Patents Examined by Mina Haghighatian
  • Patent number: 10238601
    Abstract: The invention provides a method of making a composition for inhalation which includes the step of mixing particles of additive material having a diameter of not more than 2 ?m with active particles, wherein the additive material is suitable for promoting the dispersal of active particles upon aerolisation of a dry powder in a dry powder inhaler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Inventors: John Nicholas Staniforth, David Alexander Vodden Morton
  • Patent number: 10238104
    Abstract: The invention discloses herein a multifunctional nutritional adjuvant chemical composition for use in agriculture with water comprises pH modifying complex matrix, pH indicators, surfactants, penetrating agents, auxiliary chemicals and solvent; having multiple uses in agriculture such as pH corrector, auto pH indicator, wetting agent adjuvant, plants immune system activator, plant defense mechanism enhancer, nutrient supplement and plant growth hormone provider. The invention further discloses the process for preparation of said multifunctional nutritional adjuvant chemical composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Inventor: Suunil Sudhakar Chaudhry
  • Patent number: 10238106
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an agrochemical composition comprising a pesticide and an alkoxylate of the formula (I) as defined below. The invention further relates to said alkoxylate. The invention further relates to a method of preparing said composition by bringing the alkoxylate and the pesticide into contact. Finally, the invention relates to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired plant growth and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein said composition is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the crop plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or on the crop plants and/or on their environment; and to seed containing said composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Bjorn Thomas Hahn, Rainer Berghaus, Martin Semar, Hans-Christian Raths
  • Patent number: 10226473
    Abstract: The present disclosure is drawn to pharmaceutical compositions and oral dosage capsules containing testosterone undecanoate, as well as related methods. The capsule includes a capsule shell and a capsule fill. The capsule fill can include a solubilizer and about 14 wt % to about 35 wt % testosterone undecanoate based on the total capsule fill. The oral dosage capsule is such that when a single oral administration to a male subject of one or more capsules with a total testosterone undecanoate daily dose of about 350 mg to about 650 mg it provides a ratio of serum testosterone Cmax to serum testosterone Cave of about 2.7 or less. In yet another embodiment, a method for providing a serum concentration of testosterone within a target serum testosterone concentration Cave range for a male subject is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Lipocine Inc.
    Inventors: Chandrashekar Giliyar, Basawaraj Chickmath, Nachiappan Chidambaram, Mahesh V. Patel, Srinivansan Venkateshwaran
  • Patent number: 10219992
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to cosmetic compositions comprising an organosilane (A) having the formula: (R1)n(R2O)(3-n)SiR3O(CH2CH2O)a(C3H6O)bR4 where n is 1, 2, or 3, a?1, b may vary from 0 to 30, with the proviso a?b, R1 is a hydrocarbon group containing 1 to 12 carbon atoms, R2 is hydrogen or an alkyl group containing 1 to 6 carbon atoms, R3 is a divalent hydrocarbon group containing 2 to 12 carbon atoms, R4 is hydrogen, R1, or an acetyl group; and a cosmetic ingredient (B), and optionally in a cosmetically acceptable medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Dow Corning Corporation
    Inventors: Michael Salvatore Ferritto, Lenin James Petroff
  • Patent number: 10213383
    Abstract: An improved method for the manufacture of an oil-in-water emulsion involves three procedures: (i) preparation of a preliminary emulsion; (ii) micro fluidization of the preliminary emulsion to reduce its droplet size; and (iii) filtration of the microfluidized emulsion through a hydrophilic membrane. The emulsions are useful as vaccine adjuvants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: NOVARTIS AG
    Inventors: Gottfried Kraus, Robert Eskes
  • Patent number: 10206394
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound of formula (I) wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, R10, R11 and G are as defined herein; and wherein the compound of formula (I) is optionally present as an agrochemically acceptable salt thereof. These compounds are suitable for use as herbicides. The invention therefore also relates to a method of controlling weeds, especially grassy monocotyledonous weeds, in crops of useful plants, comprising applying a compound of formula (I), or a herbicidal composition comprising such a compound, to the plants or to the locus thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Inventors: Alan Joseph Hennessy, Shuji Hachisu, Jeffrey Steven Wailes, Nigel James Willetts, Ian Stuart Cloudsdale, Janice Black, Emma Briggs, Suzanna Jane Dale
