Patents by Inventor Lothar Willms

Lothar Willms 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: 20080221167
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of selective insecticidal compositions, characterized by an effective amount of an active compound combination comprising (a) (1) at least one haloalkylnicotinic acid derivative of the formula (I) in which AA and R1A are as defined in the description, or (2) at least one phthalic acid diamide of the formula (II) in which XB, R1B, R2B, R3B, L1B, L2B and L3B are as defined in the description, or (3) at least one anthranilamide of the formula (III) in which A1C, A2C, XC, R1C, R2C, R3C, R4C, R5C, R7C, R8C and R9C are as defined in the description, and (b) at least one crop plant compatibility-improving compound from the group of compounds given in the description, in particular cloquintocet-mexyl, isoxadifen-ethyl and mefenpyr-diethyl for controlling insects and/or arachnids, and a method for controlling insects and/or arachnids using the compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2005
    Publication date: September 11, 2008
    Applicant: BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG
    Inventors: Reiner Fischer, Rudiger Fischer, Christian Funke, Achim Hense, Wolfram Andersch, Heike Hungenberg, Wolfgang Thielert, Udo Reckmann, Lothar Willms, Christian Arnold
  • Patent number: 7422998
    Abstract: Suitable for controlling harmful plants in sugar beet crops composed of tolerant or resistant mutants or transgenic sugar beet plants are herbicide combinations (A)+(B), if appropriate in the presence of safeners, with an effective content of (A) broad-spectrum herbicides from the group (A1) glufosinate (salts) and related compounds, (A2) glyphosate (salts) and related compounds such as sulfosate and (A3) imidazolinones or their salts and (B) herbicides from the group consisting of (B0) one or more structurally different herbicides from the abovementioned group (A) or (B1) foliar- and predominantly soil-acting herbicides which are active against monocotyledonous and dicotyledonous harmful plants, or (B2) herbicides which are active predominantly against dicotyledonous harmful plants, and (B3) herbicides which are predominantly foliar-acting and which can be employed against monocotyledonous harmful plants, or (B4) herbicides which are both foliar- and soil-acting and which can be employed against monocot
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2008
    Assignee: Aventis CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Erwin Hacker, Hermann Stuebler, Hermann Bieringer, Lothar Willms
  • Patent number: 7414011
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of the formula (I) or salts thereof in which R1, R2, R3, R4, I, R5, Q, R4, W, X, Y, V and Z, are as defined in the specification, which are suitable for use as herbicides or plant growth regulators. Also disclosed are processes for preparing the compounds of formula (I) or salts thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2008
    Assignee: Hoechst Schering Agrevo GmbH
    Inventors: Hansjörg Dietrich, Christian Waldraff, Lothar Willms, Hermann Bieringer, Christopher Rosinger, Felix Thürwächter, Thomas Auler
  • Patent number: 7396939
    Abstract: What is described are 3-cyclopropyl-4-(3-amino-2-methylbenzoyl)pyrazoles of the formula (I) and their use as herbicides. In this formula (I), R1, R2, R3, R4 and R5 are various radicals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2005
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2008
    Assignee: Bayer CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Monika Schmitt, Lothar Willms, Ines Heinemann, Andreas Van Almsick, Thomas Auler, Martin Hills, Heinz Kehne, Dieter Feucht
  • Patent number: 7390827
    Abstract: A description is given of derivatives of benzoylpyrazoles of the formula (I) and of their use as herbicides. In this formula (I) R1a, R1b, R1c, R2, R3, R4 and R5 stand for various radicals, X for a bridging atom, L for a carbon chain and Y for a chalcogen atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2008
    Assignee: Bayer CropScience AG
    Inventors: Thomas Seitz, Andreas van Almsick, Lothar Willms, Thomas Auler, Hermann Bieringer, Hubert Menne
  • Patent number: 7312180
    Abstract: A description is given of 4-(4-trifluoromethylpyrazolyl)pyrimidines of the formula (I) and of their use as herbicides. In this general formula (I), R1, R2, R3 and R4 are various radicals and Y is an aromatic or heteroaromatic radical.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2007
