Patents by Inventor Nikhil J Fernandes

Nikhil J Fernandes 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: 20220355523
    Abstract: Described herein are UV reflective particles, and methods of forming UV reflective particles, comprising extruding a film having a plurality of alternating layers of polycarbonate (PC) and poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA), wherein each layer is less than 150 nm thick, and grinding the film into particles having a median particle size less than 200 microns.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicants: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC, ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY
    Inventors: Yuanqiao Rao, Nikhil J. Fernandes, Hyunwoo Kim, Lei Liu
  • Publication number: 20220331216
    Abstract: An aqueous conditioner formulation for thermally styled hair is provided, including: an aqueous carrier; and a modified carbohydrate polymer, comprising a cellulose ether base material functionalized with (i) trialkyl ammonium moieties of formula (I) wherein R1 is independently a C1-7 alkyl group and wherein the modified carbohydrate polymer has a Kjeldahl nitrogen content, TKN, corrected for ash and volatiles, of 0.75 to 2.5 wt %; and (ii) hydrophobic substituents having 16 carbon atoms; wherein the modified carbohydrate polymer comprises 0.005 to 1.5 wt %, based on weight of the cellulose ether base material, of the hydrophobic substituents; wherein the hydrophobic substituents are randomly distributed across the backbone of the cellulose ether base material; wherein the cellulose ether base material has a weight average molecular weight, MW, of >1,000,000 Daltons; and wherein the modified carbohydrate polymer has <0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Inventors: Nisaraporn Suthiwangcharoen, Lyndsay M. Leal, Emmett M. Partain, III, Nikhil J. Fernandes, Shannon Golden, Bethany K. Johnson
  • Publication number: 20220323312
    Abstract: Described herein are sun care compositions, comprising UV reflective particles ground from an extruded film having a plurality of alternating layers of polycarbonate (PC) and poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA), wherein each layer is less than 150 nm thick; and at least one of a cosmetically acceptable emollient, humectant, vitamin, moisturizer, conditioner, oil, silicone, suspending agent, surfactant, emulsifier, preservative, rheology modifier, pH adjustor, reducing agent, anti-oxidant, and/or foaming or de-foaming agent, and methods of making and using the sun care compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Applicants: DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC, ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY
    Inventors: Yuanqiao Rao, Nikhil J. Fernandes, Hyunwoo Kim, Lei Liu
  • Patent number: 11246821
    Abstract: A personal care composition is provided, comprising: a vehicle; a surfactant; a water-soluble cellulose ether base material substituted with a hydrophobic group having a carbon chain with 8 to 15 carbon atoms; wherein the water-soluble cellulose ether base material has a weight average molecular weight, Mw, of >800,000 Daltons; and, wherein the body wash formulation contains <0.01 wt % alkyl sulfate and <0.01 wt % alkyl ether sulfate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Corporation
    Inventors: Katherine R. Davis, Lyndsay M. Leal, Emmett M. Partain, III, Nikhil J. Fernandes, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20220040080
    Abstract: A personal care composition is provided, comprising: a cosmetically acceptable carrier; a cosmetically acceptable silicone; a modified carbohydrate polymer; wherein the modified carbohydrate polymer comprises a cellulose ether base material functionalized with (i) quaternary ammonium groups, wherein the quaternary ammonium groups and wherein the modified carbohydrate polymer has a Kjeldahl nitrogen content corrected for ash and volatiles, TKN, of 1.0 to 4.0 wt %; and (ii) hydrophobic substituents, wherein the hydrophobic substituents comprise an alkyl group having an average of 10 to 20 carbon atoms; wherein the modified carbohydrate polymer comprises >0.005 to <0.05 moles of the hydrophobic substituents per mole of the cellulose ether base material; wherein the hydrophobic groups are randomly distributed across the backbone of the cellulose ether base material; and wherein the cellulose ether base material has a weight average molecular weight, Mw, of >200,000 Daltons.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2019
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Inventors: Lyndsay M. Leal, Emmett M. Partain, III, Nikhil J. Fernandes, Daniel S. Miller
  • Patent number: 11013671
    Abstract: A method of making a hair care composition is provided, comprising: providing a cationic hair care emulsion, comprising: a cationic surfactant; optionally, a nonionic surfactant; water, wherein the water forms a continuous phase; and an internal phase, wherein the internal phase comprises: a cosmetically acceptable hydrocarbon oil; and a polyolefin blend, comprising: a high density polyolefin having a density of >0.90 g/cm3; and a low density polyolefin having a density of ?0.90 g/cm3; wherein the polyolefin blend has an average melt index of >7 as measured according to ASTM D 1238; providing a cosmetically acceptable silicone; providing an additional water; providing at least one hair care additive; and combining the cationic hair care emulsion, the cosmetically acceptable silicone, the additional water and the at least one hair care additive to form the hair care composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Dow Brasil Sudeste Industrial Ltda., Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Daisy de Fátima Scarparo de Sanctis, Nikhil J. Fernandes, David L. Malotky, Jodi A. Thomas
