Patents Examined by Deborah D. Carr
  • Patent number: 11324230
    Abstract: The present invention relates to food compositions, in particular soft food compositions comprising amorphous porous particles, the amorphous porous particles comprising sweetener, bulking agent and surfactant. Further aspects of the invention relate to a spread having an enhanced sweetness perception and a process for manufacturing a food composition having a soft texture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Societe des Produits Nestle S.A.
    Inventors: Reinhard Behringer, Mathieu Julien Destribats, Cedric Dubois, Marina Dupas-Langlet, Vincent Daniel Maurice Meunier, Joydeep Ray, Andrew Steven Whitehouse
  • Patent number: 11319281
    Abstract: This invention relates to a wax composition comprising a plurality of fatty acid amide compounds having the Formula (I): where R1, R2, n1, n2, m1, and m2 are as described herein. This invention also relates to a wax composition comprising: a) one or more fatty acid amide compounds having the Formula (II): and b) one or more fatty acid amide compounds having the Formula (III): where R1, R2, n1, and n2 are as described herein. This invention also relates to a fatty acid amide compound having the Formula (I) and a process for preparing a compound of Formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Inventors: Tong Wang, Tao Fei
  • Patent number: 11286229
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of preparing an ester-based composition, which includes mixing a dibenzoic acid and a carboxylic acid to prepare an acid mixture and reacting the acid mixture with an alcohol, wherein a product of the reaction includes a benzoic acid ester-based material and a carboxylic acid ester-based material. The preparation method can improve a reaction rate and a temperature rising rate, and can also reduce energy, by adding a carboxylic acid and/or a carboxylic acid ester-based material in a preparation process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hyun Kyu Kim, Jeong Ju Moon, Joo Ho Kim, Mi Yeon Lee
  • Patent number: 11278621
    Abstract: The invention relates to trans carotenoid compounds and salts thereof as well as compositions thereof, methods for making them, and uses thereof. These compounds are useful in improving diffusivity of oxygen between red blood cells and body tissues in mammals including humans.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Inventors: John L. Gainer, Marc Lanz
  • Patent number: 11274073
    Abstract: The present invention relates to TRPV1 modulator compounds of formula (I) or their pharmaceutically, veterinary or cosmetically acceptable salts, or their stereoisomers or mixtures thereof, wherein m is an integer selected from 1 to 3; R1, R2, R6 and R6? are independently selected from H, (C1-C8)alkyl, unsaturated (C2-C8)hydrocarbon, and (C3-C6)cycloalkyl, being these groups optionally substituted; R3 is hydrogen or halogen; R4 is selected from H, (C1-C8)alkyl, unsaturated (C2-C8)hydrocarbon, (C3-C6)cycloalkyl, (C6-C12)aryl, and (C5-C12)heteroaryl, being these groups optionally substituted; and R5 is selected from (C3-C28)alkyl, unsaturated (C3-C28)hydrocarbon, (C6-C12)aryl, and (C5-C12)heteroaryl, being these groups optionally substituted. It also relates to a process for their preparation, to pharmaceutical, veterinary or cosmetic compositions containing them, and to their pharmaceutical, veterinary and cosmetic applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: ANTALGENICS, S.L.
    Inventors: Isabel Devesa Giner, Armando Genazzani, Tracey Pirali, Asia Fernandez Carvajal, Antonio Vicente Ferrer Montiel
  • Patent number: 11272718
    Abstract: [Problem] To suppress the oxidized odor of an oil-and-fat, enhance and sustain the flavor and taste of a raw material oil-and-fat, provide or enhance the oil-and-fat flavor of meat, or provide an oil-and-fat imparted or enhanced with the oil-and-fat flavor of meat. [Solution] The present invention provides a flavor oil-and-fat obtained by adding a yeast digest to an edible oil-and-fat and heating the resulting mixture, wherein the yeast digest is a yeast autolysate or a yeast enzyme digest, contains a water-soluble component derived from yeast, an insoluble component derived from yeast, a lipid derived from yeast, at least 4 wt % of RNA, and at least 15 wt % of peptide, and contains 65% or more of water-soluble components after solubilization of the yeast.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Inventors: Nobuhiro Uchimura, Hirotaka Yamashita, Sakiko Ikeda, Toshiya Sato, Maiko Yoshino
  • Patent number: 11248190
    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: May 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Ltd.
    Inventors: Nobushige Doisaki, Kiyomi Furihata, Hideaki Yamaguchi
  • Patent number: 11236035
    Abstract: Provided are novel treprostinil salts as well as methods for making treprostinil salts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: United Therapeutics Corporation
    Inventors: Hitesh Batra, Vijay Sharma, Sanmin Yang, Yi Zhang
  • Patent number: 11220520
    Abstract: The present invention relates primarily to processes conducted in a continuously operated reactor for preparing particular phosphorus-containing ?-aminonitriles of the formulae (Ia) and (Ib) defined hereinafter from corresponding phosphorus-containing cyanohydrin esters and to the use thereof for preparation of glufosinate or of glufosinate salts. The present invention further relates to a process for producing glufosinate/glufosinate salts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Kilian Tellmann, Gunter Karig, Heike Ehrich, Michael Sebek
  • Patent number: 11207291
    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: May 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Graphium Biosciences, Inc.
