Patents by Inventor Edward D. Daugs

Edward D. Daugs 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: 20200017803
    Abstract: An automatic dishwashing composition is provided including a dispersant polymer blend, comprising: an acrylic acid homopolymer; and a copolymer of acrylic acid and a sulfonated monomer; wherein the blend ratio of the acrylic acid homopolymer to the copolymer of 3:1 to 1:3; and a surfactant, wherein the surfactant is a fatty alcohol alkoxylate of formula I: wherein R1 is a linear or branched, saturated C8-24 alkyl group; R2 is a linear saturated C2-8 alkyl group; m has an average value of 22 to 42; n has an average value of 4 to 12; wherein m+n is an average value of 26 to 54; wherein the fatty alcohol alkoxylate has an average ethyleneoxy unit concentration per molecule, X, of >45 wt %; and, wherein the fatty alcohol alkoxylate has a ratio, Z, equal to X divided by n, wherein the ratio, Z, is <9.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Inventors: Sara B. Klamo, Edward D. Daugs, Scott Backer, Severine Ferrieux, Paul Mercando, Eric Wasserman
  • Patent number: 10479959
    Abstract: A surfactant for use in an automatic dishwashing composition is provided, wherein the surfactant is a glycidyl ether-capped ethoxylated alcohol as noted in formula I. Wherein R1 is a linear, saturated C8-24 alkyl group, R2 is a linear or branched saturated C6-20 alkyl group, m has an average value of 10 to 50, and n has an average value of >1 to 2. Also provided are automatic dishwashing compositions comprising said surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Marianne P. Creamer, Edward D. Daugs, Severine Ferrieux, Sara B. Klamo, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20190218477
    Abstract: An automatic dishwashing composition is provided including a dispersant polymer; a builder; and a surfactant, wherein the surfactant is a fatty alcohol alkoxylate of formula I: wherein R1 is a linear or branched, saturated C8-24 alkyl group; R2 is a linear saturated C2-8 alkyl group; m has an average value of 22 to 42; n has an average value of 4 to 12; wherein m+n is an average value of 26 to 54; wherein the fatty alcohol alkoxylate has an average ethyleneoxy unit concentration per molecule, X, of >45 wt %; and, wherein the fatty alcohol alkoxylate has a ratio, Z, equal to X divided by n, wherein the ratio, Z, is <9.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Sara B. Klamo, Edward D. Daugs, Scott Backer, Severine Ferrieux, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20190118136
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a dehydration composition and method of use thereof for drying gas streams, in particular natural gas streams, wherein the dehydration composition comprises (i) a glycol, (ii) an imidazole compound, and optionally (iii) one or more of an alkali metal carboxylate, an additional glycol different than (i), an alkanolamine, a phosphate acid, a salt of a phosphate acid, a borate acid, a salt of a borate acid, a sweetening agent, a low temperature viscosity improver, a corrosion inhibitor, an antifoaming agent, or mixtures thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2017
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Christophe Laroche, Eric J. Klinker, Sara B. Klamo, Angela I. Padilla-Acevedo, Ashwin R. Bharadwaj, Stephen W. King, Edward D. Daugs, Brian A. Jazdzewski
  • Publication number: 20190016993
    Abstract: A surfactant for use in an automatic dishwashing composition is provided, wherein the surfactant is a glycidyl ether-capped ethoxylated alcohol as noted in formula I. Wherein R1 is a linear, saturated C8-24 alkyl group, R2 is a linear or branched saturated C6-20 alkyl group, m has an average value of 10 to 50, and n has an average value of >1 to 2. Also provided are automatic dishwashing compositions comprising said surfactant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Inventors: Marianne P Creamer, Edward D. Daugs, Severine Ferrieux, Sara B. Klamo, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Patent number: 10179885
    Abstract: A dispersant includes the reaction product of an amine and at least one equivalent of glycidyl ether where the amine is selected from a group consisting of aminoethylpiperazine, bis(2-(piperazin-1-yl)ethyl)amine, 4,4?-methylenebiscyclohexylamine, m-xylenediamine, diethylenetriamine, and triethylenetetramine and where the glycidyl ether has the structure (A), where R is selected from aromatic carbon chains, non-aromatic carbon chains and polyalkylene glycol groups. The dispersant is useful in a lubricant with a base oil for increasing soot dispersibility of the lubricant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Cynthia Pierre, Edward D. Daugs, Paul R. Elowe
