US Pat. No. 10,711,371

LITHIUM NIOBATE SINGLE CRYSTAL SUBSTRATE AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME

SUMITOMO METAL MINING CO....

1. A method of producing a lithium niobate single crystal substrate by using a lithium niobate single crystal grown by the Czochralski process, whereina lithium niobate single crystal having a Fe concentration of 50 mass ppm or more and 1000 mass ppm or less in the single crystal and processed into a form of a substrate is buried in an Al powder or a mixed powder of Al and Al2O3 and heat-treated at a temperature of 450° C. or more and less than 500° C., to produce a lithium niobate single crystal substrate having a volume resistivity controlled to be within a range of 1×108 ?·cm or more to 1×1010 ?·cm or less, and
the variation (?/Ave) in the volume resistivity in the plane of the lithium niobate single crystal substrate is less than 3%, wherein
Ave is an average value of volume resistivities measured at one point in a center portion and four points on an outer peripheral portion, five points in a surface in total, of the lithium niobate single crystal substrate, and ? is a standard deviation of the volume resistivities, and the volume resistivities are values measured by a three-terminal method according to HS K-6911, and wherein
an arithmetic average roughness Ra of a surface of the lithium niobate single crystal processed into the form of the substrate is 0.2 ?m or more and 0.4 ?m or less.
US Pat. No. 10,712,651

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COLLECTING INFORMATION USED IN IMAGE-ERROR COMPENSATION

TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANU...

1. A reticle for collecting information for image-error compensation, comprising:a substrate;
a first black border structure and a second black border structure formed over the substrate, wherein the first and second black border structures are concentric with a center of the substrate; and
a first image structure and a second image structure formed over the substrate and each having patterns representing features to be patterned on a semiconductor wafer;
wherein the second image structure, the second black border structure, the first image structure and the first black border structure are arranged in order in a direction away from the center of the substrate.
US Pat. No. 10,711,116

FIXING SYSTEMS HAVING FINE-PARTICLE FILLERS

1. A two-component synthetic mortar fixing system kit in the form of a two-component cartridge, the two-component cartridge comprising a component (A) comprising one or more reactive resins based on epoxy, and a hardener component (B) separated from the component (A) and comprising a hardener which is selected from the group consisting of aliphatic, heteroaliphatic, cycloaliphatic, cycloheteroaliphatic or araliphatic di- or polyamines, amidoamidines, amine adducts, polyether diamines and Mannich bases, said two-component synthetic mortar fixing system kit further comprising:at least one filler selected from oxides of silicon and aluminium, or mixed oxides in the presence of further cations, the d50 average particle size of which is 40 ?m or less, included as part of at least one of the component (A) and the hardener component (B), and
in addition to the at least one filler, at least one silane including at least one Si-bonded hydrolysable group included as part of at least one of the component (A) and the hardener component (B).
US Pat. No. 10,712,652

MASK BLANK HAVING A RESIST LAYER, METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING MASK BLANK HAVING RESIST LAYER, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING TRANSFER MASK

HOYA CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A mask blank having a resist layer, comprising:a substrate having a thin film;
a resist layer formed on a surface of the thin film; and
a conductive layer formed on the resist layer,
wherein the conductive layer comprises:
a first metal layer containing aluminum as a main component thereof; and
a second metal layer made of a metal other than aluminum,
wherein the first metal layer is formed on the resist layer side of the second metal layer.
US Pat. No. 10,711,117

COMPOSITE MATERIAL VIA IN-SITU POLYMERIZATION OF THERMOPLASTIC (METH)ACRYLIC RESINS AND ITS USE

Arkema France, Colombes ...

1. A continuous process for forming a fully impregnated (meth)acrylate prepreg comprising the steps of:a) forming a liquid syrup comprising admixing one or more (meth)acrylate monomer, at least one PMMA polymer dissolved in the monomer or the monomers, and an initiator, wherein said liquid syrup has a dynamic viscosity at 25° C. of between 10 mPa*s and 10000 mPa*s
b) impregnating said liquid syrup into a moving fibrous material;
c) applying pressure or vacuum to said coated fibrous material to press the liquid syrup for a complete wetting of the fibrous material;
d) heating the impregnated fabric, net or mat through a curing oven at 10° C. to 160° C. to polymerize the (meth)acrylate monomers; and
e) removing said fibrous material from the oven, resulting in a polymeric thermoplastic (meth)acrylate composite material.
US Pat. No. 10,712,653

ETCH VARIATION TOLERANT OPTIMIZATION

ASML Netherlands B.V., V...

1. A method to improve a lithographic process for imaging a portion of a design layout onto a substrate using a lithographic projection apparatus and for transferring the imaged portion of the design layout to the substrate by an etching process, the method comprising:evaluating, by a hardware computer system, one or more design variables that are characteristics of the lithographic process with respect to variation of the etching process to identify one or more values of the one or more design variables tolerant to etching process variation;
computing, by the hardware computer system, a multi-variable cost function of a plurality of design variables that are characteristics of the lithographic process, wherein the plurality of design variables of the cost function are other than the one or more design variables tolerant to etching process variation; and
reconfiguring one or more of the characteristics of the lithographic process by adjusting one or more of the design variables of the cost function and re-evaluating the cost function, until a termination condition for the cost function is satisfied.
US Pat. No. 10,711,118

POLYARYLENE SULFIDE RESIN COMPOSITION AND MOLDED ARTICLE THEREOF

SK CHEMICALS CO., LTD., ...

1. A polyarylene sulfide-based resin composition, which comprises, based on a total weight of the polyarylene sulfide-based resin composition:10 to 80% by weight of a polyarylene sulfide,
1 to 50% by weight of graphite, said graphite comprising spherical graphite,
1 to 50% by weight of boron nitride, and
1 to 50% by weight of at least one inorganic filler, said inorganic filler being selected from the group consisting of zinc sulfide, magnesium oxide, and zinc oxide.
US Pat. No. 10,711,374

AUTOMATED INSTRUMENTATION FOR PRODUCTION OF T-CELL RECEPTOR PEPTIDE LIBRARIES

Inscripta, Inc., Boulder...

1. An automated method of creating a cell library co-expressing engineered proteins and MHC molecules, the method comprising:providing a population of cells;
processing the population of cells using an instrument for multiplexed nuclease-directed genome editing using introduced nucleic acids and a nucleic acid-directed nuclease, wherein the introduced nucleic acids comprise nucleic acids that encode engineered proteins and MHC molecules configured to be displayed on a surface of the cells, and wherein the proteins are particular to a cellular pathway;
incubating the processed cells to facilitate nucleic acid editing in the cells, wherein the edited cells co-express the engineered proteins and MHC molecules in the cells; and
allowing the cells to display the engineered proteins and MHC molecules on the surface of the cells.
US Pat. No. 10,711,119

CARRAGEENAN-BASED COMPOSITIONS FOR FILMS AND CAPSULES

CP Kelco ApS, Lille Sken...

1. A composition comprising:a carrageenan having a potassium content of less than or equal to about 4 wt. % and characterized by:
(i) a viscosity of a 0.1 M aqueous sodium chloride solution containing 1.5 wt. % of the carrageenan in a range from about 25 to about 45 cP at 75° C., and/or
(ii) a viscosity of an aqueous solution containing 1.5 wt. % of the carrageenan in a range from about 35 to about 60 cP at 75° C.;
a starch;
a plasticizer; and
water;
wherein the carrageenan comprises an iota carrageenan.
US Pat. No. 10,711,120

RUBBER COMPOSITION AND PNEUMATIC TIRE

1. A vulcanizable rubber composition comprising:(A) 100 parts by weight of elastomer consisting of 70 to 100 parts by weight, per 100 parts by weight of the elastomer (phr), of an isoprene-butadiene rubber having a Tg ranging from ?100° C. to ?50° C., and 0 to 30 phr of a second elastomer selected from the group consisting of isoprene-butadiene rubber having a Tg ranging from ?49 to ?20° C., natural rubber, synthetic polyisoprene, and polybutadiene;
(B) from 45 to 65 phr of a resin derived from styrene and alphamethylstyrene and having a Tg of at least 20 C;
(C) 0 phr of an oil; and
(D) from 130 to 180 phr of a filler selected from the group consisting of carbon black and silica.
US Pat. No. 10,712,656

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A MEMBRANE ASSEMBLY

ASML Netherlands B.V., V...

1. A method for manufacturing a membrane assembly for EUV lithography, the method comprising:providing a stack comprising a planar substrate and at least one membrane layer, wherein the planar substrate comprises an inner region, a border region around the inner region, a bridge region around the border region and an edge region around the bridge region;
forming a bridge groove through the at least one membrane layer adjacent the bridge region of the planar substrate;
selectively removing the inner region and the bridge region of the planar substrate, such that the membrane assembly comprises:
a membrane formed from the at least one membrane layer,
a border holding the membrane, the border formed from the border region of the planar substrate,
an edge section around the border, the edge section formed from the edge region of the planar substrate, and
a bridge between the border and the edge section, the bridge formed by the at least one membrane layer; and
separating the edge section from the border such that the at least one membrane layer adjacent the edge section is separated from the membrane by the bridge groove.
US Pat. No. 10,710,865

NITROGEN INFUSING NON-ALCOHOLIC CARBONATED BEVERAGES

1. A method of nitrogen infusing non-alcoholic carbonated beverages comprising;a) in a 60 pounds per square inch pressure rated vessel, infusing carbon dioxide into a non-alcoholic beverage for three days at a temperature of 40 degrees Fahrenheit or below and a pressure of 18 pounds per square inch using a pressure regulated tank of carbon dioxide with the aid of agitation, andb) subsequently, in said 60 pounds per square inch pressure rated vessel, infusing nitrogen into said beverage for one day at a temperature of 40 degrees Fahrenheit or below and a pressure of 60 pounds per square inch using a pressure regulated tank of nitrogen with the aid of agitation.
US Pat. No. 10,711,121

RUBBER COMPOSITION AND TIRE

BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION, ...

1. A rubber composition having: at least three types of diene polymers forming a plurality of polymer phases which are immiscible with each other; and silica, wherein:each of the at least three types of diene polymers has content of ?10% by mass with respect to the total mass of the diene polymers;
content of the diene polymer (A) having the lowest glass transition temperature (Tg) among the diene polymers each having content of ?10% by mass with respect to the total mass of the diene polymers is ?85% by mass with respect to the content of the diene polymer having the highest content among the diene polymers other than the diene polymer (A);
among the diene polymers each having content of ?10% by mass with respect to the total mass of the diene polymers, the diene polymer (C) has the highest glass transition temperature (Tg) and a diene polymer (B), which is other than the diene polymer (A) and has glass transition temperature (Tg) lower than that of the diene polymer (C) having the highest glass transition temperature (Tg), has been modified by a compound containing silicon atom;
the diene polymer (B) is a copolymer of a conjugated diene compound and styrene and satisfies formula (i) shown below:
St+Vi/2?33  (i)(In the formula, “St” represents content of bonded styrene (mass %) of the diene polymer (B) and “Vi” represents vinyl bond content (mass %) of the conjugated diene compound part of the diene polymer (B)); andthe silica has content of ?25 parts by mass with respect to the total mass or 100 parts by mass of the diene polymers.
US Pat. No. 10,712,657

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING A MEMBRANE ASSEMBLY

ASML Netherlands B.V., V...

1. A membrane assembly for EUV lithography, the membrane assembly comprising:a membrane formed from a membrane layer comprising polycrystalline silicon or monocrystalline silicon; and
a border holding the membrane;
wherein the membrane is capped by an upper capping layer and a lower capping layer, each of the upper capping layer and the lower capping layer comprising at least one selected from: Ru, Zr, Mo, a silicon oxide, a zirconium oxide, an aluminum oxide, boron nitride, a ruthenium oxide, a ruthenium nitride, a zirconium nitride, a molybdenum oxide, a molybdenum nitride or a molybdenum silicide,
wherein the border is formed from a planar substrate comprising an inner region and a border region around the inner region, wherein the border is formed by selectively removing the inner region of the planar substrate,
wherein the planar substrate comprises an oxidised layer and a non-oxidised layer, such that the border comprises the oxidised layer and the non-oxidised layer, wherein the oxidised layer is between the non-oxidised layer and the membrane layer,
wherein the border comprises a mask layer, and
wherein the border region of the planar substrate is between the mask layer and the membrane layer.
US Pat. No. 10,711,122

RUBBER COMPOSITION FOR TIRE TREAD, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE COMPOSITION, AND TIRE MANUFACTURED USING THE COMPOSITION

HANKOOK TIRE CO., LTD., ...

1. A rubber composition for a tire tread, the composition comprising:100 parts by weight of raw material rubber;
60 to 130 parts by weight of a reinforcing filler; and
10 to 60 parts by weight of a modified natural oil,
wherein the modified natural oil includes 50% to 90% by weight of a first natural oil and 10% to 50% by weight of a second natural oil having a weight average molecular weight that is 2 to 10 times the weight average molecular weight of the first natural oil; and
wherein the modified natural oil is any one selected from the group consisting of soybean oil, sunflower seed oil, cottonseed oil, corn oil, canola oil, palm oil, and mixtures thereof.
US Pat. No. 10,712,658

METHOD OF PROCURING AN AGGLUTINANT STRUCTURE AND A METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A PELLICLE INCLUDING SAID AGGLUTINANT PROCURING METHOD

SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., L...

1. A method of procuring an agglutinant structure, comprising:stirring an agglutinant material;
de-foaming the agglutinant material; and
forming the agglutinant material into the agglutinant structure in a helium gas atmosphere.
US Pat. No. 10,711,123

PROCESS FOR REGENERATING A MONOLITHIC, MACRO-STRUCTURAL, INTER-PENETRATING ELASTOMER NETWORK MORPHOLOGY FROM GROUND TIRE RUBBER PARTICLES

1. A method for preparing a modified rubber, comprising:introducing an aqueous slurry comprising vulcanized rubber particles and an organometallic compound into an electromechanical reactor configured to generate a phase space environment with cavitation, so as to induce delamination of a rubber matrix within the vulcanized rubber particles as coordinated with disrupting sulfidic linkages.
US Pat. No. 10,711,124

ETHYLENE VINYL ALCOHOL PELLETS AS WELL AS FILMS THEREOF

CHANG CHUN PETROCHEMICAL ...

1. An ethylene-vinyl alcohol pellet comprising:an ethylene-vinyl alcohol copolymer, and
fluorine-containing micro-particles each having a particle size with a diameter or a length of the major axis that is not greater than 20 ?m.
US Pat. No. 10,711,126

ABS MOLDING COMPOSITION HAVING IMPROVED CRACK AND CHEMICAL RESISTANCE AND ITS USE

INEOS STYROLUTION GROUP G...

1. A thermoplastic molding composition for use in hydrofluoro olefin containing areas comprising components A, B, C, and D:(A) 10 to 35 wt.-% of a graft rubber copolymer A obtained by emulsion polymerization and built up from:
(a1) 30 to 90 wt.-%, based on (A), of at least one graft base (a1) made from:
(a11) 70 to 98 wt.-%, based on (a1), of at least one diene, and
(a12) 2 to 30 wt.-%, based on (a1), of at least one monomer selected from the group consisting of styrene, ?-methylstyrene, acrylonitrile, methacrylonitrile, and methyl methacrylate, and
(a2) 10 to 70 wt.-%, based on (A), of a graft (a2), grafted onto the graft base and built up from:
(a21) 65 to 95 wt.-%, based on (a2), of at least one vinylaromatic monomer,
(a22) 5 to 35 wt.-%, based on (a2), acrylonitrile and/or methacrylonitrile, and
(a23) 0 to 20 wt.-%, based on (a2), of at least one monomer selected from the group consisting of C1-C4-alkyl(meth)acrylates, maleic anhydride, N-phenyl maleimide, N-cyclohexyl maleimide, and (meth)acrylamide;
(B) 50 to 70 wt.-% of at least one copolymer B made from:
(b1) 50 to 95 wt.-% of at least one vinylaromatic monomer,
(b2) 5 to 50 wt.-% of acrylonitrile and/or methacrylonitrile, and
(b3) 0 to 20 wt.-% of one or more of the monomers as described for (a23);
(C) 4 to 20 wt.-% of at least one elastomeric block copolymer C made from:
(c1) 15 to 65 wt.-%, based on (C), of at least one diene, and
(c2) 35 to 85 wt.-%, based on (C), of at least one vinylaromatic monomer, which block copolymer C comprises:
i) at least two blocks S which have polymerized units of vinylaromatic monomer (c2), a glass transition temperature Tg above 25° C. and form a hard phase, and
ii) at least one elastomeric block B/S (soft phase) which contains both polymerized units of vinylaromatic monomer (c2) and diene (c1), has a random structure, a glass transition temperature Tg of from ?50 to +25° C. and forms a soft phase,
and the amount of the hard phase formed from the blocks S accounting for from 5 to 40% by volume, based on the total block copolymer; and
(D) 4 to 20 wt.-% of a graft rubber copolymer D obtained by mass polymerization and built up from:
(d1) 10 to 25 wt.-% of at least one graft base (d1) made from:
(d11) 75 to 100 wt.-% of at least one diene, and
(d12) 0 to 25 wt.-% of at least one vinylaromatic monomer, and
(d2) 75 to 90 wt.-% of a graft (d2), grafted onto the graft base and built up from:
(d21) 68 to 82 wt.-% of at least one vinylaromatic monomer,
(d22) 18 to 32 wt.-% of acrylonitrile or methacrylonitrile, and
(d23) 0 to 20 wt.-% of one or more of the monomers as described for (a23);
wherein the sum of components A, B, C, and D totals 100 wt.-%.
US Pat. No. 10,711,127

CHLORINE-CONTAINING POLYMER COMPOSITION COMPRISING A CHLORINE-CONTAINING POLYMER AND A WAX COMPRISING A FRACTION CONSISTING OF OXIDIZED HYDROCARBONS AND A FRACTION CONSISTING OF NON-OXIDIZED HYDROCARBONS, METHOD OF PROCESSING THE POLYMER COMPOSITION AND T

Sasol South Africa (Pty) ...

