Patents Represented by Attorney, Agent or Law Firm Norris, McLaughlin & Marcus
  • Patent number: 8349296
    Abstract: The present invention relates to aerosol foam composition for styling and conditioning keratin fibres especially human hair. The composition improves hair styling with excellent hold and especially conditions hair with excellent shine, combability, volume and body and also excellent elasticity. The inventors of the present invention have found out surprisingly that an aqueous composition based on at least one hair styling polymer selected from anionic, non-ionic, cationic and/or amphoteric or zwitterionic ones which additionally comprises at least one oil or oily compound, at least one fatty acid soap, at least one emulsifier and at least one propellant shows excellent styling and conditioning benefits and has an appearance like a whipped cream which has not been known in the cosmetic market prior to the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: KPSS-KAO Professional Salon Services GmbH
    Inventors: Christine Cajan, Jutta Klutzny
  • Patent number: 8349783
    Abstract: The present invention provides compositions which not only effectively kill a broad spectrum of microorganisms present on surfaces on contact but continue to kill microorganisms for a period of time thereafter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser LLC
    Inventors: Timothy Michael Cusack, Karen McCue, Hubert W Ulmer
  • Patent number: 8349025
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for oxidative coloring keratin fibers especially human hair wherein dyeing compositions are thickened with a selected thickener. The objective of the present invention is a process for oxidative coloring hair wherein compositions A and B are mixed wherein composition A comprises at least one oxidative dye precursor and optionally at least one coupling agent and optionally at least one direct dye in a cosmetically acceptable medium and composition B comprises at least one oxidizing agent in a cosmetically acceptable medium, and applied onto hair and processed for 5 to 45 min at a temperature range of 20 to 45° C. and rinsed off from hair, wherein at least one of the two compositions A and B comprises a thickening polyurethane polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Kao Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Jonathan Wood, Alexandra Hullmann, Sandra Schmelz, Martin Uellner
  • Patent number: 8347517
    Abstract: The invention relates to a measuring device of flexible material for the determination of parameters for the production of dental prostheses which combines different functions, including protractor, spacing template, ruler and an option of utilizing a compass-formed modulus shear measuring module to facilitate shearing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Heraeus Kulzer GmbH
    Inventor: Andreas Polei
  • Patent number: 8343605
    Abstract: An adhesive tape for flying splice, having a left and right boundary edge, at least one main carrier and a first layer of self-adhesive on the obverse of the main carrier, the reverse of the main carrier bearing a parting system which is suitable for effecting an adhesive bond to a substrate that can be parted again in such a way that sticky residues are left neither on the reverse of the main carrier nor on the substrate in the region of the parted bond, the parting system being constructed in a particular form as described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: tesa SE
    Inventors: Kerstin Götz, Stefan Wulf, Christoph Nagel
  • Patent number: 8344275
    Abstract: In a switching device 1 formed by integrating a connector 4 for coupling a flexible printed wiring board to a lever switch 2, the lever switch 2 comprises: a case 3; a fixed contact 20 and a movable contact 30 installed inside the case 3; and a lever 40 that deforms the movable contact 30 by tilt operation to switch contact with the fixed contact 20, the connector 4 covers a connecting terminal of the fixed contact 20 protruding from the case 3, and includes a connector cover 60 in which an insertion opening 62 to insert the flexible printed wiring board 100, and the terminal 101 of the board 100 is connected to the connecting terminal of the fixed contact 20 when the board 100 is inserted in the insertion opening 62.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Yuji Ariyoshi, Muneyoshi Miyata, Shinichi Tadano
  • Patent number: 8344023
