Patents

  • Sabinsa Earns Patent For Piperine Derivative

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,849,645: Sabinsa Corporation, Piscataway, NJ, earned a patent for tetrahydropiperine—a derivative of piperine, an alkaloid found in black pepper and long pepper. Applications include enhancing the bioavailability of nutrients, d…


  • P&G Patents Skin Protection Composition

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,855,326 B2: Researchers at Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH, developed a composition for the reduction of lipase enzyme activity on the skin, comprising a specific formula.…


  • LOral Paris Patents UV Formula

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,855,311 B2: L’Oréal Paris earned a patent for a photoprotective cosmetic emulsion comprising at least one aqueous phase, at least one oily phase, an effective UV-photoprotecting amount of at least one metal oxide UV-block…


  • Permanent Wave Agent Patented by Henkel

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,863,883 B1: Henkel Lion Cosmetics Co. Ltd., Osaka, Japan, earned a patent for a two-package kit for permanently waving hair comprising a cationic dye solution, an oxidative fixing solution and a reducing composition.…


  • Cosmetic Composition Patented by Unilever

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,863,897 B2: Unilever Home & Personal Care USA patented a topical cosmetic composition comprising micronized metal oxide and a 4-substituted resorcinol derivative.…


  • Kao Patents Particles for Surfactants

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,864,221 B1: Kao Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, patented particles for supporting a surfactant obtainable by spray-drying a preparation liquid comprising a water-soluble polymer and a water-soluble salt.…


  • Fabric Softeners Patented by Colgate

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,864,223 B2: Colgate Palmolive, New York, NY, earned a patent for a fabric softening composition comprising a cationic softener, a water-soluble cross-linked cationic polymer and a perfume.…


  • Shiseido Patents Skin Care Formula

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,861,050 B2: Shiseido Company, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, patented a method of inhibiting melanization of melanin monomers in a skin caused by irradiating the melanin monomers with ultraviolet rays.…


  • Dow Corning Patents Dispensing Device

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,861,046 B1: Dow Corning patented a device for dispensing a therapeutic or cosmetic substance onto the skin and a method of skin treatment.…


  • Arch Patents Anti-Aging Composition

    December 9, 2005
    Arch Personal Care Products, South Plainfield, NJ, patented Peptamide 6, a product of fermentation with saccharomyces yeast, under U.S. Patent No. 6,461,857. The ingredient was developed to concentrate specific peptides found in yeast that have a pos…


  • P&G Patents Laundry Detergent Composition

    December 2, 2005
    Patent No. U.S. 6,956,017 B1: Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH, patented a laundry detergent composition comprising no more than 5%, by weight, anionic surfactant, from 15% to 50%, by weight, of nonionic surfactant and from 0.1% to 20%, b…


  • Gillette Patents Antiperspirant Composition

    December 2, 2005
    Patent No. U.S. 6,942,850 B2: An aqueous alcoholic antiperspirant composition has been assigned to The Gillette Company, Boston, MA. The liquid solution comprises, by weight, about 15% to about 55% ethanol, about 25% to about 70% water and about 8% t…


  • U. of Pitt Patents Treatment of Inflammatory Conditions

    December 2, 2005
    Patent No. U.S. 6,943,190 B2: A method of using pyruvate and/or its derivatives for the treatment of cytokine-mediated inflammatory conditions has been assigned to the University of Pittsburgh of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education, Pittsburg…


  • Nicotine Scavaging Gum Patented by Tongyang

    December 2, 2005
    Patent No. U.S. 6,958,143 B2: A chewing gum composition for effectively eliminating nicotine accumulated in a human body has been patented by Korea-based Tongyang Confectionery Co. The composition comprises 0.01 to 10% by weight of material with nico…


  • LOral Patents Cosmetic Composition

    December 2, 2005
    Patent No. U.S. 6,958,155 B2: A patent for cosmetic compositions has been assigned to L'Oréal, Paris. This cosmetic composition comprises at least one polysiloxane based polyamide.…