Patents Assigned to McNeil-PPC, Inc.
  • Patent number: 9591852
    Abstract: In certain embodiments, the present invention relates to compounds, compositions, and methods for disrupting biofilms. In some embodiments, the compounds and compositions comprise unsaturated long chain alcohols and/or aldehydes, or combinations of such compounds. In further embodiments, the present invention contains therapeutic actives to help reduce and/or eradicate the bacteria in the biofilm once the film is disrupted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Carolyn J. Mordas, Robert J. Gambogi
  • Patent number: 9114171
    Abstract: A liquid composition comprising racecadotril and cyclodextrin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Der-Yang Lee, Tusharmouli Mukherjee
  • Patent number: 9107835
    Abstract: The invention relates to a tablet capable of being chewed or disintegrated in the oral cavity, which comprises an enteric coated aspirin active ingredient, and preferably a lightly compressed matrix comprising directly compressible carbohydrate(s) and at least one sweetener.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Manoj N. Shah, James S. Beahm, Robert Shen
  • Patent number: 9107807
    Abstract: The present invention features the present invention features a machine for the production of a solid dosage form including: (a) a die platen having one or more forming cavities each having an inner wall, a first opening at the surface of one side of the die platen, and a second opening at the surface on the opposite side of the die platen; (b) one or more first forming tools each adapted to move into one of the forming cavities through the first opening of the forming cavity; (c) one or more second forming tools each adapted to move adjacent to one of the second openings or into one of the forming cavities through the second opening of the forming cavity; (d) at least one first RF electrode operably associated with the one or more first forming tools, the one or more second forming tools, or the inner wall of the one or more forming cavities; and (e) at least one second RF electrode operably associated with the one or more first forming tools.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Harry S. Sowden, Frank J. Bunick, Joseph R. Luber, Leo B. Kriksunov, Christopher E. Szymczak
  • Publication number: 20150224057
    Abstract: The present invention features a tablet including one or more pharmaceutically active agent(s), one or more thickeners, and one or more binder(s), wherein the tablet includes at least 200 mg of the pharmaceutically active agent(s) and the tablet has been fused with the binder(s) such that the tablet (i) has a water permeation time of less than 60 seconds and (ii) has an in vitro disintegration time of greater than 60 seconds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2015
    Publication date: August 13, 2015
    Applicant: MCNEIL-PPC, INC.
    Inventors: Joseph R. Luber, Harry S. Sowden, Frank J. Bunick, Leo B. Kriksunov, David W. Wynn, Christopher E. Szymczak
  • Patent number: 9084721
    Abstract: A liquid composition comprising racecadotril and cyclodextrin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Der-Yang Lee, Tusharmouli Mukherjee
  • Patent number: 9084902
    Abstract: The invention relates generally to mouth rinses for the prevention and elimination of bad breath as well as for the reduction of oral microorganisms responsible for the development of dental plaque and tooth decay. In particular, the present invention relates to a non-alcohol or reduced alcohol mouth rinses effective at preventing the above-mentioned problems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Carolyn J. Mordas, Robert J. Gambogi
  • Patent number: 9072687
    Abstract: The present invention relates to oral compositions, comprising select polyethylene oxide-polypropylene oxide block copolymer surfactants. Methods for using the compositions are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel Queiroz, Frank Sun
  • Publication number: 20150174254
    Abstract: A composition comprising: a benefit agent; at least one polymer including a polycaprolactone polymer; at least one lower alcohol; and at least one co-solvent; and a method for enhancing topical delivery of a benefit agent is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2013
    Publication date: June 25, 2015
    Applicant: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Ying Sun, Anna Gosiewska, Dennis Jamiolkowski, Jeffrey M. Wu
  • Patent number: 9060947
    Abstract: A tooth sensitivity treatment composition is disclosed. The composition includes a compound of Formula I M1-A-M2-B-M3??(I) wherein: M1 and M3 are, independently, a monovalent or divalent metal; M2 is a polyvalent metal or metal oxide; and A and B are, independently, selected from the group consisting of C2-C6 diacids, triacids, and tetraacids. Methods for treating tooth sensitivity are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventor: Deepak Sharma
  • Patent number: 9044354
    Abstract: A fluid management device for use in a mammalian body has at least one fluid transport element capable of interfacing with a mammalian body element to provide a substantially uninterrupted fluid conduit. The fluid conduit provides a fluid path between at least one fluid transport element and the storage element. A distal portion of the at least one fluid transport element is capable of extending away from the fluid storage element, and the at least one fluid transport element has a Wing Stiffness of less than about 10 gf.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel C. Carasso, David J. Chase, Erin Marsee, Tara Glasgow
  • Publication number: 20150141368
    Abstract: The invention provides a composition containing hyaluronic acid (HA) or a pharmaceutically-acceptable salt thereof preserved with a cationic preservative and related methods. In one embodiment, the pharmaceutically-acceptable salt is sodium hyaluronate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2013
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Applicant: MCNEIL-PPC, INC.
