Patents by Inventor Joel L. Martin

Joel L. Martin 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: 20190256606
    Abstract: A human antibody or an antigen-binding fragment which binds human IL-6 receptor (hIL-6R) with a KD of about 500 pM or less and blocks IL-6 activity with an IC50 of 200 pM or less, is provided. In preferred embodiments, the antibody the antibody or antigen-binding fragment binds hIL-6R with an affinity at least 2-fold higher relative to its binding monkey IL-6R.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Sean Stevens, Tammy T. Huang, Joel H. Martin, Jeanette L. Fairhurst, Ashique Rafique, Eric Smith, Kevin J. Pobursky, Nicholas J. Papadopoulos, James P. Fandl, Gang Chen, Margaret Karow
  • Patent number: 9062134
    Abstract: The present invention provides polymerization catalyst compositions employing half-metallocene compounds with a heteroatom-containing ligand bound to the transition metal. Methods for making these hybrid metallocene compounds and for using such compounds in catalyst compositions for the polymerization of olefins also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Errun Ding, Joel L. Martin, Albert P. Masino, Qing Yang, Youlu Yu
  • Patent number: 8987392
    Abstract: The present invention discloses catalyst compositions employing silicon-bridged metallocene compounds with bulky substituents. Methods for making these silicon-bridged metallocene compounds and for using such compounds in catalyst compositions for the polymerization of olefins also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Joel L. Martin, Qing Yang, Max P. McDaniel, Jim B. Askew
  • Patent number: 8932975
    Abstract: A catalyst composition comprising (a) a first metallocene complex represented by the general formula: where M1 is Ti, Zr or Hf, X1 and X2 are each independently F, Cl, Br, I, methyl, benzyl, phenyl, H, BH4, a hydrocarbyloxide group having up to 20 carbon atoms, a hydrocarbylamino group having up to 20 carbon atoms, a trihydrocarbylsilyl group having up to 20 carbon atoms, OBR?2 wherein R? may be an alkyl group having up to 12 carbon atoms or an aryl group having up to 12 carbon atoms, and SO3R? wherein R? may be an alkyl group having up to 12 carbon atoms or an aryl group having up to 12 carbon atoms, and Cp1 and Cp2 are each independently a substituted or unsubstituted cyclopentadienyl group, or a substituted or unsubstituted indenyl group, where any substituent on Cp1 and Cp2 is H, a hydrocarbyl group having up to 18 carbon atoms or a hydrocarbylsilyl group having up to 18 carbon atoms, (b) a second metallocene complex, (c) a non-group 4 metallocene transition-metal complex, (d) an activator or activato
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Qing Yang, Max P. McDaniel, Joel L. Martin, Errun Ding, David C. Rohlfing, Tony R. Crain
  • Patent number: 8846841
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polymerization process utilizing a dual ansa-metallocene catalyst system. Polymers produced from the polymerization process are also provided, and these polymers have a reverse comonomer distribution, a non-bimodal molecular weight distribution, a ratio of Mw/Mn from about 3 to about 8, and a ratio of Mz/Mw from about 3 to about 6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Qing Yang, Max P. McDaniel, William B. Beaulieu, Joel L. Martin, Tony R. Crain
  • Publication number: 20140275462
    Abstract: An ethylene polymer having a density greater than about 0.930 g/ml and a level of long chain branching ranging from about 0.001 LCB/103 carbons to about 1.5 LCB/103 carbons as determined by SEC-MALS. An ethylene polymer having a level of short chain branching ranging from about 0 to about 10 mol. % and a level of long chain branching ranging from about 0.001 LCB/103 carbons to about 1.5 LCB/103 carbons as determined by SEC-MALS. An ethylene polymer having a polydispersity index ranging from about 8 to about 25 and a level of long chain branching ranging from about 0.001 LCB/103 carbons to about 1.5 LCB/103 carbons as determined by SEC-MALS.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventors: Qing YANG, Max P. MCDANIEL, Joel L. MARTIN, Tony R. CRAIN, Steve M. WHARRY, Carlos A. CRUZ, Jared L. BARR, Youlu YU
  • Patent number: 8828529
    Abstract: A unimodal polymeric resin having a density of from about 0.946 g/ml to about 0.97 g/ml and a zero shear viscosity of from about 8×102 Pa-s to about 6×104 Pa-s. A method comprising (a) providing a catalyst system comprising a half-sandwich transition metal complex; (b) contacting the catalyst system with an olefin under conditions suitable to form a polyolefin, wherein the polyolefin is unimodal; and (c) recovering the polyolefin, wherein the polyolefin has a density of from about 0.946 g/ml to about 0.97 g/ml and a zero shear viscosity of from about 8×102 Pa-s to about 6×104 Pa-s. A unimodal polymeric resin having a density of from about 0.946 g/ml to about 0.97 g/ml and a CY-a parameter of from about 0.5 to about 0.6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Guylaine St. Jean, Errun Ding, Chung Tso, Qing Yang, Albert P. Masino, Joel L. Martin
  • Publication number: 20140243491
    Abstract: The present invention provides polymerization catalyst compositions employing half-metallocene compounds with a heteroatom-containing ligand bound to the transition metal. Methods for making these hybrid metallocene compounds and for using such compounds in catalyst compositions for the polymerization of olefins also are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2014
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Errun Ding, Joel L. Martin, Albert P. Masino, Qing Yang, Youlu Yu
  • Patent number: 8759246
    Abstract: The present invention provides polymerization catalyst compositions employing half-metallocene compounds with a heteroatom-containing ligand bound to the transition metal. Methods for making these hybrid metallocene compounds and for using such compounds in catalyst compositions for the polymerization of olefins also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Errun Ding, Joel L. Martin, Albert P. Masino, Qing Yang, Youlu Yu
  • Publication number: 20140163190
