Patents Examined by Sarah J Chickos
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10736835
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a sprayable gel composition for hair conditioning, comprising (a) from about 0.01% to about 0.35% by weight of an acrylate/alkyl-acrylate cross-polymer, (b) from about 0.1% to about 30% by weight of a silicone oil selected from dimethylpolysiloxane, cyclic polysiloxanes, hydroxyl-terminated polydimethylsiloxanes, polysiloxane-polyalkylene copolymers, alkyl methyl polysiloxanes, phenylmethylpolysiloxane, hydroxyl-terminated polydimethylsiloxanes, divinyldimethicone/dimethicone copolymer, and combination thereof, (c) from about 0.1% to about 30% by weight of a monohydric alcohol containing from about 2 to about 8 carbon atoms, and (d) from about 40% to about 99.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Yi Shi, Xiaowei Chang
  • Patent number: 10729128
    Abstract: The present invention relates in general to a medical device consisting of a blocker made of a mixture of natural products such as African palm oil and the triglycerides thereof and natural waxes as active and emulsifying components, polymer and silver nanoparticles, acting as a blocker for latex protein and other skin irritants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: BIOTD SOCIEDAD ANÖNIMA
    Inventors: Robin A. Wiscovitch, Juan Valdes Gonzalez, Roy Mora Gonzaga
  • Patent number: 10722461
    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: May 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: GLOBAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS, LLC
    Inventor: Bradley Burnam
  • Patent number: 10722446
    Abstract: Described herein are aqueous oral care compositions comprising (a) an effective amount of a basic amino acid in free or orally acceptable salt form; and (b) a polymer system comprising (i) a cellulosic polymer, (ii) a gum polymer, and (iii) a polyacrylate polymer or co-polymer; and methods of making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Paloma Pimenta, Davide Miksa, Shira Pilch, Aarti Rege, Richard Sullivan
  • Patent number: 10716746
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a sprayable gel composition, comprising (a) from about 0.08% to about 1.8% by weight of a polysaccharide, (b) from about 0.002% to about 0.08% by weight of a divalent alkaline earth cation, (c) from about 0.1% to about 30% by weight of a humectant, (d) from 0% to about 30% by weight of an emollient, and (e) from about 40% to about 95% by weight of a cosmetically acceptable carrier, wherein the weight percentages are based on the total weight of all components of the sprayable gel composition, and to a method of treating hair in need of a conditioning treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Yi Shi, Xiaowei Chang
  • Patent number: 10695290
    Abstract: A non-irritation, non-blurring, photostable ophthalmic sunscreen composition contains at least one of the following: bemotrizinol; bisoctrizole; tris-biphenyl triazine; and/or octyl methoxycinnamate. A liquid vehicle base is then a remainder of the solution by weight. The composition is an artificial tear formulation or an ophthalmic suspension or ointment. The composition may include at least one inorganic and/or at least one organic active ingredient. The inorganic active ingredients may include, but not be limited to zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, iron oxide, zirconium oxide, and cerium oxide. The organic active ingredients may include, but not be limited to dioxybenzone, octinoxate, octisalate, homosalate, avobenzone, octocrylene, para-aminobenzoic acid, cinoxate, methyl anthranilate, octocrylene, padimate O, ensulizole, sulisobenzone, trolamine salicylate, and ecamsule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: A. EBBIE SOROUDI, M.D., M.S., A PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CORPORATION
    Inventor: A. Ebbie Soroudi
  • Patent number: 10675243
    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 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: GLOBAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS LLC
    Inventor: Bradley Burnam
  • Patent number: 10675235
    Abstract: A cosmetic product for temporarily reshaping keratin-containing fibers, in particular human hair, containing, in a cosmetic carrier, in relation to its total weight, a) from about 0.01 to about 10 wt. % of at least one (meth)acrylamidopropyltrimethylammonium salt homo- or copolymer; b) from about 0.1 to about 10 wt. % of at least one non-ionic, anionic and/or amphoteric film-forming polymer, use thereof, and method using this product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Thorsten Knappe, Anja Thammasiri
  • Patent number: 10675376
    Abstract: Novel absorbable polymer blends are disclosed. The blends are useful for manufacturing medical devices having engineered degradation and breaking strength retention in vivo. The blends consist of a first absorbable polymeric component and a second absorbable polymeric component. The weight average molecular weight of the first polymeric component is higher than the weight average molecular weight of the second polymeric component. At least at least one of said components is at least partially end-capped by a carboxylic acid group. Further aspects are medical devices made therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Ethicon LLC
    Inventors: Modesto Erneta, Daniel Steiger, Dennis D. Jamiolkowski
  • Patent number: 10660977
    Abstract: The present invention suppresses the strength reduction or degeneration of a tissue after the tissue is dried and/or sterilized, for the tissue comprising biological components and the like. Specifically, biological tissue is immersed in a trehalose solution and shaken, thereby impregnating the biological tissue with the trehalose solution. The trehalose solution used here is one obtained by dissolving trehalose in a phosphate buffered saline, the concentration of trehalose being preferably in the range of 20 wt % to 35 wt %. Thereafter, the biological tissue is dried to remove moisture in the biological tissue, and sterilized with ethylene oxide gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: WASEDA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Kiyotaka Iwasaki, Mitsuo Umezu
  • Patent number: 10660831
    Abstract: A cosmetic or pharmaceutical composition, to be applied topically is described, which has a hydrophilic outer phase, at least one cosmetic and/or pharmaceutical active ingredient and at least one carrier substance for the active ingredient. The carrier substance here forms such structures, which comprises at least two lamellar double membrane layers arranged one over another in the manner of a sandwich, wherein between adjacent double membrane layers, aligned parallel to each other, a layer of an inner phase is respectively arranged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Kuhs GmbH
    Inventor: Martin Albrecht
  • Patent number: 10653898
    Abstract: A non-irritation, non-blurring ophthalmic sunscreen composition contains a liquid vehicle base, such as an artificial tear formulation or an ophthalmic suspension or ointment. The composition includes at least one inorganic and/or at least one organic active ingredient. The inorganic active ingredients may include, but not be limited to zinc oxide, titanium dioxide, iron oxide, zirconium oxide, and cerium oxide. The organic active ingredients may include, but not be limited to dioxybenzone, octinoxate, octisalate, homosalate, avobenzone, octocrylene, para-aminobenzoic acid, cinoxate, methyl anthranilate, octocrylene, padimate O, ensulizole, sulisobenzone, trolamine salicylate, and ecamsule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: A. EBBIE SOROUDI, M.D., M.S., A PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CORPORATION
    Inventor: A. Ebbie Soroudi
  • Patent number: 10624835
    Abstract: A hair conditioner which provides hair conditioning, de-tangling, frizz control and reduced flyaway benefits, without weighing down hair or loosing hair volume, in a clear composition, is disclosed. The composition utilizes a combination of high levels of PEG/PPG silicone surfactants together with cationic polymeric thickeners (such as polyquaternium-37) to provide those benefits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Kao USA, Inc.
    Inventors: Elisabeth Cox, Adam Schrott, Jennifer Deardorff
  • Patent number: 10617763
    Abstract: The invention provides compositions and methods for the treatment of presbyopia. The compositions preferably comprise aceclidine and a cryoprotectant. The compositions optionally contain a cycloplegic agent, a surfactant, a viscosity enhancer, an osmolarity modifier and a preservative.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: PRESBYOPIA THERAPIES, LLC
    Inventors: Gerald Horn, Lee Nordan
  • Patent number: 10568825
    Abstract: The present application relates to antiperspirant compositions comprising perfumes and sulfur-based perfume raw materials, and methods for making and using the antiperspirant compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Robert Cetti, Zerlina Guzdar Dubois, Virginia Tzung-Hwei Hutchins, Michael Wayne Kinsey
  • Patent number: 10549130
    Abstract: A bath salt contains granular magnesium chloride material that is uniformly coated with a fragrance enhancing material and/or a colorant. The bath salt can include magnesium sulfate material and mineral salt material. The bath salt can be made by mixing the magnesium chloride material and starch material to form an intermediate mixture. The colorant and the intermediate mixture are mixed together to form a uniformly colored bath salt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Nutraceutical Corporation
    Inventors: David E. Bunch, Frank W. Gay, II, Autumn Blum, Antoine Nkameni
  • Patent number: 10548869
    Abstract: The present invention relates to infant nutrition, in particular to infant nutrition comprising special lipid globules for improvement of the fatty acid composition in brain membranes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: N.V. NUTRICIA
    Inventors: Eline Marleen Van Der Beek, Marieke Abrahamse-Berkeveld, Annemiek Lidewij Schipper, Gelske Speelmans
  • Patent number: 10543158
    Abstract: Compositions, methods, and processes are used in topical applications for human or animal skin. A combination of five (5) active ingredients: caffeine, trehalose, asparagus extract, ceramide 2 (2%) and a resurrection plant, Myrothamnus flabellifolia, extract are used in a topical formulation, such as a cream, lotion, spray or gel to boost or activate autophagy, the body's innate processes for repairing cell damage. The five active ingredients are combined in different formulations to provide at least six (6) products for topical application, including, but not limited to, a cleanser, a spray essence, a day cream, a night cream, a serum and a booster. The five (5) active ingredients provide a unique biological composition, hereinafter called, “autophagy activating complex,” that changes the way skin ages, restores and renews radiance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: W SKINCARE, LLC
    Inventors: Suzanne E. Graban, Richard C. Wang, Konstantinos M. Lahanas
  • Patent number: 10543165
    Abstract: A method of improving the appearance of aging skin that includes applying an effective amount of artichoke leaf extract and vitamin B3 compound in combination to a target area of skin that exhibits a sign of aging skin, and compositions that include an effective amount of artichoke leaf extract and vitamin B3 compound in combination. The composition is applied for a period of time sufficient for the combination of vitamin B3 compound and niacinamide to improve the appearance of the aging skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Rosemarie Osborne, Lisa Ann Mullins