Patents Assigned to FMC Corporation
  • Patent number: 10442807
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula 1, including all N-oxides, stereoisomers, and salts thereof, wherein Q1, Q2, R1, R2, Y, J and R7 are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of Formula 1 and methods for controlling undesired vegetation comprising contacting the undesired vegetation or its environment with an effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: Matthew James Campbell, Thomas Martin Stevenson, Andrew Duncan Satterfield
  • Patent number: 10405547
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula 1, including all stereoisomers, N-oxides, and salts thereof, wherein R1, R4, R5, R6, Q1, Q2, Y1, and Y2 are as defined in the disclosure; and T is J1-A- and also as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of Formula 1 and methods for controlling undesired vegetation comprising contacting the undesired vegetation or its environment with an effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: FMC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Andrew Duncan Satterfield, James Francis Bereznak, Andrew Edmund Taggi
  • Patent number: 10390535
    Abstract: Compositions are provided that include a new Bacillus thuringiensis strain designated RTI545 for use in benefiting plant growth and controlling plant pests. In particular, the RTI545 strain is useful for controlling plant nematode, insect and fungal pests. The compositions include plant seeds coated with the RTI545 strain. The compositions can be applied alone or in combination with other microbial, biological, or chemical insecticides, fungicides, nematicides, bacteriocides, herbicides, plant extracts, plant growth regulators, or fertilizers. In one example, enhanced growth and insect control are provided by delivering at the time of planting a combination of a chemical insecticide such as bifenthrin and a liquid fertilizer to plants or seeds treated with RTI545.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: Daniel Van Der Lelie, Safiyh Taghavi, Vincent J. Spadafora, Sylwia L. Fudali-Alves, Nathan Caldwell, Matthew F. Pye, Anders Obel, Robert B. Albright, Guozhi Wang, Chelsea E. Tirrell, Gorm V. Petersen, Jaeheon Lee, Anthony Devine, Roderick G. McLeod, Kevin Brost, John E. Kibbee
  • Patent number: 10383335
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula 1, including all geometric and stereoisomers, N-oxides, and salts thereof, wherein Q is and A, R1, m, X1, X1a, X1b, X2, R2, R5, q and t are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of Formula 1 and methods for controlling an invertebrate pest comprising contacting the invertebrate pest or its environment with a biologically effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventor: Wenming Zhang
  • Patent number: 10375964
    Abstract: Compositions and methods are provided for a combination of a new strain of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens RTI301 and a new strain of Bacillus subtilis RTI477, the combination having growth promoting activity and activity against plant pathogens. The compositions containing the RTI301 and RTI477 strains are useful for benefiting plant growth and/or conferring protection against a pathogenic infection when applied to plant roots, seeds, callus tissue, grafts, and cuttings. Synergistic results are observed for the combination of the strains, and the combination of strains is useful to increase yield in crops including soybean and corn. The compositions containing the combination of strains can be applied alone or in combination with other microbial, biological, or chemical insecticides, fungicides, nematicides, bacteriocides, herbicides, plant extracts, plant growth regulators, and fertilizers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: Safiyh Taghavi, Daniel van der Lelie, Roderick McLeod, Kevin R. Brost, John E. Kibbee
  • Patent number: 10294202
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula 1, including all stereoisomers, N-oxides, and salts thereof: wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, Q1, Q2, Y1, and Y2 are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of Formula 1 and methods for controlling undesired vegetation comprising contacting the undesired vegetation or its environment with an effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: FMC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Andrew Duncan Satterfield, Thomas Paul Selby, David Andrew Travis, Kanu Maganbhai Patel, Andrew Edmund Taggi
  • Patent number: 10275625
    Abstract: A marker system including at least one sensor configured to be positioned relative to a container to obtain information regarding content within the container, and a control module which receives the sensed information. Based on the sensed information, the system determines if the content of the container is approved for use for the particular application and/or equipment. By way of example, the information being sensed can be a marker chemical added to the content of the container, an ingredient in the container, or information read from outside the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: Richard G. Ekins, Corbett M. Hancock
  • Patent number: 10264791
    Abstract: Microparticles comprising (a) a water-soluble solid organothiophosphate, (b) one or more odor-absorbing components, and (c) one or more odor-masking components are disclosed, as well as a method of making the microparticles, and odor-reduced insecticidal formulations comprising the microparticles. The microparticles and formulations can also contain other crop protection agents. Odor-reduced insecticidal formulations comprising (a) a pyrethroid, (b) an organothiophosphate, (c) one or more odor-absorbing components, and (d) one or more odor-masking components are also disclosed. Additionally disclosed is a method of reducing the odor of an organothiophosphate-containing formulation by incorporating one or more odor-absorbing components and one or more odor-masking components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: James Walter, Guozhi Wang, Kumar Vankayala, Elizabeth E. Wolff
  • Patent number: 10227286
