Patents by Inventor Eric Wasserman

Eric 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).

  • Publication number: 20220315864
    Abstract: A liquid laundry detergent formulation for household use is provided, comprising: a liquid carrier; a cleaning surfactant; and a cleaning booster of Formula (I) wherein each R1 is independently a chain of Formula (II) wherein each R2 is independently selected from the group consisting of a C1-8 alkyl group and a chain of Formula (II); wherein R3 and R4 are independently an aliphatic C3-12 alkanediyl group; wherein each R5 is independently selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen and a —C1-4 alkyl group; wherein n is an average of 0 to 8; wherein m is an average of 5 to 50; and wherein the cleaning booster has a weight average molecular weight of ?10,000 Daltons.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2020
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Inventors: Stephen J. Donovan, Aslin Izmitli, Asghar A. Peera, Michael L. Tulchinsky, Eric Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20220290076
    Abstract: A deposition aid polymer for laundry is provided, comprising >50 to 99 wt % of structural units of formula (I) wherein R1 is selected from hydrogen, —C1-4 alkyl and —CH2OR3; wherein R3 is selected from —C1-12 alkyl and phenyl; and 1 to <50 wt % of structural units of formula (II) wherein R2 is selected from a moiety of Formula (III), a moiety of Formula (IV) and a moiety of Formula (V) wherein A? is a counter anion balancing the cationic charge on the N; wherein R4 is selected from hydrogen, —C1-12 alkyl and phenyl; and wherein R5 is selected from hydrogen and —C1-8 alkyl; wherein the deposition aid polymer has a weight average molecular weight of <100,000 Daltons; and with the proviso that the deposition aid polymer has an average of at least two structural units of formula (II) per molecule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventors: Matthew E. Belowich, David S. Laitar, Randara Pulukkody, Eric Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20220290077
    Abstract: A fabric care composition is provided, comprising: a fabric care benefit agent; and a deposition aid polymer is provided, comprising >50 to 99 wt % of structural units of formula (I) wherein R1 is selected from hydrogen, —C1-4 alkyl and —CH2OR3; wherein R3 is selected from —C1-12 alkyl and phenyl; and 1 to <50 wt % of structural units of formula (II) wherein R2 is selected from Formula (III), Formula (IV) and Formula (V) wherein A? is a counter anion; wherein R4 is selected from a hydrogen, a —C1-12 alkyl group and a phenyl group; and wherein R5 is selected from a hydrogen and a —C1-8 alkyl group; wherein the deposition aid polymer has a weight average molecular weight of <100,000 Daltons; and with the proviso that the deposition aid polymer has an average of ?two structural units of formula (II) per molecule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventors: Matthew E. Belowich, David S. Laitar, Randara Pulukkody, Eric Wasserman
  • Patent number: 11427790
    Abstract: An automatic dishwashing composition is provided, comprising: a dispersant polymer blend, comprising an acrylic acid homopolymer; and a copolymer of acrylic acid and a sulfonated monomer; wherein the dispersant polymer blend has a blend ratio of the acrylic acid homopolymer to the copolymer of 3:1 to 1:3; a surfactant; a builder; and optionally, an additive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Severine Ferrieux, Eric Wasserman, Marianne Creamer, Edward D. Daugs, Sara B. Klamo, Paul Mercando
  • Publication number: 20220267181
    Abstract: Embodiments relate a method of treating a water system that includes providing to the water system a fluorescent-tagged treatment polymer that is the reaction product of a mixture that includes at least one unsaturated monomer, at least one initiator with at least one reactive terminal group for reacting with the unsaturated monomer, and at least one fluorescent chain transfer agent, the at least one fluorescent chain transfer agent having a phosphorus-hydrogen or sulfur-hydrogen group connected to a polyaromatic hydrocarbon group having from two to ten rings, and the at least one fluorescent chain transfer agent being a chain transfer agent that controls final polymer molecular weight of the fluorescent-tagged treatment polymer and a fluorescent tag for the fluorescent-tagged treatment polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2020
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Inventors: Kaylie L. Young, Robert D. Grigg, Graham P. Abramo, Matthew S. Remy, Eric Wasserman
  • Patent number: 11371887
