Patents by Inventor Futoshi Fujioka

Futoshi Fujioka 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: 5599960
    Abstract: Described are 3,5-dimethyl-pentenyl-dihydro-2(3H)-furanone isomer mixtures defined according to the structure: ##STR1## wherein structure represents mixtures wherein in the mixture in each of the compounds, one of the dashed lines represents a carbon-carbon double bond and the other of the dashed lines represents a carbon-carbon single bond, processes for preparing same and uses thereof in augmenting or enhancing the aroma of consumable materials including perfume compositions, colognes and perfumed articles (e.g., solid or liquid anionic, cationic, nonionic or zwitterionic detergents, hair preparations, fabric softeners, fabric softener articles, cosmetic powders and perfumed polymers). Also described is a process for preparing such 3,5-dimethyl-pentenyl-dihydro-2(3H)-furanone isomer mixtures using as a starting material 2,7-octadienol having the structure: ##STR2## as well as the process intermediates having the structures: ##STR3## wherein R represents C.sub.1 -C.sub.4 alkyl; R.sub.1 and R.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 1995
    Date of Patent: February 4, 1997
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Richard M. Boden, William J. Fylak, Marie R. Hanna, Futoshi Fujioka
  • Patent number: 5583237
    Abstract: Described are 3,5-dimethyl-pentenyl-dihydro-2(3H)-furanone isomer mixtures defined according to the structure: ##STR1## wherein structure represents mixtures wherein in the mixture in each of the compounds, one of the dashed lines represents a carbon-carbon double bond and the other of the dashed lines represents a carbon-carbon single bond, processes for preparing same and uses thereof in augmenting or enhancing the aroma of consumable materials including perfume compositions, colognes and perfumed articles (e.g., solid or liquid anionic, cationic, nonionic or zwitterionic detergents, hair preparations, fabric softeners, fabric softener articles, cosmetic powders and perfumed polymers). Also described is a process for preparing such 3,5-dimethyl-pentenyl-dihydro-2(3H)-furanone isomer mixtures using as a starting material 2,7-octadienol having the structure: ##STR2## as well as the process intermediates having the structures: ##STR3## wherein R represents C.sub.1 -C.sub.4 alkyl; R.sub.1 and R.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 1996
    Date of Patent: December 10, 1996
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Richard M. Boden, William J. Fylak, Marie R. Hanna, Futoshi Fujioka
  • Patent number: 5478803
    Abstract: Described are 3,5-dimethyl-pentenyl-dihydro-2(3H)-furanone isomer mixtures defined according to the structure: ##STR1## wherein structure represents mixtures wherein in the mixture in each of the compounds, one of the dashed lines represents a carbon-carbon double bond and the other of the dashed lines represents a carbon-carbon single bond, processes for preparing same and uses thereof in augmenting or enhancing the aroma of consumable materials including perfume compositions, colognes and perfumed articles (e.g., solid or liquid anionic, cationic, nonionic or zwitterionic detergents, hair preparations, fabric softeners, fabric softener articles, cosmetic powders and perfumed polymers). Also described is a process for preparing such 3,5-dimethyl-pentenyl-dihydro-2(3H)-furanone isomer mixtures using as a starting material 2,7-octadienol having the structure: ##STR2## as well as the process intermediates having the structures: ##STR3## wherein R represents C.sub.1 -C.sub.4 alkyl; R.sub.1 and R.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 1994
    Date of Patent: December 26, 1995
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Richard M. Boden, William J. Fylak, Marie R. Hanna, Futoshi Fujioka
  • Patent number: 5300489
    Abstract: Described in the use of dihydromethyl jasmonic acid having the structure: ##STR1## in augmenting, enhancing or imparting fragrances in or to perfume compositions, perfumed articles and colognes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 1993
    Date of Patent: April 5, 1994
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Richard M. Boden, Futoshi Fujioka, Marie R. Hanna
  • Patent number: 5021184
    Abstract: Described are adamantane derivatives defined according to the generic structure: ##STR1## wherein R.sub.1 ' is hydrogen or acetyl; R.sub.2 ' is hydrogen or lower alkyl and the dashed line is a carbon-carbon single bond or a carbon-carbon double bond as well as uses thereof for augmenting or enhancing the aroma or taste of consumable materials selected from the group consisting of perfume compositions, perfumed articles, colognes, smoking tobacco compositions, smoking tobacco articles, deodorizing articles, doedorizing compositions and malodor maskants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 1989
