Patents by Inventor Eric Caulier

Eric Caulier 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: 11564472
    Abstract: Applicator for applying a cosmetic product to the skin, in particular the eyelids, comprising an applicator member (10), the latter having on its external surface a recess (12) and an applicator tip (15) having a substantially flat main facet (20) extending from the recess (12) towards the distal end of the applicator member (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Eric Caulier, Pauline Prade, Alain Berhault
  • Publication number: 20220400800
    Abstract: A row of artificial eyelashes to be fixed to the edge of an eyelid, having (i) a base part intended to be fixed to the edge of the eyelid, and (ii) false eyelashes, the base part having a first chain-stitch knitted warp thread, the false eyelashes passing through the chain stitches without being tied thereto.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Inventors: Eric Caulier, Haroun SACHS
  • Publication number: 20220386727
    Abstract: A row of artificial eyelashes to be fixed to the edge of an eyelid, having (i) a base part intended to be fixed to the edge of the eyelid, and (ii) false eyelashes, the base part having a first warp thread forming stitches, in particular a chain-stitch knitted warp thread, the false eyelashes passing through the stitches of the base part, in particular through the chain stitches of the first warp thread, and being retained in the stitches of the base part without being tied thereto.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Inventors: Eric Caulier, Haroun SACHS
  • Publication number: 20220386726
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a row of artificial eyelashes, having at least the two following steps of: (a) knitting an assembly for forming rows of artificial eyelashes to be fixed to the edge of an eyelid, this assembly having at least two base parts, at least one of which is intended to be fixed to the edge of an eyelid, which are disposed parallel and symmetrically to one another with respect to a median plane (P), and false eyelashes, each base part having a first warp thread forming stitches, in particular a chain-stitch knitted warp thread, and (b) curving the row of artificial eyelashes and/or the base part and/or the false eyelashes by applying a mechanical load in the presence of an energy stimulus causing the material of the false eyelashes to heat up, in particular by applying ultrasound or high frequencies or by heating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Inventors: Eric CAULIER, Haroun SACHS
  • Patent number: 11478056
    Abstract: Applicator for applying a cosmetic product to human keratin materials, having: a holder and an applicator tip, of longitudinal axis, that is carried by the holder and has: a base part, having an axis, for fastening to the holder by way of at least one of its portions, and an application part that is attached to the base part and has at least three surfaces, each having a contour formed by at least one edge, and/or a base line that acts as a junction between the application part and a cylindrical portion, having an axis, of the base part, the shapes of the contours of said surfaces being different in pairs and not symmetrical to one another about an axis or a median plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Pauline Prade, Chloé Cabon, Alain Berhault, Eric Caulier
  • Patent number: 11470946
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an assembly for packaging and applying a cosmetic product comprising at least one volatile solvent, said packaging and application assembly comprising an applicator comprising an applicator member having a main body bearing a set of protruding application elements that define between one another a plurality of spaces for loading and applying the cosmetic product, characterized in that at least some of the spaces for loading and applying cosmetic product are delimited by at least one surface produced from an open-cell porous material that can selectively absorb some of the volatile solvent of the cosmetic product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Lionel Drugeon, Eric Caulier, Jean-Marc Lebrand, Denis Befve
  • Patent number: 11452356
    Abstract: Applicator for applying a cosmetic product to human keratin materials, having: a holder and an applicator tip (20), of longitudinal axis (X), that is carried by the holder and has: a base part (22), of axis (X), for fastening to the holder by way of at least one of its portions, and an application part (24) that is attached to the base part (22) and has at least three surfaces (26, 28, 30), each having a contour formed by at least one edge (34), and/or a base line (36) that acts as a junction between the application part (24) and a cylindrical portion, of axis (X), of the base part (22), the shapes of the contours of the surfaces (26, 28, 30) being different in pairs and not symmetrical to one another about an axis or a median plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Pauline Prade, Chloé Cabon, Alain Berhault, Eric Caulier
  • Patent number: 11266221
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a brush for applying a product to the eyelashes and/or eyebrows, that includes a core that extends along a longitudinal axis, and bristles held by the core, the core comprising a bristle-carrying portion with a proximal end, intended to be fixed to a stem, and a distal end, the bristles having free ends defining an envelope surface, the envelope surface having at least one cross section with a not entirely polygonal shape, the envelope surface defining at least one facet which extends longitudinally and is inclined with respect to the longitudinal axis of the core in the direction of the distal end, the facet having a width which increases in the direction towards the distal end of the bristle-carrying portion of the core, over at least a portion of the length of the facet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Alain Berhault, Eric Caulier, Audrey Thenin
  • Patent number: 11266219
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a set comprising a makeup product and a cosmetic applicator for applying this product, the applicator comprising a stem and an application member borne by the stem, the latter comprising a flexible portion (14) of wavy shape, of flattened cross section on a major axis, the flexible portion comprising a succession of elementary patterns, the flexible portion (14) having its angular deflection about the major axis limited by elementary patterns coming into mutual abutment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Eric Caulier, Alain Berhault
  • Patent number: 11219296
