Patents Examined by Jessica Whiteley
  • Patent number: 10988434
    Abstract: A fragrance mixture and its applications, in particular perfume oils, cosmetic agents, application agents or washing and cleaning agents, containing a sensory effective amount of (i) (E)-2-methyl-but-2-endicarboxylic acid diethyl ester, (ii) (Z)-2-methyl-but-2-endicarboxylic acid diethyl ester or (iii) 2-methylenebutanedicarboxylic acid diethyl ester and mixtures thereof and analogous esters derived from these compounds and mixtures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: SYMRISE AG
    Inventors: Vijayanand Chandrasekaran, Johannes Panten, Oskar Koch, Edison Diaz Gomez
  • Patent number: 10987281
    Abstract: The present invention provides a self-adhesive dental composite resin maintaining mechanical strength, showing excellent storage stability, undergoing little change in transparency and properties of the paste during long-term storage, and having a small solidification risk during long-term storage. The present invention relates to a self-adhesive dental composite resin comprising: an acid group-containing (meth)acrylic polymerizable monomer (a); a polyfunctional (meth)acrylic polymerizable monomer (b) containing no acid group; a photopolymerization initiator (c); and a filler (d), wherein the filler (d) is treated with a surface treatment agent and has an average particle diameter of 0.01 to 50.0 ?m, the surface treatment agent comprises a silane coupling agent (A) represented by the following general formula (1): CH2?C(R1)—COO—(CH2)p—Si—R2qR3(3-q)??(1), and an organosilazane (B) represented by the following general formula (2): R4R5R6—Si—NH—Si—R7R8R9??(2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: KURARAY NORITAKE DENTAL INC.
    Inventors: Shumei Ishihara, Yamato Nojiri, Mitsuru Takei, Kenji Hatanaka
  • Patent number: 10982173
    Abstract: A perfume composition providing differentiated odour depending on the assessment conditions is provided. The perfume composition includes a) less than 20% by weight of perfumery ingredients having an equilibrium headspace concentration (HS) between 151 and 900 microgram/l at 25° C., b) at least 35% by weight of perfumery ingredients having a HS higher than 900 microgram/l at 25° C. and b) 25% by weight of perfumery ingredients having a HS lower than or equal to 150 microgram/l at 25° C. The perfume composition reduces consumer perfume habituation to said perfume product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Givaudan SA
    Inventors: Philippe Blondeau, Alice Bresson Boil, Maxence Moutte, Celine Ropartz-Lebel
  • Patent number: 10982121
    Abstract: Disclosed are terpolymer adhesives comprising three different repeating domains: a catechol containing domain, a zwitterionic domain, and a crosslinking domain. In specific examples, the polymer can contain a 3,4-dihydroxy-L-phenylalanine (DOPA) segment which contains a catechol group, a poly(sulfobetaine methacrylate) (polySBMA), and poly(ethylene glycol) dimethacrylate (PEGDMA) for light crosslinking. Alternatively, a photocleavable nitrobenzyloxycarbonyl containing crosslinker can be used. The disclosed polymers can be used as biomedical adhesives, such as to prevent leakage from the sutured intestinal tissue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: THE FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC.
    Inventor: Hoyong Chung
  • Patent number: 10982108
    Abstract: A photopolymerizable composition for forming a bezel pattern developed to be applied on a display substrate, a method for forming a bezel pattern using the same, a bezel pattern manufactured thereby, a display substrate comprising a bezel pattern manufactured thereby, and a rework method for removing a bezel pattern having a defective printed pattern are disclosed herein. In some embodiments, the composition includes a colorant, an epoxy monomer, an oxetane monomer, a vinyl monomer, a cationic photopolymerization initiator, an adhesion promoter and a diluting solvent, the oxetane monomer comprises a monofunctional oxetane monomer and a difunctional oxetane monomer. The composition is suitable for manufacturing a bezel pattern that is easily removed, has sufficient adhesion to a display substrate, and good curing sensitivity and pencil hardness, without requiring a high-temperature heating process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Inventors: Sungeun Park, Jaehyun Yoo, Areum Kim, Joonhyung Kim
  • Patent number: 10980722
    Abstract: The present disclosure concerns a perfuming ingredient of a compound of formula (I) in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or a mixture thereof, and wherein X represents a CHO group when R1 represents a C1-2 alkyl group or X represents a CH(R6)CHO group when R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a C1-2 alkyl group. Each of R2, R3, R4, R5 and R6 represents, independently from each other, a hydrogen atom or a C1-2 alkyl group; or R3 and R4 represent, when taken together, a ethanediyl group; and —C(R3)(R4)—CH(R5)—OH group is, relative to position 1, an ortho, a meta, a para substituent of the aromatic ring or a mixture thereof. Also disclosed is the compound of formula (I) as part of a perfuming composition or of a perfumed consumer product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: FIRMENICH SA
    Inventors: Julien Coulomb, Gilles Oddon
  • Patent number: 10981885
    Abstract: The present invention relates to tetrahydropyranyl lower akyl esters and specifically to tetrahydropyranyl acetates, a method for preparation thereof using ketene and use thereof as fragrances and aroma substances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Inventors: Volker Hickmann, Timon Stork, Stefan Ruedenauer, Ralf Pelzer
  • Patent number: 10982172
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel compounds and their use as fragrance materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC.
    Inventors: Anubhav P. S. Narula, Richard A. Weiss, Hugo Robert Germain Denutte, Johan Smets, Philip John Porter, Freek Annie Camiel Vrielynck, Koen Van Aken, Bart Antoon Judith Ruttens
  • Patent number: 10975221
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a crosslinkable composition including a (meth)acrylate polymer and a visible light absorbing compound. Two percent or less of the carbon-carbon bonds in the crosslinkable composition are double bonds. The composition allows for inclusion of one or more materials degradable by ultraviolet radiation and/or stabilized against ultraviolet radiation. Methods for making a crosslinked composition is also provided. One method includes obtaining a crosslinkable composition and subjecting the crosslinkable composition to radiation having a wavelength of 400 nm or greater. Another method includes subjecting a crosslinkable composition to first and second radiations that are different from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Shijing Cheng, Sheng Ye, David J. Yarusso, Jianhui Xia
  • Patent number: 10973742
    Abstract: A photocurable composition for manufacturing a dental prosthesis by stereolithography, including: a photopolymerization initiator; and a (meth)acrylic monomer component including an acrylic monomer (X) having no aromatic rings and having a ring structure other than an aromatic ring and two or more acryloyloxy groups in one molecule and having an Mw of from 200 to 800, and at least one of a (meth)acrylic monomer (A) having one or more ether bonds and two (meth)acryloyloxy groups in one molecule and having a defined Mw, a (meth)acrylic monomer (B) having a ring structure other than an aromatic ring and one (meth)acryloyloxy group in one molecule and having a defined Mw, a (meth)acrylic monomer (C) having a hydrocarbon skeleton and two (meth)acryloyloxy groups in one molecule and having a defined Mw, and a (meth)acrylic monomer (D) having one or more aromatic rings and one (meth)acryloyloxy group in one molecule and having a Mw.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Toshikazu Sakamaki, Kouya Kojima, Hirohisa Shiode, Mai Kimura
  • Patent number: 10975105
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition for substrate surface modification and a method using the same, and the composition for substrate surface modification is composed of a compound of the general formula structure shown in formula 1: wherein n1 is an integer of 1 to 6, and R is a zwitterionic group. The composition for substrate surface modification uses water as a medium to perform modifying reaction over a substrate surface, and at the same time has biological modification characteristics, and abilities of immobilizing biomolecules and anti-biofouling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: NATIONAL CENTRAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Chen-Han Huang, Wen-Hao Chen, Hsing-Ying Lin
  • Patent number: 10967100
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods for making wear and oxidation resistant polymeric materials by high temperature melting. The invention also provides methods of making medical implants containing cross-linked antioxidant-containing tough and ductile polymers and materials used therewith also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: THE GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ebru Oral, Orhun K. Muratoglu
  • Patent number: 10961345
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a curable composition comprising: an epoxy compound represented by the following Formula (1); and one selected from the group consisting of: a thermal cationic polymerization initiator, an acid anhydride-based curing agent and a curing accelerator, and a photo-cationic polymerization initiator as well as the cured product therefrom. The above described curable composition is useful in that it allows for the production of a cured product having a high heat resistance. (In the Formula (1), A represents CR17R18; B represents CR19R20; R1 to R20 each independently represents a substituent selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group and an alkoxy group; and n represents 0 or 1, with the proviso that when n is 0, m represents 1, and when n is 1, m represents 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: ENEOS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Kameyama, Ryuichi Ueno, Hisashi Sone, Shohei Takata, Takashi Seki
  • Patent number: 10961410
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method comprising an aqueous dispersion of polymer particles having a backbone comprising structural units of an acrylate monomer and a carboxylic acid monomer, wherein a portion of the structural units of the carboxylic acid monomer are functionalized with glycidyl methacrylate, wherein the glycidyl methacrylate functionalized polymer particles have a number average molecular weight in the range of 5,000 to 50,000 Daltons. The composition of the present invention provides a UV curable coating that achieves an excellent balance of hardness and flexibility, with less reliance on the use of multifunctional acrylates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Dow Global Technologies, LLC.
