Patents by Inventor Inna Shulman

Inna Shulman 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: 11975088
    Abstract: A personal care composition is provided, comprising: a vehicle; a cosmetically acceptable oil; and a cationic polymer comprising structural units of acrylamide monomer; structural units of N,N-dimethyl acrylamide monomer; and structural units of monoethylenically unsaturated monocationic monomer; wherein the cationic polymer comprises <10 mol % structural units of multiethylenically unsaturated cationic monomer; wherein the cationic polymer comprises <30 wt % structural units of ester containing monomers; wherein the cationic polymer comprises <1 mol % structural units of ethylenically unsaturated monomers containing a moiety selected from the group consisting of epoxy, anhydride, imide, lactone, carboxylic acid, sulfonic acid and isocyanate; wherein the cationic polymer comprises <0.1 mol % structural units of a reactive siloxane; and wherein the personal care composition comprises <0.05 wt % water soluble, organic, ampholytic polymer conditioning agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Ying O'Connor, Fanwen Zeng, Lyndsay M. Leal, Peilin Yang, Asghar A. Peera, Sokhomari S. Suon, Inna Shulman
  • Publication number: 20240122840
    Abstract: Personal care formulation is provided having multistage polymer, comprising: acrylate rich stage comprising: (a) structural units of monomer selected from C1-22 alkyl (meth)acrylates and structural units of first carbosiloxane monomer of formula (I); and (b) carbosiloxane rich stage, comprising: structural units of second carbosiloxane monomer of formula (I); wherein a is 0 to 3; wherein d is 0 or 1; wherein R1 is selected from hydrogen, C1-10 alkyl group and aryl group; wherein R2 is selected from hydrogen and C1-10 alkyl group; wherein R8 is —O—Si(CH3)3 group; wherein Y is selected from formula (II), (III) and (IV); wherein R4 and R6 are selected from hydrogen and methyl group; wherein R3 and R5 are C1-10 alkylene group; wherein R7 is C1-10 alkyl group; wherein b is 0 to 4 and wherein c is 0 or 1; and wherein the first and second carbosiloxane monomer of formula (I) are same or different.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2020
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Inventors: Tian Lan, Fanwen Zeng, Xiaodong Lu, Inna Shulman, Michaeleen Pacholski, Isabelle Van Reeth, Helene Dihang, Tanvi S. Ratani, Jason Fisk, Tzu-Chi Kuo, Rachael M. Smith
  • Publication number: 20240124630
    Abstract: A multistage polymer is provided, having: acrylate rich stage comprising: (a) structural units of monomer selected from C1-22 alkyl (meth)acrylates and structural units of first carbosiloxane monomer of formula (I); and (b) carbosiloxane rich stage, comprising: structural units of second carbosiloxane monomer of formula (I); wherein a is 0 to 3; wherein d is 0 or 1; wherein R1 is selected from hydrogen, C1-10 alkyl group and aryl group; wherein R2 is selected from hydrogen and C1-10 alkyl group; wherein R8 is —O—Si(CH3)3 group; wherein Y is selected from formula (II), (III) and (IV); wherein R4 and R6 are selected from hydrogen and methyl group; wherein R3 and R5 are a C1-10 alkylene group; wherein R7 is C1-10 alkyl group; wherein b is 0 to 4 and wherein c is 0 or 1; and wherein the first and second carbosiloxane monomer of formula (I) are same or different.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2020
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Inventors: Tian Lan, Fanwen Zeng, Xiaodong Lu, Inna Shulman, Tanvi S. Ratani, Jason Fisk, Tzu-Chi Kuo
  • Publication number: 20230285268
    Abstract: An aqueous antiperspirant composition is provided, comprising: (A) water; (B) a sweat repellent polymer, comprising a multistage polymer comprising: an acrylate rich stage comprising: structural units of a monoethylenically unsaturated nonionic acrylate rich stage monomer; and structural units of a first carbosiloxane monomer of formula (I); and a carbosiloxane rich stage, comprising: structural units of a vinyl monomer; and structural units of a second carbosiloxane monomer of formula (I); wherein the first carbosiloxane monomer of formula (I) and the second carbosiloxane monomer of formula (I) are the same or different; and (C) an antiperspirant aluminum salt; wherein the aqueous antiperspirant composition is an emulsion. Also provided are methods of using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2021
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Inventors: Tian Lan, Fanwen Zeng, Xiaodong Lu, Inna Shulman, Isabelle Van Reeth, Fabienne Bizeray, Gregoire Cardoen, Michaeleen Pacholski, Peilin Yang, Helene Dihang, Marc Eeman, Tanvi S. Ratani, Jason Fisk, Tzu-Chi Kuo
  • Patent number: 11382844
