Patents by Inventor Paloma Pimenta

Paloma Pimenta 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: 10722446
    Abstract: Described herein are aqueous oral care compositions comprising (a) an effective amount of a basic amino acid in free or orally acceptable salt form; and (b) a polymer system comprising (i) a cellulosic polymer, (ii) a gum polymer, and (iii) a polyacrylate polymer or co-polymer; and methods of making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Paloma Pimenta, Davide Miksa, Shira Pilch, Aarti Rege, Richard Sullivan
  • Publication number: 20200229583
    Abstract: Described herein is an oral care kit comprising an oral care implement having a first reservoir containing a first oral care agent comprising a first whitening reagent that includes triacetin; and a container having a second reservoir containing a second oral care agent, the second oral care agent comprising a catalytic enzyme and a second whitening reagent that includes peroxide forming compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Paloma PIMENTA, Chun HUANG, Robert DICOSIMO, Mark PAYNE
  • Patent number: 10716741
    Abstract: Oral care compositions and methods for whitening teeth are provided. The oral care composition may include an orally acceptable vehicle, a whitening booster, and a source of hydrogen peroxide. The whitening booster may be dispersed in the orally acceptable vehicle. The whitening booster may include a salt of a monopersulfate, such as an alkali metal salt of the monopersulfate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Shaotang Yuan, Paloma Pimenta, Cajetan Dogo-Isonagie
  • Publication number: 20200206320
    Abstract: An oral care composition, including a catalyzing enzyme and an anhydrous matrix configured to at least partially stabilize the catalyzing enzyme, wherein the anhydrous matrix includes a source of hydrogen peroxide, an acyl donor, a non-aqueous anhydrous liquid, and a surfactant mixture including sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), Betaine, and a poloxamer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Shaotang YUAN, Paloma PIMENTA, Dennis ONTUMI, Jennifer GRONLUND, Robert DICOSIMO, Sharon HAYNIE, Mark S. PAYNE
  • Publication number: 20200206101
    Abstract: Oral care compositions and methods for whitening teeth are provided. The oral care composition may include an orally acceptable vehicle, a whitening booster, and a source of hydrogen peroxide. The whitening booster may be dispersed in the orally acceptable vehicle. The whitening booster may include a salt of a monopersulfate, such as an alkali metal salt of the monopersulfate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Shaotang YUAN, Paloma PIMENTA, Cajetan DOGO-ISONAGIE
  • Patent number: 10667995
    Abstract: Described herein are oral care compositions comprising a surfactant system; a structuring agent, and a lipophilic agent; and methods of making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Robert Vogt, Karsten Kohrs, Shira Pilch, Najma Khan, Paloma Pimenta, Richard Joseph Sullivan
  • 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: 20200121434
    Abstract: An electrolysis device may include: a housing comprising a container having an open end, the container configured to contain a liquid when the container is oriented in an upright position; and an electrolysis circuit comprising: a power source; a plurality of electrodes disposed within the container and electrically coupled to the power source; an orientation switch electrically coupled to the power source, coupled to the housing, and oriented to switch when the container is oriented in the upright position; and a control circuit electrically coupled to the power source, the electrodes, and the orientation switch, wherein the electrolysis circuit is configured to operate when the electrodes pass an electric current above a predetermined current threshold and the container is oriented in the upright position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Chun HUANG, Paloma PIMENTA, Guofeng XU, Matthew Lee KOLB
  • Publication number: 20200113805
    Abstract: A film forming composition and methods for preventing acid erosion of teeth and preventing the formation of caries on teeth are disclosed. The film forming composition may include a hydrophobic copolymer, a fluoride compound, and an orally acceptable solvent. The film forming composition may also include a cellulose derivative, a rosin, a fluoride compound, and an orally acceptable solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Rong DONG, Wei WANG, Paloma PIMENTA, Ralph Peter SANTARPIA III, Shira PILCH
  • Publication number: 20200113808
    Abstract: Film forming compositions and methods for occluding dentin tubules of teeth to treat dentinal hypersensitivity of the teeth are provided. The film forming compositions may include a hydrophobic copolymer, a rosin, and an orally acceptable solvent. The hydrophobic copolymer may include an acrylate/octylacrylamide copolymer, such as 2-propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, 2-methylpropyl ester, polymer with 2-propenoic acid and N-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)-2-propenamide. Methods for treating dentinal hypersensitivity may include contacting the film forming composition with surfaces of the teeth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Rong DONG, Irene PETROU, Paloma PIMENTA, Stacey LAVENDER, Shira PILCH
  • Publication number: 20200113807
