Patents Examined by Walter E Webb
  • Patent number: 10441533
    Abstract: The present invention relates to ophthalmic solutions and devices comprising at least one water soluble polymer having a molecular weight of at least about 500,000 Daltons and comprising linear or branched polyether pendant groups having a molecular weight of at least about 300.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
    Inventors: Frank Molock, Kathrine Osborn Lorenz, Shivkumar Mahadevan
  • Patent number: 10383882
    Abstract: This invention relates a controlled release delivery composition for an otorhinolaryngology and otorhinolaryngology-associated pathology, conditions, indications or their combination, Head and Neck associated pathology conditions, indications or their combination, or their combination, using a chitosan-glycerophosphate (CGP) hydrogel and an agent or a bio-materials. Additionally, provided methods of treating an otorhinolaryngology and otorhinolaryngology-associated pathology, conditions, indications or their combination, Head and Neck associated pathology conditions, indications or their combination, or their combination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
    Inventors: Bert W. O'Malley, Daqing Li, David Paulson
  • Patent number: 10357438
    Abstract: The disclosure provides oral care compositions comprising zinc ions and citrate ions with molar ratios which unexpectedly high zinc bioavailability, together with methods of preparing and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Stanislav Jaracz, Harsh M. Trivedi, Lyndsay Schaeffer-Korbylo
  • Patent number: 10335615
    Abstract: This invention relates to oral care compositions comprising zingerone, bisabolol, a stannous ion source, zinc oxide, and zinc citrate, as well as to methods of using and of making these compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Ying Yang, Dandan Chen, Robert D'Ambrogio, Paul Thomson, Harsh Mahendra Trivedi, Michael Prencipe, James Masters, Stanislav Jaracz
  • Patent number: 10314771
    Abstract: An oral composition is provided comprising crosslinked polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) and xylitol. The xylitol and the crosslinked PVP are in a ratio of about 5:1, and the oral composition is in the form of a lozenge or lollipop. Methods are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: University of Tennessee Research Foundation
    Inventors: Mojdeh Dehghan, Daranee Versluis, Hassan Almoazen
  • Patent number: 10307348
    Abstract: A varnish composition is provided comprising a hydrophilic oral care agent, such as a peroxide material, dispersed in a solution of a film-forming hydrophobic polymer in a non-polar solvent. The solvent is selected so as to be a good solvent for the polymer and to be susceptible to evaporation. The composition can be applied as a single layer varnish, preferably a whitening varnish. E.g., the dispersed hydrophilic peroxide material is an aqueous peroxide solution, such as a hydrogen peroxide solution, whereby the dispersion is an emulsion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
    Inventors: Antonius Wilhelmus Maria De Laat, James Donald Gwyer, Martin John Edwards, Zeynep Sabah
  • Patent number: 10299998
    Abstract: Provided is a single phase oral care composition having a whitening agent; a first abrasive selected from calcium pyrophosphate, calcium carbonate, and dicalcium phosphate; a second abrasive that may include sodium metaphosphate; an anticalculus agent; and a substantially anhydrous carrier that may include an ethylene oxide/propylene oxide copolymer. In the composition, a wt % of the second abrasive is equal to or greater than a wt % of the first abrasive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Lin Fei, Suman Chopra, Prakasarao Mandadi
  • Patent number: 10278906
    Abstract: An oral care composition comprising zinc phosphate, stannous fluoride and an organic acid buffer system, as well as methods of using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Aarti Rege, Michael Prencipe, Madhuleena Bhadra
  • Patent number: 10265367
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates generally to oral compositions and methods for inhibiting the formation of plaque biofilm by salivary bacteria, and more particularly, to oral compositions comprising a combination of magnolia bark extract (MBE) and L-arginine, N?-lauroyl ethyl ester (LAE). The oral compositions are useful for improving oral health, including inhibiting the formation of plaque biofilm by salivary bacteria and reducing plaque adherence to teeth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: WM. WRIGLEY JR. COMPANY
    Inventors: Michael W. Dodds, Minmin Tian, Taichi Inui, Lilian Ramirez, Marcelo B. Aspiras
  • Patent number: 10258551
    Abstract: An oral care composition comprising zinc phosphate and stannous fluoride.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Aarti Rege, Richard Sullivan, David Suriano, Nihal Dogu, Mary Colligan, Steven Fisher, Andre Morgan
  • Patent number: 10245274
    Abstract: This invention relates a controlled release delivery composition for an otorhinolaryngology and otorhinolaryngology-associated pathology, conditions, indications or their combination, Head and Neck associated pathology conditions, indications or their combination, or their combination, using a chitosan-glycerophosphate (CGP) hydrogel and an agent or a bio-materials. Additionally, provided methods of treating an otorhinolaryngology and otorhinolaryngology-associated pathology, conditions, indications or their combination, Head and Neck associated pathology conditions, indications or their combination, or their combination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
    Inventors: Bert W. O'Malley, Daqing Li, David Paulson
