Patents by Inventor Tong-tong Zhang

Tong-tong Zhang 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: 20120009387
    Abstract: A biodegradable, polyolefin-based material composition having incorporated therein thermoplastic starch particles is described. The material includes from about 5% to about 45% of a thermoplastic starch (TPS), from about 55% to about 95% of a polyolefin or mixtures of polyolefins, and from about 0.5% to about 8% of a compatibilizer, which has a non-polar backbone and a polar functional monomer or a block copolymer of both the non-polar block and a polar block. A method of forming a film and packaging assemblies made with the polymeric material are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2011
    Publication date: January 12, 2012
    Inventors: James H. Wang, Peter M. Clark, Yiwu Guan, Yan Wang, Xueen George Hao, Tong-tong Zhang