Sulfur Containing Hetero Ring (e.g., Thiiranes, Etc.) Patents (Class 549/1)
  • Patent number: 10301522
    Abstract: The invention provides a method, composition, and system for inhibiting sulfide stress cracking of metal that is exposed to aqueous sulfide and aqueous acid, and optionally brine, where the composition comprises a thietane compound, a thiirane compound, or a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
    Inventors: Gong Chen, Juanita Cassidy, Jim L. Lane
  • Patent number: 10246471
    Abstract: Provided herein, inter alia, is the synthesis of ETP derivatives. The uses of the ETP derivatives described herein include treatment of cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignees: City of Hope, The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Larry Eugene Overman, Marcus Baumann, Sangkil Nam, David Horne, Richard Jove, Jun Xie, Claudia Kowolik
  • Patent number: 9856273
    Abstract: Provided herein, inter alia, is the synthesis of ETP derivatives. The uses of the ETP derivatives described herein include treatment of cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignees: CITY OF HOPE, THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
    Inventors: Larry Eugene Overman, Marcus Baumann, Sangkil Nam, David Horne, Richard Jove, Jun Xie, Claudia Kowolik
  • Patent number: 8722593
    Abstract: The invention relates to compounds with the formula (II), where R is a C1- to C30-alkyl group, a C2- to C30-alkenyl group, a C6- to C18-aryl group, or a C7- to C30-alkylaryl group, AO is a C2-C4-alkoxy group, x is a number from 1 to 50, m is a number between 4 and 12, and to the use thereof in quantities of 0.0001 to 5% by weight relative to the oil content of the emulsion to be demulsified, for splitting water in oil emulsions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: Clariant Finance (BVI) Limited
    Inventor: Stefan Dilsky
  • Patent number: 8709280
    Abstract: Polar nematic compounds having the following structure: where is a caged boron structure. The sphere of the caged boron structure is C and each non-sphere vertex of the caged boron structure is B—H. R is H, an alkyl, a cycloalkyl, a bicycloalkyl, an alkenyl, a cycloalkenyl, a bicycloalkenyl, an alkynyl, an acyl, an aryl, an alkylaryl, a halogen, a cyano group, an isothiocyanoto group, or a group that forms an ether, a ketone, an ester, a thioester, a sulfide, or a sulfone. R? is H, an alkyl, a cycloalkyl, a bicycloalkyl, an alkenyl, a cycloalkenyl, a bicycloalkenyl, an alkynyl, an aryl, an alkylaryl, or a halogen. The compounds may be used in liquid crystal displays, and in television sets, laptop computers, computer monitors, hand-held communication devices, gaming devices, watches, cash registers, clocks, and calculators having liquid crystal displays.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Vanderbilt University
    Inventors: Bryan Ringstrand, Piotr Kaszynski
  • Publication number: 20140107350
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing an episulfide compound, the method including a step of thiating epoxy groups of (B) an epoxy compound by a reaction with (C) a thiating agent in the presence of (A) a polyhydric hydroxyl compound having two or more hydroxyl groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2012
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Applicant: ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akitake Nakamura, Takeshi Endo
  • Patent number: 8673178
    Abstract: The invention relates to compounds of the formula I in which R0, A0, A1, A2, Z0, Z1, Z2, L1, L2, X, l, m and n have the meanings indicated in claim 1, and to the use thereof in liquid-crystalline media, and to liquid-crystalline media comprising one or more compounds of the formula I in electro-optical liquid-crystal displays.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: Merck Patent Gesellschaft mit beschrankter Haftung
    Inventors: Michael Wittek, Brigette Schuler, Volker Reiffenrath, Axel Jansen, Christian Hock, Harald Hirschmann
  • Patent number: 8624040
    Abstract: This invention provides compounds of formula (I): wherein R1, R2, G, n, p and q have values as described in the specification, useful as inhibitors of HDAC6. The invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising the compounds of the invention and methods of using the compositions in the treatment of proliferative, inflammatory, infectious, neurological or cardiovascular diseases or disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2014
    Assignee: Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Christopher Blackburn, Kenneth M. Gigstad, He Xu
  • Patent number: 8603945
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to methods and compositions for modulating disease resistance in plants and transgenic plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2013
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Colleen Marie Knoth, Thomas Eulgem, Thomas Girke
  • Patent number: 8563779
    Abstract: A description is given of (4-trifluoromethyl-3-thiobenzoyl)cyclohexanediones of the formula (I) and of their use as herbicides. In this formula (I), X, R1, R2, R3, and R4 are radicals such as hydrogen and organic radicals such as alkyl. A and Z are oxygen or alkylene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: Bayer CropScience AG
    Inventors: Hartmut Ahrens, Andreas Van Almsick, Elmar Gatzweiler, Dieter Feucht, Isolde Haeuser-Hahn, Stefan Lehr, Christopher Hugh Rosinger
  • Patent number: 8530681
    Abstract: The present invention provides O-nitro compounds, pharmaceutical compositions of O-nitro compounds and methods of using O-nitro compounds and/or pharmaceutical compositions thereof to treat or prevent diseases or disorders characterized by abnormal cell proliferation, such as cancer, inflammation, cardiovascular disease and autoimmune disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Alliant Techsystems Inc.
