Patents Assigned to Henkel AG & Co.KGaA
  • Publication number: 20200291367
    Abstract: The invention is used in the field of enzyme technology. The invention relates to lipases and to the production thereof, the amino acid sequence of which has been modified in particular with regard to the use thereof in detergents and cleaning agents, all sufficiently similar lipases having a corresponding modification and nucleic acids coding for them. The invention further relates to methods and uses of said lipases and to agents containing them, in particular detergents and cleaning agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Daniela Herbst, Timothy O'Connell, Nina Mussmann, Renée Charlott Eichstaedt, Claudia Lindner, Georgette Koerfer, Mehdi Davari Dolatabadi, Ljubica Vojcic, Ulrich Schwanenberg
  • Patent number: 10774170
    Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for the manufacture of aqueous polyurethane dispersions that can be used as adhesives or coatings, are solvent free and have low VOC emissions, and are environmentally friendly. Also encompassed are the dispersions as such, compositions containing them and their use as coatings and adhesives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Ligang Zhao, Cristina Berges, Sorin N. Sauca, Francisco Vera Saz, Ece Koc
  • Publication number: 20200286152
    Abstract: A method for computer-assisted determination of a cosmetic product is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2018
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: TILAK THIAGARAJAN, MAX KEIL, HANS GEORG KNUEBEL
  • Patent number: 10767142
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to proteases having an amino acid sequence with at least about 70% sequence identity to the amino acid sequence given in SEQ ID NO:2, over the entire length thereof, and comprising an amino acid substitution at at least one of the positions P9, Q62, D101, N130, G166, N187, 5216, N238 or Q271, based in each case on the numbering according to SEQ ID NO:2. The present disclosure also relates to the production and use thereof. Such proteases exhibit very good stability, in particular storage stability, while at the same time having a good cleaning performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Nina Mussmann, Timothy O'Connell, Daniela Herbst, Inken Prueser, Christian Degering, Sabine Griemert, Thorsten Eggert, Christian Leggewie
  • Publication number: 20200276546
    Abstract: A system and a method for generating a liquid mixture are provided. The system may comprise: a plurality of reservoirs, wherein the reservoirs are configured to hold a plurality of viscous liquids; at least one mixing device, wherein the mixing device is configured to mix at least two liquids from the plurality of reservoirs, and wherein the mixing device includes a static mixer; a plurality of peristaltic pumps configured to deliver the liquids from the reservoirs to the mixing device; at least one electronic system, wherein the electronic system is configured to receive at least one user-specific information regarding a mixing ratio of the at least two liquids from a computer app on at least one mobile device, and wherein the system is configured to mix the at least two liquids according to the predefined mixing ratio by employing the plurality of peristaltic pumps and the static mixer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: JORDAN KATZAROV, ADRIAN SCHMITZ-LE HANNE
  • Publication number: 20200277549
    Abstract: A polymer to increase the primary detergent power of detergents and cleaning products, in particular with respect to soiling containing oil and/or grease. This is achieved essentially by the incorporation of polymers obtainable by polymerization of compounds of the general formula (I), in which R1, R2 and R3, independently of one another, represent H or an alkyl group having 1 to 3 C atoms with select ?,ß-monoethylenically unsaturated monomers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Benoit Luneau, Regina Palkovits, Peter Hausoul, Carsten Stobbe
  • Patent number: 10760035
    Abstract: The aim of the invention is to improve the primary detergent power of detergents and cleaning products, in particular with respect to soiling containing oil and/or grease. For this purpose, copolymers including ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid-derived sulfobetaine units and hydroxyalkyl(meth)acrylic acid esters are incorporated into the products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignees: Fraunhofer Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V., Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Hendrik Hellmuth, Benoit Luneau, Nicole Bode, Alexander Schulz, Andreas Buhl, Yvonne Willemsen, Andre Laschewsky, Erik Wischerhoff, Michael Paech
  • Patent number: 10759909
