Patents by Inventor Dirk Kuppert

Dirk Kuppert 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: 11254896
    Abstract: The invention relates to a granulate comprising an inorganic solid carrier with at least one biosurfactant contained thereon, as well as to formulations containing this granulate and to the use of same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Dirk Kuppert, Rudolf Egner, Jürgen Lattich, Jens Hildebrand
  • Publication number: 20210277329
    Abstract: The invention relates to specific active compositions for producing highly viscous laundry and cleaning formulations, particularly laundry fabric softeners, to a method for the production thereof and to said laundry and cleaning formulations. High viscosity can be achieved in the products according to the invention despite a low concentration of active compositions and without using additional thickeners.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: EVONIK OPERATIONS GMBH
    Inventors: Stefan Neubauer, Jens HILDEBRAND, Dirk KUPPERT
  • Publication number: 20190031977
    Abstract: The invention relates to a granulate comprising an inorganic solid carrier with at least one biosurfactant contained thereon, as well as to formulations containing this granulate and to the use of same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Applicant: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Dirk Kuppert, Rudolf Egner, Jürgen Lattich, Jens Hildebrand
  • Patent number: 10066191
    Abstract: The present invention relates to washing or cleaning agents having improved foaming characteristics under high soil loading, containing at least one anionic surfactant and at least one alkylamidopropyl betaine of formula (R1)C(?O)NH(CH2)3N+(R2)(R3)CH2COO?, where R1 is an alkyl radical having 7 to 9 carbon atoms and R2 and R3 are identical or different alkyl radicals having 1 to 3 carbon atoms, wherein the weight ratio of the alkylamidopropyl betaine defined herein/total amount of anionic surfactant in the washing or cleaning agent is from 0.003 to 0.12, wherein the weight ratio of the total amount of alkylamidopropyl betaine as defined herein/total amount of alkylamidopropyl betaine in the washing or cleaning agent is 0.25 to 1.0, to washing or cleaning methods in which washing or cleaning agents of this kind are used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Peter Schmiedel, Walter Heberlein, Danilo Panzica, Ketan Patil, Dieter Nickel, Ingrid Kraus, Robin Kleinschnitz, Hans-Henning Wenk, Dirk Kuppert, Juergen Lattich, Ashraf Marzouk
  • Publication number: 20170306264
    Abstract: The present invention further relates to a biosurfactant-containing formulation including A) at least one biosurfactant, and B) at least one additional surfactant selected from the group of betaines, alkoxylated fatty alcohol sulphates and alkylamine oxides, wherein the biosurfactant-containing formulation may be used on hard surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Inventors: Jörg Peggau, Ulrike Kottke, Hans Henning Wenk, Dirk Kuppert, Jochen Kleinen
  • Patent number: 9745251
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel compounds, to aqueous, in particular surfactant-containing formulations containing the novel compounds and to the use of the novel compounds as thickening agents of aqueous, in particular surfactant-containing formulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH
    Inventors: Michael Klostermann, Hans Henning Wenk, Hans-Juergen Koehle, Joachim Venzmer, Dirk Kuppert, Juergen Lattich, Ulrike Kottke
  • Publication number: 20160348033
    Abstract: The present invention relates to washing or cleaning agents having improved foaming characteristics under high soil loading, containing at least one anionic surfactant and at least one alkylamidopropyl betaine of formula (R1)C(?O)NH(CH2)3N+(R2)(R3)CH2COO?, where R1 is an alkyl radical having 7 to 9 carbon atoms and R2 and R3 are identical or different alkyl radicals having 1 to 3 carbon atoms, wherein the weight ratio of the alkylamidopropyl betaine defined herein/total amount of anionic surfactant in the washing or cleaning agent is from 0.003 to 0.12, wherein the weight ratio of the total amount of alkylamidopropyl betaine as defined herein/total amount of alkylamidopropyl betaine in the washing or cleaning agent is 0.25 to 1.0, to washing or cleaning methods in which washing or cleaning agents of this kind are used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2016
