Patents by Inventor Rafael Shapiro

Rafael Shapiro 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: 20220242839
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for preparing a compound of Formula C, Formula D, or Formula F: wherein each R1, R2, and R3 is independently H, SFs, N(C1-C8 alkyl)(C1-C8 alkyl), C(?S)N(C1-C8 alkyl)(C1-C8 alkyl), SO2N(C1-C8 alkyl)(C1-C8 alkyl), OSO2(C1-C8 alkyl), OSO2N(C1-C8 alkyl)(C1-C8 alkyl), N(C1-C8 alkyl)SO2(C1-C8 alkyl), or C1-C8 alkyl, C1-C8 haloalkyl, C2-C8 alkenyl, C2-C8 alkynyl, C3-C10 cycloalkyl, C3-C10 halocycloalkyl, C4-C10 alkylcycloalkyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkyl, C6-C14 cycloalkylcycloalkyl, C5-C10 alkylcycloalkylalkyl, C3-C8 cycloalkenyl, C1-C8 alkoxy, C1-C8 haloalkoxy, C3-C8 cycloalkoxy, C3-C8 halocycloalkoxy, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkoxy, C2-C8 alkenyloxy, C2-C8 alkynyloxy, C1-C8 alkylthio, C1-C8 alkylsulfinyl, C1-C8 alkylsulfonyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylthio, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfinyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkylthio, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkylsulfinyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkylsulfonyl, C2-C8 alkenylthio, C2-C8 alkenylsulfinyl, C2-C8 alkenylsulfonyl, C2-C8 alkynylthio, C2-C8 alk
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: ALBERT LOREN CASALNUOVO, TY WAGERLE, JUN YAN, ERIN DEMKO, MATTHEW RICHARD OBERHOLZER, RAFAEL SHAPIRO
  • Patent number: 11339138
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for preparing a compound of Formula C, Formula D, or Formula F: wherein each R1, R2, and R3 is independently H, SF5, N(C1-C8 alkyl)(C1-C8 alkyl), C(?S)N(C1-C8 alkyl)(C1-C8 alkyl), SO2N(C1-C8 alkyl)(C1-C8 alkyl), OSO2(C1-C8 alkyl), OSO2N(C1-C8 alkyl)(C1-C8 alkyl), N(C1-C8 alkyl)SO2(C1-C8 alkyl), or C1-C8 alkyl, C1-C8 haloalkyl, C2-C8 alkenyl, C2-C8 alkynyl, C3-C10 cycloalkyl, C3-C10 halocycloalkyl, C4-C10 alkylcycloalkyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkyl, C6-C14 cycloalkylcycloalkyl, C5-C10 alkylcycloalkylalkyl, C3-C8 cycloalkenyl, C1-C8 alkoxy, C1-C8 haloalkoxy, C3-C8 cycloalkoxy, C3-C8 halocycloalkoxy, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkoxy, C2-C8 alkenyloxy, C2-C8 alkynyloxy, C1-C8 alkylthio, C1-C8 alkylsulfinyl, C1-C8 alkylsulfonyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylthio, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfinyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkylthio, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkylsulfinyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkylsulfonyl, C2-C8 alkenylthio, C2-C8 alkenylsulfinyl, C2-C8 alkenylsulfonyl, C2-C8 alkynylthio, C2-C8 a
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Albert Loren Casalnuovo, Ty Wagerle, Jun Yan, Erin Demko, Matthew Richard Oberholzer, Rafael Shapiro
  • Publication number: 20210309621
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for preparing a compound of Formula C, Formula D, or Formula F: wherein each R1, R2, and R3 is independently H, SF5, N(C1-C8 alkyl)(C1-C8 alkyl), C(?S)N(C1-C8 alkyl)(C1-C8 alkyl), SO2N(C1-C8 alkyl)(C1-C8 alkyl), OSO2(C1-C8 alkyl), OSO2N(C1-C8 alkyl)(C1-C8 alkyl), N(C1-C8 alkyl)SO2(C1-C8 alkyl), or C1-C8 alkyl, C1-C8 haloalkyl, C2-C8 alkenyl, C2-C8 alkynyl, C3-C10 cycloalkyl, C3-C10 halocycloalkyl, C4-C10 alkylcycloalkyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkyl, C6-C14 cycloalkylcycloalkyl, C5-C10 alkylcycloalkylalkyl, C3-C8 cycloalkenyl, C1-C8 alkoxy, C1-C8 haloalkoxy, C3-C8 cycloalkoxy, C3-C8 halocycloalkoxy, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkoxy, C2-C8 alkenyloxy, C2-C8 alkynyloxy, C1-C8 alkylthio, C1-C8 alkylsulfinyl, C1-C8 alkylsulfonyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylthio, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfinyl, C3-C8 cycloalkylsulfonyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkylthio, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkylsulfinyl, C4-C10 cycloalkylalkylsulfonyl, C2-C8 alkenylthio, C2-C8 alkenylsulfinyl, C2-C8 alkenylsulfonyl, C2-C8 alkynylthio, C2-C8 a
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: ALBERT LOREN CASALNUOVO, TY WAGERLE, JUN YAN, ERIN DEMKO, MATTHEW RICHARD OBERHOLZER, RAFAEL SHAPIRO
  • Publication number: 20210107890