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for filtering coherent infrared light from a thermal background for protection of infrared (IR) imaging arrays and detection systems. A Michelson interferometer is used for coherent light filtering. In an implementation, a system includes a fixed mirror, a beam splitter, and a moving mirror which can be controlled translationally, as well as tip/tilt. The Michelson interferometer may be used as an imaging system. For imaging applications, a system may comprise a tunable array of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) mirrors. A mid-wave IR interferometer with electronic feedback and MEMS mirror array is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignees: BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
    Inventors: Daniel Wasserman, Eric A. Shaner
  • Publication number: 20220195344
    Abstract: An automatic dishwashing composition is provided including a builder; a phosphonate; a nonionic surfactant; and a dispersant polymer, comprising: (a) 50 to 95 wt %, based on weight of the dispersant polymer, of structural units of a monoethylenically unsaturated monocarboxylic acid monomer; and (b) 5 to 50 wt %, based on weight of the dispersant polymer, of structural units of a sulfate bearing ethylenically unsaturated monomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Marianne Creamer, Paul Mercando, Eric Wasserman, Ashutosh Umarvadia, Muhunthan Sathiosatham, James Pawlow
  • Publication number: 20220169951
    Abstract: An automatic dishwashing composition is provided including a maleic acid/olefin copolymer; a dispersant polymer, comprising a copolymer of acrylic acid and a sulfonated monomer; a builder; and a surfactant 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 is 26 to 42; n is 4 to 12; m+n is 30 to 54; wherein the fatty alcohol alkoxylate of formula I has an average ethyleneoxy unit concentration per molecule, X, of >45 wt %; and, wherein the fatty alcohol alkoxylate of formula I has ratio, Z, equal to average ethyleneoxy unit concentration per molecule, X, divided by n; wherein ratio, Z, is <9.5. Also provided is a method of cleaning articles in an automatic dishwashing machine while maintaining cleanliness of the automatic dishwashing machine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Inventors: Severine Ferrieux, Eric Wasserman
  • Patent number: 11326133
    Abstract: A laundry detergent composition comprising an anti-redeposition agent, a surfactant, and optionally a builder, wherein the anti-redeposition agent is a polymer comprising polymerized units of: (a) from 5 to 40 wt % of at least one nitrogen-containing ethylenically unsaturated monomer having at least one pKa value from 6 to 11.5, and (b) from 60 to 95 wt % of at least one ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid monomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Corporation
    Inventors: Robert Butterick, Eric Wasserman, Afua Sarpong Karikari
  • Publication number: 20220112444
    Abstract: An automatic dishwashing composition is provided, comprising: a dispersant polymer blend, comprising an acrylic acid homopolymer; and a copolymer of acrylic acid and a sulfonated monomer; wherein the dispersant polymer blend has a blend ratio of the acrylic acid homopolymer to the copolymer of 3:1 to 1:3; a surfactant; a builder; and optionally, an additive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Severine Ferrieux, Eric Wasserman, Marianne Creamer, Edward D. Daugs, Sara B. Klamo, Paul Mercando
  • Patent number: 11292992
    Abstract: A polymer comprising a first fraction and a second fraction, wherein the first fraction comprises from 90 to 100 wt % polymerized C3-C6 carboxylic acid monomer units; and the second fraction comprises from 30 to 80 wt % polymerized C3-C6 carboxylic acid monomer units and from 20 to 70 wt % polymerized sulfonic acid monomer units; wherein the first fraction is from 10 to 40 wt % of the polymer and the second fraction is from 60 to 90 wt % of the polymer; the polymer has Mw from 3,000 to 30,000; and monomers are randomly distributed within each fraction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Marianne Creamer, Severine Ferrieux, Eric Wasserman
  • Patent number: 11230616
    Abstract: A composition contains ethylenically unsaturated quaternary ammonium cations with acetate counterions, where each of the ethylenically unsaturated ammonium cations contain only one non-aromatic carbon-carbon double bond and the composition contains less than one mole-percent chloride relative to quaternary ammonium cations can be polymerized to form a cationic polymer acetate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Corporation
    Inventors: Scott Backer, James Pawlow, Muhunthan Sathiosatham, Eric Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20210363468
