Patents Represented by Attorney Jaimes Sher
  • Patent number: 7635731
    Abstract: Provided is a composition comprising fatty acid bis-amide, inorganic particulate such as pumice, cellulosic particulate, thermoplastic and maleic anhydride grafted polyolefin. The combination of an ethylene bis-amide and a minor amount of pumice produces cellulosic-thermoplastic composite that has superior extrusion properties over conventional metal stearate/ethylene bis-stearamide (EBS) compositions such as improved flex strength and resistance to water absorption.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventors: William D. Sigworth, Robert G. Rowland, Mark Richardson
  • Patent number: 7629412
    Abstract: A composition is disclosed that comprises rigid PVC and from about 0.1 to about 10 phr of an EPM copolymer. The compositions optionally also include one or several additives selected from lubricants, impact modifiers, process aids, fusion promoters, heat stabilizers, co-stabilizers, fillers, pigments, antioxidants, UV absorbers, antistats, metal release agents, and plasticizers. The EPM is particularly useful as a PVC gloss reducing agent and additive enhancing agent for such polymer additives, particularly lubricants, heat stabilizers, UV absorbers, and pigments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventors: Peter Frenkel, Perry M. Reed, Larry Fiedler
  • Patent number: 7625496
    Abstract: Solid water treatment compositions are provided comprising (a) a halogen-containing source; (b) a boron-containing source; and (c) a polyphosphate-containing source. Methods for their use are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventors: Nidhi Rawat, David F. Purdy, Michael J. Engram
  • Patent number: 7622431
    Abstract: Reaction products of an acidic organic compound, a boron compound, and an alkoxylated amine and/or alkoxylated amide. Also disclosed are lubricating oil compositions and fuel compositions containing the reaction products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventor: Ronald J. Muir
  • Patent number: 7621971
    Abstract: A composition is disclosed that comprises the reaction product of an acidic organic compound, a boron compound, and a basic organic compound. The composition is useful as a detergent additive for lubricants and hydrocarbon fuels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventor: Ronald J. Muir
  • Patent number: 7618466
    Abstract: Reaction products of an acidic organic compound, a boron compound, and an alkoxylated amine and/or alkoxylated amide. Also disclosed are lubricating oil compositions and fuel compositions containing the reaction products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventor: Ronald J. Muir
  • Patent number: 7618467
    Abstract: A composition is disclosed that comprises the reaction product of an acidic organic compound, a boron compound, and a basic organic compound. The composition is useful as a detergent additive for lubricants and hydrocarbon fuels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventor: Ronald J. Muir
  • Patent number: 7615168
    Abstract: There is presented a new flame retardant composition comprising a brominated aromatic composition and a butyl substituted phenyl phosphate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventors: Stephen B. Falloon, Richard S. Rose, Matthew D. Phillips
  • Patent number: 7612133
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for preparing a stabilized suspension/emulsion polymer of halogen-containing monomers with addition of a polymer stabilizer mixture compatible with the polymerization medium prior to, during or directly after the polymerization process, and to the polymers prepared by this process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Vinyl Additives GmbH
    Inventors: Karl-Josef Kuhn, Hans-Helmut Friedrich
  • Patent number: 7612156
    Abstract: A controlled molecular weight polymer of styrene is provided having bromine substituted thereon. Control of molecular weight is achieved by the use of alpha-methyl styrene dimer as a chain transfer agent. The brominated polymer of styrene is useful as a flame retardant, particularly for polyamides giving improved properties including color retention after molding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventors: Wayne Meyer, Jennifer L. Bohan, Larry D. Timberlake, James D. Siebecker
  • Patent number: 7608568
    Abstract: Tetraaromatic diamine compounds having the general formula: are provided wherein a is 0-3; b, c and d independently are integers from 0-5, R1 and R2 together with the carbon atoms to which they are bonded are joined together to form a substituted or unsubstituted C3 to about C30 ring, saturated, partially unsaturated or fully unsaturated, optionally substituted with one or more heteroatoms, a is 0-3; b, c and d independently are integers from 0-5, R3, R4, R5 and R6 are independently hydrogen, a straight or branched C1-C30 alkyl or alkylene group optionally substituted with one or more substituents, a substituted or unsubstituted C3-C12 cycloalkyl, a substituted or unsubstituted C5-C25 aryl, a substituted or unsubstituted C6-C25 arylalkyl, a straight or branched C1-C30 alkoxy group optionally substituted with one or more substituents or two R4 substituents and/or two R5 substituents and/or two R6 substituents on adjacent carbon atoms of the aromatic ring associated therewith can be joined together to form
