Patents by Inventor Michael Dreja

Michael Dreja 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: 20210207062
    Abstract: Described herein are methods of using amino-based alkoxylates for improving the cleaning power of laundry detergent compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Inventors: Alejandra Garcia Marcos, Stephan Hueffer, Thomas Wesley Holcombe, Roland Ettl, Alexander Panchenko, Susanne Carina Engert, Stefanie Juntermanns, Frank Janssen, Michael Dreja, Nadine Bluhm, Christa Junkes
  • Publication number: 20210130747
    Abstract: A method for producing dimensionally stable, fragrance-containing shaped bodies based on hydrocolloids. The present invention is also directed to the shaped bodies produced using this method, to the use of these bodies, and to a washing or cleaning agent which contains these bodies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Mireia Subinya, Ines Baranski, Peter Schmiedel, Michael Dreja, Bernd Larson, Thomas Holderbaum, Dieter Nickel, Regina Stehr, Paulina Koehler
  • Publication number: 20200347324
    Abstract: Cleaning compositions may include at least 0.001 ppm of a polypeptide having hexosaminidase activity. The cleaning compositions may include a polypeptide having at least 60% sequence identity to the mature polypeptide shown in one or more of the motif(s) of SEQ ID NO 7, SEQ ID 8, SEQ ID 9, SEQ ID 10, SEQ ID 11, or combinations thereof. The cleaning compositions may be or include laundry detergents, fabric finishers, acidic cleaning agents, neutral cleaning agents, alkaline cleaning agents, hand dishwashing agents, automatic dishwasher compositions, or combinations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Susanne WIELAND, Stefan KARSTEN, Thomas WEBER, Regina STEHR, Marianne SCHMELING, Michael DREJA, Mirko WEIDE, Christian OEHLENSCHLAEGER, Dorotea Raventos SEGURA, Rebecca VEJBORG, Henrik GEERTZ-HANSEN, Lilian BALTSEN, Jesper SALOMON
  • Publication number: 20200283702
    Abstract: Cleaning compositions may include polypeptides having hexosaminidase activity. The cleaning compositions may include a polypeptide having one or more of the motif(s) GXDE (SEQ ID NO 27), [EQ][NRSHA][YVFL][AGSTC][IVLF][EAQYN][SN] (SEQ ID NO: 28), HFHIGG (SEQ ID NO: 29), FLHLHF (SEQ ID NO: 30) or DHENYA (SEQ ID NO: 31), or combinations thereof. The cleaning compositions may be or include laundry detergents, fabric finishers, acidic cleaning agents, neutral cleaning agents, alkaline cleaning agents, hand dishwashing agents, automatic dishwasher compositions, or combinations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Susanne WIELAND, Stefan KARSTEN, Thomas WEBER, Regina STEHR, Marianne SCHMELING, Michael DREJA, Mirko WEIDE, Christian OEHLENSCHLAEGER, Dorotea Raventos SEGURA, Rebecca VEJBORG, Henrik GEERTZ-HANSEN, Lilian BALTSEN, Jesper SALOMON
  • Publication number: 20200157474
    Abstract: Detergents or cleansers may include at least one quinone oxidoreductase, an NAD(P)H cofactor, and a first substrate for the quinone oxidoreductase. The quinone oxidoreductase may be spatially separated from the NAD(P)H cofactor and/or first substrate. The detergent or cleanser may also include at least one inhibitor of the quinone oxidoreductase. A method for washing textiles or automatic dishwashing using this detergent or cleanser is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Christian DEGERING, Michael DREJA, Susanne WIELAND
  • Publication number: 20200115657
    Abstract: A viscoelastic, solid-state surfactant composition for textile treatment, containing based on the total weight thereof (i) a total amount of 10% to 70% by weight of at least one surfactant, (ii) a total amount of more than 1% by weight of at least one benzylidene alditol compound of formula (I), and (iii) water, constitutes an easily soluble, aesthetically pleasing and storage-stable form of a solid-state composition for providing surfactant-containing liquors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Peter Schmiedel, Filiz Yapici, Boray Torun, Anna Klemmer, Michael Dreja
  • Patent number: 10513675
    Abstract: The invention relates to an aqueous washing liquor in a device for cleaning soiled textile substrates, containing a plurality of water-insoluble solid particles and a liquid phase which contains a microemulsion, and to a textile washing method using said type of washing liquor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Peter Schmiedel, Michael Dreja, Christian Nitsch, Arnd Kessler, Benoit Luneau, Reinhard Strey, Anna Klemmer, Thorsten Bastigkeit, Thomas Mueller-Kirschbaum, Nicole Bode, Iwona Spill
  • Publication number: 20190352586
    Abstract: The invention relates to an aqueous washing liquor in a device for cleaning soiled textile substrates, containing a plurality of water-insoluble solid particles and a liquid phase which contains a microemulsion, and to a textile washing method using said type of washing liquor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Peter Schmiedel, Michael Dreja, Christian Nitsch, Arnd Kessler, Benoit Luneau, Reinhard Strey, Anna Klemmer, Thorsten Bastigkeit, Thomas Mueller-Kirschbaum, Nicole Bode, Iwona Spill
  • Publication number: 20190136157
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to detergents or cleaning agents that comprise two enzyme-containing compositions A and B physically separated from one another, wherein composition A is liquid and comprises at least one protease, preferably at least one metalloprotease; and composition B comprises at least one enzyme different from the protease in the first enzyme-containing phase, and to a method for laundering textiles or for automatic dishwashing with use of this detergent/cleaning agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Susanne Wieland, Nina Mussmann, Christian Degering, Michael Dreja, Brian Laufs
  • Publication number: 20180362891
