Patents Examined by Peter A Salamon
  • Patent number: 11324859
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a carrier composition for particulate and granular bone substitute materials which is a hydrogel comprising a mixture of ethylene oxide (EO)-propylene oxide (PO) block copolymers and silica nanoparticles embedded therein. The present invention further relates to a bone substitute material containing osteoconductive and/or osteoinductive particles or granules in addition to the novel carrier composition. Processes for producing the novel carrier composition and the novel bone substitute material are likewise provided in the context of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: ARTOSS GMBH
    Inventor: Thomas Gerber
  • Patent number: 11326000
    Abstract: The invention includes a biaxially oriented, multi-layer film including a base layer, at least one intermediate layer and at least one skin layer. The base layer and at least one intermediate layer includes a blend of crystalline polypropylene wax and a high crystallinity polypropylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: TAGHLEEF INDUSTRIES INC.
    Inventors: Anthony J. Denicola, Jr., Andrew F. Wilkie
  • Patent number: 11311462
    Abstract: Provided are adhesive monomers for dental materials including compounds represented by the general formula (1) below, in which the core (X) and the terminal group (Y1) are bonded to each other directly or via the linking group (Z): X(Y1)n1a(Z—Y1)n1b(1) wherein n1a represents the number of terminal groups (Y1) directly bonded to the core (X), n1b represents the number of terminal groups (Y1) bonded to the core (X) via the linking group (Z), and the sum of n1a and n1b is equal to the valence of the core (X); the core (X), the linking group (Z) and the terminal group (Y1) are further defined. The adhesive monomers can enhance adhesive strength to the tooth in dental treatment, and impart high mechanical strength to cured products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignees: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC., KULZER GMBH
    Inventors: Yoko Kosugi, Akiko Matsumoto, Kazuhiko Yoshinaga, Michael Gerlach, Maria Lechmann-Dorn, Jutta Schneider, Andreas Utterodt
  • Patent number: 11311653
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a central venous catheter, preparation method thereof and a medical device having the same. The central venous catheter comprises a tube body and a coating formed on the surface of tube body, coating being formed of a coating composition comprising at least one photosensitive functional compound and at least one photocurable polymer. The central venous catheter of the disclosure can prevent thrombosis, dissolve primary thrombus, and possess super-lubricated surface and firm coating bonding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: JIANGSU BIOSURF BIOTECH CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jiehua Lei
  • Patent number: 11306170
    Abstract: A water-soluble and/or water-swellable hybrid polymer comprising: (i) from 5 wt.-% to 95 wt.-% water-soluble and/or water-swellable polysaccharide polymer; (ii) from 5 wt.-% to 95 wt.-% synthetic polymer comprising: (a) from 40 mol-% to 99.9 mol-% repeating units according to Formula (1) (b) from 0.01 mol-% to 5 mol-% crosslinking or branching units, wherein the crosslinking or branching units result from the incorporation of a monomer comprising at least two olefinically unsaturated double bonds; (c) from 0.01 mol-% to 88.51 mol-% of neutral structural units; (d) from 1.98 mol-% to 20 mol-% of anionic structural units, wherein the repeating anionic structural units result from the incorporation of a monomer comprising at least one carboxylate anion, and wherein the repeating anionic structural units are different from units (a); wherein components (i) and (ii) are polymerized by radical precipitation polymerization in a polar solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Dirk Fischer, Katharina Berz, Gundula Starkulla
  • Patent number: 11304879
    Abstract: The present invention provides a dental adhesive composition that, even after photocuring with a high-output LED irradiator, shows high bond strength not only for dentin untreated by phosphoric acid etching but also for dentin treated by phosphoric acid etching. The present invention relates to a dental adhesive composition comprising a phosphoric acid group-containing polymerizable monomer (A), the phosphoric acid group-containing polymerizable monomer (A) comprising: a dihydrogen phosphate monoester group-containing polymerizable monomer (A-1) represented by general formula (1); a hydrogen phosphate diester group-containing polymerizable monomer (A-2) represented by general formula (2); and a phosphoric acid tetraester group-containing polymerizable monomer (A-3) represented by general formula (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: KURARAY NORITAKE DENTAL INC.