    Abstract: Di-/trisubstituted furans of the formula (I) and their use as odorants wherein R1 is hydrogen or methyl; R2 is ethyl, propyl or isopropyl; the bond between C-3 and C-4 is a single bond, or the dotted line together with the bond between C-3 and C-4 represents a double bond; and the bond between C-4? and C-5? is a single bond, or the dotted line together with the bond between C-4? and C-5? represents a double bond, either in (E)- or (Z)-configuration. The invention furthermore relates to a method of their production and to perfume compositions comprising them.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Givaudan SA
    Inventor: Philip Kraft
  • Patent number: 8336973
    Abstract: A flush-mounted guiding arrangement adjustably mounts furniture parts that are extractably and insertably mounted inside a furniture carcass by means of a pair of extensible guides encompassing one respective guide rail. The sliding rail is longitudinally guided on the guide rail and can be placed in the lateral edge region on the bottom face of the extractable furniture part. An adjusting fixture grips the bottom of the furniture part that is to be mounted and in the forward end area of the sliding rail. The adjusting fixture has a mechanism for adjusting the position of a sliding rail relative to the extractable furniture part in the direction of at least one axis of a Cartesian coordinate system formed by three coordinate axes that run substantially perpendicular to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Alfit AG
    Inventor: Horst Berger
  • Patent number: 8338357
    Abstract: An article comprises a rack of solid sticks (12) of dishwasher detergent, retained on a backing material (16) and being formable into a nested, preferably cylindrical, form. The nested article is inserted into a holder, which is a plastics body, rigid and substantial. The holder is a permanent article located in use in a dishwasher but the article is a refill. Wastage of material when it is exhausted is minimal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser N.V.
    Inventors: Karl Ludwig Gibis, Chris Efstathios Housmekerides, Rainer Link
  • Patent number: 8337969
    Abstract: Liner comprising a film which comprises oriented polypropylene having a flexural modulus of at least 1400, preferably at least 2000 MPa, a release coating being applied on at least one of the two outer sides of the film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Tesa SE
    Inventors: Uwe Michel, Bernhard Müssig
  • Patent number: 8337570
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a process for oxidative coloring keratin fibers especially human hair wherein a pretreatment is applied onto hair prior to application of oxidative coloring agent. Accordingly, present invention is a process for oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers especially human hair wherein an aqueous composition comprising at least one inorganic salt catalyzing and/or effecting the oxidative color development reaction from oxidative dye precursors is applied onto wet or dry hair and optionally rinsed off, and subsequently an aqueous composition comprising at least one oxidative dye precursor, optionally at least one coupling agent and at least one oxidizing agent is applied onto hair and after processing of 5 to 45 min with or without use of heat, preferably at a temperature range between 20 and 45° C., rinsed off from hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Kao Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Alexandra Hullmann, Martin Uellner, Frank Kufner, Sabine Schafer, Bernd Nocker
  • Patent number: 8333865
    Abstract: Pressure-sensitive adhesive tape made of a flat, support material each side of which is coated with a pressure-sensitive adhesive, the pressure-sensitive adhesive on at least one side being produced from a monomer mixture comprising a monomer of the formula CH2?CH(R1)(COOR2), where R1?H or CH3 and R2 is an alkyl radical having 1 to 10 carbon atoms or H and the homopolymer possesses a static glass transition temperature of <?30° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Assignee: tesa SE
    Inventors: Marc Husemann, Torsten Runge, Stephan Zollner
  • Patent number: 8334608
    Abstract: A locking mechanism for a wind turbine decelerates and/or locks a rotor or a rotor shaft of the wind turbine. For maintenance work, the rotor or the rotor shaft is lockable to a machine support of the wind turbine in a form-fit manner by utilizing the locking mechanism. A rotational position of the rotor shaft is automatically detected in a DESIRED position. Moreover, the locking mechanism is configured to be automatically engaged when the DESIRED position has been reached. The locking mechanism additionally has at least one deceleration device for affecting the drive train and/or allowing the rotational speed of the rotor and the rotor shaft to be reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Assignee: Suzlon Energy GmbH
