Patents Assigned to Syngenta Limited
  • Patent number: 10696686
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound of formula (I): wherein: X is methyl or chlorine; R1 is fluorine or bromine; R2 is ethynyl, C1-C3alkoxy, C1-C3haloalkoxy, or C1-C3alkoxy-C1-C3alkoxy-; and Q is a pyran-3,5-dione-4-yl, a thiopyran-3,5-dione-4-yl, a piperidine-3,5-dione-4-yl, a cyclopentane-1,3-dione-2-yl, a cyclohexane-1,3, 5-trione-2-yl, a cyclohexane-1,3-dione-2-yl, or a cycloheptane-1,3-dione-2-yl, or a derivative thereof (e.g. a fused such as fused bicyclic derivative, and/or a spirocyclic derivative), or an enol ketone tautomer derivative thereof, wherein Q is further defined herein; and wherein the compound of formula (I) is optionally present as an agrochemically acceptable salt thereof. Preferably, X is methyl; and/or R1 is fluorine; and/or R2 is —O—R2A, wherein R2A is methyl, ethyl, trifluoromethyl, difluoromethyl, trifluoroethyl, or —CH2CH2OCH3. These compounds are suitable for use as herbicides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Janice Black, James Nicholas Scutt, Louisa Whalley, Nigel James Willets
  • Patent number: 10590143
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound of formula (I): wherein: X is methyl or chlorine; R1 is fluorine or bromine; R2 is ethynyl, C1-C3alkoxy, C1-C3haloalkoxy, or C1-C3alkoxy-C1-C3alkoxy-; and Q is a pyran-3,5-dione-4-yl, a thiopyran-3,5-dione-4-yl, a piperidine-3,5-dione-4-yl, a cyclohexane-1,3,5-trione-2-yl, a cyclohexane-1,3-dione-2-yl, a cycloheptane-1,3-dione-2-yl, in which each cyclic dione is bridged by alkanediyl, or a derivative thereof (e.g. an enol ketone tautomer derivative thereof), wherein Q is further defined herein; and wherein the compound of formula (I) is optionally present as an agrochemically acceptable salt thereof. Preferably, X is methyl; and/or R1 is fluorine; and/or R2 is —O—R2A, wherein R2A is methyl, ethyl, trifluoromethyl, difluoromethyl, trifluoroethyl, or —CH2CH2OCH3. These compounds are suitable for use as herbicides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Janice Black, James Nicholas Scutt, Louisa Whalley, Nigel James Willets
  • Publication number: 20200068879
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods of reducing the viscosity of an aqueous agrochemical concentrate comprising a) an adjuvant selected from an alkoxylated aliphatic acid, an alkoxylated aliphatic alcohol, an alkoxylated aliphatic amide and an alkoxylated aliphatic amine, wherein the concentration of adjuvant in the aqueous agrochemical concentrate is at least 50 g/l; the method comprising including b) a compound selected from: i. an aryl sulphonate; ii. an aliphatic mono alcohol; iii. an aliphatic polyol comprising at least four contiguous carbon atoms; and iv. anaryl alcohol; in the aqueous agrochemical concentrate; wherein the aqueous agrochemical concentrate comprises an agrochemical active ingredient. The invention also relates to the agrochemical concentrates and methods of using the agrochemical concentrates for controlling or preventing infestation of plants by phytopathogenic microorganisms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: SYNGENTA LIMITED
    Inventors: Julia Lynne RAMSAY, John HONE, Jose Luis CALVO, Niall Rae THOMSON, Patrick Joseph MULQUEEN, Alexander BASSETT-CROSS, Steven FITZJOHN, Antony HARRIS
  • Patent number: 10375956
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound of formula (I): wherein: R8 and R9, independently of each other, are hydrogen, fluorine or C1-C3alkyl; R10 is hydrogen or methyl (preferably hydrogen); and the other substituents are as defined herein; and wherein the compound of formula (I) is optionally present as an agrochemically acceptable salt thereof. These compounds are thought to be suitable for use as herbicides. The invention therefore also relates to a method of controlling weeds, especially grassy monocotyledonous weeds, in crops of useful plants, comprising applying a compound of formula (I), or a herbicidal composition comprising such a compound, to the plants or to the locus thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Ian Henry Aspinall, Stephane Andre Marie Jeanmart, James Nicholas Scutt, John Benjamin Taylor
  • Patent number: 10364235
    Abstract: The invention relates to compounds of formula (I): where A1, A2, A3, A4, G, 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 and molluscicidal compositions comprising the compounds of formula (I) and to methods of using the compounds of formula (I) to control insect, acarine, nematode and mollusc pests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignees: Synenta Crop Protection LLC, Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Peter Renold, Jerome Yves Cassayre, Myriem El Qacemi, Jagadish Pabba, Thomas Pitterna
  • Patent number: 10206388
    Abstract: This invention relates to the use of aromatic esters as adjuvants in compositions, particularly for agrochemical use, as well to compositions comprising such an aromatic ester, in combination with at least one agrochemical and at least one surfactant. The invention further extends to methods of making and using such compositions. In particular the present invention relates to such compositions when formulated as, or comprised by, an emulsion concentrate (EC), an emulsion in water (EW), a suspension of particles in water (SC), a microcapsule formulation (CS), a suspension of particles with an emulsion (SE), a dispersion concentrate (DC) or an oil suspension (OD).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: SYNGENTA LIMITED
