Patents


  • Malodor Reducer Patented By Quest International

    Patent No. US 6,737,395 B1: UK-based researchers for Quest International BV, Naarden, The Netherlands, patented a method to produce a perfume by selecting perfume components that both inhibit and sub-lethally inhibit fatty acid metabolism in coryneba…
    11.15.05

  • Textile Treatment Method Is Patented

    Patent No. US 6,737,389 B1: Coöperatie Cosun U.A., Breda, The Netherlands, patented a method to remove contaminants from a textile that is treated with an effective amount of a fructan polycarboxylic acid.…
    11.15.05

  • Firmenich Granted Patent For Perfume Fixative

    Patent No. US 6,737,396 B2: Firmenich SA, Geneva, Switzerland, patented a method to improve the odor properties of a perfume composition or article by adding a sufficient fragrance-fixing or odor-exalting amount of (1-ethoxy-ethoxy)cyclododecane.…
    11.15.05

  • Abrasive Toothpaste Patented by P&G

    Patent No. US 6,740,311 B2: Research-ers for P&G were awarded a patent for an abrasive dentifrice comprising an orally-acceptable carrier and a silica abrasive containing a precipitated silica with a particle size distribution ranging from 8-14 m…
    11.15.05

  • Titanium Dioxide Patent Granted to Rhodia

    Patent No. US 6,740,312 B2: French researchers for Rhodia Chimie, Cour-bevoie Cedex, France, patented a process to prepare a stable aqueous dispersion containing titanium dioxide particles with a largely anatase crystalline structure.…
    11.15.05

  • LOral Earns Patent For Self-Tanner

    Patent No. US 6,740,313 B2: L’Oréal SA developed a patent for a cosmetic and/or dermatological composition that produces a long-lasting and non-covering tan on the skin. It comprises a cosmetically acceptable medium and at least one pigm…
    11.15.05

  • Avon Products Receives Insect Repellent Patent

    Patent No. US 6,719,959 B1: Avon Products, Inc., Suffern, NY, earned a patent for a long-lasting insect repellent for the skin that contains enough repellent to repel insects and a sufficient amount of urethane polymer to form a film on the surface o…
    11.15.05

  • Cognis Patents Use Of Chitosan for Nicks

    Patent No. US 6,719,961 B1: Research-ers for Cognis Corp., Cincinnati, OH, were awarded a patent for decreasing skin irritation caused by shaving with a chitosan composition.…
    11.15.05

  • SmithKline Beecham Patents Protective Oral Composition

    Patent No. US 6,719,963 B2: SmithKline Beecham plc, Brentford, UK, research-ers patented a process to prepare a liquid composition to reduce tooth enamel erosion in acidic beverages such as fruit juice, cider, wine, vinegar, acidic dairy products, ac…
    11.15.05

  • Skin Protector Against Irradiation Patented by Premier

    Patent No. US 6,719,964 B1: Middlesex, NJ-based Premier Specialties Inc., patented a method to protect mammalian skin against harmful effects of tyrosinase and chemically-induced irritation (other than UV radiation) by applying a preparation containi…
    11.15.05

  • Unilever HPC Earns Patent for AP/Deo

    Patent No. US 6,719,965 B2: A research-er for Unilever Home & Personal Care (HPC) USA, Chicago, IL, developed a patent for an antiperspirant/deodorant (AP/deo) composition that contains a particulate AP/deo active and a polyol that is partially m…
    11.15.05

  • TriStrata Wins Patent Infringement Suit

    TriStrata Technology, Inc. (TTI), a Princeton, NJ-based subsidiary of NeoStrata, won a patent infringement suit in November 2003 against Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, formerly ICN Pharmaceuticals. A U.S. District Court jury in Wilmington, DE…
    11.15.05

  • Creamy AP/Deo Patent Granted to Jergens

    Patent No. US 6,719,966 B2: A research-er for Andrew Jergens, Cincinnati, OH, patented a water-containing, solid or semi-solid AP/deo composition consisting of an AP/deo active, a volatile fluid, a wax structurant, a C6-C45 alkyl substituted polydime…
    11.15.05

  • Unilever HPC Earns Hair Treatment Patent

    Patent No. US 6,719,967 B1: U.S.- and UK-based researchers for Unilever HPC, Chicago, were awarded a patent for a thickened shampoo that treats the hair containing a first phase with at least one naturally derived polymer and a second phase suspended…
    11.15.05

  • Process to Obtain Silk Powder Particles Patented

    Patent No. US 6,719,985 B1: The National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, and Eaudeleman Co., Ltd., Osaka, Japan, patented a process to obtain crystalline superfine silk powder particles less than 3mm in diameter. The steps include cont…
    11.15.05

  • P&G Patents Process To Deliver Oral Care Actives

    Patent No. US 6,719,995 B2: Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati, OH, patented a delivery system for delivering oral care actives to oral surfaces consisting of an integral carrier and a composition with polybutene and one or more cosmetic or therape…
    11.15.05

  • Antimicrobial Product Patent Derived from Silver

    Patent No. US 6,720,006 B2: Two independent German researchers patented an antimicrobial body care product comprising an organic matrix containing homogeneously dispersed silver nanoparticles and a smaller, antimicrobially effective, non-irritating a…
    11.15.05

  • Oxidative Hair Dye Patented by Henkel

    Patent No. US 6,719,811 B1: Henkel, Düsseldorf, Germany, earned a patent for a process to oxidatively dye the hair by contacting keratin fibers with a dye comprised of a carrier and indolines, or salts of indolines.…
    11.15.05

  • Firmenich Patents Perfume With Tertiary Alcohols

    Patent No. US 6,720,295 B2: U.S.-based researchers for Firmenich SA, Geneva, Switzerland, were awarded a patent for a perfuming composition or a perfumed product containing as active ingredient, at least one perfuming co-ingredient, solvent or adjuva…
    11.15.05

  • Multi-Component Cleaning Composition Patented

    Patent No. US 6,720,297 B2: A research-er earned a patent for a cleaning composition with myristyltrimethylammonium bromide, benzethonium chloride and tetrasodium salt ethylenediamine of tetraacetic acid, and polyvinyl alcohol dissolved in water.…
    11.15.05