Patents

  • Wasp and Hornet Spray Features Natural Oils

    April 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,394,358 B2; Sterling International Inc., based in Spokane, WA, has patented a wasp, hornet and yellow jacket spray repellent and nest pesticide. The insecticidal composition consists of lemongrass oil, clove oil, rosemary oil and ger…


  • 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.…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • P&G Patents Wet Wipes

    April 4, 2013
    US 8,377,459 B2; Procter & Gamble Company has patented a wet wipe comprising a nonwoven material releasably carrying an oil-in-water emulsion composition. The oil-in-water emulsion composition is comprised of an emollient; a surfactant selec…


  • Semi-Rigid Gel Cleansing Article

    March 14, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,357,645 B2; The United States of America/Secretary of Agriculture has patented a semi-rigid gel cleansing article that contains at least one gelling agent, at least one solvent and an effective amount of at least one cleansing…


  • 3M Patents Surfactant-Free Topical Insect Repellent

    March 14, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,114,386 B2; 3M Innovative Properties Company, St. Paul, MN, has patented a single phase, surfactant-free, topical insect repellent composition. It is comprised of an effective amount of one or more film-forming methyl vinyl ether-male…


  • Preparation of UV-Curable Artificial Nail Gels

    March 14, 2013
    US 8,367,045 B2; Mycone Dental Supply Co., Cherry Hill, NJ, has patented a method of preparing colored ultraviolet (UV)-curable compositions useful for adornment of natural and artificial nails and artificial nail extensions. It entails dispersing a…


  • Delivery Composition

    March 14, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,357,649 B2; The Procter & Gamble Co. has patented a benefit agent delivery composition. It is comprised of an agglomerate, particulate and/or extrudate. The agglomerate, particulate and/or extrudate comprises a chelant and…


  • Cosmetic with Extracts, Oils and Vitamins

    March 14, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,357,382 B1; Bethany L. Hilt of Cleveland, OH has patented a cosmetic formulation. It is comprised of water; glycerin; a provitamin of vitamin B5; allantoin; white tea extract; blueberry extract; acai extract; at least one UVA a…


  • Unit Dose Liquid Treatment Patented by Procter & Gamble

    March 14, 2013
    • US Patent. 8,357,648 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a pearlescent unitary dose composition suitable for laundry or hard surface cleaning having a turbidity of greater than 5 and less than 3000 NTU. The composition comprises…


  • Avon Awarded Patent Covering Long-Wearing Cosmetics

    March 14, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,377,425 B2; Avon Products has been awarded a US patent covering a cosmetic composition comprising a film-forming polyurethane polymer selected from the group consisting of bis-PEG-1 dimethicone-dimer diol/ isophorone diisocyana…


  • New Tooth Gloss

    March 14, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,377,421 B2; Martin S. Giniger of New York has patented a composition for use as a tooth gloss or a finishing composition to enhance the appearance of the dentition. The composition is a solid, solventless wax-based form for dir…


  • Cleaning Compositon With Corrosion Inhibitor

    March 14, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,375,494 B2; Clean Control Corporation, Warner Robins, GA, has patented a cleaning composition that is comprised of at least one dispersing agent; at least one anti-redeposition agent; at least one corrosion inhibitor; at least…


  • Wax Encapsulation Process

    March 14, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,357,318 B2; Givaudan S.A., Vemier, Switzerland, has patented a preparation process for microcapsules comprising a shell and a core that comprises a waxy solid. It is comprised of dispersing particles of waxy solid material in a…