Patents Assigned to The Procter & Gamble Company
  • Patent number: 11338978
    Abstract: A bag in box container having one or more features for lifting the bag in box, deploying the tap dispenser of the bag in box conveniently, storing a dosing cup, or conveniently using the bag in box container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Joseph Bohache, Ian Oliver Malott, Rainer Bernhard Teufel
  • Patent number: 11338980
    Abstract: A shipping package having a flexible inner sheet having a first surface and a second surface. The package has an article reservoir for accepting an article to be shipped and one or more expansion chambers. The expansion chambers can be inflated or otherwise expanded to provide structure to the package and to protect the article in the article reservoir.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Susana E. Borrero, Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Joseph Craig Lester, Benjamin Jacob Clare, James T. Boesken, Jason M. Earl, Jun You, Benjamin G. Hesford
  • Patent number: 11338975
    Abstract: A container blank having an article handling feature for handling the container blank as well as the flexible packages made therefrom during manufacture, and method of making flexible packages using such a feature are described herein. Also described herein is an array of flexible packages containing a common article handling feature provided by such a method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Benjamin Jacob Clare, Marc Richard Bourgeois, Joseph Craig Lester, Lee Mathew Arent, Tadayoshi Ishihara, Richard Matthew Giachetto
  • Patent number: 11338492
    Abstract: Method for making blow molded articles having a predetermined feature incorporated into the wall provided by variations in the thickness of the wall of the article corresponding to a predetermined pattern etched into the preform from which the article was formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Nicole Ashley Rizzo, Andrew Joseph Horton, Joseph Craig Lester, Philip Andrew Sawin
  • Patent number: 11338544
    Abstract: Articles, such as sanitary tissue products, including fibrous structures, and more particularly articles including fibrous structures having a plurality of fibrous elements wherein the article exhibits differential cellulose content throughout the thickness of the article and methods for making same are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Christopher Michael Young, Michael Gomer Stelljes, Michael Donald Suer, Timothy James Klawitter, James Roy Denbow, Steven Lee Barnholtz, Jeffrey Glen Sheehan, Paul Dennis Trokhan
  • Patent number: 11339514
    Abstract: A material web is disclosed. The material web includes a fiber layer having a first side and an opposing second side. The fiber layer has a plurality of fibers, each of which having an intimate admixture of a thermoplastic polymer, and a wax and/or oil, wherein at least some of the wax and/or oil is exposed at an outer surface of the fibers. A surface energy treatment is disposed on the first side and/or the second side of the fiber layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: William Maxwell Allen, Jr., Eric Bryan Bond, Isao Noda, Ronald Thomas Gorley, Olaf Erik Alexander Isele
  • Patent number: 11341388
    Abstract: A harmonic radar apparatus includes a transmitter configured to transmit a plurality of fundamental frequencies towards a scene. A further aspect of the harmonic radar apparatus includes a receiver configured to receive a reflected signal from the scene, the reflected signal being modulated based on the scene, and a re-radiated signal from a tag, the re-radiated signal being at a harmonic frequency of at least one of the plurality of fundamental frequencies transmitted by the transmitter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignees: Board of Trustees of Michigan State University, The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jeffrey Nanzer, Stephan Gary Bush, Faiz Feisal Sherman
  • Patent number: 11331844
    Abstract: A container including a longitudinal overlapping seam extending from an end seam and a mold part line extending from the closed end of the container to the open end of the container. The container wall consists of a one-piece thermoplastic substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Joseph Craig Lester, Joseph Neltner, Glenn Anthony Lauer, Kevin Wood, Jun You, Marko Stojanovic
  • Patent number: 11332701
    Abstract: Water-soluble unit dose article containing solid laundry detergent composition and water-soluble film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Nigel Patrick Somerville Roberts, Alan Thomas Brooker, Carly Pickering, Katie Marie Perrie, Robby Renilde Fran├žois Keuleers, Ned Peter Buijs
  • Patent number: 11331280
    Abstract: A method of inhibiting the conversion of choline to trimethylamine (TMA) and lowering TMAO in an individual by providing a composition comprising (2-hydroxyethyl) dimethylsulfonium with a counterion wherein the counterion is selected from chloride, bromide or iodide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignees: The Procter & Gamble Company, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Inventors: Stanley Leon Hazen, Jose Carlos Garcia-Garcia, Jodie Michelle Reed, Lori Ann Reinsalu, Vincent Peter Sica, Timothy R Baker
  • Patent number: 11332699
    Abstract: A composition including a plurality of particles, the plurality of particles including: about 25% to about 94% by weight a water soluble carrier; about 5% to about 45% by weight a quaternary ammonium compound; and about 0.5% to about 10% by weight a cationic polymer; wherein the plurality of particles comprises individual particles that comprise at least one of the quaternary ammonium compound and the cationic polymer; wherein the individual particles differ from one another in weight fraction of at least one of the quaternary ammonium compound and the cationic polymer; and wherein the individual particles each have a mass from about 1 mg to about 1 g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jaden Scott Zerhusen, Rajan Keshav Panandiker, Michael Paul Fontaine, Lenae Virginia Johnson, Alessandro Corona, III
