Polysaccharide Or Derivative Patents (Class 424/70.13)
  • Patent number: 12036339
    Abstract: A composite material can include a gel and at least one nanostructure disposed within the gel. A method for healing a soft tissue defect can include applying a composite material to a soft tissue defect, wherein the composite material includes a gel and a nanostructure disposed within the gel. A method for manufacturing a composite material for use in healing soft tissue defects can include providing a gel and disposing nanofibers within the gel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2024
    Assignee: The Johns Hopkins University
    Inventors: Russell Martin, Hai-Quan Mao, Sashank Reddy, Kevin Colbert
  • Patent number: 12037708
    Abstract: Provided is a method developed for producing a thread bundle with high efficiency in terms of spun thread collection and without causing mechanical damage to a foothold silk thread spun by a bagworm onto a base material. After a bagworm is placed along with a solvent-soluble base material and allowed to spin the foothold silk thread onto the surface of the base material, the base material is dissolved with a solvent to separate the foothold silk thread therefrom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2024
    Assignees: NATIONAL AGRICULTURE AND FOOD RESEARCH ORGANIZATION, KOWA COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Taiyo Yoshioka, Tsunenori Kameda, Akimune Asanuma, Keitaro Hattori, Norihiko Fukuoka
  • Patent number: 12011491
    Abstract: One aspect of the present disclosure is a sheet type mask gel composition including a polyol, a water-soluble thickener, and water, wherein adhesive strength is maintained for a long time, a mask sheet including the same, and a method of manufacturing the mask sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2024
    Assignee: AMOREPACIFIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yanggyu Choi, Jiwook Jang, Myoungwoo Kim, Jaemin Lim
  • Patent number: 11992540
    Abstract: Personal cleansing compositions having an anionic surfactant, cationic deposition polymer, a level of inorganic salt of from about 0 to about 1 wt %, and an aqueous carrier. The composition is substantially free of sulfate containing surfactants. The composition can further comprise amphoteric surfactants. The composition remains phase stable, and minimizes coacervate formulation until after dilution with water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Brooke Michele Cochran, Brian Xiaoqing Song, Howard David Hutton, III, Andrei Sergeevich Bureiko, Peter Herbert Koenig
  • Patent number: 11964043
    Abstract: A method of emulsification of an oil phase in an aqueous continuous phase, by dispersing core-corona microparticles into the aqueous phase, adding the oil phase, and applying shearing force for a time sufficient to emulsify the resulting mixture. The core-corona microparticles are obtained by radical co-polymerization of a polyethylene oxide macromonomer with at least one hydrophobic acrylate monomer and at least one hydrophobic acrylamide monomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: SHISEIDO COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Sugiyama, Ryushi Fukuhara, Yang Han
  • Patent number: 11952537
    Abstract: Aqueous treatment compositions for crude oil and/or petroleum distillates to remove sulfur compounds therefrom and treatment methods using such compositions are disclosed. The composition has less than 0.5% wt/wt di- or tri-benzohydroxy compound, a strong base, less than 1% wt/wt divalent metal gluconate, a balance of water, and a pH that is 9 or greater. The treatment method includes adding said treatment composition to crude oil or a petroleum distillate to form a mixture having 0.001% to 0.02% wt di- or tri-benzohydroxy compound/wt oil and 0.001% to 0.03% wt divalent metal gluconate/wt oil and mixing the same together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Ripcord Energy Solutions, LLC
    Inventors: Linda Esther Schweitzer, Bobby Burkes, Sr.
