Patents by Inventor Abraham D. Schuitman

Abraham D. Schuitman has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210323923
    Abstract: Methods for preparing 5-fluoro-6-(bromo or chloro)picloram analogs, or derivatives thereof, from picloram acid, picloram ester, or the nitrile analog of picloram are provided. The methods include chemical process steps that: (1) introduce a phthaloyl group onto the 4-amino substituent of picloram acid, picloram ester, or the nitrile analog of picloram, (2) add 2 fluorine atoms at the 5,6-positions of the pyridine ring using halex fluorination chemistry, (3) remove the phthaloyl group, hydrolyze the ester or nitrile substituent, and add chlorine or bromine to the 6-position by treatment with an acid and water, and finally, (4) esterify the 5-fluoro-6-(bromo or chloro)picloram acid produced in step (3) to a 5-fluoro-6-(bromo or chloro)picloram ester.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: Corteva Agriscience LLC
    Inventors: Jayachandran Devaraj, Nugzar Ghavtadze, Nicholas M. Irvine, Jeremy Kister, Melissa Lee, Ronald B. Leng, Rongrong [Mandy] Lin, Rong Ling, Noormohamed M. Niyaz, Abraham D. Schuitman, Aaron A. Shinkle, Siyu Tu, Gregory T. Whiteker, Chunming Zhang
  • Patent number: 10407391
    Abstract: A method of preparing benzyl 4-amino-3-chloro-5-fluoro-6-(4-chloro-2-fluoro-3-methoxyphenyl)picolinate (I) from benzyl 4,5-difluoro-6-(4-chloro-2-fluoro-3-methoxyphenyl)picolinate (II) is described. The method includes the use of amination and chlorination process steps to provide the compound of Formula I.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Dow AgroSciences LLC
    Inventors: Jason S. Fisk, David J. Couling, Abraham D. Schuitman, Megan E. Donaldson, Brian Murdoch, Ronald B. Leng
  • Publication number: 20180162814
    Abstract: A method of preparing benzyl 4-amino-3-chloro-5-fluoro-6-(4-chloro-2-fluoro-3-methoxyphenyl)picolinate (I) from benzyl 4,5-difluoro-6-(4-chloro-2-fluoro-3-methoxyphenyl)picolinate (II) is described. The method includes the use of amination and chlorination process steps to provide the compound of Formula I.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Applicant: Dow AgroSciences LLC
    Inventors: Jason S. Fisk, David J. Couling, Abraham D. Schuitman, Megan E. Donaldson, Brian Murdoch, Ronald B. Leng
  • Patent number: 9987766
    Abstract: A method including providing a ceramic log (300) with a first end and an opposing second end; providing one or more cutting devices (100) comprised of a dual bladed cutting member (200); and removing material by cutting at least the first end with the dual bladed cutting member (200), wherein a first blade (210) of the dual bladed cutting member (200) provides a finished surface and a second blade (220) removes a percentage of scrap above the finished surface. An apparatus (100) for cutting a ceramic log (300).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Abraham D. Schuitman, Nestor A. Vasquez, Blake R. Stalder, James R. Ogle, Paul J. Sacchetti
  • Publication number: 20160340311
    Abstract: Methods for the recovery and/or reuse of palladium catalyst after a Suzuki coupling reaction in which two molecules are coupled are described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2016
    Publication date: November 24, 2016
    Applicant: Dow AgroSciences LLC
    Inventors: Sanjib Biswas, Reetam Chakrabarti, Lauren M. Huffman, Ronald B. Leng, Abraham D. Schuitman, Karin Spiers, Alan L. Stottlemyer, Jeffrey B. Epp
  • Patent number: 9233908
    Abstract: The instant invention provides cycloaliphatic diamines and a method of making the same. The cycloaliphatic diamines according to the instant invention comprise the reaction product of one or more cycloaliphatic cyanoaldehydes selected from the group consisting of 1,3-cyanocyclohexane carboxaldehyde, 1,4-cyanocyclohexane carboxaldehyde, mixtures thereof, and combinations thereof, hydrogen, and ammonia fed into a continuous reductive amination reactor system; wherein the one or more cycloaliphatic cyanoaldehydes, hydrogen, and ammonia are contacted with each other in the presence of one or more heterogeneous metal based catalyst systems at a temperature in the range of from 80° C. to about 160° C. and a pressure in the range of from 700 to 3500 psig; and wherein one or more cycloaliphatic diamines are formed; and wherein said one or more cycloaliphatic diamines are selected from the group consisting of 1,3-bis(aminomethyl)cyclohexane, 1,4-bis(aminomethyl)cyclohexane, combinations thereof, and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Abraham D. Schuitman, Shawn D. Feist, Barry B. Fish, Daniel A. Hickman, Erich J. Molitor, Michael L. Tulchinsky
