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US PATENTS IN SUNSCREEN FORMULATION GRANTED IN 2008



Patent No.: US7314904B2  Issued: 01/Jan/2008

Title: Functionalized polyalphaolefins

Applicant/Assignee: BAKER HUGHES INCORPORATED

Application No.: 10/852866   Filing Date: 25/May/2004

Abstract:

Disclosed is a composition of a functionalized polyalphaolefin comprising the reaction product of admixing (a) an alpha-olefin monomer having at least 10 carbon atoms

(b) an unsaturated functionalizing compound

and (c) a polymerization initializer, under reaction conditions sufficient to polymerize the alpha-olefin monomer and unsaturated functionalizing compound. Free radical initiators, especially peroxides are disclosed to be useful in preparing the functionalized polyalphaolefin. The functionalized polyalphaolefins are disclosed to be useful in preparing inks, toners, coatings, candle waxes, lubricating oils, and personal care products.

Priority: US20030479316P Applic. Date: 2003-06-18

Inventor: NADOLSKY RICHARD J [US]; TRUONG DAVID D [US]


Patent No.: US7316808B2  Issued: 08/Jan/2008

Title: Phase inverted oil-in-water photoprotective emulsions comprising nanopigments of metal oxides and 4,4- diarylbutadiene UV-A sunscreens

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 10/823640   Filing Date: 14/Apr/2004

Abstract:

Stable UV- photoprotective, phase inverted oil-in-water emulsions, well suited for the photoprotection of the skin, lips and/or hair, the average size of the globules which constitute the oily phase thereof ranging from 100 nm to 1,000 nm, contain inorganic metal oxide nanopigments and at least one organic UV-screening agent, and which also contain at least one organic 4,4-diarylbutadiene UV-A- screening agent.

Priority: FR20030004645 Applic. Date: 2003-04-14; US20030468059P Applic. Date: 2003-05-06

Inventor: CANDAU DIDIER [FR]


Patent No.: US7316809B2  Issued: 08/Jan/2008

Title: Aqueous photoprotective compositions comprising diblock or triblock copolymers and 4,4-diarylbutadiene UV -A sunscreens

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 10/823659   Filing Date: 14/Apr/2004

Abstract:

Photoprotective compositions, e.g., oil-in-water or water -in-oil emulsions, well suited for the photoprotection of the skin, lips and/or hair against the damaging effects of UV-radiation, comprise at least one aqueous phase, at least one water-soluble or water-dispersible polymer having a diblock structure A-B or a triblock structure B-A-B wherein A is an ionic water-soluble polymeric block and B is a hydrophobic polymeric block and at least one system screening out UV radiation, said at least one screening system comprising at least one 4,4-diarylbutadiene UV-A screening agent.

Priority: FR20030004646 Applic. Date: 2003-04-14

Inventor: L ALLORET FLORENCE [FR]


Patent No.: US7316815B2  Issued: 08/Jan/2008

Title: Polyamino acid derivatives and use thereof in compositions for treating keratin fibers

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 10/682783   Filing Date: 10/Oct/2003

Abstract:

The invention concerns the use in a cosmetic composition of at least a poly-aminoacid of general formula (I) in which X is -O-, -S- or -NR3

R1 represents in particular a hydrogen atom or a C1-C40 alkyl radical

R2 represents in particular a hydrogen atom or an optionally substituted alkyl radical

R3 represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl radical

R4 represents a hydrogen atom or a radical such as NH2, OH, SH, -CHOHCH3, -CONH2

n is a number greater than 1 such that the poly-aminoacid derivative molecular weight ranges between 200 and 200000. The invention also concerns the use of said derivatives for keratinous fibre strengthening and care

Priority: FR19980003965 Applic. Date: 1998-03-31; US2000-647493 Applic. Date: 2000-12-14; WO1999FR00256 Applic. Date: 1999-02-05

Inventor: PHILIPPE MICHEL [FR]; BLAISE CHRISTIAN [FR]


Patent No.: US7317068B2  Issued: 08/Jan/2008

Title: Complex polyol polyester polymer compositions for use in personal care products and related methods

Applicant/Assignee: INOLEX INVESTMENT CORP INOLEX INVESTMENT CORPORATION

Application No.: 11/169997   Filing Date: 28/Jun/2005

Abstract:

Polyol polyester polymers are provided which are useful for personal care formulations and products containing such formulations. The polyol polyester polymers include a reaction product of at least one polyfunctional alcohol, at least one polyfunctional carboxylic acid and at least one monofunctional carboxylic acid, wherein the polyfunctional alcohol includes about two to about ten carbon atoms, the polyfunctional carboxylic acid includes one to about thirty-six carbon atoms and the monofunctional carboxylic acid includes about four to about twenty-four carbon atoms. Such polyol polyester polymers can have a dynamic viscosity at 25 DEG C. of about 200 to about 5000 centipoise and a hydroxyl value of about 40 to about 300 KOH/g.

Priority: US20040583487P Applic. Date: 2004-06- 28

Inventor: BURGO ROCCO [US]


Patent No.: US7318938B2  Issued: 15/Jan/2008

Title: Withania somnifera composition, method for obtaining same and pharmaceutical, nutritional and personal care formulations thereof

Applicant/Assignee: NATREON INC INDIAN HERBS RESEARCH & SUPPLY COMPANY LTD NATREON, INC INDIAN HERBS RESEARCH & SUPPLY CO., LTD

Application No.: 10/788130   Filing Date: 26/Feb/2004

Abstract:

This invention relates to a composition of the plant Withania Somnifera, and, more particularly to a high purity extract composition with advantageous levels of withanolide glycosides and oligosaccharides, a minimum of polysaccharides, and substantially low levels of free withaferin A and equivalents (withanolide aglycones), which composition provides enhanced cognition-enhancing effects for the user, and an extraction process for obtaining such composition, as well as pharmaceutical, nutritional and personal care use products thereof.