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula I, including all stereoisomers and salts thereof, wherein Q1, Q2 and R are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed is a method for preparing a compound of Formula I, comprising contacting a compound of Formula II with a compound of Formula III optionally in the presence of a catalyst or a base to form a compound of Formula I. Further disclosed is a method for preparing a compound of Formula IV, comprising reductively cyclizing a compound of Formula I in the presence of a reducing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventor: Andrew Duncan Satterfield
  • Patent number: 10202361
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula 1, including all stereoisomers, (N-oxides), and salts thereof, wherein A, R1, R2 Q and J are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of Formula 1 and methods for controlling undesired vegetation comprising contacting the undesired vegetation or its environment with an effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas Martin Stevenson, Matthew James Campbell
  • Patent number: 10178865
    Abstract: In one aspect, this invention relates to pest repellent composition comprising a fatty acid and an anthranilate ester. In another aspect, this invention relates to a method of repelling pests employing such composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: Bruce C. Black, Linda Varanyak, Shreya Sheth, Jeffrey P. Blancuzzi, Nathan D. Caldwell
  • Patent number: 10167262
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula 1, including all stereoisomers, N-oxides, and salts thereof, wherein X1, X2, X3, G and Q are as defined in the Summary of the Invention; P is P1 or P2; and P1 and P2 are as defined in the Summary of the Invention. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of Formula 1 and methods for controlling undesired vegetation comprising contacting the undesired vegetation or its environment with an effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention. Also disclosed is a herbicidal mixture comprising (a) a compound of Formula 1, and (b) at least one additional active ingredient selected from (b1) through (b16); and salts of compounds of (b1) through (b16), wherein (b1) through (b16) are as defined in the disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas Paul Selby, Stephen Frederick McCann, Andrew Duncan Satterfield, Kenneth Andrew Hughes, David Andrew Travis
  • Patent number: 10155718
    Abstract: A method for preparing 3-methyl-2-nitrobenzoic acid is disclosed wherein 1,3-dimethyl-2-nitrobenzene is combined with an oxidation catalayst in the presence of an oxygen source and an initiator, provided that less than 99% of the 1,3-dimethyl-2-nitrobenzene is oxidized. A method for preparing compounds of Formula 7 and Formula 11 is also disclosed wherein the method is characterized by using 3-methyl-2-nitrobenzoic acid as prepared by the method disclosed above wherein R1 is C1-C7 alkyl, C3-C6 cycloalkyl or C4-C7 alkylcycloalkyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: FMC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Donald J. Dumas
  • Patent number: 10150782
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula 1, including all geometric and stereoisomers, N-oxides, and salts thereof, wherein Q is and A, R1, m, X1, X2, X3, X4, Y1, Y2 and Y3 are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of Formula 1 and methods for controlling an invertebrate pest comprising contacting the invertebrate pest or its environment with a biologically effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: David Alan Clark, Breena Gloriana Fraga, Wenming Zhang
  • Patent number: 10141568
    Abstract: The present invention provides a lithium metal powder protected by a wax. The resulting lithium metal powder has improved stability and improved storage life.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: Marina Yakovleva, Yuan Gao, Kenneth Brian Fitch, B. Troy Dover, Prakash Thyaga Palepu, Jian-xin Li, Brian Anthony Christopher Carlin, Yangxing Li
  • Patent number: 10112906
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula 1, including all geometric and stereoisomers, N-oxides, and salts thereof, wherein Q is and Z, R1, R2a, R2b, R2c, R2d, J1, J2 and M are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of Formula 1 and methods for controlling an invertebrate pest comprising contacting the invertebrate pest or its environment with a biologically effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: Omar Khaled Ahmad, Thomas Francis Pahutski, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10080368
    Abstract: Compositions and methods are provided for benefiting plant growth. In particular aspects, the compositions contain a biologically pure culture of Bacillus sp. D747 strain (deposited as FERM BP-8234) and an insecticide in a formulation suitable for dissolution in a liquid fertilizer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: FMC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Timothy M. Martin
  • Patent number: 10081608
    Abstract: Disclosed are triazine derivative compounds exhibiting sufficient herbicidal activity at low application dosage when they are applied to soils and foliage, and an agrochemical composition using the same, in particular herbicides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: FMC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Shibayama, Ryu Kajiki, Masami Kobayashi, Takashi Mitsunari, Atsushi Nagamatsu
  • Publication number: 20180261829
    Abstract: The present invention provides a lithium metal powder protected by a substantially continuous layer of a polymer. Such a substantially continuous polymer layer provides improved protection such as compared to typical CO2-passivation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Applicant: FMC Corporation, Lithium Division
    Inventors: Marina Yakovleva, Yuan Gao, Kenneth Brian Fitch, Prakash Thyaga Palepu, Yangxing Li, Christopher Jay Woltermann
  • Patent number: D825714
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: FMC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Lamar Buckelew, David Wheeler, Neil Destefano, Timothy M. Martin, Adam Prestegord, Shawn Grant, Gary Grant