  • Patent number: 11944177
    Abstract: A conditioning and styling reactivated hair device is an apparatus which can be used to spray formulations to condition, style, reactivate, and/or refresh hair, stimulate the scalp, and help detangle hair. The apparatus includes a handheld grip, a detachable panel, a nebulizing mechanism, a vibration mechanism, and a control system. The handheld grip serves as the base for the apparatus which can be ergonomically held by one hand. Further, the handheld grip includes a palm-bearing surface and an interfacing surface. The detachable panel covers the internal structure of the handheld grip and supports external hair styling aids. The detachable panel further comprises a back plate and a flow guide. The nebulizing mechanism dispenses spray formulations stored within the handheld grip. The vibration mechanism generates physical vibrations for stimulating purposes as well as to aid in dispensing spray formulations. The control system enables the semi-automatic operation of the apparatus by users.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Inventors: Igor De Araujo, Chad Alan Pendley
  • Patent number: 11938212
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are skin care compositions, comprising vitamin E (e.g., alpha-tocopherol), a thiourea derivative of histidine (e.g., ergothioneine), a vitamin B3 compound (e.g., niacinamide) and/or a pyrrolidone carboxylic acid and/or a salt thereof (e.g., sodium PCA) as well as to methods of using these compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Sayantani Goswami, Thomas Boyd, Qiang Wu, Jin Namkoong, Aaron Cohen
  • Patent number: 11938213
    Abstract: The instant disclosure relates to hair cosmetic compositions that impart desirable cosmetic properties to hair, in particular, curly hair. The hair cosmetic compositions typically include a nonionic gum, a cationic guar gum, a cationic cellulosic quaternary ammonium compound, an acrylate-based polymer, a polyol and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Prashansa Mayank Desai, Aziza Khader Suleiman, Vanessa Decarlo
  • Patent number: 11931435
    Abstract: A water-in-oil type emulsified cosmetic has an unprecedented property wherein, by coming into contact with perspiration or water, the color development and the color uniformity are improved over the conditions immediately after application. The water-in-oil type emulsified cosmetic includes: (A) an organically modified clay mineral; (B) an oil phase thickener other than the (A) organically modified clay mineral; (C) a non-volatile liquid oil other than a silicone oil; (D) a silicone-based surfactant having an HLB of less than 8; and (E) a colorant; wherein a weight ratio defined by [(A)+(B)]/(C) is at least 0.04 and less than 0.68.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: SHISEIDO COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Keita Nishida, Satoshi Yamaki, Shoji Tajima, Hideto Ueda
  • Patent number: 11932712
    Abstract: Provided are a fluorine-free soil resistant agent and a soil resistant treatment method which give excellent water-repellency and excellent antifouling property to a substrate, especially a carpet. The soil resistant agent contains (1) a fluorine-free copolymer having (a) a repeating unit formed from an acrylic monomer having a hydrocarbon group containing 7 to 40 carbon atoms, and (b) a repeating unit formed from an acrylic monomer having a hydrophilic group, and (2) water or a mixture of water and an organic solvent dispersing the fluorine-free copolymer (1). A method of treating the substrate, includes applying the soil resistant agent to the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hisako Nakamura, Michio Matsuda, Hirotoshi Sakashita
  • Patent number: 11904036
    Abstract: A clear personal cleansing composition having an anionic surfactant, a cationic deposition polymer, an aqueous carrier and a level of inorganic salt of from about 0 to about 1 wt %. The composition is substantially free of sulfates and has a % T of greater than about 80%. The composition can further comprise amphoteric surfactants. The composition remains phase stable and minimizes coacervate formulation until after dilution with water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Brian Xiaoqing Song, Brooke Michele Cochran, Howard David Hutton, III, Andrei Sergeevich Bureiko, Peter Herbert Koenig