1. A chlorine-containing polymer composition comprising:a chlorine-containing polymer; and
a wax comprising
a fraction consisting of oxidized hydrocarbons; and
a fraction consisting of non-oxidized hydrocarbons, wherein both fractions are Fischer-Tropsch waxes and both fractions have
an average number of carbon atoms (number average) per molecule between 40 to 100 carbon atoms; and
an amount of molecules in which the carbon chain is linear of more than 75 wt.-%.
US Pat. No. 10,711,128

MODIFIED POLYVINYL ACETAL RESIN COMPOSITION

SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD...

1. A modified polyvinyl acetal resin composition comprising:a modified polyvinyl acetal resin having a constitutional unit with an imine structure, and
an epoxy resin,
wherein the amount of the constitutional unit with an imine structure in the modified polyvinyl acetal resin is 0.1 to 20.0 mol % relative to the modified polyvinyl acetal resin.
US Pat. No. 10,711,129

STYRENIC COMPOSITION CONTAINING LONG FIBERS

TRINSEO EUROPE GMBH, Hor...

1. A composition comprising:50 to 80 percent by weight of the composition of long fibers having a length of 9 to 30 mm dispersed in a 20 to 50 percent by weight of the composition of a polymeric matrix comprising 10 to 50 percent by weight based on the polymer matrix of one or more styrenic copolymers containing one or more unsaturated nitrile compound derived monomer units and one or more elastomeric monomer units and 30 to 90 percent by weight based on the polymer matrix of one or more polyamides, wherein the one or more styrenic copolymers exhibit a melt flow rate of about 6 or greater that is determined according to the test method ISO 1133 measured at 220° C. and 10 kg, and wherein the composition further comprises a thermoplastic polymer comprising one or more styrenic monomers with one or more elastomeric monomers with the thermoplastic polymer having a melt flow rate of greater than 10.
US Pat. No. 10,714,717

BATTERY MODULE

CONTEMPORARY AMPEREX TECH...

1. A battery module, characterized in that, comprising: a plurality of power batteries, a module casing, a separating plate, battery connecting strips, detecting terminals and a cell module controller;the power batteries are disposed in the module casing, the separating plate is arranged above the power batteries, and through-holes are arranged on the separating plate corresponding to electrode terminals of the power batteries, the battery connecting strips are arranged above the separating plate, and are connected with the electrode terminals of the power batteries through the through-holes, so that all the power batteries are electrically connected,
the cell module controller is arranged above the separating plate, and press-fit holes are provided on the cell module controller, a terminal connecting portion is arranged on the battery connecting strip, the detecting terminal is located between the separating plate and the cell module controller, one end of the detecting terminal is connected with the terminal connecting portion, the other end of the detecting terminal is provided with a press-fit contact, the press-fit contact is connected in press-fit with the press-fit hole; and
the detecting terminal is partially located in the separating plate, is fixedly connected with the separating plate, and is connected with a lower side of the terminal connecting portion.
US Pat. No. 10,709,079

BRASSICA PLANTS YIELDING OILS WITH A LOW TOTAL SATURATED FATTY ACID CONTENT

Cargill, Incorporated, W...

1. A method of producing an oil comprising:a) crushing seeds produced from at least one Brassica plant wherein:
the Brassica plant comprises a mutant allele at a fatty acyl-acyl-ACP thioesterase A2 (FATA2) locus, and the mutant allele results in the production of a FATA2 polypeptide having reduced thioesterase activity relative to a corresponding wild-type FATA2 polypeptide; and
b) extracting the oil from the crushed seeds, the oil having, after refining, bleaching, and deodorizing, a total saturates content of less than about 6%.
US Pat. No. 10,711,130

METHOD OF PREPARING ABS-BASED GRAFT COPOLYMER HAVING IMPROVED IMPACT STRENGTH AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ABS-BASED INJECTION-MOLDED ARTICLE INCLUDING THE SAME

LG CHEM, LTD., Seoul (KR...

1. A method of preparing a resin including an ABS-based graft copolymer having improved impact strength, the method comprising:mixing and extruding 10 to 50% by weight of the ABS-based graft copolymer and 50 to 90% by weight of an aromatic vinyl monomer-vinyl cyan monomer copolymer,
wherein the resin including the ABS-based graft copolymer has an Izod impact strength (1/4?) of 33 kg/cm2 or more and an Izod impact strength (1/8?) of 41 kg/cm2 or more when tested according to ASTM D-256, and
wherein the ABS-based graft copolymer was prepared by:
a) a step of polymerizing 100 parts by weight of a conjugated diene-based monomer, 0.5 to 5 parts by weight of an emulsifier, and 0.01 to 6 parts by weight of a water-soluble polymerization initiator;
b) a step of adding 0.01 to 5 parts by weight of an emulsifier thereto when a polymerization conversion rate is 60 to 85%, after step a);
c) a step of terminating polymerization when a polymerization conversion rate is 90 to 99% to obtain a large-diameter diene-based rubber latex; and
d) a step of graft-polymerizing 100 parts by weight of a monomer mixture comprising 40 to 70% by weight (based on solids) of the large-diameter diene-based rubber latex, 15 to 35% by weight of an aromatic vinyl monomer, and 5 to 25% by weight of a vinyl cyan monomer with 0.01 to 3 parts by weight of an emulsifier, 0.01 to 3 parts by weight of an initiator, and 0.001 to 1 part by weight of an oxidation-reduction catalyst,
wherein the emulsifiers of steps a) and d) are a multimeric acid of an unsaturated fatty acid or a metal salt thereof.
US Pat. No. 10,709,080

MAIZE INBRED PH48RS

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A seed, plant, plant part, or plant cell of inbred maize variety PH48RS, representative seed of the variety having been deposited under ATCC accession number PTA-126645.
US Pat. No. 10,711,131

HIGH-STRENGTH RUBBER COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN AROMATIC POLYPHENOL DERIVATIVE

Compagnie Generale Des Et...

1. A rubber composition comprising: at least one elastomer and at least one phenol-aldehyde resin based:on at least one derivative of an aromatic polyphenol comprising at least one aromatic ring bearing three —O—Z groups in the meta position relative to one another, the two positions ortho to at least one of the —O—Z groups being unsubstituted, Z being other than hydrogen, and
on at least one aldehyde.
US Pat. No. 10,709,081

MAIZE INBRED PH48MF

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A seed, plant, plant part, or plant cell of inbred maize variety PH48MF, representative seed of the variety having been deposited under ATCC accession number PTA-126647.
US Pat. No. 10,709,082

MAIZE INBRED PH40W4

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A seed, plant, plant part, or plant cell of inbred maize variety PH40W4, representative seed of the variety having been deposited under NCMA accession number 202004018.
US Pat. No. 10,711,133

FLAME RETARDANT COPOLYESTER COMPOSITIONS

Eastman Chemical Company,...

1. A copolyester composition comprising:(a) from greater than about 90 to about 98 wt % of a copolyester comprising
(i) a diacid component comprising
from 70 to 100 mole % residues of terephthalic acid,
from 0 to 30 mole % residues of a modifying aromatic diacid having from 8 to 12 carbon atoms, and
from 0 to 10 mole % residues of an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid; and
(ii) a glycol component comprising
from 1 to 65 mole % cyclohexanedimethanol residues and
from 35 to 99 mole % of a modifying glycol having 2 to 20 carbon atoms;
(b) from about 2 to about 10 wt % of a polymeric flame retardant that is a polymer comprising a sulfonyl moiety and a phenyl phosphonate moiety,
wherein the copolyester composition has a UL 94 V-0 rating from using the polymer comprising a sulfonyl moiety and a phenyl phosphonate moiety alone as the flame retardant,
wherein the copolyester composition has an energy at maximum load of greater than about 15 Joules according to ASTM D3763;
wherein the copolyester composition has less than about 10% haze according to ASTM D1003,
wherein the wt % is based on the weight of the copolyester composition,
wherein the total mole % of the dicarboxylic acid component is 100 mole % and the total mole % of the glycol component is 100 mole %.
US Pat. No. 10,714,208

COMPUTER SYSTEMS FOR TREATING DISEASES

BIOTEMPUS PTY LTD, North...

1. A non-transitory computer-readable information storage medium having stored thereon instructions, that if executed by one or more processors, perform a method comprising:i) obtaining from a first memory measurements of an immune system marker in samples from a subject having a disease characterized by cycling immune system markers;
ii) obtaining from a second memory a model of cycling of the immune system marker;
iii) fitting the measurements to the model;
iv) obtaining a best-fit curve of the measurements to the model to estimate a periodicity of the cycling of the immune system marker;
v) projecting the obtained best-fit curve into the future; and
vi) outputting a preferred time in the future, based on the projected best-fit curve, to administer a therapy to treat the disease.
US Pat. No. 10,709,083

MAIZE INBRED PH48J7

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A seed, plant, plant part, or plant cell of inbred maize variety PH48J7, representative seed of the variety having been deposited under NCMA accession number 202004012.
US Pat. No. 10,714,209

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SPECTRAL DATA ANALYSIS

Protein Dynamic Solutions...

1. A method for processing data representing a characteristic of proteins, peptides, and/or peptoids, the method comprising:applying a controlled perturbation to the proteins, peptides, and/or peptoids in a solution;
sequentially acquiring spectral images of the proteins, peptides, and/or peptoids in the solution using a quantum cascade laser microscope without the use of exogenous probes or additives, the sequentially acquired spectral images capturing induced changes in spectral intensities as a function of the applied perturbation;
identifying and selecting, in at least one of the acquired spectral images, a region of interest with respect to the applied perturbation;
selecting and analyzing spectral data including data for side chains of amino acids in the proteins, peptides and/or peptoids in the solution for the region of interest in a plurality of the sequentially acquired spectral images, wherein analyzing the spectral data includes analyzing side chain modes of the proteins, peptides, and/or peptoids as internal probes;
applying two-dimensional co-distribution (2DCDS) analysis to generate an asynchronous co-distribution plot for the proteins, peptides, and/or peptoids; and
identifying in the asynchronous co-distribution plot at least one cross peak associated with aggregation of the proteins, peptides, and/or peptoids.
US Pat. No. 10,714,722

COMPOSITION FOR NON-AQUEOUS SECONDARY BATTERY FUNCTIONAL LAYER, FUNCTIONAL LAYER FOR NON-AQUEOUS SECONDARY BATTERY, AND NON-AQUEOUS SECONDARY BATTERY

ZEON CORPORATION, Chiyod...

1. A composition for a non-aqueous secondary battery functional layer comprising organic particles and a binder, whereinthe organic particles include an aromatic monovinyl monomer unit in a proportion of at least 20 mass % and not more than 70 mass %, a (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester monomer unit in a proportion of at least 30 mass % and not more than 70 mass %, and a crosslinkable monomer unit in a proportion of at least 0.2 mass % and not more than 0.8 mass %,
the organic particles have a degree of swelling in electrolyte solution of more than a factor of 1.0 and not more than a factor of 4.0,
the organic particles have a volume average particle diameter of at least 0.4 ?m and not more than 1.0 ?m,
the organic particles have a tetrahydrofuran-insoluble content of at least 20 mass % and not more than 70 mass %, and
the binder is an acrylic polymer having a volume average particle diameter of at least 0.1 ?m and not more than 0.35 ?m.
US Pat. No. 10,709,084

MAIZE INBRED PH2T8W

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A seed, plant, plant part, or plant cell of inbred maize variety PH2T8W, representative seed of the variety having been deposited under NCMA accession number No. 202004006.
US Pat. No. 10,711,135

HIGH TEMPERATURE RESISTANT, TWO COMPONENT, LOW VISCOSITY SILICONE COMPOSITION

1. A two part curable composition, wherein:the first part comprises organosiloxane polymer, water, and 0% to 1% hexamethyldisilazane (HMDS);
the second part comprises crosslinker; aminosilane adhesion promoter, catalyst, and 0% to 12% hexamethyldisilazane (HMDS); and
either or both parts can optionally further comprise one or more of vinyltrimethoxysilane; plasticizer; colorant, filler and additives; wherein at least one of the parts contains at least 0.1 wt. % of hexamethyldisilazane (HMDS) and the mixed composition has a viscosity at room temperature less than 200,000 cP.
US Pat. No. 10,714,723

SEPARATOR FOR A NON-AQUEOUS SECONDARY BATTERY, AND NON-AQUEOUS SECONDARY BATTERY

TEIJIN LIMITED, Osaka (J...

1. A separator for a non-aqueous secondary battery, comprising:a porous substrate having an average pore diameter of from 25 nm to 90 nm; and
a porous layer provided on one or both sides of the porous substrate and comprising a polyvinylidene fluoride resin and a filler,
the porous layer comprising a filler in an amount of from 53% by volume to 70% by volume with respect to a total solid content of the porous layer,
a weight average molecular weight of the polyvinylidene fluoride resin in the porous layer being 1,000,000 or more, and
a peel strength between the porous substrate and the porous layer being 0.3 N/12 mm or more.
US Pat. No. 10,709,085

LETTUCE VARIETY ‘80020-0911-007’

Bejo Zaden BV, Warmenhui...

1. A seed of lettuce variety ‘80020-09I1-007’, wherein a representative sample of seed of said variety was deposited under NCIMB Accession No. 42823.
US Pat. No. 10,711,392

PAD-STEAM BLEACHING METHOD FOR FABRIC BASED ON TBLC-ACTIVATED HYDROGEN PEROXIDE SYSTEM

Jiangnan University, Wux...

1. A method for pad-stream bleaching of fabric, which comprises:dipping a fabric in a solution system comprising an activator N-[4-(trialkylammoniummethylene)benzoyl]lactam chloride (TBLC), H2O2, and a weak base,
cold padding the fabric immediately following the dipping,
steaming the fabric for 2-6 min, and
washing the fabric in water,
wherein the concentration of TBLC is 25-100 g/L, and the weak base is sodium citrate.
US Pat. No. 10,709,086

CANOLA GERMPLASM EXHIBITING SEED COMPOSITIONAL ATTRIBUTES THAT DELIVER ENHANCED CANOLA MEAL NUTRITIONAL VALUE

Agrigenetics, Inc., Indi...

1. A dark canola seed characterized by a seed oil comprising at least 68% oleic acid (C18:1) and less than 3% linolenic acid (C18:3), wherein the dark canola seed is selected from the group consisting of CL065620 (ATCC No. PTA-11697), CL044864 (ATCC No. PTA-11696), CL121460H (ATCC No. PTA-11698), CL166102H (ATCC No. PTA-12570), and CL121466H (ATCC No. PTA-11699).
US Pat. No. 10,713,700

REPLACEMENT FOOTWEAR, PROCESS FOR ADDITION OF FOOTWEAR TO A USER'S FOOTWEAR COLLECTION, FOOTWEAR VENDING MACHINE, FOOTWEAR DISTRIBUTION PROCESS AND FOOTWEAR REPLACEMENT PROCESS

Grendene S.A., Sobral (B...

1. A shoe vending machine for selling an individual shoe to a user, comprising:a) a partitioned storage means, comprising at least one shoe storage partition;
b) a selection interface;
c) a payment means;
d) a delivery means for individually supplying a shoe stored in the partioned storage means to the user; and
e) a processing modulus comprising a means for communication with the internet, the processing modulus actuating the partitioned storage means, the selection interface, the payment means, and the delivery means;
wherein:
each of the at least one shoe storage partition having at least one shoe having at least one feature in common with at least one feature of at least one shoe of a user shoes collection;
the shoes stored in the partitioned storage means each having a geometry that adapts to both of the user's left foot and right foot;
the selection interface provides available shoe options for the shoes stored in the partitioned storage means, according to any physical feature of the shoe, wherein the selection interface comprises at least one of a shoe models catalog for pre-sale of a shoe ordered by the user, an interactive menu for customization of a shoe by the user, a means for communication with the user to inform the user that a requested shoe is ready for pickup, and a means to identify the shoes available in the partitioned storage means, wherein the means to identify the shoes available automatically issues a restock order from a predetermined minimum shoe stock limit in the partitioned storage means; and
the physical feature is selected from the group consisting of: size; shape; decorativeness; functionality; and material.
US Pat. No. 10,711,394

COMPOSITE HAVING PLANT FIBER TEXTILE AND FABRICATING METHOD THEREOF

AVIC COMPOSITE CORPORATIO...

