Patents by Inventor Kathy Potechin

Kathy Potechin 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: 20220362135
    Abstract: An anhydrous personal care composition, comprising: (a) 45 to 60 weight % of at least one ester, selected from (i) triglycerides, (ii) diglycerides, (iii) monoglycerides, (iv) monoesters of diols, and (v) diesters of diols; (b) a first wax having a melting point of from 35° C. to 72° C. present in an amount of 5 to 25 weight %; (c) a second wax having a melting point of 73 to 90° C. present in an amount of 0.5 to 15 weight %; and (d) at least one plant oil having a saponification value of from 150 to 275 mg KOH/g present in an amount of 5 to 35 weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Ewelina LESNIAK, Kathy POTECHIN, Lauren DECINA
  • Publication number: 20220304917
    Abstract: Personal care compositions containing antiperspirant active ingredients and a cannabinoid source present in an amount to achieve an anti-irritant effect on the skin. Methods of preparing the personal care composition and uses of the personal care composition are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2020
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Edgar H Hernandez, Sharon KENNEDY, Qiang WU, Srdjan MAKSIMOVIC, André MORGAN, Kathy POTECHIN, Thomas BOYD
  • Publication number: 20220296491
    Abstract: Described herein are personal care compositions comprising—inter alia—a gum system comprising a plurality of natural gums; a surfactant system comprising a plurality of alkyl polyglucoside surfactants; and a cosmetically acceptable carrier. Methods of making and using these compositions are also described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Kathy POTECHIN, Min LI, Aixing FAN, Thomas BOYD, Melissa MOY
  • Patent number: 11433018
    Abstract: An anhydrous personal care composition, comprising: (a) 45 to 60 weight % of at least one ester, selected from (i) triglycerides, (ii) diglycerides, (iii) monoglycerides, (iv) monoesters of diols, and (v) diesters of diols; (b) a first wax having a melting point of from 35° C. to 72° C. present in an amount of 5 to 25 weight %; (c) a second wax having a melting point of 73 to 90° C. present in an amount of 0.5 to 15 weight %; and (d) at least one plant oil having a saponification value of from 150 to 275 mg KOH/g present in an amount of 5 to 35 weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Ewelina Lesniak, Kathy Potechin, Lauren Decina
  • Publication number: 20200030223
    Abstract: An anhydrous personal care composition, comprising: (a) 45 to 60 weight % of at least one ester, selected from (i) triglycerides, (ii) diglycerides, (iii) monoglycerides, (iv) monoesters of diols, and (v) diesters of diols; (b) a first wax having a melting point of from 35° C. to 72° C. present in an amount of 5 to 25 weight %; (c) a second wax having a melting point of 73 to 90° C. present in an amount of 0.5 to 15 weight %; and (d) at least one plant oil having a saponification value of from 150 to 275 mg KOH/g present in an amount of 5 to 35 weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Ewelina LESNIAK, Kathy POTECHIN, Lauren DECINA
  • Patent number: 10532014
    Abstract: Discloses a preservative system for personal care products comprising citric acid, lactic acid, benzoic acid and gluconic acid, and compositions and methods of preserving personal care compositions using said system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Ewelina Lesniak, Kathy Potechin
  • Patent number: 10470998
    Abstract: An anhydrous personal care composition, comprising: (a) 45 to 60 weight % of at least one ester, selected from (i) triglycerides, (ii) diglycerides, (iii) monoglycerides, (iv) monoesters of diols, and (v) diesters of diols; (b) a first wax having a melting point of from 35° C. to 72° C. present in an amount of 5 to 25 weight %; (c) a second wax having a melting point of 73 to 90 C present in an amount of 1 to 10 weight %; and (d) at least one plant oil having a saponification value of from 150 to 275 mg KOH/g present in an amount of 5 to 35 weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Ewelina Lesniak, Kathy Potechin
  • Patent number: 10470999
    Abstract: An anhydrous personal care composition, comprising: (a) 45 to 60 weight % of at least one ester, selected from (i) triglycerides, (ii) diglycerides, (iii) monoglycerides, (iv) monoesters of diols, and (v) diesters of diols; (b) a first wax having a melting point of from 35° C. to 72° C. present in an amount of 5 to 25 weight %; (c) a second wax having a melting point of 73 to 90° C. present in an amount of 0.5 to 15 weight %; and (d) at least one plant oil having a saponification value of from 150 to 275 mg KOH/g present in an amount of 5 to 35 weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Ewelina Lesniak, Kathy Potechin, Lauren Decina
  • Publication number: 20180235858
    Abstract: Discloses a preservative system for personal care products comprising citric acid, lactic acid, benzoic acid and gluconic acid, and compositions and methods of preserving personal care compositions using said system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Ewelina LESNIAK, Kathy POTECHIN
  • Publication number: 20170252288
    Abstract: An anhydrous personal care composition, comprising: (a) 45 to 60 weight % of at least one ester, selected from (i) triglycerides, (ii) diglycerides, (iii) monoglycerides, (iv) monoesters of diols, and (v) diesters of diols; (b) a first wax having a melting point of from 35° C. to 72° C. present in an amount of 5 to 25 weight %; (c) a second wax having a melting point of 73 to 90° C. present in an amount of 0.5 to 15 weight %; and (d) at least one plant oil having a saponification value of from 150 to 275 mg KOH/g present in an amount of 5 to 35 weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Ewelina Lesniak, Kathy POTECHIN, Lauren DECINA
