Patents Examined by Lawrence D. Ferguson
  • Patent number: 11412830
    Abstract: Systems, devices, and methods including: a first layer; a second layer; a pocket formed between the first layer and the second layer to receive a fingertip of a user; and an elastic layer disposed over a portion of the first layer or the second layer to secure the fingertip of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: REA.DEEMING BEAUTY, INC.
    Inventors: Rea Ann Silva, Brittany Blass, Kayla Lastella
  • Patent number: 11413854
    Abstract: The invention relates to a multi-layer, preferably co-extruded, plastic film with improved modulus properties, which is suitable, in particular, for producing three-dimensionally shaped articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Covestro Deutschland AG
    Inventors: Heinz Pudleiner, Klaus Meyer, Jürgen Winkler, Wolfgang Bräuer, Joerg Nickel, Craig Pehlert, Chunhua Li, Yan Chen
  • Patent number: 11407858
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polyamide-imide resin film having a low birefringence index, including: a polyamide-imide block copolymer containing an amide repeating unit to which an isophthaloyl group and an aromatic diamine residue are bonded; an imide repeating unit; and a trivalent functional group containing an aromatic tricarbonyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Byungguk Kim, Youngsik Eom, Sanggon Kim, Yunah Yu, Hyungsam Choi
  • Patent number: 11407207
    Abstract: Provided are a decorative film including, in the following order, a temporary support, a colored layer, a cholesteric liquid crystal layer, and a protective layer, in which the decorative film is a film for viewing the colored layer through the cholesteric liquid crystal layer; a decoration method or a method for manufacturing a decorative molded article; and a decorative molded film including, in the following order, a base material, a colored layer, a cholesteric liquid crystal layer, and a protective layer, or including, in the following order, a colored layer, a cholesteric liquid crystal layer, a base material, and a protective layer, in which the decorative molded film is a film for viewing the colored layer through the cholesteric liquid crystal layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Aridomi, Takeshi Hama, Shinichi Kanna, Yujiro Yanai, Yuichi Hayata
  • Patent number: 11400617
    Abstract: Disclosed are a stone-plastic floor and a method of preparing the same. The resin substrate of the stone-plastic floor of the present disclosure is prepared by using raw materials with specific components and amounts, without using any plasticizing agent, toughening agent and foaming agent and without environmental hidden dangers. The resulting stone-plastic floor has high strength, high hardness, excellent shrinkage performance and no environmental hidden dangers, and can tolerate direct sunshine, and has good stability and long service life for use safety. The method of preparing the stone-plastic floor of the present disclosure has simple processes, enabling online continuous production with high production efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: JIANGSU BBL HOME TECHNOLOGY COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Xiaoling Zhang, Zhiyuan Xiao
  • Patent number: 11401205
    Abstract: Vehicle or building glazing having a solar control property includes a glass substrate supporting a stack of layers, including successively from the surface of the substrate, a first module M1 of layer(s) based on a dielectric material with a total thickness t1, a first layer TN1 including titanium nitride with a thickness of 5 to 35 nanometers, a first module M2 of layer(s) based on a dielectric material with a total thickness t2, a second layer TN2 including titanium nitride with a thickness of 5 to 35 nanometers, a third module M3 of layer(s) based on a dielectric material with a thickness t3. The cumulative sum of the thicknesses of the TN1 and TN2 layers including titanium nitride is greater than 30 nm, t1 being less than 30 nanometers, t2 being between 10 and 100 nm and t3 being greater than 10 nanometers. The ratio t1/t3 is less than 0.6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Vincent Reymond, Corentin Monmeyran, Laura Jane Singh
  • Patent number: 11396599
    Abstract: A heat-shrinkable polyester film is made of a polyester resin composition, and has first and second crystal melting peaks at a respective one of first and second melting temperatures determined via differential scanning calorimetry. The heat-shrinkable polyester film further has a melting enthalpy in a range of larger than 0 J/g and at most 7 J/g which is calculated via integration of an area below the second crystal melting peak. The polyester resin composition includes a first polyester resin having a glass transition temperature ranging from 40° C. to 80° C., and a second polyester resin having a crystal melting temperature ranging from 220° C. to 250° C. and a melting enthalpy ranging from 40 J/g to 60 J/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: FAR EASTERN NEW CENTURY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yow-An Leu, Li-Ling Chang, Chun-Chia Hsu
