With Cellulose Ester Or Salt Thereof (i.e., Mixture Of (a) A Cellulose Ester Or Salt Thereof And (b) A Carbohydrate Material Which Is Other Than Cellulose Ester Or Salt Of The Same Acid As In (a) Differing Only In The Degree Of Esterification) Patents (Class 106/162.7)
  • Patent number: 10588861
    Abstract: The present inventions relates to beads as biocompatible material adapted for use within the human or animal body. Said beads are highly useful for tissue engineering, in situ tissue regeneration, as well as for drug and/or cells delivery. In addition, said beads may support biotechnological applications such as cell carriers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignees: Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), Université Paris Diderot—Paris 7
    Inventors: Didier Letourneur, Catherine Le Visage, Sidi Mohammed Derkaoui
  • Patent number: 10337139
    Abstract: A combination is provided that is used as a self-healing cutting board or a storage container. Both comprise a natural fabric and a formulation. The formulation infuses the natural fabric. The formulation comprises a natural wax, which is preferably bees wax and Damar resin, and has a melting point of about 70 C to about 80 C. The cutting board can be rejuvenated by heating. Both the board and the storage containers are anti-microbial, non-skid, water resistant, re-useable and compostable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: ABEEGO DESGINS, INC.
    Inventor: Toni Marie Desrosiers
  • Patent number: 10201492
    Abstract: The invention relates to a cosmetic process for caring for the skin, more particularly facial skin, in particular wrinkled skin, comprising: (i) a step consisting in applying to the skin a composition, in particular a cosmetic composition, comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, a polysaccharide polymer grafted with (meth)acrylate groups and a photoactive compound, (ii) followed by a step consisting in exposing the skin to light radiation, preferably for at least 5 seconds. The invention also relates to a composition comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, a polysaccharide polymer grafted with (meth)acrylate groups and a photoactive compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventor: Andrew Greaves
  • Patent number: 9243131
    Abstract: A retardation film, contains: a cellulose derivative; and an esterified compound in which all or a part of OH groups in a compounds (A) containing one of a furanose structure and a pyranose structure or in a compound (B) in which 2 to 12 of at lease of a furanose structure and a pyranose structure are bonded, are esterified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA OPTO, INC.
    Inventors: Minori Tamagawa, Noriyasu Kuzuhara
  • Patent number: 9201173
    Abstract: A polarizer protective film having a cellulose acylate film containing a cellulose acylate and a hindered amine compound in an amount of at least 0.01% by mass relative to the cellulose acylate, and, as laminated on the cellulose acylate film, an active energy ray-curable layer, wherein the hindered amine compound has a piperidine skeleton represented by the following formula (1): wherein X represents an alkyl or aryl group; Y represents a hydrogen atom or a substituent; R1 to R4 represent an alkyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobutaka Fukagawa, Masaki Noro
  • Publication number: 20150015833
    Abstract: A cellulose acylate film that contains at least one kind of cellulose acylate that has a substitution degree of an acyl group that contains an aromatic group of from 0.1 to 2.0, or a substitution degree of an acyl group having from 2 to 4 carbon atoms of from 2.0 to 2.6, and has an in-plane retardation at a wavelength of 550 nm Re(550) of from 80 to 350 nm, and the number of bright spots caused from irregular retardation regions having a major axis diameter of from 0.01 to 0.05 mm of 500 or less per 1 cm2 causes less light leakage irrespective of Re of 80 nm or more, so as to enhance the display capability of IPS type and FFS type liquid crystal display devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jun TAKEDA, Taku WAKITA, Takashi TAMADA
  • Publication number: 20140289986
    Abstract: A cotton bud with a rod-like grip body and with a bud body that is arranged at least at one free end of the grip body. The rod-like grip body is a biologically degradable extrusion body, and includes natural fibres embedded into a material matrix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2012
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: ROWEG HOLDING AG
    Inventors: Beat Hani, Christian Rytka, Guy Petignat
  • Publication number: 20140085575
    Abstract: A cellulose acylate film containing at least one compound represented by the following Formula (I) or (II), and cellulose acylate, a polarizing plate using the same and a liquid crystal display device using the same, wherein in Formula (I), R1 represents an alkyl group; R2 and R3 each represent a hydrogen atom, an alkyl or an aryl group; R4 represents an alkyl group; Ar1 represents an aromatic group; m and n are integers; provided that when n is 1, Ar1 represents an aromatic group; and in Formula (II), R11 to R14 each represent a hydrogen atom, or an alkyl group; R11 and R12, and/or, R13 and R14 may form a ring; R15 and R17 each represent an alkyl group; and R16 and R18 each represent a hydrogen atom or alkyl group; Ar represents an arylene group; and l, m1 and n1 are integers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2013
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: Fujifilm Corporation
    Inventors: Yutaka NOZOE, Yu NAITO
  • Patent number: 8277554
    Abstract: The invention relates to a hot melt adhesive, comprising at least one polysaccharide ester gained by a reaction of a polysaccharide with an imidazolide in melted imidazole. The invention relates, further, to a process for producing the hot melt adhesive, in which imidazole is melted, and an acid chloride and/or an acid anhydride and/or a lactone is reacted in and with the melted imidazole to form an imidazolide, whereby at least one polysaccharide is added to the melted imidazole, whereby the polysaccharide is reacted with the imidazolide to form a polysaccharide ester.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2012
    Assignees: Innovent e.V., Friedrich-Schiller-Universitat
    Inventors: Bernd Grünler, Andreas Heft, Marion Homuth, Thomas Heinze, Tim Liebert
  • Patent number: 8158039
    Abstract: A method for producing an optical film is disclosed. A cellulose ester, a sugar ester prepared by esterification of a sugar compound formed by 1 to 12 of structures selected by a furanose structure and a pyranose structure and an acryl type polymer having a weight average molecular weight of from 5,000 to 30,000 are subjected to melt-casting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2012
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Opto Inc.