Priority: US2002-308714 Applic. Date: 2002-12-03

Inventor: GHOSAL SHIBNATH [IN]


Patent No.: US7323438B2  Issued: 29/Jan/2008

Title: Cleansing article with improved handleability

Applicant/Assignee: THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY PROCTER & GAMBLE

Application No.: 10/863433   Filing Date: 08/Jun/2004

Abstract:

The present invention is directed to a disposable article that contains a plurality of substrate layers. The article is selected from the group consisting of pad sized articles, grip sized articles, sheet sized articles and combinations. These articles have a cleansing composition associated with the substrate layers. The articles provide effective cleansing benefits to the skin and hair in a convenient, inexpensive, and sanitary manner. The articles of the present invention also have superior thickness. Additionally, the article has increased rigidity while at the same time is flexible. The increase in rigidity and thickness provides for an article that does not crush or crumple during use. The article of the present invention can also provide a therapeutic or aesthetic benefit without the need for a separate benefit providing product.

Priority: US20030478631P Applic. Date: 2003-06- 13

Inventor: HEDGES STEVEN KIRK [US]; SMITH III EDWARD DEWEY [US]


Patent No.: US7326258B2  Issued: 05/Feb/2008

Title: Compositions comprising hydroxyalkyl direct dyes, implementation processes and uses thereof

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A

Application No.: 11/155501   Filing Date: 20/Jun/2005

Abstract:

The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition for dyeing keratin fibres, in particular human keratin fibres such as the hair, comprising, in a suitable dyeing medium, at least one hydroxyalkyl compound of general formula (I) below: and at least one cosmetic adjuvant according to the invention. The present invention also relates to a process for dyeing keratin fibres using these compositions based on hydroxyalkyl compounds, to a device with compartments and to the use of these compounds in hair dyeing.

Priority: FR20040006675 Applic. Date: 2004-06-18; US20040616433P Applic. Date: 2004-10-07

Inventor: LAGRANGE ALAIN [FR]


Patent No.: US7326407B2  Issued: 05/Feb/2008

Title: Amine, amide, sulphonamide and carbamate derivatives of benzalmalonic salts and photoprotective cosmetic compositions comprised thereof

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/315249   Filing Date: 23/Dec/2005

Abstract:

Stable, topically applicable cosmetic/dermatological sunscreen compositions, well suited for the UV- photoprotection of human skin/keratinous materials, contain a thus effective amount of at least one novel amine, amide, sulphonamide or carbamate substituted benzalmalonic salt compound.

Priority: FR20030002561 Applic. Date: 2003-03-03; US2004-787759 Applic. Date: 2004-02-27; US20030483652P Applic. Date: 2003-07-01

Inventor: RICHARD HERVE [FR]; LUPPI BERNADETTE [FR]


Patent No.: US7326408B2  Issued: 05/Feb/2008

Title: Topical acne vulgaris medication with a sunscreen

Applicant/Assignee: DOW PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

Application No.: 11/823385   Filing Date: 27/Jun/2007

Abstract:

Increased compliance in the use of topical sunscreens is obtained by combining a topical sunscreen agent in a formulation containing an antibacterial medication such as azelaic acid or an antibiotic.

Priority: US2006-393981 Applic. Date: 2006-03-29

Inventor: ANGEL ARTURO [US]; OSBORNE DAVID W [US]; DOW GORDON J [US]


Patent No.: US7329719B2  Issued: 12/Feb/2008

Title: Ester- terminated poly(ester-amide) in personal care products

Applicant/Assignee: ARIZONA CHEMICAL COMPANY

Application No.: 11/433271   Filing Date: 12/May/2006

Abstract:

A resin composition is prepared by reacting components comprising dibasic acid, diamine, polyol and monoalcohol, wherein (a) at least 50 equivalent percent of the dibasic acid comprises polymerized fatty acid

(b) at least 50 equivalent percent of the diamine comprises ethylene diamine

(c) 10-60 equivalent percent of the total of the hydroxyl and amine equivalents provided by diamine, polyol and monoalcohol are provided by monoalcohol

and (d) no more than 50 equivalent percent of the total of the hydroxyl and amine equivalents provided by diamine, polyol and monoalcohol are provided by polyol. This resin composition may be formulated into, for example, personal care products, fragrance releasing products and candles.

Priority: US2004-005320 Applic. Date: 2004-12-06; US2003-421624 Applic. Date: 2003-04-22

Inventor: PAVLIN MARK S [US]


Patent No.: US7332152B2  Issued: 19/Feb/2008

Title: Cosmetic composition

Applicant/Assignee: UNILEVER HOME & PERSONAL CARE USA, DIVISION OF CONOPCO, INC

Application No.: 10/980479   Filing Date: 03/Nov/2004

Abstract:

A cosmetic composition is provided comprising vitamin B6, vitamin B3 and an organic acid. The components of the composition interact synergistically to enhance skin lightening.

Priority: GB20040004118 Applic. Date: 2004-02-25; IN2003MU01165 Applic. Date: 2003-11-06

Inventor: SANZGIRI VIBHAV RAMRAO [IN]; SETHNA SIMONE DOSU [IN]; SHAH SHIVANI KIRAN [IN]; SONA PUSHKER [TH]


Patent No.: US7332224B2  Issued: 19/Feb/2008

Title: Cleaning article containing hydrophilic polymers

Applicant/Assignee: REGENESIS LLC

Application No.: 11/008679   Filing Date: 09/Dec/2004

Abstract:

The invention relates to a cloth that can function as a moisturizing cleanser. When the cloth is moistened with water, it works up into a warm, sudsy cleansing lotion that feels great and works well as a facial cleansing cloth. The cloth contains water, at least one surfactant and at least one hydrophilic polymer.

Priority: US20010337512P Applic. Date: 2001-12-07; US2002-293812 Applic. Date: 2002-11- 13

Inventor: SMITH JAMES A [US]; KELLETT GEORGE [US]


Patent No.: US7341985B2  Issued: 11/Mar/2008

Title: 2- Hydroxy-3-alkoxypropyl sulfides, sulfones, and sulfoxides: new surface active agents

Applicant/Assignee: AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC

Application No.: 10/961763   Filing Date: 08/Oct/2004

Abstract:

Compositions containing surfactant compounds according to formula (I) R4OCH2CH(OH)CR2R3ZR1 (I) wherein Z is S, SO, or SO2, can have a range of equilibrium and/or dynamic surface tensions and a range of foaming performance attributes, depending upon the particular values of Z, R1, R2, R3, and R4. The compounds of formula (I) may be prepared by a process that includes reaction of a thiol with a glycidyl ether.

