Patents Examined by Danielle Sullivan
  • Patent number: 11547112
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention relate to solvents for agricultural applications and pesticide formulations. In one aspect, a solvent for agricultural applications comprises (a) a first component consisting of a polar solvent wherein the polar solvent is a sulfoxide, N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone, ?-butyrolactone, or a combination thereof; (b) a second component consisting of a glycol ether, and (c) a third component consisting of an ether ester of Formula 1: wherein R1 and R2 are each independently one of an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms or an aryl group, wherein R3 is hydrogen, methyl, or ethyl, and wherein n is 1 to 6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Wei Lu, Hua Ren, Ling Zhong, Jianhai Mu, Dong Yun
  • Patent number: 11533912
    Abstract: A method of controlling fungal diseases of crops with cinnamate compounds, the cinnamate compounds having one of the following chemical structures: wherein the cinnamate compounds exhibit strong antifungal activities, have a broad antifungal spectrum against pathogenic fungi of crops, are safe for crops, can avoid the occurrence of phytotoxicity, and can be used for the control of fungal diseases of crops such as powdery mildew, damping-off, rot, gummy stem blight, anthracnose, white rot, northern leaf blight, late blight, gray mold, downy blight, blight, early blight, Fusarium wilt, full rot, Pythium rot, dry rot, ring spot, sheath blight, stalk break and the like, the field efficiencies of which are superior to or comparable to that of the control compound, methyl 3,4-dimethoxy cinnamate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Inventors: Guanfang Hu, Yuling Wang, Yingqian Liu, Haitao Yu, Shujun Niu, Minyan Liu, Feng Zhao
  • Patent number: 11498899
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula 1, including all stereoisomers, N-oxides, and salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, J2, Q1, Q2, T and Y are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds, N-oxides and salts, and methods for controlling undesired vegetation comprising contacting the undesired vegetation or its environment with an effective amount of a compound, N-oxide, salt or composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventor: Matthew James Campbell
  • Patent number: 11497696
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel aqueous N-acyl glycinate compositions wherein the said compositions are free-flowing, pumpable, phase-stable on long-term storage, and processable at sub-zero temperatures; more specifically below ?5° C. The present invention also relates to the use of these aqueous N-acyl glycinate compositions in preparing isotropic aqueous skin and hair cleansing formulations such as body wash, shower gels, shampoos, and other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Galaxy Surfactants LTD.
    Inventors: Pooja Vaidya Kshirsagar, Nirmal Koshti, Pramod Bipracharan Sabat
  • Patent number: 11479532
    Abstract: Disclosed herein, are 5-Aminolevulinate synthase inhibitors and methods for their use in the treatment of porphyria.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: University of South Florida
    Inventors: Roman Manetsch, Gloria C. Ferreira, Bosko M. Stojanovski, Katya Pavlova Nacheva
  • Patent number: 11464226
    Abstract: This invention relates to a mixture of an alkyl polyglucoside with a (biological performance improving) adjuvant which is a non-ionic surfactant, the mixture improving the biological performance of an agrochemical. The biological performance effect of the alkyl polyglucoside is poorer than the partner adjuvant but the biological performance effect of the mixture is as good as that delivered by a much larger amount of that better, partner adjuvant alone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Inventors: Gordon Alastair Bell, Renaud Louis Benoit Perrin, Niall Rae Thomson
  • Patent number: 11464231
    Abstract: Compositions and method for producing a systemic acquired response (SAR) in plants. The resulting SAR may improve plant health and corresponding yields. In an example, the composition comprises a base solution and an effective amount of chitosan (Aspergillus niger) (e.g., in an amount of about 0.04 wt % of the composition). The base solution may include organic material, vitamin K compound, and nitrogen. Additionally or alternatively, the composition may include adding to the composition at least one of potassium, phosphorus, or an acidic organic polymer. Still further, the composition may include a micronutrient comprising at least one of boron, calcium, copper, iron, manganese, sulfur, silicon, or zinc. The composition may be applied as a foliar spray or used to irrigate the plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Inventor: Sebastien Hebbelinck
  • Patent number: 11452290
    Abstract: Herbicidal mixtures comprising an auxin herbicide and an adjuvant comprising a salt having a quaternary ammonium cation and/or a phosphonium cation are described. The adjuvant reduces the volatility of the auxin herbicide and/or counteracts the negative impact on the volatility of the auxin herbicide caused by the addition of a co-herbicide. Methods of preparing the herbicidal mixtures are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Daniel R. Wright, Junhua Zhang
  • Patent number: 11439145
    Abstract: Agricultural compositions that employ structured surfactant systems to suspend water-insoluble or sparingly soluble agricultural actives and/or adjuvants are disclosed. Also disclosed are agricultural compositions that combine structured surfactant systems with electrolytes to form structured electrolyte compositions. The structured surfactant systems, both with and without electrolyte, suspend one or more agricultural actives and/or crop oil and non-aqueous adjuvants to provide agricultural compositions that can combine combinations of actives in a single, stable composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: STEPAN COMPANY
    Inventors: Kelly Buchek, Eric M. Weber, Elodie Shaw, Krista L. Turpin, Andrea B. E. Brayton, Julien Guillan, Dave R. Allen
  • Patent number: 11426388
    Abstract: Solid dosage formulations of nitazoxanide or a nitazoxanide analogue are provided that comprise a controlled release portion and an immediate release portion. The pharmaceutical composition is typically in the form of a bilayer solid oral dosage form comprising (a) a first layer comprising a first quantity of nitazoxanide or analogue thereof in a controlled release formulation; and (b) a second layer comprising a second quantity of nitazoxanide or analogue thereof in an immediate release formulation. Method of using the formulations in the treatment of hepatitis C are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: Romark Laboratories L.C.
