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Stock material or miscellaneous articles January USPTO class patent listing 01/07

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01/25/2007 > 86 patent applications in 64 patent subcategories. USPTO class patent listing

20070020404 - Topologically structured polymer coating: Sub-micron-structured (nanostructured) polymer film or coatings are made by coating a substrate with a mixture of materials. One of the materials is removed using a selective solvent, leaving pores or other nanostructure. The substrate may be grooved, providing a competing nanostructure. The coating may act as an antireflective coating, optical... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20070020407 - Elliptically polarizing plate, liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display device, and image display device: An elliptically polarizing plate comprising a retardation film having a film comprising a polymer which has, as its main chain, a polyol skeleton having a side chain substituted with at least one chemical group selected from the group consisting of an aromatic carbonyl group, an aryl-substituted lower alkylcarbonyl group, and... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20070020409 - Process for preparing metal compounds of an azo compound in the presence of seed crystals:

20070020408 - Process for preparing metal compounds of an azo compound using a multistage heat-treatment process:

20070020405 - Sealant for liquid crystal and liquid-crystal display cell made with the same: wherein R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, R2 represents a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, a hydroxyl group, a linear, branch or cyclic monovalent alkyl group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, or an alkoxy group having 1 to 10 carbon atoms, m represents an integer of... Agent: Nields & Lemack

20070020406 - Antireflection film and method for manufacturing the same: An objective of the present invention is to provide an antireflection film having a fine particle layer that is formed on a transparent substrate without allowing particles to aggregate as irregular lumps, while the region having no particles is being reduced to an area that is sufficiently small so as... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20070020410 - Method and process of collecting, packaging and processing recyclable waste: Recyclable waste byproducts are efficiently collected for recycling at stores or other locations by compacting the recyclable waste as layers in a composite bale with cardboard. The composite bales can be formed using existing cardboard balers that retailers or other stores typically already have for baling recyclable cardboard. In one... Agent: Workman Nydegger (f/k/a Workman Nydegger & Seeley)

20070020411 - Extended life polyimide toner transfer belts: Examination of the side edges of available polyimide show that they are cut or formed on the angle that forms tapered extensions. This invention minimizes such tapered extensions. In the embodiment the side edges are made to be generally perpendicular to the top and bottom surfaces. The perpendicular sides eliminate... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20070020412 - Warming tool in a sheet form: A warming device of sheet form having (1) a heat generating sheet prepared by papermaking and containing an oxidizable metal, a moisture retaining agent, and a fibrous material and (2) an air permeable holder holding the heat generating sheet. The warming device has a thickness of 0.1 to 10 mm... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20070020413 - Adhesive composition, process for producing the same, molded objects, and process for producing heat-shrinkable tube: An adhesive composition comprising 100 parts by weight of a fluorine-containing polymer and 2 to 30 parts by weight of an unsaturated compound containing at least one polar group selected from the group consisting of an epoxy group and a carboxyl group, wherein the fluorine-containing polymer has been graft-modified with... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20070020414 - Absorbent article: An absorbent article formed from a substantially non-water-degradable packaging material into a pouch containing an absorbent material, wherein at least one edge of the pouch is sealed utilizing a water-soluble adhesive, and wherein upon expansion of the water absorbent material within the pouch caused by exposure to a liquid, the... Agent: Lynch, Cox, Gilman & Mahan, P.s.c. Suite 2100

20070020418 - Acetaldehyde scavenging by addition of active scavengers to bottle closures: Generation of acetaldehyde from a polyethylene terephthalate resin migrating to a vapor space between the contents of a container and the container closure may be controlled by the addition of acetaldehyde scavenging additives to the closure polymer or to a liner polymer in direct contact with the vapor space.... Agent: Dennis V. Carmen Eastman Chemical Company

20070020416 - Blow molded hollow articles and bottles made from trivalent cation neutralized ionomers: Disclosed are extrusion or injection molded hollow articles and blow molded bottles comprising ionomer neutralized with trivalent cations. These ionomers have higher melt strength than ionomer composition containing the same copolymer but neutralized only with mono- or divalent cations. The blow molded bottles can have wall thicknesses and weights substantially... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company Legal Patent Records Center

20070020419 - Polyesters and polyester containers having a reduced coefficient of friction and improved clarity: Polyesters and polyester containers having a reduced coefficient of friction and improved clarity are produced using an antiblock agent comprising a dried talc having from about 20 to about 300 ppm water or a fatty acid tethered talc. The use of these talcs result in polyesters and polyester containers having... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20070020417 - Seal structure and process for producing same: The present invention provides a seal structure including: (a) an elastically deformable substrate; and (b) a thermoplastic substance bonded to the elastically deformable substrate, the elastically deformable substrate (a) having a first shape upon the seal structure being in a temperature less than the softening temperature of the thermoplastic substance,... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20070020415 - Vacuum skin packaging structure with high oxygen permeability: Disclosed are improved packages and methods for packaging meat, fish, poultry, vegetables or other food products. A package of the present invention is a vacuum skin package comprising a multilayer film comprising at least one layer of an organic acid modified ionomer blend and at least one layer of an... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company Legal Patent Records Center

20070020420 - Vehicle glove box and method of fabricating the same: A method of fabricating a vehicle glove box is disclosed which includes providing a plurality of exterior components of the vehicle glove box, the exterior components forming components of a shell; adjusting at least one property of foam for use in the vehicle glove box to control at least a... Agent: Kaplan Gilman Gibson & Dernier L.L.P.

20070020421 - Cylindrical part: A cylindrical member, which is a cylindrical part molded by injection molding, has a cylindrical shape having a substantially uniform thickness in a circumferential direction and whose both end-face edge portions are opened, in which a band-state groove portion for forming a thin portion along the outer circumference of a... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20070020422 - Method to reduce the aldehyde content of polymers: Methods to decrease aldehyde content of a polymer are provided. An effective amount of an additive that contains a P—H functionality is incorporated into the polymer in the presence of an acidic of basic catalyst compositions are also provided.... Agent: Fraser Martin & Miller LLC

20070020425 - Adhesive-backed extender trim material: A plastic trim strip useful for trimming the installation of doors, windows, and the like. The trim strip has a first side suitable for viewing in a finished installation, and a second side with at least one band of contact adhesive. In storage, the contact adhesive is covered by a... Agent: John Wiley Horton, Attorney Pennington, Moore, Wilkinson, Bell & Dunbar, P.A.

20070020423 - Composite label: There is disclosed a plurality of embodiments of composite webs of labels wherein there are labels on a pressure sensitive pressure-coated carrier web and wherein adhesive deadener coats the adhesive underlying the labels to enable the labels to be releasably adhered to the carrier web while leaving the carrier outside... Agent: Paxar Americas, Inc. Attn: Joseph J. Grass

20070020424 - Disposable mat, a container comprising a disposable mat, a method of promoting the sale of a disposable mat, and a process of manufacturing a disposable mat: The present invention relates to a disposable mat comprising at least one removable sheet and a support sheet, wherein said at least one removable sheet and said support sheet are bonded together via thermal bonding, ultrasonic bonding, pressure bonding or embossing. The present invention also relates to a container comprising... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company Intellectual Property Division

20070020427 - Optical information recording media and silver alloy reflective films for the same: A silver alloy reflective film contains X1 as a component and has an enriched layer located in a region within 2 nm deep from the surface of the reflective film, in which the component X1 is enriched in the enriched layer at a higher concentration than the average concentration of... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20070020426 - Silver alloy reflective films for optical information recording media, silver alloy sputtering targets therefor, and optical information recording media: A silver alloy reflective film is used in an optical information recording medium and contains Ag as a main component, a total of 1 to 10 atomic percent of at least one selected from Nd, Gd, Y, Sm, La, and Ce, and a total of 2 to 10 atomic percent... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20070020428 - Round-placemat: A round place mat with multiple layers of material adhered together for the use of round tables, in which case is constructed with four or more wedge-like mats connected together by the use of snaps on each side of the individual wedge leaving an open center. Once connected to each... Agent: Cynthia A. Hernandez

20070020429 - Stopper for bottle for wine and similar drinks and process for production of said stopper: A stopper (1) for bottles for wine and similar drinks comprising an outer coating (2) and an inner element (3) is described, and in which the outer coating (2) consists of a first thermoplastic polymeric material (2a) which entirely covers the inner element (3), while the inner element (3) is... Agent: Roberto Ruschena R. Ruschena Patent Agent, LLC

20070020430 - Production of backing component for carpet products: Disclosed are plastic compositions for a carpet backing having from about 5 to about 25% by weight PVC resin, from about 5 to about 25% by weight plasticizer, and from about 50 to about 90% by weight filler. In a preferred embodiment, the plastic composition is about 15% by weight... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20070020431 - Method for the production of a fibre composite material component and intermediate product for such a method: A method for producing a component made of fiber composite material includes sewing a plurality of reinforcing-fiber layers together using a thread to create a seam and to form at least one reinforcing-fiber preform, wherein the seam has a predetermined thread tension and the sewing pre-compacts the reinforcing-fiber preform to... Agent: Davidson, Davidson & Kappel, LLC

20070020432 - Disposable mat, a container comprising a disposable mat, and a method of promoting the sale of a disposble mat: The present invention relates to a disposable mat comprising at least two removable layers in a stacked configuration and a support sheet, said at least two removable layers being attached to said support sheet adjacent to at least a portion of the perimeter edge of said support sheet, said support... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company Intellectual Property Division

20070020433 - Disposable mat, a container comprising a disposable mat, and a method of promoting the sale of a disposable mat: The present invention relates to a disposable mat comprising at least two removable sheets arranged in a stacked configuration. The removable sheets comprise an upper surface and a lower surface, and the kinetic coefficient of friction between the lower surface of a first removable sheet, and the upper surface of... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company Intellectual Property Division

20070020434 - Vacuum formed topsheets having a silky tactile impression: An apertured vacuum formed film for use as a topsheet in an absorbent article has raised lands in a stroking direction to impart a silky tactile impression. The stroking direction lands are raised between 15μ and 145μ relative to the transverse lands. The stroking direction lands may also include a... Agent: Joseph A Tessari Tredegar Film Products

20070020435 - Glove with gripping dots and a method of making same: A gripping glove and the method of making same and a material and the method of making the sheet material that is ideally suited for use in constructing the gripping gloves which, in use, exhibit superior grip characteristics.... Agent: James E. Brunton, Esq.