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polymerization process utilizing a dual ansa-metallocene catalyst system. Polymers produced from the polymerization process are also provided, and these polymers have a reverse comonomer distribution, a non-bimodal molecular weight distribution, a ratio of Mw/Mn from about 3 to about 8, and a ratio of Mz/Mw from about 3 to about 6.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2014
    Publication date: June 12, 2014
    Applicant: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Qing Yang, Max P. McDaniel, William B. Beaulieu, Joel L. Martin, Tony R. Crain
  • Patent number: 8703972
    Abstract: A catalyst system comprising a half-sandwich chromium complex, an activator support and an optional cocatalyst. A compound of formula Cp?Cr(Cl)2(Ln), where Cp? is ?5-C5H4CH2CH2CH?CH2 and Ln is pyridine, THF or diethylether. A compound of formula Cp?Cr(Cl)2(Ln), where Cp? is ?5-C5H4C(Me)2CH2CH2CH?CH2 and Ln is pyridine, THF or diethylether.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Errun Ding, Albert P. Masino, Joel L. Martin, Youlu Yu
  • Patent number: 8691715
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polymerization process utilizing a dual ansa-metallocene catalyst system. Polymers produced from the polymerization process are also provided, and these polymers have a reverse comonomer distribution, a non-bimodal molecular weight distribution, a ratio of Mw/Mn from about 3 to about 8, and a ratio of Mz/Mw from about 3 to about 6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Qing Yang, Max P. McDaniel, William B. Beaulieu, Joel L. Martin, Tony R. Crain
  • Patent number: 8637691
    Abstract: The present techniques relate to catalyst compositions, methods, and polymers encompassing a Group 4 metallocene compound comprising bridging ?5-cyclopentadienyl-type ligands, typically in combination with a cocatalyst, and a activator. The compositions and methods presented herein include ethylene polymers with low melt elasticity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Qing Yang, Max P. McDaniel, Joel L. Martin, Youlu Yu, David C. Rohlfing, Michael D. Jensen
  • Publication number: 20130245302
    Abstract: The present techniques relate to catalyst compositions, methods, and polymers encompassing a Group 4 metallocene compound comprising bridging ?5-cyclopentadienyl-type ligands, typically in combination with a cocatalyst, and a activator. The compositions and methods presented herein include ethylene polymers with low melt elasticity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2013
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Applicant: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Qing Yang, Max P. McDaniel, Joel L. Martin, Youlu Yu, David C. Rohlfing, Michael D. Jensen
  • Patent number: 8524626
    Abstract: The present invention provides polymerization catalyst compositions employing novel dinuclear metallocene compounds. Methods for making these new dinuclear metallocene compounds and for using such compounds in catalyst compositions for the polymerization and copolymerization of olefins are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Rex E. Murray, Kumudini C. Jayaratne, Qing Yang, Joel L. Martin
  • Patent number: 8501651
    Abstract: A catalyst system comprising a half-sandwich chromium complex, an activator support and an optional cocatalyst. A compound of formula Cp?Cr(Cl)2(Ln), where Cp? is ?5—C5H4CH2CH2CH?CH2 and Ln is pyridine, THF or diethylether. A compound of formula Cp?Cr(Cl)2(Ln), where Cp? is ?5—C5H4C(Me)2CH2CH2CH?CH2 and Ln is pyridine, THF or diethylether.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2013
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Errun Ding, Albert P. Masino, Joel L. Martin, Youlu Yu
  • Patent number: 8475899
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polymerization process which is conducted by contacting an olefin monomer and at least one olefin comonomer in the presence of hydrogen and a metallocene-based catalyst composition. Polymers produced from the polymerization process are also provided, and these polymers have a reverse comonomer distribution, low levels of long chain branches, and a ratio of Mw/Mn from about 3 to about 6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Qing Yang, Max P. McDaniel, Joel L. Martin, Tony R. Crain, Randy S. Muninger, Jerry T. Lanier, Jeff S. Fodor, Paul J. Deslauriers, Chung C. Tso, David C. Rohlfing
  • Patent number: 8450437
    Abstract: The present techniques relate to catalyst compositions, methods, and polymers encompassing a Group 4 metallocene compound comprising bridging ?5-cyclopentadienyl-type ligands, typically in combination with a cocatalyst, and a activator. The compositions and methods presented herein include ethylene polymers with low melt elasticity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2013
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Qing Yang, Max P. McDaniel, Joel L. Martin, Youlu Yu, David C. Rohlfing, Michael D. Jensen
  • Patent number: 8431729
    Abstract: The present invention discloses catalyst compositions employing silicon-bridged metallocene compounds with bulky substituents. Methods for making these silicon-bridged metallocene compounds and for using such compounds in catalyst compositions for the polymerization of olefins also are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2013
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Joel L. Martin, Qing Yang, Max P. McDaniel, Jim B. Askew
  • Patent number: 8426538
    Abstract: This invention relates to the field of olefin polymerization catalyst compositions, and methods for the polymerization and copolymerization of olefins, including polymerization methods using a supported catalyst composition. In one aspect, the present invention encompasses a catalyst composition comprising the contact product of a first metallocene compound, a second metallocene compound, at least one chemically-treated solid oxide, and at least one organoaluminum compound. The new resins were characterized by useful properties in impact, tear, adhesion, sealing, extruder motor loads and pressures at comparable melt index values, and neck-in and draw-down.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
    Inventors: Michael D. Jensen, Max P. McDaniel, Joel L. Martin, Elizabeth A. Benham, Randy L. Muninger, Gary G. Jerdee, Ashish M. Sukhadia, Qing R. Yang, Matthew G. Thorn