Patents by Inventor Richard S. Buckanin

Richard S. Buckanin 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: 9902869
    Abstract: Methods of protecting a substrate from light-induced degradation are described. The methods comprise providing a substrate and disposing onto the substrate a plurality of layers deposited by layer-by-layer self-assembly. At least a portion of the layers comprise an organic light absorbing compound, an organic light stabilizing compound, or a combination thereof dispersed within a polyelectrolyte. Also described are articles comprising a substrate and a plurality of layers deposited by layer-by-layer self-assembly wherein at least a portion of the layers comprise an organic light absorbing compound, an organic light stabilizing compound, or a combination thereof dispersed within a polyelectrolyte. Random copolymers suitable for use in the method and articles are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Daniel J. Schmidt, Richard S. Buckanin, Timothy J. Hebrink, James R. Miller
  • Patent number: 9284473
    Abstract: An adhesive article including a pressure sensitive adhesive layer and a release layer in contact with the pressure sensitive adhesive layer. The release layer includes a polymer matrix that includes polymerized (meth)acrylated silicone and a plurality of nanovoids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Richard S. Buckanin, Karan Jindal, William Blake Kolb
  • Publication number: 20160068703
    Abstract: Methods of protecting a substrate from light-induced degradation are described. The methods comprise providing a substrate and disposing onto the substrate a plurality of layers deposited by layer-by-layer self-assembly. At least a portion of the layers comprise an organic light absorbing compound, an organic light stabilizing compound, or a combination thereof dispersed within a polyelectrolyte. Also described are articles comprising a substrate and a plurality of layers deposited by layer-by-layer self-assembly wherein at least a portion of the layers comprise an organic light absorbing compound, an organic light stabilizing compound, or a combination thereof dispersed within a polyelectrolyte. Random copolymers suitable for use in the method and articles are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2014
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Inventors: Daniel J. Schmidt, Richard S. Buckanin, Timothy J. Hebrink, James R. Miller
  • Patent number: 9175188
    Abstract: A moisture-curable polysiloxane composition consists essentially of (a) at least one polyorganosiloxane, fluorinated polyorganosiloxane, or combination thereof comprising reactive silane functionality comprising at least one hydrosilyl moiety; and (b) at least one base selected from amidines, guanidines, phosphazenes, proazaphosphatranes, and combinations thereof; wherein the curable composition is non-foaming and has an average condensation-curable, reactive silane functionality greater than two.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Richard S. Buckanin, Richard M. Flynn
  • Publication number: 20150141570
    Abstract: A moisture-curable polysiloxane composition consists essentially of (a) at least one polyorganosiloxane, fluorinated polyorganosiloxane, or combination thereof comprising reactive silane functionality comprising at least one hydrosilyl moiety; and (b) at least one base selected from amidines, guanidines, phosphazenes, proazaphosphatranes, and combinations thereof; wherein the curable composition is non-foaming and has an average condensation-curable, reactive silane functionality greater than two.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2013
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Applicant: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Richard S. Buckanin, Richard M. Flynn
  • Publication number: 20140302269
    Abstract: An adhesive article including a pressure sensitive adhesive layer and a release layer in contact with the pressure sensitive adhesive layer. The release layer includes a polymer matrix that includes polymerized (meth)acrylated silicone and a plurality of nanovoids.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2012
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Inventors: Richard S. Buckanin, Karan Jindal, William Blake Kolb
  • Patent number: 7332217
    Abstract: The invention relates to articles such as protective films and displays having a fluorochemical surface layer comprising an antistatic agent and the reaction products of at least one fluoropolyether (meth)acryl compound and at least 50 wt-% of non-fluorinated crosslinking agent(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2008
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: William D. Coggio, Thomas P. Klun, Mark J. Pellerite, George G. I. Moore, Cheryl L. S. Elsbernd, Sharon Wang, Richard S. Buckanin, Christopher B. Walker, Jr., Naiyong Jing, Zai-Ming Qiu
  • Patent number: 7300989
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of preparing an aqueous dispersion of poly(perfluorovinyl ether) homopolymers. The present invention further relates to a method of making an aqueous fluoropolymer dispersion comprising bicomponent particles of poly(perfluorovinyl ether) homopolymers and a second fluoropolymer. The dispersions of the present invention may be used for rendering fibrous substrates oil repellent, water repellent and/or stain repellent without altering the looks and feel of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2007
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Richard S. Buckanin, Lian S. Tan, E. Steven McAlister
  • Patent number: 7267850
    Abstract: The invention relates to display and protective articles having a fluorochemical surface layer, and methods of making such articles. The invention also relates to fluoropolyether acrylate compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2007
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: William D. Coggio, Thomas P. Klun, Mark J. Pellerite, George G. I. Moore, Cheryl L. S. Eisbernd, Sharon Wang, Richard S. Buckanin, Christopher B. Walker, Jr., Naiyong Jing, Zai-Ming Qiu
  • Patent number: 7262246
    Abstract: The use of perfluorinated polymers and/or fluorinated ionomers as surfactant emulsifiers in emulsion polymerization of fluorinated monomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2007
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Lian S. Tan, Richard S. Buckanin
  • Patent number: 7214736
