Patents Examined by James O. Thomas, Jr.
  • Patent number: 4223009
    Abstract: Hair preparations containing a copolymer of about 99.5 to 45.1 mole percent vinyl pyrrolidone and about 0.5 to 4.9 mole percent diloweralkylaminoalkyl acrylate or methacrylate, and method of setting and conditioning hair therewith.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 1977
    Date of Patent: September 16, 1980
    Assignee: GAF Corporation
    Inventor: Paritosh M. Chakrabarti
  • Patent number: 4207264
    Abstract: A continuous process for cleaving aralkyl hydroperoxides in acid media to yield phenols and carbonyl compounds in a reactor arranged and operated to limit the total residence time to less than the time required to form discoloration products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 1973
    Date of Patent: June 10, 1980
    Assignee: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
    Inventors: John E. Anderson, Ernest G. Hildenbrand
  • Patent number: 4205182
    Abstract: In a process for producing an ethyl ester of an aliphatic carboxylic acid which comprises reacting ethylene with the aliphatic carboxylic acid in the liquid phase in the presence of an acid catalyst, the improvement wherein a heteropolyacid of tungsten or an acidic metal salt thereof is used as the acid catalyst, and the reaction is carried out in the presence of water in an amount of up to 7.5% by weight based on the weight of the aliphatic carboxylic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 1978
    Date of Patent: May 27, 1980
    Assignee: Celanese Corporation
    Inventors: Yusuke Izumi, Junji Maekawa, Katsumi Suzuki
  • Patent number: 4195184
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of an unsaturated monoester having the formula ##STR1## wherein R is an alkyl group of from 1 to 4 carbon atoms and R' is hydrogen or a methyl group which comprises reacting carbon monoxide and oxygen with a diolefin having the formula ##STR2## wherein R' is as hereinabove described, in the presence of a catalytic amount of a platinum group metal compound, a copper or iron oxidant salt compound and a stoichiometric amount of a dehydrating agent.Alternatively, a ligand or coordination complex compound of the metal salt compound, and catalytic quantities of an alcohol may be employed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 1978
    Date of Patent: March 25, 1980
    Assignee: Atlantic Richfield Company
    Inventors: Haven S. Kesling, Jr., Lee R. Zehner
  • Patent number: 4190608
    Abstract: The present invention is a process for the oxidation of olefins to unsaturated aldehydes and acids using a catalyst containing iron, bismuth, molybdenum plus at least one of nickel, cobalt, magnesium, zinc, cadmium or calcium and according to the invention, an element selected from germanium, cerium, thorium, manganese, niobium, chromium, praseodymium, yttrium, zirconium, ruthenium, gallium, tin, indium, copper, lanthanum, tantalum or tungsten. These catalysts may also contain certain elements that further enhance the desirability of the oxidation process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 1976
    Date of Patent: February 26, 1980
    Assignee: Standard Oil Company
    Inventors: Robert K. Grasselli, Dev D. Suresh, Harley F. Hardman
  • Patent number: 4189599
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of dimethyl adipate by the hydrogenation of dimethyl hex-3-endioate, having the formula CH.sub.3 O.sub.2 CCH.sub.2 CH.dbd.CHCH.sub.2 CO.sub.2 CH.sub.3, derived from the oxidative carbonylation of 1,3-butadiene with a mixture of carbon monoxide and oxygen at a temperature of from 60.degree. C. to 200.degree. C. and pressures of from 15 psig to 5000 psig in the presence of a catalytic mixture of a platinum group metal compound and a copper or iron oxidant salt compound with at least a stoichiometric amount of a dehydrating agent, which comprises subjecting the dimethyl hex-3-endioate to a liquid phase hydrogenation at temperatures of from about ambient to about 150.degree. C. under hydrogen pressures of from about 10 psig to 1000 psig in the presence of an effective amount of a hydrogenation catalyst to produce dimethyl adipate, and recovering the dimethyl adipate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 1978
    Date of Patent: February 19, 1980
    Assignee: Atlantic Richfield Company
    Inventors: Haven S. Kesling, Jr., Lee R. Zehner
  • Patent number: 4189499
    Abstract: Lysine 4-allyloxy-3-chlorophenylacetate is a salt of Alclofenac which is soluble in biological fluids and particularly adapted for intravenous or intramuscular administration. Its method of preparation consists in reacting Alclofenac with lysine carbonate in hydroalcoholic solution and separating the corresponding salt by adding precipitants or by concentrating the hydroalcoholic solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 1979
    Date of Patent: February 19, 1980
    Assignee: Biochefarm S.A.
