Patents by Inventor Philip R. Harsh

Philip R. Harsh 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: 10913867
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a matte coating composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of a) polymer particles having an average particle size in the range of from 80 nm to 500 nm; b) polymeric organic crosslinked microspheres having a particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 20 ?m; c) polyethylene wax particles having a particle size in the range of from 0.3 ?m to 30 ?m; and d) a rheology modifier. The composition of the present invention gives matte finish coatings with excellent burnish resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Philip R. Harsh, Christopher Kozak, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Aloysius Nungesser, Jr., Andrew Swartz
  • Patent number: 10865276
    Abstract: The present invention relates to composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of microspheres and a class of a nonionic polyalkylene oxide of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol or an anionic polyalkylene oxide salt of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol and a process for preparing the composition. The microspheres have an average particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 25 ?m, as well as a low coefficient of variation and low gel concentration; the composition is useful in coatings applications, especially where a matte finish is desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin A. Nungesser
  • Publication number: 20200283572
    Abstract: The present invention relates to composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of microspheres and a class of a nonionic polyalkylene oxide of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol or an anionic polyalkylene oxide salt of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol and a process for preparing the composition. The microspheres have an average particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 25 ?m, as well as a low coefficient of variation and low gel concentration; the composition is useful in coatings applications, especially where a matte finish is desired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin A. Nungesser
  • Patent number: 10723838
    Abstract: The present invention relates to composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of microspheres and a class of a nonionic polyalkylene oxide of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol or an anionic polyalkylene oxide salt of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol and a process for preparing the composition. The microspheres have an average particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 25 ?m, as well as a low coefficient of variation and low gel concentration; the composition is useful in coatings applications, especially where a matte finish is desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Nungesser
  • Patent number: 10676580
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an aqueous dispersion of a class of organic phosphate functionalized microspheres having a particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 25 ?m, and a process for preparing the dispersion. The microspheres, which have a low coefficient of variation and low gel concentration, are useful in coatings applications, especially where a matte finish is desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Kebede Beshah, James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Nungesser
  • Patent number: 10508213
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of polymer particles and crosslinked polymer beads that are each functionalized with keto groups, and a diamine or dihydrazide crosslinking agent. The dispersions of the present invention are useful in coatings applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: David M. Conner, Joy A. Gallagher, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Nungesser
  • Publication number: 20190185687
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a matte coating composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of a) polymer particles having an average particle size in the range of from 80 nm to 500 nm; b) polymeric organic crosslinked microspheres having a particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 20 ?m; c) polyethylene wax particles having a particle size in the range of from 0.3 ?m to 30 ?m; and d) a rheology modifier. The composition of the present invention gives matte finish coatings with excellent burnish resistance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Philip R. Harsh, Christopher Kozak, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Aloysius Nungesser, JR., Andrew Swartz
  • Publication number: 20190177554
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a pigmented matte coating composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of a) phosphorus acid functionalized polymer particles; b) TiO2 particles; c) polymeric organic microspheres; and d) a rheology modifier. The composition of the present invention gives matte finish coatings having the stain and scrub resistant attributes similar to coatings formed from semi-gloss paint compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Aloysius Nungesser, JR., Qing Zhang
  • Patent number: 10240049
    Abstract: Coating compositions for the preparation of superhydrophobic (SH) and/or oleophobic (OP) surfaces that employ low amounts of volatile organic compounds are described. Also described are the resulting coatings/coated surfaces and methods of their preparation. Such coatings/surfaces have a variety of uses, including their ability to prevent or resist water, dirt and/or ice from attaching to a surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Ross Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Joshua Gesford, Michael F. Hurley, Andrew K. Jones, Boon Chan Lor, Vinod K. Sikka, Philip R. Harsh
  • Publication number: 20190071540
    Abstract: The present invention relates to composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of microspheres and a class of a nonionic polyalkylene oxide of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol or an anionic polyalkylene oxide salt of a distyryl or tristyryl phenol and a process for preparing the composition. The microspheres have an average particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 25 ?m, as well as a low coefficient of variation and low gel concentration; the composition is useful in coatings applications, especially where a matte finish is desired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventors: James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Nungesser
  • Publication number: 20180327562
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an aqueous dispersion of a class of organic phosphate functionalized microspheres having a particle size in the range of from 1 ?m to 25 ?m, and a process for preparing the dispersion. The microspheres, which have a low coefficient of variation and low gel concentration, are useful in coatings applications, especially where a matte finish is desired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Kebede Beshah, James C. Bohling, Ibrahim Eryazici, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Nungesser
  • Publication number: 20180072913
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of polymer particles and crosslinked polymer beads that are each functionalized with keto groups, and a diamine or dihydrazide crosslinking agent. The dispersions of the present invention are useful in coatings applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Inventors: David M. Conner, Joy A. Gallagher, Philip R. Harsh, Partha S. Majumdar, Edwin Nungesser
  • Patent number: 9791211
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides methods, compositions and systems for drying coal fines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: Ross Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Philip R. Harsh, Michael F. Hurley, Andrew K. Jones, Vinod K. Sikka
  • Publication number: 20170198154
    Abstract: Coating compositions for the preparation of superhydrophobic (SH) and/or oleophobic (OP) surfaces that employ low amounts of volatile organic compounds are described. Also described are the resulting coatings/coated surfaces and methods of their preparation. Such coatings/surfaces have a variety of uses, including their ability to prevent or resist water, dirt and/or ice from attaching to a surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Publication date: July 13, 2017
    Inventors: Joshua Gesford, Michael F. Hurley, Andrew K. Jones, Boon Chan Lor, Vinod K. Sikka, Philip R. Harsh
  • Publication number: 20160369359
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition comprising an aqueous dispersion of submicron-sized polymer particles and micron-sized polymer beads, wherein the polymer particles or beads or both are functionalized with phosphorus acid groups. The composition of the present invention is useful for providing a matte finish on substrates, such as leather, textiles, wallboard, decorative coatings, concrete, and wood, with improved stain resistance. The present invention also relates to a leather substrate coated with a clear matte finish comprising an acrylic or styrene-acrylic polymer film and micron-sized polymer beads, wherein the film or the beads or both are functionalized with a phosphorus acid monomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2016
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Inventors: Joy A. Gallagher, Philip R. Harsh, Pu Luo, Edwin Nungesser
  • Publication number: 20140137466
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides methods, compositions and systems for drying coal fines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2013
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Applicant: Ross Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Philip R. Harsh, Michael F. Hurley, Andrew K. Jones, Vinod K. Sikka