Polymer Of An Ethylenically Unsaturated Reactant With A Saturated Reactant Patents (Class 528/392)
  • Patent number: 10661938
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention include a poly-ketonic cosmetic package for fluid dispenser systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: ALBEA SERVICES
    Inventor: Mohamed Elmeguenni
  • Patent number: 10654955
    Abstract: The invention provides a composition comprising an ethylene-based polymer, comprising at least the following: A) a unit derived from Carbon Monoxide (CO); and B) a unit derived from at least one Rheology Modifying Agent (RMA) selected from the following RMA1, RMA2, RMA3, RMA4, RMA5, each as described herein, or a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: John O. Osby, Teresa P. Karjala, Otto J. Berbee, James L. Cooper
  • Patent number: 10497973
    Abstract: The invention relates to polymer compositions that conduct lithium ions including the following ingredients: at least one ionic polymer from the polymerization of an ionic liquid, the cation of which bears at least one polymerizable function; at least one lithium salt; and at least one non-ionic polymer, the composition being a solid composition, i.e., a composition devoid of water and organic solvent(s). The invention also relates to the use of the polymer compositions for entering into the formation of electrolytic membranes of electrochemical lithium generators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: COMMISSARIAT À L'ÉNERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ÉNERGIES ALTERNATIVES
    Inventors: Charles Gayot, Jessica Charoloy, Gérard Gebel, Sophie Mailley, Lionel Picard
  • Patent number: 10256410
    Abstract: A light emitting device comprising a polymeric charge transfer layer, wherein the polymeric charge transfer layer is formed from a composition comprising a polymer, said polymer comprising one or more polymerized units derived from Structure A, and one or more polymerized units derived from Structure (B), each as follows: A) a monomer having the Structure (A), as defined herein: and B) a monomer that comprises one or more dienophile moieties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials LLC
    Inventors: Liam P. Spencer, Liang Hong, Chun Liu, Minrong Zhu, Jichang Feng, Jing Jing Yan, Zhengming Tang, Shaoguang Feng, Peter Trefonas, III, David D. Devore, Nolan T. McDougal
  • Patent number: 10253204
    Abstract: Provided are: a resin composition with which it is possible to form a cured film having excellent weather resistance and wear resistance; and a resin molding having said cured film. An active energy beam-curable resin composition containing a radical polymerizable compound and a photopolymerization initiator (d), wherein said radical polymerizable compound contains 57-90 mass % of (a) caprolactone-modified mono- or poly-penta erythritol poly (meth)acrylate represented by formula (1) and 10-43 mass % of (b) urethane (meth)acrylate synthesized from a polycarbonate polyol having a branched alkyl structure and an average molecular weight falling within the range of 500-1000, a diisocyanate having an alicyclic structure, and a mono (meth)acrylate containing a hydroxyl group. In formula (1), each X independently represents a caprolactone-modified (meth)acryloyl group, a (meth)acryloyloxy group, or a —OH group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Riina Kanbara, Hiroyuki Satou, Kazuyoshi Odaka
  • Patent number: 10000604
    Abstract: A polymer including a first structural unit represented by Chemical Formula 1: wherein L1, R1 to R5 and n1 in Chemical Formula 1 are the same as described in the detailed description.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masashi Tsuji, Dmitry Androsov, Changki Kim, Hyunseok Choi
  • Patent number: 9982091