    Date of Patent: June 4, 1991
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: William Gillaspey, Myrna L. Hagedorn, Marie R. Hanna, Kathleen E. Boardwick, Charles E. J. Beck, Futoshi Fujioka, Anthony G. Branco, Anubhav Narula, Richard M. Boden
  • Patent number: 4956481
    Abstract: Described are hydroxy adamantane compounds and derivatives thereof and a process for preparing same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 1988
    Date of Patent: September 11, 1990
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: William Gillaspey, Myrna L. Hagedorn, Marie R. Hanna, Kathleen E. Boardwick, Charles E. J. Beck, Futoshi Fujioka, Anthony G. Branco, Anubhav Narula, Richard M. Boden
  • Patent number: 4909854
    Abstract: Described for use in augmenting or enhancing the aroma or taste of smoking tobaccos and smoking tobacco articles, e.g., the body of smoking tobacco, the wrapper or the filter therefor in a cigarette or cigar, or the whole cigarette or cigar itself are compounds defined according to the generic structure: ##STR1## wherein R.sub.1 represents hydrogen, methyl or acetyl and wherein R.sub.2, R.sub.3, R.sub.4 and R.sub.5 represent the same or different hydrogen, methyl or ethyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 1981
    Date of Patent: March 20, 1990
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth K. Light, Joseph A. McGhie, Futoshi Fujioka, Takao Yoshida
  • Patent number: 4782192
    Abstract: Described are organoleptic compounds having the generic structure: ##STR1## wherein R.sub.1 represents hydrogen, methyl or acetyl and wherein R.sub.2, R.sub.3, R.sub.4 and R.sub.5 represent the same or different hydrogen, methyl or ethyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 1982
    Date of Patent: November 1, 1988
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth K. Light, Joseph A. McGhie, Futoshi Fujioka, Takao Yoshida
  • Patent number: 4751933
    Abstract: Described are the uses of mixtures of hydroxybornyloxybutanes defined according to the generic structure: ##STR1## wherein in the mixture in each of the compounds one or R.sub.1 or R.sub.2 is methyl and the other of R.sub.1 or R.sub.2 is hydrogen in augmenting or enhancing the aroma or taste of smoking tobacco articles and smoking tobacco compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 1987
    Date of Patent: June 21, 1988
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Futoshi Fujioka, Richard M. Boden, William L. Schreiber
  • Patent number: 4715981
    Abstract: Described are mixtures of hydroxybornyloxybutanes defined according to the generic structure: ##STR1## wherein in the mixture in each of the compounds one of R.sub.1 or R.sub.2 is methyl and the other of R.sub.1 or R.sub.2 is hydrogen as well as methods for augmenting or enhancing the aroma of consumable materials including perfumes, colognes and perfumed articles by adding thereto an aroma augmenting or enhancing quantity of said mixture of hydroxybornyloxybutanes. The mixture of hydroxybornyloxybutanes of our invention defined according to the structure: ##STR2## is prepared according to the process of reacting camphene having the structure: ##STR3## with 1,3-dihydroxybutane having the structure: ##STR4## in the presence of an acid catalyst such as a Lewis acid or a protonic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 1987
    Date of Patent: December 29, 1987
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Futoshi Fujioka, Richard M. Boden, William L. Schreiber
  • Patent number: 4668431
    Abstract: Described are mixtures of hydroxybornyloxybutanes defined according to the generic structure: ##STR1## wherein in the mixture in each of the compounds one of R.sub.1 or R.sub.2 is methyl and the other of R.sub.1 or R.sub.2 is hydrogen as well as methods for augmenting or enhancing the aroma of consumable materials including perfumes, colognes and perfumed articles by adding thereto an aroma augmenting or enhancing quantity of said mixture of hydroxybornyloxybutanes. The mixture of hydroxybornyloxybutanes of our invention defined according to the structure: ##STR2## is prepared according to the process of reacting camphene having the structure: ##STR3## with 1,3-dihydroxybutane having the structure: ##STR4## in the presence of an acid catalyst such as a Lewis acid or a protonic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 1986
    Date of Patent: May 26, 1987
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Futoshi Fujioka, Richard M. Boden, William L. Schreiber
  • Patent number: 4636333