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of enzyme technology, in particular the optimization of surfactant-enzyme mixtures, as used, for example, in washing or cleaning agents. The invention relates to an agent, in particular a washing or cleaning agent, which contains at least one enzyme and a special surfactant mixture. The present invention further relates to a method for cleaning textiles or hard surfaces and to the use of the agent according to the invention for removing stains.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Michael Dreja, Hendrik Hellmuth, Alexander Schulz
  • Publication number: 20180305645
    Abstract: An aqueous detergent solution in a device for cleaning soiled textile substrates is disclosed. The solution contains a plurality of water-insoluble solid particles which are obtained by reacting polyamide particles with polydialkylsiloxanes and/or alkanes carrying reactive groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2018
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Benoit Luneau, Michael Dreja, Peter Schmiedel, Christian Nitsch, Arnd Kessler, Thomas Mueller-Kirschbaum
  • Publication number: 20180291316
    Abstract: An aqueous detergent solution in a device for cleaning soiled textile substrates is disclosed. The solution contains a plurality of water-insoluble solid particles which have organic polymer material and carry polyalkoxy groups on their surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Benoit Luneau, Michael Dreja, Peter Schmiedel, Christian Nitsch, Arnd Kessler, Thomas Mueller-Kirschbaum
  • Publication number: 20180179474
    Abstract: The cleaning power of detergents when washing textiles was to be improved. This was accomplished mainly by using polyesters that are accessible from the dicarboxylic acid terephthalic acid and possibly isophthalic acid as well as ethylene glycol and polyethylene glycol having an average molar weights ranging from 2,000 g/mol to 8,000 g/mol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2016
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Frank Janssen, Christa Junkes, Stefanie Juntermanns, Sofia Mandikos, Michael Dreja, Ulrike Fischer, Udo Schoenkaes, Harald Kohnz
  • Publication number: 20180105769
    Abstract: The invention relates to method for removing deodorant stains from textiles wherein a textile treatment agent having an organic acid, an inorganic acid, a nonionic surfactant, and a deodorizing compound, is place in contact with stained textiles in a washing machine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Fabian Sieben, Regina Stehr, Michael Dreja
  • Publication number: 20180044611
    Abstract: The aim of the invention is to improve the cleaning performance of washing or cleaning agents with respect to soiling. This is achieved essentially by incorporating sulfobetaine-morpholine derivatives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Hendrik Hellmuth, Thomas Gerke, Nicole Bode, Michael Strotz, Michael Dreja
  • Publication number: 20170268155
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a device for treating stains, which can be carried by a person, comprising a reservoir for receiving a chemical formulation, where the reservoir has an outlet port for dispensing the chemical formulation and where the device comprises a UV radiation source which emits its radiation in a direction essentially away from the device. The invention further relates to a method for treating spots using such a device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2015
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Iwona Spill, Peter Schmiedel, Michael Dreja, Walter Heberlein
  • Publication number: 20170114310
    Abstract: The invention relates to an aqueous washing liquor in a device for cleaning soiled textile substrates, containing a plurality of water-insoluble solid particles and a liquid phase which contains a microemulsion, and to a textile washing method using said type of washing liquor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2017
    Publication date: April 27, 2017
    Applicant: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Peter Schmiedel, Michael Dreja, Christian Nitsch, Arnd Kessler, Benoit Luneau, Reinhard Strey, Anna Klemmer, Thorsten Bastigkeit, Thomas Mueller-Kirschbaum, Nicole Bode, Iwona Spill
  • Publication number: 20160362632
    Abstract: Cosmetic, detergent, and surface cleansing compositions are provided. The provided compositions include a flavolipid according to formula (I), in which R1 and R2, independently of one another, are selected from linear or branched C4-C20 alkyl radicals, linear or branched C4-C20 alkenyl radicals, and linear or branched C4-C20 hydroxyalkyl radicals; R3, R4, R5 and R6, independently of one another, are selected from hydrogen, hydroxyl, C1-C4 alkyl radicals, C1-C4 alkenyl radicals, C1-C4 alkoxy radicals, and C1-C4 hydroxyalkyl radicals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2015
    Publication date: December 15, 2016
    Inventors: ALEXANDER SCHULZ, MICHAEL DREJA, PETER SCHMIEDEL, MENGTAO PETE HE
  • Publication number: 20140323381
    Abstract: The aim of the invention is to improve the cleaning performance of washing and cleaning agents against stains from polysaccharide-containing food residue. This is substantially achieved by incorporating a combination of peroxide bleaching agents with specific acyl hydrazones.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Inventors: Andre Hatzelt, Michael Dreja
  • Patent number: 8399395
    Abstract: Herein a solid, scent-imparting composition is disclosed that comprises a water-soluble support, a water-soluble polymer, a malodor-absorbing compound, and a perfume. In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the water-soluble support is provided as a particulate that is coated with an envelope consisting of the water-soluble polymer, the malodor-absorbing compound, and the perfume. A detergent compound may be included that is at least partly in and/or on the envelope. Washing or cleaning agents comprising the scent-imparting compositions are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Michael Dreja, Tatiana Schymitzek, Alexander Ditze, Matthias Sunder