  • Patent number: 11883513
    Abstract: Disclosed is a hair care composition comprising from about 0.04 wt % to about 2 wt % azelaic acid; from about 0.04 wt % to about 1 wt % oleic acid; wherein the ratio of oleic acid to azelaic acid is from about 1:1 to about 1:3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jennifer Mary Marsh, Timothy James Felts
  • Patent number: 11871746
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for increasing the growth of a plant by contacting a seed of the plant with a composition comprising a cationic guar having an average molecular weight of between 2,000 Daltons and 90,000 Daltons. The present invention also provides a seed treated with a cationic guar having an average molecular weight of between 2,000 Daltons and 90,000 Daltons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: RHODIA OPERATIONS
    Inventors: Peng Fei Ji, Jean-Christophe Castaing, Marie-Pierre Labeau
  • Patent number: 11779534
    Abstract: A cosmetic composition comprising, in an aqueous cosmetically acceptable medium: a) from 6% to 50% by weight in active material of at least one aqueous polyurethane dispersion; and b) from 2% to 8% by weight of at least one cross-linked starch, the weight being expressed by weight of the total weight of the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Echo Xiaoying Hu, Daniel Chen
  • Patent number: 11753484
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel hybrid polymers having unique physical properties. The hybrid polymers comprise a cellulose ether moiety, a linking group moiety, a spacer group moiety, and a lactam moiety. The present invention also provides compositions comprising the hybrid polymers and methods for preparing and using the hybrid polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: HERCULES LLC
    Inventors: Osama M. Musa, Daiqiang Xu, Todd Andrew Brugel
  • Patent number: 11744840
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an N-palmitoyl-D-glucosamine-based composition in a micronized form, optionally in combination with Curcumin. In particular, the present invention relates to N-palmitoyl-D-glucosamine in a micronized or co-micronized form with Curcumin. Such a product can be formulated in human or veterinary pharmaceutical compositions, dietetic products, food supplements, or foods for special medical purposes (FSMP), or in feeds, or nutritional supplements for animals for the treatment of chronic systemic inflammatory diseases, in humans and animals, resulting from dysfunctions of epithelia and synovial membranes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2023
    Assignee: Innovet Italia S.R.L.
    Inventors: Francesco Della Valle, Maria Federica Della Valle, Gabriele Marcolongo, Sofia Parrasia, Salvatore Cuzzocrea
  • Patent number: 11701310
    Abstract: A substantially anhydrous, concentrated surfactant composition comprising a sugar-based surfactant; an amino acid based surfactant; a polyglycerol ester a polyhydroxy ether, or a combination of a polyglycerol ester a polyhydroxy ether; and, optionally, a glycol, wherein the substantially anhydrous surfactant composition contains less than about 12 weight percent of water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2023
    Assignee: RITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katherine S. Maka, Ariella Tavor
  • Patent number: 11672748
    Abstract: A hair conditioner composition with a gel network, a soluble anti-dandruff active, and a preservation system. The preservation system can include an ingredient selected from the group consisting of glycol, glyceryl ester, glyceryl ethers and combinations thereof. There may be no visible crystals of the soluble anti-dandruff active in the condition composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jean Jianqun Zhao, Hannah Marie Nelmark, Toshiyuki Iwata, David Salloum Salloum, Heather Lynn Focht, Eric Scott Johnson
  • Patent number: 11638685
    Abstract: A hair care composition is disclosed comprising a copolymer, an ethoxylated alkyl sulfate anionic surfactant having a formula RO(CH2CH2O)nSO3M, wherein R is an alkyl or alkenyl having from 8 to 18 carbon atoms; M is a solubilising cation comprising sodium, potassium, ammonium or mixtures thereof; the degree of ethoxylation n is 2, and from 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2023
    Assignee: CONOPCO, INC.
