Patents Examined by John Pak
  • Patent number: 10966964
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for preparing a pharmaceutical composition containing a pyrrolo-fused six-membered heterocyclic compound or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof. Specifically, the invention provides a preparation method of a pharmaceutical composition, the method containing: mixing 5-(2-diethylamino-ethyl)-2-(5-fluoro-2-oxo-1,2-dihydro-indol-3-ylidene-methyl)-3-methyl-1,5,6,7-tetrahydro-pyrrolo[3,2-c]pyridin-4-one or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof with at least one filler, and then granulating the mixture. The pharmaceutical composition of the invention features a rapid dissolution and good stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yun Lu, Xinhua Zhang, Chenyang Wang, Tonghui Liu
  • Patent number: 10932471
    Abstract: Entomopathogenic fungal strains, compositions, and methods of using the strains for reducing overall insect damage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Inventors: Denny Joseph Bruck, Frederick C. Burns, II, James Kevin Presnail
  • Patent number: 10918106
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are compounds, salts, solvates of Formula (1), and any formulation thereof. Also disclosed are methods of eliciting hydraulic enhancement and/or increasing yield of a plant by contacting a plant with compounds, salts, solvates of Formula (1), or any formulation thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Sound Agriculture Company
    Inventors: Travis Scott Bayer, Eric Alan Davidson, Yonek Hleba
  • Patent number: 10912294
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions in which the phenolic compound thymol or carvacrol is solubilized or dispersed in water through the addition of a surfactant and a solvent. In certain embodiments is also comprised a further pesticide, a fertilizer, a defoamer, a plant growth regulator, or combinations thereof. Also taught are methods for the control of pests or for regulating the growth of plants through contacting the plants, their seeds, or soil in which they grow with said compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: LABORATOIRE M2
    Inventors: Francois Daigle, Ann Letellier, Sylvain Quessy, Serge Auray
  • Patent number: 10912297
    Abstract: The present invention relates phenoxyhalogenphenylamidines of the general formula (I), to a process for their preparation, to the use of the amidines according to the invention for controlling unwanted microorganisms and also to an agrochemical formulation for this purpose, comprising the phenoxyhalogenphenylamidines according to the invention. Furthermore, the invention relates to a method for controlling unwanted microorganisms by applying the compounds according to the invention to the microorganisms and/or their habitat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: BAYER CROPSCIENCE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Stefan Hillebrand, Mazen Es-Sayed, Peter Dahmen, Ulrike Wachendorff-Neumann, Stephane Brunet
  • Patent number: 10912304
    Abstract: A composition for controlling plant diseases comprising Paecilomyces fumosoroseus, and one or more nematicidal active ingredients selected from specific groups has an excellent controlling effect on plant diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Ryo Ishikawa, Shinji Isayama
  • Patent number: 10912301
    Abstract: The present invention primarily relates to specific herbicide combinations comprising (i) L-glufosinate and/or salts thereof and (ii) indaziflam and to compositions comprising said specific herbicide combinations. The present invention further relates to a method of producing said specific herbicide combinations and compositions comprising said specific herbicide combinations. The present invention also relates to the use of said specific herbicide combinations and compositions comprising said specific herbicide combinations in the field of agriculture, in particular as plant growth regulators and for controlling harmful plants or undesired plant growth, as well as to corresponding methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Joerg Oeser, Petra Guer
  • Patent number: 10913719
    Abstract: Disclosed is a process for preparing a compound of Formula 1, from a compound of Formula 2 wherein X, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, n, R6, R7, G and W are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compounds of Formulae 2 and 4 wherein X, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, n, R6, R7, G and W are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed is a process for preparing the compounds of Formulae 2 and 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas Paul Selby, Kanu Maganbhai Patel, Thomas Martin Stevenson
