Patents by Inventor Kelly Teng

Kelly Teng 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: 9109059
    Abstract: A superabsorbent polymer network formed of two monomers and two crosslinkers. The monomers and the crosslinkers are described herein. Further, a method for preparing this superabsorbent polymer network is disclosed. Also disclosed is a method of determining a ratio between two monomeric moieties in a superabsorbent polymer network formed of two monomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Tun-Fun Way, Kelly Teng, En-Kuang Wang, Yu-Ting Chen, Jiun-Jy Chen
  • Patent number: 8835584
    Abstract: In one embodiment of the disclosure, a copolymer and method for manufacturing the same are provided. The copolymer is copolymerized from a composition including: (a) a first hydrophilic monomer, including itaconamic acid, itaconamic salt, or combinations thereof; and (b) a second hydrophilic monomer, including acrylic acid, acrylic salt, acrylamide, or combinations thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Tun-Fun Way, Yu-Ting Chen, Jiun-Jy Chen, Kelly Teng
  • Patent number: 8741615
    Abstract: A magnetic nanoparticle is provided in the disclosure. The magnetic nanoparticle includes a magnetic nanoparticle; a biocompatible polymer of the following formula (II) covalently coupled to the magnetic nanoparticle, wherein R1 is alkyl, aryl, carboxyl, or amino; n is an integer from 5 to 1000; and m is an integer from 1 to 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Wen-Hsiang Chang, Wen-Uan Hsieh, Shiu-Hua Huang, Chin-I Lin, Shian-Jy Jassy Wang, Kelly Teng
  • Patent number: 8512996
    Abstract: The invention provides a cell for preparing competent cells, wherein the cell is capable of spontaneously accumulating self-producing trehalose therein and the cell is used for the preparation of competent cells. The invention also provides a method for preparing competent cells, including: culturing the cell for preparing the competent cell mentioned previously to obtain a cell suspension; placing the cell suspension into an ice bath; centrifuging the cell suspension to obtain a cell precipitate; mixing a transform reagent with the cell precipitate; and obtaining competent cells suspension.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2013
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Jia-Hung Wang, Meng-Yin Tsai, Ting-Ting Hung, Kelly Teng
  • Publication number: 20130172490
    Abstract: In one embodiment of the disclosure, a copolymer and method for manufacturing the same are provided. The copolymer is copolymerized from a composition including: (a) a first hydrophilic monomer, including itaconamic acid, itaconamic salt, or combinations thereof; and (b) a second hydrophilic monomer, including acrylic acid, acrylic salt, acrylamide, or combinations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: July 4, 2013
    Inventors: Tun-Fun WAY, Yu-Ting CHEN, Jiun-Jy CHEN, Kelly TENG
  • Publication number: 20120329129
    Abstract: A magnetic nanoparticle is provided in the disclosure. The magnetic nanoparticle includes a magnetic nanoparticle; a biocompatible polymer of the following formula (II) covalently coupled to the magnetic nanoparticle, wherein R1 is alkyl, aryl, carboxyl, or amino; n is an integer from 5 to 1000; and m is an integer from 1 to 10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2012
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Wen-Hsiang Chang, Wen-Uan Hsieh, Shiu-Hua Huang, Chin-I Lin, Shian-Jy Jassy Wang, Kelly Teng
  • Patent number: 8338158
    Abstract: Cis-aconitate decarboxylase mutants having one or more mutations in a C-terminal region as compared with a wild-type cis-aconitate decarboxylase of Aspergillus terreus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Hsin-Ju Hsieh, Pei-Ching Chang, Kelly Teng
  • Publication number: 20120149090
    Abstract: The invention provides a cell for preparing competent cells, wherein the cell is capable of spontaneously accumulating self-producing trehalose therein and the cell is used for the preparation of competent cells. The invention also provides a method for preparing competent cells, including: culturing the cell for preparing the competent cell mentioned previously to obtain a cell suspension; placing the cell suspension into an ice bath; centrifuging the cell suspension to obtain a cell precipitate; mixing a transform reagent with the cell precipitate; and obtaining competent cells suspension.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2010
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Inventors: Jia-Hung WANG, Meng-Yin TSAI, Ting-Ting HUNG, Kelly TENG
  • Patent number: 8192965
    Abstract: Method for producing itaconic acid in yeast cells using glycerol as the substrate. The yeast cells express cis-aconitic acid decarboxylase and optionally, citrate synthase and/or aconitase at high levels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2012
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Jia-Hung Wang, Shu-Hsien Tsai, Kelly Teng
  • Patent number: 8022169
    Abstract: A method of preparing an aliphatic copolyester by mixing a first compound defined by the equation: and a catalyst, and adding a second compound defined by and a lactide, wherein the second compound and the lactide have a total weight less than the first compound, wherein a is 10-230, b, d and e have a ratio of 10-35:10-35:80-30, c is 1-4, and f is 1-10. The method further adds the second compound and the lactide, wherein the second compound and the lactide have a total weight less than the first compound, the second compound and the lactide in the prior mixing step. The method further adds the second compound and the lactide, wherein the second compound and the lactide have a total weight less than the first compound, the second compound and the lactide in of the prior mixing steps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2011