    Inventors: Susan Knox, Louis F. Cannizzo, Kirstin F. Warner, Robert B. Wardle, Stephen P. Velarde, Shoucheng Ning, Lynn M. Oehler
  • Patent number: 8524713
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds of Formula (I): their use as H3 antagonists/inverse agonists, processes for their preparation, and pharmaceuticals compositions thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Cephalon, Inc
    Inventors: Reddeppa reddy Dandu, Robert L. Hudkins, Babu G. Sundar
  • Patent number: 8524763
    Abstract: Described herein are compounds and pharmaceutical compositions containing such compounds, which modulate the activity of store-operated calcium (SOC) channels. Also described herein are methods of using such SOC channel modulators, alone and in combination with other compounds, for treating diseases, disorders or conditions that would benefit from inhibition of SOC channel activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: Calcimedica, Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey P. Whitten
  • Patent number: 8444877
    Abstract: Provided are liquid crystal compounds and mixtures incorporating the same. The liquid crystal compounds of the invention generally comprise a terminal cyclopentene group, along with at least two other ring groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2013
    Assignee: VVI Bright China Ltd.
    Inventors: Xinhua Chen, R. Amaranatha Reddy
  • Patent number: 8419808
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a dye compound represented by the following formula (I), or a salt thereof: wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, D1, D2, B, and n are defined the same as the specification, and also relates to a photoelectric component using the same. The dye compound of the present invention is suitable for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC). Hence, the photoelectric characteristics of the DSSC can be improved by using the dye compound of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Everlight USA, Inc.
    Inventors: Ming-si Wu, Wei-Cheng Tang
  • Patent number: 8410084
    Abstract: This invention relates to novel macromolecular compositions having oxidation inhibition characteristics that are exhibited when added to organic material normally susceptible to oxidative degradation in the presence of air or oxygen, such a petroleum products, synthetic polymers, and elastomeric substances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: Albemarle Corporation
    Inventors: Mahmood Sabahi, Vincent J. Gatto, Hassan Y. Elnagar
  • Patent number: 8362280
    Abstract: A thietane compound represented by the following formula (30): in formula (30), A represents an OH group or an SH group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Hironori Kuboi, Hidetoshi Hayashi, Osamu Kohgo, Seiichi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 8329316
    Abstract: The present invention provides a novel tetraphenylnaphthalene derivative, and an organic light emitting device using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yeon-Hwan Kim, Dong-Hoon Lee, Hye-Young Jang, Sung-Kil Hong, Sung-Jin Yeo, Kong-Kyeom Kim, Dong-Seob Jeong, So-Yeon Choi, legal representative
  • Patent number: 8227691
    Abstract: Processing additives, as well as related compositions, photovoltaic cells, photovoltaic modules, and methods, are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: Guillermo Bazan, Christoph Brabec, Russell Gaudiana, Alan J. Heeger, Markus Koppe, Jae Kwan Lee, Wanli Ma, Mauro Morana, Markus Scharber, David Waller
  • Patent number: 8222428
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a method for continuously producing an oxidized cyclic phenol sulfide which comprises the continuous steps of reacting a para-alkyl phenol compound as a raw material with 1.7 to 2.5 molar equivalent of sulfur and 0.25 to 0.75 molar equivalent of an alkali metal reagent per 1 mol of the phenol compound (the first step); and oxidizing a cyclic phenol sulfide of the formula (2) produced by the above reaction with an oxidizing agent(s) in the same reactor as that of the first step and without taking the cyclic phenol sulfide out of the reactor: wherein R represents a straight or branched alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, and m is an integer from 4 to 8, to obtain an oxidized cyclic phenol sulfide of the formula (3) (the second step): wherein R represents a straight or branched alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, m is an integer from 4 to 8, and n is 1 or 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Assignee: Hodogaya Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masateru Yasumura, Yoshikazu Aoki, Masami Ito
  • Patent number: 8212055
    Abstract: A method of making chlorins comprises the steps of reacting (e.g. condensing) a dipyrrin western half intermediate with an eastern half intermediate to form a tetrahydrobilene, and then cyclizing the tetrahydrobilene to form a chlorin. Intermediates including tetrahydrobilenes useful in such reactions are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2012
    Assignee: North Carolina State University
    Inventors: Jonathan S. Lindsey, Masahiko Taniguchi, Doyoung Ra, Guoning Mo, Thiagarajan Balasubramanian
  • Patent number: 8203068
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a dye compound represented by the following formula (I), or a salt thereof: wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, D1, D2, B, and n are defined the same as the specification, and also relates to a photoelectric component using the same. The dye compound of the present invention is suitable for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell (DSSC). Hence, the photoelectric characteristics of the DSSC can be improved by using the dye compound of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignee: Everlight USA, Inc.
