Patents by Inventor Kazuhiko Kunimoto

Kazuhiko Kunimoto 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: 20190171099
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymerizable composition comprising at least one ethylenically unsaturated, polymerizable compound and at least one oxime sulfonate compound of the formula I QAaBbCc??(I) where a is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6, b is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6, and c is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6, where the sum of a+b+c is 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6 where A is a group B is a group C is a group where # denotes the point of attachment to Q; X is S or NR14 and Q, R1, R2, R3 and R14 are as defined in claim 1 and in the description. The present invention also relates to the use of the this composition, to novel oxime sulfonates and the use of the oxime sulfonates as thermal curing promoter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Kazuhiko KUNIMOTO, Kaori SAMESHIMA, Yuki MATSUOKA, Hisatoshi KURA
  • Patent number: 10241399
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymerizable composition comprising at least one ethylenically unsaturated, polymerizable compound and at least one oxime sulfonate compound of the formula I QAaBbCc??(I) where a is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6, b is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6, and c is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6, where the sum of a+b+c is 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6 where A is a group B is a group C is a group where # denotes the point of attachment to Q; X is S or NR14 and Q, R1, R2, R3 and R14 are as defined in claim 1 and in the description. The present invention also relates to the use of the this composition, to novel oxime sulfonates and the use of the oxime sulfonates as thermal curing promoter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Kunimoto, Kaori Sameshima, Yuki Matsuoka, Hisatoshi Kura
  • Patent number: 10234761
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula (I) wherein Q is a direct bond or an n-valent linking group; n is an integer 2, 3, or 4; Z is for example C1-C20alkylene, C2-C20alkenylene, C5-C8cycloalkylene or C5-C8cycloalkenylene; Y is for example C6-C20aryl or C3-C20heteroaryl; R1 is for example hydrogen, C2-C5alkenyl, C3-C8cycloalkyl, C1-C12alkyl, phenyl, naphthyl, C3-C20heteroaryl, C1-C8alkoxy, benzyloxy or phenoxy; R2 is for example C1-C20alkyl, C2-C12alkenyl, C4-C8cycloalkenyl, C2-C12alkinyl, C3-C10cycloalkyl, phenyl or naphthyl; R15, R16, R17, R18, R19 and R20 independently of each other for example are hydrogen, halogen, C1-C20alkyl, C6-C20aryl or C4-C20heteroaryl; provided that a compound wherein R15, R16, R17, R18, R19 and R20 are hydrogen, Y is thienyl, R1 is methyl, R2 is ethyl, n is 2, Q is a direct bond and Z is n-propylene and a compound wherein R15, R16, R17, R18, R19 and R20 are hydrogen, Y is thienyl, R1 is methyl, R2 is ethyl, n is 2, Q as an n-valent linking group is methylene and Z is methylene are exclude
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Keita Tanaka, Hisatoshi Kura, Kazuhiko Kunimoto, Kaori Sameshima
  • Publication number: 20180208583
    Abstract: Compounds of the formulae (I) or (II) wherein X is A is O, S, NR5 or CR16R17; R1 is for example hydrogen or C1-C20alkyl R2 is for example hydrogen, C1-C20alkyl or C6-C20aryl R5 for example is C1-C20alkyl; R7, R8, R9, R10 and R11 for example independently of each other are hydrogen. C1-C20alkyl, halogen, CN or NO2; Ar1 is for example unsubstituted or substituted C6-C20aryl, C3-C20heteroaryl, C6-C20aroyl, C3-C20heteroarylcarbonyl or or Ar1 is Ar2 is for example phenylene, all of which are unsubstituted or substituted M is for example unsubstituted or substituted C1-C20alkylene Y is a direct bond, O, S, NR5 or CO; Z1 is for example O or S; Z2 is a direct bond, O, S or NR5; and Q is CO or a direct bond.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Kunimoto, Hisatoshi Kura, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Yumiko Nakagawa, Toshikage Asakura, Kaori Sameshima
