Patents Examined by Hui H Chin
  • Patent number: 10729803
    Abstract: Disposable absorbent articles assembled from a collection of components using an adhesive comprising an amorphous polyolefin composition and a heterophase polyolefin composition comprising amorphous character and crystalline blocks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: William L. Bunnelle, Robert Haines Turner
  • Patent number: 10723875
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a halogen-free epoxy resin composition and a prepreg and a laminate using the same. The halogen-free epoxy resin composition comprises: (A) a halogen-free epoxy resin; (B) an active ester resin; and (C) a reactive phosphorous-containing flame retardant. The prepreg and laminate made from the halogen-free epoxy resin composition have the advantages of high inter-laminar adhesive force, low coefficient of thermal expansion and high heat-humidity resistance, and can achieve the halogen-free flame retardant purpose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: SHENGYI TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xianping Zeng, Liexiang He
  • Patent number: 10723924
    Abstract: The present technology provides a one-part moisture curable adhesive composition and a production method thereof. The adhesive composition contains: a preliminary composition containing a urethane prepolymer and a reaction product of an aliphatic isocyanate A and an aminosilane compound B or a monoterpene alcohol; and a dimethyl tin catalyst represented by Formula (1) below. In Formula (1), X1 and X2 each independently represent a divalent heteroatom and R1 and R2 each independently represent a hydrocarbon group that may have a heteroatom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: The Yokohama Rubber Co., LTD.
    Inventor: Kiminori Araki
  • Patent number: 10717855
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a novel production method of ethylene-based ionomer having excellent mechanical properties and heat resistance which exhibits remarkably excellent breaking elongation, breaking stress, and strain hardening, and has a high melting point. The present invention relates to a production method of an ethylene-based ionomer including a heating conversion step of heating a specific ethylene/unsaturated carboxylic acid ester copolymer and converting the ester group in the copolymer into a metal-containing carboxylate containing a metal ion of Group 1, 2, or 12 of the periodic table.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignees: JAPAN POLYETHYLENE CORPORATION, JAPAN POLYPROPYLENE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takaaki Hattori, Toshiaki Egashira, Masahiro Uematsu
  • Patent number: 10717931
    Abstract: Embodiments described herein are directed to oligomeric phosphonates and polyphosphonates that have non-reactive end groups, methods for making such oligomeric phosphonates and polyphosphonates, and compositions containing such oligomeric phosphonates and polyphosphonates. The oligomeric phosphonates and polyphosphonates of such embodiments may be incorporated into engineering polymeric into which they are mixed to make polymer compositions having good flame retardancy and mechanical properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: FRX POLYMERS, INC.
    Inventors: Jan-Pleun Lens, Lawino Kagumba
  • Patent number: 10717797
    Abstract: Provided is a vinyl alcohol-based copolymer, obtained by saponifying a copolymer of vinyl acetate and a polyfunctional monomer, wherein the polyfunctional monomer contains two or more ethylenic double bonds in its molecule, the vinyl alcohol-based copolymer has a side chain containing an ethylenic double bond and a molar ratio (d) of the ethylenic double bond to a total of vinyl alcohol units and vinyl acetate units is from 0.05/100 to 2/100, and the vinyl alcohol-based copolymer is water soluble.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yosuke Kumaki, Tatsuya Tanida
  • Patent number: 10703844
    Abstract: Provided is a curable composition in which the solubility in a solvent (in particular, water) is high and in which properties of a cured film obtained using the curable composition stored for a predetermined time are superior. The curable composition includes: a compound A represented by Formula (A) and at least one compound X selected from the group consisting of compounds represented by Formulae (X1) to (X4), in which a content of the compound X is 0.01 to 2.0 mass % with respect to a total mass of the compound A and the compound X; or a compound B represented by Formula (B) and a compound Y represented by Formula (Y), in which a content of the compound Y is 0.01 to 2.0 mass % with respect to a total mass of the compound B and the compound Y.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yuko Tada, Akihito Amao
  • Patent number: 10703891
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composition comprising a heterophasic propylene copolymer and a C10-C30 aliphatic carboxylic acid amide, wherein the heterophasic propylene copolymer consists of a propylene-based matrix consisting of a propylene homopolymer and/or a propylene-?-olefin copolymer consisting of at least 70 wt % of propylene and at most 30 wt % of ?-olefin and wherein the propylene-based matrix is present in an amount of 76 to 90 wt % based on the total heterophasic propylene copolymer and a dispersed ethylene-?-olefin copolymer, wherein the dispersed ethylene-?-olefin copolymer is present in an amount of 24 to 10 wt % based on the total heterophasic propylene copolymer and wherein the sum of the total amount of propylene-based matrix and total amount of the dispersed ethylene-?-olefin copolymer in the heterophasic propylene copolymer is 100 wt %, wherein the amount of ethylene in the ethylene-?-olefin copolymer is 30 to 38 wt %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Marc Herklots, Désirée Marie Louise Seegers, Ralf Kleppinger, Timo Olavi Latvakangas, Eddy Jozef Agnes van de Gaar
