Patents by Inventor Richard J. Pokorny

Richard J. Pokorny 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: 20200309999
    Abstract: A display film includes a transparent cross-linked polyurethane layer. The transparent cross-linked polyurethane layer having a glass transition temperature of 10 degrees Celsius or less and a Tan Delta peak value of 0.5 or greater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: David S. THOMPSON, Ryan M. BRAUN, Joseph D. RULE, Catherine A. LEATHERDALE, Steven D. SOLOMONSON, Peter D. CONDO, John J. STRADINGER, Michael A. JOHNSON, Richard J. POKORNY, Derek W. PATZMAN, Peihui ZHANG, Evan L. BREEDLOVE
  • Patent number: 10738224
    Abstract: A barrier adhesive composition comprising a resin system and organically modified nanoclay. The resin system comprises (a) a first polyisobutylene resin having a viscosity average molecular weight of about 300,000 to about 500,000 g/mol, (b) a second polyisobutylene resin having a viscosity average molecular of about 700,000 to about 900,000 g/mol and (c) tackifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Jacob P. Johnson, Fred B. McCormick, Adam J. Meuler, Richard J. Pokorny, Daniel J. Schmidt
  • Publication number: 20200071562
    Abstract: A hardcoat composition is described comprising urethane (meth)acrylate oligomer having a first functional groups; an acrylic polymer having second functional groups; wherein the first and second functional groups form a hydrogen bond; and silica nanoparticles. The hardcoat composition may be cured by actinic radiation, upon which the acrylic polymer may be removed by solvent extraction. Also described are articles comprising the cured hardcoat described herein disposed on a surface of a substrate and methods of making an article.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Richard J. POKORNY, Nicholas L. UNTIEDT, Thomas P. KLUN
  • Patent number: 10581015
    Abstract: A barrier film construction comprises an ultra-barrier film and a barrier adhesive. The adhesive layer comprises a barrier adhesive composition comprising a resin system and organically modified nanoclay; wherein the resin system comprises a first polyisobutylene resin having a viscosity average molecular weight of about 100,000 to about 1,200,000 g/mol and tackifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Jacob P. Johnson, Fred B. McCormick, Adam J. Meuler, Richard J. Pokorny, Daniel J. Schmidt
  • Publication number: 20200028117
    Abstract: A display film includes a transparent polymeric substrate layer and a transparent energy dissipation layer disposed on the transparent polymeric substrate layer. The transparent energy dissipation layer includes cross-linked polyurethane and a polyacrylate polymer. The transparent energy dissipation layer has a glass transition temperature of 27 degrees Celsius or less and a Tan Delta peak value of 0.5 or greater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: Karissa L. ECKERT, David Scott THOMPSON, Ryan M. BRAUN, Catherine A. LEATHERDALE, Michael A. JOHNSON, Steven D. SOLOMONSON, Richard J. POKORNY, John J. STRADINGER, Kevin R. SCHAFFER, Joseph D. RULE, Peter D. CONDO, Derek W. PATZMAN
  • Publication number: 20200017623
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to compositions, methods of applying such compositions, and methods for curing such compositions to a depth of cure of up to about 30 mm within about 0.5 second to about two minutes per light exposure area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Inventors: Sheng Ye, Ying Lin, Michael E. Griffin, Dennis R. Keicher, Jay S. Schlechte, Paul J. Homnick, Richard S. Smith, Thomas P. Klun, Richard J. Pokorny, Steven Y. Yu, Patricia M. Savu, Michael A. Kropp, Ian Dailey, Charlie P. Blackwell
  • Publication number: 20190324178
    Abstract: A photochromic article is provided, containing a structural component, a fluid in contact with the structural component, and a photochromic organic dye in contact with the fluid; and a barrier layer disposed on the structural component to provide a barrier for the fluid and photochromic organic dye. The structural component includes a polymeric material that is porous, includes a plurality of cavities, or a combination thereof. A method of changing a light transmission of a photochromic article is provided. A method of forming a photochromic article is also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: Adam D. Miller, Donovan G. Weiblen, III, William Blake Kolb, Thomas P. Klun, Richard J. Pokorny