    Abstract: Described herein is a peroxide curable, highly fluorinated elastomer derived from (a) a fluorinated di-iodo ether compound of the following formula I: Rf—CF(I)—(CX2)n—(CX2CXR)m—O—R?f-Ok—(CXR?CX2)p—(CX2)q—CF(I)—R?f wherein X is independently selected from F, H, and Cl; Rf and R?f are independently selected from F and a monovalent perfluoroalkane having 1-3 carbons; R is F, or a partially fluorinated or perfluorinated alkane comprising 1-3 carbons; R?f is a divalent fluoroalkylene having 1-5 carbons or a divalent fluorinated alkylene ether having 1-8 carbons and at least one ether linkage; k is 0 or 1; and n, m, and p are independently selected from an integer from 0-5, with the proviso that when k is 0, n+m is at least 1 and p+q is at least 1; and (b) a fluorinated monomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company
    Inventors: Klaus Hintzer, Florian D. Jochum, Harald Kaspar, Kai H. Lochhaas, Tilman C. Zipplies, Tatsuo Fukushi
  • Patent number: 9624373
    Abstract: A thermoplastic composition based on polyamide and polyketone is described. The thermoplastic composition can have an excellent mechanical strength and dimensional stability. Further, the composition can include a novolac resin and a reinforcing or a bulking filler. The composition can be molded, for example in the form of granules or powder, which is used for manufacturing articles via an injection-molding process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: RHODIA OPERATIONS
    Inventors: Caroll Vergelati, Franck Touraud, Olivier Andres
  • Patent number: 9580634
    Abstract: Provided are a phenolic-hydroxyl containing resin, an epoxy resin, and a curable resin composition containing either resin that have high flowability and exhibit high heat resistance and flame retardancy after curing, a cured composition formed therefrom, and a sealant. A phenolic-hydroxyl containing resin is prepared by reacting a polycondensate of a phenolic compound (a) and formaldehyde with an aralkylating agent. The phenolic-hydroxyl containing resin contains as essential components a monoaralkylated derivative (x1) of the phenolic compound (a) having one aralkyl group on an aromatic nucleus thereof and a diaralkylated derivative (x2) of the phenolic compound (a) having two aralkyl groups on an aromatic nucleus thereof. An epoxy resin is prepared by converting the phenolic-hydroxyl containing resin into a polyglycidyl ether.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Norio Nagae, Yousuke Hirota, Yutaka Satou, Nobuya Nakamura
  • Patent number: 9534082
    Abstract: A fluoropolyether-containing polymer of formula (1) is novel wherein Rf is a polymer residue containing a monovalent fluorooxyalkyl or divalent fluorooxyalkylene group, Z is a divalent hydrocarbon group, and ? is 1 or 2. The polymer may be converted into a fluoropolyether-containing polymer-modified silane, which forms a water/oil repellent coating having weatherability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Ryusuke Sakoh
  • Patent number: 9475907
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for the preparation of polyquaternium-1, wherein an aprotic polar solvent is used as the reaction medium, and a solid polyquaternium-1 having a low degree of polydispersity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: Alfred E. Tiefenbacher GmbH & Co., KG
    Inventors: Stefan Becker, Uwe Eilitz, Gunnar Göthe, Jens Flemming
  • Patent number: 9267012
    Abstract: The invention pertains to a (per)fluoroelastomer composition comprising: at least one (per)fluoroelastomer [fluoroelastomer (A)]; and from 0.1 to 30 weight parts, per hundred parts of fluoroelastomer (A), of at least one perfluoropolyether block copolymer [polymer (E)] comprising: A) one or more (per)fluoropolyoxyalkylene segment (chain Rf), that is to say a segment comprising recurring units having at least one catenary ether bond and at least one fluorocarbon moiety, and B) one or more polyalkylene segment (chain Ra) comprising recurring units of formula: —(CR1R2—CR3R4)— wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, equal to or different from each other, are selected from the group consisting of H, halogens (preferably F, Cl); C1-C6 (hydro)carbon groups, optionally containing fluorine or other heteroatoms, preferably perfluoroalkyl or (per)fluorooxyalkyl.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: SOLVAY SPECIALTY POLYMERS ITALY S.P.A.
