Patents by Inventor Gregory Szewczyk

Gregory Szewczyk 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: 20190274936
    Abstract: A soluble zinc polyphosphate complex made by combining ingredients which include an organic zinc salt and a plurality of long chain polyphosphates having 6 or more phosphate polymer units, the organic zinc salt and long chain polyphosphates being mixed in amounts that provide a phosphorus to zinc mole ratio of 15:1 to about 55:1. Further provided is a method of making this soluble zinc polyphosphate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Baohua QIAO, Long PAN, Gregory SZEWCZYK, Ravi SUBRAMANYAM, Shiri NAWROCKI, Viktor DUBOVOY
  • Patent number: 10350151
    Abstract: A soluble zinc polyphosphate complex made by combining ingredients which include an organic zinc salt and a plurality of long chain polyphosphates having 6 or more phosphate polymer units, the organic zinc salt and long chain polyphosphates being mixed in amounts that provide a phosphorus to zinc mole ratio of 15:1 to about 55:1. Further provided is a method of making this soluble zinc polyphosphate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Baohua Qiao, Long Pan, Gregory Szewczyk, Ravi Subramanyam, Shiri Nawrocki, Viktor Dubovoy
  • Publication number: 20190175478
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are dentifrices comprising a zinc-amino acid complex together with a thickening system comprising a non-ionic thickening agent, which have a pH greater than 8.0. Methods of using the dentifrices are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
    Inventors: Gregory Szewczyk, Lauren Evans
  • Publication number: 20190167547
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are oral care compositions comprising a zinc amino acid halide complex, and a humectant system comprising polyethylene glycol and propylene glycol as structuring humectants, which compositions have improved rheological stability. Methods of making and using the compositions are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Neeta Atul Patel, Gregory SZEWCZYK, Andre MORGAN, Melissa MUIR
  • Publication number: 20190091117
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are dentifrices comprising a zinc amino acid complex together with soluble phosphate salts. Methods of making and using the dentifrices are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Gregory SZEWCZYK, Lisa MANUS, Lyndsay SCHAEFFER-KORBYLO
  • Patent number: 10130571
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are dentifrices comprising a zinc amino acid complex together with soluble phosphate salts. Methods of making and using the dentifrices are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Gregory Szewczyk, Lisa Manus, Lyndsay Schaeffer-Korbylo
  • Patent number: 10045927
    Abstract: Surface staining can be minimized or eliminated by providing an oral care composition comprising a first film comprising a pigment; and optionally a second film; wherein the first film has a dissolution rate in aqueous media that is inversely proportional to its thickness, wherein the first film is in the form of a particle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Gregory Szewczyk, Neeta A. Patel, Suzanne Jogun, Shashank Potnis
  • Publication number: 20180207076
    Abstract: An oral care composition comprising a surfactant having formula [R(OC2H4)xOSO3]2M wherein R is a saturated or unsaturated alkyl group with an alkyl chain length of 8 to 30 carbon atoms; x is from 0 to 10; and M is a divalent metal cation selected from zinc cations, copper cations and stannous cations is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2015
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Kevin Mark Kinscherf, Lyndsay SCHAEFFER-KORBYLO, Gregory SZEWCZYK, Carl MYERS, Haesh Mahendra TRAVEDI
  • Patent number: 9913784
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are oral care compositions comprising a zinc amino acid halide complex, and linear polyvinylpyrrolidone and/or sodium tripolyphosphate, which compositions have improved rheological stability. Methods of making and using the compositions are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Gregory Szewczyk, Lisa Manus, Lyndsay Schaeffer-Korbylo, Andrei Potanin, Ravi Subramanyam
  • Patent number: 9889077
    Abstract: Disclosed are oral care compositions and the use of such oral care compositions for treating conditions caused by biofilm formation. Also disclosed are methods for inhibiting biofilm formation and/or degrading biofilm. The oral care composition includes a sesquiterpenoid and an antimicrobial agent, in which the sesquiterpenoid and the antimicrobial agent are present in an amount effective to inhibit and/or degrade a biofilm in the oral cavity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Lyndsay Schaeffer-Korbylo, Andre Michelle Morgan, Davide Miksa, Laurence Du-Thumm, Michael Prencipe, Evangelia Arvanitidou, Gregory Szewczyk
  • Publication number: 20170348207