    Assignee: Bayer CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Michael Gerhard Hoffmann, Hendrik Helmke, Lothar Willms, Thomas Auler, Heinz Kehne, Martin Hills, Dieter Feucht
  • Publication number: 20070244008
    Abstract: What is described are derivatives of benzoyl derivatives of the formula (I) and their use as herbicides. In this formula (I), R1, R2 and R3 are different radicals, X is a bridge atom selected from the group consisting of oxygen and sulfur and Het is a saturated heterocyclic group which comprises oxygen and carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2007
    Publication date: October 18, 2007
    Applicant: Bayer CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Andreas Almsick, Lothar Willms, Hermann Bieringer, Hubert Menne, Thomas Auler
  • Patent number: 7282469
    Abstract: A description is given of 4-trifluoromethylpyrazolyl-substituted pyridines and pyrimidines of the formula (I) and of their use as herbicides. In this formula (I), R1, R2, R3 and R4 stand for various radicals, A for an aromatic or heteroaromatic radical, and Z denotes a nitrogen or carbon atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2007
    Assignee: Bayer CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Michael Gerhard Hoffmann, Hendrik Helmke, Lothar Willms, Thomas Auler, Hermann Bieringer, Hubert Menne
  • Patent number: 7211673
    Abstract: A description is given of 4-trifluoromethylpyrazolyl-substituted pyridines and pyrimidines of formula (I) and of their use as herbicides. In this formula (I) R1, R2, R3 and R4 are various radicals, A is an aromatic or heteroaromatic radical, and Z is a nitrogen or carbon atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2007
    Assignee: Bayer CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Michael G. Hoffmann, Hendrik Helmke, Lothar Willms, Thomas Auler, Hermann Bieringer, Hubert Menne
  • Publication number: 20070066481
    Abstract: What is described are herbicidal compositions comprising herbicidal compounds of the formula (I) and a compound of the formula (II) which acts as a safener. In the formulae (I) and (II), the symbols R1 to R17 denote hydrogen, halogen, nitro and various organic radicals. These herbicidal compositions have a particularly high compatibility with useful plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2006
    Publication date: March 22, 2007
    Applicant: Bayer CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Frank Ziemer, Hermann Bieringer, Christopher Rosinger, Erwin Hacker, Lothar Willms
  • Patent number: 7189679
    Abstract: 3-Amino-2-thiomethylbenzoylpyrazoles of the formula (I) and their use as herbicides are described. In this formula (I) R1 to R9 are various radicals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2007
    Assignee: Bayer CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Monika Schmitt, Andreas van Almsick, Lothar Willms, Thomas Auler, Heinz Kehne, Martin Hills, Dieter Feucht
  • Patent number: 7189848
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound of the formula (I) The compound according to the invention is suitable for the preparation of herbicidal active substances such as sulfonylureas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2007
    Assignee: Bayer CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Klaus Lorenz, Hans-Joachim Ressel, Lothar Willms
  • Patent number: 7141531
    Abstract: The invention relates to combinations of sulfonylurea herbicides (A) and their salts in which R2 is H, OH, aliphatic hydrocarbon radical or hydrocarbon-oxy radical, and R1 is an acyl radical, and the other symbols are as defined in claim 1, and safeners of type (B1) and (B2) in which the symbols are as defined in claim 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2003
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2006
    Assignee: Hoechst Schering AgrEvo GmbH
    Inventors: Lothar Willms, Hermann Bieringer, Erwin Hacker, Gerhard Schnabel, Klaus Lorenz
  • Patent number: 7135434
    Abstract: This invention provides for, inter alia, a herbicidal composition comprising a mixture of: A. a herbicidally effective amount of at least one compound of the formula where V and Z are defined in the specification; and B. an antidote.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2006
    Assignee: Hoechst Schering AgrEvo GmbH
    Inventors: Frank Ziemer, Lothar Willms, Hermann Bieringer, Erwin Hacker
  • Publication number: 20060223709
