Patents by Inventor James Christopher Scanlan

James Christopher Scanlan 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: 20080058495
    Abstract: There is provided a process for increasing the yellowness of polyester polymer particles, preforms, bottles, and concentrates, containing a polyester polymer such as polyethylene terephthalate and copolymers by adding a yellow colorant and reheat agent particles comprising titanium, alloys of titanium, titanium nitride, titanium boride, titanium carbide, or combinations thereof to a melt phase polymerization process for making the polyester polymer to adding any one of the colorant or particles to a polyester polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2006
    Publication date: March 6, 2008
    Inventors: Donna Rice Quillen, Robert Joseph Maleski, Max Allen Weaver, James Christopher Scanlan, Emily Fraser, Colin Milton, Wim Hoenderdaal
  • Patent number: 7279124
    Abstract: Crystallizable polyester compositions containing an aliphatic polyamide crystallization nucleator exhibit controllable and adjustable crystallization rates upon cooling from the melt and are thermoformable in melt to mold processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2007
    Assignee: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Jack Wesley Trexler, Jr., David Scott Porter, James Christopher Scanlan