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Tun-Fun Way, Jiun-Jy Chen, Lien Tai Chen, Kelly Teng, Jui-Yu Lin
  • Publication number: 20110171715
    Abstract: The invention discloses a biocompatible polymer for covalently modifying magnetic nanoparticles. The biocompatible polymer may be coupled to a targeting agent and/or a fluorescent dye. The invention also discloses a magnetic nanoparticle with biocompatibilities comprising the biocompatible polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2008
    Publication date: July 14, 2011
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Wen-Hsiang Chang, Wen-Uan Hsieh, Shiu-Hua Huang, Chin-1 Lin, Shian-Jy Jassy Wang, Kelly Teng
  • Publication number: 20110053232
    Abstract: Method for producing itaconic acid in yeast cells using glycerol as the substrate. The yeast cells express cis-aconitic acid decarboxylase and optionally, citrate synthase and/or aconitase at high levels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2009
    Publication date: March 3, 2011
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)
    Inventors: Jia-Hung Wang, Shu-Hsien Tsai, Kelly Teng
  • Publication number: 20100330632
    Abstract: Cis-aconitate decarboxylase mutants having one or more mutations in a C-terminal region as compared with a wild-type cis-aconitate decarboxylase of Aspergillus terreus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2009
    Publication date: December 30, 2010
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Hsin-Ju Hsieh, Pei-Ching Chang, Kelly Teng
  • Publication number: 20100330631
    Abstract: Cis-aconitate decarboxylase mutants having one or more mutations in a C-terminal region as compared with a wild-type cis-aconitate decarboxylase of Aspergillus terreus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2009
    Publication date: December 30, 2010
    Applicant: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Hsin-Ju Hsieh, Pei-Ching Chang, Kelly Teng
  • Patent number: 7776972
    Abstract: A phosphine-based polymer having Formula (I) is provided. The invention also provides a poly(lactic acid) material including poly(lactic acid) and the disclosed phosphine-based polymer, wherein the phosphine-based polymer has a weight ratio of 0.05-10 parts by weight, based on 100 parts by weight of the poly(lactic acid).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2010
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Tun-Fun Way, Kelly Teng, Jiun-Jy Chen
  • Publication number: 20100144979
    Abstract: A phosphine-based polymer having Formula (I) is provided. The invention also provides a poly(lactic acid) material including poly(lactic acid) and the disclosed phosphine-based polymer, wherein the phosphine-based polymer has a weight ratio of 0.05-10 parts by weight, based on 100 parts by weight of the poly(lactic acid).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2009
    Publication date: June 10, 2010
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Tun-Fun WAY, Kelly TENG, Jiun-Jy CHEN
  • Publication number: 20090149099
    Abstract: An aliphatic copolyester is provided. The aliphatic copolyester is prepared by polymerization of a first compound having formula I, a second compound having formula II, and a lactide, wherein a is 10-230, b, d and e have a ratio of 10-35:10-35:80-30, c is 1-4, and f is 1-10. The invention also provides a method of preparing the aliphatic copolyester.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2008
    Publication date: June 11, 2009
    Applicant: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Tun-Fun Way, Jiun-Jy Chen, Lien Tai Chen, Kelly Teng, Jui-Yu Lin
  • Publication number: 20070185135
    Abstract: This invention relates to a polypeptide-polymer conjugate that includes a polypeptide moiety, a polyalkylene oxide moiety, a linker connecting the polypeptide moiety with the polyalkylene oxide moiety, a first linkage between the polypeptide moiety and the linker, and a second linkage between the polyalkylene oxide moiety and the linker.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2006
    Publication date: August 9, 2007
    Inventors: Laurence Wu, Bryan Wu, Kuo-Hsi Kao, Li-Ming Shen, Kelly Teng
  • Patent number: 6320040
    Abstract: Tetrahydrofuranyl compounds are provided that are functionalized to include pendant conjugate groups, and which are useful in diagnosis assays and as research reagents. Novel intermediates for the synthesis of the compounds are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 1999
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2001
    Assignee: ISIS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Phillip Dan Cook, Kelly Teng
  • Patent number: 6087482
    Abstract: Oligonucleotide-mimicking macromolecules that have improved nuclease resistance are provided. Replacement of the normal phosphorodiester inter-sugar linkages found in natural oligonucleotides with four atom linking groups provide unique compounds that are useful in regulating RNA expression and in therapeutics. Methods of synthesis and use also are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 1995
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2000
    Assignee: Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Kelly Teng, Yogesh Sanghvi, Phillip Dan Cook