  • Patent number: 9994538
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula (I) and (IA) wherein X is —O(CO)—; R1 is C1-C12haloalkyl or C6-C10haloaryl; R2 is located in position 7 of the coumarinyl ring and is OR8; R2a, R2b and R2C independently of each other are hydrogen; R3 is C1-C8haloalkyl or C1-C8haloalkyl; R4 is hydrogen; and R8 is C1-C6alkyI; are suitable as photosensitive acid donors in the preparation of photoresist compositions such as used for example in the preparation of spacers, insulating layers, interlayer dielectric films, insulation layers, planarization layers, protecting layers, overcoat layers, banks for electroluminescence displays and liquid crystal displays (LCD).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Keita Tanaka, Yuki Matsuoka, Kazuhiko Kunimoto, Toshikage Asakura, Hisatoshi Kura
  • Patent number: 9957258
    Abstract: Disclosed are oxime ester compounds which have specific benzo (unsaturated 5-membered ring)-carbonyl group and their use as photoinitiators in photopolymerizable compositions, in particular in photoresist formulations for display applications, e.g. liquid crystal display (LCD), organic light emitting diode (OLED) and touch panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Kunimoto, Hisatoshi Kura, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Yumiko Nakagawa, Toshikage Asakura, Kaori Sameshima
  • Publication number: 20180009775
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula (I) and (IA) wherein X is —O(CO)—; R1 is C1-C12haloalkyl or C6-C10haloaryl; R2 is located in position 7 of the coumarinyl ring and is OR8; R2a, R2b and R2C independently of each other are hydrogen; R3 is C1-C8haloalkyl or C1-C8haloalkyl; R4 is hydrogen; and R8 is C1-C6alkyI; are suitable as photosensitive acid donors in the preparation of photoresist compositions such as used for example in the preparation of spacers, insulating layers, interlayer dielectric films, insulation layers, planarization layers, protecting layers, overcoat layers, banks for electroluminescence displays and liquid crystal displays (LCD).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Keita TANAKA, Yuki MATSUOKA, Kazuhiko KUNIMOTO, Toshikage ASAKURA, Hisatoshi KURA
  • Patent number: 9864273
    Abstract: Oxime ester compounds of the formula I, II, III, IV or V, wherein Z is for example (formula A); Z1 for is NO2, unsubstituted or substituted C7-C20aroyl or unsubstituted or substituted C4-C20heteroaroyl; provided that at least one Z1 is other than NO2; Z2 is for example unsubstituted or substituted C7-C20aroyl; R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 and R6 for example are hydrogen, halogen, or unsubstituted or substituted C1-C20alkyl, unsubstituted or substituted C6-C20aryl, or unsubstituted or substituted C4-C20heteroaryl; R9, R10, R11, R12 and R13 for example are hydrogen, halogen, OR16, unsubstituted or substituted C1-C20alkyl; provided that R9 and R13 are neither hydrogen nor fluorine; R14 is for example unsubstituted or substituted C6-C20aryl or C3-C20heteroaryl Q is for example C6-C20arylene or C3-C20heteroarylene; Q1 is —C1-C20alkylene-CO—; Q2 is naphthoylene; Q3 is for example phenylene; L is for example O-alkylene-O—; R15 is for example hydrogen or C1-C20alkyl; R20 is for example hydrogen, or unsubstituted or substituted
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Yuichi Nishimae, Hisatoshi Kura, Kazuhiko Kunimoto, Ryuhei Yamagami, Keita Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20170260132
    Abstract: Oxime sulfonate compounds of the formula (I), wherein R1 is O(CO)R4, COOR5 or CONR6R7; n is 1 or 2; R2 for example is C1-C8alkyl, C3-C6cycloalkyl or benzyl; R3 is for example C1-C8alkyl, C3-C6cycloalkyl, C1-C8haloalkyl, C2-C8alkenyl, benzyl, phenyl or naphthyl, which optionally are substituted; R4 is for example C1-C8alkyl, C3-C6cycloalkyl, C1-C8haloalkyl, C2-C8alkenyl, benzyl, phenyl or naphthyl, which optionally are substituted; R5 is for example C3-C20alkyl, C3-C14cycloalkyl, C2-C8alkenyl, C1-C12alkyl which is substituted for example by one or more halogen; or R5 is phenyl or naphthyl, which are unsubstituted; R6 and R7 each independently of one another for example are hydrogen, C1-C12alkyl, C1-C4haloalkyl, phenyl-C1-C4alkyl, C2-C8alkenyl or C3-C6cycloalkyl, phenyl or naphthyl; or R6 and R7, together with the N-atom to which they are attached, form a 5- or 6-membered ring; are suitable as thermal radical initiators.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2015