    Inventors: Congwei Fei, Yingying Pi, Raghupathi Subramanian
  • Patent number: 11617706
    Abstract: A hair conditioner composition comprising arginine, a fatty acid having a C16 to C22 alkyl chain, and an aqueous carrier, all of which form a gel structure, and wherein the composition is free of a fatty alcohol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Nobuaki Uehara Matsuoka
  • Patent number: 11612561
    Abstract: A topical mixture that produces nitric oxide and a method for using the topical mixture to increase the vasodilation of a bloodstream via transdermal absorption of the nitric oxide. The nitric oxide can then affect subcutaneous tissues. The systemic vasodilation of a mammal may be increased via a topical application of an appropriate nitric oxide producing substance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: SYK TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Christian S. Minton, Stephen D. Minton, J. W. Randolph Miller
  • Patent number: 11564965
    Abstract: A composition for the treatment of Demodex blepharitis and/or acne containing tea tree oil (TTO), coconut oil, aloe barbadensis, decyl glucoside, sodium chloride, sodium lauroyl methyl isethionate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, and Hexylene Glycol in glycerin or in water or in a mixture of glycerin and water. The composition is used to treat Demodex blepharitis and/or acne by applying the composition to the eyelid margin and eyelashes or acne and scrubbing the eyelid margin, eyelashes, and eyelash roots or acne with the composition using any suitable cloth, wipe, sponge, brush, or cotton tipped applicator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: Lunovus LLC
    Inventors: Marnix Heersink, Sebastian Heersink, Marius Heersink, Don Johnson
  • Patent number: 11534381
    Abstract: A cosmetic composition for improved penetration of skin active agents including about 0.1 to about 10 wt. % of C-glycoside; about 0.1 to about 5 wt. % of polyglyceryl-3 methylglucose distearate; about 0.1 to about 5 wt. % of sodium polyacrylate; and water, wherein the cosmetic composition is an oil-in-water emulsion, and all weight percentages are based on the total weight of the cosmetic composition. Methods for treating damaged skin with cosmetic compositions are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Jonathan James Faig, David Chan, Susan Halpern
  • Patent number: 11517498
    Abstract: A lip plumping device includes a positive pressure device having a striking rod and striking head attached on the an end of the striking rod; a force-generating element to propel the striking head with energy which upon impacting on a target spot on a lip or in an area around the lip increases blood flood to the target spot on the lip or in the area around the lip which produces a lip plumping effect; and a button that controls the force-generating element. The target spot and a striking force of the positive pressure device is controlled by instructions from a computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventor: Lily Truong
  • Patent number: 11497690
    Abstract: Water-in-oil microemulsions containing triglyceride oil for personal care applications are described. The W/O type of microemulsions based on triglyceride oils such as soya oil and sunflower oil are suitable for skin cleansing shower oils. The microemulsions of the patent application allow the use of several mild surfactants, thereby obviating the use of aliphatic amine based anionic surfactants for personal cleansing. The microemulsion based on coconut oil serves like a ‘two-in-one’ formulation for prewash hair conditioning like a typical hair-oil and subsequently like a shampoo for cleansing the hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: GALAXY SURFACTANTS LTD.
    Inventors: Arpit Wankhade, Bhagyesh Jagannath Sawant, Nirmal Koshti
  • Patent number: 11318102
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a hard capsule improved in deposition of a gelling aid on a hard capsule film. The gelling aid deposition is inhibited by adding a non-reducing disaccharide or a non-reducing disaccharide alcohol to the hard capsule film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: QUALICAPS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiro Osaki, Makoto Aso
  • Patent number: 11298308
    Abstract: Hair bleaching compositions, methods for using hair bleaching compositions, and methods for preparing hair bleaching compositions are provided herein. The hair bleaching compositions comprise at least one gallic acid derivative, at least one amino acid and/or at least one amino acid derivative, at least one oxidizing agent, and optionally, at least one hair care agent and/or hair treatment agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: ELC MANAGEMENT LLC
    Inventor: Daniel Thomas Nowlan, III
  • Patent number: 11253459
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition for dyeing keratin fibers, comprising at least (i) one or more copolymers derived from the polymerization of at least one crotonic acid monomer or crotonic acid derivative and of at least two different vinyl ester monomers, (ii) one or more thickening polymers bearing (meth)acrylic acid unit(s), and (iii) one or more pigments. The invention also relates to a dyeing process in which said composition is applied to keratin fibers, the operation optionally being followed by drying. The composition makes it possible to obtain temporary dyeing having the advantage of forming a transfer-resistant deposit, leaving the treated fibers individualized, with an improved cosmetic feel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: David Seneca, Delphine Charrier, Sophie Bodelin, Malayphone Sananikone, Charlotte Delostal
  • Patent number: 11207262
    Abstract: The present application discloses a hairstyling composition, particularly for curly hair, which produces tight, long-lasting curls without requiring the use of high heat applied to the hair. The composition comprises a sulfonate-based copolymer (such as sodium polystyrene sulfonate), an aqueous polyurethane dispersion (such as polyurethane-34) and a cosmetically-acceptable carrier (such as water). The method of styling hair using the defined composition, without requiring the application of high heat to the hair, is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: KAO USA INC.
