Patents Examined by Helene Klemanski
  • Patent number: 10689535
    Abstract: Provided are a coloring composition including a compound represented Formula (1) shown in the specification and at least one compound selected from the group consisting of the compound represented by Formula (D) shown in the specification and the compound represented by Formula (E) shown in the specification, an ink jet recording ink including the coloring composition, an ink jet recording method using the ink jet recording ink, and an ink jet printer cartridge that is filled with the ink jet recording ink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Keiichi Tateishi, Takashi Saitou, Yusuke Sakai, Yoshihiko Fujie, Yoshiaki Nagata
  • Patent number: 10676626
    Abstract: An ink jet textile printing ink composition includes water; a color material; and a metal chelating agent. In the ink composition described above, the metal chelating agent includes at least one selected from methyl glycine diacetic acid, L-glutamate diacetic acid, L-aspartic diacetic acid, hydroxyethylimino diacetic acid, 3-hydroxy-2,2?-iminodisuccucinic acid, dicarboxymethyl glutamic acid, (S,S)-ethylenediaminedisuccinic acid, and salts thereof, and the pH of the ink composition is 6 to 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroko Hayashi, Tetsuya Aoyama, Makoto Nagase
  • Patent number: 10676631
    Abstract: There is provided an ink set for ink-jet printing comprising an aqueous ink and a reaction liquid, wherein the aqueous ink contains an emulsion, a surfactant, an organic solvent, a pigment, and water, the reaction liquid contains an aggregating agent, 1,2-alkanediol, a glycol ether-based solvent and/or a glycol ether acetate-based solvent, and water, and the emulsion has a glass transition temperature of 50° C. or higher. The ink set for ink-jet printing is provided with an aqueous ink excellent in the discharge stability, and can form an image excellent in coated film properties such as the rubbing resistance and the adherence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: MAXELL HOLDINGS, LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuya Uotome, Katsuyuki Kito, Kaori Kitabatake
  • Patent number: 10669440
    Abstract: Provided are processes of placing an image on an object that includes optionally filling a hand held nib-based marker with a child and environmentally friendly aqueous based heat transfer disperse dye ink composition, and imaging an intermediate substrate with the marker. A process optionally further includes optionally drying the image, optionally heating the intermediate substrate, optionally placing the inked intermediate substrate in contact with a dye receptive surface of a receptive object, and optionally transferring the image to the receptive object by application of sufficient heat and pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: ESPRIX TECHNOLOGIES, LP
    Inventors: Tonya Tremitiere, Mark William Cummings, Jana Petrova, Jeff Lee Morgan, Mandy Lehman Smith, John F. Cooper
  • Patent number: 10655029
    Abstract: An inkjet ink including: a stilbene-based compound represented by General Formula (1) below; where in the General Formula (1), R1 and R3 each independently represent, for example, an alkyl group including 1 to 20 carbon atoms, an alkenyl group including 1 to 20 carbon atoms, a phenyl group, or a naphthyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignees: Ricoh Company, Ltd., Tokyo University of Science Foundation
    Inventors: Takuya Fujita, Yoshimasa Miyazawa, Hisashi Habashi, Tatsuya Tomura, Tomohiro Inoue, Yukishige Kondo, Yutaka Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10655227
    Abstract: Select carboxymethyl-thio compounds are added to electroless copper plating compositions to improve the stability of the electroless copper plating compositions such that the plating activity of the electroless plating copper compositions is not compromised even when electroless plating at low plating temperatures and high stabilizer and high leached catalyst concentrations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: Alejo M. Lifschitz Arribio, Donald E. Cleary
  • Patent number: 10647867
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an ink set for inkjet recording containing a white ink and color inks including a cyan ink, a magenta ink and a yellow ink, wherein each ink independently contains a pigment, a pigment dispersing resin, an organic solvent and water, the pigment dispersing resin A of either the white ink or the color inks has an alkyl chain with a carbon number of 10 or greater, the pigment dispersing resin B of the other of the white ink or the color inks has a polyoxyalkylene chain, and the pigment dispersing resin A and the pigment dispersing resin B are different resins. According to the present invention, an ink set for inkjet recording can be provided that exhibits excellent printability during high-speed printing, even when printing onto less permeable substrates, and is capable of producing sharp image quality with little mixed color bleeding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignees: TOYO INK SC HOLDINGS CO., LTD., TOYO INK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Sugihara, Yoshihito Suzuki, Kazuhiro Jonai
  • Patent number: 10647853
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a colorant, a colored resin composition comprising the colorant, and a color filter prepared using the colored resin composition. A novel reddish yellow pigment may be used in combination with a green pigment and a yellow pigment in order to reduce the imbalance of the intramolecular polarization of the green pigment and/or the yellow pigment in the colorant. As a result, a color filter comprising a colored layer in which a light leakage phenomenon, caused by an electric field distortion, is reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: LG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jihee Kwon, Seunghoon Ji
  • Patent number: 10639919
    Abstract: The invention provides an ink set and an image forming method in which excellent glossiness is obtained in a case where a surface of an image recording material on which an image is formed using an acidic pre-treatment liquid is overcoated. Namely, the invention provides an ink set and an image forming method using the same, the ink set including: an ink composition which includes a colorant and water; a pre-treatment liquid which contains an acid and water; and an overcoat liquid which includes water and particles of a resin, the resin containing an acidic group selected from the group consisting of a sulfo group, a salt of a sulfo group, a phosphonic acid group, a salt of a phosphonic acid group, a phosphoric acid group, and a salt of a phosphoric acid group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Arai, Hirohisa Hokazono
  • Patent number: 10640662
