PIMs Patents

Patents are difficult to archive due to multiple versions etc. Below is a non-exhaustive list of PIM patent applications up to the end of 2016. Placing the application number into the Google Patent search engine will provide more information about each patent.

[1] Organic microporous materials derived from porphyrinic macrocycles, N. B. McKeown, S. Makhseed, The Victoria University of Manchester, UK . WO2003000774A1, 2003

[2] Microporous polymer material, N. B. McKeown, P. M. Budd, B. Ghanem, K. Msayib, The University of Manchester, UK PCT WO 2005/012397, 2005

[3] Thin layer composite membranes with microporous layers and supporting layers, N. B. McKeown, P. M. Budd, D. Fritsch, The University of Manchester, UK; Gkss Forschungszentrum Geesthact GmbH . WO2005113121A1, 2005

[4] Colorimetric sensor, N. A. Rakow, C. S. Lyons, S. P. Maki, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . US20040184948A1, 2004

[5] Drug release regions for medical devices, which include polycyclic-structure-containing polymers, S. V. Ranade, M. N. Helmus, R. E. Richard, Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc., USA . US20060204545A1, 2006

[6] High flux mixed matrix membranes for separations, C. Liu, S. Kulprathipanja, S. T. Wilson, UOP LLC, USA . US20070209505A1, 2007

[7] Optochemical sensor and method of making the same, N. A. Rakow, M. S. Wendland, M. C. Palazzotto, D. M. Paolucci, R. J. Poirier, S. H. Gryska, J. E. Trend, M. M. David, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . US20070140907A1, 2007

[8] Colorimetric sensors, M. S. Wendland, N. A. Rakow, M. C. Palazzotto, D. E. Weiss, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . US20070297944A1, 2007

[9] Preconcentrator device incorporating a polymer of intrinsic microporosity, D. J. Combes, T. I. Cox, I. C. Sage, QinetiQ Limited, UK . WO2009001065A1, 2008

[10] Mixed matrix membranes incorporating microporous polymers as fillers, C. Liu, S. T. Wilson, UOP LLC, USA . US7410525B1, 2008

[11] Fluorescent chemical sensor, M. C. Palazzotto, N. A. Rakow, M. S. Wendland, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . US20080070320A1, 2008

[12] Apparatus and method for biological sensing, G. A. Sanders, S. F. Yates, F. S. Lupton, Honeywell International, Inc., USA . US20080203281A1, 2008

[13] Apparatus and method for chemical sensing, S. F. Yates, G. A. Sanders, Honeywell International Inc., USA . EP1965197A1, 2008

[14] Organic chemical sensor comprising microporous polymer, and method of use, S. H. Gryska, N. B. O’Bryan, Jr., N. A. Rakow, M. S. Wendland, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . WO2009045733A2, 2009

[15] Ultra-low refractive index high surface area nanoparticulate films and nanoparticles, V. Korampally, S. Gangopadhyay, L. Polo-Parada, S. Bok, K. Gangopadhyay, University of Missouri, USA . WO2009103070A1, 2009

[16] Crosslinkable and crosslinked mixed matrix membranes and their manufacture, C. Liu, J. J. Chiou, S. T. Wilson, UOP LLC, USA . US7485173B1, 2009

[17] Processes for the isomerization of feedstocks comprising paraffins of 5 to 7 carbon atoms, L. H. Rice, UOP LLC, USA . US20090069618A1, 2009

[18] Processes for the isomerization of paraffins of 5 and 6 carbon atoms with methylcyclopentane recovery, L. H. Rice, D. J. Shecterle, UOP LLC, USA . US20090069613A1, 2009

[19] Processes for the isomerization of normal butane to isobutane, D. J. Shecterle, D. J. Shields, UOP LLC, USA . US20090069617A1, 2009

[20] Ladder polymers with intrinsic microporosity and process for production thereof, N. Du, M. D. Guiver, G. P. Robertson, National Research Council of Canada, Can. . WO2010048694A1, 2010

[21] Carboxylated polymers of intrinsic microporosity (PIMs) with tunable gas transport properties, N. Du, M. D. Guiver, G. P. Robertson, J. Song, National Research Council of Canada, Can. . WO2010124359A1, 2010

[22] Production of Polymers with inherent microporosity, D. Fritsch, GKSS, US patent 2010/0130634, 2010

[23] Mixed matrix membranes incorporating microporous polymers as fillers for gas separation, C. Liu, S. T. Wilson, UOP LLC, USA . WO2010002404A1, 2010

[24] UV-crosslinked membranes from polymers of intrinsic microporosity for liquid separations and their production, C. Liu, S. T. Wilson, D. A. Lesch, UOP LLC, USA . US7758751B1, 2010

[25] Method for enriching a homogeneous catalyst from a process flow, M. Priske, G. Baumgarten, H.-G. Lueken, A. Kaizik, K.-D. Wiese, U. Ernst, P. Muhlack, Evonik Oxeno GmbH, Germany . DE102009001225A1, 2010

[26] Polymers of intrinsic microporosity containing tetrazole groups, N. Du, M. D. Guiver, National Research Council of Canada, Can. . WO2011057384A1, 2011

[27] Composite membrane, in particular for gas separation, D. Fritsch, P. Merten, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Zentrum fuer Material- und Kuestenforschung GmbH, Germany . EP2397218A1, 2011

[28] Composite membrane filter, D. Fritsch, P. Merten, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Zentrum fuer Material- und Kuestenforschung GmbH, Germany . WO2011026541A1, 2011

[29] Ionic liquid-solid-polymer mixed matrix membranes for gas separations, C. Liu, S. Kulprathipanja, M. E. Schott, S. T. Wilson, UOP LLC, USA . US7943543B1, 2011

[30] Process for production of polymers with intrinsic microporosity, T. Visser, Y. Gao, Parker Filtration B.V., Neth. . WO2011130818A1, 2011

[31] Surface plasmon resonance sensor with absorptive layer made of microporous polymer and sensor including the same, M. Kang, B. Hao, B. K. Nelson, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . WO2012174099A1, 2012

[32] Membrane system for natural gas upgrading, C. Liu, S. A. Faheem, R. Minkov, UOP LLC, USA . WO2012082537A2, 2012

[33] Polymers containing bicyclic diamine moiety, production methods and applications, N. B. McKeown, M. Carta, University College Cardiff Consultants Ltd., UK . WO2012035328A1, 2012

[34] Polymerization method for forming polymers containing methanodibenzodiazocine moieties, N. B. McKeown, M. Carta, M. J. Croad, University College Cardiff Consultants Limited, UK . WO2012035327A1, 2012

[35] Sensor element, method of making the same, and sensor device including the same, M. C. Palazzotto, S. H. Gryska, P. F. Baude, M. Kang, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . WO2012050686A1, 2012

[36] Method of using an absorptive sensor element, M. C. Palazzotto, S. H. Gryska, M. Kang, M. S. Wendland, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . WO2012141883A1, 2012

[37] Sensor element, method of making the same, and sensor device including the same, M. C. Palazzotto, S. H. Gryska, T.-C. Lee, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . WO2012044419A1, 2012

[38] Exposure indicating device, J. M. Battiato, D. M. Paolucci, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . US8459200B2, 2013

[39] Organic chemical sensor comprising plasma-deposited microporous layer, and method of making and using, M. M. David, S. H. Gryska, N. B. O’Bryan, N. A. Rakow, M. S. Wendland, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . US8378694B2, 2013

[40] Method for identification and quantitative determination of an unknown organic compound in a gaseous medium, S. H. Gryska, M. C. Palazzotto, D. M. Maanum, M. Kang, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . WO2013090188A1, 2013

[41] Porous polymer supported polyoxometalates, M. Laskoski, United States Dept. of the Navy, USA . US20130085191A1, 2013

[42] Preparation of UV-rearranged PIM-1 polymeric membranes, F. Li, Y. Xiao, T.-S. N. Chung, National University of Singapore, Singapore . US20130247756A1, 2013

[43] Blend polymeric membranes comprising tetrazole-functionalized polymer of intrinsic microporosity and polyethylene glycol, C. Liu, M. E. Schott, UOP LLC, USA . US20130146538A1, 2013

[44] Membranes for separation, A. G. Livingston, M. F. Jimenez Solomon, Imperial Innovations Limited, UK . WO2013057492A1, 2013

[45] Sensor element, method of making the same, and sensor device including the same, M. C. Palazzotto, S. H. Gryska, T.-C. Lee, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . US20130186177A1, 2013

[46] Process for synthesizing polymers with intrinsic microporosity, T. Visser, Y. Gao, Parker Filtration B.V., Neth.; Vaperma Inc. . US20130217799A1, 2013

[47] Polymers of intrinsic microporosity containing tetrazole groups, N. Du, M. D. Guiver, National Research Council of Canada, Can. . US8623928B2, 2014

[48] Filter systems including patterned optical analyte sensors and optical readers, G. E. Dwyer, T. W. Holmquist-Brown, K. S. Kanukurthy, N. A. Rakow, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . US8858692B2, 2014

[49] Filter systems including optical analyte sensors and optical readers, G. E. Dwyer, T. W. Holmquist-Brown, K. S. Kanukurthy, N. A. Rakow, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . US8821621B2, 2014

[50] Triptycene-based dianhydrides, polyimides, methods of making each, and methods of use, B. Granem, I. Pinnau, R. Swaidan, King Abdullah University of Science and Technolology, Saudi Arabia . WO2014207559A2, 2014

[51] Organic chemical sensor comprising microporous polymer, and method of use, S. H. Gryska, N. B. O’Bryan, N. A. Rakow, M. S. Wendland, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . US8835180B2, 2014

[52] Ionomers of Intrinsic Microporosity: In Silico Development of Ionic-Functionalized Gas-Separation Membranes, K. E. Hart, C. M. Colina, Langmuir 2014, 30, 12039-12048, 10.1021/la5027202.

[53] Mixed matrix polymer compositions for fluid-separation membranes, M. R. Hill, C. H. Lau, K. Konstas, P. T. Nguyen, D. L. Gin, R. D. Noble, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia; University of Colorado . WO2014078914A1, 2014

[54] Membranes for separation, A. G. Livingston, M. F. Jimenez Solomon, UK . US20140251897A1, 2014

[55] Polymeric membranes comprising polyimide blends, I. N. Odeh, L. Shao, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, Saudi Arabia . US20140255636A1, 2014

[56] Sulfonyl-containing polymers based on radical polymerizable spirobisindane monomers, M. S. Wendland, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . WO2014186094A1, 2014

[57] Polymerizable spirobisindane monomers and polymers prepared therefrom, M. S. Wendland, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . WO2014052021A1, 2014

[58] Preparation method of gas separation composite membrane with polymer of intrinsic microporosity (PIM-1) ultra-thin separation surface layer, H. Zhao, X. Ding, X. Tan, J. Pei, N. Li, Tianjin Polytechnic University, Peop. Rep. China . CN103566777A, 2014

[59] Flexible sensor patch with adhesive layer suitable for human skin contact and method of using the same, M. Kang, S. H. Gryska, M. C. Palazzotto, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . WO2015130550A1, 2015

[60] Vapor sensor suitable for detecting alcoholic residue at a skin site, M. Kang, M. C. Palazzotto, S. H. Gryska, R. A. Asmus, M. Y. Wong, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . WO2015047750A1, 2015

[61] Gas separation membranes from chemically and uv treated polymers of intrinsic microporosity, C. W. Liskey, M. B. Hamoy, C. Liu, UOP LLC, USA . WO2015088844A1, 2015

[62] Dianhydrides, polyimides, methods of making each, and methods of use, X. Ma, I. Pinnau, B. Ghanem, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia . WO2015001422A2, 2015

[63] Polymers, their method of manufacture and use thereof, N. B. McKeown, M. Carta, The University Court of the University of Edinburgh, UK . US9212261B2, 2015

[64] Method for producing polymers comprising multiple repeat units of bicyclic diamines, N. B. McKeown, M. Carta, M. J. Croad, University College Cardiff Consultants Limited, UK . US9018270B2, 2015

[65] UV and thermally treated polymeric membranes, I. N. Odeh, L. Shao, SABIC Global Technologies B.V., Neth. . WO2015095034A1, 2015

[66] Plasma-treated polymeric membranes for gas separation, I. N. Odeh, L. Shao, SABIC Global Technologies B.V., Neth. . WO2015095026A1, 2015

[67] Ultraviolet and plasma-treated polymeric membranes, I. N. Odeh, L. Shao, K. K. Kopec, SABIC Global Technologies B.V., Neth. . WO2015095038A1, 2015

[68] Triptycene-based ladder monomers, polymers, production methods and gas-separation membranes, I. Pinnau, B. Ghanem, R. Swaidan, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia . WO2015015299A1, 2015

[69] Crosslinked polymer, method for producing the same, molecular sieve composition and material separation membranes, Q. Song, E. Sivaniah, Kyoto University, Japan . WO2015129925A1, 2015

[70] Isatin copolymers having intrinsic microporosity, R. E. Hefner, B. L. Cramm, Dow Global Technologies LLC, USA . WO2016195977A1, 2016

[71] Polymers of intrinsic microporosity which have particular utility as membranes, R. E. Hefner, B. L. Cramm, I. A. Tomlinson, L. M. Huffman, A. Roy, Dow Global Technologies LLC, USA . WO2016148869A1, 2016

[72] Polymeric materials for electrochemical cells and ion separation processes, B. A. Helms, C. Li, A. Ward, S. E. Doris, P. D. Frischmann, University of California, USA . WO2016161367A1, 2016

[73] Isatin copolymers having intrinsic microporosity, X. Hu, Z. Du, R. E. Hefner, Jr., Dow Global Technologies LLC, USA . WO2016206008A1, 2016

[74] Surface plasmon resonance sensor element and sensor including the same, M. Kang, B. Hao, B. K. Nelson, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . US9244008B2, 2016

[75] O-hydroxy-functionalized diamines, polyimides, making each polyimide, and use of polyimide in gas separation membrane, X. Ma, B. S. Ghanem, I. Pinnau, King Abdullah University of Sciences and Technology, Saudi Arabia . WO2016009273A2, 2016

[76] Method of using an absorptive sensor element, M. C. Palazzotto, S. H. Gryska, M. Kang, M. S. Wendland, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . US9279792B2, 2016

[77] Method for correlating a monitoring device to the end of service life of a filter cartridge, N. A. Rakow, S. H. Gryska, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . US9291484B2, 2016

[78] Polymerizable spirobisindane monomers and polymers prepared therefrom, M. S. Wendland, 3M Innovative Properties Company, USA . US9296668B2, 2016

[79] Polymeric composition for microporous separation membranes, C. D. Wood, X. Mulet, C. H. Lau, M. R. Hill, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia . WO2016187670A1, 2016