Patents by Inventor Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu

Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu 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: 20200283555
    Abstract: The present technology relates to alkali-swellable emulsion polymers that are useful as rheology modifiers. More specifically the present technology relates to alkali-swellable emulsion polymers containing residues of a polyunsaturated amphiphilic macromonomer. In one aspect the disclosed polymers are useful for thickening aqueous surfactant containing compositions, while providing the compositions in which they are included excellent rheology properties, clarity, and the ability to stably suspend insoluble and particulate materials over long periods of time, as well as improved thickening efficiencies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Yi Yang, Qunhua Xu
  • Publication number: 20200255568
    Abstract: Disclosed are staged emulsion polymers comprising a crosslinked first stage polymer and a subsequently polymerized linear or slightly crosslinked second stage polymer segment. The staged emulsion polymers possess a dual activation mechanism and provide desirable rheological, clarity, and aesthetic properties in aqueous and aqueous surfactant containing compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Dongcui Li, Sinan Li, Robert Jacobs
  • Patent number: 10577444
    Abstract: A process for preparing a vinyl acetate rich polymer for formulating surfactant containing compositions comprising at least one anionic surfactant and having yield stress properties without a significant increase in viscosity, low turbidity, and the ability to suspend insoluble materials in the form of particulates and/or droplets that require suspension or stabilization is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS, INC.
    Inventors: Murat Kadir, Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Krishnan Chari
  • Publication number: 20200010593
    Abstract: A stable, aqueous composition containing a crosslinked, nonionic, amphiphilic polymer capable of forming a yield stress fluid in the presence of a surfactant is disclosed. The yield stress fluid is capable of suspending insoluble materials in the form of particulates and/or droplets requiring suspension or stabilization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Krishnan Chari, Sinan Li
  • Publication number: 20190345282
    Abstract: A crosslinked, nonionic, amphiphilic polymer is prepared by polymerizing a monomer mixture comprising an amphiphilic additive. The obtained polymer is useful for forming a clearer yield stress fluid in combination with a surfactant. The yield stress fluid is capable of suspending insoluble materials in the presence of electrolytes, perfumes, fragrances and/or organic acid preservatives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventors: Dongcui Li, Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Krishnan Chari
  • Patent number: 10265263
    Abstract: A stable, aqueous composition containing a crosslinked, nonionic, amphiphilic polymer capable of forming a yield stress fluid in the presence of a surfactant is disclosed. The yield stress fluid is capable of suspending insoluble materials in the form of particulates and/or droplets requiring suspension or stabilization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Krishnan Chari, Wei-Yeih Yang, Prachur Bhargava, Murat Kadir
  • Patent number: 10227511
    Abstract: This invention relates to a heat sealable adhesive composition for packaging for moderate to high moisture food products. The adhesive comprises latex in water with a minimum film formation temperature near or below 25° C. and an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer dispersion in water, blocking resistance up to 50° C., heat seal-ability under reasonable conditions of contact time, temperature and pressure, good adhesive properties, and approval for food contact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Leander H. Bauer, Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Vic Stanislawczyk, William Fish, Stephan A. Horvath
  • Publication number: 20190002613
    Abstract: The present technology relates to hydrophobically modified alkali-swellable emulsion polymers that are useful as rheology modifiers. More specifically the present technology relates to hydrophobically modified alkali-swellable emulsion polymers containing residues of a polyunsaturated amphiphilic macromonomer. In one aspect the disclosed polymers are useful for thickening aqueous surfactant containing compositions, while providing the compositions in which they are included excellent rheology properties, clarity, and the ability to stably suspend insoluble and particulate materials over long periods of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Yi Yang, Sinan Li, Qunhua Xu
  • Publication number: 20170367963
    Abstract: A hair care composition comprising: i) at least one crosslinked nonionic amphiphilic suspending polymer; ii) at least one anionic surfactant; iii) at least one particulate antidandruff agent; and iv) water. The suspending polymer is a pH independent nonionic, amphiphilic emulsion polymer that is crosslinked with an amphiphilic crosslinking agent and effectively suspends water insoluble particulate antidandruff agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2015
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Inventors: Murat Kadir, Neil Howard, Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Krishnan Chari
  • Publication number: 20170369614
    Abstract: A stable, aqueous composition containing a crosslinked, nonionic, amphiphilic polymer capable of forming a yield stress fluid in combination with a surfactant is disclosed. The yield stress fluid is capable of suspending insoluble materials in the presence of electrolytes, perfumes, fragrances and/or organic acid preservatives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Inventors: Dongcui Li, Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Sinan Li, Krishnan Chari
  • Patent number: 9714376
