Patents by Inventor Cortney Worrell

Cortney Worrell 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: 10426752
    Abstract: The present invention discloses novel uses of specific menthol-derivative compounds of Formula 1, and compositions thereof, for methods of providing oral and systemic health care benefits, and methods of up-regulating or down-regulating periodontal disease metabolites: Formula 1 wherein, X is an oxygen atom or an NH radical; and R is an unsubstituted or substituted aryl or aliphatic radical. In some embodiments, the oral and systemic health care benefits include biofilm anti-attachment, anti-inflammation, anti-oxidant, anti-bone loss, and anti-microbial benefits. In some embodiments, the periodontal disease metabolites correspond to healthy and/or diseased oral status and allow differential diagnosis of oral health.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Harsh M. Trivedi, Tao Xu, Davide Miksa, Cortney Worrell, Chanda Macias, Ying Yang, Yanan Hu
  • Publication number: 20120014884
    Abstract: The present invention discloses novel uses of specific menthol-derivative compounds of Formula 1, and compositions thereof, for methods of providing oral and systemic health care benefits, and methods of up-regulating or down-regulating periodontal disease metabolites: Formula 1 wherein, X is an oxygen atom or an NH radical; and R is an unsubstituted or substituted aryl or aliphatic radical. In some embodiments, the oral and systemic health care benefits include biofilm anti-attachment, anti-inflammation, anti-oxidant, anti-bone loss, and anti-microbial benefits. In some embodiments, the periodontal disease metabolites correspond to healthy and/or diseased oral status and allow differential diagnosis of oral health.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2009
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Harsh M. Trivedi, Tao Xu, Davide Miksa, Cortney Worrell, Chanda Macias, Ying Yang, Yanan Hu
  • Publication number: 20080292566
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an oral composition useful to reduce inflammatory processes. More specifically, the invention relates to a composition consisting essentially of an anti-oxidative effective amount of morin and a water-humectant phase, and to a composition comprising an anti-oxidative effective amount of morin, one or more anti-bacterial agents and a water-humectant phase. In an embodiment, the composition is used in a method of preventing or treating inflammatory dental diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2008
    Publication date: November 27, 2008
    Applicant: COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
    Inventors: Ryan Bradley Cameron, Ravi Subramanyam, Harsh Trivedi, Cortney Worrell
  • Publication number: 20070092454
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an oral composition useful to reduce inflammatory processes. More specifically, the invention relates to a composition consisting essentially of an anti-oxidative effective amount of morin and a water-humectant phase, and to a composition comprising an anti-oxidative effective amount of morin, one or more anti-bacterial agents and a water-humectant phase. In an embodiment, the composition is used in a method of preventing or treating inflammatory dental diseases such as gingivitis and periodontitis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2005
    Publication date: April 26, 2007
    Inventors: Ryan Cameron, Ravi Subramanyam, Harsh Trivedi, Cortney Worrell
  • Publication number: 20060140884
    Abstract: A multi-benefit oral composition is provided. The oral composition is efficacious as an antibacterial, antiplaque, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, and anti-halitosis oral composition. The active ingredient has one or more active compounds from an extract of oregano. The oral composition can be in the form of a mouth rinse; a dentifrice, including toothpaste, gels, powders; animal products; a film; or confectioneries, such as lozenges, and the like. Methods of making and using the oral composition are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2005
    Publication date: June 29, 2006
    Inventors: Cortney Worrell, Harsh Trivedi, Kimberlee Panaligan, Tao Xu
  • Publication number: 20060141073
    Abstract: An oral composition for at least one or treating and inhibiting an oral inflammatory condition comprising: a Camellia extract including at least about 30% epigallocatechin gallate, at least about 50% total catechins, and at least about 60% total polyphenols; and a substantially water insoluble non-cationic anti-bacterial agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2005
    Publication date: June 29, 2006
    Inventors: Cortney Worrell, Harsh Trivedi, Kimberlee Panaligan, Tao Xu
  • Publication number: 20060134025
    Abstract: Addition of rosemary extract to various dentifrice compositions results in tooth paste, mouth rinses, and other compositions that are suitable for treating and preventing a variety of oral disease including gingivitis, plaque build-up, and the like. Rosemary extract, containing major amounts or ursolic acid and camosic acid, is added to dentifrice compositions so that the amount delivered to the oral cavity upon use is effective to provide an antibacterial, antioxidant, and/or anti-inflammatory effect. In various embodiments, the components of rosemary extract are combined with triclosan or other phenolic antibacterial agents to provide enhanced activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2005
    Publication date: June 22, 2006
    Inventors: Harsh Trivedi, Tao Xu, Cortney Worrell, Kimberlee Panaligan