  • Patent number: 9187403
    Abstract: The instant invention provides a process for separating one or more aliphatic diamines from reductive amination reaction solvents and impurities, and aliphatic diamines obtained via such a process. The process for separating one or more aliphatic diamines from reductive amination reaction solvents and impurities according to the instant invention comprises the steps of: (1) feeding one or more cycloaliphatic cyanoaldehydes, hydrogen, ammonia, and optionally one or more solvents into a continuous reductive amination reactor system; (2) contacting said one or more cycloaliphatic cyanoaldehydes, hydrogen, and ammonia with each other in the presence of one or more heterogeneous metal based catalyst systems at a temperature in the range of from 80° C. to about 160° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Stacie Santhany, Patrick Ho Sing Au-Yeung, Gerald W. Dare, Shawn D. Feist, Barry B. Fish, Daniel A. Hickman, David Jean, Erich J. Molitor, Abraham D. Schuitman, Todd William Toyzan
  • Patent number: 9035098
    Abstract: A process for conversion of aliphatic bicyclic amines to aliphatic diamines including contacting one or more bicyclic amines selected from the group consisting of 3-azabicyclo[3.3.1]nonane and azabicyclo[3.3.1]non-2-ene with ammonia and hydrogen, and alcohols in the presence of heterogeneous metal based catalyst systems, a metal selected from the group consisting of Co, Ni, Ru, Fe, Cu, Re, Pd, and their oxides at a temperature from 140° C. to 200° C. and a pressure from 1540 to 1735 psig for at least one hour reactor systems; forming a product mixture comprising aliphatic diamine(s), bicyclic amine(s), ammonia, hydrogen, and alcohol(s); removing said product mixture from the reactor system; removing at least some of the ammonia, hydrogen, water, alcohols, bicyclic amines from said product mixture; thereby separating the aliphatic diamines from said product mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Shawn D. Feist, Daniel A. Hickman, Erich J. Molitor, David C. Molzahn, Stacie Santhany, Abraham D. Schuitman
  • Patent number: 9024072
    Abstract: A process for reductive amination of aliphatic cyanoaldehydes to aliphatic diamines comprising (1) providing a mixture of 1,3-cyanocyclohexane carboxaldehyde and/or 1,4-cyanocyclohexane carboxaldehyde; (2) contacting said mixture with a metal carbonate based solid bed or a weak base anion exchange resin bed at a temperature from 15 to 40 ° C. for a period of at least 1 minute; (3) thereby treating said mixture, wherein said treated mixture has a pH in the range of 6 to 9; (4) feeding said treated mixture, hydrogen, and ammonia into a continuous reductive amination reactor system; (6) contacting said treated mixture, hydrogen, and ammonia with each other in the presence of one or more heterogeneous metal based catalyst systems at a temperature from 80 ° C. to 160 ° C. and a pressure from 700 to 3500 psig; (7) thereby producing one or more cycloaliphatic diamines is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Erich J. Molitor, Daniel A. Hickman, Shawn D. Feist, David C. Molzahn, Stacie Santhany, Abraham D. Schuitman
  • Publication number: 20140326229
    Abstract: A method including providing a ceramic log (300) with a first end and an opposing second end; providing one or more cutting devices (100) comprised of a dual bladed cutting member (200); and removing material by cutting at least the first end with the dual bladed cutting member (200), wherein a first blade (210) of the dual bladed cutting member (200) provides a finished surface and a second blade (220) removes a percentage of scrap above the finished surface. An apparatus (100) for cutting a ceramic log (300).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2012
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Inventors: Abraham D. Schuitman, Nestor A. Vasquez, Blake R. Stalder, James R. Ogle, Paul J. Sacchetti
  • Publication number: 20120136173
    Abstract: The instant invention provides a process for improving catalytic activity of catalyst systems for reductive amination of aliphatic cyanoaldehydes to aliphatic diamines. The process for improving catalytic activity of catalyst systems for reductive amination of aliphatic cyanoaldehydes to aliphatic diamines comprises the steps of: (1) feeding ammonia, optionally hydrogen, and optionally one or more solvents over one or more heterogeneous metal based catalyst systems having a reduced catalytic activity for a period of greater than 1 hour at a temperature in the range of from 50° C. to 500° C.; wherein said one or more heterogeneous metal based catalyst systems have a yield of less than 90 percent based on the molar conversion of cyanoaldehydes to diamines; and (2) thereby improving the catalytic activity of said one or more heterogeneous metal based catalyst systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2010