    Abstract: An acidic aqueous shampoo composition, which comprises: (I) a cleansing surfactant selected from the group consisting of anionic surfactant, zwitterionic or amphoteric surfactant and nonionic surfactant; (II) an emulsified silicone, (III) an anti-settling, thickening polymer, wherein the anti-settling, thickening polymer, comprises: (a) 40 to 74.5 wt % of structural units of C1-4 alkyl acrylate; (b) 20 to 50 wt % of structural units of methacrylic acid; (c) 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Nicholas John Ainger, Wei Gao, Adam Peter Jarvis, Kinjalbahen Joshi, Curtis Schwartz, Neil Scott Shaw, Inna Shulman, Pierre Starck, Sally Elizabeth Wood, Fanwen Zeng
  • Patent number: 11376209
    Abstract: An aqueous anti-dandruff shampoo composition which comprises: (I) a cleansing surfactant selected from the group consisting of anionic surfactant, zwitterionic or amphoteric surfactant and nonionic surfactant; (II) suspended particles of an anti-dandruff agent, (III) an anti-settling, thickening polymer, wherein the anti-settling, thickening polymer, comprises: (a) 40 to 74.5 wt % of structural units of C1-4 alkyl acrylate; (b) 20 to 50 wt % of structural units of methacrylic acid; (c) 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Nicholas John Ainger, Joanna Susan Dawson, Wei Gao, Adam Peter Jarvis, Kinjalbahen Joshi, Curtis Schwartz, Neil Scott Shaw, Inna Shulman, Pierre Starck, Sally Elizabeth Wood, Fanwen Zeng
  • Patent number: 11220567
    Abstract: A hydrophobically modified rheology modifier comprising: (a) from 1 to 20 wt % polymerized units of H2C?C(R)C(O)O(CH2CH2O)n(CH(R?)CH2O)mR?; (b) from 35 to 75 wt % polymerized units of C1-C4 alkyl (meth)acrylates; and (c) from 20 to 60 wt % polymerized units of C3-C6 carboxylic acid monomers; wherein R is H or CH3, R? is methyl or ethyl; R? is C29-C60 alkyl; n is an average number from 20 to 100 and m is an average number from 0 to 50, provided that n?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Corporation
    Inventors: Fanwen Zeng, Ying O'Connor, Lyndsay M. Leal, Jennifer Koenig, Muhunthan Sathiosatham, James Pawlow, Inna Shulman, Sokhomari S. Suon
  • Publication number: 20210401725
    Abstract: A polymer blend is provided comprising: (A) multistage polymer, comprising: acrylate rich stage comprising: structural units of monoethylenically unsaturated non-ionic, acrylate rich stage monomer selected from C1-22 alkyl (meth)acrylates and mixtures thereof; and carbosiloxane rich stage, comprising: structural units of carbosiloxane monomer of formula (I); and (B) silicone-grafted vinyl copolymer, wherein the silicone-grafted vinyl copolymer, comprises: structural units of a vinyl (B) monomer; and structural units of a carbosiloxane dendrimer of formula (V). Also provided are personal care formulations comprising the polymer blend.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Inventors: Fanwen Zeng, Hilda G. Buss, Matthew Jeletic, Xiaodong Lu, Tian Lan, Isabelle Van Reeth, Helene Dihang, Marc Eeman, Bryan L. McCulloch, Jodi Mecca, Ralph C. Even, Inna Shulman, Michaeleen L. Pacholski
  • Patent number: 11185477
    Abstract: An SPF booster is provided, comprising: a multistage polymeric particle having a core comprising polymerized units of a monoethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid core monomer and a non-ionic ethylenically unsaturated core monomer; an inner shell comprising polymerized units of a non-ionic ethylenically unsaturated inner shell monomer; a monoethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid inner shell monomer and an aliphatic inner shell monomer; an outer shell comprising polymerized units of a non-ionic ethylenically unsaturated outer shell monomer; an aliphatic outer shell monomer; a monoethylenically unsaturated non-carboxylic acid outer shell monomer and an ethylenically unsaturated surfactant outer shell monomer; wherein the core, when dry, contains a void; and wherein the multistage polymeric particle has an average particle size, when dry, of 50 to 1,000 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Wenjun Xu, Fanwen Zeng, Benjamin Yezer, Liang Chen, Dale C. Schmidt, Inna Shulman
  • Publication number: 20210353524
    Abstract: A personal care formulation is provided comprising: multistage polymer, comprising: acrylate rich stage comprising: (a) structural units of monoethylenically unsaturated non-ionic, acrylate rich stage monomer selected from C1-22 alkyl (meth)acrylates and mixtures thereof; and (b) carbosiloxane rich stage, comprising: structural units of carbosiloxane monomer of formula (I), wherein a is 0 to 3; wherein d is 0 or 1; wherein R1 is selected from hydrogen, C1-10 alkyl group and aryl group; wherein R2 is selected from hydrogen and C1-10 alkyl group; wherein R8 is —O—Si(CH3)2—O—Si(CH3)3 group; wherein Y is selected from formula (II), (III) and (IV); wherein R4 and R6 are selected from hydrogen and methyl group; wherein R3 and R5 are a C1-10 alkylene group; wherein R7 is C1-10 alkyl group; wherein b is 0 to 4 and wherein c is 0 or 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Inventors: Fanwen Zeng, Hilda G. Buss, Matthew Jeletic, Xiaodong Lu, Tian Lan, Isabelle Van Reeth, Helene Dihang, Marc Eeman, Bryan L. McCulloch, Jodi Mecca, Ralph C. Even, Inna Shulman, Michaeleen L. Pacholski
