Patents by Inventor Curtis A. Cole

Curtis A. Cole 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: 6193956
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a two-part container containing an outer container and an inner container for use in containing skin care compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 1999
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2001
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
    Inventors: Jue-Chen Liu, Jonas C. T. Wang, Mohammed Yusuf, Norihiro Yamamoto, Satoshi Kazama, Christopher R. Stahl, Jean P. Holland, Kamran Mather, Margaret A. Aleles, Sachio Hamada, Curtis A. Cole
  • Patent number: 6068847
    Abstract: This invention relates to low-irritation profile compositions for skin care containing retinoids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 1997
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2000
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Margaret Aleles, Claudia Kaminski, Curtis A. Cole
  • Patent number: 5980871
    Abstract: This invention relates to novel sunscreen compositions containing inorganic sunscreen agents, anionic emulsifiers and an oil component which permit the use of low amounts of inorganic sunscreen agents in the compositions while achieving high sun protection factors or the use of high amounts of inorganic sunscreens for very high sun protection factors without whiteness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 1996
    Date of Patent: November 9, 1999
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
    Inventors: Elvin R. Lukenbach, Prakash Naik-Satam, Jean Holland, Curtis Cole, Ralph Stutzman
  • Patent number: 5976555
    Abstract: Skin care compositions comprising an oil-in-water emulsion base containing retinoids and possessing good physical and chemical stability. More particularly, said skin care compositions contain (a) an emulsifier system selected from the group consisting of: (i) a mixture of glyceryl stearate and polyethylene glycol 100 stearate; (ii) cetearyl alcohol and cetearyl glucoside; (iii) a mixture of a polyethylene glycol ethers of stearyl alcohol; and (iv) a mixture of sorbitan stearate and polysorbate 60; (b) a co-emulsifier selected from the group consisting of cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol and mixtures thereof; (c) an oil phase present in the amount of from about 5 to about 20 percent by weight of the total emulsion composition which contains (i) a light, dry absorbable oil and (ii) substantive, emollient oils or waxes, wherein the light, dry absorbable oil and the substantive oil or wax are present in a ratio of from about 1:3 for about 10:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 1996
    Date of Patent: November 2, 1999
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Jue-Chen Liu, Jonas C. T. Wang, Mohammed Yusuf, Norihiro Yamamoto, Satoshi Kazama, Christopher R. Stahl, Jean P. Holland, Kamran Mather, Margaret A. Aleles, Sachio Hamada, Curtis A. Cole
  • Patent number: 5747010
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of protecting skin from the oxidative effects of ultraviolet A radiation including UVA-induced lipid peroxidation. The method comprises topically applying to the skin an effective amount of a photoprotective composition that contains a lipophilic antioxidant that does not have appreciable absorbance near wavelengths of 320-380 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 1996
    Date of Patent: May 5, 1998
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey C. Geesin, Curtis A. Cole, Stephen J. Wisniewski
  • Patent number: 5340567
    Abstract: Novel sunscreen compositions containing titanium dioxide having a particle size less than about 35 m.mu. and zinc oxide having a particle size less than about 50 m.mu. are described as well as methods of protecting the skin from damaging ultraviolet radiation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 1992
    Date of Patent: August 23, 1994
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Curtis A. Cole, Martin K. O. Lindemann, Elvin R. Lukenbach, Ralph C. Stutzman