Priority:

Inventor: LAL GAURI SANKAR [US]; RAYMOND WILLIAMS RENE EDOUARD [US]; YACOUB KHALIL [US]; PAULSEN EVELYN JENNIFER LIN [US]


Patent No.: US7344728B1  Issued: 18/Mar/2008

Title: Insect repellent with sun protection factor

Applicant/Assignee:

Application No.: 10/248584   Filing Date: 30/Jan/2003

Abstract:

An insect repellent composition that includes a blend of either all natural oils or synthetic ingredients, a sunscreen vitamin F, volatile silicones to extend the effective repellent life of the spray and a film forming polymer to resist water wash off. The natural oils and extracts can include citronella and orange and the synthetics can include D-limonene and phtalic acid.

Priority:

Inventor: PERRY STEPHEN C [US]


Patent No.: US7345028B1  Issued: 18/Mar/2008

Title: Energy- protective composition comprising adenosine phosphates

Applicant/Assignee:

Application No.: 11/483659   Filing Date: 11/Jul/2006

Abstract:

Compositions comprising inorganic phosphate and the nucleotides adenosine diphosphate and adenosine monophosphate

and their use for neutralizing effects of excess incident energy on the human body, particularly effects of ionizing radiation from nuclear or radiological energy sources, are disclosed and claimed.

Priority: US2005-076956 Applic. Date: 2005-03-11; US2003-459584 Applic. Date: 2003-06-12; US20020389485P Applic. Date: 2002-06-19; US20020388377P Applic. Date: 2002-06- 14

Inventor: YOUSSEF NAZIH R [US]


Patent No.: US7351308B2  Issued: 01/Apr/2008

Title: Paper products having a tropical composition applied in discrete droplets

Applicant/Assignee: KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC

Application No.: 11/367194   Filing Date: 03/Mar/2006

Abstract:

A method is disclosed for application of compositions onto non-woven webs, such as paper webs. The present invention is also directed to products made from the process. In general, the method includes applying a composition to a non- woven web using a non-impact printer, such as an ink jet printer. The composition is applied, in one embodiment, as droplets that remain as discrete shapes on the substrate. In this manner, treated areas and untreated areas are formed on the web. Through this process, the water absorption and control properties of the web can be adjusted as desired while simultaneously treating the web with a composition that improves the physical and/or chemical properties of the web.

Priority: US2002-335138 Applic. Date: 2002-12-31

Inventor: URLAUB JOHN J [US]; SHANNON THOMAS G [US]


Patent No.: US7354926B2  Issued: 08/Apr/2008

Title: Molecules derived from noraporphine

Applicant/Assignee: SEDERMA SAS

Application No.: 10/525985   Filing Date: 15/Sep/2005

Abstract:

The invention concerns novel molecules derived from noraporphine, as well as cosmetic and dermopharmaceutical compositions containing one or several of said derivatives, alone or combined with a plant extract, in particular glaucium flavum, and particularly preparations for reducing pigmentation, with anti-ageing effect or for slimming.

Priority: FR20020010810 Applic. Date: 2002-08-30; WO2003FR02400 Applic. Date: 2003-07-29

Inventor: LINTNER KARL [FR]


Patent No.: US7357919B2  Issued: 15/Apr/2008

Title: Photostable photoprotective compositions comprising dibenzoylmethane and arylalkyl benzoate compounds and a compound that accepts the excited triplet level energy of said dibenzoylmethane (s)

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/249304   Filing Date: 14/Oct/2005

Abstract:

Topically applicable, improvedly photostabilized, photoprotective cosmetic/dermatological compositions contain (i) an effective UV -screening amount of at least one dibenzoylmethane sunscreen and an effective photostabilizing amount of (ii) at least one arylalkyl benzoate compound and (iii) at least one compound accepting the excited triplet level energy of said at least one dibenzoylmethane sunscreen, formulated into (iv) a topically applicable, cosmetically/dermatologically acceptable support therefor.

Priority: FR20040052370 Applic. Date: 2004-10-19; US20040623038P Applic. Date: 2004-10-29

Inventor: CANDAU DIDIER [FR]


Patent No.: US7357920B2  Issued: 15/Apr/2008

Title: Photostable photoprotective compositions comprising dibenzoylmethane and amide oil compounds and a compound that accepts the excited triplet level energy of said dibenzoylmethane(s)

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/249398   Filing Date: 14/Oct/2005

Abstract:

Topically applicable, improvedly photostabilized, photoprotective cosmetic/dermatological compositions contain (i) an effective UV -screening amount of at least one dibenzoylmethane sunscreen and an effective photostabilizing amount of (ii) at least one oil containing at least one amide structural unit and (iii) at least one compound accepting the excited triplet level energy of said at least one dibenzoylmethane sunscreen, formulated into (iv) a topically applicable, cosmetically/dermatologically acceptable support therefor.

Priority: FR20040052367 Applic. Date: 2004-10-19; US20040623034P Applic. Date: 2004-10-29

Inventor: CANDAU DIDIER [FR]


Patent No.: US7357938B2  Issued: 15/Apr/2008

Title: Sulfacetamide formulations for treatment of rosacea

Applicant/Assignee: STIEFEL LABORATORIES, INC

Application No.: 10/937741   Filing Date: 10/Sep/2004

Abstract:

A method for treating rosacea in a patient comprising administering to a patient suffering from rosacea a first topical composition comprising at least one sulfacetamide or a derivative thereof and at least one sunscreen, wherein the administration of said first composition provides a more effective treatment of said rosacea in comparison to treatment of rosacea achieved by administration of a second topical composition comprising metronidazole.

