Patents by Inventor Leo Clifford Pires

Leo Clifford Pires 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: 10172435
    Abstract: A cosmetic applicator for applying a cosmetic or care product includes an applicator head assembly comprising a first application surface and a second application surface. The first application surface is a continuous application surface whereas the second application surface is a discontinuous application surface. The second application surface is a collection of a plurality of application surfaces, wherein each of the application surfaces has an area smaller than an area of the continuous application surface. The applicator head assembly comprises a hollow sleeve and an insertion member which is configured to be received and retained within the hollow sleeve. The insertion member includes a plurality of elongated projections which defines the second application surface whereas the first application surface is defined on a portion of the hollow sleeve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: ZEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Rahul Bose, Iti Seth, Smita Srivastava, Rajesh Deswal
  • Patent number: 10098438
    Abstract: The present disclosure generally relates to a cosmetic package which includes an application member that can be adjusted as per user's convenience for application of a cosmetic or a care product. The cosmetic package includes a dialer which assumes a locked configuration when an applicator is retained on a container and an unlocked configuration when the applicator is disengaged from the container. In the locked configuration, the dialer cannot be actuated to transform profile of an application member of the applicator. A locking member is provided in the package which slidably engages and disengages with the dialer to respectively lock and unlock the actuation of the dialer in respective the locked and the unlocked configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: ZEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Rajesh Deswal, Rahul Bose
  • Patent number: 10045602
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a cosmetic applicator for applying a cosmetic, makeup, or a care product on skin, lips or on keratinous fibers. The cosmetic applicator comprises an application member assembly at a distal end of a rod and a handle at a proximal end of a rod. The application member assembly comprises an elongated casing with a hollow cavity, a multiplicity of application elements projecting from an outer surface of the casing, a non-resilient member disposed within the hollow cavity and extending along a length of the casing; wherein the non-resilient member comprises at least two progressively tightening and locking features in a locking region at its proximal end portion. The locking region is defined over a sufficient length of the non-resilient member which permits to attain different locking positions for the casing at the proximal end portion and thus varied lengths of the elongated casings can be used along with the same non-resilient member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: ZEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Roger Hwang, Smita Srivastava, Rahul Bose
  • Publication number: 20180177281
    Abstract: An adjustable applicator for applying a cosmetic or personal care composition, e.g. mascara to eyelashes or eyebrows. The adjustable applicator extends along a longitudinal axis and comprises of an applicator head, a stem, an inner rod and an actuator. The inner rod extending through the applicator head is capable of moving along a longitudinal axis of the adjustable applicator to cause progressive modification in shape of the applicator head by releasing and applying force on the applicator head.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Leo Clifford PIRES, Roger HWANG, Rahul BOSE, Manisha KOHLI, Iti SETH
  • Patent number: 9955770
    Abstract: An applicator for applying a composition, such as makeup or a care product composition, e.g. lip gloss, mascara, eye liner, hair color, wound care, pharmaceutical or the like, that have diverse application characteristics. The applicator comprises an applicator element comprising a support and a layout of fibers on at least a portion of the support, the fibers being flocked to at least portion of the support and allow the applicator element to be loaded with the composition. The layout of fibers defines a pattern of fibers on the support and the pattern of fibers is visible to naked eye and perceptible to touch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: ZEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Roger Hwang, Rahul Bose, Smita Srivastava
  • Patent number: 9936790
    Abstract: An applicator comprising at least two applicator elements and one of the at least two applicator elements at least partially surrounds or encompasses other of the at least two applicator elements. One of the at least two applicator element is constructed from a filament constructed at least partially from a thermal storage material that is capable of retaining heat or cold for application to a body, and comprises at least two loops which provide a discontinuous application surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: ZEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Smita Srivastava, Iti Seth, Rahul Bose
  • Publication number: 20180055205
    Abstract: An adjustable applicator for applying cosmetic, makeup, or personal care composition, the adjustable applicator includes an applicator head. The applicator head comprises at least two applicator members each comprising a plurality of application elements and wherein when there is a relative axial displacement of one of the at least two applicator members, the other of the at least two applicator members is deformed radially. The applicator head may be used for applying cosmetic, makeup, or personal care composition to keratin materials chosen from the skin, the lips and the eyelashes, or hair of the human. The cosmetic or care product includes liquid or viscous cosmetics such as for mascara, lip stick, hair color, skin care and like products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Leo Clifford PIRES, Roger HWANG, Rahul BOSE, Manisha KOHLI, Iti SETH, Rajesh DESWAL
  • Publication number: 20180020804
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a cosmetic case, including: a cover, a base assembly, an applicator and a mesh screen having anti-microbial properties. Preferably, the mesh screen comprises silver plated knitted fabric which provides anti-microbial properties. The base assembly comprises an applicator holder, a mesh holder and a pan holder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Inventors: Leo Clifford PIRES, Roger HWANG, Manisha KOHLI, Rahul BOSE
