Patents Assigned to Firmenich SA
  • Publication number: 20210015722
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a new process for the preparation of microcapsules. Microcapsules obtainable by said process are also an object of the invention. Perfuming compositions and consumer products comprising said capsules, in particular perfumed consumer products in the form of home care or personal care products, are also part of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Florence VIGOUROUX ELIE, Sonia GODEFROY, Murray OSBORNE, Arnaud STRUILLOU
  • Patent number: 10894934
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of liquid solubilizing systems. More specifically, the present invention relates to a ringing gel composition, one that is a self-thickened composition having a viscoelastic behavior and a viscosity comprised between 0.1 and 1000 Pa·s at 20° C. at 0.01 s?1 shear rate. The ringing gel has an aqueous phase, a surfactant system of one or more non-ionic surfactant(s), a linker and an oil phase that includes a hydrophobic active ingredient such as a perfume. Consumer products that contain the ringing gel composition, such as a self-thickened liquid laundry scent booster are also part of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Vera Tchakalova, Claudie Bellouard
  • Patent number: 10889558
    Abstract: Described herein is a compound of formula (I) in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or a mixture thereof, and where the Q group represents a —CH?CH—CH3 group or a —C?C—CH3 group. Also described herein is a method of using a compound of formula (I), the method including using the compound of formula (I) as part of a perfuming composition or as part of a perfumed consumer product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventor: George Lem
  • Patent number: 10883066
    Abstract: Trans isomers of formula (I) in the form of any of its stereoisomers or a mixture thereof are provided, wherein the bold and hatched lines indicate a relative or absolute configuration. Also provided are their uses as perfuming ingredients to impart vetiver/rooty notes e.g. in perfuming compositions or in consumer products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Anthony Alexander Birkbeck, Hervé Pamingle
  • Patent number: 10876078
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a new process for the preparation of melamine-formaldehyde free microcapsules. Microcapsules obtainable by said process are also an object of the invention. Perfuming compositions and consumer products comprising said capsules, in particular perfumed consumer products in the form of home care or personal care products, are also part of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Damien Berthier, Geraldine Leon, Lahoussine Ouali
  • Patent number: 10876069
    Abstract: Described herein are compounds of formula (I) in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or a mixture thereof, and wherein each R1, independently from each other, represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; R2 and R3 represent, independently from each other, a C1-2 linear alkyl group or a C3-5 linear or branched alkyl group; R2 and R3, when taken together, represent a C2-5 linear, branched alkanediyl and one dotted line represents a carbon-carbon single bond and the second one a carbon-carbon double bond. Also described herein are methods of using compounds of formula (I) as a perfuming ingredient of the floral type and as part of a perfuming composition or of a perfumed consumer product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Anthony Alexander Birkbeck, Christian Chapuis
  • Publication number: 20200385648
    Abstract: The various aspects presented herein relate to the perfumery industry. More particularly, the various aspects presented herein relate to compositions and/or ingredients that increase a subjects perception of musk compounds, methods for intensifying a subjects perception of musk compounds, as well as to the perfumed articles or perfuming compositions comprising as an active ingredient, a compound of Formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: Firmenich, SA
    Inventors: Patrick PFISTER, Matthew ROGERS, Jana PIKA, Florian DE NANTEUIL, Nicholas O'LEARY, Christie DELAURA
  • Patent number: 10858370
    Abstract: Described herein is a process for preparing a compound of formula (I) starting from a compound of formula (II), where the process is catalyzed by a Ruthenium complex.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Denis Jacoby, Peter Fankhauser
  • Publication number: 20200375233
    Abstract: Provided herein is a method of reducing the off-taste of a food or beverage wherein the off-taste is selected from the group consisting of licorice, astringency, bitterness and sweet lingering comprising adding about 10 to about 40 ppm, phloretin to the food or beverage wherein the phloretin is provided in the substantial absence of a bitterness-masking aroma substance selected from the groups consisting of homoeriodictylol, homoeriodictyol sodium salt, homoeriodictylol potassium salt or mixtures thereof and wherein the phloretin does not significantly enhance the sweetness of the article or composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Maxime DELATTRE, Jean-Luc GELIN, Long In LOU, Ronald H. SKIFF