Priority: US2002-191880 Applic. Date: 2002-07-09; US20010304019P Applic. Date: 2001-07-09

Inventor: STIEFEL CHARLES W [US]


Patent No.: US7358303B2  Issued: 15/Apr/2008

Title: Composition comprising at least one first semi-crystalline polymer and at least one second film-forming polymer

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL S.A L'OREAL, S.A

Application No.: 11/119924   Filing Date: 03/May/2005

Abstract:

The invention relates to a composition comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one first semi-crystalline polymer having a melting point of greater than or equal to 30 DEG C., and at least one second film-forming polymer capable of forming a hydrophobic film at room temperature. The composition makes it possible to obtain a film that is more resistant to removal by cold water than to removal by warm water. The composition can be applied to the making up and care of keratin materials.

Priority: FR20010006042 Applic. Date: 2001-05-04; US2002-138325 Applic. Date: 2002-05-06

Inventor: DE LA POTERIE VALERIE [FR]


Patent No.: US7361364B2  Issued: 22/Apr/2008

Title: Cosmetic composition

Applicant/Assignee: CONOPCO INC, D/B/A UNILEVER CONOPCO, INC

Application No.: 11/363345   Filing Date: 27/Feb/2006

Abstract:

A cosmetic composition is provided which is substantially free of fatty acids and soap and yet displays the typical sensory and optical features of a vanishing cream. The composition comprises C12-C22 fatty alcohol, emulsifier, inorganic agent, polymer and water. The inorganic agent comprises smectite clay. The composition is mild and may be used to stabilise and deliver a wide variety of skin benefit agents such as sunscreens.

Priority: IN2005MU00216 Applic. Date: 2005-02-28; EP20050253529 Applic. Date: 2005-06-09; GB20050013005 Applic. Date: 2005-06-25

Inventor: CHANDAR PREM [US]; DHANUKA VINODKUMAR RAMNIRANJAN [IN]; SANZGIRI VIBHAV RAMRAO [IN]; SHAH SHIVANI KIRAN [US]


Patent No.: US7364053B2  Issued: 29/Apr/2008

Title: Sink side touchless foam dispenser

Applicant/Assignee: HYGIENE-TECHNIK INC

Application No.: 10/928099   Filing Date: 30/Aug/2004

Abstract:

A soap dispenser, preferably a sink side counter mounted dispenser, to dispense foamed liquid soap by mixing in an outlet of a soap spout liquid, soap and air preferably provided from a liquid soap pump and a air pump located remote from the faucet.

Priority: CA20042474178 Applic. Date: 2004-07-14

Inventor: OPHARDT HEINER [CA]


Patent No.: US7368122B1  Issued: 06/May/2008

Title: Skin cream

Applicant/Assignee: DOW PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

Application No.: 10/094534   Filing Date: 08/Mar/2002

Abstract:

An emulsion for topical application to the skin containing a high molecular weight emulsifier and substantially no emulsifiers of a molecular weight less than 100 kD. The emulsion may be used to prevent or treat dermatoses and may additionally contain pharmaceutically active ingredients.

Priority:

Inventor: DOW GORDON J [US]; BEAN KEVIN [US]


Patent No.: US7374771B2  Issued: 20/May/2008

Title: Use of siloxanes as vaporizable carriers

Applicant/Assignee: GE BAYER SILICONES GMBH & CO., KG

Application No.: 10/495343   Filing Date: 26/Oct/2004

Abstract:

Cosmetic formulations comprising alkyl-substituted siloxanes as vaporizable carriers.

Priority: DE20011055512 Applic. Date: 2001-11- 13; WO2002EP12596 Applic. Date: 2002-11-12

Inventor: EVERSHEIM HUBERTUS [DE]; KROPFGANS MARTIN [DE]; NIENSTEDT SABINE [DE]; LANGE HORST [DE]


Patent No.: US7377232B2  Issued: 27/May/2008

Title: Method and apparatus for treating the teats of an animal

Applicant/Assignee: DELAVAL HOLDING A.B

Application No.: 10/297826   Filing Date: 11/Dec/2002

Abstract:

In an automatic milking installation including a robot arm ( 2 ) with a gripper ( 3 ) for attaching teat cups ( 4 ) to the teats of an animal, e.g. a cow, to be milked, for applying a teat dip to the teats after milking different members, such as spray nozzles ( 5 a , 5 b), dipping cups ( 5 c , 5 d) and sponge or cloth rollers ( 5 e), are provided for applying different teat dip compositions. Under the control of a computer, the robot arm collects the member ( 5 ) appropriate for supplying the selected composition and takes it to a position appropriate for application of that composition. The selection can e effected in dependence upon the teat skin condition, e.g. detected by a camera ( 15 ) and/or environmental conditions.

Priority: EP20000305277 Applic. Date: 2000-06-22; WO2001EP05785 Applic. Date: 2001-05-17

Inventor: HOLMGREN HANS [SE]; NILSSON MATTS LENART [SE]; JOHANSSON BJOERN [SE]


Patent No.: US7381403B2  Issued: 03/Jun/2008

Title: Finely divided photoprotective oil-in-water emulsions comprising 4,4-diarylbutadiene UV-A sunscreens

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 10/823715   Filing Date: 14/Apr/2004

Abstract:

UV- Photoprotective oil-in-water emulsions well suited for photoprotecting the skin, lips and/or hair against the damaging effects of UV-radiation, the oil globules of which having an average size of at most 500 nm and containing particles of at least one ionic polymer and at least one UV- radiation-screening system, such screening system comprising at least one 4,4-diarylbutadiene UV- A-screening agent.

Priority: FR20030004648 Applic. Date: 2003-04-14; US20030468113P Applic. Date: 2003-05-06

Inventor: SIMONNET JEAN-THIERRY [FR]


Patent No.: US7381423B2  Issued: 03/Jun/2008

Title: Use of nanodispersions in cosmetic end formulations

Applicant/Assignee: CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS CORP

Application No.: 11/103208   Filing Date: 11/Apr/2005

Abstract:

A description is given of the use of a nanodispersion, which comprises (a) a membrane-forming molecule, (b) a coemulsifier and (c) a lipophilic component, in cosmetic end formulation, which nanodispersion is obtainable by (alpha) mixing the components (a), (b) and (c) until a homogeneous clear liquid is obtained, and (beta) adding the liquid obtained in, step (alpha) to the water phase of the cosmetic end formulations, steps (alpha) and (beta) being carried out without any additional supply of energy. The nanodispersions used according to this invention can be easily prepared and are suitable as carrier systems for a very wide range of cosmetic active agents and oil-soluble dyes.