20070020436 - Roofing shingle containing algae inhibiting metallic particles: An algae resistant roofing material includes a portion that is normally exposed when the roofing material is installed on a roof. The exposed portion of the roofing material includes a substrate coated with a coating. The coating includes an upper surface that is positioned above the substrate when the roofing... Agent: Owens Corning

20070020437 - Textured structure for object surface: A textured structure is formed on the surface of an object. The textured structure is composed of first convexities formed on the surface of the object, and second convexities formed between the first convexities. The second convexities are formed to be smaller in width than the first convexities, and equal... Agent: Rankin, Hill, Porter & Clark LLP

20070020438 - Molded sports board: A method of manufacturing a contoured sports board comprising the steps of providing a non-expanded film layer (16), providing a polymer foam layer (18, 19), bonding the film layer to the foam layer to form a top laminated sheet (16/17/18/19), providing a bottom sheet (21/22/23, 30), providing a mold having... Agent: Phillips Lytle LLP Intellectual Property Group

20070020439 - Color filter and method of producing same: A main object of the present invention is to provide a high-quality color filter having a colored layer formed by use of a difference in wettability in the surface of a photocatalyst containing layer, wherein white spots and color unevenness are not present in the colored layer and a method... Agent: Seyfarth Shaw LLP

20070020440 - Cleaning sheets: The present invention provides a cleaning sheet which has a plurality of pillow members on at least one of the outer surfaces of the sheet. The plurality of pillow members creates a three-dimensional pattern on the outer surface of the sheet. The cleaning sheet has a flow path or channels... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company Intellectual Property Division

20070020441 - Core for a sandwich panel manufactured by deep drawing and a sandwich panel thereby: the present invention is characterized in that a metal plate 1 is pressed by a deep drawing process using a drawing die 100 consisted of a puncher 101 and a die 102, to form, in definite spaces, a great number of a kind of hollow part selected from conical, elliptic... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20070020442 - Functionalized security glazing: at least one polymer film (f1) having the function of retaining fragments of the glazing assembly should it break, the said film being placed between the substrate (S1) and the substrate (S2), characterized in that the active system (3) is on the inner face (2) of the substrate (S1).... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20070020443 - Card with a picture-contained mirror surface layer: A card with a picture-contained mirror surface layer comprises an upper covering layer; an upper middle layer installed below the upper covering layer; a lower middle layer installed below the upper middle layer; a lower covering layer installed below the lower middle layer; and a picture-contained mirror surface layer installed... Agent: Tsung-lai Lo

20070020445 - Flexible structures for sensors and electronics: This invention provides free-standing structures, functionalized free-standing structures and functional devices that are flexible, including nano- and micromachined flexible fabrics comprising woven networks and mesh networks. The present invention provides processing methods for making and functionalizing flexible free-standing structures having a wide range of integrated materials, devices and device components.... Agent: Greenlee Winner And Sullivan P C

20070020444 - Replacement skins for a writing surface: The present inventive subject matter relates to an apparatus including a teaching aid layer that can be attached to a dry-erase surface of a replacement skin for a writing surface. The teaching aid layer can include a panel and can itself have a dry erase surface. Embodiments of the apparatus... Agent: Gary M. Nath Nath & Associates PLLC

20070020446 - Process for producing chopped strands: It is to provide a process for producing chopped strands capable of giving a molded product of which the mechanical strength and the water resistance are not impaired and of which the color tone is not deteriorated, capable of providing favorable dispersibility of glass fibers in molding material pellets, and... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20070020448 - Cavitated film structures: A multilayer film structure, including (i) a core layer, wherein the core layer comprises a propylene polymer and is beta-cavitated, and preferably comprises a beta-nucleating agent and (ii) a first skin layer, wherein the first skin layer comprises a polar polymer. Optionally, the film further comprises a first intermediate layer... Agent: Exxonmobil Chemical Company

20070020447 - Foam sheet for car interior member, and car interior member: The present invention provides a foam sheet for a car interior member which is capable of being molded into a desired shape while keeping an excellent sound absorbency. The foam sheet for a car interior member according to the invention comprises a modified polyphenylene ether-based resin foam sheet having an... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20070020449 - Printed images on mats: A flexible substrate or mat incorporating an image is provided. The mat may include a flexible sheet of a plastic foam. The sheet may include an image at least partially embedded into at least a portion of the sheet, and the tackiness of a first side of the sheet may... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, PC

20070020450 - Semiconductive film, electric charge control member and process for production the semiconductive film: A semiconductive film formed from a resin composition comprising poly(ether ether ketone) and a conductive filler, wherein the average value of its thickness is 30 to 250 μm, the maximum value of the thickness is 1 to 1.3 times as much as the minimum value thereof, the average value of... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20070020451 - Moisture barrier coatings: A barrier assembly having a flexible or rigid substrate overcoated with an all polymer multilayer stack. A multilayer on the substrate includes alternating diamond-like glass or carbon layers with polymer layers. Another multilayer includes alternating polymer layers using different types of polymers. The barrier layers can be used to mount,... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20070020452 - Acquisition fiber in sheet form with low degree of yellowing and low odor: A method for making acquisition fiber in sheet form that exhibits a low degree of yellowing and is substantially free of burnt-like odor. The acquisition fiber may be produced by treating cellulosic fibers in sheet form with a treatment composition solution that includes a cross-linking agent and a modifying agent.... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20070020453 - Elastic, heat and moisture resistant bicomponent and biconstituent fibers: Fibers having improved resistance to moisture at elevated temperatures comprise at least two elastic polymers, one polymer heat-settable and the other polymer heat-resistant, the heat-resistant polymer comprising at least a portion of the exterior surface of the fiber. The fibers typically have a bicomponent and/or a biconstituent core/sheath morphology. Typically,... Agent: The Dow Chemical Company

20070020454 - Inorganic fiber: Provided are inorganic fibers containing calcium and alumina as the major fiber components. According to certain embodiments, the inorganic fibers containing calcia and alumina are provided with a coating of a phosphorous containing compound on at least a portion of the fiber surfaces. Also provided are methods of preparing the... Agent: Curatolo Sidoti Co., Lpa

20070020455 - Process for creating fabrics with branched fibrils and such fibrillated fabrics: The present process involves applying a plasticizer- or solvent-containing solution to a subject fabric, preferably under heated conditions, and then mechanically abrading the treated fabric. The process results in the rearrangement of the fabric structure, as a plurality of branched fibrils are created along the length of the yarn filaments.... Agent: Legal Department (m-495)

20070020457 - Composite particle comprising an abrasive grit: Composite particle having an abrasive grit with a ceramic material thereon. Composite particles can be incorporated, for example, into a variety of abrasive articles.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20070020456 - Dry-coated oxygen-scavenging particles and methods of making them: Heterogeneous oxygen-scavenging particles are formed by dry coating activating component particles onto oxidizable component particles, largely through a succession of mechanical motions. The component particles are repeatedly mixed, compressed, and sheared. Smaller activating component particles coat the surface of larger oxidizing component particles by force-induced contact, while irregularities are removed... Agent: Mti - Intellectual Property Harter, Secrest & Emery, LLP

20070020458 - Carbon nanotube reinforced porous carbon having three-dimensionally ordered porosity and method of fabricating same: A solid carbon has CNTs dispersed therein and is formed about three-dimensionally ordered spherical voids arranged in an opal-like lattice.... Agent: National Aeronautics And Space Administration Langley Research Center

20070020459 - Method and article for a dye sublimatable cast polymer: Dye sublimatable deformable cast polymer articles, and methods for producing these are provided. The presently claimed invention is drawn towards a method for producing a dye sublimatable cast polymer article being inherently resistant to UV and heat exposure. A dye sublimatable cast polymer article having a protective coating is further... Agent: Thorpe North & Western, LLP.

20070020460 - Composite coating systems for air handling systems: The present invention relates to composite coating systems and methods for the manufacture and reconstruction of condensate pans, floors or other internal structures of a heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) or heating ventilation air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) unit. The composite coating system comprises a base epoxy coating and... Agent: Michael S. Leonard Everest Intellectual Property Law Group

20070020462 - Paper substrate containing a fluorine containing compound and having enhanced grease-resistance and glueability: The invention relates to the papermaking art and, in particular, to the manufacture of paper substrates, paper-containing articles such as multilayered paper or paperboard packaging, containing a fluorine-containing compound and having enhanced glueability and/or grease resistance.... Agent: International Paper Company

20070020463 - Flexible polymer coating and coated flexible substrates: A coated flexible substrate comprising a flexible substrate, and a coating deposited on at least a portion of the substrate, is disclosed. The coating is generally flexible. Coated textiles are also disclosed.... Agent: Ppg Industries Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20070020464 - Composite components, in particular bodywork parts: The invention relates to composite components with the following layered structure: (i) between 0.05 mm and 2 mm metal; (ii) between 0.1 mm and 2 mm polyisocyanate-polyaddition products, which are present in a support; (iii) between 0.05 mm and 2 mm metal.... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20070020465 - Heatable windshield: A heatable transparency includes a first ply having a No. 1 surface and a No. 2 surface and a second ply having a No. 3 surface and a No. 4 surface. The No. 2 surface faces the No. 3 surface. An electrically conductive coating is formed on at least a... Agent: Andrew C. Simimerio Ppg Industries, Inc.

20070020467 - Composition for forming insulating film, method for producing same, silica-based insulating film, and method for forming same: An insulating-film-forming composition includes: a hydrolysis-condensation product obtained by hydrolyzing and condensing a hydrolyzable-group-containing silane monomer (A) in the presence of a polycarbosilane (B) and a basic catalyst (C); and an organic solvent.... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20070020466 - Film structures having improved oxygen transmission: Disclosed are films comprising highly neutralized blends of ethylene acid copolymers, organic acid salts and ethylene containing polymers (e.g. ethylene/alkyl (meth)acrylate copolymers) and/or silicon-containing polymers to provide high oxygen permeability values (OPV). Such polymeric film and polymeric film structures have improved oxygen permeability and desirable water vapor transmission, formability, and... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company Legal Patent Records Center

20070020468 - Silicone compositions and their use in controlling the release or transfer of printed or molded patterns and transferring processes therefore: The present invention relates to silicone compositions that can be used to control the interface at which release occurs when a bi-layer or multi-layer structure comprising compositions as separate layers, and a pattern of a different material sandwiched in between, is separated. The present invention further relates to a process... Agent: Dow Corning Corporation Co1232

20070020469 - Methods of making decomposable thin films of polyelectrolytes and uses thereof: A decomposable thin film comprising a plurality of polyelectrolyte layers of alternating charge, wherein decomposition of the thin film is characterized by degradation of at least a portion of the polyelectrolyte layers.... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

20070020470 - Optical film and image display apparatus panel using the same: The present invention provides an optical film including: a base; a first functional layer provided on one principal plane of the base via a first adhesion-improving layer; and a second functional layer that is different from the first functional layer and is provided on the other principal plane of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20070020471 - Temporary surface protection film: The invention relates to a film for surface protection having at least one base layer and a surface layer for removably adhering to a substrate comprising at least 40 wt % of an elastomeric propylene-based polymer with a heat of fusion derived from isotactic propylene type crystallinity as determined by... Agent: Exxonmobil Chemical Company Law Technology