    Inventors: Ming-Si Wu, Wei-Cheng Tang
  • Patent number: 8119820
    Abstract: A method of preparing a sultine from a dihalogeno compound. The method comprises the steps of reacting the dihalogeno compound with a hydroxymethanesulfinate salt in a DMSO solvent so as to prepare the sultine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2012
    Assignee: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
    Inventors: Sutharsiny Indusegaram, Simone Charlotte Vonwiller, Damon Donald Ridley
  • Patent number: 8105504
    Abstract: Organic materials which possess outstanding stability to oxidative, thermal or light-induced degradation comprise as stabilizers at least one compound of the formula (I) wherein the general symbols are as defined in claim 1. The compounds of formula I are especially useful as stabilizers for protecting polymers and lubricants against oxidative, thermal or light-induced degradation and as scavengers for oxidized developer in color photographic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2012
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Michèle Gerster, Peter Nesvadba
  • Patent number: 8093406
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel heterocyclic compounds of the formula in which all of the variables are as defined in the specification, in free form or in salt form, to their preparation, to their use as medicaments and to medicaments comprising them.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2012
    Assignee: Novartis AG
    Inventors: Emmanuelle Briard, Rainer Martin Lueoend, Rainer Machauer, Henrik Moebitz, Olivier Rogel, Jean-Michel Rondeau, Heinrich Rueeger, Marina Tintelnot-Blomley, Siem Jacob Veenstra
  • Patent number: 8080645
    Abstract: Disclosed are compositions for collecting, storing, and transporting populations of nucleic acids from biological specimens, and clinical, forensic, or environmental samples. Also disclosed are methods for using these compositions as one-step formulations for killing pathogens, inactivating nucleases, and releasing polynucleotides from other cellular components within the sample, and stabilizing the nucleic acids prior to further processing or assay. In particular embodiments, the invention provides a single, one-step, sample collection/transport/storage formulation containing a known quantity of a non-genomic, nucleic acid carrier molecule that serves as an internal reference control to monitor the fidelity of the collection/transportation medium, and measure the integrity of nucleic acids subsequently isolated and purified from the processed sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2011
    Assignee: Longhorn Vaccines & Diagnostics LLC
    Inventors: Gerald W. Fischer, Luke T. Daum
  • Patent number: 8067643
    Abstract: Compounds of the formula (I), L, L?, L?, L1, L?1, L?1, L2, L?2, L?2, L3, L?3, L?3, L4, L?4, L?4, L5, L?5, L?5, L6, L?6, L?6, L7, L?7, L?7, L8, L?8 and L?8 independently of one another are hydrogen or an organic substituent; and/or one or more of the pairs L3 and L5, L?3 and L?5 or L?3 and L?5 together denote a single bond, provided that the respective X, X? or X? is not a single bond; and/or L3 and L5, L?3 and L?5 or L?3 and L?5 together denote an organic linking group; and/or one or more of the pairs L1 and L3, L1 and L, L5 and L7, L?1 and L?3, L?1 and L?, L?5 and L?7, L?1 and L?3, L?1 and L?, or L?5 and L?7, together denote an organic linking group; provided that at least one of L, L?, L?, L1, L?1, L?1, L2, L?2, L?2, L3, L?3, L?3, L4, L?4, L?4, L5, L?5, L?5, L6, L?6, L?6, L7, L?7, L?7, L8, L?8 and L?8 is other than hydrogen; X, X? and X? independently of one another are a single bond, CRaRb O, S, NRc or NCORc; Ra, Rb and Rc independently of one another are hydrogen or an organic substituent; and Y is an ino
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2011
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Pascal Hayoz, Stephan Ilg
