Patents Assigned to Colgate-Palmolive Co.
  • Publication number: 20210121276
    Abstract: An oral care implement body to which a replacement head can be detachably coupled. In one embodiment, the oral care implement body includes a gripping portion having a shoulder, a stem extending from the shoulder along a longitudinal axis, and a boss protruding from an outer surface of the stem. The boss may have a locking rib section having an undercut surface that is axially spaced from the shoulder and a positioning rib section extending from the locking rib section to the shoulder. The undercut surface may circumferentially protrude from a first side surface of the positioning rib section. The locking rib section may extend along a first rib axis and the positioning rib section may extend along a second rib axis, the first rib axis oriented obliquely to the second rib axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2021
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicants: Colgate-Palmolive Company, Omron Healthcare Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideaki Yoshida, Takashi TORIHAMA, Thomas Edward MINTEL, Joseph E. FATTORI
  • Patent number: 7690531
    Abstract: This invention is directed to a decorated dispensing container. The container is substantially transparent and has a decoration on the front and/or rear surface. The dispensing unit comprises a pump mechanism with a dip tube at one end and a dispensing channel at the other end. The dip tube has an identifiable shape formed in the dip tube. This identifiable shape can be a land, sea or air animal, or an inanimate object. This inanimate shape is molded into the dip tube and colors are applied by hand painting or the use of a shrink label or an in mold label. By the use of a decorated identifiable shape and a coordinating label on the front and/or rear surface of the container a 3-D effect is imparted to the container and product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2010
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: Todd VanGordon, Van Canady
  • Patent number: 7601338
    Abstract: An antiplaque oral care composition having enhanced oral hygiene and organoleptic properties is provided. The composition contains an enzyme and a cyclodextrin. Papain and other proteolytic enzymes may be preferred. The resulting composition has more favorable organoleptic properties than a comparative composition containing only the enzyme.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: James G. Masters, Richard Payne, Lori H. Szeles, Xiaoyan Liu, Malcolm Williams
  • Patent number: 7601002
    Abstract: A method for whitening a dental surface comprises nonsimultaneously applying a whitening composition to the surface, the whitening composition comprising at least one orally acceptable peroxy compound, and directing a volume of up to about 2.5 ml of an atomized activating composition on to the surface, wherein the activating composition comprises, in the volume so directed, a peroxy compound activating effective amount of at least one orally acceptable basifying agent, and wherein applying the whitening composition and directing the activating composition are separated by an interval not greater than a peroxy compound activating effective interval. The atomized composition can be directed on to the dental surface before or after application of the whitening composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co
    Inventors: Nebojsa Milanovich, Ryan B. Cameron, John P. Curtis, Ravi Subramanyam, Michael Prencipe
  • Patent number: 7594293
    Abstract: An oral care implement with a soft tissue cleanser is provided to effectively cleanse the soft tissue of the mouth with comfort and a reduced risk of injury to the user. In one construction, a projection is formed of a combination of a hard material and a soft material. The hard material provides good stability for cleaning debris from the tongue or other tissue while the soft material provides comfort and a reduced risk of injury.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: Swanson Xi, James Mei, Robert Moskovich, Douglas J. Hohlbein, Thomas Mintel
  • Patent number: 7591272
    Abstract: An acidic cleaning composition designed to clean hard surfaces and to prevent soil build-up comprising a hydrophilizing polymer, a surfactant, and an acid and to methods of using the composition to remove limescale and/or soapscum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: Nathalie Dastbaz, Joelle Simon
  • Patent number: D598759
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: Peter R. Hilliard, Jr., John H. Swanson, Eric Charles
  • Patent number: D598760
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: Peter R. Hilliard, Jr., John H. Swanson, Eric Charles
  • Patent number: D598761
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: Peter R. Hillard, Jr., John H. Swanson, Eric Charles
  • Patent number: D598763
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co
    Inventors: Peter R. Hiliard, Jr., John H. Swanson, Eric Charles
  • Patent number: D598764
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: Peter R. Hilliard, Jr., John H. Swanson, Eric Charles
  • Patent number: D598767
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: Peter R. Hilliard, Jr., John H. Swanson, Eric Charles
  • Patent number: D598768
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: Peter R. Hilliard, Jr., John H. Swanson, Eric Charles
  • Patent number: D599207
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: Peter R. Hilliard, Jr., John H. Swanson, Eric Charles
  • Patent number: D599556
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: Bruce M. Russell, Douglas J. Hohlbein, Maria Valentina Sposito, Frank Hom
  • Patent number: D600554
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: Kiat-Cheong Toh, Anthony J. Baxter, Alberto Mantilla
  • Patent number: D605530
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: Alan Sorrentino, Frank Hom, Robert Moskovich, Kiat-Cheong Toh
  • Patent number: D606319
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventor: Wen Jin Xi
  • Patent number: D608647
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2010
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: Kiat-Cheong Toh, Liam Hawry
  • Patent number: D614027
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2010
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Co.
    Inventors: Peter J. Fallat, II, Bruce Cummings, Brian Worthington