Patents by Inventor Rehana Begum-Gafur

Rehana Begum-Gafur 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: 11337912
    Abstract: This application provides, among other things, novel aqueous oral care compositions useful for combining and delivering poorly compatible ingredients, for example to deliver effective levels of cationic antibacterial agents in combination with anionic polymers that protect against erosion and staining, by addition of a stabilizing amount of a polyamine, e.g., lysine, and methods for making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Carl Myers, Rehana Begum-Gafur
  • Publication number: 20210186832
    Abstract: This invention relates to oral care compositions comprising zinc phosphate, a first source of stannous (e.g., stannous fluoride); and a second source of stannous, wherein the second source of stannous comprises stannous pyrophosphate, as well as to methods of using and of making these compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2021
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Aarti Rege, Michael Prencipe, Paul Thomson, Rehana Begum-Gafur
  • Patent number: 10987292
    Abstract: Provided herein is a cost-effective and potent preservative system for a composition comprising a salicylate salt and a benzoate salt in an amount of from 0.2 weight % to 0.5 weight % by total weight of the composition and in a molar ratio of salicylate to benzoate of 1:6 to 1:1.2, wherein the composition has a pH of 5 or less. Further provided herein is a method of using a combination of a salicylate salt and a benzoate salt in a preservative system in a composition, and a method of preserving a composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Catherine Lewus, Laurence D. Du-Thumm, Rehana Begum-Gafur, Kimdra Smith-Webster, Mark Vandeven
  • Patent number: 10966910
    Abstract: This invention relates to oral care compositions comprising zinc phosphate, a first source of stannous (e.g., stannous fluoride); and a second source of stannous, wherein the second source of stannous comprises stannous pyrophosphate, as well as to methods of using and of making these compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Aarti Rege, Michael Prencipe, Paul Thomson, Rehana Begum-Gafur
  • Patent number: 10912731
    Abstract: This application provides, among other things, novel aqueous biphasic oral care compositions comprising two distinct aqueous phases, useful for combining and delivering poorly compatible ingredients, for example to deliver effective levels of cationic antibacterial agents in combination with anionic polymers, e.g. that protect against erosion and staining, by addition of a stabilizing amount of a polyamine, e.g. lysine, and methods for making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Carl Myers, Rehana Begum-Gafur, Jeffrey Merl Miller, Ekta Makwana
  • Patent number: 10857395
    Abstract: This application provides, among other things, novel aqueous oral care compositions useful for combining and delivering poorly compatible ingredients, for example to deliver effective levels of cationic antibacterial agents in combination with short chain polyphosphate salts that protect against erosion and staining, by addition of a stabilizing amount of an anionic surfactant and methods for making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Carl Myers, Rehana Begum-Gafur, Katelyn Duchemin, Melissa Muir
  • Publication number: 20200360253
    Abstract: Provided herein is a cost-effective and potent preservative system for a composition comprising a salicylate salt and a benzoate salt in an amount of from 0.2 weight % to 0.5 weight % by total weight of the composition and in a molar ratio of salicylate to benzoate of 1:6 to 1:1.2, wherein the composition has a pH of 5 or less. Further provided herein is a method of using a combination of a salicylate salt and a benzoate salt in a preservative system in a composition, and a method of preserving a composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Catherine LEWUS, Laurence DU-THUMM, Rehana BEGUM-GAFUR, Kimdra SMITH-WEBSTER, Mark VANDEVEN
  • Publication number: 20200253844
    Abstract: This invention relates to oral care compositions comprising zinc phosphate, a first source of stannous (e.g., stannous fluoride); and a second source of stannous, wherein the second source of stannous comprises stannous pyrophosphate, as well as to methods of using and of making these compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Aarti REGE, Michael PRENCIPE, Paul THOMSON, Rehana BEGUM-GAFUR
  • Publication number: 20200208193
    Abstract: Methods for visualizing oral biofilm growth and methods for identifying compounds that modulate biofilm growth are provided. Biofilm samples are stained with fluorescent dyes and viewed with a confocal laser scanning microscope. Biofilm samples are in a container with a cover slip configured for viewing the biofilm sample with the confocal laser scanning microscope and the coverslip has a thickness variation of 0.02 mm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Tulika Sarma, Rehana Begum-Gafur
  • Patent number: 10646420
    Abstract: This invention relates to oral care compositions comprising zinc phosphate, a first source of stannous (e.g., stannous fluoride); and a second source of stannous, wherein the second source of stannous comprises stannous pyrophosphate, as well as to methods of using and of making these compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Aarti Rege, Michael Prencipe, Paul Thomson, Rehana Begum-Gafur
  • Publication number: 20200101329