20070020472 - Composition and method for the addition of saturated slip agents to multilayer polyethylene films: A multilayer polymer film comprising at least one core layer disposed between two skin layers, wherein at least one of the core layers, one of the skin layers, or both one of the core layers and one of the skin layers comprises a saturated organic fatty amide (SOFA) slip agent.... Agent: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company

20070020473 - Flexible packaging laminate films including a block copolymer layer: What is claimed is a flexible packaging film having improved toughness without compromise of other physical properties. The flexible packaging film is a laminate of at least two film layers of a polyolefin and at least one film layer of a block copolymer. The block copolymer employed in the present... Agent: Kraton Polymers U.s. LLC

20070020474 - Adhesive composition, double-coated adhesive sheet, adhesion method and portable electronic devices: The adhesive composition of the present invention has a gel fraction of 20-50%, which comprises an acrylic polymer obtained by polymerizing a monomer mixture containing the following component (a) as a main component and the following component (b) in a proportion of 5-49 wt %: component (a): an alkyl (meth)acrylate... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20070020475 - Primed substrate and method for making the same: A substrate primed to receive a coat of paint or other decoration and a method for producing the same. A substrate is primed with a viscous coating material having sixty to ninety-five percent solid material by mass to fill surface pores and cover the substrate surface with a dense layer... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20070020476 - Wood composites, methods of production, and methods of manufacture thereof: An adhesive binder comprising a phenol-formaldehyde resin, polyvinyl ester resin, and a protein is disclosed. The adhesive binder is useful for preparing wood composites.... Agent: Resolution Performance Products LLC Attn: Lisa Jones

20070020477 - Cemented carbide body: According to the present invention there is now provided a body cemented carbide provided with at least one wear resistant layer, which body contains a toughness increasing surface zone. Increase in toughness is obtained due to the presence of a surface zone having increased WC grain size and/or increased Co... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20070020478 - Hot-dip galvanized steel sheet having transformation induced plasticity, excellent in formability, adhesive property of plating/formability, and manufacturing process thereof: The galvanized steel sheet comprises C: 0.05 to 0.20 wt. %, Si: 0.05 to 0.35 wt. %, Mn: 1.0 to 2.5 wt. %, Al: 0.01 to 1.5 wt. %, P: 0.02 wt % or less, Co: 0.3 to 0.8 wt. %, remained are Fe and inevitable impurities, satisfying relations between... Agent: Howard & Howard Attorneys, P.C.

20070020485 - Electroluminescent material, electroluminescent element and color conversion filter: An electroluminescent element is disclosed, comprising an electroluminescent material and a fluorescent substance emitting light having an emission maximum at the wavelength different from that of light emitted from the electroluminescent material upon absorption of the light emitted from the electroluminescent material. A color conversion filter is also disclosed, comprising... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20070020479 - Luminescent-polymer composition: A light-emitting polymer composition comprising a light-emitting polymer and an ion pair, wherein the ion pair has a negative ion of a specific structure in which one group 13 atom and is bonding to an aryl group having an electron-withdrawing group, or a heterocyclic group having an electron-withdrawing group, directly... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20070020483 - Organic electroluminescence device and method for fabricating the same: An organic electroluminescent (EL) device having improved efficiency and service life is provided. The organic electroluminescent device has a stack structure including an emitting layer and an electron-transport layer positioned between an anode and a cathode. The electron-transport layer includes a first layer adjacent to the emitting layer which may... Agent: Fleshner & Kim, LLP

20070020484 - Organic electroluminescence device and method for fabricating the same: An organic electroluminescent (EL) device is provided which uses an electron-transport layer including hole blocking capability. The device includes a stack structure, with an emitting layer and an electron-transport layer provided between an anode and a cathode. The electron-transport layer is a mixture of at least two materials. This mixture... Agent: Fleshner & Kim, LLP

20070020482 - Surface-selective deposition of organic thin films: A hole transporting monomer is vapor deposited onto select exposed surfaces of an organic electronic device. The deposited monomer polymerizes into a hole transporting film on selected surfaces of the device.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20070020480 - Synthesis process: A process for preparing a substituted or unsubstituted 9,10-diaryl anthracene including reacting a substituted or unsubstituted anthracene with a halogenating agent to yield a halogenated anthracene, and reacting the halogenated anthracene with an aryl boronic acid or a boronic ester to yield the substituted or unsubstituted 9,1 0-diaryl anthracene is... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20070020481 - Synthesis process: A process for preparing a substituted or unsubstituted 9,10-diarylanthracene including reacting an organometallic substituted or unsubstituted aryl compound with a substituted or unsubstituted anthraquinone to yield a substituted or unsubstituted diol; and reacting the substituted or unsubstituted diol with a reducing agent to yield the substituted or unsubstituted 9,10-diarylanthracene is... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20070020486 - Perpendicular magnetic recording medium with metamagnetic antiferromagnetically-coupled layer between the soft underlayer and recording layer: A perpendicular magnetic recording medium includes a metamagnetic antiferromagnetically-coupled (AFC) layer between the recording layer (RL) and the soft magnetically permeable underlayer (SUL). The metamagnetic AFC layer has essentially no net magnetic moment in the absence of a magnetic field, but is highly ferromagnetic in the presence of a magnetic... Agent: Thomas R. Berthold

20070020487 - Perpendicular recording medium having recording layer with controlled properties and method of manufacturing the perpendicular recording medium: Provided is a perpendicular magnetic recording medium. The perpendicular magnetic recording medium includes: a lower structure; and a recording layer formed on the lower structure, wherein the recording layer has a balancing force 2πMr2/K1 of 0.5 or less and a factor 4πMr/Hc of 0.8 or less where Mr denotes a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20070020488 - Magnetic recording medium having a single, thin, high-coercivity magnetic recording layer: A magnetic recording medium comprising a non-magnetic substrate having a front side and a backside, said front side having disposed thereon only one coating, said coating consisting essentially of a thin magnetic recording layer comprising magnetic pigment particles, and a binder system for said pigment particles, said single thin magnetic... Agent: Attention: Eric D. Levinson Imation Corp.

20070020489 - Hexagonal ferrite magnetic powder, method for producing the same and magnetic recording medium: A hexagonal ferrite magnetic powder having an average tabular diameter of from 15 to 28 nm, a coercive force (Hc) of from 2,000 to 5,000 Oe (from 160 to 400 kA/m), a switching field distribution (SFD) of from 0.3 to 0.7 and a D70/D50 of from 1.05 to 1.25. This... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20070020490 - Magnetic recording medium: Provided is a magnetic recording medium for high-density recording, that has excellent electromagnetic characteristics, error rates, and durability. The magnetic recording medium comprises a magnetic layer comprising a ferromagnetic powder, a binder and an abrasive on a nonmagnetic support and is employed for recording a magnetic signal on the medium... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

01/18/2007 > 79 patent applications in 54 patent subcategories. USPTO class patent listing

20070014935 - Manufacturing apparatus for liquid crystal device, manufacturing method for liquid crystal device, liquid crystal device and electronic device: A manufacturing apparatus for a liquid crystal device having a pair of substrates facing each other, an oriented film formed on an facing surface of at least one substrate in the pair of the substrates, and a liquid crystal held between the pair of substrates, includes: a film formation chamber;... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20070014934 - Substituted anthracenes: The invention relates to novel 9- and/or 10-substituted anthracenes, to their use in liquid crystal, light-emitting or semiconducting materials and devices, in anisotropic polymers, optical, electrooptical, decorative, security, cosmetic, diagnostic, electric, electronic, charge transport, semiconductor, optical recording, electroluminescent, photoconductor or electrophotographic applications, and to liquid crystal, light-emitting and semiconducting materials,... Agent: Millen, White, Zelano & Branigan, P.C.

20070014937 - Manufacturing apparatus for oriented film, manufacturing method for oriented film, liquid crystal device, and electronic device: A manufacturing apparatus for manufacturing an oriented film of a liquid crystal device holding a liquid crystal between a pair of substrates facing each other, comprising: a film formation chamber; an evaporation section having an evaporation source, evaporating an oriented film material on the substrate by a physical vapor deposition,... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20070014936 - Method and film system for producing a personalised, optically variable element: The invention concerns a process for the production of a personalised, optically variable element having polarising properties, and a film system for carrying out the process. To produce the optically variable element a film body which comprises two or more layers and which has an LCP layer comprising a liquid... Agent: Charles R. Hoffmann Hoffmann & Baron

20070014938 - Poly(aryletherimides) for negative birefringent films for lcds: A class of soluble poly(aryletherimides) (PAEIs) having flexible backbones, useful in the manufacture of polymeric optical films are disclosed. The poly(aryletherimides) are dissolved in organic solvents, such as ketones and ketone solvent mixtures and coated on variety of substrates such as triacetyl cellulose (TAC), to form clear thin-layer films which... Agent: Roetzel And Andress

20070014939 - Polymers with low band gaps and high charge mobility: Polymers with low band gaps and high charge mobility, as well as related systems, methods and components are disclosed.... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20070014941 - Pigment for use in inkjet recording medium coatings and methods: Pigment suitable for use in coating compositions for inkjet recording media. Surfaces of an inorganic particulate are interacted with a water-soluble polyvalent metal salt in an aqueous medium. The treated particle surfaces have a significant cationic surface charge imparted to them. The salt is a salt of a metal of... Agent: J M Huber Corporation

20070014940 - Method for improving printability on paper or paper products with the aid of ink-jet printing method: Method for improving the printability of paper and paper products when printing with the aid of the ink-jet printing method by treating the paper or the paper products with aqueous solutions of cationic polymers having a charge density of at least 3 meq/g as the sole treatment composition in aqueous... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20070014942 - Material and manufacturing method thereof: The invention provides a method of making a material for use as an inkjet receiver and a material made by the method. The method comprises the steps of coating a support layer with a thermoresponsive gel, the gel having hydrophilic particulate material dispersed therein. The thermoresponsive gel is controlled to... Agent: Patent Legal Staff

20070014943 - Process for producing intermediate transfer member, intermediate transfer member and image forming apparatus: A process is disclosed producing an intermediate transfer member used in an image-forming apparatus in which an image formed on a first image-bearing member is transferred to a second image-bearing member. The process has the steps of melt-extruding an extrusion material from a circular die by means of an extruder... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20070014944 - Multi-layer sheet: A multi-layer sheet which has a follow-up layer being composed of a resin composition containing a resin having a melting point, which is the melting peak temperature measured by DSC, in the range of 50 to 130° C. as a primary component, and a releasing layer being composed of a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20070014945 - Guidewire with varied lubricity: Medical devices and methods for manufacturing the same. An example medical device includes a shaft or substrate that is coated with a lubricious coating. The coating includes a plurality of sections that have differing lubricities. At least some of the sections include a hydrophilic polyurethane. A coated section can include... Agent: Crompton, Seager & Tufte, LLC

20070014947 - Packaging inserts with myoglobin blooming agents, packages and methods for packaging: Food packaging inserts comprising a myoglobin blooming agent that promote or preserve the desirable appearance of food products, food packages, and methods of food packing comprising the same, are provided.... Agent: Bemis Company, Inc.