    Inventors: Matteo Fantoni, Marco Apostolo, Marco Avataneo, Giuseppe Marchionni
  • Patent number: 9163099
    Abstract: This invention relates to polybutadiene modified polymer polyols which comprise one or more base polyols, at least one preformed stabilizer, one or more ethylenically unsaturated monomers, and polybutadiene, in the presence of at least one free radical polymerization catalyst, and optionally, one or more chain transfer agents. The polybutadiene present in these polybutadiene modified polymer polyols may be carried into the polymer polyol through the preformed stabilizer, by a polybutadiene containing component that is added separately from the preformed stabilizer to the polymer polyol, or a combination thereof, with the total amount of polybutadiene ranging from 0.03 to 1.0% by weight of polybutadiene, based on 100% by weight of the polymer polyol. The present invention also relates to processes for preparing these polybutadiene modified polymer polyols, to foams prepared from these polybutadiene modified polymer polyols, and to processes for producing foams from these polybutadiene modified polymer polyols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: Bayer MaterialScience LLC
    Inventors: Rick L. Adkins, Brian L. Neal, Daniel P. Krisher
  • Patent number: 9079875
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for decarboxylating C—C bond formation by reacting carboxylic salts with carbon electrophiles in the presence of transition metal compounds as catalysts. The method represents a decarboxylating C—C bond formation of carboxylic acid salts with carbon electrophiles, wherein the catalyst contains two transition metals and/or transition metal compounds, from which one is present, preferably, in the oxidation step, which are different from each other by one unit, and catalyzes a radical decarboxylation which is absorbed during the second oxidation steps, which are different from each other by two units and catalyzes the two electron processes of a C—C bond formation reaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignee: STUDIENGESELLSCHAFT KOHLE MBH
    Inventors: Lukas Goossen, Guojun Deng
  • Patent number: 9023970
    Abstract: Preparation of bifunctional polyisobutenes in which isobutene or an isobutene-containing monomer mixture is polymerized in the presence of a Lewis acid and a compound of the formula I in which X is an acyl radical or the radical of an organic or inorganic acid group, R1 to R4 are identical or different and are hydrogen or a hydrocarbon radical.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Arno Lange, Matthias Kiefer, Matthias Kleiner, Szilard Csihony, Dietmar Posselt
  • Patent number: 9012597
    Abstract: A method for producing a macrocyclic polymer comprising: (a) polymerizing a monomer using a dibrominated initiator having either an aromatic or ester moiety via atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP) to form a polymer precursor having brominated, phenylated end groups; and (b) cyclizing the polymer precursor using intramolecular atom transfer radical coupling (ATRC) to form the macrocyclic polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Bucknell University
    Inventors: Eric S. Tillman, Andrew F. Voter
  • Patent number: 9012424
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a polymer according to Formulas (1) or (2): The present invention further relates to nanogels and nanoparticles made of a polymer according to general Formulas (1) and (2). The nanogels may comprise a biologically active component such as siRNA, miRNA, DNA, an (oligo)peptide or a proteins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: 20MED Therapeutics B.V.
    Inventors: Johannes Franciscus Joseph Engbersen, Arkadi Vladimirovich Zinchenko
  • Patent number: 8969509
    Abstract: The devices and method are provided for detecting labeled and label-free analytes, such as nucleic acids and proteins, employing conjugated cationic, anionic and neutral polymers. The analytes can be immobilized on a solid support material. The solid support material can be disposed in the pre-fabricated patterns on a substrate. The chemical structures of the polymers employed by the various embodiments of the present invention are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: Sirigen, Inc.
