Patents Examined by Frank Choi
  • Patent number: 10696686
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound of formula (I): wherein: X is methyl or chlorine; R1 is fluorine or bromine; R2 is ethynyl, C1-C3alkoxy, C1-C3haloalkoxy, or C1-C3alkoxy-C1-C3alkoxy-; and Q is a pyran-3,5-dione-4-yl, a thiopyran-3,5-dione-4-yl, a piperidine-3,5-dione-4-yl, a cyclopentane-1,3-dione-2-yl, a cyclohexane-1,3, 5-trione-2-yl, a cyclohexane-1,3-dione-2-yl, or a cycloheptane-1,3-dione-2-yl, or a derivative thereof (e.g. a fused such as fused bicyclic derivative, and/or a spirocyclic derivative), or an enol ketone tautomer derivative thereof, wherein Q is further defined herein; and wherein the compound of formula (I) is optionally present as an agrochemically acceptable salt thereof. Preferably, X is methyl; and/or R1 is fluorine; and/or R2 is —O—R2A, wherein R2A is methyl, ethyl, trifluoromethyl, difluoromethyl, trifluoroethyl, or —CH2CH2OCH3. These compounds are suitable for use as herbicides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Janice Black, James Nicholas Scutt, Louisa Whalley, Nigel James Willets
  • Patent number: 10674730
    Abstract: Method for the stimulation of seeds of dicotyledonous plants, wherein the seeds are primed in a solution containing nonionic nanoparticles of a metal selected from: silver (Ag), gold (Au), copper (Cu) and platinum (Pt) at a concentration from 0.05 ppm to 50 ppm to obtain 40-60% by weight of water content, and then dried at room temperature to obtain 10-40% by weight of water content. The invention also relates to the use of a solution of nonionic nanoparticles of a metal selected from: silver, gold, copper and platinum to stimulate seeds of dicotyledonous plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: NANO-TECH POLSKA SP. Z O.O. SP. K.
    Inventors: Slawomir Podlaski, Andrzej Tul, Krystyna Oracz, Chrystian Chomontowski, Jaroslaw Malek, Pawel Siejko
  • Patent number: 10662093
    Abstract: An agriculture treatment solution may include one or more metal salts and a base product fluid. The base product fluid may include a molecular compound that is a chelating compound. The molecular compound may have the formula: ((NH4)2SO4)a.(H2SO4)b.(H2O)c.(NH4HSO4)x. In the formula, a may be between 1 and 5, b may be between 1 and 5, c may be between 1 and 5, and x may be between 1 and 10. The agriculture treatment solution may be formed by adding the one or more metal salts to the base product fluid and water. The agriculture treatment solution may be added to an agricultural crop to deliver at least one of the metal salts to the agricultural crop. The at least one metal salt may be a micronutrient for the agricultural crop.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: EARTH SCIENCE LABORATORIES
    Inventors: David Nicholas, Reid Henry Bowman, Freddie L. Singleton
  • Patent number: 10626109
    Abstract: The present invention relates to fungicidal N-hetarylcarbonyl-2-(benzocycloalken-1-yl)piperidines or pyrrolidines of formula (I), and their thiocarbonyl derivatives, wherein A represents a carbo-linked, unsaturated or partially saturated, 5-membered heterocyclyl group that can be substituted by up to four groups R that can be the same or different; T represents 0 or S; n represents 1 or 2; m represents 1, 2 or 3; p represents 1, 2, 3 or 4, L1 and L2 independently represent CZ4Z5, NZ6, 0, S, S(O) or S(0)2; and R and Z1-Z6 are as defined in the claims; their process of preparation and intermediate compounds for their preparation, their use as fungicides, particularly in the form of fungicidal compositions and methods for the control of phytopathogenic fungi of plants using these compounds or their compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: BAYER CROPSCIENCE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Philippe Desbordes, Philippe Rinolfi, Tomoki Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 10590143
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound of formula (I): wherein: X is methyl or chlorine; R1 is fluorine or bromine; R2 is ethynyl, C1-C3alkoxy, C1-C3haloalkoxy, or C1-C3alkoxy-C1-C3alkoxy-; and Q is a pyran-3,5-dione-4-yl, a thiopyran-3,5-dione-4-yl, a piperidine-3,5-dione-4-yl, a cyclohexane-1,3,5-trione-2-yl, a cyclohexane-1,3-dione-2-yl, a cycloheptane-1,3-dione-2-yl, in which each cyclic dione is bridged by alkanediyl, or a derivative thereof (e.g. an enol ketone tautomer derivative thereof), wherein Q is further defined herein; and wherein the compound of formula (I) is optionally present as an agrochemically acceptable salt thereof. Preferably, X is methyl; and/or R1 is fluorine; and/or R2 is —O—R2A, wherein R2A is methyl, ethyl, trifluoromethyl, difluoromethyl, trifluoroethyl, or —CH2CH2OCH3. These compounds are suitable for use as herbicides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Janice Black, James Nicholas Scutt, Louisa Whalley, Nigel James Willets
