Patents

  • Clean Volume Mascara Patented by L’Oréal

    August 3, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,992,899 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a mascara composition that is comprised of at least one film-forming polymer, at least one silicone elastomer blend comprising at least one silicone cross-polymer dispersed in at l…


  • Skin Treatment with Antimicrobial Effect

    August 3, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,992,901 B2; Conopco, has patented a method of providing an antimicrobial effect to skin. It entails applying a composition and waiting at least 15 seconds before rinsing it off. The composition is comprised of a polymer selected from…


  • Treadmill-Like Rotation Toothbrush

    August 3, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,992,690 B1; Alexander Kandemir of New York has been awarded a US patent for a toothbrush that has a housing with an upper head portion and a lower neck portion; two spaced-apart drive sprockets extending through the upper head portion…


  • Rapid, Permanent Hair Setting System

    August 3, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,999,310 B1; Chuckles, Inc., Manchester, NH, has patented a keratinous fiber treatment formulation consisting of a crotonic acid/vinyl C8-12 isoalkyl esters/VA/bis-vinyldimethicone crosspolymer and an effective amount of a 50% ammonium…


  • Detergent Patented by P&G

    August 3, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,999,912 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented a composition that contains a fabric-substantive hueing agent selected from the group consisting of small molecule dyes, polymeric dyes and mixtures thereof, and a bacterial alkaline enzym…


  • Skin Cleansing System

    August 3, 2015
    US Patent No. 9,040,472 B2; The University of New Brunswick has patented a skin cleansing system that is comprised of a non-aqueous solvent component for application to skin, comprising a non-water miscible biodegradable solvent, the solvent comprisi…


  • Judge Orders New Hearing in ‘Blue’ Trademark Dispute

    August 3, 2015
    Blue, like beauty, is apparently in the eyes of the beholder. Beiersdorf recently won a ruling from a top court that gives it a second chance to defend a trademark for the blue color on its Nivea products in an ongoing fight with Unilever. The cou…


  • Thickened Hand Dishwash Patented by P&G

    July 1, 2015
    US 8,993,503 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented a liquid detergent. It is comprised of a surfactant system that is comprised of an alkoxylated anionic surfactant and an amine oxide surfactant and a viscosity modifier selected from the group consis…


  • Method Patents Liquid Cleaner

    July 1, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,992,632 B2; Method has patented a cleaning composition that is comprised of surfactant system that contains a nonionic surfactant including an ethoxylated alcohol and/or an ethoxylated fatty acid ester, and an anionic surfactant; free…


  • Amway Patents Hair Treatment with Creatine

    July 1, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,999,306 B2;  Access Business Group has patented a method for improving the tensile properties of hair comprising applying to the hair a shampoo, a conditioner, or a combination thereof. The composition is comprised of a lipid and…


  • Avon Patents Composition To Impart Superhydrophobicity

    July 1, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,999,307 B2; Avon has patented a method for rendering keratin fiber water-repellant. It entails applying a composition comprising one hydrophobic particulate material consisting of octylsilyl-functionalized fumed alumina; a second hydr…


  • Volumizing Effect for Hair

    July 1, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,999,308 B2; Coty Germany has patented a base and a top coat in which the anhydrous base coat composition consists of a water absorbent compound which is a cosmetically acceptable salt of acrylic or polyacrylic acid, a CO2 releasing co…


  • Enzyme Cleaning Composition

    July 1, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,999,911 B2; Bissell Homecare has patented a kit for application of a cleaning composition. It is comprised of a package comprising: a first and second compartments; a first composition comprising at least one purified enzyme stored in…


  • L’Oréal Patents Sunscreen Composition

    June 1, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,992,895 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a sunscreen composition comprising at least one UV filter; at least one booster; at least one thermosensitive polymer wherein the at least one thermosensitive polymer is bis-methox…


  • SCJ Patents Aerosol Product

    June 1, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,927,474 B2; SC Johnson & Son has been awarded a patent covering an aerosol product comprising a steel can with aerosol dispensing top, body and base. The steel can has an interior surface with a lining, which is an organic coat…