    Abstract: Described is a mixture of polyhydroindan carboxaldehydes defined according to the structure: ##STR1## wherein R.sub.7 represents a moiety selected from the group consisting of methyl and isopropyl prepared by means of reacting bicyclopentadiene with a lower alkanol in the presence of a Lewis acid in order to form a mixture of compounds defined according to the structure: ##STR2## and then reacting the resulting ether with carbon monoxide and hydrogen in the presence of an "oxo" reaction catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 1986
    Date of Patent: January 13, 1987
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Mark A. Sprecker, William L. Schreiber, Futoshi Fujioka, Richard M. Boden, Manfred H. Vock, Patrick Whelan, Marie R. Hanna
  • Patent number: 4622171
    Abstract: Described is the genus of polyhydroindan carboxaldehydes defined according to the structure: ##STR1## wherein each of the dashed lines represent carbon-carbon single bonds or carbon-carbon double bonds with the proviso that at least one of the dashed lines represents a carbon-carbon single bond; wherein one of R.sub.1, R.sub.2 and R.sub.3 is hydrogen or methyl and each of the other of R.sub.1, R.sub.2 and R.sub.3 represents hydrogen; wherein one of R.sub.4, R.sub.5 and R.sub.6 represents hydrogen or methyl and each of the other of R.sub.4, R.sub.5 and R.sub.6 represents hydrogen; wherein m is 0 or 1 and n is 0 or 1 and the sum of m+n=1; wherein X' represents one of the moieties: ##STR2## wherein R.sub.7 represents C.sub.1 -C.sub.3 alkyl or acetyl; and wherein R.sub.8 represents C.sub.1 -C.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 1985
    Date of Patent: November 11, 1986
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Mark A. Sprecker, William L. Schreiber, Futoshi Fujioka, Richard M. Boden, Manfred H. Vock, Patrick Whelan, Marie R. Hanna
  • Patent number: 4622172
    Abstract: Described are alkyl-substituted spiroundecenone derivatives defined according to the structure: ##STR1## wherein R.sub.1 represents isopropyl or hydrogen; R.sub.2, R.sub.3 and R.sub.4 are the same and each represents methyl or hydrogen; with the provisos that:(i) when R.sub.1 is isopropyl, R.sub.2, R.sub.3 and R.sub.4 are hydrogen; and(ii) when R.sub.2, R.sub.3 and R.sub.4 are each methyl, R.sub.1 is hydrogen,and uses thereof in augmenting or enhancing the aroma of perfume compositions, colognes and perfumed articles including but not limited to solid or liquid anionic, cationic, nonionic or zwitterionic detergents, fabric softener compositions, fabric softener articles and hair preparations; as well as processes for preparing said alkyl-substituted spiroundecenone derivatives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 1985
    Date of Patent: November 11, 1986
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: William L. Schreiber, William D. Gillaspey, Futoshi Fujioka, Marie R. Hanna
  • Patent number: 4619780
    Abstract: Described are ether carbinols defined according to the generic structure: ##STR1## wherein X.sub.1 represents a moiety selected from the group consisting of: ##STR2## and wherein Y.sub.1 represents C.sub.4 or C.sub.5 alkylene; C.sub.4 or C.sub.5 alkenylene or C.sub.4 or C.sub.5 alkynylene; processes for preparing such ether carbinols by means of first reacting allyl ethers with a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen by means of an oxo reaction to produce ether carboxaldehydes and then reducing the thus formed ether carboxaldehydes to ether carbinols; or reacting camphene with appropriate diols; as well as methods for augmenting or enhancing the aroma or taste of consumable materials including perfumes, colognes and perfumed articles; foodstuffs, chewing gums, chewing tobaccos, medicinal products and toothpastes; and smoking tobaccos and smoking tobacco articles by adding thereto an aroma or taste augmenting or enhancing quantity of the thus produced ether carbinols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 1984
    Date of Patent: October 28, 1986
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Futoshi Fujioka, Richard M. Boden, William L. Schreiber
  • Patent number: 4620041
    Abstract: Described are ether carbinols defined according to the generic structure: ##STR1## wherein X.sub.1 represents a moiety selected from the group consisting of: ##STR2## and wherein Y.sub.1 represents C.sub.4 or C.sub.5 alkylene; C.sub.4 or C.sub.5 alkenylene or C.sub.4 or C.sub.5 alkynylene; processes for preparing such ether carbinols by means of first reacting allyl ethers with a mixture or carbon monoxide and hydrogen by means of an oxo reaction to produce ether carboxaldehydes and then reducing the thus formed ether carboxaldehydes to ether carbinols; or reacting camphene with appropriate diols; as well as methods for augmenting or enhancing the aroma or taste of consumable materials including perfumes, colognes and perfumed articles; foodstuffs, chewing gums, chewing tobaccos, medicinal products and toothpastes; and smoking tobaccos and smoking tobacco articles by adding thereto an aroma or taste augmenting or enhancing quantity of the thus produced ether carbinols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 1985
