Patents Examined by Sheeba Ahmed
  • Patent number: 11981843
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a foldable display protective film having variable adhesive strength and a foldable display device including the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Han Sol Yoo, Hyun Cheol Kim
  • Patent number: 11981830
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a paint composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of a) polymer particles having an average particle size in the range of from 80 nm to 500 nm; b) polymeric organic crosslinked microspheres having a particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 20 ?m; c) polysiloxane particles having a particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 30 ?m; d) a rheology modifier; e) an opacifying white pigment having a refractive index of >1.9; and f) less than 10 weight percent of a low Tg polyurethane. The composition of the present invention gives coatings with excellent burnish resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Dow Silicones Corporation
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Bradley K. Hageman, Philip R. Harsh, Yihan Liu, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin A. Nungesser, Timothy A. Roggow, II
  • Patent number: 11976208
    Abstract: The purpose of this invention is to provide: a hard-coat composition with which it is possible to produce a hard-coat layer having excellent hardness and abrasion-resistance when cured, and having excellent moldability during processing; and a laminate film and the like having such a hard-coat composition. This problem is solved by a curable hard-coat composition containing a (meth)acryloyl polymer and inorganic oxide nanoparticles, wherein the (meth)acryloyl polymer has a (meth)acrylic equivalent of 200-500 g/eq and a weight-average molecular weight of 5,000-200,000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Yasutaka Fukunaga, Fumiaki Kakeya
  • Patent number: 11976149
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a curable composition for an optical material, containing (A) 100 parts by mass of a radical polymerizable monomer, (B) 0.005 to 0.5 parts by mass of a tetraazaporphyrin compound having a maximum absorption wavelength in a range of 560 nm or more and 620 nm or less, and (C) 0.1 to 10 parts by mass of an ultraviolet absorber having a maximum absorption wavelength in a range of 330 nm or more and 350 nm or less. According to the present invention, it is possible to provide a curable composition for an optical material, capable of being suitably used as a coating material that can easily provide an optical material having good antiglare properties and excellent weather resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: TOKUYAMA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ayako Ohara, Taichi Hanasaki, Junji Takenaka, Junji Momoda
  • Patent number: 11965115
    Abstract: Provided is a humic acid-based coating suspension comprising humic acid, particles of an anti-corrosive pigment or sacrificial metal, and a binder resin dissolved or dispersed in a liquid medium, wherein the humic acid has a weight fraction from 0.1% to 50% based on the total coating suspension weight excluding the liquid medium. Also provided is an object or structure coated at least in part with such a coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: Global Graphene Group, Inc.
    Inventors: Yi-Jun Lin, Aruna Zhamu, Bor Z. Jang
  • Patent number: 11959179
    Abstract: The invention relates to a coating system, more particularly a corrosion control coating system, for generating cathodic corrosion protection on a metallic substrate, comprising at least two layers, and also to a method for producing it and to a substrate coated with the coating system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: EWALD DÖRKEN AG
    Inventors: Marcel Roth, Gerhard Reusmann, Sandra Böhm
  • Patent number: 11945189
