Patents by Inventor Robert T. Gow

Robert T. Gow 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: 20080275117
    Abstract: In certain aspects the invention features novel compositions and pharmaceutical preparations of the same. In certain embodiments, the compositions comprise ?- and/or ?-boswellic acid and/or their C-acetates in an amount greater than 65% by weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2007
    Publication date: November 6, 2008
    Inventors: Dan Li, Robert T. Gow, George W. Sypert
  • Publication number: 20080193573
    Abstract: The present invention relates to extracts of curcuma species plant material using supercritical CO2 extraction methods, methods of treating a subject suffering from suffering from amyloid plaque aggregation or fibril formation associated with, for example, Alzheimer's disease, and methods of inhibiting amyloid plaque aggregation or fibril formation in tissue thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2007
    Publication date: August 14, 2008
    Inventors: Robert T. Gow, Dan Li, H. Brock Manville, George W. Sypert, Randall S. Alberte
  • Publication number: 20080160116
    Abstract: An aspect of the present invention relates to compositions comprising a gingerol, for example, compositions comprising gingerol in an amount greater than about 2% by weight. In some aspects of the invention, the composition comprises 6-gingerol, 8-gingerol, 10-gingerol, 6-shagaol, or combinations thereof. Another aspect of the invention relates to a method for extracting a ginger species comprising, sequentially extracting a ginger species plant material to yield an essential oil fraction, a gingerol fraction, a phenolic fraction, and a polysaccharide fraction, wherein the essential oil and gingerol fractions are derived by extracting plant feedstock material by supercritical carbon dioxide extraction, the phenolic fraction is extracted from the plant feedstock material or from the remainder of the essential oil and gingerol extractions by hydroalcoholic extraction, and the polysaccharide fraction is derived by water extraction of the remainder of the phenolic extraction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2007
    Publication date: July 3, 2008
    Applicant: HerbalScience Singapore Pte. Ltd
    Inventors: Dan Li, George W. Sypert, Robert T. Gow
  • Patent number: 7381434
    Abstract: This invention comprises methods and compositions of Areca catechu . Methods of the present invention comprise extracting plant material of Areca catechu so that compositions having characteristics different from those of native plant materials are obtained. Compositions comprising food aids and other dietary supplements are also taught.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2008
    Assignee: HerbalScience LLC
    Inventors: Robert T. Gow, Brian Pierce, John Pierce, William Birdsall
  • Patent number: 7294353
    Abstract: The present invention comprises methods for making compositions derived from Ilex species, particularly Ilex paraguariensis, having lowered caffeine and tannin concentrations, compositions made by such methods, oral delivery formulations, and methods of use of such compositions. In particular, the present invention comprises methods for making maté compositions that have a predetermined characeteristic, such as a lowered amount of caffeine, elevated amounts of caffeoyls, and/or lowered amounts of tannin compounds compared to the native maté plant materials. Further, the invention comprises methods of additional processing steps tp produce compositions having a predetermined alkaloid ratio or profiles to meet particular considerations for final products. The compositions of the present invention may be processed for specific uses such as tablets or other oral delivery vehicles. These compositions may be used in methods for treatment of physiological and medical conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2007
    Assignee: HerbalScience, LLC
    Inventors: Robert T. Gow, George W. Sypert, John Pierce, Dan Li, Xun Yan, Rodger M. Marentis
  • Patent number: 7291352
    Abstract: The present invention comprises methods and compositions comprising Areca extract compositions and compositions comprising extracts of Ilex paraguariensis or theobromine. Methods of the invention comprise methods of making pharmaceutical or nutriceutical products comprising Areca catechu extract compositions and maté extract compositions or theobromine, and methods of use of the extracted products and pharmaceutical and nutriceutical products. The present invention also comprises methods for treating conditions related to mental and physical fatigue and obesity, as well as, enhancement of mental focus, cognition, and a sense of well being, comprising administering the compositions of the present invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2007
    Assignee: HerbalScience LLC
    Inventors: Robert T. Gow, John Pierce, George W. Sypert
  • Patent number: 7279184
    Abstract: The present invention comprises methods for making compositions derived from Ilex species, particularly Ilex paraguariensis, having lowered caffeine and tannin concentrations, compositions made by such methods, oral delivery formulations, and methods of use of such compositions. In particular, the present invention comprises methods for making maté compositions that have a predetermined characeteristic, such as a lowered amount of caffeine, elevated amounts of caffeoyls, and/or lowered amounts of tannin compounds compared to the native maté plant materials. Further, the invention comprises methods of additional processing steps to produce compositions having a predetermined alkaloid ratio or profiles to meet particular considerations for final products. The compositions of the present invention may be processed for specific uses such as tablets or other oral delivery vehicles. These compositions may be used in methods for treatment of physiological and medical conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2007
    Assignee: HerbalScience, LLC
    Inventors: Robert T. Gow, George W. Sypert, John Pierce, Dan Li, Xun Yan, Rodger M. Marentis
  • Publication number: 20040202738
    Abstract: This invention comprises methods and compositions of areca catechu. Methods of the present invention comprise extracting plant material of areca catechu so that compositions having characteristics different from those of native plant materials are obtained. Compositions comprising food aids and other dietary supplements are also taught.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2004
    Publication date: October 14, 2004
    Inventors: Robert T. Gow, Brian Pierce, John Pierce, William Birdsall
  • Publication number: 20040202731
    Abstract: This invention is related to methods and compositions comprising rosmarinic acid. More specifically, the present invention comprises compositions comprising borneol, rosmarinic acid and at least one ginsenoside.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2004
    Publication date: October 14, 2004
    Inventors: Robert T. Gow, Brian Pierce, John Pierce, William Birdsall