    Abstract: This application is directed to a compound of Formula II Also disclosed is a process for preparing a compound of Formula II comprising using the compounds of Formulae IV and V Also disclosed is a method for preparing a compound of Formula I comprising contacting a compound of Formula II with a compound of a compound of Formula VI wherein A1, A2 A3, R1, R2, R3a, R3b, R4, B1, B2 and B3, are as defined in the disclosure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Yuzhong CHEN, Rafael SHAPIRO
  • Patent number: 10875838
    Abstract: This application is directed to a compound of Formula II Also disclosed is a process for preparing a compound of Formula II comprising using the compounds of Formulae IV and V Also disclosed is a method for preparing a compound of Formula I comprising contacting a compound of Formula II with a compound of a compound of Formula VI wherein A1, A2 A3, R1, R2, R3a, R3b, R4, B1, B2 and B3, are as defined in the disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: FMC Corporation
    Inventors: Yuzhong Chen, Rafael Shapiro
  • Patent number: 9604962
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formulae 1, 1A, 1B and 1C including all geometric and stereoisomers, N-oxides, and salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R4a1, R4a2, A, Aa, G, M, W, Z1, Z3, X, J, J1 and n are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of Formula 1 and methods for controlling plant disease caused by a fungal pathogen comprising applying an effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Robert James Pasteris, Rafael Shapiro
  • Patent number: 9162973
    Abstract: A method for preparing a compound of Formula 1 comprising contacting a compound of Formulae 2 and 3 in the presence of a palladium source, a ligand, a base and carbon monoxide wherein R1, R2, X and R3 are as defined in the disclosure. A method for preparing a compound of Formula 5 wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6 and Z are as defined in the disclosure, using a compound of Formula 1 characterized by preparing a compound of Formula 1 by the method disclosed above or using a compound of Formula 1 prepared by the method above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Sigridur Soley Kristjansdottir, Rafael Shapiro, Matthew Richard Oberholzer
  • Publication number: 20150291556
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formulae 1, 1A, 1B and 1C including all geometric and stereoisomers, N-oxides, and salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R4a1, R4a2, A, Aa, G, M, W, Z1, Z3, X, J, J1 and n are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of Formula 1 and methods for controlling plant disease caused by a fungal pathogen comprising applying an effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Inventors: ROBERT JAMES PASTERIS, Rafael Shapiro
  • Patent number: 9090604
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formulae 1, 1A, 1B and 1C including all geometric and stereoisomers, N-oxides, and salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R4a1, R4a2, A, Aa, G, M, W, Z1, Z3, X, J, J1 and n are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of Formula 1 and methods for controlling plant disease caused by a fungal pathogen comprising applying an effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Robert James Pasteris, Mary Ann Hanagan, Rafael Shapiro
  • Patent number: 9040554
    Abstract: Disclosed are solid forms of 8-chloro-N-[(2-chloro-5-methoxyphenyl)sulfonyl]-6-(trifluoromethyl)-imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine-2-carboxamide (Compound 1). Methods for the preparation of solid forms of Compound 1 and for the conversion of one solid form of Compound 1 into another are disclosed. Disclosed are nematocidal compositions comprising a nematocidally effective amount of a solid form of Compound 1 and at least one additional component selected from the group consisting of surfactants, solid diluents and liquid carriers. Compositions comprising a mixture of a solid form of Compound 1 and at least one other nematicide, insecticide and/or fungicide are also disclosed. Also disclosed are methods for protecting a plant from nematodes comprising applying to the plant, or portion, or seed thereof, or to the growing medium of the plant, a nematocidally effective amount of Compound 1 comprising the polymorph Form A.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Christian Hoffmann, William J Marshall, Rafael Shapiro, Richard A Berger
