Patents by Inventor Nils Koenen

Nils Koenen 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: 11031562
    Abstract: The present invention relates to metal complexes and to electronic devices, especially organic electroluminescent devices, comprising these metal complexes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Stoessel, Nils Koenen, Christian Ehrenreich
  • Patent number: 11024815
    Abstract: The present invention relates to metal complexes and to electronic devices, especially organic electroluminescent devices, comprising these metal complexes, especially as emitters, and in particular monometallic metal complex containing a hexadentate tripodal ligand in which three bidentate sub-ligands coordinate to a metal and the three bidentate sub-ligands, which may be the same or different, are joined via a bridge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Stoessel, Nils Koenen, Philipp Harbach, Christian Ehrenreich
  • Patent number: 11005050
    Abstract: The present invention relates to metal complexes and to electronic devices, in particular organic electroluminescent devices, comprising these metal complexes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Stoessel, Nils Koenen
  • Publication number: 20210024481
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of the formula (1) which are suitable for use in electronic devices, in particular organic electroluminescent devices, and to electronic devices which comprise these compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2018
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Nils Koenen, Rouven Linge, Sebastian Meyer, Holger Heil
  • Publication number: 20200369678
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of the formula (1) which are suitable for use in electronic devices, in particular organic electroluminescent devices, and to electronic devices which comprise these compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Rouven Linge, Sebastian Meyer, Aaron Lackner, Holger Heil, Nils Koenen
  • Publication number: 20200216605
    Abstract: The present application relates to a polymer containing at least one structural unit of a formula (I). The polymer is suitable for use in an electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Beate Burkhart, Katja Scheible, Nils Koenen, Holger Heil
  • Publication number: 20200144505
    Abstract: The present application relates to a blue light-emitting organic electroluminescent device (OLED) having an anode, a cathode, at least one blue light-emitting layer and at least one hole-transport layer, wherein the at least one blue light-emitting layer comprises an elongated bis-indenofluorene derivative as a main component and wherein the at least one hole-transport layer comprises a polymer with non-conjugated units as a main component as well as to a method for producing the organic electroluminescent device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Katja Scheible, Beate Burkhart, Nils Koenen, Lara-Isabel Rodriguez, Sebastian Meyer, Rouven Linge, Miriam Engel, Aaron Lackner, Holger Heil
  • Patent number: 10615343
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a formulation comprising at least one organofunctional material which can be employed for the production of functional layers of electronic devices, and at least one aromatic compound. The present invention furthermore relates to electronic devices which are obtainable from these formulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Stoessel, Irina Martynova, Aurélie Ludemann, Edgar Kluge, Nils Koenen
  • Publication number: 20200098996
    Abstract: The present invention describes mixtures comprising at least two organic-functional compounds OSM1 and OSM2 that are constitutional isomers of one another, especially for use in electronic devices. The invention further relates to a process for preparing the mixtures of the invention and to electronic devices comprising these.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: NILS KOENEN, Irina MARTYNOVA, Anja JATSCH, Volker HILARIUS, Claus-Peter NIESERT
  • Publication number: 20190386228
    Abstract: The present invention relates to binuclear metal complexes and electronic devices, in particular organic electroluminescent devices containing said metal complexes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Stoessel, Nils Koenen, Christian Ehrenreich
  • Publication number: 20190322796
    Abstract: The present application relates to a polymer containing at least one structural unit of a formula (I) and at least one further structural unit selected from structural units A, B and C. The present application further relates to the use of the polymer in an electronic device and to a process for preparing the polymer. The present application further relates to an electronic device comprising the polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Beate Burkhart, Katja Maria Scheible, Nils Koenen, Holger Heil
  • Publication number: 20190296250
    Abstract: The invention relates to heterocyclic compounds, particularly for use in electronic devices. The invention further relates to a method for producing the compounds according to the invention, and to electronic devices comprising same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Philipp STOESSEL, Nils KOENEN, Philipp HARBACH, Dominik JOOSTEN, Amir PARHAM, Anja JATSCH
  • Publication number: 20190296242
    Abstract: The invention relates to polymers having at least one asymmetrical structural unit of the following formula (I): wherein A, B, Ar1, Ar2, Ar3 and Ar4, n, m, o and p can have the meaning as defined in claim 1, to methods for the production thereof and to the use thereof in electronic or optoelectronic devices, in particular in organic electroluminescent devices, so-called OLEDs (OLED=Organic Light Emitting Diodes). The present invention also relates to organic electroluminescent devices which contain said polymers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Beate Burkhart, Katja Maria Scheible, Nils Koenen, Holger Heil
  • Publication number: 20190252628
    Abstract: The present invention relates to binuclear metal complexes and electronic devices, in particular organic electroluminescent devices containing said metal complexes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Stoessel, Nils Koenen, Christian Ehrenreich
  • Patent number: 10205106
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds having polycyclic structural units and to electronic devices, in particular organic electroluminescent devices, containing said compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Stoessel, Dominik Joosten, Nils Koenen
  • Publication number: 20180254416
    Abstract: The present invention relates to metal complexes and to electronic devices, especially organic electroluminescent devices, comprising these metal complexes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2016
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Stoessel, Nils Koenen, Christian Ehrenreich
  • Patent number: 10056548
    Abstract: The invention concerns polymers, electroluminescence devices, compositions and their use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Junyou Pan, Martin Engel, Nils Koenen, Aurélie Ludemann
  • Patent number: 10050218
    Abstract: The present invention relates metal complexes and to electronic devices, particularly organic electroluminescent devices containing said metal complexes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Stoessel, Nils Koenen, Esther Breuning
  • Patent number: 9893299
    Abstract: The invention concerns heterocyclic compounds and electronic devices, in particular organic electroluminescent devices, containing these compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Philipp Stoessel, Nils Koenen
  • Patent number: 9879177
    Abstract: The present invention relates inter alia to a new class of heteroleptic metal complexes comprising condensed aromatic heterocyclic rings, their preparation and use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Susanne Heun, Nils Koenen, Cheng-Han Yang, Luisa De Cola