    Inventors: Bin Liu, Chun Wang, Ruoyu Zhan, Glenn P. Bartholomew, Janice W. Hong, Jean M. Wheeler, Brent S. Gaylord
  • Patent number: 8916675
    Abstract: A method for forming a polymer comprising the polymerization of a plurality of monomers, wherein at least one of the plurality of monomers is one or both of: a charge transporting unit and a hydrocarbon monomer in which at least one carbon atom has been substituted by an atom or group with a greater quantity of unshared valence electrons than the carbon atom it has been substituted for, and wherein at least one of the plurality of monomers comprises an end-capping compound at one end of said monomer, the end-capping compound preventing polymerization at the end, wherein the end-capping compound is not charge transporting and comprises at least two rings. The end capping compound preferably consists of or includes a structural unit having the formula: (Ar)n—X, wherein Ar in each occurrence independently represents an aryl or heteroaryl group; X represents a leaving group comprising a boron derivative group or halogen; and n is 2 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignees: Cambridge Display Technology Limited, Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited
    Inventors: Mary McKiernan, Thomas Pounds
  • Publication number: 20140367617
    Abstract: Provided are a useful polymer compound excellent in hole transportability, and a composition, an organic film, an insolubilized organic film, a light-emitting device, a planar light source, and a display device including the polymer compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2013
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Tomoyasu Yoshida, Youichi Inada, Daisuke Fukushima
  • Publication number: 20140356316
    Abstract: The present invention provides crosslinked amine polymers effective for binding and removing bile salts from the gastrointestinal tract. These bile acid binding polymers or pharmaceutical compositions thereof can be administered to subjects to treat various conditions, including hypercholesteremia, diabetes, pruritus, irritable bowel syndrome-diarrhea (IBS-D), bile acid malabsorption, and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2011
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicant: RELYPSA, INC.
    Inventors: Eric Connor, Kalpesh Biyani, Scott Hecker, Inez Lees, Grace Huynh, Faleh Salaymeh, Hongmin Zhang, David Bergbreiter, Paul Mansky, YongQi Mu, Michael James Cope, Elizabeth Goka, Angela Lee, Deidre Madsen, Jun Shao, Xinnan Zhang
  • Patent number: 8901101
    Abstract: The present invention provides membrane lytic poly(amido amine) polymers, polyconjugates, compositions and methods for the delivery of oligonucleotides for therapeutic purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Sirna Therapeutics, Inc.
    Inventors: Marina Busuek, Rubina G. Parmar, Michael Steven Poslusney, Weimin Wang, J. Michael Williams
  • Publication number: 20140348777
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a biodegradable polysorbitol-based osmotically active transporter (PSOAT) and gene therapy using the same as a gene carrier. The biodegradable polysorbitol-based osmotically active transporter (PSOAT) of the present invention includes a sorbitol skeleton, which imparts an osmotic pressure to the cell membrane to improve membrane permeability, thereby exhibiting remarkably improved transfection efficiency. Further, the polysorbitol-based osmotically active transporter of the present invention exhibits high DNA binding ability, effectively protects DNA from nuclease, exhibits physicochemical properties suitable for use as a gene carrier, and has very low cytotoxicity in vitro and in vivo, thereby capable of being used as a gene carrier for gene therapy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2011
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Applicant: SNU R&DB FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Myung Haing Cho, Chong Su Cho
  • Publication number: 20140326982
    Abstract: Provided are: a curable composition containing a compound having a polymerizable group, which allows the production of an organic electroluminescent element in which a plurality of organic layers are formed between both electrodes to be performed through a wet process; and an organic electroluminescent element improved in light emission performance, including a layer containing a cured product of the curable composition. Specifically, provided are: a curable composition containing an indolocarbazole compound having one polymerizable group such as a vinyl group or an epoxy group and having an indolocarbazole skeleton, and a compound having two polymerizable groups; and an organic electroluminescent element including a layer obtained by applying and curing the curable composition as a hole transport layer of the organic electroluminescent element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Hayashida, Masashi Niina, Hiroshige Tanaka, Kazuto Shiraishi, Tohru Asari, Kazuaki Yoshimura
  • Patent number: 8877852
    Abstract: An organic polymer including internal pendant phosphorous acid groups at a level of >0.25% phosphorus by weight based on the weight of said organic polymer, the phosphorus acid groups being separated from the backbone of the organic polymer by no more than 2 alkylene glycol units, the organic polymer having an acid number of from 100 to 1,000, and a Mw of from 1,000 to 75,000, wherein the organic polymer has been formed by emulsion polymerization from at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer is provided. Compositions further including an emulsion polymer including from 0.05% to 2% phosphorous, present as pendant phosphorous acid groups, by weight based on the weight of the emulsion polymer, and, optionally, an inorganic particle are also provided as are processes related to the compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: James Charles Bohling, Matthew Stewart Gebhard, Thomas Glenn Madle, Alvin Michael Maurice, Robert Joseph Pafford, IV, William Douglas Rohrbach
  • Patent number: 8859821
    Abstract: The invention relates to polyketone compounds and the at least partially hydrogenated products thereof, the use of said polyketone compounds and/or the at least partially hydrogenated products thereof as plasticizers, processes of making polyketone compounds and the at least partially hydrogenated products thereof, compositions comprising the polyketone compounds and/or the at least partially hydrogenated products thereof, and to articles formed from products of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc.
