Patents Examined by David L Miller
  • Patent number: 10781166
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to resins and to polymers, copolymers, and blends formed therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: 3D-Biomaterials, LLC
    Inventors: Sajal Das, Patrick Shipman, Scott Shuler
  • Patent number: 10774166
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a curable resin composition having low viscosity and being capable of forming a cured product which is excellent in the flexibility and the heat resistance. The present invention is a curable resin composition including: a (meth)acrylic group-containing vinyl-based polymer (A), a monomer (B) represented by the following Chemical formula (1), and a radical initiator (C).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: THREE BOND CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Nao Yamamuro
  • Patent number: 10760000
    Abstract: A process of forming a resveratrol-based flame retardant small molecule with a phosphonate/phosphinate molecule that includes a chloride group and a terminal functional group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Scott B. King, Brandon M. Kobilka, Joseph Kuczynski, Jason T. Wertz
  • Patent number: 10745497
    Abstract: Metallated aminosilane compounds for use as functional initiators in anionic polymerizations and processes for producing an aminosilane-functionalized polymer using the metallated aminosilane compounds to initiate anionic polymerization of at least one type of anionically polymerizable monomer. Preferred use of the metallated aminosilane compounds results in rubber compositions for use in tires comprising an aminosilane functionalized polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: David F. Lawson, Terrence E. Hogan, Christine M. Rademacher, David M. Roggeman, Fuminori Ota
  • Patent number: 10723836
    Abstract: The invention relates to a hydrocarbon polymer comprising two exo-vinylene cyclic carbonate terminal groups, of formula (1), production method thereof and use of same for the production of coating, mastic and adhesive compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: BOSTIK SA
    Inventors: Guillaume Michaud, Frédéric Simon, Stéphane Fouquay
  • Patent number: 10711084
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a functionalized elastomer, wherein the functionalized elastomer is a copolymer of a first monomer and a second monomer, the first monomer selected from the group consisting of conjugated diene monomers and vinyl aromatic monomers, and the second monomer of formula 1 wherein R1=C1-C8 alkyl, aryl, substituted aryl, or —SiR3 where R3 are independently C1-C8 alkyl; R2=C1-C8 alkyl, aryl, or substituted aryl, or —SiR3; and n=0-3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventor: Aaron Patrick Murray
  • Patent number: 10688758
    Abstract: The present invention provides an intermediate film for laminated glass which can improve sound insulation. The intermediate film has a layered structure including at least two layers, comprising: a first layer containing a polyvinyl acetal resin and a plasticizer; and a second layer positioned on a first surface of the first layer. In a phase diagram of three values including a degree of acetalization, a degree of acetylation, and a hydroxyl group content of the polyvinyl acetal resin contained in the first layer, the values of the degree of acetalization, the degree of acetylation, and the hydroxyl group content each fall within a region surrounded by a line including four straight lines connecting first, second, third, and fourth coordinates, which respectively have a degree of acetalization:degree of acetylation:hydroxyl group content of 70 mol %:30 mol %:0 mol %, 34 mol %:30 mol %:36 mol %, 94 mol %:0 mol %:6 mol %, and 100 mol %:0 mol %:0 mol %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Michio Shimamoto, Shota Matsuda, Sinyul Yang, Kohei Kani, Tatsuya Iwamoto
  • Patent number: 10683378
