Patents by Inventor Hayley A. Brown

Hayley A. Brown 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: 11110690
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a tie layer composition comprising functionalized polyethylene, styrene block copolymer, base polyethylene, and antioxidant co-stabilizers, wherein the antioxidant co-stabilizers comprise at least one oxygen scavenger, at least one peroxy free radical scavenger, and at least one alkyl free radical scavenger. Further embodiments are directed to multilayer films or sheets which include the tie layer composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies
    Inventors: Sydney E. Hansen, Brian W. Walther, Hayley A. Brown, Santosh S. Bawiskar
  • Publication number: 20210261702
    Abstract: An ethylene-based polymer formed from reacting at least the following: ethylene and at least one asymmetrical polyene, of Structure 1, as described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Inventors: John O. Osby, Hayley A. Brown, Mehmet Demirors, Carmelo Declet Perez
  • Patent number: 10941220
    Abstract: A high pressure polymerization process to form an ethylene-based polymer, the process comprising at least the following step: polymerizing a reaction mixture comprising ethylene and at least one comonomer, using a reactor system comprising a reactor configuration, and the following: (A) at least two reaction zones, a zone (reaction zone 1) and an ith zone (reaction zone i where i?2), (B) at least two ethylene-based feed streams, each comprising a percentage of the total make-up ethylene fed to the polymerization process, and wherein a first stream is sent to reaction zone 1 and a second stream is sent to reaction zone i; (C) a control system to control the percentage of the total make-up ethylene in the stream sent to reaction zone 1, and the percentage of the total make-up ethylene in the stream sent to reaction zone i, and wherein the ratio (Q) of the molar concentration of the at least one comonomer fed to the first reaction zone, to the molar concentration of comonomer in the sum of all ethylene-based fee
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Otto J. Berbee, Stefan Hinrichs, Hayley A. Brown, Bharat I. Chaudhary, John O. Osby, Teresa P. Karjala
  • Publication number: 20210054182
    Abstract: An insulated wire or cable is made by a process comprising the steps of: (A) extruding onto a covered or uncovered metal conductor or optical fiber a composition having a DF measured at 130° C. (60 Hz, 2 kV) or 120° C. (60 Hz, 8 kV) or 100° C. (60 Hz, 8 kV) of ?0.5% and comprising: (1) a high melt strength ethylene-based polymer made in a tubular reactor, and (2) a peroxide, and (B) crosslinking the high melt strength ethylene-based polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: Bharat I. Chaudhary, Christopher R. Eddy, Sarat Munjal, Kalyan Sehanobish, Hayley Brown, John O. Osby, Jose Ortega
  • Patent number: 10844209
    Abstract: An insulated wire or cable is made by a process comprising the steps of: (A) extruding onto a covered or uncovered metal conductor or optical fiber a composition having a DF measured at 130° C. (60 Hz, 2 kV) or 120° C. (60 Hz, 8 kV) or 100° C. (60 Hz, 8 kV) of <0.5% and comprising: (1) a high melt strength ethylene-based polymer made in a tubular reactor, and (2) a peroxide, and (B) crosslinking the high melt strength ethylene-based polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Bharat I. Chaudhary, Christopher R. Eddy, Sarat Munjal, Kalyan Sehanobish, Hayley Brown, John Osby, Jose Ortega
  • Publication number: 20200325313
    Abstract: A composition suitable for making uncrosslinked polyethylene foam and an uncrosslinked polyethylene foam comprising: 50-95 wt. % of a low density polyethylene having a density ranging from 0.915 to 0.930 g/cc and melt index of 1-4 g/10 min; and 5-50 wt. % of an ethylene/alpha-olefin interpolymer having: a density ranging from 0.910-0.930 g/cc; a melt index ranging from 0.5 to 6.0 g/10 min; a Mw/Mn of from 2.8 to 4.5; and a ZSVR of 1.8 to 10.0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jian WANG, Jichang FENG, Xiao Bing YUN, Mehmet DEMIRORS, Edward L. LEE, Hayley A. BROWN, Bin LI
  • Patent number: 10759928