1. A plant fiber reinforced biomass resin based foam laminate comprising:a biomass epoxy resin; and
a reinforcement body supporting the biomass epoxy resin, and including a plant fiber selected from ramie, flax, hemp, or jute plant fiber, the reinforcement body having a weight content of 40% to 60%, wherein the reinforcement body is impregnated into a first aqueous solution including a coupling agent for a coupling treatment and/or a second aqueous solution including a fire retardant for a fire retardant treatment,
the coupling agent includes a silane coupling agent or a potassium permanganate solution, the silane coupling agent being at least one selected from the group consisting of vinyltriethoxysilane, ?-amino propyltriethoxysilane, or ?-(2,3-epoxy-propoxy) propyltrimethoxysilane, and
the fire retardant includes a nitrogen phosphor based fire retardant,
wherein the biomass epoxy resin includes:
a biomass epoxy resin,
a Maleated rosin based epoxy resin curing agent, and
a micro-capsule foaming agent including a polylactic acid shell and an alkane enclosed in the polylactic acid shell, wherein the micro-capsule foaming agent expands by 50 to 100 times by volume after being heated up to 100° C. to 180° C.
US Pat. No. 10,709,088

HEMP CULTIVAR TM1

1. A plant of hemp cultivar TM1, wherein a representative sample of seed of said hemp cultivar was deposited under Accession No. NCMA 201903001, and wherein said plant produces female inflorescence, said inflorescence comprising a tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) content that is less than 0.3% as measured by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and calculated based on dry weight of the inflorescence.
US Pat. No. 10,712,675

IMMERSION LIQUID, EXPOSURE APPARATUS, AND EXPOSURE PROCESS

ASML Netherlands B.V., V...

1. A lithographic apparatus comprising:a membrane impermeable to a liquid and permeable to a gas;
a liquid inlet configured to supply a flow of the liquid to a first side of the membrane;
a gas inlet configured to supply to a second side of the membrane a flow of the gas which diffuses through the membrane to dissolve in the liquid; and
a liquid confinement structure configured to at least partly confine at least part of the liquid having the dissolved gas to a space between a final element of a projection system of the lithographic apparatus and a radiation-sensitive substrate so as to have the liquid having the dissolved gas at least contact the substrate and so that the substrate is arranged to receive a beam of radiation from the projection system via the liquid having the dissolved gas in the space.
US Pat. No. 10,709,089

INTROGRESSION OF TWO YIELD QTLS IN CUCUMIS SATIVUS PLANTS

NUNHEMS B.V., Nunhem (NL...

1. A cultivated Cucumis sativus var. sativus plant, or plant cell, tissue, plant part or seed thereof, comprising an introgression fragment on chromosome 2 in homozygous or heterozygous form, wherein said introgression fragment is the fragment as found on chromosome 2 in seeds of which a representative sample has been deposited under accession number NCIMB 42545, wherein said introgression fragment comprises a Quantitative Trait Locus referred to as QTL2.1, which confers an increase in cucumber fruit yield, wherein said introgression fragment on chromosome 2 comprises at least one of the following markers:a) the CC or CT genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 01 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 1;
b) the GG or GA genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 02 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 2;
c) the GG or GA genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 03 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 3;
d) the TT or TC genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 04 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 4;
e) the TT or TC genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 05 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 5;
f) the CC or CT genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 06 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 6;
g) the CC or CT genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 07 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 7;
h) the AA or AG genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 08 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 8;
i) the TT or TG genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 09 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 9;
j) the TT or TG genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 10 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 10;
k) the GG or AG genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 11 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 11;
l) the GG or GT genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 12 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 12;
m) the CC or CA genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 13 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 13;
n) the AA or AG genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 14 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 14;
o) the CC or CT genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 15 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 15;
p) the AA or AC genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 16 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 16;
q) the TT or TC genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 17 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 17;
r) the GG or GA genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 18 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 18;
s) the AA or AG genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 19 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 19;
t) the GG or GA genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 20 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 20;
u) the GG or GA genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 21 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 21;
v) the GG or GT genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 22 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 22;
w) the TT or TG genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 23 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 23;
x) the GG or GT genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 24 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 24;
y) the GG or GA genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 25 at nucleotide 75 of SEQ ID NO: 25; or
z) the CC or CA genotype for the Single Nucleotide Polymorphism marker SNP 26 at nucleotide 251 of SEQ ID NO: 26.
US Pat. No. 10,709,090

WHEAT VARIETY YW17M

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A plant, plant part, seed, or plant cell of wheat variety YW17M, representative seed of said variety having been deposited under ATCC accession number PTA-125188.
US Pat. No. 10,711,141

NICKEL FREE CONDUCTIVE FILLER

TRITON SYSTEMS, INC., Ch...

1. A composition comprising:an electrically conductive filler that comprises particles having a base substrate coated with a conductive coating; and
a polymer,
wherein the filler is loaded into the polymer at 25-60% by volume,
wherein the composition has a Delcom resistivity of <1 ohms/sq, and
wherein the base substrate is calcined petroleum coke and the conductive coating is tungsten.
US Pat. No. 10,714,729

CORE AND SEPARATOR ROLL

SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY...

1. A core for allowing a battery separator to be wound around an outer peripheral surface thereof, comprising two or more grooves in the outer peripheral surface, the two or more grooves extending in a direction intersecting a direction in which the battery separator is wound,the two or more grooves having a depth of 30 ?m or greater, and
the following condition (1) being satisfied:
N/D>0.0025  (1)
where D is an outer circumference in mm of the core and N is the number of the two or more grooves in the outer peripheral surface.
US Pat. No. 10,709,091

WHEAT VARIETY YW17P

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A plant, plant part, seed, or plant cell of wheat variety YW17P, representative seed of said variety having been deposited under ATCC accession number PTA-125189.
US Pat. No. 10,709,092

WHEAT VARIETY W082574K1

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A plant, plant part, seed, or plant cell of wheat variety W082574K1, representative seed of said variety having been deposited under ATCC accession number PTA-125190.
US Pat. No. 10,711,143

POLYISOBUTYLENE AS A LIQUID COLOR CONCENTRATE COMPONENT

ColorMatrix Holdings, Inc...

1. A liquid color concentrate, comprising:(a) colorant;
(b) a low viscosity liquid diluent, wherein the low viscosity liquid diluent is red canola oil having a Brookfield viscosity (sp #6; 20 rpm; 20° C.) of about 150 cps; and
(c) polymeric colorant dispersing agent, wherein the polymeric colorant dispersing agent is polyisobutylene having a weight average molecular weight (Mw) of greater than 1000 daltons;
wherein the diluent and the dispersing agent are present in the concentrate in a weight ratio of about 1:1.
US Pat. No. 10,709,093

WHEAT VARIETY W090428N1

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A plant, plant part, seed, or plant cell of wheat variety W090428N1, representative seed of said variety having been deposited under ATCC accession number PTA-125195.
US Pat. No. 10,711,400

CARBON DIOXIDE SORBENTS AND STRUCTURES, METHODS OF USE, AND METHODS OF MAKING THEREOF

Arizona Board of Regents ...

1. A composite paper-like assembly comprising:at least a first and second layer including hydrophobic fibers; and
at least one of sorbent particles and a sorbent loaded paper sandwiched between the first and second layers.
US Pat. No. 10,709,094

PLANTS AND SEEDS OF CORN VARIETY CV793768

Monsanto Technology LLC, ...

1. A plant of corn variety CV793768, wherein representative seeds of corn variety CV793768 have been deposited under ATCC Accession No. PTA-126185.
US Pat. No. 10,714,733

BATTERY TERMINAL

YAZAKI CORPORATION, Toky...

1. A battery terminal comprising:an annular portion on which a post insertion hole to which a battery post is inserted and a slit that continues to the post insertion hole are formed;
a penetration plate that is arranged to penetrate through from one end portion of the annular portion to another end portion of the annular portion interposing the slit along a width direction that is a direction orthogonal to an axial direction and a direction of traversing the slit, where the axial direction is a direction that is parallel to a central axis of the battery post;
a retaining portion that is provided on one end portion of the penetration plate and prevents the penetration plate from coming off from the annular portion;
a fastening-member support portion provided on another end portion of the penetration plate;
a fastening member supported to be rotatable around the axial direction by the fastening-member support portion;
a fastened member that screws together with the fastening member; and
a pressing-force conversion member that is arranged in contact with the annular portion from the other end portion side of the penetration plate, and converts a tightening force in the axial direction that arises between the fastening member and the fastened member along with rotation of the fastening member around a rotational axis that is parallel to the axial direction into a pressing force in the width direction that presses the annular portion in a direction of reducing an interval of the slit of the annular portion out of the width direction, wherein
the annular portion is a pair of annular portions arranged to face each other along the axial direction, and are spaced apart from each other by a clearance extending therebetween,
the penetration plate is arranged to penetrate through the clearance of the pair of annular portions,
the pair of annular portions includes a first projecting portion that is provided to project along the axial direction from one of the pair of annular portions toward the penetration plate side, reduces the clearance of the pair of annular portions and contacts with the penetration plate.
US Pat. No. 10,709,095

MAIZE INBRED PH46AR

PIONEER Hl-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A seed, plant, plant part, or plant cell of inbred maize variety PH46AR, representative seed of the variety having been deposited under ATCC accession number PTA-126643.
US Pat. No. 10,709,096

MAIZE INBRED PH48ZZ

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A seed, plant, plant part, or plant cell of inbred maize variety PH48ZZ, representative seed of the variety having been deposited under ATCC accession number PTA-126649.
US Pat. No. 10,711,147

WRITING INK COMPOSITION FOR AQUEOUS BALLPOINT PEN, BALLPOINT PEN EMPLOYING THE SAME, AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING THE WRITING INK COMPOSITION FOR AQUEOUS BALLPOINT PEN

KABUSHIKI KAISHA PILOT CO...

1. An aqueous writing ink composition comprising:a white pigment,
resin particles containing styrene-acrylonitrile,
a colorant, and
a polysaccharide;whereinthe contents of said white pigment, said resin particles and said colorant, which are defined as X %, Y1% and Y2%, respectively, satisfy the following conditions:
0.1?X?7,  [1]
1<(Y1+Y2)/X?10  [2-1]
10?2.5X+(Y1+Y2)?40, and  [3]
8?X+(Y1+Y2)?30.  [4]
US Pat. No. 10,714,735

RESPONSE TO HIGH VOLTAGE ELECTROLYSIS OF COOLANT IN A BATTERY PACK

Tesla, Inc., Palo Alto, ...

1. A battery pack comprising:an enclosure containing a plurality of battery modules;
a cooling system disposed among and electrically isolated from the plurality of battery modules, wherein the cooling system uses a coolant solution that is a first mixture of a first liquid and a second liquid in a predetermined ratio to produce a first boiling point for the coolant solution, wherein boiling of the coolant solution changes the predetermined ratio to produce a second boiling point for the coolant solution that is higher than the first boiling point and that is at a temperature sufficient to induce a thermal runaway condition for one or more battery modules of the plurality of battery modules;
at least one sensor contained within the enclosure to monitor at least one operational characteristic of the plurality of battery modules; and
a controller coupled to the at least one sensor and configured to determine a possible high voltage electrolysis within the enclosure based upon the at least one operational characteristic; and
a remediation system coupled to the enclosure and responsive to the possible high voltage electrolysis to decrease risks associated with the possible high voltage electrolysis when operated.
US Pat. No. 10,709,097

MAIZE INBRED PH48G8

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A seed, plant, plant part, or plant cell of inbred maize variety PH48G8, representative seed of the variety having been deposited under NCMA accession number 202004030.
US Pat. No. 10,709,098

MAIZE INBRED PH2SSR

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A seed, plant, plant part, or plant cell of inbred maize variety PH2SSR, representative seed of the variety having been deposited under NCMA accession number 202004007.
US Pat. No. 10,711,149

ACTIVE ENERGY RAY-CURABLE RESIN COMPOSITION FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL MODEL SUPPORTING MATERIAL

KJ CHEMICALS CORPORATION,...

1. An active energy ray-curable resin composition for a three-dimensional molding support material, containing 1.0% by mass or more of an ionic monomer (A);wherein the active energy ray-curable resin composition is active energy ray-curable, and wherein the active energy ray-curable composition contains
1.0 to 30.0% by mass of the ionic monomer (A),
2.0 to 60.0% by mass of a non-ionic water-soluble monomer (B),
25.0 to 80.0% by mass of a non-polymerizable compound (C), and
0.1 to 5.0% by mass of a photopolymerization initiator (D),
with the proviso that the composition does not contain a urethane acrylamide having a polyethylene glycol skeleton.
US Pat. No. 10,714,224

METHOD OF PREPARING OF IRRADIATION TARGETS FOR RADIOISOTOPE PRODUCTION AND IRRADIATION TARGET

FRAMATOME GMBH, Erlangen...

1. A method for preparing irradiation targets for radioisotope production in instrumentation tubes of a nuclear power reactor, the method comprising the steps of:providing a powder consisting of an oxide of a rare earth metal having a purity of greater than 99% and, optionally, an organic binder;
agglomerating the powder and the optional organic binder in a rotating drum or on a rotating disc so as to pelletize the powder and the optional organic binder and to form the powder and the optional organic binder into a substantially spherical green body having a diameter of from between 1 to 10 mm, and
sintering the green body in solid phase at a temperature of at least 70 percent of a solidus temperature of the rare earth metal oxide powder and for a time sufficient to form a substantially spherical sintered rare earth metal oxide target having a sintered density of at least 80 percent of the theoretical density.
US Pat. No. 10,709,099

MAIZE INBRED PH2TRF

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A seed, plant, plant part, or plant cell of inbred maize variety PH2TRF, representative seed of the variety having been deposited under NCMA accession number 202004037.
US Pat. No. 10,709,100

MAIZE INBRED PH41YN

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A seed, plant, plant part, or plant cell of inbred maize variety PH41YN, representative seed of the variety having been deposited under NCMA accession number 202004002.
US Pat. No. 10,711,151

COLORED LEAD OR COLORED CHALK, PENCIL CONTAINING A COLORED LEAD, AND PROCESS FOR PREPARING A COLORED LEAD OR COLORED CHALK

Faber-Castell AG, Stein ...

1. An erasable, sintered colored lead for writing, drawing and coloring implements or a colored chalk, comprising:a sintered lead or chalk base body formed from lead or chalk base material containing at least one binder with a proportion of from 4 to 17% by weight and at least one filler with a proportion of from 25 to 99% by weight;
at least one colorant;
at least one lubricant, said sintered lead or chalk base body being impregnated with said least one colorant and said at least one lubricant, said colorant being present in the colored lead or the colored chalk with a proportion of from 0.1 to 10% by weight; and
said at least one filler is selected from the group consisting of boron nitride, a mineral filler, kaolin, talc, calcium carbonate, and clay being present in said lead or chalk base material.
US Pat. No. 10,711,152

COATING COMPOSITIONS FOR COATING SUBSTRATES INCLUDING BINDER COMPONENTS

AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS IP...

1. A solvent-borne coating composition for coating a substrate, comprising:a first polymer comprising a first polymer-bound moiety having an acid-functional group, or a derivative thereof;
a second polymer comprising a second polymer-bound moiety having an amine-functional group; and
an organic solvent;
wherein the first polymer is substantially free of amine-functional groups and the second polymer is substantially free of acid-functional groups, or derivatives thereof;
wherein the amine-functional group is a tertiary amine-functional group; and
wherein the acid-functional groups and the amine-functional groups are substantially reactive to each other at least after application of the coating composition to the substrate.
US Pat. No. 10,709,102

TOMATO VARIETY NUN 09194 TOF

NUNHEMS B.V., Nunhem (NL...

