine oxides are those that contain two alkyl radicals with 1 to 12 carbon atoms in addition to one aromatic radical, which can also be substituted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 1982
    Date of Patent: January 3, 1984
    Assignee: Henkel Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien
    Inventor: Werner Gruber
  • Patent number: 4422537
    Abstract: A one-piece sheet metal cage for an overrunning roller clutch wherein the cam rollers roll between a smooth inner races and an outer race provided with camming surfaces comprising a U-shaped sheet metal element provided in its longitudinal section with radial ends of different height, the higher end engaging the camming surfaces in a locking manner with a corresponding outer profile and the cage is provided with folding springs on radially directed segments on the cross-bars forming the cage pockets which cause the cam rollers to bear against an inner and outer retaining element of an adjacent cross-bar, each said cross-bar comprising a short segment extending in the circumferential direction at the bottom of the U-profile which forms the inner retaining elements at its axial ends adjoining the end flanges connecting the cross-bars and a flap between the inner retaining elements bent radially outward to which is secured a folding spring engaging an opening of the flap with an elastic projection, said flap bei
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 1981
    Date of Patent: December 27, 1983
    Assignee: INA Walzlager Schaeffler KG
    Inventors: Joachim Ritter, Ernst Neuwirth
  • Patent number: 4422971
    Abstract: A novel process for the preparation of 6-aminopenicilanic acid-1,1-dioxide and its non-toxic, pharmaceutically acceptable salts by deacylation of a penicillin-1,1-dioxide or its salts of which the 3-carboxylic acid is protected by such an easily removable group that a "one-pot process" is possible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 1981
    Date of Patent: December 27, 1983
    Assignee: Gist-Brocades N.V.
    Inventors: Piet J. Akkerboom, Christophorus Oldenhof
  • Patent number: 4422697
    Abstract: A rotary roller bearing connection with a free center comprising two concentric races, one race having a circular slot open towards the other race, the other race having a circular protrusion engaging the said slot with spacing on all sides, cylindrical rollers between the outer surface of the protrusion and the corresponding slot surface to absorb radial forces, a row of rolling elements between the face of the protrusion and the corresponding slot surfaces to absorb axial forces, of which at least the bearing row transmitting the main axial load is cylindrical rollers, and sections of circular arc form whose radii correspond at least to the radius of rolling elements disposed in the retaining row being provided in the area of the retaining row facing the bearing row and absorbing the lifting, tilting movement both at the transition of the protrusion to its associated race and at transition of the track area of the corresponding slot to the slot bottom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 1981
    Date of Patent: December 27, 1983
    Assignee: INA Walzlager Schaeffler KG
    Inventors: Georg Gugel, Theodor Kaiser
  • Patent number: 4421666
    Abstract: A free-flowing, substantially silicone-free, powdery antifoaming composition for use in aqueous systems comprised of:(a) a liquid homogeneous mixture of a branched-chain primary C.sub.16 -C.sub.30 alcohol and hydrophobic-reacting colloidal silicic acid with a ratio by weight of alcohol:silicic acid of 100:2 to 100:20, as obtained by heating to 100.degree. to 240.degree. C. with agitation for a time sufficient to obtain a homogeneous mixture,(b) a water-insoluble wax in a ratio by weight of (a):(b) of from 3:1 to 1:3, and(c) a water-soluble powdered carrier where the components (a) and (b) are present on the carrier in homogeneous distribution, the powdered carrier being present in such an amount that a free-flowing product results.The primary alcohol of component (a) is preferably a Guerbet alcohol of the formula: ##STR1## A natural or synthetic paraffin wax or mixture of waxes with a congealing point in the range of 40.degree. to 120.degree. C. is used preferably as the wax (b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 1982
    Date of Patent: December 20, 1983
    Assignee: Henkel Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien
    Inventors: Hans-Ulrich Hempel, Edmund Schmadel