Patents Represented by Attorney William A. Teoli
  • Patent number: 8309567
    Abstract: An insecticidal compound of formula (I), wherein Y is a single bond, C?O, C?S or S(O)m where m is 0, 1 or 2; R1, R2, R3, R4, R8 A1, A2, A3, A4, B1, B2, B3 and B4 are specified organic groups or salts or N-oxides thereof; compositions containing them and their using in controlling insects, acarines, nematodes or molluscs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Jérôme Cassayre, Louis-Pierre Molleyres, Peter Maienfisch, Fredrik Cederbaum
  • Patent number: 8309739
    Abstract: The use of a compound of formula I wherein X is (i), (ii) or (iii) Y is O, S(O)m, NR3, CR5R6, CR5R6—CR7R8, O—CR7R8, S(O)m—CR7R8, NR3—CR7R8, CR5R6—O, CR5R6—S(O)m, CR5R6—NR3, SO2—NR3, NR3—SO2, NR3—O or O—NR3; m is 0, 1, or 2; the ring (T) is a 5- or 6-membered aromatic or heteroaromatic ring; R1 to R10 are specified organic groups and n and is 0, 1, 2, 3 or 4; or salts or N-oxides thereof or compositions containing them in controlling insects, acarines, nematodes or molluscs. Novel compounds are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Anthony Cornelius O'Sullivan, Juergen Harry Schaetzer, Christoph Luethy, Allison Clare Elliott, Christopher John Mathews
  • Patent number: 8298993
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of controlling the growth of weeds, in particular, large crabgrass and white clover, using a herbicidal composition comprising mesotrione and a s-metolachlor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Cheryl Lynn Dunne, John Robert James
  • Patent number: 8278464
    Abstract: Compounds of formula wherein the substituents are as defined in claim 1, and the agrochemically acceptable salts and all stereoisomers and tautomeric forms of the compounds of formula I can be used as agrochemical active ingredients and can be prepared in a manner known per se.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Michel Muehlebach, Andre Jeanguenat, Roger Graham Hall
  • Patent number: 8258966
    Abstract: A device and related method for monitoring, detecting and/or controlling pests such as rodents and insects, including termites, are disclosed which comprises: (a) encouraging a first characteristic behavior by the pests that is indicative of the presence of one or more of the pests; (b) discouraging a second characteristic behavior by the pests that at least partially interferes with detection of the first characteristic behavior; and (c) observing, detecting or sensing an occurrence of the first characteristic behavior by one or more of the pests. In one embodiment, the device comprises at least one photonic device; a light conductive assembly in optical association with the at least one photonic device, the assembly comprising first and second spaced apart components having first and second opposed light transmitting surfaces forming between them a spatial region adapted to contain a pest bait member comprised of one or more materials susceptible to consumption or displacement by the pests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignees: Syngenta Limited, Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Paul Wright, Mark Hoppé, Bruce Grieve, Reyad Sawafta
  • Patent number: 8252936
    Abstract: Novel heteroaromatic compounds of formula (I): wherein A1, A2, A3, R1, R2, G1, G2, Q1 and Q2 are as defined in claim 1; or salts or N-oxides thereof. Furthermore, the present invention relates to processes for preparing compounds of formula (I), to insecticidal, acaricidal, molluscicidal and nematicidal compositions comprising them and to methods of using them to combat and control insect, acarine, mollusc and nematode pests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Pierre Jung, Patricia Durieux, William Lutz, Peter Maienfisch, Thomas Pitterna, Peter Renold, Werner Zambach
  • Patent number: 8247594
    Abstract: A compound of formula (I), wherein A1, A2, A3, A4, R1, R2, R3, G1, G2, G3 and Q are as defined in claim 1; or a salt or N-oxide thereof. Furthermore, the present invention relates to processes and intermediates for preparing compounds of formula (I), to insecticidal, acaricidal, molluscicidal and nematicidal compositions comprising them and to methods of using them to combat and control insect, acarine, mollusc and nematode pests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Pierre Joseph Marcel Jung, Christopher Richard Ayles Godfrey, William Lutz, Peter Maienfisch, André Denis Stoller, Werner Zambach
  • Patent number: 8236828
    Abstract: A compound of formula (I) wherein A1, A2, A3, A4, G1, G2, R1, R2, R3, R4, Q1, Y1, Y2, Y3 and Y4 are as defined in claim 1; or a salt or TV-oxide thereof. Furthermore, the present invention relates to processes and intermediates for preparing compounds of formula (I), to insecticidal, acaricidal, nematicidal or molluscicidal compositions comprising them and to methods of using them to combat and control insect, acarine, nematode or mollusc pests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Pierre Joseph Marcel Jung, Peter Renold, Christopher Richard Ayles Godfrey, William Lutz, Peter Maienfisch, Werner Zambach
  • Patent number: 8211829
    Abstract: Agrochemical concentrates having a continuous water-containing single phase, where said continuous phase also comprises an oil-based adjuvant and a hydrotrope capable of solubilizing said adjuvant in said continuous phase, a process for making these concentrates and a method of using these concentrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Gordon Bell, Guy Ramsay
  • Patent number: 8198216
    Abstract: A dry spreadable or broadcast granule having an applied composition comprising an active chemical agent capable of forming a microemulsion upon dilution with water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventor: Randall C. Cush
  • Patent number: 8193221
    Abstract: A compound of formula (I) wherein A1, A2, A3, A4, R1, R2, R3 and R4 are as defined in claim 1; or a salt or N-oxide thereof. Furthermore, the present invention relates to processes and intermediates for preparing compounds of formula (I), to insecticidal, acaricidal, nematicidal or molluscicidal compositions comprising them and to methods of using them to combat and control insect, acarine, nematode or mollusc pests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Werner Zambach, Peter Renold