  • Patent number: 8053587
    Abstract: This invention relates to thermosetting resin compositions useful for mounting onto a circuit board semiconductor devices, such as CSPs, BGAs, LGAs and the like, each of which having a semiconductor chip, such as LSI, on a carrier substrate. The compositions of this invention are reworkable when subjected to appropriate conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2011
    Assignee: Henkel Corporation
    Inventors: Philip T. Klemarczyk, Andrew D. Messana, Afranio Torres-Filho, Erin K. Yeager, Takahisa Doba
  • Patent number: 8044217
    Abstract: The present invention relates to white-emitting copolymers which are obtained by a combination of blue-, green- and red-emitting repeating units. The copolymers of the invention display better film formation and an improved efficiency when used in polymeric organic light-emitting diodes compared to materials according to the prior art.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2011
    Assignee: Merck Patent GmbH
    Inventors: Aurelie Falcou, Arne Büsing, Susanne Heun, Jürgen Steiger, Anja Gerhard, Niels Schulte, Heinrich Becker
  • Patent number: 7736625
    Abstract: Photochemical demethylation reactions in solutions of thiazine dyes, in which the dye molecules act as both sensitizer and substrate, are reduced by quenching triple-state dye molecules, returning them to the unreactive ground state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2010
    Assignee: Zila, Inc.
    Inventor: Douglas D. Burkett
  • Patent number: 7727511
    Abstract: Provided herein are agents that bind to soluble beta-amyloid. Also provided are in vivo and in vitro methods for detecting soluble beta-amyloid in a sample that may include brain tissue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2010
    Assignee: General Electric Company
    Inventors: Tiberiu Mircea Siclovan, Michael Christopher Montalto, Tun Chiao Hubert Lam, Eric Dustin Agdeppa, Amy Casey Williams, Cristina Tan Hehir
  • Patent number: 7714046
    Abstract: The present invention provides a process for producing a crystal nucleator composition comprising; a first step pulverizing 95% by mass or more of a crystal nucleator ingredient containing one or two or more kinds of specific compounds to a primary particle diameter of 0.8 ?m or smaller with a dry medium-stirring type pulverizer; and a second step mixing and pulverizing the pulverized crystal nucleator ingredient obtained in the previous step and a metal aliphatic carboxylate ingredient containing one or two or more kinds of specific metal aliphatic carboxylates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2010
    Assignee: Adeka Corporation
    Inventors: Manabu Ishii, Naoshi Kawamoto, Etsuo Tobita
  • Patent number: 7498436
    Abstract: This present invention relates to prodrug compounds of the formula (Y) and pharmaceutical salts thereof: where RN, R1, R2, R3R4 and RC are defined herein, which are useful in treating Alzheimer's disease and other similar diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2009
    Assignees: Pharmacia & Upjohn Company LLC, Elan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventors: Varghese John, Barbara Jagodzinska, Michel Maillard, James P. Beck, Ruth E. TenBrink, Daniel Getman
  • Publication number: 20090041945
    Abstract: An active ray curable composition comprising a compound represented by Formula (X):
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2006
    Publication date: February 12, 2009
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA MEDICAL & GRAPHIC, INC.
    Inventors: Kimihiko Ookubo, Norio Miura, Takeshi Kurata
  • Publication number: 20080279800
    Abstract: A compound of formula (I): wherein each R independently represents H, methanol or ethanol, and Z represents O or S.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2008
    Publication date: November 13, 2008
    Applicant: Flexitral, Inc.
