Patents Examined by Erin Hirt
  • Patent number: 10266408
    Abstract: A metal-organic compound containing polymer matrix includes a polymer and a three-dimensional metal-organic framework includes a polydentate organic linker. The metal-organic compound containing polymer matrix is configured to continuously produce nitric oxide when exposed to a physiological fluid including a nitric oxide-releasing compound via a catalytic reaction catalyzed by the three-dimensional metal-organic framework.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Melissa M. Reynolds, Benjamin P. Reynolds
  • Patent number: 10165775
    Abstract: This document discloses molecules having the following formula (“Formula One”): and processes related thereto.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Dow AgroSciences LLC
    Inventors: Noormohamed M. Niyaz, Negar Garizi, Yu Zhang, Tony K. Trullinger, Ricky Hunter, Ann M. Buysse, Asako Kubota, Paul R. LePlae, Jr., Daniel I. Knueppel, Christian T. Lowe, Dan Pernich, David A. Demeter, Timothy C. Johnson
  • Patent number: 10143196
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a medical product, comprising an antibacterial hard material coating, which is applied to a main body and which comprises biocide. Said hard material coating includes at least one inner layer and one outer layer, wherein the biocide concentration in the outer layer is substantially constant and greater than the biocide concentration in the inner layer and the biocide concentration in the inner layer is greater than or equal to 0.2 at %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: OERLIKON SURFACE SOLUTIONS AG, PFÄFFIKON
    Inventors: Carmen Leonor Colmenares Mora, Arnd Mueller, Albert Peter Gerhard Janssen
  • Patent number: 10104892
    Abstract: Herbicidally and fungicidally active 3-heteroarylisoxazoline-5-carboxamides and 3-heteroarylisoxazoline-5-thioamides of the formula (I) are described. In this formula (I), R represents radicals such as hydrogen, halogen and organic radicals such as substituted alkyl. A is a bond or a divalent unit. Y is a chalcogen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG
    Inventors: Thomas Frenzel, Klaus Bernhard Haaf, Stephen David Lindell, Lothar Willms, Hansjoerg Dietrich, Dirk Schmutzler, Elmar Gatzweiler, Christopher Hugh Rosinger
  • Patent number: 10021877
    Abstract: Primarily, the present invention relates to the use of substances of the formula (I) as herbicides, in particular for controlling broad-leaved weeds and/or weed grasses in crops of useful plants and/or as plant growth regulators for influencing the growth of crops of useful plants. The invention furthermore relates to the novel herbicidal substances of the formulae (Ib) and (Ia). The present invention also relates to corresponding compositions comprising one or more of the herbicides of the formula (I) and further agrochemically active substances, and also to plant growth-regulating or herbicidal compositions comprising one or more of these compounds. Moreover, the present invention relates to processes for preparing the compounds of the formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: BAYER CROPSCIENCE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Marc Mosrin, Harald Jakobi, Hansjoerg Dietrich, Elmar Gatzweiler, Christopher Rosinger, Dirk Schmutzler
  • Patent number: 9957221
    Abstract: The present invention concerns the use as perfuming ingredient (of the fruity type) of a compound of formula (I) in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or of a mixture thereof, and wherein R1 represents a C1-3 alkyl or alkenyl group, R2 represents a methyl or ethyl group, R3 represents a C1-4 alkyl or alkenyl group, and said compound (I) has from 8 to 12 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Christian Vial, Roger Leslie Snowden
  • Patent number: 9956301
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a pharmaceutical molecule of Garcinol chemically complexed with cyclodextrins and the use of the complexed molecule in prevention and management of cardiac dysfunction induced by chemotherapy, drugs and/or other insults to the heart caused by lifestyle and disease conditions. The disclosure also relates to a method of extraction and purification of high yield of 95-99% pure Garcinol from Garcinia species and a method of chemically complexing Garcinol with cyclodextrins to improve its stability and bioavailability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Indus Biotech Private Limited
    Inventors: Sunil Bhaskaran, Mohan Vishwaraman
  • Patent number: 9894900
    Abstract: A compact comprising particles and an active agent selected from a pesticide, a herbicide, a plant nutrient, a fertilizer, an arthropod attractant such as a semiochemical, a semiochemical, a food or protein bait, and including mixtures of two or more thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Inventor: David Webster
  • Patent number: 9889153
    Abstract: Electrolytic acid or alkaline water having a NMR half line width using 170 of from about 45 to less than 51 Hz, and an oxide reduction potential of from ?1000 to +200 mV, or from +600 to +1300 mV, topical compositions that contain such water, uses for such water to hydrate skin, deliver drugs and treat various skin and mucosal conditions, and methods and apparatus for manufacturing the water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: APR NANOTECHNOLOGIES s.a.
