Patents Examined by Ling-siu Choi
  • Patent number: 11987729
    Abstract: Some embodiments of the present disclosure relate to roofing systems including a substrate and adhesive formulations that are free of asphalt or substantially free of asphalt. Some embodiments of the present disclosure relate to methods of making one or more adhesive formulations that are free of asphalt or substantially free of asphalt. Some embodiments of the present disclosure relate to systems utilizing one or more adhesive formulations that are free of asphalt or substantially free of asphalt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: BMIC LLC
    Inventors: Isaac Bernard Rufus, Adem Chich, Overton Williams, Richard Chin, Michael Dougherty, Ramil Marcelo L. Mercado, Jarod L. Krajca
  • Patent number: 11987657
    Abstract: Polymers comprising fluorinated side chains that can be used for water resistance coatings on substrates and are deposited by initiated chemical vapor deposition are generally described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Kripa K. Varanasi, Karen K. Gleason, Dan Soto, Asli Ugur Katmis
  • Patent number: 11987666
    Abstract: Disclosed are a thermoplastic resin composition and a molded product including the same, and based on 100 parts by weight of a base resin including (A) 70 wt % to 90 wt % of a polybutylene terephthalate resin and (B) 10 wt % to 30 wt % of an acrylate-based graft copolymer, the thermoplastic resin composition includes: (C) 1 part by weight to 5 parts by weight of an epoxy group-containing methacrylate-aromatic vinyl-unsaturated nitrile copolymer; (D) 15 parts by weight to 20 parts by weight of a carbon fiber; (E) 1 part by weight to 5 parts by weight of carbon nanotubes; and (F) 18 parts by weight to 20 parts by weight of aluminum diethyl phosphinate (ADEP).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: Lotte Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: In-Chol Kim, Keehae Kwon
  • Patent number: 11987654
    Abstract: In an embodiment, the present disclosure pertains to a method of changing the glass transition temperature of a polymer. In some embodiments, the polymer includes at least one hydrazone-containing compound. In general, the methods of the present disclosure include one or more of the following steps of: (1) applying light to the polymer; and (2) thereby changing the glass transition temperature of the polymer. In another embodiment, the present disclosure pertains to a polymer having a light-adjustable glass transition temperature. In some embodiments, the polymer includes at least one hydrazone-containing compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: Trustees of Dartmouth College
    Inventors: Ivan Abrahamian, Sirun Yang, Laura L. Jeliazkov, Jared D. Harris
  • Patent number: 11981829
    Abstract: A method comprises obtaining a virgin asphalt and obtaining an asphalt shingle waste. The asphalt shingle waste comprises 5 wt. % to 40 wt. % of asphalt based on the total weight of the asphalt shingle waste. The asphalt shingle waste comprises 60 wt. % to 95 wt. % of limestone, granules, and/or impurities based on the total weight of the asphalt shingle waste. The method comprises obtaining a phase modifier. The method comprises mixing the virgin asphalt, the asphalt shingle waste, and the phase modifier to form an asphalt mixture. The phase modifier is present in an amount of 0.25 wt. % to 25 wt. % based on the total weight of the asphalt mixture. The asphalt mixture is configured to be applied to a roof substrate to obtain a roofing shingle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: BMIC LLC
    Inventors: Ann Hamer, Qian Qin, Cynthia Shaha, Kevin Carr, Ramil Mercado, Jarod Krajca, Aziel Meza
  • Patent number: 11976769
    Abstract: Provided is an oil leakage repairing material, wherein the oil leakage repairing material is a curable composition, oil absorption of the oil leakage repairing material before curing is 100% or greater, and oil absorption of the oil leakage repairing material after curing is 50% or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: Dexerials Corporation
    Inventors: Yasutaka Mori, Takeshi Nishio, Takaaki Kubota, Tetsuya Abe
  • Patent number: 11970591
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition, a prepreg for a printed circuit and a metal-coated laminate. The resin composition includes: a silicone aryne resin, a polyphenylene ether resin with unsaturated bonds, and a butadiene polymer. The resin composition is used such that the prepared metal-coated laminate can have at least one of the following characteristics: a low dielectric loss factor, high heat resistance, and a low coefficient of thermal expansion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: Shengyi Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yundong Meng, Kehong Fang
  • Patent number: 11958966
