Patents by Inventor Eric P. Wasserman

Eric P. Wasserman 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: 10865263
    Abstract: A method for solution polymerization. The method comprises polymerizing in a solvent a monomer mixture comprising: (a) 5 to 95 wt % of a C3-C5 ethylenically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid; and (b) 5 to 95 wt % of vinyl acetate; wherein the solvent comprises 51 to 88 wt % isopropanol and 12 to 49 wt % water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Corporation
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Randara Pulukkody, Mahesh R. Sawant, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Patent number: 10781399
    Abstract: An automatic dishwashing detergent composition comprising: (a) 0.5 to 8 wt % of a polymer comprising polymerized units of: (i) 5 to 75 wt % itaconic acid, (ii) 10 to 60 wt % of vinyl acetate; and (iii) 10 to 50 wt % (meth)acrylic acid; and having Mw from 5,000 to 100,000; (b) 2 to 50 wt % of an aminocarboxylate builder; (c) 1 to 10 wt % of a nonionic surfactant; (d) 20 to 75 wt % of carbonate, citrate, silicate or a combination thereof; and (e) 5 to 25 wt % of a bleaching agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Marianne P. Creamer, Severine Ferrieux, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Patent number: 10774291
    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: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Sara B. Klamo, Edward D. Daugs, Scott Backer, Severine Ferrieux, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Patent number: 10716745
    Abstract: A personal care composition is provided, comprising: a vehicle; a surfactant, wherein the surfactant includes at least one alkyl polyglucoside; a water-soluble cellulose ether base material substituted with a hydrophobic group having a carbon chain with 8 to 15 carbon atoms; wherein the water-soluble cellulose ether base material has a weight average molecular weight, Mw, of >800,000 Daltons; and wherein the personal care composition contains <0.01 wt % alkyl sulfate and <0.01 wt % alkyl ether sulfate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Union Carbide Corporation
    Inventors: Lyndsay M. Leal, Katherine R. Davis, Emmett M. Partain, III, Nikhil J. Fernandes, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Patent number: 10683469
    Abstract: A phosphorus-free automatic dishwashing detergent composition comprising 2.5 to 8 wt % of a first polymer comprising polymerized units of: (i) 55 to 85 wt % of a C3-C6 monoethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid, (ii) 2 to 30 wt % of a C3-C6 monoethylenically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid and (iii) 2 to 15 wt % of a C5-C12 monoethylenically unsaturated tertiary amine; and having Mw from 2,000 to 100,000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Corporation
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Severine Ferrieux, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20200155439
    Abstract: A personal care composition is provided, comprising: a vehicle; a surfactant; a water-soluble cellulose ether base material substituted with a hydrophobic group having a carbon chain with 8 to 15 carbon atoms; wherein the water-soluble cellulose ether base material has a weight average molecular weight, Mw, of >800,000 Daltons; and, wherein the body wash formulation contains <0.01 wt % alkyl sulfate and <0.01 wt % alkyl ether sulfate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Katherine R. Davis, Lyndsay M. Leal, Emmett M. Partain, III, Nikhil J. Fernandes, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20200157263
    Abstract: A method for solution polymerization. The method comprises polymerizing in a solvent a monomer mixture comprising: (a) 5 to 95 wt % of a C3-C5 ethylenically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid; and (b) 5 to 95 wt % of vinyl acetate; wherein the solvent comprises 51 to 88 wt % isopropanol and 12 to 49 wt % water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicants: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Corporation
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Randara Pulukkody, Mahesh R. Sawant, Eric P. 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: 20190292491
    Abstract: An automatic dishwashing detergent composition comprising: (a) 0.5 to 8 wt % of a polymer comprising polymerized units of: (i) 5 to 75 wt % itaconic acid, (ii) 10 to 60 wt % of vinyl acetate; and (iii) 10 to 50 wt % (meth)acrylic acid; and having Mw from 5,000 to 100,000; (b) 2 to 50 wt % of an aminocarboxylate builder; (c) 1 to 10 wt % of a nonionic surfactant; (d) 20 to 75 wt % of carbonate, citrate, silicate or a combination thereof; and (e) 5 to 25 wt % of a bleaching agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Marianne P. Creamer, Severine Ferrieux, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20190274944
