Patents Assigned to The Procter & Gamble Company
  • Patent number: 10667963
    Abstract: A nonwoven extending in a machine direction and a perpendicular cross-machine direction and having fibers bonded by a pattern of thermal bonds. The thermal bonds comprise larger bonds having an individual area of at least 1.0 mm2, in particular at least 1.5 mm2; and smaller bonds having an individual area of less than 1.0 mm2, in particular from about 0.10 mm2 to about 1.0 mm2. There are at least as many smaller bonds as larger bonds, the ratio of the number of smaller bonds may be in particular about two.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Olaf Erik Alexander Isele, Donald Raymond Kearney, Nicole Anja Reichardt
  • Patent number: 10668667
    Abstract: Apparatuses and methods for applying a transfer material onto the surface of an article are disclosed, including apparatuses and methods of transfer printing on and/or decorating three-dimensional articles, as well as the articles printed and/or decorated thereby. In some cases, the apparatuses and methods involve providing a deposition device, such as a printing device; providing a transfer component; depositing a material onto a portion of the transfer component with the deposition device; modifying the portion of the transfer component with the transfer material thereon to conform the transfer component to at least a portion of the surface of the three-dimensional article; and transferring the transfer material onto the surface of the article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Matthew Richard Allen, Robert Paul Cassoni, Tadayoshi Ishihara, Paul Edmund Baker
  • Patent number: 10667893
    Abstract: In a tooth whitening method, a whitening composition is applied to at least one tooth. The whitening composition is maintained on the at least one tooth for a first time period. After the first time period, a light radiation is directed toward the at least one tooth for a second time period. The first time period has a duration greater than 50% of a total duration of the first and second time periods. The whitening composition is removed from the at least one tooth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
    Inventor: Paul Albert Sagel
  • Patent number: 10667962
    Abstract: A patterned apertured web is disclosed. The patterned apertured web includes a plurality of land areas in the patterned apertured web and a plurality of apertures defined in the patterned apertured web. At least some land areas of the plurality of land areas surround at least some apertures of the plurality of apertures. The patterned apertured web has an Effective Open Area in the range of about 3% to about 30%, according to the Aperture Test herein. The patterned apertured web has a plurality of Interaperture Distances, according to the Aperture Test herein. The Interaperture Distances have a distribution having a median and a mean, wherein the mean is different than the median. The plurality of apertures include a first set of apertures defining a first shape and a second set of apertures defining a second shape. The first shape is positioned within the second shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Timothy Ian Mullane, Kelyn Anne Arora, Jill Marlene Orr, Donald Carroll Roe, Jennifer Schutte, John Brian Strube, Ann Cecilia Tapp, Rachael Eden Walther, Amanda Margaret Bicking, Jennifer Lynn Dusold, Margaret Elizabeth Porter
  • Patent number: 10662398
    Abstract: Low-pH automatic dishwashing detergent composition having a pH as measured in 1% weight aqueous solution at 25° C. of from about 5 to about 7.5 and comprising a protease selected from the group consisting of: (i) a metalloprotease; (ii) a cysteine protease, (iii) an aspartate protease, and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Alan Thomas Brooker, Philip Frank Souter, Colin Ure, Craig Adam Wilkinson, Lindsay Suzanne Bewick
  • Patent number: 10660800
    Abstract: An absorbent article, preferably a disposable absorbent article such as a diaper, is disclosed that provides an improved immobilization of absorbent polymer material when the article is fully or partially urine loaded. This absorbent core is useful for providing an absorbent article of increased wearing comfort. Specifically disclosed is an absorbent core useful for an absorbent article comprising a substrate layer and absorbent material, the absorbent material comprising an absorbent polymer material, the absorbent material optionally comprising absorbent fibrous material, the absorbent fibrous material not representing more than 20% of the weight of absorbent polymer material, wherein the absorbent material is immobilized when wet such that the absorbent core achieves a wet immobilization of more than 50%, preferably of more than 60%, 70%, 80% or 90% according to the Wet Immobilization Test described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Uwe Jurgen Becker, Ludwig Busam, Bruno Johannes Ehrnsperger, Torsten Lindner, Siegfried Link, Volker Maier, Sanaul Kabir Siddiquee, Gabriele Stiehl, Thomas Tombuelt
  • Patent number: 10661974
    Abstract: An aerosol dispenser having a valve cup. The valve cup has an internal interlock, for attachment of a valve assembly thereto. A seal is disposed below the interlock. This arrangement provides the benefit that components of the dispenser may be inserted past the interlock, and still seal product therein under pressure. The interlock may comprise threads or a bayonet fitting. The valve cup may be injection molded as a preform.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Matthew Aaron Neumann, Douglas Bruce Zeik, Scott Edward Smith
  • Patent number: 10660801
    Abstract: Disclosed is a wearable article comprising a main body, ring-like elastic belt, an outer cover layer, a backsheet; a front belt artwork region, and a back belt artwork region; and wherein one or both of the front and back belt artwork regions comprises a belt artwork; a transitional region disposed on the front waist panel and the back waist panel where the outer cover layer exists; and a crotch artwork region on the crotch panel comprising a crotch artwork; wherein at least some of the belt artwork and some of the crotch artwork are printed on the backsheet, wherein when the opacity of the outer cover layer is OC and the opacity of one or both of the front belt and the back belt comprising the belt artwork is OB, respectively, the difference between OC and OB is less than about 20%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Koichi Morimoto
