Oxygen Other Than As Part Of Carboxylic Acid Or Derivative Moiety Patents (Class 522/154)
  • Patent number: 10005717
    Abstract: A compound obtained by reaction of one or more amines of general formula NHR6R7 with a benzophenone derivative of the following general formula (IX) wherein M is a group comprising a number z of (meth)acrylate groups equal to at least one, L is a linker, G is linker comprising a number p? of unreacted hydroxyl groups, and R, R? and R?? are optional substituents as well as inks, coating compositions and adhesives comprising the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: ALLNEX BELGIUM S.A.
    Inventors: Paul Gevaert, Steven Cappelle, Hugues Van Den Bergen, Ram Gupta
  • Patent number: 9656941
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for preparing methacrylic esters of hydroxyl-functional benzophenones and to their use. Methacrylated benzophenones (benzophenone (meth)acrylates) can be prepared in high purity by the process of the invention, in a simple way and in a high yield.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: Evonik Roehm GmbH
    Inventors: Wolfgang Klesse, Joachim Knebel, Doris Saal
  • Patent number: 9034937
    Abstract: A method of treating a surface of a substrate using modified urushiol derived from Toxicodendron vernicifluum is provided. More particularly, the reactivity of a hydroxyl group of urushiol extracted from fresh Toxicodendron vernicifluum is removed before the lacquer is used as a UV coating agent for a substrate such as a steel sheet. Therefore, the substrate may have high antibacterial activity, and excellent appearance and functionalities such as far-infrared radiation, blocking of electromagnetic waves, enhanced corrosion resistance, high crosslinking speed when a low content of a photoinitiator is used, excellent surface gloss and high scratch resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: POSCO
    Inventors: Hye Jin Yoo, In Woo Cheong, Chang Se Byeon, Jae Ryung Lee, Jin Tae Kim, Jung Hwan Lee, Yang Ho Choi
  • Patent number: 8912247
    Abstract: Improved methods for preparing polyethylene glycol fumarate) are disclosed. Methods for chemically crosslinking or photocross-linking hydrophilic polyethylene glycol fumarate) with hydrophobic polymers such as poly(propylene fumarate) (PPF) and poly(caprolactone fumarate) (PCLF) to form various hydrogels (FIG. 1) with controllable hydrophilicity are also disclosed. The hydrogels are useful in the fabrication of injectable and in-situ hardening scaffolds for application in skeletal reconstruction. An injectable material including the hydrogels may be useful in controlled drug release.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
    Inventors: Shanfeng Wang, Lichun Lu, Michael J. Yaszemski
  • Patent number: 8840769
    Abstract: A catalyst precursor resin composition includes an organic polymer resin; a fluorinated-organic complex of silver ion; a monomer having multifunctional ethylene-unsaturated bonds; a photoinitiator; and an organic solvent. The metallic pattern is formed by forming catalyst pattern on a base using the catalyst precursor resin composition reducing the formed catalyst pattern, and electroless plating the reduced catalyst pattern. In the case of forming metallic pattern using the catalyst precursor resin composition, a compatibility of catalyst is good enough not to make precipitation, chemical resistance and adhesive force of the formed catalyst layer are good, catalyst loss is reduced during wet process such as development or plating process, depositing speed is improved, and thus a metallic pattern having good homogeneous and micro pattern property may be formed after electroless plating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Min Kyoun Kim, Min Jin Ko, Sang Chul Lee, Jeong Im Roh
  • Patent number: 8796350
    Abstract: An ultraviolet (UV) crosslinkable acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive comprises an acrylic copolymer and a cationic photoinitiator. The acrylic copolymer comprises pendant reactive functional groups. The pressure sensitive adhesive formed from the acrylic copolymer with the pendant reactive functional groups result in high green strength and/or high temperature holding strength of the adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Henkel US IP LLC
    Inventors: Yuxia Liu, Peter Palasz, Charles W. Paul, Paul B. Foreman
  • Patent number: 8785517