    Publication date: September 14, 2017
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Kazuhiko KUNIMOTO, Kaori SAMESHIMA, Hisatoshi KURA, Yuki MATSUOKA
  • Publication number: 20170205710
    Abstract: Oxime ester compounds of the formula I, II, III, IV or V wherein Z is for example Z1 for is NO2, unsubstituted or substituted C7-C20aroyl or unsubstituted or substituted C4-C20heteroaroyl; provided that at least one Z1 is other than NO2; Z2 is for example unsubstituted or substituted C7-C20aroyl; R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 and R6 for example are hydrogen, halogen, or unsubstituted or substituted C1-C20alkyl, unsubstituted or substituted C6-C20aryl, or unsubstituted or substituted C4-C20heteroaryl; R9, R10, R11, R12 and R13 for example are hydrogen, halogen, OR16, unsubstituted or substituted C1-C20alkyl; provided that R9 and R13 are neither hydrogen nor fluorine; R14 is for example unsubstituted or substituted C6-C20aryl or C3-C20heteroaryl Q is for example C6-C20arylene or C3-C20heteroarylene; Q1 is —C1-C20alkylene-CO—; Q2 is naphthoylene; Q3 is for example phenylene; L is for example O-alkylene-O—; R15 is for example hydrogen or C1-C20alkyl; R20 is for example hydrogen, or unsubstituted or substituted C1-
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2017
    Publication date: July 20, 2017
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Yuichi NISHIMAE, Hisatoshi KURA, Kazuhiko KUNIMOTO, Ryuhei YAMAGAMI, Keita TANAKA
  • Patent number: 9631048
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula (I), (Ia) or (Ib) wherein A1, and A? is for example (II) is 1 or 2; X is C1-C4 alkylene or CO; Y is for example O, O(CO), O(CO)O, R1 is for example hydrogen, d-dsalkyl, C3-C30cycloalkyl, phenyl, naphthyl, anthracyl, phenanthryl, biphenylyl, fluorenyl or C3-C20heteroaryl, all of which optionally are substituted; R2 and R3 for example are C1-C10haloalkylene which is optionally substituted, or R2 and R3 are phenylene, which optionally is substituted; R4 is a group (A) or a group (B); R5 and R6 for example are C1-C20alkyl; or R4 and R5 or R4 and R6 together form a straight-chain C2-C6alkylene, R5 and R6 together form a straight-chain C2-C6alkylene; R7, R8, R9 and R10 ifor example are C1-C20alkyl; M for example is C1-C20alkylene, C2-C20alkenylene, C2-C20alkynylene; R25 and R26 are for example hydrogen, C1-C20alkyl; R27, R28, R29, R30 and R31 are for example hydrogen, C1-C20alkyl, C2-C20alkenyl, C3-C20cycloalkyl, or two radicals R27 and R28, R28 and R29, R29 and R30 and/or R30 and R31 toget
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Kunimoto, Hisatoshi Kura
  • Publication number: 20160377977
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula (I) wherein Q is a direct bond or an n-valent linking group; n is an integer 2, 3, or 4; Z is for example C1-C20alkylene, C2-C20alkenylene, C5-C8cycloalkylene or C5-C8cycloalkenylene; Y is for example C6-C20aryl or C3-C20heteroaryl; R1 is for example hydrogen, C2-C5alkenyl, C3-C8cycloalkyl, C1-C12alkyl, phenyl, naphthyl, C3-C20heteroaryl, C1-C8alkoxy, benzyloxy or phenoxy; R2 is for example C1-C20alkyl, C2-C12alkenyl, C4-C8cycloalkenyl, C2-C12alkinyl, C3-C10cycloalkyl, phenyl or naphthyl; R15, R16, R17, R18, R19 and R20 independently of each other for example are hydrogen, halogen, C1-C20alkyl, C6-C20aryl or C4-C20heteroaryl; provided that a compound wherein R15, R16, R17, R15, R19 and R20 are hydrogen, Y is thienyl, R1 is methyl, R2 is ethyl, n is 2, Q is a direct bond and Z is n-propylene and a compound wherein R15, R16, R17, R18, R19 and R20 are hydrogen, Y is thienyl, R1 is methyl, R2 is ethyl, n is 2, Q as an n-valent linking group is methylene and Z is methylene are exclude