20070014946 - Thin metal layer vacuum vessels with composite structural support: A composite sealed vessel is provided. The vessel includes a non-metallic, generally cylindrical inner containment piece, a non-metallic, generally cylindrical outer containment piece disposed around the inner containment piece. A pair of non-metallic flanges are disposed at ends of the inner and outer containment pieces to form a closed structure... Agent: Patrick S. Yoder Fletcher Yoder

20070014948 - Laser-cleanable winding cores and cleaning method therefor: A winding core has an outer surface that is reflective for reflecting a laser beam used for cutting through residual material wound about the core so that the core can be reused for winding new material. A cleaning method entails using a laser beam to cut through residual material wound... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20070014949 - Localized surface annealing of components for substrate processing chambers: A substrate processing chamber component has a structural body with localized surface regions having annealed microcracks. The annealed microcracks reduce crack propagation and increase fracture resistance. In one method of manufacture, the structural body of the component is formed by conventional means, and a laser beam is directed onto localized... Agent: Janah & Associates, P.C.

20070014950 - Capillary for analytical chemistry transparent to ultraviolet light: A fused silica capillary presenting a bore diameter in the range of approximately 1 μm to approximately 500 μm, a glass wall with a thickness ranging from approximately μm up to approximately 500 μm that is coated with approximately 10 μm to 50 μm of plastic cladding polymer is polymerized... Agent: The Halvorson Law Firm

20070014951 - Transparent, flexible, impermeable plastic container for storage of pharmaceutical liquids: A container consisting of a PCTFE monolayer, the thickness of said layer being about 40-100 μm, which container is equipped with a device where the liquid can be lead out through when desired and which container is transparent, shows superior properties for storing liquid pharmaceutical compositions, especially insulin compositions containing... Agent: Novo Nordisk, Inc. Patent Department

20070014952 - Casting mass, in particular, for the production of kitchen sinks, molded sanitary articles, kitchen worktops or the like: In order to produce a casting mass, in particular, for the production of kitchen sinks, molded sanitary articles and kitchen worktops which reduces the scrap rate linked to flaw characteristics during the production it is suggested that a casting mass be used which comprises a syrup based on an acrylate... Agent: Edward J. Timmer

20070014953 - Webs with synergists that promote or preserve the desirable color of meat: Food packaging articles, food packaging webs, and food packaging methods comprising a myoglobin blooming agent and synergist that promote or preserve the desirable appearance of food products are provided. The food contact layer of the packaging webs may comprise a myoglobin blooming agent and a synergist.... Agent: Bemis Company, Inc.

20070014954 - Resin molded article and mold for manufacturing the same: The invention provides a resin molded article and a mold for manufacturing the same, which can be entirely formed of resin by molding and no parting line occurs on a seal member support portion, wherein the shaft portion is formed by injection molding and a parting line is provided on... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20070014956 - Adhesive tape device: Disclosed is an adhesive tape device for relatively effortless, quick, easy, and effective manual separation of the adhesive-coated surface from the underlying non-adhesive surface of the tape roll, and eliminating the necessity for tape-dispensing apparatuses. It comprises an adhesive element having a stack of layers with longitudinal and latitudinal ends... Agent: Dillon P. Mccarthy

20070014958 - Hanger labels, label assemblies and methods for forming the same: A label assembly includes a release liner and a label. The label includes a base layer releasably adhered to the release liner. The base layer includes at least one label cut line formed therein defining a hanger and an adjacent anchoring portion. A release liner piece is defined by at... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20070014959 - Packaged toilet lid appliques: Packaged decorative thin-film appliqués for the exterior surface of toilet seat lids have a backer panel with a back side and an opposing release side, the release side having a release layer opposite the back side, the decorative thin-film appliqué having an application side facing and in contact with the... Agent: Roetzel & Andress

20070014957 - Patch for boards: A patch for boards used in sports, comprising a flexible, stretchable and water impervious top layer having a central flat portion and an extension for providing a grip, the extension tapering in thickness from a thickness of the central flat portion of the patch; a waterproof pressure sensitive adhesive applied... Agent: Maria Erlinda C. Sarno, Esq.

20070014955 - Printable polylactide film material, methods and labels made therefrom: Polylactide films are provided with a printable major surface by increasing the surface energy of a major surface of the polylactide film to a surface energy of at least about 48 dynes. Film products of the present invention can be printed on an industrial scale with excellent print durability. Films,... Agent: Dale A. Bjorkman Kagan Binder, PLLC

20070014960 - Fire retardant binding tape for mattresses: The present invention relates to a fire retardant binding tape. The binding tape is employed to affix the butt splice joint (or overlapping joint) between rolls of fire retardant material, where one roll ends and another begins. Should the binder tape be subject to elevated temperatures, it will shrink toward... Agent: Dougherty Clements

20070014961 - Truncated corner paper toweling and method: A paper towel, a roll of paper toweling, and a method of making the same that produces a paper towel sheet having perforated corners of tear-off construction that each leaves a truncated corner when torn off. Each such truncated corner preferably is radiused or rounded. The roll includes an elongate... Agent: Boyle Fredrickson Newholm Stein & Gratz, S.c.

20070014963 - Metal alloys for the reflective layer of an optical storage medium: A copper-based alloy film is provided for the highly reflective layer of optical discs. Alloy additions to copper include, silver, magnesium, nickel, zinc, cobalt, boron, aluminum, and indium. These alloys have moderate to high reflectivity and reasonable corrosion resistance in ambient environments.... Agent: Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, Mcnett & Henry LLP

20070014962 - Multi-color paint tablet: A multi-color dry paint tablet is described. The paint tablet has at least two portions, where a first portion of the paint tablet is formed of a paint having a first color and a second portion of the paint tablet is formed of paint having a second color. A user... Agent: Tope-mckay & Associates

20070014964 - Optical disc capable of storing usage status of label side of optical disc: The invention pertains to an optical disc capable of storing the usage status of a label side of the optical disc. The optical disc includes a data side, the label side, and a plurality of partition marks. The data side is configured to read and write data thereon by utilizing... Agent: Hoffman Warnick & D'alessandro, LLC

20070014965 - Gasket material for use in high pressure, high temperature apparatus: A gasket comprises a material having a creep relaxation of about 5-40%, a sealability of about 0.10-0.50 ml/hr, compressibility of about 5-40% and a tensile strength of about 1000-5000 psi. The gasket is used in a high pressure, high temperature apparatus.... Agent: Nath & Associates

20070014966 - Pile weatherstripping dust plugs: Dust plugs provide seals for openings in door frames and window frames to seal against air or water infiltration. The dust plugs are made continuously and automatically by feeding several weatherstrips having piles extending from rigid backing through a tool having side by side slots there through which extend from... Agent: Kenneth J. Lukacher

20070014967 - Polyester woven fabric sheeting: A polyester woven sheeting material including a set of 100% polyester warp yarns and a set of 100% polyester weft yarns, wherein the warp and weft yarns are interlaced to form the sheeting material. The warp and weft yarns comprise of air-jet spun polyester fibers that wisk moisture away from... Agent: Troutman Sanders LLP

20070014968 - Collapsible surface cover: A cover (100) for protecting a surface (3) such as a floor is expandable and collapsible for portability and includes a detachable layer (18). The detachable layer (18) is easily removed and serves as a collecting surface for solid objects such as food, scrap paper, art materials, and the like.... Agent: Gary Malhoit

20070014969 - Console or trim skin for large volumes using a single pre-formed (formed or molded) single skin: A panel, in particular a covering panel or vehicle lining, is provided with a one-piece skin having, in the region of its exposed surface, at least one visual feature with a linear structure imitating or simulating a functional construction, such as a sewing operation. This skin is mounted on a... Agent: Visteon

20070014970 - Dispersion of water in hydrophobic oxides for producing hydrophobic nanostructured surfaces: The invention relates to a process for producing hydrophobic nanostructured surfaces, which features the application of a dispersion of water in hydrophobic oxides to the surface to be treated and the subsequent removal of the water, and also to the surfaces produced by means of this process and to their... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20070014971 - Thermoplastic synthetic resin band and method for manufacturing the same: A method for manufacturing a thermoplastic synthetic resin band 1 according to the present invention includes passing a thermoplastic synthetic resin base material 10 between a pair of embossing rolls 2, on whose outer surface parallel concave grooves 2a of a constant width, which cross each other obliquely, and a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20070014972 - Casing made of wooden material, and method for processing wooden material: A wooden casing is provided with a conductive pattern formed on the surface of the wooden material by carbonizing the surface thereof. A method for processing a surface of a wooden material, is provided with the steps of carbonizing the surface of the wooden material, and compressing the wooden material.... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20070014973 - Recording medium: An aspect of the present invention provides a recording medium including a matrix material and a magnetic material, wherein the contrast density of the surface is about 0.05 or less.... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20070014974 - Method and system for creating fine lines using ink jet technology: In a method and system for producing a geometry (24, 35) of desired dimension on a substrate, successive droplets (43) of a material are dropped on to the substrate so as to form a pattern (22, 32) that is of sufficient dimension to accommodate the geometry within a boundary thereof;... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Berner, LLP

20070014975 - Method of manufacturing wiring substrate, and wiring substrate: The method of manufacturing a wiring substrate comprises the steps of: performing a pattern exposure of a resin layer containing photocatalyst particles, in a shape of a desired wiring pattern so that the photocatalyst particles are exposed at a surface of the resin layer; performing irradiation of radiation to the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20070014978 - Method of flame blocking and articles made therefrom: This invention relates to a method of making a pallet assembly comprising: (a) extruding (1) a first layer comprising a flame retardant polyethylene composition comprising a polyethylene having a density ranging from about 0.920 g/cc to about 0.970 g/cc and from about 0.15 wt % to about 40 wt %... Agent: Exxonmobil Chemical Company

20070014977 - Multilayer film: The present invention provides a film comprising a plurality of contiguous layers that are substantially parallel to each other wherein at least every other of the layers is made of polylactide. The present iridescent film may be used in flexible and rigid decorative packaging.... Agent: Basf Catalysts LLC

20070014976 - Thermoplastic resin sheet and laminate: A thermoplastic resin sheet is provided which has good penetration resistance over a range from low to high temperature region and can be used as an intermediate film of a laminated glass. The thermoplastic resin sheet has such a layered structure that a first polyvinyl acetal resin layer (A) is... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20070014980 - Composite flywheel rim having commingled layers with macroscopically uniform patterns of fiber arrangement and methods for manufacturing same: A composite-based rim includes multiple fiber-based, commingled layers wherein the strength and/or stiffness increases from the innermost to the outermost layer of the rim, but wherein the radial stress and strain generated in the rim decreases from the innermost to the outermost layer. At least some layers have a mixture... Agent: Edwards & Angell, LLP

