Patents Examined by Margaret G Moore
  • Patent number: 10570250
    Abstract: Water-soluble, conjugated polymers containing one or more dibenzosilole monomer residues, as well as compositions, kits, and methods of making and using such polymers are disclosed. Also disclosed are dibenzosilole derivatives substituted with one or more water-solubilizing groups, and methods of making and using such derivatives to prepare water-soluble dibenzosilole polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kyle Gee, Xin Wang, Hee Chol Kang, Aimei Chen, Yexin Wu, Yi-Zhen Hu, Robert Aggeler, Quentin Low
  • Patent number: 10570162
    Abstract: A polymer material comprising a constraint bicyclic bridged structure such as bicyclo(2,2,1) ring system, most preferably a norbornyl group, pendant to a siloxane backbone. The bridged bicyclic-containing materials can exhibit good refractive index, transparency, gas permeability, and/or other properties making them suitable for use in a variety of applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Momentive Performace Materials Inc.
    Inventors: Rajiv Srivastava, Douglas M. Dukes
  • Patent number: 10563011
    Abstract: A dual curable composition is provided, comprising a compound represented by formula (I): (acrylate)a-(A)-(silane)b??(I) in which a and b are identical or different and are each represented by an integer greater than or equal to 1; and wherein the dual curable composition is radiation curable and/or moisture curable. The moiety A comprises at least one of an aliphatic hydrocarbon, a cycloaliphatic hydrocarbon, an aryl moiety, an ether, an ester, an amide, a urethane, a urea, a hydroxyl group-containing organic moiety, an acrylic oligomer, an epoxy oligomer, a urethane oligomer, a polyester oligomer, or mixtures thereof, and the dual curable composition has a molecular weight greater than or equal to 300.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Inventor: Benedict S. Curatolo
  • Patent number: 10563063
    Abstract: Provided is a release agent composition for silicone adhesives in which organopolysiloxane having a specific structure is added, as a heavy release component, to a release agent composition for silicone adhesives that includes organopolysiloxane modified with a fluorine-containing organic group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Osamu Tsuchida
  • Patent number: 10556041
    Abstract: A coating agent that has enhanced durability and a medical instrument (for example, a needle) that has been coated with the coating agent, are provided. The coating agent includes a hydroxyl-group-containing polyorganosiloxane represented by the following general formula (1), a polydiorganosiloxane represented by the following general formula (2), and an amino-group-containing polyorganosiloxane represented by the following general formula (3). The polydiorganosiloxane (2) is contained in a proportion of a mass ratio to the amino-group-containing polyorganosiloxane (3) of from 0.7:1 to 3.0:1. The hydroxyl-group-containing polyorganosiloxane (1) is contained in a proportion of 2.4 to 5.5 mass %, based on the total mass of the hydroxyl-group-containing polyorganosiloxane (1), the polydiorganosiloxane (2) and the amino-group-containing polyorganosiloxane (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Teruyuki Yatabe
  • Patent number: 10550575
    Abstract: A bond adhesive composition comprising a polymer having a silicon-containing hydrolyzable terminal group and a hydrocarbon resin, where the composition is substantially devoid of phenolic resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Firestone Building Products Company, LLC
    Inventors: Jiansheng Tang, Joseph Carr
  • Patent number: 10544306
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a hybrid coating composition including a siloxane-based polymer and an organic polymer. The composition can be applied to a wide variety of substrates include metals, ceramic materials, plastics, composites, minerals and the like. A process for making articles is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Whitford Corporation
    Inventors: Matteo Sperindio, Scott C. Lake, Riccardo Piras, Michael J. Lindstrom
  • Patent number: 10538673
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention provide a hard coat film, including a film base material and a hard coat arranged on at least one surface of the film base material, wherein the hard coat is comprised of an active energy ray-curable resin composition. The active energy ray-curable resin composition includes 100 parts by mass of (P) a urethane (meth)acrylate compound, 0.02 to 5 parts by mass of (Q) organic fine particles having an average particle size of 10 to 300 nm, and 0.0002 to 2 parts by mass of (R) an acrylic silicon leveling agent. The (R) acrylic silicon leveling agent is loaded in the active energy ray-curable resin composition in an amount of 1 part by mass or more based on 100 parts by mass of the (Q) organic fine particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: RIKEN TECHNOS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoichi Tanabe, Nozomu Washio
