Patents Examined by Necholus Ogden, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10988709
    Abstract: Surfactants of general formula (I), in which R1 denotes a linear or branched alkyl residue having 6 to 20, and in particular 8 to 14 carbon atoms, R2 denotes H or CH3, and M denotes hydrogen, an alkali metal or an N+R3R4R5 grouping, in which R3, R4 and R5, independently of one another, denote hydrogen, an alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms or a hydroxyalkyl group having 2 to 6 carbon atom, can be easily incorporated into washing or cleaning agents, have outstanding application-related properties, and can be produced based on renewable resources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignees: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Studiengesellschaft Kohle mbH
    Inventors: Christian Kropf, Alexander Schulz, Hendrik Hellmuth, Roberto Rinaldi, Hebert Jesus Estevez Rivera
  • Patent number: 10988654
    Abstract: A composition for thermal storage includes at least one phosphor compound and water. At least part of the phosphor compound is an oligomer. The composition can be used in a hardened material thereof, a thermal storage device, a method for storing thermal energy, and a method for obtaining the aforementioned composition solid core particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Kraftblock GmbH
    Inventor: Martin Schichtel
  • Patent number: 10975282
    Abstract: A particulate material is mainly composed of alumina, has a volume average particle diameter of from 70 to 200 ?m, has a degree of sphericity of from 0.89 or more to less than 0.99, has a degree of alfa-aluminization of from 40 to 85%, and produces a result of 0.017 g or less in an abrasion test for equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: ADMATECHS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shingi Noguchi, Masaru Kuraki, Tempo Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10966916
    Abstract: A personal care composition includes a structured cleansing phase; a benefit phase including triglycerides, a cationic deposition polymer, and anionic microcapsules; and a carrier; and methods relating thereto.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventor: Karl Shiqing Wei
  • Patent number: 10952949
    Abstract: Rinse-off cleansing compositions can include surfactant, perfume, solvent, and water, wherein the rinse-off cleansing composition has a G? of at least about 25 Pa and/or is not a ringing gel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Edward Dewey Smith, III, Shawn David McConaughy, Jianjun Justin Li, Marc Adam Flickinger
  • Patent number: 10954473
    Abstract: Aqueous surfactant compositions comprising one or more alpha-sulfo fatty acid disalt (A) of general formula (I) R1CH(SO3M1)COOM2??(I), in which the radical R1 is a linear or branched alkyl or alkenyl radical having 6 to 18 carbon atoms and the radicals M1 and M2, independently of each other, are selected from H, Li, Na, K, Ca/2, Mg/2, ammonium, and alkanolamine, one or more sulfoketone (B) selected from compounds (F) and compounds (G) wherein the compounds (F) have general formula (VI) R6CH2—CO—CHR7(SO3M8)??(VI), in which the radicals R6 and R7, independently of each other, are a linear or branched alkyl radical having 6 to 18 carbon atoms and the radical M8 is selected from H, Li, Na, K, Ca/2, Mg/2, ammonium, and alkanolamine, and the compounds (G) have general formula (VII) (SO3M9)R8CH—CO—CHR9(SO3M10)??(VII), in which the radicals R8 and R9, independently of each other, are a linear or branched alkyl radical having 6 to 18 carbon atoms and the radicals M9 and M10, independently of each other, are s
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Claudia Brunn, Ansgar Behler, Hans-Christian Raths, Detlev Stanislowski, Gerhard Hermanns
  • Patent number: 10952950
    Abstract: Methods for enhancing fragrance on skin upon initial application of a rinse-off cleansing composition can include combining surfactant, perfume, solvent, and water, to form the composition, wherein the composition has a total GCMS count higher than that of a control where the solvent is replaced with water when the total GCMS count is measured in accordance with the PSHAM method immediately following the initial application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Edward Dewey Smith, III, Shawn David McConaughy, Jianjun Justin Li, Marc Adam Flickinger
  • Patent number: 10945935
    Abstract: A shampoo composition and a method of making a shampoo composition which delivers both good conditioning benefits and good lather performance. The shampoo composition comprises a dispersed gel network phase comprising: from about 2.8 weight % to about 8 wt % of one or more fatty alcohols; at least 0.01% of one or more secondary surfactants, wherein the secondary surfactant comprises sodium laureth-n sulfate wherein n is from about 0 to about 5; and water; and from about 5% to about 50% of a detersive surfactant; from about 0.02% to about 1.50% of a material selected from the group consisting of structurants, suspending agents and mixtures thereof, from about 0.5 to about 1% of a cationic deposition polymer; and at least 20% of an aqueous carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Mark Anthony Brown, Michelle Ramos
