Patents by Inventor Julia Lynne Ramsay

Julia Lynne Ramsay 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: 20200367498
    Abstract: This invention relates to pyrimidine derivatives, to compositions comprising the pyrimidine derivatives, to methods of making and using these compositions, and to the use of the pyrimidine derivatives as adjuvants, particularly for agrochemical use. In particular, the present invention relates to compositions comprising the pyrimidine derivatives selected from emulsifiable concentrates (EC), emulsions in water (EW), suspensions of particles in water (SC), soluble liquids (SL), capsule suspensions (CS), suspensions of particles with an emulsion (SE), dispersion concentrates (DC), suspensions of particles in oil (OD), water dispersible granules (WG), soluble granules (SG) and wettable powders (WP).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventors: Niall Rae THOMSON, Gordon Alastair BELL, Philip TAYLOR, Julia Lynne RAMSAY, Stephanie LUCAS, Renaud PERRIN, Stephen Christopher SMITH
  • Publication number: 20200068879
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods of reducing the viscosity of an aqueous agrochemical concentrate comprising a) an adjuvant selected from an alkoxylated aliphatic acid, an alkoxylated aliphatic alcohol, an alkoxylated aliphatic amide and an alkoxylated aliphatic amine, wherein the concentration of adjuvant in the aqueous agrochemical concentrate is at least 50 g/l; the method comprising including b) a compound selected from: i. an aryl sulphonate; ii. an aliphatic mono alcohol; iii. an aliphatic polyol comprising at least four contiguous carbon atoms; and iv. anaryl alcohol; in the aqueous agrochemical concentrate; wherein the aqueous agrochemical concentrate comprises an agrochemical active ingredient. The invention also relates to the agrochemical concentrates and methods of using the agrochemical concentrates for controlling or preventing infestation of plants by phytopathogenic microorganisms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: SYNGENTA LIMITED
    Inventors: Julia Lynne RAMSAY, John HONE, Jose Luis CALVO, Niall Rae THOMSON, Patrick Joseph MULQUEEN, Alexander BASSETT-CROSS, Steven FITZJOHN, Antony HARRIS
  • Publication number: 20200008421
    Abstract: This invention relates to compositions comprising certain (biological performance improving) alcohol alkoxylate adjuvants and an agrochemical; and to use of the adjuvants to improve the biological performance of an agrochemical.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2017
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG
    Inventors: Julia Lynne Ramsay, Gordon Alastair BELL, Philip TAYLOR, David STOCK
  • Patent number: 10206388
    Abstract: This invention relates to the use of aromatic esters as adjuvants in compositions, particularly for agrochemical use, as well to compositions comprising such an aromatic ester, in combination with at least one agrochemical and at least one surfactant. The invention further extends to methods of making and using such compositions. In particular the present invention relates to such compositions when formulated as, or comprised by, an emulsion concentrate (EC), an emulsion in water (EW), a suspension of particles in water (SC), a microcapsule formulation (CS), a suspension of particles with an emulsion (SE), a dispersion concentrate (DC) or an oil suspension (OD).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: SYNGENTA LIMITED
    Inventors: Gordon Alastair Bell, Julia Lynne Ramsay, Raul Minguez Molina, David Stock, Gary Charles Walter
  • Publication number: 20180242574
    Abstract: The present invention relates to agrochemical compositions comprising certain benzamide compounds and to the use of those benzamide compounds as adjuvants, especially in formulations, in particular in agrochemical formulations and in environmentally friendly formulations. The invention further extends to certain novel benzamide compounds and a process to prepare such novel compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2018
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Applicant: SYNGENTA LIMITED
    Inventors: Gordon Bell, Richard Brian Perry, Julia Lynne Ramsay, David Stock, Philip Taylor
  • Patent number: 10051857
    Abstract: The present invention relates to agrochemical compositions comprising certain benzamide compounds and to the use of those benzamide compounds as adjuvants, especially in formulations, in particular in agrochemical formulations and in environmentally friendly formulations. The invention further extends to certain novel benzamide compounds and a process to prepare such novel compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: SYNGENTA LIMITED
    Inventors: Gordon Bell, Richard Brian Perry, Julia Lynne Ramsay, David Stock, Philip Taylor
  • Patent number: 9743668
    Abstract: The invention includes aqueous compatibilized pesticidal formulations and methods of making them. In typical embodiments, formulations comprise a first electrolytic pesticide and a second electrolytic pesticide, and about 30 to about 300 g/L of at least one alkyl polyglycoside. The invention also includes methods of preparing pesticidal formulations to increase the concentration of the electrolytic pesticides. The invention also includes storage and transport systems containing formulation embodiments. The invention also includes methods inhibiting pests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC
    Inventors: Julia Lynne Ramsay, David Stock, Gordon Alstair Bell, Claudio Screpanti, Colin Douglas Miln, Henry Ebun Agbaje, Charles A. Jones, III, Ravi Ramachandran
  • Patent number: 9456599
    Abstract: This invention relates to a composition comprising an agrochemical and a compound of formula (I) wherein each A is independently selected from C1-10 alkanediyl; n is an integer selected from 0 to 45 inclusive; and m is an integer selected from 1, 2, 3 and 4; R is a branched or linear C1-C24 hydrocarbon either fully saturated or comprising up to three double bonds or is phenyl or is benzyl or is a C3-C8 fully saturated cyclic group; and R is substituted 1, 2, 3 or 4 times as defined by the value of m; and when m is 1 and n is not zero, R may also be hydrogen; and Q is a branched or linear C1-C24 hydrocarbon either fully saturated or comprising up to three double bonds or is phenyl or is benzyl or is a C3-C8 fully saturated cyclic group; provided that when m is 1 and n is zero, Q and R are not both selected from a branched or linear C1-C24 hydrocarbon either fully saturated or comprising up to three double bonds to methods of making and using the compositions; and to the use of the compounds as adjuvants for ag
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Gordon Alastair Bell, Julia Lynne Ramsay, Nicholas Igor Nouvel
  • Publication number: 20160113271
    Abstract: The present invention relates to agrochemical compositions comprising certain benzamide compounds and to the use of those benzamide compounds as adjuvants, especially in formulations, in particular in agrochemical formulations and in environmentally friendly formulations. The invention further extends to certain novel benzamide compounds and a process to prepare such novel compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Applicant: SYNGENTA LIMITED
    Inventors: Gordon BELL, Richard Brian PERRY, Julia Lynne RAMSAY, David STOCK, Philip TAYLOR
  • Patent number: 9173397
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of aromatic esters as adjuvants in compositions, particularly for agrochemical use, as well to compositions comprising such an aromatic ester, in combination with at least one agrochemical and at least one surfactant. The invention further extends to methods of making and using such compositions. In particular the present invention relates to such compositions when formulated as, or comprised by, an emulsion concentrate (EC), an emulsion in water (EW), a suspension of particles in water (SC), a microcapsule formulation (CS), a suspension of particles in the continuous phase of an emulsion (SE), a dispersion concentrate (DC) or an oil suspension (OD).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Richard Brian Perry, Ian David Perry, Gordon Alastair Bell, Phillip Taylor, Julia Lynne Ramsay, David Stock
  • Patent number: 9138003
    Abstract: An insecticidal composition having as an adjuvant a phosphonate or an alkoxylated derivative or dimer thereof. Preferred phosphonates are bis-(2-ethylhexyl)-2ethylhexylphosphonate, bis-(2-ethylhexyl)-octylphosphonate and bis-(butyl)butylphosphonate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection Inc.
    Inventors: David Stock, Catherine Julia Piper, Julia Lynne Ramsay, Patrick Joseph Mulqueen, Richard Brian Perry, Mark Steven Birchmore
  • Publication number: 20150250163
    Abstract: This invention relates to a composition comprising an agrochemical and a compound of formula (I) wherein each A is independently selected from C1-10 alkanediyl; n is an integer selected from 0 to 45 inclusive; and m is an integer selected from 1, 2, 3 and 4; R is a branched or linear C1-C24 hydrocarbon either fully saturated or comprising up to three double bonds or is phenyl or is benzyl or is a C3-C8 fully saturated cyclic group; and R is substituted 1, 2, 3 or 4 times as defined by the value of m; and when m is 1 and n is not zero, R may also be hydrogen; and Q is a branched or linear C1-C24 hydrocarbon either fully saturated or comprising up to three double bonds or is phenyl or is benzyl or is a C3-C8 fully saturated cyclic group; provided that when m is 1 and n is zero, Q and R are not both selected from a branched or linear C1-C24 hydrocarbon either fully saturated or comprising up to three double bonds to methods of making and using the compositions; and to the use of the compounds as adjuvants for ag
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2013
    Publication date: September 10, 2015
    Applicant: Syngenta Participations AG
    Inventors: Gordon Alastair Bell, Julia Lynne Ramsay, Nicholas Igor Nouvel
  • Patent number: 9072305
    Abstract: The invention includes an aqueous compatibilized herbicidal formulation. In typical embodiments, formulations comprise a diammonium salt of glyphosate and a sodium salt of fomesafen. The invention also includes storage and transport systems containing formulation embodiments. The invention also includes methods inhibiting unwanted plant growth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2015
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
    Inventors: Julia Lynne Ramsay, David Stock, Gordon Alstair Bell, Claudio Screpanti
  • Publication number: 20140378307
    Abstract: This invention relates to the use of aromatic phosphate esters of formula (Ia), wherein X, Y, n and R4 are as defined within the description, as adjuvants in compositions, particularly for agrochemical use, as well to compositions comprising such an aromatic phosphate ester, in combination with at least one agrochemical and optionally at least one surfactant. The invention further extends to methods of making and using such compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2012
