Patents


  • Judge Orders New Hearing in ‘Blue’ Trademark Dispute

    Blue, like beauty, is apparently in the eyes of the beholder. Beiersdorf recently won a ruling from a top court that gives it a second chance to defend a trademark for the blue color on its Nivea products in an ongoing fight with Unilever. The cou…
    08.03.15

  • Thickened Hand Dishwash Patented by P&G

    US 8,993,503 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented a liquid detergent. It is comprised of a surfactant system that is comprised of an alkoxylated anionic surfactant and an amine oxide surfactant and a viscosity modifier selected from the group consis…
    07.01.15

  • Method Patents Liquid Cleaner

    US Patent No. 8,992,632 B2; Method has patented a cleaning composition that is comprised of surfactant system that contains a nonionic surfactant including an ethoxylated alcohol and/or an ethoxylated fatty acid ester, and an anionic surfactant; free…
    07.01.15

  • Amway Patents Hair Treatment with Creatine

    US Patent No. 8,999,306 B2;  Access Business Group has patented a method for improving the tensile properties of hair comprising applying to the hair a shampoo, a conditioner, or a combination thereof. The composition is comprised of a lipid and…
    07.01.15

  • Avon Patents Composition To Impart Superhydrophobicity

    US Patent No. 8,999,307 B2; Avon has patented a method for rendering keratin fiber water-repellant. It entails applying a composition comprising one hydrophobic particulate material consisting of octylsilyl-functionalized fumed alumina; a second hydr…
    07.01.15

  • Volumizing Effect for Hair

    US Patent No. 8,999,308 B2; Coty Germany has patented a base and a top coat in which the anhydrous base coat composition consists of a water absorbent compound which is a cosmetically acceptable salt of acrylic or polyacrylic acid, a CO2 releasing co…
    07.01.15

  • Enzyme Cleaning Composition

    US Patent No. 8,999,911 B2; Bissell Homecare has patented a kit for application of a cleaning composition. It is comprised of a package comprising: a first and second compartments; a first composition comprising at least one purified enzyme stored in…
    07.01.15

  • L’Oréal Patents Sunscreen Composition

    US Patent No. 8,992,895 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a sunscreen composition comprising at least one UV filter; at least one booster; at least one thermosensitive polymer wherein the at least one thermosensitive polymer is bis-methox…
    06.01.15

  • SCJ Patents Aerosol Product

    US Patent No. 8,927,474 B2; SC Johnson & Son has been awarded a patent covering an aerosol product comprising a steel can with aerosol dispensing top, body and base. The steel can has an interior surface with a lining, which is an organic coat…
    06.01.15

  • Natural Ingredient Treatment For Hair Loss

    US Patent No. 8,985,124 B2; Pilaris Labs LLC, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, has patented a method for treating hair loss by reducing effects of 5α-dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in a subject undergoing treatment for hair loss. The method is comprised of p…
    06.01.15

  • Oral Stain Remover Patented By Mandom, Regenetiss

    US Patent No. 8,992,894 B2; Mandom Corporation, Osaka, and Regenetiss Inc., Nagano, Japan, have patented an oral stain remover composition comprising a salt of ultraphosphoric acid.…
    06.01.15

  • Skin Lightening Compositions With Omeprazole

    US Patent No. 8,992,897 B2; ELC Management LLC, New York has patented method of lightening or depigmenting the skin. It is comprised of topically applying to skin a composition that contains approximately 0.00005% to 0.5% of omeprazole or omeprazo…
    06.01.15

  • AP and Deodorant Formulated with Caffeine

    US Patent No. 8,992,898 B2; Shannon Elizabeth Klingman of Chaska, MN has developed a personal care composition for reducing body odor. It is comprised of caffeine or salts thereof and mandelic acid in a suitable carrier for application to the skin, z…
    06.01.15

  • Dental Composition Patented By Okayama University

    US Patent No. 8,999,298 B2; The National University Corp. Okayama University, Okayama-shi, Japan, has patented a dental composition that is comprised of phosphorylated saccharide selected from the group consisting of phosphorylated pullulan and a pho…
    06.01.15

  • Long-Wearing Cosmetic

    US Patent 8,999,304 B2; L’Oréal has patented a non-aqueous composition that is capable of forming a gel structure. It is comprised of a structuring agent consisting of a low molecular mass N-acyl glutamic acid diamide having a straight-c…
    06.01.15

  • P&G Patents Strand Effects for Hair

    US Patent No. 8,960,205 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a method of imparting strand effects to hair. The method entails identifying each of a plurality of hair strands to which to apply the product independently and individually…
    05.01.15

  • Dial Patents Reusable Dryer Products with Indicator

    US Patent No. 8,987,186 B2; The Dial Corporation has patented a product for use during multiple drying cycles in a laundry dryer. The product has a solid body comprising a polymeric material having laminar sheet-like portions and an active compoun…
    05.01.15

  • K-C’s Wet Wipes With Dimethicone Copolyols

    US Patent No. 8,987,180 B2; Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc., Neenah, WI, has patented a cleansing product comprising a substrate and a silicone reactive amino containing dimethicone copolyol.…
    05.01.15

  • Concealed Tooth Cleaning Tool

    US Patent No. 8,973,590 B2; Margo Brilliant of Miami, FL and Jo Anne Brilliant of Annapolis, MD have patented a disguised holder for tooth cleaning (at right). It has an elongated case with a handle and a base that supports the implement. An elongate…
    05.01.15

  • L’Oréal Patents Gel with Superabsorbent Polymers

    US Patent No. 8,940,680 B2; L’Oréal has patented a composition in the form of a gel that is comprised of water; an alkyl polyglucoside foaming surfactant having an HLB value of greater than 15 and optionally, a betaine derivative having…
    05.01.15