    Inventors: Heather Vanderhorst, Christine Sarosy
  • Patent number: 11191707
    Abstract: Methods and kits for treating hair or preventing damage in the relaxing of hair are disclosed herein. Hair that is damaged during a relaxing treatment with hydroxide-containing relaxing agents, can be treated with formulations containing one or more active agents. The active agent formulations can be applied simultaneously with the hair relaxing formulation, or optionally applied immediately following application of the relaxing formulation, to reduce damage and breakage. Use of the active agent formulation along with a relaxing treatment can be used to control the level of curl achieved or retained in the relaxed hair, as compared to the natural amount of curl in the untreated hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: OLAPLEX, INC.
    Inventors: Eric D. Pressly, Craig J. Hawker
  • Patent number: 11179328
    Abstract: The invention provides compositions and methods for the treatment of presbyopia. The compositions preferably comprise aceclidine. The compositions optionally contain a surfactant and a viscosity agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: LENZ THERAPEUTICS, INC.
    Inventor: Gerald Horn
  • Patent number: 11179327
    Abstract: The invention provides compositions and methods for the treatment of presbyopia. The compositions preferably comprise aceclidine. The compositions optionally contain a surfactant and a viscosity agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: LENZ THERAPEUTICS, INC.
    Inventors: Gerald Horn, Lee Nordan
  • Patent number: 11166900
    Abstract: A powdery cosmetic composition in the form of a compacted powder including, in a physiologically acceptable medium, (i) a pulverulent phase including nanocrystalline cellulose, and (ii) a binder phase. Also, the use of the pulverulent phase for the preparation of a cosmetic composition in the form of compacted powder with satisfactory cohesive properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Anomera Inc.
    Inventor: Philippe Guarilloff
  • Patent number: 11166980
    Abstract: Provided herein are compositions, systems, kits, and methods for treating a viral, bacterial, protozoan, and/or fungal (e.g., onychomycosis and/or Tinea pedis) infection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Novan, Inc.
    Inventors: Ryan Doxey, Nathan Stasko, Megan Martin
  • Patent number: 11160741
    Abstract: Described herein, a personal care composition and its uses, wherein the personal care composition comprises a surfactant system, wherein the surfactant system comprises: from 3% to 15% of an anionic surfactant by weight of the composition, wherein the anionic surfactant is sodium laureth(1) sulfate SLE1S, from 1% to 15% of one or more cosurfactants by weight of the composition; from 0.10% to 5.0%, from 0.20% to 2.5%, from 0.25% to 1.75%, from 0.50% to 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Gerald John Guskey, Shannon Dale Wagers, Edward Dewey Smith, III
  • Patent number: 11147750
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a two-component cosmetic which, when a first formulation and a second formulation are sequentially applied, forms a uniform gel film on the skin while imparting a feeling of moisture permeating the skin, thereby providing an ideal skin feel. The present invention pertains to a two-component cosmetic containing: (1) a first formulation containing a gel formation-promoting substance; and (2) a second formulation containing a gel-forming substance. The two-component cosmetic is characterized in that the first formulation is applied to the skin, and then the second formulation is applied thereto.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: SHISEIDO COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Oka, Tomoaki Terada, Ryo Furukawa
  • Patent number: 11110049
    Abstract: Low pH cosmetic compositions and methods for improving the appearance of skin. The low pH cosmetic compositions herein include a saccharide and, optionally, one or more additional skin care actives to improve the appearance of skin. The lower pH reduces or even eliminates some of the skin health and appearance drawbacks associated with saccharide induced glycation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Tomohiro Hakozaki, John Erich Oblong, Bin Fang Deyer