20070014979 - Secured aerogel composites and methods of manufacture thereof: Embodiments of the present invention describe secured fiber-reinforced aerogels and laminate structures formed therefrom. In one embodiment a laminate comprises at least one fiber-reinforced aerogel layer adjacent to at least one layer of fiber-containing material wherein fibers from said at least one fiber-reinforced aerogel layer are interlaced with fibers of... Agent: Aspen Aerogels Inc.IPDepartment

20070014981 - Antireflective transparent zeolite hardcoat, method for fabricating the same: An antireflective transparent zeolite hardcoat and fabrication method thereof. The transparent zeolite hardcoat comprises a zeolite nanostructure made of zeolite nanocrystals vertically stacked into a porous structure on a substrate, wherein the porosity increases with structure height, thereby providing a smooth refractive index transition.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20070014982 - White film for surface light source reflecting members: A white film for a reflecting structure for surface light sources, which contains voids inside it and has a light stabilizer-containing coating film formed on at least one surface of it, is aged little with time and its brightness lowers little even when used for a long time. The white... Agent: Ip Group Of Dla Piper US LLP

20070014983 - Sprayed preforms for forming structural members: A preform and method for forming preforms and structural members are provided. The preform can be formed by cold spraying a structural material onto a base member, such that the preform has dimensions approximating the dimensions of the machined structural member to thereby reduce material waste and machining time when... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20070014984 - Automobile panel repair laminate: Automobile panel repair laminates include a pressure sensitive adhesive bonded to a support backing. The support backing may be constructed of various materials such as plastically deformable polymeric materials including thermoplastic or thermoset materials and may have various thicknesses depending upon the desired conformability and rigidity necessary for the repair.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20070014985 - Activatable compositions: Polymer dispersion forms a non-tacky film when dry. Under the application of a suitable impulse the morphology of the film is disrupted and the film becomes tacky. The compositions of the invention find use as thermally activated films and coatings, especially pressure sensitive adhesives.... Agent: National Starch And Chemical Company

20070014986 - False twist beaded yarn: To make a monofilament yarn having synthetic polymeric materials, a multifilament or monofilament core yarn is coated with a polymer using a specially designed die during an extrusion process. Flow instabilities created in the die resulting in a yarn that develops a non-uniform cross-sectional beading of the coating material. The... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20070014988 - Coated and colored yarn having a transparent protective layer: A coated and colored yarn includes a core and a transparent protective layer. The core has an outer surface, and includes at least one yarn which is colored. The transparent protective layer is coated on the outer surface of the core. The yarn may include a plurality of false-twisted fibers... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20070014989 - Polyester fibers, their production and their use: Described are fibers comprising aliphatic-aromatic polyester and non-layered platelet-shaped particles selected from the group of inorganic oxides, hydroxides, carbonates, bicarbonates, nitrides and carbides, having a thickness in the range from 20 nm to not more than 100 nm and an aspect ratio of not more than 20:1. The polyester fibers... Agent: Ferrells, PLLC

20070014987 - Potential crimping composite fiber and method for production thereof, and fiber aggregate, and nonwoven fabric: A latently crimpable conjugate fiber is constructed using a first component containing an ethylene-α-olefin copolymer polymerized with a metallocene catalyst and a second component formed from a thermal plastic polymer having a melting point T2 higher than a melting point T1 of the first component, such that the first component... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20070014990 - Support structure for radiative heat transfer: Method for densifying porous carbon preforms. The method including: providing an apparatus charged with at least one stack of annular porous carbon-carbon composite preforms, the preforms being separated from one another by spacers emanating from a passive heat distribution element centrally located within a cylindrical space formed by the stack... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Law Department Ab 2

20070014991 - Light source for a projection system having a light absorption layer: A reflector for use in a projection system comprises an anodized metal substrate having a metal oxide layer. The metal oxide layer has a plurality of pores. A light absorbing pigment is deposited into each of the pores such that the light absorbing pigment and the metal oxide layer form... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20070014992 - Scented multilayer films and method of making: This invention relates to flexible packaging materials based on multi-layered films. Specifically, it relates to multi-layered flexible packaging films wherein the individual films or webs are bonded to each other through an adhesive layer. More specifically, the invention relates to such flexible packaging materials that have at least one aroma... Agent: Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP Attn: Kathleen W. Geiger, Esq.

20070014993 - Scented multilayer films and method of making: This invention relates to flexible packaging materials based on multi-layered films. Specifically, it relates to multi-layered flexible packaging films wherein the individual films or webs are bonded to each other through an adhesive layer. More specifically, the invention relates to such flexible packaging materials that have at least one aroma... Agent: Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP Attn: Kathleen W. Geiger, Esq.

20070014994 - Method of bonding a fluoropolymer to a silicone layer: The present invention relates to a method of bonding a fluoropolymer layer to a silicone layer by (i) providing a fluoropolymer layer comprising a fluoropolymer capable of being dehydrofluorinated (ii) providing a silicone layer comprising a curable silicone composition comprising (a) an organopolysiloxane compound having SiH groups, (b) an organopolysiloxane... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20070014995 - Thin rotary-fiberized glass insulation and process for producing same: A rotary fiberglass needled glass insulation product is provided. The formation of the needled insulation product may be conducted in a continuous in-line process in which the fibers are rotary formed, a binder is sprayed onto the hot fibers, the fibers are collected onto a conveyor and formed into a... Agent: Owens Corning

20070014996 - Coating system for silicon based substrates: A bond coat system for silicon based substrates wherein a compliant layer having an elastic modulus of between 30 and 130 GPa is provided between the silicon based substrate and a silicon metal containing oxygen gettering layer.... Agent: Bachman & Lapointe, P.C.

20070014998 - Conjugated molecular assembly, method of fabricating the assembly and device including the assembly: A conjugated molecular assembly includes a substrate, and an extended conjugated molecule attached to the substrate, the extended conjugated molecule including a first conjugated molecule having a first functional group for attaching to the substrate, and a second conjugated molecule which is covalently linked to the first conjugated molecule.... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20070014997 - Tool and method of making and using the same: A method of making a tool comprises forming a copper layer consisting of discrete copper nodules. At least 80 percent of the nodules have a maximum width in a range of from 100 nanometers to 1 micrometer, and the layer is essentially free of platelet structures. The method may be... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20070014999 - Plastic sheet: A plastic sheet that includes a first surface and a second surface, which intersect with each other on an imaginary line. The first surface and the second surface have a first straight line and a second straight line, respectively. A first line segment connecting an end of a cutout portion,... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20070015000 - Flexible construction element with large bonding surface area and method of manufacture: A flexible core element having a large bonding surface area suitable for sandwich type construction comprising a plurality of first hexagonal nodes defining a first surface, a plurality of second hexagonal nodes defining a second surface spaced apart from and parallel to the first surface, and a plurality of rectangular... Agent: Godbey Griffiths Reiss

20070015001 - Copper alloy for electronic machinery and tools and method of producing the same: A copper alloy for electronic machinery and tools, having a surface layer of a work affected layer whose thickness is 0.2 μm or below; and a method of producing the same.... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20070015002 - Oxygen-donor and catalytic coatings of metal oxides and metals: A method to fabricate thin, penetrating coatings of metal oxides with oxygen storage capability is disclosed. The application of these coating in diesel exhaust particulate oxidation, carbonization prevention in ethylene cracking pipes etc. is also disclosed. In this method, the use of thin, penetrating coatings of catalytic metals decreases the... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20070015003 - Difluoropyridine-based compound and organic electroluminescent device using the same: A difluoropyridine-based compound includes at least one difluoropyridine group in its molecule. The difluoropyridine-based compound may be used as an electron injection material, an electron transport material, or a hole blocking material in full-color fluorescent or phosphorescent devices. The difluoropyridine-based compound has good electrical characteristics and a high charge transport... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20070015008 - Organic electroluminescence element: An organic electroluminescence element is disclosed which comprises a hole transporting layer containing a hole transporting material, a light emission layer containing a host compound and a phosphorescent compound, a hole blocking layer, and an electron transporting layer, the host compound having a band gap of from 3.3 eV to... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20070015004 - Organic electroluminescent device: The invention provides an organic electroluminescent device having at least a light-emitting layer containing a light-emitting material and a host material, a hole injection-promoting layer, and a hole-transporting layer containing a hole-transporting material in this order between a pair of electrodes, in which the hole injection-promoting layer contains a hole-transporting... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20070015005 - Organic electroluminescent device and host material of luminescent and hole-blocking material thereof: An organic electroluminescent device including an anode on a substrate, an organic luminescent layer on the anode and a cathode on the organic luminescent layer is provided. The luminescent layer contains a fluorene compound as formula (1):... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Berner, LLP

20070015007 - Triazine-based compound, method of making the same, and an organic light-emitting device including the same: A triazine-based compound having three biphenyl groups, represented by Structure 1, below, wherein R1 through R18 are each independently one of: hydrogen, a substituted C1-30 alkyl group, an unsubstituted C1-30 alkyl group, a substituted C6-50 aryl group, an unsubstituted C6-50 aryl group, a substituted C4-50 heteroaryl group, and an unsubstituted... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20070015006 - White organic light emitting diode: A white organic light emitting diode (OLED) includes an emission layer between two electrodes. The emission layer comprises two or more kinds of compounds for the host and two or more kinds of compounds for the dopant that facilitate production of a white color. Among the two or more kinds... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20070015009 - Insulating board with bentonite: The present invention includes a system for insulating and waterproofing wall structures, floors and roofs. A plurality of bentonite clad extruded expanded polystyrene sheets, each extruded expanded polystyrene sheet having a bentonite clad major surface and bentonite clad side surfaces are positioned such that the side surfaces form water resistant... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20070015010 - Magnetic disk, manufacturing method therefor and magnetic recording device: In a step of forming the under layer, the under layer is formed while an insulating substrate is supported by support members made of a conductive material. In a step of forming a recording layer, the insulating substrate remains supported. A movable electrode is urged into contact with an end... Agent: Armstrong, Kratz, Quintos, Hanson & Brooks, LLP

20070015011 - Perpendicular magnetic recording medium: A perpendicular magnetic recording medium has a substrate, a soft magnetic underlayer formed on the substrate, arrayed soft magnetic dots formed on the soft magnetic underlayer, and a ferromagnetic recording layer formed on the soft magnetic dots and having magnetic anisotropy in a direction perpendicular to a surface of the... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20070015012 - Process for the treatment of particles: The invention relates to a process for the treatment of particles using a plasma torch and to the particles obtainable by the process. The particles so obtainable may be incorporated into coatings, plastics, paints, printing inks, ceramics, glasses or personal care products.... Agent: Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation Patent Department

01/11/2007 > 79 patent applications in 54 patent subcategories. USPTO class patent listing

20070009674 - Transparent film for display substrate, display substrate using the film and method of manufacturing the same, liquid crystal display, organic electroluminescence display, and touch panel: A transparent film for display substrate containing a cellulose ester, a plasticizer content in an amount of less than 1 percent, the aformentioned film being drawn 3 through 100 percent both in the direction of conveyance and across the width.... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP

20070009675 - Multireactive polymerizable mesogenic compounds: wherein R1, R2 and MG have the meaning given in claim 1, to a polymerizable mesogenic composition comprising at least two components, at least one which is a compound of formula 1, to a linear or crosslinked polymer obtainable by polymerization of one or more compounds of formula I or... Agent: Millen, White, Zelano & Branigan, P.C.

