Patents by Inventor David R. Wilson

David R. Wilson 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: 20210268487
    Abstract: The invention relates to oligomerization of olefins, such as ethylene, to higher olefins, such as a mixture of 1-hexene and 1-octene, using a catalyst system that comprises a) a source of chromium b) one or more activators and c) a phosphacycle-containing ligating compound. Additionally, the invention relates to a phosphacycle-containing ligating compound and a process for making said compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jerzy Klosin, Kara A. Milbrandt, Scott D. Boelter, David R. Wilson, Mari S. Rosen, Dean M. Welsh, Peter M. Margl, Kyoung Moo Koh, David M. Pearson, Rafael Huacuja
  • Patent number: 11066428
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a catalyst system comprising metal-ligand complexes and processes for polyolefin polymerization using the metal-ligand complex having the following structure, Formula (I), where X is selected from the group consisting of —(CH2)SiRX3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Bryan D. Stubbert, Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Tulaza Vaidya, Jerzy Klosin, Edmund M. Carnahan, Philip P. Fontaine, Mari S. Rosen, David R. Wilson
  • Patent number: 11066489
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a catalyst system comprising metal ligand complexes and processes for polyolefin polymerization using the metal ligand complex having the following structure: where each X is selected from the group consisting of —(CH2)SiRX3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Arkady L. Krasovskiy, David R. Wilson, Bryan D. Stubbert, Tulaza Vaidya, Jerzy Klosin, Edmund M. Carnahan, Philip P. Fontaine, Mari S. Rosen
  • Publication number: 20210147592
    Abstract: Embodiments of the disclosure include processes of polymerizing olefins. The process includes contacting ethylene and a (C3-C40)alpha-olefin comonomer in the presences of a catalyst system. The catalyst system comprises a procatalyst and a bimetallic activator complex. The bimetallic activator complex comprises an anion and a countercation, and the anion has a structure according to formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Richard J. KEATON, Rafael HUACUJA, David R. WILSON, Jerzy KLOSIN, David M. PEARSON, Todd D. SENECAL, Sukrit MUKHOPADHYAY, William H.H. WOODWARD
  • Patent number: 11001669
    Abstract: A Lewis acid polymerization catalyst has a general formula M(R1)1(R2)1(R3)1(R4)0 or 1, whereas M is boron, R1, R2, R3, and R4 are each independent, R1 is a 3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)-substituted phenyl group, R2 is the 3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)-substituted phenyl group or a first fluoro-substituted phenyl group selected from Set 1 structures, R3 is independently a second fluoro-substituted phenyl group selected from the Set 1 structures, and optional R4 includes a third functional group or functional polymer group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Arjun Raghuraman, William H. Heath, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Heather A. Spinney, David R. Wilson
  • Publication number: 20210129125
    Abstract: The invention relates to oligomerization of olefins, such as ethylene, to higher olefins, such as a mixture of 1-hexene and 1-octene, using a catalyst system that comprises a) a source of chromium b) one or more activators and c) a phosphacycle-containing ligating compound. Additionally, the invention relates to a phosphacycle-containing ligating compound and a process for making said compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jerzy Klosin, Kara A. Milbrandt, Scott D. Boelter, David R. Wilson, Mari S. Rosen, Dean M. Welsh, Peter M. Margl, Kyoung Moo Koh, David M. Pearson, Rafael Huacuja
  • Patent number: 10981156
    Abstract: The invention relates to oligomerization of olefins, such as ethylene, to higher olefins, such as a mixture of 1-hexene and 1-octene, using a catalyst system that comprises a) a source of chromium b) one or more activators and c) a phosphacycle-containing ligating compound. Additionally, the invention relates to a phosphacycle-containing ligating compound and a process for making said compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jerzy Klosin, Kara A. Milbrandt, Scott D. Boelter, David R. Wilson, Mari S. Rosen, Dean M. Welsh, Peter M. Margl, Kyoung Moo Koh, David M. Pearson, Rafael Huacuja
  • Publication number: 20210070920