    Abstract: An imprinted polymer that is not electrically conductive is obtained by polymerization of at least one monomer with at least one crosslinking agent in the presence of a target. The polymer has in its structure at least one cavity having the shape of a target and at least one redox probe assuming either a polymerizable form or a non-polymerizable form. Methods are for preparing an imprinted polymer, for detecting a target implementing such a polymer. The polymer is used as a sensor, and more particularly an imprinted sensor, an active interface to manufacture electrochemical (bio)sensors, or to manufacture solid-phase extraction substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: UNIVERSITE DE TOULON
    Inventors: Catherine Branger, Hugues Brisset, Dutduan Udomsap
  • Patent number: 10676556
    Abstract: A water-absorbing polymer obtained from polymerization of (A) and (B) in aqueous medium wherein (A) is a phosphate-containing (meth)acrylic monomer and/or a salt thereof, and (B) is a monomer having one (meth)acrylic group within the molecule and/or a salt thereof that is different from component (A); and reacting the reaction product of (A) and (B) with (C) an organopolysiloxane having a (meth)acrylic group at both ends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Inventors: Fatemeh Mohammadi, Lisa Qu, Emi Akabane
  • Patent number: 10669435
    Abstract: A process for producing an antibacterial coating composition for implants. The process includes the steps i) reaction of a monomer A which is based on (meth)acrylic acid and contains at least one epoxide with a polyguanidine by reaction of an amino group of the polyguanidine with the epoxide to give a (meth)acrylic acid-polyguanidine macromolecule and ii) polymerization of the (meth)acrylic acid-polyguanidine macromolecule with a monomer B which contains at least one polymerizable double bond and at least one phosphonate group by free-radical polymerization of the (meth)acrylic acid unit and the double bond.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: GEBR. BRASSELER GMBH & CO. KG
    Inventors: Henning Menzel, Marco Wassmann, Sebastian Stelljes, Meike Stiesch, Andreas Winkel
  • Patent number: 10655048
    Abstract: An oil well cement settlement stabilizer is ternary cement settlement stabilizer or quaternary cement settlement stabilizer; wherein the quaternary cement settlement stabilizer containing structural units A represented by formula (I), structural units B represented by formula (II), structural units C represented by formula (III), and structural units D represented by formula (IV); Wherein the ternary cement settlement stabilizer containing structural units A represented by formula (I), structural units B represented by formula (II), and structural units D represented by formula (IV);
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: China University of Petroleum (East China)
    Inventors: Chengwen Wang, Huan Wang, Zizhen Wang, Yucheng Xue, Ruihe Wang, Xin Chen, Wenfei Li
  • Patent number: 10639851
    Abstract: An article for laser marking can comprising: a thermoplastic composition comprising a thermoplastic polymer, an active component comprising at least one of a polymeric unit and an additive, wherein the thermoplastic polymer has a visible transmission of greater than or equal to 80% according to ASTM D1003-00, Procedure A, using D65 illumination, 10 degrees observer, and thickness of 1 mm; and a mark produced by chemical rearrangement of the active component generated by a laser of a first wavelength; wherein the mark exhibits at least one of: (i) a change in optical properties in the region 400 nm to 700 nm when exposed to light having a wavelength less than or equal to 500 nm; and (ii) a change in optical properties in the region of 400 nm to 700 nm when exposed to light having a wavelength greater than or equal to the first wavelength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES IP B.V.