  • Patent number: 10995302
    Abstract: The need for an acidic hard surface cleaning composition which provides further improvements in the maintenance of surface shine, especially on inclined hard surfaces, while also using less thickener is met by formulating the acidic hard surface cleaning composition using a combination of a surface modification polymer and sulfonate hydrotrope.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kris Adriaenssens, Anna Asmanidou, Hayat El Kah, Coralie Paule Jeannine Naudin, Stefano Scialla, Kim Tastenhoye
  • Patent number: 10945935
    Abstract: A shampoo composition and a method of making a shampoo composition which delivers both good conditioning benefits and good lather performance. The shampoo composition comprises a dispersed gel network phase comprising: from about 2.8 weight % to about 8 wt % of one or more fatty alcohols; at least 0.01% of one or more secondary surfactants, wherein the secondary surfactant comprises sodium laureth-n sulfate wherein n is from about 0 to about 5; and water; and from about 5% to about 50% of a detersive surfactant; from about 0.02% to about 1.50% of a material selected from the group consisting of structurants, suspending agents and mixtures thereof, from about 0.5 to about 1% of a cationic deposition polymer; and at least 20% of an aqueous carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Mark Anthony Brown, Michelle Ramos
  • Patent number: 10912726
    Abstract: A method for shaping keratin fibres, wherein the method comprises: applying a reducing composition to keratin fibres; rinsing the keratin fibres; applying a fixing composition to keratin fibres, wherein the fixing composition comprises a crosslinking agent, wherein the crosslinking agent has at least two functional groups selected from the group consisting of: —NH2, —NH—, —SH, —OH, —C(?O)H, —C?O, and —COOH, and wherein the crosslinking agent has a molecular weight of 500 g/mol or less; drying the keratin fibres; treating the keratin fibres with a shaping appliance; optionally rinsing the keratin fibres. Also a related use and kit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Randy Purnell Washington, David Salloum Salloum, Curtis Bobby Motley
  • Patent number: 10835469
    Abstract: A method of inhibiting copper deposition on hair and facilitating the removal of copper deposited on hair including applying to the hair a shampoo composition having histidine, rinsing the shampoo composition from the hair, applying to the hair a conditioner composition comprising histidine, and rinsing the conditioner composition from the hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jennifer Mary Marsh, Casey Patrick Kelly
  • Patent number: 10835476
    Abstract: A mascara composition including a film-forming polymer portion and a particulate portion is provided. The film-forming polymer portion comprises a high molecular weight vinylpyrrolidone homopolymer and the particulate portion comprises an inorganic particulate. The mascara composition comprises at least about ten percent by weight of the vinylpyrrolidone homopolymer and is substantially free of wax. Methods of applying makeup to the eyelashes are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Christopher Pang, Jody Ebanks, Chunhua Li
  • Patent number: 10835467
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a stabilization mixture, i.e. a finely distributed dispersion of hydrogenated castor oil in water with anionic, amphoteric and nonionic surfactants which is suitable for stabilizing the pearlescence of surfactant agents, particularly cosmetic agents. Furthermore, the present disclosure relates to a cold process for producing surfactant-containing agents having a pearlescent effect, in particular cosmetic cleaning agents having a pearlescent effect, and to the use of the stabilizing mixture for stabilizing surfactant agents containing pearlescent waxes and/or pearlescent pigments containing surfactant agents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Thomas Schroeder, Dirk Hentrich
  • Patent number: 10828246
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to hair styling compositions and processes, and more particularly to compositions for disentangling or crosslinking hair that are useful in hair styling processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: NUtech Ventures