    Inventors: Eric C. Greyson, Charles R. Hegedus, Andrew Hejl, Rebecca L. Ladewski, Erin B. Vogel, Wenqin Wang
  • Patent number: 10961342
    Abstract: There is provided a resin formulation comprising a resin precursor, a crosslinking additive, a photoinitiator, and at least one luminescent dye, wherein the crosslinking additive comprises a functional group selected from the group consisting of hydroxyl, alkoxyl, carboxylic acid, amine, amide, alkylacrylate, acrylate, epoxy, alkyl and heterocycloalkyl. The crosslinking additive of the resin formulation may help to homogeneously disperse the luminescent dye in the resin formulation and decrease the viscosity by improving the miscibility and polarity between the resin precursor and the luminescent dye, leading to an increase of solidification rate of the resin formulation during 3D printing such as stereolithography and digital light processing (DLP). There is also provided a method of preparing the resin formulation and uses of the resin formulation thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH
    Inventors: FuKe Wang, Fei Wang, Chaobin He
  • Patent number: 10961405
    Abstract: The invention provides a fluorine-containing acetophenone derivative which is useful as an additive that can impart excellent antifouling properties and scratch resistance to the surface of a cured coating and that also offers high transparency of the coating; a fluoroadditive and an active energy ray curable composition which each include the above derivative; a cured product of the composition; and an article having a cured coating of the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Masanori Miyamoto, Yu Asano
  • Patent number: 10954380
    Abstract: A hydrochromic polydiacetylene polymer patch and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The hydrochromic polymer patch comprises a polymer matrix; and polydiacetylene present in the polymer matrix. The polydiacetylene has an ionic functional group in the repeating unit thereof. The ionic functional group is R?M+ or R+X?. R? is a carboxylate anion, M+ is an alkali metal cation, and R+ is a quaternary ammonium group, and X? is F?, Cl?, Br?, I?, PF6?, BF4?, bis(trifluoromethane)sulfonimide (Tf2N?), trifluoromethanesulfonate (TfO?), SCN?, or CH3COO?.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Industry-University Cooperation Foundation Hanyang University
    Inventors: Jong-Man Kim, Min-Jeong Seo, Dong-Hoon Park
  • Patent number: 10947421
    Abstract: A photocurable liquid silicone composition is disclosed. The photocurable liquid silicone composition comprises: (A) a straight chain organopolysiloxane having at least two alkenyl groups with 2 to 12 carbon atoms in a molecule, and not containing a mercaptoalkyl group; (B) an organopolysiloxane having at least two mercaptoalkyl groups in a molecule; (C) a branched chain organopolysiloxane, wherein alkenyl groups and mercaptoalkyl groups are not included; (D) a photo radical initiator containing a phosphorus atom; and (E) a hindered phenol compound. The photocurable liquid silicone composition is rapidly cured by irradiating with long wavelength light while providing excellent storage stability and coatability at room temperature and at low temperatures (e.g. approximately 0° C.), and provides a cured product that maintains transparency even when left under high temperature and high humidity conditions, with minimal clouding or discoloration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: DOW TORAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takuya Ogawa, Tomohiro Iimura, Atsushi Sugie
  • Patent number: 10941156
    Abstract: The invention is directed to the field of pro-fragrances used in detergents and cleaning agents, cosmetic agents and air fresheners, for example. The invention relates to particular cyclic ketals used as pro-fragrances. The invention also relates to detergents and cleaning agents, cosmetic agents and air fresheners containing ketals of the type. The invention further relates to a method for creating a long-lasting fragrance on surfaces and for repelling insects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Sascha Schaefer, Silvia Sauf
  • Patent number: 10934397
    Abstract: This disclosure enables direct 3D printing of preceramic polymers, which can be converted to fully dense ceramics. Some variations provide a preceramic resin formulation comprising a molecule with two or more C?X double bonds or C?X triple bonds, wherein X is selected from C, S, N, or O, and wherein the molecule further comprises at least one non-carbon atom selected from Si, B, Al, Ti, Zn, P, Ge, S, N, or O; a photoinitiator; a free-radical inhibitor; and a 3D-printing resolution agent. The disclosed preceramic resin formulations can be 3D-printed using stereolithography into objects with complex shape. The polymeric objects may be directly converted to fully dense ceramics with properties that approach the theoretical maximum strength of the base materials. Low-cost structures are obtained that are lightweight, strong, and stiff, but stable in the presence of a high-temperature oxidizing environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: HRL Laboratories, LLC
    Inventor: Zak C. Eckel