  • Patent number: 10526526
    Abstract: In some aspects, the present invention relates generally to self-release compositions and methods useful for the removal or prevention of mineral scaling and, more particularly, to surface coatings and surface treatments that resist, prevent, or aid in removal of mineral scaling. In some aspects, the self-release coating includes a polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane and a thermoplastic or an additive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Air Force
    Inventors: Andrew Guenthner, Jeffrey Alston, Peter H. Boyd, Joseph M. Mabry, Timothy W. Rost
  • Patent number: 10526454
    Abstract: A process for preparing SiC-bonded polyethersiloxanes by precious metal-catalysed addition of olefinically unsaturated polyethers onto siloxanes having SiH groups is described, wherein, prior to commencement of reaction, the siloxane having SiH groups is mixed with an olefinically unsaturated polyether and with a polyethersiloxane by stirring, and then contacted with a precious metal catalyst and optionally further additives, and the SiC bond formation reaction is conducted up to an SiH conversion, determined by gas-volumetric means, of at least 97%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Wilfried Knott, Dagmar Windbiel
  • Patent number: 10519280
    Abstract: A process for preparing SiC-bonded polyethersiloxanes by precious metal-catalysed addition of olefinically unsaturated polyethers onto siloxanes having SiH groups is described, in which, prior to commencement of reaction, the siloxane having SiH groups is mixed together with a polyethersiloxane, preferably by stirring, and then, in a second step, this preliminary mixture is contacted with an olefinically unsaturated polyether and with a precious metal catalyst and optionally further additives, preferably with further stirring, and the SiC bond formation reaction is conducted up to an SiH conversion, determined by gas-volumetric means, of at least 97%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Wilfried Knott, Dagmar Windbiel
  • Patent number: 10513583
    Abstract: A polymerizable composition that includes: an organoborane-base complex, wherein the base is a complexing agent selected from a compound having one or more amine groups, amidine groups, hydroxide groups, alkoxide groups, or combinations thereof; a decomplexing agent that liberates the organoborane from the organoborane-base complex; a polymerizable thiol-containing component that includes at least one polymerizable thiol-containing compound having a plurality of thiol groups in which the sulfur atom of the thiol group is covalently bonded to carbon; and a polymerizable ethylenically unsaturated component that includes at least one polymerizable ethylenically unsaturated compound having a plurality of ethylenically unsaturated groups; wherein the total amount of the thiol-containing and ethylenically unsaturated compounds total at least 50% by weight of all polymerizable material in the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Robert S. Clough, Gregory P. Karp, Zachary J. Thompson, Guy D. Joly
  • Patent number: 10513629
    Abstract: A silicone release coating composition is disclosed. The silicone release coating composition comprises: (A) an organopolysiloxane having at least two alkenyl groups in a molecule; (B) an organopolysiloxane having at least two silicon-bonded hydrogen atoms in a molecule; (C) organic modified functional silica particles having an average particle size of 5 ?m to 15 ?m and a BET specific surface area of 600 m2/g to 800 m2/g; and (D) a hydrosilylation reaction catalyst. The silicone release coating composition can form a coating with a lower release force to sticky adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: DOW (SHANGHAI) HOLDING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Fuming Huang
  • Patent number: 10501642
    Abstract: Stable star-structured functional polyolefins and methods of making them, the functional polyolefins comprising a polyolefin bound at any position along its chain length to at least one nucleophile-containing silane of the following formula: wherein Y is a di- or trivalent linker group selected from heteroatoms, C1 to C10 alkylenes, and other groups disclosed herein; Nu is a nucleophilic atom or unsaturation group; R5 is selected from hydrogen, and C1 to C10 alkyls, and other groups as disclosed herein; X is a divalent group selected from linear and branched alkylenes and heteroatom-alkylenes, and other groups as disclosed herein; and PO is a polyolefin having a weight average molecular weight of at least 400 g/mole; with the proviso that at least one of R1, R2, and R3 is selected from the same or different functional polyolefin moieties. Star-structured functional polyolefins are useful as filler dispersive additives in tire formulations and processing aids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Yong Yang, Andy H. Tsou, Kimari T. M. Slaughter
