Patents by Inventor James Charles Dunbar

James Charles Dunbar 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: 10660835
    Abstract: A method directed to a hair soaking treatment for frizz reduction comprising immersion of consumer hair into an aqueous composition is disclosed. A method for hair frizz reduction wherein hair is soaked for at least about 2 minutes in an aqueous composition having a viscosity of less than about 1000 cP comprising from about 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Supriya Punyani, Jennifer Mary Marsh, James Charles Dunbar, Curtis Bobby Motley, Lisa Jo Bartz, Erica Vencil Buckner
  • Patent number: 10632054
    Abstract: A method directed to a hair soaking treatment for frizz reduction comprising immersion of consumer hair into an aqueous composition is disclosed. The corresponding composition comprises from about 0.25% to 20% of a moisture control material or mixture of moisture control materials wherein the moisture control material has structure selected from the group A) wherein R is hydrogen or metal ion, R6 is methyl, ethyl, propyl, alkenyl or phenyl having less than 12 carbon atoms and wherein R7, R8, R9, R10, R11, R12 are hydrogen, methyl, ethyl, propyl, phenyl, hydroxyl, methoxy or ethoxy groups; B) an alcohol wherein R13 is an alkyl, alkenyl, straight or branched carbon chains and; and wherein R14 is hydrogen, hydroxyl, alkyl, methyl, ethyl and propyl wherein the structure of such alcohol contains less than 20 total carbon atoms; C) alcohol comprising an unsaturated double bond in the C2 position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Supriya Punyani, Jennifer Mary Marsh, James Charles Dunbar, Curtis Bobby Motley, Lisa Jo Bartz, Erica Vencil Buckner
  • Publication number: 20160287494
    Abstract: A method directed to a hair soaking treatment for frizz reduction comprising immersion of consumer hair into an aqueous composition is disclosed. A method for hair frizz reduction wherein hair is soaked for at least about 2 minutes in an aqueous composition having a viscosity of less than about 1000 cP comprising from about 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2015
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Inventors: Supriya PUNYANI, Jennifer Mary MARSH, James Charles DUNBAR, Curtis Bobby MOTLEY, Lisa Jo BARTZ, Erica Vencil BUCKNER
  • Publication number: 20160287495
    Abstract: A method directed to a hair soaking treatment for frizz reduction comprising immersion of consumer hair into an aqueous composition is disclosed. The corresponding composition comprises from about 0.25% to 20% of a moisture control material or mixture of moisture control materials wherein the moisture control material has structure selected from the group A) wherein R is hydrogen or metal ion, R6 is methyl, ethyl, propyl, alkenyl or phenyl having less than 12 carbon atoms and wherein R7, R8, R9, R10, R11, R12 are hydrogen, methyl, ethyl, propyl, phenyl, hydroxyl, methoxy or ethoxy groups; B) an alcohol wherein R13 is an alkyl, alkenyl, straight or branched carbon chains and; and wherein R14 is hydrogen, hydroxyl, alkyl, methyl, ethyl and propyl wherein the structure of such alcohol contains less than 20 total carbon atoms; C) alcohol comprising an unsaturated double bond in the C2 position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2015
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Inventors: Supriya NMN. PUNYANI, Jennifer Mary MARSH, James Charles DUNBAR, Curtis Bobby MOTLEY, Lisa Jo BARTZ, Erica Vencil BUCKNER
  • Patent number: 9198838
    Abstract: The present invention relates to personal care compositions, especially those personal care compositions in the form of a personal care article that is a porous dissolvable solid substrate. The porous dissolvable solid substrate has a surface resident coating comprising a water sensitive active that can deliver a consumer benefit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr., Kathleen Mary Kaufman, James Charles Dunbar, John Michael Gardlik, Bryan Patrick Murphy
  • Publication number: 20140357962
    Abstract: An objective non-invasive method for quantifying itch comprising the steps of presenting a visual stimulus to a subject, wherein the visual stimulus comprises focusing the subject on itch; collecting psychophysiological data from subject while presenting the visual stimulus; using the psychophysiological data to objectively assess the therapeutic value of a treatment or a product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2014
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicant: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Nick Robert HARRINGTON, James Robert SCHWARTZ, James Charles DUNBAR, Haruko MIZOGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20110195098
    Abstract: The present invention relates to personal care compositions, especially those personal care compositions in the form of a personal care article that is a porous dissolvable solid substrate. The porous dissolvable solid substrate has a surface resident coating comprising a water sensitive active that can deliver a consumer benefit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2010
    Publication date: August 11, 2011
    Inventors: Robert Wayne GLENN, JR., Kathleen Mary Kaufman, James Charles Dunbar, John Michael Gardlik, Bryan Patrick Murphy
  • Publication number: 20090285768
