Patents Examined by Amy L. Clark
  • Patent number: 11504315
    Abstract: The present invention relates to cosmetic formulations with a high moisturizing power comprising, as active principle, ucuuba (Virola surinamensis) butter comprising myristic acid in high concentration, more particularly in a concentration equal to or greater than 70% of the constitution of said butter. Additionally, the invention relates to products comprising such cosmetic formulations, as well as to the use of ucuuba butter for the preparation of a differentiated cosmetic product with high skin moisturizing power, as will be demonstrated in the present patent application. The invention further discloses a cosmetic kit comprising the formulation disclosed with a suitable applicator and instructions for use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Natura Cosm├ęticos S.A.
    Inventors: Aurora Maria Domingues Furtado Grafin Von Ysenburg-Philippseich, Simone Emidio, Daniela Veloso Okuta, Debora Cristina Castellani, Mariane Spadoto, Roberta Gisele de Souza Oliveira Pereira, Roberta Roesler, Wagner Franzin Rusca
  • Patent number: 11497785
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition for use as an oral anti-parasitic, the composition comprises one or more of an essential oil which contains gamma-terpinene, and/or carvacrol, and/or thymol, and/or terpinenol, and/or eucalyptol and/or eugenol, an essential oil of genus Cinnamomum, Eugenia, Eucalyptus or a source of saponin. It also relates to a method of preventing or treating parasitic infection in an animal, the method comprising orally administering to said animal a composition comprising one or more of an essential oil which contains gamma-terpinene, and/or carvacrol, and/or thymol, and/or terpinenol, and/or eucalyptol and/or eugenol, an essential oil of genus Cinnamomum, Eugenia, Eucalyptus or a source of saponin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Inventors: Alexandre Feugier, Nicolas Lerouxel
  • Patent number: 11433020
    Abstract: Formulations such as serums to treat skin discoloration via a multi-modal approach are provided in some embodiments. In several embodiments, the formulations are configured to allow select ingredients to work together to effectively brighten skin and treat hyperpigmentation. In several embodiments, the formulations comprise a first anti-melanin agent, such as a Bidens pilosa extract, a second anti-melanin agent, such as a Rheum rhaponticum extract, and an anti-inflammatory agent, such as a Vitamin E compound. In several embodiments, the formulation is provided as a topical formulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Inventors: Patricia McGill Boland, Deborah Eileen Gregg Bouche, John Anthony Garruto, Bethany Ann McCarver
  • Patent number: 11426438
    Abstract: Synergistic nutraceutical or pharmaceutical anti-inflammatory compositions include a therapeutically effective combination of: an extract selectively enriched in 3-O-acetyl-11-keto-?-boswellic acid (AKBA) derived from Boswellia serrata; and a Boswellia serrata non-acidic resin extract (BNRE). The compositions can be used to prevent, control and treat inflammation and several inflammatory related diseases including asthma, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and/or endothelial dysfunction. The invention further discloses the amelioration of pro-inflammatory biomarker proteins or molecules, whose expression/production is altered during inflammatory diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Inventors: Ganga Raju Gokaraju, Rama Raju Gokaraju, Venkata Kanaka Ranga Raju Gokaraju, Trimurtulu Golakoti, Kiran Bhupathiraju, Venkata Krishna Raju Alluri
  • Patent number: 11389499
    Abstract: The present invention provides methods and compositions for supplementing dietary fiber intake through the administration of new psyllium-containing chocolate food products. The compositions can be used to supplement dietary fiber intake and promote dietary regulation and wellness management. The chocolate composition comprising particular ratios of chocolate, psyllium, and lipids, and the emulsion-forming formulation methods disclosed herein surprisingly reduce the unpleasant gelling in the mouth/throat during mastication/swallowing that is frequently associated with psyllium-containing products. The protective capabilities of the ingredients of the present compositions provide for and, accordingly, allow for, suitable manufacturing and improved organoleptic properties which promote long-term adoption and consistent use by subjects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Inventor: David Phillip Lang
  • Patent number: 11376291
    Abstract: A process for growing mycelium with cannabis, by designing and filling a spawn bag with medium containing cannabis, water and optional grain, followed by inoculating and maturing mycelium spawn to grow and harvest mushrooms with optional drying thereafter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: BYO Holdings, LLC
    Inventors: Jordan Seth Rubin, Andrew Hines Miller
  • Patent number: 11376298
    Abstract: An anti-microbial composition is provided that includes a combination of neem seed oil in an amount of between 10% and 50% and an oil extract of Hypericum perforatum in an amount of between 10% and 50%, wherein the oil extract is obtained from macerated flower crowns of Hypericum perforatum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: KERECIS AG
    Inventors: Fiorella Carnevali, Stephen Andrew Van Der Esch
  • Patent number: 11376294
    Abstract: A method for enhancing at least one of alertness, attention, concentration and memory in a person in need thereof, comprising co-administering an effective amount of mangiferin, norathyriol, or an extract comprising mangiferin or norathyriol; and caffeine to the person. The components may be co-administered in a single composition, or administered in separate compositions. The mangiferin and/or norathyriol exhibit synergistic effects on brain wave activity when co-administered with caffeine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: NEKTIUM PHARMA S.L.
