Patents by Inventor Bijan Harichian

Bijan Harichian has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220211596
    Abstract: Topical personal care compositions containing amino acids and 4-substituted resorcinols for potentiating glutathione synthesis within skin cells. The compositions can be used to improve skin appearance of chronological aging or photoaging, resulting from exposure to UV light/sunlight, or environmental pollutants. The compositions are also useful for attaining even skin color and reducing pigmentation, age spots and discoloration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2022
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a Unilever
    Inventors: Marian Pereira GUELAKIS, Jianming LEE, Jose Guillermo ROSA, Stephen Alan MADISON, Tingyan MI, Anita DAMODARAN, Annu KUMARI, Nan HUANG, Bijan HARICHIAN
  • Patent number: 11357713
    Abstract: An antimicrobial composition with a synergistic combination of ingredients is described. Cosmetic compositions containing the antimicrobial composition with improved preservation properties are also described. The cosmetic compositions are effective in treating the skin to cleanse, moisturize and to reduce the effects of aging and photo damage and treat other skin conditions after being topically applied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Deidre Lee Mitchell, Luis Roberto Misso, Bijan Harichian
  • Publication number: 20220169597
    Abstract: The invention comprises a process for preparing mixtures of DEFI and amide taurate (ATA) having excellent yields of ATA and substantial absence of browning of final ATA and DEFI mixtures. The process permits much greater flexibility in ratios of DEFI to ATA. The invention further relates to mixtures prepared by processes of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2022
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Van AU, Bijan HARICHIAN
  • Patent number: 11274075
    Abstract: The invention comprises a process for preparing mixtures of DEFI and amide taurate (ATA) having excellent yields of ATA and substantial absence of browning of final ATA and DEFI mixtures. The process permits much greater flexibility in ratios of DEFI to ATA. The invention further relates to mixtures prepared by processes of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: CONOPCO, INC.
    Inventors: Van Au, Bijan Harichian
  • Patent number: 11260005
    Abstract: Topical personal care compositions containing amino acids and 4-substituted resorcinols for potentiating glutathione synthesis within skin cells. The compositions can be used to improve skin appearance of chronological aging or photoaging, resulting from exposure to UV light/sunlight, or environmental pollutants. The compositions are also useful for attaining even skin color and reducing pigmentation, age spots and discoloration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Marian Pereira Guelakis, Jianming Lee, Jose Guillermo Rosa, Stephen Alan Madison, Tingyan Mi, Anita Damodaran, Annu Kumari, Nan Huang, Bijan Harichian
  • Patent number: 11202743
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the present invention provides a personal care composition, comprising: (i) a compound of Formula (1) at a concentration from 0.0001 wt % to 20 wt % of the composition; wherein R is selected from the group consisting of C15-C23 conjugated dienes, C15-C23 hydroxylated mono unsaturated alkenes, and C15-C23 hydroxylated alkanes; wherein R1 is selected from the group consisting of H, C1-C4 alkyl, —CH2OH, —CH2(CH3)—OH, —[CH2]4—NH2, —CH2—CO2H, —[CH2]2—CO2H, wherein R3 is —CO2H; —CH2CO2H; —CH2CH2CO2H; and (ii) a cosmetically acceptable carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Van Au, Bijan Harichian, Diana Marrero
  • Publication number: 20210380564
    Abstract: New nicotinic acid glycerol ester compound(s) (NAEs); topical personal care compositions containing NAEs; and methods for modulating or activating cellular AMPK levels; and for increasing skin cellular bioenergetics are described. Use of one or more of the nicotinic acid glycerol ester compounds for modulating or activating cellular AMPK levels; and for increasing skin cellular bioenergetics are described. Use of a skin benefit agent comprising certain nicotinic acid glycerol ester compounds in the manufacture of a topical personal care composition for modulating or activating cellular AMPK levels; and for increasing skin cellular bioenergetics are described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Van AU, Bijan HARICHIAN, John Chun-Sing NIP, Jose Guillermo ROSA
  • Publication number: 20210284605
    Abstract: The invention comprises a process for preparing mixtures of DEFI and amide taurate (ATA) having excellent yields of ATA and substantial absence of browning of final ATA and DEFI mixtures. The process permits much greater flexibility in ratios of DEFI to ATA. The invention further relates to mixtures prepared by processes of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Inventors: Van AU, Bijan HARICHIAN
  • Patent number: 11077039
    Abstract: Skin lightening additives and personal care compositions containing amino acids and nicotinamide compounds. The compositions are useful for attaining even skin color and reducing pigmentation, age spots and discoloration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Anita Damodaran, Annu Kumari, Nan Huang, Tingyan Mi, Bijan Harichian, Jose Guillermo Rosa
  • Patent number: 11059776
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method of enhancing conversion of alkali metal salt, preferably aqueous salt, preferably aqueous sodium salt of N-methyl taurine to alkyl taurate amides. In one aspect, the starting salt is pre-concentrated (at least 75% up to 99% taurine salt in the aqueous solutions after water is removed from a starting aqueous solution of the salt) and, in another aspect, the starting salt is not pre-concentrated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: CONOPCO, INC.
