Patents Assigned to Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd.
  • Publication number: 20150287943
    Abstract: A method for producing an organic photoelectric conversion device, comprising a step of forming an anode, a step of forming an active layer on the above-described anode, a step of forming an oxide layer comprising a zinc oxide doped with at least one metal selected from the group consisting of gallium, aluminum, indium and boron on the above-described active layer, and a step of forming a cathode on the above-described oxide layer by a vacuum film formation method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2013
    Publication date: October 8, 2015
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventor: Yasunori Uetani
  • Patent number: 9139514
    Abstract: Disclosed are a process suited to large scale synthesis with high yield for producing oseltamivir phosphate, in which a preparation of oseltamivir phosphate which is highly safe as a pharmaceutical product can be produced, and an intermediate compound for producing oseltamivir phosphate. In this production process, an intermediate compound represented by general formula (V) is synthesized by employing Michael reaction/Michael reaction/Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons reaction, and oseltamivir phosphate is produced by converting the substituent groups in this intermediate compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yujiro Hayashi, Hayato Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 8815977
    Abstract: The present invention provides a process for producing a conjugated diene-based polymer, comprising polymerizing a monomer component containing a conjugated diene compound and a silicon-containing vinyl compound using a polymerization initiator represented by the following formula (1) wherein, R11 represents a hydrocarbylene group having 6 to 100 carbon atoms, R12 and R13 represent a hydrocarbyl group optionally having a substituent, or a trihydrocarbylsilyl group, or R12 and R13 are bonded to represent a hydrocarbylene group optionally having, as a hetero atom, at least one kind atom selected from the atomic group consisting of a silicon atom, a nitrogen atom and an oxygen atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Mana Ito, Katsunari Inagaki, Mayumi Oshima
  • Patent number: 8796176
    Abstract: PROBLEM Provided is a composition for controlling pests having excellent control effect for pests and a method for controlling pests. SOLUTION A composition for controlling pests comprising an ?-alkoxyphenylacetic acid compound and a neonicotinoid compound as active ingredients.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd
    Inventors: Masanao Takaishi, Atsushi Iwata
  • Patent number: 8501980
    Abstract: Disclosed are a process suited to large scale synthesis with high yield for producing oseltamivir phosphate, in which a preparation of oseltamivir phosphate which is highly safe as a pharmaceutical product can be produced, and an intermediate compound for producing oseltamivir phosphate. In this production process, an intermediate compound represented by general formula (V) is synthesized by employing Michael reaction/Michael reaction/Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons reaction, and oseltamivir phosphate is produced by converting the substituent groups in this intermediate compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2013
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yujiro Hayashi, Hayato Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 8461181
    Abstract: A fused heterocyclic compound of formula (1): wherein, A1 and A2 represent a nitrogen atom or the like, R1, R2, R3 and R4 represent a halogen atom or the like, R2 and R3 represent a halogen atom or the like, R5 represents a C1-C6 chain hydrocarbon group optionally substituted with one or more halogen atoms, or the like, R6 and R7 represent a C1-C4 chain hydrocarbon group substituted with one or more halogen atoms, or the like, and n represents 0 or 1, has an excellent noxious arthropod controlling effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaki Takahashi, Mitsuhiko Iwakoshi, Hiroshi Ikegami
  • Patent number: 8394892
    Abstract: The present invention provides a thermoplastic elastomer composition comprising: 100 parts by weight of component (A), 10 to 100 parts by weight of component (B), 50 to 200 parts by weight of component (C), and 5 to 30 parts by weight of component (D). Component (A) is a propylene polymer having a melting point of 155° C. or more. Component (B) is a crystalline propylene-ethylene copolymer. Component (C) is an ethylene-?-olefin rubber having Mooney Viscosity of 30 to 100(ML1+4, 125° C.). Component (D) is a hydrogenated product of block copolymer comprising blocks of aromatic vinyl compound units and blocks of conjugated diene compound units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2013
