Patents by Inventor Louise Diane Farrand

Louise Diane Farrand 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: 10435566
    Abstract: This invention relates to polymer particles preferably with surface functionality for charge retention, a process for their preparation, the use of these particles for the preparation of an electrophoretic device, electrophoretic displays comprising such particle, and new polymerizable dyes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Louise Diane Farrand, Jonathan Henry Wilson, Mark James, Christopher Lutz, Nathan Smith, Mark John Goulding
  • Patent number: 10428220
    Abstract: This invention relates to polymer particles, a process for their preparation, the use of these particles for the preparation of an electrophoretic device, and electrophoretic displays comprising such particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Louise Diane Farrand, Claire Topping, Mark John Goulding
  • Patent number: 10344167
    Abstract: This invention relates to polymer particles, a process for their preparation, the use of these particles for the preparation of an electrophoretic device, electrophoretic displays comprising such particle, and new polymerizable dyes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignees: Merck Patent GmbH, The Queen's University of Belfast
    Inventors: Jonathan Henry Wilson, Louise Diane Farrand, Anthony Lawrence, Sarah Youngs
  • Publication number: 20180037744
    Abstract: This invention relates to polymer particles preferably with surface functionality for charge retention, a process for their preparation, the use of these particles for the preparation of an electrophoretic device, electrophoretic displays comprising such particle, and new polymerisable dyes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2015
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: LOUISE DIANE FARRAND, Jonathan Henry WILSON, Mark JAMES, Christopher LUTZ, Nathan SMITH, Mark John GOULDING
  • Publication number: 20180037743
    Abstract: This invention relates to polymer particles, a process for their preparation, the use of these particles for the preparation of an electrophoretic device, and electrophoretic displays comprising such particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2015
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: LOUISE DIANE FARRAND, Claire TOPPING, Mark John GOULDING
  • Publication number: 20180037742
    Abstract: This invention relates to polymer particles, a process for their preparation, the use of these particles for the preparation of an electrophoretic device, electrophoretic displays comprising such particle, and new polymerisable dyes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: Jonathan Henry WILSON, Louise Diane FARRAND, Anthony LAWRENCE, Sarah NORMAN
  • Patent number: 9868803
    Abstract: This invention relates to colored polymer, a process for their preparation, electrophoretic fluids comprising such particles, and electrophoretic display devices comprising such fluids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Louise Diane Farrand, Nils Greinert, Claire Topping, Jonathan Henry Wilson, Simon Biggs, Olivier Cayre, Simon Lawson, Alexandre Richez, Simone Stuart-Cole
  • Patent number: 9651846
    Abstract: This invention relates to particles for electrophoretic displays, a process for their preparation, electrophoretic fluids comprising such particles, and electrophoretic display devices comprising such fluids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Louise Diane Farrand, Jonathan Henry Wilson, Simon Biggs, Olivier Cayre, Simon Lawson, Alexandre Richez, Simone Stuart-Cole
  • Patent number: 9645416
    Abstract: This invention relates to particles comprising a core particle and a polymeric shell, a process for their preparation, electrophoretic fluids comprising such particles, and electrophoretic display devices comprising such fluids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Lewis Blackman, Louise Diane Farrand, Jonathan Henry Wilson, Simon Biggs, Olivier Cayre, Simon Lawson, Alexandre Richez
  • Patent number: 9598587
    Abstract: This invention relates to polymer particles comprising monomer units of at least one reactive mesogen, a process for their preparation, the use of these particles for the preparation of optical, electrooptical, electronic, electrochemical, electrophotographic, electrowetting and electrophoretic displays and/or devices and security, cosmetic, decorative, and diagnostic applications, and electrophoretic fluids and displays.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Laura Ramon-Gimenez, Jonathan Henry Wilson, Owain Llyr Parri, Mark John Goulding, Roger Kemp, Louise Diane Farrand
  • Patent number: 9594260
