Patents by Inventor Elvin R. Lukenbach

Elvin R. Lukenbach 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: 20040062798
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition or article containing at least one oxidizing agent and at least one reducing agent, wherein the equivalent ratio of the at least one oxidizing agent to the at least one reducing agent is greater than 1:1, and the article is exothermic when wet with water, and the use thereof to whiten at least one tooth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2002
    Publication date: April 1, 2004
    Inventors: Elvin R. Lukenbach, Vipul B. Dave, Diana L. Friscia, Ying Sun
  • Publication number: 20040063603
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a substantially dry article containing an insoluble substrate, at least one oxidizing agent, and at least one reducing agent, wherein the article is exothermic when wet with water and the use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2002
    Publication date: April 1, 2004
    Inventors: Vipul Dave, Diana L. Friscia, Elvin R. Lukenbach
  • Publication number: 20040062735
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition or article containing at least one oxidizing agent and at least one reducing agent, wherein at least one of the at least one reducing agent is a depilatory agent, the equivalent ratio of the at least one oxidizing agent to the at least one reducing agent is less than 1:1, and the article is exothermic when wet with water, and the use thereof to remove hair from the skin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2002
    Publication date: April 1, 2004
    Inventors: Ying Sun, Diana L. Friscia, Vipul Dave, Elvin R. Lukenbach
  • Publication number: 20030158065
    Abstract: A conditioning shampoo composition comprised of a mixture of anionic and amphoteric surfactants and optional conditioners which imparts cleansing, wet detangling, dry detangling and manageability to hair and which is relatively non-irritating and thus suitable for use by young children and adults having sensitive skin and eyes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2002
    Publication date: August 21, 2003
    Inventors: Elvin R. Lukenbach, Victoria F. Dole, Glenn A. Nystrand, Laura Mc Culloch, William D. Allan, Jonathan R. Hill, Charles J. Taylor
  • Patent number: 6540986
    Abstract: This invention relates to novel sunscreen compositions containing inorganic sunscreen agents, anionic emulsifiers and an oil component which permit the use of high amounts of inorganic sunscreen agents in the compositions without having extreme whitening effects and achieving high sun protection factors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2001
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2003
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Elvin R. Lukenbach, Curtis Cole, Prakash Naik-Satam, Ralph Stutzman
  • Patent number: 6489286
    Abstract: A conditioning shampoo composition comprised of a mixture of anionic and amphoteric surfactants and optional conditioners which imparts cleansing, wet detangling, dry detangling and manageability to hair and which is relatively non-irritating and thus suitable for use by young children and adults having sensitive skin and eyes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2000
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2002
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
    Inventors: Elvin R. Lukenbach, Victoria F. Dole, Glenn A. Nystrand, Laura McCulloch, William D. Allan, Jonathan R. Hill, Charles J. Taylor
  • Publication number: 20020102295
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition for application to the hair or skin which contains a conditioning polymer encapsulated in a lipid vesicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2001
    Publication date: August 1, 2002
    Inventors: Susan Niemiec, Snehal Shah, Elvin R. Lukenbach
  • Publication number: 20020071818
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method of simultaneously cleansing the skin and providing an anti-aging skin benefit selected from the group consisting of skin firming, skin contouring, reducing the appearance of sagging skin, and skin tightening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2001
    Publication date: June 13, 2002
    Inventors: Curtis A. Cole, Elvin R. Lukenbach, Margaret A. Aleles
  • Publication number: 20020035046
    Abstract: Personal care compositions suitable for use in skin care applications, which effectively deliver and/or deposit various benefit agents into and onto the skin and which are relatively non-irritating and thus suitable for use by people having sensitive skin and eyes comprising at least one ester and a water dispersible component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2000
    Publication date: March 21, 2002
    Inventors: Elvin R. Lukenbach, Claudia Kaminski, Sandrine Pascal-Suisse, Maurice Tahar, Monica Ruggiero
  • Publication number: 20010001659
    Abstract: This invention relates to novel sunscreen compositions containing inorganic sunscreen agents, anionic emulsifiers and an oil component which permit the use of high amounts of inorganic sunscreen agents in the compositions without having extreme whitening effects and achieving high sun protection factors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2001
    Publication date: May 24, 2001
    Inventors: Elvin R. Lukenbach, Curtis Cole, Prakash Naik-Satam, Ralph Stutzman
  • Patent number: 6090773
    Abstract: A conditioning shampoo composition comprised of a mixture of anionic and amphoteric surfactants and optional conditioners which imparts cleansing, wet detangling, dry detangling and manageability to hair and which is relatively non-irritating and thus suitable for use by young children and adults having sensitive skin and eyes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 1997
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2000
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Elvin R. Lukenbach, Victoria F. Dole, Glenn A. Nystrand, Laura McCulloch, William D. Allan, Jonathan R. Hill, Charles J. Taylor
  • 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: 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
  • Patent number: 5292943
    Abstract: A method for producing low odor meso-2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid is provided whereby a meso-2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid substrate is washed with an aqueous wash medium and subsequently dried, preferably at a temperature of less than 40.degree. C. and a low odor meso-2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid is also provided by this invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 1992
    Date of Patent: March 8, 1994
    Assignee: McNeil - PPC, Inc.
    Inventor: Elvin R. Lukenbach
  • Patent number: 4800076
    Abstract: The present invention relates to skin care compositions with improved aesthetic and physical characteristics comprising a lotion, cream or anhydrous base and talc with specific ratios of the non-volatile ingredients to talc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 1987
    Date of Patent: January 24, 1989
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Gulgunji R. Bhat, Elvin R. Lukenbach, Ralph C. Stutzman
  • Patent number: 4761275
    Abstract: Novel sunscreen compositions comprising at least one vinylogous amide compound are described as well as methods of protecting the human skin from damaging radiation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 1987
    Date of Patent: August 2, 1988
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Company
    Inventors: Charles E. Clum, William V. Murray, Elvin R. Lukenbach
  • Patent number: 4761276
    Abstract: Novel sunscreen compositions comprising at least one vinylogous amide compound are described as well as methods of protecting the human skin from damaging radiation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 1987
    Date of Patent: August 2, 1988
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Company
    Inventors: William V. Murray, Charles E. Clum, Elvin R. Lukenbach
  • Patent number: 4759926
    Abstract: Novel sunscreen compositions comprising at least one vinylogous amide compound are described as well as methods of protecting the human skin from damaging radiation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 1987
    Date of Patent: July 26, 1988
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Baby Products
    Inventors: Charles E. Clum, William V. Murrary, Elvin R. Lukenbach
  • Patent number: 4696773
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of isethionic acid involving the reaction of sodium isethionate and hydrogen chloride in an alcoholic solvent is described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 1986
    Date of Patent: September 29, 1987
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Company
    Inventors: Elvin R. Lukenbach, Prakash Naik-Satam, Anthony M. Schwartz
  • Patent number: 4663156
    Abstract: Novel sunscreen compositions comprising at least one vinylogous amide compound are described as well as methods of protecting the human skin from damaging radiation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 1985
    Date of Patent: May 5, 1987
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Company
    Inventors: Charles E. Clum, William V. Murray, Elvin R. Lukenbach