Patents by Inventor Mariam Namutebi

Mariam Namutebi 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: 20190127642
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions for nanoencapsulation which comprise the mesogenic medium as set forth in claim 1, one or more polymerizable compounds and one or more surfactants, to nanocapsules containing the mesogenic medium and to their use in electro-optical devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Kevin ADLEM, Patricia SAXTON, Rachel TUFFIN, Benjamin SNOW, Mariam NAMUTEBI, James ALLEN, Vicki COOK, Hassan ARASI, Mark GOEBEL
  • Publication number: 20190106627
    Abstract: The use of functionalized polymerizable polyvinyl alcohol as a binder or matrix for a dispersion of nanoparticles, wherein the nanoparticles respectively comprise a polymeric shell and a core containing a liquid crystalline medium. Composites comprising the functionalized polymer and the nanocapsules, methods for preparing the composites and electro-optical devices containing such composites.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Applicant: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Hassan ARASI, Mariam NAMUTEBI, Rachel TUFFIN
  • Publication number: 20190010400
    Abstract: The invention relates to bimesogenic compounds of formula I wherein R11, R12, MG11, MG12, X11, X12 and Sp1 have the meaning given in claim 1, to the use of bimesogenic compounds of formula I in liquid crystal media and particular to flexoelectric liquid crystal devices comprising a liquid crystal medium according to the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Kevin ADLEM, Owain Llyr PARRI, Rachel TUFFIN, Patricia Eileen SAXTON, Mariam NAMUTEBI, Benjamin SNOW
  • Patent number: 10048420
    Abstract: The invention relates to reactive mesogens (RMs) comprising a terphenyl group, to mixtures and formulations comprising them, to polymers obtained form such RMs and RM mixtures, and the use of the RMs, RM mixtures and polymers in optical or electrooptical components or devices, like optical retardation films for liquid crystal displays (LCDs).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Kevin Adlem, Owain Llyr Parri, Graham Smith, Patricia Eileen Saxton, Mariam Namutebi, Vicki Cook, Joseph Sargent
  • Patent number: 9644144
    Abstract: The invention relates to bimesogenic compounds of formula I wherein R11, R12, MG11, MG12, X11, X12 and Sp1 have the meaning given in claim 1, to the use of bimesogenic compounds of formula I in liquid crystal media and particular to flexoelectric liquid crystal devices comprising a liquid crystal medium according to the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Kevin Adlem, Owain Llyr Parri, Rachel Tuffin, Patricia Eileen Saxton, Mariam Namutebi, Benjamin Snow
  • Publication number: 20160289561
    Abstract: The invention relates to compounds of formula I wherein R11, R12, MG11, MG12, X11, X12 and Sp1 have the meaning given in claim 1, to the use of these compounds of formula I in liquid crystal media and to respective devices comprising a liquid crystal medium according to the present invention and in particular to flexoelectric liquid crystal devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2014
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Kevin ADLEM, Owain Llyr PARRI, Rachel TUFFIN, Patricia Eileen SAXTON, Mariam NAMUTEBI, Benjamin SNOW, Rebecca PROCTOR, Simon SIEMIANOWSKI
  • Publication number: 20160222293
    Abstract: The invention relates to bimesogenic compounds of formula I wherein R11, R12, CG1, MG1, X11, X12 and Sp1 have the meaning given in claim 1, to the use of mesogenic compounds of formula I in liquid crystal media and particular to flexoelectric liquid crystal devices comprising a liquid crystal medium according to the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2014
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Applicant: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Kevin ADLEM, Owain Llyr PARRI, Rachel TUFFIN, Patricia Eileen SAXTON, Mariam NAMUTEBI, Benjamin SNOW
  • Publication number: 20150323722
    Abstract: The invention relates to reactive mesogens (RMs) comprising a terphenyl group, to mixtures and formulations comprising them, to polymers obtained form such RMs and RM mixtures, and the use of the RMs, RM mixtures and polymers in optical or electrooptical components or devices, like optical retardation films for liquid crystal displays (LCDs).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2013
    Publication date: November 12, 2015
    Applicant: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Kevin ADLEM, Owain Llyr PARRI, Graham SMITH, Patricia Eileen SAXTON, Mariam NAMUTEBI, Vicki COOK, Joseph SARGENT
  • Publication number: 20150315470
    Abstract: The invention relates to bimesogenic compounds of formula I wherein R11, R12, MG11, MG12, X11, X12 and Sp1 have the meaning given in claim 1, to the use of bimesogenic compounds of formula I in liquid crystal media and particular to flexoelectric liquid crystal devices comprising a liquid crystal medium according to the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2013
    Publication date: November 5, 2015
    Applicant: MERCK PATENT GmbH
    Inventors: Kevin ADLEM, Owain Llyr PARRI, Rachel TUFFIN, Mariam NAMUTEBI
  • Publication number: 20150210921
    Abstract: The invention relates to bimesogenic compounds of formula I wherein R11, R12, MG11, MG12, X11, X12 and Sp1 have the meaning given in claim 1, to the use of bimesogenic compounds of formula I in liquid crystal media and particular to flexoelectric liquid crystal devices comprising a liquid crystal medium according to the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2013
    Publication date: July 30, 2015
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Kevin Adlem, Owain Llyr Parri, Rachel Tuffin, Patricia Eileen Saxton, Mariam Namutebi, Benjamin Snow
  • Publication number: 20150203756
    Abstract: The invention relates to bimesogenic compounds of formula I wherein R11, R12, MG11, MG12, X11, X12 and Sp1 have the meaning given in claim 1, to the use of bimesogenic compounds of formula I in liquid crystal media and particular to flexoelectric liquid crystal devices comprising a liquid crystal medium according to the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2013
    Publication date: July 23, 2015
    Applicant: MERCK PATENT GMBH
    Inventors: Kevin Adlem, Owain Llyr Parri, Rachel Tuffin, Patricia Eileen Saxton, Mariam Namutebi, Benjamin Snow
  • Publication number: 20150175883
    Abstract: The invention relates to bimesogenic compounds of formula I wherein R11, R12, MG11, MG12, X11, X12 and Sp1 have the meaning given in claim 1, to the use of bimesogenic compounds of formula I in liquid crystal media and particular to flexoelectric liquid crystal devices comprising a liquid crystal medium according to the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2013
    Publication date: June 25, 2015
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Kevin Adlem, Owain Llyr Parri, Rachel Tuffin, Patricia Eileen Saxton, Mariam Namutebi, Benjamin Snow
  • Publication number: 20150090935
    Abstract: The invention relates to bimesogenic compounds of formula I wherein R11, R12, MG11, MG12, X11, X12 and Sp1 have the meaning given in claim 1, to the use of bimesogenic compounds of formula I in liquid crystal media and particular to flexoelectric liquid crystal devices comprising a liquid crystal medium according to the present invention. Furthermore the invention relates to bimesogenic compounds of formula I inducing a second nematic phase in nematic mixtures that do not show this additional phase without compounds of formula I.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2013
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Kevin Adlem, Owain Llyr Parri, Rachel Tuffin, Benjamin Snow, Mariam Namutebi