    Inventors: Allen D. Godwin, Kenneth J. Buturla, Karla S. Colle, Gabor Kiss, Kirk C. Nadler, Abhimanyu O. Patil, Edris Eileen Pike, Ramzi Y. Saleh, Jon E. Stanat, Manika Varma-Nair, Stephen Zushma
  • Patent number: 8846991
    Abstract: The subject invention pertains to homogeneous liquid low molecular weight ethylene/alpha-olefin polymers having a number average molecular weight (Mn) as determined by gel permeation chromatography, of less than 25,000, a total crystallinity, as measured by DSC, of less than 10%, and a pour point, as measured by ASTM D97, of less than 50° C. The subject invention also pertains to homogeneous gel-like low molecular weight ethylene/alpha-olefin polymers having a number average molecular weight (Mn) as determined by gel permeation chromatography, of less than 25,000, a total crystallinity, as measured by DSC, of less than 50%, and a pour point, as measured by ASTM D97, of less than 90° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Teresa P. Karjala, Selim Yalvac, Thomas Karjala, Daniel D. VanderLende, Brian W. Kolthammer, James C. Stevens, Charles F. Diehl
  • Publication number: 20140288264
    Abstract: A metal fine particle dispersant for forming a disperse system of metal fine particles, the metal fine particle dispersant having a branched polymer compound having an ammonium group and having a weight average molecular weight of 500 to 5,000,000.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2014
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Applicants: KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NISSAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke KOJIMA, Akihiro TANAKA, Keisuke ODOI, Hideo NAGASHIMA, Takashi SUE
  • Publication number: 20140275475
    Abstract: A process for preparing olefin-CO copolymers with the steps of: providing a reactor; charging the reactor with a gaseous olefin and with CO, such that there is a first pressure p1 in the reactor; and reacting olefin with CO in the presence of a catalyst in the reactor. Prior to the reaction, either no CO is present in the reactor or the volume ratio of gaseous olefin to CO is ?90:10. During the reaction, gaseous olefin and CO are metered in at least intermittently, with an average over time of the volume ratio of the olefin metered into CO metered in of ?90:10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Ernst Müller, Christoph Gürtler, Walter Leitner, Henning Vogt, Saeeda Soomro
  • Publication number: 20140275371
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for preparing olefin-CO terpolymers with the steps of: providing a reactor; charging the reactor with a first, gaseous olefin and with CO, such that there is a first pressure p1 in the reactor; reacting the first olefin with CO in the presence of a catalyst in the reactor; wherein a second olefin is initially charged in the reactor and/or metered in during the reaction, prior to the reaction either no CO is present in the reactor or the volume ratio of first, gaseous olefin to CO is >60:40, and during the reaction the average over time of the volume ratio of gaseous olefin metered in to CO metered in is >60:40.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH
    Inventors: Thomas Ernst Müller, Christoph Gürtler, Walter Leitner, Henning Vogt, Saeeda Soomro
  • Publication number: 20140242394
    Abstract: A curable resin composition which is in a liquid form at ordinary temperature and provides a cured product having excellent heat resistance and a low thermal expansion rate is provided. The curable resin composition according to the present invention comprises: a cyanate ester compound (A) represented by the following formula (I); and a curing accelerator (B): wherein R1 represents a hydrocarbon group having 2 to 20 carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2012
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Makoto Tsubuku, Taketo Ikeno, Masayuki Katagiri, Yuuichi Sugano
  • Publication number: 20140235800
    Abstract: A method of forming a crosslinked polymer comprising the step of reacting a crosslinkable group in the presence of a polymer, wherein: the crosslinkable group comprises a core unit substituted with at least one crosslinkable unit of formula (I): the crosslinkable group is bound to the polymer or is a crosslinkable compound mixed with the polymer; Ar is aryl or heteroaryl which may be unsubstituted or substituted with one or more substituents independently selected from monovalent substituents and a divalent linking group linking the unit of formula (I) to the core unit; and R is independently in each occurrence H, a monovalent substituent or a divalent linking group linking the unit of formula (I) to the core unit, with the proviso that at least one R is not H.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2012