    Inventors: Georgios Pechlivanoglou, Jürgen Wagner
  • Patent number: 8334331
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions which include: (a) a polythiophene containing repeating units represented by the following general formula (I), wherein X represents, for example, —CH2—CH(CH2—O—(CH2)4SO3?H+)—; and (b) further polymers, that are different than polythiophene (a), and which contain SO3? M+ or COO?M+ groups. Also disclosed are electroluminescing (EL) arrangements that contain hole-injecting layers which include such compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Assignee: Heraeus Precious Metals GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Andreas Elschner, Knud Reuter, Peter Wilfried Lövenich
  • Patent number: 8333511
    Abstract: An at least two-layer label for opening and closing flexible packages provided with a pre-cut opening closable with a cover, having a base label provided with a first adhesive layer having a weakened cut-off area which is placed over the pre-cut opening, and a covering label whose lower part is provided with a second adhesive layer by which it is adhered to the base label; the adhesive strength of the base label to the package being greater than the adhesive strength of the covering label to the base label.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Assignee: Bandfix AG
    Inventors: Elke Rutzinger, Thomas Scheubner
  • Patent number: 8330300
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a device for supplying current to at least one silicon rod (3) during precipitation of silicon with the Siemens process, wherein the device has at least one input (E) suitable and configured for connecting the device to an electric power grid (N) for supplying electric energy, at least one output (A) to which the at least one silicon rod (3) can be connected, at least one AC current regulator (1) which is suitable and configured to supply the at least one silicon rod (3) connected to the at least one output (A) with electric current from the electric power grid (N), wherein the device further includes at least one frequency converter (2) which is suitable and configured to supply the at least one silicon rod (3) connected to the at least one output (A) with electric current from the electric power grid (N), wherein the electric current has a higher frequency than the current provided by the AC current regulator (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Assignee: AEG Power Solutions B.V.
    Inventor: Peter Wallmeier
  • Patent number: 8329241
    Abstract: Treated Brassica seeds and their extracts for use as a flavor and/or a flavor modifier in consumables. Treatment includes heating, and optionally grinding methods and/or recovery methods. Consumables include foods, beverages, health-care products, oral hygiene and oral care products, beauty-care products, and tobacco products. The extract contains elevated amounts of flavor and flavor modifier. One flavor modifier of the extract may be 2-furfurylthiol (“FFT”). A process for producing treated Brassica seeds extract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Assignee: Givaudan SA
    Inventors: Eva Binggeli, Klaus Gassenmeier, Jeff Molnar, Peter Schieberle
  • Patent number: 8329622
    Abstract: Alcohol compatible, water-soluble copolymer useful as a corrosion inhibitor. The copolymer includes at least one olefinically unsaturated carboxylic acid monomer, at least one olefinically unsaturated mono- or di-alkyl ester of a di-carboxylic acid monomer, and at least one olefinically unsaturated hydrophilic, non-ionic monomer. The molar ratio of the alkyl ester groups of the mono- or di-alkyl ester of the dicarboxylic acid monomer to the hydrophilic groups of the hydrophilic, non-ionic monomers is from about 0.01:1 to 1000:1, and the molar ratio of the sum of the alkyl ester groups and hydrophilic groups of the hydrophilic, non-ionic monomers to the carboxylic acid groups, is from about 0.001:1 to 100:1. No haze or precipitate occurs in a mixture of the water-soluble copolymer at 4° C. for 15 hrs or more as a 20 weight % aqueous copolymer solution in alcohol at a water-soluble copolymer to methanol weight-ratio of not more than 25 to 100.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Assignee: Akzo Nobel N.V.
    Inventors: Martin Crossman, Stuart Holt, Jannifer Sanders
  • Patent number: D672860
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Assignee: Reckitt & Colman (Overseas) Limited
    Inventors: Marcus James Blachford, Dai Sanders
  • Patent number: D673640
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Reckitt & Colman (Overseas) Limited
    Inventors: Paul Peter Bailey, Duncan McLeod Watson