Patents by Inventor Robert D'Ambrogio

Robert D'Ambrogio 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: 20210196588
    Abstract: The invention relates to oral care compositions comprising a first stannous ion source, a second stannous ion source, wherein the second stannous ion comprises stannous pyrophosphate, and a source of zinc selected from zinc oxide, zinc citrate, zinc lactate, and combinations thereof, and a humectant system comprising glycerin and sorbitol, and a thickening system, as well as to methods of using and making these compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Paul Thomson, Robert D'AMBROGIO, Jean DENIS, Guofeng XU
  • Patent number: 10959932
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is mucin-coated silica, compositions comprising the same, and methods of promoting the aggregation and/or clearance of oral bacteria using such compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Carlo Daep, Michael Fitzgerald, Ekta Makwana, Peter R. Hilliard, Jr., Shamim Ansari, Robert D'Ambrogio
  • Publication number: 20200405598
    Abstract: This invention relates to oral care compositions comprising a first source of stannous, a second source of stannous, wherein the second source of stannous contains stannous pyrophosphate, and a zinc source selected from the group consisting of: zinc oxide, zinc citrate, zinc lactate, and combinations thereof, as well as to methods of using and of making these compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Paul THOMSON, Ekta MAKWANA, Robert D'AMBROGIO, Nihal DOGU
  • Patent number: 10773105
    Abstract: This invention relates to oral care compositions comprising zingerone, bisabolol, a stannous ion source, zinc oxide, and zinc citrate, as well as to methods of using and of making these compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Ying Yang, Dandan Chen, Robert D'Ambrogio, Paul Thomson, Harsh Mahendra Trivedi, Michael Prencipe, James Masters, Stanislav Jaracz
  • Publication number: 20190275355
    Abstract: This invention relates to oral care compositions comprising zingerone, bisabolol, a stannous ion source, zinc oxide, and zinc citrate, as well as to methods of using and of making these compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Ying YANG, Dandan CHEN, Robert D'AMBROGIO, Paul THOMSON, Harsh Mahendra TRIVEDI, Michael PRENCIPE, James MASTERS, Stanislav JARACZ
  • Patent number: 10335615
    Abstract: This invention relates to oral care compositions comprising zingerone, bisabolol, a stannous ion source, zinc oxide, and zinc citrate, as well as to methods of using and of making these compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Ying Yang, Dandan Chen, Robert D'Ambrogio, Paul Thomson, Harsh Mahendra Trivedi, Michael Prencipe, James Masters, Stanislav Jaracz
  • Publication number: 20190015313
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is mucin-coated silica, compositions comprising the same, and methods of promoting the aggregation and/or clearance of oral bacteria using such compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2016
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Carlo DAEP, Michael FITZGERALD, Ekta MAKWANA, Peter R. HILLIARD, JR., Shamim ANSARI, Robert D'AMBROGIO
  • Patent number: 9974723
    Abstract: The present invention provides an oral care composition comprising, based on the total weight of the composition: (a) 15 to 24 weight % calcium carbonate; (b) 0.9 to 2.5 weight % cellulose ether thickening agent; (c) 7 to 10 weight % thickening silica; and (d) at least 40 weight % water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Robert D'Ambrogio, Andrei Potanin, Guisheng Pan, Nora Lin
  • Publication number: 20180125769
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an oral care composition having an anionic surfactant, a cationic or amphoteric surfactant, and a potassium salt, wherein the oral care composition does not include a non-ionic surfactant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2016
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Tilo Poth, Hanspeter WOLF, Joshua SCHMID, Robert D'AMBROGIO
  • Patent number: 9949907
    Abstract: The present invention provides an oral care composition comprising, by total weight of the composition: (a) 15 to 35 weight % calcium carbonate; (b) 0.5 to 2 weight % cellulose ether thickening agent; (c) 1 to 6 weight % clay thickening agent; and (d) at least 35 weight % water; wherein, when the composition comprises less than 28 weight % calcium carbonate and less than 4 weight % clay thickening agent, the cellulose ether thickening agent is present in an amount of greater than 1 weight %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Robert D'Ambrogio, Andrei Potanin, Guisheng Pan, Nora Lin
