Patents

  • Kao Patents Sotolone Odor Inhibitor

    April 1, 2016
    US 9,254,248 B2; Kao Corporation, Tokyo, has been awarded a US patent for a method of inhibiting an odor caused by sotolone  (a lactone and aroma compound with the typical smell of fenugreekor curry at high concentrations and mapl…


  • Dissolvable Personal Care Product

    April 1, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,233,055 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a personal care article in the form of a porous dissolvable solid structure. It is comprised of surfactant, polymeric structurant and plasticizer. The article is an open celled…


  • Low-VOC Cleaning Composition

    April 1, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,234,165 B2; Clorox has patented a cleaning substrate. It is comprised of a substrate; a cleaning composition, loaded onto said substrate, that consist of cationic biocides, one or more surfactants (selected form the group consisting o…


  • Emulsifier-Free Skin Cosmetic

    April 1, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,259,378 B2; Beiersdorf AG, Hamburg, has been awarded a patent for a  cosmetic or dermatological preparation, wherein the preparation is free from emulsifiers and exhibits graininess. The process is comprised of dispersing one or…


  • J&J Patents Sunscreen With UV Radiation-Absorbing Polymer

    April 1, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,254,254 B2; Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. has patented a composition that is comprised of a continuous water phase; a discontinuous oil phase, homogeneously distributed in said water phase, that is comprised of a polymer composi…


  • l’Oréal Patents Cosmetic Use of Lacritin-Type Polypeptides

    February 3, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,168,215 B2; L’Oréal Paris has patented a method for characterizing a condition of skin. The method entails the following steps: A) performing, in a first sample isolated from skin, a quantitative measurement of at leas…


  • Cleaning Agent Patented by Henkel

    February 3, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,169,457 B2; Henkel AG, Dusseldorf, has patented a liquid washing or cleaning agent. It is comprised of surfactant(s) and an alkylbenzene sulfonic acid-treated cellulose or an alkylbenzene sulfonic acid-treated cellulose derivative.…


  • P&G Patents Personal Cleansers With Polyacrylate Microcapsule

    February 3, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,162,085 B2; Procter & Gamble Company has patented a personal cleanser that contains a premix comprising an anionic charged polyacrylate microcapsule and a cationic deposition polymer; detersive surfactant; and a carrier.…


  • Organic Cleaning Composition With Soapberries

    February 3, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,217,125 B2; Greenology Products, Inc., Raleigh, NC, has patented an organic cleaning composition. The formulation is comprised of soapberries; saponified oil; soap bark; sodium carbonate, sodium hydroxide, potassium hydroxide, alkali…


  • Kao Patents Skin Cleansing Agent, Cosmetic

    February 3, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,114,084 B2; Kao Corp. has patented a skin cleansing method. The composition is comprised of components A, B, C and D.  Where, A is a polyoxyethylene alkyl ether sulfate; B is a cation group-containing polymer having a cationic ch…


  • Mary Kay Hits Patent Milestone

    February 3, 2016
    With more than 130 patents awarded in 2015, Mary Kay Inc. has set a company milestone with more than 1,200 patents for products, technologies and packaging designs in its global portfolio. Notable utility patents awarded to Mary Kay for skin care…


  • Chanel Patents Active Release For Skin Care Products

    January 4, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,198,850 B2; Chanel Parfums Beaute has patented a cosmetic method for gradually releasing an amount of active principle on skin by exchange with ions of said active principle, all day long, under standard conditions, in order to provid…


  • Bright Detergent

    January 4, 2016
    US 9,200,240 B2; Conopco, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, has patented a detergent composition that contains violet anionic alkoxylated thiophene dye comprising an anionic group covalently bound to alkoxy groups; blue triphenyl methane dye, wherein the m…


  • Squash and Pumpkin Extract In Personal Care Formulas

    January 4, 2016
    US 9,198,852 B2; Burt’s Farm LLC, Dawsonville, GA, has patented a personal care composition for cleaning and/or moisturizing skin or hair comprising a cosmetic base and effective amounts of a preservative as well as an extract of butternut squa…


  • P&G Patents Cleanser With Abrasive Particles

    January 4, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,163,200 B2;  P&G has patented a liquid cleaning and/or cleansing composition that contains abrasive cleaning particles, water and surfactant. The abrasive cleaning particles have packing density between about 50kg/m3 and abou…