Patents by Inventor Ursula Maczkiewitz

Ursula Maczkiewitz 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: 20220025417
    Abstract: The invention provides a process for preparing sphingolipids, compositions comprising sphingolipids and further components, and for the use of the compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2021
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Applicant: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Marrit Friederike Eckstein, Monica Desiree van Logchem, Hans Henning Wenk, Annika Schrader, Ursula Maczkiewitz, Claudia Hierath, Sunay Karacocuk, Andreas Seifert
  • Patent number: 11155842
    Abstract: The invention provides a process for preparing sphingolipids, compositions comprising sphingolipids and further components, and for the use of the compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Marrit Friederike Eckstein, Monica Desiree van Logchem, Hans Henning Wenk, Annika Schrader, Ursula Maczkiewitz, Claudia Hierath, Sunay Karacocuk, Andreas Seifert
  • Patent number: 11000458
    Abstract: The subject matter of the invention is a method for producing a formulation containing ceramide, comprising the method steps: A) Melting a mixture containing at least one wax and at least one ceramide, B) Cooling the melted mixture to obtain a solidified melt containing the at least one wax and the at least one ceramide, C) Incorporating the solidified melt into a formulation containing oil. The invention also relates to the solidified melt of the aforementioned mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Ursula Maczkiewitz, Maria Mecking, Annika Schrader
  • Publication number: 20200345611
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composition comprising at least one ceramide, at least one sphingoid base and triethyl citrate, a process for producing a formulation comprising at least one ceramide and the use of triethyl citrate for stabilization of a ceramide-containing formulation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Ursula Maczkiewitz, Lisa Maus, Claudia Dietl, Monica Desiree van Logchem, Maria Mecking, Manuela Salmina-Petersen, Heike Blasko-Begoihn
  • Publication number: 20200246228
    Abstract: The subject matter of the invention is a method for producing a formulation containing ceramide, comprising the method steps: A) Melting a mixture containing at least one wax and at least one ceramide, B) Cooling the melted mixture to obtain a solidified melt containing the at least one wax and the at least one ceramide, C) Incorporating the solidified melt into a formulation containing oil. The invention also relates to the solidified melt of the aforementioned mixture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Evonik Operations GmbH
    Inventors: Ursula Maczkiewitz, Maria Mecking, Annika Schrader
  • Publication number: 20190300917
    Abstract: The invention provides a process for preparing sphingolipids, compositions comprising sphingolipids and further components, and for the use of the compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: Evonik Degussa GmbH
    Inventors: Marrit Friederike Eckstein, Monica Desiree van Logchem, Hans Henning Wenk, Annika Schrader, Ursula Maczkiewitz, Claudia Hierath, Sunay Karacocuk, Andreas Seifert
  • Patent number: 9456973
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cosmetic formulation comprising certain methionyl-methionine stereoisomers and to the use of methionyl-methionine for nail and/or hair treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignee: EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH
    Inventors: Mike Farwick, Matthias Mentel, Ursula Maczkiewitz, Andreas Seifert
  • Patent number: 9109051
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods of producing crosslinked hyaluronic acid microbeads, as well as the produced microbeads, said method comprising the steps of: (a) providing an aqueous alkaline solution comprising hyaluronic acid, or a salt thereof; (b) forming microdroplets having a desired size from the mixed solution of step (a) in an organic or oil phase to form a water in organic or water in oil (VWO) emulsion, wherein the amount of oil phase used is of from 20 to less than 50% by weight based on the sum of oil phase and water; (c) adding a solution comprising a crosslinking agent to the emulsion, whereby the reaction of hyaluronic acid with the crosslinking agent takes place to provide crosslinked hyaluronic acid microbeads; and (d) optionally working up the dispersion of crosslinked hyaluronic acid microbeads obtained in step (c).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignees: EVONIK GOLDSCHMIDT GMBH, NOVOZYMES BIOPOLYMER A/S
