Patents by Inventor Michael Wildman

Michael Wildman 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: 20210087409
    Abstract: Water-based compositions containing a low VOC coalescent, a latex or water-dispersible polymer are described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Mary Jane Hibben, Michael Wildman, T. Howard Killilea, Iain Harvey
  • Patent number: 10882999
    Abstract: Water-based compositions containing a low VOC coalescent, a latex or water-dispersible polymer are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Inventors: Mary Jane Hibben, Michael Wildman, T. Howard Killilea, Iain Harvey
  • Publication number: 20200377751
    Abstract: Water-based compositions that are resistant to dirt pickup, efflorescence, tannin bleed-through and surfactant leaching are described. The water-based composition includes a latex or water-dispersible polymer and a non-VOC UV-VIS (preferably, ultraviolet) absorber as a dirt pickup resistance additive. Methods of making water-based compositions including a non-VOC UV-VIS absorber as an additive are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Robert Sandoval, James Harris, Mary Jane Hibben, Andrew Balgeman, Christopher Shaffer, Glenn Frazee, Michael Wildman
  • Publication number: 20200362191
    Abstract: Coating compositions for cementitious substrates that include water, a multistage latex polymer and an optional silane coupling agent, wherein at least one of the monomers of the latex being capable of keto-hydrazide crosslinking with a component comprising a diamine, triamine or polyamine, such as a dihyrazide, trihydrazide, polyhydrazide, or mixtures thereof. The latex polymer preferably is made from a silane-functional multistage latex polymer wherein at least one of the monomers is capable of keto-hydrazide crosslinking with a dihydrazide, and in some instances at least one of the monomers has at least one amide group. The compositions may be used to coat a variety of substrates, including wood and cement. Articles having the coating applied thereto are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Robert Sandoval, Joseph Klen, Mary Jane Hibben, Michael Wildman
  • Publication number: 20200354603
    Abstract: Coating compositions or paint having a pigment blended with a polymer system including one or more latex polymers, wherein the polymer system contains an alkali-soluble resin having an acid value and molecular weight and provided in a preferably desired amount to demonstrate optimal performance characteristics of washability, stain resistance or scrubability without negatively impacting block resistance, especially when neutralized with a low-volatility base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Dana Christensen, Tyler Bell, Robert Sandoval, Mary Jane Hibben, Michael Wildman
  • Patent number: 10723908
    Abstract: Water-based compositions that are resistant to dirt pickup, efflorescence, tannin bleed-through and surfactant leaching are described. The water-based composition includes a latex or water-dispersible polymer and a non-VOC UV-VIS (preferably, ultraviolet) absorber as a dirt pickup resistance additive. Methods of making water-based compositions including a non-VOC UV-VIS absorber as an additive are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: The Sherwin-Williams Company
    Inventors: Robert Sandoval, James Harris, Mary Jane Hibben, Andrew Balgeman, Christopher Shaffer, Glenn Frazee, Michael Wildman
  • Publication number: 20200190339
    Abstract: Water-based compositions containing a low VOC coalescent, a latex or water-dispersible polymer are described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Mary Jane Hibben, Michael Wildman, T. Howard Killilea, Iain Harvey
  • Patent number: 10421868
    Abstract: Water-based compositions containing a low VOC coalescent, a latex or water-dispersible polymer are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY
    Inventors: Mary Jane Hibben, Michael Wildman, T. Howard Killilea, Iain Harvey
  • Publication number: 20190211224
    Abstract: Water-based compositions that are resistant to dirt pickup, efflorescence, tannin bleed-through and surfactant leaching are described. The water-based composition includes a latex or water-dispersible polymer and a non-VOC UV-VIS (preferably, ultraviolet) absorber as a dirt pickup resistance additive. Methods of making water-based compositions including a non-VOC UV-VIS absorber as an additive are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Robert Sandoval, James Harris, Mary Jane Hibben, Andrew Balgeman, Christopher Shaffer, Glenn Frazee, Michael Wildman
  • Patent number: 10196537
    Abstract: Water-based compositions that are resistant to dirt pickup, efflorescence, tannin bleed-through and surfactant leaching are described. The water-based composition includes a latex or water-dispersible polymer and a non-VOC UV-VIS (preferably, ultraviolet) absorber as a dirt pickup resistance additive. Methods of making water-based compositions including a non-VOC UV-VIS absorber as an additive are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY
    Inventors: Robert Sandoval, James Harris, Mary Jane Hibben, Andrew Balgeman, Christopher Shaffer, Glenn Frazee, Michael Wildman
  • Publication number: 20180340091
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a coating composition or paint comprising a polymer system including one or more latex polymers, wherein the acid content and molecular weight of the latex polymers are balanced to provide a coating composition that demonstrates optimal performance characteristics of washability or stain resistance, especially when used in a flat finish paint.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventors: Mary Jane Hibben, Michael Wildman, T. Howard Killilea, William Heiden, Bruce Johnson
  • Patent number: 10066116
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a coating composition or paint comprising a polymer system including one or more latex polymers, wherein the acid content and molecular weight of the latex polymers are balanced to provide a coating composition that demonstrates optimal performance characteristics of washability or stain resistance, especially when used in a flat finish paint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: SWIMC LLC
    Inventors: Mary Jane Hibben, Michael Wildman, T. Howard Killilea, William Heiden, Bruce Johnson
  • Publication number: 20170327709
    Abstract: Water-based compositions that are resistant to dirt pickup, efflorescence, tannin bleed-through and surfactant leaching are described. The water-based composition includes a latex or water-dispersible polymer and a non-VOC UV-VIS (preferably, ultraviolet) absorber as a dirt pickup resistance additive. Methods of making water-based compositions including a non-VOC UV-VIS absorber as an additive are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Applicant: Valspar Sourcing, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert Sandoval, James Harris, Mary Jane Hibben, Andrew Balgeman, Christopher Shaffer, Glenn Frazee, Michael Wildman
  • Publication number: 20170174904
    Abstract: Water-based compositions containing a low VOC coalescent, a latex or water-dispersible polymer are described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicant: Valspar Sourcing, Inc.
    Inventors: Mary Jane Hibben, Michael Wildman, T. Howard Killilea, Iain Harvey
  • Publication number: 20140378600
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a coating composition or paint comprising a polymer system including one or more latex polymers, wherein the acid content and molecular weight of the latex polymers are balanced to provide a coating composition that demonstrates optimal performance characteristics of washability or stain resistance, especially when used in a flat finish paint.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Applicant: VALSPAR SOURCING, INC.
    Inventors: Mary Jane Hibben, Michael Wildman, T. Howard Killilea, William Heiden, Bruce Johnson
  • Publication number: 20070282046
    Abstract: This invention relates to coating compositions that include water; a latex polymer and a silane coupling agent. The latex polymer preferably comprises acetoacetoxy functionality, or is a multistage latex, or is an acetoacetoxy functional multistage latex. The silane coupling agent is preferably a functionalized silane coupling agent (more preferably an epoxy-functional silane coupling agent). The compositions may be used to coat a variety of substrates, including wood, cement and fiber cement. Articles having the coating applied thereto are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2007
    Publication date: December 6, 2007
    Inventors: T. Killilea, Michael Wildman, Bruce Johnson, Carl Weber