    Inventors: Yongge Chen, Roberto De Noni
  • Patent number: 9884139
    Abstract: A method for preparing a synthetic material having an organic phase and a mineral phase which consists in preparing an initial acidic aqueous solution of collagen which is a precursor for the organic phase (I), and at least one aqueous solution of precursors for the mineral phase (II), and in precipitating the collagen by increasing the pH to a value of at least 7. The method includes the concentration of collagen in the acidic aqueous solution is at least 75 mg/ml and remains constant during said increase in pH. The mineral phase precursors have at least one calcium salt and at least one phosphate salt. The precipitation of the mineral phase (II) is carried out by bringing the mineral phase precursor solution into contact with the organic phase (I), the bringing into contact being carried out before or after the precipitation of the organic phase (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignees: UNIVERSITE PIERRE ET MARIE CURIE, CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIC
    Inventors: Nadine Nassif, Frederic Gobeaux, Marie-Madeleine Giraud-Guille, Gervaise Mosser
  • Patent number: 9877480
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to the treatment of grapes with 3?-methyl-(S)-abscisic acid, 3?-propargyl-(S)-abscisic acid, and/or salts thereof in order to enhance the color of the grapes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: Valent Biosciences LLC
    Inventors: Derek D. Woolard, Gary T. Wang, Rick Hopkins, Daniel C. Leep, Gregory D. Venburg
  • Patent number: 9873769
    Abstract: A method of forming thiolated poly(vinyl alcohol) hydrogels including reacting, in the presence of an acid, compounds containing a thiol functional group and a hydroxyl reactive group with one or more hydroxyl groups of poly(vinyl alcohol) via said hydroxyl reactive group, thereby forming thiolated poly(vinyl alcohol). The method further including reacting the thiol functional group of said compounds with a thiol reactive group of a crosslinker, thereby forming a hydrogel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: CAMBRIDGE POLYMER GROUP, INC.
