Patents Examined by Andrew S Rosenthal
  • Patent number: 10660991
    Abstract: Polymer compositions having the following chemical structure: wherein L1 represents a polymeric linker having the structure shown connecting ethylene oxide oligomers and their use in surgical devices containing the above composition is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Inventors: Jason A. Spector, David A. Putnam, Nicole Ricapito
  • Patent number: 10660914
    Abstract: A pharmaceutical composition has a stuffy nose deblocking activity. The composition includes a hyperosmolar aqueous solution of a non-ionic osmolality adjusting agent, optionally in combination with an ionic osmolality adjusting agent, wherein the composition further includes iota-carrageenan and/or kappa-carrageenan as an active antiviral ingredient in an antivirally effective amount, with the proviso that the composition in its ready-for-use formulation contains no more than 0-1.5% w/v of the ionic osmolality adjusting agent. The composition is useful for deblocking a stuffy nose and for prophylactic or therapeutic intervention of a number of viral infections of the upper respiratory tract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Inventors: Andreas Grassauer, Eva Prieschl-Grassauer, Angelika Bodenteich, Christiane Koller, Martina Morokutti-Kurz
  • Patent number: 10653138
    Abstract: The present invention provides compounds for attracting bed bugs, compositions thereof, devices comprising said compositions and their use in the detection, monitoring and control of bed bugs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignees: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Rothamsted Research Limited
    Inventors: Mary McFadden Cameron, James George Logan, Emma Natalie Ivy Weeks, John Anthony Pickett, Michael Alexander Birkett
  • Patent number: 10646676
    Abstract: A present disclosure includes a) a method for sealing a face mask to a face with a facial cream, b) a method for cleaning a human face having a face mask sealant thereon that includes the step of rubbing the face mask sealant into the face, and c) a face mask sealant composition that is applied between a face mask and a human face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Breathe Safely, Inc.
    Inventor: Ronald D. Matich
  • Patent number: 10646607
    Abstract: Activated hydrogen peroxide disinfecting compositions are provided especially for low-foaming applications. A concentrate for dilution by an end-user is provided, which includes a hydrogen peroxide source, a non-surfactant organic sulfonic acid or salt thereof, a non-ionic surfactant, and an optional organic acid. Also provided is a ready-to-use hydrogen peroxide, disinfectant solution including a biocidal amount of hydrogen peroxide, a non-surfactant organic sulfonic acid or salt thereof, a non-ionic surfactant, water as solvent and an optional organic acid. An end-user can disinfect a surface of microorganisms by contacting the surface with the disinfecting composition for an amount of time effective to kill a majority of the microbes located on the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Lonza, Inc.
    Inventors: Deqing Lei, Philip Gerdon Sweeny
  • Patent number: 10640441
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a compound having the following formula (I) as well as a method for preparing such a compound, a cosmetic or pharmaceutical composition containing such a compound, and the use thereof as a depigmenting, lightening, bleaching or whitening agent and for treating pigmentation disorders, notably by topical application on the skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: TFCHEM
    Inventors: Geraldine Deliencourt-Godefroy, Lenaig Lopes
  • Patent number: 10638754
    Abstract: Methods of attracting Drosophila suzukii, involving treating an object or area with a Drosophila suzukii attracting effective amount of a composition containing acetoin and at least one compound selected from ethyl octanoate, acetic acid, ethyl acetate, phenethyl alcohol, or mixtures thereof; wherein said composition does not contain ethanol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture
    Inventors: Aijun Zhang, Yan Feng
  • Patent number: 10633409
    Abstract: The invention relates to bola-amphiphilic compounds and their uses for biomedical application. The invention particularly relates to the use of bola-amphiphilic compounds for providing low molecular weight gels (LMWG), useful, in particular, as culture media for animal or human cells, or as biocompatible material for biomedical applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Inventors: Philippe Barthelemy, Michael Ramin, Laurent Latxague, Ananda Appavoo, Olivier Chassande, Camille Ehret
  • Patent number: 10626071
    Abstract: Compounds and compositions are provided that inhibit histone deacylase activity and which expand renal progenitor cell populations and improve kidney function in a damaged kidney. Methods of use of the compounds and compositions are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: University of Pittsburgh—Of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education
    Inventors: Billy W. Day, Neil Hukriede
  • Patent number: 10617617
    Abstract: This invention relates to the use of polycarboxylic acid compounds, aqueous compositions comprising the same, cosmetic compositions comprising the same, in particular, hair care compositions, and their use for the treatment of hair, and a process for the treatment of hair comprising the use of said cosmetic compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: Kunshan Sun, Anne Dussaud, Nicholas Stasiak, Katharina Streicher, Roland Wagner
  • Patent number: 10583223
    Abstract: The present invention relates to orthopedic implants, in particular to hip and knee prostheses, substantially involving metallic substrates with an antibacterial surface treatment consisting of silver immobilized in an organic linker and ligand via a multistep solution dipping and drying process. This treatment while being biocompatible is designed to inhibit bacterial growth and therefore combat periprosthetic infection which is one of the main causes of revision in hip and knee arthroplasty.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Inventors: Katharina M. Fromm, Priscilla S. Brunetto