  • Patent number: 10543229
    Abstract: A dietary supplement composition as a prophylactic and treatment for skin diseases such as eczema and psoriasis and the like, the composition comprising a phase II liver detoxification component having glycine, and magnesium, wherein glycine and magnesium are present in the supplement composition in a ratio of between about 20:1 and 20:8.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Inventor: Karen Jane Fischer
  • Patent number: 10512263
    Abstract: An aqueous suspension agrochemical composition is provided containing fenpyrazamine and an acid component. The composition has no problem of emission of odor and has excellent storage stability. The composition has a pH at 25° C. in a range of 2.5 to 6.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventors: Yusuke Fukui, Naoki Tsuda, Maki Owaki
  • Patent number: 10375956
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound of formula (I): wherein: R8 and R9, independently of each other, are hydrogen, fluorine or C1-C3alkyl; R10 is hydrogen or methyl (preferably hydrogen); and the other substituents are as defined herein; and wherein the compound of formula (I) is optionally present as an agrochemically acceptable salt thereof. These compounds are thought to be suitable for use as herbicides. The invention therefore also relates to a method of controlling weeds, especially grassy monocotyledonous weeds, in crops of useful plants, comprising applying a compound of formula (I), or a herbicidal composition comprising such a compound, to the plants or to the locus thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Ian Henry Aspinall, Stephane Andre Marie Jeanmart, James Nicholas Scutt, John Benjamin Taylor
  • Patent number: 10368548
    Abstract: The invention relates to the production and application of a biological inoculant for use in plant material sown in nurseries. The invention also relates to a method for the immobilization of bacterial strains on a support and application to plant materials. The invention further relates to the use of native teak tree rhizosphere bacteria as a means for promoting plant growth. The invention consists in developing a biological product based on applying rhizosphere bacteria to a carbonized teak sawdust support, which can be used to obtain plants with improved characteristics in less time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD JAVERIANA
    Inventors: Lucía Ana Diaz, Lina Marcela Morales Palencia, Juan Sebastian P. Beltran Acosta
  • Patent number: 10369228
    Abstract: A method for increasing collateral circulation includes providing a pharmaceutically acceptable synthetic cerebrospinal fluid that has a density different than that of the patient's naturally-occurring cerebrospinal fluid. The synthetic cerebrospinal fluid includes a vasodilator. The method further includes administering the synthetic cerebrospinal fluid to an intrathecal space of a patient through a lumbar access point to reach the intrathecal space of a patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Inventor: Jeffrey E. Thomas
  • Patent number: 10251953
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a solution for peritoneal dialysis consisting of one or more separate solutions. A treatment free of side-effects with a simultaneous lowering of blood pressure can be achieved in that the solution contains sodium ions in a concentration in the region from 121 to 129 mmol/l, preferably at 125 mmol/l. The invention furthermore relates to a double-chambered pouch having a peritoneal dialysis solution consisting of two separate solutions which consists of a plastic pouch in which a first chamber with the first separate solution and a second chamber with the second separate solution are arranged adjacent to one another, with both chambers being separated from one another by a weld seam dimensioned such that it opens on pressure onto one of the chambers filled with liquid so that the content of the two chambers can be mixed with one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Fresenius Medical Deutschland GMBH
    Inventors: Jutta Passlick-Deetjen, Thomas P. Schaub, Georg Topp
  • Patent number: 10212943
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the field of plant-microorganism interactions. In particular, the present disclosure relates to methods and compositions for increasing plant growth characteristics by growing the plant in the presence of plant growth-promoting microbial strains.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignees: The Regents of the University of California, B.G. Negev Technologies and Applications Ltd
