Patents by Inventor Christian Vial

Christian Vial 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).

  • Patent number: 11352314
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of formula (I) that are useful as perfuming ingredients of the fruity type. Formula (I) is in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or of a mixture thereof, wherein R1 represents a C1-3 alkyl or alkenyl group, R2 represents a methyl or ethyl group, R3 represents a C1-4 alkyl or alkenyl group, and the compound (I) has from 8 to 12 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: FIRMENICH SA
    Inventors: Christian Vial, Roger Leslie Snowden
  • Publication number: 20200339500
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of formula (I) that are useful as perfuming ingredients of the fruity type. Formula (I) is in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or of a mixture thereof, wherein R1 represents a C1-3 alkyl or alkenyl group, R2 represents a methyl or ethyl group, R3 represents a C1-4 alkyl or alkenyl group, and the compound (I) has from 8 to 12 carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Christian Vial, Roger Leslie Snowden
  • Patent number: 10766850
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of formula (I) that are useful as perfuming ingredients of the fruity type. Formula (I) is in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or of a mixture thereof, wherein R1 represents a C1-3 alkyl or alkenyl group, R2 represents a methyl or ethyl group, R3 represents a C1-4 alkyl or alkenyl group, and the compound (I) has from 8 to 12 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Christian Vial, Roger Leslie Snowden
  • Patent number: 10246402
    Abstract: The present invention concerns the use as perfuming ingredient (of the fruity type) of a compound of formula in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or of a mixture thereof, and wherein R1 represents a C1-3 alkyl or alkenyl group, R2 represents a methyl or ethyl group, R3 represents a C1-4 alkyl or alkenyl group, and the compound (I) has from 8 to 12 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Christian Vial, Roger Leslie Snowden
  • Publication number: 20190077743
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compounds of formula (I) that are useful as perfuming ingredients of the fruity type. Formula (I) is in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or of a mixture thereof, wherein R1 represents a C1-3 alkyl or alkenyl group, R2 represents a methyl or ethyl group, R3 represents a C1-4 alkyl or alkenyl group, and the compound (I) has from 8 to 12 carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Christian VIAL, Roger Leslie SNOWDEN
  • Publication number: 20180320105
    Abstract: The present invention concerns the use of 1-isopropoxy-1-oxopropan-2-yl pivalate, in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or a mixture thereof, as perfuming ingredient to impart odor notes of the floral and fruity type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventor: Christian VIAL
  • Patent number: 10047318
    Abstract: The present invention concerns the use as perfuming ingredient of a composition of matter comprising at least 94% w/w of 4,6-dimethyl-3-octen-5-ol, and at most 1% w/w of 2-methylpent-2-en-1-ol and 3-ethyl-4-methylhexan-2-one.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Christian Vial, Lionel Saudan
  • Patent number: 10047319
    Abstract: The present invention concerns the use of 1-isopropoxy-1-oxopropan-2-yl pivalate, in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or a mixture thereof, as perfuming ingredient to impart odor notes of the floral and fruity type.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventor: Christian Vial
  • Publication number: 20180208540
    Abstract: The present invention concerns the use as perfuming ingredient (of the fruity type) of a compound of formula in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or of a mixture thereof, and wherein R1 represents a C1-3 alkyl or alkenyl group, R2 represents a methyl or ethyl group, R3 represents a C1-4 alkyl or alkenyl group, and the compound (I) has from 8 to 12 carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2018
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Christian VIAL, Roger Leslie SNOWDEN
  • Patent number: 9957221
    Abstract: The present invention concerns the use as perfuming ingredient (of the fruity type) of a compound of formula (I) in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or of a mixture thereof, and wherein R1 represents a C1-3 alkyl or alkenyl group, R2 represents a methyl or ethyl group, R3 represents a C1-4 alkyl or alkenyl group, and said compound (I) has from 8 to 12 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Christian Vial, Roger Leslie Snowden
  • Publication number: 20180105765
    Abstract: The present invention concerns the use as perfuming ingredient of a composition of matter comprising at least 94% w/w of 4,6-dimethyl-3-octen-5-ol, and at most 1% w/w of 2-methylpent-2-en-1-ol and 3-ethyl-4-methylhexan-2-one.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2016
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Christian VIAL, Lionel SAUDAN
  • Publication number: 20160130526