    Abstract: A composition comprising an ethylene-based polymer, which comprises the following properties: a) (Mw(abs)/Mw(conv)?2.00)*(100,000 g/mol/Mw(abs))*CDF?IR #191 (MW?10,000 g/mol)?0.030; and b) a melt index (I2) from 0.30 to 2.50 g/10 min.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Hayley A. Brown, Teresa P. Karjala, Lori L. Kardos, David T. Gillespie, Zachary L. Polk, Jose Ortega
  • Patent number: 10759927
    Abstract: The invention provides a composition comprising an ethylene-based polymer, wherein the ethylene-based polymer comprises the following properties: a) a Mw(abs)/Mw(conv) >2.60; and b) a CDFRIR (at Mw<10,000 g/mole) >0.145.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Teresa P. Karjala, Lori L. Kardos, Hayley A. Brown, David T. Gillespie, Zachary L. Polk, Jose Ortega
  • Publication number: 20200263008
    Abstract: The invention provides a composition comprising an ethylene-based polymer, wherein the ethylene-based polymer comprises the following properties: a) a Mw(abs)/Mw(conv)>2.60; and b) a CDFRIR (at Mw<10,000 g/mole)>0.145.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Teresa P. KARJALA, Lori L. KARDOS, Hayley A. BROWN, David T. GILLESPIE, Zachary L. POLK, Jose ORTEGA
  • Publication number: 20200254723
    Abstract: Laminate film structures including an adhesive layer having gas and moisture barrier properties are disclosed. The disclosed laminate film structures comprise films bonded together with an adhesive composition, the adhesive composition having barrier properties, e.g., controlling oxygen and/or water vapor transmission rates. The disclosed laminate film structures comprise films made from polymers and/or metallized polymers whereby the weight, thickness, and/or number of film layers has been reduced by using a barrier adhesive in place of a standard adhesive while still achieving similar barrier properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Viraj Shah, Kalyan Sehanobish, Amira A. Marine, Brian Dorvel, Harpreet Singh, Hayley A. Brown
  • Publication number: 20200109271
    Abstract: A composition comprising an ethylene-based polymer, which comprises the following properties: a) (Mw(abs)/Mw(conv)?2.00)*(100,000 g/mol/Mw(abs))*CDF?IR #191 (MW?10,000 g/mol)?0.030; and b) a melt index (I2) from 0.30 to 2.50 g/10 min.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Hayley A. Brown, Teresa P. Karjala, Lori L. Kardos, David T. Gillespie, Zachary L. Polk, Jose Ortega
  • Publication number: 20200087492
    Abstract: A process for producing a composition comprising A) an ethylene-based polymer that has a density greater than, or equal to, 0.940 g/cc, and B) an ethylene homopolymer formed by polymerizing a reaction mixture comprising ethylene, using a free-radical, high pressure polymerization process includes adding component (A) to a molten stream of component (B) after component (B) exits the separator and before component (B) is solidified in the pelletizer. A polymerization configuration for producing the composition includes at least one reactor, at least one separator, at least one pelletizer, and a device used to feed component (A), in the molten state, to a molten stream of component (B) before the pelletizer. The composition has a ratio of the melt strength of the composition to the melt strength of component (B) is greater than or equal to 1.04 and a density of greater than 0.920 g/cc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Cornelis F.J. Den Doelder, Carmelo Declet Perez, Otto J. Berbee, Hayley A. Brown
  • Publication number: 20190351657
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to a tie layer composition comprising functionalized polyethylene, styrene block copolymer, base polyethylene, and antioxidant co-stabilizers, wherein the antioxidant co-stabilizers comprise at least one oxygen scavenger, at least one peroxy free radical scavenger, and at least one alkyl free radical scavenger. Further embodiments are directed to multilayer films or sheets which include the tie layer composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2017
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Sydney E. Hansen, Brian W. Walther, Hayley A. Brown, Santosh S. Bawiskar
  • Publication number: 20190292358
