Patents Examined by Deborah D. Carr
  • Patent number: 12036202
    Abstract: The invention relates is directed to antimicrobial compositions comprising cannabinoid compounds and methods of utilizing the antimicrobial compositions to inhibit the growth of microorganisms, to treat and/or prevent microbial infections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2024
    Assignee: GRAPHIUM BIOSCIENCES, INC.
    Inventors: Brandon Joel Zipp, Robert Thomas Brooke
  • Patent number: 12037563
    Abstract: Some variations provide an automated system for solvent extraction of a feed stock to produce a botanical extract, fats, oils, or other desirable solute, comprising: an extraction reactor; a distillation unit; and a second-stage purge chamber or a second-stage purge process utilizing the extraction reactor itself. The second-stage purge chamber or process receives or holds the solid material along with a heated inert non-condensable gas and/or solvent vapor, to recover residual solvent contained in the solid material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2024
    Assignee: BOTANEX INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LLC
    Inventors: Patrick Neil, Dave Baker
  • Patent number: 12030840
    Abstract: The present invention relates to salts of elafibranor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignee: GENFIT
    Inventors: Karine Bertrand, Alice Roudot, Marie-Jeanne Joissains
  • Patent number: 12031173
    Abstract: Provided are methods and yeast cultures for producing polyol lipids and polyol lipid compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignee: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
    Inventors: Kyria Boundy-Mills, Luis Antonio Garay Almada, Irnayuli Rosaleida Sitepu, J. Bruce German, Tomas Cajka, Oliver Fiehn
  • Patent number: 12017988
    Abstract: A process discharges low boilers during production of dialkyl terephthalates or dialkyl phthalates having C8 to C11 alkyl radicals. The production is carried out using a C8 to C11 alcohol or a mixture of two or more C8 to C11 alcohols in one or more reactors. The low boilers formed during the reaction are separated off by an efficient process and thus cannot accumulate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2024
    Assignee: Evonik Oxeno GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Dietmar Gubisch, Ralf Klaus Hinsken, Johannes Kraft, Thomas Schneider
  • Patent number: 12011426
    Abstract: Methods are disclosed for treating and/or preventing a neurological condition, such as neural injury or neurological disorder, in a subject through metabolic regulation of mitochondria using compounds that are natural metabolites, metabolite analogs, or derivatives of natural metabolites to modulate biochemical pathways comprising succinate and/or succinate dehydrogenase, thereby reducing microglial cell and/or astrocyte activation. Compounds and related formulations are also provided to modulate the biochemical pathways comprising succinate and/or succinate dehydrogenase for reducing or inhibiting microglial cell and/or astrocyte activation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2024
    Assignee: THE USA, AS REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY, DEPT. OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
    Inventors: Wei Li, Tantai Zhao, Jingxing Ou
  • Patent number: 11999691
    Abstract: Disclosed are cyclopentene compounds and compositions containing one or more odorless lipophilic compounds cyclopentene compounds. The compositions can be applied to scalp where they stimulate hair follicles resulting in hair growth and visibly improved human hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: Actera Ingredients, Inc.
    Inventor: Daniel Winn
  • Patent number: 11999923
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for reducing an amount of intact phospholipids in a triacylglyceride oil comprising incubating the oil with a polypeptide having phospholipase A1 activity, wherein the polypeptide comprises a polypeptide having at least 80% identity to the mature amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: DSM IP ASSETS B.V.
    Inventors: Ying Zha, Arjen Sein, Willem Bijleveld
  • Patent number: 11992474
    Abstract: The present application relates to compositions for treatment of eye disorders, particularly for treatment of dry eye disease (DED) and meibomianitis, wherein the composition comprises very long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids. Further, the invention provides a method for treatment of DED and meibomianitis of a subject, comprising administering to the subject a composition comprising very long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids derived from natural oils. The compositions for use are suitable for oral and local applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: EPAX NORWAY AS
    Inventors: Harald Breivik, Harald Svensen, Iren Merete Skjåstad Stoknes
  • Patent number: 11976253
    Abstract: The current invention relates to a method of separating lipids from a lipids containing biomass by demulsification under mild conditions, to an oil and to a delipidated biomass as obtained by such a method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignees: Evonik Operations GmbH, DSM IP Assets B.V.
    Inventors: Annika Heining, Martin Heining
  • Patent number: 11952553
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates methods and systems for refining grain oil compositions using water, and related compositions produced therefrom. The present disclosure also relates to methods of using said compositions. The present disclosure also relates to methods of using grain oil derived from a fermentation product in an anti-foam composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: POET RESEARCH, INC.
