Patents

  • Patent Review

    July 9, 2010
    Solid Laundry Detergent Patented by P&G U.S. Patent No. 7,700,539 B2; P&G has patented a solid laundry detergent composition. It is comprised of a detersive surfactant, zeolite builder, phosphate builder, carbonate and cellulosic polymer.…


  • Patent Review

    June 2, 2010
    Bar Soap Provides UV Protection U.S. Patent No. 7,700,079 B2; Jamie Collins Doss of Santa Fe, NM has patented a soap bar that provides UV protection through normal washing and rinsing. It contains a natural soap base for cleaning the skin; titaniu…


  • Patent Review

    Patent Review

    April 29, 2010
    Composite Powder Patented by Shiseido U.S. Patent No. 7,682,604 B2; Shiseido Co., Ltd., Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan, has patented a composite powder that is comprised of a flaky substrate powder, seed particles selected from the group consisting of ti…


  • Patent Review

    Patent Review

    March 31, 2010
    Single-Use Lip Treatment Patented by Kimberly-Clark U.S. Patent No. 7,666,396 B2; Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc., Neenah, WI, has patented a single-use treatment product—sized and configured for application to the lips—that is capabl…


  • Patent Review

    March 9, 2010
    Juice Beauty Patents Skin Peel U.S. Patent No. 7,632,527,B2; Juice Beauty has been awarded a U.S. patent for juice-based skin peels and masks that include a blend of organic juices and other organic ingredients. The blend of organic juices and o…


  • Patent Review

    February 5, 2010
    Hard Surface Cleaner in Water-Soluble Sachet U.S. Patent No. 7,625,856 B2; Reckitt Benckiser has patented a water-soluble sachet containing a hard surface cleaner. The composition consists of surfactant, organic solvent, water and optionally alk…


  • Patent Review

    January 4, 2010
    Estée Lauder Patents Encapsulated Cosmetic U.S. Patent No. 7,622,132 B2; ELC Management, LLC, New York, NY, has been awarded a U.S. patent for a topically applied composition that is comprised of at least one frangible capsule having a se…


  • Patent Review

    November 30, 2009
    Sabinsa Corp. Wins Edison Patent Award U.S. Patent No. 7,063,861; Sabinsa has received the 2009 Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award in the nutraceuticals category for its patent on GarCitrin. The patent is entitled “Bioavailable Compo-sition of…


  • Patent Review

    November 9, 2009
    Multi-Mineral No-Mix Relaxer Patented by L’Oréal U.S Patent No. 7,597,880 B2; L’Oréal has been awarded a U.S. patent for a multi-mineral no-mix relaxer. The formulation contains LiOH, NaOH and an additive comprising an…


  • Patent Review

    October 5, 2009
    Auxiliary Laundry Composition from P&G U.S. Patent No. 7,572,760 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company, based in Cincinnati, OH, has been awarded a patent covering an auxiliary composition for use in the laundering or treatment of fabrics.…


  • Patent Review

    September 3, 2009
    Detergent Patented by Procter & Gamble U.S. Patent No. 7,569,528 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented a detergent composition. It is comprised of a lipase which is a polypeptide having an amino acid sequence which has at least 90% identity…


  • Patent Review

    August 5, 2009
    Pure USA Patents Topical Personal Care Compositions U.S. Patent No. 7,553,480 B2; Pure USA, LLC, East Brunswick, NJ, has patented a topical personal care composition that consists of hydrocortisone (1%), water (q.s.), cocoamidopropyl hydroxysult…


  • Patent Review

    July 8, 2009
    Hair Bleach Kit Patented by Procter & Gamble U.S. Patent No. 7,541,023 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has been awarded a patent for a hair bleach product in kit form. It is comprised of a peroxide-based developer component containin…


  • Patent Review

    June 9, 2009
    Clorox Patents Natural Cleaning Composition U.S. Patent No. 7,527,060 B2; The Clorox Company, Oakland, CA, has patented a natural cleaning composition. It consists of 0.5-5% alkyl polyglucoside, 0.5-5% ethanol, 0.05-0.4% lemon oil or d-limonene,…


  • Patent Review

    May 1, 2009
    Grant Patents Gransil EPSQ Powder Technology Grant Industries, Inc., Elmwood Park NJ, has been awarded a patent for its Gransil EPSQ powder technology, leading to a new class of sponge-like cosmetics. (At press time, the final patent number had…