Patents by Inventor Walter R. Caseri

Walter R. Caseri 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: 6316057
    Abstract: Metal surfaces, metal-oxide surfaces, metal-salt surfaces, silicon-comprising surfaces and/or high-molecular-weight aquoxide-comprising organic surfaces are coated. The coating is carried out with a reagent having a reactive group chosen from Si—H, Sn—H, and Ge—H. The reagent is applied in liquid, pasty, or solid form to the surface that is to be coated. Furthermore, the coating reaction requires the presence of an activator. A platinum metal in form of a compound or in metallic form is used as activator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 1999
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2001
    Assignee: Global Surface Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Martina Hirayama, Walter R. Caseri, Ulrich W. Suter