Patents by Inventor Gary Williamson

Gary Williamson 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: 20190322948
    Abstract: An aromatic imine blend includes an aromatic imine and a de-foaming agent, surfactant, amine, hydrotrope, alcohol, amino acid, ether, alkalinity stabilizer, or a combination thereof. A process of removing carbon dioxide or a sulfide from oil, water, or natural gas includes supplying an oil, water, or natural gas stream and contacting the oil, water, or natural gas stream with an aromatic amine blend. The aromatic imine blend includes an aromatic imine and a de-foaming agent, surfactant, amine, hydrotrope, alcohol, amino acid, ether, alkalinity stabilizer, or a combination thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventors: James BEGEAL, Gary WESTLUND, Chris WILLIAMSON
  • Patent number: 9867391
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to the field of medical nutrition. For example, the present invention provides a composition that can be used to treat, prevent and/or reverse muscle atrophy related to immobilization and its consequences. One embodiment of the present invention concerns a composition comprising a leucine and antioxidants that can be used in accelerating muscle recovery after muscle atrophy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Dominique Dardevet, Isabelle Savary-Auzeloux, Didier Remond, Lydie Combaret, Gary Williamson, Magali Faure, Denis Breuille
  • Patent number: 9717671
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a composition for preventing, decreasing and/or treating skin and hair/coat disorders, such as is effected by inflammatory reactions, environmental factors, ageing or cancer. In particular, the present invention relates to the use of flavanones compounds or their derivatives in nutritional, cosmetic or pharmaceutical compositions for improvement of human or pet animal skin and coat conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Myriam Richelle, Elizabeth Offord-Cavin, Karlheinz Bortlik, Isabelle Bureau-Franz, Gary Williamson, Inge Lise Nielsen, Heike Steiling, Angus Moodycliffe
  • Patent number: 9180077
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a green tea formulation stabilized by natural antioxidants such as OPC together with vitamin C or vitamin C analogs. The invention also relates to the use of a mixture of OPC and ascorbic acid to increase bioavailability of green tea catechins. It also relates to a food, pharmaceutical or cosmetic composition that contains the stabilized green tea formulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Pierre Lambelet, Karlheinz Bortlik, Magalie Sabatier, Vanessa Crespy, Gary Williamson
  • Publication number: 20140329904
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to the field of nutrition, health and wellness. For example, the present invention relates to hydroxycinnamic acids and their health benefits. The present invention discloses compositions that allow increasing the bioavailability and/or bioefficacy of hydroxycinnamic acids. According to the invention, this can be achieved by co-administering at least one glycoside conjugate of a flavonoid with hydroxycinnamic acids.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2012
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Inventors: Mathieu Renouf, Gary Williamson, Fabiola Dionisi, Laure Poquet
  • Publication number: 20140255511
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to the field of medical nutrition. For example, the present invention provides a composition that can be used to treat, prevent and/or reverse muscle atrophy related to immobilization and its consequences. One embodiment of the present invention concerns a composition comprising a leucine and antioxidants that can be used in accelerating muscle recovery after muscle atrophy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2012
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Inventors: Dominique Dardevet, Isabelle Savary-Auzeloux, Didier Remond, Lydie Combaret, Gary Williamson, Magali Faure, Denis Breuille
  • Patent number: 8685935
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to the field of hesperetin bioavailability. One embodiment of the present invention is directed at a composition that allows to increase the bioavailability of hesperetin and consequently to maximize the beneficial health effects of hesperetin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Walter Brand, Gary Williamson, Peter Van Bladeren, Ivonne M. C. M. Rietjens
  • Publication number: 20130336941
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods for a ong-term and sustained release of flavonoids, in particular rhamnose-containing flavonoids, and for prolonging the uptake of said flavonoids in the gastro-intestinal tract. It further relates to compositions comprising said flavonoid and ?-rhamnosidase. It also encompasses compositions comprising hesperidin and hesperetin-7-gluoside.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: December 19, 2013
    Inventors: Myriam Richelle, Gary . Williamson, Ivana Jankovic, Maarit Rein
  • Patent number: 8475786
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods for a long-term and sustained release of flavonoids, in particular rhamnose-containing flavonoids, and for prolonging the uptake of said flavonoids in the gastro-intestinal tract. It further relates to compositions comprising said flavonoid and ?-rhamnosidase. It also encompasses compositions comprising hesperidin and hesperetin-7-glucoside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Myriam Richelle, Gary Williamson, Ivana Jankovic, Maarit Rein
  • Patent number: 8299034
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for maintenance of bone health or prevention, alleviation and/or treatment of bone disorders are presented. The present invention also provides the manufacture of a nutritional product, a supplement or a medicament for promoting bone growth or for the maintenance of bone health and methods regarding same. In an embodiment, the present invention provides a composition comprising an active ingredient having an effective amount of a plant or plant extract containing at least one phytochemical having the ability to induce bone morphogenic protein expression.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2012
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Elizabeth Offord Cavin, Gary Williamson, Didier Courtois, Bernard Lemaure, Andre Touche, Grace Ing Soon, Laurent Ameye
  • Publication number: 20120177738
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a green tea formulation stabilized by natural antioxidants such as OPC together with vitamin C or vitamin C analogs. The invention also relates to the use of a mixture of OPC and ascorbic acid to increase bioavailability of green tea catechins. It also relates to a food, pharmaceutical or cosmetic composition that contains the stabilized green tea formulation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2010
