Patents

  • LOral Earns Patent For Nail Strengthener

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,047 B2: L’Oréal Paris researchers patented the use of an organometallic compound to protect and/or strengthen nails, as well as the treatment process. The organometallic compound is obtained from at least one metal al…


  • Antiperspirant Patent Granted to Unilever HPC

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,048 B2: UK-based researchers for Unilever Home & Personal Care (HPC) USA, Chicago, IL, were awarded a patent for a structured antiperspirant emulsion comprising a hydrophilic phase with water and an aluminum and/or zirconium a…


  • BASF Patents Process To Obtain Cationic Polymers

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,049 B1: BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany, patented a process to obtain a cationic polymer through free-radical copolymerization.…


  • Wipe Formulation Patented by Playtex

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,068 B2: A researcher for Playtex Products, Inc., Westport, CT, patented a liquid wipe or towelette consisting of an anti-irritant agent (either analgesic, antipruitic, astringent, hydrocortisone preparation and/or keratolytic), ci…


  • Cosmetic Patent Earned By National Starch

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,069 B1: Japanese researchers for National Starch and Chemical Investment Holding Corp., New Castle, DE, patented a cosmetic composition containing an amphoteric urethane resin having at least one carboxyl group and at least one te…


  • Dow Patents Silicone Resin Emulsion Process

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,444 B1: Dow Corning Corp., Midland, MI, patented a method to make an aqueous silicone resin containing emulsion by mixing a silicone resin blend, a non-resinous silicone polymer and an inversion assisting polymer to form a homogen…


  • Cosmetic Patent Earned By National Starch

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,069 B1: Japanese researchers for National Starch and Chemical Investment Holding Corp., New Castle, DE, patented a cosmetic composition containing an amphoteric urethane resin having at least one carboxyl group and at least one te…


  • Star-Structured Polymers Patented by LOral

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,071 B2: A research-er for L’Oréal SA patented a composition in a physiologically acceptable medium, with at least one polymer having a star structure. The product is either a lipstick, foundation, face powder, eyeshad…


  • Hair Cosmetic Patent Earned by Kao Corp.

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,050 B2: Kao Corp., Tokyo, Japan, researchers were granted a patent for a hair cosmetic comprising an ether functional group with a cationic surfactant.…


  • Skin Matrix Patented By Michael Nerlich

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,072 B1: Michael Nerlich, Pentling, Germany, was awarded a patent for a porous composite matrix constructed from matrix formers derived from hyaluronic acid and hydrolyzed collagen.…


  • Stain-Resistant Carpet Cleaner Developed by 3M

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,736,857 B2: Research-ers for 3M Innovative Properties Co., St. Paul, MN, earned a patent for a carpet cleaner imparting soil and stain resistance, which comprises water, a stainblocker from copolymers of methacrylic acid and butyl acr…


  • Liquid Permeability Enhancer For Carpets Patented

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,736,858 B2: Japanese researchers for Matsumoto Yushi-Seiyaku Co., Ltd., Osaka, Japan, were granted a patent to impart liquid permeability to fibers. The composition contains alkyl phosphate salts, a trialkylglycine derivative, a polyo…


  • Unilever Patents Gradual Hair Dyeing Process

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,736,860 B2: Unilever HPC, Chicago, IL, was awarded a patents for a method to permanently dyeing hair that comprises subjecting the hair to a number of treatments and rinses, with a set time interval between each two consecutive treatm…


  • Henkel Patents Indole- or Indoline-Based Dyes

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,736,862 B2: Henkel, Düsseldorf, Germany, patented a hair coloring method by applying a compound with an indole or indoline derivative as a melanin precursor; an oxidation dye precursor of the secondary or primary intermediate typ…


  • Aqueous Dispersion Patent Earned by Clariant

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,736,865 B1: French researchers for Clariant Finance (BVI) Ltd., Tortola, Virgin Islands, patented a textile treatment containing an aqueous dispersion that consists of carboxyl-containing hydrocarbon wax or mixture; a polyacrylamide,…