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).

  • 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
  • Patent number: 10266649
    Abstract: Described herein are substituted polyetheramines with a low melting point which are obtainable by condensation of at least two N-(hydroxyalkyl)amines to obtain a polyetheramine and subsequent reaction of at least one remaining hydroxy group and/or, if present, at least one secondary amino group of said polyetheramine with ethylene oxide and at least one further alkylene oxide to obtain a substituted polyetheramine. Uses of such substituted polyetheramines in fields of cosmetic formulations, as crude oil emulsion brakers, in pigment dispersions of ink jets, in electro paintings, or in cementitious compositions as well as methods wherein said substituted polyetheramines are used in said fields are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Sophia Ebert, Bjoern Ludolph, Brian J. Loughnane
  • Patent number: 10266795
    Abstract: The invention relates to cleaning compositions comprising polyalkanolamine polymers. The present invention further relates to methods of cleaning dishware and hard surfaces using such cleaning compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Patrick Firmin August Delplancke, Frank Hulskotter, Bjoern Ludolph, Steffen Maas, Sophia Rosa Ebert
  • Publication number: 20190112256
    Abstract: Described herein is an etheramine mixture including 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 alkanediyl groups having 2 to 18 carbon atoms, wherein Z1-Z4 are independently selected from —OH and linear —OCH2CH2CH2NH2, wherein the degree of amination of each of the etheramines of Formula (I) and Formula (II) is at least 50%, 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, wherein x1?1 and y1?1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Bjoern Ludolph, Sophia Ebert, Christian Eidamshaus, Stefano Scialla, Brian Joseph Loughnane, Karie Marie Henke, Gayle Marie Frankenbach, Jay Frank Nash, Michael Patrick Hayes, Manuel G. Venegas
  • Publication number: 20190062264
    Abstract: An etheramine mixture comprising of at least one amine selected from the group consisting of amine of Formula (I) and amine of Formula (II) wherein R1-R12 are independently selected from H, alkyl, cycloalkyi, aryl, alkylaryl, or arylalkyi, wherein at least one of R1-R6 and at least one of R7-R12 is different from H, and wherein Z1-Z3 are linear CH2CH2CH2NH2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: Bjoern Ludolph, Sophia Ebert, Christian Eidamshaus, Stefano Scialla, Brian Joseph Loughnane, Karie Marie Henke, Jay Frank Nash, Michael Patrick Hayes
  • Publication number: 20190010425
    Abstract: Cleaning compositions that include alkoxylated esteramines. Related methods of preparation and use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Stefano SCIALLA, Michelle JACKSON, Bjoern LUDOLPH, Sophia Rosa EBERT, Christian BITTNER, Frank HULSKOTTER
  • Publication number: 20190010426
    Abstract: Cleaning compositions that include non-alkoxylated esteramines Related methods of preparation and use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Stefano SCIALLA, Michelle JACKSON, Bjoern LUDOLPH, Sophia Rosa EBERT, Christian BITTNER, Frank HULSKOTTER, Gregory Scot MIRACLE
  • Patent number: 10174274
    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: October 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Brian Joseph Loughnane, Frank Hulskotter, Stefano Scialla, Sophia Rosa Ebert, Bjoern Ludolph, Christian Eidamshaus
  • Publication number: 20180371165
    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) am ins 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: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Bjoern Ludolph, Steffen Maas, Sophia Ebert, Patrick Delplancke, Frank Huelskoetter
  • Publication number: 20180291003
    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: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Cornelia SCHLETH, Liane SCHULZ, Bruno ROTZINGER, Bjoern LUDOLPH, Manuele VITALI
  • Patent number: 10093879
    Abstract: A lubricant composition includes a base oil and a cyclic amine compound. A method of lubricating a system including a fluoropolymer seal with the lubricant composition is also provided. An additive concentrate for a lubricant composition is also provided. The cyclic amine compound is useful for adjusting the total base number of a lubricant composition. The lubricant composition is compatible with fluoropolymer seals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Kevin J. Desantis, Michael Hoey, Bjoern Ludolph, Matthias Kiefer
  • Publication number: 20180179145
    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: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2015
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: SOPHIA EBERT, Björn LUDOLPH, Christof Wilhem WIGBERS, Dieter BEOCKH, Frank HEULSKOETTER, Frank HUELSKOETTER, Brian J LOUGHNANE, Amy EICHSTADT WAUN, Kevin CHRISTMAS, Stefano SCIALLA, Darren REES
  • Patent number: 9974985