    Abstract: An automatic dishwashing composition is provided including a builder; a phosphonate; a nonionic surfactant; and a dispersant polymer comprising: 60 to 98 wt % of structural units of formula I wherein each R1 is independently selected from a hydrogen and a —CH3 group; and 2 to 40 wt % of structural units of formula II wherein each R2 is independently selected from a —C1-4 alkyl group and wherein each R3 is independently selected from a hydrogen and a methyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Paul Mercando, Ashutosh Umarvadia, Eric Wasserman, Severine Ferrieux
  • Publication number: 20210363471
    Abstract: A laundry detergent composition comprising an anti-redeposition agent, a surfactant, and optionally a builder, wherein the anti-redeposition agent is a polymer comprising polymerized units of: (a) from 5 to 40 wt % of at least one nitrogen-containing ethylenically unsaturated monomer having at least one pKa value from 6 to 11.5, and (b) from 60 to 95 wt % of at least one ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid monomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicants: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Corporation
    Inventors: Robert Butterick, Eric Wasserman, Afua Sarpong Karikari
  • Patent number: 11118142
    Abstract: A detergent formulation comprises 0.5 to 10 weight-percent mixed-charge polymer and one to 10 weight-percent nonionic surfactant, where weight-percent is relative to total detergent formulation weight, and wherein the mixed-charge polymer comprises quaternary ammonium groups and carboxylate groups extending as pendant side groups from the polymer backbone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Corporation
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Paul Mercando, Eric Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20210147596
    Abstract: A composition contains ethylenically unsaturated quaternary ammonium cations with acetate counterions, where each of the ethylenically unsaturated ammonium cations contain only one non-aromatic carbon-carbon double bond and the composition contains less than one mole-percent chloride relative to quaternary ammonium cations can be polymerized to form a cationic polymer acetate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Union Carbide Chemicals & Plastics Technology LLC
    Inventors: Scott Backer, James Pawlow, Muhunthan Sathiosatham, Eric Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20200263111
    Abstract: A polymer comprising a first fraction and a second fraction, wherein the first fraction comprises from 90 to 100 wt % polymerized C3-C6 carboxylic acid monomer units; and the second fraction comprises from 30 to 80 wt % polymerized C3-C6 carboxylic acid monomer units and from 20 to 70 wt % polymerized sulfonic acid monomer units; wherein the first fraction is from 10 to 40 wt % of the polymer and the second fraction is from 60 to 90 wt % of the polymer; the polymer has Mw from 3,000 to 30,000; and monomers are randomly distributed within each fraction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Marianne Creamer, Severine Ferrieux, Eric Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20200224127
    Abstract: A detergent formulation comprises 0.5 to 10 weight-percent mixed-charge polymer and one to 10 weight-percent nonionic surfactant, where weight-percent is relative to total detergent formulation weight, and wherein the mixed-charge polymer comprises quaternary ammonium groups and carboxylate groups extending as pendant side groups from the polymer backbone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Paul Mercando, Eric Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20200216593
    Abstract: A composition contains ethylenically unsaturated quaternary ammonium cations with acetate counterions, where each of the ethylenically unsaturated ammonium cations contain only one non-aromatic carbon-carbon double bond and the composition contains less than one mole-percent chloride relative to quaternary ammonium cations can be polymerized to form a cationic polymer acetate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Scott Backer, James Pawlow, Muhunthan Sathiosatham, Eric Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20200216592
    Abstract: A composition contains ethylenically unsaturated quaternary ammonium cations with ethylenically unsaturated carboxylate anion counterions and less than one mole-percent chloride relative to quaternary ammonium cations. Polymerization of the composition yields a mixed-charge polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicants: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Corporation, Union Carbide Corporation
    Inventors: Scott Backer, James Pawlow, Muhunthan Sathiosatham, Eric Wasserman