Patents by Inventor Elizabeth Bruning

Elizabeth Bruning 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: 20190053993
    Abstract: A personal wash composition which provides an effective antimicrobial benefit against fungi, gram positive and gram negative bacteria, which composition comprises: a) from 0.1% to 10 wt % betaine surfactant, b) from 0.1% to 5.0 wt % lactic acid, c) from 0.1% to 20 wt % polyhydric C2-C6 alcohol, d) from 0% to 10 wt % alkyl polyethoxy carboxylate of the formula RO(CH2CH2O)kCH2COO?M+ wherein R is a C8-C22 alkyl, k is an integer from 0 to 20, and M is a soluble salt-forming cation, e) from 0% to 10 wt % alkyl polyethoxy amides of the formula RO(CH2CH2O)kCH2CONH2 wherein R is a C8-C22 alkyl, k is an integer from 0 to 20, f) >8 wt % alkyl ether sulphate, g) water, h) a pH of 3.8-4.5, i) 10-20 wt % total surfactant, j) from 0.1 to 10 wt % metal salt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Inventors: Jessica Wilson, Sarah Frances de Szalay, Elizabeth Bruning, Rui Yang
  • Patent number: 9789150
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for inducing hair growth and improving hair quality utilizing extracts of blackberry in an amount effective to induce hair growth when applied topically to an area of the skin on which hair growth is desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.
    Inventors: Elizabeth Bruning, Euen Thomas Graham Ekman Gunn, Frank Liebel, Samantha Tucker-Samaras, Dina VanWyck, Delores Santora
  • Patent number: 9622944
    Abstract: Gel-wipes suitable for use in personal care and household cleansing applications are disclosed, which include a substrate having a first surface, a second surface opposing the first surface and a body disposed between and defined by the first and second surfaces, fibers having an outer surface and an inner core, a polymeric gel distributed throughout the substrate such that a substantial portion of the fibers contain the polymeric gel distributed throughout the inner core of the fibers; and a liquid cleansing composition, wherein the inner core of a substantial portion of the fibers and the polymeric gel are substantially free of the liquid cleansing composition; as well as methods of making the gel-wipe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.
    Inventors: Elizabeth Bruning, Gabriella Marie DeMarco, Euen Thomas Graham Ekman Gunn, Claudia Kaminski, Kevin Lahey, Prithwiraj Maitra, Selina Moses, Delores Santora
  • Publication number: 20150273006
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for inducing hair growth and improving hair quality utilizing extracts of blackberry in an amount effective to induce hair growth when applied topically to an area of the skin on which hair growth is desired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Publication date: October 1, 2015
    Inventors: Elizabeth Bruning, Euen Thomas Graham Ekman Gunn, Frank Liebel, Samantha Tucker-Samaras, Dina VanWyck, Delores Santora
  • Patent number: 9084810
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for inducing hair growth and improving hair quality utilizing extracts of blackberry in an amount effective to induce hair growth when applied topically to an area of the skin on which hair growth is desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
    Inventors: Elizabeth Bruning, Euen Thomas Graham Ekman Gunn, Frank Liebel, Samantha Tucker-Samaras, Dina VanWyck, Delores Santora
  • Publication number: 20150174014
    Abstract: Gel-wipes suitable for use in personal care and household cleansing applications are disclosed, which include a substrate having a first surface, a second surface opposing the first surface and a body disposed between and defined by the first and second surfaces, fibers having an outer surface and an inner core, a polymeric gel distributed throughout the substrate such that a substantial portion of the fibers contain the polymeric gel distributed throughout the inner core of the fibers; and a liquid cleansing composition, wherein the inner core of a substantial portion of the fibers and the polymeric gel are substantially free of the liquid cleansing composition; as well as methods of making the gel-wipe.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Publication date: June 25, 2015
    Inventors: Elizabeth Bruning, Gabriella Marie DeMarco, Euen Thomas Graham Ekman Gunn, Claudia Kaminski, Kevin Lahey, Prithwiraj Maitra, Selina Moses, Delores Santora
  • Patent number: 8962041
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for inducing hair growth and improving hair quality utilizing extracts of blackberry in an amount effective to induce hair growth when applied topically to an area of the skin on which hair growth is desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
    Inventors: Elizabeth Bruning, Euen Thomas Graham Ekman Gunn, Frank Liebel, Samantha Tucker-Samaras, Dina VanWyck, Delores Santora
  • Publication number: 20150024076
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for inducing hair growth and improving hair quality utilizing extracts of blackberry in an amount effective to induce hair growth when applied topically to an area of the skin on which hair growth is desired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventors: Elizabeth Bruning, Euen Thomas Graham Ekman Gunn, Frank Liebel, Samantha Tucker-Samaras, Dina VanWyck, Delores Santora
  • Publication number: 20140265007
    Abstract: Provided are low-irritation, high foaming personal care compositions comprising superhydrophilic amphiphilic copolymers. Also provided are methods of making and using such compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER COMPANIES, INC.