    Abstract: A method of producing a polyether polyol that includes reacting a low molecular weight initiator with ethylene oxide in the presence of a polymerization catalyst, the low molecular weight initiator having a number average molecular weight of less than 1,000 g/mol and a nominal hydroxyl functionality at least 2, and the polymerization catalyst being a Lewis acid catalyst having the general formula M(R1)1(R2)1(R3)1(R4)0 or 1. Whereas, M is boron, aluminum, indium, bismuth or erbium, R1, R2, and R3 each includes a same fluoroalkyl-substituted phenyl group, and optional R4 includes a functional group or functional polymer group. R1, R2, and R3 are the same fluoroalkyl-substituted phenyl group. The method further includes forming a polyether polyol having a number average molecular weight of greater than the number average molecular weight of the low molecular weight initiator in the presence of the Lewis acid catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Arjun Raghuraman, William H. Heath, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Heather A. Spinney, David R. Wilson, Justin M. Notestein, SonBinh T. Nguyen
  • Patent number: 10919031
    Abstract: The invention relates to oligomerization of olefins, such as ethylene, to higher olefins, such as a mixture of 1-hexene and 1-octene, using a catalyst system that comprises a) a source of chromium b) one or more activators and c) a phosphacycle-containing ligating compound. Additionally, the invention relates to a phosphacycle-containing ligating compound and a process for making said compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jerzy Klosin, Kara A. Milbrandt, Scott D. Boelter, David R. Wilson, Mari S. Rosen, Dean M. Welsh, Peter M. Margl, Kyoung Moo Koh, David M. Pearson, Rafael Huacuja
  • Publication number: 20210032382
    Abstract: Embodiments of this disclosure include processes of polymerizing olefins, the process comprising contacting ethylene and a (C3-C40)alpha-olefin comonomer in the presence of a catalyst system, the catalyst system comprising a Group IV metal-ligand complex and an ionic metallic activator complex, the ionic metallic activator complex comprising an anion and a countercation, the anion having a structure according to formula (I):formula (I)
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Richard J. Keaton, Rafael Huacuja, David R. Wilson, Jerzy Klosin, David M. Pearson, Todd D. Senecal, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, William H.H. Woodward
  • Publication number: 20200354383
    Abstract: A method of producing a polyether polyol includes reacting a low molecular weight initiator with ethylene oxide in the presence of a polymerization catalyst, and the low molecular weight initiator has a nominal hydroxyl functionality at least 2. The polymerization catalyst is a Lewis acid catalyst having the general formula M(R1)1(R2)1(R3)1(R4)0 or 1, whereas M is boron, aluminum, indium, bismuth or erbium, R1, R2, R3, and R4 are each independent, R1 includes a fluoroalkyl-substituted phenyl group, R2 incudes a fluoroalkyl-substituted phenyl group or a fluoro/chloro-substituted phenyl group, R3 includes a fluoroalkyl-substituted phenyl group or a fluoro/chloro-substituted phenyl group, and optional R4 includes a functional group or functional polymer group, R1 being different from at least one of R2 and R3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Arjun Raghuraman, William H. Heath, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Heather A. Spinney, David R. Wilson, Jeffery Goodwin
  • Publication number: 20200338542
    Abstract: The invention relates to oligomerization of olefins, such as ethylene, to higher olefins, such as a mixture of 1-hexene and 1-octene, using a catalyst system that comprises a) a source of chromium b) one or more activators and c) a phosphacycle-containing ligating compound. Additionally, the invention relates to a phosphacycle-containing ligating compound and a process for making said compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jerzy Klosin, Kara A. Milbrandt, Scott D. Boelter, David R. Wilson, Mari S. Rosen, Dean M. Welsh, Peter M. Margl, Kyoung Moo Koh, David M. Pearson, Rafael Huacuja
  • Publication number: 20200277436
    Abstract: A method of producing an alcohol ethoxylate surfactant or lubricant, the method including reacting a low molecular weight initiator with ethylene oxide in the presence of a polymerization catalyst, the low molecular weight initiator having a nominal hydroxyl functionality at least 1, and the polymerization catalyst being a Lewis acid catalyst having the general formula M(R1)1(R2)1(R3)1(R4)0 or 1, whereas M is boron, aluminum, indium, bismuth or erbium, R1, R2, R3, and R4 are each independent, R1 includes a first fluoroalkyl-substituted phenyl group, R2 includes a second fluoroalkyl-substituted phenyl group or a first fluoro/chloro-substituted phenyl group, R3 includes a third fluoroalkyl-substituted phenyl group or a second fluoro/chloro-substituted phenyl group, and optional R4 includes a functional group or functional polymer group, R1 being different from at least one of R2 and R3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Arjun Raghuraman, William H. Heath, Bruce D. Hook, Wanglin Yu, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Heather A. Spinney, David R. Wilson
  • Publication number: 20200277412
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a catalyst system comprising metal ligand complexes and processes for polyolefin polymerization using the metal ligand complex having the following structure: where X is selected from the group consisting of —ORX or NRX2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Arkady L. Krasovskiy, David R. Wilson, Tulaza Vaidya, Edmund M. Carnahan, Philip P. Fontaine, Carl N. Iverson