  • Patent number: 10703926
    Abstract: Aqueous particle-free fluids can be used in inkjet printing methods including continuous inkjet printing processes. Each of these fluids has a dynamic viscosity of less than or equal to 5 centipoise (5 mPa-sec) at 25° C., and each consists essentially of: a composition consisting of one or more compounds represented by the following Structure (I): HO—CH2—CH2—R?? (I) wherein R is a substituted or unsubstituted phenyl group or a substituted or unsubstituted phenoxy group, in a total amount of at least 0.5 weight % and up to and including 2 weight %, based on the total weight of the aqueous inkjet ink composition. Such aqueous particle-free fluids can be used as replenishment or printhead maintenance fluids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY
    Inventors: Wayne Lee Cook, Allan Francis Sowinski
  • Patent number: 10696850
    Abstract: The present invention comprises a crosslinkable polymer compound comprising a fluorinated Unit A, an optional hydrophilic Unit B, an optional acidic or neutralized acid Unit C, a crosslinkable pendant olefin group-containing Unit D, and an optional hydrophobic alkyl Unit E. Such polymeric compounds are useful as coatings additives such that, when the coating is applied to a substrate, the additive compound is allowed to first migrate to the surface and subsequently crosslink to form a durable oil-, dirt-, and water-repellent surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: THE CHEMOURS COMPANY FC, LLC
    Inventors: Anilkumar Raghavanpillai, James J. Hughes, Vincent Franco, John Russell Crompton, Jr., Brad M Rosen, Hau-Nan Lee, Michael Henry Ober, Dan Qing Wu
  • Patent number: 10696787
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a liquid crystal polyester resin having low-temperature processability and improved mechanical properties. The present invention relates to a liquid crystal polyester resin comprising specific repeating units and having a crystal melting temperature of less than 210° C. as measured with a differential scanning calorimeter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: UENO FINE CHEMICALS INDUSTRY, LTD.
    Inventors: Shogo Takasuka, Hisanari Fujiwara, Tetsuya Yamashita
  • Patent number: 10696030
    Abstract: A heat-insulating transparent PVC sheet is formed from a PVC substrate having a thickness of 0.02-2.0 mm and contains heat-insulation pastes evenly distributed over the PVC substrate, since the heat-insulation paste contains an essential component of wolfram cesium powder (WCs) with a chemical formula of CsXNYWO3-ZClC and having a particle size of 0.005-2 ?m, the heat-insulating transparent PVC sheet has an excellent weatherability, and particularly before and after tested in 300-hour service life in line with ASTM G-154 specification, has a physical property of weatherability decay rate (%) small than 4%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: NAN YA PLASTICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Te-Chao Liao, Ying-Te Huang, Chen-Ho Lai, Chao-Hsien Lin, Ching-Yao Yuan, Teng-Ko Ma
  • Patent number: 10689580
    Abstract: A flame-retardant vanillin-derived monomer, a process for forming a flame-retardant polymer, and an article of manufacture comprising a material that contains flame-retardant vanillin-derived monomer are disclosed. The flame-retardant vanillin-derived monomer can be synthesized from vanillin obtained from a bio-based source, and can have at least one phosphoryl or phosphonyl moiety with phenyl, allyl, epoxide, or propylene carbonate substituents. The process for forming the flame-retardant polymer can include reacting a vanillin derivative and a flame-retardant phosphorus-based molecule to form the flame-retardant vanillin-derived monomer, and then polymerizing the flame-retardant vanillin-derived monomer. The material in the article of manufacture can be flame-retardant, and contain the flame-retardant vanillin-derived monomer. Examples of materials that can be in the article of manufacture can include resins, plastics, adhesives, polymers, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Brandon M. Kobilka, Joseph Kuczynski, Jacob T. Porter, Jason T. Wertz
  • Patent number: 10689579
    Abstract: A flame-retardant vanillin-derived small molecule, a process for forming a flame-retardant polymer, and an article of manufacture comprising a material that contains the flame-retardant vanillin-derived small molecule are disclosed. The flame-retardant vanillin-derived small molecule can be synthesized from vanillin obtained from a bio-based source, and can have at least one phosphoryl or phosphonyl moiety with phenyl, allyl, or thioether substituents. The process for forming the flame-retardant polymer can include reacting a diol vanillin derivative and a flame-retardant phosphorus-based molecule to form the flame-retardant vanillin-derived small molecule, and binding the flame-retardant vanillin-derived small molecule to a polymer. The material in the article of manufacture can be flame-retardant, and contain the flame-retardant vanillin-derived small molecules. Examples of materials that can be in the article of manufacture can include resins, plastics, adhesives, polymers, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Brandon M. Kobilka, Joseph Kuczynski, Jacob T. Porter, Jason T. Wertz