  • Patent number: 11390559
    Abstract: A material includes a transparent substrate coated with a stack of thin layers successively including an alternation of three silver-based functional metal layers and of four dielectric coatings so that each functional metal layer is positioned between two dielectric coatings. Absorbent material is present between the first functional layer and the second functional layer, in a total thickness Abs2 such that 1.0?Abs2?5.0 nm and/or absorbent material is present between the second functional layer and the third functional layer, in a total thickness Abs3 such that 1.0?Abs3?5.0 nm. Additionally, absorbent material is present between the face of the substrate and the first functional layer in a total thickness such that 0.0<Abs1?0.5 nm and absorbent material is present above the third functional layer, in a total thickness Abs4 such that 0.0<Abs4?0.5 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE
    Inventors: Paul Jacquet, Nisita Wanakule, Cyril Jean, Xavier Caillet, Veronique Rondeau
  • Patent number: 11383488
    Abstract: A joined body of a resin body containing a fluorine-based resin and a rubber body containing a vulcanized silicone rubber. It is preferable that the vulcanized silicone rubber contains a dimethylsiloxane unit. It is found that, by performing predetermined plasma treatment on the surface of a rubber body containing a vulcanized silicone rubber, the rubber body adheres to a resin body containing a fluorine-based resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: OSAKA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yuji Ohkubo, Kazuya Yamamura
  • Patent number: 11377278
    Abstract: A thermoformed packaging unit is produced from a thermoformable sheet that has a printed pigment deposit located generally in a central position between the first and second rigid components. The packaging unit has only a low level of pigment distortion even when thermoformed to a draw ratio greater than 4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Bemis Company, Inc.
    Inventor: Kevin D. Glaser
  • Patent number: 11370197
    Abstract: Provided is a decorative sheet comprising a base material layer, a transparent resin layer and a surface protection layer in the presented order, wherein at least one of the base material layer and the transparent resin layer is constituted by a resin composition comprising a resin having an ultraviolet absorption wavelength at least at 270 to 300 nm; absorbance All of the surface protection layer at wavelengths from 270 to 300 nm is 0.6 or more; and absorbance A12 of the transparent resin layer and the surface protection layer at wavelengths from 270 to 300 nm is 2.7 or more, and wherein the decorative sheet can suppress time-dependent degradation caused by ultraviolet ray, and has excellent weather resistance. Also provided is a decorative material obtained using the decorative sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Osamu Goto, Masanori Ueno
  • Patent number: 11370202
    Abstract: A decorative molding sheet including: an artificial leather substrate that includes a non-woven fabric containing ultrafine fibers with an average fineness of 0.001 to 1 dtex and an elastic polymer applied in the non-woven fabric, and that has a leather-like finished surface; and a resin layer that is formed on a back surface of the artificial leather substrate relative to the leather-like finished surface, and that contains a vinyl chloride-vinyl acetate copolymer, and a preform molded body obtained by shaping the decorative molding sheet into a three-dimensional shape are used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Matsuda, Michinori Fujisawa, Toshiyuki Ito
  • Patent number: 11364708
    Abstract: Multilayer films including thin film coating structures are provided that generate colors through certain reflective mechanisms. Both opaque and transparent applications are demonstrated. A coating of a thin metal layer provides a reflective surface on which one or more colors are generated, where the metal layer can control a general level of transparency of the overall multilayer film. Inclusion of one or more dielectric layers, adjustment of thicknesses thereof, and the number and order in which such dielectric layers appear in the multilayer film can be tailored to generate unique colors with unique properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: VDI LLC
    Inventor: Robert Malay
  • Patent number: 11364712
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a hard coating film and an image display apparatus comprising same, the hard coating film having a hard coating layer formed on at least one surface of a polyimide-based substrate, the hard coating layer comprising the cured product of a hard coating composition, wherein the hard coating composition comprises a solvent for swelling a polyimide-based resin, and the hard coating film is configured such that when the reflectivity thereof is measured in the range of 400 nm to 800 nm, the maximum amplitude difference in the oscillations of the reflectivity is controlled at 0.5% or less, and thus can prevent an interference pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: DONGWOO FINE-CHEM CO., LTD
