Patents by Inventor Janusz Jachowicz

Janusz Jachowicz 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: 20100255044
    Abstract: This invention relates to the deposition of particulate benefit agents onto keratin-containing substrates such that the deposited particulates are resistant to removal by exposure to surfactants or cleansing agents. The deposition is accomplished by sequentially treating the substrate with a cationic composition followed by treatment with an anionic particulate benefit agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2010
    Publication date: October 7, 2010
    Inventors: SUSAN DALY, JANUSZ JACHOWICZ, ROBERT BIANCHINI, ALLWYN COLACO
  • Publication number: 20100008885
    Abstract: This invention relates to methods for providing cosmetic or other benefits to keratin-containing substrates by sequential treatment with cationically and anionically charged compounds, and compositions and kits containing them.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2008
    Publication date: January 14, 2010
    Inventors: Susan Daly, Janusz Jachowicz, Robert Bianchini
  • Publication number: 20100008897
    Abstract: This invention relates to compositions and methods for providing cosmetic and other potential benefits to keratin-containing substrates. The compositions contain at least one naturally-occurring cationic protein with a biological function in a cosmetically acceptable carrier, such that the naturally-occurring cationic protein retains its essential configuration, preserving its biological function, when it is in proximity to a keratin-containing substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2008
    Publication date: January 14, 2010
    Inventors: Susan Daly, Janusz Jachowicz, Robert Bianchini
  • Publication number: 20060083705
    Abstract: A copolymer of a vinyl lactam and vinyl carbazole useful in personal care compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2005
    Publication date: April 20, 2006
    Inventors: Janusz Jachowicz, Jui-Chang Chuang, Roger Mc Mullen, Thomas Winkler
  • Publication number: 20050089490
    Abstract: What is described herein is a hair care composition including a water soluble or water dispersible styling polymer characterized by a glass transition temperature below room temperature, and a gel-forming polymer which has a glass transition temperature higher than or lower than room temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2004
    Publication date: April 28, 2005
    Inventors: Janusz Jachowicz, Jui-Chang Chuang, Roger McMullen, Susan Chen
  • Patent number: 6852815
    Abstract: What is described herein are conditioning/styling tetrapolymers of vinyl caprolactam (VCL), vinylpyrrolidone (VP), dimethylaminopropyl methacrylamide (DMAPMA) and C8-C24 alkyl quaternized dimethylaminopropyl (meth)acrylamide or methacrylic acid quaternized monomers (QDMAPMA), in a defined compositional range. Hair and skin care compositions which include these tetrapolymers exhibit advantageous low tackiness and high humidity resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2005
    Assignee: ISP Investments Inc.
    Inventors: Jui-Chang Chuang, Janusz Jachowicz, Thomas Winkler, Allen J. Krauss
  • Publication number: 20050025736
    Abstract: What is described herein are compositions for treating hair and skin containing a cationic polymer derived from an N-vinyl lactam, preferably vinyl pyrrolidone (VP), a dimethylaminoalkylmethacrylamide, preferably dimethylaminopropyl methacrylamide (DMAPMA) and a quaternized C9 to C24 alkyl dimethylaminoalkyl(meth)acrylamide, preferably quaternized dimethylaminopropyl(meth)acrylamide (QDMAPMA) in a cosmetically acceptable concentration range. Hair, skin and other personal care compositions which include these and similar polymers described herein exhibit low tackiness, superior fixative properties and high humidity resistance as well as excellent penetrating and conditioning properties for oxidizing or reducing compositions as required in hair coloring, bleaching and permanent waving while further promoting hair texture and shine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2003
    Publication date: February 3, 2005
    Inventors: Janusz Jachowicz, Roger Mc Mullen, Linda Foltis, Jean Karolak, Steve Orofino, Blanca Gomez, Ellen Botschka
  • Patent number: 6667029
    Abstract: A stable, aqueous cationic hydrogel of, by weight, 1-50% of a crosslinked cationic copolymer of 5-95% vinylpyrrolidone (VP) and 5-95% 3-dimethylaminopropyl(meth)acrylamide (DMAPMA) monomers, a crosslinking agent in an amount of 0.05-1% of said monomers, and water is described. The hydrogel has a pH of about 10 and a Brookfield viscosity of about 650 (Model DV-II+, RV spindle #3, speed 10 rpm); it can increase its viscosity by up to 40× at a pH of 3-9 and absorb up to 200× its weight of water. The hydrogel also can effectively condition hair even in the presence of an anionic surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2003
    Assignee: ISP Investments Inc.