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Peter Schmiedel, Walter Heberlein, Danilo Panzica, Ketan Patil, Dieter Nickel, Ingrid Kraus, Robin Kleinschnitz, Hans-Henning Wenk, Dirk Kuppert, Juergen Lattich, Ashraf Marzouk
  • Patent number: 9441187
    Abstract: Reacting at least one tris-(2-hydroxyethyl)-amine fatty acid ester with dimethylsulfate at a molar ratio of dimethylsulfate to amine nitrogen of from 0.79 to 0.94 until the reaction mixture has a total amine number of from 7 to 20 mg KOH/g provides novel fabric softener active compositions with a low content of methanol, comprising from 65 to 98% by weight of tris-(2-hydroxyethyl)-methylammonium methylsulfate fatty acid esters and from 1 to 1500 ppm methanol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Hans-Jürgen Köhle, Ulrike Kottke, Dirk Kuppert, Dietmar Träumer, Kurt Seidel, Axel Euler
  • Patent number: 9346919
    Abstract: Polysiloxane polyether copolymers with amino groups and/or quaternary ammonium groups in the polyether moiety, process for their preparation from hydrogen siloxanes and chlorine-containing unsaturated polyethers in a hydrosilylation reaction with subsequent substitution of chlorine by amine groups and use as softeners for textile fabrics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Evonik DeGussa GmbH
    Inventors: Olga Jazkewitsch, Frank Schubert, Michael Fiedel, Frank Koenig, Dirk Kuppert
  • Patent number: 9243212
    Abstract: The invention relates to detergent formulations for textiles, comprising rhamnolipids, where the content of di-rhamnolipids predominates, and to the use of certain rhamnolipid mixture compositions and of the aforementioned detergent formulations for increasing the rate of foam formation and/or for foam stabilization, and to the use of rhamnolipids for preventing the greying of a textile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH
    Inventors: Dirk Kuppert, Ulrike Kottke, Juergen Lattich, Magdalena Volk, Hans Henning Wenk, Fabien Cabirol, Martin Schilling, Steffen Schaffer, Petra Allef
  • Publication number: 20150329752
    Abstract: The invention relates to water-soluble or water-dispersible, hydrophilic polyisocyanates and polyisocyanate mixtures, to a process for preparing them, and to their use as a starting component in the production of polyurethane polymers, more particularly as crosslinkers for water-soluble or water-dispersible film-forming binders, adhesives binders, or sealant binders or binder components with or without groups which are reactive towards isocyanate groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2015
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Applicant: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Evelyn Albrecht, Emmanouil Spyrou, Annegret Lilienthal, Andre Raukamp, Dirk Hoppe, Dirk Kuppert, Joachim Venzmer, Frank Schubert, Michael Ferenz
  • Patent number: 9175126
    Abstract: The invention relates to water-soluble or water-dispersible, hydrophilic polyisocyanates and polyisocyanate mixtures, to a process for preparing them, and to their use as a starting component in the production of polyurethane polymers, more particularly as crosslinkers for water-soluble or water-dispersible film-forming binders, adhesives binders, or sealant binders or binder components with or without groups which are reactive towards isocyanate groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Evelyn Albrecht, Emmanouil Spyrou, Annegret Lilienthal, Andre Raukamp, Dirk Hoppe, Dirk Kuppert, Joachim Venzmer, Frank Schubert, Michael Ferenz
  • Patent number: 9138385
    Abstract: The invention relates to microemulsions which comprise, as oil phase, a polysiloxane containing at least one quaternary ammonium group, methods for production thereof and also to the use of such microemulsions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH
    Inventors: Verena Dahl, Sascha Herrwerth, Christian Hartung, Joachim Venzmer, Dirk Kuppert, Berend-Jan De Gans
  • Publication number: 20150203443
