Patents by Inventor Jalil Benyacoub

Jalil Benyacoub 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: 10064426
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of probiotic on expecting female mammals to boost the immune status of an offspring. The use can induce an enhanced response of the offspring after birth to an infectious antigenic exposure. Ultimately the use of probiotic in expecting females can induce a better protection of their offspring against infectious diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Jalil Benyacoub, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Florence Rochat, Thierry Von der Weid
  • Patent number: 10015978
    Abstract: Nutritional compositions are provided that comprise a fructo-oligosaccharaide (FOS) in an amount of 35 to 44% by weight; a polysaccharide that is not a partially hydrolyzed guar gum such as, for example, an arabinogalactan in an amount of 50% to 38% by weight; and inulin in an amount of 12% to 24% by weight. The FOS and the polysaccharide may be present in a weight ratio of about 1:1. More specifically, the FOS and inulin may be present in a weight ratio of about 7:3. Also provided are methods of promoting gut micro biota balance and health. The methods include administering an effective amount of the nutritional composition to patients in need of same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Zamzam (Fariba) Roughead, Jalil Benyacoub, Claudia Roessle, Jennifer Rae Mager, Julie Ann Swanson, Norman Alan Greenberg, Douglas Richard Bolster, Clara Lucia Garcia Rodenas, Florence Rochat
  • Publication number: 20180037637
    Abstract: Probiotics and ways to increase their effectiveness are provided. One embodiment of the present invention relates to a combination of probiotics with SIgA and possible uses of this combination. For example a use of a composition comprising SIgA and at least one probiotic for the preparation of a product to treat or prevent inflammation is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: Jalil Benyacoub, Blaise Corthesy, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Laurent Favre
  • Publication number: 20180024149
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method, a system and kit for identifying the sample of a patient having IBD or predicting the relapse of IBD in patients based on the measurement of biomarkers in a sample of the patient. The biomarkers can be lipids or amino acids or a combination thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Inventors: Eduardo Schiffrin, Viral Brahmbhatt, Francois-Pierre Martin, Ivan Montoliu Roura, Serge Andre Dominique Rezzi, Jalil Benyacoub
  • Patent number: 9822167
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to the field of nutrition, health and wellness. In particular the present invention relates to probiotics and ways to increase their effectiveness. One embodiment of the present invention relates to a combination of probiotics with SIgA and possible uses of this combination. For example a use of a composition comprising SIgA and at least one probiotic for the preparation of a product to treat or prevent inflammation is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Jalil Benyacoub, Blaise Corthesy, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Laurent Favre
  • Publication number: 20170281757
    Abstract: Ways to increase the effectiveness of probiotics are disclosed. One embodiment relates to a combination of probiotics with secretory IgA and possible uses of this combination. For example, a method of using a composition containing secretory IgA and at least one probiotic to prepare a product to treat or prevent infection is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Jalil Benyacoub, Blaise Corthesy, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Laurent Favre
  • Patent number: 9763898
    Abstract: A nutritional composition promotes musculoskeletal health in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. The nutritional composition contains casein protein, vitamin D, alpha-linolenic acid, and vitamin K in a ratio of vitamin K1:vitamin K2 between 3:1 to 1:3 and the vitamin K providing between 3.5-20 ?g/100 cal of the nutritional composition. A pharmaceutical formulation, a nutritional formulation, a tube-feed formulation, a dietary supplement, a functional food, a beverage product or a combination thereof comprising the nutritional composition is also disclosed. A method for improving musculoskeletal health is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Eduardo Schiffrin, Viral Brahmbhatt, Francois-Pierre Martin, Jalil Benyacoub
  • Patent number: 9629908
    Abstract: Ways to increase the effectiveness of probiotics is disclosed. One embodiment relates to a combination of probiotics with secretory IgA and possible uses of this combination. For example, a method of using a composition comprising secretory IgA and at least one probiotic to prepare a product to treat or prevent infection is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Jalil Benyacoub, Blaise Corthesy, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Laurent Favre
  • Publication number: 20170079935
    Abstract: A nutritional composition promotes musculoskeletal health in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. The nutritional composition contains casein protein, vitamin D, alpha-linolenic acid, and vitamin K in a ratio of vitamin K1:vitamin K2 between 3:1 to 1:3 and the vitamin K providing between 3.5-20 ?g/100 cal of the nutritional composition. A pharmaceutical formulation, a nutritional formulation, a tube-feed formulation, a dietary supplement, a functional food, a beverage product or a combination thereof comprising the nutritional composition is also disclosed. A method for improving musculoskeletal health is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Inventors: Eduardo Schiffrin, Viral Brahmbhatt, Francois-Pierre Martin, Jalil Benyacoub
  • Patent number: 9561194
    Abstract: A nutritional composition for promoting musculoskeletal health in patients with inflammatory bowel disease is disclosed. The nutritional composition comprises casein protein, vitamin K in a ratio of vitamin K1:vitamin K2 being between 3:1 to 1:3 and the vitamin K providing between 3.5-20 ?g/100 kcal of the nutritional composition, vitamin D and alpha-linolenic acid. A pharmaceutical formulation, a nutritional formulation, a tube-feed formulation, a dietary supplement, a functional food, a beverage product or a combination thereof comprising the nutritional composition is also disclosed. A method for improving musculoskeletal health is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Eduardo Schiffrin, Viral Brahmbhatt, Francois-Pierre Martin, Jalil Benyacoub
  • Publication number: 20170006908