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicants: Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited, Cambridge Display Technology, Limited
    Inventors: Martin J. Humphries, Sheena Zuberi, Florence Bourcet
  • Patent number: 8748526
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide: a thermoplastic elastomer composition, which is accompanied by less environmental burden, and which has flexibility, rubber elasticity, formability and recyclability; and a molded product obtained using the same. The present invention is directed to a thermoplastic elastomer composition comprising a thermoplastic resin (A) derived from a non-petroleum source, and at least one rubber (B) selected from a natural rubber, a diene polymer rubber, an olefin polymer rubber, an acrylic rubber and a silicone rubber, the thermoplastic elastomer composition being obtained by allowing the rubber (B) to be dynamically crosslinked with a crosslinking agent (C) in the presence of the thermoplastic resin (A). Preferred (A) is a polylactic acid, or a poly(3-hydroxybutyrate), and preferred (B) is a natural rubber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Kaneka Corporation
    Inventor: Akio Taniguchi
  • Publication number: 20140142209
    Abstract: A fluoropolymer including a vinylidene fluoride unit, a tetrafluoroethylene unit, and a unit represented by the following formula (1): —CHX1—CX2(OR)- ??(1) wherein one of X1 and X2 is a hydrogen atom, and the other is a fluorine atom; and R is a hydrogen atom or a C1-C8 alkyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2012
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yuko Shiotani, Yoshito Tanaka, Jun Miki
  • Patent number: 8722562
    Abstract: There is provided a metal fine particle dispersant containing a branched polymer compound having an ammonium group. The metal fine particle dispersant of the present invention comprises a branched polymer compound having an ammonium group and having a weight average molecular weight of 500 to 5,000,000. The metal fine particle dispersant has the structure of Formula (1): The present invention also relates to a composition comprising the metal fine particle dispersant and a metal fine particle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignees: Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd., Kyushu University
    Inventors: Keisuke Kojima, Akihiro Tanaka, Keisuke Odoi, Hideo Nagashima, Takashi Sue
  • Publication number: 20140114024
    Abstract: Fluoropolymers containing one or more azide group wherein the azide group is not a sulfonyl-azide group and processes of preparing them.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Applicant: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Klaus Hintzer, Michael Juergens, Harald Kaspar, Kai H. Lochhaas, Oleg Shyshkov, Andre Streiter, Tilman C. Zipplies, Sabine H. G. Beuermann, Muhammad Imran ul-haq
  • Publication number: 20140107310
    Abstract: Preparation of bifunctional polyisobutenes in which isobutene or an isobutene-containing monomer mixture is polymerized in the presence of a Lewis acid and a compound of the formula I in which X is an acyl radical or the radical of an organic or inorganic acid group, R1 to R4 are identical or different and are hydrogen or a hydrocarbon radical.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2013
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Arno LANGE, Matthias KIEFER, Matthias KLEINER, Szilard CSIHONY, Dietmar POSSELT
  • Publication number: 20140080987
    Abstract: A fluoroelastomer comprising a copolymer of fluoroolefin monomers selected from one or more of the group consisting of 2,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene, 1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene and 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene, and ethylenically unsaturated co-monomers; wherein the fluoroelastomer has a glass transition temperature (Tg) of from about ?60° C. to about 53° C. A process of making the fluoroelastomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventor: Honeywell International Inc.