1. A plant, plant part, or seed of tomato variety NUN 09194 TOF, wherein a representative sample of seed of said variety is deposited under Accession Number NCIMB 43588.
US Pat. No. 10,714,742

CATHODE ACTIVE MATERIAL INCLUDING LITHIUM TRANSITION METAL PHOSPHATE PARTICLES, PREPARATION METHOD THEREOF, AND LITHIUM SECONDARY BATTERY INCLUDING THE SAME

LG Chem, Ltd., (KR)

1. A method of preparing a cathode active material, the method comprising:(i) preparing second secondary particles of lithium transition metal phosphate by primary spray drying and primary sintering a first spray solution including first lithium transition metal phosphate, a first carbon precursor, and water in a spray chamber; and
(ii) preparing first secondary particles of lithium transition metal phosphate respectively including the second secondary particle therein by secondary spray drying and secondary sintering a second spray solution including the second secondary particles, second lithium transition metal phosphate, a second carbon precursor, and water in a spray chamber,
wherein the first secondary particle is formed by agglomeration of two or more first primary particles and is porous, and the second secondary particle is formed by agglomeration of two or more second primary particles whereby a porous portion is created between the first primary particles and the second primary particles, and
wherein the cathode active material further comprises a carbon coating layer on the first primary particles and the second primary particles.
US Pat. No. 10,711,155

ULTRADURABLE COATING COMPOSITION

PPG Industries Ohio, Inc....

1. A powder coating composition comprising: a polymer prepared from a reaction mixture comprising:(i) a hydroxyl functional prepolymer comprising a reaction product of a prepolymer mixture comprising:
(A) (a) a polyol having at least three hydroxyl groups;
(b) benzoic acid or substituted benzoic acid; and
(c) a polyacid, ester or anhydride thereof; or
(B) (d) the reaction product of (a) a polyol having at least three hydroxyl groups with (b) benzoic acid or substituted benzoic acid; and
(c) a polyacid, ester or anhydride thereof; or
(C) (e) the reaction product of (a) a polyol having at least three hydroxyl groups with (c) a polyacid, ester or anhydride thereof; and
(b) benzoic acid or substituted benzoic acid; and
(ii) a non-aromatic anhydride,
wherein the polymer comprises at least two functional groups selected from hydroxyl groups, carboxyl groups and combinations thereof and wherein the polymer comprises 10-40 weight % of structural units derived from component (b) and greater than 15 weight % of structural units derived from component (a) based on the total weight of the polymer;
wherein the coating composition is a powder coating composition; and
wherein the coating composition further comprises a cross-linker.
US Pat. No. 10,710,388

HEAT TRANSFER FILMS FOR THE DRY COATING OF SURFACES

BASF SE, Ludwigshafen (D...

1. A thermal transfer foil (1) comprising:a) a backing foil (2),
b) at least one layer (3) of coating material arranged on the backing foil (2),
c) at least one heat-sealable, polymeric adhesive layer (4),
where the layer of coating material is based on a non-aqueous, radiation-curable, liquid composition which comprises at least 60% by weight, based on the total weight of the composition, of curable constituents selected from organic oligomers which have ethylenically unsaturated double bonds and mixtures of said oligomers with monomers which have at least one ethylenically unsaturated double bond,
and where the heat-sealable polymeric adhesive layer (4) is based on at least two aqueous polymer dispersions, where at least one polymer dispersion comprises a UV-radiation-curable polymer in dispersed form, and where at least one other polymer dispersion comprises a self-crosslinking polymer in dispersed form.
US Pat. No. 10,711,156

POLYURETHANE COMPOSITIONS, FILMS, AND METHODS THEREOF

3M Innovative Properties ...

1. A hardenable composition comprising:a primary polyisocyanate;
a monohydroxyl acrylic polydimethylsiloxane present in an amount ranging from 0.1 weight percent to 5.0 weight percent, relative to the overall weight of the hardenable composition; and
a polyol selected from the group consisting of: a caprolactone polyol, polycarbonate polyol, a polyester polyol, acrylic polyol, polyether polyol, polyolefin polyol, and mixtures thereof.
US Pat. No. 10,709,619

FASTENING TAPE AND MECHANICAL FASTENER INCLUDING MICROPOROUS FILM

3M Innovative Properties ...

1. A mechanical fastener comprising:a microporous film having a thickness, an opaque, microporous region, and at least one see-through region of lower porosity within the opaque, microporous region, wherein the at least one see-through region of lower porosity extends through the thickness of the microporous film; and
mechanical fastening elements on at least one surface of the mechanical fastener, wherein the mechanical fastening elements are male fastening elements comprising upstanding posts having bases directly attached to the microporous film, or wherein the mechanical fastening elements are fibrous loops directly bonded to the microporous film.
US Pat. No. 10,711,157

COMPOSITION FOR WINDOW FILM, FLEXIBLE WINDOW FILM FORMED THEREFROM, AND FLEXIBLE DISPLAY DEVICE COMPRISING SAME

Samsung SDI Co., Ltd., Y...

1. A composition for window films, comprising:a silicone resin comprising a compound represented by Formula 1; a crosslinking agent; and an initiator:
(R1SiO3/2)x(SiO3/2-Q-SiO3/2)y(R2SiO3/2)z  
wherein in Formula 1, R1 and R2 are each independently an alicyclic epoxy group, an alicyclic epoxy group-containing functional group, a glycidyl group, or a glycidyl group-containing functional group;
Q is -A1-T-A2-,
A1 and A2 being each independently a single bond or a substituted or unsubstituted C1 to C5 alkylene group,
T being a mono- or polyalkylene oxide group, or an imide group-containing functional group; and
0
US Pat. No. 10,711,158

AQUEOUS SILICA SLURRY AND AMINE CARBOXYLIC ACID COMPOSITIONS FOR USE IN SHALLOW TRENCH ISOLATION AND METHODS OF USING THEM

Rohm and Haas Electronic ...

1. An aqueous chemical mechanical planarization polishing composition comprising an abrasive of one or more dispersions of elongated, bent or nodular colloidal silica particles which contain a cationic nitrogen atom, and one or more amine carboxylic acids having an isoelectric point (pI) below 5 selected from the group consisting of nicotinic acid, picolinic acid, glutamic acid, aspartic acid and pyridine acids, wherein the composition has a pH from 2 to 5, and, further wherein, the amount of the abrasive particles as solids, ranges from 0.01 to 20 wt. %, based on the total weight of the composition, and a cationic copolymer, wherein the cationic copolymer comprises a diallyldialkylamine salt having a cationic nitrogen and a sulfur dioxide repeating unit.
US Pat. No. 10,714,748

POSITIVE ELECTRODE ACTIVE MATERIAL FOR NONAQUEOUS ELECTROLYTE SECONDARY BATTERIES, AND NONAQUEOUS ELECTROLYTE SECONDARY BATTERY

SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.,...

1. A positive electrode active material to be used for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries,wherein the positive electrode active material is represented by the general formula LiNixCoyM(1-x-y)O2 (where M consists of Mn or Mn and at least one of the group consisting of magnesium (Mg), zirconium (Zr), molybdenum (Mo), tungsten (W), aluminum (Al), chromium (Cr), vanadium (V), cerium (Ce), titanium (Ti), iron (Fe), potassium (K), gallium (Ga) and indium (In), 0.3?x<1.0, and 0 wherein all the crystallites of the primary particles forming said each secondary particle are a same crystal structure, and
wherein a volume average particle diameter (D50) of the secondary particle is 5 ?m or more and 20 ?m or less.
US Pat. No. 10,711,161

ADHESIVE SYSTEM WITH HIGHLY REACTIVE PRETREATMENT AGENT

SIKA TECHNOLOGY AG, Baar...

1. An adhesive system comprising:a) an adhesion promoter composition comprising:
i) at least one mercaptosilane MS, and
ii) at least one polysilane PS, and
iii) at least one transition metal complex K having substantially only unidentate ligands, and
iv) at least one nonalcoholic solvent L, and
b) an adhesive, wherein the adhesive is a one-component, moisture curing polyurethane adhesive containing a water-containing booster, and
the adhesive within an hour after application and storage at 23° C. and 50% relative humidity has a tensile shear strength of at least 3 MPa, measured according to ISO 4587, and/or within an hour after application and storage at 23° C. and 50% relative humidity has at least 50%, of the tensile shear strength attainable after application and storage for 7 days at 23° C. and 50% relative humidity, measured according to ISO 4587, and wherein
the composition contains an amount greater than 0% and at most 5 wt % of tertiary butyl alcohol.
US Pat. No. 10,710,906

METHOD FOR TREATMENT OF PETROCHEMICAL SPENT CAUSTIC WASTEWATER

Shandong Chambroad Petroc...

1. A method for treating petrochemical spent caustic wastewater, comprising:a) adjusting the pH of petrochemical spent caustic wastewater to 7 to 12, standing, removing the organic layer, and obtaining the pretreated wastewater;
b) activating a plasma reactor loaded with resin photocatalyst, passing the pretreated wastewater into the plasma reactor for treatment in the presence of oxygen, and obtaining the treated wastewater.
US Pat. No. 10,711,674

PASSIVE NITROGEN OXIDE ADSORBER CATALYST

1. A catalyst comprising:a carrier substrate of length L,
passive nitrogen oxide adsorber material supported on the carrier substrate; and
a heating member that is positioned to heat the passive nitrogen oxide adsorber material at a time when exhaust flows over the passive nitrogen oxide adsorber material, wherein the heating member is a heating element supported on or integrated with the carrier substrate, and the passive nitrogen oxide adsorber material is a layer of passive nitrogen oxide adsorber material supported by the carrier substrate, and wherein the passive nitrogen oxide adsorber material is coated such that that the exhaust flow that is heated by the heating member travels over the passive nitrogen oxide adsorber material.
US Pat. No. 10,714,750

POROUS CARBON MATERIALS AND PRODUCTION PROCESS THEREOF, AND ADSORBENTS, MASKS, ADSORBING SHEETS AND CARRIERS

Sony Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A porous carbon material comprising a material obtained from carbonization of a raw material including rice husk, the raw material having a silicon content of at least 5 wt %, the raw material is heat treated before carbonization, and the raw material is treated by an alkali treatment after carbonization to reduce the silicon content, the porous carbon material having a value of specific surface area of at least 10 m2/g as measured by the nitrogen BET method, a pore volume of at least 0.1 cm3/g as measured by the BJH method and MP method, and an R value of 1.5 or greater,wherein the porous carbon material includes mesopores having pore sizes from 2 nm to 50 nm and obtained from the alkali treatment of the raw material after carbonization, the porous carbon material further includes macropores and micropores,
the R value is expressed as R=B/A, the A referring to an intensity at an intersection between the baseline of a diffraction peak of the (002) plane as obtained based on powdery X-ray diffractometry of the porous carbon material and a perpendicular line downwardly drawn from the diffraction peak of the (002) plane, and the B referring to the intensity of the diffraction peak of the (002) plane.
US Pat. No. 10,711,163

REACTIVE 2-COMPONENT ADHESIVE FILM SYSTEM

TESA SE, Norderstedt (DE...

1. A reactive adhesive film system comprising a first solid-form reactive adhesive film comprising:a) an inert thermoplastic polyurethane film-forming matrix;
b) an at least one first reactive monomer selected from the group consisting of methyl methacrylate, methacrylic acid, cyclohexyl methacrylate, tetrahydrofurfuryl methacrylate, 2-phenoxyethyl methacrylate, di(ethylene glycol)methyl ether methacrylate, and ethylene glycol dimethacrylate; and
c) a first reagent selected from the group consisting of an initiator, a radical initiator, and an activator,and a second solid-form reactive adhesive film comprising:d) a polymeric film-forming matrix;
e) an at least one second reactive monomer or reactive resin; and
f) a second reagent selected from the group consisting of an initiator, a radical initiator, and an activator,wherein the first solid-form reactive adhesive film has pressure-sensitive adhesive properties.
US Pat. No. 10,714,751

NEGATIVE ELECTRODE FOR LITHIUM ION SECONDARY BATTERY AND LITHIUM ION SECONDARY BATTERY

Envision AESC Energy Devi...

1. A negative electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery, comprising a current collector and a negative electrode active material layer on the current collector,wherein the negative electrode active material layer comprises:
a first composite particle comprising a first graphite core particle and a first non-graphite-based carbon material coating a surface thereof; and
a second composite particle comprising a second graphite core particle and a second non-graphite-based carbon material coating a surface thereof, and wherein
an average particle diameter dA (D50) of the first composite particles is 5 to 30 ?m;
an average particle diameter dB (D50) of the second composite particles is 2 to 25 ?m, and is smaller than the average particle diameter dA of the first composite particles;
a mixing ratio of the first composite particle A and the second composite particle B is 50:50 to 95:5 in mass ratio (A:B); and
a density of the negative electrode active material layer is 1.4 to 1.7 g/cm3, and
wherein, provided that D10, D50 and D95 represent particle diameters at a cumulation of 10%, 50% and 95% from the fine particle size side in a cumulative particle size distribution, respectively,
a ratio D50/D10 of D50 and D10 of the first composite particles is 1.5 or lower;
a ratio D95/D10 of D95 and D10 of the first composite particles is 1.7 or higher;
a ratio D50/D10 of D50 and D10 of the second composite particles is 1.3 or lower; and
a ratio D95/D10 of D95 and D10 of the second composite particles is lower than 1.7.
US Pat. No. 10,711,164

PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE COMPRISING A POLYMER COMPONENT AND A SACCHARIDE COMPONENT AND METHOD FOR BONDING A FIRST SUBSTRATE TO A SECOND SUBSTRATE WITH SAME

TESA SE, Norderstedt (DE...

1. A pressure-sensitive adhesive comprising:at least 30 wt %, based on the weight of the pressure-sensitive adhesive, of a polymer component; and
up to 50 wt %, based on the weight of the pressure-sensitive adhesive, of a saccharide component,wherein the saccharide component is formed of:at least one first modified saccharide derivative derived from at least one first monosaccharide, at least one first disaccharide, at least one first oligosaccharide, or at least one first polysaccharide by modification of at least one hydroxyl group present in the at least one first monosaccharide, the at least one first disaccharide, the at least one first oligosaccharide, and the at least one first polysaccharide;
at least one second modified saccharide derivative derived from at least one second monosaccharide, at least one second disaccharide, at least one second oligosaccharide, or at least one second polysaccharide by modification of at least one hydroxyl group present in the at least one second monosaccharide, the at least one second disaccharide, the at least one second oligosaccharide, and the at least one second polysaccharide;and whereinthe ratio of the at least one first modified saccharide derivative to the at least one second modified saccharide derivative is between 1:9 and 1:1.
US Pat. No. 10,711,165

AQUEOUS ADHESIVE COMPOSITION

Rohm and Haas Company, C...

1. An aqueous adhesive composition comprising a polymer that comprises:(a) 80% to 95% by weight, based on the dry weight of said polymer, polymerized units of one or more alkyl (meth)acrylate monomer,
(b) 0.1% to 2.5% by weight, based on the dry weight of said polymer, polymerized units of acrylic acid or methacrylic acid or a mixture thereof,
(c) 2.0% to 15% by weight, based on the dry weight of said polymer, polymerized units of dibutyl itaconate, and
(d) 0% to 10% by weight, based on the dry weight of said polymer, polymerized units of one or more other monomer.
US Pat. No. 10,711,166

UV CURABLE ADHESIVES BASED ON ACRYLIC POLYMERS

1. A UV curable adhesive composition comprising:a) a UV curable acrylic polymer comprising at least one covalently bound UV-reactive group, wherein the at least one covalently bound UV-reactive group is benzophenone;
b) a cationic photoinitiator;
c) a photosensitizer; and
d) an unsaturated oligomer;wherein the UV curable acrylic polymer is built from mono-acrylic monomers having a formula of CH2?CH(R1)(COOR2), wherein R1 is H or CH3 and R2 is a branched or unbranched C1 to 20 alkyl chain.
US Pat. No. 10,711,167

ADHESIVE COMPOSITION

Strongbond B.V., Dinxper...

1. Aqueous adhesive composition comprising(a1) 40-97 wt. % of a dispersion, comprising one or more of polychloroprene dispersion, polyurethane dispersion, natural rubber dispersion, styrene-butadiene-styrene copolymer dispersion, nitrile-butadiene rubber, polyvinyl butyral dispersion, styrene-butadiene rubber dispersion, and combinations thereof, the dispersion comprising 30-80 wt. % solids,
(a2) 2-50 wt. % plasticizer, wherein the plasticizer is selected from mono-esters from benzoic acid and a C4-C16 alcohol, and combinations thereof,
(a3) 0.0-5 wt. % surfactant,
(a8) 0.1-40 wt. % pH stabilizer,
(a9) 0.1-2 wt. % of one or more of a fungicide, a bactericide, and an algaecide, and preferably at least one of
(a5) 0.1-40 wt. % of a resin dispersion, the resin dispersion comprising 30-70 wt. % solids,
(a6) 0.1-8 wt. % of an acid binder,
(a7) 0.1-15 wt. % thickener,
(a10) 0.001-1 wt. % defoamer,
(a11) 0.001-1 wt. % emulsifier,
(a12) 0.001-1 wt. % wetting agent
(a13) 0.1-2 wt. % of a colorant, and
(a14) 0.1-3 wt. % of anti-degradant,
(a4) the remainder being water,
wherein all parts are calculated based on the total weight of the composition.
US Pat. No. 10,711,169

THERMALLY ACTIVATABLE, FAST CURING ADHESIVE COATING

1. A thermally activatable adhesive compound to use in a method for producing a stack of metal sheets from glued together sheet metal components containing an aqueous dispersion comprising:100 parts by weight of an epoxy resin;
4 to 8 parts by weight of a latent curing agent;
4 to 10 parts by weight of a latent accelerator; and
water,
wherein the curing time is at most 5 seconds.
US Pat. No. 10,711,170

TWO-COMPONENT TYPE URETHANE-BASED ADHESIVE COMPOSITION FOR AN AUTOMOBILE

Sunstar Engineering Inc.,...

