Patents by Inventor Valery Normand

Valery Normand 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: 10925991
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of air freshener. It relates more particularly to a gel composition which allows for an effective and prolonged evaporation of an active volatile ingredient contained therein. The gel device of the present invention comprises an active volatile ingredient and a gelling agent essentially formed of cellulose, hemicellulose and pectin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Rutger Van Sleeuwen, Anaick Nicolae, Gerald Allison, Valery Normand
  • Patent number: 10900002
    Abstract: The present invention relates to microcapsules formed by interfacial polymerization, which present high deposition properties and which can be advantageously used for example in the perfumery industry. Perfuming compositions and perfumed consumer products comprising these microcapsules are also objects of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Huda Jerri, Valery Normand, Christopher Hansen
  • Patent number: 10883070
    Abstract: This invention relates to a bleaching composition comprising hypochlorite-based bleach particles and moisture-sensitive particles encapsulating an oil within starch or starch-derivative matrix, the composition being surprisingly stable toward degradation of the starch upon storage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Inventors: Denis Shcherbakov, Christian Starkenmann, Pierre-Etienne Bouquerand, Marco Pacchiani, Valery Normand
  • Patent number: 10849348
    Abstract: An oil in water (o/w) micro-emulsion comprising: a. water; b. from about 3% up to about 30% oil; c. from about 0.1% up to about 10% lecithin; d. sucrose monoester as an emulsifier wherein the ratio of the combined amount of a lecithin and sucrose monoester to oil is less than 1; e. propylene glycol wherein the propylene glycol to water ratio by weight is greater than 1; and f. from about 14% up to about 40%, by weight, a sugar selected from the group consisting of fructose, glucose, and sucrose, and combinations thereof; wherein the mean droplet size of the o/w micro-emulsion is about 10 to about 80 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Ling Ma, Valery Normand, Ronald H. Skiff, Ernst L. Steinboeck
  • Publication number: 20200305482
    Abstract: Described herein are particles including flavors having an improved shelf life. Also described herein are methods to produce the particles. Additionally, described herein are beverages, sweet goods, and savory applications containing the particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Valery NORMAND, Jian ZHANG, Amanda SCHOBER, Fei ZHANG, Pierre-Etienne BOUQUERAND
  • Patent number: 10674757
    Abstract: Provided herein are emulsions and particles comprising high concentration of menthol. Also provided is a process for the preparation emulsions and dried particles comprising high concentration of menthol, Gum Arabic and a natural extract comprising saponins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: FIRMENICH SA
    Inventors: Valery Normand, Alison Rada, Amanda Schober, Anandaraman Subramaniam
  • Publication number: 20200154733
    Abstract: The aspects presented herein provide methods and compositions for the reduction or suppression of marine protein hydrolysate malodor by employing rice extract and/or a solid acid, preferably selected from malic acid, tartaric acid and citric acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Valery NORMAND, Denis SHCHERBAKOV, Dattatreya BANAVARA, Jian ZHANG
  • Patent number: 10640479
    Abstract: Provided herein are formulations of plated powders of acetaldehyde precursors. Also provided herein are methods of making and using the powders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Valery Normand, Rutger M. T. Van Sleeuwen
  • Publication number: 20200114328
    Abstract: Described herein is a mineralized core-shell microcapsule slurry including at least one microcapsule having: a) an oil-based core including a hydrophobic active ingredient; b) a polymeric shell having a terminating charged functional surface; and c) a mineral layer on the terminating charged functional surface. Also described herein is a process for a preparation of said microcapsules. Also described herein are perfuming compositions and consumer products including said microcapsules, including perfumed consumer products in the form of home care or personal care products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Huda Jerri, Nicholas Impellizzeri, Valery Normand
  • Publication number: 20200087598
    Abstract: Described herein is solid scent booster composition including: solid carrier, granulated powder including particles made of: a) a water soluble polymer matrix, b) an oil phase including a perfume dispersed in the polymer matrix, the oil being at least partly encapsulated in microcapsules, wherein granulated powder includes up to 30% by weight of encapsulated oil based on the total weight of the powder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: Arnaud Struillou, Theodore Anastasiou, Douglas Minck, Valery Normand
  • Publication number: 20200032162
    Abstract: A process for the preparation of shelf stable dry particles that include flavours or fragrances, in which an emulsion of the flavour or fragrance, an emulsifier of a natural extract containing saponins, water and a carbohydrate carrier system is spray-dried. Also provided are shelf stable dry particles and products containing them.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Valery NORMAND, Alison RADA, Amanda SCHOBER, Anandaraman SUBRAMANIAM, Robert L. VEAZEY
  • Publication number: 20190208805