    Inventors: Yiqi Yang, Helan Xu, Kaili Song
  • Patent number: 10813870
    Abstract: Mineral sunscreen compositions having improved efficacy are described. The mineral sunscreen compositions include: (a) one or more mineral UV filtering agents; (b) one or more stilbenoids; (c) ethylhexylmethoxycrylene. (d) diethylhexyl syringylidenemalonate; and (e) a cosmetically acceptable carrier. The mineral sunscreen compositions provide a high sun protection factor (SPF) without requiring high amounts of mineral UV filtering agents. Also, the mineral sunscreen compositions are less opaque and white than traditional mineral sunscreen compositions making them aesthetically appealing to consumers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Anil Shah, Brian Scott Bodnar
  • Patent number: 10815418
    Abstract: A viscoelastic surfactant treatment fluid comprises an aqueous base fluid an inorganic salt, the inorganic salt being present in an amount of greater than about 5 wt. % based on the total weight of the treatment fluid; a viscoelastic surfactant gelling agent effective to gel the aqueous base fluid by forming a plurality of micelles; and a cationic polymer additive associated with the micelles via electrostatic interactions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPANY, LLC
    Inventors: Shiv Shankar Sangaru, Prahlad Yadav
  • Patent number: 10792237
    Abstract: An aqueous surfactant composition comprising one or more alpha-sulfo fatty acid disalts (A) of the general formula (I), R1CH(SO3M1)COOM2??(I), wherein the radical R1 is a linear or branched alkyl or alkenyl radical with 6 to 18 carbon atoms and the radicals M1 and M2, independently of one another, are selected from the group H, Li, Na, K, Ca/2, Mg/2, ammonium, and alkanolamine, one or more amidoalkylbetaines (B) of the general formula (II), R2—CO—NH—(CH2)y—N+(CH3)2—CH2—COO???(II) in which the radical R2 is a linear or branched alkyl or alkenyl radical with 7 to 19 carbon atoms and the index y is an integer in the range 2 to 4, and water, where specific limiting conditions are to be observed. The compositions are transparent, storage-stable, characterized by good foaming ability and good viscosity, and are suitable for cosmetic products and also detergents and cleaners.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Claudia Brunn, Ansgar Behler, Detlev Stanislowski, Monika Barbenheim
  • Patent number: 10751337
    Abstract: The present invention provides a preservative free ophthalmic formulation. In particular, the ophthalmic formulations of the invention are aqueous formulations comprising nanoemulsion of oil. The present invention also provides a method for treating an eye disorder. In one particular embodiment, the invention provides methods for treating dry eye syndrome using an preservative free formulation comprising a nanoemulsion of oil and alpha 2 adrenergic agonist, pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof or a mixture thereof. In particular, the alpha 2 adrenergic agonist of the invention has a higher alpha 2A agonist activity compared to alpha 2B agonist activity. This invention also provides a preservative free ophthalmic composition comprising a nanoemulsion of oil, a therapeutically effective amount of an alpha 2 adrenergic agonist, a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof or a combination thereof as an active ingredient for treating a dry eye syndrome.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignees: Ocugen, Inc., THE BOARD OF TRUSTEEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
    Inventors: Sandeep Jain, Uday Bhaskar Kompella, Shankar Musunuri
  • Patent number: 10682292
    Abstract: A skin smoothing film made from a skin smoothing composition that comprises sodium silicate, polyvalent silicate and water. Moreover, the film may be made from a composition that has a contraction value of from about 30% to about 160%. The film thickness is from about 5 microns to about 50 microns, preferably from about 10 microns to about 40 microns, when applied. The standard deviation of the film over the area covered is less than about 30, preferably less than about 25.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Amanda Leigh Newman, Nancy Lorincz Leppla, Laurie Ellen Breyfogle, Gordon Gerald Guay, David Edward Wilson, Joseph Michael Zukowski