  • Patent number: 10905123
    Abstract: The present invention relates to herbicidally-active pyridino-/pyrimidino-pyrazole derivatives, as well as to processes and intermediates used for the preparation of such derivatives. The invention further extends to herbicidal compositions comprising such derivatives, as well as to the use of such compounds and compositions in controlling undesirable plant growth: in particular the use in controlling weeds, in crops of useful plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventors: Susan Patricia Barnett, Neil Brian Carter, Alison Clare Elliott, Derek McCormack, Matthew Murdoch Woodhead McLachlan, James Alan Morris, Anne Mary Seville, Matthew John Webber
  • Patent number: 10905120
    Abstract: The present invention provides agonist compounds that activate ABA receptors, agricultural formulations comprising the agonist compounds, and methods of use for the compounds and formulations. The agricultural formulations are useful for inducing ABA responses in plant vegetative tissues, reducing abiotic stress in plants, and inhibiting germination of plant seeds. The compounds are also useful for inducing expression of ABA-responsive genes in cells that express endogenous or heterologous ABA receptors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Sean R. Cutler, Aditya Vaidya
  • Patent number: 10897896
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention include stable compositions comprising: an active ingredient, a dispersant, a latex, and water, wherein the active ingredient and the latex in the composition remain substantially separate. Further embodiments include methods of applying the compositions to an area to control undesirable plant growth, fungal pathogens or insects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Dow AgroSciences LLC
    Inventors: Melissa G. Olds, Holger Tank, Toshiya Ogawa
  • Patent number: 10897897
    Abstract: The present invention relates to agricultural mixtures comprising as active compound I a pesticidal active carboxamide and at least one fungicidal active compound II selected from azoles, strobilurins, carboxamides, carbamates, heterocyclic and various other compounds as defined in the description, in synergistically effective amounts. The invention relates further to methods and use of these mixtures for combating insects, arachnids or nematodes and harmful fungus in and on plants, and for protecting such plants being infested with pests, especially also for protecting seeds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: BASF AGROCHEMICAL PRODUCTS B.V.
    Inventors: Markus Gewehr, Tatjana Sikuljak
  • Patent number: 10899709
    Abstract: Novel alkynyl-substituted 3-phenylpyrrolidine-2,4-diones and use thereof as herbicides The present invention relates to novel effective alkynyl-substituted 3-phenylpyrrolidine-2,4-diones according to the general formula (I) or agrochemically acceptable salts thereof, where X?C1-C4-alkyl, C1-C4-haloalkyl or C3-C6-cycloalkyl; Y?C1-C4-alkyl or C3-C6-cycloalkyl; n=1, 2 or 3; m=1 or 2; R1=C1-C6-alkyl, or C3-C6-cycloalkyl; R2=hydrogen or methyl; R3?C1-C3-alkoxy-C1-C3-alkyl, or a saturated five- or six-membered heterocycle with an oxygen or sulphur atom; G=hydrogen, a cleavable group L or a cation E. The invention also relates to the use of the compounds according to the invention for controlling weeds and weed grasses in crops of useful plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: BAYER CROPSCIENCE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: Alfred Angermann, Stefan Lehr, Hendrik Helmke, Reiner Fischer, Guido Bojack, Christopher Hugh Rosinger, Elmar Gatzweiler, Hansjörg Dietrich
  • Patent number: 10893676
    Abstract: A compound represented by formula (1) is described: The compound has an excellent efficacy for controlling weeds, and is thus useful as an active ingredient for an agent for controlling weeds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Shinya Yamada
  • Patent number: 10894085
