Patents by Inventor Matthew D. CHRISTIANSON

Matthew D. CHRISTIANSON 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: 20220403060
    Abstract: Processes of polymerizing olefins include contacting ethylene, a (C3-C40)alpha-olefin comonomer, and a solvent in the presence of a chain transfer agent and a catalyst system, the catalyst system comprising a metal-ligand complex according to formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Endre Szuromi, Andrew M. Camelio, David D. Devore, Kara A. Milbrandt, Matthew D. Christianson
  • Patent number: 11459409
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a catalyst system for use in forming a multi-block copolymer, said copolymer containing therein two or more segments or blocks differing in chemical or physical properties, a polymerization process using the same, and the resulting polymers, wherein the composition comprises the admixture or reaction product resulting from combining: (A) a first olefin polymerization procatalyst, (B) a second olefin polymerization procatalyst capable of preparing polymers differing in chemical or physical properties from the polymer prepared by procatalyst (A) under equivalent polymerization conditions, (C) an activator, and (D) a chain shuttling agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Andrew J. Young, Hien Q. Do, Brad C. Bailey, Matthew D. Christianson, Jeffrey C. Munro, Edmund M. Carnahan
  • Publication number: 20220169756
    Abstract: Embodiments of this disclosure include polymerization processes that include contacting propylene and/or one or more (C4-C12)?-olefins in a reactor including a catalyst system. The catalyst system comprises a metal-ligand complex according to formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Andrew M. Camelio, Brad C. Bailey, Matthew D. Christianson, Robert DJ Froese, David D. Devore
  • Publication number: 20220162354
    Abstract: Processes for polymerizing polyolefins include contacting ethylene and optionally one or more (C3-C12)?-olefin in the presence of a catalyst system, wherein the catalyst system comprises a metal-ligand complex having a structure according to formula (I):
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2020
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Andrew M. Camelio, Brad C. Bailey, Tomas D. Paine, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Matthew D. Christianson
  • Publication number: 20220025085
    Abstract: Catalyst systems that include a chain transfer agent and a metal-ligand complex according to formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Andrew M. Camelio, Endre Szuromi, David D. Devore, Robert DJ Froese, Brad C. Bailey, Matthew D. Christianson, Sukrit Mukhopadhyay, Jerzy Klosin
  • Patent number: 11214632
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to monophosphaguanidine ligands and the bis ligated metal-complexes formed therefrom, wherein the metal-ligand complexes are polymerization catalysts comprising the following structure (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Andrew M. Camelio, Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Matthew D. Christianson, Amaruka Hazari, Heather Spinney, Robert D J Froese
  • Patent number: 11208502
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an olefin polymerization catalyst system for use in forming a multi-block copolymer, said copolymer containing therein two or more segments or blocks differing in chemical or physical properties, a polymerization process using the same, and the resulting polymers, wherein the composition comprises the admixture or reaction product resulting from combining: (A) a first olefin polymerization procatalyst, (B) a second olefin polymerization procatalyst capable of preparing polymers differing in chemical or physical properties from the polymer prepared by procatalyst (A) under equivalent polymerization conditions, and (C) a chain shuttling agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Jasson T. Patton, Todd D. Senecal, Daniel J. Arriola, Matthew D. Christianson, Gordon R. Roof, Jerzy Klosin, David D. Devore, Anna V. Davis
  • Patent number: 11066495
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to phosphaguanidine metal complexes of formula I and using those complexes in ?-olefin polymerization systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technology LLC
    Inventors: Andrew M. Camelio, Matthew D. Christianson, Robert D. J. Froese
  • Patent number: 11028190
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to bis- and poly-phosphaguanidine compounds, and the metal-ligand complexes formed therefrom, wherein the metal complexes can be used as procatalysts in polyolefin polymerization. Formulas (I) (II) and (III).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Andrew M. Camelio, Arkady L. Krasovskiy, Matthew D. Christianson, Robert D J Froese
  • Publication number: 20210122840
