Patents

  • 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…


  • Antimicrobial Product Patent Derived from Silver

    November 15, 2005
    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…


  • Oxidative Hair Dye Patented by Henkel

    November 15, 2005
    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.…


  • Firmenich Patents Perfume With Tertiary Alcohols

    November 15, 2005
    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…


  • Multi-Component Cleaning Composition Patented

    November 15, 2005
    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.…


  • Reckitt Benckiser Patents Liquid Detergent

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,720,300 B1: Reckitt Benckiser NV, The Netherlands, patented a liquid detergent or cleansing composition that separates into two aqueous phases when left to stand. The detergent contains at least one surfactant, at least one electrol…


  • Patented Cleaning Wipe From Colgate-Palmolive

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,720,301 B2: Colgate-Palmolive Co., Piscataway, NJ, earned a patent for a cleaning wipe consisting of a top layer of fibers, a bottom layer of fibers and a center layer of a detergent film. The detergent film comprises a water-soluble…


  • Aromatic Alcohol Method Patented by Degussa

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,720,462 B2: Research-ers for Degussa AG, Düsseldorf, Germany, earned a patent for a process to catalytically oxidize an aromatic hydrocarbon to form a hydroperoxide, and subsequently cleaving the hydroperoxide to form a phenol de…