Patents by Inventor Rakesh Vig

Rakesh Vig 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: 10329389
    Abstract: Anti-blocking compositions are disclosed that include a wax or mixture of waxes effective to reduce, retard or prevent blocking of a viscoelastic solid when applied to the surface of such a solid. Also disclosed are methods of reducing, retarding or preventing blocking of a viscoelastic solid, and the products of those methods which are viscoelastic solids resistant to blocking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Stephen Armstrong, Wen Chiao, Manfried Braun, Mark Richard Wheeler, Marc Dekerf, Michael Jablon, George Leotsakos, Rakesh Vig, Cristina Najemian
  • Publication number: 20190127594
    Abstract: An article includes a substrate and a top-coat having a first side disposed on and in direct contact with the substrate and a second side that is outermost and exposed to the environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Applicant: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: John D. Clay, Stephen Armstrong, George S. Leotsakos, Michael Jablon, Wen B. Chiao, Rakesh Vig, Gerald Smith
  • Patent number: 10167416
    Abstract: An adhesion composition comprising a) a first polymer that is selected from the group consisting of acrylic polymers, acrylonitrile butadiene, butyl rubber, cellulose acetate, cellulose butyrate, epoxy resins, ethylene vinyl acetate, natural rubber, neoprene, phenolic polymers, polyurethanes, polyvinyl acetate, polyvinyl alcohol, styrene butadiene rubber, casein, dextrin, starch, copolymers thereof and combinations thereof; b) a second polymer selected from the group consisting of ethylene-acrylic acid copolymer, oxidized polyethylene, oxidized ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer, maleated polyolefin and combinations thereof; and c) a surfactant; where the composition is water-based, having a solids content of greater than about 30% based on the total weight of the composition, with a particle size of about 10 nm to about 2000 nm, and is adapted for adhesion to substrates; and where the first and second polymers are different.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: John D. Clay, Stephen Armstrong, George S. Leotsakos, Michael Jablon, Wen B. Chiao, Rakesh Vig
  • Publication number: 20180334580
    Abstract: A composition intended for application to a low surface energy substrate has added thereto an amount of a copolymer formulation in order to improve the quality of adhesion between the composition and the low surface energy substrate, substrates being coated with such compositions, and associated methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Applicant: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Jablon, Gerald Smith, Mark Wheeler, Scott Hacker, Manfried Braun, Paul Chi Lem, Jayesh Shah, Rakesh Vig
  • Publication number: 20170298193
    Abstract: Anti-blocking compositions are disclosed that include a wax or mixture of waxes effective to reduce, retard or prevent blocking of a viscoelastic solid when applied to the surface of such a solid. Also disclosed are methods of reducing, retarding or preventing blocking of a viscoelastic solid, and the products of those methods which are viscoelastic solids resistant to blocking.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Applicant: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Stephen Armstrong, Wen Chiao, Manfried Braun, Mark Richard Wheeler, Marc Dekerf, Michael Jablon, George Leotsakos, Rakesh Vig, Cristina Najemian
  • Patent number: 9758626
    Abstract: Anti-blocking compositions are disclosed that include a wax or mixture of waxes effective to reduce, retard or prevent blocking of a viscoelastic solid when applied to the surface of such a solid. Also disclosed are methods of reducing, retarding or preventing blocking of a viscoelastic solid, and the products of those methods which are viscoelastic solids resistant to blocking.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Stephen Armstrong, Wen Chiao, Manfried Braun, Mark Richard Wheeler, Marc Dekerf, Michael Jablon, George Leotsakos, Rakesh Vig, Cristina Najemian
  • Publication number: 20160083529
    Abstract: Anti-blocking compositions are disclosed that include a wax or mixture of waxes effective to reduce, retard or prevent blocking of a viscoelastic solid when applied to the surface of such a solid. Also disclosed are methods of reducing, retarding or preventing blocking of a viscoelastic solid, and the products of those methods which are viscoelastic solids resistant to blocking.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Publication date: March 24, 2016
    Inventors: Stephen Armstrong, Wen Chiao, Manfried Braun, Mark Richard Wheeler, Marc Dekerf, Michael Jablon, George Leotsakos, Rakesh Vig, Cristina Najemian
  • Publication number: 20150218426