1. A two-component type urethane-based adhesive composition for an automobile comprising:(1) a first component comprising an isocyanate group-terminated polyether polyol compound, and
(2) a second component comprising a polyol compound and a curing catalyst,wherein the polyol compound in the second component comprises a polyol having an average hydroxyl value of 40 to 100 [mgKOH/g], and comprises 2 to 50% by mass of a multifunctional polyol having a number of hydroxyl groups from 2.3 to 10 and a hydroxyl value of 160 to 550 [mgKOH/g], based on the mass of the polyol compound,wherein a cured product formed from the first component alone has an elastic modulus of 5 to 20 MPa and an elongation of 300 to 850%,
and wherein a cured product formed from a mixture of the first and second components at a mixing ratio of the first component to the second component of 100:10 has an elastic modulus of 3 to 20 MPa and an elongation of 300 to 650%.
US Pat. No. 10,709,120

PEROMYSCUS ANIMAL MODEL FOR CANCER

University of South Carol...

1. An immunosuppressed Peromyscus californicus mouse comprising, an estrogen receptor negative ER (?) or estrogen receptor positive ER (+) xenograft human breast cancer cells admixed with human stromal fibroblasts, wherein the xenograft ER (?) or ER (+) breast cancer cells admixed with human stromal fibroblasts have been implanted in the Peromyscus californicus mouse, and wherein the mouse exhibits ER (?) or ER (+) breast tumor growth as a result of the xenograft implantation.
US Pat. No. 10,714,247

FERRITE SINTERED PLATE AND FERRITE SINTERED SHEET

TODA KOGYO CORP., Hirosh...

1. A ferrite sintered plate which has a composition comprising 47 to 50 mol % of Fe2O3, 7.0 to 15.1 mol % of NiO, 13 to 36 mol % of ZnO, 7.0 to 12 mol % of CuO and 0 to 1.5 mol % of CoO, as calculated in terms of the respective oxides, which has a volume resistivity of 1×108 to 1×1012 ? cm and which has a thickness of 10 to 60 ?m, wherein the ferrite sintered plate has a magnetic permeability at 500 kHz a real part of which is 296 to 1200 and an imaginary part of which is 0 to 90.
US Pat. No. 10,711,173

SALT TOLERANT FRICTION REDUCER

SOLVAY USA INC., Cranbur...

1. A friction reducing treatment fluid consisting of:a water-in-oil emulsion consisting of
an oil phase (0) and an aqueous phase (A) at an O/A ratio of from about 1:8 to about 10:1, wherein the oil phase is a continuous phase consisting of one or more inert hydrophobic liquids; wherein the aqueous phase is present as dispersed distinct particles in the oil phase and comprises water, a water soluble polymer, and surfactants; wherein the water soluble polymer consists of 30 to 55 weight percent of a non-ionic monomer wherein the nonionic monomer is acrylamide, 0.5 to 25 weight percent of a carboxylic acid containing monomer, wherein the carboxylic acid containing monomer is acrylic acid, 0 to 10 weight percent of a sulfonic acid containing monomer, and 40 to 60 weight percent of a cationic monomer, wherein the cationic monomer is acryloyloxyethyltrimethyl ammonium chloride (AETAC); and wherein the water soluble polymer is present in an amount from 5 to 40 weight percent of the water-in-oil emulsion;
an inverting surfactant; and,
optionally, at least one of a polymerization inhibitor or a salt.
US Pat. No. 10,711,174

DIVALENT BRINE FLUIDS HAVING IMPROVED RHEOLOGY AND MULTIFUNCTIONAL PROPERTIES

BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPAN...

1. A method of improving rheological properties of a divalent brine based downhole treatment fluid at an elevated temperature, the method comprising:adding to the divalent brine based downhole treatment fluid a rheological modifier comprising a carboxylic acid ester, or a phosphate ester blended with an ethoxylated glycol, or a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing in an amount effective to improve the rheological properties of the divalent brine based downhole treatment fluid at a temperature of greater than about 200° F., and a pH modifier stabilizer comprising a diamine,
wherein the rheological modifier is added to the divalent brine based downhole treatment fluid in an amount of about 0.5 to about 4 pounds of the rheological modifier per barrel of the divalent brine based downhole treatment fluid,
the ethoxylated glycol comprising ethoxylated ethylene glycol ethoxylated propylene glycol ethoxylated glycerin, ethoxylated polyethylene glycol ethoxylated polypropylene glycol or a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing,
the phosphate ester being a hydrocarbyl polvether phosphate ester optionally comprising one or two hydroxyl groups directly attached to phosphorus,
the divalent brine based downhole treatment fluid comprising about 10 to about 18 pounds per gallons of calcium bromide, calcium chloride, or a combination thereof, and
the divalent brine based downhole treatment fluid has a pH of greater than about 7.5.
US Pat. No. 10,710,407

RUBBER COMPOSITION FOR TIRE AND PNEUMATIC TIRE

The Yokohama Rubber Co., ...

1. A rubber composition for a tire, the rubber composition comprising:a diene rubber (A) and a microparticle (B);
a vinyl group content of the diene rubber (A) being from 5 to 35 mass %;
the microparticle (B) being a mercapto group-containing organic microparticle in which a crosslinkable oligomer or polymer (b1) is crosslinked;
an average particle size of the microparticle (B) being from 1 to 200 ?m; and
a content of the microparticle (B) being from 1 to 55 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the diene rubber (A).
US Pat. No. 10,710,408

RUBBER COMPOUND TO PRODUCE TREADS

BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION, ...

1. A rubber compound for tyre treads comprising a styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR), carbon black and a vulcanization system; said compound comprising a filler comprising 5 to 30 phr of a thermoplastic polymer having a Tg ranging from 50 to 70° C., a weight-average molecular weight (Mw) not exceeding 200,000 g/mol and a crystallinity not exceeding 10%.
US Pat. No. 10,710,409

CAP TREAD RUBBER COMPOSITION AND PNEUMATIC TIRE

SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIE...

1. A pneumatic tire, comprising a cap tread and a base tread,the cap tread being formed from a cap tread rubber composition which comprises:
at least one of styrene butadiene rubber or polybutadiene rubber;
an isoprene-based rubber;
a filler; and
a plasticizer,
the rubber composition comprising, based on 100% by mass of a rubber component therein, at least 90% by mass in total of the at least one of styrene butadiene rubber or polybutadiene rubber and 0.3% to 8% by mass of the isoprene-based rubber,
the filler including, based on 100% by mass thereof, at least 80% by mass of silica,
the rubber composition comprising, per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component, at least 110 parts by mass of the silica and at least 50 parts by mass of the plasticizer.
US Pat. No. 10,710,410

POLYURETHANE FILLED TIRES

HUNTSMAN INTERNATIONAL LL...

4. A reaction system comprising:i) a polyisocyanate composition having a free NCO-value of 15-25% by weight comprising an isocyanate-terminated prepolymer which is the reaction product of an excess of an organic polyisocyanate and a polyether polyol having an average nominal hydroxyl functionality of 2-6, a number average molecular weight of 2000-6000 and an oxyethylene content of 20-35% by weight, wherein at least 50% of the oxyethylene groups are present at the end of the polyether polyol;
ii) a polymer polyetherpolyol wherein the polymer polyetherpolyol consists of (a) at least one polyetherpolyol having a maximum oxyethylene content of 20% by weight calculated on the total weight of the at least one polyetherpolyol, (b) a second polyetherpolyol having an oxyethylene content of 10-20% by weight calculated on the total weight of the second polyetherpolyol, and (c) solid particles, and wherein a mixture of (a) and (b) has a weighted average molecular weight in the range of 4000-7000 and wherein the amount of solid particles is in the range of 15-35 wt % calculated on the total weight of the polymer polyetherpolyol;
iii) at least one of a chain extender and cross-linker;
iv) a catalyst; and
v) a blowing agent,
and wherein the reaction system, upon reacting, provides a cellular polyurethane elastomeric material having the following properties: a shore A hardness according to ASTM D2240 of at least 45 and lower than 85; a compression set at room temperature lower than 10% and at 70° C. lower than 40% according to ASTM D395; and a ball rebound according to ASTM D3574 of at least 40%.
US Pat. No. 10,710,155

MIXED POWDER FOR POWDER METALLURGY, SINTERED BODY, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SINTERED BODY

JFE STEEL CORPORATION, C...

1. A mixed powder for powder metallurgy, comprising:a partially diffusion alloyed steel powder in which Mo diffusionally adheres to a particle surface of an iron-based powder;
a Cu powder; and
a graphite powder,
wherein the mixed powder for powder metallurgy has a chemical composition containing Mo in an amount of 0.2 mass % to 1.5 mass %, Cu in an amount of 0.5 mass % to 4.0 mass %, and C in an amount of 0.1 mass % to 1.0 mass %, with the balance consisting of Fe and inevitable impurities, and
the partially diffusion alloyed steel powder has: a mean particle diameter of 30 ?m to 120 ?m; a specific surface area of less than 0.10 m2/g; and a circularity of particles thereof with a diameter in a range from 50 ?m to 100 ?m of 0.65 or less.
US Pat. No. 10,709,129

SYNERGISTIC COMBINATION OF BIS-(3-AMINOPROPYL)DODECYLAMINE AND SORBIC ACID

DUPONT SPECIALTY PRODUCTS...

1. A synergistic antimicrobial composition comprising bis-(3-aminopropyl)dodecylamine and sorbic acid.
US Pat. No. 10,710,925

BOROSILICATE GLASS FOR PHARMACEUTICAL CONTAINER

NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO....

1. A borosilicate glass for a pharmaceutical container, comprising:SiO2, Al2O3, B2O3, and R2O, wherein R is selected from the group consisting of Li, Na, and K, as essential components,
wherein a content of CaO is equal to or greater than 0 and smaller than 0.5 mol %,
wherein a value of (Na2O+K2O+Li2O Al2O3)/B2O3 is 0.315 to 0.350 in terms of a molar ratio,
wherein BaO is not substantially included, and
wherein a value of (SiO2+Al2O3+B2O3)/(Na2O+K2O+Li2O+CaO+MgO) is 10 to 12 in terms of a molar ratio.
US Pat. No. 10,709,131

GENERATION OF PEROXYFORMIC ACID THROUGH POLYHYDRIC ALCOHOL FORMATE

Ecolab USA Inc., Saint P...

1. A method of treating teats of lactating animals comprising:contacting a teat surface with an effective amount of a disinfectant composition comprising peroxyformic acid for a sufficient time to disinfect said surface,
wherein the peroxyformic acid is formed by the method comprising: combining a first reagent that comprises an ester of a polyhydric alcohol and formic acid, and a second reagent that comprises hydrogen peroxide or that comprises a substance that generates hydrogen peroxide when in contact with a liquid, wherein
1) said first reagent and said second reagent are kept separately prior to use, and when it is time to generate peroxyformic acid, said first reagent and said second reagent are configured to be contacted with each other to form a liquid that comprises peroxyformic acid, wherein said pH of the formed liquid becomes about 8 or lower within about 1 minute after the contacting between said first reagent and said second reagent; or
2) said second reagent comprises a substance that generates hydrogen peroxide when in contact with a liquid, said first reagent and said second reagent are comprised in a solid composition, and when it is time to generate peroxyformic acid, said solid composition is configured to be contacted with a liquid to form a liquid that comprises peroxyformic acid, wherein said pH of the formed liquid becomes about 8 or lower within about 1 minute after the contacting between said solid composition and said liquid.
US Pat. No. 10,709,644

ORAL CARE PRODUCTS AND METHODS OF USE AND MANUFACTURE THEROF

Colgate-Palmolive Company...

1. A lubricating dual-phase mouthwash for the treatment or alleviation of dry mouth comprising:a hydrophilic phase;
a hydrophobic phase comprising at least two oils, wherein the oils comprise coconut oil in an amount of from 0.1%-1% by weight of the composition and mineral oil in an amount of from 5%-15% by weight of the composition, wherein the coconut oil is dispersed in the mineral oil, wherein the hydrophobic phase is from 5% to 20% of the composition by volume;
a hydrotrope component, wherein the hydrotrope component comprises glycerin and sorbitol;
wherein the mouthwash is prepared by a process comprising the steps of:
a) dispersing coconut oil in a hydrophobic composition comprising an oil to form a mixture; and
b) combining the mixture with the hydrophilic phase and the hydrotrope component, and
wherein the composition delivers a lubricating effect to the oral cavity.
US Pat. No. 10,710,158

SLURRY USED FOR A FOOD PACKAGING SUBSTANCE AND METHOD OF PREPARATION INCLUDING THE FOOD PACKAGING STRUCTURE AND SUBSTANCE

Tsung-Chih Huang, Zhubei...

1. A method of making a food packaging substance, comprising:providing a composition for preparing a polyester and a slurry, wherein the slurry includes ethylene glycol, DI water, and W18O49-based tungsten oxide particles that have an average particle size of less than 100 nm, and wherein, based on 100 wt. % of the slurry, the W18O49-based tungsten oxide particles containing an amount of 18 wt. % to 28 wt. %,
conducting esterification and polymerization of the composition, and
adding the slurry to the composition during one of the esterification and polymerization of the composition, wherein the step of adding the slurry forms the food packaging substance that includes the polyester and the W18O49-based tungsten oxide particles with an average particle size of less than 100 nm.
US Pat. No. 10,709,132

MICROBICIDAL COMPOSITION

DUPONT SPECIALTY PRODUCTS...

1. A synergistic microbicidal composition comprising: (a) 4,4-dimethyloxazolidine; and (b) pine oil.
US Pat. No. 10,709,645

MICROCAPSULES

BASF SE, (DE) BASF Grenz...

1. A microcapsule comprising a capsule core comprising a core material and a capsule shell wherein the capsule shell consists of a core surrounding layer consisting of a polyvinyl alcohol and an adjacent layer consisting of a polyoxazoline;wherein the core material is one or more oil soluble UV filters (o) selected from the group consisting of
(o1) p-amino benzoic acid derivatives,
(o2) salicyl acid derivatives,
(o3) benzophenone derivatives,
(o4) dibenzoylmethane derivatives,
(o5) diphenylacrylates,
(o6) 3-imidazol-4-yl-acryl acid and their esters;
(o7) benzofurane derivatives;
(o8) polymeric UV filters;
(o9) cinnamic acid derivatives;
(o10) camphor derivatives;
(o11) hydroxyphenyl triazine derivates;
(o12) benzotriazole derivatives;
(o13) trianilino-s-triazine derivatives;
(o14) menthyl o-aminobenzoates;
(o15) homosalates;
(o16) benzylidene malonates;
(o17) merocyaninederivatives;
(o18) phenylene bis diphenyl triazines;
(o19) imidazoline derivatives; and
(o20) diaryl butadiene derivatives.
US Pat. No. 10,714,771

BELOW FREEZING START-UP METHOD FOR FUEL CELL SYSTEM

Daimler AG, Stuggart (DE...

1. A method for starting up a fuel cell system from a starting temperature below 0° C., the system comprising a fuel cell stack comprising a series stack of solid polymer electrolyte fuel cells, the cathodes in the fuel cells comprising an ORR catalyst, the anodes in the fuel cells comprising an HOR catalyst and an OER catalyst wherein the OER catalyst is different from the HOR catalyst, and the fuel cell stack characterized by a maximum output OER/ORR current density wherein the maximum OER/ORR current density is the maximum current density output from the fuel cell stack when operating without a supply of fuel and is a function of fuel cell temperature and relative humidity in the fuel cells, the method comprising:from the beginning of the starting up until the fuel cell temperature reaches 0° C., drawing a current from the fuel cell stack such that the current density drawn is less than the maximum OER/ORR current density at the fuel cell temperature and at maximum water content.
US Pat. No. 10,709,646

ORAL CARE WHITENING COMPOSITIONS

Colgate-Palmolive Company...