    Abstract: The invention relates to a curable composition, containing (A) at least one polyorganosiloxane, which has at least one hydroxy group bound to a silicon atom, (B) at least one silane of the formula (1): Si(R1)m(R2)n(R3)4-(m+n)??(1), as defined herein, (C) at least one aminosilane, and (D) at least one tin compound, whereby the molar ratio of the aminosilane to the tin compound is 1:1 to 50:1, as well as to the preparation and use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Andrea Gutacker, Johann Klein, Helene Boudet, Adrian Duracu, Sebastian Kapusta
  • Patent number: 10760036
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to detergent compositions comprising subtilase variants exhibiting improved stability and/or improved wash performance in liquid detergent and methods for obtaining such detergent compositions. The variants are suitable for use in e.g. cleaning or detergent compositions, such as laundry detergent compositions and dish wash compositions, including automatic dish wash compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Hendrik Hellmuth, Thomas Weber, Rolf Thomas Lenhard, Signe Eskildsen Larsen, Miguel Duarte Guilherme Pereira Toscano, Esben Peter Friis, Astrid Munch, Mikael Bauer, Bena-Marie Lue
  • Publication number: 20200261345
    Abstract: The subject of the present disclosure is a method for coloring of human hair, comprising the following steps in the specified sequence A) Mixing a first component (K1) with a second component (K2) to produce a first mixture (M1), B) Mixing the mixture (M1) with a third component (K3) to produce a second mixture (M2), C) Application of the mixture (M2) on the hair, D) Allowing the mixture (M2) to take effect for a period of from about 30 seconds to about 45 minutes, E) Rinsing the mixture (M2) from the hair, wherein the first component (K1) is a dye preparation comprising at least one oxidation dye precursor, and the second component (K2) is a color diluent which does not contain any oxidation dye precursors or oxidants and—the third component (K3) is an oxidant preparation comprising at least one oxidant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Camille Grosjacques, Aileen Wagner, Susanne Hagenow, Hartmut Manneck, Astrid Kleen-Fehres
  • Publication number: 20200261333
    Abstract: A first subject of the present disclosure is a special oxidant preparation for oxidative coloring of keratinous fibers, more particularly human hair, included in a cosmetic carrier (A) hydrogen peroxide and (B) at least one acid from the group of sulfuric acid, hydrochloric acid, phosphoric acid, lactic acid, citric acid, malic acid, tartaric acid, maleic acid, succinic acid, oxalic acid, ascorbic acid, phytic acid, gluconic acid, nitric acid, malonic acid, acetic acid and-or C3-C22 alkane carboxylic acids, wherein the oxidant preparation has a pH value of from about 0.5 to about 3.0. Additional subjects of the present disclosure are methods for oxidative color changing of human hair in which this special oxidant preparation is used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2016
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Camille Grosjacques, Sylvia Kerl, Susanne Hagenow, Hartmut Manneck, Astrid Kleen-Fehres
  • Patent number: 10745653
    Abstract: A detergent product for treating textiles, in particular for cleaning textiles and/or washing textiles, is illustrated and described, including a film pouch having at least one pouch chamber which is enclosed by at least one water-soluble film and contains a detergent preparation. In order to improve the dissolution behavior of the detergent product, the film pouch has at least one through-flow opening arranged outside of the pouch chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Frank Meier, Katja Gerhards, Matthias Sunder
  • Patent number: 10745590
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a photo-curable adhesive composition and the cured product thereof. The photo-curable adhesive composition according to the present disclosure comprises hydrophobic urethane (meth)acrylate polymers; a (meth)acrylate monomer or (meth)acrylamide monomer; a photoinitiator and a slip agent. The photo-curable adhesive composition according to the present disclosure exhibits good peelable property and optical property.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Hongyu Wang, Minghui Liu
  • Patent number: 10738450
    Abstract: A toilet rim block which consists of an outer cover and a core, and to a rim block cage including the toilet rim block. The outer cover includes a first composition and the core includes a second composition. Preferably, the first and the second compositions differ from each other by at least one of the following features: different active substances, different concentration but same active substance, and different viscosity. The outer cover partly encloses the core and the core protrudes on at least one face of the toilet rim block right to the surface as a pole and is exposed. The core is shaped such that the surface of the exposed area changes upon even wear of the surface of the toilet rim block, the surface of the exposed area of the core increasing upon even wear of the surface of the toilet rim block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Christian Reichert, Uwe Trebbe, Michael Horn, Robert Stephen Cappleman, Michael Voelker