    Abstract: An oral care composition having a soluble zinc polyphosphate complex made by combining ingredients including an inorganic zinc salt, and a plurality of long chain polyphosphates having 6 or more phosphate polymer units, the relative amount of inorganic zinc salt and long chain polyphosphates providing a phosphorus to zinc mole ratio of at least 6:1. Further provided is a method of treating a subject suffering from dentinal sensitivity applying the oral care composition to the teeth and gums of the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2014
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Baohua QIAO, Long PAN, Gregory SZEWCZYK, Ravi SUBRAMANYAM
  • Publication number: 20170348352
    Abstract: A soluble zinc polyphosphate complex made by combining ingredients which include an inorganic zinc salt and a plurality of long chain polyphosphates having 6 or more phosphate polymer units, the relative amount of inorganic zinc salt and long chain polyphosphates providing a phosphorus to zinc mole ratio of at least 6:1. Further provided is a method of making this soluble zinc polyphosphate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2014
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Baohua QIAO, Long PAN, Gregory SZEWCZYK, Ravi SUBRAMANYAM
  • Publication number: 20170340533
    Abstract: A soluble zinc polyphosphate complex made by combining ingredients which include an organic zinc salt and a plurality of long chain polyphosphates having 6 or more phosphate polymer units, the organic zinc salt and long chain polyphosphates being mixed in amounts that provide a phosphorus to zinc mole ratio of 15:1 to about 55:1. Further provided is a method of making this soluble zinc polyphosphate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2014
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Baohua QIAO, Long PAN, Gregory SZEWCZYK, Ravi SUBRAMANYAM, Shiri NAWROCKI, Viktor DUBOVOY
  • Publication number: 20170340534
    Abstract: An oral care composition having a soluble zinc polyphosphate complex made by combining ingredients including a zinc salt, a plurality of long chain polyphosphates having 6 or more phosphate polymer units, and a solvent, the relative amount of organic zinc salt and long chain polyphosphates provides a phosphorus to zinc mole ratio of at least 6:1. Further provided is a method of treating a subject suffering from dentinal sensitivity applying the oral care composition to the teeth and gums of the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2014
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Shiri NAWROCKI, Viktor DUBOVOY, Long PAN, Baohua QIAO, Gregory SZEWCZYK, Ravi SUBRAMANYAM
  • Patent number: 9827171
    Abstract: Described herein are compositions comprising a film, wherein the film comprises a pigment, and is adapted to release the pigment at a specific point in time during use; and methods of making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Neeta A. Patel, Gregory Szewczyk, Suzanne Jogun
  • Patent number: 9808412
    Abstract: Provided is an oral care composition comprising a phosphate/acrylate co-polymer and an orally acceptable carrier and methods of using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Jason Nesta, Gregory Szewczyk, Evangelia Arvanitidou, Xiang Chen, Venda P. Maloney, Andre Michelle Morgan, Michael Prencipe, Laurence D. Du-Thumm, Lynette A. Zaidel, Suzanne Jogun
  • Patent number: 9801795
    Abstract: Provided is an oral care composition comprising a phosphate/acrylate co-polymer, a whitening agent and an orally acceptable carrier and methods of using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Jason Nesta, Gregory Szewczyk, Evangelia Arvanitidou, Alexander Mijalis
  • Patent number: 9750825
    Abstract: Described herein are dentifrices comprising a first formulation and a second formulation, wherein the formulations are coaxially extruded, so that the first formulation enrobes the second formulation, wherein the first formulation is opaque and wherein the second formulation comprises dissolvable film fragments, together with methods of making and using the same and containers for providing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Gregory Szewczyk, Neeta Atul Patel, Suzanne Jogun, Michael Prencipe
  • Publication number: 20170247740
    Abstract: Provided herein is a method for determining the bioavailability of a metal ion in a composition comprising a source of the metal ion, wherein the metal ion has antimicrobial activity, and wherein the method comprises: a) incubating a sample of the composition with bacterial cells, and b) determining the viability of the bacterial cells after incubation. The method is useful for determining the effect of agents on the bioavailability of metal ions in a composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2014
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Lyndsay SCHAEFFER-KORBYLO, Betty WON, Venda Porter MALONEY, Gregory SZEWCZYK
  • Patent number: 9744112
    Abstract: Described herein are compositions comprising a film, wherein the film comprises a pigment, and is adapted to release the pigment at a specific point in time during use; and methods of making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Gregory Szewczyk, Neeta Atul Patel, Suzanne Jogun, Michael Prencipe