Patents Represented by Law Firm Sherman and Shalloway
  • Patent number: 6835375
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions for blending in hair treating agents which can prepare hair conditioners, waving agents, finishing agents or thickening agents used on preparing hair treating agents easily by lower cost, Further, the present invention provides hair treating agents which are excellent in the features of feeling at actual use such as moist feel, slippery feel, slightly oily feel, good feeling to hair, brilliance, suppleness, soft feel and smooth combing and excellent in the features of hair treating agents such as less damage for hair (protective ability of hair), absorbency•penetration•fixing ability•spreading ability, wetting ability and smooth forming of wave without unevenness and tight and protection for generation of static electricity, by containing cationic surfactants or nonionic surfactants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2004
    Assignee: San-Ei Kagaku Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshio Ohta, Michihiro Aga, Katsuhiro Watanabe
  • Patent number: 6835320
    Abstract: A composite metal polybasic salt containing a trivalent metal, zinc metal and a divalent metal as metal components and having a novel crystal structure, and a method of preparing the same. The invention further deals with a composite metal polybasic salt which has anion-exchanging property, which by itself is useful as an anion-exchanger, capable of introducing anions suited for the use upon anion-exchange, and finds a wide range of applications, and a method of preparing the same. The composite metal polybasic salt has a particular chemical composition and X-ray diffraction peaks, exhibiting peaks at 2&thgr;=2 to 15°, 2&thgr;=19.5 to 24° and 2&thgr;=33 to 50°, and a single peak at 2&thgr;=60 to 64° in the X-ray diffraction (Cu-&agr;).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2004
    Assignee: Mizusawa Industrial Chemicals, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Komatsu, Hitoshi Ishida, Hiroshi Igarashi, Masami Kondo, Madoka Minagawa, Tetsu Sato, Teiji Sato
  • Patent number: 6835269
    Abstract: A laminated film exhibiting excellent interlayer adhesiveness obtained by extrusion-laminating a resin directly on a polyester film without effecting anchor-coating or without treating the molten film of the extrusion-laminated resin with ozone. The laminated film is obtained by extrusion-laminating, onto the polyester film, an ethylene copolymer containing an unsaturated carboxylic acid and a (meth)acrylic acid ester, which may be further blended with a small amount of an ethylene/&agr;-olefin copolymer having a density of 840 to 900 kg/m3, the amount of the unsaturated carboxylic acid component being from 1 to 12% by weight and the amount of the (meth)acrylic acid ester component being from 2 to 25% by weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2004
    Assignee: DuPont-Mitsui Polychemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenji Miharu, Naozumi Suzuki
  • Patent number: 6833045
    Abstract: Disclosed is a resin dispersion comprising solid particles of a graft modified ethylene/1-olefin random copolymer dispersed in an organic solvent, which has (a) a specific content of an &agr;-olefin component, (b) a specific intrinsic viscosity (&eegr;) and (h) a specific content of a polar monomer component. The resin dispersion of the invention exhibits excellent adhesion properties as an adhesive between polyolefins or metal and polyolefin or as a heat-sealing material, so that the dispersion is effectively used particularly as an adhesive for packaging, an adhesive for lamination, a coating material or a primer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2000
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2004
    Assignee: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Suguru Tokita, Tadao Saito
  • Patent number: 6833420
    Abstract: A film having a large tensile stress in the machine direction, excellent mechanical properties and stretch-wrapping property, and that is less broken at the time of wrapping, can be favorably torn off in the transverse direction, can be intimately adhered on the container walls to be wrapped, and excellently restores its shape after it is depressed and deformed as a result of wrapping. The film for stretch-wrapping is formed of a resin composition containing, as a chief component, an ethylene/(meth)acrylic acid/(meth)acrylic acid ester terpolymer that contains not more than 7% by weight of a (meth)acrylic acid ester unit, and, optionally, containing an anti-fogging agent or a tackifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2004
    Assignee: Du Pont Mitsui Polychemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichi Yoshikawa, Akira Kamikuzu
  • Patent number: 6828030
    Abstract: A (poly)oxyalkylene block silyl ester copolymer comprising silyl ester copolymer block units (A) and block units (B), the block units (a) comprising (a) component units derived from a polymerizable unsaturated carboxylic acid silyl ester, and (b) polymerizable unsaturated monomer units other than the component units (a), the block units (B) derived from particular mercapto compounds, and an antifouling paint comprising the (poly)oxyalkylene block silyl ester copolymer. The copolymer enables the formation of an antifouling coating film which exhibits less cracking tendency, excellent adherence, less peeling tendency and controlled hydrolysis rate resulting in excellent antifouling performance and properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2004
    Assignee: Chugoku Marine Paints, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hidetaka Arimura, Satoshi Hiyoshi, Naoya Nakamura, Makoto Tsuboi
  • Patent number: 6821581
