Patents Represented by Attorney, Agent or Law Firm Sprung Kramer Schaefer & Briscoe
  • Patent number: 6262338
    Abstract: The present invention relates to DNA isolated from Arachis hypogaea which encodes or hybridizes to DNA which encodes a protein that repels pests. Such DNA is useful in the transformation of vectors, host organisms and plants and for the production of plants which exhibit an increased resistance to pests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 1997
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2001
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Peter Schreier, Thomas Herget, Jeff Schell
  • Patent number: 6229000
    Abstract: Disclosed are overlapping cDNA sequences encoding for a human voltage-dependent neuronal calcium channel. The complete cDNA which encodes a voltage-operated calcium channel (VOCC) sub-type is assembled from overlapping lambda phages by means of suitable restriction cleavage sites and cloned into a eukaryotic expression vector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 1995
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2001
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Jürgen Franz, Bernhard Weingärtner, Axel Unterbeck, Peter Rae
  • Patent number: 6121284
    Abstract: The present invention relates to new 2,3-bridged 1,4-dihydropyridines of the general formula (I), ##STR1## in which R, R.sup.1, R.sup.2, D and E have the meaning given in the description, processes for their preparation and their use as medicaments, preferably for treatment of the central nervous system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 1995
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2000
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Klaus Urbahns, Siegfried Goldmann, Hans-Georg Heine, Bodo Junge, Rudolf Schohe-Loop, Henning Sommermeyer, Thomas Glaser, Reilinde Wittka, Jean-Marie-Viktor de Vry
  • Patent number: 6098014
    Abstract: An air traffic control system which prevents a human air traffic controller from speaking directly with an aircraft crew, but which receives instructions from a human air traffic controller, understands their semantic meaning, integrates the semantic meaning of these instructions with specified parameters to maximize safety of the aircraft, and transmits them to the aircraft crew through a computer generated voice message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 1991
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2000
    Inventor: Peter Kranz
  • Patent number: 6090871
    Abstract: This invention relates to compositions comprising a polyisocyanate having ionic groups or polyether groups and at least one member selected from the group consisting of a naturally occurring polymer, a polysiloxane graft copolymer, a water-dilutable synthetic polymer and a cationic polymer or a naturally occurring polymer and at least one member selected from the group consisting of a polysiloxane graft copolymer, a water-dilutable synthetic polymer and a cationic polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 1996
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2000
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Jurgen Reiners, Jurgen Kopp, Joachim Konig, Harro Traubel, Eckhard Wenderoth, Bernhard Jansen, Joachim Probst
  • Patent number: 6074989
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel substituted azolylsulphonylphenyluracils of the general formula (I) ##STR1## in which Az represents optionally substituted azolyl,R.sup.1 represents hydrogen, cyano or halogen,R.sup.2 represents cyano, nitro, halogen or a respectively optionally substituted radical of the group consisting of alkyl and alkoxy,R.sup.3 represents hydrogen, halogen, alkyl or halogenoalkyl,R.sup.4 represents hydrogen, alkyl or halogenoalkyl, andR.sup.5 represents hydrogen, amino, formyl or a respectively optionally substituted radical from the group consisting of alkyl, alkenyl or alkinyl,a process for their preparation and their use as herbicides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 1997
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2000
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Roland Andree, Mark Wilhelm Drewes, Markus Dollinger, Hans-Joachim Santel
  • Patent number: 6075160
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing 4-cyano-2,5-difluoroaniline, which is an intermediate in the preparation of herbicides or liquid crystals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 1998
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2000
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Albrecht Marhold, Dietmar Bielefeldt, Bernd Gallenkamp
  • Patent number: 6074837
    Abstract: An assay method that requires a soluble fibrin monomer or a soluble fibrin monomer reagent as one of the components of the assay. The reagent is a fibrin-like material having a solubility and stability similar to fibrinogen in that it remains soluble and stable at physiological conditions at a concentration employed in the assay in the absence of fibrin polymerization inhibitors or reagents for maintaining solubility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 1995
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2000
    Assignee: New York Blood Center, Inc.
