Patents by Inventor Paul Klingelhoefer

Paul Klingelhoefer 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: 20210380900
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of producing fatty acid alkyl ester from an organic oil source containing at least one free fatty acid, wherein the oil source has an acid number of at least 30 mg KOH/g oil source and wherein the method comprises the steps of a) reacting the oil source with glycerol at a temperature, which does not exceed 180° C. during the reaction, in the presence of a catalyst comprising at least one alkyl or aryl sulfonic acid or an homoanhydride thereof; and b) transesterification of the reaction product from step a) with an alkanol; and c) isolating the fatty acid alkyl ester from the reaction product of step b).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Inventors: Paul KLINGELHOEFER, Michael KOCH, Michael SCHIER, Juergen SCHNEIDER
  • Publication number: 20200002609
    Abstract: A method of enhancing soil water infiltration (SWI) and/or reducing soil water repellency (SWR) comprising: treating an area of groundcover with a composition A comprising A1) a block polymer (P) comprising at least one polyethyleneoxide moiety and at least one polypropyleneoxide moiety, and A2) an alcohol alkoxylate (E), wherein the SWI of the area of groundcover is enhanced and/or the SWR of the area of groundcover is reduced after treatment with the composition A.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: David Edward MAINWARING, Pandiyan MURUGARAJ, Rohan DAVIES, Paul KLINGELHOEFER, Alexander WISSEMEIER
  • Patent number: 10278385
    Abstract: The use of formulations comprising (A) one or more aminocarboxylates, selected from among methylglycine diacetate (MGDA) and its alkali metal salts, glutamic acid diacetate (GLDA) and its alkali metal salts, iminodisuccinate, hydroxyethylimine diacetate and ethyleneiminodisuccinate and the corresponding alkali metal salts, (B) at least one organic compound selected from among organic phosphates, organic phosphonates and organic phosphites and salts of the abovementioned organic compounds, and (C) optionally water, for application to plants or the ground.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stephan Hueffer, Alejandra Garcia Marcos, Paul Klingelhoefer, Gerhard Schnabel
  • Patent number: 10231449
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising a water-insoluble pesticide and an alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine. The invention furthermore relates to a method of preparing this composition; to the use of this composition for dispersing agrochemical active substances; to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired plant growth and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the composition is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the crop plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or on the crop plants and/or on their environment; and furthermore to seed comprising the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Gerhard Schnabel, Paul Klingelhoefer
  • Patent number: 10159246
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising an agrochemical active substance and a copolymer which comprises an N-vinylcarboxamide and a diallyldialkylammonium salt incorporated into the polymer. The invention furthermore relates to a method of preparing this composition; to the use of this composition for dispersing agrochemical active substances; to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired plant growth and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the composition is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the crop plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or on the crop plants and/or on their environment; and furthermore to seed comprising the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Gerhard Schnabel, Ruth Wirschem, Paul Klingelhoefer, Lucelena Patricio Cardoso
  • Patent number: 9814233
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising a pesticide, a surfactant and an alkoxylate. Moreover, the invention relates to a concentrate comprising the surfactant and the alkoxylate; and to a process for preparing the composition by bringing into contact the concentrate and a pesticide; or by bringing into contact the pesticide, the surfactant and the alkoxylate; and to the use of the surfactant by addition to a mixture comprising the pesticide and the alkoxylate. The invention furthermore relates to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the composition is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesirable plants and/or the crop plants and/or their environment. Furthermore, the invention relates to seed comprising the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Gerhard Schnabel, Paul Klingelhoefer, Marc Nolte, Richard Roger Evans, Gerd Kraemer, Silke Zeyer, Matthias Pfenning
  • Patent number: 9802884
    Abstract: Mixture of L- and D-enantiomers of methyl glycine diacetic acid (MGDA) or its respective mono-, di or trialkali metal or mono-, di- or triammonium salts, said mixture containing predominantly the respective L-isomer with an enantiomeric excess (ee) in the range of from 10 to 75%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Marta Reinoso Garcia, Markus Hartmann, Kati Schmidt, Matthias Rauls, Thomas Schmidt, Paul Klingelhoefer, Alfred Oftring, Somnath Shivaji Kadam