  • Publication number: 20130261207
    Abstract: The present invention provides a process for preparing a polymer polyol (PMPO) by alkoxylating a starter compound(s) having active hydrogen atoms in the presence of a double metal cyanide (DMC) catalyst, radical initiator(s) and optionally PMPO stabilizers and simultaneously polymerizing unsaturated monomer(s) with radical initiator(s).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2013
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Applicant: Bayer MaterialScience LLC
    Inventors: Jose F. Pazos, John E. Hayes
  • Publication number: 20130225782
    Abstract: Disclosed are organic semiconductor material, preparation methods and uses thereof. The organic semiconductor material is shown as the following formula (P), in which R1, R2, R3, m, n, x and y are defined as the description. The said organic semiconductor material can be used in organic solar cell, organic field effect transistor, organic electroluminescence element, organic optical storage, organic non-linear material or organic laser element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2010
    Publication date: August 29, 2013
    Applicant: OCEAN'S KING LIGHTING SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mingjie Zhou, Jie Huang, Jiale Huang
  • Publication number: 20130193423
    Abstract: A compound having Formula I, Formula II, or Formula III: Ar1 may independently be phenylene, substituted phenylene, naphthylene, or substituted naphthylene. Ar2 is the same or different at each occurrence and is an aryl group. M is the same or different at each occurrence and is a conjugated moiety. T1 and T2 are independently the same or different at each occurrence and are conjugated moieties which are connected in a non-planar configuration; a and e are the same or different at each occurrence and are an integer from 1 to 6; b, c, and d are mole fractions such that b+c+d=1.0, with the proviso that c is not zero, and at least one of b and d is not zero, and when b is zero, M has at least two triarylamine units; and n is an integer greater than 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2013
    Publication date: August 1, 2013
    Applicant: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventor: E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
  • Publication number: 20130189215
    Abstract: The present invention provides crosslinked amine polymers effective for binding and removing bile salts from the gastrointestinal tract. These bile acid binding polymers or pharmaceutical compositions thereof can be administered to subjects to treat various conditions, including hypercholesteremia, diabetes, pruritus, irritable bowel syndrome-diarrhea (IBS-D), bile acid malabsorption, and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2011
    Publication date: July 25, 2013
    Applicant: RELYPSA, INC.
    Inventors: Inez Lees, Kalpesh Biyani, Eric Connor, Scott Hecker, Hongmin Zhang, Michael James Cope, Elizabeth Goka, Angela Lee, Deidre Madsen, Jun Shao, Xinnan Zhang
  • Patent number: 8487071
    Abstract: A polyether polymer containing a defined polymerization unit (—R1—O—R2—O—), R1 and R2 being derived from monomers (A) and (B), respectively; and a process for producing the polyether polymer comprising the step of copolymerizing the monomer (A) with the monomer (B) in the presence of a metal salt, wherein the monomer (A) is (A1) a non-conjugated mono-cyclic diene compound containing a cyclic skeleton, or (A2) a non-conjugated cyclic diene compound containing a mutual linking of plurality of a mono-cyclic structure having a cyclic skeleton, and the monomer (B) is an aliphatic diol, an alicyclic diol or a divalent phenol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2013
    Assignee: Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited
    Inventor: Osamu Ihata
  • Patent number: 8476403
    Abstract: The present invention provides a cross linked polyolefin thermoset material, comprising maleic anhydride functionalized reactive polyolefin wax cross linked with a polyamine. The thermoset may be made by a method involving reaction of a maleic anhydride functionalized reactive polyolefin wax with a polyamine. The polyolefin may be polyethylene, polypropylene and their copolymers. The polyamine is a primary or secondary alkyl polyamines, alkyl ether polyamines, aryl polyamines. Polyols may be used instead of polyamines, for example alkyl polyols, alkyl ether polyols or aryl polyols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignee: McMaster University
    Inventors: David K. Potter, Tayyab Hameed
  • Patent number: 8476386