Priority: EP19980810421 Applic. Date: 1998-05-11; US2001-016903 Applic. Date: 2001-12-14; US1999-306005 Applic. Date: 1999-05-06

Inventor: HUEGLIN DIETMAR [DE]; ROEDING JOACHIM FRIEDRICH [DE]; SUPERSAXO ANDREAS WERNER [CH]; WEDER HANS GEORG [CH]


Patent No.: US7381692B2  Issued: 03/Jun/2008

Title: Bar soap with fibrous assembly

Applicant/Assignee: UNILEVER HOME & PERSONAL CARE USA, DIVISION OF CONOPCO, INC UNILEVER HOME & PERSONAL CARE, USA DIVISION OF CONOPCO, INC

Application No.: 11/008528   Filing Date: 09/Dec/2004

Abstract:

A cleansing article composed of a solid or semi-solid foamable composition and a batting layer with bonded fibers is described that provides the user with a pleasant personal cleansing experience and which in one embodiment combines cleansing, aesthetic and/or skin benefit with active agents and exfoliation. The user also experiences substantial lather during use of the cleansing article. The batting layer is at least partially encompassed by the solid or semi-solid foamable composition.

Priority: US20040579592P Applic. Date: 2004-06-14

Inventor: GRISSETT GREGORY AARON [US]; MACEDO FILOMENA AUGUSTA [US]; KEENAN DIANE MARIE [US]; WILLIAMS DAVID ROBERT [US]


Patent No.: US7381693B2  Issued: 03/Jun/2008

Title: Fibrous elastic gel cleansing article

Applicant/Assignee: UNILEVER HOME & PERSONAL CARE USA, DIVISION OF CONOPCO, INC UNILEVER HOME & PERSONAL CARE USA, DIVISON OF CONOPCO, INC

Application No.: 11/023207   Filing Date: 27/Dec/2004

Abstract:

An article that is especially suitable for cleansing skin is described which includes a foamable composition having the form of an elastic semi-solid gel and a fibrous layer made up of a continuous network of bonded fibers. The weight ratio of the foamable composition to the fibrous layer is in the range from about 30 to 1 to about 2000 to 1 and the foamable composition at least partially encompasses the fibrous layer.

Priority: US20040579592P Applic. Date: 2004-06-14

Inventor: KEENAN DIANE MARIE [US]; GRISSETT GREGORY AARON [US]; MACEDO FILOMENA AUGUSTA [US]; WILLIAMS DAVID ROBERT [US]


Patent No.: US7381769B2  Issued: 03/Jun/2008

Title: Cosmetic compositions using polyether siloxane copolymer network compositions

Applicant/Assignee: MOMENTIVE PERFORMANCE MATERIALS INC

Application No.: 11/115683   Filing Date: 27/Apr/2005

Abstract:

A composition comprising the reaction products of MaMbMcDdDeDfTgThTiQj where M=R<1>R<2>R<3>SiO1/2

M=R<4>R<5>HSiO1/2

M=R<6>R<7>RSiO1/2

D=R<8>R<9>SiO2/2

D=R<10>HSiO2/2

D=R<11>RSiO2/2

T=R<12>SiO3/2

T=HSiO3/2

T=RSiO3/2

and Q=SiO4/2

where R<1>, R<2>, R<3>, R<8>, R<9 >and R<12 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms

R<4>, R<5 >and R<10 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms or hydrogen

R<6>, R<7>, R<11 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms or R

each Ris independently a monovalent hydrocarbon radical containing one or more oxirane moieties having from one to sixty carbon atoms

the stoichiometric subscripts a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, and j are either zero or positive subject to the following limitations: a+b+c>1

b+e+h>1

c+f+i>1

b+e+h>c+f+i

and when d+e+f+g+h+i+j=0, a+b+c=2 wherein said reaction product is prepared in the presence of a surfactant. In a preferred embodiment the reaction product of the present invention is a polyether siloxane copolymer network. In another preferred embodiment the reaction product of the present invention is a polyether siloxane copolymer network swollen with a volatile low molecular weight silicon containing compound.

These compositions are useful for a variety of personal care compositions.

Priority: US2003-439857 Applic. Date: 2003-05-16; US2003-393858 Applic. Date: 2003-03-21; US2001-858795 Applic. Date: 2001-05-16

Inventor: O'BRIEN MICHAEL JOSEPH [US]


Patent No.: US7384916B2  Issued: 10/Jun/2008

Title: Methods and compositions for preventing and treating aging or photodamaged skin

Applicant/Assignee: PROCYTE CORPORATION

Application No.: 11/376728   Filing Date: 15/Mar/2006

Abstract:

Disclosed are methods for treating aging and photodamaged skin employing topical application of compositions which comprise at least one peptide manganese complex. Also disclosed are methods wherein the composition further comprises retinol, at least one retinol derivative, or a mixture thereof and methods wherein the composition further comprises active agents selected from active drug substances, emollients, sunscreen agents, skin lightening agents, skin protectants, skin conditioning agents, humectants, and mixtures thereof.

Priority: US20050662577P Applic. Date: 2005-03-16

Inventor: PATT LEONARD M [US]


Patent No.: US7387784B2  Issued: 17/Jun/2008

Title: Process for making cosmetic compositions using polyether siloxane copolymer network compositions

Applicant/Assignee:

Application No.: 11/265043   Filing Date: 02/Nov/2005

Abstract:

A method of making a cosmetic composition comprising the reaction products of MaMbMcDdDeDfTgThTiQj where M=R<1>R<2>R<3>SiO1/2

M=R<4>R<5>H SiO1/2

M=R<6>R<7>RSiO1/2

D=R<8>R<9>SiO2/2

D=R<10>HSiO2/2

D=R<11>RSiO2/2

T=R<12>SiO3/2

T =HSiO3/2

T=RSiO3/2

and Q=SiO4/2

where R<1>, R<2>, R<3>, R<8>, R<9 >and R<12 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms

R<4>, R<5 >and R<10 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms or hydrogen

R<6>, R<7>, R<11 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms or R

each Ris independently a monovalent hydrocarbon radical containing one or more oxirane moieties having from one to sixty carbon atoms

the stoichiometric subscripts a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, and j are either zero or positive subject to the following limitations: a+b+c>1

b+e+h>1

c+f+i>1

b+e+h>c+f+i. In a preferred embodiment the reaction product of the present invention is a polyether siloxane copolymer network. In another preferred embodiment embodiment the reaction product of the present invention is a polyether siloxane copolymer network swollen with a volatile low molecular weight silicon containing compound. These compositions are useful for a variety of personal care compositions.

Priority: US2004-922487 Applic. Date: 2004-08-20; US2003-439857 Applic. Date: 2003-05-16; US2003-393858 Applic. Date: 2003-03-21; US2001-858795 Applic. Date: 2001-05-16

Inventor: O'BRIEN MICHAEL JOSEPH [US]


Patent No.: US7387789B2  Issued: 17/Jun/2008

Title: Transdermal delivery of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Applicant/Assignee: ACRUX DDS PTY LTD ACRUX DDS PTY. LTD

Application No.: 11/517575   Filing Date: 08/Sep/2006

Abstract:

The present invention provides a transdermal drug delivery system which comprises: a therapeutically effective amount of a non-steroidal anti- inflammatory drug

at least one dermal penetration enhancer, which is a safe skin-tolerant ester sunscreen ester

and at least one volatile liquid. The invention also provides a method for administering at least one systemic or locally acting non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug to an animal which comprises applying an effective amount of the non-steroidal anti- inflammatory drug in the form of the drug delivery system of the present invention.

Priority: AU1996PN08144 Applic. Date: 1996-02-19; US2004-759303 Applic. Date: 2004-01-20; US2001-910780 Applic. Date: 2001-07-24; US1998-125436 Applic. Date: 1998-12-18; WO1997AU00091 Applic. Date: 1997-02-19

Inventor: KLOSE KATHRYN TRACI-JANE [AU]; BAKALOVA MARGARITA VLADISLAVOV [AU]; MORGAN TIMOTHY MATTHIAS [AU]; FINNIN BARRIE CHARLES [AU]; REED BARRY LEONARD [AU]


Patent No.: US7387795B2  Issued: 17/Jun/2008

Title: Cosmetic compositions organophosphonic acid coated particulates and methods for producing the same

Applicant/Assignee:

Application No.: 10/852051   Filing Date: 24/May/2004

Abstract:

The invention provides cosmetic compositions containing powders that are surface treated with organophosphonic acid compounds, where the surface treated particulates are simultaneously hydrophobic and lipophilic. The invention also provides (a) methods for preparing cosmetic compositions containing said powders, and (b) methods for preparing cosmetic compositions containing said powders where the powders have been treated via a volatile organic solvent-free manufacturing process.

Priority: US20030475960P Applic. Date: 2003-06-05

Inventor: HOLLENBERG JANE [US]; PARKER ANTHONY [US]


Patent No.: US7393520B2  Issued: 01/Jul/2008

Title: Decorative cosmetic and dermatological products

Applicant/Assignee: CLARIANT PRODUKTE (DEUTSCHLAND) GMBH

Application No.: 10/433112   Filing Date: 17/Nov/2003

Abstract:

The invention provides decorative cosmetic and dermatological compositions comprising at least one copolymer obtained by free-radical copolymerization of A) acryloyld imethyltaurine and/or acryloyld imethyltaurates, B) optionally, one or more further olefinically unsaturated, noncationic comonomers, C) optionally, one or more olefinically unsaturated, cationic comonomers, D) optionally, one or more silicon-containing components capable of free radical polymerization, E) optionally, one or more fluorine-containing components, F) optionally, one or more macromonomers, G) optionally, the copolymerization taking place in the presence of at least one polymeric additive, H) with the proviso that component A) is copolymerized with at least one component selected from one of the groups D) to G).

Priority: DE20001059818 Applic. Date: 2000-12-01; WO2001EP13866 Applic. Date: 2001-11-28

Inventor: LOEFFLER MATTHIAS [DE]; MORSCHHAEUSER ROMAN [DE]


Patent No.: US7396534B2  Issued: 08/Jul/2008

Title: Cosmetic compositions containing Nigrospora sphaerica extracts

Applicant/Assignee: UNILEVER HOME & PERSONAL CARE USA, DIVISION OF CONOPCO, INC

Application No.: 10/843489   Filing Date: 11/May/2004

Abstract:

Disclosed are extracts of Nigrospora sphaerica as cosmetic skin benefit agents, preferably as skin lightening agents alone or in combination with other skin benefit agents and together with a cosmetic vehicle. The inventive extracts, compositions and methods have effective skin lightening properties, may be easier to deliver to the skin, and are commercially available or cost-effective and available in nature.

Priority:

Inventor: BAJOR JOHN STEVEN [US]; BARRATT MICHAEL JAMES [US]; BOSKO CAROL ANNETTE [US]


Patent No.: US7402300B2  Issued: 22/Jul/2008

Title: Sunscreen compositions comprising lipophilic UV-screening agents and hydroxyalkylurea compounds

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/311448   Filing Date: 20/Dec/2005

Abstract:

Cosmetic, notably anti-sun/sunscreen compositions having increased sun protection effectiveness and improved distribution over keratin materials, e.g., human skin, contain at least one fatty phase and at least one system for screening out UV radiation, and also contain: (a) at least one lipophilic UV -screening agent, and (b) at least one hydroxyalkylurea compound of formula (I): in which R1, R2, R3 and R4 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a C1-C4 alkyl radical or a C2-C6 hydroxyalkyl radical containing from 1 to 5 hydroxyl groups, at least one of the radicals R1-R4 representing a hydroxyalkyl group, or salt, solvate or isomer thereof, formulated into (c) a topically applicable, cosmetically acceptable carrier therefor.