  • Patent number: 10238595
    Abstract: An oral care composition in the form of a toothpaste, tooth gel, dentifrice, tooth powder, prophy paste, mouthwash, rinse, tooth mousse, dental floss, chewing gum, soluble oral care strip or film for direct application or attachment to an oral surface, or lozenge for combating dental caries, erosion, hypersensitivity, and/or staining that includes an orally acceptable carrier and a copolymer of a first ?, ?-ethylenically unsaturated phosphate compound (A); and one or more ?, ?-ethylenically unsaturated co-monomers, at least one of which is other than an allyl-functional co-monomer, wherein (A) is an allyl phosphate compound of formula (A): [CH2?CH—CH2—O(R1O)a(R2O)b]xP(O)(OM)3-x??(A) wherein, R1 is a substituted or unsubstituted (C2-C4) alkylene moiety; R2 is a substituted or unsubstituted (C2-C4) alkylene moiety; M is identical or different, hydrogen, alkali metal, ammonium, protonated alkyl amine, protonated alkanolamine, or protonated basic amino acid; X is 1 or 2, a is from 1 to 20; and b is from 0 to 20
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: RHODIA OPERATIONS
    Inventors: Robert Lee Reierson, Denis Bendejacq
  • Patent number: 10231913
    Abstract: Desensitizing oral care composition useful for treating dentinal hypersensitivity, comprising potassium oxalate and methods of use thereof. Delivery systems including a strip of material and such oral care compositions for the treatment of dentinal hypersensitivity and methods of use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Paul Albert Sagel, Lan Ngoc Nguyen, Adam Michael Tunis
  • Patent number: 10226407
    Abstract: Provided are aqueous soluble tin phosphate complexes formed from a mixture comprising tin (II) fluoride or tin (II) chloride and a tripolyphosphate salt, e.g., sodium tripolyphosphate (Na5P3O10), and oral care compositions comprising the complex and uses thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Shiri Nawrocki, Viktor Dubovoy, Long Pan, Zhigang Hao, Nihal Dogu
  • Patent number: 10226409
    Abstract: This invention describes pyruvate and related ?-ketocarboxylates as novel adjuvants in the treatment of acute post-tooth-whitening pain and sensitivity; the key feature is the cytoprotective efficacy of pyruvate on oral soft tissue, especially after topical application of high and therefore cytotoxic concentrations of H2O2, currently used in tooth whitening procedures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Inventors: Zoltan Rusznak, Rolf Bunger
  • Patent number: 10213368
    Abstract: Oral care composition comprise a stannous ion source and a thickener consisting essentially of carrageenan and xanthan gum. A method for treating the oral cavity comprises administering the composition to the oral cavity in a toothpaste.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Xiaoxiao Li, Yujun Li, Ross Strand, Andrew Frederic Broth, William Michael Glandorf, Steven Carl Burgess, Xiujun Xu
  • Patent number: 10206864
    Abstract: Oral care compositions comprising have improved stability due to the removal of stannous ions and the inclusion of low molecular weight polyethylene glycols (PEGs). Compositions containing a source of zinc ions and PEG having a weight average molecular weight of 300 Da to 8000 Da and used for treating the oral cavity comprising administering to the oral cavity an oral care composition according to the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
    Inventors: Yujun Li, Ross Strand, Xin Sun, Haiqiu Tang
  • Patent number: 10201491
    Abstract: This document relates to methods and materials involved in providing a tooth, tooth component, or inorganic dental material (e.g., a human tooth, a human tooth component, or an inorganic dental material within a human's mouth) with a white appearance. For example, a whitening adhesive containing a conjugate of at least a polyamine, a polyphosphate, and one or more whitening agents (e.g., titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, and/or hydroxyapetite) can be used to provide a tooth, tooth component, or inorganic dental material with a whiter appearance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: SafeWhite, Inc.
    Inventors: Satish Kumar Garre Venkata Raghavendra, Gary Fred Musso, Caitlin Marie Kiracofe, Ada Alicia Sierraalta, Michelle Anne Hurtubise, Carlos Eduardo Martinez, Deepti Gupta
  • Patent number: 10195129
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition that acts prior to the action of a tooth whitening composition or tooth whitening patch, the composition containing an oral cavity stimulation alleviating component able to reduce stimulation by the tooth whitening composition or patch. The present invention also relates to a tooth whitening kit whereby oral cavity stimulation is alleviated. The composition that acts prior to the action of a tooth whitening composition or patch of the present invention provides an outstanding tooth whitening effect while alleviating pain by mitigating intra-oral stimulation brought about by the rapid action of a tooth whitening component due to a tooth whitening component active agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: LG HOUSEHOLD & HEALTH CARE LTD.
    Inventors: Jong-Hoon Kim, Jae-Hyun Ahn, Ji-Hye Kim, In-Ho Lee
  • Patent number: 10188676
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for preventing or treating an inflammatory response, condition or disease in a mammal comprising administering an effective amount of a dilute stabilised hypochlorite solution to said mammal in need thereof as well as a means for mixing and administering fresh, dilute stabilised hypochlorite solution to the site where it is needed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Hypo-Stream Limited
    Inventor: Myles H. E. Dakin