Patents by Inventor James M. Quarles

James M. Quarles 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: 7722911
    Abstract: The invention provide methods and materials for producing nutritious pet chews comprising an edible thermoplastic comprising from 45 to 80 wt. % starch selected from one or more potato and non-potato starches wherein said starch comprises at least 28% amylose as determined by size exclusion chromatography if less than 50% of said starch is potato starch or at least 20% amylose as determined by size exclusion chromatography if greater than or equal to 50% of said starch is potato starch; from 5 to 25 wt. % plasticizer; 2% to 15 wt % of a humectant and from 5 to 25 wt. % water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2010
    Assignee: Penford Food Corporation
    Inventors: Ellis Liu, Ted Lengwin, Wallace H. Kunerth, Jeffrey Smith, James M. Quarles
  • Patent number: 6593414
    Abstract: Pressure sensitive adhesive compositions comprising (a) a synthetic polymer latex; and (b) an aqueous dispersion of thinned, derivatized starch are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2001
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2003
    Assignee: Penford Corporation
    Inventors: Kenneth C. Benton, Yakov A. Letuchy, Edward G. Ludwig, Jr., James M. Quarles
  • Publication number: 20020161102
    Abstract: Pressure sensitive adhesive compositions comprising (a) a synthetic polymer latex; and (b) an aqueous dispersion of thinned, derivatized starch are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2001
    Publication date: October 31, 2002
    Inventors: Kenneth C. Benton, Yakov A. Letuchy, Edward G. Ludwig, James M. Quarles
  • Patent number: 5294453
    Abstract: A method of treating hydrolyzate products of hydroxypropylated starch to remove low molecular weight off-flavor compounds is disclosed along with improved bulking agents produced by removal of off-flavor compounds and incorporation of low molecular weight hydrolyzate products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 1992
    Date of Patent: March 15, 1994
    Assignee: Penwest, Ltd.
    Inventors: James M. Quarles, Duane Tackaberry
  • Patent number: 5110612
    Abstract: A hydrolyzate product of hydroxypropylated starch comprising greater than about 15% by weight DP 2-6 hydrolyzate polymers and characterized by a DE value of from about 20 to about 45 is disclosed which when combined with a high potency sweetener is useful as a reduced calorie replacement for sucrose and starch hydrolyzate products in food products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 1990
    Date of Patent: May 5, 1992
    Assignee: Penford Products Company
    Inventors: James M. Quarles, Richard J. Alexander