Patents Examined by Elizabeth Robinson
  • Patent number: 11037696
    Abstract: A transparent electrode including: a first layer including a thermosetting copolymer including a first repeating unit having an aromatic moiety as a pendant group or incorporated in a backbone of the copolymer and a second repeating unit capable of lowering a curing temperature, a combination of a first polymer including the first repeating unit and a second polymer including the second repeating unit, or a combination thereof; a second layer disposed directly on one side of the first layer, wherein the second layer includes graphene; and a third layer disposed on the second layer, wherein the third layer includes an electrically conductive metal nanowire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Inventors: Hyeon Cheol Park, Youngjin Cho, Daejin Yang, Chan Kwak, Kwanghee Kim, Weonho Shin, Yun Sung Woo
  • Patent number: 10914009
    Abstract: A non-phosphate coated metal material for plastic working includes a metal material, a coating layer formed on a surface of the metal material, and a lubrication layer on the coating layer. The coating layer includes calcium tetraborate. A method for manufacturing a non-phosphate coated metal material includes a pre-treatment process to remove foreign matters or scale from a surface of a metal material, a coating treatment process to form a coating layer on the surface of the metal material by dipping the metal material, which is subject to the pre-treatment process, into a coating agent, and a lubrication treatment process to form a lubrication layer on the coating layer through the contact between the coated metal material and a lubricating agent. The coating agent includes a non-phosphate treatment solution including at least one borate selected from sodium tetraborate and a hydrate thereof, sodium nitrite, calcium hydroxide, and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Inventor: Eun Seok Choi
  • Patent number: 10908322
    Abstract: The claimed invention provides an antistatic hard coat film that is extremely excellent in white muddiness resistance and antistatic properties and sufficiently prevents an interference fringe pattern. The claimed invention provides an antistatic hard coat film including a triacetyl cellulose substrate and a hard coat layer formed on the triacetyl cellulose substrate, the hard coat layer including an antistatic agent, a (meth)acrylate resin, and a polymer of a (meth)acrylate monomer, the triacetyl cellulose substrate including a permeation layer formed by permeation of the (meth)acrylate monomer from the hard coat layer side of the interface toward the opposite side of the hard coat layer, the antistatic hard coat film satisfying Formulas (1), (2), and (3): 3 ?m?T?18 ?m??Formula (1) 0.3T?t?0.9T??Formula (2) 2 ?m?T?t?11 ?m??Formula (3) where T denotes the total thickness (?m) of the permeation layer and the hard coat layer, and t denotes the thickness (?m) of the permeation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Inventors: Mayu Youki, Tomoyuki Horio, Yoshihiro Nishimura, Mariko Hayashi, Yuya Inomata, Hiroshi Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10886037
    Abstract: A conductor includes (i) a substrate, (ii) a transparent conductive film formed on the substrate and including a silver nanowire, (iii) a metal film formed over the transparent conductive film such that at least a portion thereof overlaps the transparent conductive film, and (iv) a buffer film provided between the transparent conductive film and the metal film, the buffer film having adhesion to each of the transparent conductive film and the metal film, and not impeding conductivity between the transparent conductive film and the metal film. Preferably, the buffer film is formed of an organic material having respective functional groups capable of bonding to the transparent conductive film and the metal film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Alps Alpine Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yui Abe, Yoshihiro Taguchi, Mitsuo Bito, Yoshiyuki Asabe, Yasuyuki Kitamura, Tomoyuki Yamai, Koji Oguma, Tomofumi Oba
  • Patent number: 10829894
    Abstract: A foldable paper-based substrate coated with primer coat and top coat. Primer coat comprises a wax-free aqueous dispersion characterized in that a dry film thereof has a flexibility of at least 1 100% for a film thickness from about 1.0 to about 2.5 mm. Top coat is blocking resistant and comprises an aqueous dispersion of a polymer providing water resistance, grease or oil resistance, heat resistance, odor barrier, moisture barrier and/or heat sealability to the paper-based product. The top coat aqueous dispersion is characterized in that a dry film thereof has a flexibility of at least 570% for a film thickness from about 1.5 to about 2.5 mm. A process for preparing the coated foldable paper-based substrate comprises applying the primer coat to the surface of the paper-based substrate, applying the top coat and drying the coats. The primer coat may be dried before application of the top coat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Cascades Sonoco Inc.