    Abstract: What is described are pyrazolyloxyphenyl derivatives of the formula (I) and their use as herbicides. In this formula (I), R1, R2 and R3 denote various radicals, and A is a cyclic radical from the group consisting of phenyl, pyridyl, thienyl and pyrazolyl.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2006
    Publication date: October 5, 2006
    Applicant: Bayer CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Hendrik Helmke, Michael Hoffmann, Lothar Willms, Thomas Auler, Heinz Kehne, Martin Hills, Dieter Feucht
  • Publication number: 20060223708
    Abstract: What is described are N-[pyrimidin-2-ylmethyl]carboxamides of the formula (I) and their use as herbicides. In this formula (I), X1 and X2 are hydrogen or methyl, R1 to R4 are various radicals and A is an aromatic or heteroaromatic ring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2006
    Publication date: October 5, 2006
    Applicant: Bayer CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Michael Hoffmann, Klaus Haaf, Hendrik Helmke, Lothar Willms, Thomas Auler, Martin Hills, Heinz Kehne, Dieter Feucht
  • Patent number: 7105470
    Abstract: Herbicide combinations (A)+(B), if appropriate in the presence of safeners, with an effective content of (A) broad-spectrum herbicides from the group (A1) glufosinate (salts) and related compounds (A2) glyphosate (salts) and related compounds such as sulfosate, (A3) imidazolinones such as imazethapyr, imazapyr, imazaquin, imazamox or their salts and (A4) herbicidal azoles from the group of the protoporphyrinogen oxidase inhibitors (PPO inhibitors) and (B) one or more herbicides from the group of the compounds consisting of (B0) one or more structurally different herbicides from the above-mentioned group (A) and/or (B1) foliar- and/or soil-acting herbicides (residual action) which are effective selectively in soybeans against monocotyledonous and predominantly dicotyledonous harmful plants or (B2) herbicides which are effective selectively in soybeans against dicotyledonous harmful plants, or (B3) foliar- and soil-acting herbicides which are effective selectively in soybeans against monocotyledonous harmf
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 1999
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2006
    Assignee: Hoechst Schering AgrEvo GmbH
    Inventors: Erwin Hacker, Hermann Bieringer, Lothar Willms
  • Patent number: 7101827
    Abstract: Herbicidal compositions are described that comprise active substances from the group of the benzoylcyclohexanediones and also safeners. These herbicidal composition are especially suitable for use against weed plants in crop plant cultures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2006
    Assignee: Aventis CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Frank Ziemer, Andreas van Almsick, Lothar Willms, Thomas Auler, Hermann Bieringer, Erwin Hacker, Christopher Rosinger
  • Patent number: 7098169
    Abstract: Herbicide safener combiantions consisting of A) an effective amount of a compound of the formula (1) or a salt thereof, in which R1 is phenyl which is unsubstituted or substituted, R2 is (C1–C6)alkyl, (C3–C6)cycloalkyl or phenyl, each of the 3 last-mentioned radicals is unsubstituted or substituted, R3 is hydrogen or a hydrocarbon radical having 1 to 18 C-atoms which is unsubstituted or substituted, and B) a herbicide selected form the group consisting of and florasulam, chloransulam, dicamba, diflufenzopyr; triclopyr, fluroxypyr, metribuzin, carfentrazone-ethyl, S.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2006
    Assignee: Bayer CropScience GmbH
    Inventors: Frank Ziemer, Lothar Willms, Christopher Rosinger, Erwin Hacker, Hermann Bieringer, Ken Pallett
  • Publication number: 20060160703
    Abstract: The present invention relates to selective herbicidal compositions that comprise an effective amount of an active compound combination comprising (a) a substituted cyclic dicarbonyl compound of the formula (I) in which W, X, and Y are as defined in the description and CDC represents one of the dicarbonyl radicals mentioned in the disclosure, and (b) at least one crop plant compatibility-improving compound from the group of compounds stated in the disclosure, particularly cloquintocet-mexyl and mefenpyr-diethyl. The invention further relates to the use of these compositions as selective herbicides and to a method for controlling unwanted vegetation using these compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2004
    Publication date: July 20, 2006
    Inventors: Dieter Feucht, Reiner Fischer, Stefan Lehr, Guido Bojack, Thomas Auler, Martin Hills, Chris Rosinger, Lothar Willms, Frank Ziemer