    Inventors: Yuanzhen Zhong, Janusz Jachowicz, Philip F. Wolf, Roger L. Mc Mullen, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20010016189
    Abstract: A stable, aqueous cationic hydrogel of, by weight, 1-50% of a crosslinked cationic copolymer of 5-95% vinylpyrrolidone (VP) and 5-95% 3-dimethylaminopropyl(meth)acrylamide (DMAPMA) monomers, a crosslinking agent in an amount of 0.05-1% of said monomers, and water is described. The hydrogel has a pH of about 10 and a Brookfield viscosity of about 650 (Model DV-II+, RV spindle #3, speed 10 rpm); it can increase its viscosity by up to 40× at a pH of 3-9 and absorb up to 200× its weight of water. The hydrogel also can effectively condition hair even in the presence of an anionic surfactant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2001
    Publication date: August 23, 2001
    Applicant: ISP INVESTMENTS INC.
    Inventors: Yuanzhen Zhong, Janusz Jachowicz, Philip F. Wolf, Roger L. Mc Mullen
  • Patent number: 6241977
    Abstract: A method of protecting hair or wool against thermal degradation when heat treated at 100-180° C. which comprises applying a composition which includes methyl vinyl ether-maleic acid copolymer as an active constituent to said hair or wool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 1999
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2001
    Assignee: ISP Investments Inc.
    Inventors: Roger L. McMullen, Jr., Janusz Jachowicz
  • Patent number: 6207778
    Abstract: What is described herein are conditioning/styling terpolymers of vinylpyrrolidone (VP), dimethylaminopropyl methacrylamide (DMAPMA) and C9-C24 alkyl dimethylaminopropyl methacrylic acid quaternized monomers (QDMAPMA), in a defined compositional range. Hair and skin care compositions which include these terpolymers exhibit advantageous low tackiness and high humidity resistance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 1999
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2001
    Assignee: ISP Investments Inc.
    Inventors: Janusz Jachowicz, Kou-Chang Liu, Roger L. Mc Mullen, Jr., Thomas Winkler
  • Patent number: 6008359
    Abstract: Piperidine antioxidants and compositions therewith for preventing the fading of artificial hair dye are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 1998
    Date of Patent: December 28, 1999
    Assignee: ISP Investments Inc.
    Inventors: Janusz Jachowicz, Bruce C. Locke, Ratan K. Chaudhuri
  • Patent number: 5922310
    Abstract: A composition for preventing the fading of artificial hair dye and/or slowing down the oxidation of hair includes a cationic antioxidant phenol in an amount of about 0.01-1% wt/wt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 1998
    Date of Patent: July 13, 1999
    Assignee: ISP Investments Inc.
    Inventors: Ratan K. Chaudhuri, Janusz Jachowicz, Bruce C. Locke
  • Patent number: 5830441
    Abstract: A photostable UV absorbent with maximum absorption above 340 nm having the formula: ##STR1## wherein R is --CO(R.sub.2) or phenyl optionally substituted with lower alkyl and/or lower alkoxy;R.sub.2 is --alkyl, --O(C.sub.2+ alkyl), ##STR2## n has a value of from 2 to 8; S and T each independently are hydroxy, lower alkyl, lower alkoxy or, when R.sub.2 is alkyl or alkoxy, S can also be phenyl and when R.sub.2 is alkoxy, T is alkoxy, or S+T taken with the phenyl ring form a naphthyl radical or a fused benzodioxol-5-yl heterocyclic radical;k+l has a value of from 0 to 3 with the proviso that, when R.sub.2 is--O(alkyl), T is --O(lower alkyl) and the value of l is 2 or 3;R.sub.3 is hydrogen or lower alkylene;R.sub.4, R.sub.5, and R.sub.6 are each independently C.sub.1 to C.sub.18 alkyl or one of R.sub.4, R.sub.5 and R.sub.6 can be phenyl andA is an anion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 3, 1998
    Assignee: ISP Investments Inc.
