Patents Examined by Jerry D. Johnson
  • Patent number: RE47493
    Abstract: This invention relates to substituted bicyclic dihydropyrimidinones of formula 1 and their use as inhibitors of neutrophil elastase activity, pharmaceutical compositions containing the same, and methods of using the same as agents for treatment and/or prevention of pulmonary, gastrointestinal and genitourinary diseases, inflammatory diseases of the skin and the eye and other autoimmune and allergic disorders, allograft rejection, and oncological diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH
    Inventors: Christian Gnamm, Thorsten Oost, Stefan Peters, Klaus Rudolf
  • Patent number: RE47556
    Abstract: An optical material organic compound having characteristics that the dispersion characteristic (Abbe number (?d)) and the secondary dispersion characteristic (?g,F) of the refractive index are high, the transmittance in the visible light region is high, and the chromatic aberration correction function delivers high performance, which represented by the general formula (1) or (2) is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Terunobu Saitoh
  • Patent number: RE47665
    Abstract: An oxygen emitter which is an electrolytic cell is disclosed. When the anode and cathode are separated by a critical distance, very small microbubbles and nanobubbles of oxygen are generated. The very small oxygen bubbles remain in suspension, forming a solution supersaturated in oxygen. A flow-through model for oxygenating flowing water is disclosed. The use of supersaturated water for enhancing the growth of plants is disclosed. Methods for applying supersaturated water to plants manually, by drip irrigation or in hydroponic culture are described. The treatment of waste water by raising the dissolved oxygen with the use of an oxygen emitter is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Inventor: James Andrew Senkiw
  • Patent number: RE47673
    Abstract: A process for recovering zinc from a zinc containing material, the process including the steps of: leaching the zinc containing material with an alkaline lixiviant comprising an aqueous mixture of NH3 and NH4Cl, or ionic equivalent, having a NH4Cl concentration of between about 10 g/L and about 150 g/L H2O and a NH3 concentration of between 20 g/l H2O and 250 g/L H2O, to produce a zinc containing leachate; stripping ammonia from the leachate to produce a stripped liquor which includes a zinc containing precipitate, the stripped liquor having a NH3 concentration of between 7 and 30 g/L H2O; and recovering the zinc from the stripped liquor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Steel Dynamics Investments LLC
    Inventors: Raymond Walter Shaw, Neal Barr
  • Patent number: RE47750
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are novel motuporamine compounds that act as anti-metastatic agents with low toxicity and high anti-migration activity. The non-toxic, anti-metastatic agents may be given to patients with potential or actual metastatic cancers, such as pancreatic cancers, alone in combination with known and/or new therapies to help block the growth and spread of tumor(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: University of Central Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Otto Phanstiel, IV, Aaron Muth
  • Patent number: RE47777
    Abstract: An economical, permanent construction of traffic surfaces that does not require an extensive use of resources and that is cost-effective to produce, and in particular that of protecting the parts of the bound and unbound layers of the traffic surface construction that lie beneath the surface layer of the carriageway from the ingress of water. A construction comprising at least one base layer, at least one asphalt surface layer and at least one intermediate layer applied to the at least one base layer, said at least one intermediate layer comprising a material that contains at least one silane-terminated polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Inventor: Thomas Markus Kaiser
  • Patent number: RE47785
    Abstract: Disclosed is a technique for improving the water solubility and storage stability of 7-{(3S,4S)-3-[(cyclopropylamino)methyl]-4-fluoropyrrolidine-1-yl}-6-fluoro-1-(2-fluoroethyl)-8-methoxy-4-oxo-1,4-dihydroquinoline-3-carboxylic acid (compound (1)) that is safe and not only has a strong antibacterial action but also is effective for resistant bacteria for which conventional antibacterial agent are less effective. Crystals of the hydrochloride salt of the compound (1), crystals of the hydrochloride salt hydrate of the compound (1), and crystals of the methanesulfonate salt of the compound (1) are provided. In these crystals, decomposition due to influences of light is suppressed as compared to that in crystals of the compound (1) in free, and their storage stability is high. These crystals have higher solubility in water than the crystals of the compound (1) in free.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Inventors: Ichiro Araya, Akinori Goto, Wataru Minagawa, Keiko Funada, Muneki Nagao
  • Patent number: RE47786
    Abstract: A new class of haloalkyl heteroaryl benzamides is described. These compounds show strong activity against hepatitis viruses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Romark Laboratories L.C.