    Inventors: Brandon Joel Zipp, Robert Thomas Brooke
  • Patent number: 11186802
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are processes for the decarboxylation, isomerization, hydrogenation, dehydrogenation, and cyclization/aromatization of fatty acids involving contacting a starting material which is an unsaturated fatty acid, unsaturated fatty acid derivative, or an unsaturated triglyceride, in the presence of a catalyst at a temperature at which decarboxylation, isomerization, hydrogenation, dehydrogenation, and cyclization/aromatization occurs and recovering the unsaturated organic compound product; wherein the catalyst is chloro-1,5-cyclooctadiene iridium (I) dimer. The product may contain at least about 8% by volume aromatic content and less than about 25% by volume aromatic content, and wherein the product contains less than about 1% by volume of naphthalenes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by The Secretary of Agriculture
    Inventors: Kenneth M. Doll, Bryan R. Moser, Gerhard H. Knothe
  • Patent number: 11185523
    Abstract: The subject disclosure relates to compounds and compositions including chemotherapy agents and/or radiation therapy with bipolar trans carotenoids, and the use of such compounds for the treatment of various cancers including pancreatic and brain cancers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Inventor: John L. Gainer
  • Patent number: 11180434
    Abstract: A continuous-flow process for the production of allyl compounds by deoxydehydration of glycerol includes: (a) Forming a reactive solution by mixing glycerol (1) with: a carboxylic acid (2), and/or a triethyl orthoester, preferably triethyl orthoformate (TEOF); (b) Feeding the reactive solution to an inlet of a channel of a thermolysis microreactor module wherein the channel has an inner hydraulic diameter, D=4 A/P, wherein A is the area and P the perimeter of a cross-section of the channel, of not more than 1000 ?m, (c) Exposing the reactive solution to thermolysis by driving a flow of the reactive solution along the channel from the inlet to an outlet, for a thermolysis time, t, at a pressure, P, and at a thermolysis temperature, T, larger than 200° C., to form thermolysis products including at least one allyl compound; and Recovering the thermolysis products at the outlet and separating the at least one allyl compound from the other thermolysis products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Inventors: Jean-Christophe Monbaliu, Nelly Ntumba Tshibalonza
  • Patent number: 11180696
    Abstract: This disclosure concerns a method of making a ligand for Quantum Dot functionalization, a method of making a functionalized Quantum Dot (QD) with a ligand, and a method of making a transparent luminescent quantum dot thiol-yne nanocomposite with tailorable optical, thermal, and mechanical properties. The prepolymer solution and functionalized Quantum Dot can be used in additive manufacturing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy
    Inventors: Darryl A. Boyd, Michael H. Stewart, Kimihiro Susumu, Eunkeu Oh, James P. Wissman
  • Patent number: 11162111
    Abstract: Wax esters (WE) and triacylglycerols (TAG) can be accumulated in large amounts in plant cells. The present invention relates to insect pheromone precursors which are produced as components of WE or TAG in plants. Further the invention concerns means and methods for the production of plant cells producing WE and/or TAG containing insect pheromone precursors in form of either a fatty acid or a fatty alcohol. Said method uses plants where wax esters are modified by desaturase, fatty acyl reductase and wax ester synthase or the triacylglycerol is modified by a desaturase. Finally the insect pheromone precursors can be extracted and used in the manufacturing of insect pheromones from WE and TAG.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Inventors: Per Hofvander, Sten Stymne, Christer Löfstedt, Bao-Jian Ding
  • Patent number: 11155505
    Abstract: Methods for preparation of olefins, including 8- and 11-unsaturated monoenes and polyenes, via transition metathesis-based synthetic routes are described. Metathesis reactions in the methods are catalyzed by transition metal catalysts including tungsten-, molybdenum-, and ruthenium-based catalysts. The olefins include insect pheromones useful in a number of agricultural applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: PROVIVI, INC.
    Inventors: Keith M. Wampler, Vu Bui, David Rozzell, Pedro Coelho, Arthur Floruti, Levente Ondi, Hasan Mehdi, Gabor Eros
  • Patent number: 11147270
    Abstract: A pesticide formulation preserves an effective concentration of an active form over time. For example, the active form may be generated over time as it is removed from the system. For example, Calcium Formate may be transformed to an active form of Formic Acid. For example, modulator such as citric acid may facilitate driving the generative reaction forward, for example by removing Calcium form the solution. Optionally Boric acid may be added to the formulation. The formulation may be applied dry and/or wet to the organisms and/or their living space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Inventor: Ido Eco Ofek
  • Patent number: 11147859
    Abstract: The subject invention relates to diffusion enhancing compounds and their use alone or with thrombolytic agents for the treatment of disorders resulting from the formation of a thrombus such as a myocardial infarction or stroke.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Inventor: John L. Gainer
  • Patent number: 11136528
    Abstract: A method of reacting castor oil and an alkoxylated glycerin via a transesterification reaction to produce an estolide of castor oil alkoxylate. Compositions comprising an estolide of castor oil alkoxylate and uses thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Inventors: Heather Byrne, George Smith, Hungchang Calvin Chiu, Jeffery Cellura, Xiaohua Fang, Anabel Rubio, Matthew T. Meredith
  • Patent number: 11130974
    Abstract: The present invention provides a derivative of hydroxylated fatty acid which has a high content of hydroxylated fatty acid, and permits easy ingestion and easy handling, and a production method thereof. The present invention provides a method for producing a homopolymer of hydroxylated fatty acid, including polymerizing the hydroxylated fatty acid by using an enzyme. The homopolymer of hydroxylated fatty acid is stabilized. In addition, a novel, utilizable homopolymer of hydroxylated fatty acid obtained by this production method is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignees: KYOTO UNIVERSITY, Noster Inc.
    Inventors: Jun Ogawa, Shigenobu Kishino, Kohey Kitao