    Abstract: A pre-adhesive composition is described comprising an acid- and epoxy-functional (meth)acryloyl copolymer, which when crosslinked using an ionic photoacid generator (PAG) provides a pressure-sensitive adhesive and pressure-sensitive adhesive articles having desirable properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Arlin L. Weikel, Larry R. Krepski, Jason D. Clapper, Wayne S. Mahoney, Babu N. Gaddam
  • Patent number: 8758960
    Abstract: A novel polymerizable high-refractive index compound which is useful as an optical material, and a holographic recording medium using the same, which has high diffraction efficiency, high light transmittance and small rate of shrinkage, are provided. A composition for forming a holographic recording layer containing a reactive compound represented by the following formula 1, a holograph recording material, and a holographic recording medium provided with a recording layer containing the same, are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuaki Miki, Akiko Yabe, Jun Enda
  • Publication number: 20140170345
    Abstract: The present invention provides a barrier laminate with enhanced heat resistance performance, comprising at least one organic layer and at least one inorganic barrier layer, the organic layer being formed by curing a polymerizable composition comprising a polymerizable compound having two or more polymerizable groups, and the total quantity of uncured component in the organic layer being 1.5 weight % or less of the total weight of the organic layer, and a novel polymerizable compound that can preferably used as the polymerizable compound, which is denoted by general formula (11): in general formula (11), R21 denotes hydrogen atom or methyl group; R22 denotes methyl group or cyclohexyl group; n denotes an integer of 0 to 2; and each instance of X denotes a group comprising a polymerizable group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2014
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshihide AOSHIMA, Tomoaki YOSHIOKA, Shinya SUZUKI, Hiroshi KAWAKAMI
  • Patent number: 8742047
    Abstract: A multifunctional polymerizable ionic liquid is described comprising an anion and a cationic group having at least two ethylenically unsaturated polymerizable groups, each bonded to the cationic group via a divalent non-alkyl linking group. The multifunctional linking groups independently comprise a heteroatom such as oxygen or nitrogen. The linking groups may independently comprise one or more linkages such as an amide, urea, or ether linkage and more typically a urethane or ester linkage. The ethylenically unsaturated polymerizable groups are typically (meth)acrylate groups. Coatings and coated articles are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Kevin M. Lewandowski, Larry R. Krepski, Yizhong Wang, Joel D. Oxman, Peiwang Zhu, Brian N. Holmes, Thomas P. Klun, Bryan V. Hunt
  • Patent number: 8729147
    Abstract: A flexographic printing ink for use in a flexographic printing process with wet on wet capability, comprising a polymer and a combination of liquids comprising radiation curable monomers and/or oligomers, diluents, colorants, additives, and photoinitiators, the components having the Hansen Solubility Parameters adjusted to generate an ink with a capability to form a gel having the required physical characteristics, and that is in a liquid form in the presence of a small quantity of non reactive solvent, or is brought to a liquid state during the printing process. The disclosure is also directed to a flexographic printing process with wet on wet capability based on controlled polymer or polymer segment precipitation that leads to gel formation of ink compounds by controlling the solubility parameter of the ink system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: Technosolutions Assessoria Ltda
    Inventors: Valter Marques Baptista, Wilson Andrade Paduan
  • Patent number: 8703837
    Abstract: To provide a photocurable composition whereby it is possible to obtain a cured product having both a release property and flexibility, and a process whereby it is possible to produce a flexible molded product having on its surface a fine pattern having a reverse pattern of a mold precisely transferred. A photocurable composition comprising a compound (A) having at least two urethane bonds and at least two (meth)acryloyloxy groups and having a mass average molecular weight of less than 2,000, a compound (B) having a fluorine atom and at least one carbon-carbon unsaturated double bond, a compound (C) having one (meth)acryloyloxy group, a photopolymerization initiator (D), and a fluorinated surfactant (E), wherein in the total (100 mass %) of (A) to (E), (A) is from 10 to 50 mass %, (B) is from 5 to 35 mass %, (C) is from 15 to 75 mass %, (D) is from 1 to 12 mass %, and (E) is from 0.1 to 5 mass %, is used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventor: Yasuhide Kawaguchi
  • Patent number: 8609742
    Abstract: Disclosed is a high energy ray-curable composition which is excellent in storage stability before curing and enables to form a cured coating film which is excellent in hardness, property of preventing adhesion of fats and oils, property of wiping off fats and oils, abrasion resistance, transparency, water repellency, adhesion, smoothness and uniformity. Specifically disclosed is a high energy ray-curable composition containing the following components (A)-(D). (A) 100 parts by weight of a polyfunctional acrylate (B) 1-30 parts by weight of an organoalkoxysilane having an aliphatic unsaturated bond (C) 1-100 parts by weight of colloidal silica (D) 0.2-20 parts by weight of a fluorine compound having an aliphatic unsaturated bond.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignees: Daikin Industries, Ltd., Dow Corning Corporation
    Inventors: Mari Wakita, Motoshi Sasaki, Peter Cheshire Hupfield, Yasuo Itami, Kaori Ozawa, Masahiko Maeda
  • Publication number: 20130328028
    Abstract: Disclosed are a photocurable composition which includes (A) a photocurable monomer and (B) a monomer represented by Formula 1, and an apparatus including a protective layers formed of the composition;
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2013
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Inventors: Chang Min LEE, Seung Jib CHOI, Ji Hye KWON, Kyoung Jin HA, Yeon Soo LEE
  • Patent number: 8568873
    Abstract: Provided are a pressure-sensitive adhesive for polarizing plates which can apply a polarizing plate on a liquid crystal cell with good adhesion and has the characteristic that a liquid crystal display device obtained therefrom is less liable to cause light leakage even under the environment of high temperature and high humidity and which has a removability and a polarizing plate with the above pressure-sensitive adhesive and a production process for the same. The pressure-sensitive adhesive for polarizing plates is prepared by irradiating a pressure-sensitive adhesive material comprising (A) an acrylic base polymer comprising a monomer having a carboxyl group in a monomer composition ratio of 0.5 mass % or less and (B) an active energy beam-curable compound with an active energy beam and it has a storage elastic modulus (G?) of 0.3 MPa or more at 23° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: Lintec Corporation
    Inventors: Kentaro Kusama, Koichi Nagamoto, Mikihiro Kashio, Kazuhiro Kon, Motoyuki Hayakawa
  • Publication number: 20130281564
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel photoactive polymer materials their use as orienting layer for liquid crystals, which are used for the production of non-structured and structured optical elements or electro-optical elements and multi-layer systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2011
    Publication date: October 24, 2013
    Applicant: ROLIC AG
    Inventor: Hubert Seiberle
  • Publication number: 20130250019
    Abstract: Provided are a radiation-curable ink composition including phenoxyethyl acrylate (A) in an amount of from 20 to 55 mass % of the total reaction components, a multifunctional acrylate (B) in an amount of from 20 to 50 mass % of the total reaction components, and a black pigment (F1); and a radiation-curable ink composition including phenoxyethyl acrylate (A) in an amount of from 20 to 55 mass % of the total reaction components, a multifunctional acrylate (B) in an amount of from 10 to 50 mass % of the total reaction components, and a yellow pigment (F2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2013
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Applicant: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Chigusa SATO, Toshiyuki MIYABAYASHI, Satoru MIURA, Toru SAITO, Hiroki NAKANE, Jun ITO, Taketoshi KAGOSE, Hiroaki KIDA, Hiroyuki KAJIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20130224436
    Abstract: Provided is a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition. The pressure-sensitive adhesive composition may be applied as a light diffusing or scattering material to various display devices or lighting apparatuses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2011
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: LG CHEM, LTD
    Inventors: Woo Ha Kim, Se Woo Yang, Suk Ky Chang
  • Patent number: 8519017
    Abstract: A catalyst precursor resin composition includes an organic polymer resin; a fluorinated-organic complex of silver ion; a monomer having multifunctional ethylene-unsaturated bonds; a photoinitiator; and an organic solvent. The metallic pattern is formed by forming catalyst pattern on a base using the catalyst precursor resin composition reducing the formed catalyst pattern, and electroless plating the reduced catalyst pattern. In the case of forming metallic pattern using the catalyst precursor resin composition, a compatibility of catalyst is good enough not to make precipitation, chemical resistance and adhesive force of the formed catalyst layer are good, catalyst loss is reduced during wet process such as development or plating process, depositing speed is improved, and thus a metallic pattern having good homogeneous and micro pattern property may be formed after electroless plating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2013
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Min Kyoun Kim, Min Jin Ko, Sang Chul Lee, Jeong Im Roh
  • Patent number: 8519408
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of producing a thin film transistor substrate having high light sensitivity, heat-resistance, impact resistance, and a photosensitive composition used by the same, the method including forming data wires on an insulating substrate, forming an organic insulating film on the data wires by applying a photosensitive composition comprising a terpolymer, where the terpolymer is derived from monomers of an unsaturated carboxylic acid, an unsaturated carboxylic acid anhydride, or a mixture thereof, an unsaturated epoxy group-containing compound, and an olefinic compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2013
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hoon Kang, Jae-sung Kim, Yang-ho Jung, Hi-kuk Lee
  • Patent number: 8513322
    Abstract: Polymeric beads and methods of making the polymeric beads are described. The polymeric beads are crosslinked hydrogels or dried hydrogels. The polymeric beads are formed from droplets of a precursor composition that are exposed to radiation. The droplets are totally surrounded by a gas phase. The precursor composition contains a polar solvent and a polymerizable material miscible in the polar solvent. The polymerizable material has an average number of ethylenically unsaturated groups per monomer molecule equal to at least 1.2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2013
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Robin E. Wright, Mahfuza B. Ali, Jessica M. Buchholz, Louis C. Haddad, Linda K. M. Olson, Matthew T. Scholz, Narina Y. Stepanova, Michael J. Svarovsky, Richard L. Walter, Caroline M. Ylitalo, Diane R. Wolk, Yifan Zhang
  • Patent number: 8507725
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula I or (I?), wherein R1 and R?1 for example are hydrogen, C3-C8cycloalkyl or C1-C12alkyl, R2 and R2? for example are hydrogen; unsubstituted C1-C20alkyl or substituted C1-C20alkyl; and R8 and R9 for example are hydrogen, C1-C12alkyl which optionally is substituted, or phenyl which optionally is substituted; exhibit an unexpectedly good performance in photopolymerization reactions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Akira Matsumoto, Hisatoshi Kura
  • Patent number: 8507726
    Abstract: Photoinitiators mixture comprising (i) at least one compound selected from the group consisting of alpha-hydroxy ketones, monoacylphosphine oxides, bisacylphosphine oxides, ketosulfones, benzil ketals, benzoin ether, phenylglyoxylates, borates and titanocenes; and (ii) at least one compound of the formula (I) or (I?) R1, R?1, R2 and R2? R?9 independently of each other for example are hydrogen or C1-C12alkyl R7, R8, R9, R?8 and R?9 independently of each other for example are hydrogen, C1-C12alkyl which optionally is substituted or phenyl which optionally is substituted, exhibit excellent photoinitiating properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Katia Studer, Sébastien Villeneuve, Akira Matsumoto, Hisatoshi Kura, Jan Sültemeyer
  • Publication number: 20130196153
    Abstract: A pre-adhesive composition is described comprising an acid- and epoxy-functional (meth)acryloyl copolymer, which when crosslinked with or without using an ionic photoacid generator (PAG) provides a pressure-sensitive adhesive and pressure-sensitive adhesive articles having desirable properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Publication date: August 1, 2013