    Abstract: A stable, aqueous composition containing a crosslinked, nonionic, amphiphilic polymer capable of forming a yield stress fluid in the presence of a surfactant is disclosed. The crosslinked, nonionic amphiphilic polymer is prepared by dispersion polymerization in the presence of a stabilizing polymer. The yield stress fluid is capable of suspending insoluble materials in the form of particulates and/or droplets requiring suspension or stabilization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2017
    Assignee: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Wei-Yeih Yang, Krishnan Chari, Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Prachur Bhargava
  • Publication number: 20170009111
    Abstract: This invention relates to a heat sealable adhesive composition for packaging for moderate to high moisture food products. The adhesive comprises latex in water with a minimum film formation temperature near or below 25° C. and an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer dispersion in water, blocking resistance up to 50° C., heat seal-ability under reasonable conditions of contact time, temperature and pressure, good adhesive properties, and approval for food contact.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2015
    Publication date: January 12, 2017
    Inventors: Leander H. Bauer, Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Vic Stanislawczyk, William Fish, Stephan A. Horvath
  • Publication number: 20160317424
    Abstract: A hair care composition comprising: i) at least one suspending polymer; ii) at least one anionic surfactant; iii) at least one particulate antidandruff agent; and iv) water. The suspending polymer is a pH independent nonionic, amphiphilic emulsion polymer that effectively suspends water insoluble particulate antidandruff agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Inventors: Murat KADIR, Neil HOWARD, Shui-Jen Raymond HSU, Krishnan CHARI
  • Publication number: 20160304646
    Abstract: A stable, aqueous composition containing a crosslinked, nonionic, amphiphilic polymer capable of forming a yield stress fluid in the presence of a surfactant is disclosed. The yield stress fluid is capable of suspending insoluble materials in the form of particulates and/or droplets requiring suspension or stabilization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2014
    Publication date: October 20, 2016
    Applicant: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Krishnan Chari, Sinan Li
  • Patent number: 9394459
    Abstract: The disclosed invention relates to a coating composition, comprising: water; a multivalent transition metal oxide, hydroxide and/or salt; and a polymer comprising repeating units derived from itaconic acid. The coating composition may be used to coat masonry substrates, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Vic Stanislawczyk, Ioan Marcu, Darlene D. Rota
  • Publication number: 20160017070
    Abstract: A process for preparing a vinyl acetate rich polymer for formulating surfactant containing compositions comprising at least one anionic surfactant and having yield stress properties without a significant increase in viscosity, low turbidity, and the ability to suspend insoluble materials in the form of particulates and/or droplets that require suspension or stabilization is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Publication date: January 21, 2016
    Applicant: LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS, INC.,
    Inventors: Murat Kadir, Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Krishnan Chari
  • Publication number: 20150335565
    Abstract: The present invention provides mild cleansing and cleaning compositions and methods for mitigating irritation induced by harsh detersive surfactants contained therein. The invention relates to a method of reducing skin irritation associated with a cleansing composition comprising at least one surfactant, the method comprising combining an effective amount of at least one nonionic amphiphilic polymer with at least one detersive surfactant selected from anionic surfactants, amphoteric surfactants, nonionic surfactants and combinations of two or more thereof. The at least one nonionic amphiphilic irritation mitigating polymer is prepared from a free radically polymerizable monomer composition comprising at least one hydrophilic monomer and at least one hydrophobic monomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2013
    Publication date: November 26, 2015
    Applicant: LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS, INC.
    Inventors: Brian D. Figura, Krishnan Chari, Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu
  • Patent number: 9096755
    Abstract: A stable, aqueous composition containing a crosslinked, nonionic, amphiphilic polymer capable of forming a yield stress fluid in the presence of a surfactant is disclosed. The yield stress fluid is capable of suspending insoluble materials in the form of particulates and/or droplets requiring suspension or stabilization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2015
    Assignee: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Krishnan Chari, Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Wei-Yeih Yang, Prachur Bhargava, Murat Kadir
  • Publication number: 20140364511
    Abstract: A stable, aqueous composition containing a crosslinked, nonionic, amphiphilic polymer capable of forming a yield stress fluid in the presence of a surfactant is disclosed. The yield stress fluid is capable of suspending insoluble materials in the form of particulates and/or droplets requiring suspension or stabilization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Applicant: LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS, INC.
    Inventors: Krishnan Chari, Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Wei-Yeih Yang, Prachur Bhargava, Murat Kadir
  • Publication number: 20140348887
    Abstract: A stable, aqueous composition containing a crosslinked, nonionic, amphiphilic polymer capable of forming a yield stress fluid in the presence of a surfactant is disclosed. The yield stress fluid is capable of suspending insoluble materials in the form of particulates and/or droplets requiring suspension or stabilization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Applicant: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Shui-Jen Raymond Hsu, Krishnan Chari, Wei-Yeih Yang, Prachur Bhargava, Murat Kadir