Priority: FR20040053079 Applic. Date: 2004-12-20; US20050646597P Applic. Date: 2005-01- 26

Inventor: CANDAU DIDIER [FR]


Patent No.: US7402301B2  Issued: 22/Jul/2008

Title: Sunscreen compositions comprising metal oxide mineral pigments and hydroxyalkylurea compounds

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/311650   Filing Date: 20/Dec/2005

Abstract:

The invention relates to a composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable carrier, a system for screening out UV radiation, characterized in that it contains: (a) at least metal oxide-based mineral pigments, and (b) at least one hydroxyalkylurea of formula (I) below: in which R1, R2, R3 and R4 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a C1-C4 alkyl group or a C2-C6 hydroxy-alkyl group that may contain from 1 to 5 hydroxyl groups, at least one of the radicals R1-R4 representing a hydroxyalkyl group, and also a salt, solvate or isomer thereof, said composition containing no kojic dipalmitate. The invention also relates to the use of a hydroxyalkylurea of formula (I) in a composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable carrier, at least metal oxide-based mineral pigments, for reducing, or even eliminating, the whitening effect on the keratin material after application.

Priority: FR20040053078 Applic. Date: 2004-12-20; US20050646598P Applic. Date: 2005-01-26

Inventor: CANDAU DIDIER [FR]


Patent No.: US7404966B2  Issued: 29/Jul/2008

Title: Transfer -resistant makeup removing compositions

Applicant/Assignee: THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY

Application No.: 09/902048   Filing Date: 10/Jul/2001

Abstract:

The invention relates to a cleansing composition suitable for topical application to human skin, more particularly to an oil-based cleansing composition containing a silicone elastomer gelling agent for removal of make-up from the skin.

Priority: US20000217120P Applic. Date: 2000-07-10; US20000217872P Applic. Date: 2000-07-12

Inventor: VATTER MICHAEL LEE [US]


Patent No.: US7404967B2  Issued: 29/Jul/2008

Title: Topical product formulations containing strontium for reducing skin irritation

Applicant/Assignee: COSMEDERM TECHNOLOGIES, LLC COSMEDERM, INC

Application No.: 09/992491   Filing Date: 21/Nov/2001

Abstract:

Topical formulations containing aqueous-soluble divalent strontium cation in a suitable topical formulation vehicle, and methods of using these formulations to inhibit skin irritation, are disclosed.

Priority: US2001-871576 Applic. Date: 2001-05-31; US1998-149886 Applic. Date: 1998-09-08; US1996-666978 Applic. Date: 1996-06-20; US1994-362100 Applic. Date: 1994-12- 21

Inventor: HAHN GARY S [US]; THUESON DAVID O [US]


Patent No.: US7405188B2  Issued: 29/Jul/2008

Title: Polymeric gel system and compositions for treating keratin substrates containing same

Applicant/Assignee: WSP CHEMICALS & TECHNOLOGY, LLC

Application No.: 10/988366   Filing Date: 12/Nov/2004

Abstract:

A cosmetically acceptable medium containing a component and an aqueous gel that includes water and: (a) a cationic polymer

(b) an anionic surfactant having from 8 to 22 carbon atoms, where the amount of the anionic surfactant is less than the amount of the cationic polymer

(c) an amphoteric surfactant, where the amount of the amphoteric surfactant is less than the amount of the cationic polymer

and (d) optionally a long chain amine oxide, where the amount of said long chain amine oxide is less than the amount of the cationic polymer. The component is selected from a cationic surfactant, a conditioning agent, a synthetic amphoteric polymer, a synthetic ampholytic polymer, a synthetic non-ionic polymer, an amino acid, a protein, an oxidizing agent, a hair dye, dyes, pigments, a fragrance, one or more vitamins, and mixtures thereof.

The cosmetically acceptable medium can be used to treat keratin-based substrates.

Priority: US2002-228875 Applic. Date: 2002-08-27; US20010339630P Applic. Date: 2001-12-12

Inventor: CHEN SHIH-RUEY T [US]


Patent No.: US7411007B2  Issued: 12/Aug/2008

Title: Cosmetic compositions using polyether siloxane copolymer network compositions

Applicant/Assignee:

Application No.: 11/272957   Filing Date: 14/Nov/2005

Abstract:

A composition comprising the reaction products of MaMbMcDdDeDfTgThTiQj where M=R<1>R<2>R<3>SiO1/2

M=R<4>R<5>HSiO1/2

M=R<6>R<7>RSiO1/2

D=R<8>R<9>SiO2/2

D=R<10>HSiO2/2

D=R<11>RSiO2/2

T=R<12>SiO3/2

T=HSiO3/2

T=RSiO3/2

and Q=SiO4/2

where R<1>, R<2>, R<3>, R<8>, R<9 >and R<12 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms

R<4>, R<5 >and R<10 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms or hydrogen

R<6>, R<7>, R<11 >are independently monovalent hydrocarbon radicals having from one to sixty carbon atoms or R

each Ris independently a monovalent hydrocarbon radical containing one or more oxirane moieties having from one to sixty carbon atoms

the stoichiometric subscripts a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, and j are either zero or positive subject to the following limitations: a+b+c>1

b+e+h>1

c+f+i>1

b+e+h>c+f+i. In a preferred embodiment the reaction product of the present invention is a polyether siloxane copolymer network. In another preferred embodiment embodiment the reaction product of the present invention is a polyether siloxane copolymer network swollen with a volatile low molecular weight silicon containing compound. These compositions are useful for a variety of personal care compositions.

Priority: US2004-922487 Applic. Date: 2004-08-20; US2003-439857 Applic. Date: 2003-05-16; US2003-393858 Applic. Date: 2003-03-21; US2001-858795 Applic. Date: 2001-05-16

Inventor: O'BRIEN MICHAEL JOSEPH [US]; CHAIYAWAT ATCHARA [US]


Patent No.: US7416719B2  Issued: 26/Aug/2008

Title: Sunscreen compositions

Applicant/Assignee: PLAYTEX PRODUCTS, INC

Application No.: 10/836308   Filing Date: 30/Apr/2004

Abstract:

The present invention is a sunscreen composition that has at least one sunscreen agent and at least one glucoside emulsifier. The composition also has water. Preferably, the sunscreen composition also has at least one of the following additional components: an emulsifier other than glucoside, emollient, skin-feel additive, moisturizing agent, film former/waterproofing agent, pH adjuster/chelating agent, preservative, or any combinations thereof. The composition is a stable oil-in-water emulsion.

