Patents by Inventor Matthias Bratz

Matthias Bratz 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: 20030069135
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an agrotechnical formulation which comprises, in each case based on the total weight of the formulation:
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2002
    Publication date: April 10, 2003
    Inventors: Reiner Kober, Matthias Bratz, Rainer Berghaus, Boris Breitscheidel
  • Patent number: 6541425
    Abstract: Solid formulation of a crop protection product can be obtained by melt extrusion and shaping of a mixture consisting of: 0.1-80% by wt. of an active ingredient which can be used in crop protection, or of a combination of such active ingredients, 10-80% by wt. of at least one mineral filler, 0-20% by wt. of inorganic or organic additives, and to 100% by wt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2000
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2003
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Andreas Ernst, Matthias Bratz, Karl-Heinrich Schneider, Armin Lange, Thomas Kessler, Klaus Schelberger, Siegfried Strathmann
  • Patent number: 6514910
    Abstract: A herbicidal mixture, comprising a) a herbicidally effective amount of a benzoyl compound of formula I  where: R1, R2 are halogen, C1-C6-alkyl, C1-C6-alkylthio, C1-C6-alkyl-sulfinyl or C1-C6-alkylsulfonyl; R3 is hydrogen, halogen, C1-C6-alkyl; X is 4,5-dihydroisoxazolyl which is unsubstituted or mono- or polysubstituted by halogen, C1-C6-alkyl, C1-C4-alkoxy, C1-C4-haloalkyl, C1-C4-haloalkoxy, C1-C4-alkylthio; R4 is a pyrazole of the formula II  which is attached in the 4-position and where R5 is hydrogen, R6 is methyl, or an environmentally compatible salt thereof; b) an adjuvant comprising i) a C1-C5-alkyl C5-C22-alkanoate, ii) a C10-C20-carboxylic acid, iii) a partial phosphoric ester or a partial sulfuric ester of a monohydroxy-functional polyalkyl ether and iv) optionally an alkyl polyoxyalkylene polyether, wherein the compound of formula I and the adjuvat are present in synergistically effective amounts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2001
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2003
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Matthias Bratz, Rainer Berghaus, Martina Otten, Bernd Sievernich, Elmar Kibler, Herve Vantieghem
  • Patent number: 6482772
    Abstract: Solid mixtures comprising a) an active compound from the group consisting of the sulfonylureas, and b) an alkylpolyglucoside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 1999
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2002
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Matthias Bratz, Karl-Friedrich Jäger
  • Patent number: 6479437
    Abstract: A herbicidal mixture comprising a) a herbicidally active amount of a 3-heterocyclyl-substituted benzoyl derivative of the formula I  in which the variables have the following meanings: R1,R2 are hydrogen, halogen, C1-C6-alkyl, C1-C6-alkylthio, C1-C6-alkylsulfinyl, C1-C6-alkylsulfonyl, C1-C6-haloalkyl, C1-C6-alkoxy, C1-C6-haloalkoxy; R3 is hydrogen, halogen, C1-C6-alkyl; X is a heterocycle from amongst the group consisting of isoxazolyl, 4,5-dihydroisoxazolyl and thiazolyl, it being possible for the heterocycle to be optionally monosubstituted or polysubstituted by halogen, C1-C6-alkyl, C1-C4-alkoxy, C1-C4-haloalkyl, C1-C4-haloalkoxy, C1-C4-alkylthio; R5 is hydrogen or C1-C6-alkyl, R6 is C1-C6-alkyl, or their environmentally compatible salts; b) a nitrogenous fertilizer in a synergistically effective amount and c) an adjuvant in a synergistically effective amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2000
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2002
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Matthias Bratz, Rainer Berghaus, Martina Otten, Bernd Sievernich, Elmar Kibler
  • Publication number: 20020098981
    Abstract: Solid mixtures comprising
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2002
    Publication date: July 25, 2002
    Inventors: Matthias Bratz, Karl-Friedrich Jager
  • Patent number: 6383987