  • Publication number: 20210308035
    Abstract: A color cosmetic formulation is provided comprising: a color ingredient and a polymer blend, comprising: a single stage polymer and a silicone-grafted vinyl copolymer; wherein the single stage polymer comprises: structural units of a monoethylenically unsaturated non-ionic monomer; structural units of a monoethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid monomer; and structural units of a multiethylenically unsaturated monomer having at least two ethylenically unsaturated groups per molecule; and wherein the silicone-grafted vinyl copolymer, comprises: structural units of a vinyl monomer; and structural units of a carbosiloxane dendrimer of formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Fanwen Zeng, Tian Lan, Xiaodong Lu, Isabelle Van Reeth, Helene Dihang, Marc Eeman, Inna Shulman
  • Publication number: 20210308036
    Abstract: A polymer blend is provided comprising: a single stage polymer and a silicone-grafted vinyl copolymer; wherein the single stage polymer comprises: structural units of a monoethylenically unsaturated non-ionic monomer; structural units of a monoethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid monomer; and structural units of a multiethylenically unsaturated monomer having at least two ethylenically unsaturated groups per molecule; and wherein the silicone-grafted vinyl copolymer, comprises: structural units of a vinyl monomer; and structural units of a carbosiloxane dendrimer of formula (I). Also provided is a suncare formulation comprising the polymer blend in a dermatologically acceptable carrier with a suncare active.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Fanwen Zeng, Xiaodong Lu, Tian Lan, Isabelle Van Reeth, Helene Dihang, Marc Eeman, Inna Shulman
  • Publication number: 20210267863
    Abstract: A personal care composition is provided, comprising: a vehicle; a cosmetically acceptable oil; and a cationic polymer comprising structural units of acrylamide monomer; structural units of N,N-dimethyl acrylamide monomer; and structural units of monoethylenically unsaturated monocationic monomer; wherein the cationic polymer comprises <10 mol % structural units of multiethylenically unsaturated cationic monomer; wherein the cationic polymer comprises <30 wt % structural units of ester containing monomers; wherein the cationic polymer comprises <1 mol % structural units of ethylenically unsaturated monomers containing a moiety selected from the group consisting of epoxy, anhydride, imide, lactone, carboxylic acid, sulfonic acid and isocyanate; wherein the cationic polymer comprises <0.1 mol % structural units of a reactive siloxane; and wherein the personal care composition comprises <0.05 wt % water soluble, organic, ampholytic polymer conditioning agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Inventors: Ying O'Connor, Fanwen Zeng, Lyndsay M. Leal, Peilin Yang, Asghar A. Peera, Sokhomari S. Suon, Inna Shulman
  • Patent number: 11058613
    Abstract: A suncare formulation comprising: a dermatologically acceptable organic carrier; a UV radiation absorbing agent; and an SPF booster; wherein the SPF booster comprises a multistage polymeric particle having a core comprising polymerized units of a monoethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid core monomer and a non-ionic ethylenically unsaturated core monomer; an inner shell comprising polymerized units of a non-ionic ethylenically unsaturated inner shell monomer; a monoethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid inner shell monomer and an aliphatic inner shell monomer; an outer shell comprising polymerized units of a non-ionic ethylenically unsaturated outer shell monomer; an aliphatic outer shell monomer; a monoethylenically unsaturated non-carboxylic acid outer shell monomer and an ethylenically unsaturated surfactant outer shell monomer; wherein the core, when dry, contains a void; wherein the multistage polymeric particle has an average particle size, when dry, of 50 to 1,000 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Wenjun Xu, Fanwen Zeng, Benjamin Yezer, Liang Chen, Dale C. Schmidt, Inna Shulman
  • Publication number: 20210196614
    Abstract: An aqueous anti-dandruff shampoo composition which comprises: (I) a cleansing surfactant selected from the group consisting of anionic surfactant, zwitterionic or amphoteric surfactant and nonionic surfactant; (II) suspended particles of an anti-dandruff agent, (III) an anti-settling, thickening polymer, wherein the anti-settling, thickening polymer, comprises: (a) 40 to 74.5 wt % of structural units of C1-4 alkyl acrylate; (b) 20 to 50 wt % of structural units of methacrylic acid; (c) 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Nicholas John AINGER, Joanna Susan DAWSON, Wei GAO, Adam Peter JARVIS, Kinjalbahen JOSHI, Curtis SCHWARTZ, Neil Scott SHAW, Inna SHULMAN, Pierre STARCK, Sally Elizabeth WOOD, Fanwen ZENG
