• Mary Kay Hits Patent Milestone

    February 3, 2016
    With more than 130 patents awarded in 2015, Mary Kay Inc. has set a company milestone with more than 1,200 patents for products, technologies and packaging designs in its global portfolio. Notable utility patents awarded to Mary Kay for skin care…

  • Chanel Patents Active Release For Skin Care Products

    January 4, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,198,850 B2; Chanel Parfums Beaute has patented a cosmetic method for gradually releasing an amount of active principle on skin by exchange with ions of said active principle, all day long, under standard conditions, in order to provid…

  • Bright Detergent

    January 4, 2016
    US 9,200,240 B2; Conopco, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, has patented a detergent composition that contains violet anionic alkoxylated thiophene dye comprising an anionic group covalently bound to alkoxy groups; blue triphenyl methane dye, wherein the m…

  • Squash and Pumpkin Extract In Personal Care Formulas

    January 4, 2016
    US 9,198,852 B2; Burt’s Farm LLC, Dawsonville, GA, has patented a personal care composition for cleaning and/or moisturizing skin or hair comprising a cosmetic base and effective amounts of a preservative as well as an extract of butternut squa…

  • P&G Patents Cleanser With Abrasive Particles

    January 4, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,163,200 B2;  P&G has patented a liquid cleaning and/or cleansing composition that contains abrasive cleaning particles, water and surfactant. The abrasive cleaning particles have packing density between about 50kg/m3 and abou…

  • Enhanced Flavor Release In Oral Care Products

    January 4, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,161,890 B2; Colgate-Palmolive has patented an oral care composition with enhanced flavor release. It is comprised of an orally acceptable carrier comprising a first flavor; and a multilayer substantially of lamellar film for extended…

  • Preservative Patents Protected by schülke

    January 4, 2016
    The opposition division of the European Patent Office confirmed that Schülke & Mayr GmbH holds unrestricted European patent protection for several of its cosmetics and toiletries preservatives. Among the products protected by this ruling is…

  • Mary Kay Reaches Patent Milestone

    Mary Kay Reaches Patent Milestone

    December 29, 2015
    Awarded more than 1,200 for product, technologies and packaging.

  • Avon Patents Medemia Nobilis Extracts

    December 2, 2015
    US Patent No. 9,168,283 B2; Avon Products has patented a composition for stimulating collagen, pro-collagen or hyaluronic acid production in the skin. The composition is comprised of a protic solvent extract of Medemia nobilis, a cosmetically accepta…

  • Anti-Glycation Agent With Garcinia Kola

    December 2, 2015
    US Patent No. 9,107,849 B2; Universite D’Agers has patented a cosmetic treatment method for inhibiting glycation of proteins. It calls for applying to the skin a cosmetic composition that is comprised of an anti-glycation agent including a Garc…

  • Composition with Linoleic Acid Esters of Resveratrol

    December 2, 2015
    US Patent No. 9,162,083 B2; ELC Management LLC, New York, has patented a composition that consists of 3-linoleate-5,4′-dihydroxystilbene; 4′-linoleate-3,5-dihydroxystilbene; 3,5-dilinoleate-4′-hydroxystilbene; 3,4′-dilinoleate…

  • P&G Patents Liquid Detergent With Abrasives

    December 2, 2015
    US Patent No. 9,163,201 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a composition comprising abrasive particles derived from inorganic-based foam. The abrasive particles are non-spherical, comprise one or more inorganic materials and have a Moh…

  • Photoluminescent Polymers In Cosmetics

    December 2, 2015
    US Patent No. 9,168,218 B2; L’Oréal has patented a composition that contains photoluminescent polymer (PLP), which is a polyester synthesized from a multifunctional monomer containing two carboxylic acid groups and a functional moiety co…

  • P&G Dentifrice Features Polymethylsilsesquioxane

    November 2, 2015
    US Patent No. 9,114,095 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a dentifrice composition having good cleaning and stability. It is comprised of an abrasive comprising one or more polymethylsilsesquioxane particles; an oral care active where…

  • Lauder Patents Method To Apply False Eyelashes

    November 2, 2015
    US Patent No. 9,107,461 B2; ELC Management LLC, New York, NY, has been awarded a patent for a method for dispensing false eyelashes that entails an apparatus for dispensing the lashes. The apparatus has an opening for dispensing the false eyelashes,…