Patents

  • Patent Review

    February 9, 2009
    Corrosion Protector for Glassware in Dishwashers   U.S. Patent No. 7,456,142 B2: Reckitt Benckiser N.V. has patented a process for the inhibition of corrosion of glassware in an automatic dishwashing process. It entails contacting the glassw…


  • Patent Review

    January 8, 2009
    Jeen Issued Silicone Copolymer Patent   Jeen International has been awarded a U.S. patent covering its Jeesilc PS Series of silicone copolymers. The granted patent and corresponding foreign applications (which the company is pursuing in Euro…


  • Cleaning Composition Patented by Clorox

    December 8, 2008
    U.S. Patent No. 7,446,082 B2 The Clorox Company has patented a process of cleaning a surface using a cleaning implement with a disposable substrate attached to a fitment and impregnated with a cleaning composition. The disposable substrate has a pla…


  • Hair Coloring Composition

    December 8, 2008
    U.S. Patent No. 7,429,276 B2 KPSS-Kao Professional Salon Services GmbH, Darmstadt (Germany) has patented a process for coloring hair. The patent covers a composition comprised of at least one oxidation dye precursor and at least one acidic direct dy…


  • Dental-Stain Removing Chewing Gum

    December 8, 2008
    U.S. Patent No. 7,445,769 B2 Cadbury Adams USA LLC, Parsippany, NJ, has patented a stain-removing chewing gum. It is comprised of the gum base, a chelating agent and a surfactant. The surfactant is comprised of a stain-removing effective amount of a…


  • On the Go Stain Removal Method

    December 8, 2008
    U.S. Patent No. 7,442,678 B2 The Procter & Gamble Company has been awarded a patent covering a method of treating fabric away from home with a easy to carry applicator. The applicator contains the following composition: 1-3% hydrogen peroxide, 1…


  • Beauty Bar or Liquid with Optical Attributes

    December 8, 2008
    U.S. Patent No. 7,442,674 B2 Unilever Home & Personal Care Beauty has patented wash product compositions delivering enhanced visual benefits to the skin with specific optical attributes. The rinse-off bar or liquid composition consists of, by we…


  • Hair Dye

    December 8, 2008
    U.S. Patent No. 7,429,275 B2 L’Oréal S.A. has patented a method of dying human keratin materials that involves application of at least one direct dye comprising at least one non-metallic or metallic cationic compound chosen from porphyr…


  • Compositions with Soil Suspending Polymers

    December 8, 2008
    U.S. Patent No. 7,445,644 B2 P&G has been awarded a patent for a composition that is comprised of a catechol having one or more sulfonate groups and a water-soluble, soil-suspending polymer selected from saccharide derivatives comprising at leas…


  • Patent Review

    December 2, 2008
    Cleaning Composition Patented by Clorox U.S. Patent No. 7,446,082 B2 The Clorox Company has patented a process of cleaning a surface using a cleaning implement with a disposable substrate attached to a fitment and impregnated with a cleaning co…


  • Framed Soap Composition Patented by Kao Corp.

    November 17, 2008
    Patent No. U.S. 7,427,585 B2 Kao Corporation, Tokyo, has been awarded a U.S. patent covering a framed soap composition that contains water and the following ingredients: (a) 25-60% of a fatty acid soap containing not greater than 20% of insolubles;…


  • LOral Patents Anhydrous AP Stick

    November 17, 2008
    U.S. Patent No. 7,425,321 B2 L’Oréal S.A., Paris, has patented an anhydrous antiperspirant stick. It is comprised of at least one antiperspirant active agent chosen from aluminum chlorohydrate and its complexes; at least one solidifyin…


  • Combination Dishwashing Detergent

    November 17, 2008
    U.S. Patent No. 7,424,891 B2 Henkel AG has patented a combination dishwashing product with two liquid cleansers/detergents that are held separately from each other in the packaging. Detergent A is comprised of, by weight 10-75% detergent builder(s);…


  • Skin Pigmentation Reduction

    November 17, 2008
    U.S Patent No. 7,429,391 B2 Access Business Group International LLC, Ada, MI, has been awarded a U.S. patent for a composition that reduces pigmentation in skin. It is comprised of a multiple pigmentation inhibitor that contains at least five ingred…


  • Carpet Cleaner Patented by Reckitt Benckiser

    November 17, 2008
    U.S. Patent 7,429,273 B2 A method of cleaning a soiled carpet has been patented by Reckitt Benckiser. It entails adding to the reservoir of a carpet cleaning machine a water soluble product that contains liquid carpet cleaner comprised of a super w…