Contains Oxygen Atom Bonded To A Carbon Atom Patents (Class 526/312)
  • Patent number: 10400170
    Abstract: This polymerizable compound is represented by a formula (I), this polymerizable composition contains said polymerizable compound and a polymerization initiator, this polymer is obtained by polymerizing the polymerizable compound or polymerizable composition, and this optically anisotropic product is comprised from the polymer. In the formula, each of Y1 to Y8 represents —O—, —S—, —O—C(?O)—, —C(?O)—O—, etc., Ya represents —O—, —S—, —O—C(?O)—, —C(?O)—O—, etc., each of G1 and G2 represents a divalent linear aliphatic group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, etc., each of Z1 and Z2 represents an alkenyl group having 2 to 10 carbon atoms, etc., Ax represents an organic group having an aromatic ring and 2 to 30 carbon atoms, A1 represents a trivalent aromatic group, etc., each of A2 and A3 represents a divalent alicyclic hydrocarbon group having 3 to 30 carbon atoms, each of A4 and A5 represents a divalent aromatic group having 4 to 30 carbon atoms, etc., Q1 represents an alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kei Sakamoto, Kumi Okuyama
  • Patent number: 10214606
    Abstract: The present invention relates to random copolymers obtainable by polymerization, the use of said random copolymers as soil release agents in laundry processes. Further aspects of the invention are a method for easier releasing soil from textiles in laundry processes and detergents containing said random copolymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frank O. Pirrung, Huiguang Kou, Miriam Langendörfer, Roland Ettl, Bernhard Ulrich Von Vacano, Paula Barreleiro, Christa Junkes, Johannes Zipfel, Brigitte Giesen, Cornelius Bessler, Martina Hutmacher
  • Patent number: 10072113
    Abstract: A composition is provided which includes a polymerizable compound (A) which includes a (meth)acryloyl group and an isocyanate group in a molecule thereof; and a reaction accelerator (B) which is a compound including a (meth)acryloyl group and a halogenated carbamoyl group in a molecule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO K.K.
    Inventors: Katsutoshi Ono, Tomomitsu Kato
  • Patent number: 9976000
    Abstract: An aqueous gel that is prepared by gelling a polymer components, the polymer components containing polymer A, which is obtained by polymerizing a monomer component containing a betaine monomer represented by the formula (I): wherein R1 represents hydrogen atom or an alkyl group, R2 represents an alkylene, arylene, aralkylene, —COOH— or —CONH— group; R3 and R4 represent an alkyl group, and R5 represents an alkylene group, and a polymer B, which is obtained by polymerizing a monomer component containing an acidic monomer represented by the formula (II): wherein R1 represents hydrogen atom or an alkyl group; R6 represents an optionally neutralized sulfonate group, an optionally neutralized phosphate group, or an alkyl, aryl, aralkyl, carboxyl or amino group carrying an optionally neutralized sulfonate group or an optionally neutralized phosphate group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignees: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORP. HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY, OSAKA ORGANIC CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES LTD.
    Inventors: Jian Ping Gong, Takayuki Kurokawa, Haiyan Yin, Taigo Akasaki, Yoshiyuki Saruwatari
  • Patent number: 9896647
    Abstract: Described are automatic dishwashing detergents, comprising a builder, a surfactant, a polymer having sulfonic acid moieties, and a polymer having chelating moieties, wherein the polymer having chelating moieties comprises units derived from at least one carboxylic acid monomer, their salts or esters, an aminocarboxylate selected from iminodiacetic acid (IDA) and ethylenediamine triacetic acid (ED3A), and at least one glycidyl monomer selected from AGE, GA, GMA.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Paul Mercando
  • Patent number: 9376373
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel polymerizable monomers having chelating functionality and processes to make them. In particular, the novel monomers are ethylenically unsaturated aminocarboxylates and are prepared by reacting ethylenediamine triacetic acid or its salt with an ethylenically unsaturated monomer. The ethyleneically unsaturated monomer may be a polymerizable vinyl monomer selected from (o-, p-, m-)DVBMO, allyl glycidyl ether, and glycidyl (meth)acrylate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Allen Bulick, Joseph Manna, Cynthia Rand, Jia Xie
  • Patent number: 9309137
    Abstract: Scale inhibitor compositions and methods of inhibiting scale formation generally include a tagged scale inhibiting (co)polymer including at least one scale inhibiting moiety and an imidazole moiety. The imidazole moiety fluoresces at a wavelength of about 424 nm and can be used to detect the amount of scale inhibitor present.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: Kemira Chemicals Inc.