  • Publication number: 20170367953
    Abstract: This invention relates to oral care compositions comprising zingerone, a stannous ion source, zinc oxide, and zinc citrate, as well as to methods of using and of making these compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Dandan Chen, Ying YANG, Robert D'AMBROGIO, Paul THOMSON, Harsh Mahendra TRIVEDI, Michael PRENCIPE, James MASTERS, Stanislav JARACZ
  • Publication number: 20170368376
    Abstract: This invention relates to oral care compositions comprising zingerone, bisabolol, a stannous ion source, zinc oxide, and zinc citrate, as well as to methods of using and of making these compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Ying Yang, Dandan CHEN, Robert D'AMBROGIO, Paul THOMSON, Harsh Mahendra TRIVEDI, Michael PRENCIPE, James MASTERS, Stanislav JARACZ
  • Publication number: 20170258691
    Abstract: Disclosed is a stable oral care composition including an orally acceptable vehicle, and a colorant encapsulated by a biodegradable polymer. Methods of preparing the stable oral care composition and using the oral care composition to promote oral health are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2014
    Publication date: September 14, 2017
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventor: Robert D'Ambrogio
  • Publication number: 20170014316
    Abstract: The present invention provides oral care compositions comprising, by total weight of the composition: (a) 15 to 35 weight % calcium carbonate; and (b) 5 to 25 weight % talc. In one aspect, the total concentration of talc and calcium carbonate in the composition is greater than 35 weight %. In another aspect where the total concentration of talc and calcium carbonate is 35 weight % or less, the composition also includes an additional structuring agent, which comprises at least one of: (i) a cellulose ether thickening agent; and (ii) an inorganic thickening agent selected from thickening silica, a clay thickening agent, and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2013
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Robert D'Ambrogio, Andrei Potanin, Guisheng Pan, Nora Lin
  • Publication number: 20170014322
    Abstract: The present invention provides an oral care composition comprising, based on the total weight of the composition: (a) 15 to 24 weight % calcium carbonate; (b) 0.9 to 2.5 weight % cellulose ether thickening agent; (c) 7 to 10 weight % thickening silica; and (d) at least 40 weight % water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2013
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Robert D'Ambrogio, Andrei Potanin, Guisheng Pan, Nora Lin
  • Publication number: 20170014321
    Abstract: The present invention provides an oral care composition comprising, by total weight of the composition: (a) 15 to 35 weight % calcium carbonate; (b) 0.5 to 2 weight % cellulose ether thickening agent; (c) 1 to 6 weight % clay thickening agent; and (d) at least 35 weight % water; wherein, when the composition comprises less than 28 weight % calcium carbonate and less than 4 weight % clay thickening agent, the cellulose ether thickening agent is present in an amount of greater than 1 weight %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2013
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Applicant: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Robert D'Ambrogio, Andrei Potanin, Guisheng Pan, Nora Lin
  • Patent number: 9506018
    Abstract: An aqueous composition comprising at least one surfactant; a suspending agent comprising micro fibrous cellulose; 10 to 600 ppm of an alkaline earth metal ion, and water. The composition can be used to structure surfactant systems to suspend material in the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Robert D'Ambrogio, Joan Ethel Gambogi
  • Patent number: 9480631
    Abstract: A capsule slurry including at least one coacervated capsule and at least 10 wt % humectant is disclosed. The humectant may be sorbitol, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, xylitol, erythritol and/or betaine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Robert D'Ambrogio, Shira Pilch, James Masters
  • Patent number: 9157051
    Abstract: A cleaning composition comprising a liquid salt, and a hydrogen bond donor for the liquid salt, and a surfactant. Also a method of cleaning using the cleaning composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Robert D'Ambrogio, Deborah A. Peru, Karen Wisniewski
  • Patent number: 8901061
    Abstract: A cleaning composition comprising a choline salt and a surfactant or solvent. Also, a method of cleaning using the cleaning composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Robert D'Ambrogio, Deborah A. Peru, Karen Wisniewski