Patents by Inventor Bjoern LUDOLPH

Bjoern LUDOLPH 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: 20210188764
    Abstract: The application relates to a process for the synthesis of organic sulfonic acid salts of amino acid esters comprising the steps of (i) reacting at least one lactam with at least 3 carbon atoms in the lactam ring with at least one organic sulfonic acid in an aqueous solution, (ii) esterification of the organic sulfonic amino acid salt of step (i) with at least one alcohol with at least 8 carbon atoms comprising at least one hydroxyl group, (iii) optionally removal of water and/or removal of excess alcohol of step (ii). The application also relates to organic sulfonic acid salts of amino acid esters of the general formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Sophia EBERT, Bjoern LUDOLPH, Dawid MARCZEWSKI
  • Publication number: 20210154117
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an esteramine salt according to the general formula (I): The substituents R1, R2 and R3 are defined below. The present invention further relates to a process for preparing such an esteramine salt according to general formula (I), wherein a corresponding monocarboxylic acid or an ester thereof are reacted with an aminoalcohol and an at least equimolar amount of a sulfonic acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2019
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Sophia EBERT, Bjoern LUDOLPH, Dawid MARCZEWSKI
  • Patent number: 10876075
    Abstract: A hard surface cleaning composition comprising: a) from about 1% to about 60% by weight of the composition of a surfactant system, wherein said surfactant system comprises an anionic surfactant and amphoteric/zwitterionic system wherein the amphoteric to zwitterionic weight ratio is from about 2:1 to about 1:2, wherein said amphoteric surfactant comprises an alkyl dimethyl amine oxide; and b) from about 0.1% to about 10% by weight of the composition of a cleaning amine of Formula(I): wherein the radicals R1, R2, R3, R4 and R5 are independently selected from NH2, —H, linear or branched alkyl or alkenyl having from about 1 to about 10 carbon atoms and n is from 1 to 3 and wherein at least one of the radicals is NH2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Frank Hulskotter, Patrick Firmin August Delplancke, Bjoern Ludolph
  • Patent number: 10808075
    Abstract: Provided herein are polymers obtainable by a process including the steps a) and b) described below. In Step a) at least one component a1) is condensed to obtain a polyether having remaining hydroxyl groups. Component a1) is at least one component selected from N-(hydroxyalkyl) amins according to formula (Ia) and/or (Ib) as defined below. Besides component a1), further components can be present in the condensation step a). In step b) a part of the remaining hydroxyl groups are reacted with at least one alkylene oxide. The alkoxylation according to step b) is carried out in a substoichiometric way. The ratio of i) the alkylene oxide versus ii) the sum of the amount of the remaining hydroxyl groups is >0:1 to <1:1 [mol/mol]. Further provided herein is a process for preparing such polymers and derivatives of the polymers by quaternization, protonation, sulphation and/or phosphation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Bjoern Ludolph, Steffen Maas, Sophia Ebert, Patrick Delplancke, Frank Huelskoetter
  • Publication number: 20200317603
    Abstract: A process for stabilizing monoalkyl-substituted diaminocyclohexanes, the process containing: adding a reductant and optionally water to a first composition containing a monoalkyl-substituted diaminocyclohexane and optionally water to obtain a second composition, wherein the second composition contains the reductant, the monoalkyl-substituted diaminocyclohexane and additionally at least 0.05% by weight of water based on the total weight of the second composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Stephanie JAEGLI, Martin ERNST, Alexander PANCHENKO, Frank HETTCHE, Bjoern LUDOLPH
  • Patent number: 10745649