    Inventors: Elizabeth Bruning, Michael J. Fevola, Edmund Donald George, Euen T. Ekman-Gunn, David Joseph Raymond, Frank C. Sun
  • Publication number: 20140274867
    Abstract: Provided are low-irritation, high foaming personal care compositions comprising superhydrophilic amphiphilic copolymers. Also provided are methods of making and using such compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER COMPANIES, INC.
    Inventors: Elizabeth Bruning, Michael J. Fevola, Edmund Donald George, Euen T. Ekman-Gunn, David Joseph Raymond, Frank C. Sun
  • Patent number: 8163311
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for inducing hair growth and improving hair quality utilizing extracts of Cotinus coggygria in an amount effective to induce hair growth when applied topically to an area of the skin on which hair growth is desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2012
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies Inc.
    Inventors: Elizabeth Bruning, Violetta Iotsova Stone, Renbin Zhao
  • Publication number: 20110195100
    Abstract: Novel lip compositions are disclosed. The lip compositions comprise galvanic particulates and provide the following benefits: enhanced lip color, reduced fine lines and wrinkles, increased fullness, improved moisturization, smoothness, texture, and improved definition and lip contour.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2011
    Publication date: August 11, 2011
    Inventors: Elizabeth Bruning, Jeannette Chantalat, Prithwiraj Maitra
  • Publication number: 20100221364
    Abstract: This application relates to compositions and methods for inducing hair growth and improving hair quality utilizing extracts of Cotinus coggygria in an amount effective to induce hair growth when applied topically to an area of the skin on which hair growth is desired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2010
    Publication date: September 2, 2010
    Inventors: Elizabeth Bruning, Violetta Iotsova Stone, Renbin Zhao
  • Patent number: 7754248
    Abstract: The present invention relates to ingestible compositions containing Cotinus coggygria extract and/or Malva sylvestris extract and the use thereof in enhancing the elasticity or structural integrity of skin, urogenital tissue, blood vessel walls, or mucosal tissue and/or reducing the levels of triglycerides or uric acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2010
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
    Inventors: Miri Seiberg, Violetta Iotsova Stone, Renbin Zhao, Elizabeth Bruning
  • Patent number: 7704533
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for inducing hair growth and improving hair quality utilizing extracts of Cotinus coggygria in an amount effective to induce hair growth when applied topically to an area of the skin on which hair growth is desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2010
    Assignee: J&J Consumer Companies, Inc.
    Inventors: Elizabeth Bruning, Violetta Iotsova Stone, Renbin Zhao
  • Publication number: 20080145331
    Abstract: This application relates to compositions and methods for inducing hair growth and improving hair quality utilizing extracts of Cotinus coggygria in an amount effective to induce hair growth when applied topically to an area of the skin on which hair growth is desired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2007
    Publication date: June 19, 2008
    Inventors: Elizabeth Bruning, Violetta Iotsova Stone, Renbin Zhao
  • Publication number: 20080008818
    Abstract: This invention relates to compositions containing partially denatured soy products. These compositions can be administered orally to improve aesthetic and general health parameters of an individual.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2006
    Publication date: January 10, 2008
    Inventors: Miri Seiberg, Violetta I. Stone, Conne B. Lin, Renbin Zhao, Elizabeth Bruning
  • Publication number: 20070104806
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for treating hemorrhoids by topically administering to tissue in need of such treatment a composition containing cotinus coggygria extract.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2006
    Publication date: May 10, 2007
    Inventors: Miri Seiberg, Violetta Stone, Renbin Zhao, Elizabeth Bruning
  • Publication number: 20060233898
    Abstract: The present invention relates to ingestible compositions containing cotinus coggygria extract and/or malva sylvestris extract and the use thereof in enhancing the elasticity or structural integrity of skin, urogenital tissue, blood vessel walls, or mucosal tissue and/or reducing the levels of triglycerides or uric acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2006
    Publication date: October 19, 2006
    Inventors: Miri Seiberg, Violetta Stone, Renbin Zhao, Elizabeth Bruning