    Inventors: Shannon S. Urban, Cory J. Sarks, Brett A. Flittie, Jacob A. Milbrandt, Steven T. Bly, Alex T. McCurdy
  • Patent number: 11952324
    Abstract: Methods may include quantifying the concentration of residual free amine and/or free carboxylic acid in a product mixture prepared from a reaction of a multireactive species and a fatty reagent; verifying that the concentration for the free amine and/or free acid in the product mixture is within an acceptable threshold for a given application; and combining the product mixture with one or more wellbore fluid components to generate the wellbore fluid. In another aspect, methods may include including reacting the multireactive species and a fatty reactant to generate a product mixture; quantifying the concentration of residual free amine and/or free carboxylic acid in the product mixture; verifying that the concentration for the free amine and/or free acid in the product mixture is within an acceptable threshold for a given application; and collecting the product mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Dimitri M. Khramov, Yiyan Chen, Albert Okhrimenko
  • Patent number: 11952337
    Abstract: Compounds, compositions, and methods related to bioenergetic metabolism are provided. The compounds and compositions are suited to promote bioenergetic processes including cellular respiration and glycolytic flux and may be used to treat mitochondrial disorders, neurodegenerative diseases (such as Alzheimer's disease (AD), Parkinson's disease, and/or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), multiple sclerosis, and/or epilepsy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: University of Kansas
    Inventors: Russell Swerdlow, Laird Forrest, Jordan Hunt, Heather Wilkins, Eli Michaelis
  • Patent number: 11952336
    Abstract: A process can be used for producing a distillate product with a methanol concentration greater than the concentration of methanol in the minimum boiling azeotrope of methanol and methyl (meth)acrylate, from a mixture with a methanol concentration less than the concentration of methanol in the minimum boiling azeotrope of methanol and methyl (meth)acrylate, in a distillation column. A transesterification process for preparing C6- to C22-alkyl, aryl or alkenyl (meth)acrylates from methyl (meth)acrylate is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Marcel Treskow, Jerald Andrew Jones, Marc Becker, Zoe Zegers, Kevin Lackey, Ghanem Sabeeh, Alexander May
  • Patent number: 11945831
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of novel adducts of general formula (I) TPPxTPOP(1-x), wherein TPP is triphenylphosphine, TPOP is triphenylphosphite and x is a real number between 0.05 and 0.9. These novel adducts are useful for the bromination of primary alcohols, in particular for the bromination of primary alcohols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: MELCHIOR MATERIAL AND LIFE SCIENCE FRANCE
    Inventor: Olivier Guerret
  • Patent number: 11939284
    Abstract: Systems and methods for acetic acid production include synthesizing acetic acid from carbon monoxide produced by a carbon dioxide electrolyzer and hydrogen produced by a water electrolyzer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Twelve Benefit Corporation
    Inventor: Luka Stevic
  • Patent number: 11912957
    Abstract: A process for making olive oil having a high polyphenol content and, in particular a high hydroxytyrosol content, comprises the conventional steps of transforming (II) olives (1) into an oily must (5); of resolving (V) the later into an oily juice (7), from which a base olive oil (8) is obtained, and into an aqueous juice (6) containing most of the polyphenols; and of separating (VII) the vegetation water (9) from the aqueous juice (6). Moreover, according to the invention, steps are provided of removing water (XV) from the vegetation water (9), preferably by evaporation, so as to obtain a polyphenol-enriched concentrate (11); and of mixing (XIX) the concentrate (11) with the base olive oil (8), so as to transfer said polyphenols from the former to the latter and to obtain a final polyphenol-enriched oil (12), along with an exhausted concentrate (11?).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: LEVIUS VITA FOODS S.R.L.
    Inventor: Antonio Mele
  • Patent number: 11912958
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates methods and systems for refining grain oil compositions using water, and related compositions produced therefrom. The present disclosure also relates to methods of using said compositions. The present disclosure also relates to methods of using grain oil derived from a fermentation product in an anti-foam composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2023
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: POET RESEARCH, INC.
    Inventors: Shannon S. Urban, Cory J. Sarks, Brett A. Flittie, Jacob A Milbrandt, Steven T. Bly, Alex T. Mccurdy
  • Patent number: 11896695
    Abstract: According to the present invention there is provided composition in the form of an oil-in-water emulsion having a viscosity of between 15,000 cP (15 Pa-s) and 45,000 cP (45 Pa-s) at 23° C., having a pH of between 2 and 6 and comprising: (i) at least 1.6 wt. % of at least one cross-linked anionic polyelectrolyte resulting from the polymerisation of partially or completely salified 2-methyl 2-[(1-oxo 2-propenyl)amino]1-propane sulfonic acid, with at least one neutral monomer chosen from the N,N-dialkyl acrylamides, wherein each of the alkyl groups comprises between one and four carbon atoms, and at least one monomer of formula (B): wherein R represents a linear or branched alkyl radical comprising eight to twenty carbon atoms and n represents a number greater than or equal to one and less than or equal to twenty, in the presence of at least one cross-linking agent; (ii) at least 4 wt. % of at least one polysorbate; (iii) at least 0.1 wt. % of at least one polysaccharide gum; and (iv) between 6 wt. % and 30 wt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: THE BOOTS COMPANY PLC
    Inventors: Jake Thomas Hicks, Marco Demurtas, Christopher John Elms, Paul James Tomlinson, Michael David Bell
  • Patent number: 11898120
    Abstract: PROBLEM To provide a composition comprising highly enriched PUFA or its alkyl esters while containing fatty acid esters of 3-MCPD at adequately low concentrations and to provide an efficient method for producing the composition. MEANS FOR SOLVING A composition that contains fatty acids or fatty acid alkyl esters as its major component, the composition containing highly unsaturated fatty acid or alkyl ester thereof, wherein the proportion of the highly unsaturated fatty acid in the constituent fatty acids of the composition is 50 area % or more and wherein the concentration of 3-MCPD as found upon analyzing the composition by American Oil Chemists' Society official method Cd 29b-13 assay A is less than 1.80 ppm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Nissui Corporation
    Inventors: Nobushige Doisaki, Kiyomi Furihata, Hideaki Yamaguchi