    Inventors: Tony Farrell, Robin Alphonsus Adriana van der Scheer, Cornelis Johannes Gerardus Maria van Peer
  • Patent number: 10640593
    Abstract: A polyacrylic acid (salt), or a polyacrylic acid (salt)-based water-absorbing resin, contains a tracer for detecting various troubles in the water-absorbing resin during the period from the production of the water-absorbing resin to the use and discard thereof by a consumer. The polyacrylic acid (salt)-based water-absorbing resin has a stable carbon isotope ratio, as determined by accelerator mass spectrometry, of less than ?20‰ and a radioactive carbon content of 1.0×10?14 or more. The polyacrylic acid (salt)-based water-absorbing resin has: a CRC of 10 [g/g] or more; an AAP of 20 [g/g] or more; an Ext of 35 wt. % or less; a content of residual monomers of 1,000 ppm or less; a PSD in which the proportion of particles having a particle diameter of 150 ?m or larger but less than 850 ?m is 90 wt. % or more; and an FSR of 0.15 [g/g/s] or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Matsumoto, Yuki Kabeya, Kunihiko Ishizaki, Yoshifumi Adachi
  • Patent number: 10640588
    Abstract: Disclosed are a polyacrylate (salt) and a polyacrylate (salt) water-absorbent resin containing a tracer which can be verified back to the manufacturing process of the water-absorbent resin when dealing with various problems with the water-absorbent resin which can occur from the manufacturing process of the water-resistant resin, during the use thereof by a consumer, up until the disposal thereof. The disclosed polyacrylate (salt) and the polyacrylate (salt) water-absorbent resin have a carbon stable isotope ratio (?13C) of at least ?20‰ when measured by accelerator mass spectrometry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Matsumoto, Yuki Kabeya, Kunihiko Ishizaki, Shigeru Sakamoto
  • Patent number: 10597476
    Abstract: Provided is an anticorrosive containing a curable resin composition and that has a high anticorrosive capability and a good adhesion to an oily surface, and a terminal-attached covered electric wire and a wiring harness using the anticorrosive. The terminal-attached covered electric wire has a contact portion where a wire conductor of a covered electric wire and a connection terminal contact each other. The contact portion is covered with the anticorrosive. The wiring harness contains the terminal-attached covered electric wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Tanaka, Hironobu Rachi, Naoyuki Oshiumi, Kenji Ito, Takashi Takada
  • Patent number: 10590218
    Abstract: Radiopaque polymer compositions and methods for making the compositions are provided. These radiopaque polymer compositions include polymer compositions comprising a crosslinked polymer network, the network comprising a first repeating unit derived from a monofunctional monomer and a second repeating unit derived from a crosslinker monomer or oligomer having more than two polymerizable groups. Devices formed from radiopaque polymer compositions are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: ENDOSHAPE, INC.
    Inventors: Stephen D. Goodrich, Jeffrey P. Castleberry
  • Patent number: 10557086
    Abstract: A process of forming a resveratrol-based flame retardant small molecule with a phosphonate/phosphinate molecule that includes a chloride group and a terminal functional group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Scott B. King, Brandon M. Kobilka, Joseph Kuczynski, Jason T. Wertz
  • Patent number: 10550206
    Abstract: A method of producing a sliane cross-linked polyethylene is disclosed which includes maleating a polyethylene polymer to form a maleated polyethylene and reacting the maleated polyethylene with a primary or secondary amino silane to form a silane-grafted polyethylene. The method further includes treating the silane-grafted polyethylene in a moisture curing process to form the silane cross-linked polyethylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: TOTAL AMERICAN SERVICES, INC.
    Inventors: Fengkui Li, John Ashbaugh, Jason Clark
  • Patent number: 10526433
    Abstract: Provided is a (meth)acrylate composition containing: (A) at least one (meth)acrylate compound selected from the group consisting of a (meth)acrylate-modified silicone oil, a (meth)acrylate having a long-chain aliphatic hydrocarbon group, and a polyalkylene glycol (meth)acrylate having number-average molecular weight of not less than 400; (B) a (meth)acrylate compound to which an alicyclic hydrocarbon group having 6 or more carbon atoms is ester-linked; (C) (meth)acrylic acid or a (meth)acrylate compound having a polar group; (D) a radical polymerization initiator; and (E) a white pigment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Iwasaki, Daichi Ogawa, Yutaka Obata, Tomoaki Takebe
  • Patent number: 10519281
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition comprising 1) an aqueous dispersion of polymer particles having a core-shell morphology wherein the core protuberates from the shell; wherein the core comprises from 5 to 90 weight percent structural units of a fluoroalkylated monomer, and 2) less than 0.09 weight percent structural units of a phosphorus acid monomer; and wherein the shell comprises from 0.1 to 5 weight percent of itaconic acid or a phosphorus acid monomer, based on the weight of the shell. The present invention addresses a need in the art by providing a way of selectively concentrating fluoroalkyl functionality into polymer particles with acorn morphology, thereby providing an improvement in dirt pick-up resistance of the subsequent coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Arnold S. Brownell, Andrew Swartz