    Inventor: Yvon Mongrain
  • Patent number: 10781036
    Abstract: A glass roll includes a glass film formed by a downdraw method. The glass film is wound into a roll using a winding roller in a state in which front and back glass surfaces of the glass film formed in the forming operation are exposed, and during the winding operation, the glass film is superposed on a separable protective sheet. The protective sheet extends beyond both sides in a width direction of the glass film. The protective sheet can further be wound on an outer peripheral surface of the glass film by winding only the protective sheet from a trailing end of the glass film in a winding direction of the glass film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Inventors: Masahiro Tomamoto, Michiharu Eta, Hidetaka Oda, Tatsuya Takaya, Yasuo Yamazaki, Hiroshi Takimoto, Shinichi Ishibashi, Keiji Takagi, Daisuke Nagata, Takahide Nakamura, Toru Sakurabayashi, Katsutoshi Fujiwara, Mitsuharu Noda, Yasuhiko Ogiso, Takahide Fujii
  • Patent number: 10781133
    Abstract: A scratch-resistant amorphous and transparent AlSiN cover layer on a glass or glass ceramic substrate is provided. The cover layer has a low surface roughness and has sliding properties with respect to pots and other items. The cover layer is transparent in the visible light range and also largely transparent in the infrared range and has good chemical resistance to salted water burn-in.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: SCHOTT AG
    Inventors: Thorsten Damm, Christian Henn
  • Patent number: 10696880
    Abstract: Provided are a polyester-based pressure-sensitive adhesive composition having high wetting ability and superior adherability and light peelability, and a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet produced with such a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition. The polyester-based pressure-sensitive adhesive composition includes a polyester obtained by polycondensation of a difunctional or polyfunctional carboxylic acid and a diol; a fatty acid ester; and a crosslinking agent, wherein the polyester has a weight average molecular weight of 8,500 to 50,000, and the fatty acid ester has no additional functional group and has a molecular weight of 200 to 700. The polyester-based pressure-sensitive adhesive composition contains 10 to 150 parts by weight of the fatty acid ester based on 100 parts by weight of the polyester.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Inventors: Satomi Yoshie, Shigeki Ishiguro, Akiko Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10675839
    Abstract: A fiber reinforced resin product includes at least one layer of a first fiber reinforced resin layer in which first reinforcing fibers having a large breaking elongation are contained in a layered form, and at least one layer of a second fiber reinforced resin layer in which second reinforcing fibers having a smaller breaking elongation and a larger tensile strength in comparison with those of the first fiber reinforced resin layer are contained in a layered form. The second fiber reinforced resin layer is positioned outwardly of the first fiber reinforced resin layer. Furthermore, the first fiber reinforced resin layer and the second fiber reinforced resin layer share a single matrix resin in common.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takeshi Ohara
  • Patent number: 10670796
    Abstract: Disclosed is an organic-inorganic hybrid composition. The organic-inorganic hybrid composition includes a curable resin and inorganic particles dispersed in the curable resin. The inorganic particle has a core-shell structure composed of a core containing titanium and barium, and a shell containing at least one selected from zirconium, aluminum and chromium. According to this organic-inorganic hybrid composition, a liquid-phase refractive index of the composition can be improved, and as a result, luminance and light transmittance can be improved in an optical member using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: LMS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Joon Hwan Hwang, Yong Jin Kang
  • Patent number: 10662358
    Abstract: A heat storage material composition having a melting temperature utilized for control of an optional management temperature, providing no variation in melting behavior and solidification behavior, and having a constant melting temperature. The heat storage material composition consists primarily of a mixture of a higher alkane having carbon number of 9 to 24 and a higher alcohol having carbon number of 6 to 20, and the mixture has a substantially single melting peak in DSC curve measured by a differential scanning calorimeter (DSC).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Inventors: Toru Ueda, Keiji Sato
  • Patent number: 10640675
    Abstract: A coating having a thickness between 0.1 and 2 mm is obtained from a mixture with the following composition: 10-25% by weight of micronized powder; 40-60% by weight of inorganic gravels of petrographic origin of sizes comprised between 0.063-2 mm; 10-40% by weight of a polymerisable base resin selected from polyurethane, polyester, epoxy or acrylic, with additives, and optionally pigments. The proportion of the mentioned gravel and micronized powder of the coating being up to 90% in an inner most area of interphase between coating and surface of the petrous substrate, covering one third of the thickness of the coating. The method comprises depositing the mentioned mixture on the substrate and vibrating the assembly, and subsequently proceeding to a step of curing and subsequent mechanical finishing of the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Inventors: Erik Schoneveld, Francisco Sanchis Brines, Alberto Ortola, Bernardo Sanchez Sevilla