    Abstract: A system and method are provided for forming electromagnetic energy transmissive layers, which are particularly configured to selectively scatter specific and selectable wavelengths of electromagnetic energy, while allowing remaining wavelengths to pass therethrough. Processes are provided by which to form, or otherwise incorporate, one or more energy scattering layers, including uniquely implementing optical light scattering techniques in such energy scattering layers, and to objects, object portions, wall plates, lenses, filters, screens and the like that are formed of, or that otherwise incorporate, such transmissive energy-scattering layers. Refractive indices of particles fixed in a matrix are tunable in order that the finished layers provide an opaque appearance when viewed from an energy-incident excited by light in the visible spectrum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Face International Corporation
    Inventors: Clark D Boyd, Bradbury R Face, Jeffrey D Shepard
  • Patent number: 11946507
    Abstract: The invention relates to a metal-plastic plain-bearing composite material (2), in particular for producing plain bearing elements for lubricated applications, comprising a metal support layer (4), in particular of steel or bronze, and comprising a sliding layer (12) of a sliding material (8) of a matrix-forming PTFE polymer base with fillers that improve the tribological properties, said sliding layer being in sliding contact with a sliding partner, characterized in that the sliding material contains as fillers 1-15 vol % barium sulfate, 5-20 vol % aramid, 1-10 vol % polyimide and 1-15 vol % fluorothermoplastic, excluding PTFE, as well as a plain-bearing composite material and a plain bearing element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: KS Gleitlager GmbH
    Inventors: Riitta Taipalus, Rolf Reinicke
  • Patent number: 11938700
    Abstract: A system and method are provided for forming one-way light transmissive layers implementing optical light scattering techniques in those layers, and to objects, object portions, lenses, filters, screens and the like that are formed of, or that otherwise incorporate, such one-way light transmissive layers. Processes are provided by which to form, or otherwise incorporate, one or more one-way light transmissive, or substantially transparent, object portions or layers in solid or hollow objects Individual one-way light transmissive layers are formed of substantially-transparent sub-micrometer spheres, including micro-particles and/or nano-particles, with nano-voids incorporated between them.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Face International Corporation
    Inventors: Clark D Boyd, Bradbury R Face, Jeffrey D Shepard
  • Patent number: 11932781
    Abstract: The present invention provides an effect pigment dispersion that contains water, a wetting agent (A), a flake-effect pigment (B), and specific cellulose nanofibers (C). The effect pigment dispersion has a solids content of 0.1 to 10 parts by mass, per 100 parts by mass of all of the components of the effect pigment dispersion; and has a viscosity of 100 to 10000 mPa·sec as measured with a Brookfield viscometer at a rotational speed of 6 revolutions per minute.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenji Sakai, Nobuhiko Narita
  • Patent number: 11932993
    Abstract: A paper coating composition, methods for making the same, and a coated paper. The paper coating composition comprises a solvent, an ethylene-(meth)acrylic acid copolymer, a basic compound, and a polycarbodiimide-based curing agent, wherein the polycarbodiimide-based curing agent has a carbodiimide group equivalent of about 150 to about 350. The coating of the coated paper likewise comprises an ethylene-(meth)acrylic acid copolymer crosslinked by N-acylurea groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignees: SK Innovation Co., Ltd., SK Geo Centric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Dong Hyun Woo, Sang Ha Son, Ji Hyeon Choi, Bu Yeon Hwang
  • Patent number: 11927720
    Abstract: One or more aspects of the present disclosure provide articles of manufacture and components of articles that incorporate an optical element that imparts structural color to the component or the article. The component comprises a cured or curable material, and can include or be made to have a textured surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: NIKE, INC.
