Patents Examined by Sarah J Chickos
  • Patent number: 10966927
    Abstract: The present disclosure is broadly concerned with petrolatum-based compositions as a suspension matrix for the active ingredients. The disclosure is also concerned with processes for forming stable emulsions of active ingredients in petrolatum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Inventor: Bradley Burnam
  • Patent number: 10959990
    Abstract: The invention provides compositions and methods for the treatment of presbyopia. The compositions comprise aceclidine hydrochloride, polysorbate 80, mannitol, anhydrous hypromellose, disodium edetate dihydrate, benzalkonium chloride, sorbic acid and anhydrous sodium citrate and optionally tropicamide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Inventor: Gerald Horn
  • Patent number: 10959928
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a foamable personal care composition, a personal care kit of parts, and uses thereof. In particular, the present disclosure relates to a foamable personal care composition and a personal care kit of parts used in skin or hair treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Yihua Jiang, Xiaowei Chang, Bruce Cox
  • Patent number: 10905797
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are cohesive soft tissue fillers, for example, dermal and subdermal fillers, based on hyaluronic acids and optionally including proteins. In one aspect, hyaluronic acid-based compositions described herein include zero-length cross-linked moieties and optionally at least one active agent. The present hyaluronic acid-based compositions have enhanced flow characteristics, hardness, and persistence compared to known hyaluronic acid-based compositions. Methods and processes of preparing such hyaluronic acid-based compositions are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: ALLERGAN, INC.
    Inventors: Karina Heredia Guillen, Ahmet Tezel
  • Patent number: 10894007
    Abstract: Methods and composition are provided for a hair care composition that comprises at least one encapsulated moisturizing ingredient. The composition comprises at least one surfactant, at least one capsule that encapsulates a benefit agent, and a carrier. The composition may further comprise additional components, which may be a function of the type of hair care composition. A method of using a hair care composition that comprises at least one encapsulated moisturizing ingredient is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignees: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH, Henkel (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mary J Conway, Jisook Baek
  • Patent number: 10888520
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a coating particle containing a nuclear particle covered with a coating layer, and in the coating particle, the coating layer is a layer containing hydroxyalkyl cellulose and a binder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Inventors: Hideki Ichikawa, Yoshinobu Fukumori, Satoru Abe, Yusuke Masue
  • Patent number: 10874608
    Abstract: The disclosure provides stable formulations of cationic biocides that are primarily used in the treatment and prevention of infections. The disclosure is also concerned with processes for forming stable emulsions of cationic biocides and petrolatum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Inventor: Bradley Burnam
  • Patent number: 10869826
    Abstract: A particulate metal oxide has a metal oxide core and a coating layer containing an inorganic material and (i) a quaternary silane coupling agent, and/or (ii) a silane coupling agent and a hydrophobizing agent. Preferred materials are titanium dioxide core particles, an amino organosilane coupling agent and a fatty acid hydrophobizing agent. The particulate metal oxide is suitable for use in forming a dispersion, and the particles and dispersion can be used in an end-use sunscreen composition which is transparent, exhibits effective UV absorption properties, reduced photoactivity, and/or improved skin feel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Inventors: Robert Michael Sayer, Ian Robert Tooley, Paul Martin Staniland
  • Patent number: 10849844
    Abstract: The present invention relates to topical formulations designed to improve the delivery of active agents to the skin, thus improving the look and/or feel of skin, as well as methods of making and using such formulations. The present invention is useful for producing healthier, more radiant skin, with reduced dryness, dullness, wrinkles and fine lines, redness and blotchiness of skin, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: BioMimetic Laboratories Inc.
    Inventors: Julius R. Zecchino, Marina Zecchino, Konstantinos Lahanas
  • Patent number: 10835470
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising a compound represented by Formula 1 below as an active ingredient. in the above Formula 1, R1 is -glc(2-1)glc, R2 is -glc, or R1 is -glc, R2 is -glc(6-1)ara(pyr).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Inventors: Gi Baeg Nam, Dong Hyun Kim, Yong Deog Hong, Cheng Yi Zhang, Jun Seong Park
  • Patent number: 10828249
    Abstract: A topical mixture that produces nitric oxide and a method for using the topical mixture to increase the vasodilation of a bloodstream via transdermal absorption of the nitric oxide. The nitric oxide can then affect subcutaneous tissues. The systemic vasodilation of a mammal may be increased via a topical application of an appropriate nitric oxide producing substance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Inventors: Christian S. Minton, Stephen D. Minton, J. W. Randolph Miller
  • Patent number: 10821069
    Abstract: The invention relates to a Truffle extract for skin cosmetic use, comprising compounds having a molecular weight of less than 5 kDa. The invention also relates to a cosmetic method of treatment designed to reduce and/or correct the signs of aging and photo-aging of the skin and keratinous appendages, and to protect the skin against aggressions due to ultraviolet radiation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Inventors: Frédérique Portolan, Valerie Lequoy, Jean-Marie Botto, Joel Mantelin, Isabelle Imbert, Nouha Domloge, Noelle Garcia, Nadine A. Pernodet, Kelly Dong, Edward Pelle, Carl Haney
  • Patent number: 10813860
    Abstract: A composition is described that includes benzoyl peroxide. The composition can be formulated for a leave-in topical application and can be provided in the form of a leave-in foam intended to be applied to the skin. The composition can include: at least one intermediate composition, at least one gas-generating agent, at least one agent that activates the gas-generating agent, and benzoyl peroxide. A kit or a single multicompartment container including such a composition is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Inventors: Jean-Christophe Buge, Karine Nadau-Fourcade
  • Patent number: 10813871
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a multi-phase liquid agent for the non-chemical smoothing and de-curling of keratin fibers, in particular human hair, which has an aqueous-alcoholic phase and a non-aqueous phase existing separately therefrom and which can be applied as a spray, and a method for non-chemical smoothing or de-curling of keratin fibers using the agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Aileen Wagner, Matthias Schweinsberg
  • Patent number: 10813967
    Abstract: A composition of oily, pungent and odoriferous substances and a process for preparation thereof are described, in particular an extended and sustained release of a stable, free flowing, solid composition of one or more of substances such as capsicum, black pepper, ginger, mustard, cinnamon, garlic, onion, paprika, turmeric and the like, extracts thereof, and/or components thereof, and a process for preparation thereof are described. For example, compositions comprise a substance such as capsicum containing capsaicinoid components, which include for example capsaicin, dihydro-capsaicin, and/or nor-dihydro-capsaicin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: OmniActive Health Technologies Limited
    Inventors: Jayant Deshpande, Girish Achliya, Pravin Nalawade, Prakash Bhanuse, Swapnil Khamborkar
  • Patent number: 10806683
    Abstract: Disclosed are perfume compositions containing perfume ingredients selected on the basis that they are able to be stably incorporated into core-shell microcapsules. Perfume selection rules are based on a molecular descriptor of the electron density distribution within a perfume ingredient—RECON VOLTAE. Perfume ingredients having known RECON_VOLTAE values larger than about 1200 Bohr3, more particularly larger than 1540 Bohr3, and more particularly still larger than about 1750 Bohr3 are particularly suitable for encapsulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: GIVAUDAN SA
    Inventors: Christian Quellet, Andras Borosy
  • Patent number: 10806688
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a method of achieving improved hair volume comprising applying to hair a composition comprising from about 0.25% to about 80% of a pre-emulsified emulsion comprising from about 0.005% to about 80% of one or more materials selected from the group comprising metathesized unsaturated polyol esters, sucrose polyesters, fatty esters with a molecular weight greater than or equal to 1500 and mixtures thereof or, by weight of said hair care composition; wherein an emulsifier is selected from the group consisting of anionic, non-ionic, cationic, amphoteric and mixtures thereof wherein the average particle size of the pre-emulsified emulsion is from about 20 nanometers to 20 microns; from about 5% to about 50% of one or more anionic surfactants, by weight of said hair care composition; from about 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Qing Stella, Eric Scott Johnson, Sean Michael Renock, Michael Stephen Maile, Michael Frederick Niebauer, Stephanie Lyn Siemer
  • Patent number: 10799441
    Abstract: The present invention relates to cosmetic or dermatological compositions containing PQQ or its esters, methods of treating or promoting skin changes by topical application of these compositions, and methods of synthesis of PQQ esters. The PQQ ester-containing compositions of the present invention are unexpectedly effective in treating skin, particularly with respect to skin tolerance. When included in a topical composition, the PQQ esters of the present invention have an antioxidant effect that is useful in treating a skin change.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Inventors: Joseph Abernathy Lewis, II, Joseph C. DiNardo
  • Patent number: 10765613
    Abstract: A lotion emulsion composition comprising a preservative enhancing agent and a rheology modifier, wherein the preservative enhancing agent comprises one of sorbitan caprylate, glyceryl caprylate/caprate, or a combination thereof, the rheology modifier comprises a hydrocolloid, the pH of the lotion emulsion composition is less than about 4.2, and the combined amount of preservative enhancing agent and rheology modifier is less than about 0.3% by weight of the total lotion emulsion composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Randall Glenn Marsh
  • Patent number: 10758025
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a two-compartment aerosol device, comprising a styling composition in a first compartment and a compressed gas chosen from air, nitrogen and carbon dioxide, and mixtures thereof, in a second compartment. Said styling composition comprises at least one compound (A) chosen from an anionic carboxylic polymer free of urethane units, a linear sulfonic polyester and a cellulose-based compound in an alcoholic or aqueous-alcoholic medium which comprises at least 5% by weight, relative to the weight of said composition, of a C1-C4 monohydric alcohol. This aerosol device may constitute a hair lacquer. The invention also relates to a styling process using the device of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Francois Le Bourhis, Jonathan Gawtrey