Patents by Inventor Brian J. Loughnane

Brian J. Loughnane 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: 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: 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: 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: 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20170298174
    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: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2015
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Inventors: Sophia Ebert, Bjoern Ludolph, Christian Eidamshaus, Stefano Scialla, Kevin Christmas, Amy Eichstadt Waun, Brian J. Loughnane, Darren Rees, Frank Huelskoetter
  • Publication number: 20170275395
    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: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Bernhard Ulrich von Vacano, Sophia Ebert, Bjoern Ludolph, Christof Wilhelm Wigbers, Christian Eidamshaus, Brian J. Loughnane, Frank Huelskoetter, Stefano Scialla
  • Patent number: 9738754
    Abstract: The present invention relates to water-soluble alkoxylated polyalkyleneimines having an inner block of polyethylene oxide comprising 5 to 18 polyethylene oxide units, a middle block of polyalkylene oxide comprising 1 to 5 polyalkylene oxide units and an outer block of polyethylene oxide comprising 2 to 14 polyethylene oxide units. The middle block is formed from polypropylene oxide units, polybutylene oxide units and/or polypentene oxide units. In addition, the present invention relates to water-soluble alkoxylated polyamines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Sophia Ebert, Björn Ludolph, Frank Huelskoetter, Kevin Christmas, Stefano Scialla, Brian J. Loughnane, Amy Eichstadt Waun, Darren Rees
  • Publication number: 20160251304
    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: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2014
    Publication date: September 1, 2016
    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
  • Publication number: 20160222160
    Abstract: The present invention relates to water-soluble alkoxylated polyalkyleneimines having an inner block of polyethylene oxide comprising 5 to 18 polyethylene oxide units, a middle block of polyalkylene oxide comprising 1 to 5 polyalkylene oxide units and an outer block of polyethylene oxide comprising 2 to 14 polyethylene oxide units. The middle block is formed from polypropylene oxide units, polybutylene oxide units and/or polypentene oxide units. In addition, the present invention relates to water-soluble alkoxylated polyamines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Sophia EBERT, Björn LUDOLPH, Frank HUELSKOETTER, Kevin CHRISTMAS, Stefano SCIALLA, Brian J. LOUGHNANE, Amy EICHSTADT WAUN, Darren REES
  • Publication number: 20160052867
    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: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2014
    Publication date: February 25, 2016
    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
  • Publication number: 20150329476
    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: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Inventors: Sophia Ebert, Bjorn Ludolph, Christof Wilhelm Wigbers, Dieter Boeckh, Frank Huelskoetter, Stefano Scialla, Kevin Christmas, Darren Rees, Brian J. Loughnane