Patents by Inventor Marion Kristina BRINKS

Marion Kristina BRINKS 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: 9193666
    Abstract: Process for preparing alkanolamines which have a primary amino group (—NH2) and a hydroxyl group (—OH) by alcohol amination of diols having two hydroxyl groups (—OH) by means of ammonia with elimination of water, wherein the reaction is carried out homogeneously catalyzed in the presence of at least one complex catalyst comprising at least one element selected from groups 8, 9 and 10 of the Periodic Table and also at least one donor ligand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Thomas Schaub, Boris Buschhaus, Marion Kristina Brinks, Mathias Schelwies, Rocco Paciello, Johann-Peter Melder, Martin Merger
  • Patent number: 8921600
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for producing carbon fillers having covalently bonded amino groups, by converting a mixture comprising carbon fillers and alkali metals and/or alkaline earth metals and/or amides thereof in liquid anhydrous ammonia, optionally together with an inert solvent, at temperatures of 35 to 500° C. and a pressure of 30 to 250 bar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Christof Wilhelm Wigbers, Marion Kristina Brinks, Johann-Peter Melder
  • Patent number: 8912361
    Abstract: Process for preparing primary amines which have at least one functional group of the formula (—CH2—NH2) and at least one further primary amino group by alcohol amination of starting materials having at least one functional group of the formula (—CH2—OH) and at least one further functional group (—X), where (—X) is selected from among hydroxyl groups and primary amino groups, by means of ammonia with elimination of water, wherein the reaction is carried out homogeneously catalyzed in the presence of at least one complex catalyst comprising at least one element selected from groups 8, 9 and 10 of the Periodic Table and also at least one donor ligand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Thomas Schaub, Boris Buschhaus, Marion Kristina Brinks, Mathias Schelwies, Rocco Paciello, Johann-Peter Melder, Martin Merger
  • Patent number: 8785693
    Abstract: Process for the preparation of primary amines which have at least one functional group of the formula (—CH2—NH2) by alcohol amination of starting materials which have at least one functional group of the formula (—CH2—OH), with ammonia, with the elimination of water, where the alcohol amination is carried out under homogeneous catalysis in the presence of at least one complex catalyst which comprises at least one element selected from groups 8 and 9 of the Periodic Table of the Elements, and also at least one phosphorus donor ligand of the general formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Thomas Schaub, Boris Buschhaus, Marion Kristina Brinks, Mathias Schelwies, Rocco Paciello, Johann-Peter Melder, Martin Merger
  • Patent number: 8637709
    Abstract: Preparing a primary amine by alcohol amination of alcohol with ammonia and elimination of water includes reacting, in a homogeneously catalyzed reaction, a mixture of alcohol, ammonia, nonpolar solvent, and catalyst, in a liquid phase, to obtain a product mixture. The process then includes phase separating the product mixture into a polar product phase and a nonpolar product phase, and separating off the nonpolar product phase. At least some of the nonpolar phase returns to the homogenously catalyzed reaction. The process further includes separating off amination product from the polar product phase. At least some of the catalyst is in the nonpolar phase, and the catalyst accumulates in the nonpolar phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Thomas Schaub, Boris Buschhaus, Marion Kristina Brinks, Mathias Schelwies, Rocco Paciello, Johann-Peter Melder, Martin Merger
  • Publication number: 20120296121
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for producing carbon fillers having covalently bonded amino groups, by converting a mixture comprising carbon fillers and alkali metals and/or alkaline earth metals and/or amides thereof in liquid anhydrous ammonia, optionally together with an inert solvent, at temperatures of 35 to 500° C. and a pressure of 30 to 250 bar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2012
    Publication date: November 22, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Christof Wilhelm Wigbers, Marion Kristina Brinks, Johann-Peter Melder
  • Publication number: 20120232292
    Abstract: Process for the preparation of primary amines which have at least one functional group of the formula (—CH2—NH2) by alcohol amination of starting materials which have at least one functional group of the formula (—CH2—OH), with ammonia, with the elimination of water, where the alcohol amination is carried out under homogeneous catalysis in the presence of at least one complex catalyst which comprises at least one element selected from groups 8 and 9 of the Periodic Table of the Elements, and also at least one phosphorus donor ligand of the general formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2012
    Publication date: September 13, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Thomas SCHAUB, Boris BUSCHHAUS, Marion Kristina BRINKS, Mathias SCHELWIES, Rocco PACIELLO, Johann-Peter MELDER, Martin MERGER
  • Publication number: 20120232309
    Abstract: Preparing a primary amine by alcohol amination of alcohol with ammonia and elimination of water includes reacting, in a homogeneously catalyzed reaction, a mixture of alcohol, ammonia, nonpolar solvent, and catalyst, in a liquid phase, to obtain a product mixture. The process then includes phase separating the product mixture into a polar product phase and a nonpolar product phase, and separating off the nonpolar product phase. At least some of the nonpolar phase returns to the homogenously catalyzed reaction. The process further includes separating off amination product from the polar product phase. At least some of the catalyst is in the nonpolar phase, and the catalyst accumulates in the nonpolar phase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2012
    Publication date: September 13, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Thomas SCHAUB, Boris Buschhaus, Marion Kristina Brinks, Mathias Schelwies, Rocco Paciello, Johann-Peter Melder, Martin Merger
  • Publication number: 20120232293
    Abstract: Process for preparing primary amines which have at least one functional group of the formula (—CH2—NH2) and at least one further primary amino group by alcohol amination of starting materials having at least one functional group of the formula (—CH2—OH) and at least one further functional group (—X), where (—X) is selected from among hydroxyl groups and primary amino groups, by means of ammonia with elimination of water, wherein the reaction is carried out homogeneously catalyzed in the presence of at least one complex catalyst comprising at least one element selected from groups 8, 9 and 10 of the Periodic Table and also at least one donor ligand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2012
    Publication date: September 13, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Thomas SCHAUB, Boris Buschhaus, Marion Kristina Brinks, Mathias Schelwies, Rocco Paciello, Johann-Peter Melder, Martin Merger
  • Publication number: 20120232294
    Abstract: Process for preparing alkanolamines which have a primary amino group (—NH2) and a hydroxyl group (—OH) by alcohol amination of diols having two hydroxyl groups (—OH) by means of ammonia with elimination of water, wherein the reaction is carried out homogeneously catalyzed in the presence of at least one complex catalyst comprising at least one element selected from groups 8, 9 and 10 of the Periodic Table and also at least one donor ligand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2012
    Publication date: September 13, 2012
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Thomas SCHAUB, Boris Buschhaus, Marion Kristina Brinks, Mathias Schelwies, Rocco Paciello, Johann-Peter Melder, Martin Merger