  • Patent number: 10633520
    Abstract: A dry liquid, comprising at least one additive having a molar mass greater than 20 g/mol, a melting temperature less than 500° C., and a boiling point, measured at 101325 Pa, greater than 100° C. and at least one calcium carbonate as a carrier material, wherein the calcium carbonate is precipitated calcium carbonate. The dry liquid is suitable in particular for introducing at least one preferably fluid additive into a chemical composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Schaefer Kalk GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Roland Vogel, Marijan Vucak, Christoph Nover
  • Patent number: 10629339
    Abstract: Size-controlled ultra-small iron-based metal oxide nanoparticles, nanocolloids comprising the nanoparticles, and methods of making the nanoparticles. The method for making the iron-based nanoparticles include sequential mixing of an iron(III) salt, a metal (II) salt, a carboxylic acid, an amine, and an inorganic base in water at temperatures ranging from 25-80° C. Nanoparticles in the size ranging from 2 nm to 10 nm with a narrow size distribution are obtained with the method. The nanoparticles have an iron-based core surrounded by molecules such as a panel of different carboxylates, polycarboxylates, and amines. Depending on the hydrophilicity of the carboxylates used, the functional nanoparticulate colloid can be dispersed in either organic or aqueous solvents. The nanocolloids comprise the nanoparticles in a concentration ranging from 1-10 mg/ml, and are stable for at least several months.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignees: National Guard Health Affairs, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center
    Inventor: Kheireddine El-Boubbou
  • Patent number: 10619069
    Abstract: This chemical conversion-treated steel sheet (10) has a chemical conversion treatment coating (12) upon a plating layer (17) of a steel sheet (11). The chemical conversion treatment coating (12) contains a fluororesin, a base resin which is a resin other than a fluororesin, metal flakes (13), and a chemical conversion treatment component. The content of the fluororesin in relation to the total quantity of resins is 3.0 mass % or more in terms of fluorine atoms, the content of the base resin in relation to 100 parts by mass of the fluororesin is 10 parts by mass or more, and the content of metal flakes (13) in the chemical conversion treatment coating (12) is more than 20 mass % but at most 60 mass %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Inventors: Masanori Matsuno, Masaya Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10615366
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a substrate including a bent area between a first area and a second area, and bent about a bending axis, a display unit over an upper surface of the substrate at the first area, and a protective film over a lower surface of the substrate that is opposite to the upper surface, and including an opening corresponding to the bent area, wherein an inner side surface of the opening is inclined with respect to the lower surface of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Junghoon Han, Kwansu Kim, Yongjin Kim, Jiseok Ryu, Jinwoo Park
  • Patent number: 10611933
    Abstract: Disclosed are a removal aqueous emulsion adhesive, as an aqueous adhesive, which is environmental-friendly, exhibits superior adhesive strength and heat resistance, and low removal noise and is free of ghosts, as compared to rubber-soluble adhesives, and is thus applicable to a variety of commercial labels including labels for cosmetics, medicine, foods, chemical products and promotion, as well as to adhesive sheets such as adhesive labels used for electric and electrical products that require heat resistance and absence of ghosts, and a method for preparing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Kong-Ju Song, Young-Min Kim, Jae-Woung Ha, Kum-Hyung Lee
  • Patent number: 10543707
    Abstract: A recording media containing a raw base substrate having, on its image side, a primary coating layer and a top image receiving layer is described herein. Said top image receiving layer encompasses a polymeric adhesion promoter having a glass transition temperature that is at, or above, 90° C. Also described is a printed article containing said recording media on which a printed feature has been formed with an ink composition that encompasses latex components that have a glass transition temperature that is at, or above, 90° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Xiaoqi Zhou, David Edmondson, Rodney D. Stramel
  • Patent number: 10533103
    Abstract: Provided is a lustrous coating material composition comprising a flaky titanic acid, a phosphoric acid group-containing resin, and an acrylic resin and being capable of forming a lustrous resin film which has a good silky texture with a high luster and which is sufficiently excellent in not only initial adhesion but also water-resistant adhesion with the occurrence of peeling being sufficiently suppressed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Inventors: Azusa Tsukigase, Makoto Kato, Hidetaka Asano, Masahiko Ishii, Yu Takada
  • Patent number: 10288943
    Abstract: A black sealant composition includes magnetic nanoparticles including a core and a shell surrounding the core, conductive black particles having a black color, and a resin including the magnetic nanoparticles and the conductive black particles dispersed therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Changwoo Chun, Jinwuk Kim, Byunggeol Kim, Sungwoo Kim, Kyungyeol Ryu