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Nadeem Akhtar Bokhari, Kousuke Ohtani, Yasuhito Ijichi
  • Patent number: 8293681
    Abstract: PROBLEM Provided is a seed treatment agent having excellent control effect on plant diseases and a method for protecting a plant from plant diseases. SOLUTION A seed treatment agent comprising, as an active ingredient, an ?-methoxyphenylacetic acid compound represented by formula (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2012
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masanao Takaishi, Makoto Kurahashi
  • Publication number: 20120131687
    Abstract: The present invention provides an agent that modulates physiological condition of pests, wherein the agent has an ability to modulate the activity of an insect voltage-gated potassium channel; a method for assaying pesticidal activity of a test substance, which comprises measuring the activity of a voltage-gated potassium channel in a reaction system in which the voltage-gated potassium channel contacts with a test substance, and so on.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2009
    Publication date: May 24, 2012
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Junko Otsuki, Marc Logghe, Titus Kaletta, Wendy Maddelein
  • Publication number: 20120111411
    Abstract: An organic photoelectronic conversion element having a sufficiently high open-circuit voltage can be produced by using a fullerene derivative comprising a structure represented by formula (1) and one or more structures selected from the group consisting of a structure represented by formula (2-1) and a structure represented by formula (2-2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2010
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasunori Uetani, Jun Fujiwara
  • Publication number: 20120112318
    Abstract: A transistor capable of modulating, at low voltages, a large current flowing between an emitter electrode and a collector electrode. A process of producing the transistor, a light-emitting device comprising the transistor, and a display comprising the transistor. The transistor comprises an emitter electrode and a collector electrode. Between the emitter electrode and the collector electrode are situated a semiconductor layer and a sheet base electrode. It is preferred that the semiconductor layer be situated between the emitter electrode and the base electrode and also between the collector electrode and the base electrode to constitute a second semiconductor layer and a first semiconductor layer, respectively. It is also preferred that the thickness of the base electrode be 80 nm or less. Furthermore, a dark current suppressor layer is situated at least between the emitter electrode and the base electrode, or between the collector electrode and the base electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2012
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Applicants: Osaka University, Ricoh Company, Ltd., Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., Sumitomo Chemical Company Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaaki YOKOYAMA, Kenichi Nakayama
  • Publication number: 20120096821
    Abstract: The invention is to provide a process for producing an aluminum titanate-based ceramics body, wherein a regenerated unfired starting material recovered in a production process for an aluminum titanate-based ceramics body is used and a regenerated clay is easy to prepare and an aluminum titanate-based ceramics body excellent in a mechanical strength and in a thermal characteristics such as low thermal expansion and heat resistance can be obtained. The invention is a process for producing an aluminum titanate-based ceramics body using an unfired regenerated starting material recovered in a production process for an aluminum titanate-based ceramics body, comprising the following steps: a step of preparing a pulverized material having a diameter of 1 mm or less from the unfired regenerated starting material; a step of preparing a regenerated clay containing the pulverized material and water; a step of shaping the regenerated clay to form a shaped body; and a step of firing the shaped body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2010
    Publication date: April 26, 2012
    Applicant: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Akiyoshi Nemoto, Hajime Yoshino, Masayuki Narumi
  • Publication number: 20120065231
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound represented by the formula (I) or its salt, solvate, or physiologically functional derivative; and a pharmaceutical composition which is useful for treatment or prevention of conditions or disorders having sensitivity to selective androgen receptor modulation, the composition comprising the above-described compound; among others:
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2010
    Publication date: March 15, 2012
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY LTD.