    Inventors: Chenjie Wang, Ratan K. Chaudhuri, Janusz Jachowicz, Bruce C. Locke, Frank M. Miksza
  • Patent number: 5452233
    Abstract: A system and method for measuring streaming potential, conductivity and permeability of a porous sample, such as a plug of fibrous material, in which a test electrolytic solution, such as a neutral dilute salt solution, is flowed through a flow cell containing the sample. The test solution, and a treatment solution whose effect on the sample is to be measured, are flowed through the flow cell as a series of liquid spurts. The system includes a plurality of solenoid valves which are controlled by a computer in accordance with a software program.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 1994
    Date of Patent: September 19, 1995
    Assignee: Clairol, Inc.
    Inventors: Janusz Jachowicz, Suzan M. Maxey, Carl Williams
  • Patent number: 5186929
    Abstract: The treatment of proteinaceous or other substrates to render them more manageable and more stable against chemical treatment involves the use of aqueous compositions containing cationic (meth)acrylic copolymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 1990
    Date of Patent: February 16, 1993
    Assignee: Clairol Incorporated
    Inventors: Richard DeMarco, Raymond Feinland, Janusz Jachowicz
  • Patent number: 5160733
    Abstract: Hair conditioning compositions containing a perfluoropolyether and an amino functional silicone, in accordance with the invention, afford prolonged conditioning effect i.e. reduction in flyaway and interfiber friction, which effect lasts through multiple shampooings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 1991
    Date of Patent: November 3, 1992
    Assignee: Clairol Inc.
    Inventors: Marianne Berthiaume, Janusz Jachowicz
  • Patent number: 5149752
    Abstract: Certain novel cationic polyelectrolytes are useful as components of formulations for treating keratinaceous and proteinaceous substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 1990
    Date of Patent: September 22, 1992
    Assignee: Clairol Incorporated
    Inventors: Janusz Jachowicz, Chittamuru Ramireddy
  • Patent number: 5147635
    Abstract: A composition for treating keratinaceous substrates which contains a cationic polymer having units of formula I: ##STR1## wherein: (a) R.sup.1, R.sup.2 and R.sup.3 are each independently selected from the group consisting of H, halogen, alkyl, C.sub.1-6 alkoxy, C.sub.1-6 aminoalkyl, C.sub.1-6 haloalkyl, phenyl, C.sub.1-6 alkylphenyl, C.sub.1-6 alkoxyphenyl, halophenyl containing 1 to 5 halogen atoms, and aminophenyl containing 1 to 5 amino groups;(b) R.sup.4 and R.sup.5 are each independently C.sub.1-20 alkylene linkages bearing from 0 to 10 halogen or C.sub.1-6 alkoxy substituents;(c) X is --O-- or --NH--;(d) R.sup.6, R.sup.7, and R.sup.8 are each independently C.sub.1-20 alkyl, with the proviso that at least one of R.sup.6, R.sup.7, and R.sup.8 contains a C.sub.10-20 groups; and(e) Y is a halide ion or C.sub.1-6 alkyl sulfate ion;in the presence of a non-polymeric surfactant selected from the group consisting of amphoteric surfactants, anionic surfactants and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 1991
    Date of Patent: September 15, 1992
    Assignee: Clairol Incorporated
    Inventors: Janusz Jachowicz, Chittamura Ramireddy
  • Patent number: 5030443
    Abstract: An aqueous hair setting composition having reduced tendency of flaking from the hair containing an alginate hair setting resin and a polymer having in a monomer unit at least one carboxylic acid moiety, said compositions preferably being in the form of an aerosol composition that produces a stable mousse upon delivery from the aerosol container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 1990
    Date of Patent: July 9, 1991
    Assignee: Clairol Incorporated
    Inventors: Joseph Varco, Janusz Jachowicz