  • Patent number: 10947479
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for washing clothing, including washing clothing with a detergent liquid having a pH of 3.5 or more and 8.5 or less at 20° C. obtained by mixing the following component (A) and component (B), and water having a hardness: component (A): an internal olefin sulfonate having 15 or more and 24 or less carbon atoms; and component (B): protease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kouzou Yamada
  • Patent number: 10945936
    Abstract: Aqueous surfactant compositions containing one or more alpha-sulfo fatty acid disalt (A) of general formula (I), R1CH(SO3M1)COOM2??(I), in which the radical R1 is a linear or branched alkyl or alkenyl radical having 6 to 18 carbon atoms and the radicals M1 and M2, independently of one another, are selected from the group consisting of H, Li, Na, K, Ca/2, Mg/2, ammonium, and alkanolamine, one or more alkanolamide (B) selected from the group of compounds of general formula (IIa), (IIb) and (IIc), R13—CO—NR14R15??(IIa) R13—CO—NR14R16??(IIb) R13—CO—NR14R17??(IIc) wherein the radical R13 in compounds (IIa) is a linear or branched alkyl radical having 6 to 18 carbon atoms and the radicals R14 and R15, independently of each other, are a linear or branched hydroxyalkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms; wherein the radical R13 in compounds (IIb) is a linear or branched alkyl radical having 6 to 18 carbon atoms, the radical R14 is a linear or branched hydroxyalkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms and the radic
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Claudia Brunn, Ansgar Behler
  • Patent number: 10941369
    Abstract: The present invention provides a surfactant composition which includes a surfactant at a high concentration, while having fluidity over a wide concentration range. A surfactant composition according to the present invention contains the components A, B, C and D described below, and is configured such that: the total content of the components A, B and C is from 30% by mass to 80% by mass (inclusive); the mass ratio of the total content of the components A and B to the content of the component C, namely (A+B)/C is from 20/80 to 80/20; and the mass ratio of the content of the component A to the content of the component B, namely A/B is from 98/2 to 45/55. A: an internal olefin sulfonic acid and/or a salt thereof; B: an anionic surfactant other than the component A; C: a nonionic surfactant; D: water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yukiko Tabuchi, Takaya Sakai, Hiroko Endo
  • Patent number: 10925825
    Abstract: The present invention provides a solid cosmetic composition comprising (i) corn starch in an amount of from about 20% to about 40%; (ii) bulking agent in an amount of from about 20% to about 50%; (iii) surfactant in an amount of from about 5% to about 30%; and (iv) glycerine in an amount of from about 15% to about 30%, present in an amount by weight of the total composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: COSMETIC WARRIORS LIMITED
    Inventors: Margaret Joan Constantine, Mark Constantine, Helen Elizabeth Ambrosen
  • Patent number: 10920173
    Abstract: There is provided a liquid detergent composition comprising an internal olefin sulfonate salt at a high concentration and being excellent in stability at low temperatures without lowering the detergency. The liquid detergent composition comprises the following components (A) to (D), wherein a mass ratio of the component (A) to a total amount of the component (B) and the component (C), (A/(B+C)), is 0.6 or more and 5 or less; and a mass ratio of the component (B) to the component (C), (B/C), is 0.05 or more and 1.8 or less. (A): 10 to 40% by mass of an internal olefin sulfonate salt having 16 to 18 carbon atoms in which a content of an internal olefin sulfonate salt having a sulfonic group at the C-2 position is 5% by mass to 25% by mass; (B): 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ayako Sakuraba, Tetsuya Uchiyama
  • Patent number: 10907080
    Abstract: In one aspect, compositions are described herein. In some embodiments, a composition comprises a latent heat storage material having a solid-to-gel transition between about ?50° C. and about 100° C. at 1 atm. In some embodiments, a composition comprises a foam and a latent heat storage material dispersed in the foam, the latent heat storage material having a solid-to-gel transition between about ?50° C. and about 100° C. at 1 atm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Phase Change Energy Solutions, Inc.
