Patents by Inventor Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr.

Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr. 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: 11826439
    Abstract: Disclosed is a dissolvable solid article, comprising by weight of the article: from about 10% to about 50% of a water soluble polymer; from about 20% to about 80% of a surfactant; from about 0.5% to about 2% of diaminocarboxylic acid chelants and salts thereof having an average molecular weight in acid form of from about 250 to about 450 daltons and having a weighted log P value at pH 4 of from about ?12 to about ?7; from about 0.1% to about 6% of an aromatic carboxylic acid and salts thereof having an average molecular weight in acid form of from about 100 to about 400 daltons and having a weighted log P value at pH 4 of from about ?2 to about 4; from about 0.1% to about 18% of an non-aromatic organic alpha hydroxy acid and salts thereof; wherein the dissolvable solid article has a pH of from about 3 to about 5.1 when dissolved with 30 parts water to 1 part of the dissolvable solid article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Ian-Ling Lim, Kai Wei Kelvin Lee, Shikhar Gupta, Minoru Kobayashi, Toshiyuki Okada, Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr., ChinXin Woo
  • Publication number: 20230332075
    Abstract: A dissolvable solid article that formed by a homogeneous mixture. The mixture includes from about 10% to about 50% of a water soluble polymer, from about 5% to about 80% of a surfactant; and from about 0.1% to about 40%, of a silicone. The silicone can have a particle size of from about 50 nm to about 25 micron. The silicone can have the article contains up to 0.2% nitrogen coming from the silicone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2022
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Inventors: Mui Siang Soh, Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr., Todd Ryan Thompson
  • Patent number: 11713179
    Abstract: Disclosed is a refillable product that includes a container containing two or more first dissolvable solid articles. The solid articles are characterized by a maximum dimension D and a minimum dimension z. The maximum dimension for D ranges from 1 mm to 300 mm and the minimum dimension for z ranges from 0.5 mm to 150 mm. The ratio between D and z ranges from 1:1 to 300:1. The refillable product also includes indicia for a user to put the dissolvable solid articles and a liquid carrier into another container. This product can provide an environment friendly product. For example, by not containing any liquid during transportation, the product can reduce energy consumption during the transportation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr., Gloria Yu Hua Cheng, YunQin Lee, Todd Ryan Thompson, David Dean Tedesco
  • Publication number: 20230059551
    Abstract: A porous dissolvable solid can include an isethionate surfactant; an non-sulfate anionic surfactant; and an amphoteric surfactant, a zwitterionic surfactant, or a combination thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2022
    Publication date: February 23, 2023
    Inventors: Hongsing Tan, Robert Wayne Glenn, JR.
  • Patent number: 11525104
    Abstract: A porous dissolvable solid can include an isethionate surfactant; a non-sulfate anionic surfactant; and an amphoteric surfactant, a zwitterionic surfactant, or a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Hongsing Tan, Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr.
  • Patent number: 11464724
    Abstract: A hair conditioner composition with a gel network that can contain a fatty alcohol and a cationic surfactant having a chloride counterion. The gel network composition can contain a uniform lamellar structure that comprises all vesicles or mostly vesicles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jean Jianqun Zhao, Toshiyuki Iwata, Zhicai Zhou, Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr., Xiaoru Jenny Wang
  • Patent number: 11434586
    Abstract: Filaments that contain a filament-forming material and an additive, nonwoven webs, and methods for making such filaments are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Gregory Charles Gordon, Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr., Mark Robert Sivik, Mark Ryan Richards, Stephen Wayne Heinzman, Michael David James, Geoffrey William Reynolds, Paul Dennis Trokhan, Paul Thomas Weisman, Alyssandrea Hope Hamad-Ebrahimpour, Frank William Denome, Stephen Joseph Hodson
  • Publication number: 20220226227
    Abstract: A dissolvable solid article, comprising: water soluble polymer; a surfactant; at least one selected from diaminocarboxylic acid chelants and salts thereof; at least one selected from aromatic carboxylic acids and salts thereof; a phenolic derivative; at least one selected from ?, ?-unsaturated Aliphatic Carboxylic Acids, salts, and derivatives thereof; at least one selected from non-aromatic organic alpha hydroxy acids and salts thereof; wherein the dissolvable solid article has a pH of from about 3 to about 5.5 when dissolved with 20 parts water to 1 part of the dissolvable solid article. The present invention provides dissolvable solid articles which provide preservative efficacy even after dissolution of the articles, while controlling the concentrations of preservative ingredients in the solid articles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2022
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Inventors: Ian-Ling Lim, Kai Wei Kelvin Lee, Shikhar Gupta, Minoru Kobayashi, Toshiyuki Okada, Robert Wayne Glenn, JR.