    Inventors: Lucas Moore, Laura Clapp
  • Patent number: 9234056
    Abstract: The invention provides a polymerizable compound represented by formula (I), a polymerizable composition, and a polymer that have a practical low melting point, can be produced at low cost, and can produce an optical film that achieves uniform conversion of polarized light over a wide wavelength band, and an optically anisotropic article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kei Sakamoto, Kumi Okuyama
  • Patent number: 9150677
    Abstract: The invention is a polymerizable compound represented by formula (I); a polymerizable composition comprising the polymerizable compound and an initiator; a polymer obtained by polymerizing the polymerizable compound or the polymerizable composition, and an optically anisotropic article comprising the polymer. In the formula, Q1 to Q3 are a hydrogen atom, and the like; X is a C4-12 divalent aromatic group, and the like; Y1 to Y12 are a chemical single bond, —O—, —O—C(?O)—, —C(?O)—O—, and the like; G1 to G4 are a C1-20 divalent aliphatic group, and the like; Z1 to Z4 are a C2-10 alkenyl group, and the like; A1 is a trivalent aromatic group, and the like; A2 to A7 are a C4-30 divalent aromatic group, and the like; and n is 0 or 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kei Sakamoto, Kumi Okuyama
  • Publication number: 20150147697
    Abstract: A resist composition comprising a polymer comprising recurring units (a) of formula (1) and having a Mw of 1,000-500,000 as base resin is provided. R1 is H or methyl, X is a single bond or —C(?O)—O—R5—, R2 is a single bond or C1-C4 alkylene, R3 is C2-C8 alkylene, R4 is an acid labile group, R5 is a single bond or C1-C4 alkylene, and 0<a?1.0. The composition is of dual-tone type in that an intermediate dose region of resist film is dissolved in a developer, but unexposed and over-exposed regions of resist film are insoluble.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Masayoshi Sagehashi
  • Publication number: 20150144563
    Abstract: Articles containing soil adsorbing polymers, and more particularly, articles, for example nonwovens, such as paper towels, wovens, and/or sponges and/or article-forming components thereof that comprise a durably bonded soil adsorbing polymer, article-forming components used to make such articles, and processes for making same are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2014
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventors: Robin Lynn McKIERNAN, Robert Joseph McCHAIN, Steven Daryl SMITH
  • Publication number: 20150147698
    Abstract: A negative resist composition comprising a polymer comprising recurring units (a) of formula (1) and having a Mw of 1,000-500,000 as base resin is provided. R1 is H or methyl, X is a single bond or —C(?O)—O—R4—, R2 is a single bond or C1-C4 alkylene, R3 is C2-C8 alkylene, R4 is a single bond or C1-C4 alkylene, and 0<a?1.0. The composition exhibits a high resolution due to controlled acid diffusion and forms a resist film which is unsusceptible to swell in the developer and hence to pattern collapse.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Masayoshi Sagehashi
  • Patent number: 9029490
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polymerizable compound represented by the following formula (I), a polymerizable composition that includes the polymerizable compound and an initiator, a polymer obtained by polymerizing the polymerizable compound or the polymerizable composition, and an optically anisotropic article that includes the polymer. The polymerizable compound, polymerizable composition, and polymer have a practical low melting point, exhibit an excellent solubility in a general-purpose solvent, can be produced at low cost, and may produce an optical film that achieves uniform conversion of polarized light over a wide wavelength band, and an optically anisotropic article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Zeon Corporation
    Inventors: Kei Sakamoto, Kumi Okuyama
  • Patent number: 9029471
    Abstract: Various fluoropolymers have been proposed for imparting oil and water repellency to leather. Commonly, these fluoropolymers are amphiphilic; i.e., they are made from at least one monomer which is hydrophobic and at least one monomer which is hydrophilic. The present invention identifies and remedies disadvantages associated with the ability of amphiphilic fluoropolymers to impart oil and water repellency to leather. Contrary to conventional thinking, it has now been discovered that the incorporation of hydrophilic groups in a fluoropolymer undesirably reduces its ability to impart water resistance to leather. Correspondingly, it has also been discovered that a fluoropolymer incorporating fewer or no hydrophilic groups imparts superior oil and water repellency to leather when compared to fluoropolymers incorporating more hydrophilic groups. Therefore, this invention provides fluoropolymers which incorporate reduced levels of hydrophilic groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: E I du Pont du Nemours and Company
    Inventors: Romain Severac, Agnes Ibos, Lamia Heuze, Renaud Laloux-Walther
  • Patent number: 9029489
    Abstract: The invention provides intermediates of the formula: as well as a method of their preparation by reacting a thiol having at least two hydroxyl groups with a mono-unsaturated organic compound in the presence of a base catalyst. A polymerizable urethane acrylate oligomer or urethane methacrylate oligomer is formed by reacting a polyisocyanate with the intermediate. The polymerizable urethane acrylate oligomer or urethane methacrylate is blended with a polymerization initiator to form a composition which is useful in such applications as adhesives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Dymax Oligomers and Coatings LLC
    Inventors: James H. Aerykssen, Ahmet Nebioglu, Richard D. Zopf, Igor V. Khudyakov
  • Publication number: 20150119541
    Abstract: A process for the production of methacrylic acid or esters thereof by the base catalysed decarboxylation of at least one dicarboxylic acid selected from itaconic, citraconic or mesaconic acid or mixtures thereof in an aqueous reaction medium is described. The decarboxylation is carried out at a temperature in the range from 200° C. and up to 239° C. The methacrylic acid is isolated from the aqueous reaction medium by a purification process which does not include introducing an organic solvent to the aqueous reaction medium for solvent extraction of the methacrylic acid into an organic phase. A method of preparing polymers or copolymers of methacrylic acid or methacrylic acid esters is also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2013
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Graham Ronald Eastham, David William Johnson, Mark Waugh
  • Publication number: 20150104408
    Abstract: The present invention is directed membrane active poly(acrylate) polymers and compositions for targeted delivery of RNA interference (RNAi) polynucleotides cells in vivo. RNAi polynucleotides are conjugated to the poly(acrylate) polymers and the polymers are reversibly modified to enable in vivo targeted delivery. Membrane activity of the poly(acrylate) provides for movement of the RNAi polynucleotides from outside the cell to inside the cell. Reversible modification provides physiological responsiveness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Applicant: ARROWHEAD MADISON INC.
    Inventors: Darren H. Wakefield, Nicholas A. Rossi, David B. Rozema, Lauren J. Almeida, Anthony L. Perillo-Nicholas
  • Publication number: 20150069306
    Abstract: Provided is a dispersant used for dispersion of metal particles, the dispersant including: a constituent unit derived from a compound represented by General Formula (I) below; and a constituent unit derived from a compound having an ionic group, where in General Formula (I) above, R1 is a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, x is a natural number of 2 or greater, and n is a natural number of 1 or greater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2014
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventor: Masahiro YANAGISAWA
  • Publication number: 20150059295
    Abstract: An epoxy resin curing agent includes at least the following component (I) and component (II) in a mass ratio of 50/50 to 92/8: Component (I): a reaction product obtained by reacting at least (A) metaxylylenediamine or paraxylylenediamine and at least one selected from (B1) acrylic acid and acrylic acid derivatives; Component (II): a reaction product obtained by reacting at least (A) metaxylylenediamine or paraxylylenediamine and at least one selected from (B2) unsaturated carboxylic acids represented by the following formula (1) and derivatives thereof: wherein R1 and R2 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group having 1 to 8 carbon atoms, an aralkyl group having 1 to 8 carbon atoms or an aryl group; so that at least one of R1 and R2 is an alkyl group having 1 to 8 carbon atoms, an aralkyl group having 1 to 8 carbon atoms or an aryl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2013
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicants: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC., HENKEL AG & CO. KGAA
    Inventors: Eiichi Honda, Kazuki Kouno
  • Publication number: 20150065644
    Abstract: This invention relates to polymer particles for use in electrowetting fluids and electrowetting displays devices comprising such particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Louise D. Farrand, Nathan Smith, Roshan Kumar, Claire Topping
  • Publication number: 20150057590
    Abstract: The purpose of the “Dissolvable on-command Implant” is to act as a pressure equalizer tube in the eardrum, which has the unique characteristic that the tube can be dissolved with a specially formulated drop solution on-command. This tube can have various shapes and sizes, although the tube is usually a cylindrical tube with a hollow center, which maintains a ventilatory port for the middle ear space. With this design, the ear tube promotes drainage of middle ear fluid, lets air enter the middle ear, and allows for instillation of antibiotic drops.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2014
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Inventors: BRIAN K. REILLY, Carolyn T. Cochenour, Peng (Patrick) Cheng, Matthieu Dumont
  • Patent number: 8962225
    Abstract: A charge transporting film includes a cured film of a composition containing at least one selected from reactive compounds represented by the following Formula (I): wherein F represents a charge transporting skeleton, D represents a group represented by Formula (IIa), m represents an integer of from 1 to 8, E represents a group represented by Formula (IIb), L represents a (n+1)-valent linking group including two or more selected from the group consisting of an alkylene group, an alkenylene group, —C(?O)—, —N(R)—, —S—, —O—, and a trivalent or tetravalent group derived from alkane or alkene, R represents a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group, an aryl group, or an aralkyl group, n represents an integer of from 1 to 3, R0 represents a halogen atom, an alkyl group, or an alkoxy group, and n0 represents an integer of from 0 to 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoya Sasaki, Katsumi Nukada, Wataru Yamada, Hidekazu Hirose, Kenji Kajiwara, Yuko Iwadate
  • Publication number: 20150031846
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel polymers having chelating functionality and comprising units derived from a vinyl aminocarboxylate monomer which comprises units derived from iminodiecetic acid, iminodisuccinic acid, or a salt thereof, and a vinyl epoxy benzene monomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2012
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Applicants: ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY, DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Allen Bulick, Joseph Manna, Cynthia Rand, Jia Xie
  • Patent number: 8933184
    Abstract: A method for synthesizing concrete polycarboxylic acid water-reducing agent at room temperature under non-stirring situation is disclosed, which comprises dissolving reactive materials, initiator, chain transfer agent and promoter into a solvent, reacting on standing at 0-50° C.; then adding neutralizing agent at the end of reaction. The method makes use of oxidation-reduction system reacting at low temperature, and can adapt to a variety of reactive material monomers. It does not need to control feeding speed or provide extra heating, does not need to stir during the reaction, and remarkably simplifies operation steps in traditional process, which makes it possible to not only produce in large scale, but also produce in small scale in concrete construction site at any moment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Shanghai Taijie Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jian Fang
  • Publication number: 20140370435
    Abstract: The instant disclosure describes methacrylate coated carrier resins with aromatic substituent groups with optionally carbon atoms replaced by heteroatoms such as S, N, and O for charge control and improved RH sensitivity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2013
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Richard PN Veregin, Qingbin Li, Andriy Kovalenko, Sergey Gusarov, Daryl W. Vanbesien, Michael S. Hawkins
  • Patent number: 8906986
    Abstract: Claimed is a cationic copolymer and also its use as an admixture agent for building product systems, especially based on calcium sulfate. The copolymers of the invention effectuate accelerated setting behavior in clay-containing as well as non-clay-containing gypsums and they enable uncurtailed water reduction performance by dispersant agents used at the same time with the copolymers. The clay fractions in the gypsum system are masked by the cationic copolymer, and so the building product mixture exhibits properties of a building product mixture not containing clay. The copolymers are used as a formulation and also together with retarders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: BASF Construction Solutions GmbH
    Inventors: Michael Schinabeck, Frank Dierschke, Manfred Bichler, Silke Flakus-Taube, Stefan Friedrich
  • Patent number: 8907033
    Abstract: A polymeric material including units capable of having a cationic charge at a pH of from about 4 to about 12; provided that the polymeric material has an average cationic charge density from about 2.75 or less units per 100 daltons molecular weight at a pH of from about 4 to about 12. The polymeric material is a suds enhancer and a suds volume extender for hand dishwashing compositions and personal care products such as soaps, shaving cream foam, foaming shaving gel, foam depiliatories and shampoos. The polymers are also effective as a soil release agent in fabric cleaning compositions. The polymers are also useful in agrochemical foam, fire-fighting foam, hard surface cleaner foam, and coagulant for titanium dioxide in paper making.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Solvay USA Inc.
    Inventors: Vance Bergeron, Dominic Wai-Kwing Yeung, Jean-Francois Bodet, Mark Robert Sivik, Bernard William Kluesener, William Michael Scheper
  • Patent number: 8883946
    Abstract: Here is provided a charge control resin which is prompt in charge rising up, excellent in electrostatic charging propensity and easy in manufacturing. This charge control resin contains a polymer as an active ingredient having a constituent unit represented by following Formula (1) in the Formula (1), R1 is independent of one another, and is a hydrogen atom, a hydroxyl group, a halogen atom, a carboxy-containing group, a straight-chained or branched alkyl group having 1-18 carbon atoms, or a straight-chained or branched alkoxy group having 1-18 carbon atoms; R2 is a hydrogen atom, a hydroxyl group, a halogen atom, a carboxy-containing group, a straight-chained or branched alkyl group having 1-18 carbon atoms, or a straight-chained or branched alkoxy group having 1-18 carbon atoms; g is a number of 1-3; h is a number of 1-3; and M is a hydrogen atom, an alkali metal, a straight-chained or branched alkyl group having 1-18 carbon atoms, an ammonium radical or a mixture of any of these.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Orient Chemical Industries Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masashi Yasumatsu, Kaori Inoue, Satoko Ozaki
  • Patent number: 8883945
    Abstract: A compound of the formula R1.[(AO)n.—R2]m (I) where: R1 is the residue of a group having at least m active hydrogen atoms; AO is an alkylene oxide residue; each n is independently from 1 to 100; m is at least 2; and each R2 is independently H, a C1 to C21 hydrocarbyl, or an acyl group —OC.R3, where R3 is a C1 to C21 hydrocarbyl group, wherein on average greater than one of the R2 groups is or comprises a C4 to C21 hydrocarbyl group comprising at least two ethylenic double bonds. The compounds are particularly suitable for use in preparing aqueous emulsions or dispersions of resins and polymers, especially alkyd resins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignees: Croda International PLC, Croda Americas LLC
    Inventors: William Harry McNamee, Trevor Graham Blease, Johnny Denis Grade, Hanamanthsa Shankarsa Bevinakatti
  • Publication number: 20140329715
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the provision of polymers that are selected to have either; surface properties that allow protozoa, in particular Cryptosporidium and Giardia, to bind to the polymer; or have surface properties that are repellent to the binding of these protozoa. Methods for identifying suitable polymers are provided. Products comprising, consisting of or coated with the polymers of the present invention are also provided, as well as methods of treating or monitoring water employing polymers of the present invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2012
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Inventors: Helen Bridle, Mark Bradley, Mei Wu
  • Publication number: 20140318003
    Abstract: A fuel additive for a hydrocarbon based fuel that has one or more of the following Components: Component A; a non-ionic surfactant having the formula wherein R is an alkyl radical having from 4 to 20 carbon atoms, preferably 6 to 10 carbon atoms, and n is an integer of from 2 to 8; Component B; a compound selected from the group consisting of partially sulfonated naphthalene formaldehyde condensates, polymer condensates of linear alkyl benzene sulfonic acids, and naphthalene sulfonic acids with formaldehyde and mixtures thereof; Component C; a polycarboxylate-type material comprising at least one of a ammonium polyacrylate, a polyacrylate derivative, a hydrophobic copolymer, or a hydrophobically modified acrylic polymer having a pH of from about 6.0 to about 7.0; Component D; a finely divided poly alpha olefin; or Component E; any combination of A, B, C, or D.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2012
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Inventors: Brad A. Bucher, Tom M. Weatherford
  • Publication number: 20140322550
    Abstract: Presently described are curable compositions comprising a mixture of at least one (e.g. free-radically) polymerizable ionic liquid and at least one other ethylenically unsaturated monomer, oligomer, or polymer. The polymerizable ionic liquid is characterized as having an air to nitrogen curing exotherm ratio of at least 0.70. Also described are articles and methods of making articles from such curable compositions. A monofunctional polymerizable ionic liquid is also described comprising a non-polymerizable substituted imidazolium cationic group and a polymerizable sulfonate anion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2014
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Inventors: YIZHONG WANG, JOEL D. OXMAN, LARRY R. KREPSKI, PEIWANG ZHU, KEVIN M. LEWANDOWSKI, BRIAN M. HOLMES, RICHARD L. SEVERANCE, JOSEPH D. RULE, THOMAS P. KLUN
  • Publication number: 20140314826