    Abstract: A personal care composition is provided, comprising: a vehicle; a surfactant, wherein the surfactant includes at least one alkyl polyglucoside; a water-soluble cellulose ether base material substituted with a hydrophobic group having a carbon chain with 8 to 15 carbon atoms; wherein the water-soluble cellulose ether base material has a weight average molecular weight, Mw, of >800,000 Daltons; and wherein the personal care composition contains <0.01 wt % alkyl sulfate and <0.01 wt % alkyl ether sulfate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Lyndsay M. Leal, Katherine R. Davis, Emmett M. Partain, III, Nikhil J. Fernandes, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Patent number: 10392503
    Abstract: Provided is a polymer blend in granular form and a process for making the blend. The blend is suitable for use as an additive in a variety of applications, such as in detergent formulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Eric P. Wasserman, Severine Ferrieux
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10253280
    Abstract: A phosphorus-free automatic dishwashing detergent composition comprising: (a) 0.5 to 10 wt % of a polymer comprising polymerized units of: (i) 65 to 75 wt % (meth)acrylic acid, (ii) 15 to 25 wt % of a monoethylenically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid and (iii) 7 to 13 wt % 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid (AMPS); and having Mw from 5,000 to 100,000; (b) 15 to 50 wt % carbonate, (c) 0 to 50 wt % citrate and (d) 10 to 40 wt % of a bleaching agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignees: Rohn and Haas Company, Union Carbide Chemical & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Severine Ferrieux, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20180346632
    Abstract: A method of making polymer particles having an average diameter from 100 nm to 10 ?m, where each particle comprises: (a) a core; and (b) lobes comprising 24 to 50 wt % polymerized residues of at least one C3-C6 carboxylic acid monomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: Marianne P. Creamer, Gary W. Dombrowski, Eric C. Greyson, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Patent number: 10144906
    Abstract: A phosphorus-free automatic dishwashing detergent composition comprising: (a) 0.5 to 8 wt % of a first polymer comprising polymerized units of: (i) 60 to 82 wt % (meth)acrylic acid, (ii) 10 to 30 wt % of a monoethylenically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid and (iii) 8 to 25 wt % 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid (AMPS); and having Mw from 5,000 to 100,000; (b) 0.5 to 8 wt % of a second polymer comprising polymerized units of: (i) 60 to 95 wt % (meth)acrylic acid, (ii) 5 to 40 wt % 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid (AMPS); and having Mw from 5,000 to 100,000; (c) 15 to 50 wt % carbonate, (d) 5 to 50 wt % citrate and (e) 10 to 30 wt % of a bleaching agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Severine Ferrieux, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20180291193
    Abstract: Provided is a polymer blend in granular form and a process for making the blend. The blend is suitable for use as an additive in a variety of applications, such as in detergent formulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2016
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Eric P. Wasserman, Severne Ferrieux
  • Publication number: 20180291313
    Abstract: A phosphorus-free automatic dishwashing detergent composition comprising 2.5 to 8 wt % of a first polymer comprising polymerized units of: (i) 55 to 85 wt % of a C3-C6 monoethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid, (ii) 2 to 30 wt % of a C3-C6 monoethylenically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid and (iii) 2 to 15 wt % of a C5-C12 monoethylenically unsaturated tertiary amine; and having Mw from 2,000 to 100,000.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Applicants: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Severine Ferrieux, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Patent number: 9914797
    Abstract: A rheology modifier including: a water-dispersible, alkali-swellable crosslinked polyacrylate copolymer including 0.02 to 5 weight percent of polysaccharide grafts, based on a total weight of the copolymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignees: ROHM AND HAAS CHEMICALS LLC, UNION CARBIDE CHEMICALS & PLASTICS TECHNOLOGY LLC
    Inventors: Eric P. Wasserman, Marianne P. Creamer
  • Publication number: 20170298299
    Abstract: A phosphorus-free automatic dishwashing detergent composition comprising: (a) 0.5 to 10 wt % of a polymer comprising polymerized units of: (i) 65 to 75 wt % (meth)acrylic acid, (ii) 15 to 25 wt % of a monoethylenically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid and (iii) 7 to 13 wt % 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid (AMPS); and having Mw from 5,000 to 100,000; (b) 15 to 50 wt % carbonate, (c) 0 to 50 wt % citrate and (d) 10 to 40 wt % of a bleaching agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2015
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Severine Ferrieux, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman