Patents

  • L’Oréal Combats Melanocytes Disappearance in Hair

    July 10, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,445,004 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a  method for combating the disappearance of the melanocytes of hair follicles by maintaining and/or by regenerating the population of active melanocytes of the bulbs a…


  • Cream Stimulates Mitochondrial Activity

    July 10, 2013
    • US 8,435,547 B2; John P. Blass of New York City has patented a topical skin composition for stimulating mitochondrial activity in the skin cells of humans. It is comprised of (a) a Krebs cycle intermediate, a precursor of a Krebs cycle interme…


  • Process for Unit Dose Detergent Patented by P&G

    July 10, 2013
    • US 8,435,935 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a process for making water-soluble pouches that contain a plurality of compartments, in which at least one compartment has a detergent active or auxiliary component. The process in…


  • Cosmetic Preparations of Lipid Mixtures

    June 6, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,435,546 B2; Beiersdorf AG, Hamburg, has patented a cosmetic, dermatological or pharmaceutical preparation that is comprised of (a) one or more lipids, which comprise at least one lipid selected from mineral oils, cetearyl isono…


  • Nail Whitening Composition Patented by L’Oréal

    June 6, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,435,500 B2; L’Oréal has been awarded a US patent for its cosmetic composition for bleaching discolored nails. The composition is comprised of at least one hydrogen peroxide generator selected from carbamide peroxid…


  • Perfume Delivery System Patented by P&G

    June 6, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,431,520 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has been awarded patent protection on a perfume delivery system comprised of 2-(R,S)-(1-(3-methylbut-2-enyl)cyclobutyl)butan-2-ol. The perfume delivery system is a polymer-assisted d…


  • Toothpowder with Bamboo Salt

    June 6, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,435,499 B2; Ji-Won Nam, Uijeongbu-Si, Republic of Korea, has patented a toothpowder composition that contains wheat flour, bamboo salt, burnt alum, pine resin, Nelumbo nucifera gaertner, Asiasarum, Cimicifuga heracleifolia, Ang…


  • P&G Patents Unit Dose Dish Detergent

    June 6, 2013
    • US 8,431,517 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented an automatic dishwashing detergent unit dose composition that contains a combination of a polyvalent metal compound (hydrozincite) and a low foaming, nonionic surfactant having a c…


  • Sanitizing Gel Contains Avenanthramides

    June 6, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,431,142 B2; The Idea Folder, LLC of Green Bay, WI has patented a sanitizing gel that contains ethanol, hydroxyl propyl methyl cellulose, avenanthramides, glycerin and vitamin E.…


  • Topical Composition From Dr. Reddy’s

    June 6, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,431,140 B2; Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Inc., Bridgewater, NJ, and Reddy’s Laboratories, Ltd., Hyderabad, India, have patented a single phase topical pharmaceutical composition. It contains a biologically active agent…


  • Galderma Patents Composition For Keratinization Disorders

    June 6, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,435,502 B2; Galderma Research & Development, Biot, France, has patented a topically applicable and stable cosmetic/dermatological composition that contains at least one naphthoic acid compound useful for the treatment of ke…


  • L’Oréal Patents Mousse

    May 3, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,394,394 B2; Mousse formulations have been patented by L’Oréal France. The cosmetic base is comprised of an anhydrous mixture of an effective amount of at least one first non-emulsifying, gellable silicone elastome…


  • Recent Hair Color Patents

    April 4, 2013
      Here are several hair color patents that were recently awarded by the US Patent Office. Procter & Gamble Company has patented an oxidative hair coloring composition (Patent No. 8,382,854 B2) comprising a non-ammo…


  • Shark Repelling Method

    April 4, 2013
      Should sun safe surfers protect their boards too? No, not from UV damage...from shark bites. They might be able to, thanks to an idea patented by Anthony Neville Drew of London. Neville has patented a method of repelling…


  • Tattoo Removal System Uses Perfluorodecalin and Laser

    April 4, 2013
     US Patent No. 8,394,359 B1; Michael P. O’Neil of Dublin, CA has patented a method for tattoo removal. The method includes applying perfluorodecalin to a treatment area and exposing the tattoo portion to a laser output.…