    Inventors: Roman Procyk, Bohdan J. Kudryk
  • Patent number: 6068542
    Abstract: A surface polishing method comprises allowing a holder to hold a flat sheet-like workpiece, placing a pad tape in a location opposite to the holder, the pad tape consisting of a tape substrate and grains bonded to the substrate surface, supplying free grains between the holder and the pad tape, and rotating the holder and/or a mechanism holding the tape, thereby causing the free grains to polish the workpiece. An apparatus for practicing the method comprises a holder capable of holding a flat sheet-like workpiece, a tape holding mechanism located opposite to the surface of the workpiece and carrying a pad tape which consists of a tape substrate and grains bonded to the substrate, a rotary mechanism for rotating the holder and/or the tape holding mechanism, and an abrasive supplying mechanism for supplying free grains between the surface of the workpiece and the pad tape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 1997
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2000
    Assignees: TOMOE Engineering Co, Ltd., Sanshin Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Nobukazu Hosokai
  • Patent number: 6039853
    Abstract: The invention relates to an electrochemical half-cell (1) with a gas diffusion electrode (7) as cathode or anode wherein the gas chamber (6) is divided in particular into two or more gas pockets (6a, 6b, 6c) arranged one above another, the electrode chamber (2) of the half-cell (1) being divided into compartments (2a, 2b, 2c) which for the passage of the electrolyte (23), are connected to one another in cascade fashion via chutes (17), (18), (19).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 1998
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2000
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Fritz Gestermann, Hans-Dieter Pinter, Karl-Ludwig Metzger, Heiko Herold
  • Patent number: 6030628
    Abstract: Cosmetic or pharmaceutical preparations, characterized by an effective content of pharmaceutically and/or cosmetically acceptable glycoglycerolipids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 1997
    Date of Patent: February 29, 2000
    Assignee: Beiersdorf AG
    Inventors: Gunther Schneider, Oliver Scheel, Joachim Thiem
  • Patent number: 6028089
    Abstract: The invention relates to new phenylthio-oxazoline derivatives of the formula (I) ##STR1## in which A represents optionally substituted phenyl;B represents optionally substituted phenyl;D represents hydrogen or alkyl; andn represents 0, 1 or 2;to a plurality of processes for their preparation, and to their use as pesticides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2000
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Wolfgang Kramer, Ulrike Wachendorff-Neumann, Christoph Erdelen, Andreas Turberg, Norbert Mencke
  • Patent number: 6025498
    Abstract: The invention relates to a novel 4-thiocarbamoyl-1-(3-pyrazolyl)-pyrazoles of the general formula (I) ##STR1## in which R.sup.1, R.sup.2, R.sup.3, R.sup.4 and R.sup.5 are each as defined in the description, to a process for their preparation and to their use as herbicides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2000
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Karl-Heinz Linker, Kurt Findeisen, Wilhelm Haas, Markus Dollinger
  • Patent number: 6025383
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel thiophene derivatives of the formula (I) ##STR1## in which X represents halogen, alkyl, alkoxy, alkylthio, halogenoalkyl, halogenoalkoxy, nitro or cyano, or two substituents X, together with the carbon atoms to which they are attached, form a saturated or unsaturated, optionally substituted ring,n represents a number from 1 to 3, andZ represents one of the groups ##STR2## in which A, B, D, G, Q.sup.1, Q.sup.2 and Q.sup.3 have the meaning given in the description, to processes for their preparation and to their use as pesticides and herbicides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2000
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Reiner Fischer, Jacques Dumas, Thomas Bretschneider, Bernd Gallenkamp, Folker Lieb, Konrad Wernthaler, Christoph Erdelen, Ulrike Wachendorff-Neumann, Norbert Mencke, Andreas Turberg
  • Patent number: 6022967
    Abstract: Novel insecticides of the formula ##STR1## in which n is 0 or 1,X is S, O, ##STR2## Y is N or ##STR3## Z is a 5- or 6-membered nitrogen-containing heterocyclic ring, and R to R.sup.9 variously represent hydrogen or specified organic radicals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2000
    Assignee: Nihon Bayer Agrochem K.K.
