Patents Examined by Alexander R Pagano
  • Patent number: 11155513
    Abstract: A process for a reactive separation of organic molecules from biomass includes a reaction step for the biomass, a simultaneous extraction step using a solvent, and a filtration step to recover products, wherein the products comprise ferulic acid and/or coumaric acid. The products are extracted from the biomass in a pressurized stirred batch reactor using a liquid extraction solvent and a base in which the ferulate and the coumarate remain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: SPERO RENEWABLES, LLC
    Inventors: Mahdi M. Abu-Omar, Daniel H. Coller, Ian M. Klein
  • Patent number: 11148992
    Abstract: Provided is a hydrogenation method of a phthalate compound. According to the present invention, in the hydrogenation reaction, generation of by-products is suppressed, and thus catalytic activity is improved and life-time is extended, thereby increasing efficiency of a commercial process and economic efficiency. Further, since the hydrogenation product prepared by the present invention has high purity and a low acid value, its quality as a plasticizer is excellent, thereby being applied to a variety of products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: HANWHA SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ki Taeg Jung, Hyo Suk Kim, Seong Min Park, Hye Won Lee, Jae Heum Jung
  • Patent number: 11142516
    Abstract: Provided herein is a novel process for the preparation of an amino-pyrimidine and salts thereof. Also provided herein are novel intermediates used in this process and their preparation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Cytokinetics, Inc.
    Inventors: Matthew Peterson, Kevin Lu, Bradley Morgan, David Morgans, Tohru Fukuyama
  • Patent number: 11142494
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound according to Formula (3), wherein the compound comprises from 28 wt. % to 100 wt. % bio-based carbon content, relative to the total mass of carbon in the compound, measured according to standard ASTM D6866-12, Method B; and wherein X+is a proton. The present invention also relates to a polymer obtained by polymerising at least one of compound according to Formula (3), in addition to processes and uses related thereto.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Christoph Kayser, Gundula Starkulla, Dirk Fischer, Paul Kaufmann, Michael Schäfer, Katharina Götz
  • Patent number: 11136287
    Abstract: The present invention provides an industrially-preferable method for safely producing N-benzyl-2-bromo-3-methoxypropionamide at a high yield but at low cost. The method for producing of the present invention includes: in sequence, an amidation process that causes diacrylic anhydride to react with benzylamine in a solvent to obtain N-benzylacrylamide; a bromination process that causes N-benzylacrylamide to react with bromine in a solvent to obtain N-benzyl-2,3-dibromopropionamide; and a methoxylation process that causes N-benzyl-2,3-dibromopropionamide to react with methanol in the presence of a base to obtain N-benzyl-2-bromo-3-methoxypropionamide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: API CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki Nagahama, Kenta Saito
  • Patent number: 11136495
    Abstract: Pt2M heterotrinuclear metal-organic alkynyl complexes have a structure of formula (I): [Pt2M(?-PR2CH2PRCH2PR2)2(C?CR?)2(C?CR?)2]+mAm?. In formula (I), ? represents a bridging ligand; PR2CH2PRCH2PR2 is a type of tridentate phosphine ligands; the subscript number of each letter represents the number of each group. The complexes present phosphorescent emission, and the color distribution of the emitted light is relatively broad from blue-green to orange-red. The complexes can be used as photoluminescent materials in the fields of displays, lighting, sensors and biomarkers. Among the complexes, Cu complexes also exhibit reversible self-recovery photochromic performance. Under UV irradiation, the complexes change from a colorless or light color state to a dark color state rapidly, and after stopping UV irradiation, they gradually return to the light color state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: FUJIAN INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH ON THE STRUCTURE OF MATTER, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
    Inventors: Zhongning Chen, Xu Zhang, Jinyun Wang, Liyi Zhang
  • Patent number: 11136284
    Abstract: Provided is a hydrogenation method of a phthalate compound. According to the present invention, stereoselectivity of the hydrogenation reaction may be increased, and thus the content of a cis isomer in a product may be increased. As a result, quality of the hydrogenation product as a plasticizer may be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: HANWHA SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hyo Suk Kim, Ki Taeg Jung, Seong Min Park, Kyoung Il Lee, Hye Won Lee, Jae Heum Jung
  • Patent number: 11124475