    Inventors: Koichiro Harada, Kozo Motonaga, Koichi Saito, Akio Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20120053287
    Abstract: The problem to be solved is to provide a resin composition for an organic thin film transistor insulating layer which can cross-link without being subjected to a treatment at a high temperature for a long time to form an insulating layer excellent in surface adhesion property. The solving means is a resin composition for an organic thin film transistor insulating layer comprising (A) a macromolecular compound comprising a repeating unit having a photosensitive group s linked through a urea bond or a urethane bond, (B) a curing agent and (C) an organic solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2010
    Publication date: March 1, 2012
    Applicant: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd
    Inventor: Isao Yahagi
  • Patent number: 8120242
    Abstract: A transistor capable of modulating, at low voltages, a large current flowing between an emitter electrode and a collector electrode. A process of producing the transistor, a light-emitting device comprising the transistor, and a display comprising the transistor. The transistor comprises an emitter electrode and a collector electrode. Between the emitter electrode and the collector electrode are situated a semiconductor layer and a sheet base electrode. It is preferred that the semiconductor layer be situated between the emitter electrode and the base electrode and also between the collector electrode and the base electrode to constitute a second semiconductor layer and a first semiconductor layer, respectively. It is also preferred that the thickness of the base electrode be 80 nm or less. Furthermore, a dark current suppressor layer is situated at least between the emitter electrode and the base electrode, or between the collector electrode and the base electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2012
    Assignees: Osaka University, Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd., Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaaki Yokoyama, Kenichi Nakayama
  • Publication number: 20110165513
    Abstract: The present invention provides a photoresist composition comprising a resin which comprises a structural unit represented by the formula (I): wherein Q1 and Q2 independently represent a fluorine atom etc., U represents a C1-C20 divalent hydrocarbon group etc., X1 represents —O—CO— etc., and A+ represents an organic counter ion, and a compound represented by the formula (D?): wherein R51, R52, R53 and R54 independently represent a C1-C20 alkyl group etc., and A11 represents a C1-C36 saturated cyclic hydrocarbon group which may have one or more substituents and which may contain one or more heteroatoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2011
    Publication date: July 7, 2011
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY LTD
    Inventors: Yuko YAMASHITA, Nobuo ANDO
  • Publication number: 20110158897
    Abstract: There is disclosed a process for producing chlorine by feeding hydrogen chloride and oxygen into catalyst beds which are formed in the reaction tubes of a fixed-bed multitubular reactor and which contain catalysts for use in oxidation of hydrochloric acid, and this process is characterized in that the catalyst beds in one reaction zone in the fixed-bed multitubular reactor are catalyst beds formed by packing catalysts of a plurality of production lots; and in that the catalysts of the plurality of production lots satisfy the following condition (I): Condition (I): a value of A/B is smaller than 1.20 (with the proviso that A and B are values of three significant figures, having a relationship of A?B), wherein the pore volume of a catalyst of one production lot optionally selected from the plurality of production lots is A [ml/g], and the pore volume of another one production lot is B [ml/g].
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2009
    Publication date: June 30, 2011
    Applicant: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Kohei Seki
  • Publication number: 20110129848
    Abstract: A novel protein (Gm1) includes an amino acid sequence part having a high homology with a domain having a high homology with a GTP binding site and a GTPase site conserved among G protein ? subunits and a trimer forming domain conserved among G protein ? subunits. The Gm1 protein is involved in signal transduction via a G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) stimulation. The Gm1 protein is expressed intensively in human brain, thymus, testes, spleen, small intestine, uterus and heart.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2011
    Publication date: June 2, 2011
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Takahashi, Yasuo Matsumoto, Kenji Oeda
  • Patent number: 7893203
    Abstract: A novel protein (Gm1) includes an amino acid sequence part having a high homology with a domain having a high homology with a GTP binding site and a GTPase site conserved among G protein ? subunits and a trimer forming domain conserved among G protein ? subunits. The Gm1 protein is involved in signal transduction via a G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) stimulation. The Gm1 protein is expressed intensively in human brain, thymus, testes, spleen, small intestine, uterus and heart. A method for screening for a substance capable of regulating a cellular signal transduction employs a polynucleotide encoding the Gm1 protein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2011
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Takahashi, Yasuo Matsumoto, Kenji Oeda
  • Patent number: 7871557
    Abstract: The object is to provide a method for producing a film excellent in a quality of odorless or free from deteriorating taste of food contained in a package of the extruded molded article by using an ethylene-?-olefin copolymer excellent in extrusion molding processability. This object is achieved by a method for producing an extruded molded article comprising a step of extruding a copolymer of ethylene and ?-olefin of from 3 to 20 carbon atoms having an activation energy for melt flow of not less than 50 kJ/mol under one of the following conditions: (a) a temperature of melted resin at die gap of T-die is not more than 200° C., (b) a temperature of melted resin at die gap of tubular tie is not more than 170° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2011
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuki Iseki, Kenzo Chikanari, Yasuro Suzuki