    Abstract: The invention provides a method for inhibiting bacterial attachment to a surface, the method comprising forming the surface from a polymer, or applying a polymer to the surface, wherein the polymer is a homopolymer formed from a (meth) acrylate or (meth) acrylamide monomer or a copolymer formed from one or more (meth) acrylate or (meth) acrylamide monomers, wherein the (meth) acrylate or (meth) acrylamide monomers are of formula (I) or (II): [H2C?CR?—C(?O)—O—]nR??(I) [H2C?CR?—C(?O)—NH—]nR??(II) wherein n is 1, 2 or 3, R? is independently H or CH3, R is an organic group having a total of from 2 to 24 carbon atoms, wherein the organic group includes an aliphatic or aromatic hydrocarbon moiety and wherein the organic group does not include any hydroxyl groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2012
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicants: MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
    Inventors: Paul Williams, Morgan Russell Alexander, Martyn Christopher Davies, Robert Langer, Daniel Griffith Anderson
  • Publication number: 20140309396
    Abstract: The invention is a polymerizable compound represented by formula (I); a polymerizable composition comprising the polymerizable compound and an initiator; a polymer obtained by polymerizing the polymerizable compound or the polymerizable composition, and an optically anisotropic article comprising the polymer. In the formula, Q1 to Q3 are a hydrogen atom, and the like; X is a C4-12 divalent aromatic group, and the like; Y1 to Y12 are a chemical single bond, —O—, —O—C(?O)—, —C(?O)—O—, and the like; G1 to G4 are a C1-20 divalent aliphatic group, and the like; Z1 to Z4 are a C2-10 alkenyl group, and the like; A1 is a trivalent aromatic group, and the like; A2 to A7 are a C4-30 divalent aromatic group, and the like; and n is 0 or 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2012
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Applicant: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kei Sakamoto, Kumi Okuyama
  • Publication number: 20140309314
    Abstract: Polymeric particles are provided that have pores (i.e., free volume or voids). The polymeric particles can be used to store or deliver active agents that are adsorbed in the pores of the polymeric particles. In many embodiments, the active agents are hydrophobic. Reaction mixtures and methods of forming the polymeric particles from the reaction mixtures are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2012
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Applicant: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventor: Hassan Sahouani
  • Patent number: 8859697
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for preparing a (meth)acrylate copolymer containing tertiary amino groups by free-radical polymerization in solution from a monomer mixture selected from a) 30 to 70% by weight of a C1-C4-alkyl ester of acrylic acid or methacrylic acid and b) 70 to 30% by weight of an alkyl ester of acrylic acid or methacrylic acid with a tertiary amino group in the alkyl radical and c) 0 to 10% of further copolymerizable vinyl monomers, whereby one or more polymerization initiators, optionally one or more molecular weight regulators and one or more solvents or of a solvent mixture are added to the monomer mixture to give a polymerization mixture, which is polymerized at temperatures from 30 to 120° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Evonik Röhm GmbH
    Inventors: Christian Meier, Andreas Weber, Johannes Vorholz, Alpertunga Kueksal, Andreas Klosendorf, Pamela Boehmann, Marcus Denger, Norbert Hoffmann, Nikolaos Papadopoulos
  • Publication number: 20140303337
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel polymers having chelating functionality and comprising units derived from an ethylenically unsaturated aminocarboxylate monomer which comprises units derived from ethylenediamine triacetic acid or its salt and a polymerizable vinyl monomer. The polymerizable vinyl monomer may be selected from (0-, m-, p-)DVBMO, allyl glycidyl ether, and glycidyl (meth)acrylate. The polymer may also comprise units derived from one or more ethylenically unsaturated monomers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2012
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicants: ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY, DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Scott Backer, Allen Bulick, Joseph Manna, Cynthia Rand, Jia Xie
  • Patent number: 8853338
    Abstract: Presently described are curable dental compositions comprising a polymerizable ionic liquid. The polymerizable ionic liquid comprises one or more ethylenically unsaturated (e.g. free-radically polymerizable) groups. Various embodiments of curable dental compositions are described. In some embodiments, the polymerizable ionic liquid is a monofunctional polymerizable ionic liquid comprising an ethylenically unsaturated group. In other embodiments, the polymerizable ionic liquid is a multifunctional polymerizable ionic liquid comprising at least two ethylenically unsaturated groups. The curable dental compositions describe herein can be utilized as dental primers, dental adhesives, dental sealants, and dental composites. In many embodiments, the curable dental compositions further comprise an initiator such as a photoinitiator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Yizhong Wang, Joel D. Oxman, Larry R. Krepski, Peiwang Zhu, Kevin M. Lewandowski, Brian N. Holmes
