Patents by Inventor Jeffery H. Banning

Jeffery H. Banning 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: 9777173
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an encapsulated pigment dispersion and an inkjet ink comprising an ink vehicle and an encapsulated pigment dispersion thereof. In particular, the encapsulated pigment dispersion includes a pigment selected from TiO2 pigment, fluorescent pigment, phosphorescent pigment, and mixtures thereof. The present disclosure also provides a process for producing the aqueous pigment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kelley A. Moore, Jeffery H. Banning, Jian Yao, Jule W. Thomas, Jr., Jesus Gonzalez, Jr.
  • Patent number: 9499708
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an encapsulated dye dispersion and an inkjet ink comprising an ink vehicle and an encapsulated dye dispersion thereof. In particular, the encapsulated dye dispersion includes a fluorescent and/or photochromic dye. The present disclosure also provides a process for producing the encapsulated dye dispersion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, Jian Yao, Kelley A. Moore, Jule W. Thomas, Jr., Michael B. Meinhardt, Paul C. Lucas, Jesus Gonzalez, Jr., Gabriel Iftime, Bo Wu
  • Patent number: 9493666
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an encapsulated visible light absorbing dye dispersion, and the process for producing the same. The present disclosure further provides an inkjet ink comprising an ink vehicle and an encapsulated visible light absorbing dye dispersion thereof, and the process for producing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, Kelley A. Moore, Jian Yao, Jesus Gonzalez, Jr., Jule W. Thomas, Jr., Michael B Meinhardt
  • Patent number: 9309410
    Abstract: Disclosed is a compound of the formula wherein Ra and Rb each, independently of the other, are hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, or alkylaryl, R1 and R2 each, independently of the other, are hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, or alkylaryl, provided that at least one of R1 and R2 is other than hydrogen, and R3, R4, R5, R6, and R7 each, independently of the others, are alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, alkylaryl, or a substituent other than hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, or alkylaryl, wherein in each case alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, or alkylaryl may or may not be substituted and may or may not have hetero atoms therein, and wherein two or more of R3, R4, R5, R6, and R7 can be joined together to form a ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, Bo Wu, Nathan G. Starr, Stephan V. Drappel
  • Publication number: 20160032123
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an encapsulated visible light absorbing dye dispersion, and the process for producing the same. The present disclosure further provides an inkjet ink comprising an ink vehicle and an encapsulated visible light absorbing dye dispersion thereof, and the process for producing the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2014
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, Kelley A. Moore, Jian Yao, Jesus Gonzalez, JR., Jule W. Thomas, JR., Michael B. Meinhardt
  • Publication number: 20160032124
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an encapsulated dye dispersion and an inkjet ink comprising an ink vehicle and an encapsulated dye dispersion thereof. In particular, the encapsulated dye dispersion includes a fluorescent and/or photochromic dye. The present disclosure also provides a process for producing the encapsulated dye dispersion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2014
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Inventors: Jeffery H. BANNING, Jian YAO, Kelley A. MOORE, Jule W. THOMAS, JR., Michael B. MEINHARDT, Paul C. LUCAS, Jesus GONZALEZ, JR., Gabriel IFTIME, Bo WU
  • Publication number: 20160032121
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an encapsulated pigment dispersion and an inkjet ink comprising an ink vehicle and an encapsulated pigment dispersion thereof. In particular, the encapsulated pigment dispersion includes a pigment selected from TiO2 pigment, fluorescent pigment, phosphorescent pigment, and mixtures thereof. The present disclosure also provides a process for producing the aqueous pigment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2014
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Inventors: Kelley A. Moore, Jeffery H. Banning, Jian Yao, Jule W. Thomas, JR., Jesus Gonzalez, JR.