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Publication date: December 29, 2016
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Keita TANAKA, Hisatoshi KURA, Kazuhiko KUNIMOTO, Kaori SAMESHIMA
  • Publication number: 20160214966
    Abstract: Disclosed are oxime ester compounds which have specific benzo (unsaturated 5-membered ring)-carbonyl group and their use as photoinitiators in photopolymerizable compositions, in particular in photoresist formulations for display applications, e.g. liquid crystal display (LCD), organic light emitting diode (OLED) and touch panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2014
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Kunimoto, Hisatoshi Kura, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Yumiko Nakagawa, Toshikage Asakura, Kaori Sameshima
  • Patent number: 9365515
    Abstract: Oxime ester compounds of formula (I), wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, and R10 independently of each other are hydrogen, C1-C20alkyl, (A), COR14, NO2, or OR15; provided that at least one of R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, and R10 is (A), and provided that at least one of the remaining R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, and R10 is COR14 or NO2; R11 is for example C1-C20alkyl, M or (B); X and X1 are for example a direct bond; R12 and R?12 are for example hydrogen or C1-C20alkyl; R13 and R?13 are for example C6-C20aryl or C3-C20heteroaryl; M is (X), (Y) or (Z); X3 is O, S or NR19; R14 and R15 are for example phenyl; R20, R21, R22, R23, R24, or R25 for example are hydrogen, COR14, NO2, or (B); provided that at least two oxime ester groups are present in the molecule; are useful as photoinitiators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2016
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Yuichi Nishimae, Hisatoshi Kura, Kazuhiko Kunimoto, Ryuhei Yamagami, Keita Tanaka
  • Patent number: 9310677
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymerizable composition comprising at least one ethylenically unsaturated, polymerizable compound and at least one oxime sulfonate compound of the formula (I) QAaBbCc where a is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6, b is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6, and c is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6, where the sum of a+b+c is 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6 where (A) is a group (B) is a group (C) is a group where # denotes the point of attachment to Q; X is S or NR14 and Q, R1, R2, R3 and R14 are as defined in claim 1 and in the description. The present invention also relates to the use of the this composition, to novel oxime sulfonates and the use of the oxime sulfonates as thermal curing promoter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: BASF
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Kunimoto, Kaori Sameshima, Yuki Matsuoka, Hisatoshi Kura
  • Publication number: 20160060214
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymerizable composition comprising at least one ethylenically unsaturated, polymerizable compound and at least one oxime sulfonate compound of the formula I QAaBbCc??(I) where a is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6, b is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6, and c is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6, where the sum of a+b+c is 1, 2, 3, 4 or 6 where A is a group B is a group C is a group where # denotes the point of attachment to Q; X is S or NR14 and Q, R1, R2, R3 and R14 are as defined in claim 1 and in the description. The present invention also relates to the use of the this composition, to novel oxime sulfonates and the use of the oxime sulfonates as thermal curing promoter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Kazuhiko KUNIMOTO, Kaori SAMESHIMA, Yuki MATSUOKA, Hisatoshi KURA
  • Patent number: 9051397