  • Patent number: 10450332
    Abstract: Compounds having hindered amine and oxyalkyl amine light stabilizers can mitigate the adverse effects of actinic radiation, such as visible and ultraviolet light, in particular on substrates such as glass or ceramic substrates. Polymers derived from such compounds. Nanoparticles, substrates, such as glass or ceramic substrates, or both nanoparticles and substrates, having such compounds affixed thereto. Articles containing at least one of such polymers, nanoparticles, substrates, or compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Thomas P. Klun, Mark A. Roehrig, Joseph C. Spagnola, Alan K. Nachtigal, Charles J. Hoy, Richard J. Pokorny, William J. Hunt, Jason T. Petrin, Paul B. Armstrong, Suresh S. Iyer
  • Publication number: 20190310404
    Abstract: A method of making an infrared-reflecting optically transparent assembly comprises: coating a curable composition onto a major surface of an optically transparent thermoplastic polymer film; at least partially curing the curable composition, which may be optionally at least partially dried, to provide a thermoformable composite film; and laminating the thermoformable composite film to an infrared-reflecting multilayer optical film to provide the infrared-reflecting optically transparent assembly. The curable composition comprises urethane (meth)acrylate compound, (meth)acrylate monomer, and silicone (meth)acrylate. The infrared-reflecting optically transparent assembly and methods of including it in an infrared-reflecting lens assembly are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Thomas P. Klun, Richard J. Pokorny, Benjamin R. Coonce, Douglas S. Dunn, Gregg A. Ambur, Henry A. Kostalik, IV, John R. Jacobson, Christopher S. DeGraw, Chunjie Zhang
  • Publication number: 20190211168
    Abstract: A display film includes a transparent cross-linked polyurethane acrylate layer. The transparent cross-linked polyurethane acrylate layer having a glass transition temperature of 10 degrees Celsius or less and a Tan Delta peak value of 0.5 or greater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: David Scott THOMPSON, Steven D. SOLOMONSON, Karissa Lynn ECKERT, John James STRADINGER, Catherine A. LEATHERDALE, Peter D. CONDO, Richard J. POKORNY, Ryan M. BRAUN, Michael A. JOHNSON, Joseph D. RULE, Kevin R. SCHAFFER, Derek W. PATZMAN
  • Patent number: 10328389
    Abstract: Articles are described including a first microfiltration membrane layer having a first major surface and a second major surface disposed opposite the first major surface, and a first silica layer directly attached to the first major surface of the first microfiltration membrane layer. The first silica layer includes a polymeric binder and acid-sintered interconnected silica nanoparticles arranged to form a continuous three-dimensional porous network. A method of making an article is also described, including providing a first microfiltration membrane layer having a first major surface and a second major surface disposed opposite the first major surface, and forming a first silica layer on the first major surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Xuan Jiang, Kuan-Yin Lin, Michelle M Mok, Naiyong Jing, Derek J. Dehn, Richard J. Pokorny, Ta-Hua Yu
  • Publication number: 20180362553
    Abstract: Compounds having hindered amine and oxyalkyl amine light stabilizers can mitigate the adverse effects of actinic radiation, such as visible and ultraviolet light, in particular on substrates such as glass or ceramic substrates. Polymers derived from such compounds. Nanoparticles, substrates, such as glass or ceramic substrates, or both nanoparticles and substrates, having such compounds affixed thereto. Articles containing at least one of such polymers, nanoparticles, substrates, or compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: Thomas P. Klun, Mark A. Roehrig, Joseph C. Spagnola, Alan K. Nachtigal, Charles J. Hoy, Richard J. Pokorny, William J. Hunt, Jason T. Petrin, Paul B. Armstrong, Suresh S. Iyer
  • Publication number: 20180362279
    Abstract: Web-wound rolls with a web edge treatment by printable adhesive compositions and processes to make the same are provided. The web-wound rolls include a substrate web having at least two web edges. One or more quantities of adhesive are disposed and subsequent curing adjacent to one or both of the web edges. The substrate web is wound upon itself in multiple revolutions about a central core, and each revolution is held substantially separate from the next by the adhesive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: Yuko Yoshida, Yorinobu Takamatsu, Daniel J. Theis, Richard J. Pokorny, Christine M. Andres