    Abstract: The various embodiments provide a composition including an active material having functional groups capable of covalent attachment to a substrate in the presence of an acid or a base, a photocatalyst capable of generating an acid or a base upon exposure to light, and a vehicle. The compositions may also include surfactants, emulsifiers, oxidants, and other components. A method for treating a substrate is also disclosed. The method includes the steps of applying at least one active material having functional groups to the substrate, applying a photocatalyst to the substrate, and exposing the photocatalyst and the at least one active material to light for forming covalent attachments between the functional groups and constituent groups on the substrate. The compositions and methods described herein are useful in personal care product and consumer care product applications, for example.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2009
    Publication date: November 19, 2009
    Inventors: Ellen Schmidt Baker, Ioannis Constantine Constantinides, James Charles Dunbar, Timothy James Felts, William Richard Mueller, Bryan Patrick Murphy, Alan David Wiley
  • Patent number: 7108727
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel reactive dyes of formula I, (I), in which the variable independently denote X hydrogen, NO2, or NR3R4, Y NR5R6, OR7, SR8, or SO2R9 or a group suitable as a leaving group under the conditions of nucleophilic, aromatic substitution, R1 to R9 independently hydrogen, C1–C8 alkyl, C2–C8 alkyl, in which non-adjacent CH2 groups can be replaced by oxygen atoms, imino groups, or C1–C4 alkylimino groups, and/or CH2 groups may be replaced by carbonyl groups, C2–C8 alkenyl, or a group containing an active site or the precursor of an active site, with the proviso that at least one group R1 to R9 is present which contains an active site or the precursor of an active site. The present invention also relates to the use of the reactivedyes of formula I for dyeing substrates containing nucleophilic groups, and to compositions containing at least one reactive dye of formula I.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2006
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengellschaft
    Inventors: Helmut Reichelt, Günther Seybold, Manfred Patsch, Gunter-Rudolf Schröder, Stevan David Jones, James Charles Dunbar, Colin John Clarke
  • Patent number: 7066967
    Abstract: The present invention provides a hair coloring composition comprising (iv) at least one developer selected from amino aromatic systems capable of being oxidised and thereafter undergoing only a single electrophilic attack reaction, and (v) at least one developer selected from amino aromatic systems capable of being oxidised and thereafter undergoing at least two electrophilic attack reactions, and (vi) at least one coupler, which delivers improved root-to-tip evenness and improved hair color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2006
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: James Charles Dunbar, Delyth Angharad James
  • Patent number: 6989036
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel reactive dyes of the formula (I) where R1 to R4 are independently hydrogen, C1–C8-alkyl, C2–C8-alkyl, wherein nonadjacent CH2 groups may be replaced by oxygen atoms or imino or C1–C4-alkylimino groups and/or CH2 groups by carbonyl groups, C2–C8-alkenyl, aryl, arylalkylene or a moiety containing a reactive group or the precursor of a reactive group, with the proviso that at least one of R1 to R4 is a moiety which contains a reactive group or the precursor of a reactive group. The present invention further relates to the use of the reactive dyes of the formula (I) for dyeing substrates containing nucleophilic groups and to preparations containing at least one reactive dye of the formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2006
    Assignee: BASF Aktiengellschaft
    Inventors: Gunter-Rudolf Schröder, Helmut Reichelt, Günther Seybold, Manfred Patsch, Stevan David Jones, James Charles Dunbar, Colin John Clarke
  • Patent number: 6989149
    Abstract: Disclosed are treatment compositions comprising a liquid emulsifiable concentrate which comprises a chemically unstable reactive agent wherein the reactive agent is comprised of one or more reactive groups of the electrophilic, nucleophilic or protected thiol type, a water immiscible solvent, one or more surfactants, which is usable upon dilution within a separate aqueous composition to form a micro- or macro-emulsion in-situ immediately prior or simultaneous to application to the substrate and wherein the reactive agent is chemically shelf stable. Also disclosed are methods for treating amino acid based substrates, and methods for bleaching, coloring and conditioning hair with these treatment compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2001
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2006
    Inventors: Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr., James Charles Dunbar, Tharwat Tadros
  • Publication number: 20040148713
    Abstract: The present invention provides a hair colouring composition comprising
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2004
    Publication date: August 5, 2004
    Applicant: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: James Charles Dunbar, Delyth Angharad James
