Chapter 2. The Chemical Industry Connection

  1. Dr. Heinz Martin

Published Online: 20 FEB 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610402.ch2

Polymers, Patents, Profits: A Classic Case Study for Patent Infighting

Polymers, Patents, Profits: A Classic Case Study for Patent Infighting

How to Cite

Martin, H. (2007) The Chemical Industry Connection, in Polymers, Patents, Profits: A Classic Case Study for Patent Infighting, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610402.ch2

Author Information

  1. Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz 1, 45470 Mülheim, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 FEB 2007
  2. Published Print: 9 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318094

Online ISBN: 9783527610402

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • polymers;
  • patents;
  • profits;
  • chemical industry connection;
  • Farbwerke Hoechst;
  • petrochemicals limited;
  • Hard Coal Mining Society;
  • Ruhr Area Coal Industry;
  • prospective US licensees;
  • Mitsui Chemical;
  • first Japanese licensee;
  • polydiene

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Farbwerke Hoechst

  • Petrochemicals Limited

  • Steinkohlenbergbauverein (Hard Coal Mining Society)/Bergwerksverband (Mine Association)/Ruhr Area Coal Industry

  • The “Run” of Prospective US Licensees

    • Hercules Powder Company

    • Gulf Oil, Koppers, Dow, Union Carbide and Monsanto

    • Esso, the Straggler

    • Du Pont

  • Mitsui Chemical, the First Japanese Licensee

  • Summary

  • Back to the Ruhr: Ruhrcoal and Bergwerksverband

  • August through December 1954: Montecatini steps up its own Developments

  • The first Ziegler/Montecatini Pool-Agreements

  • Polydiene

    • Karl Ziegler and H. Martin/Max-Planck-Institute for Coal Research; S. E. Horne/Goodrich Gulf Chemicals Inc.; Giulio Natta and Co-Workers/Montecatini; D.R. Smith and R.P. Zelinski/Phillips Petroleum Co.

  • References