Patent Number: 6,310,153

Title: Preparation of transition metal imine complexes

Abstract: Transition metal imine complexes can be prepared by reacting the imine precursors, a carbonyl compound and a primary amine, in the presence of a selected transition metal compound. The complexes may be used as catalysts for olefin polymerization.

Inventors: Ittel; Steven Dale (Wilmington, DE), Arthur; Samuel David (Wilmington, DE), Citron; Joel David (Wilmington, DE)

Assignee: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

International Classification: C07F 15/02 (20060101); C07F 15/00 (20060101); C07F 15/06 (20060101); C07F 15/04 (20060101); C08F 10/00 (20060101); C08F 004/26 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018