  • Publication number: 20180371174
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound having the following structure I: where Ar1, R, R1, E, m, n, x, y, p, and s are defined herein. The compound of the present invention is useful as an open time additive in waterborne coatings compositions, particularly waterborne paint compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Edward D. Daugs, John J. Rabasco, Antony K. Van Dyk, Tianlan Zhang
  • Publication number: 20180355107
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound having the following structure I: where Ar1, Ar2; R1, m, and n are defined herein. The compound of the present invention is useful as an open time additive in waterborne coatings compositions, particularly waterborne paint compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Inventors: Edward D. Daugs, John J. Rabasco, Antony K. Van Dyk, Tianlan Zhang
  • Patent number: 10138719
    Abstract: Oil sands may be surface mined and transported to a treatment area or may be treated directly by means of an in situ process of oil sand deposits that are located too deep for strip mining. A bitumen recovery process may be used to extract bitumen from oil sands. Specifically, the bitumen recover process involves a step of treating oil sands with a propylene oxide capped glycol ether described by the structure: RO—(C2H4O)n—CH2CH(CH3)OH wherein R is a linear, branched, or cyclic alkyl, phenyl, alkyl phenyl group and n is 1 to 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Naoko Akiya, Edward D. Daugs, Felipe A. Donate, Harpreet Singh
  • Patent number: 9908839
    Abstract: A process comprising reacting a mono- or di-carboxylic acid and/or acid anhydride with a glycol ether in the presence of phosphoric acid to produce a glycol ether ester product having low color and low VOC content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: George J. Frycek, Andrei S. Merenov, Felipe A. Donate, Edward D. Daugs, Julie L. Maurer, Rebecca J. Wachowicz, Jason L. Trumble
  • Patent number: 9845285
    Abstract: The present invention provides crystalline solid and amorphous forms of (?)-halofenate. The crystalline solid forms may be used in various pharmaceutical compositions, and are particularly effective for the prevention and/or treatment of conditions associated with blood lipid deposition in a mammal, particularly those diseases related to Type 2 diabetes and hyperlipidemia. The invention also relates to a method for preventing or treating Type 2 diabetes and hyperlipidemia in a mammal comprising the step of administering a therapeutically effective amount of crystalline solid and amorphous forms of (?)-halofenate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignees: CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc., DiaTex, Inc.
    Inventors: Edward D. Daugs, Eric J. Hagen, Jason A. Hanko, David H. Louks
  • Patent number: 9809529
    Abstract: A process comprising reacting a benzoic acid with a glycol ether in the presence of phosphoric acid to produce a glycol ether ester product having low color, low odor, and low VOC content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: George J. Frycek, Felipe A. Donate, Edward D. Daugs, Rebecca J. Wachowicz, Jason L. Trumble
  • Publication number: 20170129843
    Abstract: A process comprising reacting a benzoic acid with a glycol ether in the presence of phosphoric acid to produce a glycol ether ester product having low color, low odor, and low VOC content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Publication date: May 11, 2017
    Inventors: George J. Frycek, Felipe A. Donate, Edward D. Daugs, Rebecca J. Wachowicz, Jason L. Trumble
  • Publication number: 20170113997
    Abstract: A process comprising reacting a mono- or di-carboxylic acid and/or acid anhydride with a glycol ether in the presence of phosphoric acid to produce a glycol ether ester product having low color and low VOC content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Publication date: April 27, 2017
    Inventors: George J. Frycek, Andrei S. Merenov, Felipe A. Donate, Edward D. Daugs, Julie L. Maurer, Rebecca J. Wachowicz, Jason L. Trumble
  • Publication number: 20170073603