    Inventors: Ann M. Hirsch, Drora Kaplan
  • Patent number: 10208063
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds useful as inhibitors of Acetyl CoA Carboxylase (ACC), compositions thereof, and methods of using the same. Specifically, bicyclic heteroaryl derivatives containing a imidazole, thiazole or oxazole fused to a pyridinone, pyrimidinone or pyrimidindione are provided. These compounds have therapeutic utility toward treating an ACC enzyme mediated disorder such as obesity in a subject, upon administration in an effective amount to said subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: GILEAD APOLLO, LLC
    Inventors: Jeremy Robert Greenwood, Geraldine C. Harriman, George Borg, Craig E. Masse
  • Patent number: 10208044
    Abstract: The present invention provides for compounds of formula I as acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACC) inhibitors. The ACC inhibitors are useful for the prevention or treatment of metabolic syndrome, including obesity, dyslipidemia and hyperlipidemia in humans. The inhibitor compounds are also capable of inhibiting the ACC enzyme found in plants, parasites and bacteria.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: GILEAD APOLLO, LLC
    Inventors: Jeremy Robert Greenwood, Geraldine C. Harriman, George Borg, Craig E. Masse
  • Patent number: 10160719
    Abstract: The invention relates to pharmaceutical salts comprised of a pharmaceutical active substance and of at least one sugar substitute, to medicaments containing these salts, and to the use of these salts for producing medicaments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: GRUNENTHAL GMBH
    Inventors: Johannes Bartholomäus, Heinrich Kugelmann
  • Patent number: 10080719
    Abstract: The invention provides allergen containing pharmaceutical products and in particular fast-dispersing solid allergen dosage forms. In particular, fast-dispersing, non-compressed solid dosage forms suitable for oromucosal administration comprising a matrix and at least one allergen are provided. Suitable matrices are gelatine, starch and mannitol. Methods for the dosage forms are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: ALK-ABELLÓ A/S
    Inventors: Henrik Hugo Jacobi, Annette Roemmelmayer Lundegaard, Christian Gauguin Houghton, Stig Aasmul-Olsen, Lise Lund Maerkedahl, Jan Sondergaard Andersen
  • Patent number: 10077248
    Abstract: The present invention describes the crystalline form of imazapyr of formula (I), the crystal preparation process, the analyses of the crystal through various analytical methods and using the crystal to prepare stable agrochemical formulation. The invention also describes the use of various solvents towards the crystalline form preparation conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: ROTAM AGROCHEM INTERNATIONAL COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventor: James Timothy Bristow
  • Patent number: 10059676
    Abstract: A crystalline form of iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium of formula (I), the crystal preparation process, the analyses of the crystal through various analytical methods and using the crystal to prepare stable agrochemical formulation. The invention also describes the use of various solvents towards the crystalline form preparation conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: ROTAM AGROCHEM INTERNATIONAL COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventor: James Timothy Bristow
  • Patent number: 10058100
    Abstract: The invention relates to a compound comprising a mitochondrial targeting group linked to group capable of releasing hydrogen sulfide, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, for use in the treatment of the human or animal body by surgery or therapy. The invention also relates to the use of the compound in the treatment of a plant, and to certain forms of the compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: The University of Exeter
    Inventors: Mark Wood, Matthew Whiteman, Alexis Perry
  • Patent number: 9993573
    Abstract: A combination of herbal extracts in aqueous solution that when sprayed into a confined area as a fine mist, chemically neutralizes a wide range of odors including those that are acidic, alkaline, and neutral in nature. While this chemical solution may contain fragrances, odor elimination occurs chemically rather than by masking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: APPTEC, Inc.
    Inventors: Vilambi Nrk Reddy, Anil Torgalkar