  • Publication number: 20170246104
    Abstract: An anhydrous personal care composition, comprising: (a) 45 to 60 weight % of at least one ester, selected from (i) triglycerides, (ii) diglycerides, (iii) monoglycerides, (iv) monoesters of diols, and (v) diesters of diols; (b) a first wax having a melting point of from 35° C. to 72° C. present in an amount of 5 to 25 weight %; (c) a second wax having a melting point of 73 to 90C present in an amount of 1 to 10 weight %; and (d) at least one plant oil having a saponification value of from 150 to 275 mg KOH/g present in an amount of 5 to 35 weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2014
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Ewelina LESNIAK, Kathy POTECHIN
  • Patent number: 9700494
    Abstract: An aqueous, foamable composition comprising castor oil maleate, PEG-7 glyceryl cocoate, glycerin, surfactant, and optionally PEG-6 caprylic/capric glycerides. The composition is useful as a foaming cleanser that dispenses a foam that has enhanced skin feel and optionally increased foam stand up so that it is less runny and messy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Kathy Potechin, Christine Boyke
  • Patent number: 9504635
    Abstract: A composition comprising 4-oxovaleric acid present in an amount of 0.05 to 1% by weight (as supplied) of the composition and leuconostoc/radish root ferment filtrate present at 0.2 to 2% by weight (as supplied) of the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Kathy Potechin, Christine Boyke
  • Publication number: 20150017152
    Abstract: A composition comprising 4-oxovaleric acid present in an amount of 0.05 to 1% by weight (as supplied) of the composition and leuconostoc/radish root ferment filtrate present at 0.2 to 2% by weight (as supplied) of the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: Kathy Potechin, Christine Boyke
  • Patent number: 8877184
    Abstract: A cleansing composition comprising surfactants comprising decyl glucoside and coco glucoside, wherein the decyl glucoside is present in an amount by weight that is 1.5 to 2.5 times the weight of coco glucoside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Kathy Potechin, Christine Boyke
  • Publication number: 20130137619
    Abstract: An aqueous, foamable composition comprising castor oil maleate, PEG-7 glyceryl cocoate, glycerin, surfactant, and optionally PEG-6 caprylic/capric glycerides. The composition is useful as a foaming cleanser that dispenses a foam that has enhanced skin feel and optionally increased foam stand up so that it is less runny and messy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2010
    Publication date: May 30, 2013
    Applicant: COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
    Inventors: Kathy Potechin, Christine Boyke
  • Publication number: 20130115205
    Abstract: A cleansing composition comprising surfactants comprising decyl glucoside and coco glucoside, wherein the decyl glucoside is present in an amount by weight that is 1.5 to 2.5 times the weight of coco glucoside.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2010
    Publication date: May 9, 2013
    Applicant: COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
    Inventors: Kathy Potechin, Christine Boyke
  • Patent number: 7297667
    Abstract: Novel cleansing compositions and methods for making same are described. Preferred embodiments provide compositions comprising an acrylate copolymer, an alkoxylated methyl glucoside polyol, and a surfactant. Preferred alkoxylated methyl glucoside polyols among those useful herein may include ethoxylated and/or propoxylated methyl glucoside polyols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2007
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Kathy Potechin, Peter Haugk
  • Patent number: 7011822
    Abstract: A low residue antiperspirant and/or deodorant composition in the form of an anhydrous, surfactant-free and antiseptic alcohol-free suspension exhibiting a syneresis of less than 8% which is made by combining selected amounts of: (a) a cyclomethicone (and) dimethicone crosspolymer made with an ?Si—H containing polysiloxane and an alpha, omega-diene of formula CH2?CH(CH2)xCH?CH2 which crosspolymer has a viscosity in the range of 50,000–3,000,000 centipoise, preferably with a nonvolatiles content of 10–14% in cyclomethicone; (b) polyethylene beads having a density in the range of 0.91–0.98 grams/cm3 and a particle size in the range of 5–40 microns; (c) a volatile silicone; (d) an emollient (or a mixture of two or more emollients) which may include a non-volatile silicone and an additional amount of a volatile silicone; and (e) an effective amount of an antiperspirant active material in an amount sufficient to have an antiperspirant and/or a deodorant effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2006
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Eric Guenin, Jairajh Mattai, John Afflitto, John Hogan, John Jonas, Wilson Lee, Elizabeth Linn, Rosemary Munsayac, Xiaozhong Tang, Kathy Potechin
  • Publication number: 20060019861
    Abstract: Novel cleansing compositions and methods for making same are described. Preferred embodiments provide compositions comprising an acrylate copolymer, an alkoxylated methyl glucoside polyol, and a surfactant. Preferred alkoxylated methyl glucoside polyols among those useful herein may include ethoxylated and/or propoxylated methyl glucoside polyols.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2005
    Publication date: January 26, 2006
    Inventors: Kathy Potechin, Peter Haugk