    Abstract: Film forming compositions and methods for preventing stains and increasing shine and gloss of teeth. The film forming compositions may include a polymer, such as a hydrophobic polymer, and an orally acceptable solvent. The hydrophobic polymer may include an acrylate component and a hydrophobic group coupled with one another. The hydrophobic group may include an alkyl chain, a polyethylene glycol, a polypropylene, a polyester, a polyorthoester, a phospholipid, a long chain fatty acid, a vinyl chloride, fluorethylene, a siloxane, a urethane, an octylacrylamide, a butylaminoethyl, a styrene, and combinations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Michael NORTH, Rong DONG, Paloma PIMENTA, Shira PILCH
  • Publication number: 20200046620
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a solid composition for oral care comprising at least one whitening agent chosen from chloride isocyanurate and metal salts of hypochlorite; at least one carbonate base; and optionally at least one effervescent acid. Further disclosed herein is a kit comprising the solid composition and an aqueous liquid composition, as well as methods of whitening teeth and/or producing antibacterial effects in the oral cavity comprising mixing the solid composition with an aqueous liquid composition until the solid composition disintegrates to create a mouthwash comprising hypochlorite; and contacting teeth with the mouthwash comprising hypochlorite.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Chun HUANG, Paloma PIMENTA, Luciana RINAUDI MARRON, Indrani BANERJEE, Rong DONG
  • Patent number: 10518114
    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 zinc oxide. The composition and methods provide benefits including increased stability and shelf-life ensuring the delivery and bioavailability of zinc oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Paloma Pimenta, Shira Pilch, James Masters, Betty Won
  • Patent number: 10449139
    Abstract: Described herein are aqueous compositions comprising polymers, which deliver a polymer film to surfaces of the oral cavity to relieve dry mouth; and methods of preparing and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Paloma Pimenta, Marilou T. Joziak, Edward Joziak, Shira Pilch
  • Publication number: 20180360708
    Abstract: An oral care product, a whitening composition thereof, and methods for the same are disclosed therein. The oral care product includes an orally acceptable vehicle and the whitening composition. The whitening composition includes a whitening booster and a source of hydrogen peroxide. The whitening booster may include a salt of a monopersulfate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Cajetan DOGO-ISONAGIE, Paloma PIMENTA, Chun HUANG
  • Patent number: 9820924
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a liquid hand soap or body wash, comprising (i) a surfactant system comprising C8-18 alkyl-ether sulfate, cocamidopropyl betaine (CAPB), and N-(2 hydroxyethyl) fatty acid amide; (ii) a polyethylene oxide-polypropylene oxide block copolymer; and (iii) one or more polyalkoxylated mono- or di-fatty acid esters or amides, the composition allowing reduced surfactant levels, while still having good rheological properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
    Inventors: Paloma Pimenta, Darrick Carlone, Emma Alvarado, Subhash Harmalker, Marian N. Holerca, Evangelia S. Arvanitidou
  • Publication number: 20160287499
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a liquid hand soap or body wash, comprising (i) a surfactant system comprising C8-18 alkyl-ether sulfate, cocamidopropyl betaine (CAPB), and N-(2 hydroxyethyl) fatty acid amide; (ii) a polyethylene oxide-polypropylene oxide block copolymer; and (iii) one or more polyalkoxylated mono- or di-fatty acid esters or amides, the composition allowing reduced surfactant levels, while still having good rheological properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2013
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Paloma Pimenta, Darrick Carlone, Emma Alvarado, Subhash Harmalker, Marian N. Holerca, Evangelia S. Arvanitidou
  • Publication number: 20150366778
    Abstract: Described herein are whitening compositions comprising a peroxide source, and an adhesion system comprising a hydrophobic component comprising a silicone adhesive; and a dental surface adhesion enhancing agent, which are physically stable and effectively provide whitening. Methods of making and using these compositions are also described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2015
    Publication date: December 24, 2015
    Inventors: Thomas Boyd, Dennis Ontumi, Prakasarao Mandadi, Suman Chopra, Jason Nesta, Paloma Pimenta
  • Patent number: 9155688
    Abstract: Described herein are whitening compositions comprising a peroxide source, and an adhesion system comprising a hydrophobic component comprising a silicone adhesive; and a dental surface adhesion enhancing agent, which are physically stable and effectively provide whitening. Methods of making and using these compositions are also described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Thomas Boyd, Dennis Ontumi, Prakasarao Mandadi, Suman Chopra, Jason Nesta, Paloma Pimenta
  • Patent number: 9095530
    Abstract: Described herein are films comprising a zinc-containing compound and a film-stabilizing ingredient, for use in oral and personal care compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2015
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Betty Won, Paloma Pimenta, Shira Pilch, James Masters, Mahmoud Hassan, Ben Gu