Patents by Inventor Stephanie Blum-Sperisen

Stephanie Blum-Sperisen 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: 20120014963
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to the field of nutrition, health and wellness. In particular the present invention relates to probiotics and ways to increase their effectiveness. One embodiment of the present invention relates to a combination of probiotics with secretory IgA and possible uses of this combination. For example a use of a composition comprising secretory IgA and at least one probiotic for the preparation of a product to treat or prevent infection is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2009
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Jalil Benyacoub, Blaise Corthesy, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Laurent Favre
  • Publication number: 20110268743
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to the field of nutrition, health and wellness. In particular the present invention relates to probiotics and ways to increase their effectiveness. One embodiment of the present invention relates to a combination of probiotics with SIgA and possible uses of this combination. For example a use of a composition comprising SIgA and at least one probiotic for the preparation of a product to treat or prevent inflammation is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2009
    Publication date: November 3, 2011
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Jalil Benyacoub, Blaise Corthesy, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Laurent Favre
  • Publication number: 20110020395
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of probiotic on expecting female mammals to boost the immune status of off-spring. The use can induce an enhanced response of the offspring after birth to an infectious antigenic exposure. Ultimately the use of probiotic in expecting females can induce a better protection of offspring against infectious diseases.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2009
    Publication date: January 27, 2011
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Jalil Benyacoub, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Florence Rochat, Thierry Von der Weid
  • Publication number: 20100303741
    Abstract: The present invention relates in general to the field of inflammation. In particular the present invention relates to the use of natural compounds for the preparation of a product to treat or prevent inflammation. For example an extract of wolfberry was shown to have anti-inflammatory properties. One embodiment of the present invention relates to the use of a primary composition comprising wolfberries or a part thereof for the preparation of a product to treat or prevent inflammation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2008
    Publication date: December 2, 2010
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Karine Vidal, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, David Philippe, Olivier Ballevre, Peter Bucheli, Junkuan Wang
  • Publication number: 20100221372
    Abstract: The present invention relates in general to the field of inflammation. In particular the present invention relates to the use of natural compounds for the preparation of a product to treat or prevent inflammation. For example an extract of wolfberry was shown to have anti-inflammatory properties. One embodiment of the present invention relates to the use of a primary composition comprising wolfberries or a part thereof for the preparation of a product to treat or prevent inflammation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2008
    Publication date: September 2, 2010
    Inventors: Karine Vidal, Stéphanie Blum-Sperisen, David Philippe, Olivier Ballevre, Peter Bucheli, Junkuan Wang
  • Patent number: 7651680
    Abstract: Compositions for preventing and/or treating sensitive and/or dry skin include at least an effective amount of at least one agent and at least an effective amount of at least one divalent inorganic cation, wherein the at least one agent includes at least one member selected from the group consisting of at least one microorganism, a fraction of the at least one microorganism and a metabolite of the at least one microorganism. Methods for preparing such compositions and cosmetic treatment methods employing such compositions are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2010
    Assignees: L'Oreal, Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Lionel Breton, Roland Jourdain, Audrey Gueniche, Isabelle Bureau-Franz, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen
  • Publication number: 20090274661
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use, in the manufacture of a medicament or a therapeutic nutritional composition for preventing or reducing inflammation in a mammal, of bifidobacterium longum ATCC BAA-999.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2007
    Publication date: November 5, 2009
    Applicant: NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Annick Mercenier, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Florence Rochat
  • Patent number: 7468193
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a nutritional composition suitable for patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation such as cancer patients. The composition, which may be in powder or liquid form, comprises casein and whey proteins, TGF-? and free glutamine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2004
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2008
    Assignee: Nestec S.A.
    Inventors: Eduardo Schiffrin, Denis Breuillé, Stéphanie Blum-Sperisen, Anne Donnet-Hughes, Magali Faure, Claudia Roessle, Marco Enrico Turini
  • Publication number: 20070042021
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a nutritional composition suitable for patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation such as cancer patients. The composition, which may be in powder or liquid form, comprises casein and whey proteins, TGF-? and free glutamine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2004
    Publication date: February 22, 2007
    Inventors: Eduardo Schiffrin, Denis Breuille, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Anne Donnet-Hughes, Magali Faure, Claudia Roessle, Marco Turini
  • Publication number: 20060171936
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of an effective amount of at least one microorganism belonging to the species Lactobacillus paracasei or casei, a fraction thereof or a metabolite thereof, in combination with an effective amount of at least one microorganism belonging to the species Bifidobacterium longum or Bifidobacterium lactis, a fraction thereof or a metabolite thereof, for producing a dermatological composition intended for treating and/or preventing reactive sensitive skin that may or may not be associated with dryness of the skin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2005
    Publication date: August 3, 2006
    Applicants: L'OREAL, NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Audrey Gueniche, Lionel Breton, Olivier Ballevre, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen, Isabelle Bureau-Franz, Jalil Benyacoub
  • Publication number: 20060008453
    Abstract: Compositions for preventing and/or treating sensitive and/or dry skin include at least an effective amount of at least one agent and at least an effective amount of at least one divalent inorganic cation, wherein the at least one agent includes at least one member selected from the group consisting of at least one microorganism, a fraction of the at least one microorganism and a metabolite of the at least one microorganism. Methods for preparing such compositions and cosmetic treatment methods employing such compositions are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2005
    Publication date: January 12, 2006
    Applicants: L'OREAL, NESTEC S.A.
    Inventors: Lionel Breton, Roland Jourdain, Audrey Gueniche, Isabelle Bureau-Franz, Stephanie Blum-Sperisen