  • Patent number: 10576031
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a makeup removing composition comprising: (a) about 5 to about 50 wt. % of exfoliating particles; (b) about 5 to about 30 wt. % of glycerin; (c) about 1 to about 50 wt. % of one or more natural fatty compounds; and (d) about 25 to about 75 wt. % of one or more nonionic surfactants; wherein the weight percentages are based on the total weight of the composition. In addition to effectively removing makeup, the composition both exfoliates and hydrates the skin. Accordingly, the disclosed includes method for removing makeup from the skin and/or methods for exfoliating and hydrating the skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Anil Shah, Stan Najmr
  • Patent number: 10576055
    Abstract: Pharmaceutical compositions and dosage forms of dimethyl fumarate containing low levels of certain impurities are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Arbor Pharmaceuticals, LLC
    Inventors: Sami Karaborni, Wei Chen, Suresh Kumar Manthati
  • Patent number: 10569107
    Abstract: This invention relates to skincare compositions, in particular compositions effective in the treatment of acne vulgaris, and to methods of treatment of the skin that involve the application of such compositions, wherein the compositions comprise salicylic acid or a salt thereof in combination with at least two actives selected from the group consisting of lactic acid or a salt thereof; glycyrrhizinic acid or a salt or a derivative thereof; bisabolol; cetylhydroxyproline palmitamide; allantoin; niacinamide; and Epilobium angustifolium extract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Inventors: Carolyn Buckley, Stuart Jackson, Neil Kilcullen, Diane Marie Pavis
  • Patent number: 10561766
    Abstract: According to the invention there is provided inter alia a medical device for delivering a paclitaxel to a tissue, the device the device having a coating layer applied to a surface of the device, the coating layer comprising components i), ii) and iii), wherein component i) is a therapeutic agent which is paclitaxel; and component ii) is urea or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, or a urea derivative or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; and component iii) is succinic acid, glutaric acid or caffeine, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt of any one thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
    Inventors: Per Antoni, Karin Leontein, Mei Li, Robert L. Cleek, Paul D. Drumheller
  • Patent number: 10561747
    Abstract: Multifunctional cancer targeting nanoparticles include a magnetic central core including gold coated iron oxide, an outer layer including trimethyl chitosan microspheres and folic acid and a linker between the central core and the outer layer, the linker including cysteamine. An anti-cancer drug can be supported by the outer layer. The multifunctional cancer targeting nanoparticle can provide simultaneous cancer cell diagnosis and therapy. An amount of heat and an amount of the anti-cancer drug released by the nanoparticle can be controlled by application of a magnetic field.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: King Saud University
    Inventors: Faruq Mohammad Mohammad Ayyub, Hamad A. Al-Lohedan
  • Patent number: 10548316
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound represented by formula (I), (in the formula, A1 and A2 each independently represents a carbon atom or a nitrogen atom; X1 represents an unsubstituted or substituted C1-6 alkyl group or the like; n represents an integer of 0 to 4; R1 represents an unsubstituted or substituted C1-6 alkylthio group or the like; B1 and B4 each independently represent a carbon atom, a nitrogen atom or the like; R2 and R3 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a halogeno group or the like; Ar represents an unsubstituted or substituted C6-10 aryl group or the like) or a salt thereof, and a harmful organism control agent including thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hikaru Aoyama, Maki Matsui, Keita Sakanishi, Takao Iwasa, Tomomi Kobayashi, Koichi Hirata
  • Patent number: 10543228
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions containing selenite-containing compounds and pharmaceutically acceptable acids, selected from citric acid, acetic acid, malic acid, carbonic acid, sulphuric acid, nitric acid, hydrochloric acid, fruit acids or mixtures thereof, for use for treating cervical inflammations, dysplasia and/or carcinomas. The invention further relates to methods of using such compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Inventor: Norbert Fuchs
  • Patent number: 10512658
    Abstract: The invention describes novel compositions and methods utilized for treating disorders and/or conditions associated with the epidermal and/or dermal level of the skin. Such disorders include hyperhidrosis, bromhidrosis, and chromhidrosis, One representative composition of the invention comprises; water, alcohol, aluminum sesquichlorohydrate, hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose, polysorbate 20, isopropyl myristate, eucalyptus oil, silicone oil, alkyl benzoate, glycerine, talc, a hydrophillic silica, a hydrophobic silica, phenoxyethanol and ethylhexyl glycerine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Clutch, Inc.
    Inventors: David Bradley Spratte, Jr., Christopher Jenks, Kasper Kubica, Mary Claire Brehm, Shari Deanna Angelina Fonte Clemente
  • Patent number: 10513587
    Abstract: A self-integrating hydrogel includes a water-soluble polymer. The water-soluble polymer includes a repeating unit having at least one functional group that includes an oxygen atom, a sulfur atom, or a nitrogen atom, and a pendant chain covalently attached to the oxygen atom, the sulfur atom, or the nitrogen atom of the at least one functional group of the repeating unit. The pendant chain includes ureido-pyrimidinone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of Michigan
    Inventors: Peter X. Ma, Sen Hou