  • Patent number: 9585382
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an agrochemical composition comprising a pesticide and a solvent of the formula (B) as described hereinbelow. The invention furthermore relates to a process for the preparation of the composition by bringing the pesticide and the solvent into contact; a use of the solvent of the formula (B) as a solvent for pesticides; methods for controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the composition is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or on the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or on the crop plants and/or on their environment; and on seed comprising the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Paul Klingelhoefer, Gerhard Schnabel, Ralf Pelzer, Wolfgang Spiegler
  • Publication number: 20160221931
    Abstract: Mixture of L- and D-enantiomers of methyl glycine diacetic acid (MGDA) or its respective mono-, di or trialkali metal or mono-, di- or triammonium salts, said mixture containing predominantly the respective L-isomer with an enantiomeric excess (ee) in the range of from 10 to 75%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Marta REINOSO GARCIA, Markus HARTMANN, Kati SCHMIDT, Matthias RAULS, Thomas SCHMIDT, Paul KLINGELHOEFER, Alfred OFTRING, Somnath Shivaji KADAM
  • Patent number: 9258996
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising a pesticide and an alkoxylate. Moreover, the invention relates to the alkoxylate, to a process for its preparation and to its use as adjuvant in pesticide-comprising spray mixtures. The invention furthermore relates to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the composition is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesirable plants and/or the crop plants and/or their environment. Furthermore, the invention relates to seed comprising the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Paul Klingelhoefer, Sophie Vogel, Kevin Huyghe, Gerd Haderlein, Gerhard Schnabel, Marc Nolte, Richard Roger Evans
  • Publication number: 20150181865
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an adjuvant comprising a sugar-based surfactant; a drift control agent and/or a humectant; and an alkoxylate, wherein the alkoxylate is an amine alkoxylate (A) or a quaternized derivative (AQ) of the amine alkoxylate (A) as defined below. It further relates to a method of preparing said adjuvant by contacting the sugar-based surfactant; the drift control agent and/or the humectant; and the amine alkoxylate (A) or the quaternized derivative (AQ) of the amine alkoxylate (A); and to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the tank mix according is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or the crop plants and/or their environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2013
    Publication date: July 2, 2015
    Inventors: Gerhard Schnabel, Marc Nolte, Paul Klingelhoefer, Matthias Bratz, Mariano Ignacio Etcheverry, Steven Bowe, John Frihauf, Walter Thomas, Chad Brommer, Terrance M. Cannan, Maarten Staal
  • Publication number: 20150051078
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for preparing a tank mix, which comprises the step of contacting a glyphosate formulation, water, and a tank mix adjuvant, wherein the tank mix adjuvant comprises a base selected from a carbonate or an alkali salt of a phosphate, and wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form of an aqueous liquid, which contains at least 50 g/l of the base, or in form of a particulate solid, which contains at least 10 wt % of the base, wherein the tank mix has a tank mix acidity of at least pH 8.0, and wherein the tankmix contains at least 50 wt % water. The invention also relates to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the tank mix is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or the crop plants and/or their environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2013
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Inventors: Gerhard Schnabel, Marc Nolte, Gerhard Genari, Paul Klingelhoefer, Mariano Ignacio Etcheverry, Steven Bowe, John Frihauf, Chad Brommer, Terrance M. Cannan, Walter Thomas, Maarten Staal
  • Publication number: 20150051076
    Abstract: The present invention relates to q method for preparing a tank mix, which comprises the step of contacting a pesticide formulation, water, and a tank mix adjuvant, wherein the tank mix adjuvant comprises a base selected from a carbonate and/or a phosphate, and wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form of a particulate solid, which contains at least 10 wt % of the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2013
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Inventors: Gerhard Schnabel, Marc Nolte, Gerhard Genari, Paul Klingelhoefer, Mariano Ignacio Etcheverry, Steven Bowe, John Frihauf, Chad Brommer, Terrance M. Cannan, Walter Thomas, Maarten Staal
  • Publication number: 20150031539