  • Publication number: 20150005503
    Abstract: A method for preparing a compound of Formula 1 comprising contacting a compound of Formulae 2 and 3 in the presence of a palladium source, a ligand, a base and carbon monoxide wherein R1, R2, X and R3 are as defined in the disclosure. A method for preparing a compound of Formula 5 wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6 and Z are as defined in the disclosure, using a compound of Formula 1 characterized by preparing a compound of Formula 1 by the method disclosed above or using a compound of Formula 1 prepared by the method above.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2014
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Inventors: SIGRIDUR SOLEY KRISTJANSDOTTIR, RAFAEL SHAPIRO, MATTHEW RICHARD OBERHOLZER
  • Patent number: 8871939
    Abstract: A method for preparing a compound of Formula 1 comprising contacting a compound of Formulae 2 and 3 in the presence of a palladium source, a ligand, a base and carbon monoxide wherein R1, R2, X and R3 are as defined in the disclosure. A method for preparing a compound of Formula 5 wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6 and Z are as defined in the disclosure, using a compound of Formula 1 characterized by preparing a compound of Formula 1 by the method disclosed above or using a compound of Formula 1 prepared by the method above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: E I du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventors: Sigridur Soley Kristjansdottir, Rafael Shapiro, Matthew Richard Oberholzer
  • Publication number: 20140228393
    Abstract: Disclosed are solid forms of 8-chloro-N-[(2-chloro-5-methoxyphenyl)sulfonyl]-6-(trifluoromethyl)-imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine-2-carboxamide (Compound 1). Methods for the preparation of solid forms of Compound 1 and for the conversion of one solid form of Compound 1 into another are disclosed. Disclosed are nematocidal compositions comprising a nematocidally effective amount of a solid form of Compound 1 and at least one additional component selected from the group consisting of surfactants, solid diluents and liquid carriers. Compositions comprising a mixture of a solid form of Compound 1 and at least one other nematicide, insecticide and/or fungicide are also disclosed. Also disclosed are methods for protecting a plant from nematodes comprising applying to the plant, or portion, or seed thereof, or to the growing medium of the plant, a nematocidally effective amount of Compound 1 comprising the polymorph Form A.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2012
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Inventors: Christian Hoffmann, William J. Marshall, Rafael Shapiro, Richard A. Berger
  • Publication number: 20140081027
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of Formulae 1, 1A, 1B and 1C including all geometric and stereoisomers, N-oxides, and salts thereof, wherein R1, R2, R4a1, R4a2, A, Aa, G, M, W, Z1, Z3, X, J, J1 and n are as defined in the disclosure. Also disclosed are compositions containing the compounds of Formula 1 and methods for controlling plant disease caused by a fungal pathogen comprising applying an effective amount of a compound or a composition of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2013
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Robert James Pasteris, Mary Ann Hanagan, Rafael Shapiro
  • Patent number: 8669277
    Abstract: Disclosed are solid forms of 1-[4-[4-[5-(2,6-difluorophenyl)-4,5-dihydro-3-isoxazolyl]-2-thiazolyl]-1-piperidinyl]-2-[5-methyl-3-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazol-1-yl]ethanone (Compound 1). Methods for the preparation of solid forms of Compound 1 and for the conversion of one solid form of Compound 1 into another are disclosed. Disclosed are fungicidal compositions comprising a fungicidally effective amount of a solid form of Compound 1 and at least one additional component selected from the group consisting of surfactants, solid diluents and liquid carriers. Compositions comprising a mixture of a solid form of Compound 1 and at least one other fungicide or insecticide are also disclosed. Also disclosed are methods for controlling plant diseases caused by fungal plant pathogens comprising applying to a plant or portion thereof, or to a plant seed, a fungicidally effective amount of a solid form of Compound 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 11, 2014