    Inventors: Carlo Tosi, Pierarturo Ferlenghi
  • Patent number: 4187316
    Abstract: Compounds of the following general formula and salts thereof are irreversible inhibitors of .gamma.-aminobutyric acid transaminase: ##STR1## wherein R.sub.1 is hydrogen, alkylcarbonyl wherein the alkyl moiety has from 1 to 4 carbon atoms and is straight or branched, alkoxycarbonyl wherein the alkoxy moiety has from 1 to 4 carbon atoms and is straight or branched, the radical ##STR2## wherein R.sub.4 is hydrogen, a straight or branched alkyl group having from 1 to 4 carbon atoms, benzyl or p-hydroxybenzyl; R.sub.2 is hydroxy, a straight or branched alkoxy group of from 1 to 8 carbon atoms, the group-NR.sub.5 R.sub.6wherein each of R.sub.5 and R.sub.6 is hydrogen or a straight or branched alkyl group having from 1 to 4 carbon atoms, or ##STR3## wherein R.sub.7 is hydrogen, a straight or branched lower alkyl group of from 1 to 4 carbon atoms, benzyl or p-hydroxybenzyl; and R.sub.3 is hydrogen or bromine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 1978
    Date of Patent: February 5, 1980
    Assignee: Merrell Toraude et Compagnie
    Inventors: Brian W. Metcalf, Michel Jung
  • Patent number: 4186188
    Abstract: Polypeptides with sterically unhindered positive charges can be incorporated into a cosmetic formulation for human hair, skin and nails. The polypeptides, which can be prepared by trypsin catalyzed hydrolysis of proteins, have the formula: ##STR1## wherein n is an integer sufficient to provide a molecular weight of the polypeptide of from about 200 to about 2,000 each R.sub.1 is independently a side group attached to the alpha carbon of a naturally occurring amino acid; and R.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 1977
    Date of Patent: January 29, 1980
    Assignee: Redken Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventor: Janet A. Gumprecht
  • Patent number: 4185958
    Abstract: A composition suitable for dyeing keratin fibres, especially human hair, is provided comprising a direct dyestuff and, as a levelling agent, a 2,5-dihydroxyphenylcarboxylic acid or a salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 1978
    Date of Patent: January 29, 1980
    Inventors: Andree Bugaut, Jean-Francois Grollier, Jean-Jacques Vandenboosche
  • Patent number: 4186186
    Abstract: A composition for bleaching hair comprising a peroxide oxidation agent, an ammonia-free alkalinization agent and a guanidine derivative of the formula ##STR1## as bleaching accelerator, wherein R is hydrogen, ##STR2## Y is hydrogen, NH.sub.2, or alkyl having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, and n is 2 or 3, or an acid addition salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 1978
    Date of Patent: January 29, 1980
    Assignee: Henkel Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien (Henkel KGaA)
    Inventors: Holger Tesmann, Erwin Weinrich, Edgar Lieske
  • Patent number: 4185106
    Abstract: A cosmetic composition comprising a content of an 1-hydroxy-2-pyridone of the general formula ##STR1## in which R.sub.1 stands for hydrogen, alkyl of 1 to 17 carbon atoms, alkenyl of 2 to 17 carbon atoms, cycloalkyl of 5 to 8 carbon atoms, bicycloalkyl of 7 to 9 carbon atoms, cycloalkyl-alkyl of 1 to 4 alkyl carbon atoms, the cycloalkyl groups being optionally substituted by alkyl groups of 1 to 4 carbon atoms, aryl, aralkyl of 1 to 4 alkyl carbon atoms, aryl-alkenyl of 2 to 4 alkenyl carbon atoms, aryloxy-alkyl or arylthio-alkyl of 1 to 4 alkyl carbon atoms, benzhydryl, phenylsulfonyl-alkyl of 1 to 4 alkyl carbon atoms, furyl or furyl-alkenyl of 2 to 4 alkenyl carbon atoms, the aryl groups being optionally substituted by alkyl of 1 to 4 carbon atoms, by alkoxy of 1 to 4 carbon atoms, by nitro, cyano or halogen atoms, R.sub.2 stands for hydrogen, alkyl of 1 to 4 carbon atoms, alkenyl or alkinyl of 2 to 4 carbon atoms, halogen atoms or benzyl, R.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 1975
    Date of Patent: January 22, 1980
    Assignee: Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Walter Dittmar, Eberhard Futterer, Gerhard Lohaus
  • Patent number: 4185087
    Abstract: Hair care compositions containing one or more quaternary nitrogen derivatives of trialkylamino hydroxy organosilicon compounds have superior conditioning capability for hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 1977
    Date of Patent: January 22, 1980
    Assignee: Union Carbide Corporation
    Inventor: Robert J. Morlino
  • Patent number: 4185114
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula ##STR1## wherein X and Y, which may be identical to or different from each other, are each hydrogen or halogen,R.sub.1 is hydrogen or straight or branched alkyl of 1 to 4 carbon atoms,R.sub.2 is hydrogen, straight or branched alkyl of 1 to 3 carbon atoms, carboxy-lower alkyl or acyl, preferably lower aliphatic carboxylic acyl,R.sub.3 is hydrogen or acyl, preferably lower aliphatic carboxylic acyl, andn is 1 or 2;non-toxic, pharmacologically acceptable acid addition salts thereof; sulfonium salts thereof; and, when R.sub.1 is hydrogen, salts thereof formed with inorganic or organic bases or basic aminoacids. The compounds as well as their various salts are useful as mucolytics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 1977