    Abstract: Fluorochemical composition for rendering fibrous substrates oil repellent, water repellent, and/or stain or soil repellent. The composition comprises a dispersion or a solution of a fluorinated compound which comprises the reaction product of the following combination of reactants: (i) a fluorinated polyether according to the formula: Rf—Q—Tk ??(I) ?wherein Rf represents a monovalent perfluorinated polyether group having a molecular weight of at least 750 g/mol, Q represents a chemical bond or a divalent or trivalent organic linking group, T represents a functional group capable of reacting with an isocyanate and k is 1 or 2; (ii) an isocyanate component selected from a polyisocyanate compound that has at least 3 isocyanate groups or a mixture of polyisocyanate compounds wherein the average number of isocyanate groups per molecule is more than 2; and (iii) optionally one or more co-reactants capable of reacting with an isocyanate group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2007
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Frans A. Audenaert, Rudolf J. Dams, Richard S. Buckanin, Cheryl L. S. Elsbernd, Chetan P. Jariwala, E. Steven McAlister, Pierre J. Vander Elst
  • Patent number: 7199196
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of preparing an aqueous dispersion of poly(perfluorovinyl ether) homopolymers. The present invention further relates to a method of making an aqueous fluoropolymer dispersion comprising bicomponent particles of poly(perfluorovinyl ether) homopolymers and a second fluoropolymer. The dispersions of the present invention may be used for rendering fibrous substrates oil repellent, water repellent and/or stain repellent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2004
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2007
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Lian S. Tan, Richard S. Buckanin, E. Steven McAlister
  • Patent number: 7101618
    Abstract: The invention relates to display and protective articles having a fluorochemical surface layer, and methods of making such articles. The invention also relates to fluoropolyether acrylate compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2006
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: William D. Coggio, Thomas P. Klun, Mark J. Pellerite, George G. I. Moore, Cheryl L. S. Elsbernd, Sharon Wang, Richard S. Buckanin, Christopher B. Walker, Jr., Naiyong Jing, Zai-Ming Qiu
  • Patent number: 7094829
    Abstract: A fluorochemical composition for rendering fibrous substrates oil repellent, water repellent, and/or stain repellent and comprising a fluorinated polymer dispersed in water or dissolved or dispersed in an organic solvent, the fluorinated polymer comprising units derived from (i) a mixture of two or more fluorinated polyether monomers that differ in at least their molecular weight, the fluorinated polyether monomers having an ethylenically unsaturated group and a perfluorinated polyether group and wherein at least 90% by weight of the mixture consists of fluorinated polyether monomers that have a perfluorinated polyether group having a molecular weight of at least 750 g/mol and (ii) one or more units derived from one or more co-monomers other than a fluorinated polyether monomer and wherein the co-monomers comprise at least one non-fluorinated monomer. Also, method for treating fibrous substrate with such composition, fluorinated polyether monomers, and fluorinated polymers derived from such monomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2003
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2006
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Frans A. Audenaert, Rudolf J. Dams, Richard S. Buckanin
  • Patent number: 7045571
    Abstract: The use of perfluorinated polymers and/or fluorinated ionomers as surfactant emulsifiers in emulsion polymerization of fluorinated monomers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2006
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Lian S. Tan, Richard S. Buckanin
  • Patent number: 6995222
    Abstract: Coating compositions are described that can be used to impart hydrophobicity, oleophobicity, stain resistance, or combinations thereof to various substrates. The coating compositions include an amino resin and a reactive fluorinated copolymer. The reactive fluorinated copolymer has pendant perfluoropolyether groups as well as pendant groups capable of reacting with the amino resin. The pendant perfluoropolyether groups of the reactive fluorinated copolymer have a molecular weight of at least 750 g/mole. Articles and methods of preparing articles using the coating compositions are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2003
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2006
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Richard S. Buckanin, Gregory D. Clark, Cheryl L. Elsbernd
  • Patent number: 6923921
    Abstract: Described are fluorinated polyether compounds having a molecular weight range between 750 g/mol and 4000 g/mol where such polyether compounds are intermediates used in fluorinated compositions for treating various substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2005
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Richard M. Flynn, Daniel R. Vitcak, Richard S. Buckanin, Cheryl L. S. Elsbernd
  • Patent number: 6890360
    Abstract: Fluorochemical urethane compositions comprising one or more fluorochemical urethane compounds, and one or more auxiliary compounds for treatment of a fibrous substrate are described. The fluorochemical compositions are capable of improving one or more of the oil- and/or water repellency, stain- and/or soil repellency and stain and/or soil release properties, with improved durability, of the fibrous substrate treated with the fluorochemical composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2005
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Linda G. Coté , Mitchell T. Johnson, Larry A. Lien, Richard S. Buckanin
  • Patent number: 6833418
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of preparing an aqueous dispersion of poly(perfluorovinyl ether)homopolymers. The present invention further relates to a method of making an aqueous fluoropolymer dispersion comprising bicomponent particles of poly(perfluorovinyl ether)homopolymers and a second fluoropolymer. The dispersions of the present invention may be used for rendering fibrous substrates oil repellent, water repellent and/or stain repellent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2004
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Lian S. Tan, Richard S. Buckanin, E. Steven McAlister
  • Patent number: 6822059
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of preparing an aqueous dispersion of poly(perfluorovinyl ether) homopolymers. The present invention further relates to a method of making an aqueous fluoropolymer dispersion comprising bicomponent particles of poly(perfluorovinyl ether) homopolymers and a second fluoropolymer. The dispersions of the present invention may be used for rendering fibrous substrates oil repellent, water repellent and/or stain repellent without altering the looks and feel of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2004
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Richard S. Buckanin, Lian S. Tan, E. Steven McAlister