Patents

  • Textile Treatment Method Is Patented

    November 15, 2005
    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.…


  • Firmenich Granted Patent For Perfume Fixative

    November 15, 2005
    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.…


  • Abrasive Toothpaste Patented by P&G

    November 15, 2005
    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…


  • Titanium Dioxide Patent Granted to Rhodia

    November 15, 2005
    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.…


  • LOral Earns Patent For Self-Tanner

    November 15, 2005
    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…


  • Avon Products Receives Insect Repellent Patent

    November 15, 2005
    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…


  • Cognis Patents Use Of Chitosan for Nicks

    November 15, 2005
    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.…


  • SmithKline Beecham Patents Protective Oral Composition

    November 15, 2005
    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…


  • Skin Protector Against Irradiation Patented by Premier

    November 15, 2005
    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…


  • Unilever HPC Earns Patent for AP/Deo

    November 15, 2005
    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…


  • TriStrata Wins Patent Infringement Suit

    November 15, 2005
    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…


  • Creamy AP/Deo Patent Granted to Jergens

    November 15, 2005
    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…


  • Unilever HPC Earns Hair Treatment Patent

    November 15, 2005
    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…


  • Process to Obtain Silk Powder Particles Patented

    November 15, 2005
    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…


  • P&G Patents Process To Deliver Oral Care Actives

    November 15, 2005
    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…