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventor: Qinggao Ma
  • Patent number: 7601862
    Abstract: A transesterification process for the preparation of tetrakis [3-(3,5-di-tert-butyl-4-hydroxy phenyl)propionyl oxymethyl] methane by the reaction of methyl-(3,5-di-tert-butyl-4-hydroxy phenyl)propionate ester with pentaerythritol wherein the reaction takes place in the presence of an ester exchange catalyst combination consisting of (a) at least one basic or neutral catalyst and (b) at least one metal compound capable of behaving as a Lewis acid and wherein the reaction is conducted through a first stage in which only basic or neutral catalyst is present in the reaction mixture followed by a second stage which commences with the addition of Lewis acid catalyst to the reaction mixture when the amount of di-substituted intermediate product contained within the reaction mixture is less than 20 area % analyzed by HPLC. The preferred basic catalysts are lithium hydroxide and lithium hydroxide monohydrate. The preferred Lewis acid catalyst is zinc octanoate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2009
    Assignee: Great Lakes Chemical (Europe) GmbH
    Inventor: Jonathan S. Hill
  • Patent number: 7601255
    Abstract: A process for reducing the level of residual catalyst comprising one or more alkylhalide, alkoxyhalide, metal halide, metal oxyhalide, alkyl metal, alkoxy metal, boron compound and coordinated metal compound wherein the metal is a Group III, Group IV, Group V, Group VI and/or Group VIII metal, from a crude organic product (e.g., polyolefins, alkylated aromatic compounds, alkylated amines, etc.) comprising the residual catalyst is provided, the process comprising contacting the crude organic product with a solid adsorbent in an adsorbent system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventors: Vilan Kosover, Jesus R. Fabian, Daniel C. Knowles, Mitchel Cohn
  • Patent number: 7592374
    Abstract: A composition of matter is disclosed that comprises a compound of the formula: wherein R1 is selected from the group consisting of unsubstituted and substituted biphenyl moieties, unsubstituted and substituted fluorenyl moieties, unsubstituted and substituted carbazolyl moieties, and unsubstituted and substituted pyridyl moieties; and R2 is hydrogen or alkyl. The compositions are useful as insecticides, acaricides, and fungicides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2009
    Assignee: Crompton Corporation
    Inventors: Mark A. Dekeyser, Sheldon B. Park, Paul T. McDonald
  • Patent number: 7585909
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are p-urea phenyl derivatives of the formula: wherein R1 and R2 are independently selected hydrocarbyl groups. These derivatives are useful as haze reducing agents in propylene polymers and copolymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventors: Qinggao Ma, William A. Wortman, Abuzar Syed, Paul E. Stott, John M. Wefer, David J. Sikora
  • Patent number: 7585822
    Abstract: An emulsifier blend includes at least one alkali metal sulfonate and at least one alkali metal alkyl salicylate. The emulsifier blend can be combined with a lubricant oil to provide a water-miscible lubricating oil concentrate capable of forming a stable aqueous emulsion when added to an aqueous medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2009
    Assignee: Crompton Corporation
    Inventors: Michael T. Costello, Zhaopeng Li, Ronald J. Muir, Igor Riff, Joseph A. Weaver, Jr.
  • Patent number: 7579306
    Abstract: An oxidatively stable biodegradable industrial fluid is disclosed, wherein the industrial fluid is comprised of an epoxidized vegetable oil or synthetic ester in combination with at least one antioxidant. A method for improving the oxidation stability of industrial fluids is also disclosed and comprises employing as the base oil of said hydraulic fluid an epoxidized synthetic ester in combination with at least one antioxidant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventors: Michael T. Costello, Igor Riff, Rebecca F. Seibert
  • Patent number: 7572753
    Abstract: The use of certain tetrazole compounds as fungicides is disclosed wherein said compounds are of the structural formula: wherein: R is selected from the group consisting of phenyl groups of the structural formula: and thienyl groups of the structural formula: and X and Y are each selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, haloalkyl, halogen, and nitro. Novel compounds wherein X is selected from the group consisting of haloalkyl, halogen, and nitro and Y is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, haloalkyl, halogen, and nitro are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventors: Mark A. Dekeyser, Ahmad Ghavami, Robert G. Davis, Sheldon B. Park, Steven J. Hobbs, Clifford Pratt, Gaik-Lean Chee, Daniel Walther
  • Patent number: 7569526
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a method for reducing the oxidative and biological degradation of a metalworking fluid comprising adding thereto at least one antioxidant and at least one biocide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2009
    Assignee: Crompton Corporation
    Inventors: Michael T. Costello, Igor Riff
  • Patent number: D602422
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2009
    Assignee: Chemtura Corporation
    Inventors: Ian Laskowitz, Richard Palinkas