  • Patent number: 10660838
    Abstract: Low pH cosmetic compositions and methods for improving the appearance of skin. The low pH cosmetic compositions herein include a saccharide and, optionally, one or more additional skin care actives to improve the appearance of skin. The lower pH reduces or even eliminates some of the skin health and appearance drawbacks associated with saccharide induced glycation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Tomohiro Hakozaki, John Erich Oblong, Bin Fang Deyer
  • Patent number: 10660835
    Abstract: A method directed to a hair soaking treatment for frizz reduction comprising immersion of consumer hair into an aqueous composition is disclosed. A method for hair frizz reduction wherein hair is soaked for at least about 2 minutes in an aqueous composition having a viscosity of less than about 1000 cP comprising from about 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Supriya Punyani, Jennifer Mary Marsh, James Charles Dunbar, Curtis Bobby Motley, Lisa Jo Bartz, Erica Vencil Buckner
  • Patent number: 10660984
    Abstract: An absorbent article comprising a complexed or encapsulated malodor control composition having at least one volatile aldehyde and an acid catalyst, and methods of use thereof, are provided. The malodor control composition is suitable for a variety of absorbent articles, including use in diapers, toddler training pants, adult incontinence garments, sanitary napkins, pantiliners, interlabial devices, hemorrhoid pads, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Ricky Ah-man Woo, Steven Anthony Horenziak, Rhonda Jean Jackson, Zaiyou Liu, Michael-Vincent Nario Malanyaon, Jason John Olchovy, Christine Marie Readnour
  • Patent number: 10653286
    Abstract: A cleaning article for cleaning a target surface. The cleaning article has a coating of soy oil, to improve debris capture and retention. The soy oil is substantially un-hydrogenated, which further improves processability, without sacrificing debris capture and retention over commonly used and more highly hydrogenated soy oil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Srinivas Krishnaswamy Mirle, David John Pung, Steven Louis Puleo
  • Patent number: 10655093
    Abstract: A liquid laundry detergent composition that includes: a liquid phase; and a solid cellulosic polymer, where the solid is dispersed within the liquid phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Nigel Patrick Somerville-Roberts, Alan Thomas Brooker, Philip Frank Souter, Dan Xu, Jeremie Robert Marcel Gummel
  • Patent number: 10653571
    Abstract: Absorbent articles comprising odor control compositions that are not visible from the outside of the article due to placement on or next to the absorbent core wrap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Johannson Jimmy Tee, Jr., Kristin Hofmann Miller, William Winfield Cheeseman, Ebrahim Rezai, Marc Jennewein, Walter van de Klugt, Zaiyou Liu, Melissa Jane Wene
  • Patent number: 10653565
    Abstract: Methods of separating discrete articles from continuous webs are disclosed. The methods use a separation assembly. The present disclosure further includes a cutting assembly and a pair of cutting rolls for use in the separation assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Michael Devin Long, Todd M. Fegelman, Chad Burnett, Jeffry Rosiak, Paul Gerald Tiettmeyer
  • Patent number: 10653566
    Abstract: A converting apparatus operates to control and transfer a folded absorbent article from a first carrier apparatus to a second carrier apparatus. The converting apparatus includes a transfer apparatus and a fluid supply member located adjacent to the transfer apparatus. The transfer apparatus includes a frame that is rotatable about a first axis of rotation and a transfer member that is rotatable about a second axis of rotation. The transfer member defines a receiving surface. The receiving surface includes a plurality of apertures that may operate in cooperation with the fluid supply member to remove any waist region folds in the absorbent article such that a substantially flat absorbent article may be transferred from the transfer apparatus to the second carrier apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kazuya Ogawa, Matthew Alexander Gittings, Gord E. Graham
  • Patent number: 10653601
    Abstract: Treated surfactant composition containing a water-soluble surfactant and exhibiting improved taste, said composition comprising: a water-soluble surfactant selected from alkyl phosphate surfactants, alkyl phosphate ethoxylated surfactants, betaine surfactants, betaine ethoxylated surfactants, amine oxide surfactants, and mixtures thereof and water; wherein the composition further comprises: less than about 4%, by weight of the water-soluble surfactant, of total undesirable non-polar materials; less than about 2.5%, by weight of the water-soluble surfactant, of alcohols having a carbon chain length of greater than 4; less than about 1%, by weight of the water-soluble surfactant, of amine and amide materials; and less than about 1%, by weight of the water-soluble surfactant, undesirable non-polar materials selected from aldehydes, esters, ketones, and organic acids. Such compositions wherein the compositions have been subjected to liquid-liquid extraction processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
    Inventors: Steven Hamilton Hoke, II, John Christian Haught, Marc Alan Hester, Brian David Clair
  • Patent number: D885180
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Tracy Renae Murchison, Carol Beatty
  • Patent number: D885883
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Richard Christopher Hagee, Murphy Greene Mongeon
  • Patent number: D886284
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: John Richard Noel