    Abstract: This application provides, among other things, novel aqueous oral care compositions useful for combining and delivering poorly compatible ingredients, for example to deliver effective levels of cationic antibacterial agents in combination with short chain polyphosphate salts that protect against erosion and staining, by addition of a stabilizing amount of an anionic surfactant and methods for making and using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Carl MYERS, Rehana BEGUM-GAFUR, Katelyn DUCHEMIN, Melissa MUIR
  • Patent number: 10525289
    Abstract: This application provides, among other things, novel aqueous oral care compositions useful for combining and delivering poorly compatible ingredients, for example to deliver effective levels of cationic antibacterial agents in combination with short chain polyphosphate salts that protect against erosion and staining, by addition of a stabilizing amount of an anionic surfactant and methods for making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Carl Myers, Rehana Begum-Gafur, Katelyn Duchemin, Melissa Muir
  • Publication number: 20190175957
    Abstract: This application provides, among other things, novel aqueous oral care compositions useful for combining and delivering poorly compatible ingredients, for example to deliver effective levels of cationic antibacterial agents in combination with short chain polyphosphate salts that protect against erosion and staining, by addition of a stabilizing amount of an anionic surfactant and methods for making and using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Carl Myers, Rehana Begum-Gafur, Katelyn Duchemin, Melissa Muir
  • Patent number: 10238896
    Abstract: This application provides, among other things, novel aqueous oral care compositions useful for combining and delivering poorly compatible ingredients, for example to deliver effective levels of cationic antibacterial agents in combination with short chain polyphosphate salts that protect against erosion and staining, by addition of a stabilizing amount of an anionic surfactant and methods for making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Carl Myers, Rehana Begum-Gafur, Katelyn Duchemin, Melissa Muir
  • Publication number: 20190038545
    Abstract: This application provides, among other things, novel aqueous biphasic oral care compositions comprising two distinct aqueous phases, useful for combining and delivering poorly compatible ingredients, for example to deliver effective levels of cationic antibacterial agents in combination with anionic polymers, e.g. that protect against erosion and staining, by addition of a stabilizing amount of a polyamine, e.g. lysine, and methods for making and using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Carl Myers, Rehana Begum-Gafur, Jeffrey Merl Miller, Ekta Makwana
  • Publication number: 20180168957
    Abstract: This invention relates to oral care compositions comprising zinc phosphate, a first source of stannous (e.g., stannous fluoride); and a second source of stannous, wherein the second source of stannous comprises stannous pyrophosphate, as well as to methods of using and of making these compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Aarti Rege, Michael Prencipe, Paul Thomson, Rehana Begum-Gafur
  • Publication number: 20180043190
    Abstract: This application provides, among other things, novel aqueous oral care compositions useful for combining and delivering poorly compatible ingredients, for example to deliver effective levels of cationic antibacterial agents in combination with short chain polyphosphate salts that protect against erosion and staining, by addition of a stabilizing amount of an anionic surfactant and methods for making and using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Carl Myers, Rehana BEGUM-GAFUR, Katelyn DUCHEMIN, Melissa MUIR
  • Publication number: 20170367948
    Abstract: This invention relates to oral care compositions comprising a first source of zinc which is zinc citrate, a second source of zinc which is zinc oxide or zinc lactate, a stannous ion source, and a polyphosphate, as well as to methods of using and of making these compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Paul Thomson, Nihal DOGU, Divino RAJAH, Carlo DAEP, Rehana BEGUM-GAFUR, Michael PRENCIPE
  • Publication number: 20170151158
    Abstract: This application provides, among other things, novel aqueous oral care compositions useful for combining and delivering poorly compatible ingredients, for example to deliver effective levels of cationic antibacterial agents in combination with anionic polymers that protect against erosion and staining, by addition of a stabilizing amount of a polyamine, e.g., lysine, and methods for making and using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Publication date: June 1, 2017
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Carl Myers, Rehana Begum-Gafur
  • Publication number: 20160262997
    Abstract: Provided herein is a cost-effective and potent preservative system for a composition comprising a salicylate salt and a benzoate salt in an amount of from 0.2 weight % to 0.5 weight % by total weight of the composition and in a molar ratio of salicylate to benzoate of 1:6 to 1:1.2, wherein the composition has a pH of 5 or less. Further provided herein is a method of using a combination of a salicylate salt and a benzoate salt in a preservative system in a composition, and a method of preserving a composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2013
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Catherine Lewus, Laurence D. Du-Thumm, Rehana Begum-Gafur, Kimdra Smith-Webster, Mark Vandeven