Patents Assigned to Firmenich SA
  • Publication number: 20210084949
    Abstract: The various aspects presented herein relate to the use of cyclohexanecarboxylic acids in flavored articles to improve the taste profile of the flavored article.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Dattatreya BANAVARA, Ronald SKIFF, Priti JHA
  • Publication number: 20210076719
    Abstract: The various aspects presented herein relate to processes for preparing food ingredients, flavors and sweeteners from extracts of plants that contain terpene glycosides such as Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni, Rubus suavissimus or Siraitia grosvenorii. Also presented herein are formulations and uses of compositions made from the processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventor: Olivier HAEFLIGER
  • Patent number: 10941419
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the production of aromatic hexanols and compositions containing them. In particular provided herein are methods of producing hexenols comprising: a) contacting a hydroperoxide of a polyunsaturated fatty acid with a modified hydroperoxide lyase to form a hexenal; and b) reducing the hexenal to a hexenol in the presence of a hydride donor, a ketoreductase, and a co-factor wherein the contacting and reducing steps are carried out at essentially the same time in the substantial absence of baker's yeast.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Fredi Bruhlmann, Rebecca Buller
  • Patent number: 10934240
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a compound of formula (I) in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or a mixture thereof, and wherein n is 0 or 1; R and R?, independently from each other, represent a hydrogen atom or a C1-2 linear alkyl group provided that one of said groups represents a hydrogen atom and the other a C1-2 linear alkyl group; each R1, independently from each other, represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; and R2 and R3 represent, independently of each other, a C1-3 linear alkyl group; or R2 and R3, when taken together, represent a C4-5 linear, branched alkanediyl or alkenediyl. The use of compound of formula (I) as perfuming ingredients of floral type and the invention's compounds as part of a perfuming composition or of a perfuming consumer product are also part of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventor: Anthony Alexander Birkbeck
  • Patent number: 10925991
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of air freshener. It relates more particularly to a gel composition which allows for an effective and prolonged evaporation of an active volatile ingredient contained therein. The gel device of the present invention comprises an active volatile ingredient and a gelling agent essentially formed of cellulose, hemicellulose and pectin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Rutger Van Sleeuwen, Anaick Nicolae, Gerald Allison, Valery Normand
  • Patent number: 10918579
    Abstract: Described herein are microcapsules having an oil-based core and a polymeric shell, where the oil-based core includes a perfume oil having high impact perfume raw materials and a density balancing material. Perfuming compositions and consumer products including said microcapsules, in particular isotropic or structured consumer products in the form of home care or personal care products, are also described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Estelle Rassat, Otto Graether, Arnaud Struillou, Glenn Verhovnik
  • Patent number: 10913787
    Abstract: Provided herein are polypeptides that bind to Musk compounds. Also provided are nucleic acid sequences that encode for the polypeptides. Further provided herein is a method for identifying a compound that activates, mimics, blocks, inhibits, modulates, and/or enhances the activity of an olfactory receptor that is activated by a polycyclic Musk or a nitro Musk wherein the receptor is a polypeptide having an amino acid sequence that is at least 75% identical to Olfr96 or OR11A1, wherein the method includes a) contacting the receptor, or a chimera or fragment thereof with a compound and b) determining whether the compound has an effect on the activity of the receptor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Patrick Pfister, Matthew Rogers
  • Patent number: 10899694
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of organic synthesis and more specifically it concerns a process for the dehydrogenation of compound of formula (I) catalyzed by palladium (Pd0) in elemental metallic form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Denis Jacoby, Jean-Jacques Riedhauser, Philippe Miranda, Harvey Randall, Fabrice Keller
  • Patent number: 10900002
    Abstract: The present invention relates to microcapsules formed by interfacial polymerization, which present high deposition properties and which can be advantageously used for example in the perfumery industry. Perfuming compositions and perfumed consumer products comprising these microcapsules are also objects of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Huda Jerri, Valery Normand, Christopher Hansen
  • 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: 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
  • 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
  • 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