    Inventors: Yasushi Irie, Koichi Saito, Kenzo Kasahara
  • Patent number: 8088831
    Abstract: Disclosed is a cellulose ester film which is suppressed in volatilization of components during film formation, while having high surface flatness, high durability after saponification and good adhesion to a polarizer. Also disclosed is a method for producing such a cellulose ester film by melt forming. Further disclosed are a polarizing plate having high light resistance and high durability, and a liquid crystal display having high image quality. Specifically disclosed is a cellulose ester film characterized by containing a cellulose ester, a compound represented by the general formula (1) below, and a compound represented by the general formula (2) below.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2012
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Opto, Inc.
    Inventors: Takatugu Suzuki, Takayuki Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20100188622
    Abstract: Disclosed is a cellulose ester film which rarely causes the attachment of foreign matters to the surface of a conveying roll or the failure of film transfer induced by the attachment of the foreign matters, which is free of the partial deformation caused by foreign matters on the conveying roll, exhibits high durability after saponification treatment, has good close adhesion to a polarizer, and has excellent processing suitability in the processing into a polarizer. Also disclosed is a method for producing the cellulose ester film by a melt-casting process. Further disclosed are; a protective film for a polarizing plate, which has high film strength; a polarizing plate having high durability; and a liquid crystal display having high image quality; each comprising the cellulose ester film. The cellulose ester film comprises a cellulose ester, a compound represented by the general formula (1) and a compound represented by the general formula (2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2008
    Publication date: July 29, 2010
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA OPTO, INC.
    Inventors: Takatugu Suzuki, Takayuki Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20100182548
    Abstract: Disclosed is a cellulose ester film which is suppressed in volatilization of components during film formation, while having high surface flatness, high durability after saponification and good adhesion to a polarizer. Also disclosed is a method for producing such a cellulose ester film by melt forming. Further disclosed are a polarizing plate having high light resistance and high durability, and a liquid crystal display having high image quality. Specifically disclosed is a cellulose ester film characterized by containing a cellulose ester, a compound represented by the general formula (1) below, and a compound represented by the general formula (2) below.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2008
    Publication date: July 22, 2010
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA OPTO, INC.
    Inventors: Takatugu Suzuki, Takayuki Suzuki
  • Patent number: 7125918
    Abstract: A protective film of a polarizing plate comprising a cellulose ester film, wherein a variation in a weight of the cellulose ester film is 0 to 2% under a keeping condition of 80±5° C. and 90±10% RH for 48 hours.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2006
    Assignee: Konica Corporation
    Inventors: Kunio Shimizu, Toru Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20040157960
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to package stable retroreflective compositions and processes of making and using the retroreflective compositions. In particular, the retroreflective compositions of the present invention are utilized in aerosol applicators from which the retroreflective compositions can be sprayed onto a desired substrate's surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2003
    Publication date: August 12, 2004
    Applicant: LIGHT BEAD LLC
    Inventor: Peter G. Rowe
  • Patent number: 6773811
    Abstract: A water-dispersible particle wherein the material comprises (i) one or more polymeric deposition materials having an average repeat unit (I):  wherein at least one or more R groups of the polymer are independently selected from H, a hydrolysable group or a linker group in which when R is a hydrolysable group the degree of substitution is 0 to 3 and when R is a linker group the degree of substitution is 0.01 to 3; (ii) a benefit agent attached to the deposition enhancing part;  characterised in that the water-dispersible particle has a particle size from 20 to 5,000 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2004
    Assignee: Unilever Home & Personal Care USA, division of Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Ferguson, Paul Hugh Findlay, Christopher Clarkson Jones, Dax Kukulj
  • Patent number: 6719923
    Abstract: The invention relates to a paste, which can undergo screen printing, for producing a porous polymer membrane. Said paste contains at least one polymer, one or more solvents for the polymer having a boiling point of >100° C., one or more non-solvents for the polymers (pore-forming agents) having a higher boiling point than that of the solvent(s), and contains a hydrophilic viscosity modifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2002
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2004
    Assignee: Inverness Medical Limited
    Inventors: Matthias Stiene, Birgit Von Tiedemann, Jamie Roders, Lucy Macgregor, Jerry McAleer, Alan McNeilage
  • Patent number: 6669771
    Abstract: The present invention provides a biodegradable resin composition with improved biodegradability or with an additional useful function (antibacterial properties), while maintaining the mechanical properties of the biodegradable resin. More specifically, the present invention provides a biodegradable resin composition containing a biodegradable resin such as a polylactic acid polymer and a mamman digestion product such as a mannooligosaccharide. The present invention further provides various biodegradable products produced by molding this biodegradable resin composition into desired shapes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2003
    Assignees: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Allmighty Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yutaka Tokiwa, Akihito Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 6670470
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a stable, chlorine free modified starch which is useful in paper coating and sizing. In the process, starch is degraded by catalyzed hydrogen peroxide oxydation, and stabilized by acetyl esterification, combined with crosslinking of the starch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2000
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2003
    Assignee: Raisio Chemicals Ltd.
