Patents by Inventor Nabil Naouli

Nabil Naouli 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: 10662387
    Abstract: An additive used in the production of wood pellets to increase throughput. The additive may be applied as a booster to wood prior to forming the wood into pellets. The booster may comprise 30% to 100% tall oil pitch and 70% to 0% tall oil head and may be applied at a rate of 0.01 to 2 wt. % of the wood.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: ARR-MAZ PRODUCTS, L.P.
    Inventors: Frank Bor-Her Chen, Nabil Naouli, Paul A. Williams, John Suldickas
  • Publication number: 20190284493
    Abstract: An additive used in the production of wood pellets to increase throughput. The additive may be applied as a booster to wood prior to forming the wood into pellets. The booster may comprise 30% to 100% tall oil pitch and 70% to 0% tall oil head and may be applied at a rate of 0.01 to 2 wt. % of the wood.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: Arr-Maz Products, L.P.
    Inventors: Frank Bor-Her Chen, Nabil Naouli, Paul A. Williams, John Suldickas
  • Publication number: 20180355268
    Abstract: Structured composite wood pellets comprising wood pellets with a coating at least partially covering the wood pellets, where the coating reduces the generation of dust/fines of the wood pellet upon impact and/or abrasion. The coating may comprise crude tall oil, distilled tall oil, tall oil pitch, tall oil fatty acids, tall oil heads, non-food use sustainable wax, or a combination thereof. The coating may be located at the surface and/or subsurface of the wood pellets rather than throughout, and may be applied at a rate of less than 1 wt. % of the wood pellets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Applicant: Arr-Maz Products, L.P.
    Inventors: Frank Bor-Her Chen, Nabil Naouli, Paul A. Williams
  • Patent number: 9561166
    Abstract: A personal or household care product includes cationic, nonionic or cationic/nonionic derivatized polysaccharide in combination with a phosphate ester surfactant. The derivatized polysaccharide polymer is formed by reacting the polysaccharide ester surfactant for a sufficient time and at a sufficient temperature in the presence of water, caustic, and at least one surfactant. The polysaccharide polymer may optionally be reacted with an oxidizing agent, hydrolytic or proteolytic enzymes, molecular weight reducing agents and a cationizing agent and nonionic agent. The formed derivatized polysaccharide has a lower clarity in water than in an aqueous surfactant system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: HERCULES INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Anita N. Chan, Louis Patrick Dziuk, Jr., Paquita Erazo-Majewicz, Jashawant J. Modi, M. Olaf Michelson, Bruce Kevin Fillipo, Nabil Naouli
  • Patent number: 8747823
    Abstract: A composition containing sulfonated keratin with molecular weight distribution of about 96.8% 100 kDa to 100 Da and about 3.2% 250 kDa to 100 kDa, at least one cationic surfactant, and optionally an aqueous carrier. Generally the keratin is produced by a method involving treating wool with about 0.5 to about 1.0N NaOH in a bath volume:wool weight of about 5:1 to about 10:1 at about 40° C. to about 65° C. for about 4 to about 8 hours with dosing about every 1 to 3 hours with about 1% to about 10% by weight of bath of hydrogen peroxide. Also a method for treating a keratin based substrate involving contacting or applying the substrate (e.g., hair) with the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by The Secretary of Agriculture
    Inventors: Jeanette M. Cardamone, Paquita Erazo-Majewicz, Nabil Naouli
  • Publication number: 20140044664
    Abstract: A composition containing sulfonated keratin with molecular weight distribution of about 96.8% 100 kDa to 100 Da and about 3.2% 250 kDa to 100 kDa, at least one cationic surfactant, and optionally an aqueous carrier. Generally the keratin is produced by a method involving treating wool with about 0.5 to about 1.0N NaOH in a bath volume:wool weight of about 5:1 to about 10:1 at about 40° C. to about 65° C. for about 4 to about 8 hours with dosing about every 1 to 3 hours with about 1% to about 10% by weight of bath of hydrogen peroxide. Also a method for treating a keratin based substrate involving contacting or applying the substrate (e.g., hair) with the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2012
    Publication date: February 13, 2014
    Inventors: Jeanette M. Cardamone, Paquita Erazo-Majewicz, Nabil Naouli
  • Patent number: 8568701
    Abstract: The present invention is related to surfactant-based formulations comprising the polyelectrolytes and blends of such polyelectrolytes with non-cellulosic cationic polysaccharide polymers wherein the surfactant is a phosphate ester. The surfactant-based formulations exhibit improved clarity of the resulting formulations, their improved conditioning of keratin substrates, textile substrates, and hard-surface substrates, their improved deposition of dispersed phase materials onto keratin substrates, textile substrates, and hard-surface substrates, their improved lather performance, and their improved rheology in applications such as personal care and household care products and textile applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: Hercules Incorporated