  • Publication number: 20200323746
    Abstract: A method of making a hair care composition is provided, comprising: providing a cationic hair care emulsion, comprising: a cationic surfactant; optionally, a nonionic surfactant; water, wherein the water forms a continuous phase; and an internal phase, wherein the internal phase comprises: a cosmetically acceptable hydrocarbon oil; and a polyolefin blend, comprising: a high density polyolefin having a density of >0.90 g/cm3; and a low density polyolefin having a density of ?0.90 g/cm3; wherein the polyolefin blend has an average melt index of >7 as measured according to ASTM D 1238; providing a cosmetically acceptable silicone; providing an additional water; providing at least one hair care additive; and combining the cationic hair care emulsion, the cosmetically acceptable silicone, the additional water and the at least one hair care additive to form the hair care composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2016
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicants: Rohm and Haas Company, Dow Global Technologies LLC, Dow Brasil Sudeste Industrial Ltda., Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventors: Daisy de Fátima Scarparo de Sanctis, Nikhil J. Fernandes, David L. Malotky, Jodi A. Thomas
  • Patent number: 10716745
    Abstract: A personal care composition is provided, comprising: a vehicle; a surfactant, wherein the surfactant includes at least one alkyl polyglucoside; a water-soluble cellulose ether base material substituted with a hydrophobic group having a carbon chain with 8 to 15 carbon atoms; wherein the water-soluble cellulose ether base material has a weight average molecular weight, Mw, of >800,000 Daltons; and wherein the personal care composition contains <0.01 wt % alkyl sulfate and <0.01 wt % alkyl ether sulfate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Union Carbide Corporation
    Inventors: Lyndsay M. Leal, Katherine R. Davis, Emmett M. Partain, III, Nikhil J. Fernandes, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Patent number: 10682531
    Abstract: A cationic hair care emulsion is providing including: a cationic surfactant; water, wherein the water forms a continuous phase; and an internal phase, wherein the internal phase comprises: a cosmetically acceptable hydrocarbon oil; and a polyolefin blend, comprising: a high density polyolefin having a density >0.90 g/cm3; and a low density polyolefin having a density of ?0.90 g/cm3; wherein the polyolefin blend has an average melt index of >7 as measured according to ASTM D 1238.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company, Dow Brasil Industrial Ltda.
    Inventors: Nikhil J. Fernandes, Daisy de Fátima Scarparo de Sanctis, David L. Malotky, Jodi A. Thomas
  • Publication number: 20200155439
    Abstract: A personal care composition is provided, comprising: a vehicle; a surfactant; a water-soluble cellulose ether base material substituted with a hydrophobic group having a carbon chain with 8 to 15 carbon atoms; wherein the water-soluble cellulose ether base material has a weight average molecular weight, Mw, of >800,000 Daltons; and, wherein the body wash formulation contains <0.01 wt % alkyl sulfate and <0.01 wt % alkyl ether sulfate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Katherine R. Davis, Lyndsay M. Leal, Emmett M. Partain, III, Nikhil J. Fernandes, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20190274944
    Abstract: A personal care composition is provided, comprising: a vehicle; a surfactant, wherein the surfactant includes at least one alkyl polyglucoside; a water-soluble cellulose ether base material substituted with a hydrophobic group having a carbon chain with 8 to 15 carbon atoms; wherein the water-soluble cellulose ether base material has a weight average molecular weight, Mw, of >800,000 Daltons; and wherein the personal care composition contains <0.01 wt % alkyl sulfate and <0.01 wt % alkyl ether sulfate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Lyndsay M. Leal, Katherine R. Davis, Emmett M. Partain, III, Nikhil J. Fernandes, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Publication number: 20190134431
    Abstract: A cationic hair care emulsion is providing including: a cationic surfactant; water, wherein the water forms a continuous phase; and an internal phase, wherein the internal phase comprises: a cosmetically acceptable hydrocarbon oil; and a polyolefin blend, comprising: a high density polyolefin having a density >0.90 g/cm3; and a low density polyolefin having a density of ?0.90 g/cm3; wherein the polyolefin blend has an average melt index of >7 as measured according to ASTM D 1238.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Nikhil J. Fernandes, Daisy de Fátima Scarparo de Sanctis, David L. Malotky, Jodi A. Thomas
  • Publication number: 20180263888
    Abstract: Provided is a concentrated emulsion and hair care compositions containing the concentrated emulsion. The emulsion comprises (a) an internal phase containing (i) a high density polyolefin with a density above 0.90 g/cm3, (ii) a low density polyolefin with a density equal to or below 0.90 g/cm3, and (iii) a cosmetically acceptable hydrocarbon oil; (b) from 0.1 to 15 wt %, based on the total weight of the emulsion, of a surfactant; and (c) balance water as a continuous phase, wherein the high and low density polyolefins have an average melt index greater than 7.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2016
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Inventors: Nikhil J Fernandes, Jodi A. Thomas, David L. Malotky