    Abstract: An adhesion composition comprising a) a first polymer that is selected from the group consisting of acrylic polymers, acrylonitrile butadiene, butyl rubber, cellulose acetate, cellulose butyrate, epoxy resins, ethylene vinyl acetate, natural rubber, neoprene, phenolic polymers, polyurethanes, polyvinyl acetate, polyvinyl alcohol, styrene butadiene rubber, casein, dextrin, starch, copolymers thereof and combinations thereof; b) a second polymer selected from the group consisting of ethylene-acrylic acid copolymer, oxidized polyethylene, oxidized ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer, maleated polyolefin and combinations thereof; and c) a surfactant; where the composition is water-based, having a solids content of greater than about 30% based on the total weight of the composition, with a particle size of about 10 nm to about 2000 nm, and is adapted for adhesion to substrates; and where the first and second polymers are different.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2015
    Publication date: August 6, 2015
    Inventors: John D. Clay, Stephen Armstrong, George S. Leotsakos, Michael Jablon, Wen B. Chiao, Rakesh Vig
  • Publication number: 20140155282
    Abstract: Methods of determining stabilization compounds for predictive biomarkers. According to at least one embodiment of a method of the present disclosure, the method comprises introducing a diagnostic marker and a stabilization agent to a detection platform, mixing the diagnostic marker and stabilization agent, and determining their binding characteristics. Additionally, the method may further comprise generating a report based on the binding characteristics and delivering the report to a recipient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2013
    Publication date: June 5, 2014
    Applicant: Companion Diagnostics, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard H. Selinfreund, Rakesh Vig, Richard P. Gill
  • Patent number: 8574856
    Abstract: Methods for determining the efficiency of a therapeutic. In at least one embodiment of a method of determining the efficacy of a therapeutic compound, the method comprises the steps of treating a subject having a disease state with an effective amount of therapeutic compound, harvesting at least one cell from the subject following a treatment with the therapeutic compound, bringing the at least one cell into contact with a stabilizing compound capable of completely or substantially preventing the degradation or inactivation of a diagnostic marker for the disease state, analyzing the at least one stabilized cell for the at least one diagnostic marker, creating a marker profile from at least one result determined from analyzing the at least one stabilized cell, and comparing the marker profile with at least one previous marker profile to determine efficacy of the therapeutic compound on the disease state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignee: Companion Diagnostics Inc.
    Inventors: Richard H. Selinfreund, Rakesh Vig, Richard P. Gill
  • Patent number: 8501669
    Abstract: Systems and methods of screening biomarkers in bodily fluids. According to at least one embodiment of the system for analyzing stabilizing agents of the present disclosure, the system comprises a detection platform comprising a plurality of detection sites each capable of receiving a diagnostic marker, a stabilization agent, and a detection agent. The system, in at least one embodiment, further comprises a detection device capable of determining a binding characteristic between the detection agent and the diagnostic marker in the detection sites. Further, the system may also be able to compare the binding characteristic among a plurality of detection markers to order the level of effect of the stabilizing agents assayed on the binding characteristic between the detection agent and the diagnostic agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2013
    Assignee: Companion Diagnostics Inc.
    Inventors: Richard H. Selinfreund, Rakesh Vig, Richard P. Gill
  • Patent number: 8426151
    Abstract: System and methods for the detection of biomarkers. In at least one embodiment of a system for the detection of a diagnostic marker in a body fluid of the present disclosure, the system comprises a diagnostic device comprising a plurality of test wells, wherein each test well is capable of containing at least one detection agent, a detection device capable of interacting with the diagnostic device, wherein the detection device is capable of detecting an interaction between the at least one detection agent and a diagnostic marker in at least one of the plurality of test wells, and a stabilization agent contained within at least one of the plurality of test wells, the stabilization agent capable of completely or substantially preventing the degradation or inactivation of the detection agent or the diagnostic marker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: Companion Diagnostics Inc.
