Patents by Inventor Rina Carlini

Rina Carlini 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: 20130337377
    Abstract: The disclosure describes a pigment treated with a rosin and a toner particle containing that rosin-treated pigment particle. The toner has a lower level of dielectric loss.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2013
    Publication date: December 19, 2013
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ke Zhou, Rina Carlini, Daryl W. Vanbesien, Cuong Vong, Karen A. Moffat, Richard P.N. Veregin
  • Patent number: 8591640
    Abstract: A phase change ink composition suitable for ink jet printing, including printing on coated paper substrates. In embodiments, the phase change ink composition comprises both a crystalline component and an amorphous component which are derived from bio-renewable materials. The composition provides for a robust, rapid crystallization ink composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Adela Goredema, Jennifer L. Belelie, Kentaro Morimitsu, Gabriel Iftime, Rina Carlini, Caroline M. Turek, Corey L. Tracy, Nathan M. Bamsey
  • Patent number: 8580472
    Abstract: Disclosed is a polyester resin comprising the polycondensation product of (a) at least one diacid, acid ester, or diester; and (b) at least one diol; wherein either (i) at least one diacid, acid ester, or diester comprises a rosin diacid, rosin acid ester, or rosin diester; or (ii) at least one diol comprises a rosin diol, and wherein at least one of the rosin diacid, rosin acid ester, rosin diester, or rosin diol is either (A) an ester of a functionalized rosin or an ester of a reduced functionalized rosin, or (B) a dimerized rosin. Also disclosed is a toner composition comprising particles which comprise the disclosed polyester resin and an optional colorant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2013
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Valerie M Farrugia, Ke Zhou, Guerino G Sacripante, Rina Carlini, Paul J Gerroir
  • Patent number: 8506694
    Abstract: A phase separation ink including at least one crystallizable component that crystallizes as it cools from a first ink jetting temperature to a second lower temperature; at least one amorphous component comprising a material that remains amorphous at the second temperature; an optional colorant; wherein the at least one crystallizable component and the at least one amorphous component are in a molten, single phase state at the first ink jetting temperature; wherein at the second temperature, the phase separation ink comprises a crystalline phase comprising the at least one crystallizable component and an amorphous phase comprising the at least one amorphous component; wherein the amorphous phase of the at least one phase separation ink substantially penetrates into the final image receiving substrate and the crystalline phase of the at least one phase separation ink substantially remains on the surface of the final image receiving substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Peter G. Odell, Rina Carlini, Sandra J. Gardner, Jennifer L. Belelie, Paul McConville, Kentaro Morimitsu, Hadi K. Mahabadi, Stephan V. Drappel
  • Patent number: 8506040
    Abstract: A solid ink composition comprising an amorphous component, a crystalline material, and optionally, a colorant, which are suitable for ink jet printing, including printing on coated paper substrates. In embodiments, the solid ink formulation comprises a blend of an amorphous and crystalline components which provides a solid ink with excellent robustness when forming images or printing on coated paper substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Jennifer L. Belelie, Peter G. Odell, Stephan V. Drappel, Kentaro Morimitsu, Naveen Chopra, Marcel P. Breton, Gabriel Iftime, C. Geoffrey Allen, Rina Carlini
  • Patent number: 8500260
    Abstract: An ink composition including one or more oxazoline compounds or oxazoline derivatives having either crystalline, amorphous or even semi-crystalline properties for use in a particular printing application, such as in a direct-to-paper print process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2013
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Rina Carlini, Guerino G. Sacripante, Stephan V. Drappel, Charles Geoffrey Allen
  • Patent number: 8481609
    Abstract: Disclosed is a phase change ink comprising (a) a crystalline oxazoline compound; and (b) an amorphous polyterpene resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2013
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Rina Carlini, Adela Goredema, Guerino G. Sacripante, Caroline M. Turek, Edward G. Zwartz
  • Publication number: 20130153508
    Abstract: Disclosed is a process which comprises mixing an alkylated aromatic acid with a mixture comprising a first liquid and a second liquid, thereby causing formation of an organogel comprising the alkylated aromatic acid and the first liquid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2011
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Applicants: NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA, XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Darren A. Makeiff, Rina Carlini
  • Publication number: 20130157187
    Abstract: The disclosure describes a pigment treated with a rosin and a toner particle containing that rosin-treated pigment particle. The toner has a lower level of dielectric loss.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2011
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Applicant: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Ke Zhou, Rina Carlini, Daryl W. Vanbesien, Cuong Vong, Karen A. Moffat, Richard P.N. Veregin
  • Publication number: 20130158135