  • Publication number: 20140296463
    Abstract: This invention relates to polymers containing structural units derived from itaconic acid which are useful, including uses as binders for fiberglass.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2013
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicant: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: John Ta-Yuan Lai, Gary A. Anderle, Ti Chou
  • Publication number: 20140296462
    Abstract: Described herein are the synthesis and polymerization of a series of N-Boc-protected amino acid vinyl ester (BAAVE) monomers. Homopolymers and heteropolymers containing the monomers are described, particularly heteropolymers with vinyl ester monomers such as vinyl acetate. Deprotection can be used to produce hydrophilic and hydrophobic polymers that are particular useful in biological applications such as cellular delivery of biological materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2014
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Inventors: Mahesh Kalyana Mahanthappa, Glen Bradley Thomas, Corinne Elizabeth Lipscomb
  • Patent number: 8846839
    Abstract: Copolymers are manufactured to include a zwitterionic monomer (e.g., methacryloyloxyethyl phosphorylcholine monomer), a dihydroxyphenyl derivatized monomer, and optionally one or more additional monomers. The dihydroxyphenyl derivatized monomer gives the copolymers excellent adhesion properties. Optional monomers include a cationic amino monomer, a hydrocarbon monomer, and/or a hydrophilic monomer. The copolymers are biocompatible and can be used with medical devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Abbott Laboratories
    Inventor: Stephen Pacetti
  • Publication number: 20140286892
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for capturing one or more carbonyl compounds B resulting from the reaction between one or more compounds constituting sebum and ozone on the surface of a material or in a material, characterized in that one or more compounds A having one or more nucleophilic functions FA forming in situ on the surface of said material or in said material a layer capturing said compound(s) B is (are) applied to the surface of said material. The invention also relates to the cosmetic use of one or more compounds A having one or more nucleophilic functions FA capable of reacting with one or more carbonyl compounds B resulting from the reaction between one or more compounds constituting sebum and ozone, as a soothing agent, said compound(s) with nucleophilic functions(s) being intended for preventing and/or treating discomforting reactions of keratin materials induced by the carbonyl compounds B.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2012
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Applicant: L'OREAL
    Inventor: Henri Samain
  • Publication number: 20140272177
    Abstract: Disclosed is a dispersing agent to be used for dispersing metal particles, comprising a structural unit originating from a compound represented by a general formula of wherein R1 is a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, R2 is a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group with a carbon number equal to or greater than 1 and equal to or less than 9, a phenyl group, a bicyclopentenyl group, or a nonylphenyl group, x is 2 or 3, and n is equal to or greater than 1, and a structural unit that has an ionic group, wherein a number average molecular weight of the compound represented by general formula (I) is equal to or less than 10000.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventor: Masahiro Yanagisawa
  • Publication number: 20140275378
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for producing a plastisol acrylic polymer which can have a satisfactory adhesion property even when the heating time is short and the heating temperature is low, and which has excellent storage stability. The method comprises (1) a step of polymerizing an acrylic monomer mixture (a) to produce a polymer (A) and (2) a step of polymerizing an acrylic monomer mixture (b) in a dispersion containing the polymer (A), wherein a monomer having a hydroxy group is contained in the acrylic monomer mixture (a), a monomer having an acetoacetyl group or a block isocyanate group is contained in the acrylic monomer mixture (b), and the dissolution parameter (SA) for the polymer (A) and the dissolution parameter (SB) for a polymer (B) produced by the polymerization of the acrylic monomer mixture (b) are different from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2012
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI RAYON CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Toru Kondo
  • Patent number: 8834901