    Inventors: Jean-Francois Rossignol, Marc Ayers
  • Patent number: 11399541
    Abstract: A chemical preservative including phenoxyethanol, 2-butyl-1,2-benzisothiazolin-3-one and N,N-bis(3-aminopropyl) dodecylamine; its use to inhibit and/or to control the growth of microorganisms in a technical composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Inventors: Jennifer Knopf, Ralf Gradtke, Anne Gückel
  • Patent number: 11395490
    Abstract: A herbicidal composition comprising; (A) 3-[[[5-(difluoromethoxy)-1-methyl-3-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyra-zol-4-yl]methyl]-sulfonyl]-4,5-dihydro-5,5-dimethyl-isoxazole, or a herbicidally effective salt; and (B) a second herbicide selected from; (B1) 4-hydroxy-3-[[2-[(2-methoxyethoxy)methyl]-6-(trifluoromethyl)-3-pyridinyl]carbonyl]-bicyclo[3.2.1]oct-3-en-2-one, (B2) tembotrione, and (B3) topramezone, or their herbicidally effective salts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Inventor: Anja Greiner
  • Patent number: 11369111
    Abstract: The present invention provides a synergistic composition of a nematicide comprising of combination of chalcones, chalcone 17 and chalcone 25, or chalcone 17 and chalcone 30 with potent nematicidal and nematostatic properties. The chalcones individually show 100% nematicidal activity at a concentration as high as 10?2-10?3 M, whereas, the combination of chalcone 17 and chalcone 25, or chalcone 17 and chalcone 30, show 100% nematicidal activity at concentration as low as 10?4-10?6 M bringing a synergistic effect, wherein the ratio of the chalcones is 1:1. These combinations of the chalcones also show potent nematostatic activity compared to each chalcone individually. This synergistic nematicidal composition is environmentally safe and non-toxic to humans and animals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Inventors: Alejandro Calderón-Urrea, Saeed Attar
  • Patent number: 11369116
    Abstract: A method of weed control is provided. The method comprises artificially pollinating at least one weed species of interest with pollen of the same species that reduces fitness of said at least one weed species of interest. Also provided are compositions and kits which can be used for performing the methods described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Weedout Ltd.
    Inventors: Efrat Lidor-Nili, Orly Noivirt-Brik
  • Patent number: 11317628
    Abstract: The present invention relates to microparticle compositions comprising saflufenacil, to a method of their preparation and to the use of these microparticle compositions for controlling undesired vegetation. In the microparticle compositions saflufenacil is present in the form of microparticles, which comprise solid saflufenacil, which is surrounded or embedded by an aminoplast polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: BASF AGRO B.V.
    Inventors: Bastian Marten Noller, Yannick Fuchs, Anja Simon, Christian Sowa
  • Patent number: 11266149
    Abstract: The present invention relates to herbicidal compositions which comprise glyphosate or related compounds together with a further agent which is designed to enhance the effects of glyphosate or related compounds and/or reduce the amount of glyphosate or related compounds which is required for herbicidal effect. There is also provided a method of treating plants with a herbicidal composition according to the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Inventors: Stephen Chivasa, Fidel González-Torralva
  • Patent number: 11246311
    Abstract: A regulator for increasing plant ?-glucan content includes the following components by weight: 30-50 parts of a magnetic material, 20-30 parts of an oyster shell powder, 20-30 parts of an illite powder, and 10-20 parts of a mushroom polysaccharide extract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Inventors: Lezhang Chen, Junbo Yang
  • Patent number: 11246313
    Abstract: The invention discloses a synergist for improving crop resistance and fertilizer absorption capacity. The synergist includes the following components by weight: 20-30 parts of an oyster shell powder, 20-30 parts of a water chestnut skin powder, 10-20 parts of a chinaberry bark powder, 10-20 parts of a magnetic material, 10-20 parts of an illite powder, 5-10 parts of a shiitake mushroom polysaccharide extract. The synergist can, on one hand, improve the resistance of crops, especially reducing the pests and diseases significantly, improving waterlogging and drought resistance; and, on the other hand, greatly reduce the use of fertilizers, especially nitrogen fertilizers, preventing soil compaction. It can also significantly increase the content of active polysaccharides, especially ?-glucan in crops. In addition, the raw materials are readily available, the cost is low, and there are significant economic benefits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Inventors: Lezhang Chen, Junbo Yang
  • Patent number: 11202447
    Abstract: The invention relates to herbicidal compositions comprising an effective amount of an active ingredient combination composed of (a) at least one substituted thien-3-ylsulfonylamino(thio)carbonyl-triazolin(thi) one of the formula (I) in which R1, R2 and R3 are as defined in the description, —or salts of the compounds of the formula (I)— and (b) one or more compounds from a second group of herbicides which comprises selected 4-HPPD inhibitors, and, if desired, additionally (c) a crop plant tolerance promoter compound. The invention further relates to the use of the compositions for controlling unwanted plant growth and to a process for producing the compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH
    Inventors: Markus Dollinger, Hans-Joachim Santel, Ernst Rudolf Gesing, Erwin Hacker
  • Patent number: 11185561
    Abstract: The present invention provides an egg allergy prevention method to be carried out with respect to a human infant, including: a first administration period (first administration step) in which to administer, to an infant, heated egg white protein in an amount of 10 mg to 20 mg per day; and a second administration period (second administration step) which is a period after the first administration period and in which to administer, to the infant, the heated egg white protein in an amount of 65 mg to 90 mg per day.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Inventors: Yukihiro Ohya, Shigenori Kabashima, Osamu Natsume, Hirohisa Saito