    Abstract: The system comprises a support to receive a nanoparticle assembly (NPA) and to be conveyed towards a localized area of an organism infected or at risk to be infected by microorganisms; said nanoparticle assembly (NPA) comprising a plurality of nanoparticles (NPs) each one (NP) having a metal core and a surface surrounding said metal core, the metal core being reactable to thermal energy; and an energy unit (15) configured to apply at least one thermal shot on said localized area exposed to the nano-particle assembly, increasing the temperature of said localized area via the. nanoparticle assembly (NPA), so enabling a nanotheranostic multimodal antimicrobial therapy, wherein the metal core being made of silver, gold, iron or a mixture of silver and gold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignees: FUNDACIÓ HOSPITAL UNIVERSITARI VALL D'HEBRON—INSTITUT DE RECERCA, FUNDACIÓ INSTITUT DE BIOENGINYERIA DE CATALUNYA, INSTITUCIÓ CATALANA DE RECERCA I ESTUDIS AVANÇATS
    Inventors: Joan Gavalda Santapau, Victor Franco Puntes, Eduard Torrents Serra
  • Patent number: 10888091
    Abstract: Adjuvants for agrochemical active formulation and methods of providing adjuvancy in agrochemical formulations are disclosed. An agrochemical formulation may comprise a first adjuvant comprising a fatty ester of a C3 to C8 polyol, or an oligomer thereof having from 2 to 5 repeat units, a co-adjuvant comprising an alkoxylated fatty alcohol having a C4 to C30 fatty chain and from 1 to 30 oxyalkylene groups, and at least one agrochemical active. Use of a combination of a first adjuvant comprising a fatty ester of a C3 to C8 polyol, or an oligomer thereof having from 2 to 5 repeat units, and a co-adjuvant comprising an alkoxylated fatty alcohol having a C4 to C30 fatty chain and from 1 to 30 oxyalkylene groups and a method for treating vegetation to control pests is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Croda, Inc.
    Inventor: Gregory James Lindner
  • Patent number: 10888093
    Abstract: There is a need for a selective, low-risk herbicide that can be used to control weeds in cereal cultures and turf. The present invention discloses that a bacterial secondary metabolite, thaxtomin and optionally another herbicide is an effective herbicide on broadleaved, sedge and grass weeds. Thaxtomin A and structurally similar compounds can be used as natural herbicides to control the germination and growth of weeds in cereal, turf grass, Timothy grass and pasture grass cultures with no phytotoxicity to these crops. As a natural, non-toxic compound, thaxtomin can be used as a safe alternative for weed control in both conventional and organic farming and gardening systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: MARRONE BIO INNOVATIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Marja Koivunen, Pamela G. Marrone
  • Patent number: 10881109
    Abstract: The present invention relates to herbicidal compositions comprising an isoxazolo[5,4-b]pyridine and at least one further compound selected from herbicidally active compounds and, if desired, safeners. The present invention also relates to the use of such a composition for controlling unwanted vegetation and to a method for controlling unwanted vegetation, which comprises allowing a composition to act on plants, their seeds and/or their habitat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Johannes Hutzler, Helmut Kraus, Anna Aleksandra Michrowska-Pianowska, Yogesh Oturkar, Trevor William Newton, Stefan Tresch, Jens Lerchl, Thomas Seitz, Richard Roger Evans, Klaus Kreuz, Ulrich Steinbrenner
  • Patent number: 10881110
    Abstract: The present invention relates to herbicidal compositions comprising an isoxazolo[5,4-b]pyridine and at least one further compound selected from herbicidally active compounds and, if desired, safeners. The present invention also relates to the use of such a composition for controlling unwanted vegetation and to a method for controlling unwanted vegetation, which comprises allowing a composition to act on plants, their seeds and/or their habitat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Johannes Hutzler, Helmut Kraus, Anna Aleksandra Michrowska-Pianowska, Yogesh Oturkar, Trevor William Newton, Stefan Tresch, Jens Lerchl, Thomas Seitz, Richard Roger Evans, Klaus Kreuz, Ulrich Steinbrenner
  • Patent number: 10883976
    Abstract: Methods of preparing compositions for preferential distribution of active agents to injury sites are provided. The compositions may comprise a polymer with hydrophilic properties and one or more active agents, such as compounds comprising hydrophilic metal ions. Because the delivery ligand and the active agent are specifically selected so the interactions between them are mainly of an ionic nature. Methods of identifying suitable components for such compositions are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Warsaw Orthopedic, Inc.
    Inventors: Josee Roy, Victor Kelley, Roger E. Harrington