    Abstract: The present invention discloses polymeric materials that incorporate a modified quinone moiety, either to cross-link the polymer or as a monomeric unit of the polymer. These polymeric materials can be efficiently degraded through electrochemical reduction of the quinone leading to rapid hydrolysis of the pendant chemical groups and degradation of the polymer. Quinone-containing compositions and methods of producing electrochemically degradable polymers are disclosed. The methods and compositions of the present invention can be used in a wide variety of applications, including, but not limited to, drug delivery, tissue regeneration, biomedical implants, and electronic systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Trustees of Tufts College
    Inventors: Marc d'Alarcao, Pericles Calias
  • Patent number: 8835584
    Abstract: In one embodiment of the disclosure, a copolymer and method for manufacturing the same are provided. The copolymer is copolymerized from a composition including: (a) a first hydrophilic monomer, including itaconamic acid, itaconamic salt, or combinations thereof; and (b) a second hydrophilic monomer, including acrylic acid, acrylic salt, acrylamide, or combinations thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Industrial Technology Research Institute
    Inventors: Tun-Fun Way, Yu-Ting Chen, Jiun-Jy Chen, Kelly Teng
  • Patent number: 8829133
    Abstract: To provide an ABA triblock copolymer containing: an A-block having, in a constitutional unit thereof, a monomer represented by the following general formula (1) or a monomer represented by the following general formula (2); and a B-block having, in a constitutional unit thereof, a hydrophilic monomer having a radical polymerizable unsaturated bond, where R1 is a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; R2 is a C5-C18 alkylene group; M is a hydrogen atom or a monovalent metal atom; and X1 is —NH— or an oxygen atom in the general formula (1), and where R11 is a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; R12 is a C5-C18 alkylene group; R13 and R14 are each independently a hydrogen atom, a methyl group, or an ethyl group; and X11 is —NH— or an oxygen atom in the general formula (2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignees: Ricoh Company, Ltd., University of Hyogo
    Inventors: Yuuma Usui, Shin-ichi Yusa
  • Patent number: 8822614
    Abstract: The present invention provides an acrylic thermoplastic resin containing 50 to 95% by mass of a repeating unit (X) derived from a methacrylate monomer represented by the following formula (1), 0.1 to 20% by mass of a repeating unit (Y1) derived from an N-substituted maleimide monomer (a) represented by the following formula (2), and 0.1 to 49.9% by mass of a repeating unit (Y2) derived from an N-substituted maleimide monomer (b) represented by the following formula (3), regarding the total amount of the repeating unit (X), the repeating unit (Y1), and the repeating unit (Y2) as 100% by mass: The absolute value of a photoelastic coefficient (C) of the acrylic thermoplastic resin is not greater than 3.0×10?12 Pa?1. The halogen atom content is less than 0.47% by mass with reference to the mass of the acrylic thermoplastic resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation
    Inventors: Masami Yonemura, Mayuko Kimura
  • Patent number: 8822713
    Abstract: Coordination complexes of at least one metal element with at least one aromatic monomer are provided. The at least one aromatic monomer may comprise at least one aromatic ring, which ring comprising at least one ethylenic group, at least one hydroxide group —OH, at least one oxime group and salts thereof. The metal element may be in the form of a metal alkoxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Comissariat a l'Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives
    Inventors: Alexia Balland Longeau, Stéphane Cadra, Jérôme Thibonnet
  • Patent number: 8822028
    Abstract: Provided is a removable acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive comprising (A) 70-96.5 weight % of (meth)acrylic acid ester monomer having C1-C14 alkyl group; (B) 0.5-27 weight % of one or more functional group containing monomers selected from the group consisting of carboxyl group containing monomer, hydroxyl group containing monomer, epoxy group containing monomer, vinyl ester group containing monomer and cyano group containing monomer; and (C) 0.6-3 weight % of a cross linking agent having 5-13 alkylene oxide groups and acrylate group or vinyl group in 100 weight % of the monomers and the cross linking agent, and the adhesive of the present invention is a water based adhesive and pro-environmental, and demonstrates excellent adhesiveness at room temperature and under aging atmosphere and excellent dimensional stability as well, so that it can be widely used for various pressure sensitive adhesive sheets for outdoor/indoor advertisement, automobile, printing, decorating, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kong-ju Song, Young-min Kim, Chang-bum Ko, Kum-hyoung Lee