  • Patent number: 8193362
    Abstract: A compound of formula (I): wherein R1 is pyrid-4-yl optionally substituted by one to four substituents independently selected from halogen, C1-3 alkyl or C1-3 haloalkyl; R2 is hydrogen, halogen, C1-4 haloalkyl or C1-4 haloalkoxy; R3 is trifluoromethyl, difluoromethyl or difluoromethoxy and R4 is hydrogen, fluoro or chloro, or R3 is fluoro, chloro or bromo and R4 is fluoro, chloro or trifluoromethyl; and R5 is hydrogen or halogen; or salts or N-oxides thereof. Furthermore, the present invention relates to intermediates used to prepare compounds of formula (I), to methods of using them to combat and control insect, acarine, mollusc and nematode pests and to insecticidal, acaricidal, molluscicidal and nematicidal compositions comprising them.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Jerome Yves Cassayre, Camilla Corsi, Thomas Pitterna, Peter Maienfisch
  • Patent number: 8173681
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of the compound A) 4-(2,2-difluoro-1,3-benzodioxol-4-yl)pyrrole-3-carbonitrile(fludioxonil) as a microbicide for the protection of engineering or industrial materials, to mixtures containing such compound, and to the use of such mixtures for the protection of engineering or industrial materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Corp. Protection
    Inventors: Johann Steiner, Amber Paula Marcella Thys, Mark Arthur Josepha Van Der Flaas
  • Patent number: 8173159
    Abstract: A novel microcapsule comprising an encapsulated material which is enclosed within a solid permeable shell of a polymer resin having surface modifying compounds capable of reacting with isocyanate incorporated therein is disclosed. The process for producing such microcapsules is likewise disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Herbert Benson Scher, Jinling Chen, Isabelle Mazeaud, David Braun Kanne, Ian Malcolm Shirley, Philip Wade, John Christopher Padget, Anne Waller
  • Patent number: 8138196
    Abstract: The present invention relates to, inter alia, methods for the treatment of wallboards and the treated wallboards. In particular, the invention relates to the treatment of wallboards with a fungicidally effective amount of a strobilurin or strobilurin-type fungicide. In a particular embodiment the fungicide is azoxystrobin. The invention also provides for the treatment of wallboards and building materials with combinations of fungicides present in synergistic amounts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.
    Inventors: Alexander Cornish, Anja Greiner, John R. James, Gertrude Knauf-Beiter, Johann Steiner
  • Patent number: 8133849
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of formula (I), wherein R1, R2, R3, R4 and R5 are as defined in claim 1; or a salt or N-oxide thereof. Furthermore, the present invention relates to processes for preparing compounds of formula (I), to intermediates used in the preparation of compounds of formula (I), to methods of controlling plants and compositions comprising compounds of formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Nigel James Willetts, Matthew Robert Cordingley, Patrick Jelf Crowley, Suzanna Jane Riley, Michael Drysdale Turnbull
  • Patent number: 8129313
    Abstract: An aqueous agrochemical composition and in particular an agrochemical concentrate comprises (a) a non-encapsulated aqueous solution or dispersion of an agrochemical and (b) a suspension in said aqueous solution or dispersion of a microencapsulated liquid, water-insoluble, bioperformance-enhancing adjuvant for said agrochemical. The adjuvant suitably has little or no surfactant properties. The invention permits oil adjuvants such as “Turbocharge” and “Brij 92” to be built into agrochemical compositions with which they would normally be incompatible. With certain adjuvants reduced phytotoxicity may be observed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.
    Inventor: Gordon Alastair Bell
  • Patent number: 8129534
    Abstract: The use of a compound of formula (I), Y is a single bond, C?O, C?S or S(O)m where m is 0, 1 or 2; the ring (II) is a 6 membered aromatic ring or is a 5 or 6 membered heteroaromatic ring; Z and Z? are ?C— or —N— provided that both are not N; R1, R2 R3, R3a, R4, R8 and Ra are specified organic groups and n and p are independently 0, 1, 2, 3 or 4; or salts or N-oxides thereof or compositions containing them in controlling insects, acarines, nematodes or molluscs. Novel compounds are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter Maienfisch, Louis-Pierre Molleyres, Jérôme Cassayre, Fredrik Cederbaum, Camilla Corsi, Thomas Pitterna
  • Patent number: 8129560
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of a compound of formula (I), the process comprising: (i) the reaction of a compound of formula (III), with a compound of formula (IV) to give a compound of formula (II), and (ii) the reaction of the compound of formula (II) with a leaving group, to give the compound of formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2006
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin Charles Bowden, Thomas Aitcheson Clark, Fanny Giordano, Beat Jau, Hans-Dieter Schneider, Gottfried Seifert, Martin Zeller, Dominik Faber, Juerg Wiss
  • Patent number: 8110684
    Abstract: A method of combating and controlling insects, acarines, nematodes or molluscs which comprises applying to a pest, to a locus of a pest, or to a plant susceptible to attack by a pest an insecticidally, acaricidally, nematicidally or molluscicidally effective amount of a compound of formula (I) wherein Y is a single bond, C?O, C?S or S(O)m where m is 0, 1 or 2; and R1, R3, R2 and R8 are defined organic, groups, p is 0, 1, 2, 3 or 4 or salts or N-oxides thereof; novel compounds and composition's containing them are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2012
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Thomas Pitterna, Jerome Cassayre, Louis-Pierre Molleyres, Peter Maienfisch