20070009676 - Retardation film, polarizing plate, and liquid crystal display device: e

20070009677 - Liquid crystal display and manufacturing method of same: A liquid crystal display which has spacers reliably joined with a pair of substrates of the liquid crystal display by using spacers adapted to the purpose with respect to material, structure, method of joining with the substrates, etc. A pair of substrates can be reliably joined with spacers, and the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20070009678 - Elongate laminated wooden handles and method of manufacturing same: A method of manufacturing elongate wooden handles for floor mops and the like comprises (a) splitting a green bamboo cane lengthwise and then spreading it into the shape of a sheet, (b) planing both surfaces of the sheet to give it a substantially uniform thickness, (c) cutting the bamboo sheet... Agent: Nicholas A. Pandiscio Pandiscio & Pandiscio, P.C.

20070009679 - Infrared suppressive material: Near infrared suppressive layers are described having an average reflectance between 9% and 70% in the wavelength range from about 400 nm to 700 nm, and an average reflectance of less than or equal to 70% in the wavelength range from about 720 nm to 1100 nm. Additionally, articles made... Agent: W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

20070009681 - Sheets of material having a decorative pattern formed of glitter: The present invention relates to materials having a decorative pattern formed of glitter, and more particularly but not by way of limitation, to flower pot covers, floral wrappings, ribbon materials and decorative grasses made from such materials. In one aspect, the present invention relates to methods for producing flower pot... Agent: Dunlap, Codding & Rogers P.C.

20070009680 - Synthetic turf system and method: This invention relates to a synthetic turf comprised of a backing, a synthetic grass-like surface which is comprised of textured and non-textured grass-like fibers that are secured to the backing. The synthetic turf is variable according to weight, composition and/or configuration to provide flexibility according to the needs of the... Agent: Ip Group Of Dla Piper US LLP

20070009682 - Release fluid compositions: Use of release fluids or agents constituting hyperbranched polymers. The three-dimensional structure imparts characteristics that make the hyperbranched polymers useful in xerographic processes. The hyperbranched polymer release fluids or agents may be used with a fuser member having a substrate, an outer layer covering the substrate, and a release coating... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

20070009683 - Continuous in-line process for making ink-jet recording media comprising a radiation-cured coating layer: A continuous in-line process for manufacturing ink-jet recording media is provided. The process includes applying a radiation-curable coating to a surface of a substrate material, irradiating the radiation-curable coating to form a “freshly” irradiated coating that undergoes a curing process, and applying an ink-receptive coating over the “freshly” irradiated coating... Agent: Barlow, Josephs & Holmes, Ltd.

20070009685 - Support for image recording material: A support for image recording material containing a base paper, both surfaces of which are coated with a polyolefin resin and/or a polyester resin, wherein the base paper contains kraft pulp made from acacia as a component thereof. The base paper preferably contains an anionic polyacrylamide in an amount of... Agent: Taiyo Corporation

20070009686 - Recording medium: The present invention relates to a recording medium, in particular an ink-jet recording medium of photographic quality that has excellent lightfastness. According to the present invention an ink-jet recording medium is provided, comprising a support and an ink-receiving layer adhered to said support, wherein the ink-receiving layer is a multilayer... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20070009684 - Image transfer sheet: An image transfer sheet includes a withstand voltage layer provided on a surface of a release layer where an image is formed and transferred, and a conductive compressive layer laid on the withstand voltage layer by way of a conductive support layer. The release layer is formed of a fluororesin... Agent: Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn LLP

20070009687 - Anisotropic heat spreading apparatus and method for semiconductor devices: A heat spreading apparatus for use in cooling of semiconductor devices includes a frame having a plurality of individual cells formed therein, each of the cells configured for filling with a material of selected thermal conductivity therein. The selected thermal conductivity of material within a given one of the cells... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Fishkill

20070009688 - Glass/polymer reinforcement backing for siding and compression packaging of siding backed with glass/polymer: An acoustical and thermally absorbent composite formed of thermoplastic bonding materials and reinforcing fibers is provided. The reinforcing fibers are preferably wet use chopped strand glass fibers (WUCS). The thermoplastic bonding materials may be any thermoplastic or thermosetting material having a melting point less than the reinforcing fiber. The composite... Agent: Owens Corning

20070009689 - Method of manufacturing a reference electrode: A method of manufacturing a reference electrode which has a shaft into which a diaphragm body of a porous ceramic is incorporated is comprised of the following method steps: Impregnating the ceramic with a lyogel precursor prior to incorporating the ceramic body into the shaft, and subsequently transforming the lyogel... Agent: Standley Law Group LLP

20070009691 - Color reduction in polyethylene modified by radical initiation: Polyethylene modified by using radical initiators such as oxygen and peroxides sometimes has a yellow color which may be reduced or eliminated by incorporating additives such as polyethylene glycol, and/or neutralizing species such as alkali metal stearates, particularly calcium stearate, and zinc oxide.... Agent: Fina Technology Inc

20070009692 - High compliance, high strength catheter balloons useful for treatment of gastrointestinal lesions: Balloon especially useful for dilatation of gastrointestinal lesions have a burst pressure of at least 9 atmospheres, a diameter at 3 atmospheres of about 5 mm or more, and an average compliance over the range of from 3 atmospheres to burst of at least 3% per atmosphere. Such balloons and... Agent: Vidas, Arrett & Steinkraus, P.A.

20070009690 - Tight packing , use of this packing for packaging a product and packaging obtained thereby: A sealed package comprising a flexible airtight envelope (30), pierced by a slot (5), and a strip (10) including two parallel self adhesive faces, of which one (16) is covered with a detachable protective strip (17) and of which the other includes a first zone (12) that is fixed to... Agent: Chapman And Cutler

20070009693 - Multilayered-container made by stretch forming and process for producing the same: To provide a stretch-formed multilayer container with excellent oxygen-gas barrier properties even in a high humidity atmosphere, which is obtained by stretching a multilayer sheet or a multilayer preform, which contains at least one layer made of a mixture of a polycarboxylic acid-based polymer (B) and a plasticizer (C) and... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20070009694 - Projectile barrier and method: Barrier structure placeable as an anti-fuel-leak coating on the outside surface of a liquid container. This coating includes a first-type layer structure formed of a high-elongation-capable elastomer which also is capable of imbibing container leakage liquid, and of swelling in the process, and a second-type layer structure disposed adjacent one... Agent: Robert D. Varitz, P.C.

20070009695 - Method and apparatus for a mold barrier: A mold barrier eliminates the establishment and continued resurgence of microbial colonies on product dispenser components routinely exposed to fluids and food products. The mold barrier may be utilized in a product dispenser to prevent the establishment of mold colonies on the product dispenser. The mold barrier adheres to potentially... Agent: Law Offices Of Christopher L. Makay

20070009696 - Surface treated tube for medical use: A thermoplastic elastomer molded article having a surface treated with a silicone emulsion and/or aqueous solution of silicone containing water-soluble silicone with a silicone content of 1 to 30 wt % is provided. As the thermoplastic elastomer, a composition comprising 20 to 100 wt % of 1,2-polybutadiene having a 1,2-bond... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20070009698 - Device for protecting a display facility: The invention relates to a device for protecting a display facility, comprising a protective element for covering an image surface of the display facility. As the protective element is designed to be transparent and the retaining means are provided for the exchangeable arrangement of the protective element in front of... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20070009697 - Straight line speed masking tape: A roll of pressure sensative masking tape constructed and configured to provide straight line masking of a surface, or trim, that is both fast and accurate, containing straight line lateral tearage points located at strategig points longitudinally.... Agent: Wilbur W. Silva

20070009699 - Films, packaging and methods for making them: There is described a flexible oriented film which acts a replacement for a tear film, the film having at least one tear susceptible line or pattern thereon, the film tearing substantially therealong when tearing is initiated therealong, wherein the line or pattern has substantially the same thickness normal to the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20070009702 - Information recording medium, information reproduction method and information recording method: A method for mass-producing a recording mark capable of being reproduced even below the diffraction limit in the information recording medium. A medium comprising: a substrate including a first material on the surface, and a second material formed on a first area on the substrate, and a third material at... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20070009700 - Optical recording medium: The present invention relates to an optical recording medium. The optical recording medium according to one embodiment of the present invention includes a substrate, a reflective layer located on the upper side of the substrate and reflecting an incident laser beam, and an information recording layer located on the reflective... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20070009701 - Optical recording medium: The present invention relates to an optical recording medium. The optical recording medium according to one embodiment of the present invention includes a substrate, a reflective layer located on the upper side of the substrate and reflecting an incident laser beam, and an information recording layer located on the reflective... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20070009703 - Optical recording medium and two layered optical recording medium, recording and reproducing method and recording and reproducing apparatus using media: The present invention provides an optical recording medium comprising a transparent first substrate and a first dielectric layer, a recording layer, a second dielectric layer and a reflective layer which are laminated on the first substrate in this order, wherein the recording layer comprises a thin layer comprising mainly an... Agent: Mark J. Thronson Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky LLP

20070009704 - Louvre blade with covering applied thereto: A louvre blade having a core and a covering to cover at least a part of the core, wherein the covering is bonded to the core of the louvre blade.... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20070009705 - Staple refill: A staple refill which can be stored in a refill storing section in such a manner that the leading one of the sheet-like joined staples wound in roll form is on the upper side and which is adapted to lessen the load on a send-out means for sending out the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20070009706 - Decorative exterior wall panel: A coating for an exterior surface contains acrylic resin, silica sand and sufficient reinforcing fibers to provide surface coverage of fibers of 5-50%. Different acrylic resins may be mixed to vary the resilience and hardness of the coating. Exterior panels are prepared using the coating by spraying the coating on... Agent: Sean W. Goodwin