    Abstract: Disclosed is a composition comprising an organogel which comprises: (a) an alkylated aromatic acid compound of the formula or mixtures thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, and R5 each, independently of the other, are hydrogen, alkyl, aryl, arylalkyl, or alkyl, provided that at least one of R1, R2, R3, R4, and R5 is —X—Rc, wherein —X— is a linking group between Rc and the aromatic group and Rc is alkyl; and (b) an organic liquid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2011
    Publication date: June 20, 2013
    Applicants: NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA, XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Darren A. Makeiff, Rina Carlini
  • Patent number: 8460447
    Abstract: Substituted oxazoline compounds and/or substituted oxazoline derivatives having amorphous, semi-crystalline, or crystalline properties and methods for producing such compounds and derivatives are presented. The substituted oxazoline compounds and/or substituted oxazoline derivatives are useful for various applications. For example, the substituted oxazoline compounds and/or substituted oxazoline derivatives may function as phase-change agents, a binder resins, rheology modifiers or plasticizers for ink compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Rina Carlini, Guerino G. Sacripante, Stephan V. Drappel, Bo Wu
  • Patent number: 8461351
    Abstract: A sterically bulky stabilizer that includes an alkylated-benzimidazolone compound, where the sterically bulky stabilizer is associated non-covalently with a benzimidazolone pigment, and the presence of the sterically bulky stabilizer limits the extent of particle growth and aggregation, to afford nanoscale pigment particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignees: Xerox Corporation, National Research Council of Canada
    Inventors: Rina Carlini, Darren Andrew Makeiff
  • Patent number: 8455654
    Abstract: A nanoscale pigment particle composition includes an organic benzimidazolone pigment, and a sterically bulky stabilizer compound, wherein the benzimidazolone pigment associates non-covalently with the sterically bulky stabilizer compound that is a substituted pyridine derivative; and the presence of the associated stabilizer limits the extent of particle growth and aggregation, to afford nanoscale pigment particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2013
    Assignees: Xerox Corporation, National Research Council of Canada
    Inventors: Rina Carlini, Darren Andrew Makeiff
  • Publication number: 20130131226
    Abstract: Disclosed is a phase change ink comprising an ink carrier which comprises: (a) a crystalline trans-cinnamic diester; and (b) an amorphous polyterpene resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Adela Goredema, Rina Carlini, Caroline M. Turek, Edward G. Zwartz
  • Publication number: 20130123375
    Abstract: Disclosed is a composition comprising an organogel which comprises: (a) an alkylated benzimidazolone compound; and (b) an organic liquid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2011
    Publication date: May 16, 2013
    Applicants: NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA, XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Darren A. Makeiff, Rina Carlini
  • Patent number: 8426636
    Abstract: A sterically bulky stabilizer that is associated non-covalently with a benzimidazolone pigment. The sterically bulky stabilizer compound includes an aromatic acid derivative, and the presence of the sterically bulky stabilizer limits an extent of particle growth and aggregation, to afford nanoscale pigment particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignees: Xerox Corporation, National Research Council of Canada
    Inventors: Rina Carlini, Darren Andrew Makeiff
  • Publication number: 20130035428
    Abstract: Disclosed is a phase change ink comprising (a) a crystalline oxazoline compound; and (b) an amorphous polyterpene resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2011
    Publication date: February 7, 2013
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rina Carlini, Adela Goredema, Guerino G. Sacripante, Caroline M. Turek, Edward G. Zwartz
  • Publication number: 20130032056
    Abstract: Disclosed is a phase change ink comprising: (a) a crystalline trans-cinnamic diester; and (b) an amorphous oligomer of isosorbide and a diacid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2011
    Publication date: February 7, 2013
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Adela Goredema, Rina Carlini, Caroline M. Turek, Guerino G. Sacripante, Edward G. Zwartz
  • Publication number: 20130032057
    Abstract: A solid ink composition comprising at least one crystalline oxazoline compound and at least one amorphous component derived from a polyol, and a colorant and optional viscosity modifier, which are suitable for inkjet printing, including printing on coated paper substrates. In embodiments, the solid ink formulation comprises a blend of an amorphous and crystalline components which provides a solid ink with excellent robustness when forming images or printing on coated paper substrates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2011
    Publication date: February 7, 2013
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rina Carlini, Adela Goredema, Guerino G. Sacripante, Caroline M. Turek, Edward G. Zwartz
  • Patent number: 8362270
    Abstract: An alkylated benzimidazolone compound of the formula: wherein at least one of R1 to R4 is X—Rc, where X represents a linking group, and Ra, Rb, and Rc independently represents substituted or unsubstituted alkyl groups, provided that at least one of Ra and Rb represents H. The present disclosure provides alkylated benzimidazolone compounds and self-assembled nanostructures formed from alkylated benzimidazolone compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignees: Xerox Corporation, National Research Council of Canada
    Inventors: Darren Andrew Makeiff, Rina Carlini, Hicham Fenniri