    Inventors: Hans Henning Wenk, Mike Farwick, Sandra Nattland, Ursula Maczkiewitz, Birgitte Moelholm Malle
  • Publication number: 20150044158
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cosmetic formulation comprising certain methionyl-methionine stereoisomers and to the use of methionyl-methionine for nail and/or hair treatment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Applicant: EVONIK INDUSTRIES AG
    Inventors: Mike FARWICK, Matthias MENTEL, Ursula MACZKIEWITZ, Andreas SEIFERT
  • Patent number: 8642659
    Abstract: The invention relates to ether guanidines of the general formulae (I) and/or salts or hydrates thereof, in which R1=—CH2—CH2—CH2—O—R3 where R3 is, independently of the others, hydrocarbon radicals having greater than or equal to 10 carbon atoms, where part of the ether guanidines has radicals R3 which are branched and part of the ether guanidines has radicals R3 which are unbranched, and R2=independently of the others H or an optionally branched, optionally double-bond-containing hydrocarbon radical having 1 to 30 carbon atoms, and use thereof in hair treatment compositions and hair aftertreatment compositions, in particular for preventing damage by chemical treatment compositions and for repairing hair which is already damaged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2014
    Assignee: Evonik Goldschmidt GmbH
    Inventors: Oliver Springer, Peter Muss, Burghard Gruening, Ursula Maczkiewitz, Mike Farwick, Peter Lersch
  • Patent number: 8420137
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the preparation of a plant extract from Curcuma plants, characterized by the process steps process step A) liquid extraction of Curcuma rhizomes, process step B) optionally, separation of a curcuminoid-containing solid obtained by precipitation from the extraction mixture obtained in process step A), process step C) removal of solvents present from the extraction mixture obtained in process step A) or B) to obtain a concentrate and process step D) distillation of the concentrate at a pressure of less than 1 bar to give the extract as distillate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Evonik Goldschmidt GmbH
    Inventors: Hans Henning Wenk, Mike Farwick, Stefan Bergfried, Ursula Maczkiewitz
  • Publication number: 20120258155
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods of producing crosslinked hyaluronic acid microbeads, as well as the produced microbeads, said method comprising the steps of: (a) providing an aqueous alkaline solution comprising hyaluronic acid, or a salt thereof; (b) forming microdroplets having a desired size from the mixed solution of step (a) in an organic or oil phase to form a water in organic or water in oil (W/O) emulsion, wherein the amount of oil phase used is of from 20 to less than 50% by weight based on the sum of oil phase and water; (c) adding a solution comprising a crosslinking agent to the emulsion, whereby the reaction of hyaluronic acid with the crosslinking agent takes place to provide crosslinked hyaluronic acid microbeads; and (d) optionally working up the dispersion of crosslinked hyaluronic acid microbeads obtained in step (c).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2012
    Publication date: October 11, 2012
    Applicants: Novozymes Biopolymer A/S, Evonik Goldschmidt GmbH
    Inventors: Hans Henning Wenk, Mike Farwick, Sandra Nattland, Ursula Maczkiewitz, Birgitte Moelholm Malle
  • Publication number: 20120244094
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of the tetrapeptide PKEK for brightening human skin, for bleaching pigmented spots and/or for leveling out irregularities in skin coloration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2010
    Publication date: September 27, 2012
    Applicant: EVONIK GOLDSCHMIDT GMBH
    Inventors: Mike Farwick, Ursula Maczkiewitz, Tim Koehler
  • Publication number: 20120134948
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of at least one ether guanidine of the general formula (I) and/or of a salt or hydrate thereof, in which R1?—CH2—CH2—CH2—O—R3, where R3 is a linear or branched hydrocarbon radical having 6 to 22 carbon atoms, and R2?H or an optionally branched hydrocarbon radical which has 1 to 22 C atoms and which optionally comprises double bonds, for reducing the growth of microorganisms, and to cosmetic and pharmaceutical formulations comprising at least one ether guanidine of the general formulae (I).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2010
    Publication date: May 31, 2012
    Applicant: EVONIK GOLDSCHMIDT GMBH
    Inventors: Oliver Springer, Peter Muss, Peter Lersch, Ursula Maczkiewitz, Mike Farwick
  • Publication number: 20110217400