    Inventors: Uday Doshi, Kenneth T. Holeva
  • Patent number: 9035124
    Abstract: A fluid management device for use in a mammalian body has at least one fluid transport element capable of interfacing with a mammalian body element to provide a substantially uninterrupted fluid conduit. The fluid conduit provides a fluid path between at least one fluid transport element and the storage element. A distal portion of the at least one fluid transport element is capable of extending away from the fluid storage element, and the at least one fluid transport element has a Wing Stiffness of less than about 10 gf.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel C. Carasso, David J. Chase, Erin Marsee, Tara Glasgow
  • Patent number: 9035126
    Abstract: A fluid management device for use in a mammalian body has at least one fluid transport element capable of interfacing with a mammalian body element to provide a substantially uninterrupted fluid conduit. The fluid conduit provides a fluid path between at least one fluid transport element and the storage element. A distal portion of the at least one fluid transport element is capable of extending away from the fluid storage element, and the at least one fluid transport element has a Wing Stiffness of less than about 10 gf.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Samuel C. Carasso, David J. Chase, Erin Marsee, Tara Glasgow
  • Patent number: 9022959
    Abstract: An oral care system that provides a beneficial effect to an oral cavity of a mammal by using a liquid effective for providing the beneficial effect, where the system includes means for directing the liquid onto a plurality of surfaces of the oral cavity, means for providing the liquid to the means for directing the liquid onto the surfaces of the oral cavity, means for providing reciprocation of the liquid over the plurality of surfaces under conditions effective to provide the beneficial effect; and a reservoir for containing the liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert W. Fusi, II, Richard J. Fougere, Harold D. Ochs, Justin McDonough, Megha Reddy, Curt Binner
  • Patent number: 9022960
    Abstract: A device for directing a liquid onto a plurality of surfaces of the oral cavity, the device including a handle, a neck, and a head, where the head includes a cleaning component including a chamber for maintaining the liquid proximate the surfaces, where the chamber is defined by front and rear sealing membranes, inner side walls and a base inner wall, and where the inner side walls each include a plurality of openings, the device further including a first manifold and a second manifold, and a first port and a second port for conveying liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard J. Fougere, Robert W. Fusi, II, Justin E. McDonough
  • Patent number: 9022961
    Abstract: A device for directing a liquid onto a plurality of surfaces of the oral cavity, the device including a handle, a neck, and a head, where the head includes a cleaning component including a chamber for maintaining the liquid proximate the surfaces, where the chamber is defined by front and rear sealing membranes, inner side walls and a base inner wall, and where the inner side walls each include a plurality of openings, the device further including a first manifold and a second manifold, and a first port and a second port for conveying liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC., Inc.
    Inventors: Richard J. Fougere, Robert W. Fusi, II, Justin E. McDonough
  • Patent number: 9011400
    Abstract: An individually packaged absorbent article assembly including a tri-folded absorbent article having two end portions and an intermediate portion, and a pouch containing the tri-folded absorbent article, the pouch being structured and arranged to enable a user to selectively open the pouch to thereby expose a garment-facing surface of the intermediate portion of the absorbent article prior to exposing a garment-facing surface of either of the end portions of the absorbent article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Y. Fung, Paul J. Serbiak
  • Patent number: 9011399
    Abstract: A method of individually packaging an absorbent article and attaching the absorbent article to an undergarment including the steps of providing a tri-folded absorbent article having two end portions and an intermediate portion, providing a pouch containing the tri-folded absorbent article, opening the pouch to thereby expose a garment-facing surface of the intermediate portion of the absorbent article prior to exposing a garment facing surface of either of the end portions of the absorbent article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Y. Fung, Paul J. Serbiak
  • Patent number: D736635
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.
    Inventors: Neil A. Sadler, Elysha S. Huntington, Sabu C. Mathew, Richard K. Tanaka, Salvatore Anello, Brian F. Russell