1. An oral care whitening composition comprising a non-aqueous phase comprising:a peroxysulfate whitening agent comprising potassium peroxymonosulfate;
a hydrophobic base comprising a silicone adhesive and a silicone polymer present in a weight ratio ranging from about 70:30 to about 50:50, wherein the hydrophobic base is present at a concentration of 20 to 80%, by weight of the composition; and
at least one hydrophilic polymer comprising:a block copolymer of ethylene oxide and propylene oxide, wherein the ethylene oxide constituent comprises from 65% to 75% by weight of the copolymer;a mixture of soluble linear polymers and insoluble cross-linked polymers, selected from a mixture of linear polyvinylpolypyrrolidone (PVP) and cross-linked PVP; andwherein the non-aqueous phase is substantially anhydrous.
US Pat. No. 10,711,184

DOPED SEMICONDUCTORS AND METHODS OF MAKING THE SAME

Alliance for Sustainable ...

1. A composition comprising:a first element;
a second element;
a third element;
a ligand; and
an anion, wherein:
the first element and the second element form a nanocrystal comprising a surface and a crystal lattice,
the nanocrystal further comprises at least one of lead selenide, lead sulfide, lead telluride, cadmium sulfide, cadmium selenide, cadmium telluride, indium phosphide, indium nitride, indium arsenide, indium antimonide, zinc sulfide, zinc selenide, zinc telluride, mercury sulfide, mercury selenide, or mercury telluride,
a first portion of the third element covers at least a portion of the surface in the form of a layer,
a second portion of the third element is incorporated into the crystal lattice, and
the ligand and the anion are ionically bound to at least one of the second element or the first portion of the third element.
US Pat. No. 10,709,134

PLANT HEALTH COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A WATER-SOLUBLE PESTICIDE AND A WATER-INSOLUBLE AGROCHEMICAL

Monsanto Technology LLC, ...

1. A solid pesticidal concentrate composition comprising (i) at least one water-soluble pesticide, (ii) a surfactant component comprising at least one surfactant, and (iii) at least one water-insoluble agrochemical,wherein,
the water-soluble pesticide concentration is at least 5 percent by weight active equivalent per unit weight of the solid pesticidal concentrate composition,
the water-insoluble agrochemical concentration is from about 3 to about 20 percent by weight active equivalent per unit weight of the solid pesticidal concentrate composition,
and wherein at least 50% by weight of the water-insoluble agrochemical is present as a solute in the surfactant component.
US Pat. No. 10,709,647

SKIN CARE COMPOSITION COMPRISING TURBOSTRATIC BORON NITRIDE

Conopco, Inc., Englewood...

1. A personal care composition comprising:a) turbostratic boron nitride;
b) porous silica having a specific surface area of higher than 300 m2/g; and
c) a cosmetically acceptable carrier;
wherein oxygen content is from 1 to 3% by mole of the turbostratic boron.
US Pat. No. 10,709,135

ORGANOPHOSPHATES FOR TREATING AFFLICTIONS OF THE SKIN

Attillaps Holdings, Denv...

1. A method of treating a mite-induced skin affliction comprising a step of topically applying to an individual having the skin affliction an organophosphate in a dosage sufficient to inactivate mites from hair follicles or skin of said individual, resulting in attenuation or cessation of a one or more clinical symptom of the skin affliction, wherein the mites are Demodex brevis mites, Demodex folliculorum mites, or both; and the organophosphate is an organophosphate acetylcholinesterase inhibitor and the organophosphate is metrifonate or a prodrug or pharmaceutically acceptable salt or ester thereof.
US Pat. No. 10,709,648

ORAL CARE COMPOSITIONS

Colgate-Palmolive Company...

1. A high water oral care composition comprising an orally acceptable carrier, zinc phosphate, stannous fluoride, and an organic acid buffer system,wherein the amount of zinc phosphate is present in an amount of from 0.05 to 10% by weight, relative to the weight of the oral care composition,
wherein the buffer system comprises citric acid and a sodium citrate salt, wherein the buffer system is in an amount from 1.0% to 3.0%, by weight of the composition;
wherein the buffer system comprises citric acid and the sodium citrate salt, in a ratio of from 1:3 to 1:6; and
wherein the amount of the water is 10% by weight or more, relative to the weight of the oral care composition.
US Pat. No. 10,709,136

METHOD OF SUSPENDING WEED GROWTH IN SOIL

CH2O Incorporated, Olymp...

1. A method of treating soil, the methodcomprising:
combining a first solution comprising phosphonobutane tricarboxylic acid, hydrochloric acid, and water and a second solution comprising a chlorite salt and water to yield a third solution comprising solubilized chlorine dioxide,
providing the third solution inline to an irrigation system, wherein the irrigation system is configured to deliver water and water-carried nutrients to crops growing in the soil;
introducing the solubilized chlorine dioxide into the soil through one or more drip irrigation conduits of the irrigation system in an amount effective to suspend weed and pathogen growth in the soil, wherein the effective amount of the solubilized chlorine dioxide is at a concentration in a range between 150 ppm to 950 ppm; and
allowing the solubilized chlorine dioxide to decompose in the soil for a period of time before planting a crop in the soil.
US Pat. No. 10,709,649

TOPICAL SUNSCREEN EMULSIONS

DSM IP ASSETS B.V., Heer...

1. A topical sunscreen emulsion comprising an oil phase and a water phase, wherein the emulsion comprises:(i) 0.5 wt. % to 2 wt. % of potassium cetyl phosphate as an emulsifier,
(ii) at least 1 wt. % of at least one UV-filter substance, and
(iii) an amount of 0.5 wt. % to 1 wt. % of phytantriol sufficient to impart to the topical sunscreen emulsion an improved water resistance of 42% to 550% as compared to an identical topical sunscreen emulsion not having the phytantriol, wherein
all weight percentages are based on the total weight of the topical sunscreen emulsion.
US Pat. No. 10,714,775

FUEL CELL SYSTEM

TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI ...

1. A fuel cell system including a fuel cell that outputs electrical energy through an electrochemical reaction between fuel gas and oxidant gas, the fuel cell being a polymer electrolyte fuel cell, the fuel cell system comprising:a low-frequency superimposition section configured to superimpose a low-frequency signal on the fuel cell, the low-frequency signal being at a low frequency that is equal to or lower than 200 Hz;
an impedance computation section configured to compute impedance of the fuel cell at a time when the low-frequency superimposition section superimposes the low-frequency signal on the fuel cell;
a diagnosing section configured to diagnose a degree of dryness inside the fuel cell on the basis of the impedance computed by the impedance computation section; and
an oxidant gas amount adjustment section configured to adjust an amount of the oxidant gas in the fuel cell, wherein
the diagnosing section is configured to diagnose the degree of dryness inside the fuel cell on the basis of the impedance only when the oxidant gas amount adjustment section has adjusted the amount of the oxidant gas to be equal to or smaller than a specified reference gas amount.
US Pat. No. 10,709,137

MOLD REMOVER AND SEALER WITH OPTIONAL TRACER AND METHOD

1. A liquid mold remover and sealer comprising water, a surfactant, sodium hypochlorite, colloidal copper, and one or more alcohols.
US Pat. No. 10,709,650

SPRAYABLE SUNSCREEN COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

INOLEX INVESTMENT CORPORA...

1. A composition, comprising:a solvent base comprising at least one non-aqueous solvent;
at least one sunscreen active ingredient that is a UV blocker and/or a UV absorber; and
a polymer that is a reaction product of a random polymerization of at least one organic diol, at least one polycarboxylic acid and at least one polyol having at least three functional groups, wherein a ratio of the at least one organic diol to the polycarboxylic acid to the polyol is about 5:5:1 to about 25:25:1 and wherein the polymer reduces a whitening effect of the composition on wet skin in comparison to a composition with the same components but without the polymer.
US Pat. No. 10,709,907

TAURINE AND ALOE SYNERGISTIC ANTI-IRRITANT COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

Colgate-Palmolive Company...

1. A personal care composition comprising about 2 to 40 weight percent of an active ingredient, wherein the active ingredient is a metal-containing antiperspirant active ingredient, in combination with aloe extract and taurine, wherein a total amount of aloe extract is 0.01 to 5 weight percent, and a total amount of taurine is 0.01 to 5 weight percent, in an acceptable carrier, all based on the total weight of the composition, wherein the aloe extract and taurine are present in a synergistic combination to reduce cytotoxicity and irritation/inflammation effects of the metal-containing antiperspirant active ingredient.
US Pat. No. 10,709,138

HERBICIDAL AGRICHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND HERBICIDAL METHOD USING SAME

KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY ...

1. A herbicidal composition, comprising:a herbicidal active ingredient comprising fenquinotrione and having a 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase (HPPD) inhibitory action; and
an inorganic phosphorus compound comprising a phosphorus oxoacid or an agriculturally acceptable salt thereof,
wherein the composition, combining the herbicidal active ingredient and the inorganic phosphorus compound, has increased HPPD inhibitory herbicidal activity relative to a composition having only one of the herbicidal active ingredient or the inorganic phosphorus compound.
US Pat. No. 10,709,651

COSMETIC COMPOSITION CONTAINING ACYL BASIC AMINO ACID DERIVATIVE AND INORGANIC POWDER

AJINOMOTO CO., INC., Tok...

1. A dry surface-treated powder, comprising:(A) at least one compound selected from the group consisting bis(N?- lauroyl-L-lysine)sebacoyl amide, a salt of bis(N?-lauroyl-L-lysine)sebacoyl amide, bis(N?-octanoyl-L-lysine)sebacoyl amide, and a salt of bis(N?-octanoyl-L-lysine)sebacoyl amide;
coated on
(B) at least one kind of inorganic powder selected from the group consisting of talc, mica, sericite, iron oxide, titanium oxide, zinc oxide, and aluminum hydroxide,
wherein said (A) and said (B) are present in a weight ratio, weight of (A)/weight of (B), in a range of 1/200 to 1/5.
US Pat. No. 10,709,908

SULFATE-FREE FORMULATIONS FOR SKIN CLEANSING

RHODIA OPERATIONS, Auber...

1. A liquid cleansing composition consisting of:a. from about 20% to about 40% by weight of an anionic surfactant selected from the group consisting of sodium cocoyl glycinate, sodium methyl cocoyl taurate, and sodium lauryl glycinate;
b. from about 10% to about 30% by weight of an amphoacetate; and
c. from about 10% to about 30% by weight of a sultaine;
d. from about 0.5% to about 2% by weight of a fatty acid;
e. optionally one or more members selected from the group consisting of water, structuring agents, vitamins, botanical extracts, moisturizers, emollients, preservatives, exfoliating agents, oils, and fragrances,wherein the amounts are based upon the total weight of the composition and the composition is free of anionic alkyl sulfates and alkyl ether sulfates.
US Pat. No. 10,710,933

CERMET BODY

1. A densified cermet body, comprising:a ceramic matrix; and
a high magnetic permeability contiguous metallic phase having a magnetic permeability of at least 0.01 H/m and a relative permeability of at least 10,000;
wherein the densified cermet body has a density of at least 99.9% theoretical.
US Pat. No. 10,709,139

INSECTICIDAL COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME

CLARKE MOSQUITO CONTROL P...

1. A method for killing mosquitoes by contacting a population of mosquitoes with a composition comprising: i. a pyrethrin selected from the group consisting of Jasmolin-I, Cinerin-I, Pyrethrin-I, Jasmolin-II, Cinerin-II, Pyrethrin-II, and a combination thereof, and ii. a carvone selected from the group consisting of R-carvone, S-carvone, and a combination thereof, wherein the R-carvone and the S-carvone are isolated, synthetic, or a combination thereof, and wherein the composition effectively kills the mosquitoes.
US Pat. No. 10,709,652

SKIN CARE COMPOSITION

Conopco, Inc., Englewood...

1. A skin care composition comprising starch, benzotriazole derivative sunscreen, whitening pigment and a cosmetically acceptable carrier wherein the starch is present in amount of less than 2.2% by weight of the composition, and the benzotriazole derivative sunscreen is present in amount of less than 0.22% by weight of the composition, and further wherein the weight ratio of starch to benzotriazole derivative sunscreen is 5:1 to 10:1.
US Pat. No. 10,711,190

CORE-SHELL PARTICLES, METHOD FOR PRODUCING CORE-SHELL PARTICLES, AND FILM

FUJIFILM Corporation, To...

1. Core-shell particles comprising:a core containing a Group III element and a Group V element; and
a shell covering at least a portion of the surface of the core and containing a Group II element and a Group VI element,
wherein the proportion of the peak intensity ratio of the Group II element with respect to the peak intensity ratio of the Group III element as measured by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy analysis is from 0.26 to 0.41.
US Pat. No. 10,709,140

METHODS AND PRODUCTS FOR REDUCING THE POPULATION SIZE OF PAPILIO DEMOLEUS L. (PAPILIONIDAE)

The University of The Wes...

23. A method of controlling the population size of Papilio demoleus comprising: applying directly to Papilio demoleus a toxic extract derived from a non-host plant.
US Pat. No. 10,709,653

COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING SPICULISPORIC ACID AND AT LEAST ONE SULFATE AND/OR SULFONATE SURFACTANT

1. A cosmetic composition comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium:an aqueous phase:
spiculisporic acid;
at least one sulfate and/or sulfonate surfactant selected from the group consisting of alkylsulfates, alkylethersulfates, alkylsulfonates, alkylamidesulfonates, alkylarylsulfonates, alpha-olefin-sulfonates, paraffin-sulfonates, acylisethionates, N-alkyltaurates, N-acyltaurates, sulfosuccinates, alkyl sulfoacetates, and mixtures thereof; and
at least one organic base selected from the group consisting of basic amino acids, basic oligopeptides, basic amines and mixtures thereof;
wherein spiculisporic acid is present in a content ranging from 0.1% to 15% by mass based on the total mass of said composition;
wherein the total content of the at least one sulfate and/or sulfonate surfactant ranges from 0.1% to 30% by mass based on the total mass of said composition;
wherein the ratio R of the number of moles of organic base over the number of moles of spiculisporic acid is between 1.1 and 2.
US Pat. No. 10,709,654

SYNERGISTIC PHOTOPROTECTIVE COMPOSITIONS

EDGEWELL PERSONAL CARE BR...

1. A photoprotective composition, comprising:at least one photoactive agent present in an amount of about 0.1 to about 40 wt. %, based on a total weight of the photoprotective composition;
a synergistic combination of polymers present in an amount of about 0.1 to about 15 wt. %, based on a total weight of the photoprotective composition comprising:
0.1 to 5 wt. % of an alkyl-dimethicone having a hydrophilic group, an alkyl-PPG dimethicone, an alkyl-PEG dimethicone, or combinations thereof;
0.1 to 5 wt. % of a polymer with ester linkages comprising polyglyceryl stearate/isostearate dilinoleate crosspolymer in semi-solid form, polyglyceryl stearate/isostearate dilinoleate crosspolymer in liquid form, polyglyceryl stearate/isostearate dilinoleate crosspolymer in solid form or combinations thereof; and
0.1 to 5 wt. % of phenylisopropyl dimethicone; and
0.1 to 5 wt. % of an abietic acid ester,wherein said photoprotective composition is an anhydrous, single phase, homogenous composition that forms a substantially complete film on a dry or wet substrate, andwherein said synergistic combination of polymers increases a UVR absorbance of the photoprotective composition in comparison with a photoprotective composition without said synergistic combination of polymers.
US Pat. No. 10,709,655

PEPTIDE COMPOSITION AND RESPECTIVE USES

UNIVERSIDADE DO MINHO, B...

1. A peptide composition for hair treatment comprising at least one peptide with a sequence length of 6-12 amino acids, where 2-5 of those amino acids are cysteines, and at least one dermatologically adequate excipient, wherein the at least one peptide comprises at least 90% sequence identity to one of the sequences selected from the group consisting of: SEQ.ID NO:75, SEQ.ID NO:412, and SEQ.ID NO:1131, and wherein the at least one dermatologically adequate excipient comprises at least one emulsifier selected from the group consisting of: C10-15 pareth-(2,4,6,8) phosphate, ceteareth-(4-60), cocamidopropyl lauryl ether, deceth-(3-10), DIPA-hydrogenated cocoate, dipentaerythrityl hydroxystearate, dipentaerythrityl hydroxyisostearate, dipentaerythrityl hexacaprate/caprylate, dodoxynol-(5,6,7,9,12), nonoxynol-(1-35), octoxynol-(1-70) and Octyldodeceth-(2,5,16,20,25).
US Pat. No. 10,710,938

METHODS OF MOBILIZING SOIL PHOSPHORUS WITH A SYNERGISTIC BACTERIAL CONSORTIA

COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY...