  • Patent number: 10206389
    Abstract: Stabilized liquid cyclopropene compositions are provided which comprise flowable, non-aqueous dispersion concentrates comprising a) a continuous substantially water-immiscible liquid phase and b) a dispersed solid phase comprising cured polymer particles prepared from a polymerizable thermoset resin which particles contain at least one cyclopropene complex, optionally a non-porous particulate mineral, and optionally a non-cross-linkable mobile chemical distributed therein, and wherein the outside surfaces of the particles comprise a colloidal solid material. The compositions of the invention can be used directly or with dilution to combat pests or as plant growth regulators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Inventors: Jeffrey David Fowler, Sejong Kim
  • Patent number: 10206873
    Abstract: Methods of making a dry powder, comprise (a) delivering a liquid solution or suspension and a second, immiscible fluid to a flow path, (b) transporting the liquid solution or suspension and the immiscible fluid along the flow path, wherein the flow path includes two or more flow passages of different diameters, at least one flow divider which divides and diverts the flowing mixture into at least two separate passages, wherein the separate passages subsequently intersect to combine their respective flows into a single flowing stream, (c) rapidly reducing the pressure of the single flowing stream, whereby droplets are formed, and (d) passing the droplets through a flow of inert drying gas to form a dry powder. A nebulizing nozzle includes an inlet, a flow path as described, and a restrictor nozzle outlet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: COLORADO CAN LLC
    Inventors: Xuno Gildelamadrid, Robert E. Sievers
  • Patent number: 10201611
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of treating or preventing estrogen-sensitive tumours in a mammal, said method comprising the administration of a therapeutically effective amount of an estrogenic component to said mammal, wherein the estrogenic component is selected from the group consisting of: substances represented by the following formula in which formula R1, R2, R3, R4 independently are a hydrogen atom, a hydroxyl group or an alkoxy group with 1-5 carbon atoms; precursors capable of liberating a substance according to the aforementioned formula when used in the present method; and mixtures of one or more of the aforementioned substances and/or precursors. The estrogenic component according to the invention does not have undesirable proliferative effects on breast and/or endometrial tissue and displays sufficient estrogenicity to prevent that its administration will lead to hypoestrogenism and/or climacteric complaints.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Inventors: Herman Jan Tijmen Coelingh Bennink, Evert Johannes Bunschoten
  • Patent number: 10202361
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula 1, including all stereoisomers, (N-oxides), and salts thereof, wherein A, R1, R2 Q and J are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of Formula 1 and methods for controlling undesired vegetation comprising contacting the undesired vegetation or its environment with an effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: Thomas Martin Stevenson, Matthew James Campbell
  • Patent number: 10195139
    Abstract: Disclosed is a preparation for transnasal application, which has improved fluidability. Specifically disclosed is a preparation for transnasal application, which comprises at least a complex comprising a fluidability-improving component comprising a first crystalline cellulose (A) having specified powder properties, tricalcium phosphate (B) having specified powder properties, and a second crystalline cellulose (C) having specified powder properties or a starch (D) having specified powder properties, and physiologically active substance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ryoichi Nagata, Shunji Haruta
  • Patent number: 10183099
    Abstract: Catechol-bearing polycarbonates (catechol polymers) were prepared comprising i) a catechol repeat unit comprising a side chain catechol group, ii) a cationic repeat unit comprising a side chain cationic group selected from the group consisting of quaternary amine groups, quaternary phosphine groups, and combinations thereof, and iii) a PEG repeat unit comprising a side chain poly(ethylene oxide) group having a degree of polymerization of about 5 to about 30. The catechol polymers form antimicrobial and antifouling films on a variety of substrate surfaces, in particular silicone rubber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignees: International Business Machines Corporation, Agency For Science, Technology And Research