    Inventors: Richard H. Selinfreund, Rakesh Vig, Richard P. Gill
  • Patent number: 8318105
    Abstract: Systems and methods of biomarker analysis. In at least one embodiment of a system for determining the therapeutic potential of a therapeutic compound the present disclosure, the system comprises a detection platform, a computer database capable of receiving a plurality of binding characteristics, a processor operably coupled to the computer database and the detection platform. In at least one embodiment, the processor has and executes a software program operational to determine a binding characteristic of the detection agent and a stabilized diagnostic agent in each of the plurality of detection sites, compare the binding characteristic among each of the plurality of detection sites, wherein the comparison of binding characteristics is capable of determining the stabilizing agent with the greatest effect on the binding characteristic between the detection agent and the diagnostic agent, generate a binding record using the compared binding characteristics, and deliver the binding record to a recipient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Inventors: Richard H. Selinfreund, Rakesh Vig, Richard P. Gill
  • Patent number: 8318641
    Abstract: Systems and methods for the detection of biomarkers. In at least one embodiment of a microarray system of the present disclosure, the microarray system comprises a microarray product comprising at least 100 diagnostic markers/cm2, a microarray identifier, and a stabilizing agent, a control microarray product comprising a first specific binding pair member that binds to a first detectable label, and a processor for providing information regarding the identification and concentration of markers on the microarray based on the identity of the array provided by the microarray identifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Inventors: Richard H. Selinfreund, Rakesh Vig, Richard P. Gill
  • Patent number: 8293537
    Abstract: At least one embodiment of a stabilizing system includes a stabilizing agent present in an amount or concentration sufficient to completely or substantially prevent or reduce degradation or inactivation of a glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) in a body fluid and a detection agent capable of detecting the HbA1c.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2012
    Inventors: Richard H. Selinfreund, Rakesh Vig, Richard P. Gill
  • Patent number: 8211333
    Abstract: Certain poly(oxyalkylene) colorants are disclosed along with method of preparation thereof. A method of using these colorants as fluorescent security taggants is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2012
    Assignee: Sun Chemical Corp.
    Inventors: Russell Schwartz, Don DeRussy, Dan Gloster, Steve Postle, Rakesh Vig, Ewell Cook, Tatiana Romanova
  • Publication number: 20120164674
    Abstract: Herein are disclosed compositions, washes, rinses, devices, systems and methods for biomarker stabilization, in part in bodily fluids, as well as methods and formulations for improving the sampling and testing of fluids for biomarkers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2011
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Inventors: Richard H. Selinfreund, Rakesh Vig, Richard P. Gill
  • Publication number: 20110226155
    Abstract: Certain poly(oxyalkylene) colorants are disclosed along with method of preparation thereof. A method of using these colorants as fluorescent security taggants is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2011
    Publication date: September 22, 2011
    Applicant: Sun Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Russell Schwartz, Don DeRussy, Daniel F. Gloster, Stephen Postle, Rakesh Vig, Ewell Cook, Tatiana Romanova
  • Publication number: 20110195857
    Abstract: Systems for analyzing stabilized biomarkers. In at least one embodiment of a system for the detection of a diagnostic marker of the present disclosure, the system comprises a detection platform comprising a plurality of detection wells housed in a solid matrix, wherein the detection wells contain a plurality of diagnostic markers and at least one competitor molecule, wherein the plurality of diagnostic markers and at least one control molecule are each bound to a paramagnetic particle. An embodiment of the system of the present disclosure further comprises a detection system capable of receiving the detection platform, exerting a magnetic field upon a surface of the detection platform, and determining at least one characteristic of the diagnostic marker.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2010
    Publication date: August 11, 2011
    Inventors: Richard H. Selinfreund, Rakesh Vig, Richard P. Gill
  • Publication number: 20110195397
    Abstract: Drink mixture for the stabilization of diagnostic biomarkers. In at least one embodiment of an ingestible beverage useful to stabilize a diagnostic marker, the rinse comprises a stabilizing agent useful to completely or substantially prevent degradation or inactivation of a diagnostic marker in saliva, and a liquid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2010
    Publication date: August 11, 2011
    Inventors: Richard H. Selinfreund, Rakesh Vig, Richard P. Gill