1. A method for enhancing the rate at which organic phosphorus is converted to orthophosphate comprising:contacting a medium containing organic phosphorus with a composition comprising bacterial species Comamonas testosteroni and Pseudomonas putida;
allowing the bacterial species to convert the organic phosphorus to orthophosphate; and
allowing the bacterial species to release the orthophosphate into the medium, wherein the amount of orthophosphate in the medium is greater than the amount of orthophosphate in the same medium that is not contacted with the composition; and thereby enhancing the rate at which organic phosphorus is converted to orthophosphate.
US Pat. No. 10,709,657

HAIR-STYLING COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A COMBINATION OF LATEX FILM-FORMING POLYMERS

6. A method for styling hair comprising applying to hair the hair styling composition of claim 1.
US Pat. No. 10,709,658

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATING HAIR

1. A method of styling the hair, said method comprising applying to the hair a composition comprising:a) latex polymer A, wherein latex polymer A is Polyurethane-34, and
b) latex polymer B, wherein latex polymer B is Acrylates copolymer;
wherein the total combined amount of latex polymers A and B ranges from about 0.1% to about 30% by weight, relative to the weight of the composition; and
wherein the weight ratio of latex polymers A:B ranges from about 10:1 to about 1:10.
US Pat. No. 10,714,784

SECONDARY BATTERY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Semiconductor Energy Labo...

8. A secondary battery comprising a film,wherein the film has a first region with a first pattern of depressions or projections and a second region different from the first region,
wherein the secondary battery has flexibility,
wherein the secondary battery is a multi-stable flexible secondary battery having at least a first stable condition and a second stable condition,
wherein the first stable condition is fixed while being bent,
wherein the second stable condition is different from the first stable condition, and
wherein the secondary battery deforms repeatedly between the first stable condition and the second stable condition.
US Pat. No. 10,709,146

CMP-CONTAINING, HIGH PROTEIN DENATURED WHEY PROTEIN COMPOSITIONS, PRODUCTS CONTAINING THEM, AND USES THEREOF

ARLA FOODS AMBA, Viby J ...

1. A denatured whey protein composition containing:a total amount of protein of at least 70% (w/w) on a dry weight basis,
a total amount of CMP of at least 16% (w/w) relative to the total amount of protein,
insoluble whey protein particles having a particle size in the range of 1-10 microns, where the amount of said insoluble whey protein particles is in the range of 50-84% (w/w) relative to the total amount of protein.
US Pat. No. 10,709,659

COMPOSITION AND METHODS FOR HAIR REGROWTH

NUTRACEUTICAL WELLNESS IN...

1. A composition for promoting hair growth and reducing hair loss, comprising from 100 to 1000 mg of an extract of Curcuma longa, from 100 mg to 1000 mg of an extract of the roots and leaves of Withania somnifera, at least 200 mg of saw palmetto extract, low molecular weight collagen, hyaluronic acid and a pharmaceutically suitable encapsulating material.
US Pat. No. 10,709,660

METHOD OF PROVIDING BIRTH CONTROL

The Population Council, I...

1. A method of providing birth control, the method comprising:(a) initially inserting into the vagina of a female of reproductive potential on either day 2, 3, 4, or 5 of the female's menstrual cycle, a vaginal system comprising:
a silicone elastomer ring body, a first channel within the ring body, a second channel within the ring body, a first core disposed within the first channel, a second core disposed within the second channel, 103 mg of segesterone acetate, and 17.4 mg ethinyl estradiol, wherein the 103 mg of segesterone acetate is distributed throughout the first core and the second core; wherein the second core contains the 17.4 mg of ethinyl estradiol; wherein the first core is approximately 3.0 mm in diameter and approximately 11 mm in length and releases segesterone acetate alone; wherein the second core is approximately 3.0 mm and approximately 18 mm in length and releases both segesterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol;
wherein the system releases an average of approximately 0.15 mg/day of segesterone acetate and an average of approximately 0.013 mg/day of ethinyl estradiol each day in a 21-day first period as measured across thirteen 28-day product-use cycles; and
wherein the initial insertion on day 2, 3, 4, or 5 is the first day of the 21-day first period;
(b) removing the vaginal system on the day following the end of the 21-day first period;
(c) storing the removed vaginal system for a second period of between five and seven days including the removal date of step (b), wherein the 21-day first period and second period together comprise a product-use cycle; and
(d) repeating steps (a), (b), and (c) for a total of up to thirteen product-use cycles including a first product-use cycle, wherein each initial insertion of step (a) is performed at approximately the same time of day as in a previous product-use cycle.
US Pat. No. 10,709,148

METHOD FOR PRODUCING A PROTEIN PHOSPHOLIPID COMPLEX FROM A CRUSTACEAN CATCH

Rimfrost Technologies, F...

1. A method of producing polar krill oil comprising the steps ofa) disintegrating a krill catch to provide a disintegrated krill catch;
b) contacting the disintegrated krill catch with about 0.1-0.5% endoprotease mixture and about 0.01-0.05% exoprotease mixture by total weight of the disintegrated krill catch to provide a hydrolyzed krill catch; and
separating the hydrolyzed krill catch to provide a polar krill oil.
US Pat. No. 10,709,661

ORAL PARTICULATE COMPOSITION

1. A free-flowing particulate composition suitable for oral consumption, comprising:a carrier phase which is a free-flowing particulate phase comprising (a) a bitter tasting agent having a mean particle size, inclusive of any encapsulant, coating or other substrate, of less than 500 ?m, and (b) a first particulate agent which is sugar particles having a mean particle size of 100-500 ?m; and
a retained phase which is a free-flowing particulate phase, comprising a second particulate agent, wherein the second particulate agent comprises particles comprising a sugar having a mean particle size of at least 800 ?m, and wherein the second particulate agent is other than chewing gum; and
wherein the particles of the retained phase are able to move freely with respect to the particles of the carrier phase, the size of particles of the second particulate agent are larger than those of the first particulate agent, and D75 of the second particulate agent is greater than D75 of the first particulate agent.
US Pat. No. 10,709,149

PREPARATION OF COFFEE FRUIT EXTRACTS AND POWDERS

KoffeeFruit Pte. Ltd., S...

1. A method for preparing a coffee fruit extract having antioxidant activity, the method comprising:(a) providing de-beaned coffee cherries;
(b) freezing the de-beaned coffee cherries under substantially oxygen-free conditions at a temperature of less than about ?30° Fahrenheit (F) to produce frozen de-beaned coffee cherries;
(c) thawing the frozen de-beaned coffee cherries to produce thawed de-beaned coffee cherries; and
(d) extracting antioxidants from the thawed de-beaned coffee cherries in a heated aqueous solvent to produce a coffee fruit extract having antioxidant activity and extracted de-beaned coffee cherries.
US Pat. No. 10,711,456

FIRE-PROOF THERMAL-INSULATION BOARD OF B02 AUTOCLAVED AERATED LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE AND METHOD FOR PREPARING SAME

1. A fire-proof thermal-insulation board of B02 autoclaved aerated lightweight concrete, characterized in that components of the fire-proof thermal-insulation board of the B02 autoclaved aerated lightweight concrete are quartz sand, lime, cement, gypsum, aluminum powder, and foam stabilizer; wherein weight percentages of the components are: 56%˜60% of the quartz sand, 8%˜11% of the lime, 20%˜30% of the cement, 2%˜4% of the gypsum, 0.24%˜0.26% of the aluminum powder, and 0.02%˜0.03% of the foam stabilizer.
US Pat. No. 10,714,788

SILICATE COMPOUNDS AS SOLID LI-ION CONDUCTORS

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, C...

1. A solid state lithium battery, comprising:an anode;
a cathode; and
a solid state lithium ion electrolyte located between the anode and the cathode;
wherein
the solid state lithium ion electrolyte comprises a composite material of formula (I):
Liy(M1)x1Si2-x2(M2)x2O7  (I)
wherein
x1 is a number from 0 to 6 inclusive of 0 and 6,
x2 is a number from 0 to 2, inclusive of 0 and 2, and
y is a value such that the composite of formula (I) is charge neutral,
M1 is at least one element selected from the group of elements consisting of a group 1 element, a group 2 element and a group 12 element, and
M2 is at least one element selected from the group of elements consisting of a group 13 element, a group 14 element, and a group 15 element.
US Pat. No. 10,710,945

AROMATIC COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR OBTAINING THEM

ExxonMobil Chemical Paten...

1. A process comprising:(a) obtaining a first aromatic composition from one or more precursor aromatic hydrocarbons, wherein the first aromatic composition comprises one or more of: (i) one or more cycloalkylaromatic compounds; (ii) one or more dicycloalkylaromatic compounds; (iii) one or more biphenyl compounds; and (iv) one or more terphenyl compounds; and
(b) blending the first aromatic composition with a second aromatic composition comprising 8-18 wt % 1-methylnaphthalene, 21-31 wt % 2-methylnaphthalene, 0.1 to 5 wt % 2-ethylnaphthalene, 13-23 wt % dimethyl naphthalene, 2-12 wt % trimethylnaphthalene, 0-15 wt % alkylbenzenes, and 0-15 wt % naphthalene, thereby forming a blended aromatic fluid composition;
wherein obtaining the first aromatic composition comprises one of:
(a-1) contacting a hydroalkylation feed comprising the one or more aromatic hydrocarbons with hydrogen in the presence of a MCM-22 hydroalkylation catalyst so as to produce a hydroalkylation reaction effluent comprising (i) the one or more cycloalkylaromatic compounds and (ii) the one or more dicycloalkylaromatic compounds; and
(a-2) contacting a transalkylation feed comprising the one or more aromatic hydrocarbons with a precursor cycloalkylaromatic compound in the presence of a transalkylation catalyst comprising zeolite beta, zeolite Y, Ultrastable Y (USY), Dealuminated Y (Deal Y), mordenite, ZSM-3, ZSM-4, ZSM-18, ZSM-20, or mixtures thereof, so as to produce a transalkylation reaction effluent comprising the one or more cycloalkylaromatic compounds and the one or more dicycloalkylaromatic compounds.
US Pat. No. 10,711,201

METHOD FOR CONVERTING ALGAL BIOMASS INTO A GAS OR INTO BIOCRUDE BY HYDROTHERMAL GASIFICATION OR HYDROTHERMAL LIQUEFACTION, RESPECTIVELY

1. A method for converting algal biomass into a gas or biocrude with a view to producing a fuel, a motor fuel, or a liquid fuel, or some other synthetic product, comprising:(a) gasification or hydrothermal liquefaction of an algal biomass in at least one first reactor;
(b) separation between respectively the gas or biocrude produced and the aqueous effluents and the CO2 produced at the outlet of the first reactor;
(c) recovery of the aqueous effluents; and
(d) oxidation of the aqueous effluents in at least one second reactor;
wherein step (d) is oxidation by a wet process or a hydrothermal oxidation (HTO) in supercritical conditions.
US Pat. No. 10,709,151

LOW FIBER PENNYCRESS MEAL AND METHODS OF MAKING

COVERCRESS, INC., St. Lo...

1. Pennycress seed meal comprising an acid detergent fiber (ADF) content of 7% to 25% by dry weight, wherein the seed meal is defatted, and wherein said meal comprises a detectable amount of a polynucleotide comprising at least one loss-of-function mutation in an endogenous wild-type pennycress gene comprising the polynucleotide sequence of SEQ ID NO: 71 or at least one loss-of-function mutation in an allelic variant of the endogenous wild-type pennycress gene having at least 95% sequence identity to SEQ ID NO: 71.
US Pat. No. 10,710,946

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING OCTAFLUOROCYCLOPENTENE

ZEON CORPORATION, Chiyod...

1. A method of manufacturing octafluorocyclopentene by bringing 1-choroheptafluorocyclopentene into contact with an alkali metal fluoride to obtain octafluorocyclopentene, comprising:a fluorination step of maintaining, at 85° C. or higher, a suspension containing the alkali metal fluoride suspended in a mixed solvent including a polar aprotic solvent and a glycol ether having a higher boiling point than the polar aprotic solvent while supplying 1-chloroheptafluoropentene into the suspension and performing fluorination thereof to obtain octafluorocyclopentene; and
a recovery step of recovering the octafluorocyclopentene that is produced in the fluorination step.
US Pat. No. 10,709,152

CHLAMYDOMONAS MUTANTS PRODUCED USING RGEN RNP AND METHOD FOR PREPARING PIGMENT USING THE SAME

Industry-University Coope...

1. A Chlamydomonas reinhardtii mutant having a ZEP gene mutation in which a base sequence represented by SEQ ID No. 2 is inserted between a 816th base and a 817th base in a ZEP gene sequence of a Chlamydomonas reinhardtii represented by SEQ ID No. 1 and having an ability to produce a xanthophyll.
US Pat. No. 10,711,204

NITROGEN BASED HYDROGEN SULFIDE SCAVENGERS AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF

Dorf Ketal Chemicals (Ind...

1. A hydrogen sulfide scavenging additive composition for scavenging hydrogen sulfide in hydrocarbon comprising sulfur containing compounds, wherein said additive composition consists of a combination of:(A) at least one nitrogen based hydrogen sulfide scavenger; and
(B) at least one aliphatic tertiary amine,
wherein the nitrogen based hydrogen sulfide scavenger comprises triazine based hydrogen sulfide scavenger; and
wherein the aliphatic tertiary amine comprises tri-isopropanolamine (TIPA), N,N,N?,N?-Tetrakis (2-hydroxyethyl) ethylene-diamine (THEED), ethylene oxide (EO) derivative of TIPA (EO-TIPA), propylene oxide (PO) derivative of TIPA (PO-TIPA), ethylene oxide (EO) derivative of ethylene diamine (EO-EDA), propylene oxide (PO) derivative of ethylene diamine (PO-EDA), or a mixture thereof; and
wherein the composition does not comprise:
a) monoethanol amine (MEA);
b) diethanol amine (DEA); and
c) triethanol amine (TEA).
US Pat. No. 10,709,667

HYDROGEL ENCAPSULATED CELLS AND ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE O...

1. A composition comprising:(a) (i) a core comprising a hydrogel forming polymer and optionally encapsulating one or more mammalian secretory, metabolic or structural cells, (ii) an envelope on the outside of the core comprising a hydrogel forming polymer, and (iii) optionally a membrane separating the core and the envelope;
and
(b) one or more anti-inflammatory drugs covalently attached to the hydrogel forming polymer in the envelope by a biodegradable chemical linker;
wherein the one or more anti-inflammatory drugs are locally released from the composition after implantation in a mammalian subject in an amount effective to prevent detectable fibrosis of the composition for at least 10 days.
US Pat. No. 10,710,949

COPPER-CONTAINING MULTIMETALLIC CATALYSTS, AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME TO MAKE BIOBASED 1,2-PROPANEDIOL

ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND CO...

1. A process, comprising reacting a glycerol or glycerol-containing feed with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst comprising copper, zinc and one or more additional metals selected from the group consisting of rhenium, palladium, platinum, ruthenium, manganese, and molybdenum on a zirconia or carbon support to produce a biobased 1,2-propanediol, wherein when a carbon support is used, the carbon has a surface oxygen group concentration corresponding to a desorption of at least 800 ?mol/g combined of carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide through temperature-programmed desorption and analysis with an associated mass spectrometer, and treating the catalyst in the course of reacting the glycerol or glycerol-containing feed with hydrogen by exposure to an alkali metal source.
US Pat. No. 10,711,205

PROCESS FOR RECOVERING HYDROPROCESSED EFFLUENT WITH IMPROVED HYDROGEN RECOVERY

UOP LLC, Des Plaines, IL...

1. A hydroprocessing process comprising:hydroprocessing a hydrocarbon feed stream in a hydroprocessing reactor with a hydrogen stream over hydroprocessing catalyst to provide hydroprocessed effluent stream;
separating said hydroprocessed effluent stream in a hot separator to provide a hot vapor stream and a hot liquid stream;
separating the hot vapor stream in a cold separator to provide a cold vapor stream and a cold liquid stream;
separating the hot liquid stream in a hot flash drum to provide a hot flash vapor stream and a hot flash liquid stream;
separating said cold liquid stream in a cold flash drum to provide a cold flash vapor stream and a cold flash liquid stream; and
mixing said hot flash vapor stream with said cold flash vapor stream to provide a mixed stream.
US Pat. No. 10,709,155

HERBACEOUS SELENIUM-ENRICHED SOD NON-ANTIBIOTIC FEED ADDITIVE AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF

NE PLUS ENTERPRISES, LLC,...

1. A non-antibiotic feed additive comprising the following components by weight:0.5-1.5 parts of choline;
0.5-1.5 parts of zeolite powder;
10-15 parts of calcium hydrogen phosphate;
1.5-4.5 parts of sodium chloride;
0.00055-0.0055 parts of selenium;
0.05-1 parts of Folium isatidis;
0.05-1 parts of isatis root;
0.05-2 parts of superoxide dismutase (SOD);
0.1-0.3 parts of Radix dichroa;
0.05-0.15 parts of Radix bupleuri;
0.02-0.08 parts of Coptis chinensis;
0.1-0.2 parts of Radix scutellariae;
0.05-0.15 parts of liquorice;
0.02-0.08 parts of Cortex phellodendri; and
0.02-0.08 parts of Rheum officinale;
wherein the non-antibiotic feed additive, when fed to chickens, is effective for reducing the likelihood of contracting white diarrhea and coccidiosis in the chickens.
US Pat. No. 10,709,668

SPRINKLE FORMULATIONS OF ACAMPROSATE

CONFLUENCE PHARMACEUTICAL...