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an olefin polymerization catalyst system for use in forming a multi-block copolymer, said copolymer containing therein two or more segments or blocks differing in chemical or physical properties, a polymerization process using the same, and the resulting polymers, wherein the catalyst system comprises: (A) a first olefin polymerization procatalyst, (B) a second olefin polymerization procatalyst capable of preparing polymers differing in chemical or physical properties from the polymer prepared by procatalyst (A) under equivalent polymerization conditions, and (C) a chain shuttling agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Inventors: Jasson T. Patton, Todd D. Senecal, Daniel J. Arriola, Matthew D. Christianson, Gordon R. Roof, David D. Devore, Anna V. Davis
  • Publication number: 20210108005
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to catalyst systems comprising: a procatalyst; and a co-catalyst dissolved in a non-halogenated aprotic hydrocarbon solvent, the co-catalyst comprising: a non-coordinating borate dianion having the formula: (III) and two cations, each cation being independently chosen from a cation according to formula (I) or formula (II).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Northwestern University
    Inventors: Tobin J. Marks, Yanshan Gao, Tracy L. Lohr, Matthew D. Christianson, Jerzy Klosin, Edmund M. Carnahan, Andrew J. Young
  • Patent number: 10975172
    Abstract: An olefin polymerization catalyst system comprising: a procatalyst component comprising a metal-ligand complex of Formula (I) wherein each X is independently a monodentate or polydentate ligand that is neutral, monoanionic, or dianionic, wherein n is an integer, and wherein X and n are chosen such that the metal-ligand complex of Formula (I) is overall neutral; wherein each R1 and R5 independently is selected from (C1-C40)hydrocarbyls, substituted (C1-C40)hydrocarbyls; (C1-C40)heterohydrocarbyls and substituted (C1-C40)heterohydrocarbyls; wherein each R2 and R4 independently is selected from (C1-C40)hydrocarbyls and substituted (C1-C40)hydrocarbyls; wherein R3 is selected from the group consisting of a (C3-C40)hydrocarbylene, substituted (C3-C40)hydrocarbylene, [(C+Si)3-(C+Si)40]organosilylene, substituted [(C+Si)3-(C+Si)40]organosilylene, [(C+Ge)3-(C+Ge)40]organogermylene, or substituted [(C+Ge)3-(C+Ge)40]organogermylene; wherein each N independently is nitrogen; and optionally, two or more R1-5 groups each
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Brad C. Bailey, Matthew D. Christianson, Anna V. Davis, Andrew M. Camelio, Robert D. J. Froese, Jessica L. Klinkenberg
  • Patent number: 10968289
    Abstract: Olefin polymerization catalyst systems are provided that include a procatalyst component having a metal-ligand complex of Formula (I): [formula] (I) where each X is a neutral, monoanionic, or dianionic, monodentate or polydentate ligand such that the complex of Formula (I) is neutral; each R1 and R10 is a (C6-C40)aryl, substituted (C6-C40)aryl, (C3-C40)heteroaryl, or substituted (C3-C40)heteroaryl; each R2, R3, R4, R7, R8, and R9 is a hydrogen; (C1-C40)hydrocarbyl; substituted (C1-C40)hydrocarbyl; (C1-C40)heterohydrocarbyl; substituted (C1-C40)heterohydrocarbyl; halogen; or nitro (NO2) group; and each R5 and R6 is a (C1-C)alkyl; substituted (C1-C40)alkyl; or [(Si)1—(C+Si)40] substituted organosilyl. Additionally, olefin-based polymers and processes for polymerizing one or more olefin-based polymers in the presence of the olefin polymerization catalyst systems are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Brad C. Bailey, Matthew D. Christianson, Anna V. Davis, Jasson T. Patton, Tomas D. Paine
  • Patent number: 10919995
    Abstract: An olefin polymerization catalyst system includes a procatalyst component chosen from metal-ligand complexes of Formula (I): In Formula (I), each X is independently a monodentate or polydentate ligand that is neutral, monoanionic, or dianionic; the metal-ligand complex of Formula (I) is overall neutral; each Y1-Y4 and Y7-Y10 independently is selected from C or N such that six membered diaza (N2) or triaza (N3) rings are formed; wherein each R1 and R10 independently are chosen from (C1-C40) hydrocarbyl, substituted (C1-C40) hydrocarbyl, (C1-C40) heterohydrocarbyl, and substituted (C1-C40) heterohydrocarbyl or is absent; each R2, R3, R4, R7, R8, and R9 is chosen from hydrogen; (C1-C40) hydrocarbyl; substituted (C1-C40) hydrocarbyl; (C1-C40) heterohydrocarbyl; substituted (C1-C40) heterohydrocarbyl; halogen, nitro (NO2) or is absent; each R5 and R6 independently is chosen from (C1-C40) hydrocarbyl, substituted (C1-C40) hydrocarbyl, (C1-C40) heterohydrocarbyl, and substituted (C1-C40) heterohydrocarbyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Brad C. Bailey, Matthew D. Christianson, Sanil Sreekumar
  • Publication number: 20210017305
    Abstract: Embodiments are directed to catalyst systems comprising: a procatalyst; and a co-catalyst, the co-catalyst comprising: a non-coordinating borate anion having the formula [B(C6F5)4]1? and a cation according to formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicants: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Northwestern University
    Inventors: Tobin J. Marks, Yanshan Gao, Tracy L. Lohr, Matthew D. Christianson, Jerzy Klosin, Edmund M. Carnahan, Andrew J. Young
  • Publication number: 20200299430
