Patents by Inventor E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY

E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 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: 20140318358
    Abstract: This invention pertains to a ballistic resistant article comprising at least one first layer facing a projectile and at least one second layer adjacent to the at least one first layer and facing an object to be protected wherein, under a ballistic event, the at least one first layer is capable of undergoing a shock induced non-reversible phase transformation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2013
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
  • Publication number: 20140315459
    Abstract: Inclusion of a needle structured clay or the plate structured clay sodium montmorillonite in a chitosan film was found to reduce shrinkage of the film. The clay is processed into a substantially dispersed form. Laminates fabricated from this chitosan film including dispersed clay can be used in make a variety of finished articles that can be used to provide protection from hazardous chemical and biological agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2013
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
  • Publication number: 20140223606
    Abstract: Compositions and methods comprising polynucleotides and polypeptides having meganuclease activity are provided. Further provided are nucleic acid constructs, yeast, plants, plant cells, explants, seeds and grain having the meganuclease sequences. Various methods of employing the meganuclease sequences are provided. Such methods include, for example, methods for producing a meganuclease with increased activity at a wide range of temperatures, methods for producing a yeast, plant, plant cell, explant or seed comprising a meganuclease with increased activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2013
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicants: PIONEER HI BRED INTERNATIONAL INC, E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY, PIONEER HI BRED INTERNATIONAL INC
  • Publication number: 20140059716
    Abstract: Isolated polynucleotides and polypeptides and recombinant DNA constructs particularly useful for altering agronomic characteristics of plants under nitrogen limiting conditions, compositions (such as plants or seeds) comprising these recombinant DNA constructs, and methods utilizing these recombinant DNA constructs. The recombinant DNA construct comprises a polynucleotide operably linked to a promoter functional in a plant, wherein said polynucleotide encodes an LNT2 polypeptide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2013
    Publication date: February 27, 2014
    Applicants: Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc, E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company
    Inventors: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company, Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc
  • Publication number: 20130303369
    Abstract: This invention is directed to (1) a soluble intermediate prepared from reaction of the acid form of one or more of the compounds disclosed by Formula I given below with at least one long-chain fatty amine; (2) a process for solubilizing one or more of the compounds disclosed by Formula I given below by reacting said compounds with at least one long-chain fatty amine to form a fatty-amine salt of Formula I compound; and (3) a finished pesticide product comprising at least one of the soluble intermediates, that is, fatty-amine salt of Formula I compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2012
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Applicant: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventor: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
  • Publication number: 20130288316
    Abstract: Acetyl xylan esterases and variants thereof having perhydrolytic activity are provided for producing peroxycarboxylic acids from carboxylic acid esters and a source of peroxygen. Multi-component peracid generation systems comprising an enzyme catalyst having perhydrolytic activity are also provided, as are methods of using the present enzyme catalyst to produce peroxycarboxylic acids. The polypeptide having perhydrolytic activity may be used to produce peroxycarboxylic acids suitable for use in a variety of applications such as cleaning, disinfecting, sanitizing, bleaching, wood pulp processing, paper pulp processing, and personal care applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Applicant: E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
  • Publication number: 20130284256
    Abstract: A lead-free conductive paste composition contains a source of an electrically conductive metal, a fusible material, an optional additive, and an organic vehicle. An article such as a high-efficiency photovoltaic cell is formed by a process of deposition of the lead-free paste composition on a semiconductor substrate (e.g., by screen printing) and firing the paste to remove the organic vehicle and sinter the metal and fusible material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2012
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
  • Publication number: 20130221262
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions for use in refrigeration, air-conditioning, and heat pump systems wherein the composition comprises a tetrafluoropropene and at least one other component. The compositions of the present invention are useful in processes for producing cooling or heat, as heat transfer fluids, foam blowing agents, aerosol propellants, and fire suppression and fire extinguishing agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
  • Publication number: 20130224506
    Abstract: Disclosed is a blend composition comprising a combination of (a) about 99 to about 1 weight %, based on the combination of (a) and (b), of a sub-partially hydrolyzed poly(vinyl alcohol) characterized by a hydrolysis level of from about 72 to about 84 mole %; and (b) about 1 to about 99 weight % of an ionomer comprising a parent acid copolymer that comprises ethylene and about 18 to about 30 weight % of acrylic acid or methacrylic acid, the acid copolymer having a melt flow rate from about 200 to about 1000 g/10 min., wherein about 50% to about 70% of the carboxylic acid groups of the copolymer are neutralized to carboxylic acid salts comprising potassium and/or sodium cations. Also disclosed are aqueous dispersions and methods to prepare the aqueous dispersions. Articles and multilayer structures comprising the blend composition on a substrate and methods for their preparation are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
  • Publication number: 20130225799