    Abstract: An optically active compound of the general formula (1) useful as a chiral dopant and use thereof, wherein each of m and n is independently an integer of 4 to 8, A is —Ph—COO—Ph—, —Ph—Ph—COO—, —Cy—COO—Ph—, —Ph—OOC—Ph—COO—, —Ph—OOC—Cy—COO—, —Ph—OOC—Np—COO— or —Np—OOC— in which —Ph— is a 1,4-phenylene group, —Cy— is a trans-1,4-cyclohexylene group and —Np— is a 2,6-naphtylene group, and C* is an asymmetric carbon atom. Having a helical twisting power (HTP) of at least 9 and having a property that the helical pitch induced decreases with an increase in temperature, the optically active compound of the present invention has an excellent value as a chiral dopant for a nematic liquid crystal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2004
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Yasumasa Norisue, Yasue Ogi, Masahiro Johno
  • Patent number: 6822092
    Abstract: Novel meso-aryl substituted expanded porphyrins comprising of alternate arrangement of more than six of pyrrole units bridged by a methine group whose hydrogen is substituted with Ar-group; and their synthetic method. Ar-group is either a 2,6-substituted phenyl group which can possess a substituent at the other 3, 4, and 5 positions, or 9-anthryl group which can possess a substituent at the other positions of the anthracence, or a cyclohexyl group which can possess a substituent at the other positions of the cyclohexyl group. The substituents at the 2 and 6 positions mentioned above can be selected independently from halogen atom or lower alkyl group of carbon number 1 to 4, substituents at 3-5 positions, 9-anthryl group and cyclohexyl group can be selected independently from the group consisting of substituted or non-substituted alkyl of carbon number 5 or 6, substituted or non-substituted aryl group, besides above mentioned substituents at 2 and 6 positions. Each Ar-group can be different.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2004
    Assignee: Japan Science and Technology Agency
    Inventor: Atsuhiro Osuka
  • Patent number: 6818777
    Abstract: Intermediates A, which are important in the whole synthesis of vindoline; and a method of synthesizing intermediates respectively represented by the general formulae B and C. By the method, the target intermediates are effectively synthesized with satisfactory reproducibility. This synthesis method is especially suitable for mass production. General formula A General formula B General formula C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2004
    Assignee: Japan Science and Technology Agency
    Inventors: Tohru Fukuyama, Hidetoshi Tokuyama
  • Patent number: 6818053
    Abstract: The method for preparation quinacridone pigment nanocrystals with sub micrometer to nanometer in average size comprising, supplying supercritical or semi-critical liquid, which dissolves quinacridone pigment, into a specimen tube (ST) composing a reactor possessing a filter of desired opening to the upper stream side and to the down stream side in which quinacridone pigment is set up, flowing out the supercritical or semi-critical liquid in which quinacridone pigment is dissolved from said reactor to a mixing apparatus to which coolant is supplied, and by selecting the kind of supercritical of semi-critical liquid and combination of conditions e.g. supplying speed of each liquids, temperature of the liquid and the reacting pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2004
    Assignee: Japan Science and Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Hitoshi Kasai, Hachiro Nakanishi, Kunio Arai
  • Patent number: 6818161
    Abstract: An expansion-molded article (foamed body) produced by using foamed and expanded beads, and having open voids has sound absorbing qualities, and can be used as a sound absorbing material. A sound absorbing material which is able to attain a high sound absorption coefficient in a wide acoustic frequency range is provided by a molded article produced by using resin particles, having through hole(s) and a porosity of 45 to 80% in a most densely packed state. The void content of the molded article is 10 to 60%, and the bulk density thereof is 0.01 to 0.6 g/cm3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2004
    Assignee: JSP Corporation
    Inventors: Hisao Tokoro, Hiroshi Yamazaki, Satoru Shioya, Mitsuru Shinohara, Akinobu Hira
  • Patent number: 6815470
    Abstract: A dental catalyst for chemical polymerization comprising an acidic compound, an organic peroxide such as cumene hydroperoxide, and aryl borate compound such as sodium tetraphenylborate, but without substantially containing amine compound. This catalyst is chemically highly stable, is easy to handle, is highly active, is less likely to be impaired by polymerization, and does not cause the cured product to be tinted or discolored, and is very useful for the dental restorative.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2004
    Assignee: Tokuyama Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuya Ibaragi, Hideki Kazama, Makoto Oguri
  • Patent number: 6812343
    Abstract: A porphyrin ring-fusion polymer which consists of two or more Zn(II)-porphyrin rings fused in a single direction and in which any two porphyrin rings adjacent to each other are fused by three covalent bonds, that is, one meso-meso carbon bond (i.e., one bond between meso-position carbon atoms) and two &bgr;—&bgr; carbon bonds (i.e., two bonds between &bgr;-position carbon atoms adjacent to the meso-position carbon atoms); a process for preparing the porphyrin ring-fusion polymer regioselectively by conducing the fusion reaction in an aromatic hydrocarbon solvent in the presence of a quinoline and Lewis acid containing rare earth element under reflux; and fused-ring porphyrin compound obtained by subjecting the porphyrin ring-fusion polymer to demetallization or replacement of the Zn atoms by other metal atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2004
    Assignee: Japan Science & Technology Agency
    Inventor: Atsuhiro Osuka
  • Patent number: 6806222