  • Publication number: 20180319944
    Abstract: Multilayer constructions are provided, for instance including a barrier layer, a sealing layer, and a polymer layer. The barrier layer has a major surface on which the sealing layer is disposed, and the sealing layer includes crosslinked silsesquioxane. The polymer layer includes a crosslinked polymer, and is disposed adjacent to a major surface of the barrier layer opposite from the sealing layer. The multilayer construction may further include additional layers, such as a substrate. Devices are also provided including the multilayer constructions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: Xue-hua Chen, Jitendra S. Rathore, Weigang Lin, Yongjie Li, Liya Cao, Sonja S. Mackey, Moses M. David, Christopher S. Lyons, Richard J. Pokorny, Paul B. Armstrong, Zai-Ming Qiu, Zuetao Yu
  • Publication number: 20180304585
    Abstract: Multilayer barrier coatings or films and methods of making the same are provided. The coatings or films include a hardcoat layer (122) including nanoparticles hosted by a binder, and a barrier layer (124) directly disposed on a major surface (122s) of the hardcoat layer (122). The binder includes one or more silicone (meth)acrylate additives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Inventors: Naota SUGIYAMA, Jiro HATTORI, Richard J. POKORNY, Moses M. DAVID, Xue-hua CHEN, Shinya NAKAJIMA, Takehiro MITSUDA, Brant U. KOLB
  • Publication number: 20180291226
    Abstract: Multilayer barrier films and methods of making the films are provided. The films include a smooth layer and a barrier layer directly disposed on the smooth layer. In some cases, the smooth layer includes a thiol-ene material as a polymeric matrix material. In some cases, the films have a sandwich structure of barrier layer/smooth layer/substrate/smooth layer/barrier layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Inventors: Xue-hua Chen, Moses M. David, Zai-Ming Qiu, Garry W. Lachmansingh, William B. Kolb, Sonja S. Mackey, Xiaohai Sheng, Naiyong Jing, Richard J. Pokorny, Christopher S. Lyons, Yongjie Li
  • Publication number: 20180248149
    Abstract: A barrier film construction comprises an ultra-barrier film and a barrier adhesive. The adhesive layer comprises a barrier adhesive composition comprising a resin system and organically modified nanoclay; wherein the resin system comprises a first polyisobutylene resin having a viscosity average molecular weight of about 100,000 to about 1,200,000 g/mol and tackifier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Inventors: Jacob P. JOHNSON, Fred B. MCCORMICK, Adam J. MEULER, Richard J. POKORNY, Daniel J. SCHMIDT
  • Publication number: 20180237665
    Abstract: A barrier adhesive composition comprising a resin system and organically modified nanoclay. The resin system comprises (a) a first polyisobutylene resin having a viscosity average molecular weight of about 300,000 to about 500,000 g/mol, (b) a second polyisobutylene resin having a viscosity average molecular of about 700,000 to about 900,000 g/mol and (c) tackifier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicant: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Jacob P. JOHNSON, Fred B. MCCORMICK, Adam J. MEULER, Richard J. POKORNY, Daniel J. SCHMIDT
  • Patent number: 10000626
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to sterically hindered alkyl amine and sterically hindered oxyalkyl amine compounds, as well as particles, substrates, coatings, and articles including the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Thomas P. Klun, Mark A. Roehrig, Joseph C. Spagnola, Alan K. Nachtigal, Charles J. Hoy, Richard J. Pokorny, William J. Hunt, Jason T. Petrin, Paul B. Armstrong, Suresh S. Iyer
  • Publication number: 20180002285
    Abstract: Compounds having hindered amine and oxyalkyl amine light stabilizers can mitigate the adverse effects of actinic radiation, such as visible and ultraviolet light, on polymers and copolymers. Polymers and copolymers derived from such compounds. Articles, such as coated articles and molded articles, containing such polymers or compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Thomas P. Klun, Mark A. Roehrig, Joseph C. Spagnola, Alan K. Nachtigal, Charles J. Hoy, Richard J. Pokorny, William J. Hunt, Jason T. Petrin, Paul B. Armstrong, Suresh Iyer