    Inventors: Geo San Lim, Min Kyung Kang, Seung Hee Kim
  • Patent number: 11364691
    Abstract: A panel is disclosed, including a first facesheet, a second face sheet, and a plurality of pultrusion-formed web structures. Each web structure has a middle support portion, a first end portion, and a second end portion. The first end portion of each web structure is attached to the first facesheet and the second end portion of each web structure is attached to the second facesheet. The middle support portion, first end portion, and second end portion of each web structure form a single monolithic structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Michael Leslie Hand, Juan Carlos Guzman
  • Patent number: 11363722
    Abstract: A low permeability laminate film includes one or more low moisture permeability homogeneous polymer films with a total thickness between 0.5 and ten mils without glass or ceramic fillers and with a moisture permeability measured at 37° C. and 100% RH of less than 2.6 E-05 atm·cc·mm/in2·sec of air. The polymer film includes one of polychlorotrifluoroethylene, polytetrafluorethylene, fluorinated ethylene propylene, and perfluoro alkoxy alkane. The low permeability laminate film further includes a nanolaminate including alternate combinations of nanolaminate material that is selected from the group consisting of alumina, titanium dioxide, zirconium oxide, beryllium oxide, hafnium oxide, titanium oxide, silicon nitride, tantalum nitride, silica, parylene F, parylene AF-4, parylene HT® and PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene). A resulting coated nanolaminate film has a moisture permeability less than an equivalent standard leak rate per square inch of 3.0 E-08 atm·cc/in2·sec of air.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: RAYTHEON COMPANY
    Inventor: John M. Bedinger
  • Patent number: 11358374
    Abstract: A laminated film exhibits a certain adhesive property to various adherends having shapes or different irregularity shapes. The laminated film includes a resin layer A on one surface of a substrate and a resin layer B on the other surface. The resin layer A has a ten-point average surface roughness Rz(a) of 1.5 ?m or more and 5.0 ?m or less and a storage elastic modulus G? at 25° C. and 1 Hz of 3.0×105 Pa or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Toray Advanced Film Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yusuke Baba, Tetsuya Machida, Norihide Inoue, Naoya Nishimura, Masatoshi Ohkura, Toshiumi Tatsuki
  • Patent number: 11358365
    Abstract: A splicable environmentally-friendly non-PVC advertising cloth made of a woven structure, wherein the advertising cloth comprising a mesh base layer (40); a first adhesion-promoting structural layer (10), which is a refractory and waterproof layer covering the front surface (43) and the rear surface (44) of the mesh base layer (40); a second adhesion-promoting structural layer (20) coated on the first surface (13) of the first adhesion-promoting structure layer (10); and a third adhesion-promoting structural layer (30) coated on the upper surface (24) of the second adhesion-promoting structure layer (20), therefore, waterproof and ink-absorbing structure arranged on a mesh base (40) layer, and the width of the advertising cloth (50) can be spliced unlimitedly as required by using high frequency splicing, making the environmentally friendly advertising cloth more applicable also improving the overall advertising effect and quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Taya Canvas (Shanghai) Company Limited
    Inventor: I-Chien Lin
  • Patent number: 11359061
    Abstract: In a first aspect, a polyimide film includes a dianhydride, a fluorinated aromatic diamine and an aliphatic diamine. The polyimide film has a b* of less than one for a film thickness of at least 30 microns and a glass transition temperature of less than 300° C. In a second aspect, an electronic device includes the polyimide film of the first aspect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Inventors: Joseph Casey Johnson, Kostantinos Kourtakis
  • Patent number: 11352456
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer comprising moieties derived from ethylene and moieties derived from 1-hexene, wherein the polymer has: (a) a density of ?910 and ?930 kg/m3 as determined in accordance with ASTM D1505 (2010); (b) a melt mass-flow rate of ?0.5 and ?5.0 g/10 min, as determined in accordance with ASTM D1238 (2013) at a temperature of 190° C. under a load of 2.16 kg; (c) a fraction that is not eluted in analytical temperature rising elution fractionation (a-TREF) at a temperature >30.0° C. of ?8.0 wt %, with regard to the total weight of the polymer; and (d) a fraction eluted in a-TREF at a temperature >94.0° C. of ?20.0 wt %, with regard to the total weight of the polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
    Inventors: Niclasina Siberta Johanna Alberdina Gerrits, Attilio Scala