Patents by Inventor Johan Loccufier

Johan Loccufier 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: 11407913
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) wherein an inkjet printing step is used, characterized in that in the inkjet printing step a radiation curable inkjet ink comprising an adhesion promoter having a chemical structure according to Formula I is jetted and cured on a substrate, wherein X is selected from the group consisting of O and NR3, L1 and L2 independently represent a divalent linking group comprising from 2 to 20 carbon atoms, R1 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group and a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group, R2 is selected from the group consisting of a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkenyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkynyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkaryl group, a substituted or unsubstituted aralkyl group and a substituted or unsubstituted (hetero)aryl group, R3 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group,
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Rita Torfs
  • Publication number: 20220204788
    Abstract: An aqueous inkjet ink comprising a resin particle selected from the group consisting of a poly(urea), a poly(urethane) and combinations thereof, a pigment selected from the group consisting of quinacridones and diketopyrrolopyrrole pigments and a compound represented by general formula (I) or general formula (II).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Luc Decoster
  • Patent number: 11352513
    Abstract: A UV curable inkjet ink contains at least one free radical photoinitiator and at least 30 wt % of a mixture including 0 to 45 wt % of a polymerizable oligomer, at least 5 wt % of a polyfunctional propoxylated acrylate and at least 20 wt % of a monofunctional ethoxylated methacrylate according to Formula (I): with n representing an integer of 1 to 4 and R representing an alkyl group; the weight ratio of the polyfunctional propoxylated acrylate over the monofunctional ethoxylated methacrylate is less than 1.60; and all the weight percentages wt % are based on the total weight of the UV curable inkjet ink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Rita Torfs, Johan Loccufier
  • Publication number: 20220119656
    Abstract: A radiation curable inkjet ink containing a polymerizable compound including a vinylether group or a vinylamide group; optionally an amine synergist including an alkanolamine group or a dimethyl benzoate group; optionally a Norrish Type II photoinitiator including a photoinitiating moiety selected from the group consisting of a thioxanthone group, a benzophenone group, a ketocoumarin group and a camphorquinone group; and a specific singlet oxygen quencher.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Matthieu Retailleau, An Vankeerberghen
  • Publication number: 20220119662
    Abstract: A radiation curable inkjet ink containing at least one or two compounds selected from the group consisting of a polymerizable compound including a vinylether group or a vinylamide group, an amine synergist including an alkanolamine group or a dimethyl benzoate group, and a Norrish Type II photoinitiator including a photoinitiating moiety selected from the group consisting of a thioxanthone group, a benzophenone group, a ketocoumarin group and a camphorquinone group; and a singlet oxygen quencher including at least one specific amino-thioether group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Matthieu Retailleau, Johan Loccufier, An Vankeerberghen
  • Publication number: 20220111628
    Abstract: A lithographic printing plate precursor is disclosed including a support and a coating including a polymerisable compound, an optionally substituted trihaloalkyl sulfone initiator, a leuco dye and a specific infrared absorbing compound including a six membered ring in the central position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2020
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA NV
    Inventors: Elke Dom, Karen Demmers, Johan Loccufier
  • Publication number: 20220112387
    Abstract: A radiation curable inkjet ink comprising a polymerizable compound, a photoinitiator and a co-initiator, wherein the co-initiator is an aliphatic tertiary amine co-initiator or an aromatic co-initiator, the aromatic co-initiator selected from the group consisting of an amino substituted benzoic acid derivative, an amino substituted aromatic aldehyde and an amino substituted aromatic ketone, characterized in that the co-initiator comprises at least one functional group selected from the group consisting of an aliphatic thioether and an aliphatic disulfide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2020
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Rita Torfs, Marion Sauvageot
  • Publication number: 20220106649
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of decorated natural leather including the steps of: a) laser ablating part of a base coat on dyed crusted leather; and b) bleaching the laser ablated part with a bleaching agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Inventors: Marie Lehericey, Johan Loccufier
  • Patent number: 11292929
    Abstract: An aqueous UV curable inkjet ink includes an aqueous medium, and capsules composed of a polymeric shell surrounding a core containing one or more polymerizable compounds having an alkyne group or an ethylenically unsaturated group, wherein the aqueous UV curable inkjet ink contains one or more photoinitiators and one or more thiol compounds having at least two thiol groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventor: Johan Loccufier
  • Publication number: 20220066318
    Abstract: A lithographic printing plate precursor is disclosed including a support and a coating comprising a sensitizer and an onium salt wherein the onium salt and the sensitizer are capable of inducing a print-out image upon UV light exposure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Peter Hendrikx, Thomas Billiet, Johan Loccufier, Katleen Himschoot
  • Patent number: 11254831