  • Publication number: 20160032117
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a pigment dispersion and an inkjet ink comprising an ink vehicle and a pigment dispersion thereof. The present disclosure also provides a process for producing the aqueous pigment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2014
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Inventors: JEFFERY H. BANNING, Kelley A. Moore, Jian Yao, Jule W. Thomas, JR., Michael B. Meinhardt, Wolfgang Wedler
  • Patent number: 9228097
    Abstract: Phase change ink comprising carrier and colorant of formula wherein Ra and Rb each, independently, are hydrogen, alkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkyl, aryl, including substituted and hetero-containing aryl, arylalkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing arylalkyl, or alkylaryl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkylaryl; R1 and R2 each, independently, are hydrogen, provided at least one of R1 and R2 is other than hydrogen, alkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkyl, aryl, including substituted and hetero-containing aryl, arylalkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing arylalkyl, or alkylaryl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkylaryl; R3, R4, R5, R6, and R7 each, independently, are alkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkyl, aryl, including substituted and hetero-containing aryl, arylalkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing arylalkyl, alkylaryl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkylaryl, or a substi
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, Bo Wu, Nathan G. Starr, Stephan V. Drappel
  • Publication number: 20150065697
    Abstract: Disclosed is a compound of the formula wherein Ra and Rb each, independently of the other, are hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, or alkylaryl, R1 and R2 each, independently of the other, are hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, or alkylaryl, provided that at least one of R1 and R2 is other than hydrogen, and R3, R4, R5, R6, and R7 each, independently of the others, are alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, alkylaryl, or a substituent other than hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, or alkylaryl, wherein in each case alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, or alkylaryl may or may not be substituted and may or may not have hetero atoms therein, and wherein two or more of R3, R4, R5, R6, and R7 can be joined together to form a ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2013
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, Bo Wu, Nathan G. Starr, Stephan V. Drappel
  • Publication number: 20150065620
    Abstract: Phase change ink comprising carrier and colorant of formula wherein Ra and Rb each, independently, are hydrogen, alkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkyl, aryl, including substituted and hetero-containing aryl, arylalkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing arylalkyl, or alkylaryl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkylaryl; R1 and R2 each, independently, are hydrogen, provided at least one of R1 and R2 is other than hydrogen, alkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkyl, aryl, including substituted and hetero-containing aryl, arylalkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing arylalkyl, or alkylaryl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkylaryl; R3, R4, R5, R6, and R7 each, independently, are alkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkyl, aryl, including substituted and hetero-containing aryl, arylalkyl, including substituted and hetero-containing arylalkyl, alkylaryl, including substituted and hetero-containing alkylaryl, or a substi
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2013
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, Bo Wu, Nathan G. Starr, Stephan V. Drappel
  • Patent number: 8920551
    Abstract: Disclosed is a phase change ink comprising a phase change ink carrier and a colorant compound of the formula wherein X1, X2, and X3 each, independently of the others, is —O—, —S—, —SO—, or —SO2—; R1, R2, and R3 each, independently of the others, is alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, or alkylaryl as further defined herein; and Z is halogen, —OR4, wherein R4 is alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, or alkylaryl as further defined herein, wherein R5 is alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, or alkylaryl as further defined herein, or wherein R6 is alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, or alkylaryl as further defined herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, Wolfgang G. Wedler, Stephan V. Drappel
  • Patent number: 8841472
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of the formulae wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, and R13 are hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, or alkylaryl, R10, R11, and R12 are alkylene, arylene, arylalkylene, or alkylarylene, and the chromogen moiety is an atom or group of atoms that impart color to the compound in the visible, infrared, or ultraviolet wavelength range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffery H Banning, James D Padgett, Michael J Edwards, Stephan V Drappel, Joseph B Gault
  • Patent number: 8579428
    Abstract: Disclosed are colorants comprising a colored laked complex of (a) a chromogen molecule having at least one (i) carboxylic acid group, (ii) carboxylate group, (iii) sulfonic acid group, (iv) sulfonate group, or (v) combination thereof, and (b) a polymer, said chromogen molecule and said polymer each being complexed to (c) a metal. Also disclosed are phase change inks containing the colorants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2013
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, Kelley A. Moore, Randall R. Bridgeman, Scott M. Broce, Stephan V. Drappel, Michael B. Meinhardt, Jule W. Thomas, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20130184388
    Abstract: Disclosed are colorants comprising a colored laked complex of (a) a chromogen molecule having at least one (i) carboxylic acid group, (ii) carboxylate group, (iii) sulfonic acid group, (iv) sulfonate group, or (v) combination thereof, and (b) a polymer, said chromogen molecule and said polymer each being complexed to (c) a metal. Also disclosed are phase change inks containing the colorants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2012
    Publication date: July 18, 2013
    Applicant: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, Kelley A. Moore, Randall R. Bridgeman, Scott M. Broce, Stephan V. Drappel, Michael B. Meinhardt, Jule W. Thomas, JR.