  • Patent number: 11331223
    Abstract: The methods herein relate to assembling an elastic laminate with a first elastic material and a second elastic material bonded between first and second substrates. During assembly, an elastic laminate may be formed by positioning the first and second substrates in contact with stretched central regions of the first and second elastic materials. The elastic laminates may include two or more bonding regions that may be defined by the various layers or components of the elastic laminate that are laminated or stacked relative to each other. In some configurations, a first plurality of ultrasonic bonds are applied to the elastic laminate to define a first bond density in the first bonding region, and a second plurality of ultrasonic bonds are applied to the elastic laminate to define a second bond density in the second bonding region, wherein the second bond density is not equal to the first bond density.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Todd Douglas Lenser, Urmish Popatlal Dalal, Uwe Schneider, Todd Joseph Statt, Joerg Mueller, Melanie Acevedo
  • Patent number: 11334695
    Abstract: The present invention relates to personal care compositions comprising malodor reduction compositions and methods of making and using such personal care compositions. Such personal care compositions comprising the malodor control technologies disclosed herein provide malodor control without leaving an undesireable scent and when perfume is used to scent such compositions, such scent is not unduely altered by the malodor control technology.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Robert Cetti, Gayle Marie Frankenbach, Steven Anthony Horenziak, Judith Ann Hollingshead
  • Patent number: 11334694
    Abstract: The present invention relates to personal care compositions comprising malodor reduction compositions and methods of making and using such personal care compositions. Such personal care compositions comprising the malodor control technologies disclosed herein provide malodor control without leaving an undesirable scent and when perfume is used to scent such compositions, such scent is not unduly altered by the malodor control technology.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Robert Cetti, Gayle Marie Frankenbach, Steven Anthony Horenziak, Judith Ann Hollingshead
  • Patent number: 11324641
    Abstract: A nonwoven fabric. The nonwoven fabric can include a first surface and a second surface and a visually discernible pattern of three-dimensional features on one of the first or second surface. Each of the three-dimensional features can define a microzone comprising a first region and a second region. The first and second regions can have a difference in values for an intensive property, and wherein in at least one of the microzones, the first region exhibits a Contact Angle of greater than 90 degrees, as measured by the Contact Angle Test Method detailed herein, and the second region exhibits a Time to Wick of less than 10 seconds, as measured by the Time to Wick Test Method detailed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Arman Ashraf, Paul Thomas Weisman, Adrien Grenier, Martin Ian James, Stefano Michele Sinigaglia
  • Patent number: 11324645
    Abstract: An absorbent article including a liquid permeable topsheet on a wearer-facing side of the absorbent article and a garment-facing laminate on a garment-facing side of the absorbent article is disclosed. The garment-facing laminate includes a backsheet film and a nonwoven layer joined to the backsheet film. The nonwoven layer defines a plurality of apertures. At least 3 of the plurality of apertures in a repeat unit have a different Effective Aperture Area, according to the Aperture Test herein, a different shape, and a different Absolute Feret Angle, according to the Aperture Test herein. The absorbent article includes an absorbent core disposed at least partially intermediate the liquid permeable topsheet and the garment-facing laminate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Sara Lyn Giovanni, Donald Carroll Roe, John Lee Hammons, Kelyn Anne Arora, Timothy Ian Mullane, Matthew Steven Ritter, Jill Marlene Orr, Jennifer Schutte, John Brian Strube, Ann Cecilia Tapp, Rachael Eden Walther, Amanda Margaret Bicking, Jennifer Lynn Dusold, Margaret Elizabeth Porter
  • Patent number: 11325768
    Abstract: A package having a flexible inner sheet having a first surface and a second surface. The package has an article reservoir for accepting an article to be shipped. The expansion chambers can be inflated or otherwise expanded to provide structure to the package and to protect the article in the article reservoir. The package also includes an external wrap surrounding at least a portion of the package to provide a relatively planar outwardly-facing surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Benjamin Jacob Clare, Joseph Craig Lester, Susana E Borrero, Kenneth Stephen McGuire
  • Patent number: 11325879
    Abstract: Certain bleached earths improve methods of fatty acid purification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Rajesh Kumar Balasubramanian, Mohammad Rasoul Madadi, Jovina Zhi Qi Tan
  • Patent number: 11325774
    Abstract: A polymeric aerosol dispenser that is recyclable. The recyclable polymeric aerosol dispenser including all polymeric components. These components being selectively either fixedly joined or separably joined based on the material composition of the component. Further, components may be selected for their density and, thus, their ability to float or sink during the recycling process. The recyclable polymeric aerosol dispenser is designed to minimize its impact on the PET recycling stream and to align with industry recyclability guidelines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jennifer Elizabeth Hosmer, Robert Earl Magness
  • Patent number: D952837
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Tara M Hale, Emily Saksa, Nirosha Seth Wimalasena, Amanda Couch, Jessica Owen Stephens, Stephanie Oge