    Abstract: The invention relates to etheramines of formula (I) or formula (II) or a mixture of etheramines of formula (I) and formula (II) based on 1,2-dialcohols, wherein R1 is a linear or branched alkyl group with 2 to 16 carbon atoms, R2 is a hydrogen or an alkyl group with 1 to 16 carbon atoms, x?1 and y?1 and the sum of x+y is between 2 and 10, and A1, A2, A3 and A4 are independently selected from the group consisting of linear and/or branched alkylenes having 2 to 18 carbon atoms and wherein Z1-Z4 are independently selected from OH, NH2, NHR? or NR?R?, wherein at least one of Z1-Z2 and at least one of Z3-Z4 is NH2, NHR? or NR?R?, wherein R? and R? are independently selected from alkylenes having 2 to 6 carbon atoms. The invention further relates to etheramines obtainable by the alkoxylation and amination of 1,2-dialcohols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Sophia Ebert, Björn Ludolph, Christof Wilhelm Wigbers, Dieter Boeckh, Frank Huelskoetter, Stefano Scialla, Kevin Christmas, Darren Rees, Brian J. Loughnane
  • Publication number: 20180134981
    Abstract: A lubricant composition includes a base oil and a cyclic amine compound. A method of lubricating a system including a fluoropolymer seal with the lubricant composition is also provided. An additive concentrate for a lubricant composition is also provided. The cyclic amine compound is useful for adjusting the total base number of a lubricant composition. The lubricant composition is compatible with fluoropolymer seals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventors: Kevin J. Desantis, Michael Hoey, Bjoern Ludolph, Matthias Kiefer
  • Patent number: 9944623
    Abstract: The present invention relates to oxygen-substituted sterically hindered amines of the formulae I or II: (II), wherein, for example, F2, R3, R5, R6, R8, R9, R11, R12, R13, R14 are n-butyl: Z1 to Z10 are propoxy and R1, R4, R7, R10, R13 are 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-1-propoxy-piperidin-4-yl. Compositions comprising compounds of formulae I or II and an organic material, which is susceptible to oxidative, thermal or light-induced degradation, are further disclosed. Optionally, further additives are contained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Edoardo Menozzi, Massimiliano Sala, Anna Bassi, Holger Hoppe, Björn Ludolph, Gérard Lips
  • Patent number: 9932293
    Abstract: This invention relates to an etheramine of formula (I) based on glycerine or trimethylolpropane and its manufacturing process, wherein R=H or ethyl, k=0 or 1 A represents a linear or branched alkylene group having C2-C18 carbon atoms, A may be the same as or different from one another, at least one A represents a linear or branched C4-alkylene group, the sum of x, y and z lies in the range of 3 to 100, x?y?1 and z?1, Z=NH2 or OH but at least two Z per molecule are NH2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Sophia Ebert, Björn Ludolph, Christof W. Wigbers, Steffen Maas, Dieter Boeckh, Frank Huelskoetter, Brian J. Loughnane, Amy Eichstadt Waun, Kevin Christmas, Darren Rees, Stefano Scialla
  • Patent number: 9902916
    Abstract: A lubricant composition includes a base oil and a cyclic amine compound. A method of lubricating a system including a fluoropolymer seal with the lubricant composition is also provided. An additive concentrate for a lubricant composition is also provided. The cyclic amine compound is useful for adjusting the total base number of a lubricant composition. The lubricant composition is compatible with fluoropolymer seals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Kevin J. Desantis, Michael Hoey, Bjoern Ludolph, Matthias Kiefer
  • Patent number: 9868925
    Abstract: A hard surface cleaning composition comprising: a) from 1% to 60% by weight of the composition of a surfactant system; and b) from 0.1% to 10% by weight of the composition of a cleaning amine of formula: wherein: R1, R2, R3, R4, and R5 are independently selected from —H, linear, branched or cyclic alkyl or alkenyl having from 1 to 10 carbon atoms and n=0-3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Frank Hulskotter, Patrick Firmin August Delplancke, Bjoern Ludolph, Steffen Maas
  • Publication number: 20180009942
    Abstract: Described herein are substituted polyetheramines with a low melting point which are obtainable by condensation of at least two N-(hydroxyalkyl)amines to obtain a polyetheramine and subsequent reaction of at least one remaining hydroxy group and/or, if present, at least one secondary amino group of said polyetheramine with ethylene oxide and at least one further alkylene oxide to obtain a substituted polyetheramine. Uses of such substituted polyetheramines in fields of cosmetic formulations, as crude oil emulsion brakers, in pigment dispersions of ink jets, in electro paintings, or in cementitious compositions as well as methods wherein said substituted polyetheramines are used in said fields are described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2016
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Inventors: Sophia Ebert, Bjoern Ludolph, Brian J. Loughnane
  • Patent number: 9850452
    Abstract: Fabric care compositions, and more specifically, fabric care compositions that include a surfactant system, silicone, and a polyetheramine. Methods of making and using such compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Renae Dianna Fossum, Frank Hulskotter, Nicholas David Vetter, Stefano Scialla, Brian Joseph Loughnane, Amy Eichstadt Waun, Sophia Ebert, Bjoern Ludolph, Christof Wigbers, Steffen Maas, Bernardo M. Aguilera-Mercado, Carola Barrera