    Abstract: A novel dispersant contains a specific acetylene glycol and/or a specific acetylene glycol ethoxylate in combination with a specific arylphenol compound. Even when added in a small amount, the dispersant rapidly disperses disperse dyes and pigments and moreover exhibits excellent wettability and antifoaming properties. Dispersions and ink compositions containing the dispersant are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: NISSIN CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tomoyuki Nishikawa
  • Patent number: 10633768
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a functional copper sulfide composition and a functional fiber prepared therefrom, and more particularly, a functional copper sulfide composition comprising a copper salt, a metal salt, a reducing agent, a sulfur compound, a catalyst, a poly amine, an alkali compound and a pH adjusting agent; and a functional fiber prepared by treating the composition with a fiber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: TEMPUP CO., LTD
    Inventors: Bong Hee Lee, Kyu Sang Lee
  • Patent number: 10626281
    Abstract: An ink jet ink composition contains a disperse dye, and a compound represented by the following formula (1): In the formula, Ar1 and Ar2 each independently represent an aryl group; R1 and R2 each independently represent a chemical species selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, alkyl groups having a carbon number of 1 to 3, a sulfo group, —O—SO3H, a carboxy group, and a hydroxy group; and n's each independently represent an integer of 0 to 5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tomohiro Fujita, Chikako Fujita, Kana Ozaki, Yoshifumi Ito
  • Patent number: 10619059
    Abstract: A method of constructing conductive material in arbitrary three-dimensional (3D) geometries, such as 3D printing. The method may include selective application of an aerosol-based colloidal solution containing a catalytic palladium nanoparticle material onto a substrate and then immersion of the coated substrate into an electro-less plating bath for deposition of conductive copper material. The above steps may be repeated to create arbitrary 3D geometric constructs containing conductive metallic patterns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Science Applications International Corporation
    Inventors: David Morris, John Timler, Jason Schipp
  • Patent number: 10604664
    Abstract: An infrared absorbing particle dispersion includes an aqueous medium; and infrared absorbing particles that are dispersed in the aqueous medium and contain a compound represented by formula (1) below and at least one polymer selected from the group consisting of polyurethane, polyester, polyamide, polyurea, and polycarbonate, each having an acid value of from 5 mg KOH/g to 50 mg KOH/g: wherein, in formula (1), Ra represents a group represented by formula (1-R) and Rb, Re, and Rd each independently represent an alkyl group, and, in formula (1-R), Re represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group and n represents an integer of from 0 to 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takahiro Ishizuka
  • Patent number: 10596823
    Abstract: An ink set includes a white ink including a hollow particle accounting for 5.0 to 25.0 percent by mass of the white ink and a non-white ink, wherein, in an infrared spectrum for a dried film of the white ink, a ratio (Y/X) of the maximum value Y in an absorption band of from 1720 to 1740 cm?1 to the maximum value X in an absorption band of from 1590 to 1610 cm?1, is from 3.0 to 6.0, wherein the non-white ink has a surface tension of from 20.0 to 30.0 mN/m at a bubble lifetime of 1500 ms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventor: Koji Katsuragi
  • Patent number: 10597546
    Abstract: Liquid composition, such as an ink composition, liquid at room temperature, the liquid composition being a liquid composition specifically for printing with a binary deflected continuous jet printing technique wherein the liquid composition forms upon printing drops which are not charged by an electric field, which each have a zero electric charge, which each form a dipole under the effect of an electric field, and then are then deflected by the electric field, characterised in that the liquid composition comprises a solvent comprising one or more organic solvent compound(s) and optionally water, the solvent having globally a dielectric constant less than 15; a binder; one or more dyes and/or pigments; and in that the liquid composition has an electrical conductivity at 20° C. less than or equal to 200 ?S/cm, preferably less than or equal to 150 ?S/cm, still preferably less than or equal to 100 ?S/cm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: DOVER EUROPE SÀRL
    Inventor: Pierre De Saint-Romain
  • Patent number: 10590541
    Abstract: Stable electroless copper plating baths include di-cation viologen compounds to improve rate of copper deposition on substrates. The copper from the electroless plating baths can be plated at low temperatures and at high plating rates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: Alejo M. Lifschitz Arribio, Donald E. Cleary
  • Patent number: 10584257
    Abstract: A treatment liquid composition contains water, 1,2-alkanediol, and an aggregating agent aggregating or thickening components of an ink composition containing a pigment and is used for a printing method performed by causing the ink composition to adhere to cloth by an ink jet method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Toru Saito, Masayuki Murai, Ryota Miyasa
  • Patent number: 10570290
    Abstract: An aqueous ink composition including water; an optional co-solvent; an optional colorant; and a composite nanoparticle comprising a core and a shell; wherein the core comprises a styrene/acrylate polymer core resin, optionally comprising a metal; and wherein the shell comprises a metal. An aqueous ink composition including water; an optional co-solvent; an optional colorant; and an ionic polymer-metal composite; wherein the ionic-polymer metal composite nanoparticle acts as a reservoir for the delivery of metal ions for anti-bacterial effect, antifungal effect, antiviral biocide effect, or a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Valerie M. Farrugia, Wendy Chi
  • Patent number: 10570302
    Abstract: An aqueous dye dispersion for an aqueous ink including a dye derivative as indicated at Formula (1) below; a water-insoluble dye; a dispersant; and water, makes it possible to provide an aqueous dye dispersion for aqueous ink, which reduces flocculation of particles within aqueous ink even when the aqueous ink is prepared, and has satisfactory dispersion stability during storage, thereby providing an aqueous ink having satisfactory dispersion stability during storage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: SANYO COLOR WORKS, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kosuke Tange, Toshiaki Makino