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula (I), wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7 and R8 for example independently of each other are hydrogen, C1-C20alkyl, (II), COR16 or NO2, provided that at least one pair of R1 and R2, R2 and R3, R3 and R4, R5 and R6, R6 and R7, or R7 and R8 is (III); R9, R10, R11 and R12 for example independently of each other are hydrogen, C1-C20alkyl which optionally substituted; or R9, R10, R11, and R12 independently of each other are unsubstituted or substituted phenyl; X is CO or a direct bond; R13 is for example C1-C20alkyl which optionally is substituted, C2-C12alkenyl, C4-C8cycloalkenyl, C2-C12alkinyl, C3-C10-cycloalkyl, phenyl or naphthyl both of which are optionally substituted; R14 is for example hydrogen, C3-C8cycloalkyl, C2-C5alkenyl, C1-C20alkoxy, C1-C20alkyl, phenyl or naphthyl; R15 is for example C6-C20aryl or C5-C20heteroaryl; R16 is for example C6-C20aryl which is unsubstituted or substituted by one or more C1-C20alkoxy or C1-C20alkyl; are in particular suitable as photoinitiators for co
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Yuichi Nishimae, Hisatoshi Kura, Kazuhiko Kunimoto, Ryuhei Yamagami, Keita Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20150064624
    Abstract: Oxime ester compounds of the formula I, II, III, IV or V, wherein Z is for example (formula A); Z1 for is NO2, unsubstituted or substituted C7-C20aroyl or unsubstituted or substituted C4-C20heteroaroyl; provided that at least one Z1 is other than NO2; Z2 is for example unsubstituted or substituted C7-C20aroyl; R1, R2, R3, R4, R5 and R6 for example are hydrogen, halogen, or unsubstituted or substituted C1-C20alkyl, unsubstituted or substituted C6-C20aryl, or unsubstituted or substituted C4-C20heteroaryl; R9, R10, R11, R12 and R13 for example are hydrogen, halogen, OR16, unsubstituted or substituted C1-C20alkyl; provided that R9 and R13 are neither hydrogen nor fluorine; R14 is for example unsubstituted or substituted C6-C20aryl or C3-C20heteroaryl Q is for example C6-C20arylene or C3-C20heteroarylene; Q1 is —C1-C20alkylene-CO—; Q2 is naphthoylene; Q3 is for example phenylene; L is for example O-alkylene-O—; R15 is for example hydrogen or C1-C20alkyl; R20 is for example hydrogen, or unsubstituted or substituted
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2013
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Yuichi Nishimae, Hisatoshi Kura, Kazuhiko Kunimoto, Ryuhei Yamagami, Keita Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20150044509
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula (I), (Ia) or (Ib) wherein A1, and A? is for example (II) is 1 or 2; X is C1-C4 alkylene or CO; Y is for example O, O(CO), O(CO)O, R1 is for example hydrogen, d-dsalkyl, C3-C30cycloalkyl, phenyl, naphthyl, anthracyl, phenanthryl, biphenylyl, fluorenyl or C3-C20heteroaryl, all of which optionally are substituted; R2 and R3 for example are C1-C10haloalkylene which is optionally substituted, or R2 and R3 are phenylene, which optionally is substituted; R4 is a group (A) or a group (B); R5 and R6 for example are C1-C20alkyl; or R4 and R5 or R4 and R6 together form a straight-chain C2-C6alkylene, R5 and R6 together form a straight-chain C2-C6alkylene; R7, R8, R9 and R10 ifor example are C1-C20alkyl; M for example is C1-C20alkylene, C2-C20alkenylene, C2-C20alkynylene; R25 and R26 are for example hydrogen, C1-C20alkyl; R27, R28, R29, R30 and R31 are for example hydrogen, C1-C20alkyl, C2-C20alkenyl, C3-C20cycloalkyl, or two radicals R27 and R28, R28 and R29, R29 and R30 and/or R30 and R31 toget
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2013
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Kunimoto, Hisatoshi Kura
  • Patent number: 8916621
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a radically polymerizable composition comprising a hydroxylamine ester used to manufacture color filters. The invention further relates to novel hydroxylamine esters. The invention further relates to the use of hydroxylamine esters in all liquid crystal display components requiring post-baking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Hisatoshi Kura, Kaori Sameshima, Kazuhiko Kunimoto, Peter Nesvadba, Masaki Ohwa