    Applicant: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventor: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
  • Patent number: 8492071
    Abstract: A curable composition containing (A) a polymerizable compound having an alkyleneoxy group having two or more carbon atoms, (B) a polymerizable compound lacking an alkyleneoxy group having two or more carbon atoms, (C) an i-line absorber, (D) a photopolymerization initiator, (E) an alkali-soluble resin, and (F) a pigment, wherein a mass ratio [(A)/((A)+(B))] is from 0.5 to 0.9, and an i-line transmittance obtainable when the curable composition is formed into a coating film having a thickness of 0.7 ?m, is 10% or less. The curable composition of the invention has enhanced adhesiveness upon forming a micro pattern, and can reduce development residues in unexposed non-cured areas. The curable composition of the invention is suitable for the use in color filters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi Taguchi
  • Patent number: 8461225
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods for making oxidation resistant homogenized polymeric materials and medical implants that comprise polymeric materials, for example, ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE). The invention also provides methods of making antioxidant-doped medical implants, for example, doping of medical devices containing cross-linked UHMWPE with vitamin E by diffusion and annealing the antioxidant doped UHMWPE in a super critical fluid, and materials used therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: The General Hospital Corporation
    Inventors: Orhun K. Muratoglu, Ebru Oral
  • Patent number: 8426485
    Abstract: An EB (electron beam) or UV (ultra violet) curable, low-gloss, dry-erase coating formulation for static and electronic whiteboards is disclosed. The coating contains an acrylate silica blend, an aliphatic urethane acrylate or a polyester acrylate, a polyfunctional reactive diluent and at least one photoinitiator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: Exopack-Technology, LLC
    Inventors: Mark O'Neil Outlaw, Michael Ray Carter
  • Patent number: 8420296
    Abstract: Disclosed is a photosensitive resin composition for a color filter protective layer including a cross-linkable alkali soluble resin including a repeating unit represented by the following Chemical Formula 1, a reactive unsaturated compound, a photopolymerization initiator, and a solvent. In Chemical Formulae 1 to 3, R1 to R6 and A1 to A3 are the same as in the detailed description.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Jae-Hyun Kim, Se-Young Choi, Nam-Gwang Kim, Eui-June Jeong, Chang-Min Lee
  • Patent number: 8420709
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a coating composition comprising at least one photo-initiator and at least one (meth)acryl-polymer having units that are derived from (meth)acryl-monomers that have at least one double bond and 8 to 40 carbon atoms in the alkyl residue. The present invention furthermore relates to a monomer mixture comprising at least one (meth)acryl-monomer having at least one double bond and 8 to 40 carbon atoms in the alkyl residue and at least one photo-initiator monomer and a (meth)acryl-polymer that can be obtained by polymerization of said monomer mixture. The present invention furthermore relates to a method for producing a coating. The present invention furthermore relates to a coated object comprising a coating obtained by said method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Evonik Röhm GmbH
    Inventors: Christine Maria Breiner, Gerold Schmitt, Thorben Schuetz, Joachim Knebel, Ina Zwierzchowski, Margarita Stein
  • Patent number: 8362151
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel hybrid polymer useful for alignment layers for inducing alignment of a liquid crystal medium. Hybrid polymers of this invention are prepared from a) at least one component selected from the group consisting of oligomer(s) and polymer(s) within the class of polyimides, poly(amic acids) and esters thereof wherein the at least one component comprises at least one initiator generating moiety, and b) at least one component selected from the group consisting of addition monomer(s) and addition polymer(s), wherein the two components are covalently bonded to form a copolymer. The invention further describes liquid crystal elements such as all liquid crystal display products or modes, liquid crystal devices and liquid crystal optical films comprising the novel hybrid polymer alignment layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: Elsicon, Inc.