    Date of Patent: October 28, 1986
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Futoshi Fujioka, Richard M. Boden, William L. Schreiber
  • Patent number: 4617144
    Abstract: Described are tertiary hydroxyl carboxaldehydes defined according to the generic structure: ##STR1## wherein the lines ##STR2## represent covalent carbon-carbon bonds when m does not=0; and wherein the lines ##STR3## do not represent any bonds when m=0; wherein R represents hydrogen or methyl; wherein p and q each represents 0 or 1 with the proviso that p=1 when q=0 and p=0 when q=1; wherein X and Z each represent one or more carbon atoms required to complete a bicyclo ring with the lines ##STR4## representing carbon-carbon bonds; wherein X and Z complete a phenyl moiety when the line ##STR5## represents no bond; wherein X and Z complete a cycloalkyl ring moiety with the lines ##STR6## represent carbon-carbon bonds and with the line ##STR7## representing no bond; and wherein when m is 0, X represents an alkylene moiety, processes for preparing same by means of reacting carbon monoxide and hydrogen with an unsaturated tertiary alcohol defined according to the structure: ##STR8## by means of an oxo reaction, an
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 1985
    Date of Patent: October 14, 1986
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Futoshi Fujioka, Richard M. Boden, William L. Schreiber
  • Patent number: 4608195
    Abstract: Described are tertiary hydroxyl carboxaldehydes defined according to the generic structure: ##STR1## wherein the lines ##STR2## represent covalent carbon-carbon bonds when m does not=0; and wherein the lines ##STR3## do not represent any bonds when m=0; wherein R represents hydrogen or methyl; wherein p and q each represents 0 or 1 with the proviso that p=1 when q=0 and p=0 when q=1; wherein X and Z each represent one or more carbon atoms required to complete a bicyclo ring with the lines ##STR4## representing carbon-carbon bonds; wherein X and Z complete a phenyl moiety when the line ##STR5## represents no bond; wherein X and Z complete a cycloalkyl ring moiety with the lines ##STR6## represent carbon-carbon bonds and with the line ##STR7## representing no bond; and wherein when m is 0, X represents an alkylene moiety, processes for preparing same by means of reacting carbon monoxide and hydrogen with an unsaturated tertiary alcohol defined according to the structure: ##STR8## by means of an oxo reaction, an
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 1985
    Date of Patent: August 26, 1986
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Futoshi Fujioka, Richard M. Boden, William L. Schreiber
  • Patent number: 4608196
    Abstract: Described are tertiary hydroxyl carboxaldehydes defined according to the generic structure: ##STR1## wherein the lines ##STR2## represent covalent carbon-carbon bonds when m does not=0; and wherein the lines ##STR3## do not represent any bonds when m=0; wherein R represents hydrogen or methyl; wherein p and q each represents 0 or 1 with the proviso that p=1 when q=0 and p=0 when q=1; wherein X and Z each represent one or more carbon atoms required to complete a bicyclo ring with the lines ##STR4## representing carbon-carbon bonds; wherein X and Z complete a phenyl moiety when the line ##STR5## represents no bond; wherein X and Z complete a cycloalkyl ring moiety with the lines ##STR6## represent carbon-carbon bonds and with the line ##STR7## representing no bond; and wherein when m is 0, X represents an alkylene moiety, processes for preparing same by means of reacting carbon monoxide and hydrogen with an unsaturated tertiary alcohol defined according to the structure: ##STR8## by means of an oxo reaction, an
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 1985
    Date of Patent: August 26, 1986
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Futoshi Fujioka, Richard M. Boden, William L. Schreiber
  • Patent number: 4601835
    Abstract: Described are the hydroxyalkoxy norbornyl ethers or mixtures of same having the structure: ##STR1## wherein one of R.sub.1 or R.sub.2 is methyl and the other of R.sub.1 or R.sub.2 is hydrogen and wherein one of the dashed lines represents a carbon-carbon bond and the other of the dashed lines represents no bond as well as methods for augmenting or enhancing the aroma of consumable materials including perfumes, colognes and perfumed articles by adding thereto an aroma augmenting or enhancing quantity of at least one of said hydroxyalkoxy norbornyl ethers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 1985
    Date of Patent: July 22, 1986
    Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
    Inventors: Futoshi Fujioka, Richard M. Boden, William L. Schreiber