    Inventors: Gordon Alastair Bell, Julia Lynne Ramsay, Raul Minguez Molina, David Stock, Gary Charles Walter
  • Publication number: 20180242574
    Abstract: The present invention relates to agrochemical compositions comprising certain benzamide compounds and to the use of those benzamide compounds as adjuvants, especially in formulations, in particular in agrochemical formulations and in environmentally friendly formulations. The invention further extends to certain novel benzamide compounds and a process to prepare such novel compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2018
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Applicant: SYNGENTA LIMITED
    Inventors: Gordon Bell, Richard Brian Perry, Julia Lynne Ramsay, David Stock, Philip Taylor
  • Patent number: 10051857
    Abstract: The present invention relates to agrochemical compositions comprising certain benzamide compounds and to the use of those benzamide compounds as adjuvants, especially in formulations, in particular in agrochemical formulations and in environmentally friendly formulations. The invention further extends to certain novel benzamide compounds and a process to prepare such novel compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: SYNGENTA LIMITED
    Inventors: Gordon Bell, Richard Brian Perry, Julia Lynne Ramsay, David Stock, Philip Taylor
  • Patent number: 9963445
    Abstract: The invention relates to pyrrolone compounds of the formula (I) wherein X, R1, R2, R3 and A are as defined in the specification. Furthermore, the present invention relates to processes and intermediates for making compounds of formula (I), to herbicidal compositions comprising these compounds and to methods of using these compounds to control plant growth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignees: Syngenta Limited, Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventors: John Martin Clough, Jutta Elisabeth Boehmmer, Mangala Phadte, Ravindra Sonawane, Adrian Longstaff, James Alan Morris, Timothy Robert Desson, Matthew Brian Hotson, Sally Russell, Kenneth Ling, Susan Patricia Barnett, David Philip Bacon, Donn Warwick Moseley, William Roderick Mound, Alan John Dowling
  • Patent number: 9936701
    Abstract: The invention relates to pyrrolone compounds of the formula (I) wherein X, Rb, Rc, R1, R2 and R3 are as defined in the specification. Furthermore, the present invention relates to processes and intermediates for making compounds of formula (I), to herbicidal compositions comprising these compounds and to methods of using these compounds to control plant growth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignees: Syngenta Limited, Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventors: James Alan Morris, Shuji Hachisu, William Guy Whittingham, Anne Jaqueline Dalencon, Jutta Elisabeth Boehmer, Mangala Phadte, Ravindra Sonawane, Adrian Longstaff, Alan John Dowling, Timothy Robert Desson, Sitaram Pal, Janice Black, Swarnendu Sasmal, Guruprasad Narashimh Sawant, Srinivas Reddy Purumandla, Sujit Kumar Ghorai
  • Publication number: 20180065956
    Abstract: The invention relates to compounds of formula (I): where A1, A2, A3, A4, G, 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 and molluscicidal compositions comprising the compounds of formula (I) and to methods of using the compounds of formula (I) to control insect, acarine, nematode and mollusc pests.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Applicants: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC, Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Peter Renold, Jerome Yves Cassayre, Myriem El Qacemi, Jagadish Pabba, Thomas Pitterna
  • Patent number: 9834546
    Abstract: The invention relates to compounds of formula (I): where A1, A2, A3, A4, G, 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 and molluscicidal compositions comprising the compounds of formula (I) and to methods of using the compounds of formula (I) to control insect, acarine, nematode and mollusc pests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignees: Syngenta Limited, Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Peter Renold, Jerome Yves Cassayre, Myriem El Qacemi, Jagadish Pabba, Thomas Pitterna
  • Patent number: 9807999
    Abstract: This invention relates to a formulation comprising a compound of formula (I) where R1 is hydrogen, methyl, ethyl, propyl or butyl; R2 is methyl or ethyl; R3 is hydrogen, methyl or ethyl; and n is 1, 2 or 3; to the use of a compound of formula (I) as a solvent; and to certain novel compounds of formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Gordon Alastair Bell, Anne Waller, Jeffrey Steven Wailes
  • Patent number: 9808003
