Patents by Inventor Neil Thomas Fairweather

Neil Thomas Fairweather 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: 20220127546
    Abstract: Improved processes for making glyceride oligomers are generally disclosed herein. In some embodiments, the disclosed processes provide improved methods of using olefin metathesis to oligomerize unsaturated glycerides to make novel branched-chain polyester compositions. In some aspects, the disclosure also provides compositions formed by such processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Inventors: Karunakaran Narasimhan, Alyssa Catherine Hotalen, Neil Thomas Fairweather, Luke Andrew Zannoni, Beth Annn Schubert, Andrea Dannenberg, Steven A. Cohen
  • Patent number: 11274267
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates generally to cleaning compositions and, more specifically, to cleaning compositions containing an etheramine that is suitable for removal of stains from soiled materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Stefano Scialla, Brian Joseph Loughnane, Karie Marie Henke, Gayle Marie Frankenbach, J. Frank Nash, Jr., Michael Patrick Hayes, Manuel G. Venegas, Bjoern Ludolph, Sophia Rosa Ebert, Christian Eidamshaus, Jan Richard Davis, Neil Thomas Fairweather
  • Publication number: 20210395648
    Abstract: A laundry care or dish care composition can include a poly alpha-1,6-glucan derivative, wherein the poly alpha-1,6-glucan derivative includes: (i) a poly alpha-1,6-glucan backbone of glucose monomer units, wherein greater than or equal to 40% of the glucose monomer units are linked via alpha-1,6 glycosidic linkages, and optionally at least 5% of the backbone glucose monomer units have branches via alpha-1,2 and/or alpha-1,3 glycosidic linkages; and (ii) at least one hydrophobic organic group linked to the poly alpha-1,6-glucan backbone through an ether (—O—) linkage moiety; wherein, the poly alpha-1,6-glucan backbone has a weight average degree of polymerization of at least 5; wherein, the poly alpha-1,6-glucan derivative has a degree of substitution of ether linkage moiety of from 0.20 to 1.00; wherein the poly alpha-1,6-glucan derivative is substantially free from hydrophilic substitution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Inventors: Mark Robert SIVIK, Kristine Lynn FLITER, Neil Thomas FAIRWEATHER, Gang SI, David GOOD, Helen LU, Weiming QIU
  • Publication number: 20210388290
    Abstract: A laundry care or dish care composition can include a poly alpha-1,6-glucan ester compound, where the poly alpha-1,6-glucan ester compound includes: (i) a poly alpha-1,6-glucan backbone wherein 40% or more of the glucose monomer units are linked via alpha-1,6-glycosidic linkages; and from 0 to 50% glucose units of the poly alpha-1,6 glucan backbone further contains glucose branching moiety linked via alpha-1,2- or alpha-1,3-glycosidic linkages; and (ii) one or more ester groups selected from: (a) an aryl ester group; (b) a first acyl group comprising —CO—R?, wherein R? comprises a chain of 1 to 24 carbon atoms, and (c) a second acyl group comprising —CO—Cx-COOH, wherein the -Cx- portion of the second acyl group comprises a chain of 2 to 24 carbon atoms, wherein the poly alpha-1,6-glucan ester compound has a degree of polymerization (DPn) in the range of 5 to 1400, and wherein the degree of substitution of ester groups is from about 0.001 to about 1.50.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Inventors: Mark Robert SIVIK, Kristine Lynn FLITER, Jean-Pol BOUTIQUE, Neil Thomas FAIRWEATHER, Gang SI, Ruth CHILTON, David GOOD, Zheng-Zheng HUANG, Helen LU, Douglas ADELMAN
  • Publication number: 20210388289
    Abstract: A laundry care or dish care composition can include a poly alpha-1,6-glucan derivative, wherein the poly alpha-1,6-glucan derivative includes: (i) a poly alpha-1,6-glucan backbone of glucose monomer units, wherein greater than or equal to 40% of the glucose monomer units are linked via alpha-1,6 glycosidic linkages, and wherein from 0% to less than 30% of the glucose monomer units are linked via alpha-1,3 glycosidic linkages, and optionally at least 5% of the backbone glucose monomer units have branches via alpha-1,2 and/or alpha-1,3 glycosidic linkages; and (ii) at least one organic group linked to the poly alpha-1,6-glucan backbone through a linkage moiety; wherein, the poly alpha-1,6-glucan backbone has a weight average degree of polymerization of at least 5; and wherein, the poly alpha-1,6-glucan derivative has a degree of substitution of linkage moiety of from 0.20 to 1.00.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Inventors: Mark Robert SIVIK, Kristine Lynn FLITER, Neil Thomas FAIRWEATHER, Gang SI, David GOOD, Zheng-Zheng HUANG, Helen LU, Douglas ADELMAN
  • Patent number: 11046921
    Abstract: The need for an antimicrobial hard surface cleaning composition providing good antimicrobial efficacy, even at low levels of the antimicrobial agent, while also providing improved surface shine, is met by formulating the composition with an antimicrobial active and an amine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Raphael Angeline Alfons Ceulemans, Patrick Firmin August Delplancke, Neil Thomas Fairweather, Eva Maria Perez-Prat Vinuesa
  • Publication number: 20200270546