    Abstract: The present invention provides a branched, a dendritic, or a hyperbranched poly(amino ester) having a polymer backbone comprising a plurality of branches, wherein the polymer backbone has at least one secondary and at least one tertiary amine linkage. Branched poly(amino ester)s are prepared via a Michael addition reaction of a tris(acrylate ester)monomer with a diamine monomer. In one aspect, the diamine monomer has a primary amino group and a secondary amino group. The poly(amino ester) compounds can be end-capped by reacting with a suitable agent. The present invention also provides applications including, but are not limited to, the delivery of bioactive agents, such as drugs, DNA or RNA; or biocompatible imaging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignee: Agency for Science, Technology and Research
    Inventors: Ye Liu, Decheng Wu, Chaobin He
  • Patent number: 8476379
    Abstract: There is disclosed a silphenylene skeleton-containing silicone type polymer comprising a repeating unit represented by the following general formula (1) and having a weight average molecular weight of 5,000 to 40,000. There can be a novel silphenylene skeleton-containing silicone type polymer which enables to satisfy both chemical resistance and adhesiveness to a substrate and can be used as a material for a thermosetting resin for forming coatings for protecting substrates, circuits, and interconnections; and a method for manufacturing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Yasuda, Takato Sakurai, Takanobu Takeda, Hideto Kato
  • Publication number: 20130131205
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the preparation of a polymer polyol which is at most 60 wt. %, which process comprises mixing a base polyol, one or more ethylenically unsaturated monomers, a polymerization initiator, optionally a macromer, and optionally a chain transfer agent, and polymerizing the mixture thus obtained at a temperature of 50 to 200° C., optionally below 120 C, wherein the initiator is of formula R1—C(?O)—O—O—R2 (I) wherein R1 is an alkyl group and R2 is an alkyl group of formula —C(R3)(R4)—C(R5)(R6)(R7) (II) wherein R3 and R4 are the same or different and are an alkyl group, R5, R6 and R7 are the same or different and are a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2011
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Inventors: Paulus Jacobus Fennis, Martinus Johannes Maria Lelieveld, Willem Karzijn
  • Publication number: 20130131204
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the preparation of a polymer polyol, which process comprises mixing in a reactor vessel a base polyol, one or more ethylenically unsaturated monomers, a polymerization initiator, optionally a macromer, and optionally a chain transfer agent, and polymerizing the mixture thus obtained at a temperature of 50 to 200 ° C., wherein the monomer(s) and initiator are dosed simultaneously to the reactor vessel and wherein during the time period of simultaneously dosing the monomer(s) and initiator the dosing weight ratio of initiator to monomer(s) is increased.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2011
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Inventors: Paulus Jacobus Fennis, Martinus Johannes Maria Lelieveld
  • Publication number: 20130115699
    Abstract: Compositions comprising linear PNAI, cyclic PNAI, linear PEI, and/or cyclic PEI, useful for delivering compounds or substances into a cell, are provided, as well as methods of making linear PNAI, cyclic PNAI, linear PEI, and cyclic PEI. Also provided are methods of using compositions comprising linear PNAI, cyclic PNAI, linear PEI, and/or cyclic PEI for introducing substances into a cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2011
    Publication date: May 9, 2013
    Applicant: THE ADMINISTRATORS OF THE TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND
    Inventors: Scott Grayson, Mallory Cortez
  • Publication number: 20130084705
    Abstract: A method for forming a pattern includes providing a resist underlayer film on a substrate using a first composition for forming a resist underlayer film. The first composition includes a polymer having a structural unit represented by a following formula (1). In the formula (1), Ar1 and Ar2 each independently represent a bivalent group represented by a following formula (2). A resist coating film is provided on the resist underlayer film using a resist composition. A resist pattern is formed using the resist coating film. A predetermined pattern is formed on the substrate by sequentially dry-etching the resist underlayer film and the substrate using the resist pattern as a mask.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2012
    Publication date: April 4, 2013
    Applicant: JSR CORPORATION
    Inventor: JSR CORPORATION