    Inventors: Yamato Nojiri, Naoki Nishigaki, Mitsunobu Kawashima
  • Patent number: 11299659
    Abstract: An anti-static agent containing a polyether compound having a cationic group is provided. According to the present invention, an anti-static agent can be provided which has excellent compatibility with a resin material and a rubber material as well as excellent anti-static properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ikuya Mesuda, Keisuke Ota, Yohei Tateishi, Shigetaka Hayano
  • Patent number: 11292922
    Abstract: A composite resin comprising silver nanoparticles and a polymer where the silver nanoparticles are formed by reduction of silver ions by the functional groups of the polymer without the addition or application of an external reducing agent. The composite resin has a low silver leach rate. The composite resin may be used as a surface coating, particularly an antimicrobial or antifouling surface coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: INHIBIT COATINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Eldon Warwick Tate, James Howard Johnston
  • Patent number: 11292903
    Abstract: Rubber mixtures containing at least one rubber, at least one filler and at least one compound of formula wherein R1, R3, R6 and R8 are identical or different and represent methyl or ethyl, R4 and R5 are identical or different and represent methyl or ethyl, R2 and R7 are identical or different and represent methyl or ethyl and x=4, and the vulcanizates obtainable therefrom and moldings containing said vulcanizates. The latter feature high strength and breaking elongation, low rolling resistance and good wet grip as well as low emission of VOC during production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: LANXESS Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Hermann-Josef Weidenhaupt, Irene Moll
  • Patent number: 11292895
    Abstract: The invention relates to a rubber blend, to a sulfur-crosslinkable rubber mixture comprising the rubber blend and to a vehicle tire comprising such a rubber mixture. The rubber blend comprises at least one solution-polymerized diene polymer A of high molecular weight and at least one solution-polymerized polymer B of low molecular weight, wherein at least one of polymers A and B has been functionalized at the chain end and/or along the polymer chain and/or at a coupling site with at least one group selected from epoxy groups, hydroxyl groups, carboxyl groups, silane sulfide groups, amino groups, siloxane groups, organosilicon groups, phthalocyanine groups and amino group-containing alkoxysilyl groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH
    Inventors: Carla Recker, Catarina Sa, Kathrin Wehming-Bomkamp, Viktoria Pavon Sierra, Norbert Mueller, Michael Radke
  • Patent number: 11286615
    Abstract: A cable includes a sheath, and a coating film covering a circumference of the sheath. The coating film adheres to the sheath. The static friction coefficient of a surface of the coating film is smaller than the static friction coefficient of a surface of the sheath. The adhesion strength between the sheath and the coating film is 0.30 MPa or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Seiichi Kashimura, Masamichi Kishi, Takanobu Watanabe, Kimika Kudo, Masashi Arai
  • Patent number: 11279817
    Abstract: A rubber composition is disclosed. The composition comprises a blend based on 100 parts by weight (phr) of diene elastomers: 5 to 95 phr of a first diene elastomer, 5 to 50 phr of a hydrogenated styrenic block copolymer (HSBC), 50 to 200 phr of a filler, up to 25 phr of a plasticizer. The HSBC has a melt flow ratio of 1.0 to 50.0 measured according to ASTM D-1238 at 230° C. and 2.16 kg load, a Shore A hardness of 40 to 80 measured according to ASTM D-2240, a DMA peak tan delta temperature of 0° C. to 40° C. at 1 Hz measured according to ASTM D-4065, and an order-disorder transition temperature of 200° C. to 300° C. The composition does not comprise a resin, a plasticizer, or comprises a resin or a plasticizer in an amount of less than 20 phr.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: KRATON POLYMERS LLC
    Inventors: Neil Riddle, Noriko Yagi, Jeremie G Pichereau
  • Patent number: 11274184
    Abstract: A braided thermoplastic ribbon is disclosed having fully impregnated filaments. The ribbon is formed by a thermoplastic prepreg having a plurality of continuous fibers that are substantially oriented in a longitudinal direction, the continuous fibers constituting from about 30 wt. % to about 40 wt. % of the prepreg, a first resinous matrix that contains a first set of one or more thermoplastic polymers and within which the continuous fibers are embedded, wherein the thermoplastic polymers constitute from about 30 wt. % to about 40 wt. % of the prepreg, and a second resinous matrix that contains a second set of one or more thermoplastic polymers, wherein the second set of thermoplastic polymers constitute from about 30 wt. % to about 40 wt. % of the prepreg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Inventor: Joel A. Dyksterhouse
  • Patent number: 11260642
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are embodiments of methods that utilize dry adhesion tuning of a composite structure to adhere substrates. In some embodiments, the disclosed methods utilize dry adhesion between a composite structure and a substrate and further dynamically control the resulting dry adhesion strength through a heating step, which facilitates rigidity tuning of a core component of the composite structure and/or facilitates thermal control of the interface between the substrate and the composite structure. Also disclosed herein are array devices and other products comprising the disclosed composite structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignees: Board of Regents of the Nevada System of Higher Education, on behalf of the University of Nevada, Reno, The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania
    Inventors: Wanliang Shan, Kevin Turner
  • Patent number: 11254838
    Abstract: A coating composition includes a polymer prepared from a mixture of reactants including (a) a fluorinated polysiloxane and (b) an alkoxy silane functional resin. The alkoxy silane functional resin includes a polyurethane resin or an acrylic resin. A substrate at least partially coated with the coating composition is also disclosed. A method of condensing a polar fluid by contacting a substrate at least partially coated with the coating composition with a polar fluid, such that the polar fluid condenses on at least a portion of the coated substrate is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.