  • Publication number: 20220192954
    Abstract: A hair care composition directed to from about 14% to about 40% of one or more surfactants; from about 0.1% to 10% of one or more surfactant soluble antidandruff agents; wherein when the hair care composition is diluted to 1.3% surfactant concentration has a ratio of surfactant diffusion coefficient to soluble agent diffusion coefficient less than 0.6 or greater than 1.4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2022
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Inventors: Debora W. Chang, Eric Scott Johnson, Robert Wayne Glenn, JR., Todd Ryan Thompson, Allison Lynn Edwards, Michelle Lynn Carter
  • Patent number: 11352474
    Abstract: Described are dissolvable, porous solid structures formed using certain vinyl acetate-vinyl alcohol copolymers. The copolymer and the porosity of the structure allow for liquid flow during use such that the structure readily dissolves to provide a desired consumer experience. Also described are processes for making open cell foam and fibrous dissolvable solid structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Min Mao, Mark William Hamersky, Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr., Todd Ryan Thompson
  • Publication number: 20220112449
    Abstract: A dissolvable solid article which can include multiple layers of flexible, dissolvable, porous sheets, in which a coating composition including solid particles is present on at least one internal surface of at least one sheet in said solid articles and a process for making such solid articles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Inventors: Carl David MAC NAMARA, HongSing TAN, Robert Wayne GLENN, JR., Wenhu PANG, Kejing DU, Yuxiang LIU
  • Patent number: 11291616
    Abstract: A hair care composition directed to from about 14% to about 40% of one or more surfactants; from about 0.1% to 10% of one or more surfactant soluble antidandruff agents; wherein when the hair care composition is diluted to 1.3% surfactant concentration has a ratio of surfactant diffusion coefficient to soluble agent diffusion coefficient less than 0.6 or greater than 1.4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Debora W Chang, Eric Scott Johnson, Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr., Todd Ryan Thompson, Allison Lynn Edwards, Michelle Lynn Carter
  • Publication number: 20220071857
    Abstract: Disclosed is a dissolvable solid article, comprising by weight of the article: from about 10% to about 50% of a water soluble polymer; from about 20% to about 80% of a surfactant; from about 0.5% to about 2% of diaminocarboxylic acid chelants and salts thereof having an average molecular weight in acid form of from about 250 to about 450 daltons and having a weighted log P value at pH 4 of from about ?12 to about ?7; from about 0.1% to about 6% of an aromatic carboxylic acid and salts thereof having an average molecular weight in acid form of from about 100 to about 400 daltons and having a weighted log P value at pH 4 of from about ?2 to about 4; from about 0.1% to about 18% of an non-aromatic organic alpha hydroxy acid and salts thereof; wherein the dissolvable solid article has a pH of from about 3 to about 5.1 when dissolved with 30 parts water to 1 part of the dissolvable solid article.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Inventors: Ian-Ling Lim, Kai Wei Kelvin Lee, Shikhar Gupta, Minoru Kobayashi, Toshiyuki Okada, Robert Wayne Glenn, JR., ChinXin Woo
  • Publication number: 20220054365
    Abstract: Flexible, dissolvable, porous solid sheet articles which include direct-added microcapsules therein for delivering a benefit agent and a process for making such solid sheet articles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventors: Dan XU, Carl David MAC NAMARA, Xiao TIAN, HongSing TAN, Robert Wayne GLENN, JR.
  • Patent number: 11224567
    Abstract: A hair care composition providing improved in-use wet feel. The composition can contain from about 20% to about 45%, by weight, of a detersive surfactant and from about 0.01% to about 2.5%, by weight, of a cationic guar polymer. The hair care composition can produce a final rinse friction of from about 600 gf to about 2000 gf and a delta final to initial from of at least 150 gf. The hair care composition can be applied to the hair when it is dispensed from an aerosol foam dispenser as a foam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jean Jianqun Zhao, Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr., Eric Michael Hoel, Howard David Hutton, III, Sarah Elizabeth Mullen, Rootvij Dinesh Patel, Xiaoru Jenny Wang
  • Patent number: 11202740
    Abstract: Described herein is dosage of foam including from about 5 cm3 to about 70 cm3 of the foam. The foam includes from about 0.5 g to about 4 g of a detersive surfactant; from about 0.001 g to about 4 g propellant; a foam density of from about 0.02 g/cm3 to about 0.25 g/cm3; and a bubble size distribution having an R32 of from about 5 ?m to about 150 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jazmin Veronica Torres Rivera, Eric Scott Johnson, Sarah Elizabeth Mullen, Sean Michael Renock, Todd Ryan Thompson, Jean Jianqun Zhao, Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20210363472
    Abstract: This provides a flexible and dissolvable solid sheet article containing a PVA polymer or copolymer having a weight average molecular weight of from 50,000 to 400,000 Daltons and a major surfactant selected from the group consisting of C6-C20 linear alkylbenzene sulfonates (LAS), alkoxylated sodium trideceth sulfates (STS), and combinations hereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Hongsing TAN, Carl David MAC NAMARA, Robert Wayne GLENN, Jr., Ming TANG, Toshiyuki OKADA
  • Publication number: 20210354901
    Abstract: Disclosed is a product comprising: a container; one or more first dissolvable solid articles contained in the container, wherein the first dissolvable solid article is characterized by a maximum dimension D and a minimum dimension z, wherein said maximum dimension D ranges from 1 mm to 300 mm, wherein said minimum dimension z ranges from 0.5 mm to 150 mm, and wherein the ratio between D and z ranges from 1:1 to 300:1; and wherein the product further comprises at least one of the followings: an indicia for a user to add the liquid carrier into the container; and an indicia to instruct the amount of the liquid carrier to add to the container. This provides environment friendly products. For example, by not containing any liquid during transportation, the products can reduce energy consumption for the transportation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Inventors: Robert Wayne Glenn, JR., Gloria Yu Hua Cheng, YunQin Lee, Todd Ryan Thompson, David Dean Tedesco
  • Publication number: 20210354903
    Abstract: Disclosed is a refillable product comprising: a container; two or more first dissolvable solid article contained in the container, which is characterized by a maximum dimension D and a minimum dimension z, wherein said maximum dimension D ranges from 1 mm to 300 mm, wherein said minimum dimension z ranges from 0.5 mm to 150 mm, and wherein the ratio between D and z ranges from 1:1 to 300:1; and an indicia for a user to put the dissolvable solid articles and a liquid carrier into another container. This provides environment friendly products. For example, by not containing any liquid during transportation, the products can reduce energy consumption for the transportation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Inventors: Robert Wayne Glenn, JR., Gloria Yu Hua Cheng, YunQin Lee, Todd Ryan Thompson, David Dean Tedesco
  • Patent number: D1005114
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: YunQin Lee, Gloria Yu Hua Cheng, Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr.