Patents by Inventor Stephen Norman Batchelor

Stephen Norman Batchelor 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: 20210371588
    Abstract: Alkoxylated polycarboxylic acid amides are provided obtainable by first reacting an aromatic polycarboxylic acid containing at least three carboxylic acid units or anhydrides derived therefrom, preferably an aromatic polycarboxylic acid containing three or four carboxylic acid units or anhydrides derived therefrom, more preferably an aromatic polycarboxylic acid containing three carboxylic acid units or anhydrides derived therefrom, even more preferably trimellitic acid or trimellitic acid anhydride, most preferably trimellitic acid anhydride, with an amine alkoxylate and in a second step reacting the resulting product with an alcohol or amine or a mixture of alcohols and/or amines, preferably with an alcohol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Kevin James MUTCH, Carsten SCHAEFER, Catherine BREFFA, Jan DIEDERICHS, Steffen ROMANSKI, Stephen Norman BATCHELOR
  • Publication number: 20210261884
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a detergent composition, comprising: a) from 2 to 95 wt. %, preferably from 2 to 50 wt. %, more preferably from 2 to 40 wt. % of an organic acid derivative of mono- and di-glycerides of the form:— (I) wherein one or two, of R1, R2 and R3 are independently selected from an acyl group of the formula R4CO—; where R4 is a linear or branched, saturated or mon-unsaturated C9 to C21 alkyl chain; wherein one or two, of R1, R2 and R3 is selected from an organic acid of generic formulation (HOOC)nXCO—; wherein X is saturated or monounsaturated organic group containing 1 to 6 carbon atoms and n=1 to 3; wherein one or none of R1, R2 and R3 is selected from H; and, b) from 0.5 to 25 wt. %, preferably from 1 to 20 wt. %, more preferably from 1 to 10 wt. % of non-ionic surfactant; and to domestic method of treatment of a textile using said composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: Conopco. Inc,, d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Stephen Norman BATCHELOR, Neil Stephen BURNHAM
  • Publication number: 20210189290
    Abstract: Alkoxylates are described that are obtainable by (i) in a first step reacting a) one or more compounds selected from the group consisting of phenols that are substituted with one substituent, wherein the one substituent is in the ortho-, meta- or para-position to the OH group of the phenol and is selected from the group consisting of OH, R8, OR8, F, Cl, Br, I, CN, NO2 or COOR9, wherein R8 is a linear or branched alkyl group with 1 to 4 C-atoms and R9 is a linear or branched alkyl group comprising 1 to 22 C-atoms or a linear or branched mono- or polyunsaturated alkenyl group comprising 2 to 22 C-atoms with b) an aryl-substituted linear or branched C1-C3 alkyl alcohol or an aryl-substituted linear or branched C2- or C3-alkene, and (ii) in a second step alkoxylating the reaction product of the first step and (iii) in an optional third step reacting the reaction product of step (ii) with an alkylating agent providing a C1-C4 alkyl group, with a carboxymethylating agent, with a sulfating agent, with a phosph
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2017
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Carsten COHRS, Jan DIEDERICHS, Dirk LEINWEBER, Kevin MUTCH, Steffen ROMANSKI, Stephen Norman BATCHELOR, Jayne Michelle BIRD
  • Publication number: 20210188759
    Abstract: Alkoxylates according to the following formula (I) are described, wherein X is selected from ethoxy and mixtures of ethoxy and propoxy groups, T is selected from the group consisting of H, C1-C4 alkyl, SO3?, CH2—COO?, sulfosuccinate and PO32?, R1, R2 and R4 are H, CO—NR8R3 or COO—[X1]v—R3, whereby two of the substituents R1, R2 and R4 are H and the third of these substituents is CO—NR8R3 or COO—[X1]v—R3, R8 is H or a linear or branched alkyl group with 1 to 4 C-atoms, R3 is a linear or branched saturated alkyl group with 6 to 30 carbon atoms, a linear or branched mono- or polyunsaturated alkenyl group with 6 to 30 carbon atoms, an aryl group with 6 to 10 carbon atoms, a group (CH2CH2O)maryl, wherein the aryl group comprises 6 to 10 carbon atoms and m, on a molar average, is a number from 1 to 100, or an aryl-substituted linear or branched C1-C3 alkyl group wherein the aryl group comprises 6 to 10 carbon atoms, but in the case, that R1 and R4 are H and R2 is COOR3, R3 can only be an alkyl group, an alkeny
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2017
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Carsten COHRS, Jan DIEDERICHS, Dirk LEINWEBER, Kevin MUTCH, Steffen ROMANSKI, Stephen Norman BATCHELOR, Jayne Michelle BIRD
  • Patent number: 10941372
    Abstract: The present invention provides a domestic laundry cleaning composition, said composition comprising an anionic charged surfactant, an alkyl ether carboxylic acid dispersant, a lipase enzyme; and a protease enzyme.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen Norman Batchelor, Jayne Michelle Bird
  • Publication number: 20200207910
    Abstract: Alkoxylated polycarboxylic acid esters are provided obtainable by first reacting an aromatic polycarboxylic acid containing at least three carboxylic acid units or anhydrides derived therefrom, preferably an aromatic polycarboxylic acid containing three or four carboxylic acid units or anhydrides derived therefrom, more preferably an aromatic polycarboxylic acid containing three carboxylic acid units or anhydrides derived therefrom, even more preferably trimellitic acid or trimellitic acid anhydride, most preferably trimellitic acid anhydride, with an alcohol alkoxylate and in a second step reacting the resulting product with an alcohol or a mixture of alcohols, preferably with an alcohol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Kevin James MUTCH, Steffen ROMANSKI, Carsten SCHAEFER, Catherine BREFFA, Jan DIEDERICHS, Stephen Norman BATCHELOR
  • Patent number: 10676698
    Abstract: The present invention provides a domestic laundry cleaning composition, said composition comprising an anionic surfactant, an alkyl ether carboxylic acid dispersant; and a lipid esterase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen Norman Batchelor, Jayne Michelle Bird
  • Patent number: 10501707
    Abstract: The present invention concerns liquid laundry detergent formulations comprising a dye polymers comprising a polyethylene imine covalently bound to a reactive dye and the use of the dye polymers in liquid laundry compositions with specific surfactant mixtures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen Norman Batchelor, Jayne Michelle Bird, Matthew Tynan
  • Patent number: 10501709
    Abstract: The present invention concerns liquid laundry compositions with specific surfactant mixtures and dye polymers covalently bound to a polyethylene imine substituted by groups selected from ethyl alcohol and iso-propyl alcohol. The present invention is also related to a domestic laundry method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Catherine Mary Auty, Stephen Norman Batchelor, Jayne Michelle Bird, Matthew Tynan
  • Patent number: 10487296
    Abstract: The present invention concerns liquid laundry compositions with specific surfactant mixtures and dye polymers. The dye polymers comprise a polyethylene imine covalently bound to a reactive dye. The surfactant mixture comprises anionic and non-ionic surfactants, wherein the fraction of alkyl ether sulphate to total anionic surfactant is at least 0.5 and the alkyl ether sulphate has at least 2 EO.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen Norman Batchelor, Jayne Michelle Bird, Matthew Tynan
  • Publication number: 20180346845
    Abstract: The present Invention provides a formulation for use in domestic laundry comprising anionic surfactant and or nonionic surfactant and stearyl ether carboxylic acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Stephen Norman BATCHELOR, Jayne Michelle BIRD
  • Patent number: 10106762
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for treating a textile garment with a hydrophobic dye solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Stephen Norman Batchelor, Jayne Michelle Bird
  • Patent number: 10081785
    Abstract: The present invention provides dye polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen Norman Batchelor, Jayne Michelle Bird, Karen Maria Devine
  • Publication number: 20180237730
    Abstract: The present invention concerns liquid laundry compositions with specific surfactant mixtures and dye polymers covalently bound to a polyethylene imine substituted by groups selected from ethyl alcohol and iso-propyl alcohol. The present invention is also related to a domestic laundry method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Catherine Mary AUTY, Stephen Norman BATCHELOR, Jayne Michelle BIRD, Matthew TYNAN
  • Publication number: 20180155657
    Abstract: The present invention provides a domestic laundry cleaning composition, said composition comprising an anionic surfactant, an alkyl ether carboxylic acid dispersant; and a lipid esterase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Stephen Norman BATCHELOR, Jayne Michelle BIRD
  • Patent number: 9980892
    Abstract: A skin care composition is described comprising water-soluble dye polymer comprising polymer backbone having negatively charged reactive dye substituent covalently bound thereto; and cosmetically acceptable carrier. The dye polymer is present in amount of 0.00001 to 0.1% in terms of reactive dye substituent by weight of the skin care composition. The composition is useful for providing cosmetic benefits such as skin lightening, evening skin tone and masking blemishes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: Conopce, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen Norman Batchelor, Peter Fairley, Naresh Dhirajlal Ghatlia, Adam John Limer, Xuezhi Tang, Jian-Rong Zhang
  • Publication number: 20180100127
    Abstract: The present invention provides a domestic laundry cleaning composition, said composition comprising an anionic charged surfactant, an alkyl ether carboxylic acid dispersant, a lipase enzyme; and a protease enzyme.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Stephen Norman BATCHELOR, Jayne Michelle BIRD
  • Publication number: 20180030378
    Abstract: The present invention concerns liquid laundry detergent formulations comprising a dye polymers comprising a polyethylene imine covalently bound to a reactive dye and the use of the dye polymers in liquid laundry compositions with specific surfactant mixtures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Stephen Norman BATCHELOR, Jayne Michelle BIRD, Matthew TYNAN
  • Publication number: 20180030388
    Abstract: The present invention concerns liquid laundry compositions with specific surfactant mixtures and dye polymers. The dye polymers comprise a polyethylene imine covalently bound to a reactive dye. The surfactant mixture comprises anionic and non-ionic surfactants, wherein the fraction of alkyl ether sulphate to total anionic surfactant is at least 0.5 and the alkyl ether sulphate has at least 2 EO.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Stephen Norman BATCHELOR, Jayne Michelle BIRD, Matthew TYNAN
  • Patent number: 9790453
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polymeric shading dye and their use in laundry applications. The polymers are alkoxylated polyethylene imines and the dyes are reactive dyes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen Norman Batchelor, Sheng Meng, Qingsheng Tao, Jinfang Wang