    Inventors: Chunhong Li, Wayne Gibbons
  • Patent number: 8361696
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer resin compound including a new polycyclic compound, and a photosensitive resin composition including the polymer resin compound as an effective binder matrix. In particular, the photosensitive resin composition according to the present invention uses a polymer resin compound, which includes a compound having double cyclic structure in one molecule as a monomer, as a binder matrix. Accordingly, the photosensitive resin composition has an excellent photosensitivity and an excellent developing property, and has a low distortion property during plastic processing. For this reason, the photosensitive resin composition has an advantage of curing various transparent photosensitive materials used to manufacture a color filter of a liquid crystal display, for example, a column spacer, an overcoat, a passivation material, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Keon-Woo Lee, Sung-Hyun Kim, Chang-Ho Cho, Dong-Kung Oh, Min-Young Lim, Ji-Heum Yoo, Sang-Kyu Kwak
  • Patent number: 8354459
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a method for producing a block copolymer solid in which microphase-separated structures are formed with good productivity. The present invention provides a method for producing a block copolymer solid in which a microphase-separated structure is formed, or an alloy, blend or composite solid containing a block copolymer in which a microphase-separated structure is formed, which comprises the following steps (1) to (3): (1) immersing a block copolymer solid or an alloy, blend or composite solid containing a block copolymer in a solvent in which each component is insoluble; (2) putting the solid obtained in (1) above in a pressure-resistant container; and (3) irradiating the solid or the solvent in (2) above with microwave.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2013
    Assignee: Japan Science and Technology Agency
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yabu, Takeshi Higuchi
  • Publication number: 20120329902
    Abstract: The subject invention relates to a method of preparing a biocompatible polymer comprising epsilon-linked L-lysine having free alpha-amino and carboxy functions. The invention further encompasses the resulting biocompatible polymer and articles made from the polymer, in particular contact and intraocular lenses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2011
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Inventors: Rolf Schäfer, Hans Hitz
  • Patent number: 8329079
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for continuous production of a partially polymerized composition according to the invention comprise those that facilitate continuously providing polymerizable composition comprising one or more monomers to an angled plane at an elevated position thereon; irradiating the polymerizable composition to form the partially polymerized composition; and continuously removing the partially polymerized composition from the angled plane at a lower position thereon, wherein the angle of the angled plane facilitates free flow of polymerizing composition from the elevated position to the lower position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Assignee: entrochem, inc.
    Inventors: James E. McGuire, Jr., Andrew C. Strange, Daniel E. Lamone
  • Publication number: 20120301715
    Abstract: A pre-adhesive composition is described comprising an acid- and epoxy-functional (meth)acryloyl copolymer, which when crosslinked using an ionic photoacid generator (PAG) provides a pressure-sensitive adhesive and pressure-sensitive adhesive articles having desirable properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2011
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Inventors: Arlin L. Weikel, Larry R. Krepski, Jason D. Clapper, Wayne S. Mahoney, Babu N. Gaddam
  • Patent number: 8318053
    Abstract: Disclosed is a photosensitive resin composition including (A) a photopolymerizable monomer including a compound represented by the following Chemical Formula 1, wherein the substituents of Chemical Formula 1 are the same as defined in the specification, (B) a binder resin, (C) a photopolymerization initiator, (D) a pigment and (E) a solvent, and a color filter using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Jung-Sik Choi, Chang-Min Lee, Jin-Woo Park, Kyung-Won Ahn, Myung-Ho Cho
  • Patent number: 8303862
    Abstract: Disclosed are a photosensitive resin composition for a color filter and a color filter including the same. The photosensitive resin composition for a color filter may include (A) an acrylic-based copolymer including a structural unit represented by the following Chemical Formula 1 and a structural unit represented by the following Chemical Formula 2, wherein the substituents of Chemical Formula 1 and Chemical Formula 2 are the same as defined in the specification; (B) an acrylic-based photopolymerizable monomer; (C) a photopolymerization initiator; (D) a pigment; and (E) a solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2012
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Chang-Min Lee, Kil-Sung Lee, Jae-Hyun Kim, Jun-Seok Kim, Sang-Won Cho, Gyu-Seok Han