    Abstract: A dispersant includes the reaction product of an amine and at least one equivalent of glycidyl ether where the amine is selected from a group consisting of aminoethylpiperazine, bis(2-(piperazin-1-yl)ethyl)amine, 4,4?-methylenebiscyclohexylamine, m-xylenediamine, diethylenetriamine, and triethylenetetramine and where the glycidyl ether has the structure (A), where R is selected from aromatic carbon chains, non-aromatic carbon chains and polyalkylene glycol groups. The dispersant is useful in a lubricant with a base oil for increasing soot dispersibility of the lubricant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2015
    Publication date: March 16, 2017
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Cynthia Pierre, Edward D. Daugs, Paul R. Elowe
  • Publication number: 20170051597
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an improved bitumen recovery process from oil sands. The oil sands may be surface mined and transported to a treatment area or may be treated directly by means of an in situ process of oil sand deposits that are located too deep for strip mining. Specifically, the present invention involves the step of treating oil sands with a propylene oxide capped glycol ether described by the structure: RO—(C2H4O)n—CH2CH(CH3)OH wherein R is a linear, branched, or cyclic alkyl, phenyl, alkyl phenyl group and n is 1 to 10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Publication date: February 23, 2017
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Naoko N Akiya, Edward D. Daugs, Felipe A. Donate, Harpreet Singh
  • Patent number: 9481629
    Abstract: A process for the production of 2-butoxyethyl benzoate from benzoic acid and 2-butoxy ethanol wherein at least a portion of the crude reaction product is fed to a distillation column comprising a dividing wall or a pasteurizing section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Andrei S. Merenov, Edward D. Daugs, Patrick Ho Sing Au-Yeung, Jason L. Trumble
  • Publication number: 20160280636
    Abstract: The present invention provides crystalline solid and amorphous forms of (?)-halofenate. The crystalline solid forms may be used in various pharmaceutical compositions, and are particularly effective for the prevention and/or treatment of conditions associated with blood lipid deposition in a mammal, particularly those diseases related to Type 2 diabetes and hyperlipidemia. The invention also relates to a method for preventing or treating Type 2 diabetes and hyperlipidemia in a mammal comprising the step of administering a therapeutically effective amount of crystalline solid and amorphous forms of (?)-halofenate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Inventors: Edward D. Daugs, Eric J. Hagen, Jason A. Hanko, David H. Louks
  • Patent number: 9315404
    Abstract: A process comprising contacting deionized water with one or more Strecker sulfonation reaction products of one or more halogenated alkyl ethers in the presence of sulfite, wherein the one or more Strecker sulfonation reaction products each comprise one or more inorganic salts on a dry basis and one or more surfactant components, form a filtration mixture; loading the filtration mixture into a high pressure filtration system containing a membrane having a membrane molecular weight cutoff allowing preferential passage of the inorganic salts, for example, of greater than or equal to 200 Daltons; wherein the high pressure filtration system is operated at a pressure greater than ambient pressure and is configured to cause crossflow of the filtration mixture along a surface of the membrane resulting in a permeate solution which substantially passes through the membrane and a retentate solution which substantially does not pass through the membrane; wherein the permeate comprises less than or equal to 15 weight perc
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Mark R. Smit, Edward D. Daugs, Raymond M. Collins
  • Patent number: 9233914
    Abstract: The present invention provides crystalline solid and amorphous forms of (?)-halofenate. The crystalline solid forms may be used in various pharmaceutical compositions, and are particularly effective for the prevention and/or treatment of conditions associated with blood lipid deposition in a mammal, particularly those diseases related to Type 2 diabetes and hyperlipidemia. The invention also relates to a method for preventing or treating Type 2 diabetes and hyperlipidemia in a mammal comprising the step of administering a therapeutically effective amount of crystalline solid and amorphous forms of (?)-halofenate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignees: CYMABAY THERAPEUTICS, INC., DIATEX, INC.
    Inventors: Edward D. Daugs, Eric J. Hagen, Jason A. Hanko, David H. Louks