    Inventors: David N. Walters, Emily S. Reinhardt, Cynthia Kutchko
  • Patent number: 11254164
    Abstract: A tire has a tread comprising a rubber composition based on at least an elastomer matrix comprising more than 50 phr and up to 100 phr of a first diene elastomer bearing at least one SiOR function, R being a hydrogen atom or a hydrocarbon radical, and optionally, 0 to less than 50 phr of a second diene elastomer which is different from the first diene elastomer; a reinforcing filler predominately comprising a reinforcing inorganic filler, wherein the content of reinforcing inorganic filler is 20 to 200 phr; and a plasticizing agent comprising 5 to 100 phr of a liquid phosphate plasticizer having a glass transition temperature of less than ?80° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ETABLISSEMENTS MICHELIN
    Inventor: Tomoya Sakurada
  • Patent number: 11254755
    Abstract: A modified conjugated diene-based polymer, and more particularly, a modified conjugated diene-based polymer having a unimodal molecular weight distribution curve measured by gel permeation chromatography (GPC), molecular weight distribution (PDI; MWD) of less than 1.7, and a Si content of 100 ppm or more based on weight, and including a repeating unit derived from an aromatic vinyl monomer in an amount of greater than 0 wt % and less than 15 wt %, and a rubber composition including the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Inventors: Min Sik Mun, Ro Mi Lee, No Ma Kim, Sun Keun Kim, Youk Reol Na, Heung Yeal Choi
  • Patent number: 11254804
    Abstract: A tire with improved wear resistance, rolling resistance and cohesion, comprises a rubber composition based on at least one elastomeric matrix comprising predominantly a random copolymer comprising ethylene units and conjugated diene units, the mole fraction of ethylene units in the copolymer being within a range extending from 50% to 95%; a peroxide; and a zinc diacrylate derivative in the form of a specific zinc salt; in which composition the contents of zinc diacrylate derivative and of peroxide being such that the ratio of the peroxide content to the zinc diacrylate derivative content is greater than or equal to 0.08; said composition comprising from 5 to less than 65 phr of reinforcing filler; the ratio of the filler content to the zinc diacrylate derivative content being greater than or equal to 1.25.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ETABLISSEMENTS MICHELIN
    Inventors: Benjamin Gornard, Didier Vasseur
  • Patent number: 11248108
    Abstract: The present invention relates to improved curable binder compositions comprising cellulose hydrolysate sugars and an inorganic ammonia salt, products making use thereof and a process for making such products. The invention binders show improved bond strength under dry and wet conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Inventors: Carl Hampson, Oliver Callaghan
  • Patent number: 11248092
    Abstract: In one embodiment the invention relates to a method of preparing a polyrotaxane, said method comprising: performing a radical copolymerization of at least (a) a first polymerizable monomer having a stopper group, and of at least (b) a second polymerizable hydrophobic monomer, wherein said second monomer is complexed by a ring-shaped molecule, and of at least (c) a third polymerizable hydrophilic monomer; wherein during said copolymerization a copolymer threading said ring-shaped molecule is formed, wherein during said copolymerization said first monomer having a stopper group is incorporated into the chain of said copolymer at least partially between the ends thereof, and wherein said stopper groups prevent said ring-shaped molecule from disassembling from the copolymer; and wherein the amount of said first monomer having a stopper group is of from 0.1 mol % to 20 mol % based on 100 mol % of the total amount of polymerizable monomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: UNIVERSITAET DES SAARLANDES
    Inventors: Budiman Ali, Carsten Becker-Willinger, Gisela Heppe, Nina Mueller, Peter-William De Oliveira, Gerhard Wenz, Gergely Kali, Harley Eisenbarth, Devid Hero, David Hafner, Jessica Hilschmann