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for preparing a tank mix, which comprises the step of contacting a pesticide formulation, water, and a tank mix adjuvant, wherein the tank mix adjuvant comprises an alkyl polyglucoside and a base selected from a carbonate and/or a phosphate, and wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form of an aqueous liquid, which contains at least 50 g/l of the base, or in form of a particulate solid, which contains at least 10 wt % of the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2013
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Inventors: Gerhard Schnabel, Marc Nolte, Gerhard Genari, Paul Klingelhoefer, Mariano Ignacio Etcheverry, Steven Bowe, John Frihauf, Chad Brommer, Terrance M. Cannan, Walter Thomas, Maarten Staal
  • Publication number: 20150018216
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising a pesticide and an alkoxylate. Moreover, the invention relates to the alkoxylate, to a process for its preparation and to its use as adjuvant in pesticide-comprising spray mixtures. The invention furthermore relates to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the composition is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesirable plants and/or the crop plants and/or their environment. Furthermore, the invention relates to seed comprising the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Paul KLINGELHOEFER, Arend Jouke KINGMA, Sophie VOGEL, Kevin HUYGHE, Gerd HADERLEIN, Gerhard SCHNABEL, Marc NOLTE, Richard Roger EVANS
  • Patent number: 8877681
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of specific amphiphilic alkoxyates as synergistic adjuvant for agrotechnical applications. Suitable agrotechnical compositions are also described. Thus, the addition of such alkoxylates makes possible an accelerated uptake of active ingredients by the plant. The alkoxylates to be used are alkoxylates based on branched alcohols such as 2-propylheptanol, C13-oxo alcohols and C10-oxo alcohols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Rainer Berghaus, Oskar Schmidt, Harald Köhle, Reinhard Stierl, Norbert Wagner, Paul Klingelhöfer
  • Publication number: 20140243201
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising a pesticide and an alkoxylate. Moreover, the invention relates to the alkoxylate, to a process for its preparation and to its use as adjuvant in pesticide-comprising spray mixtures. The invention furthermore relates to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the composition is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesirable plants and/or the crop plants and/or their environment. Furthermore, the invention relates to seed comprising the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2013
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Paul KLINGELHOEFER, Arend Jouke KINGMA, Sophie VOGEL, Kevin HUYGHE, Gerd HADERLEIN, Gerhard SCHNABEL, Marc NOLTE, Richard Roger EVANS
  • Patent number: 8785685
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing aminopolycarboxylates proceeding from an amino acid which, in a first process step is reacted with ethylene oxide to give an intermediate mixture comprising the corresponding dialkanolamine, and then the intermediate mixture, in a second process step is converted catalytically using a base to the corresponding aminopolycarboxylate, wherein the amino acid, before the reaction with ethylene oxide in the first process step, is supplied to a partial neutralization with 0.70 to 0.99 equivalent of base per acid group, or, in the first process step, an amino acid which has already been partly neutralized with 0.70 to 0.99 equivalent of base per acid group is used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Robert Baumann, Markus Christian Biel, Axel Franzke, Thomas Heidenfelder, Paul Klingelhoefer, Alfred Oftring
  • Publication number: 20140171320
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising a pesticide and an alkoxylate. The invention further relates to the alkoxylate, to a method for the production thereof and to the use thereof as adjuvant in pesticide-comprising spray mixtures. The invention further relates to a method for controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesirable plant growth and/or undesirable insect or mite infestation and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the composition is allowed to act on the respective pests, the habitat thereof or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesirable plants and/or the crop plants and/or the habitat thereof. Furthermore, the invention relates to seed comprising the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frederic Bauer, Paul Klingelhoefer, Christof Wilhelm Wigbers, Eva-Maria Reis-Walther
  • Publication number: 20140148337
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising an agrochemical active substance and a random terpolymer which comprises the monomers i), ii), iii) and optionally further monomers incorporated into the polymer, where monomer i) comprises an olefinically unsaturated monomer comprising a sulfonic acid group and/or a salt thereof, monomer ii) comprises (meth)acrylamide and/or an N-substituted derivative thereof, and monomer iii) comprises a monoethylenically unsaturated C3-C8-carboxylic acid, an anhydride and/or a salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2012
    Publication date: May 29, 2014
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Gerhard Schnabel, Ruth Wirschem, Paul Klingelhoefer, Lucelena Patricio Cardoso, Bolette Urtel