    Inventor: Luca TURIN
  • Publication number: 20080241742
    Abstract: A surface-treating agent for forming a resist pattern, includes: a compound represented by formula (1) as defined in the specification, wherein the surface-treating agent is used in a step between a formation of a first resist pattern on a first resist film and a formation of a second resist film on the first resist pattern to form a second resist pattern, and a pattern-forming method uses the surface-treating agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2008
    Publication date: October 2, 2008
    Applicant: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wataru HOSHINO, Hideaki TSUBAKI, Masahiro YOSHIDOME
  • Patent number: 7301705
    Abstract: The alicyclic compound of the present invention has a five- or more membered ring structure having an epithioethylene linkage and/or an epidithioethylene linkage, and has tow or more sulfur atoms in its molecule. Optical materials produced by curing the alicyclic compound or a composition containing the alicyclic compound by polymerization show high refractive index.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2007
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuichi Yoshimura, Motoharu Takeuchi, Teruo Kamura
  • Patent number: 7204857
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use, for dyeing keratin fibres, of at least one specific compound containing active methylene and of at least one compound chosen from an aldehyde, a ketone, a quinone and a diiminoisoindoline or 3-aminoisoindolone derivative, which makes it possible to obtain, by reaction without an oxidizing agent, a coloration of the said keratin fibres.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 1999
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2007
    Assignee: L'Oreal S.A.
    Inventors: Hervé Andrean, Alain Lagrange
  • Patent number: 7094896
    Abstract: Disclosed are novel diaminothiazoles that are selective inhibitors of Cdk4. These compounds and their pharmaceutically acceptable salts and esters are anti-proliferative agents useful in the treatment or control of solid tumors, in particular breast, colon, lung and prostate tumors. Also disclosed are pharmaceutical compositions containing these compounds as well as intermediates useful in the preparation of the compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2003
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2006
    Assignee: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
    Inventors: Qingjie Ding, Paul Gillespie, Kyungjin Kim, Warren William McComas, Agostino Perrotta
  • Patent number: 7067510
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound of the formula (I) wherein R1 is —H, —OH, —O(C1–C4 alkyl), —OCOC6H5, —OCO(C1–C6 alkyl), or —OSO2(C2–C6 alkyl); R0, R2 and R3 are each independently —H, —OH, —O(C1–C4 alkyl), —OCOC6H5, —OCO(C1–C6 alkyl), —OSO2(C2–C6 alkyl) or halo; R4 is 1-piperidinyl, 1-pyrrolidinyl, methyl-1-pyrrolidinyl, dimethyl-1-pyrrolidinyl, 4-morpholino, dimethylamino, diethylamino, diisopropylamino, or 1-hexamethyleneimino; n is 2 or 3; X is —S— or —HC?CH—; G is —O—, —S—, —SO—, SO2, or —N(R5)—, wherein R5 is —H or C1–C4 alkyl; and Y is —O—, —S—, —NH—, —NMe-, or —CH2—; or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; pharmaceutical compositions thereof, optionally in combination with estrogen and progestin; methods of inhibiting a disease associated with estrogen deprivation; and methods for inhibiting a disease associated with an aberrant physiological response to endogenous estrogen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2006
    Assignee: Eli Lilly and Company
    Inventor: Owen Brendan Wallace
  • Patent number: 7014968
    Abstract: Improved organophotoreceptor comprises a photoconductive element comprising: (a) a charge transport material having the formula where Y1 and Y2 are, each independently, a bond, —CR1?N—NR2—, or —CR3?N—N?CR4— where R1, R2, R3, and R4 comprise, each independently, H, an alkyl group, an alkenyl group, a heterocyclic group, or an aromatic group; X1 and X2 are, each independently, a linking group; T1 and T2 are, each independently, a thiiranyl group, H, an alkyl group, an alkenyl group, or an aromatic group with the proviso that at least one of T1 and T2 is a thiiranyl group; and Ar comprises an aromatic group with the proviso that when both Y1 and Y2 are a bond and one of T1 and T2 is not a thiiranyl group, Ar comprises a bis[(N,N-disubstituted)amino]aromatic group or a bicarbazole group; and (b) a charge generating compound. Corresponding electrophotographic apparatuses and imaging methods are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2006
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zbigniew Tokarski, Nusrallah Jubran, Vytautas Getautis, Osvaldas Paliulis, Edmundas Montrimas, Valentas Gaidelis
  • Patent number: 7011918
    Abstract: This invention includes an organophotoreceptor having an electrically conductive substrate and photoconductive element on the electrically conductive substrate, the photoconductive element having a) a polymeric charge transport composition with the formula where Y1 and Y2 are, each independently, a bond, a —CR1?N—NR2— group, or a —CR3?N—N?CR4— group; R, R?, R?, R1, R2, R3, and R4 comprise, each independently, H, an alkyl group, an alkenyl group, a heterocyclic group, an aromatic group, or a part of a ring group; X1 and X2 are, each independently, a linking group; T2 comprises a thiiranyl group, H, an alkyl group, an alkenyl group, or an aromatic group; Ar comprises an aromatic group; Z is a bridging group; and n is a distribution of integers between 1 and 100,000 with an average value at least 2; and (b) a charge generating compound. Corresponding electrophotographic apparatuses and imaging processes are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2006
