Patents


  • UV-Absorbent Skin Preparation from Shiseido

    Patent No. US 6,676,932 B2: Japanese researchers for Shiseido Co., Ltd., Tokyo, patented an ultraviolet light-absorbent compound containing a pyridazine derivative.…
    11.15.05

  • Cosmetic with Okume Resin Patented by Dior

    Patent No. US 6,676,952 B2: Parfums Christian Dior, Paris, France, earned a patent for a cosmetic containing an okume resin extract. The extract is obtained by macerating the resin in a solvent or solvent mixture and filtering it to create a cream, g…
    11.15.05

  • Detergent Bar Stamping Method from Lever Bros.

    Patent No. US 6,676,872 B2: Maryland-based researchers for Lever Bros. Co., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, patented a process to stamp a detergent bar using an elastomeric coating with a conductive filler on a bar surface, and stamping and releasing the bar f…
    11.15.05

  • Detergent and Implement Patented by P&G

    Patent No. US 6,677,287 B1: P&G was granted a patent for a detergent composition with a disappearing dye for an implement with a disposable, super-absorbent pad. The composition consists of detergent surfactants, hydrophobic materials, an alkalin…
    11.15.05

  • Sabinsa Earns Patent For Tumeric Mixture

    Patent No. 6,653,327: Sabinsa Corp., Piscataway, NJ, patented a mixture of tumeric-derived tetrahydrocurcuminoids to lighten skin and protect skin against UVB rays. It also regulates random, intracelleular protein cross-linking and optimizes cell ele…
    11.15.05

  • Stain-Removing Bleach Catalysts from Unilever HPC

    Patent No. US 6,677,288 B2: Unilever HPC patented a stain-removing bleach catalyst with an organic substance that forms a complex with a transition metal. This complex is a catalyzing bleach derived from a precursor substrate selected from atmospheri…
    11.15.05

  • Cleansing Mitt Patent Awarded to P&G

    Patent No. US 6,677,294 B2: P&G researchers earned a patent for a dry disposable personal care cleansing mitt that consists of a soft, non-scouring water insoluble substrate that releases a cleansing formulation comprised of a blend of an amphote…
    11.15.05

  • Rhodia Patents Alcohol/Ketone Blends

    Patent No. US 6,677,490 B2: Research-ers for Rhodia Polyamide Intermediates, Saint Fons, France, patented a ketone/alcohol manufacturing process involving the decomposition of an alkyl hydroperoxide with a catalyst having an active metal element immo…
    11.15.05

  • Method to Enhance Surfactants Patented

    Patent No. US 6,677,293 B1: Forschung-szentrum Jülich GmbH of Germany patented an emulsion that comprises water, oil and an additive with an AB block copolymer. This copolymer has a water-soluble block A and a water-insoluble block B.…
    11.15.05

  • Patent for Marked Tablets from Unilever

    Patent No. US 6,677,296 B2: A UK-based Unilever HPC researcher patented a non-contact process to mark indicia on the surface of a compacted particulate washing tablet. The process involves ink-jet printing.…
    11.15.05

  • Firmenich Patents Esters For Clothing Treatment

    Patent No. US 6,677,297 B2: Researchers for Firmenich SA, Geneva, Swit-zerland, patented a process to perfume textiles. Clothing is washed by detergent and fabric softener containing esters with a secondary carbamoyl function, which can be used as od…
    11.15.05

  • Noxious Insect Repellent Patented by Kanebo

    Patent No. US 6,677,384 B1: Kanebo, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, patented a method to repel noxious insects by exposing the insects to mixture of at least one of 2-(1-hydroxyalkyl)-cycloalkanols.…
    11.15.05

  • Detergent with Coating Developed by P&G

    Patent No. US 6,677,290 B2: P&G patented a detergent composition comprising a water-soluble coating grafted onto a portion of particulate and/or non-particulate material through free radical polymerization.…
    11.15.05

  • Targeted Hair/Perfume Delivery Patented by IFF

    Patent No. US 6,645,479 B1: Inter-national Flavors & Fragrances Inc., New York, NY, patented a fragranced hair care composition comprising an unfragranced hair care base that is intimately admixed with a perfuming quantity and concentration of a…
    11.14.05

  • Court Issues Approval Of Nanophases Settlement

    The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ordered final ap-proval of a $2.5 million settlement of a securities class action lawsuit filed against Nanophase Technologies Corp., Romeoville, IL, and current and former officers after…
    11.14.05

  • Oral Care Abrasive Patented by J.M. Huber

    Patent No. US 6,645,471 B2: Research-ers for J. M. Huber Corp., Edison, NJ, earned a patent for a composition containing particles of precipitated silica that have surfaces at which condensed alkali metal phosphate is retained.…
    11.14.05

  • Researcher Awarded Patent For Oral Hygiene Powder

    Patent No. US 6,645,472 B1: A research-er in Boca Raton, FL, developed a patent for an anhydrous oral hygiene dentifrice powder composition consisting of calcium peroxide, sodium bicarbonate, methylsulfonymethane, ascorbic acid, colostrums, sodium la…
    11.14.05

  • Tanning and Antifungal Topical System Patented

    Patent No. US 6,645,473 B2: A Clarks-ville, TN-based researcher patented a combination tanning and antifungal topical system to treat tinea versicolor. It comprises a body wash with a shampoo and tolnaftate cream USP 1%; a tanning lotion and anti-…
    11.14.05

  • Unilever Awarded Patent For Antiperspirant

    Patent No. US 6,645,475 B2: UK-based researchers for Unilever Home & Personal Care (HPC) earned a patent for an anhydrous antiperspirant cream comprising a particulate aluminum/zirconium astringent salt, a wax comprising an aliphatic ester or mon…
    11.14.05

  • Water-Soluble Polymers Patented by Clariant GmbH

    Patent No. US 6,645,476 B1: Clariant GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany, was awarded a patent for a water-soluble polyimier that is created by free-radical copolymerization of one or more macro-monomers and one or more olefinically unsaturated comonomers.…
    11.14.05