US Patent Application No: 2004/0197,545

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

Articles that include a polymer foam and method for preparing same

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Polymer foam articles prepared by melt-mixing a polymer composition and a plurality of microspheres, at least one of which is an expandable polymeric microsphere, under process conditions, including temperature and shear rate, selected to form an expandable extrudable composition; and extruding the composition through a die.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANYST PAUL, MN8137

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Gehlsen, Mark D Eagan, MN 30 455
Momchilovich, Bradley S Stillwater, MN 14 237

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (1)
* 5,645,764 Electrically conductive pressure sensitive adhesives 19 1995
 
MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY (17)
* 4,415,615 Cellular pressure-sensitive adhesive product and method of making 136 1982
* 4,618,525 Coated glass microbubbles and article incorporating them 127 1985
* 4,710,536 Pressure-sensitive adhesive tape containing hydrophobic silica 69 1986
* 4,855,170 Pressure-sensitive tape construction incorporating resilient polymeric microspheres 75 1987
* 4,749,590 Pressure-sensitive adhesive tape containing hydrophobic silica 53 1987
* 4,818,610 Unified pressure-sensitive adhesive tape 53 1987
* 4,950,537 Colored foamlike pressure-sensitive adhesive tape 35 1989
* 5,024,880 Cellular pressure-sensitive adhesive membrane 42 1990
* 5,086,088 Epoxy-acrylate blend pressure-sensitive thermosetting adhesives 75 1990
* 5,264,278 Radiation-curable acrylate/silicone pressure-sensitive adhesive coated tapes adherable to paint coated substrates 44 1991
* 5,344,681 Patterned pressure sensitive adhesive transfer tape 56 1993
* 5,393,787 Block copolymer having mixed molecular weight endblocks 19 1994
* 5,507,464 Article support using stretch releasing adhesives 67 1994
* 5,514,122 Feminine hygiene pad 36 1994
* 5,695,837 Tackified acrylic adhesives 30 1995
* 5,650,215 Pressure-sensitive adhesives having microstructured surfaces 114 1995
* 5,897,930 Multiple embossed webs 66 1996
 
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION (3)
* 5,151,327 Adhesive sheet for reinforcing thin rigid plates 26 1990
* 5,441,810 Adhesive sheet 21 1994
* 5,609,954 Strippable pressure-sensitive adhesive and adhesive material using the same 28 1995
 
Matsumoto Yushi-Seiyaku Co., Ltd. (1)
* 4,287,308 Process for preparing a thermo-expandable microspheres 37 1980
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (3)
* 6,017,624 Pressure sensitive adhesive film having differential adhesive properties and method of making the same 15 1997
* 6,379,791 Compatibilized pressure-sensitive adhesives 61 2000
* 6,797,371 Articles that include a polymer foam and method for preparing same 23 2000
 
Mobil Oil Corporation (1)
* 4,496,620 Opaque oriented non-thermoplastic polymer film and method of forming same 25 1983
 
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. (1)
* 5,115,103 Insulated conductor and method of producing the same 17 1989
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (1)
* 5,342,858 Elastomeric adhesive foam 36 1993
 
Scapa Tapes North America Inc. (1)
* 2002/0004,130 Acrylic foam-like tape 6 2001
 
AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION (2)
* 5,100,728 High performance pressure sensitive adhesive tapes and process for making the same 44 1990
* 5,476,712 Flexographic plate mounting tape 39 1994
 
HENKEL LOCTITE CORPORATION (2)
* 5,234,757 Expandable films and molded products therefrom 42 1991
* 5,783,272 Expandable films and molded products therefrom 41 1996
 
Uniroyal Plastics Company, Inc. (1)
* 4,610,923 Laminated fabric structure containing microspheres and process for making same 13 1985
 
Gaska Tape, Inc. (1)
* 4,921,739 Self-adherent foam strip 9 1989
 
INTERFACE SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
* 5,132,061 Preparing gasket compositions having expanded microspheres 24 1990
 
Avery International (1)
* 4,906,421 Process for making high performance pressure sensitive adhesive tapes 40 1987
 
WACKER-CHEMIE GMBH (1)
* 5,750,581 Compressible silicon rubber 13 1996
 
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. (1)
* 4,960,802 Cellular vinyl acetate/ethylene/n-methylolacrylamide copolymer contact adhesive 20 1990
 
FIRST FIDELTY BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION PATTERSON, LINDA L. TRUSTEES (1)
* 5,385,772 Pressure-sensitive adhesive systems with filler 25 1991
 
SAINT-GOBAIN PERFORMANCE PLASTICS CORPORATION (1)
* 6,169,138 Foamed pressure sensitive tapes 12 1998
 
H.B. FULLER COMPANY (1)
* 4,833,193 Novel pressure sensitive adhesives 81 1987
 
ROBBINS, CAROL A., GRACE SHAFFER D/B/A SHAFFER ENTERPRISES AND DON B. WINFREY (1)
* 5,476,172 Modular recording media storage apparatus 7 1994
 
MORGAN ADHESIVES COMPANY, LLC (1)
* 5,605,717 Process for foaming an adhesive using moisture in a backing 22 1995
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
ZEPHYROS, INC. (7)
7,125,461 Activatable material for sealing, baffling or reinforcing and method of forming same 28 2003
7,199,165 Expandable material 41 2004
8,070,994 Panel structure 12 2005
7,521,093 Method of sealing an interface 15 2005
7,838,589 Sealant material 1 2007
* 2007/0193,171 SEALANT MATERIAL 8 2007
9,096,039 Structural composite laminates 0 2011
 
BASF SE (1)
* 2012/0119,402 COMPOSITE COMPONENT COMPRISING A POLYMER PHASE AND A FOAMED PHASE, AND PROCESSES FOR PRODUCING THE SAME 2 2011
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (1)
8,652,631 Polymer foams 0 2010
 
ARKEMA INC. (1)
7,514,480 Low level radiation treatment for improving polymer properties 2 2005
 
TESA SE (2)
* 2009/0181,250 FOAMED ADHESIVE, MORE PARTICULARLY PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE, PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION AND ALSO THE USE THEREOF 4 2008
9,200,129 Process for preparing foamable polymer compositions, process for preparing foamed polymer compositions therefrom, foamed polymer compositions and adhesive tape therewith 0 2011
 
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM CORPORATION (1)
* 2008/0292,669 Foamed Substrate and Method for Making Same 6 2006
 
BAUER HOCKEY, INC. (3)
* 2009/0233,053 Epoxy Core With Expandable Microspheres 3 2008
* 9,364,998 Method of fabricating a formed structure with expandable polymeric shell microspheres 0 2012
* 2012/0247,646 Epoxy Core With Expandable Microspheres 0 2012
* Cited By Examiner