    Abstract: A hydrogen sulfide donor in an organic salt form and a preparation method thereof. The hydrogen sulfide donor exists as a salt formed by organic compounds with an alkaline motif and hydrogen sulfide with weak acidity. The hydrogen sulfide donor features with a simple structure, and an easy preparation method. Moreover, hydrogen sulfide donors in different forms can be prepared according to research and development needs. After the hydrogen sulfide donor enters an organism, the process of in vivo dissociation and hydrogen sulfide supply is simple, rapid, and effective, and there is no requirement for enzyme or any other complicated condition, and thus, the hydrogen sulfide donor has a great application prospect and value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: CHENGDU KAOENSI SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hu Zheng, Lingling Weng
  • Patent number: 11110444
    Abstract: A chiral catalyst represented by formula (II) is provided. In formula (II), Y independently includes hydrogen, fluorine, trifluoromethyl, isopropyl, tert-butyl, CmH2m+1 or OCmH2m+1, wherein m=1-10 and n=1-10. A heterogeneous chiral catalyst is also provided. The heterogeneous chiral catalyst includes the chiral catalyst represented by formula (II), and a substrate connected to the chiral catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Shih-Hsien Liu, Yi-Liang Tsai, Chih-Lung Chin, Chien-Wen Lin, Chao-Wu Liaw
  • Patent number: 11111255
    Abstract: A zirconium-based metal-organic framework material UiO-66(Zr) and a rapid room-temperature preparation method and application thereof are provided. The preparation method includes: (1) mixing a zirconium source and an organic ligand uniformly, then placing in methanol and stirring at room temperature, centrifuging and then discarding a supernatant to obtain a transparent gel-like intermediate product; and (2) heating and drying the intermediate product to obtain UiO-66(Zr). Compared with the prior art, the present invention excludes the use of N,N-dimethylformamide and other toxic organic solvents that are necessary in the traditional solvothermal method, and only needs to stir in methanol at room temperature and dry to obtain UiO-66(Zr). The method has mild conditions and a high yield. Moreover, the product purity is extremely high, and the product activation step can be omitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: TONGJI UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Fengting Li, Yinan Wu
  • Patent number: 11111265
    Abstract: The present application relates to a method for preparing a cholic acid compound. Specifically, the method prepares a compound as shown in formula I, including subjecting a compound of formula 2 to an oxidization reaction to obtain a compound of formula 3; attaching a trimethylsilyl group to the compound of formula 3 to obtain a compound of formula 4; reacting the compound of formula 4 with acetaldehyde to obtain a compound of formula 5; subjecting the compound of formula 5 to a catalytic hydrogenation reaction to obtain a compound of formula 6; and converting a cyano group of the compound of formula 6 to a carboxyl group to give the compound of formula I.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: CHIA TAI TIANQING PHARMACEUTICAL GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xiquan Zhang, Xingdong Cheng, Aiming Zhang, Chunguang Xia, Lang Chen, Ce Gao
  • Patent number: 11104628
    Abstract: The present invention relates to aromatic compounds suitable for preparation of asymmetric polydentate ligands. The present invention further describes a process for preparing asymmetric polydentate ligands and metal complexes comprising these ligands which are suitable for use as emitters in organic electroluminescent devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Stoessel, Christian Ehrenreich
  • Patent number: 11104637
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the conversion of 2-aminoethanol to ethane-1,2-diamine and/or linear polyethylenimines of the formula H2N—[CH2CH2NH]n—CH2CH2NH2 wherein n?1 comprising: (i) providing a catalyst comprising a zeolitic material having the MOR framework structure comprising YO2 and X2O3, wherein Y is a tetravalent element and X is a trivalent element, said zeolitic material containing copper as extra-framework ions; (ii) providing a gas stream comprising 2-aminoethanol and ammonia; (iii) contacting the catalyst provided in (i) with the gas stream provided in (ii) for converting 2-aminoethanol to ethane-1,2-diamine and/or linear polyethylenimines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Andrei-Nicolae Parvulescu, Alvaro Gordillo, Marie Katrin Schroeter, Johann-Peter Melder, Juergen Bechtel, Thomas Heidemann, Stephan A. Schunk, Ulrich Müller
  • Patent number: 11104694
    Abstract: A methylsilicic acid hydrogel is produced by reacting a solution of sodium methyl siliconate with a gaseous acid agent. The resulting product is vacuumised to remove residual gas, and washed with water. A significant OH-group content in the hydrogel, which results from bubbling the gaseous acid agent through the solution of sodium methyl siliconate, makes it possible to increase the selectivity of the adsorption properties when the hydrogel is used in medicine and veterinary science.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: BIOLINE PRODUCTS S.R.O.