  • Patent number: 8304920
    Abstract: In a pressure-sensitive adhesive composition or a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet containing an energy ray-curable polymer, problems associated with the volatilization of a low molecular weight compound contained in the composition are overcome. An energy ray-curable polymer characterized by comprising a radical generating group, which is capable of initiating a polymerization reaction upon excitation with an energy ray, and an energy ray-polymerizable group bonded together in the main or side chain.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2012
    Assignee: LINTEC Corporation
    Inventors: Jun Maeda, Keiko Tanaka
  • Patent number: 8298454
    Abstract: Disclosed are a photosensitive resin composition and a light blocking layer using the same. The photosensitive resin composition includes (A) a cardo-based monomer represented by the following Chemical Formula 1 or 2, wherein the substituents of Chemical Formula 1 and Chemical Formula 2 are the same as defined in the detailed description, (B) a cardo-based resin, (C) a reactive unsaturated compound, (D) a pigment, (E) an initiator, and (F) a solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2012
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Chang-Min Lee, Jun-Seok Kim, Kil-Sung Lee, Min-Sung Kim
  • Patent number: 8278021
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of producing a thin film transistor substrate having high light sensitivity, heat-resistance, impact resistance, and a photosensitive composition used by the same, the method including forming data wires on an insulating substrate, forming an organic insulating film on the data wires by applying a photosensitive composition comprising a terpolymer, where the terpolymer is derived from monomers of an unsaturated carboxylic acid, an unsaturated carboxylic acid anhydride, or a mixture thereof, an unsaturated epoxy group-containing compound, and an olefinic compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2012
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hoon Kang, Jae-sung Kim, Yang-ho Jung, Hi-kuk Lee
  • Patent number: 8277701
    Abstract: Disclosed are a photosensitive resin composition for a color filter and a color filter using the same. The photosensitive resin composition for a color filter includes (A) an acrylic-based binder resin including a structural unit represented by the following Chemical Formula 1, wherein the substituents of Chemical Formula 1 are the same as defined in the specification; (B) an acrylic-based photopolymerizable monomer; (C) a photopolymerization initiator; (D) a pigment; and (E) a solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2012
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Chang-Min Lee, Kil-Sung Lee, Jun-Seok Kim, Seong-Yong Uhm, Sang-Won Cho
  • Publication number: 20120244349
    Abstract: Provided is a photocurable pressure-sensitive adhesive composition which does not cause oozing under ordinary temperature and pressure conditions and exhibits sufficient initial tack via drying and crosslinking. The photocurable pressure-sensitive adhesive composition is easily curable by light irradiation and can form a curable pressure-sensitive adhesive layer having high peel resistance. Also provided are a photocurable pressure-sensitive adhesive layer and a photocurable pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet. A photocurable pressure-sensitive adhesive composition is prepared which comprises a graft polymer obtained by grafting a chain that contains a monomer bearing a cyclic ether group onto a (meth)acrylic polymer that contains 0.2 to 10% by weight of hydroxyalkyl(meth)acrylamide monomer units, and a cationic photopolymerization initiator. A photocurable pressure-sensitive adhesive layer using such composition and a photocurable pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet are also prepared.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2010
    Publication date: September 27, 2012
    Inventors: Shigeru Fujita, Yutaka Moroishi, Fumiko Nakano, Tetsuo Inoue
  • Patent number: 8273270
    Abstract: Disclosed are a photosensitive resin composition that includes (A) a cardo-based resin including repeating units represented by the following Chemical Formulae 1 and 2, wherein the substituents of Chemical Formulae 1 and 2 are the same as defined in the specification, (B) reactive unsaturated compound, (C) a pigment, (D) an initiator, and (E) a solvent, and a light blocking layer using the photosensitive resin composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2012
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Chang-Min Lee, Kil-Sung Lee, Jun-Seok Kim, Jung-Sik Choi
  • Patent number: 8263675