1. An orally-administrable, pharmaceutical formulation comprising a plurality of pellets, wherein:the pellets comprise a core, a sustained release coating, and an enteric coating; and
the core comprises acamprosate calcium and a diluent.
US Pat. No. 10,710,950

PROCESS FOR THE RECOVERY OF KETONES AND GLYCOLS FROM FERMENTATION

1. A method of obtaining ketones and glycols from a fermentation process, the method comprising:collecting an off-gas and a fermented broth from the fermenter, wherein the off-gas comprises a ketone, and wherein the fermented broth comprises a glycol and a ketone;
performing at least one of: transferring the off-gas from the fermenter to a ketone recuperation module; or transferring the fermented broth to a fluid separating module; and
isolating one or more selected from a group consisting of: the ketone from the off-gas; and
the glycol from the fermented broth.
US Pat. No. 10,709,156

PET SUPPLEMENT AND METHODS OF MAKING

MARS, Incorporated, McLe...

1. A pet supplement comprisinga homogeneous mixture consisting of an amount of probiotic microorganisms and a first fat component having a first melting point; and
a sweetener component comprising sugar and a second fat component having a second melting point;Wherein the second melting point is different than the first melting point and the supplement has a viable probiotic microorganism count of at least about 105 colony forming units (CFUs) per gram of composition.
US Pat. No. 10,709,157

METHODS FOR THE PRODUCTION AND USE OF MYCELIAL LIQUID TISSUE CULTURE

MycoTechnology, Inc., Au...

1. A composition comprising a combination of a food product and a mycelium-free portion from a mycelial liquid tissue culture, wherein the combination comprises a non-nutritive sweetener, wherein the mycelium-free portion is a separated extracellular portion of a liquid tissue culture of Cordyceps sinensis, wherein the combination has reduced bitter tastes compared to the food product alone.
US Pat. No. 10,709,670

MYRCENE-CONTAINING COMPLEX MIXTURES TARGETING TRPV1

GBS GLOBAL BIOPHARMA, INC...

1. A method of effecting TRPV1 desensitization in cells of a mammalian subject with a pain disorder, the method comprising:administering to the subject a pharmaceutical composition, in an amount, by a route of administration, and for a time sufficient to cause TRPV1 desensitization in cells within the subject, thereby treating the pain disorder;
wherein the pharmaceutical composition comprises myrcene, at least one other terpene, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier or diluent;
wherein the composition is substantially free of cannabinoids; and
wherein the pain disorder is selected from the group consisting of shingles, sickle cell disease, arthritis pain, irritable bowel syndrome, and endometriosis.
US Pat. No. 10,710,952

PROCESS FOR FLASHING A REACTION MEDIUM

Celanese International Co...

1. A process for producing acetic acid by carbonylating a methanol reactant feed stream in a reactor in the presence of water, rhodium catalyst, iodide salt and methyl iodide to form a reaction medium, the process comprising:separating the reaction medium in a flash vessel into a liquid recycle stream and a vapor product stream comprising acetic acid, from 24 to less than 36 wt. % methyl iodide, from 0.005 to 1 wt. % acetaldehyde, and up to 1 wt. % hydrogen iodide;
distilling at least a portion of the vapor product stream in a first column to obtain a sidedraw comprising acetic acid; and
distilling the acetic acid product stream in a second column to recover a stream near the bottom comprising acetic acid.
US Pat. No. 10,709,158

NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION FOR NOURISHING HEART AND METHOD FOR PREPARING THE SAME

1. A nutritional composition for nourishing heart, comprising the following raw material components and proportions thereof, in parts by weight (pbw): rice 58-83 pbw, red beans 7-25 pbw, lotus seeds 5-16 pbw, Lilium brownii 2-7 pbw, and longan 0.4-1.6 pbw, wherein the composition is a composition prepared by the process comprising the following sequential steps:step 1, preparing raw materials: purifying and sorting rice, red beans lotus seeds, Lilium brownii, and longan for subsequent use;
step 2, frying: frying the prepared raw materials under a condition of 100-200° C. for 25-120 min;
step 3, dosing: grinding the fried raw materials, then mixing and stirring evenly the ground materials according to the proportions to obtain a rice powder;
step 4, granulating: extruding the rice powder obtained in step 3 through a double-screw extruder, followed by gelatinization and granulation thereof, to obtain mixed rice grains;
step 5, drying: drying the mixed rice grains through a microwave dryer, wherein a water content of the material is kept below 12%, and cooling the dried mixed rice grains at room temperature; and
step 6, sieving and packaging: sieving the cooled mixed rice grains, and optionally vacuum-packaging the sieved mixed rice grains, thereby obtaining the heart-nourishing nutritional composition.
US Pat. No. 10,709,671

USE OF CANNABINOIDS IN THE TREATMENT OF EPILEPSY

GW Research Limited, Cam...

1. A method of treating focal seizures in Dravet Syndrome, comprising administering to a subject in need thereof cannabidiol (CBD), wherein the CBD has a purity of at least 98% (w/w) and comprises no more than 0.15% (w/w) ?9-tetrahydrocannabidiol, wherein the CBD is administered at a dose of from 15 mg/kg/day to 20 mg/kg/day.
US Pat. No. 10,710,953

METHOD FOR PURIFICATION OF GAA

LyondellBasell Acetyls, L...

1. A method comprising:contacting methanol with carbon monoxide in the presence of a liquid reaction medium under carbonylation conditions to form a carbonylation product comprising acetic acid;
separating the carbonylation product into a liquid fraction and a vapor fraction comprising a majority of the acetic acid in the carbonylation product;
removing, from the vapor fraction, water, light ends having a boiling point less than that of acetic acid, heavy ends having a boiling point greater than that of acetic acid, or a combination thereof, to yield a crude acetic acid product comprising at least 99.5 weight percent (wt %) acetic acid, less than or equal to 0.2 wt % water, and less than or equal to 2000 ppm oxidizable impurities, based on the total weight of the crude acetic acid product; and
contacting the crude acetic acid product with an acidic ion exchange resin to provide a purified acetic acid product comprising less than 100 ppm oxidizable impurities.
US Pat. No. 10,709,159

INCREASING THE BIOAVAILABILITY OF FLAVAN-3-OLS WITH CARBOHYDRATES WITH A LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX

Societe des Produits Nest...

1. A non-therapeutic method of increasing the bioavailability of at least one flavan-3-ol to reduce a visible or tangible imperfection of skin of an individual having the visible or tangible imperfection, the method comprising administering a composition to the individual having the visible or tangible imperfection, the composition comprising the at least one flavan-3-ol and a carbohydrate consisting of galactose, wherein the composition comprises the carbohydrate and the at least one flavan-3-ol in a weight ratio of 1:1 to 1:3, wherein the at least one flavan-3-ol is selected from the group consisting of (+)-catechin (C), (?)-epicatechin (EC), gallocatechin (GC), gallocatechin gallate (GCG), (?)-epigallocatechin (EGC), (?)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCg), (?)-epicatechin-3-gallate (ECg), and mixtures thereof.
US Pat. No. 10,709,672

POLYPHENOL-CONTAINING SOLID COMPOSITION

SAN-EI GEN F.F.I., INC., ...

1. A solid composition comprising(1) an amorphous poorly water-soluble polyphenol,
(2) a hydrophilic polymer, and
(3) at least one nonionic surfactant selected from the group consisting of polyglycerol fatty acid esters and sucrose fatty acid esters.
US Pat. No. 10,709,160

SOLUBLE CALCIUM STABILISED IN AN ANIONIC-CATIONIC POLYMER AND FRUCTANS

Centro de Investigacion y...

1. A method for a preparation of a stabilized soluble calcium complex including a) a source of calcium present in an amount of 0.05 mg to 15 mg per gram of a sample, b) a cationic polymer present in a mass ratio to the calcium source of between 0.25 and 12.5, c) an anionic hydrocolloid, and d) a source of a soluble fiber, the method comprising the steps of:a) preparing a first solution containing from 0.05 g to 5 g of a source of calcium, 1 mL of phosphoric acid, and 8 mL of water;
b) preparing a second solution containing from 0.01 g to 4 g of a cationic polymer and 20 mL of 1% glacial acetic acid;
c) producing a third solution by combining the solutions obtained in steps a) and b), maintaining the third solution at a temperature of between 1° C. to 70° C., and maintaining the mass proportions of the source of calcium and cationic polymer between 0.25 and 12.5;
d) maintaining the pH of the solution of subsection c) at a pH of between 1.0 and 6.5, under conditions of rest for 1 to 24 hours, and under a controlled temperature of ?5° C. to 20° C.;
e) dispersing the solution of step d) in an anionic hydrocolloid selected from: arabic gum, guar gum, sodium or potassium alginate, propylene glycol alginate, mesquite gum, xanthan gum, locust bean gum, casein, or pectin;
f) adding a source of soluble fiber selected from: agave fructans, inulin, or a mixture thereof;
g) conditioning the solution of step f) to be supplied in liquid form, reducing the volume of the solution by atomization in a spray dryer to a final concentration of total solids of from 30 g to 35 g per 100 ml of solution.
US Pat. No. 10,709,673

USE OF CANNABINOIDS IN THE TREATMENT OF EPILEPSY

GW Research Limited, Cam...

1. An oral composition consisting of: (i) cannabidiol (CBD) at a concentration of between about 22.5 mg/ml and about 110 mg/ml, (ii) ethanol at a concentration of about 71.1 mg/ml to about 86.9 mg/ml, (iii) a sweetener at a concentration of about 0.45 mg/ml to about 0.55 mg/ml, (iv) a flavoring at a concentration of about 0.18 mg/ml to about 0.22 mg/ml, and (v) sesame oil q.s. to about 1.0 ml.
US Pat. No. 10,710,955

METHODS FOR PRODUCING ALKYL HYDROXYALKANOATES

CARGILL, INCORPORATED, W...

1. A method for producing an alkyl 3-hydroxypropionate, comprising:a) obtaining a 3-hydroxypropionate containing composition derived from a 3-hydroxypropionic acid recovery bottom stream, the composition, comprising:
(i) at least 40 percent by weight 3-hydroxypropionate equivalents;
(ii) greater than 0 and less than 45 percent by weight free 3-hydroxypropionate;
(iii) at least 1 percent by weight saccharide equivalents; and
(iv) less than 15 percent by weight water;
b) mixing a mono-alcohol in a molar ratio of from about 1.1:1.0 to 10.0:1.0 of mono-alcohol to 3-hydroxypropionate equivalents present in the 3-hydroxypropionate containing composition to obtain a first mixture;
c) heating the first mixture to form a reaction product;
d) distilling the reaction product and recovering an alkyl 3-hydroxypropionate fraction comprising:
(i) at least 90 percent by weight alkyl 3-hydroxypropionate;
(ii) less than 1 percent by weight 3-hydroxypropionate acid;
(iii) less than 1 percent by weight water; and
(iv) less than 0.5 percent by weight saccharide equivalents.
US Pat. No. 10,709,674

USE OF CANNABINOIDS IN THE TREATMENT OF EPILEPSY

GW Research Limited, Cam...

1. A method of treating seizures in a patient with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or Dravet syndrome, comprising orally administering to the patient in need thereof cannabidiol (CBD), wherein:(a) the CBD has a purity of at least 95% (w/w); and
(b) the CBD is administered in a composition, consisting of:
(i) CBD at a concentration ranging from about 22.5 mg/mL and about 110 mg/mL;
(ii) ethanol at a concentration ranging from about 71.1 mg/mL to about 86.9 mg/mL;
(iii) a sweetener at a concentration ranging about 0.45 mg/mL to about 0.55 mg/mL;
(iv) flavoring at a concentration ranging from about 0.18 mg/mL to about 0.22 mg/mL;
and (v) a solvent q.s. to about 1.0 ml.
US Pat. No. 10,709,675

NUTRACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING C60 AND CURCUMIN

1. A nutraceutical composition comprising a fullerene, curcumin, and at least one of black seed oil and moringa oil, wherein the composition is substantially free of particles having a size of greater than 0.2 ?m.
US Pat. No. 10,709,676

APPLICATIONS OF SPERMINE AND DERIVATIVES THEREOF

Geneheal Biotechnology Co...

1. A method for treating or alleviating a disease comprising:administering a therapeutically effective amount of a compound or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or C1-C6 amide thereof to a patient in need thereof,
wherein the compound is spermine and the disease is ADSL deficiency.
US Pat. No. 10,709,164

REDUCED RISK TOBACCO PRODUCTS AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME

Vector Tobacco Inc., Mor...

1. A method of producing a transgenic tobacco plant comprising inhibiting expression of an endogenous gene comprising SEQ. ID. NO: 5 by RNA interference (RNAi) in a tobacco plant, wherein leaves from said transgenic tobacco plant have a reduced amount of nornicotine or nicotine or both nornicotine and nicotine, as compared to a control tobacco.
US Pat. No. 10,709,165

VAPORIZABLE TOBACCO WAX COMPOSITIONS

BOND STREET MANUFACTURING...

1. A vaporizable tobacco wax composition comprising tobacco wax and a vapor agent, wherein the vaporizable tobacco wax composition has a wax consistency, the vapor agent is present in the amount of 10-25% by mass, the composition has a nicotine content of 1.5-4%, the tobacco wax is extracted from tobacco using supercritical CO2 extraction, and the composition has a TSNA content of less than 1 ppm.
US Pat. No. 10,709,679

ORAL COMBINATION DRUG FORMULATION COMPRISING A NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUG AND A COMPLEMENTARY LOW DOSE OF TRANEXAMIC ACID FOR THE TREATMENT OF MENSTRUAL PAIN ACCOMPANIED WITH EXCESSIVE MENSTRUAL BLOOD LOSS

ARSTAT, INC., Flemington...

1. A method for relieving menstrual pain and reducing menstrual blood loss in a female comprising:administering to the female an oral combination drug formulation comprising a first therapeutically effective dose of a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and a second complementary low dose of tranexamic acid, wherein the NSAID is formulated to relieve the menstrual pain and to reduce a volume of menstrual blood loss of the female, wherein the dose of tranexamic acid ranges from 150 mg to 200 mg per the oral combination drug formulation; wherein a total daily dose of the tranexamic acid ranges from 390 mg to 500 mg.
US Pat. No. 10,711,217

LUBRICANT BASE OIL

NOF CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A lubricant base oil consisting of an ester, said ester comprising:a component (A) derived from pentaerythritol in a molar percentage Amol % of 20 to 30 mol %;
a component (B) derived from a straight-chain fatty acid having a carbon number of 14 to 22 in a molar percentage Bmol % of 55 to 79 mol %; and
a component (C) derived from adipic acid in a molar percentage Cmol % of 1 to 15 mol %,
wherein a molar ratio (Cmol/Bmol) of said component (C) derived from adipic acid and said component (B) derived from said straight-chain fatty acid having a carbon number of 14 to 22 is 0.02 to 0.25, and
wherein said ester has a hydroxyl value of 10 to 100 mgKOH/g.
US Pat. No. 10,709,680

METHODS FOR TREATING DRY EYE

1. A method for treating dry eye and improving the quality of the meibum composition of inflamed or dysfunctional meibomian glands of a mammal, comprising the steps of:administering a composition consisting essentially of an effective amount of omega-3 fatty acids on a daily dosage basis to said mammal having inflamed or dysfunctional meibomian glands, wherein said amount of omega-3 fatty acids comprises eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) in an amount greater than 600 mg and in the re-esterified triglyceride form; and wherein said composition is devoid of omega-6 fatty acids;
increasing levels of anti-inflammatory omega-3's in the meibum composition of said treated meibomian glands of said mammal; and
decreasing levels of inflammatory omega-6's in the meibum composition of said treated meibomian glands.
US Pat. No. 10,709,684

SGLT-2 INHIBITORS FOR TREATING METABOLIC DISORDERS IN PATIENTS WITH RENAL IMPAIRMENT OR CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Pfizer Inc., New York, N...

1. A method of lowering urinary albumin excretion in a patient comprising administering ertugliflozin or a co-crystal or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof to the patient, wherein the patient has moderate renal impairment or stage 3 chronic kidney disease (CKD).
US Pat. No. 10,709,685

USE OF METHADONE METABOLITES FOR TREATMENT OF ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

Georgetown University, W...

1. A method of treating anxiety, comprising administering to a subject in need thereof a therapeutically effective amount of 2-ethyl-5-methyl-3,3-diphenyl-1-pyrroline (EMDP), or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
US Pat. No. 10,711,223

COMPOSITION COMPRISING POLYALKYLENEIMINES

RECKITT BENCKISER FINISH ...

1. A composition comprising a polyalkyleneimine, a salt of a polyalkyleneimine, and/or a derivative of a polyalkyleneimine in an amount of 0.01 mg to 10 mg per wash and/or rinse cycle of an automatic dishwashing machine,wherein the composition is provided to the automatic dishwashing machine.