    Inventors: Patric Bierganns, Paquita Erazo-Majewicz, Nabil Naouli
  • Publication number: 20130216489
    Abstract: A personal or household care product includes cationic, nonionic or cationic/nonionic derivatized polysaccharide in combination with a phosphate ester surfactant. The derivatized polysaccharide polymer is formed by reacting the polysaccharide ester surfactant for a sufficient time and at a sufficient temperature in the presence of water, caustic, and at least one surfactant. The polysaccharide polymer may optionally be reacted with an oxidizing agent, hydrolytic or proteolytic enzymes, molecular weight reducing agents and a cationizing agent and nonionic agent. The formed derivatized polysaccharide has a lower clarity in water than in an aqueous surfactant system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2012
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Applicant: HERCULES INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Anita N. Chan, Louis Patrick Dziuk, JR., Paquita Erazo-Majewicz, Jashawant J. Modi, M. Olaf Michelson, Bruce Kevin Fillipo, Nabil Naouli
  • Publication number: 20130209388
    Abstract: The presently disclosed and claimed inventive concept(s) relates to a conditioning composition additive for use on keratin substrates in order to provide immediate as well as long lasting benefits to the keratin substrate in conditioning systems, such as leave-on and rinse off conditioners, for hair and skin, or for imparting greater water resistance to such personal care compositions as sunscreens or cosmetics. The presently disclosed and claimed inventive concept(s) also relates to a conditioning composition containing the conditioning composition additive and a method of applying the conditioning composition additive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2013
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Inventors: Paquita Erazo-Majewicz, Gijsbert Kroon, Nabil Naouli, Tuttu Maria Nuutinen, Nathalie Sieverling
  • Patent number: 8343469
    Abstract: The present invention is related to surfactant-based formulations comprising the polyelectrolytes and blends of such polyelectrolytes with non-cellulosic cationic polysaccharide polymers. The surfactant-based formulations exhibit improved clarity of the resulting formulations, their improved conditioning of keratin substrates, textile substrates, and hard-surface substrates, their improved deposition of dispersed phase materials onto keratin substrates, textile substrates, and hard-surface substrates, their improved lather performance, and their improved rheology in applications such as personal care and household care products and textile applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Hercules Incorporated
    Inventors: Patric Bierganns, Paquita Erazo-Majewicz, Nabil Naouli
  • Publication number: 20120076747
    Abstract: The present invention is related to surfactant-based formulations comprising the polyelectrolytes and blends of such polyelectrolytes with non-cellulosic cationic polysaccharide polymers wherein the surfactant is a phosphate ester. The surfactant-based formulations exhibit improved clarity of the resulting formulations, their improved conditioning of keratin substrates, textile substrates, and hard-surface substrates, their improved deposition of dispersed phase materials onto keratin substrates, textile substrates, and hard-surface substrates, their improved lather performance, and their improved rheology in applications such as personal care and household care products and textile applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2011
    Publication date: March 29, 2012
    Applicant: HERCULES INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Patric Bierganns, Paquita Erazo-Majewicz, Nabil Naouli
  • Publication number: 20110002868
    Abstract: The present invention is related to surfactant-based formulations comprising the polyelectrolytes and blends of such polyelectrolytes with non-cellulosic cationic polysaccharide polymers. The surfactant-based formulations exhibit improved clarity of the resulting formulations, their improved conditioning of keratin substrates, textile substrates, and hard-surface substrates, their improved deposition of dispersed phase materials onto keratin substrates, textile substrates, and hard-surface substrates, their improved lather performance, and their improved rheology in applications such as personal care and household care products and textile applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2010
    Publication date: January 6, 2011
    Applicant: HERCULES INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Patric Bierganns, Paquita Erazo-Majewicz, Nabil Naouli