    Abstract: A substantially water-free formulation of crop protection agents, comprising essentially a) a cyclohexenone oxime ether of the formula I  where R1=ethyl, propyl; R2=hydrogen or an equivalent of an agriculturally useful cation; R3=2-(thioethyl)propyl, tetrahydrothiopyran-3-yl, tetrahydrothiopyran-4-yl, tetrahydropyran-3-yl, tetrahydropyran-4-yl, 1-(methylthio)cyclopropyl, 5-(isopropyl)isoxazol-3-yl, 2,5-dimethylpyrazol-3-yl, 2,4,6-trimethylphenyl or 2,4,6-trimethyl-3-butyrylphenyl; R4, R5=H, CH3, CO—OCH3; Alk=CH2CH2, CH2CH(CH3), CH2CH═CH, CH2CH═C(Cl), CH2CH2CH═CH; R6=H, phenyl, halophenyl, dihalophenyl, phenoxy, halophenoxy, dihalophenoxy; b) N-phosphonamethylglycine, or an ester or salt thereof, DL-homoalanin-4-yl(methyl)phosphinic acid or its ammonium salt; c) from 20 to 80% by weight of an aprotic or weakly protic solvent in which the components a) and b) are suspended; d) if desired emulsifiers, surfactants, sur
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2002
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Jürgen von der Heyde, Reiner Kober, Matthias Bratz, Rainer Berghaus, Karl-Friedrich Jäger, Jürgen Fries, Adolf Parg
  • Patent number: 6369003
    Abstract: A process for improvement of the soil by reducing microbially formed ethylene in the soil by bringing compounds which bind ethylene or of which it is known that they inhibit ethylene biosynthesis between S-adenosyl-L-methionine and 1-aminocyclopropane-carboxylic acid or 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylic acid and ethylene respectively, into the soil zone relevant for the root growth of higher plants and allowing them to act there on the soil microorganisms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 1994
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2002
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Wilhelm Rademacher, Helmut Walter, Eberhard Peter Schott, Dale R. Carlson, Lisa P. Schell, Charles W. Helpert, David E. Millhouse, William M. Fletcher, Hans J. von Amsberg, Matthias Bratz
  • Patent number: 6313070
    Abstract: Storage-stable aqueous formulations comprising a) 0.1-60% by weight of a tetrahydrophthalimide of the formula I  where R1=H, F, Cl; R2=CH═C(Cl)—CO—B or CH═C(Br)—CO—B (B=C1-C6-alkyl, unsubstituted or substituted OH or SH); a group OR5, SR5, COOR5, OCH2COOR5, CH2—CO—OR6 or (C1-C6-alkyl)sulfonylamino; R5=H, C1-C6-alkyl, C3-C7-cycloalkyl, C2-C8-alkenyl, C2-C6-alkynyl, (C1-C6-alkoxy)carbonyl-C1-C6-alkyl or C1-C6-alkyloximino-C1-C6-alkyl R3=Cl, CN; R6=is H, C1-C6-alkyl, C2-C8-alkenyl, C2-C6-alkynyl, C3-C7-cycloalkyl, C1-C6-alkoxy-C1-C6-alkyl or C1-C6-alkyloximino-C1-C6-alkyl; b) 0.1-30% by weight of an anionic surfactant; c) 0.1-30% by weight of a non-ionic surfactant; d) 0.01-5% by weight of a thixotroping additive; e) 0-50% by weight of other herbicidal active ingredients; f) 0-20% by weight of other formulation auxiliaries, and g) 1-90% of water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2000
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2001
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Matthias Bratz, Rainer Berghaus, August Wigger, Adolf Parg, Wessel Nuyken
  • Patent number: 6242382
    Abstract: A solid ixture comprising a) an active ingredient from the group of the sulfonylureas and b) an alkyl ether of a copolymer of C2-C4-alkylene oxides.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 1999
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2001
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Matthias Bratz, Karl-Friedrich Jäger, Rainer Berghaus, Hans Ziegler, Thomas Kröhl, Adolf Parg
  • Patent number: 6225259
    Abstract: A liquid formulation of cinidon-ethyl, i.e., ethyl (Z)-2-chloro-3-[2-chloro-5 -(4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-1,3-dioxoisoindoledion-2-yl)phenyl] acrylate comprising, essentially, in addition to the above crop protection agent, a) an ionic emulsifier, b) a non-ionic emulsifier, c) a non-nucleophilic and non-basic aromatic solvent and, d) if desired, a further herbicidal crop protection agent, and a method of controlling undesirable vegetation using this formulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 1999
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2001
    Inventors: Rainer Berghaus, Dieter Kleuser, Matthias Bratz, Adolf Parg, Wessel Nuyken
  • Patent number: 6218337
    Abstract: A solid mixture comprising A) 3-isopropyl-2,1,3-benzothiadiazine-4-one 2,2-dioxide or a salt thereof and B) at least one nonionic surfactant, a process for its preparation, and its use for controlling undesirable vegetation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 1999