    Inventors: Miguel Jimenez del Rio, Julia C. Wiebe, Laura Lopez-Rios, Tanausu Vega-Morales, Ruben Perez-Machin, Alvaro Sanchez-Rodriquez, Carlos J. Mateos, Nigel Peter Gericke
  • Patent number: 11369651
    Abstract: A method for protecting muscles, comprising administering to a subject in need an effective amount of a FU-LING (Poria cocos) extract, tumulosic acid and/or a pharmaceutical acceptable salt of tumulosic acid. In particular, the method of the present invention is for protecting muscle cells against injury, promoting regeneration and repair of muscle, regulating, treating and/or delaying muscle atrophy (especially caused by aging, diseases, and cachexia), or helping normal muscle contraction, maintaining normal muscle physiology, maintaining normal neuromuscular function, maintaining normal energy metabolism, or enhancing energy level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Inventors: Chao-Jih Wang, Han-Peng Kuo, Ai-Ling Yeh
  • Patent number: 11364279
    Abstract: A medicament for use in treating hypertension. The medicament is a glycoprotein, a mixture of polysaccharide and protein, a polypeptide or a protein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Inventors: Long Cheng, Baozhen Xu, Qian Cheng
  • Patent number: 11357251
    Abstract: A micronutrient dosage unit which comprises two or more micronutrients selected from vitamin A, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin B9, vitamin B12, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E, vitamin K, calcium, magnesium, zinc, boron and chromium in one or more specified ratios.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Inventor: Ralph Brown
  • Patent number: 11357811
    Abstract: The invention provides a method of isolating one or more compounds present in fruit juice or seed extracts that have anti-microbial activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: WiSys Technology Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Brant Lawrence Kedrowski, Teri Shors
  • Patent number: 11357806
    Abstract: A method of isolating at least one sphingolipid portion selected from a sphingoid base portion, a ceramide portion, a glycosphingolipid portion or a phosphosphingolipid portion from Cordyceps, in particular from wild-type Cordyceps, allows for obtaining sphingolipid portions having an increased amount of one of sphingoid bases, ceramides, glycosphingolipids or phosphosphingolipids. The sphingolipid portions isolated contained significant amounts of sphingolipids not reported so far, and possess exceptional immunosuppressive activities. A method of treating a subject suffering from an inflammatory disease like an autoimmune disease or an allergic disease includes administering sphingolipids isolated from Cordyceps, in particular from wild-type Cordyceps. A method of treating a subject suffering from an inflammatory disease includes administering certain sphingolipids to the subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Macau University of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Zhi-Hong Jiang, Jing-Rong Wang, Jia-Ning Mi, Junping Kou, Yuwei Han, Yingqiong Xu
  • Patent number: 11331262
    Abstract: A method of treating skin by reducing tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-?) activity or matrix metalloproteinase enzyme (MMP-1) activity in a person's skin is disclosed. The method can include topically applying a composition that includes an effective amount of an extract of Brachychiton acerifolius to the person's skin to reduce TNF-? activity or MMP-1 activity in the skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: MARY KAY INC.
    Inventors: Tiffany Carle, David Gan, Michelle Hines
  • Patent number: 11324711
    Abstract: The invention describes a combination of at least one aromatase inhibitor selected from the group of chemical-synthetic aromatase inhibitors and aromatase inhibition exhibiting extracts of soya beans and rapeseed, respectively, and at least one plant extract that contains one or more active ingredient substance(s) extracted from the plant, which is(are) selected from the group of 5? reductase type I and/or type II inhibitors and androgen receptor blockers, said combination being contained for example in a composition and having special properties for influencing hair growth. Uses of this combination are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: S.W. Patentverwertungs Limited
    Inventor: Alfred Schmidt
  • Patent number: 11324795
    Abstract: Disclosed is a composition, which comprises Hordeum vulgare extract as an active ingredient and is effective at promoting longitudinal bone growth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Inventors: Hocheol Kim, Juyeon Park, Sang Woug Park, Ji Young Kim, Donghun Lee
  • Patent number: 11311586
    Abstract: Embodiments of the invention include plant stem cell products and treatment methods using the products. In some embodiments, the products may include extracts of plant stem cells, such as apple stem cells, and an aerosolizing device configured to create an aerosol from the plant stem cell products and to deliver the aerosol to the lung via inhalation. Treatment methods include aerosol inhalation of the plant stem cell products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Inventors: Maryam Rahimi, Steven Phillip Gallagher
  • Patent number: 11298421
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a homeopathic complex for use in the treatment of various diseases or disorders, including use as an anti-infective agent and/or in the regeneration of diseased or damaged tissue. Ideally, the anti-infective homeopathic complex of the invention may comprise a homeopathic tincture or dilutions thereof of Hepar sulphuris calcareum or other similar profiled Calcarea or Sulphur salt or acid, Lachesis muta or other remedy with a similar profile, Mercurius Solubilis or similar mercury containing remedy and Silica or other silica containing compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Inventors: Daniel Farrington, Thomas Farrington
  • Patent number: 11273121
    Abstract: A cosmetic skin care product comprising a therapeutically effective amount of a honey extract is described, the honey extract having a phenolic compound to saccharides ratio of at least 5 times greater than the raw honey from which the extract is derived and including a mixture of at least ethanol, water and one or more MMP inhibitory phenolic compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: Comvita Limited
    Inventors: Gregor Aaron Steinhorn, Sigrid Vorwerk
  • Patent number: 11260096
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are methods for creatine supplementation for human subjects, particularly creatine non-responders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: ThermoLife International, LLC
    Inventors: Ronald Kramer, Alexandros Nikolaidis