    Abstract: The present invention provides polymer blends that can be used in a multilayer structure and to multilayer structures comprising one or more layers formed from such blends. In one aspect, a polymer blend comprises a copolymer comprising ethylene and at least one of methyl acrylate and ethyl acrylate having an acrylate content of 5 to 40 weight percent based on the weight of the copolymer and having a melt index (I2) of 1 to 60 g/10 minutes, wherein the total amount of ethylene methyl acrylate copolymer and ethylene ethyl acrylate copolymer comprises 45 to 99 weight percent of the blend based on the total weight of the blend, and a polyolefin having a density of 0.870 g/cm3 or more and having a melt index (I2) of 20 g/10 minutes or less, wherein the polyolefin comprises 1 to 55 weight percent of the blend based on the total weight of the blend.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Carmelo Declet Perez, Brian W. Walther, James L. Cooper, Hayley A. Brown
  • Publication number: 20190292423
    Abstract: The present invention provides polymer blends that can be used in a multilayer structure and to multilayer structures comprising one or more layers formed from such blends. In one aspect, a polymer blend comprises an ionomer of a copolymer comprising ethylene and at least one of acrylic acid and methacrylic acid having a melt index (I2) of 1 to 60 g/10 minutes, wherein the total amount of ionomer comprises 50 to 99 weight percent of the blend based on the total weight of the blend, and a polyolefin having a density of 0.870 g/cm3 or more and having a melt index (I2) of 20 g/10 minutes or less, wherein the polyolefin comprises 1 to 50 weight percent of the blend based on the total weight of the blend, wherein the polymer blend meets the following equation: 3.5<2.76-60*I2(PO+308*RVR+0.023*A<4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Carmelo Declet Perez, Brian W. Walther, James L. Cooper, Hayley A. Brown
  • Publication number: 20190194361
    Abstract: A high pressure polymerization process to form an ethylene-based polymer, the process comprising at least the following step: polymerizing a reaction mixture comprising ethylene and at least one comonomer, using a reactor system comprising a reactor configuration, and the following: (A) at least two reaction zones, a zone (reaction zone 1) and an ith zone (reaction zone i where i?2), (B) at least two ethylene-based feed streams, each comprising a percentage of the total make-up ethylene fed to the polymerization process, and wherein a first stream is sent to reaction zone 1 and a second stream is sent to reaction zone i; (C) a control system to control the percentage of the total make-up ethylene in the stream sent to reaction zone 1, and the percentage of the total make-up ethylene in the stream sent to reaction zone i, and wherein the ratio (Q) of the molar concentration of the at least one comonomer fed to the first reaction zone, to the molar concentration of comonomer in the sum of all ethylene-based fee
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Otto J. Berbee, Stefan Hinrichs, Hayley A. Brown, Bharat I. Chaudhary, John O. Osby, Teresa P. Karjala
  • Publication number: 20180163039
    Abstract: An insulated wire or cable is made by a process comprising the steps of: (A) extruding onto a covered or uncovered metal conductor or optical fiber a composition having a DF measured at 130° C. (60 Hz, 2 kV) or 120° C. (60 Hz, 8 kV) or 100° C. (60 Hz, 8 kV) of <0.5% and comprising: (1) a high melt strength ethylene-based polymer made in a tubular reactor, and (2) a peroxide, and (B) crosslinking the high melt strength ethylene-based polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Bharat I. Chaudhary, Christopher R. Eddy, Sarat Munjal, Kalyan Sehanobish, Hayley Brown, John Osby, Jose Ortega
  • Publication number: 20060257424
    Abstract: An isolated attenuated circovirus having a mutation in viral nucleic acid encoding viral protein 2 (VP2). The attenuated circovirus is particularly suitable for use in conferring immunity in an animal, particularly birds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2002
    Publication date: November 16, 2006
    Inventors: Glenn Browning, Kelly Tivendale, Peter Scott, Hayley Brown, Brendan Crabb, Michelle Peters