Patents by Inventor Janet Carlock

Janet Carlock 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: 20080194719
    Abstract: A coating composition for coating on a substrate to form a sensitive media suitable for color formation by exposure to a laser in the wavelength range of from about 10.3 to about 10.6 microns is provided, the coating composition comprising: (a) at least one organic compound which absorbs electromagnetic radiation in the wavelength range of from about 10.3 to about 10.6 microns and which generates sufficient energy to trigger a color formation reaction, and (b) at least one color forming agent which can form a human-visible mark upon a triggering reaction by the absorbed energy in the coated media.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2007
    Publication date: August 14, 2008
    Inventors: Hailing Duan, Janet Carlock
  • Publication number: 20070098900
    Abstract: A laser markable media that can provide superior mark quality with high contrast, high resolution, and a high degree of quality consistency, and that does not rely on physical damages to the material integrity on the exposed area. The laser markable media further provides a balanced performance between good media storage stability, heat resistance and optimum sensitivity to laser exposure. Also disclosed is a laser markable media that has a high degree of transparency to satisfy a wider range of application requirements than found in the prior art and a method of using the media.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2006
    Publication date: May 3, 2007
    Inventors: Akira Abe, Janet Carlock, Yue Chen, Hailing Duan, Toshio Hara, Haixing Wan, Tsutomu Watanabe