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2001
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Matthias Bratz, Karl-Friedrich Jäger, Rainer Berghaus, Adolf Parg
  • Patent number: 6133202
    Abstract: Herbicidally active cyclohexenone oxime ether metal salts of formula I ##STR1## where R.sup.a, R.sup.b, R.sup.c, R.sup.d, R.sup.e, Alk and R.sup.f are as defined in the specification disclosure, having an improved shelf life and thermal stability and reduced water vapor uptake.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 1998
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2000
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Matthias Bratz, Karl-Friedrich Jager, Remy Benoit, Harald Rang, Ulf Misslitz, Karl-Otto Westphalen
  • Patent number: 5981440
    Abstract: Crop protection active compound formulations, comprising a cyclohexenone oxime ether of the general formula I ##STR1## where the radicals R.sup.1 -R.sup.6 have the following meanings: R.sup.1 is ethyl or propyl;R.sup.2 is hydrogen or an equivalent of an agriculturally utilizable cation;R.sup.3 is 2-thioethylpropyl, tetrahydrothiopyran-3-yl, tetrahydrothiopyran-4-yl, tetrahydropyran-3-yl, tetrahydropyran-4-yl, 1-methylthiocyclopropyl, 5-isopropylisoxazol-3-yl, 2,5-dimethylpyrazol-3-yl, 2,4,6-trimethylphenyl or 2,4,6-trimethyl-3-butyrylphenyl;R.sup.4 and R.sup.5 independently of one another are hydrogen, methyl or methoxycarbonyl;Alk is CH.sub.2 CH.sub.2, CH.sub.2 CH(CH.sub.3), CH.sub.2 CH.dbd.CH, CH.sub.2 CH.dbd.C(Cl) or CH.sub.2 CH.sub.2 CH.dbd.CH;R.sup.6 is hydrogen, phenyl, halophenyl, dihalophenyl, phenoxy, halophenoxy or dihalophenoxy;and a water-soluble basic salt of an acid having a pK.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 1997
    Date of Patent: November 9, 1999
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Matthias Bratz, Karl-Friedrich Jager, Rainer Berghaus, Hans Ziegler
  • Patent number: 5972915
    Abstract: A pesticide comprising an active ingredient combination consisting ofa) tetrahydro-3,5-dimethyl-1,3,5-thiadiazine-2-thione of the formula ##STR1## and b) O-(O-ethyl-S-n-propylphosphoryl)-O-(N-methylcarbamoyl)pyrocatechol of the formula ##STR2## and/or c) O-ethyl S,S-dipropyl phosphorodithioate of the formula ##STR3## and/or d) 2-methyl-2-methylthiopropionaldehyde O-methylcarbamoyloxime of the formula ##STR4## and/or e) N,N-dimethyl-2-methylcarbamoyloximino-2-methylthioacetamide of the formula ##STR5## and/or f) ethyl-4-methylthio-m-tolylisopropylphosphoramide of the formula ##STR6## and/or g) (RS)-S-sec-butyl O-ethyl 2-oxo-1,3-thiazolidin-3-ylphosphono-thioate of the formula ##STR7## and/or h) 2,3-dihydro-2,2-dimethylbenzofuran-7-yl methylcarbamate of the formula ##STR8## and/or i) S-tert-butylthiomethyl O,O-diethyl phosphorodithioate of the formula ##STR9## and/or j) S,S-di-sec-butyl O-ethyl phosphorodithioate of the formula ##STR10## and/or k) (RS)-O-1-(4-chlorophenyl)pyrazol-4-yl O-ethyl S-propyl phosphoro
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 1997
    Date of Patent: October 26, 1999
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Peter Hofmeister, Ulrich Neumann, Volker Harries, Jurgen von der Heyde, Manfred Schroeder, Jorn Tidow, Matthias Bratz, Karl-Friedrich Jager
  • Patent number: 5753594
    Abstract: 3-Halo-3-hetarylcarboxylic acid derivatives having the formula I ##STR1## in which R is a formyl group, a group CO.sub.2 H or a radical which can be hydrolyzed to COOH, and the remaining substituents have the following meanings:R.sup.2 and R.sup.3 are halogen, C.sub.1 -C.sub.4 -alkyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.4 -haloalkyl, C.sub.1 -C.sub.4 -alkoxy, C.sub.1 -C.sub.4 -haloalkoxy or C.sub.1 -C.sub.4 -alkylthio;X is nitrogen or CR.sup.13, where R.sup.13 is hydrogen or together with R.sup.3 forms an alkylene or alkenylene chain in which in each case one methylene group is replaced by oxygen;R.sup.4 is an unsubstituted or substituted five- or six-membered heteroaromatic ring which contains one to three nitrogen atoms and/or one sulfur or oxygen atom;R.sup.5 is hydrogen, substituted or unsubstituted alkyl, alkenyl, alkynyl, cycloalkyl or phenyl;Y is sulfur, oxygen or a single bond; andZ is halogen.The derivatives I having herbicidal and plant-growth regulating properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 1995