    Inventors: Gavin Braithwaite, Yuri Svirkin
  • Patent number: 9872492
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to the treatment of apple trees, peach trees, and grape vines with 3?-methyl-(S)-abscisic acid, 3?-propargyl-(S)-abscisic acid, and/or salts thereof in order to reduce the number of fruits on the trees or vines that grow to maturity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: Valent Biosciences LLC
    Inventors: Derek D. Woolard, Gary T. Wang, Daniel C. Leep, Gregory D. Venburg
  • Patent number: 9868714
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound having an excellent efficacy for controlling weeds. A pyrone compound of formula (I): wherein m is 1, 2 or 3; n is an integer of any one of 1 to 5; X represents O, S, S(O) or S(O)2; R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; R2 and R3 represents a hydrogen atom, an C1-6 alkyl group and the like; R4 represents an C6-10 aryl group or a five- to six-membered heteroaryl group; G represents a hydrogen atom and the like; Z represents a halogen atom, a cyano group, a nitro group, a phenyl group, an C1-6 alkyl group and the like; is useful as an active ingredient for herbicides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY
    Inventors: Yosuke Nakashima, Yoshinobu Jin
  • Patent number: 9861104
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for producing an aqueous suspension concentrate formulation and novel suspension concentrate formulations of the compound of formula I. The method comprises: a) providing an aqueous slurry of coarse particles of the compound of the formula I, where the compound of the formula I is at least partially present in its crystalline form B, which, in an X-ray powder diffractogram at 25° C. and Cu-K? radiation, shows at least three, preferably at least four, in particular at least 5 or at least 7 or at least 9 or all of the following reflexes, given as 2? values: 8.0±0.2°, 9.5±0.2°, 10.7±0.2°, 11.0±0.2°, 11.2±0.2°, 11.7±0.2°, 14.2±0.2°, 15.6±0.2°, 16.5±0.2°, 17.7±0.2°, 21.5±0.2°; b) comminuting the coarse particles in the slurry of the compound of formula I, which is at least partially present in its form B, in the presence of the at least one surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Torsten Knieriem, Tiziana Chiodo, Christopher Koradin, Tanja Weber, Walter Weishaar
  • Patent number: 9849191
    Abstract: A polymeric scaffold useful for conjugating with a protein based recognition-molecule (PBRM) to form a PBRM-polymer-drug conjugate is described herein. The scaffold includes one or more terminal maleimido groups. Also disclosed is a PBRM-polymer-drug conjugate prepared from the scaffold. Compositions comprising the conjugates, methods of their preparation, and methods of treating various disorders with the conjugates or their compositions are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: Mersana Therapeutics, Inc.
    Inventors: Aleksandr V. Yurkovetskiy, Mao Yin, Timothy B. Lowinger, Joshua D. Thomas, Cheri A. Stevenson, Venu R. Gurijala
  • Patent number: 9814677
    Abstract: Embodiments herein relate to the production of biocompatible magnetic nanoparticles with a high SAR-value which produce a large amount of heat when exposed to an alternating magnetic field. The produced heat can be used among others for therapeutic purposes, in particular for combating cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: MAGFORCE AG
    Inventors: Norbert Waldoefner, Kerstin Stief
  • Patent number: 9808423
    Abstract: The present invention provides processes for preparing suspension aerosol formulations, wherein the particles for inhalation are formed in situ during the process of manufacturing the formulation. In one aspect of the invention, a process for preparing a suspension aerosol formulation comprises the steps of: (a) dissolving one or more medicaments in one or more solvents to form a solution; and (b) mixing one or more propellants with the solution under conditions effective to precipitate, entirely or partially, at least one of the medicaments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Generics [UK] Limited
    Inventors: Li Li Bovet, Jay T. Holt
  • Patent number: 9781930
    Abstract: The invention relates to a novel class of (S)-3?-substituted-abscisic acid derivatives and (±)-3?-substituted-abscisic acid derivatives, and methods of synthesizing the derivatives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Valent BioSciences LLC
    Inventors: Gary T. Wang, Daniel Heiman, Gregory D. Venburg, Eiki Nagano, Marci Surpin, Joseph H. Lustig
  • Patent number: 9758502
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound having an excellent efficacy for controlling weeds. A dihydropyrone compound of formula (I): wherein m is 1, 2 or 3; n is an integer of any one of 1 to 5; X represents O, S, S(O) or S(O)2; R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; R2 and R3 represents a hydrogen atom, an C1-6 alkyl group and the like; when X represents S, S(O) or S(O)2, R4 represents an C1-6 alkyl group, a C1-6 haloalkyl group, an C6-10 aryl group or a five- to six-membered heteroaryl group, and X represents O, S, S(O) or S(O)2, R4 represents an C6-10 aryl group or a five- to six-membered heteroaryl group; G represents a hydrogen atom and the like; Z represents a halogen atom, a cyano group, a nitro group, a phenyl group, an C1-6 alkyl group and the like; is useful as an active ingredient for herbicides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yosuke Nakashima, Yoshinobu Jin