    Inventors: Hannu Ketola, Peggy Hagberg
  • Patent number: 6571802
    Abstract: A molded article molded from a cellulose acetate composition comprising, contained in cellulose acetate, a composite material of a decomposition accelerating agent formed of at least one compound selected from the group consisting of oxygen acid of phosphorus, oxygen acid of sulfur, oxygen acid of nitrogen, a partial ester or hydrogen salt of these oxygen acids, carbonic acid and its hydrogen salt, a sulfonic acid and a carboxylic acid, with a reaction controlling agent formed of at least one compound selected from the group consisting of a nitrogen-containing compound, a hydroxy compound, an oxygen-containing heterocyclic compound and a sulfur-containing heterocyclic compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 1999
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2003
    Assignee: Japan Tobacco Inc.
    Inventor: Yoichiro Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20030079654
    Abstract: The present invention provides a biodegradable resin composition with improved biodegradability or with an additional useful function (antibacterial properties), while maintaining the mechanical properties of the biodegradable resin. More specifically, the present invention provides a biodegradable resin composition containing a biodegradable resin such as a polylactic acid polymer and a mamman digestion product such as a mannooligosaccharide. The present invention further provides various biodegradable products produced by molding this biodegradable resin composition into desired shapes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2002
    Publication date: May 1, 2003
    Inventors: Yutaka Tokiwa, Tsuchiya Akihito
  • Patent number: 6369214
    Abstract: Disclosed are a method of dispersing a pigment, a pigment dispersion, a coating composition comprising said pigment dispersion, an method of making a coating composition, and a method of improving the appearance of a coating composition. The pigment dispersion of the invention requires at least one pigment subjected to an action to decrease the average particle size of the pigment in the presence of an amine functional cellulose ester resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 1999
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2002
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Anthony J. Tye, Gerald L. Bajc
  • Publication number: 20020011188
    Abstract: A friction anti-slip material which may be coated to the patterned surface of a organic or inorganic material or substrate which permits the visual observation of such pattern. A first and/or second coating of transparent binder adherently bond a multitude of minute transparent post consumer glass particles uniformly dispersed over the upper surface of a substrate or organic or inorganic material that is directly applied or attached to a pressure sensitive adhesive. The glass particles may be glass spheres or fragments obtained by fracturing larger particles of glass.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2001
    Publication date: January 31, 2002
    Inventors: John Lamb, Steve Anaya
  • Patent number: 6229007
    Abstract: Disclosed are amine functional cellulose ester resins and methods of making the same. The amine functional cellulose ester resins comprise at least one repeat unit of the structure: wherein R1, R2, and R3 are selected independently from the group consisting of hydrogen, R4C═O, and wherein at least one of R1, R2, and R3 is hydrogen, at least one of R1, R2, and R3 is R4C═O, and at least one of R1, R2, or R3 have the structure R4 is selected from the group consisting of C1-C20 alkyl groups, C1-C20 phenyl groups, C1-C20 napthyl groups, and C1-C20 alkenyl groups, L is a divalent linking group and R6 is selected from the group consisting of H and compounds having at least one secondary amine group, tertiary amine group, and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 1999
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2001
    Assignee: BASF Corporation
    Inventors: Anthony J. Tye, Gerald L. Bajc
  • Patent number: 6228895
    Abstract: This invention relates to compositions, paper, thermoplastic sheets, and medical paper containing cellulose ester alkylpolyglycoside (APG) or a mixture of APG and polyether glycol, and, optionally, cellulose. The process of incorporating APG or a mixture of APG and polyether glycol in paper composed of cellulose ester fibers and cellulose fibers and to calendaring of such paper is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 1998
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2001
    Assignee: Eastman Chemical Company
    Inventors: Charles Michael Buchanan, Eric Eugene Ellery, Matthew Davie Wood
  • Patent number: 6184272
    Abstract: A fiber-reinforced molded plastic part, a process for its manufacture and a use. The fiber-reinforced molded plastic part consists of a plastic matrix with natural fibers particularly arranged in a uniformly distributed manner in the plastic matrix. The plastic matrix has at least two mutually mixed polymers, of which one is a biopolymer and the other is a polymer which is at least largely resistant to biological stress.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2001
    Assignee: DiamlerChrysler AG
    Inventors: Thomas Foelster, Ralph Greiner, Dirk Schaefer