    Date of Patent: May 19, 1998
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Ernst Baumann, Albrecht Harreus, Matthias Bratz, Joachim Rheinheimer, Uwe Josef Vogelbacher, Hans Theobald, Matthias Gerber, Helmut Walter, Karl-Otto Westphalen, Wilhelm Rademacher
  • Patent number: 5723413
    Abstract: Naphthyridines of the formula I ##STR1## where R.sup.1 is an unsubstituted or substituted phenyl ring or heteroaromatic radical and R.sup.2 -R.sup.6 are hydrogen, alkyl, alkenyl, cycloalkyl, haloalkyl, alkoxyalkyl, aminoalkyl, unsubstituted or substituted phenyl, benzyl, unsubstituted or substituted heteroaryl linked via a carbon, cyano, nitro, carboxyl, sulfonylmethyl, alkoxycarbonyl, carbamoyl, alkylcarbamoyl, dialkylcarbamoyl, alkanoyl, benzoyl, it being possible for R.sup.4 and R.sup.5 or R.sup.5 and R.sup.6 to be bonded by a methylene chain or by a CH.dbd.CH--CH.dbd.CH group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 1995
    Date of Patent: March 3, 1998
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Matthias Bratz, Norbert Meyer, Hartmann Konig, Helmut Walter, Matthias Gerber, Karl-Otto Westphalen
  • Patent number: 5703017
    Abstract: 3-(Het)arylcarboxylic acid derivatives of the formula I ##STR1## where R is formyl, CO.sub.2 H or a radical hydrolyzable to COOH and the other substituents have the following meanings:R.sup.2 and R.sup.3 are each halogen, alkyl, haloalkyl, alkoxy, haloalkoxy or alkylthio;X is nitrogen or CR.sup.14, where R.sup.14 is hydrogen or, together with R.sup.3, forms an alkylene or alkenylene chain, in each of which a methylene group is replaced by oxygen;R.sup.4 is phenyl or naphthyl, each of which is unsubstituted or substituted or an unsubstituted or substituted five-membered or six-membered heteroaromatic structure containing one to three nitrogen atoms or one sulfur or oxygen atom;R.sup.5 is hydrogen, alkyl, alkenyl, alkynyl, cycloalkyl, haloalkyl, alkoxyalkyl, alkylthioalkyl or phenyl;R.sup.6 is C.sub.1 -C.sub.8 -alkyl, C.sub.3 -C.sub.6 -alkenyl, C.sub.3 -C.sub.6 -alkynyl or C.sub.3 -C.sub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 1995
    Date of Patent: December 30, 1997
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Ernst Baumann, Joachim Rheinheimer, Uwe Josef Vogelbacher, Matthias Bratz, Hans Theobald, Matthias Gerber, Karl-Otto Westphalen, Helmut Walter, Wilhelm Rademacher
  • Patent number: 5661106
    Abstract: 3-(Het)aryloxy(thio)carboxylic acid derivatives of the formula I ##STR1## where R.sup.1 is hydrogen, COOH or a radical which can be hydrolyzed to give COOH;R.sup.2 and R.sup.3 are each halogen, alkyl, haloalkyl, alkoxy, haloalkoxy or alkylthio;X is nitrogen or CR.sup.14, where R.sup.14 is hydrogen or, together with R.sup.3, forms a 3-membered or 4-membered alkylene or alkenylene chain, in each of which a methylene group is replaced by oxygen;R.sup.4 is alkyl, cycloalkyl, cycloalkenyl, alkenyl or alkynyl, each of which is unsubstituted or substituted;an unsubstituted or substituted five-membered or six-membered heteroaromatic structure containing one to three nitrogen atoms or one sulfur or oxygen atom;unsubstituted or substituted phenyl or naphthyl;R.sup.4 and R.sup.5, together with the neighboring carbon atom, form a 3-membered to 8-membered ring which may contain an oxygen or sulfur atom and which is unsubstituted or substituted;R.sup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 1995
    Date of Patent: August 26, 1997
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Ernst Baumann, Joachim Rheinheimer, Uwe Josef Vogelbacher, Matthias Bratz, Norbert Meyer, Matthias Gerber, Karl-Otto Westphalen, Helmut Walter, Wilhelm Rademacher
  • Patent number: 5605875
    Abstract: Herbicidal compositions containing at least one liquid and/or solid carrier, if desired at least one adjuvant, anda) an antagonistically active amount of 3-(2-chlorophenylmethyl)-1-(1-methyl-1-phenylethyl)urea and/or 1-(1-methyl-1-phenylethyl)-3-(4-tolyl)ureaandb) a herbicidally active amount of at least one cyclohexenone oxime ether.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 1995
    Date of Patent: February 25, 1997
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Matthias Bratz, Ulf Misslitz, J urgen Kast, Wilhelm Rademacher, Helmut Walter