  • Publication number: 20130150571
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of the formulae wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, and R13 are hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, or alkylaryl, R10, R11, and R12 are alkylene, arylene, arylalkylene, or alkylarylene, and the chromogen moiety is an atom or group of atoms that impart color to the compound in the visible, infrared, or ultraviolet wavelength range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2011
    Publication date: June 13, 2013
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, James D. Padgett, Michael J. Edwards, Stephan V. Drappel, Joseph B. Gault
  • Patent number: 7619075
    Abstract: Disclosed is a colorant composition of the formula wherein R is an alkyl group, an aryl group, an arylalkyl group, or an alkylaryl group, and wherein R can be joined to the phenyl moiety to form a ring, R? is an aromatic- or heteroaromatic-containing group, each Ra, independently of the others, is a halogen atom, an alkyl group, an alkoxy group, a nitrile group, a nitro group, an amide group, or a sulfonamide group, w is an integer of 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4, n is an integer representing the number of carbon atoms in each repeat alkylene oxide unit, and x is an integer representing the number of repeat alkylene oxide units, wherein said colorant has no more than one —OH, —SH, or primary or secondary amino group per molecule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, Donald R. Titterington, Clifford R. King
  • Patent number: 7592460
    Abstract: Disclosed are colorant compounds of the formula wherein R is an alkyl group, an aryl group, an arylalkyl group, or an alkylaryl group, and wherein R can be joined to the phenyl moiety to form a ring, each R?, independently of the others, is a halogen atom, an alkyl group, an alkoxy group, a nitrile group, a nitro group, an amide group, or a sulfonamide group, z is an integer of 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4, n is an integer representing the number of carbon atoms in each repeat alkylene oxide unit, x is an integer representing the number of repeat alkylene oxide units, and A and B each, independently of the other, are hydrogen atoms, halogen atoms, tertiary amino groups, imine groups, ammonium groups, cyano groups, pyridine groups, pyridinium groups, ether groups, ester groups, amide groups, sulfate groups, sulfonate groups, sulfide groups, sulfoxide groups, phosphine groups, phosphonium groups, phosphate groups, nitrile groups, mercapto groups, nitro groups, sulfone groups, acyl groups, azo groups, cyanato groups, al
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, Donald R. Titterington, Clifford R. King
  • Patent number: 7582687
    Abstract: Disclosed are colorant compounds of the formula wherein R, R1, R2, R3, and R4 each, independently of the others, is an alkyl group, an aryl group, an arylalkyl group, or an alkylaryl group, and wherein R, R1, R2, R3, and R4 each can be joined to a phenyl moiety to form a ring, each R?a, R?b, and R?c, independently of the others, is a halogen atom, an alkyl group, an alkoxy group, a nitrile group, a nitro group, an amide group, or a sulfonamide group, z1, z2, and z3 each, independently of the others, is an integer of 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4, n is an integer representing the number of carbon atoms in each repeat alkylene oxide unit, x is an integer representing the number of repeat alkylene oxide units, D is an anion, and g is the charge on the anion, wherein said colorant has no more than one —OH, —SH, or primary or secondary amino group per molecule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, Donald R. Titterington, Clifford R. King
  • Patent number: 7572845
    Abstract: Disclosed are colorant compounds of the formula wherein R, R1, R2, R3, and R4 each, independently of the others, is an alkyl group, an aryl group, an arylalkyl group, or an alkylaryl group, and wherein R, R1, R2, R3, and R4 each can be joined to a phenyl moiety to form a ring, each R?a, R?b, and R?c, independently of the others, is a halogen atom, an alkyl group, an alkoxy group, a nitrile group, a nitro group, an amide group, or a sulfonamide group, z1, z2, and z3 each, independently of the others, is an integer of 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4, n is an integer representing the number of carbon atoms in each repeat alkylene oxide unit, x is an integer representing the number of repeat alkylene oxide units, D is an anion, and g is the charge on the anion, wherein said colorant has no more than one —OH, —SH, or primary or secondary amino group per molecule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2009
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jeffery H. Banning, Donald R. Titterington, Clifford R. King