    Date of Patent: January 22, 1980
    Assignee: Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH
    Inventors: Henri Baille-Barrelle, Maurice Vigneron, Charles Lespagnol
  • Patent number: 4184843
    Abstract: A composition for dyeing human hair, in which a dispersion dye, preferably of the azo or anthraquinone type, is dispersed in an emulsified aqueous mixture comprising a paraffin component and a thickening agent component and adjusted to a pH not higher than 8 by addition of acid. The thickening agent component comprises fatty alcohols such as lauryl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, cetyl-stearyl alcohol or mixtures thereof, fatty acid esters such as isopropyl alcohol and a mixture of fatty acid mono- and diglycerides. The desired viscosity is imparted to the composition by adjusting the proportion of the paraffin component relative to the thickening agent component. An emulsifying agent, such as high-ethoxylated polyglycol ethers and diethanolamine phosphates may be added to create an emulsion of desired viscosity and permanence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 1977
    Date of Patent: January 22, 1980
    Assignee: Carl Viktor Danielson
    Inventor: Hans Baumann
  • Patent number: 4183950
    Abstract: 2,2-Dimethyl-3-vinyl-cyclopropane carboxylic acid esters of halogenated benzyl alcohols of the formula ##STR1## in which each R independently represents F, Cl, Br or CH.sub.3and m and n each represent 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 subject to the sum of m+n being not more than 5,with the provisos that(i) when each R represents F or Br then m and n cannot both be 0,(ii) when each R represents Cl, then m represents 0, 1, 2, 3 or 4 and n represents 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5, and(iii) when each R represents CH.sub.3, then m represents 0 and n represents 5,which possess arthropodicidal properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 1977
    Date of Patent: January 15, 1980
    Assignee: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Klaus Naumann, Wolfgang Behrenz, Ingeborg Hammann, Erich Klauke, Albrecht Marhold
  • Patent number: 4183944
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula: ##STR1## wherein R represents hydrogen or an alkyl radical, R.sub.1 represents a hydroxy, amino or alkoxy radical or an alkylamino or dialkylamino group, the various alkyl radicals and the alkoxy radical being optionally substituted by a dialkylamino group, the alkyl radicals of the said dialkylamino groups optionally being linked together to form a heterocyclyl radical with 5 or 6 atoms in the ring, and A represents the thieno[2,3-b]thien-2-yl or thieno[3,2-b]thien-2-yl radical, the A--CO-- grouping being attached to the 3- or 4-position of the phenyl ring, have been found to possess useful pharmacological properties and are particularly active as analgesics, antipyretics, agents for inhibiting platelet aggregation and as anti-inflammatory agents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 1978
    Date of Patent: January 15, 1980
    Assignee: Rhone Poulenc Industries
    Inventors: Jean-Louis Fabre, Daniel Farge, Claude James
  • Patent number: 4183917
    Abstract: A hair conditioner composition in the form of an oil-in-water type emulsion comprising a high molecular synthetic oil with molecular weight of 1,500, selected from the group consisting of poly-alkyl glycol mono-alkyl ethers, phosphonates and high fatty acid esters thereof and alkylene oxide polyol adducts; a cationic surface active agent, a nonionic surface active agent and water. This composition may also include a liquid ester oil as optional component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 1977
    Date of Patent: January 15, 1980
    Assignee: The Lion Dentifrice Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shuji Iwao, Tetsuya Abe, Tsutomu Yoshida, Akemi Wada
  • Patent number: 4183871
    Abstract: Production of aldehydes and alcohols by hydroformylation of olefinically unsaturated compounds with carbon monoxide and hydrogen at elevated temperature and superatmospheric pressure in the presence of carbonyl complexes of metals of group 8 of the Periodic System which have been modified with trisubstituted phosphines in which two substituents are lower alkyl radicals and the third substituent is a higher aliphatic radical. Aldehydes and alcohols are known to be solvents; they are used on a large scale for the production of plasticizers for polyvinyl chloride.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 1975
    Date of Patent: January 15, 1980
    Assignee: Badische Anilin-& Soda-Fabrik Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Peter Tavs, Wilhelm Kniese, Hans Nienburg
  • Patent number: 4183367
    Abstract: The use of fluorinated cationic and amphoteric surfactants in shampoos in order to promote more rapid drying of washed hair is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 1977
    Date of Patent: January 15, 1980
    Assignee: American Cyanamid Company
    Inventors: James C. Goebel, Anthony C. Lunn