    Inventors: Jean-Francois Rossignol, J. Edward Semple
  • Patent number: RE47837
    Abstract: A glass and an enclosure, including windows, cover plates, and substrates for mobile electronic devices comprising the glass. The glass has a crack initiation threshold that is sufficient to withstand direct impact, has a retained strength following abrasion that is greater than soda lime and alkali aluminosilicate glasses, and is resistant to damage when scratched. The enclosure includes cover plates, windows, screens, and casings for mobile electronic devices and information terminal devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Corning Incorporated
    Inventors: Kristen L. Barefoot, Matthew John Dejneka, Sinue Gomez, Timothy Michael Gross, Nagaraja Shashidhar
  • Patent number: RE47886
    Abstract: A tire comprising at least a rubber composition based on at least a blend of natural rubber, NR, or synthetic polyisoprene, and a styrene-butadiene copolymer, SBR, the SBR having a content greater than or equal to 20 parts per hundred parts of elastomer, phr, a reinforcing filler comprising carbon black, characterized in that the composition comprises a plasticizing resin having a glass transition temperature, Tg, greater than or equal to 20° C. and that the SBR has a Tg greater than or equal to ?65° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Inventors: Olivier Mathey, Olivier Durel
  • Patent number: RE47929
    Abstract: Compounds having the following formula I: or a stereoisomer or pharmaceutically-acceptable salt thereof, where R1, R2, R3, R4, and R5 are as defined herein, are useful in the modulation of IL-12, IL-23 and/or IFN?, by acting on Tyk-2 to cause signal transduction inhibition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
    Inventors: Ryan M. Moslin, David S. Weinstein, Stephen T. Wrobleski, John S. Tokarski, Shuqun Lin, Steven H. Spergel, Yanlei Zhang
  • Patent number: RE47980
    Abstract: Process for removing mercury from flue gases of high-temperature plants, in particular power stations and waste incineration plants in which a bromine compound is fed to the multistage furnace and/or the flue gas in a plant section downstream of the furnace, the temperature during contact of the bromine compound with the flue gas being at least 500° C., preferably at least 800° C. The combustion is carried out in the presence of a sulphur compound, in particular sulphur dioxide. Subsequently to the furnace, the flue gas is subjected to an optional multistage cleanup for removing mercury from the flue gas, which cleanup comprises a wet scrubber and/or a dry cleanup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Bromerc Limited
    Inventors: Bernhard Vosteen, Rico Kanefke, Ewa Kanefke, Claus Mueller, Michael Nolte, Heinz Koeser, Joachim Beyer, Theodore-Gerhard Bonkhofer, Olaf Fleth, Andrea Schnitzer, Andreas Pohontsch
  • Patent number: RE48014
    Abstract: A composition of matter and method of forming a radiation shielding member at ambient temperatures in which the composition of matter includes a ‘cold-fired’ chemically bonded oxide-phosphate ceramic cement matrix; with one or more suitably prepared and distributed radiation shielding materials dispersed in the ‘cold-fired’ chemically bonded oxide-phosphate ceramic cement matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Co-Operations, Inc.
    Inventors: Judd Hamilton, Vernon D. Hamilton
  • Patent number: RE48057
    Abstract: A pesticidal composition comprises a compound of formula I or any agriculturally acceptable salt thereof, wherein R1, R2, R4, R5, R6, R7, Z, Q, and Y are as described herein. A method of controlling pests comprises applying the pesticidal composition near a population of pests, or to an area to control pests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Inventors: Noormohamed M. Niyaz, Ann M. Buysse, David A. Demeter, Negar Garizi, Ricky Hunter, Daniel Knueppel, Paul R. LePlae, Christian T. Lowe, Akshay Patny, Tony K. Trullinger, Martin J. Walsh, Yu Zhang
  • Patent number: RE48138
    Abstract: An electrically regeneratable filter element comprises at least two flanks, each of these flanks comprising a stiff material layer. Each of these flanks has at least one thermally and electrically insulated side. The filter element comprises further a metal fiber fleece being pleated according to pleating lines providing an edge with pleat openings. The metal fiber fleece is mounted between the flanks, in such a way that the thermally and electrically insulated sides make contact with the edge, meanwhile these sides closing the pleat openings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Rypos, Inc.
    Inventors: Osama M Ibrahim, Klaus J Peter, Willy Marrecau, Koen Wastijn, Geert Devooght
  • Patent number: RE48140
    Abstract: To provide a novel furanone derivative, and a medicine including the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Inventors: Takayuki Irie, Ayako Sawa, Masaaki Sawa, Tokiko Asami, Yoko Funakoshi, Chika Tanaka
  • Patent number: RE48156
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an electronic device comprising at least one organic semiconducting material according to the following formula (I): wherein R1-4 are independently selected from H, halogen, CN, substituted or unsubstituted C1-C20-alkyl or heteroalkyl, C6-C20-aryl or C5-C20-heteroaryl, C1-C20-alkoxy or C6-C20-aryloxy, Ar is selected from substituted or unsubstituted C6-C20-aryl or C5-C20-heteroaryl, and R5 is selected from substituted or unsubstituted C6-C20-aryl or C5-C20-heteroaryl, H, F or formula (II).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Novaled GmbH
    Inventors: Omrane Fadhel, Ramona Pretsch
  • Patent number: RE48165
    Abstract: The invention relates to alkenyl(perfluoroalkyl)phosphinic acids, to the preparation and intermediates thereof, to the use thereof as monomers for the preparation of oligomers and/or polymers, to the corresponding oligomers/polymers, to the corresponding support materials comprising the oligomers/polymers, and to the use thereof as ion exchangers, as catalysts or extraction medium and corresponding salts thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Nikolai (Mykola) Ignatyev, Michael Schulte, Karsten Koppe, Vural Bilir, Walter Frank
  • Patent number: RE48166
    Abstract: A flow reactor system and methods having tubing useful as polymerization chamber. The flow reactor has at least one inlet and at least one mixing chamber, and an outlet. The method includes providing two phases, an aqueous phase and a non-aqueous phase and forming an emulsion for introduction into the flow reactor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Inventors: Patrick John Kinlen, Andrew M. Zweig
  • Patent number: RE48187
    Abstract: A grease composition for rolling bearing comprising a metal soap-based thickening agent containing a long fiber-like material having a major axis length of at least 3 ?m incorporated in a base oil comprising a lubricant having a polar group in its molecular structure and a non-polar lubricant blended in combination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignees: NSK LTD., KYODO YUSHI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Yokouchi, Jun Kuraishi, Youichiro Sugimori, Yasunobu Fujita, Michiharu Naka, Atsushi Shibayama, Hiroshi Kimura