    Inventors: Xin Ding, James L. Hedrick, Chuan Yang, Yi Yan Yang
  • Patent number: 10182572
    Abstract: Some embodiments relate to herbicide compositions and methods of inducing phytotoxicity in a plant, by administering an aqueous composition to foliar portions of the plant. This aqueous composition includes at least one nutrient, and at least one adjuvant, and has a pH of about 4 to about 7. In some embodiments, the aqueous composition comprises an organic or mineral acid. In some embodiments, the phytotoxicity is topical. In some embodiments, the phytoxicity is systemic. Without being limited by theory, the nutrient is absorbed by the plant in excess, thereby killing the plant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Inventor: David A. Cobb
  • Patent number: 10165775
    Abstract: This document discloses molecules having the following formula (“Formula One”): and processes related thereto.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Dow AgroSciences LLC
    Inventors: Noormohamed M. Niyaz, Negar Garizi, Yu Zhang, Tony K. Trullinger, Ricky Hunter, Ann M. Buysse, Asako Kubota, Paul R. LePlae, Jr., Daniel I. Knueppel, Christian T. Lowe, Dan Pernich, David A. Demeter, Timothy C. Johnson
  • Patent number: 10159645
    Abstract: Aerosol formulations comprising glycopyrronium bromide in combination with formoterol are useful for the prevention or treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The formulation further comprises a HFA propellant, a co-solvent, and an amount of inorganic acid sufficient to stabilize both the glycopyrronium bromide and the formoterol components. Optionally the formulation may further comprise beclometasone dipropionate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Inventors: Sauro Bonelli, Francesca Usberti, Enrico Zambelli
  • Patent number: 10159735
    Abstract: Novel photocleavable drug conjugates for forming drug depots comprise drugs attached to photocleavable groups. In one embodiment, the drug is linked via photocleavable group(s) to a polymer chain to form a photocleavable drug-polymer conjugate that generally forms the depot matrix. In another embodiment, the drug is crosslinked via photocleavable group(s) to themselves to form a photocleavable drug conjugate that generally forms the depot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: The Curators of the University of Missouri
    Inventors: Simon H. Friedman, Piyush K. Jain, Dipu Karunakaran, Bhagyesh R. Sarode
  • Patent number: 10159254
    Abstract: The present invention relates, inter alia, to a method of improving the tolerance of a plant, which has been genetically engineered to over express a p-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase (HPPD), to a HPPD inhibiting herbicide, said method comprising applying to said plant a water-soluble iron-containing compound. The present invention further relates to a method of selectively controlling weeds at a locus, the locus comprising weeds and crop plants, the crop plants having been genetically engineered to overexpress a HPPD which confers tolerance to a HPPD-inhibiting herbicide, the method comprising application to the locus of (i) a weed controlling amount of a HPPD-inhibiting herbicide and (ii) a water-soluble iron-containing compound. The present invention further relates to herbicidal compositions comprising a HPPD-inhibiting herbicide and a water-soluble iron-containing compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventors: Rakesh Jain, Brett Robert Miller, Gordan Dean Vail, Bryan James Ulmer
  • Patent number: 10154667
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are methods of controlling a broadleaf volunteer crop, comprising applying to the broadleaf volunteer crop, an area adjacent the broadleaf volunteer crop, or to soil or water to prevent the emergence or growth of the broadleaf volunteer crop, a herbicidally effective amount of a 6-arylpicoline carboxylic acid, a 2-arylpyrimidine carboxylic acid, or a salt or ester thereof, wherein the broadleaf volunteer crop is genetically modified soybean.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Dow AgroSciences LLC
    Inventors: Paul Richard Schmitzer, Kent William Davies, Monte Ray Weimer
  • Patent number: 10143196
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a medical product, comprising an antibacterial hard material coating, which is applied to a main body and which comprises biocide. Said hard material coating includes at least one inner layer and one outer layer, wherein the biocide concentration in the outer layer is substantially constant and greater than the biocide concentration in the inner layer and the biocide concentration in the inner layer is greater than or equal to 0.2 at %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Inventors: Carmen Leonor Colmenares Mora, Arnd Mueller, Albert Peter Gerhard Janssen