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound of formula (I): wherein the substituents are as defined herein, and wherein the compound of formula (I) is optionally present as an agrochemically acceptable salt thereof. These compounds are thought to be suitable for use as herbicides. The invention therefore also relates to a method of controlling weeds, especially grassy monocotyledonous weeds, in crops of useful plants, comprising applying a compound of formula (I), or a herbicidal composition comprising such a compound, to the plants or to the locus thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Alaric James Avery, John Benjamin Taylor, Russell Colin Viner, Jeffery Steven Wailes, Ian Stuart Cloudsdale, John Kenneth Dickson, Jr., Ian Henry Aspinall, Janice Black, Emma Briggs, Shuji Hachisu, Simon Hardy
  • Patent number: 9751865
    Abstract: The invention relates to substituted dihydro-hydantoin derivatives of the formula (I) wherein X, Ra, Rb, Rc, R1, R2 and R3 are as defined in the specification. Furthermore, the present invention relates to processes and intermediates for making compounds of formula (I), to herbicidal compositions comprising these compounds and to methods of using these compounds 10 to control or inhibit plant growth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: James Alan Morris, Ravindra Sonawane, Mangala Phadte, Jake Goodwin-Tindall, Jutta Elisabeth Boehmer, Timothy Robert Desson, Claire Janet Russell, Alan Joseph Hennessy, Matthew Brian Hotson
  • Patent number: 9723840
    Abstract: The invention relates to pyrrolone compounds of the formula (I) wherein R1, R2, R3, Rb, Rc and Rd are as defined in the specification. Furthermore, the present invention relates to processes and intermediates for making compounds of formula (I), to herbicidal compositions comprising these compounds and to methods of using these compounds to control plant growth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignees: Syngenta Limited, Syngetna Participations AG
    Inventors: Mangala Phadte, Ravindra Sonawane, Adrian Longstaff, Kenneth Ling, Sally Elizabeth Russell, Timothy Robert Desson, Matthew Brian Hotson, Donn Warwick Moseley, Jutta Elisabeth Boehmer, James Alan Morris, Alan Joseph Hennessy
  • Patent number: 9693556
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of Formula (I) or an agronomically acceptable salt thereof, wherein: R2 is selected from the group consisting of (A1), (A2) and (A3) wherein X1 is N or CR7X2 is N or CR8X3 is N or CR9X4 is N or CR6R1, R3, R4, R5 R6, R7, R8 and R9 are as defined herein. The invention further relates to herbicidal compositions which comprise a compound of Formula (I), and to their use for controlling weeds, in particular in crops of useful plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Yunas Bhonoah, Alison Clare Elliott, Steven Gaulier, Kenneth Ling, Glynn Mitchell, James Alan Morris, Paula Rocha Rzepa, Russell Colin Viner
  • Patent number: 9686986
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of controlling weeds at a locus, said method comprising application to the locus of a weed controlling amount of a herbicidal composition comprising a compound of Formula (I), or an agronomically acceptable salt of said compounds wherein X, R1, R2, R4 and R5 are as defined herein. The invention further relates novel herbicidal compounds, to herbicidal compositions comprising said compounds and to their use for controlling weeds, in particular in crops of useful plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Alison Clare Elliott, Glynn Mitchell
  • Patent number: 9615577
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound of formula (I), wherein: X is methyl or chlorine; R1 is methyl or chlorine; R2 is hydrogen, methyl, ethyl, n-propyl, cyclopropyl, vinyl, ethynyl, fluorine, chlorine, bromine, C1-C3alkoxy, C1-C2-fluoroalkoxy, C1-C2alkoxy-C1-C3alkoxy- or C1fluoroalkoxy-C1-C3alkoxy-; and Y is O, S, S(O), S(O)2, N(C1-C2alkyl), N(C1-C2alkoxy), C(O), CR8R9 or —CR10R11CR12R13—; and G, R3, R4, R5 and R6 are as defined herein; wherein the compound of formula (I) is optionally present as an agrochemically acceptable salt thereof. These compounds are suitable for use as herbicides. The invention therefore also relates to a method of controlling weeds, especially grassy monocotyledonous weeds, in crops of useful plants, comprising applying a compound of formula (I), or a herbicidal composition comprising such a compound, to the plants or to the locus thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: William Roderick Mound, James Nicholas Scutt, Mark Slater, Nigel James Willetts
  • Patent number: 9611248
    Abstract: The invention relates to pyrrolone compounds of the formula (I) wherein X, R1, R2, R3 and A are as defined in the specification. Furthermore, the present invention relates to processes and intermediates for making compounds of formula (I), to herbicidal compositions comprising these compounds and to methods of using these compounds to control plant growth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignees: Syngenta Limited, Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventors: Alan John Dowling, John Martin Clough, Jutta Martin Boehmer, Mangala Phadte, Ravindra Sonawane, Adrian Longstaff, James Alan Morris, Timothy Robert Desson, Matthew Brian Hotson, Sally Russell, Kenneth Ling, Susan Patricia Barnett, David Philip Bacon, Donn Warwick Moseley, William Roderick Mound