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an applicator (2) for applying a cosmetic, makeup or care product (P) to the eyelashes and/or eyebrows, having a moulded applicator member (8) having: —a core (10) that extends along a longitudinal axis (X), and —double spikes (18) that are carried by the core (10) and are disposed in a plurality of longitudinal rows, the double spikes (18) each having a recess that separates two arms, at least one first longitudinal row of spikes (18) being offset axially with respect to a second longitudinal row.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Davide Manici, Eric Caulier, Alain Berhault, Audrey Thenin
  • Patent number: 11206913
    Abstract: The invention relates to an applicator for applying a product to eyelashes and/or eyebrows, comprising an application body produced by material moulding, said application body comprising: a core extending along a longitudinal axis; and spikes (12) carried by the core, having a convex polygonal cross-section with at least six sides, two opposite sides (12b) of which are oriented substantially perpendicularly to the longitudinal axis of the core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Marcel Sanchez, Wendy Annonay, Audrey Thenin, Eric Caulier
  • Patent number: 11202492
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an applicator (2) for applying a cosmetic or care product to the eyelashes or eyebrows, having a moulded applicator member (8) having: —a core (10) that extends along a longitudinal axis (X), —spikes (18) that are carried by the core and extend from the core, a majority of the spikes being substantially parallel to one another, the core (10) having, at least in cross section, an outwardly concave overall shape, forming a cavity (20), spikes (18) being disposed inside the cavity (20) in the core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Alain Berhault, Eric Caulier, Audrey Thenin
  • Patent number: 11197529
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an applicator (2) for applying a product (P) to the eyelashes and/or eyebrows, having moulded applicator member (8), this applicator member having: —a core (10) that extends along a longitudinal axis (X), and—teeth (20) that narrow in front view in the direction of their free end and have at least one edge having a point of inflection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Marcel Sanchez, Eric Caulier, Audrey Thenin
  • Patent number: 11129464
    Abstract: A wiper for a container of cosmetic product, the wiper including a substantially tubular body including at least one wiping portion of which a free interior surface defines a wiping passage through which an application member can pass in a wiping direction, the wiping portion is made of a thermoplastic elastomer having a hardness less than 70 Shore 00, preferably less than 45 or 50 Shore 00.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Alain Berhault, Eric Caulier, Lionel Drugeon
  • Patent number: 11083273
    Abstract: Packaging and application device, including: a container containing a product to be applied, a screen through which the product contained in the container exits, the screen having dispensing orifices with different sections, with at least three orifices of which the section varies in a strictly decreasing manner with distance from the centre of the screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Eric Caulier, Alexis Leonard, Audrey Thenin, Sophie Cloarec, Lise Bellavoine
  • Patent number: 11071369
    Abstract: Applicator (2) for applying a cosmetic, makeup or care product (P) to the eyelashes and/or eyebrows, having a moulded applicator member (8) having: a core (10) that extends along a longitudinal axis (X), spikes (18) carried by the core (10), and reinforcing sails (1.3) for the spikes (18), which are connected by their base to the core (10). extend parallel to the longitudinal axis (X) of the core (10) and are disposed in a plurality of longitudinal rows (17, 19, 20), at least one first longitudinal row (17) being offset axially with respect to a second longitudinal row (19).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Eric Caulier, Alain Berhault, Audrey Thenin, Davide Manici
  • Publication number: 20210204674
    Abstract: An applicator for applying a product to the eyelashes and/or eyebrows, has a moulded applicator member. The applicator member has a core that extends along a longitudinal axis, teeth that narrow in front view in the direction of their free end and have at least one edge having a point of inflection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Applicant: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Marcel SANCHEZ, Eric CAULIER, Audrey THENIN
  • Publication number: 20210145150
    Abstract: A wiper for a container of cosmetic product, the wiper including a substantially tubular body including at least one wiping portion of which a free interior surface defines a wiping passage through which an application member can pass in a wiping direction, the wiping portion is made of a thermoplastic elastomer having a hardness less than 70 Shore 00, preferably less than 45 or 50 Shore 00.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Alain BERHAULT, Eric CAULIER, Lionel DRUGEON
  • Patent number: 10893738
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an applicator member (1) for an applicator for applying cosmetic product, notably for applying mascara to the eyelashes, said applicator member comprising a metal core (2) having an end (2a) for connecting to a gripping member (5), characterized in that said connecting end is shaped so as to be able to form a joint head that is able to engage in a corresponding housing in the gripping member, and in that said connecting end is produced by moulding in one piece with the metal core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Alain Berhault, Marc Borsari, Pierre Ducastin, Audrey Thenin, Eric Caulier
  • Patent number: 10871252
    Abstract: An application device, including a container; a composition for making up and/or caring for the lips (P), stored in the container, which is in the form of a liquid emulsion that includes: a) at least 8% by weight, relative to the total weight of the composition, of one or more non-volatile oils; b) at least one film-forming agent selected from the group consisting of alkylcellulose, silicone resin, and a vinyl polymer comprising a carbosiloxane dendrimer-based unit; c) at least 10% by weight of water relative to the total weight of the composition; and an application member that is suitable for applying the composition which has a porous application surface with one or more open-cell or semi-open cell foams, wherein the composition has a viscosity at 25° C. of between 0.005 and 15 Pa.s.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Florence Lahousse, Eric Caulier, Emilie Henin, Roberto Cavazzuti