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nusrallah Jubran, Zbigniew Tokarski, Kam W. Law
  • Patent number: 7012120
    Abstract: This invention relates to thermosetting resin compositions useful for mounting onto a circuit board semiconductor devices, such as CSPs, BGAs, LGAs and the like, each of which having a semiconductor chip, such as LSI, on a carrier substrate. The compositions of this invention are reworkable when subjected to appropriate conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2006
    Assignee: Henkel Corporation
    Inventors: Philp T. Klemarczyk, Andrew D. Messana, Afranio Torres-Filho, Erin K. Yaeger, Takahisa Doba
  • Patent number: 6924276
    Abstract: The invention provides dicarboxylic acid-substituted heteroaryl derivatives of the formula G1-(C(R1)R2)n-Q1-B-Q2-(C(R3)R4)m-G2??I or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, wherein G1, G2, R1, R2, R3, R4, n, m, Q1, Q2, and B are as defined in the specification. The invention compounds are inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinase enzymes, including MMP-13. This invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions and methods of treating diseases mediated by MMP-13, including arthritis, asthma, heart disease, atherosclerosis, and osteoporosis, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2005
    Assignee: Warner-Lambert Company
    Inventor: Roderick Joseph Sorenson
  • Patent number: 6887737
    Abstract: This invention relates to epoxidized acetals and thioacetals, episulfidized acetals and thioacetals, thermosetting resin compositions based on such epoxidized acetals and thioacetals, episulfidized acetals and thioacetals, reaction products of which are controllably degradable when subjected to appropriate conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2001
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2005
    Assignee: Henkel Corporation
    Inventors: John G. Woods, Afranio Torres-Filho, Rebecca L. Tishkoff, Erin K. Yaeger, Jianzhao Wang
  • Patent number: 6858602
    Abstract: Compounds useful for the treatment of various metabolic disorders, such as insulin resistance syndrome, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, fatty liver disease, cachexia, obesity, atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis, are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2003
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2005
    Assignee: Wellstat Therapeutics Corporation
    Inventors: Shalini Sharma, Reid W. von Borstel
  • Patent number: 6841669
    Abstract: Thiophene oligomers which are excitable in the visible and ultraviolet region and each having at least one functional group able to form a covalent bond with organic and/or biological molecules, so as not to alter either the fluorescence properties of the oligomers or the biological activity of the bound molecules, and their use as fluorescent markers in analysis techniques.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2001
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2005
    Assignees: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto Nazionale per la Fisica Della Materi, Bio-D S.r.l.
    Inventors: Franco Cipriani, Giuseppe Gigli, Roberto Cingolani, Laura Favaretto, Massimo Zambianchi, Giovanna Sotgiu, Giovanna Barbarella, Gennaro Citro
  • Publication number: 20040152084
    Abstract: Compounds and methods are provided for a single-pot covalent attachment of a label to nucleic acids comprising forming a covalently attachable labeling reagent for alkylating the molecule. Then, combining the covalently attachable labeling reagent with a mixture containing the molecule, under conditions wherein the labeling reagent has reactivity with the molecule thereby forming a covalent bond.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2003
    Publication date: August 5, 2004
    Inventors: Paul M. Slattum, Jon A. Wolff, James E. Hagstrom, Vladimir G. Budker
  • Patent number: 6764777
    Abstract: The compound represented by the general formula (I): wherein each of R1 to R12 and RA1 to RA6 represents a hydrogen atom or a substituent group, and adjacent groups of R1 to R11 and RA1 to RA6 may be bonded to each other to form a ring. The light-emitting device of the present invention comprises a pair of electrodes and one or more organic layers disposed therebetween, at least one of the organic layers comprising the above compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2003
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2004
    Assignee: Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Toshihiro Ise
  • Publication number: 20040127530
    Abstract: The present invention provides certain [3.1.0] bicyclic oxazolidinone derivatives of Formulea I and II, described herein, or pharmaceutically acceptable salts or prodrugs thereof that are antibacterial agents, pharmaceutical compositions containing them, methods for their use, and methods for preparing these compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2003
    Publication date: July 1, 2004
    Inventors: Mikhail Fedor Gordeev, Adam Renslo, Dinesh Vinoobhai Patel