    Abstract: Transgenic oilseeds having increased total fatty acid content of at least 10% and altered fatty acid profiles when compared to the total fatty acid content of null segregant oilseeds are described. Novel DGAT genes are used to achieve the increase in seed storage lipids.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicants: E.I. du PONT de NEMOURS AND COMPANY, PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., E.I. du Pont de Nemours And Company
  • Publication number: 20130225746
    Abstract: Provided herein is a translucent white polymer composition suitable for use as a safety glass interlayer. The translucent white polymer composition comprises a pigment and a polymeric resin that comprises an ionomer of an ethylene acid copolymer. Alumina (Al2O3) and alumina trihydrate (Al(OH)3; “ATH”) are preferred pigments. The translucent white polymer composition is useful in various molded articles. The translucent white polymer composition is particularly useful as an interlayer in glass laminates, including safety glass laminates and structural glass laminates. Further provided herein are methods of making the translucent white polymer composition, the articles and the glass laminates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
  • Publication number: 20130224905
    Abstract: A silver paste comprising particulate silver, at least one glass frit, and an organic vehicle, wherein the particulate silver includes 10 to 100 wt-% of spherically-shaped silver particles, based on the total weight of the particulate silver, wherein the spherically-shaped silver particles have an average particle size in the range of 1 to 3 ?m, a crystallite size in the range of 40 to 60 nm and a smooth particle surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E I Du Pont de Nemours and Company
  • Publication number: 20130217167
    Abstract: A process for sealing a multilayer article against environmental degradation. The article comprises a photoactive layer disposed on a length of flexible substrate and is sealed by applying a sol-gel layer to the outermost layer of the article and curing the sol-gel layer into a flexible, glass protective-coating. The multilayer article can be a photovoltaic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2013
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
  • Publication number: 20130214443
    Abstract: A process is provided for preparation of carbon fibers based from fibers of poly(?(1?3) glucan). The method comprises three thermal exposures at progressively higher temperatures to drive off volatiles, thermally stabilize the glucan fiber, and carbonize the thermally stabilized fiber. The carbon fibers prepared according to the process hereof are strong, stiff, tough, and easily handled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2013
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
  • Publication number: 20130217736
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formula 1, wherein R1 is halogen, C1-C2 haloalkyl or C1-C2 haloalkoxy; R2 is H, halogen or cyano; R3 is H, halogen or CF3; R4 is H, C2-C7 alkylcarbonyl or C2-C7 alkoxycarbonyl; and R5 is C1-C6 alkyl or C1-C6 haloalkyl, each substituted with one substituent independently selected from hydroxy, C1-C6 alkoxy, C1-C6 alkylthio, C1-C6 alkylsulfinyl, C1-C6 alkylsulfonyl, C2-C7 alkylaminocarbonyl, C3-C9 dialkylaminocarbonyl, C2-C7 haloalkylaminocarbonyl and C3-C9 halodialkylaminocarbonyl. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of Formula 1 and methods for controlling an invertebrate pest comprising contacting the invertebrate pest or its environment with a biologically effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Inventor: E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company
  • Publication number: 20130217849
    Abstract: A composition comprising a mixture of fluoropolyether acids or salts having a number average value of about 800 to about 2500 g/mol. The amount of fluoropolyether acids or salt in the mixture having a molecular weight of not more than 500 g/mol is not more than 50 ppm by weight of the total amount of fluoropolyether acids or salts in the mixture. The amount of fluoropolyether acids or salts in the mixture having a molecular weight of 2500 g/mol or greater is not more than 40% by weight of the total amount of fluoropolyether acids or salts in the mixture. Preferably the fluoropolyether acids or salts comprise an anionic group selected from the group consisting of carboxylate, sulfonate, sulfonamide anion and phosphonate. Also disclosed is an aqueous dispersion polymerization process for fluoropolymer manufacture employing polymerization agent comprising the specified mixture of fluoropolyether acids or salts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2013
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company
  • Publication number: 20130219565
    Abstract: Isolated nucleic acid fragments comprising precursor miRNAs, and artificial miRNAs and their use in down-regulating gene expression of fatty acid biosynthetic genes are described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2013
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company
  • Publication number: 20130213063
    Abstract: The present invention relates to fluoroolefin compositions. The fluoroolefin compositions of the present invention are useful as refrigerants or heat transfer fluids and in processes for producing cooling or heat. Additionally, the fluoroolefin compositions of the present invention may be used to replace currently used refrigerant or heat transfer fluid compositions that have higher global warming potential.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2013
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E I Du Pont de Nemours And Company
  • Publication number: 20130216690
    Abstract: Aquaculture meat products having a ratio of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids of eicosapentaenoic acid [“EPA”; cis-5,8,11,14,17-eicosapentaenoic acid; 20:5], to docosahexaenoic acid [“DHA”; cis-4,7,10,13,16,19-docosahexaenoic acid; 22:6], equal to or greater than 1.4:1 based on the individual concentrations of each as a percent of the total fatty acids in the aquaculture meat product are disclosed. Furthermore, such aquaculture meat products may have a concentration of the sum of EPA and DHA that is at least about 0.5%, measured as a weight percent of the aquaculture meat product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2013
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
  • Publication number: 20130206570
    Abstract: This invention is directed to a polymer thick film conductive composition that may be used in applications where thermoforming of the base substrate occurs, e.g., as in capacitive switches. Polycarbonate substrates are often used as the substrate and the polymer thick film conductive composition may be used without any barrier layer. Thermoformable electric circuits benefit from the presence of an encapsulant layer over the dried polymer thick film conductive composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2013
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company