    Inventors: Kozo Shiokawa, Shinichi Tsuboi, Shinzo Kagabu, Koichi Moriya
  • Patent number: 6022995
    Abstract: The invention relates to a novel process for the preparation of 2-amino-2-arylethanols of the formula (I) ##STR1## in which Ar represents aryl or hetaryl each unsubstituted or identically or differently monosubstituted to pentasubstituted, where as substituents there may be mentioned:halogen, alkyl, halogenoalkyl, alkoxy, halogenoalkoxy, unsubstituted or substituted cycloalkyloxy or unsubstituted or substituted phenyl,which comprises catalytically hydrogenating .alpha.-hydroxyketoximes of the formula (II) ##STR2## in which Ar has the meaning given above,using Raney nickel or Raney cobalt in the presence of a diluent and in the presence of a base andnovel 2-amino-2-arylethanols and novel .alpha.-hydroxyketoximes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 1996
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2000
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Reinhard Lantzsch, Ernst Kysela, Albrecht Marhold
  • Patent number: 6022530
    Abstract: Cosmetic or dermatological light protection formulations in the form of W/O emulsions, comprising(a) one or more light protection filter substances which are solid under normal conditions and(b) one or more W/O emulsifiers chosen from the group of substances of the general structural formula ##STR1## in which R.sub.1, R.sub.2 and R.sub.3 independently of one another are chosen from the group which consists of: H, branched or unbranched, saturated or unsaturated fatty acid radicals having from 8 to 24 carbon atoms, in which up to 3 aliphatic hydrogen atoms may be substituted by hydroxyl groups, and n is a number from 2 to 8.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2000
    Assignee: Beiersdorf AG
    Inventors: Heinrich Gers-Barlag, Albrecht Dorschner, Rainer Kropke, Anja Muller, Bente Nissen, Arianne Schomann
  • Patent number: 6022958
    Abstract: A nucleic acid comprising a base sequence which codes for a CEA family member peptide sequence or nucleic acids having a base sequence hybridizable therewith, replicable recombinant cloning vehicles having an insert comprising such nucleic acid, cells transfected, infected or injected with such cloning vehicles, polypeptides expressed by such cells, synthetic peptides derived from the coding sequence of CEA family member nucleic acids, antibody preparations specific for such polypeptides, immunoassays for detecting CEA family members using such antibody preparations and nucleic acid hybridization methods for detecting CEA family member nucleic acid sequences using a nucleic acid probe comprising the above described nucleic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 1995
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2000
    Assignee: Bayer Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas R. Barnett, James J. Elting, Michael E. Kamarck, Axel W. Kretschmer
  • Patent number: 6020472
    Abstract: The sugar alcohols mentioned as title compounds can be prepared from the corresponding sugar in equimolar amounts by catalytic hydrogenation with hydrogen in aqueous solution, the hydrogenation being carried out continuously at an H.sub.2 pressure of 100 to 400 bar and a reaction temperature of 20 to 80.degree. C. using fixed-bed support-free molded bodies composed of compacted powders of alloys of the elements of the iron subgroup of group VIIIA of the periodic table with elements of group IVB and VA. The molded bodies have a compressive strength of 20 to 220 N and an internal surface area of 10 to 95 m.sup.2 /g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 1997
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2000
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Gerhard Darsow
  • Patent number: 6020354
    Abstract: New halogenobenzimidazoles of the formula in whichA, R.sup.1, R.sup.2, R.sup.3, R.sup.4 and X have the meanings given in the description,and their acid addition salts and metal salt complexes,a process for their preparation and their use as microbicides in crop protection and in the protection of materials.New intermediates of the formula ##STR1## in which R.sup.12 -R.sup.17 and X have the meanings given in the description,and processes for the preparation of these substances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2000
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Lutz Assmann, Albrecht Marhold, Ralf Tiemann, Klaus Stenzel