Patents

  • Court Issues Approval Of Nanophases Settlement

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Oral Care Abrasive Patented by J.M. Huber

    November 14, 2005
    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.…


  • Researcher Awarded Patent For Oral Hygiene Powder

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Tanning and Antifungal Topical System Patented

    November 14, 2005
    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-…


  • Unilever Awarded Patent For Antiperspirant

    November 14, 2005
    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…


  • Water-Soluble Polymers Patented by Clariant GmbH

    November 14, 2005
    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.…


  • LOral Patents Metalloproteases Inhibitor

    November 14, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,645,477 B1: Societe L’Oréal SA patented a method to induce and/or stimulate the growth of hair and/or to slow hair loss. The method involves applying a topical composition with an effective amount of a metalloproteases (T…


  • Revlon Patents Mushroom Extract for Cosmetic Use

    November 14, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,645,502 B2: Revlon Consumer Products Corp., New York, NY, earned a patent for a method to reduce the shiny appearance of skin and/or skin imperfections by applying an anhydrous cosmetic composition comprising an effective amount of a…


  • American Medical Patents Antimicrobial Skin Product

    November 14, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,645,507 B2: American Medical Research, Inc., Sarasota, FL, patented a process to prepare a phase-stable emulsion for a skin care product with antimicrobial, antiviral, antiseptic and healing properties. The steps comprise forming an a…


  • Cell Renewal Patent Granted to Access Business

    November 14, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,645,514 B1: Access Business Group International, LLC, Ada, MI, patented a method to enhance the natural rate of mammalian skin exfoliation by topically applying a mixture of a water-soluble vitamin E derivative to the skin.…


  • Dry Eye Treatment Patented by Alcon

    November 14, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,645,978 B1: TX-based researchers for Alcon, Inc., Hunenberg, Switzerland, earned a patent for a method to treat dry eye, comprising the administration of a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier and a pharmaceutically effective amount of…


  • U. of Texas Affiliate Patents Hair Loss Treatment

    November 14, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,646,005 B1: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, patented a method to treat hair loss comprising the administration of a cardiac-sparing compound and pharmaceutically acceptable salts, hydrates and biohydro…


  • Insect Repellant Patent Granted to J&J

    November 14, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,646,011 B2: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Cos., Inc., Skill-man, NJ, patented an insect repellant with an insect-repelling active material; alcohol derived from a glycol monoalkyl ether, a glycol, oligomers of ethylene glycol or prop…


  • Takasago Awarded Aromatic Bleaching Patent

    November 14, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,645,254 B1: Takasago International Corp., Tokyo, Japan, patented an aromatic bleaching agent composition comprising one or more 1-substituted-2,2,4-trimethylpentane-3-one derivatives.…


  • Liquid Detergent Patent Granted to Ecolab

    November 14, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,645,924 B2: Research-ers for Ecolab Inc., St. Paul, MN, were awarded a patent for a device to generate a liquid detergent concentrate from a solid detergent. It comprises a solid detergent reservoir to hold the solid detergent; a wate…