    Inventors: Oleksandr Mykhailovych Martynenko, Oleksandr Viktorovich Chyhyryk
  • Patent number: 11098068
    Abstract: A method of producing a halosiloxane, the method comprising: i) combining water, a halosilane, and a first solvent to form a reaction mixture, ii) partially hydrolyzing and condensing the halosilane to form a reaction product mixture comprising the halosiloxane, the solvent, unreacted halosilane, and hydrogen halide, iii) adding a second solvent, where the second solvent has a boiling point the boiling point of the halosiloxane, to the reaction mixture in i) or to the reaction product mixture in ii), and iv) recovering the halosiloxane from the reaction product mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Silicones Corporation
    Inventors: Noel Mower Chang, Barry Ketola, Andrew Millward, Xiaobing Zhou
  • Patent number: 11090631
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for hydrophobization of a hydrophilic material, the method including introducing a hydrophobic group into a hydroxyl group (—OH group) on a surface of the hydrophilic material. A method for hydrophobization of a hydrophilic material, the method comprising reacting a hydrophilic material to be hydrophobized with a hydrophobic group-containing silylating agent in presence of an amino acid as a reaction accelerator, to introduce a hydrophobic group-containing silyl group to a surface of the hydrophilic material. A hydrophobized silica gel column filler is produced by using the method. Further, a hydrophobized silica gel column is produced by filling a column with the hydrophobized silica gel column filler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: SHIMADZU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yukio Oikawa, Shigeyoshi Horiike, Hirotaka Koyama
  • Patent number: 11091425
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the conversion of ethane-1,2-diol to ethane-1,2-diamine and/or linear polyethylenimines of the formula H2N—[CH2CH2NH]n—CH2CH2NH2 wherein n?1 comprising (i) providing a catalyst comprising a zeolitic material comprising YO2 and X2O3, wherein Y is a tetravalent element and X is a trivalent element, wherein the zeolitic material is selected from the group consisting of zeolitic materials having the MOR, FAU, CHA and/or GME framework structure, including combinations of two or more thereof; (ii) providing a gas stream comprising ethane-1,2-diol and ammonia; (iii) contacting the catalyst provided in (i) with the gas stream provided in (ii) for converting ethane-1,2-diol to ethane-1,2-diamine and/or linear polyethylenimines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Andrei-Nicolae Parvulescu, Alvaro Gordillo, Marie Katrin Schroeter, Johann-Peter Melder, Juergen Bechtel, Thomas Heidemann, Stephan A. Schunk, Ulrich Müller
  • Patent number: 11072622
    Abstract: Atomic layer deposition (ALD) processes for forming Te-containing thin films, such as Sb—Te, Ge—Te, Ge—Sb—Te, Bi—Te, and Zn—Te thin films are provided. ALD processes are also provided for forming Se-containing thin films, such as Sb—Se, Ge—Se, Ge—Sb—Se, Bi—Se, and Zn—Se thin films are also provided. Te and Se precursors of the formula (Te,Se)(SiR1R2R3)2 are preferably used, wherein R1, R2, and R3 are alkyl groups. Methods are also provided for synthesizing these Te and Se precursors. Methods are also provided for using the Te and Se thin films in phase change memory devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: ASM INTERNATIONAL N.V.
    Inventors: Viljami Pore, Timo Hatanpaa, Mikko Ritala, Markku Leskelä
  • Patent number: 11066427
    Abstract: The invention provides an organosilane compound having a more bulky substituent group than the existing organosilane compounds. The compound is represented by formula (1) wherein R1 is a C4-C10 tertiary hydrocarbon group, R2 is a C1-C10 alkyl group, and LG is halogen or trifluoromethanesulfonyloxy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shotaro Aoki, Ayumu Kiyomori
  • Patent number: 11066429
    Abstract: Described is a process for producing preferably trifluoromethanesulfonic acid-acidified, end-equilibrated, acetoxy-bearing siloxanes which comprises reacting cyclic siloxanes, in particular comprising D4 and/or D5, and/or cyclic branched siloxanes of the D/T type with acetic anhydride using preferably trifluoromethanesulfonic acid as catalyst and with addition of acetic acid, wherein the cyclic branched siloxanes of the D/T type are mixtures of cyclic branched siloxanes of the D/T type which may contain not only siloxanes comprising D and T units but also siloxanes comprising Q units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Wilfried Knott, Horst Dudzik, Frauke Henning, Jan Caßens