  • Publication number: 20210198399
    Abstract: A hydrophobically modified rheology modifier comprising: (a) from 1 to 20 wt % polymerized units of H2C?C(R)C(O)O(CH2CH2O)n(CH(R?)CH2O)mR?; (b) from 35 to 75 wt % polymerized units of C1-C4 alkyl (meth)acrylates; and (c) from 20 to 60 wt % polymerized units of C3-C6 carboxylic acid monomers; wherein R is H or CH3, R? is methyl or ethyl; R? is C29-C60 alkyl; n is an average number from 20 to 100 and m is an average number from 0 to 50, provided that n?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Fanwen Zeng, Ying O'Connor, Lyndsay M. Leal, Jennifer Koenig, Muhunthan Sathiosatham, James Pawlow, Inna Shulman, Sokhomari S. Suon
  • Publication number: 20210085573
    Abstract: An SPF booster is provided, comprising: a multistage polymeric particle having a core comprising polymerized units of a monoethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid core monomer and a non-ionic ethylenically unsaturated core monomer; an inner shell comprising polymerized units of a non-ionic ethylenically unsaturated inner shell monomer; a monoethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid inner shell monomer and an aliphatic inner shell monomer; an outer shell comprising polymerized units of a non-ionic ethylenically unsaturated outer shell monomer; an aliphatic outer shell monomer; a monoethylenically unsaturated non-carboxylic acid outer shell monomer and an ethylenically unsaturated surfactant outer shell monomer; wherein the core, when dry, contains a void; and wherein the multistage polymeric particle has an average particle size, when dry, of 50 to 1,000 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Wenjun XU, Fanwen ZENG, Benjamin YEZER, Liang CHEN, Dale C. SCHMIDT, Inna SHULMAN
  • Patent number: 10851119
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides boron-containing diacylhydrazines having Formula I: and the pharmaceutically acceptable salts and solvates thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, and R5 are defined as set forth in the specification. The present disclosure also provides the use of boron-containing diacylhydrazines is ecdysone receptor-based inducible gene expression systems. Thus, the present disclosure is useful for applications such as gene therapy, treatment of disease, large scale production of proteins and antibodies, cell-based screening assays, functional genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, and regulation of traits in transgenic organisms, where control of gene expression levels is desirable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: INTREXON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sheela K. Chellappan, Robert E. Hormann, Inna Shulman
  • Publication number: 20200297615
    Abstract: An anti-settling, thickening polymer is provided for use in an acidic aqueous cleansing formulation having a pH of <5, wherein the anti-settling, thickening polymer, comprises: (a) structural units of C1-4 alkyl acrylate; (b) structural units of methacrylic acid; (c) structural units of 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropane sulfonic acid (AMPS); (d) structural units of a specialized associated monomer having the following structure wherein R1 is a linear saturated C10-24 alkyl group; wherein R2 is a hydrogen or a methyl; and wherein n is an average of 20 to 28; (e) structural units of acrylic acid; and (f) structural units of multi-ethylenically unsaturated crosslinking monomer or chain transfer agent; and wherein the sum of the weight percentages of structural units (a)-(f) is equal to 100 wt % of the anti-settling, thickening polymer. Also provided are acidic aqueous cleansing formulations containing same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2018
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Kinjalbahen Joshi, Fanwen Zeng, Wei Gao, Inna Shulman, Curtis Schwartz, Adam Peter Jarvis, Nicholas John Ainger, Sally Elizabeth Wood, Pierre Starck, Neil Scott Shaw
  • Publication number: 20200281824
    Abstract: An acidic aqueous shampoo composition, which comprises: (I) a cleansing surfactant selected from the group consisting of anionic surfactant, zwitterionic or amphoteric surfactant and nonionic surfactant; (II) an emulsified silicone, (III) an anti-settling, thickening polymer, wherein the anti-settling, thickening polymer, comprises: (a) 40 to 74.5 wt % of structural units of C1-4 alkyl acrylate; (b) 20 to 50 wt % of structural units of methacrylic acid; (c) 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Nicholas John AINGER, Wei GAO, Adam Peter JARVIS, Kinjalbahen JOSHI, Curtis SCHWARTZ, Neil Scott SHAW, Inna SHULMAN, Pierre STARCK, Sally Elizabeth WOOD, Fanwen ZENG