    Abstract: An aqueous dispersion of a capsule is composed of a polymeric shell surrounding a core, the core containing an oligomeric blocked isocyanate characterized in that the blocked isocyanate is derived from a di-, tri- or tetrafunctional isocyanate terminated oligomer selected from the group of an isocyanate terminated oligo-ether, an isocyanate terminated oligo-ester, an isocyanate terminated oligo-carbonate, an isocyanate terminated butadiene oligomer, an isocyanate terminated hydrogenated butadiene, an isocyanate terminated isoprene oligomer, an isocyanate terminated silicone and combinations thereof. The dispersion is suitable for pre-treatment liquids and inkjet inks in textile printing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: AGFA NV
    Inventor: Johan Loccufier
  • Publication number: 20220049116
    Abstract: An aqueous dispersion of resin particles comprising a dispersing group covalently bonded to the resin and at least one repeating unit of formula I, II and/or III and which is obtainable by contacting a compound A comprising 2 functional groups selected from the group of functional groups —X—C(=0)-CHR1-C(=0)-R2, —X—C(=0)-C?C—R2; or —X—C(=0)-CR1=CR2-NR11 R12, wherein X, R1, R2, R3, R11 and R12 have the same meaning as that defined in the claims, with a compound B comprising at least two —NH2, —NH3+ or —N?C=0, with a crosslinking agent C. The invention also includes a method of producing the aqueous dispersion and further relates to an aqueous ink jet ink comprising the resin particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: February 17, 2022
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Ellen Bertels, Jos Louwet
  • Publication number: 20220041878
    Abstract: An aqueous dispersion of particles comprising a resin having at least one repeating unit of formula I, II and/or III and which is obtainable by contacting in a liquid comprising water, a compound A comprising at least 2 functional groups selected from the group of functional groups —X—C(?O)—CHR1-C(?O)—R2, —X—C(?O)—C?C—R2; or —X—C(?O)—CR1=CR2-NR11R12, the functional groups are linked by a linking group comprising a polyester, polyether, polyolefin, polydimethylsiloxane or polycarbonate chain with a compound B comprising at least two —NH2, —NH3+ or —N?C?O, wherein X, R1, R2, R3, R11 and R12 have the same meaning as that defined in the claims and w. The invention also includes a method of producing the aqueous dispersion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Inventors: Hubertus Van Aert, Johan Loccufier, Jos Louwet
  • Publication number: 20220032602
    Abstract: A method of lithographic plate making is disclosed wherein a plate precursor is exposed to laser radiation in the wavelength range from 350 to 450 nm, said plate precursor comprising a hydrophilic support and a photopolymerizable or photocrosslinkable image recording layer, and then processed on-press by supplying fountain and ink. The exposure produces a visible image having a 1976 CIELAB color distance AF between exposed and non-exposed areas of at least 2.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Peter Hendrikx, Thomas Billiet, Johan Loccufier, Katleen Himschoot, Sue Wilkinson
  • Publication number: 20220025199
    Abstract: A radiation curable inkjet ink comprising a polymerizable compound and a photoinitiator, characterized in that the photoinitiator comprises a functional group selected from the group consisting of an aliphatic thio-ether and an aliphatic or a (hetero)aromatic disulfide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Rita Torfs, Marion Sauvageot
  • Publication number: 20220009219
    Abstract: A lithographic printing plate precursor including a photopolymerisable coating and an overcoat layer provided on top of said layer, characterized in that the overcoat layer includes a compound comprising at least one moiety having a structure according to Formula (I): (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: Nicolas Vriamont, Thomas Billiet, Johan Loccufier, Elke Dom
  • Publication number: 20220010156
    Abstract: A radiation curable inkjet ink comprising a polymerizable compound and an adhesion promoter characterized in that the adhesion promoter has a chemical structure according to Formula I, wherein R1 is selected from the group consisting of a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkenyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkynyl group, a substituted or unsubstituted alkaryl group, a substituted or unsubstituted aralkyl group and a substituted or unsubstituted aryl or heteroaryl group, R2 and R3 are independently selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen and a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group, L represents an n+m+o valent linking group, n represents an integer ranging from 1 to 9, m represents an integer ranging from 1 to 9, o represents an integer ranging from 0 to 8, with the proviso that n+m+o is less than or equal to 10, X represents an oxygen or NR4, R4 is selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen, a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group, a
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Rita Torfs, Marion Sauvageot
  • Publication number: 20220002568
    Abstract: An aqueous ink comprising a dispersion of a capsule composed of a polymeric shell surrounding a core, the core comprises one or more chemical reactants capable of forming a reaction product upon application of heat and/or radiation, the shell is stabilized by cationic dispersing groups and a colorant stabilised by cationic dispersing groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Luc Decoster
  • Patent number: 11214700
    Abstract: An aqueous dispersion of capsules including a resin having at least one repeating unit of formula I, II, and/or III and which is obtainable by contacting, in a liquid including water, a compound A including at least 2 functional groups selected from the functional groups —X—C(?O)—CHR1-C(?O)—R2, —X—C(?O)—C?C—R2; or —X—C(?O)—CR1=CR2-NR11R12, with a compound B including at least two of —NH2, —NH3++, or —N?C?O. A method of producing the aqueous dispersion further relates to an aqueous ink jet ink including the resin capsules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: AGFA-GEVAERT NV
    Inventors: Tim Desmet, Johan Loccufier
  • Publication number: 20210403738
    Abstract: A photoinitiator selected from the group consisting of an acylphosphine oxide, a ?-hydroxy-ketone and a ?-amino-ketone, characterized in that the photoinitiator includes at least one aliphatic disulfide as functional group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Inventors: Johan Loccufier, Rita Torfs, Marion Sauvageot