  • Publication number: 20040123402
    Abstract: Compositions suitable for treating hair comprising an oxidizing agent, a conditioning agent selected from silicone materials, especially nonvolatile silicone and amino functionalised silicones, cationic surfactants, cationic polymers, alkoxylated amines and mixtures thereof and at least 1.6% of a chelant. The compositions of the invention are useful for depositing high amount of conditioning agent and reducing oxidative hair damage during oxidative treatment of hair such as oxidative hair dyeing and hair bleaching.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2003
    Publication date: July 1, 2004
    Applicant: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jennifer Mary Marsh, Graham Neil McKelvey, James Charles Dunbar
  • Publication number: 20040107515
    Abstract: A hair colouring composition comprising one or more developers is selected from amino aromatic systems capable of being oxidised and thereafter undergoing at least two electrophilic attach reactions, and one or more couplers selected from (a) 1,3-diketones of the formula (I): in which X and Y are non-leaving substituents and Z is an active leaving group, such that in the presence of an oxidising agent the or each developer reacts with the or each coupler substantially only at the position having the active leaving group Z and (b) compoounds of the formula (II): in which R1, R2 and R3 are, independently, cycloalkyl, alkenyl, cycloalkenyl, aryl, alkaryl, aralyl, —R′NHCOR, —CONHR, —R′CONHR, —R′OH, —R′SO2R, —R′SO2NHR, —R′OR or —COR, in any of which R is H, alkyl, cycloalkyl, alkenyl, cycloalkenyl, aryl, alkaryl, or aralkyl and R′ is alkylene, alkenylene, cycloalkylene, cycloalkenylene, arylene, alkarylene or aralkyrene, or s
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2003
    Publication date: June 10, 2004
    Applicant: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Dominic Pratt, James Charles Dunbar, Delyth Angharad James
  • Publication number: 20040107516
    Abstract: A hair colouring composition comprising one or more developers is selected from amino aromatic systems capable of being oxidised and thereafter undergoing at least two electrophilic attack reactions, and one or more couplers selected from compounds of the formula (I) in which X is a non-leaving substituent, and Z is an active leaving group, and Y is an active leaving group or a non-leaving substituent, such that in the presence of an oxidising agent the or each developer reacts with the or each coupler substantially only at the position having the active leaving group Z and, if Y is an active leaving group, Y, provided that if X is phenyl then Y is not ethyl or methyl. The application also claims compositions comprising a developer and specific compounds of formula (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2003
    Publication date: June 10, 2004
    Applicant: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Dominic Pratt, James Charles Dunbar, Delyth Angharad James
  • Publication number: 20040102616
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel reactive dyes of the formula (I) 1
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2003
    Publication date: May 27, 2004
    Inventors: Gunter-Rudolf Schroder, Helmut Reichelt, Gunther Seybold, Manfred Patsch, Stevan David Jones, James Charles Dunbar, Colin John Clarke
  • Publication number: 20040088804
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel reactive dyes of formula I 1
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2003
    Publication date: May 13, 2004
    Inventors: Helmut Reichelt, Gunther Seybold, Manfred Patsch, Gunter-Rudolf Schroder, Stevan David Jones, James Charles Dunbar, Colin John Clarke
  • Publication number: 20040055095
    Abstract: Compositions suitable for treating hair comprising an oxidizing agent, a conditioning agent selected from silicone materials, especially nonvolatile silicone and amino functionalised silicones, cationic surfactants, cationic polymers, alkoxylated amines amines and mixtures thereof and a chelant selected from phosphonic acid chelants, salts thereof, derivatives thereof and mixtures thereof and methods of treating hair. The compositions of the invention are useful for depositing high amount of conditioning agent and reducing oxidative hair damage during oxidative treatment of hair such as oxidative hair dyeing and hair bleaching.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2003
    Publication date: March 25, 2004
    Applicant: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Graham Neil McKelvey, James Charles Dunbar
  • Publication number: 20030229947
    Abstract: The present invention relates to consumer improved hair colouring compositions, which provide improved vibrancy and durability of vibrancy, mulitfaceted colour and complete gray coverage both immediately after dyeing and over the wash and dry cycle. In particular the invention relates to hair colouring compositions comprising specified non oxidative azo thiosulphato dyes and their utilization in combination with oxidative coupler and developer dye systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2002
    Publication date: December 18, 2003
    Inventors: Colin John Clarke, Guido Joseph Danhieux, James Charles Dunbar, James Myron Hanna, Stevan David Jones