  • Patent number: 10736827
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an agent (A) for changing the colour of keratin fibres, in particular human hair, which agent comprises unilamellar vesicles (ULV) and/or multilamellar vesicles (MLV) in an aqueous medium, wherein the agent contains at least one C8-C30 fatty alcohol (a1), at least one ethoxylated fatty alcohol (a2), at least one anionic surfactant of the type of (optionally ethoxylated) fatty alcohol sulfates (a3), and one or more colour-changing salts (a4) from the group of sulfates, hydrogen sulfates, chlorides, and/or bromides in a total amount of from about 0.3 to about 6.0% by weight. The present disclosure further relates to a multi-component packaging unit, in which the aforementioned agent (A) is formulated separate from an oxidant preparation (B). The present disclosure further relates to a method for producing the agent (A).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Burkhard Mueller, Lucile Bonnin
  • Patent number: 10736834
    Abstract: A cosmetic composition for the temporary shaping of keratinic fibers, containing: at least one non-crosslinked, hydrophobically modified (meth)acrylic acid copolymer at least one amphiphilic anionic acrylate copolymer comprising at least one structural unit (b1) and at least one structural unit (b2), wherein R8 and R9 independently of one another stand for a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, R10 stands for a (C8 to C30) alkyl group, M+ stands for a physiologically tolerable anion A3 stands for a group *—(CH2CH2O)x—*, wherein x stands for an integer from about 5 to about 35, stands for a group *—(CH2CHMeO)y—*, wherein y stands for an integer from about 5 to about 35 or stands for a group *—(CH2CH2O)x—(CH2CHMeO)y—*, wherein the sum x+y stands for an integer from about 5 to about 35 and x and y are greater than zero.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Julia Bibiane Lange, Diane Metten, Cyrielle Martinez
  • Patent number: 10736835
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a sprayable gel composition for hair conditioning, comprising (a) from about 0.01% to about 0.35% by weight of an acrylate/alkyl-acrylate cross-polymer, (b) from about 0.1% to about 30% by weight of a silicone oil selected from dimethylpolysiloxane, cyclic polysiloxanes, hydroxyl-terminated polydimethylsiloxanes, polysiloxane-polyalkylene copolymers, alkyl methyl polysiloxanes, phenylmethylpolysiloxane, hydroxyl-terminated polydimethylsiloxanes, divinyldimethicone/dimethicone copolymer, and combination thereof, (c) from about 0.1% to about 30% by weight of a monohydric alcohol containing from about 2 to about 8 carbon atoms, and (d) from about 40% to about 99.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Yi Shi, Xiaowei Chang
  • Publication number: 20200249161
    Abstract: In various exemplary embodiments, a device for determining the gloss value of hair is provided. The device includes a light source for illuminating at least one hair with light, where the at least one hair is arranged to extend along a cylinder section-like carrier in such a way that a plurality of adjacent hair sections is arranged essentially perpendicular to a cylinder axis. The device further includes a portable camera for capturing a digital image of the at least one hair during illumination and a portable electronic data processing device for determining a gloss value of the hair based on the digital image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: BURKHARD MUELLER, TORSTEN LECHNER
  • Patent number: 10730962
    Abstract: A rheology modifier obtainable by polymerizing (i) at least one ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid; (ii) at least one nonionic ethylenically unsaturated surfactant monomer, (iii) at least one C1-C2-alkyl methacrylate, and (iv) at least one C2-C4-alkyl acrylate, where the alkyl chain length averaged over the number of alkyl groups of the alkyl acrylate is 2.1 to 4.0. The polymerization is carried out in the presence of at least one hydrocarbon comprising at least one XH-group, wherein X is selected from the group consisting of O, P, N and S. Liquid formulations and particles containing liquid detergents comprising the rheology modifier are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignees: BASF SE, HENKEL AG & CO. KGAA
    Inventors: Reinhold Leyrer, Roland Ettl, Sabine Schuemann, Marouane Antir, Thorsten Bastigkeit, Luca Bellomi, Petra Woltery, Frank Sonnenschein, Elisabeth Baumgarten, Volker Blank
  • Publication number: 20200239812
    Abstract: A detergent or cleaning agent, in particular a cleaning agent for hard surfaces, having at least two phases which are different from each other. The detergent or cleaning agent includes at least one first phase and at least one second phase that is different, with the at least one first phase being solid and the at least one second phase having at least one polymer and at least one polyvalent alcohol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Oliver Kurth, Inga Kerstin Vockenroth, David Matulla, Volker Blank