Patents


  • LOral Earns Patent For Translucent Pigments

    Patent No. US 6,761,881 B2: L’Oréal, Paris, France, patented a transparent- or translucent-colored cosmetic composition with a turbidity of less than 800 NTU. It comprises a transparent or translucent cosmetic base and at least one insol…
    11.22.05

  • Unilever HPC Patents Skin Care Patch

    Patent No. US 6,761,896 B1: Unilever HPC patented a dual cosmetic patch comprising a static magnet layer with north and south poles and a nonwoven, transdermal, hydrogel or silicone sheeting patch that carries a cosmetic benefit ingredient. The two l…
    11.22.05

  • LG Household Patents Hair Growth Promoter

    Patent No. US 6,762,164 B2: LG Household & Health Care Ltd., Seoul, Republic of Korea, patented a method to treat alopecia and promote hair growth by using a pharmaceutical composition that contains 3-position cyclosporin derivatives.…
    11.22.05

  • Firmenich Earns Patent For Citrus Perfume/Flavor

    Patent No. US 6,762,163 B2: Firmenich SA, Geneva, Switzerland, patented a process to impart/enhance a citrus character to a composition. The double bond in position 4 of the compound has a cis or trans configuration.…
    11.22.05

  • Phytosterol Purification Process Patent Earned by Kao

    Patent No. US 6,762,312 B1: Kao Corp., Tokyo, Japan, patented a phytosterol purifying process that involves esterifying a crude fatty acid extract derived from a vegetable fat and/or oil; contacting the extract with a solvent comprising water and an…
    11.22.05

  • Air Products Patents Foam-Controlling Agents

    Patent No. US 6,762,208 B2: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Allen-town, PA, patented a method to control the foaming of a waterborne composition using an alkane diol compound.…
    11.22.05

  • Sock-Holding Device For Washers Patented

    Patent No. US 6,760,943 B2: A Baltimore-based researcher patented a sock-saving device for rotating or oscillating washing machines. It comprises a flexible member that is mounted onto the agitator, and a second external component to carry pairs of s…
    11.22.05

  • Leukotriene Receptor Treats Hair Loss

    Patent No. US 6,762,193 B1: A Coving-ton, LA-based researcher patented a hair loss treatment using a leukotriene receptor antagonist.…
    11.22.05

  • Azeotrope-like Composition Patented by Honeywell

    Patent No. US 6,764,990 B1: Researchers assigned to Honeywell International, Inc., Morristown, NJ, patented an azeotrope-like composition consisting of trans-1,2-dichloroethylene, 2-chloropropane and HFC-245fa.…
    11.22.05

  • Mitsubisi Patents Detergent With Polyglycerol Ester

    Patent No. US 6,762,159 B2: Mitsubisi Chemical Corp., Tokyo, Japan, was granted a detergent patent comprising an aqueous solution with a polyglycerol fatty acid ester that remains transparent for at least one week at 5°C.…
    11.22.05

  • Universite de Montreal Patents Biofilm-Removing Detergent

    Patent No. US 6,762,160 B2: Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada, patented a composition to remove a biofilm from a surface without the use of peroxide, terpene or sodium hypochiorite. The agent contains cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC) detergent a…
    11.22.05

  • Disinfecting Cleaner Patent Granted to S.C. Johnson

    Patent No. US 6,762,162 B1: S.C. John-son & Son patented a cleaner comprising biocidal-disinfecting quaternary ammonium biocides and substituted guanidine biocides, an acrylate mono-mer cationic polymer, a nonionic or cationic surfactant and opti…
    11.22.05

  • Medical Instrument Cleanser Patented by Novapharm

    Patent No. US 6,762,161 B2: Novapharm Research Pty Ltd., Australia, patented a method to clean a medical instrument contaminated with an organic load-including protein. The liquid composition consists of a protease, a monoquaternary ammonium disinfec…
    11.22.05

  • Liquid Ester Patent Granted to J&J

    Patent No. US 6,762,158 B2: Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Consumer Cos., Inc., Skillman, NJ, patented a personal care product comprising at least two water-dispersible components to produce a uniform clear mixture or uniform hazy mixture, and at le…
    11.22.05

  • Philips Sues Gillette Co. Over Electric Toothbrush

    Reports suggest Royal Philips Electron-ics, New York, has accused Boston-based Gillette Co. of violating patents for its electric toothbrush technology, specifically Gillette’s Oral-B Sonicare toothbrushes that use microprocessors to direct bri…
    11.22.05

  • Hair Care Formula Patented by Eastman

    Patent No. US 6,749,836 B1: Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, TN, patented a hair care formulation comprising a spray-dried hybrid-graft copolymer, a liquid vehicle and at least one volatile organic compound.…
    11.22.05

  • LOral Earns Patent For Regulating Cosmetic

    Patent No. US 6,749,837 B1: French researchers for L’Oréal SA, France, were awarded a patent for a cosmetic that consists of at least one film-forming polymer and at least one oxyalkylenated silicone additive.…
    11.22.05

  • Sunscreen Method Patented by Shiseido

    Patent No. US 6,749,838 B1: Shiseido Company Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, patented a sunscreen cosmetic containing a micro particle zinc oxide composite powder that is coated with a silicic anhydride and treated with a silicone on the surface. This compositio…
    11.22.05

  • Dishwasher Mineral Remover Patented by Researcher

    Patent No. US 6,750,186 B2: A research-er in Jacksonville, FL, patented a method to remove mineral deposits, especially calcium carbonate, from the inside of a dishwasher using cleaner solid tablets or pellets. They comprise at least one chelating ag…
    11.22.05

  • Premier Patents Novel Skin Protection

    Patent No. US 6,719,964 B1: Middle-sex, NJ-based Premier Specialties Inc. has been granted a patent utilizing ethyl p-methoxycinnamate derived from kaempferia galanga root for new and improved cosmetic compositions and methods to prevent and treat ch…
    11.22.05