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the preparation of a plant extract from Curcuma plants, characterized by the process steps process step A) liquid extraction of Curcuma rhizomes, process step B) optionally, separation of a curcuminoid-containing solid obtained by precipitation from the extraction mixture obtained in process step A), process step C) removal of solvents present from the extraction mixture obtained in process step A) or B) to obtain a concentrate and process step D) distillation of the concentrate at a pressure of less than 1 bar to give the extract as distillate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2011
    Publication date: September 8, 2011
    Applicant: Evonik Goldschmidt GmbH
    Inventors: Hans Henning Wenk, Mike Farwick, Stefan Bergfried, Ursula MacZkiewitz
  • Publication number: 20110206623
    Abstract: A subject-matter of the invention is formulations comprising novel zwitterionic compounds and the use of these formulations as cosmetics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2008
    Publication date: August 25, 2011
    Applicant: EVONIK GOLDSCHMIDT GMBH
    Inventors: Hans Henning Wenk, Holger Leidreiter, Mike Farwick, Petra Allef, Ursula Maczkiewitz, Sascha Herrwerth
  • Publication number: 20110117219
    Abstract: The invention relates to ether guanidines of the general formulae (I) and/or salts or hydrates thereof, in which R1=—CH2—CH2—CH2—O—R3 where R3 is, independently of the others, hydrocarbon radicals having greater than or equal to 10 carbon atoms, where part of the ether guanidines has radicals R3 which are branched and part of the ether guanidines has radicals R3 which are unbranched, and R2=independently of the others H or an optionally branched, optionally double-bond-containing hydrocarbon radical having 1 to 30 carbon atoms, and use thereof in hair treatment compositions and hair aftertreatment compositions, in particular for preventing damage by chemical treatment compositions and for repairing hair which is already damaged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2009
    Publication date: May 19, 2011
    Applicant: EVONIK GOLDSCHMIDT GMBH
    Inventors: Oliver Springer, Peter Muss, Burghard Gruening, Ursula Maczkiewitz, Mike Farwick, Peter Lersch
  • Publication number: 20100266512
    Abstract: The present invention relates to methods of producing crosslinked hyaluronic acid microbeads, as well as the produced microbeads, said method comprising the steps of: (a) providing an aqueous alkaline solution comprising hyaluronic acid, or a salt thereof; (b) forming microdroplets having a desired size from the mixed solution of step (a) in an organic or oil phase to form a water in organic or water in oil (VWO) emulsion, wherein the amount of oil phase used is of from 20 to less than 50% by weight based on the sum of oil phase and water; (c) adding a solution comprising a crosslinking agent to the emulsion, whereby the reaction of hyaluronic acid with the crosslinking agent takes place to provide crosslinked hyaluronic acid microbeads; and (d) optionally working up the dispersion of crosslinked hyaluronic acid microbeads obtained in step (c).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2008
    Publication date: October 21, 2010
    Applicant: EVONIK GOLDSCHMIDT GMBH
    Inventors: Hans Henning Wenk, Mike Farwick, Sandra Nattland, Ursula MacZkiewitz, Birgitte Moelholm Malle
  • Publication number: 20090104294
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the preparation of a plant extract from Curcuma plants, characterized by the process steps process step A) liquid extraction of Curcuma rhizomes, process step B) optionally, separation of a curcuminoid-containing solid obtained by precipitation from the extraction mixture obtained in process step A), process step C) removal of solvents present from the extraction mixture obtained in process step A) or B) to obtain a concentrate and process step D) distillation of the concentrate at a pressure of less than 1 bar to give the extract as distillate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2008
    Publication date: April 23, 2009
    Applicant: EVONIK GOLDSCHMIDT GMBH
    Inventors: Hans Henning Wenk, Mike Farwick, Stefan Bergfried, Ursula Maczkiewitz
  • Publication number: 20080260675
    Abstract: The use of depolymerized scleroglucan alone, or in combination with one or more active ingredients as a moisturizer, and as anti-inflammatory active ingredient for protecting and for restoring a healthy skin barrier in the field of cosmetic or dermatological skincare is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2008
    Publication date: October 23, 2008
    Applicant: EVONIK GOLDSCHMIDT GMBH
    Inventors: Mike Farwick, Ursula Maczkiewitz, Maria Mecking, Georg Schick, Ute Wollenweber