20070009707 - Honeycomb structure: A honeycomb structure includes a honeycomb segment joined body comprising a plurality of honeycomb segments unitarily joined at joint faces thereof by means of a bonding material layer, and an outer peripheral coat layer, the honeycomb structure having a plurality of cells functioning as fluid passages disposed in parallel with... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20070009708 - Wipes with hair and large particle pick-up capabilities and methods of making same: Wipes capable of picking up hair and other large particles, and methods of making same, are provided. A wipe includes a layer of netting material bonded to a substrate, and subsequently stretched via ring rolls such that strands of the netting material break and extend outwardly from the substrate to... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20070009710 - Flexible metal-clad laminate and method for producing the same: Disclosed are a flexible metal-clad laminate comprising a metal foil and a heat-resistant resin film layer formed on one side of the metal foil, the heat-resistant resin film layer comprising a crosslinked condensation polymer and having an N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone-insolule content of at least 1%, and a method for producing the flexible... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20070009709 - Method to modify surface of an article and the article obtained therefrom: A method for making an article with controlled surface wettability is provided. The method includes the steps of providing a substrate including a polymer; and inducing a phase transformation at a selected surface region of the substrate, such that the phase transformation forms a texture at the selected surface region.... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research

20070009711 - Composition for matte layer formation, release sheet using the same, and synthetic leather produced using said release sheet: There are provided a composition for matte layer formation suitable for the production of a matte synthetic leather having a matte surface with a high level of jet-blackness even without the practice of embossing, raising, etc., and a release sheet for the production of a matte synthetic leather by using... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20070009712 - Force-introduction point in core composites and method for producing said point using reinforcement elements that traverse the thickness of the core composite: The invention relates to the configuration and production of force-introduction points in core composites using reinforcement elements that traverse the thickness of said core composite. The reinforcement elements that traverse the thickness of the core composite are provided in the vicinity of the force-introduction points. The reinforcement elements (e.g. stitched... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20070009714 - Polymeric interlayers having a wedge profile: Continuous webs of self supporting adhesive sheet incorporating at least one layer of a polymeric composition such as polyvinyl butyral and comprising at least one area of a non-uniform thickness profile are provided. These webs are useful in the production of barrier windshields for heads-up display systems. The windshields may... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company Legal Patent Records Center

20070009713 - Scored applique for instrument panels: An improved appliqué and method of forming an appliqué having a scored and uniquely aesthetically pleasing appearance is provided. A substrate of plastic material is provided with a metallic layer. A further clear plastic, or otherwise protective coating of similar material is applied over the plastic substrate and/or metallic layer.... Agent: Andrus, Sceales, Starke & Sawall, LLP

20070009715 - Water vapour barrier paper: Cold sealable paper consisting of an actual support paper (1) comprising on the face side thereof at least one printing layer (2) and on the reverse side thereof a sealable layer (3), characterized in that it further has, on at least one of the two sides, face or reverse, a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20070009716 - Coated surface business communication assembly having visually dimensionally distinct patterns for creating transitional images: The present invention relates to dimensionally distinct, business communication assemblies, such as those that may be used in preparing products ranging from prime labels to presentation folders that include a substrate having at least one printed face over which a curable coating is applied. The coating, while still in a... Agent: Ward/kraft, Inc.

20070009717 - Electron-beam treated cdo films: A method of forming an integrated circuit including forming a dielectric film is described. The forming of the dielectric film includes: providing a substrate, providing a carbon doped oxide film on the substrate, and treating the carbon doped oxide film with an electron beam. The carbon doped oxide film can... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC

20070009718 - Layered board and electronic apparatus having the layered board: A layered board is disclosed which can avoid the occurrence of cracks in a core layer due to shearing stress caused by a difference in coefficient of thermal expansion between the core layer and a buildup layer. The layered board includes a core layer which serves as a printed board,... Agent: Arent Fox PLLC

20070009719 - Multilayer ceramic capacitor and method for manufacturing the same: A ceramic base body includes primary phase particles containing a CaZrO3-based compound as a primary component and secondary phase particles containing at least Mn, and internal electrodes are primarily composed of Cu. There are about 2 parts by mole or more of Mn and about 0.69 parts by mole or... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20070009721 - Identification media having a security image: This and other objects are achieved by providing a security image on a substrate. The security image is formed by first stamping or otherwise transferring a first foil section on a substrate wherein the first foil section has a first sheen. A second and optionally subsequent foils are stamped or... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20070009720 - Vibration damping material and motion guide device where the material is assembled: A plurality of thin metal layers 8 and a plurality of thin attenuation layers 9 are laminated one by one alternately. The entire thickness of the laminated damping structure is set to be not more than 1.0 mm. According to this structure, since a plurality of boundary faces exist between... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20070009722 - Polymer/wucs mat and method of forming same: A chopped strand mat formed of bundles of dielectrically dried reinforcing fibers and bonding fibers is provided. The reinforcing fibers may be formed as bundles of wet reinforcing fibers with a bundle tex of about 10 to about 500. The reinforcing fibers may be formed of a single chop length... Agent: Owens Corning

20070009723 - Flame-retardant sheet and formed article therefrom: The object of the present invention is to provide a highly fire resistant fiber sheet and a molded fiber sheet thereof. The fibers of the fire resistant sheet of the present invention contain expandable graphite. When said expandable graphite is exposed to high temperatures, it will expand, giving self-extinguishing properties... Agent: Donald S. Dowden Cooper & Dunham

20070009724 - Process for the production of a microfibrous chamois woven-non-woven fabric containing an elastomeric nanocomposite matrix: A composite material is described, comprising: (a) microfibers selected from synthetic microfibers; (b) elastomer/lamellar clay nanocomposite matrix; said lamellar clay being selected from organophilic lamellar clays and functionalized organophilic lamellar clays. Dyed chamois woven-non-woven fabrics are also described, obtained starting from said composite material.... Agent: Serafini Associates

20070009725 - Carbon fiber-metal composite material and method of producing the same: A method of producing a carbon fiber-metal composite material includes: (a) mixing an elastomer, a reinforcement filler, and carbon nanofibers, and dispersing the carbon nanofibers by applying a shear force to obtain a carbon fiber composite material; and (b) replacing the elastomer in tho carbon fiber composite material with a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20070009726 - Component for the reduction of noise, especially vehicle floor panel: A component for reducing the noise level in vehicle interiors comprises chamber absorbers (4) encapsulated between an inner and outer plate (2, 3). This chamber absorber (4) can be spaced from an intermediate layer (5) by creating an air space (A). This component can be used as a vehicle flooring.... Agent: Nath & Associates

20070009727 - Mixed polytetrafluoroethylene powder, polytetrafluoroethylene porous shaped body, methods for producing those, polytetrafluoroethylene porous foam shaped body, and product for high-frequency signal transmission: The present invention provides a porous polytetrafluoroethylene molded article, wherein the specific gravity of the above porous polytetrafluoroethylene molded article is 0.9 to 2.0 and the aspect ratio of a void formed within the above molded article is not lower than 1 but not higher than 3.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20070009728 - Sound absorbing device for ultra-low frequency sound: An infrasound absorbing structure is simple in construction and is capable of effectively controlling infrasonic noises. The infrasound absorbing structure is applied to an engine test cell or an engine runup hangar to reduce infrasonic noises generate therein. The infrasound absorbing structure includes a porous layer facing an infrasound source,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20070009729 - Three layer composite panel from recycled polyurethanes: A process for the manufacture of a three layer composite panel with improved moisture resistance, minimal thickness swell, thermal stability, and a smooth hard surface suitable for direct lamination. The composite panel is produced utilizing recycled polyurethanes, preferably obtained from vehicle headliners, insulated foam panels, foam insulation, energy absorbent panels,... Agent: Phillips Lytle LLP Intellectual Property Group

20070009730 - Wet-laid friction material, system and method: This invention relates to a friction material and, more particularly, to a wet friction material capable of being manufactured using conventional paper-making processes. Long fibers are used to form a wet-laid homogeneous skeletal matrix, which is reinforced by dispersing particulate materials throughout the friction matrix and throughout the matrix binder,... Agent: Matthew R. Jenkins, Esq.

20070009731 - Lubricious coatings: A coating includes a porous a first layer comprising metal coated solid lubricant panicles partially fused together. A second layer comprising a metal or a composite that conforms to the surface topography of the first layer.... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP

20070009732 - Method for labeling fabrics and heat-transfer label well-suited for use in said method cross-reference to related applications: A method for labeling fabrics, such as fabric garments, and a heat-transfer label (311) well-suited for use in said method. In one embodiment, the heat-transfer label (311) comprises (i) a support portion (313), the support portion (313) comprising a carrier (315) and a release layer (317); (ii) a wax layer... Agent: Kriegsman & Kriegsman

20070009733 - Adhesive optical component comprising an adhesive composition: An adhesive optical component comprising an optical component and a layer which comprises an adhesive composition, the adhesive composition being disposed on at least one face of the optical component by coating a solution of the adhesive composition on the face of the optical component and drying the solution to... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20070009736 - Nanofiber and method for fabricating the same: A nanofiber and fabrication methods thereof. The method for fabricating the nanofiber includes preparing an electrospinning composition and performing an electrospinning process employing the electrospinning composition. Particularly, the electrospinning composition includes a polymer and an additive as a uniform solution in an organic solvent, wherein the additive renders the electronic... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20070009735 - Vinyl chloride based fiber and method for production thereof: The present invention is to provide a vinyl chloride fiber formed with a vinyl chloride resin composition containing (a) 100 parts by mass of a vinyl chloride resin, (b) 0.2-5.0 parts by mass of a hydrotalcite thermal stabilizer and (c) 0.2-10.0 parts by mass of a epoxy compound. The addition... Agent: Reising, Ethington, Barnes, Kisselle, P.C.

20070009734 - Vinylidene fluoride resin monofilament and process for producing the same: A monofilament obtained by smelt-spinning and stretching of a vinylidene fluoride resin is subjected to a high-temperature relaxation treatment for an extremely short period of 0.05-0.5 sec. within a high-temperature heating oil bath at a temperature of 140-175° C., thereby producing a vinylidene fluoride resin monofilament, which comprises a vinylidene... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20070009737 - Iron compound particles and magnetic recording medium using same: Non-magnetic powder of particles for non-magnetic lower layer applications is provided that enables a multilayer coating type magnetic recording medium having good surface smoothness to be obtained. The particles are iron compound particles having a long axis with a standard geometrical deviation, as obtained from a transmission electron microscope image,... Agent: Clark & Brody

20070009739 - Microcapsule composition for electrophoretic displays: The present invention provides: a microcapsule composition for electrophoretic displays; a production process for the microcapsule composition for the electrophoretic displays; a production process for a sheet for the electrophoretic displays; and a handling method for microcapsules for the electrophoretic displays; wherein the microcapsule composition contains microcapsules and, when used... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20070009738 - Nanoscale structures and methods of preparation and use: Structures in the nanoscale and mesoscale domain are provided. The structures typically have a shell which can be comprised of a porous polymeric material such as parylene. The surfaces of the shell can further comprise pendant functional groups that can provide reactive or passive characteristics.... Agent: Lowrie, Lando & Anastasi

20070009740 - Surface active additives for coatings: A coating composition is provided comprising (a) a polymer containing reactive functional groups; (b) a curing agent having reactive functional groups that are reactive with the functional groups in the polymer in (a); and (c) a polymeric material different from (a) and (b) having functional groups. The functional groups in... Agent: Ppg Industries, Inc. Intellectual Property Department

20070009741 - Windows and other articles made from dmbpc polycarbonate homopolymer and copolymer: Windows and other articles made from dimethyl bisphenol cyclohexane (DMBPC) polycarbonate exhibit enhanced scratch resistance properties and Mw degradation resistance properties as compared to traditional polycarbonates. Such windows and other articles made from DMBPC polycarbonate can be used in various applications including buildings, particularly in agricultural environments and in electronic... Agent: Marina Larson & Associates LLC Re: Lexan

20070009742 - Corrosion and alkali-resistant compositions and methods for using the same: A corrosion resistant, alkali resistant coating composition is disclosed. The composition comprises a binder comprising a reaction product of an epoxy-containing material and a phosphorus-containing material together with a curing agent. Aminoplasts, especially melamine-based aminoplasts, are particularly suitable curing agents. A source of silicon can optionally be included. The compositions... Agent: Ppg Industries Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20070009743 - Three layer composite panel from recycled polyurethanes: A process for the manufacture of a three layer composite panel with improved moisture resistance, minimal thickness swell, thermal stability, and a smooth hard surface suitable for direct lamination. The composite panel is produced utilizing recycled polyurethanes, preferably obtained from vehicle headliners, insulated foam panels, foam insulation, energy absorbent panels,... Agent: Lott & Friedland, P.A.