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a low-density PVC plastics flooring and a preparation method thereof, which belongs to the technical field of films for floor. The disclosure provides a low-density PVC plastics flooring, which is prepared from components including, in parts by mass, 100 parts of PVC, 300-380 parts of calcium carbonate, 7-12 parts of a stabilizer, 2-8 parts of processing aid ACR, 12-16 parts of a foaming regulator, 0.1-0.5 parts of a foaming agent, 2-4 parts of G60 lubricant, and 2-4 parts of PE wax. In the disclosure, the density of the PVC plastics flooring is reduced to 1.4-1.6 g/cm3 even increasing the amount of calcium carbon, thereby greatly reducing the production cost and improving the economic efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: Zhejiang Tianzhen Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Qinghua Fang, Wenjin Tang
  • Patent number: 11958775
    Abstract: Dispersion-based ready-to-use grout formulations, methods of making such dispersion-based ready-to-use grout formulations, and the resultant grout products that perform as reactive resin grout products. The grout formulations of the invention at least include a water-based acrylic polymer dispersion binder and a water-based acrylate copolymer dispersion binder, in combination with one or more of an alkaline cross-linker, one or more silane adhesion promoters and/or a micro-fiber filler, along with various other constituents, to provide one-part ready-to-use grout formulations that require no mixing prior to use thereof. The resultant grout products of the invention meet performance standards of epoxy grout products, without requiring mixing of composition parts and without any adverse side effects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: LATICRETE INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Suxin Wang, Rajeswari Kompalli, Randall Bright, Eerik Maandi, Kerstin D. Salinas, Amanda McKnight
  • Patent number: 11952451
    Abstract: Latexes are provided which may comprise water and resin particles comprising a polymerization product of reactants comprising a dioxane/dioxolane monomer and an additional monomer, wherein the dioxane/dioxolane monomer is an ester of (meth)acrylic acid with an alcohol comprising a dioxane moiety, an ester of (meth)acrylic acid with an alcohol comprising a dioxolane moiety, or both.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventor: Sepehr M. Tehrani
  • Patent number: 11952437
    Abstract: A processing method of natural rubber latex using creaming includes the following steps: adding a surfactant, a pH adjuster, and deionized water to natural rubber latex, adding a preservative and a creaming agent, mixing and standing a resulting mixture until phase separation occurs, and collecting an upper rubber latex phase and a lower skim latex phase, separately; diluting the upper rubber latex phase with deionized water, adding a preservative, a pH adjuster, a surfactant, and a creaming agent, mixing and standing a resulting mixture until phase separation occurs, and collecting an obtained upper rubber latex phase; and adding a preservative, a pH adjuster, a surfactant, and a creaming agent to an obtained lower skim latex phase, mixing and standing a resulting mixture until phase separation occurs, and collecting an obtained upper rubber latex phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Inventor: Xiaohui Tian
  • Patent number: 11952448
    Abstract: Compositions are provided which may comprise a plurality of organic additive particles, the particles comprising a polymerization product of reactants comprising a dioxane/dioxolane monomer and a vinyl co-monomer, wherein the dioxane/dioxolane monomer is an ester of (meth)acrylic acid with an alcohol comprising a dioxane moiety, an ester of (meth)acrylic acid with an alcohol comprising a dioxolane moiety, or both. Toner and additive manufacturing compositions comprising the organic additive particles are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Karen A. Moffat, Sepehr M. Tehrani, Kimberly D. Nosella, Raysa Rodriguez Diaz, Richard P. N. Veregin, Cuong Vong
  • Patent number: 11945763
    Abstract: A compound represented by a specific chemical formula, a core including the compound represented by the specific chemical formula, and a core-shell dye including a shell surrounding the core, a photosensitive resin composition including the compound represented by the specific chemical formula, and a color filter manufactured using the photosensitive resin composition are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Euisoo Jeong, Chaewon Pak, Hyewon Seo, Myoungyoup Shin, Sunwoong Shin, Kyubuem Choi, Gyuseok Han
  • Patent number: 11945891