    Inventors: Jennifer Bee, Jeremy Gantz, Kim Kovel
  • Patent number: 11919266
    Abstract: Disclosed is a sole-type body member, which is a main body of a shoe sole or an insole, is laminated on the sheet-type coated cork, and is then pressed and heated so that a part of the sole-type body member is inserted into the main-body-coupling opening, thereby achieving coupling therebetween.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Inventor: Won Tae Ha
  • Patent number: 11912000
    Abstract: 1) Multilayer film comprising 2 thin layers D and E of a thermoplastic material bonded together by a continuous layer A consisting of a hot-melt pressure-sensitive adhesive composition comprising: from 40% to 70% by weight of a composition of styrene block copolymers consisting of a mixture of diblock and triblock copolymers; and from 30% to 60% by weight of one or more tackifying resins; said multilayer film being such that the adhesive layer A is: connected to the layer D by means of a tie layer B, and connected to the layer E by means of a tie layer C, each of the 2 layers B and C respectively consisting of a composition (b) and (c) each comprising: a polyolefin (P) chosen from a polyethylene (PE) and a polypropylene (PP), optionally modified with an unsaturated carboxylic anhydride; and at least one elastomer compound (EL) chosen from a copolymer of ethylene and of propylene (EL1) and a styrene block copolymer (EL2) comprising at least one elastomer block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: BOSTIK SA
    Inventors: Romain Puchois, Christophe Robert
  • Patent number: 11911951
    Abstract: A matte film for hot pressing and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The manufacturing method includes steps of forming at least one polyester composition into an unstretched polyester thick film and stretching the unstretched polyester thick film in a machine direction (MD) and a transverse direction (TD). The polyester composition includes 81% to 97.9497% by weight of a polyester resin, 0.02% to 2% by weight of an antioxidative ingredient, 0.0003% to 1% by weight of a nucleating agent, 0.01% to 2% by weight of a flow aid, 0.01% to 2% by weight of a polyester modifier, 0.01% to 2% by weight of an inorganic filler, and 2% to 10% by weight of silica particles. The polyester resin has an intrinsic viscosity between 0.60 dl/g and 0.80 dl/g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: NAN YA PLASTICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Te-Chao Liao, Wen-Cheng Yang, Wen-Jui Cheng, Chia-Yen Hsiao, Chien-Chih Lin
  • Patent number: 11898053
    Abstract: An anti-fogging and anti-fouling laminate including: a substrate; and an anti-fogging and anti-fouling layer on the substrate, the anti-fogging and anti-fouling layer having a flat surface, wherein a hexadecane contact angle of the anti-fogging and anti-fouling layer is 10° or less, the anti-fogging and anti-fouling layer is a cured product of an active energy ray-curable resin composition, and the active energy ray-curable resin composition includes a hydrophilic monomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Dexerials Corporation
    Inventors: Ryo Suzuki, Shinobu Hara, Mikihisa Mizuno
  • Patent number: 11892594
    Abstract: One or more aspects of the present disclosure provide articles of manufacture and components of articles that incorporate an optical element that imparts structural color to the component or the article. The component comprises a cured or curable material, and can include or be made to have a textured surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: NIKE, INC.
    Inventors: Jennifer Bee, Jeremy Gantz, Kim Kovel
  • Patent number: 11890839
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to multi-layer film constructions and related methods. The multi-layer film constructions can include a first layer joined to a second layer. The first layer can include one or more heat resistant materials. The second layer can include a sealant film, which can be a multi-layer film having one or more sealing layers or sublayers. The sealing layers can include a blend of one or more ionomers and polybutylene. The multi-layer film constructions can also be free from or devoid of wax.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: TRANSCONTINENTAL HOLDING CORP.
    Inventors: Marc David Sorem, Solomon O'Neil West
  • Patent number: 11881543
    Abstract: Multi-phase polymer films containing quantum dots (QDs) are described herein. The films have domains of primarily hydrophobic polymer and domains of primarily hydrophilic polymer. QDs, being generally more stable within a hydrophobic matrix, are dispersed primarily within the hydrophobic domains of the films. The hydrophilic domains tend to be effective at excluding oxygen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Cong-Duan Vo, Imad Naasani, Amilcar Pillay Narrainen
  • Patent number: 11873387
    Abstract: A mono or multi-layer polyester film is described. Also described, is a process for producing the mono or multi-layer polyester film, the use of a surface-treated filler material product as a voiding agent in the mono or multi-layer polyester film, and an article including the mono or multi-layer polyester film. Further, use of the mono or multi-layer polyester film is described in packaging products, insulating materials, solar, marine or aviation applications, science, electronic or acoustic applications, wires, cables, radio frequency identifications, flexible circuits, graphic arts, stone paper, holograms, filter products, cosmetic products, household products, imaging, recording media, or industrial products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: OMYA INTERNATIONAL AG
    Inventors: Martin Brunner, Michael Knerr, Michael Tinkl, Karsten Udo Schulz