    Abstract: Fabric care compositions that include certain glyceride polymers, particularly those obtainable by certain processes, such as using olefin metathesis to oligomerize unsaturated glycerides. Processes of making and using such compositions, including processes of treating a fabric with such compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Karunakaran NARASIMHAN, Alyssa Catherine HOTALEN, Neil Thomas FAIRWEATHER, Luke Andrew ZANNONI, Beth Ann SCHUBERT, Andrea DANNENBERG
  • Publication number: 20200193079
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates generally to cleaning compositions and, more specifically, to cleaning compositions containing an etheramine that is suitable for removal of stains from soiled materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Stefano SCIALLA, Brian Joseph LOUGHNANE, Karie Marie HENKE, Gayle Marie FRANKENBACH, J. Frank NASH, JR., Michael Patrick HAYES, Manuel G. VENEGAS, Bjoern LUDOLPH, Sophia Rosa EBERT, Christian EIDAMSHAUS, Jan Richard DAVIS, Neil Thomas FAIRWEATHER
  • Publication number: 20190055500
    Abstract: The need for an antimicrobial hard surface cleaning composition providing good antimicrobial efficacy, even at low levels of the antimicrobial agent, while also providing improved surface shine, is met by formulating the composition with an antimicrobial active and an amine
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Inventors: Raphael Angeline Alfons CEULEMANS, Patrick Firmin August DELPLANCKE, Neil Thomas FAIRWEATHER, Eva Maria PEREZ-PRAT VINUESA
  • Publication number: 20190055496
    Abstract: The need for a method of cleaning household surfaces which results in less grease residues on the surface, and improved surface shine is met by cleaning the household surface using an aqueous hard surface cleaning composition which comprises specific amines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Inventors: Scott Leroy CRON, Geert Andre DELEERSNYDER, Patrick Firmin August DELPLANCKE, Neil Thomas FAIRWEATHER, Cedric Joseph VOLONT, Ryan Michael WEST
  • Publication number: 20180051234
    Abstract: A hand dishwashing cleaning composition including a surfactant system and an amine of Formula (I): R1-N-(R2)(CH2CHOH(CH2O)nR3)??(I) wherein R1 and R2 are independently selected from hydrogen, cyclic or acyclic, linear or branched C1 to C10 alkyl, C1 to C10 hydroxyalkyl, polyhydroxyhydrocarbyl and polyalkoxy of formula (R4-O)xH with R4 being C1-C4 and x=1 to 15; n is 0 or 1, preferably 1; and R3 is a C6 to C30 hydrocarbyl.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Publication date: February 22, 2018
    Inventors: Patrick Firmin August DELPLANCKE, Phillip Kyle VINSON, Neil Thomas FAIRWEATHER, Scott Leroy CRON, Jamila TAJMAMET, Prakash J. MADHAV, David Thomas STANTON
  • Publication number: 20170275565
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates generally to cleaning compositions and, more specifically, to cleaning compositions containing an etheramine that is suitable for removal of stains from soiled materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventors: Stefano SCIALLA, Brian Joseph LOUGHNANE, Karie Marie HENKE, Gayle Marie FRANKENBACH, J. Frank NASH, JR., Michael Patrick HAYES, Manuel G. VENEGAS, Bjoern LUDOLPH, Sophia Rosa EBERT, Christian EIDAMSHAUS, Jan Richard DAVIS, Neil Thomas FAIRWEATHER
  • Publication number: 20150307436
    Abstract: A method for the production of deodorized glycerides from fatty acids containing odor bodies. The method comprises: (a) adding glycerine to the fatty acids to form a first mixture; (b) mixing the first mixture; (c) heating the first mixture at a temperature of from 120° C. to 250° C. to form a heated mixture; (d) removing water and odor bodies from the heated mixture; (e) optionally checking the amount of fatty acids remaining in the heated mixture; (f) optionally removing residual odor bodies from the heated mixture; and (g) recovering the deodorized glycerides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2015
    Publication date: October 29, 2015
    Inventors: Jeffrey Charles CUMMINS, Manuel G. VENEGAS, Neil Thomas FAIRWEATHER, Stanley James WELLING
  • Publication number: 20150274621
    Abstract: The homogeneous hydrogenation of organic carbonyls, especially esters, under relatively mild conditions using iron hydrido-borohydride catalyst complexes having amino-phosphine pincer ligands. The catalyst and process are well-suited for catalyzing the hydrogenation of a wide variety of organic carbonyls, such as hydrogenation of fatty acid esters to alcohols. In particular embodiments, the process can be carried out in the absence of solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Publication date: October 1, 2015
    Inventors: Neil Thomas FAIRWEATHER, Michael Steven GIBSON, Hairong GUAN, Sumit CHAKRABORTY, Huiguang DAI, Papri BHATTACHARYA
  • Patent number: 7619119
    Abstract: Processes for converting glycerol to an amino alcohol product involving reacting glycerol with a metal catalyst to obtain hydroxyacetone, and reacting the hydroxyacetone with an amine compound to obtain an adduct that is then reduced using a reducing agent to obtain an amino alcohol product are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2009
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Victor Manuel Arredondo, Patrick Joseph Corrigan, Angella Christine Cearley, Deborah Jean Back, Michael Steven Gibson, Neil Thomas Fairweather