Patents by Inventor Melissa Martinetti

Melissa Martinetti 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: 20200163857
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a dual component oral care composition comprising a first component comprising a solid composition comprising at least one whitening agent chosen from chloride isocyanurate and metal salts of hypochlorite; and a second component comprising an aqueous mouthwash composition comprising at least one effervescent acid. Further disclosed herein is a kit comprising the solid composition and the aqueous mouthwash composition, as well as methods of whitening teeth and/or producing antibacterial effects in the oral cavity comprising mixing the solid composition with the aqueous mouthwash composition until the solid composition disintegrates to create a mouthwash comprising hypochlorite; and contacting teeth with the mouthwash comprising hypochlorite.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Indrani BANERJEE, Rong DONG, Paloma PIMENTA, James BROWN, Melissa MARTINETTI, Venda Porter MALONEY
  • Publication number: 20200163868
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an oral care composition comprising at least one abrasive and a charcoal agent, wherein the charcoal agent is present in an amount ranging from about 0.02% to about 4% by weight based on the total weight of the oral care composition. Further disclosed herein are methods of making an oral care composition comprising at least one abrasive and at least one charcoal agent wherein the charcoal agent is present in an amount ranging from about 0.02% to about 4% by weight based on the total weight of the oral care composition, as well as methods of whitening teeth and/or cleaning the teeth comprising contacting the teeth with an oral care composition as disclosed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Melissa MARTINETTI, David SURIANO, Yun XU, Gayatri PATEL
  • Patent number: 9795554
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are oral care compositions comprising an orally acceptable vehicle, calcium carbonate and a preservative system comprising benzyl alcohol, benzoic acid or a salt of benzoic acid; and an alkylene glycol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Jason Nesta, Melissa Martinetti, Aileen Cabelly, James R. Brown, Suman Chopra
  • Patent number: 9408798
    Abstract: An oral care composition and method are described in which the composition includes a film or a plurality of film fragments entrained in a carrier. The film or plurality of film fragments comprises a relatively high concentration of nonionic surfactants. The composition and methods provide benefits including higher active material loading in the film formula for improved efficacy, and a reduced amount of film needed in a product, which at the same time delivering comparable or improved efficacy with lower loading of the film in the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Melissa Martinetti, Rajan Jabbal
  • Publication number: 20150290112
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are oral care compositions comprising an orally acceptable vehicle, calcium carbonate and a preservative system comprising benzyl alcohol, benzoic acid or a salt of benzoic acid; and an alkylene glycol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2012
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Inventors: Jason Nesta, Melissa Martinetti, Aileen Cabelly, James R. Brown, Suman Chopra
  • Patent number: 8932563
    Abstract: Described herein are polymer matrix films, compositions comprising the polymer matrix films, and methods of preparing and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Melissa Martinetti, Thomas Boyd, James R. Brown, Betty Won, Shira Pilch, James Gerard Masters, Paloma Pimenta
  • Patent number: 8865137
    Abstract: Disclosed are dentifrice compositions comprising an orally acceptable vehicle and at least one source of metal ions in a polymer matrix, the metal being selected from zinc, stannous, copper or combinations thereof, the at least one source of metal ions comprising from 10 to 75 wt % of the total weight of the polymer matrix and the at least one source of metal ions, and wherein the dentifrice composition comprises less than 10 wt % water based on the total weight of the dentifrice composition. Also disclosed is a method of stabilizing at least one source of metal ions in a dentifrice compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Andre Morgan, Venda Porter, Melissa Martinetti, Michael Prencipe
  • Publication number: 20130280181
    Abstract: Described herein are compositions comprising gums which are capable of suspending particles, and methods of making and using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2010
    Publication date: October 24, 2013
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Jason Nesta, Melissa A. Martinetti, Gregory Szewczyk, Paloma Pimenta
  • Publication number: 20130273128
    Abstract: Described herein are water-stable films for use in aqueous compositions comprising one or more cellulosic polymers present in an amount from about 10 to about 50% of the film's dry weight, polyvinyl acetate present in an amount from about 8 to about 25% of the film's dry weight and metal particles, compositions for oral cavity comprising the films, and methods of making and using the same
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2010
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Applicant: COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
    Inventors: Melissa A. Martinetti, Jason Nesta, Leonora Leigh, Thomas Boyd
  • Publication number: 20120244090
    Abstract: An oral care composition and method are described in which the composition includes a film or a plurality of film fragments entrained in a carrier. The film or plurality of film fragments comprises a relatively high concentration of nonionic surfactants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2009
    Publication date: September 27, 2012
    Inventors: Melissa Martinetti, Rajan Jabbal
  • Publication number: 20120045495
    Abstract: Described herein are polymer matrix films, compositions comprising the polymer matrix films, and methods of preparing and using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2010
    Publication date: February 23, 2012
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Melissa Martinetti, Thomas Boyd, James R. Brown, Betty Won, Shira Pilch, James Gerard Masters, Paloma Pimenta
  • Publication number: 20120045402
    Abstract: Disclosed are dentifrice compositions comprising an orally acceptable vehicle and at least one source of metal ions in a polymer matrix, the metal being selected from zinc, stannous, copper or combinations thereof, the at least one source of metal ions comprising from 10 to 75 wt % of the total weight of the polymer matrix and the at least one source of metal ions, and wherein the dentifrice composition comprises less than 10 wt % water based on the total weight of the dentifrice composition. Also disclosed is a method of stabilizing at least one source of metal ions in a dentifrice compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2010
    Publication date: February 23, 2012
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Andre Morgan, Venda Porter, Melissa Martinetti, Michael Prencipe