    Abstract: Provided herein is a process for preparing a solid particle comprising: preparing an emulsion comprising: from 0.01 to 0.24%, by weight, of the final weight of the solid particle, of a saponin; from 5 to 55%, by weight, of the total weight of the emulsion, a water soluble biopolymer having a molecular weight below 100 KDa; from 5 to 60%, by weight, of the final weight of the solid particle, a flavor or fragrance comprising from about 50% to about 95% of limonene; from about 5% to about 50%, by weight, of the final weight of the solid particle an alcohol; and from about 15% up to about 80% of water; the percentages being defined by weight; 1. spray-drying the emulsion obtained in step 1) so as to obtain solid capsules; 2. the solid capsule in which the droplet size measured by Diffusion Light Scattering is characterized by a characteristic diameter D90 (90% of the population) equal or below 14 micrometers; 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Valery NORMAND, Anandaraman SUBRAMANIAM, Jian ZHANG
  • Publication number: 20190161710
    Abstract: This invention relates to a bleaching composition comprising hypochlorite-based bleach particles and moisture-sensitive particles encapsulating an oil within starch or starch-derivative matrix, the composition being surprisingly stable toward degradation of the starch upon storage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Denis SHCHERBAKOV, Christian STARKENMANN, Pierre-Etienne BOUQUERAND, Marco PACCHIANI, Valery NORMAND
  • Publication number: 20190070327
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of air freshener. It relates more particularly to a gel composition which allows for an effective and prolonged evaporation of an active volatile ingredient contained therein. The gel device of the present invention comprises an active volatile ingredient and a gelling agent essentially formed of cellulose, hemicellulose and pectin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Rutger VAN SLEEUWEN, Anaick NICOLAE, Gerald ALLISON, Valery NORMAND
  • Publication number: 20190045824
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a new process for the preparation of powdered microcapsules encapsulating active volatile active ingredients, in particular a perfume or a flavour, said process being performed at room temperature. Powdered microcapsules obtainable by said process are also an object of the invention. Perfuming and flavouring compositions as well as consumer products comprising said capsules are also part of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2017
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Pierre-Etienne BOUQUERAND, Amal ELABBADI, Serge MAIO, Gregory DARDELLE, Valery NORMAND
  • Publication number: 20180249747
    Abstract: An oil in water (o/w) micro-emulsion comprising: a. water; b. from about 3% up to about 30% oil; c. from about 0.1% up to about 10% lecithin; d. sucrose monoester as an emulsifier wherein the ratio of the combined amount of a lecithin and sucrose monoester to oil is less than 1; e. propylene glycol wherein the propylene glycol to water ratio by weight is greater than 1; and f. from about 14% up to about 40%, by weight, a sugar selected from the group consisting of fructose, glucose, and sucrose, and combinations thereof; wherein the mean droplet size of the o/w micro-emulsion is about 10 to about 80 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2016
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Ling MA, Valery NORMAND, Ronald H. SKIFF, Ernst L. STEINBOECK
  • Publication number: 20180078468
    Abstract: The present invention relates to microcapsules formed by interfacial polymerization, which present high deposition properties and which can be advantageously used for example in the perfumery industry. Perfuming compositions and perfumed consumer products comprising these microcapsules are also objects of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2016
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Huda JERRI, Valery NORMAND, Christopher HANSEN
  • Publication number: 20170369461
    Abstract: Provided herein are formulations of plated powders of acetaldehyde precursors. Also provided herein are methods of making and using the powders.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Valery NORMAND, Rutger M.T. VAN SLEEUWEN
  • Patent number: 9849435
    Abstract: The present invention relates to microcapsules with a core-shell or matrix morphology stabilized by cross-linked nanoparticles. A process for the preparation of said microcapsules comprising selecting internal crosslinking of a Pickering emulsion is also an object of the invention. Perfumed consumer products, in particular fine fragrance, home and personal care products are also part of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Vincent M. Rotello, Bradley P. Duncan, Valery Normand, Huda Jerri, Lahoussine Ouali, Daniel Benczedi
  • Publication number: 20170245538
    Abstract: Provided herein are methods of improving the dissolution rate in water of a compound of Formula (F) in the form of any one of its stereoisomers or a mixture thereof, and wherein n is an integer from 0 to 2; the dotted line represents a carbon-carbon single or double bond; and each of R1 to R4, when taken independently from each other, represents a hydrogen atom or represents a R5 or OR5 group, R5 representing a C1 to C5 alkyl group; and optionally one of the groups R1 to R4 represents —OH; and/or when R1 and R2 are taken together, and/or R3 and R4 are taken together, represent a OCH2O group, provided said groups taken together are adjacent substituents of the phenyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2015
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Applicant: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Pascal BEAUSSOUBRE, Wolfgang FIEBER, Stephanie BUDIJONO, Valery NORMAND