    Abstract: The present invention concerns the use of 1-isopropoxy-1-oxopropan-2-yl pivalate, in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or a mixture thereof, as perfuming ingredient to impart odor notes of the floral and fruity type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2014
    Publication date: May 12, 2016
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventor: Christian VIAL
  • Patent number: 8648032
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of perfumery. More particularly, it concerns the use as perfuming ingredients of certain phenol esters of formula wherein R represents a C2-6 branched alkyl group or a C2-6 linear or branched alkenyl group or cyclopropyl containing hydrocarbon group. The present invention concerns also the compositions or articles containing such compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Christian Chapuis, Christian Vial
  • Publication number: 20120045408
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of perfumery. More particularly, it concerns the use as perfuming ingredients of certain phenol esters of formula wherein R represents a C2-6 branched alkyl group or a C2-6 linear or branched alkenyl group or cyclopropyl containing hydrocarbon group. The present invention concerns also the compositions or articles containing such compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2010
    Publication date: February 23, 2012
    Inventors: Christian Chapuis, Christian Vial
  • Publication number: 20110097291
    Abstract: The present invention concerns the use as perfuming ingredient (of the fruity type) of a compound of formula (I) in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or of a mixture thereof, and wherein R1 represents a C1-3 alkyl or alkenyl group, R2 represents a methyl or ethyl group, R3 represents a C1-4 alkyl or alkenyl group, and said compound (I) has from 8 to 12 carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2009
    Publication date: April 28, 2011
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Christian Vial, Roger Leslie Snowden
  • Patent number: 7846890
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of perfumery and concerns a diether or a 1,3-dioxolane derivative of 1,8a-methano-2,4a,8,8-tetramethyldecahydro-2,3-naphthalenediol and its use as perfuming ingredient. The present invention concerns also the perfuming compositions or perfumed articles associated with the compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2010
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventor: Christian Vial
  • Patent number: 7256170
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the perfumery industry. It concerns more particularly an alcohol, ester, ether or ketone derivative having a spiro-type skeleton, the latter being substituted by short alkyl groups. The invention also relates to the use of the invention compounds as perfuming ingredients, able to impart a woody and/or aromatic, as well as to the perfumed articles or perfuming compositions comprising as active ingredient a compound of formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2003
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2007
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Christian Vial, Robert Moretti, Alain Charpilloz, Peter Fankhauser, Piero Fantini
  • Patent number: 7129206
    Abstract: A compound of formula wherein the symbol R? represents a linear or branched, unsaturated or saturated hydrocarbon group having from 1 to 5 carbon atoms; R1, R2, R3, R4 and R5 represent, independently of each other, a hydrogen atom, a methyl, an ethyl or a methoxy group; R6 and R7 represent, independently of each other, a hydrogen atom, a methyl, ethyl, n-propyl or iso-propyl group; and wherein R5 and R6, when taken together with the carbon atoms to which they are bound, may form a six-membered ring, is useful as perfuming ingredient for the preparation of perfuming compositions and perfumed products, to which it imparts odor notes of the floral and indol type without coloring problems in the final product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2006
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Maurus Marty, Christian Vial
  • Publication number: 20060241014
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of perfumery and concerns a diether or a 1,3-dioxolane derivative of 1,8a-methano-2,4a,8,8-tetramethyldecahydro-2,3-naphthalenediol and its use as perfuming ingredient. The present invention concerns also the perfuming compositions or perfumed articles associated with the compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2006
    Publication date: October 26, 2006
    Inventor: Christian Vial
  • Publication number: 20040072721
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the perfumery industry. It concerns more particularly an alcohol, ester, ether or ketone derivative having a spiro-type skeleton, the latter being substituted by short alkyl groups. The invention also relates to the use of the invention compounds as perfuming ingredients, able to impart a woody and/or aromatic, as well as to the perfumed articles or perfuming compositions comprising as active ingredient a compound of formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2003
    Publication date: April 15, 2004
    Inventors: Christian Vial, Robert Moretti, Alain Charpilloz, Peter Fankhauser, Piero Fantini