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of probiotic on expecting female mammals to boost the immune status of an offspring. The use can induce an enhanced response of the offspring after birth to an infectious antigenic exposure. Ultimately the use of probiotic in expecting females can induce a better protection of their offspring against infectious diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2016
    Publication date: January 12, 2017
    Inventors: Jalil Benyacoub, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Florence Rochat, Thierry Von der Weid
  • Publication number: 20170000810
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a nutritional composition comprising an oligosaccharide mixture, said oligosaccharide mixture comprising at least one N-acetylated oligosaccharide, one galacto-oligosaccharide and one sialylated oligosaccharide for use in reducing the metabolic stress in an infant in the first twelve months of life and/or decreasing gut permeability in an infant in the first twelve months of life and/or promoting a rate of growth in an infant fed with said nutritional composition in the first twelve months of life which approximates to the rate of growth of a breast-fed infant at the same age.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Jalil Benyacoub, Nanda De Groot, Philippe Steenhout
  • Patent number: 9414621
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of probiotic on expecting female mammals to boost the immune status of offspring. The use can induce an enhanced response of the offspring after birth to an infectious antigenic exposure. Ultimately the use of probiotic in expecting females can induce a better protection of offspring against infectious diseases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Jalil Benyacoub, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Florence Rochat, Thierry Von der Weid
  • Publication number: 20160106834
    Abstract: Ways to increase the effectiveness of probiotics is disclosed. One embodiment relates to a combination of probiotics with secretory IgA and possible uses of this combination. For example, a method of using a composition comprising secretory IgA and at least one probiotic to prepare a product to treat or prevent infection is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Publication date: April 21, 2016
    Inventors: Jalil Benyacoub, Blaise Corthesy, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Laurent Favre
  • Publication number: 20160100617
    Abstract: Nutritional compositions are provided that comprise a fructo-oligosaccharaide (FOS) in an amount of 35 to 44% by weight; a polysaccharide that is not a partially hydrolyzed guar gum such as, for example, an arabinogalactan in an amount of 50% to 38% by weight; and inulin in an amount of 12% to 24% by weight. The FOS and the polysaccharide may be present in a weight ratio of about 1:1. More specifically, the FOS and inulin may be present in a weight ratio of about 7:3. Also provided are methods of promoting gut micro biota balance and health. The methods include administering an effective amount of the nutritional composition to patients in need of same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2015
    Publication date: April 14, 2016
    Inventors: Zamzam (Fariba) Roughead, Jalil Benyacoub, Claudia Roessle, Jennifer Rae Mager, Julie Ann Swanson, Norman Alan Greenberg, Douglas Richard Bolster, Clara Lucia Garcia Rodenas, Florence Rochat
  • Patent number: 9226521
    Abstract: A nutritional composition is proposed comprising a probiotic and milk fat globule membrane (MFGM) wherein the MFGM and the probiotics mutually potentiate their respective effects and promote complementary beneficial protective mechanisms that reflect physiological synergy. The nutritional composition can be an infant formula, infant cereals, baby food or health care nutritional product. The synergistic effect can include promoting immune maturation and/or immune education and/or reducing inflammation and/or treating or preventing disease or infections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2016
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Jalil Benyacoub, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Mohamed Nabil Bosco, Lionel Jean Rene Bovetto, Isabelle Bureau-Franz, Anne Donnet-Hughes, Eduardo Schiffrin, Laurent Favre
  • Patent number: 9192179
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to nutritional compositions comprising a fructo-oligosaccharide (FOS) in an amount of 35 to 44% by weight; a polysaccharide that is not a partially hydrolyzed guar gum such as, for example, an arabinogalactan in an amount of 50% to 38% by weight; and inulin in an amount of 12% to 24% by weight. The FOS and the polysaccharide may be present in a weight ratio of about 1:1. More specifically, the FOS and inulin may be present in a weight ratio of about 7:3. Also provided are methods of promoting gut microbiota balance and health. The methods include administering an effective amount of the nutritional composition to patients in need of same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Zamzam (Fariba) Roughead, Jalil Benyacoub, Claudia Roessle, Jennifer Rae Mager, Julie Ann Swanson, Norman Alan Greenberg, Douglas Richard Bolster, Clara Lucia Garcia Rodenas, Florence Rochat
  • Publication number: 20150313952
    Abstract: The invention relates to a synbiotic composition, its use for use the establishment and/or the maintenance of a healthy gut environment, as well as food compositions comprising said synbiotic composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2013
    Publication date: November 5, 2015
    Inventors: Dantong Wang, Christelle Schaffer-Lequart, Jalil Benyacoub, Pascal Volery, Jean-Yves Chuat
  • Patent number: 9173937
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to the field of nutrition, health and wellness. In particular the present invention relates to probiotics and ways to increase their effectiveness. One embodiment of the present invention relates to a combination of probiotics with secretory IgA and possible uses of this combination. For example a use of a composition comprising secretory IgA and at least one probiotic for the preparation of a product to treat or prevent infection is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Jalil Benyacoub, Blaise Corthesy, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Laurent Favre
  • Publication number: 20150290258
    Abstract: The invention relates to a synbiotic composition, its use for the inhibition of pathogen infection, especially in the gut, as well as food compositions comprising said synbiotic composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2013
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Inventors: Dantong Wang, Christelle Schaffer-Lequart, Jalil Benyacoub, Pascal Volery, Jean-Yves Chuat