    Assignee: E I du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventors: Matthew Richard Oberholzer, Robert James Pasteris, Rafael Shapiro
  • Publication number: 20130310567
    Abstract: A method for preparing a compound of Formula 1 comprising contacting a compound of Formulae 2 and 3 in the presence of a palladium source, a ligand, a base and carbon monoxide wherein R1, R2, X and R3 are as defined in the disclosure. A method for preparing a compound of Formula 5 wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6 and Z are as defined in the disclosure, using a compound of Formula 1 characterized by preparing a compound of Formula 1 by the method disclosed above or using a compound of Formula 1 prepared by the method above.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2012
    Publication date: November 21, 2013
    Applicant: EI DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Sigridur Soley Kristjansdottir, Rafael Shapiro, Matthew Richard Oberholzer
  • Publication number: 20120232271
    Abstract: A new method for the preparation of optionally 2-substituted 1,6-dihydro-6-oxo-4-pyrimidinecarboxylic acid compounds of Formula 1 is disclosed wherein R1 is H or an optionally substituted carbon moiety. Also disclosed is the method comprising additional steps to prepare optionally substituted 4-pyrimidinecarboxylic acids and esters using the compound of Formula 1 as an intermediate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2012
    Publication date: September 13, 2012
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: RAFAEL SHAPIRO
  • Patent number: 8198442
    Abstract: A new method for the preparation of optionally 2-substituted 1,6-dihydro-6-oxo-4-pyrimidinecarboxylic acid compound of Formula 1 is disclosed wherein R1 is H or an optionally substituted carbon moiety.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2012
    Assignee: E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventor: Rafael Shapiro
  • Patent number: 8153844
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for preparing a compound of Formula 1 by contacting compound of Formula 2 with R1—NH2 in the presence of a carboxylic acid and a method for preparing a compound of Formula 2 by contacting a compound of Formula 4 with phosphorus tribromide. wherein R1 is H, C1-C4 alkyl, cyclopropyl, cyclopropylmethyl or methylcyclopropyl; R2 is CH3 or Cl; R3 is C1-C6 alkyl or C3-C6 alkenyl, each optionally substituted with up to 3 halogen and up to 1 phenyl; and X is Cl or Br. Also disclosed is a method for preparing a compound of Formula 5 wherein R4, R5, R6 and Z are as defined in the disclosure, using a compound of Formula 1 that is characterized by preparing the compound of Formula 1 by the method above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2012
    Assignee: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventors: Richard F. Davis, Rafael Shapiro, Eric G. Taylor
  • Publication number: 20120034315
    Abstract: Disclosed are solid forms of 1-[4-[4-[5-(2,6-difluorophenyl)-4,5-dihydro-3-isoxazolyl]-2-thiazolyl]-1-piperidinyl]-2-[5-methyl-3-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazol-1-yl]ethanone (Compound 1). Methods for the preparation of solid forms of Compound 1 and for the conversion of one solid form of Compound 1 into another are disclosed. Disclosed are fungicidal compositions comprising a fungicidally effective amount of a solid form of Compound 1 and at least one additional component selected from the group consisting of surfactants, solid diluents and liquid carriers. Compositions comprising a mixture of a solid form of Compound 1 and at least one other fungicide or insecticide are also disclosed. Also disclosed are methods for controlling plant diseases caused by fungal plant pathogens comprising applying to a plant or portion thereof, or to a plant seed, a fungicidally effective amount of a solid form of Compound 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2010
    Publication date: February 9, 2012
    Applicant: E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Mary Ann Hanagan, Matthew Richard Oberholzer, Robert James Pasteris, Rafael Shapiro