  • Patent number: 10689577
    Abstract: A flame-retardant vanillin-derived molecule, a process for forming a flame-retardant resin, and an article of manufacture comprising a material that contains the flame-retardant vanillin-derived molecule are disclosed. The flame-retardant vanillin-derived molecule can be synthesized from vanillin obtained from a bio-based source, and can have at least one phosphoryl or phosphonyl moiety with phenyl, allyl, epoxide, propylene carbonate, or thioether substituents. The process for forming the flame-retardant resin can include reacting a vanillin derivative and a flame-retardant phosphorus-based molecule to form the flame-retardant vanillin-derived molecule, and binding the flame-retardant vanillin-derived molecule to a resin. The flame-retardant vanillin-derived molecules can also be bound to polymers. The material in the article of manufacture can be flame-retardant, and contain the flame-retardant vanillin-derived molecules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Brandon M. Kobilka, Joseph Kuczynski, Jacob T. Porter, Jason T. Wertz
  • Patent number: 10689578
    Abstract: A flame-retardant vanillin-derived cross-linker, a process for forming a flame-retardant polymer, and an article of manufacture comprising a material that contains the flame-retardant vanillin-derived cross-linker are disclosed. The flame-retardant vanillin-derived cross-linker can be synthesized from vanillin obtained from a bio-based source, and can have at least one phosphoryl or phosphonyl moiety with phenyl, allyl, epoxide, propylene carbonate, or thioether substituents. The process for forming the flame-retardant polymer can include reacting a diol vanillin derivative and a flame-retardant phosphorus-based molecule to form the flame-retardant vanillin-derived cross-linker, and binding the flame-retardant vanillin-derived cross-linker to a polymer. The material in the article of manufacture can be flame-retardant, and contain flame-retardant vanillin-derived cross-linkers. Examples of materials that can be in the article of manufacture can include resins, plastics, adhesives, polymers, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Brandon M. Kobilka, Joseph Kuczynski, Jacob T. Porter, Jason T. Wertz
  • Patent number: 10683403
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polyurethane composite material, comprising a polyurethane resin matrix prepared from a polyurethane composition, and a reinforcement material, wherein the polyurethane composition comprises: A) an isocyanate component comprising one or more organic polyisocyanates; B) an isocyanate-reactive component comprising: b1) one or more organic polyols having an amount of 21-60 wt. % based on 100% by weight of the polyurethane composition; b2) one or more (meth)acrylates comprising hydroxyl groups; and C) a radical reaction initiator; wherein the polyurethane resin matrix is prepared under such reaction conditions that the polyurethane composition undergoes addition polymerization reaction of isocyanate groups and hydroxyl groups and radical polymerization reaction simultaneously. The present invention further relates to the preparation process of the polyurethane composite material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: COVESTRO DEUTSCHLAND AG
    Inventors: Guobin Sun, Yongming Gu, Fei Wu, James (Zhan) Chen, Ian (Yichen) Zheng, Yuan Cheng, Hui Zhao
  • Patent number: 10678134
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a photosensitive composition, and a color conversion film. The present invention further relates to a use of the photosensitive composition in a color conversion film fabrication process, and to a use of the color conversion film in an optical device. The invention further more relates to an optical device comprising the color conversion film and method for preparing the color conversion film and the optical device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignees: MERCK PATENT GMBH, AZ ELECTRONIC MATERIALS (LUXEMBOURG) S.A.R.L.
    Inventors: Yuki Hirayama, Tadashi Kishimoto, Masayoshi Suzuki, Daishi Yokoyama, Katsuto Taniguchi, Toshiaki Nonaka
  • Patent number: 10676597
    Abstract: The invention relates to a non-crosslinked natural rubber latex composition for an inflatable stopper comprising a homogeneous mixture of: a) natural rubber latex; b) a surfactant; c) an amine based chemical antiozonant; d) possibly ammonia and preferably e) single or double wall electrically conductive nanotubes. The invention furthermore relates to an ozone resistant inflatable stopper comprising non-crosslinked natural rubber latex and fiber reinforcement, the rubber having an ozone resistance according to ISO 1431/1 at 50 pphm concentration ozone at 23±2° C., for the time frame of 48 hours, atmospheric humidity of 55% and strain static exposure of 20% and preferably a surface resistivity lower than 100 G? according to DIN EN 60079-32-2 and DVGW G 5621-3 (VP) measured at 1000 V and a maximum relative humidity of 30%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: J. van Beugen Beheer B.V.
    Inventors: Enver Coric, Leonard Van Beugen
  • Patent number: 10676641
    Abstract: Curable silicone rubber compositions of high viscosity can be ballistically printed if the melt flow index is within a defined shear thinning range and the viscosity is also within a defined range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: WACKER CHEMIE AG
    Inventors: Frank Achenbach, Ernst Selbertinger, Wolfgang Ziche