    Abstract: Cleaning compositions that include non-alkoxylated esteramines. Related methods of preparation and use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Stefano Scialla, Michelle Jackson, Bjoern Ludolph, Sophia Rosa Ebert, Christian Bittner, Frank Hulskotter, Gregory Scot Miracle
  • Publication number: 20200190434
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates generally to cleaning compositions and, more specifically, to cleaning compositions containing an etheramine that is suitable for removal of stains from soiled materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Stefano Scialla, Brian Joseph Loughnane, Karie Marie Henke, J. Frank Nash, JR., Michael Patrick Hayes, Bjoern Ludolph, Sophia Rosa Ebert, Christian Eidamhaus
  • Publication number: 20200193079
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates generally to cleaning compositions and, more specifically, to cleaning compositions containing an etheramine that is suitable for removal of stains from soiled materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Stefano SCIALLA, Brian Joseph LOUGHNANE, Karie Marie HENKE, Gayle Marie FRANKENBACH, J. Frank NASH, JR., Michael Patrick HAYES, Manuel G. VENEGAS, Bjoern LUDOLPH, Sophia Rosa EBERT, Christian EIDAMSHAUS, Jan Richard DAVIS, Neil Thomas FAIRWEATHER
  • Publication number: 20200188257
    Abstract: The present invention relates to alkoxylated esteramines of Formula (I) and salts thereof. Esteramines according to the present invention may be used in cleaning composition, for example in liquid laundry detergents. They lead to improved cleaning performance of said compositions, for example when used in cold water washing conditions. They surprisingly boost grease cleaning performance of liquid laundry detergents, especially under cold water washing conditions. Whiteness is also improved. The esteramine according to the present invention show improved compatibility in liquid laundry detergent formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Bjoern LUDOLPH, Sophia EBERT, Christian BITTNER
  • Patent number: 10676696
    Abstract: The present invention relates to liquid laundry detergent compositions comprising a polyetheramine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Frank Hulskotter, Stefano Scialla, Brian Joseph Loughnane, Amy Eichstadt Waun, Sophia Rosa Ebert, Bjoern Ludolph, Christof Wigbers, Steffen Maas
  • Publication number: 20200165226
    Abstract: A compound of formula (I) wherein R1 and R2 independently of one another are hydrogen, C1-C22alkyl, —O—, —OH, —CH2CN, C1-C18alkoxy, C2-C18alkoxy substituted by —OH; C5-C12cycloalkoxy, C3-C6alkenyl, C3-C6alkenyloxy, C7-C9phenylalkyl unsubstituted or substituted on the phenyl by 1, 2 or 3 C1-C4alkyl; or C1-C8acyl; and R3 and R4 independently of one another are C1-C22alkyl or a group of the formula (Ia) wherein R0 has one of the meanings of R1 and R2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Cornelia Schleth, Liane Schulz, Bruno Rotzinger, Bjoern Ludolph, Manuele Vitali
  • Patent number: 10662397
    Abstract: The present invention is directed towards aqueous formulations comprising (A) at least one alkoxylated polypropylenimine, (B) at least one non-ionic surfactant, selected from (B1) alkyl polyglycosides and (B2) alkoxylated C8-C14-Guerbet alcohols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Sophia Ebert, Bjoern Ludolph, Christoph Mueller, Stephan Hueffer, Alejandra Garcia Marcos
  • Publication number: 20200140374
    Abstract: The present invention relates to alkoxylated esteramines of Formula (I) and salts thereof. Esteramines according to the present invention may be used in cleaning composition, for example in liquid laundry detergents. They lead to improved cleaning performance of said compositions, for example when used in cold water washing conditions. They surprisingly boost grease cleaning performance of liquid laundry detergents, especially under cold water washing conditions. Whiteness is also improved. The esteramine according to the present invention show improved compatibility in liquid laundry detergent formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Bjoern LUDOLPH, Sophia EBERT, Christian BITTNER
  • Patent number: 10640736
