Patents Examined by Yate K Cutliff
  • Patent number: 10246663
    Abstract: The method of producing a lipid composition comprises an extraction treatment step to extract a lipid comprised in a hydrated raw material by using an extraction solvent comprising a polar solvent and a nonpolar solvent, and a separation treatment step to separate an extract solution obtained in the extraction treatment step into a polar solvent phase comprising a first lipid fraction and a nonpolar solvent phase comprising a second lipid fraction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: IHI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi Okuyama, Tomomi Yajima, Koretaro Takahashi, Takeya Yoshioka
  • Patent number: 10239808
    Abstract: A method is provided for removing THC from raw cannabis oil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Canopy Holdings, LLC
    Inventors: Jacob Black, Ryan Beigie, Alex Mateo
  • Patent number: 10233141
    Abstract: The present invention broadly relates to a process for preparing fatty acid alkyl esters from fat-containing feedstocks using sulfonated fatty acid catalysts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: SOUTHERN BIOFUEL TECHNOLOGY PTY LTD
    Inventors: Reno Emilio Beltrame, Patrick Perlmutter, Ketav Kulkarni
  • Patent number: 10233143
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel pseudoceramide compound, and more particularly, to a novel pseudoceramide compound represented by formula 1 and having skin moisturizing and barrier function characteristics, and a skin topical composition comprising the pseudoceramide compound: wherein R1 represents a linear C12-C18 alkyl group and has at least one double bond, and R2 represents a linear C12-C22 alkyl group and has a double bond.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: AE KYUNG INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD
    Inventors: In Shik Cho, Hyung Seo Goo, Han Young Kim, Yu Mi Kim, Hye Jin Hyun
  • Patent number: 10221374
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for refining glyceride oil comprising the steps of: (i) contacting glyceride oil with a liquid comprising a basic quaternary ammonium salt to form a treated glyceride oil; wherein the quaternary ammonium salt comprises a basic anion selected from hydroxide, alkoxide, alkylcarbonate, hydrogen carbonate, carbonate, serinate, prolinate, histidinate, threoninate, valinate, asparaginate, taurinate and lysinate; and a quaternary ammonium cation; (ii) separating the treated glyceride oil from a salt comprising the quaternary ammonium cation; and (iii) subjecting the treated glyceride oil after the separation step to at least one further refining step; and to the use of contacting a glyceride oil with the basic quaternary ammonium salt for preventing or reducing the formation of fatty acid esters of chloropropanols and/or glycidol upon heating of the glyceride oil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Gabriela Fedor, Martin Philip Atkins, Peter Goodrich, Christopher Klatt Hamer, Daniel Witthaut, Ulrich Boes
  • Patent number: 10221375
    Abstract: The present invention describes a two stage process comprising a first stage of extraction of oils and/or fats with free fatty acids (FFA) from wastes originated in waste water treatment plants (WWTP), generally known as brown grease, grease traps, from WWTP of several food and dairy industries and from processing animal products, or other waste streams containing organic oils and/or fats and a second stage of conversion of the FFA obtained in the first stage into glycerol ester by a glycerolysis reaction without the presence of a catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: RESIWAY—SOLUCOES SUSTENTAEIS, LDA.
    Inventors: Ana Luisa Dominguez De Matos, Albina Raquel Morais Sequeira
  • Patent number: 10214474
    Abstract: Disclosed is the oxidation of uronic acids, such as galacturonic acid, to the corresponding aldaric acids, such as galactaric acid, under neutral or acidic conditions. Use is made of a supported gold catalyst. The oxidation occurs in good selectivity and yield, under unexpectedly mild conditions. A source of galacturonic acids is pectins, such as from sugar beet pulp.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: COOPERATIE KONINKLIJKE COSUN U.A.
    Inventors: Daniël Stephan van Es, Rajeesh Kumar Pazhavelikkakath Purushothaman, Augustinus Emmanuel Frissen, Jacobus van Haveren, Frits van der Klis
  • Patent number: 10214475
    Abstract: The present invention provides a chromatographic separation process for recovering a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) product from a feed mixture, which comprises: (a) purifying the feed mixture in a first chromatographic separation step using an eluent a mixture of water and a first organic solvent, to obtain an intermediate product; and (b) purifying the intermediate product in a second chromatographic separation step using as eluent a mixture of water and a second organic solvent, to obtain the PUFA product, wherein the second organic solvent is different from the first organic solvent and has a polarity index which differs from the polarity index of the first organic solvent by between 0.1 and 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: BASF Pharma (Callanish) Limited
    Inventors: Adam Kelliher, Angus Morrison
  • Patent number: 10207198
    Abstract: The present specification discloses methods of purifying one or more cannabinoids from a plant material, purified cannabinoids and pharmaceutical compositions comprising one or more cannabinoids produced by the disclosed method, methods and uses for treating a disease or condition employing such purified cannabinoids and pharmaceutical compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Phytoplant Research S.L.
    Inventor: Xavier Nadal Roura
  • Patent number: 10208271
    Abstract: Process for the catalytic hydrogenation of vegetable oils wherein the oil is placed in contact with molecular hydrogen in the presence of a metal catalyst, and the process is performed in the absence of water or in the presence of a quantity of water equal to or less than 5:1 with respect to the weight of the metal catalyst and at a temperature equal to or less than 50° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: NOVAMONT S.P.A.