  • Patent number: 10849348
    Abstract: An oil in water (o/w) micro-emulsion comprising: a. water; b. from about 3% up to about 30% oil; c. from about 0.1% up to about 10% lecithin; d. sucrose monoester as an emulsifier wherein the ratio of the combined amount of a lecithin and sucrose monoester to oil is less than 1; e. propylene glycol wherein the propylene glycol to water ratio by weight is greater than 1; and f. from about 14% up to about 40%, by weight, a sugar selected from the group consisting of fructose, glucose, and sucrose, and combinations thereof; wherein the mean droplet size of the o/w micro-emulsion is about 10 to about 80 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Ling Ma, Valery Normand, Ronald H. Skiff, Ernst L. Steinboeck
  • Patent number: 10829716
    Abstract: Described herein is a process for preparing a stable perfuming composition including a perfume oil, a viscosifying agent including tricyclodecanedimethanol alcohol, and a perfumery carrier including dipropylene glycol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Pascal Beaussoubre, Wolfgang Fieber, Aude Daugeron-Jouault
  • Publication number: 20200345601
    Abstract: The various aspects presented herein relate to the perfumery industry. More particularly, the various aspects presented herein relate to the use of volatile compositions to limit, decrease or eliminate the perception of malodor. Such compositions include at least one malodor antagonist optionally combined with perfuming ingredients. Such compositions, their use in combination with delivery systems and their applications in consumer products are also objects of the present disclosure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Huey-Ling KAO, Stefan Alexander RUIDER, Ben SMITH, Gary MARR, Matthew ROGERS, Mushhood SHEIKH, Anna WU, Patrick PFISTER, Anthony Alexander BIRKBECK, Julien COULOMB
  • Patent number: 10807941
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of organic synthesis and more specifically it concerns a novel compound of formula (I). The invention additionally relates to a process for preparing a compound of formula (III) using the compound of formula (I) as an intermediate, wherein the process involves elimination of the R3(X)nC(?O)O functional group of the compound of formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventor: Oliver Knopff
  • Publication number: 20200308612
    Abstract: Provided is a method of producing one or more sesquiterpene compounds comprising: contacting an acyclic FPP precursor with a polypeptide having terpene synthase activity, wherein the polypeptide comprises an amino acid sequence that has at least 55% sequence identity to SEQ ID NO: 1, to produce one or more terpenes selected from the group consisting of isovalencene, spirovetiva-1(10),7(11)-diene and valencene or derivatives thereof, or mixture of sesquiterpenes comprising one or more of isovalencene, spirovetiva-1(10),7(11)-diene and/or valencene; and optionally isolating the one or more terpenes or the mixture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Michel SCHALK, Letizia ROCCI
  • Publication number: 20200305483
    Abstract: The aspects presented herein provide the use of at least one cyclohexanecarboxylic acid in flavored articles to enhance, improve, or modify their sour taste.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Xian-Wen GAN, Dan-Ting YIN, Olivier HAEFLIGER, Ting CHEN
  • Publication number: 20200306156
    Abstract: The various aspects presented herein relate to the cooling and flavor boosting compositions, and their use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Muhammad A. KIZILBASH, Qingbo OUYANG, Wen-ji YUAN, Jan Thomas HAINES
  • Patent number: 10787627
    Abstract: The present invention relates to trans isomers of formula (I) in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or a mixture thereof, and wherein the bold and hatched lines indicate a relative or absolute configuration; and one dotted line represents a carbon-carbon single bond and the other a carbon-carbon double bond; and their uses as perfuming ingredients (e.g. to impart vetiver/rooty notes), e.g. in consumer products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Anthony Alexander Birkbeck, Hervé Mosimann, Hervé Pamingle
  • Publication number: 20200289388
    Abstract: The aspects presented herein provide methods and compositions for the reduction of the peroxide value of perfume ingredients, formulated perfumes, formulated body care products, essential oils, and natural extracts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Janille Marie JUMALON, Addi FADEL, Michael CALANDRA, Ying WANG, Melanie SMITH
  • Patent number: D898088
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: FIRMENICH SA
    Inventors: Marten Fornander, Jacob Elander, Vincent Guilhermond
  • Patent number: D898787
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: FIRMENICH SA
    Inventors: Marten Fornander, Jacob Elander, Vincent Guilhermond