    Publication date: July 12, 2012
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Pierre Lambelet, Karlheinz Bortlik, Magalie Sabatier, Vanessa Crespy, Gary Williamson
  • Publication number: 20120022010
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to the field of hesperetin bioavailability. One embodiment of the present invention is directed at a composition that allows to increase the bioavailability of hesperetin and consequently to maximize the beneficial health effects of hesperetin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2010
    Publication date: January 26, 2012
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Walter Brand, Gary Williamson, Peter Van Bladeren, Ivonne M.C.M. Rietjens
  • Publication number: 20110166946
    Abstract: The disclosure provides coffee products and methods for selling, promoting, and advertising coffee products as well as generating revenue from same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2009
    Publication date: July 7, 2011
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Mathieu Renouf, Philippe Alexandre Guy, Cynthia Colette Olga Marmet, Heike Steiling, Christophe Cavin, Gary Williamson
  • Publication number: 20110160136
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for maintenance of cartilage health or prevention, alleviation and/or treatment of cartilage disorders are presented. The present invention also provides the manufacture of a nutritional product, a supplement or a medicament for promoting cartilage growth or for the maintenance of cartilage health and methods regarding same. In an embodiment, the present invention provides a composition comprising an active ingredient having an effective amount of a plant or plant extract containing at least one phytochemical, in particular polyphenol having the ability to treat or prevent muscular skeletal diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2008
    Publication date: June 30, 2011
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Elizabeth Offord Cavin, Gary Williamson, Didier Courtois, Bernard Lemaure, Andre Touche, Grace Ing Soon, Laurent Ameye
  • Publication number: 20110028416
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for maintenance of bone health or prevention, alleviation and/or treatment of bone disorders are presented. The present invention also provides the manufacture of a nutritional product, a supplement or a medicament for promoting bone growth or for the maintenance of bone health and methods regarding same. In an embodiment, the present invention provides a composition comprising an active ingredient having an effective amount of a plant or plant extract containing at least one phytochemical having the ability to induce bone morphogenic protein expression.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2008
    Publication date: February 3, 2011
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Elizabeth Offord Cavin, Gary Williamson, Didier Courtois, Bernard Lemaure, Andre Touche, Grace Ing Soon, Laurent Ameye
  • Publication number: 20100227874
    Abstract: Use of at least 25 mg of a polyphenol for the preparation of a product to be consumed before or during exercise for reducing oxidative stress damage during or after exercise.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2008
    Publication date: September 9, 2010
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Chieh Jason Chou, Karen Anne Cooper, Gary Williamson, Michael Gleeson, Glen Davison
  • Publication number: 20100055081
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods for a long-term and sustained release of flavonoids, in particular rhamnose-containing flavonoids, and for prolonging the uptake of said flavonoids in the gastro-intestinal tract. It further relates to compositions comprising said flavonoid and ?-rhamnosidase. It also encompasses compositions comprising hesperidin and hesperetin-7-glucoside.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2007
    Publication date: March 4, 2010
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Myriam Richelle, Gary Williamson, Ivana Jankovic, Maarit Rein
  • Publication number: 20090304823
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for maintenance of bone health or prevention, alleviation and/or treatment of bone disorders are presented. The present invention also provides the manufacture of a nutritional product, a supplement or a medicament for promoting bone growth or for the maintenance of bone health and methods regarding same. In an embodiment, the present invention provides a composition comprising an active ingredient having an effective amount of a plant or plant extract containing at least one phytochemical having the ability to induce bone morphogenic protein expression.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2007
    Publication date: December 10, 2009
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Elizabeth Offord Cavin, Gary Williamson, Didier Courtois, Bernard Lemaure, Andre Touche, Grace Ing Soon, Laurent Ameye
  • Publication number: 20080193505
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions able to modulate Vitamin C bio-availability in individuals. In particular, the present invention pertains to methods for identifying compounds, capable of modulating expression of Vitamin C transporters, the use of said compounds in foods or foodstuffs and the use thereof for the treatment or prevention of diseased or stressed tissue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2006
    Publication date: August 14, 2008
    Applicant: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Myriam Richelle, Heike Steiling, Gary Williamson
  • Publication number: 20070214359
    Abstract: A method is provided for securely transmitting multicast data across an unsecured public network. Such a method includes receiving a join message identifying at least one private multicast group; mapping the private multicast group to a public multicast group; generating a membership report specifying the public multicast group; and sending the membership report to the unsecured network. Additionally, the method may further comprise creating a secure tunnel through the unsecured network to a network element coupled; generating an encrypted control message specifying the private multicast group; and sending the encrypted control message through the secure tunnel to the network element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2006
    Publication date: September 13, 2007
    Inventor: Gary Williamson