    Publication date: May 31, 2012
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Daniel A. Hickman, Shawn D. Feist, Erich J. Molitor, David C. Molzahn, Stacie Santhany, Abraham D. Schuitman
  • Publication number: 20120123165
    Abstract: The instant invention provides cycloaliphatic diamines and a method of making the same. The cycloaliphatic diamines according to the instant invention comprise the reaction product of one or more cycloaliphatic cyanoaldehydes selected from the group consisting of 1,3-cyanocyclohexane carboxaldehyde, 1,4-cyanocyclohexane carboxaldehyde, mixtures thereof, and combinations thereof, hydrogen, and ammonia fed into a continuous reductive amination reactor system; wherein the one or more cycloaliphatic cyanoaldehydes, hydrogen, and ammonia are contacted with each other in the presence of one or more heterogeneous metal based catalyst systems at a temperature in the range of from 80° C. to about 160° C. and a pressure in the range of from 700 to 3500 psig; and wherein one or more cycloaliphatic diamines are formed; and wherein said one or more cycloaliphatic diamines are selected from the group consisting of 1,3-bis(aminomethyl)cyclohexane, 1,4-bis(aminomethyl)cyclohexane, combinations thereof, and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2010
    Publication date: May 17, 2012
    Applicant: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Abraham D. Schuitman, Shawn D. Feist, Barry B. Fish, Daniel A. Hickman, Erich J. Molitor, Michael L. Tulchinsky
  • Publication number: 20120116124
    Abstract: The instant invention provides a process for reductive amination of aliphatic cyanoaldehydes to aliphatic diamines, and aliphatic diamines produced via such method. The process for reductive amination of aliphatic cyanoaldehydes to aliphatic diamines comprises the steps of: (1) providing a mixture of one or more cycloaliphatic cyanoaldehydes, optionally water, and optionally one or more solvents, wherein said one or more cycloaliphatic cyanoaldehydes are selected from the group consisting of 1,3-cyanocyclohexane carboxaldehyde, 1,4-cyanocyclohexane carboxaldehyde, mixtures thereof, and combinations thereof; (2) contacting said mixture with a metal carbonate based solid bed or a weak base anion exchange resin bed at a temperature in the range of 15 to 40° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2010
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Erich J. Molitor, Erich J. Molitor, Daniel A. Hickman, Shawn D. Feist, David C. Molzahn, Stacie Santhany, Abraham d. Schuitman
  • Publication number: 20120116123
    Abstract: The instant invention provides a process for separating one or more aliphatic diamines from reductive amination reaction solvents and impurities, and aliphatic diamines obtained via such a process. The process for separating one or more aliphatic diamines from reductive amination reaction solvents and impurities according to the instant invention comprises the steps of: (1) feeding one or more cycloaliphatic cyanoaldehydes, hydrogen, ammonia, and optionally one or more solvents into a continuous reductive amination reactor system; (2) contacting said one or more cycloaliphatic cyanoaldehydes, hydrogen, and ammonia with each other in the presence of one or more heterogeneous metal based catalyst systems at a temperature in the range of from 80° C. to about 160° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2010
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Applicant: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Stacie Santhany, Patrick Ho Sing Au-Yeung, Gerald W. Dare, Shawn D. Feist, Barry B. Fish, Daniel A. Hickman, David Jean, Erich J. Molitor, Abraham D. Schuitman, Todd William Toyzan
  • Publication number: 20120116122
    Abstract: The instant invention is a process for the conversion of aliphatic cyclic amines to aliphatic diamines. The process for conversion of aliphatic cyclic amines to aliphatic diamines comprises the steps of: (1) selecting one or more cyclic amines; (2) contacting said one or more cyclic amines with ammonia and hydrogen, optionally water, and optionally one or more solvents in the presence of one or more heterogeneous metal based catalyst systems at a temperature in the range of from 120° C. to about 250° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2010
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Shawn D. Feist, Daniel A. Hickman, Erich J. Molitor, David C. Molzahn, Stacie Santhany, Abraham D. Schuitman