Patents by Inventor Jason Poulton

Jason Poulton 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: 8623955
    Abstract: A macromolecule including a polymer and a polyhedral radical chemically bonded to a terminus of the polymer provides numerous processing and performance advantages. Further functionalization of this macromolecule also is described as being advantageous in certain circumstances. Methods of providing, functionalizing, and utilizing the macro-molecule also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2014
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Yuan-Yong Yan, Jason Poulton, Xiaorong Wang, Hao Wang, Michelle A. Cottrell
  • Publication number: 20130041096
    Abstract: A macromolecule including a polymer and a polyhedral radical chemically bonded to a terminus of the polymer provides numerous processing and performance advantages. Further functionalization of this macromolecule also is described as being advantageous in certain circumstances. Methods of providing, functionalizing, and utilizing the macro-molecule also are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2012
    Publication date: February 14, 2013
    Inventors: Yuan-Yong Yan, Jason Poulton, Takayuki Yako, Xiaorong Wang, Hao Wang, Michelle A. Cottrell
  • Patent number: 8236892
    Abstract: A functionalized polymer includes a polymer chain and a terminal functionality that includes at least one disilylamino group. The polymer can be the reaction product of a terminally active polymer chain and a compound that includes at least one disilylamino group and a group capable of reacting with terminally active polymers. Methods for making and using such polymers also are provided, as are compositions containing the polymer and one or more types of filler particles as well as vulcanizates provided from such compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Inventors: Steven Luo, Yoichi Ozawa, Jason Poulton, Dennis R Brumbaugh, Michael W. Hayes
  • Patent number: 8236888
    Abstract: A macromolecule including a polymer and a polyhedral radical chemically bonded to a terminus of the polymer provides numerous processing and performance advantages. Further functionalization of this macromolecule also is described as being advantageous in certain circumstances. Methods of providing, functionalizing, and utilizing the macromolecule also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2012
    Inventors: Yuan-Yong Yan, Jason Poulton, Xiaorong Wang, Hao Wang, Michelle A. Cottrell
  • Publication number: 20120010355
    Abstract: A macromolecule including a polymer and a polyhedral radical chemically bonded to a terminus of the polymer provides numerous processing and performance advantages. Further functionalization of this macromolecule also is described as being advantageous in certain circumstances. Methods of providing, functionalizing, and utilizing the macromolecule also are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2011
    Publication date: January 12, 2012
    Inventors: Yuan-Yong Yan, Jason Poulton, Xiaorong Wang, Hao Wang, Michelle A. Cottrell
  • Patent number: 8058351
    Abstract: A process for producing low molecular weight polymers, the process comprising partially hydrogenating an unsaturated polymer to form a partially hydrogenated polymer, and reacting the partially hydrogenated polymer with an acyclic alkene in the presence of a metathesis catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2011
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: James Pawlow, James Hall, Jason Poulton
  • Patent number: 7999029
    Abstract: A macromolecule including a polymer and a polyhedral radical chemically bonded to a terminus of the polymer provides numerous processing and performance advantages. Further functionalization of this macromolecule also is described as being advantageous in certain circumstances. Methods of providing, functionalizing, and utilizing the macromolecule also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2011
    Assignee: Bridgestone Corporation
    Inventors: Yuan-Yong Yan, Jason Poulton, Takayuki Yako, Xiaorong Wang, Hao Wang, Michelle A. Cottrell
  • Publication number: 20090105423
    Abstract: A process for producing low molecular weight polymers, the process comprising partially hydrogenating an unsaturated polymer to form a partially hydrogenated polymer, and reacting the partially hydrogenated polymer with an acyclic alkene in the presence of a metathesis catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2006
    Publication date: April 23, 2009
    Applicant: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: James Pawlow, James Hall, Jason Poulton
  • Publication number: 20070293620
    Abstract: A macromolecule including a polymer and a polyhedral radical chemically bonded to a terminus of the polymer provides numerous processing and performance advantages. Further functionalization of this macromolecule also is described as being advantageous in certain circumstances. Methods of providing, functionalizing, and utilizing the macromolecule also are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2005
    Publication date: December 20, 2007
    Applicant: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuan-Yong Yan, Jason Poulton, Takayuki Yako, Xiaorong Wang, Hao Wang, Michelle Cottrell
  • Publication number: 20070149717
    Abstract: A method for preparing a functionalized polymer, the method comprising the steps of (i) polymerizing conjugated diene monomer by employing a lanthanide-based catalyst to form a reactive polymer, and (ii) reacting the reactive polymer with an azine compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2006
    Publication date: June 28, 2007
    Inventors: Steven Luo, Ryuji Nakagawa, Jason Poulton, Eiju Suzuki, Yuan-Yong Yan
  • Publication number: 20060217489
    Abstract: A curable sealant composition is provided. The composition includes a polymer including at least conjugated dime contributed monomer units in a backbone of the polymer and terminal groups including silicon. The composition also includes additional sealant ingredients selected from the group consisting of plasticizers, filler, reinforcing agents, modifiers, curing catalysts/hardeners, stabilizers, and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2004
    Publication date: September 28, 2006
    Inventors: Yakayuki Yako, Jason Poulton, Yuan-Yong Yan
  • Publication number: 20060173145
    Abstract: A method for preparing multi-functional high-trans elastomeric polymers that have various applications such as in vulcanizable rubber compositions, moisture curable resin compositions, as well as other areas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2006
    Publication date: August 3, 2006
    Inventors: James Pawlow, Takayuki Yako, Jason Poulton, Sandra Warren, Christopher Robertson