20070009745 - High shading performance coatings: The invention provides high shading performance, low-emissivity coatings. The invention provides a monolithic pane bearing a high shading performance, low-emissivity coating. The invention also provides an insulating glass unit bearing a high shading performance, low-emissivity coating. Finally, the invention provides methods of producing coated substrates by depositing high shading performance,... Agent: Intellectual Property Group Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

20070009744 - Method for producing an electronic component passivated by lead free glass: The invention relates to a method for the production of glass-coated electric components, wherein the components are, inter alia, passivated by the application of the glass. The lead-free glass used is not affected through purification and processing steps and the electric component is protected from mechanical damaging and other detrimental... Agent: Striker, Striker & Stenby

20070009746 - Insulating glass (ig) window unit including heat treatable coating with specific color characteristics and low sheet resistance: An insulating glass (IG) window unit, or other suitable window unit, includes a glass substrate with a coating thereon. The coating includes a lower contact layer based on zinc oxide and/or at least one silicon nitride inclusive layer that is Si-rich (i.e., non-stoichiometric). Using such a design, it has been... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20070009747 - Low shading coefficient and low emissivity coatings and coated articles: The present invention is directed to a low emissivity, low shading coefficient, multi-layer coating and coated article having a luminous transmission of less than about 70 percent, a shading coefficient less than about 0.44 and a solar heat gain coefficient of less than about 0.38 and a ratio of luminous... Agent: Andrew C. Siminerio Ppg Industries, Inc.

20070009748 - Adhesive silicone elastomer sheet: Adhesive silicone elastomer sheet afforded by the cure of a hydrosilylation-curing silicone elastomer composition comprising: (A) an organopolysiloxane that contains at least one diorganosiloxane unit and that has at least two silicon-bonded alkenyl groups in each molecule, (B) an organopolysiloxane resin with the average unit formula: (R13SiO1/2)x(SiO4/2)1.0 in which R1... Agent: Howard & Howard Attorneys, P.C.

20070009749 - Amorphous metal components for a reproduction machine: In one embodiment, a fuser roll for fusing toner images onto a substrate includes a substantially rigid core member, a deformable, heat conductive base layer overlaying the surface of said core member, and an outer layer supported on the base layer. The outer layer is formed of a heat conductive,... Agent: Maginot, Moore & Beck LLP

20070009750 - Polyester film: [Problems] The present invention provides a-polyester-film superior in heat resistance, chemical resistance, insulation property and thermal dimensional stability, and suitable for application to fields associated with boiling or retort treatment, which require tenacity, pinhole resistance, bending resistance, bag breakage resistance on dropping, impact resistance and the like, fields requiring thermoforming... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20070009751 - Polyamic acid resin composition modified with laminate nanometer silica sheet and polyimide prepared therefrom: The present invention relates to a polyamic acid resin composition, which is characterized by containing nanolayer silica sheet and/or nanometer silica powder. The present invention also relates to a polyimide film prepared from the composition, the resultant film exhibits improved dimension stability, low water-absorbability, high transparency, and low Coefficient of... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20070009752 - Multilayer composition: The invention relates to a multi-layer acrylic composition having at least two impact modified layers. The outer layer is an acrylic layer containing impact modifiers having a particle size of less than 225 nm, and the impact modifiers in the inner thermoplastic layer have a particle size of greater than... Agent: Thomas F. Roland, Esq. Arkema Inc.

20070009753 - Olefin polymer compositions and easy-peelable sealants made by using the same: The present invention provides olefin polymer compositions that provide an easy-peelable sealant showing low temperature dependence of heat-sealing strength, excellent low-temperature sealability, sealing properties and appearance of the peeling section when used with polypropylene. In particular, the present invention includes as a composition having excellent heat and oil resistance a... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20070009754 - Co-continuous metal-ceramic article and method for manufacture thereof: A co-continuous metal-ceramic (CCMC) article resulting from a chemical reaction between a ceramic preform and a molten metal is disclosed. The ceramic preform is produced by intermixing a precursor material and a particulate ceramic material, shaping that mixture into a predetermined configuration, and transforming the precursor material into a ceramic... Agent: Bruce P. Bardes

20070009755 - Faux stainless steel and method of making: A faux stainless steel sheet material preferably formed of a carbon sheet steel core coated with a metal zinc alloy, which may include zinc-aluminum with or without other minor elements or zinc-nickel compositions. The coating is polished in a polishing apparatus comprising a series of conventional polishing heads each of... Agent: William Squire, Esq. C/o Carella, Byrne, Bain, Gilfillan,

20070009756 - Bearing material coated slide member and method for manufacturing the same: The present invention provides a bearing material coated slide member manufactured by coating a bearing material on a sliding surface of a slide member, and a method for manufacturing the same, in which the bearing material is composed of an Sn containing alloy powder, and is forced to impact on... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20070009757 - Sintered sliding material, sliding member, connection device and device provided with sliding member: A sintered sliding material, a sliding member and a connecting device capable of demonstrating excellent seizing resistance and abrasion resistance under very bad lubricating conditions such as a high-bearing stress and slow-speed sliding condition and an oscillating condition can be provided. The sintered sliding material is composed of a sintered... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20070009758 - Aromatic amine derivative and organic electroluminescent element made with the same: The present invention relates to aromatic amine derivatives having a specific structure in which a substituted diphenylamino group is bonded to a pyrene structure; and organic electroluminescent devices comprising a cathode, an anode and one or plural organic thin film layers having at least a light emitting layer which are... Agent: Steptoe & Johnson LLP

20070009760 - Coordination metal compound, material for organic electroluminescence device, material for luminescent coating formation and organic electroluminescence device: A coordination metal compound comprising cordinating at least one ligand having a Spiro bond to at least a metal atom; a material for an organic electroluminescence (EL) device, and an organic EL device comprising at least one organic thin film layer sandwiched between a pair of electrodes consisting of an... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20070009761 - Hole transport material for organic electroluminescence devices and organic electroluminescence device using the same: A hole transport material for organic electroluminescence devices, characterized by consisting of a copolymer having a first unit consisting of a heterocyclic compound containing a sulfur atom and a second unit consisting of a secondary or tertiary amine compound, wherein the above-mentioned hole transport material preferably further includes a third... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20070009762 - Organic electroluminescent element and display device or light emitting device equipped with the same: It is an object of the present invention to provide an organic electroluminescent element having a longer lifetime. In order to accomplish the object, an organic electroluminescent element adapted to comprise a light emitting layer including an organic material between an anode and a cathode is provided with a hole... Agent: Masuvalley & Partners

20070009759 - Organic phosphorescent material and organic optoelectronic device: R1 is a group other than hydrogen; n is zero or an integer equal to or greater than one; and A and B are optionally fused or linked by one or more covalent bonds. The invention also provides the use of such complexes in optoelectronic devices, and in particular in... Agent: Quarles & Brady

20070009763 - Coated cutting tool insert: The present invention relates to a CVD-coated cutting tool insert with a TiCxNy-layer with a low tensile stress level of from about 50 to about 390 MPa and an α-Al2O3-layer with a high surface smoothness with a mean Ra<0.12 μm as measured by AFM-technique. This is obtained by subjecting the... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20070009764 - Fine grained sintered cemented carbides containing a gradient zone: There is disclosed a fine grained cutting tool insert consisting of a cemented carbide substrate and a coating. The cemented carbide substrate comprises WC, binder phase, and vanadium containing cubic carbide phase with a binder phase enriched surface zone essentially free of cubic carbide phase.... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20070009765 - Procedure for the realisation of ceramic manufactures, in particular, porcelain stoneware tiles and trim pieces, with anti pollution and anti-bacterial properties and products thereby obtained.: This invention falls into the field of ceramic manufactures, in particular tiles and trim pieces made of porcelain stoneware. Titanium dioxide is applied to the glaze and to the layer covering the tiles so that a photocatalytic oxidisation action can be produced acting against the polluting and bacterial agents present... Agent: Myers & Kaplan, Intellectual Property Law, L.L.C.

20070009766 - Tilted magnetic recording media: A tilted magnetic recording medium comprises a layer of magnetic material having a magnetic easy axis defined by tilted alignment of a particular crystalline phase of the magnetic material. A film of (101) and (011) textured L10 phase of a tetragonal crystalline magnetic material has crystalline c-axes oriented 45° to... Agent: Liu & Liu

20070009767 - Ferrite magnetic material and method for producing hexagonal w type ferrite magnetic material: The present invention provides a ferrite magnetic material comprising as a main constituent a compound represented by a composition formula, AFe2+aFe3+bO27 (wherein 1.1≦a≦2.4, 12.3≦b≦16.1; and A comprises at least one element selected from Sr, Ba and Pb), and also comprising as additives a Ca constituent in terms of CaCO3 and... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20070009768 - Magnetic recording medium and method for manufacturing the same: The present invention provides a magnetic recording medium comprising: a non-magnetic substrate; and one or more magnetic layers formed on the non-magnetic substrate, wherein the magnetic recording medium has a loss modulus at 0.5 Hz at a temperature of 130° C. of 0.18 to 0.39 GPa, in order to improve... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20070009769 - Magnetic recording medium: A magnetic recording medium including a magnetic layer 93 containing ferromagnetic powder and a binder, a support 91, and a backcoat layer 94, provided in this order, and being obtained by slitting to width a magnetic material of broad width and continuous length. The magnetic recording medium has no ridge... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

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