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a photosensitive resin composition for a color filter and a color filter fabricated using the same. The photosensitive resin composition includes (a) an acrylic-based resin, (b) a photopolymerizable monomer, (c) a photopolymerization initiator, (d) a pigment, and (e) a solvent. The acrylic-based resin is a copolymer including a repeating unit of an ethylenic unsaturated monomer including a carboxyl group and a repeating unit of an ethylenic unsaturated monomer including an alkoxy 4-oxo butanoic acid group. The photosensitive resin composition for a color filter can have residue removing characteristics, and is capable of forming fine pixels and providing a color filter having high resolution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: Cheil Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Kil-Sung Lee, Jae-Hyun Kim, Chang-Min Lee, Eui-June Jeong
  • Patent number: 8263681
    Abstract: The invention features a dental composition containing a polycyclic aromatic compound, such as 2-ethyl 9,10-dimethoxy anthracene (EDMOA), in an amount that provides the composition with fluorescence mimicking that of natural teeth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Bradley D. Craig, Gregory A. Kobussen
  • Publication number: 20120148837
    Abstract: Disclosed is an energy ray-curable pressure-sensitive adhesive composition having a polymer component and an energy ray polymerization initiator, the polymer component being a (meth)acrylate copolymer that includes a hydroxyl group or an energy ray-curable functional group in its molecule and has a mass average molecular weight of 500,000 to 1,000,000, and a content of components having a molecular weight of 2,000,000 or more in the polymer component being 15 mass % or less. Also disclosed is a pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet for inspecting stampers having a substrate sheet and an energy ray-curable pressure-sensitive adhesive layer formed on the substrate sheet using said energy ray-curable pressure-sensitive adhesive composition. The composition exhibits excellent adhesion to a substrate sheet and excellent durability and is able to be separated and removed easily from an adherend without leaving any residual material can be formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2012
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Applicant: LINTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mikihiro KASHIO, Atsuko KAMESHIMA
  • Publication number: 20120142809
    Abstract: A radiation curable ink composition comprising a color base, one or more stabilizers and one or more surfactants, one or more photoinitiators, and a reactive component. The reactive component includes at least one monofunctional monomer including at least one aromatic constituent of greater than 5 weight percent, at least one monofunctional component with vinyl functionality, and an oligomer. Other aspects include a process for curing ink of such a composition, and a substrate prepared by such a process. Some benefits of this particular composition of ink include improved flexibility, better adhesion, and expedited curing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2010
    Publication date: June 7, 2012
    Inventors: MICHAEL V. OBERSKI, HUILEI ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20120120145
    Abstract: Curable phase change inks contain an ink vehicle, a pigment and a dispersant. A base ink set is of colored phase change inks that utilize the same dispersant, and also desirably contain the same amount of the dispersant. This allows the different color curable phase change inks to be mixed together while avoiding incompatibilities between each other, resulting in custom colors and a reliable expanded color gamut for the base ink set. Also, a method of forming images with the custom color curable phase change inks is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2010
    Publication date: May 17, 2012
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jennifer L. Belelie, Michelle N. Chrétien, Marcel P. Breton, Barkev Keoshkerian, Naveen Chopra, Peter G. Odell
  • Publication number: 20120115976
    Abstract: A UV-curable optical resin adhesive composition is provided, which is excellent in transparency, adhesive reliability and durability and suitable for rework (repair) without an adverse influence on the brightness, the contrast and the Quality of a display image. The UV-curable optical resin adhesive composition is used for filling a gap between an image display panel and a protective cover plate, and comprises: (A) an acryl polymer having a (meth)acryloyl group at its side chain; and (B) a photopolymerization initiator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2011
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Applicant: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumasa Igarashi, Yuki Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 8168689
    Abstract: A high optical contrast pigment and colorful photosensitive composition employing the same are disclosed. The composition comprises a solvent, an alkali-soluble resin, reactive monomer, and a modified pigment which has low crystallization. The low crystallization degree means that the grain size variation R is not more 80%, wherein the grain size variation R is represented by a formula R=G1/G0×100%, G0 is the original grain size, and G1 is the grain size after modification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2012
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Chin-Cheng Weng, Kuo-Tung Huang, I-Jein Cheng, Ming-Tzung Wu, Yu-Ying Hsu, Chiang-Yun Li