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Applicant: SYNGENTA LIMITED
    Inventors: Gordon Alastair Bell, Julia Lynne Ramsay, Philip Taylor
  • Patent number: 8808720
    Abstract: A product comprising microcapsules which themselves comprise (a) a polymeric shell; and (b) a core which comprises (i) a solid agrochemical dispersed in a matrix and (ii) a water-immiscible liquid characterized in that the matrix is distributed non-continuously throughout the water-immiscible liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2014
    Assignee: Syngenta Limited
    Inventors: Patrick Joseph Mulqueen, Anne Waller, Julia Lynne Ramsay, Geoffrey William Smith
  • Publication number: 20140148342
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of aromatic esters as adjuvants in compositions, particularly for agrochemical use, as well to compositions comprising such an aromatic ester, in combination with at least one agrochemical and at least one surfactant. The invention further extends to methods of making and using such compositions. In particular the present invention relates to such compositions when formulated as, or comprised by, an emulsion concentrate (EC), an emulsion in water (EW), a suspension of particles in water (SC), a microcapsule formulation (CS), a suspension of particles in the continuous phase of an emulsion (SE), a dispersion concentrate (DC) or an oil suspension (OD).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2012
    Publication date: May 29, 2014
    Applicant: SYNGENTA LIMITED
    Inventors: Richard Brian Perry, Gordon Alastair Bell, Phillip Taylor, Julia Lynne Ramsay, David Stock
  • Publication number: 20140113823
    Abstract: This invention relates to the use of aromatic esters as adjuvants in compositions, particularly for agrochemical use, as well to compositions comprising such an aromatic ester, in combination with at least one agrochemical and at least one surfactant. The invention further extends to methods of making and using such compositions. In particular the present invention relates to such compositions when formulated as, or comprised by, an emulsion concentrate (EC), an emulsion in water (EW), a suspension of particles in water (SC), a microcapsule formulation (CS), a suspension of particles with an emulsion (SE), a dispersion concentrate (DC) or an oil suspension (OD).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Applicant: SYNGENTA LIMITED
    Inventors: Gordon Alastair Bell, Julia Lynne Ramsay, Raul Minguez Molina, David Stock, Gary Charles Walter
  • Publication number: 20130217746
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods of reducing the viscosity of an aqueous agrochemical concentrate comprising a) an adjuvant selected from an alkoxylated aliphatic acid, an alkoxylated aliphatic alcohol, an alkoxylated aliphatic amide and an alkoxylated aliphatic amine, wherein the concentration of adjuvant in the aqueous agrochemical concentrate is at least 50 g/l; the method comprising including b) a compound selected from: i. an aryl sulphonate; ii. an aliphatic mono alcohol; iii. an aliphatic polyol comprising at least four contiguous carbon atoms; and iv. anaryl alcohol; in the aqueous agrochemical concentrate; wherein the aqueous agrochemical concentrate comprises an agrochemical active ingredient. The invention also relates to the agrochemical con centrates and methods of using the agrochemical concentrates for controlling or preventing infestation of plants by phytopathogenic microorganisms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2011
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Applicant: SYNGENTA LIMITED
    Inventors: Julia Lynne Ramsay, John Hone, Jose Luis Calvo, Niall Rae Thomson, Patrick Joseph Mulqueen, Alexander Bassett-Cross, Steven Fitzjohn, Antony Harris
  • Publication number: 20120115816
    Abstract: The invention includes aqueous compatibilized pesticidal formulations and methods of making them. In typical embodiments, formulations comprise a first electrolytic pesticide and a second electrolytic pesticide, and about 30 to about 300 g/L of at least one alkyl polyglycoside. The invention also includes methods of preparing pesticidal formulations to increase the concentration of the electrolytic pesticides. The invention also includes storage and transport systems containing formulation embodiments. The invention also includes methods inhibiting pests.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2010
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Applicant: SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION LLC
    Inventors: Julia Lynne Ramsay, David Stock, Gordon Alstair Bell, Claudio Screpanti, Colin Douglas Miln, Henry Ebun Agbaje, Charles A. Jones, III, Ravi Ramachandran
  • Publication number: 20120071323
    Abstract: The invention includes an aqueous compatibilized herbicidal formulation. In typical embodiments, formulations comprise a diammonium salt of glyphosate and a sodium salt of fomesafen. The invention also includes storage and transport systems containing formulation embodiments. The invention also includes methods inhibiting unwanted plant growth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2010
    Publication date: March 22, 2012
    Applicant: SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION LLC
    Inventors: Julia Lynne Ramsay, David Stock, Gordon Alstair Bell, Claudio Screpanti