    Abstract: This invention relates to colored particles comprising core particles and a polymeric shell, a process for their preparation, electrophoretic fluids comprising such particles, and electrophoretic display devices comprising such fluids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Louise Diane Farrand, Emily Jane Thomas, Jonathan Henry Wilson
  • Patent number: 9588357
    Abstract: This invention relates to particles comprising a pigment core particle encapsulated by a polymer, a process for their preparation, electrophoretic fluids comprising such particles, and electrophoretic display devices comprising such fluids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Lewis Blackman, Louise Diane Farrand, Jonathan Henry Wilson, Simon Biggs, Olivier Cayre, Simon Lawson, Alexandre Richez
  • Patent number: 9494808
    Abstract: This invention relates to particles comprising a pigment core particle encapsulated by a polymer, a process for their preparation, electrophoretic fluids comprising such particles, and electrophoretic display devices comprising such fluids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Louise Diane Farrand, Emily Jane Thomas, Claire Topping, Jonathan Henry Wilson
  • Patent number: 9487611
    Abstract: This invention relates to colored polymer particles preferably with surface functionality for charge retention, a process for their preparation, the use of these particles for the preparation of an electrophoretic device, color electrophoretic displays comprising such particle, and new polymerisable dyes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Louise Diane Farrand, Mark James, Emily Jane Thomas, Claire Topping, Jonathan Henry Wilson
  • Publication number: 20150376421
    Abstract: This invention relates to polymer particles comprising monomer units of at least one reactive mesogen, a process for their preparation, the use of these particles for the preparation of optical, electrooptical, electronic, electrochemical, electrophotographic, electrowetting and electrophoretic displays and/or devices and security, cosmetic, decorative, and diagnostic applications, and electrophoretic fluids and displays.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2015
    Publication date: December 31, 2015
    Inventors: Laura Ramon-Gimenez, Jonathan Henry Wilson, Owain Llyr Parri, Mark John Goulding, Roger Kemp, Louise Diane Farrand
  • Patent number: 9152006
    Abstract: This invention relates to polymer particles, a process for their preparation, the use of these particles for the preparation of an electrophoretic device, electrophoretic displays comprising such particle, and new polymerisable dyes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Louise Diane Farrand, Claire Topping, Anthony Lawrence
  • Patent number: 9151871
    Abstract: This invention relates to colored polymer particles prepared by a reverse emulsion solvent removal process, electrophoretic fluids comprising such particles, and electrophoretic display devices comprising such fluids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Louise Diane Farrand, Jonathan Henry Wilson, Emily Jane Thomas, Ashley Nathan Smith
  • Patent number: 9115464
    Abstract: This invention relates to colored polymer particles preferably with surface functionality for charge retention, a process for their preparation, the use of these particles for the preparation of an electrophoretic device, color electrophoretic displays comprising such particle, and new water-soluble dyes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Nils Greinert, Louise Diane Farrand, Mark James, Ashley Nathan Smith, Mark John Goulding, Daniel Walker, Safyan Khan, Paul Reynolds, Susan Hawkins, Roy Hughes
  • Patent number: 9109160
    Abstract: This invention relates to polymer particles comprising monomer units of at least one reactive mesogen, a process for their preparation, the use of these particles for the preparation of optical, electrooptical, electronic, electrochemical, electrophotographic, electrowetting and electrophoretic displays and/or devices and security, cosmetic, decorative, and diagnostic applications, and electrophoretic fluids and displays.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Laura Ramon-Gimenez, Jonathan Henry Wilson, Owain Llyr Parri, Mark John Goulding, Roger Kemp, Louise Diane Farrand
  • Publication number: 20150168746
    Abstract: This invention relates to particles comprising a pigment core particle encapsulated by a polymer, a process for their preparation, electrophoretic fluids comprising such particles, and electrophoretic display devices comprising such fluids.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2013
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Inventors: Lewis Blackman, Louise Diane Farrand, Jonathan Henry Wilson, Simon Biggs, Olivier Cayre, Simon Lawson, Alexandre Richez