  • Patent number: 10501657
    Abstract: There is provided herein an opaque one-part room temperature vulcanizing silicone polymer composition comprising: (a) a silanol-terminated diorganopolysiloxane, (b) an opaque reinforcing filler; (c) a polyalkoxysilane crosslinking agent; (d) a condensation cure catalyst; (e) an organo-functional alkoxy silane adhesion promoter; and, (f) a cyclic siloxane. There is also provided a method for the continuous production of such a silicone polymer composition, and a paint containing such a silicone polymer composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventor: Gary Morgan Lucas
  • Patent number: 10501585
    Abstract: The present invention provides a stretchable film that is excellent in stretch and strength and water repellency on the film surface, and a method for forming the stretchable film. The present invention was accomplished by a stretchable film including a resin having a branched siloxane bond having 3 to 11 silicon atoms on a side chain and having a urethane bond on a main chain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Osamu Watanabe, Tohru Kubota
  • Patent number: 10500816
    Abstract: A substrate structure and methods for method for attaching a flexible substrate and for peeling off a flexible substrate are disclosed. The substrate structure includes a carrier substrate and a flexible substrate disposed on the carrier substrate, the substrate structure further including a bonding layer interposed between the carrier substrate and the flexible substrate, or more than one bonding layers parallel interposed between the carrier substrate and the flexible substrate, wherein the bonding layer includes an electroviscosity layer, viscous strength of which changes under effect of electric field, the electroviscosity layer is disposed on a contact surface between the bonding layer and the flexible substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jianguo Xing, Hetao Wang, Bin Yan
  • Patent number: 10487096
    Abstract: The invention relates to a silane of the formula (1), Si(R1)m(R2)n(R3)4?(m+n)??(1) as defined herein, where the silane has at least one group of the general formula (3): as defined herein, to a method for preparing the silane, and to curable compositions, containing the silane and at least one polyorganosiloxane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Andrea Gutacker, Johann Klein
  • Patent number: 10479910
    Abstract: A primer composition is provided. The primer composition comprises: (A) an organosiloxane block copolymer represented by the average unit formula: (R12SiO2/2)a(R2SiO3/2)b, wherein each R1 and R2 is independently an alkyl group having 1 to 12 carbon atoms, an aryl group having 6 to 20 carbon atoms, or an aralkyl group having 7 to 20 carbon atoms, “a” is a number in the range of 0.40 to 0.90, “b” is a number in the range of 0.10 to 0.60, and “a+b”=1.00, and having 0.5 to 35.0 mol % of silicon atom-bonded hydroxyl groups or silicon atom-bonded alkoxy groups, in which resinous siloxane blocks are connected by linear siloxane blocks; (B) a curing catalyst; and (C) an organic solvent. The primer composition improves the adhesion of silicone-cured products to base materials of optical semiconductor elements, package materials, substrates etc., and can suppress peeling or cracking caused by heat cycles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Dow Toray Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ryosuke Yamazaki, Hiroaki Yoshida, Shin Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10475546
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to conductors comprising a conducting member comprising silver and a functionalized organosiloxane network having at least one functional group capable of trapping silver or a silver ion as well as to methods of preparing the same. For example, the functionalized organosiloxane network can at least substantially inhibit dendrite formation between a first conducting member and a second conducting member. For example, the conductors may be used in an electronic circuit such as a printed electronic circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: National Research Council of Canada
    Inventors: Gaozhi George Xiao, Ye Tao, Zhiyi Zhang, Jianping Lu