Patents by Inventor John D. Flood

John D. Flood 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: 10633465
    Abstract: Selectively hydrogenated block copolymers having semi-crystalline blocks hard blocks and copolymer soft blocks having a combination of excellent physical properties and solvent resistance have been discovered. The block copolymer comprises at least one A block of hydrogenated, polymerized 1,3-butadiene and at least one B block which is a random copolymer or a controlled distribution copolymer of conjugated diene and mono vinyl aromatic monomers in which the conjugated diene monomer units are selectively hydrogenated. Polar functionalized block embodiments of the block copolymers are also disclosed. Compositions comprising the block copolymer and articles made from the block copolymer have also been discovered. A method is disclosed which provides highly isotropic, high strength melt cast films of block copolymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Kraton Polymers U.S. LLC
    Inventors: John E. Flood, Carl L. Willis, Robert C. Bening, Hendrik De Groot, Xavier D. D. J. Muyldermans, David T. Williamson, Dale L. Handlin, Jr., Robert Dossett
  • Patent number: 4134383
    Abstract: A bow drawing indicator for attachment to a bow and including a switch device having a spring operating arm extending therefrom for movement in one direction to successively contact and close two different circuit contacts, a flexible member connecting said arm to said bowstring to move said operating arm to circuit closing positions with drawing movement of said bowstring, a pair of indicator lights, and power circuits connecting individually to the lights to actuate one light on partial tensioning of said bowstring and to actuate the second light on continued drawing of said bowstring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 1977
    Date of Patent: January 16, 1979
    Assignee: Charles R. Iden
    Inventor: John D. Flood