    Inventors: Giampietro Borsotti, Luigi Capuzzi, Francesca DiGioia
  • Patent number: 10207199
    Abstract: The present specification discloses methods of purifying one or more cannabinoids from a plant material, purified cannabinoids and pharmaceutical compositions comprising one or more cannabinoids produced by the disclosed method, methods and uses for treating a disease or condition employing such purified cannabinoids and pharmaceutical compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Phytoplant Research S.L.
    Inventor: Xavier Nadal Roura
  • Patent number: 10196584
    Abstract: A production method of highly unsaturated fatty acids with a high purity/high yield that compensates for shortcomings of conventional techniques is provided. A purification method of highly unsaturated fatty acids and/or derivatives thereof comprising (a) contacting and stirring first raw materials comprising the substances with a first silver salt aqueous solution to collect a first oil layer and a first aqueous layer; (b) separating the first aqueous layer into a second silver salt aqueous solution and the substances; and (c) contacting and stirring the first oil layer with the second silver salt aqueous solution for separation into an oil layer and an aqueous layer to obtain a second aqueous layer comprising the substances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Bizen Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Tabata, Tetsuro Taira, Jun Fujii, Yoshihisa Misawa, Yoshio Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10196574
    Abstract: The invention relates to an industrial production plant (1), which comprises a first production plant (2), which produces a CO2-poor and H2-rich exhaust gas from a carbon-containing feed material and which has an associated first exhaust-gas cleaning device (3) and an associated second exhaust-gas cleaning device (14). The problem addressed by the invention is that of creating a solution by means of which a carbon capture and utilization method can be effectively and efficiently performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe GmbH
    Inventors: Christian Bergins, Torsten Buddenberg, Efthymia-Ioanna Koytsoumpa
  • Patent number: 10189770
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of producing/purifying highly unsaturated fatty acids and/or derivatives thereof while suppressing deterioration of a silver salt aqueous solution, in production/purification of highly unsaturated fatty acids and/or derivatives thereof using the aqueous solution of silver salt. The present invention also contacts or mixes a mixture having a peroxide value (POV) of 10 or smaller with an aqueous solution of silver salt, in a method of purifying highly unsaturated fatty acids and/or derivatives thereof from a mixture comprising highly unsaturated fatty acids and/or derivatives thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Bizen Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mitsumasa Mankura, Yoshihisa Misawa, Yoshio Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10190058
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and materials for pyrolyzing vegetable oil feedstocks to obtain high yields of various products are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: The University of Toledo
    Inventors: Yaser Shirazi, Sridhar Viamajala, Sasidhar Varanasi
  • Patent number: 10190075
    Abstract: The present invention provides a fatty acid mixture enriched with palmitoleic acid and palmitoleic acid derivatives relative to the starting lipid mixture; fractionations procedure describe herein are winterization methods. The invention provides methods of dry winterization and solvent-aided winterization alone and in combination. In some embodiments, the palmitoleic acid and palmitoleic acid derivative enriched mixture described herein contains less than 1% of palmitic acid and palmitic acid derivative. The invention also provides palmitoleic derivatives of use as dietary supplements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: OMEGA PROTEIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Oleksandr A. Byelashov, Huaixia Yin, Juan Li, Mark Griffin
  • Patent number: 10189761
    Abstract: A method for preparation of polyols from an unsaturated TAG oil that involves first epoxidizing the unsaturated TAG oil; then subjecting the epoxidized TAG oil to transesterification using a diol and/or triol in the presence of a catalyst to produce hydroxyalkyl esters of fatty acid epoxides; and finally hydroxylating the transesterification product using a diol and/or triol and a solid acid catalyst to obtain a polyol with relatively high hydroxyl value and low viscosity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Inventors: Jonathan M. Curtis, Tolibjon S. Omonov, Ereddad Kharraz, Xiaohua Kong, Hossein M. Tavassoli-Kafrani
  • Patent number: 10190073
    Abstract: The present invention relates to extracted plant lipid or microbial lipid comprising docosahexaenoic acid, and/or docosapentaenoic acid, and processes for producing the extracted lipid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignees: COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANISATION, GRAINS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, NUSEED PTY LTD.
    Inventors: James Robertson Petrie, Surinder Pal Singh, Pushkar Shrestha, Jason Timothy McAllister, Robert Charles de Feyter, Malcolm David Devine
  • Patent number: 10183281
    Abstract: A transesterification catalyst that is heterogeneous and a method for preparing said transesterification catalyst are provided. The catalyst can be used in a variety of transesterification reactor configurations including CSTR (continuous stirred tank reactors), ebullated (or ebullating) beds or any other fluidized bed reactors, and PFR (plug flow, fixed bed reactors). The catalyst can be used for manufacturing commercial grade biodiesel, biolubricants and glycerin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: CRYSTAPHASE PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventors: Umakant Pravinchandra Joshi, Peter Gregory Ham
  • Patent number: 10179759
    Abstract: The present invention provides a chromatographic separation process for recovering a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) product from a feed mixture, which comprises: (a) purifying the feed mixture in a first chromatographic separation step using an eluent a mixture of water and a first organic solvent, to obtain an intermediate product; and (b) purifying the intermediate product in a second chromatographic separation step using as eluent a mixture of water and a second organic solvent, to obtain the PUFA product, wherein the second organic solvent is different from the first organic solvent and has a polarity index which differs from the polarity index of the first organic solvent by between 0.1 and 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: BASF Pharma (Callanish) Limited
    Inventors: Adam Kelliher, Angus Morrison