    Inventors: Reyad I. Sawafta, Najih Naser
  • Patent number: 10894005
    Abstract: A hair care product containing one or more hair care active agents is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Mark Robert Sivik, Gregory Charles Gordon, Frank William Denome, Alyssandrea Hope Hamad-Ebrahimpour, Stephen Joseph Hodson, Brian Patrick Croll, John Gerhard Michael, Andreas Josef Dreher, Paul Dennis Trokhan
  • Patent number: 10876072
    Abstract: This relates to cleaning compositions containing one or more branched and unethoxylated C6-C14 alkyl sulphate anionic surfactants in combination with one or more short-chain nonionic surfactants, which are linear or branched C4-C11 alkyl or aryl alkoxylated alcohols. Such cleaning compositions exhibit surprising and unexpected improvement in the sudsing profiles and are particularly suitable for use in hand-washing fabrics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Ming Tang, Qing Chen, Wenting Liu
  • Patent number: 10858618
    Abstract: A detergent composition and processes for making and using same. A detergent composition that includes cellulose fibers to improve the deposition and/or retention of encapsulated benefit agent onto fabrics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Susana Fernandez-Prieto, Pieter Jan Maria Saveyn, Johan Smets
  • Patent number: 10857084
    Abstract: A solid surfactant cosmetic composition includes (i) insoluble vegetable fibre, insoluble fruit fibre or mixture thereof; (ii) surfactant; and (iii) hydrocolloid. The solid surfactant cosmetic composition is prepared by dehydrating a liquid composition. The liquid composition includes (i) a vegetable pulp containing insoluble vegetable fibre, a fruit pulp containing insoluble fruit fibre or a mixture thereof, wherein the vegetable pulp, fruit pulp or mixture thereof is in an amount of 55 to 99 wt. %; (ii) surfactant in an amount of 0.9 to 40 wt. %; and (iii) hydrocolloid in an amount of 0.1 to 15 wt. %, the amounts being based on the total combined amount of pulp, surfactant and hydrocolloid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: COSMETIC WARRIORS LIMITED
    Inventors: Mark Constantine, Margaret Joan Constantine, Helen Elizabeth Ambrosen, Rowena Jacqueline Bird, Wesley Burrage
  • Patent number: 10836980
    Abstract: Provided are cleaning compositions that may include (a) a glycine betaine amide, (b) an acidifying agent, (c) polysaccharide thickener, and (d) water. Commonly, the glycine betaine amide may include one or more compounds of formula (I): Me3N+—CH2—C(O)—NH—R X? (I) wherein R is an aliphatic group having 8 to 22 carbon atoms and X? represents an inorganic or organic anion. Commonly, the composition has a pH of no more than about 4, a viscosity of no more than about 1,500 cP at a shear rate of 10 at 25° C., and/or a viscosity of at least about 250 cP at a shear rate of 50 at 25° C. (where the viscosities are determined with a Brookfield Cone/Plate viscometer). The cleaning composition may exhibit a unique sheer thinning profile, such that the composition thins less after being sprayed onto a surface and thereby provides a longer contact time than conventional products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventor: Marie-Esther Saint Victor
  • Patent number: 10836945
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide: a chemical heat storage material which may be molded into an article having high strength and high heat conductivity; and a composition for forming a chemical heat storage material, whereby it becomes possible to mold the chemical heat storage material in a desired shape. A chemical heat storage material comprising a Group-2 element compound, a boron compound and a silicone polymer; and a composition for forming a chemical heat storage material, said composition comprising a Group-2 element compound, a boron-containing compound, at least one component selected from the group consisting of an alkoxysilane, a hydrolysate of the alkoxysilane and a condensation product of the alkoxysilane, and a resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Nippon Paint Holdings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomohiro Kono, Toshitaka Koyama