  • Publication number: 20200270376
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a catalyst system comprising metal ligand complexes and processes for polyolefin polymerization using the metal ligand complex having the following structure: where each X is selected from the group consisting of —(CH2)SiRX3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Arkady L. Krasovskiy, David R. Wilson, Bryan D. Stubbert, Tulaza Vaidya, Jerzy Klosin, Edmund M. Carnahan, Philip P. Fontaine, Mari S. Rosen
  • Publication number: 20200270282
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a catalyst system comprising metal-ligand complexes and processes for polyolefin polymerization using the metal-ligand complex having the following structure, Formula (I), where X is selected from the group consisting of —(CH2)SiRX3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Bryan D. Stubbert, Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Tulaza Vaidya, Jerzy Klosin, Edmund M. Carnahan, Philip P. Fontaine, Mari S. Rosen, David R. Wilson
  • Publication number: 20200239619
    Abstract: A method of producing a polyether polyol includes reacting a low molecular weight initiator with one or more monomers in the presence of a polymerization catalyst, and the low molecular weight initiator has a nominal hydroxyl functionality of at least 2. The one or more monomers includes at least one selected from propylene oxide and butylene oxide. The polymerization catalyst is a Lewis acid catalyst having the general formula M(R1)1(R2)1(R3)1(R4)0 or 1, whereas M is boron, aluminum, indium, bismuth or erbium, R1, R2, R3, and R4 are each independent, R1 includes a fluoroalkyl-substituted phenyl group, R2 includes a fluoroalkyl-substituted phenyl group or a fluoro/chloro-substituted phenyl group, R3 includes a fluoroalkyl-substituted phenyl group or a fluoro/chloro-substituted phenyl group, and optional R4 includes a functional group or functional polymer group, R1 being different from at least one of R2 and R3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Arjun Raghuraman, William H. Heath, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Heather A. Spinney, David R. Wilson, Anthony P. Gies, Manjiri R. Paradkar
  • Publication number: 20200231738
    Abstract: A method of producing a polyether polyol that includes reacting a low molecular weight initiator with one or more monomers in the presence of a polymerization catalyst, the low molecular weight initiator having a number average molecular weight of less than 1,000 g/mol and a nominal hydroxyl functionality at least 2, the one or more monomers including at least one selected from propylene oxide and butylene oxide, and the polymerization catalyst being a Lewis acid catalyst having the general formula M(R1)1(R2)1(R3)1(R4)0 or 1. Whereas, M is boron, aluminum, indium, bismuth or erbium, R1, R2, and R3 each includes a same fluoroalkyl-substituted phenyl group, and optional R4 includes a functional group or functional polymer group. The method further includes forming a polyether polyol having a number average molecular weight of greater than the number average molecular weight of the low molecular weight initiator in the presence of the Lewis acid catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Arjun Raghuraman, William H. Heath, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Heather A. Spinney, David R. Wilson, Anthony P. Gies, Manjiri R. Paradkar, Justin M. Notestein, SonBinh T. Nguyen
  • Patent number: 10702861
    Abstract: The invention relates to oligomerization of olefins, such as ethylene, to higher olefins, such as a mixture of 1-hexene and 1-octene, using a catalyst system that comprises a) a source of chromium b) one or more activators and c) a phosphacycle-containing ligating compound. Additionally, the invention relates to a phosphacycle-containing ligating compound and a process for making said compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jerzy Klosin, Kara A. Milbrandt, Scott D. Boelter, David R. Wilson, Mari S. Rosen, Dean M. Welsh, Peter M. Margl, Kyoung Moo Koh, David M. Pearson, Rafael Huacuja
  • Publication number: 20200199291
    Abstract: A Lewis acid polymerization catalyst has a general formula M(R1)1(R2)1(R3)1(R4)0 or 1, whereas M is boron, R1, R2, R3, and R4 are each independent, R1 is a 3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)-substituted phenyl group, R2 is the 3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl) substituted phenyl group or a first fluoro-substituted phenyl group selected from Set 1 structures, R3 is independently a second fluoro-substituted phenyl group selected from the Set 1 structures, and optional R4 includes a third functional group or functional polymer group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Arjun Raghuraman, William H. Heath, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Heather A. Spinney, David R. Wilson