    Abstract: A composition having excellent curability and adhesive bonding ability is provided. A composition, comprising the following components (1) to (5): (1) a polymerizable vinyl monomer containing 10 to 70 parts by mass of (1-1), 10 to 60 parts by mass of (1-2), and 10 to 60 parts by mass of (1-3) based on 100 parts by mass of (1) the polymerizable vinyl monomer, in which (1-1) is a (meth)acrylic monomer represented by the formula (A) Formula (A) Z—O—R1 (wherein, Z represents a (meth)acryloyl group, and R1 represents an alkyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: DENKA COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Hideki Hayashi, Yoshitsugu Goto, Chiaki Takano
  • Patent number: 11938349
    Abstract: Antiperspirant and deodorant compositions that include capsules characterized by substantially inorganic shells. The present disclosure further relates to methods of making and using such compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Robert Cetti, Andre Martim Barros, Mariana B T Cardoso, Johan Smets, Steven Daryl Smith, Pierre Daniel Verstraete, Valerie Wong
  • Patent number: 11939472
    Abstract: A Curable Silicone Composition, Encapsulant And Optical Semiconductor Device provides a curable silicone composition having excellent storage stability at room temperature. A curable silicone composition having (A) a resinous alkenyl group-containing organopolysiloxane including at least two alkenyl groups per molecule and at least one siloxane unit represented by SiO4/2; (B) an organohydrogenpolysiloxane having at least two silicon atom-bonded hydrogen atoms in one molecule; (C) an alkyne group-containing compound; and (D) a curing catalyst, wherein the content of the resinous alkenyl group-containing organopolysiloxane (A) is 20 mass % or more based on the total mass of the organopolysiloxane components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Dupont Toray Specialty Materials Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yutaka Oka
  • Patent number: 11932759
    Abstract: A method for forming a polymer-filler composite having advantageous bound filler content, the method comprising (a) providing a guayule cement; (b) introducing particulate filler to the guayule cement to form a solution masterbatch; and (c) desolventizing the solution masterbatch to form a polymer-filler composite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Michael R. Hartzell, Robert W. White, Piotr Kozminski, Mark N. Dedecker, Erin Sheepwash, Yingyi Huang, William S. Niaura
  • Patent number: 11932749
    Abstract: A plasticizer composition contains a compound according to the following formula (I) wherein the radicals R1, R2 and R3 are each independently selected from n-pentyl, 2-methylbutyl and 3-methylbutyl. The plasticizer composition can be used as plasticizer for polymers and a corresponding plastic composition contains the plasticizer composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Evonik Oxeno GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Michael Grass, Florian Boeck, Benjamin Woldt
  • Patent number: 11925547
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a coating composition for an in-vivo implantable prosthesis including a photoinitiator, a crosslinking agent, and a phosphorylcholine (pc) monomer having an acrylate group, a method of coating an in-vivo implantable prosthesis using the coating composition, and a cosmetic prosthesis coated with the crosslinked polyphosphorylcholine. An in-vivo implantable prosthesis coated with crosslinked polyphosphorylcholine may be manufactured by a simple method of applying a coating composition including a photoinitiator, a crosslinking agent, and a phosphorylcholine (pc) monomer having an acrylate group according to the present invention, and then irradiating uv rays. The crosslinked polyphosphorylcholine coating may provide hydrophilicity for the surface and may also remarkably reduce adsorption of proteins and fibroblasts, which may cause side effects such as capsular contracture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY R&DB FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Tae Hyun Choi, Yan Lee, Ji Ung Park, Ji Yeon Ham, Hee Jin Kim, Suk Wha Kim, Hye Jeong Min
  • Patent number: 11927914
    Abstract: The present invention provides an electrophotographic toner binder containing, as a main component, a polymer whose constituent monomer is a monomer having an ethylenically unsaturated bond, the electrophotographic toner binder being excellent in low-temperature fixability, hot-offset resistance, and storage stability. The present invention provides an electrophotographic toner binder containing a polymer (A) containing a monomer (a) and a monomer (x) different from the monomer (a) as essential constituent monomers, wherein the monomer (a) is a (meth)acrylate having a C18-C36 acyclic hydrocarbon group, the polymer (A) has an acid value of 40 or less, and the polymer (A) satisfies the following relational expression (1): 1.1 (cal/cm3)0.5?|SP(x)?SP(a)|?8.0 (cal/cm3)0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: SANYO CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Takuya Koshima