    Abstract: Cleaning compositions that include alkoxylated esteramines. Related methods of preparation and use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Stefano Scialla, Michelle Jackson, Bjoern Ludolph, Sophia Rosa Ebert, Christian Bittner, Frank Hulskotter
  • Patent number: 10633328
    Abstract: This invention relates to polyetheramines based on 1,3-dialcohols, in particular to an etheramine mixture comprising at least 90% by weight, based on the total weight of the etheramine mixture, of anamine of Formula (I) and/or (II), wherein R1-R12 are independently selected from H, alkyl, cycloalkyl, aryl, alkylaryl, or arylalkyl, wherein at least one of R1-R6 and at least one of R7-R12 is different from H, wherein A1-A9 are independently selected from linear or branched alkylenes having 2 to 18 carbon atoms, preferably 2-10 carbon atoms, most preferably 2-5 carbon atoms, wherein Z1-Z4 are independently selected from OH or NH2, wherein at least one of Z1-Z2 and at least one of Z3-Z4 is NH2, and wherein the sum of x+y is in the range of from 2 to 200, wherein x?1 and y?1; and x1+y1 is in the range of from 2 to 200, preferably 2-20, most preferably 2-10, wherein x1?1 and y1?1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Sophia Ebert, Björn Ludolph, Christof W. Wigbers, Steffen Maas, Frank Huelskoetter, Stefano Scialla, Dieter Boeckh, Kevin Christmas, Amy Eichstadt Waun, Brian J. Loughnane, Darren Rees, Christian Eidamshaus, Monika Charrak, Alexander Panchenko
  • Patent number: 10577564
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to cleaning compositions and, more specifically, to cleaning compositions containing a polyetheramine that is suitable for removal of stains from soiled materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Frank Hulskotter, Stefano Scialla, Brian Joseph Loughnane, Amy Eichsradt Waun, Sophia Ebert, Bjoern Ludolph, Christof Wigbers, Steffen Maas
  • Patent number: 10414719
    Abstract: This invention relates to etheramines based on dialcohols, wherein the etheramines comprise at least three linear or branched C4-alkylene groups and a process for the manufacture of these etheramines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Sophia Ebert, Björn Ludolph, Christof W. Wigbers, Christian Eidamshaus, Dieter Boeckh, Frank Huelskoetter, Brian J. Loughnane, Amy Eichstadt Waun, Kevin Christmas, Darren Rees, Stefano Scialla
  • Patent number: 10414856
    Abstract: This invention relates to polyetheramines based on 1,3-dialcohols, in particular to an etheramine mixture comprising at least 90% by weight, based on the total weight of the etheramine mixture, of an amine of Formula (I) and/or (II), wherein R1-R12 are independently selected from H, alkyl, cycloalkyl, aryl, alkylaryl, or arylalkyl, wherein at least one of R1-R6 and at least one of R7-R12 is different from H, wherein A1-A9 are independently selected from linear or branched alkylenes having 2 to 18 carbon atoms, wherein Z1-Z4 are independently selected OH, CH2CH2CH2NH2, NH2, NHR? or NR?R?, wherein the degree of amination is <50%, wherein R? and R? are independently selected from alkylenes having 2-6 carbon atoms, and wherein the sum of x+y is in the range of from 2 to 200, wherein x?1 and y?1; and x1+y1 is in the range of from 2 to 200.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Sophia Ebert, Bjoern Ludolph, Christian Eidamshaus, Stefano Scialla, Kevin Christmas, Amy Eichstadt Waun, Brian J. Loughnane, Darren Rees, Frank Huelskoetter
  • Patent number: 10301576
    Abstract: Formulation comprising (A) at least one aminocarboxylate selected from methylglycin diacetate (MGDA), iminodisuccinic acid (IDA) and glutamic acid diacetate (GLDA), and salts thereof, (B) at least one polypropyleneimine which may be alkoxylated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stephan Hueffer, Sophia Ebert, Bjoern Ludolph, Christoph Mueller, Alejandra Garcia Marcos
  • Patent number: 10280237
    Abstract: The present invention relates to salts of etheramines and polymeric acid, and in particular to salts of etheramines and polycarboxylic acid and their manufacturing process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Bernhard Ulrich von Vacano, Sophia Ebert, Bjoern Ludolph, Christof Wilhelm Wigbers, Christian Eidamshaus, Brian J. Loughnane, Frank Huelskoetter, Stefano Scialla