    Abstract: Disclosed is a solid titanium catalyst component which is obtained by a process comprising the steps of bringing (a) a liquid magnesium compound into contact with (b) a liquid titanium compound in the presence of (c) an organosilicon compound having no active hydrogen in an amount of 0.25 to 0.35 mol based on 1 mol of the magnesium compound (a), elevating the temperature of the resulting contact product to a temperature of 105 to 115° C. and maintaining the contact product at this temperature. The contact product may be further brought into contact with not more than 0.5 mol of the organosilicon compound having no active hydrogen (c). Also disclosed are an ethylene polymerization catalyst formed from the solid titanium catalyst component and an organometallic compound and an ethylene polymerization process using the catalyst. By the use of the solid titanium catalyst component, ethylene can be polymerized with high activities and an ethylene polymer having excellent particle properties can be prepared.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2001
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2004
    Assignee: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Tsuneo Yashiki, Shuji Minami
  • Patent number: 6805921
    Abstract: An optically active compound of the following general formula (1), wherein A is —C≡C— or —COO—, each of R1 and R2 is independently CnH2n+1—, (C2H5)2CHCH2C*H(CH3)OOC—, CmH2m+1C*H(CH3)OOC— or C6H5C*H(CH3)OOC— in which n is an integer of 2 to 5, m is an integer of 5 to 9, C6H5— is phenyl group, and C* is an asymmetric carbon, provided that there is no case where R1 and R2 are together CnH2n+1— or C6H5C*H(CH3)OOC— and that when both R1 and R2 are CmH2m+1C*H(CH3)OOC—, m in CmH2m+1C*H(CH3)OOC— represented by R1 and m in CmH2m+1C*H(CH3)OOC— represented by R2 may be different integers. The optically active compound of the present invention is excellently valuable as a chiral dopant since it has properties that its helical twisting power (HTP) is at least 9, that a helical pitch induced decreases with an increase in temperature and further that its birefringence (&Dgr;n) is large.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2004
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Yasumasa Norisue, Yuki Motoyama, Masahiro Johno
  • Patent number: 6803454
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a new method for extraction and purification of cartilage type proteoglycan, and is to provide a method for extraction of crude proteoglycan characterizing to use acid as eluting solvent of cartilage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2001
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2004
    Assignee: Kakuhiro Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Keiichi Takagaki
  • Patent number: 6802989
    Abstract: A liquid crystal polyester resin comprising 1 to 500 mmol % of a recurring unit derived from 4-hydroxyisophthalic acid and/or salicylic acid as a comonomer and 10 to 5,000 ppm in terms of an alkali metal of an alkali metal compound. This resin has excellent colorability, improved heat resistance and high mechanical properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2001
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2004
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Ueno Seiyaku Oyo Kenkyusho
    Inventors: Ryuzo Ueno, Masaya Kitayama, Kiichi Kometani, Hiroyuki Kato, Kazunori Ueda
  • Patent number: 6800384
    Abstract: A synthetic resin leather comprising a substrate at least one surface of which is arranged with a synthetic resin layer, wherein said synthetic resin layer contains 1 to 70 weight parts of bridged polyalkylene oxide to 100 weight parts of synthetic resin. As the synthetic resin, polyvinyl chloride resin, acrylic soft resin, mixed resin composed of 50-95 wt. % of thermoplastic polyurethane and 50-5 wt. % of acrylic soft resin, copolymer of polyester resin or polyolefin resin can be used. A surface coating layer containing powder of natural organic substance can be arranged over the surface of synthetic resin layer of said synthetic resin leather. As the powder of natural organic substance, collagen can be desirably used. Further, on the surface of the synthetic resin leather, it is desirable to mark a pattern and to make the height of convex part of the pattern higher than 0.05 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2004
    Assignee: Okamoto Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Masao Suzuki, Masao Sasaki
  • Patent number: 6787069
    Abstract: A compound obtained by incorporating atoms Cz into vacant lattice points of a crystal represented by the general formula AxBy (wherein A is a cation; B is an anion; and x and y satisfy an electrically neutral stoichiometric ratio) while controlling the introduction with respect to position and/or concentration (C is an atom capable of forming an ion which has an arbitrary valence and is introduced into a vacant lattice point of the crystal of the compound AxBy; and z is from 0 to the number corresponding to the concentration of vacant lattice points in AxBy).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2004
    Assignee: Japan Science and Technology Agency
    Inventors: Shigemi Kohiki, Ryuta Kiyoshima, Shigenori Matsushima, Masakuni Sasaki
  • Patent number: 6784134
    Abstract: A catalyst suited for catalytic vapor-phase oxidation of isobutylene, t-butanol or propylene to produce respectively corresponding unsaturated aldehyde and unsaturated carboxylic acid is provided. Said catalyst consists of ring-formed shaped bodies composed of (i) a catalyst composition containing at least molybdenum and bismuth as the active ingredients and (ii) inorganic fibers. The catalyst excels in mechanical strength, can give the object products at high yield and shows little activity degradation with time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2004
    Assignee: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroto Kasuga, Eiichi Shiraishi