  • Publication number: 20180008034
    Abstract: An applicator for applying a composition such as a cosmetic, a medicinal or a personal care composition. The applicator comprising an applicator head comprising at least two types of bristles distributed along a longitudinal axis of a core in a manner that density of at least one type of bristles decreases gradually from one end to another end of the core to provide a gradual change in color/tone from one end to another end of the core and/or to create multiple bristle zones for enabling multiple performance characteristics like separation/combing, volumising, curling and lengthening of eyelashes to be achieved with the cosmetic applicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2017
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Inventors: Leo Clifford PIRES, Roger HWANG, Manisha KOHLI, Rahul Bose
  • Patent number: 9854895
    Abstract: A cosmetic applicator for applying a composition, the cosmetic applicator comprising a rod having a central longitudinal axis and a distal end of the rod is connected to an applicator head. The applicator head comprises a molded core and a plurality of tines projecting outwardly from the core. The core is elongated along a central longitudinal axis which does not coincide or intersect with the central longitudinal axis of the rod. The core further includes at least one longitudinal spline running along the central longitudinal axis of the core for entire length of the core, the at least one longitudinal spline is free of tines and wherein an end of the spline of the core contacts an outer edge of a transition portion of the applicator head.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: ZEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Roger Hwang, Rahul Bose, Iti Seth, Smita Srivastava, Rajesh Deswal
  • Patent number: 9826815
    Abstract: An application device capable of applying at least two products either simultaneously or independently as per the requirement. The application device of the present invention comprises a cover, a gripping member and at least two applicators wherein the gripping member comprises of at least two receptacles for holding at least two products and the at least two applicators are in fluid communication with the at least two receptacles. The at least two applicators comprise of an applicator element wherein the applicator element may have a suitable shape such as but not limited to a tip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: ZEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Roger Hwang, Manisha Kohli, Rahul Bose, Smitaa Srivastava
  • Publication number: 20170290412
    Abstract: An application element and an applicator comprising pluralities of said application elements on a molded support is provided for applying a product such as a cosmetic, a medicinal or a care product. At least one application element of the applicator includes a base portion and at least one thin projection. The thin projection includes at least one surface and wherein the at least one outer surface flushes with at least a portion of an outer surface of the base portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2017
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Inventors: Leo Clifford PIRES, Roger HWANG, Smita SRIVASTAVA, Rahul BOSE
  • Patent number: 9775423
    Abstract: A container for packaging and dispensing of a solid cosmetic or care product. The container comprises a hollow base and a cap for holding the solid product. The cap is rotatably mounted on the hollow base of the container to present the solid product to a surface of application including skin, face, lip, eyelashes, hair, nail etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: ZEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Roger Hwang, Rahul Bose
  • Publication number: 20170172285
    Abstract: The present disclosure generally relates to a cosmetic package which includes an application member that can be adjusted as per user's convenience for application of a cosmetic or a care product. The cosmetic package includes a dialer which assumes a locked configuration when an applicator is retained on a container and an unlocked configuration when the applicator is disengaged from the container. In the locked configuration, the dialer cannot be actuated to transform profile of an application member of the applicator. A locking member is provided in the package which slidably engages and disengages with the dialer to respectively lock and unlock the actuation of the dialer in respective the locked and the unlocked configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Inventors: Leo Clifford PIRES, Rajesh DESWAL, Rahul BOSE
  • Publication number: 20170164718
    Abstract: A cosmetic applicator for applying a composition, the cosmetic applicator includes a molded applicator head. The applicator head comprises a molded support, at least two application elements made of a cosmetic product and wherein free ends or a portion of the at least two application elements protrudes above a level of the molded support. The support is produced by a first injection of a first material and the cosmetic product is loaded onto the support by a second injection for forming the at least two application elements. The applicator head may be used for applying cosmetic, makeup, or personal care composition to keratin materials chosen from the skin, the lips and the eyelashes, or hair of the human. The cosmetic or care product includes viscous cosmetics, powder cosmetics such as for mascara, lip stick, hair color, skin care and like products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Inventors: Leo Clifford PIRES, Rahul BOSE
  • Patent number: D796337
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: C2C INVENT, LLC
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Rahul Bose, Iti Seth, Smita Srivastava, Manisha Kohli
  • Patent number: D807196
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: ZEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Smita Srivastava, Rahul Bose
  • Patent number: D826472
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: ZEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Roger Hwang, Rahul Bose, Smita Srivastava, Iti Seth, Manisha Kohli
  • Patent number: D826473
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: ZEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Roger Hwang, Manisha Kohli, Rahul Bose
  • Patent number: D830837
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: ZEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Roger Hwang, Smita Srivastava