    Inventors: Bijan Harichian, Van Au, Anat Shiloach, John Robert Winters, Erin Whitfield Dunn
  • Publication number: 20210163405
    Abstract: The invention relates to method of enhancing yield of alkyl taurate amides using enhancing specifically phosphoric acid catalysts. It further relates to the use of phosphoric acid to enhance yield while avoiding and/or reducing undesirable browning.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Erin Whitfield DUNN, Bijan HARICHIAN, Anat SHILOACH, John Robert WINTERS
  • Patent number: 10952944
    Abstract: The present technology provides personal care compositions that include about 0.1 wt % to about 10 wt % of (Formula), or a mixture of any two or more thereof; wherein n is 0, 1, or 2; m is 1, 2, or 3; p is 0, 1, or 2; and q is 1, 2, or 3; about 0.1 wt % to about 30 wt % of a UV-B sunscreen oil; about 0.1 wt % to about 30 wt % of a nonionic surfactant of Formula I (I) where R1 is a C6-C12 alkyl group; r is an integer from 6 to 13, and the nonionic surfactant has a hydrophilic-lipophilic balance of about 10 to about 14; and about 40 wt % to about 96 wt % of the personal care composition is water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Van Au, Bijan Harichian
  • Publication number: 20200297606
    Abstract: In one embodiment, the present invention provides a personal care composition, comprising: (i) a compound of Formula (1) at a concentration from 0.0001 wt % to 20 wt % of the composition; ?wherein R is selected from the group consisting of C15-C23 conjugated dienes, C15-C23 hydroxylated mono unsaturated alkenes, and C15-C23 hydroxylated alkanes; ?wherein R1 is selected from the group consisting of H, C1-C4 alkyl, —CH2OH, —CH2(CH3)—OH, —[CH2]4—NH2, —CH2—CO2H, —[CH2]2—CO2H, ?wherein R3 is —CO2H; —CH2CO2H; —CH2CH2CO2H; ?; and (ii) a cosmetically acceptable carrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Van AU, Bijan HARICHIAN, Diana MARRERO
  • Publication number: 20200283379
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method of enhancing conversion of alkali metal salt, preferably aqueous salt, preferably aqueous sodium salt of N-methyl taurine to alkyl taurate amides. In one aspect, the starting salt is pre-concentrated (at least 75% up to 99% taurine salt in the aqueous solutions after water is removed from a starting aqueous solution of the salt) and, in another aspect, the starting salt is not pre-concentrated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: BIJAN HARICHIAN, Van AU, Anat SHILOACH, John Robert WINTERS, Erin Whitfield DUNN
  • Publication number: 20200108002
    Abstract: Skin lightening additives and personal care compositions containing amino acids and nicotinamide compounds. The compositions are useful for attaining even skin color and reducing pigmentation, age spots and discoloration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Anita DAMODARAN, Annu KUMARI, Nan HUANG, Tingyan MI, Bijan HARICHIAN, Jose Guillermo ROSA
  • Publication number: 20200108000
    Abstract: Topical personal care compositions containing amino acids and 4-substituted resorcinols for potentiating glutathione synthesis within skin cells. The compositions can be used to improve skin appearance of chronological aging or photoaging, resulting from exposure to UV light/sunlight, or environmental pollutants. The compositions are also useful for attaining even skin color and reducing pigmentation, age spots and discoloration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Marian Pereira GUELAKIS, Jianming LEE, Jose Guillermo ROSA, Stephen Alan MADISON, Tingyan Ml, Anita DAMODARAN, Annu KUMARI, Nan HUANG, Bijan HARICHIAN
  • Publication number: 20200016059
    Abstract: Topical personal care compositions containing amino acids and nicotinamide for potentiating glutathione synthesis within skin cells. The compositions can be used to improve skin appearance of chronological aging or photoaging, resulting from exposure to UV light/sunlight, or environmental pollutants. The compositions are also useful for attaining even skin color and reducing pigmentation, age spots and discoloration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/ba UNILEVER
    Inventors: Marian Pereira GUELAKIS, Tingyan MI, Nan HUANG, Jianming LEE, Bijan HARICHIAN, Jose Guillermo ROSA
  • Publication number: 20200009034
    Abstract: Skin lightening additives and personal care compositions containing amino acids and PPAR activating fatty acids compounds. The compositions are useful for attaining even skin color and reducing pigmentation, age spots and discoloration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Anita DAMODARAN, Annu KUMARI, Nan HUANG, Tingyan MI, Bijan HARICHIAN, Jose Guillermo ROSA
  • Publication number: 20190358138
    Abstract: Disclosed is a personal care composition and a method of providing antiperspirant and anti-inflammation using certain curcuminoid derivatives. The composition comprises: (i) a compound of the Formula 1 Ar—CHnCHn—X.C(R)2—X.CHnCHn—Ar (Formula 1) wherein Ar is a substituted or unsubstituted phenyl group; R is H or CH3; X is CH(OH) group or C?O group; n has the value 1 or 2; and, (ii) a topically acceptable base comprising at least 0.1% of a fragrance wherein, when n=1, the compound of (Formula 1) is 1E,6E)-1,7-bis(3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)-4,4-dimethylhepta-1,6-diene-3,5-dione (Formula 2), and when n=2, the compound of (Formula 1) is 1,7-bis(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl) heptane-3,5-diol (Formula 4) or is 1,7-bis (3,4-dimethoxyphenyl)-4,4-dimethylheptane-3,5-diol (Formula 5).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Richard Livesey Evans, Clive Roderick Harding, Bijan Harichian, Jose Guillermo Rosa, Luxian Zhou
  • Publication number: 20180318190
    Abstract: The present technology provides personal care compositions that include about 0.1 wt % to about 10 wt % of (Formula), or a mixture of any two or more thereof; wherein n is 0, 1, or 2; m is 1, 2, or 3; p is 0, 1, or 2; and q is 1, 2, or 3; about 0.1 wt % to about 30 wt % of a UV-B sunscreen oil; about 0.1 wt % to about 30 wt % of a nonionic surfactant of Formula I (I) where R1 is a C6-C12 alkyl group; r is an integer from 6 to 13, and the nonionic surfactant has a hydrophilic-lipophilic balance of about 10 to about 14; and about 40 wt % to about 96 wt % of the personal care composition is water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2016
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Van AU, Bijan HARICHIAN