    Abstract: An olefin polymerization catalyst system includes a procatalyst component chosen from metal-ligand complexes of Formula (I): In Formula (I), each X is independently a monodentate or polydentate ligand that is neutral, monoanionic, or dianionic; the metal-ligand complex of Formula (I) is overall neutral; each Y1-Y4 and Y7-Y10 independently is selected from C or N such that six membered diaza (N2) or triaza (N3) rings are formed; wherein each R1 and R10 independently are chosen from (C1-C40) hydrocarbyl, substituted (C1-C40) hydrocarbyl, (C1-C40) heterohydrocarbyl, and substituted (C1-C40) heterohydrocarbyl or is absent; each R2, R3, R4, R7, R8, and R9 is chosen from hydrogen; (C1-C40) hydrocarbyl; substituted (C1-C40) hydrocarbyl; (C1-C40) heterohydrocarbyl; substituted (C1-C40) heterohydrocarbyl; halogen, nitro (NO2) or is absent; each R5 and R6 independently is chosen from (C1-C40) hydrocarbyl, substituted (C1-C40) hydrocarbyl, (C1-C40) heterohydrocarbyl, and substituted (C1-C40) heterohydrocarbyl.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Brad C. Bailey, Matthew D. Christianson, Sanil Sreekumar
  • Publication number: 20200299420
    Abstract: An olefin polymerization catalyst system comprising: a procatalyst component comprising a metal-ligand complex of Formula (I) wherein each X is independently a monodentate or polydentate ligand that is neutral, monoanionic, or dianionic, wherein n is an integer, and wherein X and n are chosen such that the metal-ligand complex of Formula (I) is overall neutral; wherein each R1 and R5 independently is selected from (C1-C40)hydrocarbyls, substituted (C1-C40)hydrocarbyls; (C1-C40)heterohydrocarbyls and substituted (C1-C40)heterohydrocarbyls; wherein each R2 and R4 independently is selected from (C1-C40)hydrocarbyls and substituted (C1-C40)hydrocarbyls; wherein R3 is selected from the group consisting of a (C3-C40)hydrocarbylene, substituted (C3-C40)hydrocarbylene, [(C+Si)3-(C+Si)40]organosilylene, substituted [(C+Si)3-(C+Si)40]organosilylene, [(C+Ge)3-(C+Ge)40]organogermylene, or substituted [(C+Ge)3-(C+Ge)40]organogermylene; wherein each N independently is nitrogen; and optionally, two or more R1-5 groups each
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Brad C. Bailey, Matthew D. Christianson, Anna V. Davis, Andrew M. Camelio, Robert D.J. Froese, Jessica L. Klinkenberg
  • Publication number: 20200277411
    Abstract: Olefin polymerization catalyst systems are provided that include a procatalyst component having a metal-ligand complex of Formula (I): [formula] (I) where each X is a neutral, monoanionic, or dianionic, monodentate or polydentate ligand such that the complex of Formula (I) is neutral; each R1 and R10 is a (C6-C40)aryl, substituted (C6-C40)aryl, (C3-C40)heteroaryl, or substituted (C3-C40)heteroaryl; each R2, R3, R4, R7, R8, and R9 is a hydrogen; (C1-C40)hydrocarbyl; substituted (C1-C40)hydrocarbyl; (C1-C40)heterohydrocarbyl; substituted (C1-C40)heterohydrocarbyl; halogen; or nitro (NO2) group; and each R5 and R6 is a (C1-C)alkyl; substituted (C1-C40)alkyl; or [(Si)1—(C+Si)40] substituted organosilyl. Additionally, olefin-based polymers and processes for polymerizing one or more olefin-based polymers in the presence of the olefin polymerization catalyst systems are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Brad C. Bailey, Matthew D. Christianson, Anna V. Davis, Jasson T. Patton, Tomas D. Paine
  • Publication number: 20200131283
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a catalyst system for use in forming a multi-block copolymer, said copolymer containing therein two or more segments or blocks differing in chemical or physical properties, a polymerization process using the same, and the resulting polymers, wherein the composition comprises the admixture or reaction product resulting from combining: (A) a first olefin polymerization procatalyst, (B) a second olefin polymerization procatalyst capable of preparing polymers differing in chemical or physical properties from the polymer prepared by procatalyst (A) under equivalent polymerization conditions, (C) an activator, and (D) a chain shuttling agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Andrew Young, Hien Q. Do, Brad C. Bailey, Matthew D. Christianson, Jeffrey C. Munro, Edmund M. Camahan
  • Publication number: 20200071428
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an olefin polymerization catalyst system for use in forming a multi-block copolymer, said copolymer containing therein two or more segments or blocks differing in chemical or physical properties, a polymerization process using the same, and the resulting polymers, wherein the composition comprises the admixture or reaction product resulting from combining: (A) a first olefin polymerization procatalyst, (B) a second olefin polymerization procatalyst capable of preparing polymers differing in chemical or physical properties from the polymer prepared by procatalyst (A) under equivalent polymerization conditions, and (C) a chain shuttling agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Jasson Patton, Todd D. Senecal, Daniel J. Arriola, Matthew D. Christianson, Gordon R. Roof, Jerzy Klosin, David D. Devore, Anna V. Davis