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel compounds, to aqueous, in particular surfactant-containing formulations containing the novel compounds and to the use of the novel compounds as thickening agents of aqueous, in particular surfactant-containing formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Publication date: July 23, 2015
    Applicant: EVONIK INDUSTRIES AG
    Inventors: Michael Klostermann, Hans Henning Wenk, Hans-Juergen Koehle, Joachim Venzmer, Dirk Kuppert, Juergen Lattich, Ulrike Kottke
  • Publication number: 20150080286
    Abstract: Reacting at least one tris-(2-hydroxyethyl)-amine fatty acid ester with dimethylsulfate at a molar ratio of dimethylsulfate to amine nitrogen of from 0.79 to 0.94 until the reaction mixture has a total amine number of from 7 to 20 mg KOH/g provides novel fabric softener active compositions with a low content of methanol, comprising from 65 to 98% by weight of tris-(2-hydroxyethyl)-methylammonium methylsulfate fatty acid esters and from 1 to 1500 ppm methanol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2013
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Applicant: Evonik Industries AG
    Inventors: Hans-Jürgen Köhle, Ulrike Kottke, Dirk Kuppert, Dietmar Träumer, Kurt Seidel, Axel Euler
  • Publication number: 20140303065
    Abstract: Polysiloxane polyether copolymers with amino groups and/or quaternary ammonium groups in the polyether moiety, process for their preparation from hydrogen siloxanes and chlorine-containing unsaturated polyethers in a hydrosilylation reaction with subsequent substitution of chlorine by amine groups and use as softeners for textile fabrics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicant: Evonik Industries AG
    Inventors: Olga Jazkewitsch, Frank Schubert, Michael Fiedel, Frank Koenig, Dirk Kuppert
  • Publication number: 20140296125
    Abstract: The invention relates to detergent formulations for textiles, comprising rhamnolipids, where the content of di-rhamnolipids predominates, and to the use of certain rhamnolipid mixture compositions and of the aforementioned detergent formulations for increasing the rate of foam formation and/or for foam stabilization, and to the use of rhamnolipids for preventing the greying of a textile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: EVONIK INDUSTRIES AG
    Inventors: Dirk Kuppert, Ulrike Kottke, Juergen Lattich, Magdalena Volk, Hans Henning Wenk, Fabien Cabirol, Martin Schilling, Steffen Schaffer, Petra Allef
  • Patent number: 8796198
    Abstract: A process for producing amino-functional polysiloxanes by reacting the components A) identical or different terminally hydroxy-functional, linear or branched polysiloxanes, B) identical or different alkoxysilanes of the formula R1xR23-xSiR3??(I) where R1 is identical or different alkyl radicals having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, R2 is identical or different alkoxy radicals having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, R3 is an organic radical having at least one nitrogen atom, x=0 to 2, and C) water, in the presence of D) one or more phosphorus-containing, Brønsted-acidic compounds, to the correspondingly obtainable polysiloxanes containing nitrogen-containing groups, and to the use thereof are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Frauke Henning, Andrea Lohse, Ulrike Mahring, Dirk Kuppert
  • Patent number: 8759280
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the preparation of trimethylcyclododecatriene in a continuous or batchwise process by trimerizing isoprene in the presence of a catalyst system and of a solvent. It is possible to isolate the resulting crude trimethylcyclododecatriene by means of distillation. The dimethylcyclooctadiene formed as a by-product may likewise be isolated from the crude product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Dirk Kuppert, Juergen Herwig, Norbert Wilczok, Anita Voelkel, Manfred Thiery
  • Publication number: 20140134125
    Abstract: The invention relates to microemulsions which comprise, as oil phase, a polysiloxane containing at least one quaternary ammonium group, methods for production thereof and also to the use of such microemulsions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2012
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicant: EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH
    Inventors: Verena Dahl, Sascha Herrwerth, Christian Hartung, Joachim Venzmer, Dirk Kuppert, Berend-Jan De Gans