Priority: US2001-957920 Applic. Date: 2001-09- 21

Inventor: HUERTA JOSE L [US]; SANOGUEIRA JAMES [US]; FULLER JENNIFER [US]


Patent No.: US7416721B2  Issued: 26/Aug/2008

Title: Sunscreen compositions comprising insoluble organic UV-screening agents and hydroxyalkylurea compounds

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/311450   Filing Date: 20/Dec/2005

Abstract:

Cosmetic, notably anti-sun/sunscreen compositions having improved comfort after application onto keratin materials, e.g., human skin, contain at least one system for screening out UV radiation, and also contain: (a) at least one insoluble organic UV-screening agent, and (b) at least one hydroxyalkylurea compound of formula (I): in which R1, R2, R3 and R4 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a C1-C4 alkyl radical or a C2-C6 hydroxyalkyl radical containing from 1 to 5 hydroxyl groups, at least one of the radicals R1-R4 representing a hydroxyalkyl group, or salt, solvate or isomer thereof, formulated into (c) a topically applicable, cosmetically acceptable carrier therefor.

Priority: FR20040053077 Applic. Date: 2004-12-20; US20050646599P Applic. Date: 2005-01-26

Inventor: CANDAU DIDIER [FR]


Patent No.: US7416739B2  Issued: 26/Aug/2008

Title: Composition and process for retaining active ingredients

Applicant/Assignee: ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY

Application No.: 10/179776   Filing Date: 25/Jun/2002

Abstract:

A composition for retaining active ingredients in personal care compositions is described based on one or more polymers having a network structure in an oil phase in amounts from 0.01 to 10% by weight based on the total weight of the composition in the oil phase, the polymers including at least one associative agent, the composition further including at least one active component. The oil phase viscosity of each composition is at least 10 poise under a shear stress up to 1000 dynes/cm<2>.

Priority: US20010302577P Applic. Date: 2001-07-02

Inventor: BAXTER STEVEN M [US]; LAU WILLIE [US]; MARKOVIC BERISLAV [US]; REREK MARK E [US]; SCHWARTZ CURTIS [US]; TEPE THOMAS R [US]; ZUCKER ELLIOTT [US]


Patent No.: US7422735B1  Issued: 09/Sep/2008

Title: Use of crosslinked cationic polymers in skin cosmetic and dermatological preparations

Applicant/Assignee: BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT

Application No.: 09/604001   Filing Date: 26/Jun/2000

Abstract:

The invention relates to the use of at least one copolymer obtainable by (i) free-radically initiated copolymerization of a monomer mixture comprising (a) 1 to 99.99% by weight of at least one monomer chosen from N-vinylimidazoles and diallylamines optionally in partially or completely quaternized form

(b) 0 to 98.99% by weight of at least one neutral or basic water-soluble monomer which is different form (a)

(c) 0 to 50% by weight of at least one unsaturated acid or unsaturated anhydride, (d) 0 to 50% by weight of at least one free-radically copolymerizable monomer which is different from (a), (b) or (c)

and (e) 0.01 to 10% by weight of at least one monomer which acts as crosslinker and has at least two ethylenically unsaturated, nonconjugated double bonds

and (ii) subsequent partial or complete quaternization or protonation of the polymer in the case where the monomer (a) is unquaternized or only partially quaternized, as additive for skin cosmetic and dermatological preparations.

Priority: DE19991029758 Applic. Date: 1999-06-29

Inventor: HOESSEL PETER [DE]; TIEFENSEE KRISTIN [DE]; SANNER AXEL [DE]; DIEING REINHOLD [DE]; GOTSCHE MICHAEL [DE]; ZEITZ KATRIN [DE]


Patent No.: US7423082B2  Issued: 09/Sep/2008

Title: Associative thickeners for aqueous systems

Applicant/Assignee: LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS, INC

Application No.: 11/206393   Filing Date: 18/Aug/2005

Abstract:

Thiocarbonate compounds which, in one embodiment, are utilized as a rheology modifier or associative thickener. The thiocarbonate compounds thicken or increase the viscosity of a composition, preferably an aqueous composition when used in an effective amount. In one preferred embodiment, the thiocarbonate compounds include at least one hydrophilic group containing repeat unit such as derived from acrylic acid, and at least one hydrophobic group to enhance association with other compounds and thus increase viscosity of a composition. Aqueous composition comprising a latex and thiocarbonate associative thickeners are described.

Priority: US20040603448P Applic. Date: 2004-08-20

Inventor: LAI JOHN TA-YUAN [US]; HSU SHUI-JEN RAYMOND [US]; TAMARESELVY KRISHNAN [US]


Patent No.: US7425319B2  Issued: 16/Sep/2008

Title: Method for enhancing protective cellular responses to genotoxic stress in skin

Applicant/Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY RESEARCH FOUNDATION

Application No.: 10/256403   Filing Date: 27/Sep/2002

Abstract:

The present invention is directed to methods of using pro -NAD agents capable of enhancing the dermal and epidermal skin cell NAD content. These pro-NAD agents may be administered topically, orally, or parenterally to enhance DNA repair and other protective responses to DNA damage. The invention further relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising pro-NAD agents that effectively elevate intracellular NAD content. Finally, the invention relates to the method of using the pro-NAD agents to treat disorders such as sunburn and other skin deterioration that results from DNA damage in skin cells.

Priority: US2001-765129 Applic. Date: 2001-01-18; US1999-452617 Applic. Date: 1999-12-01; US19980110482P Applic. Date: 1998-12-01

Inventor: JACOBSON ELAINE L [US]; JACOBSON MYRON K [US]


Patent No.: US7431917B2  Issued: 07/Oct/2008

Title: Photostable photoprotective compositions comprising dibenzoylmethane and bis-resorcinyl triazine compounds and a compound that accepts the excited triplet level energy of said dibenzoylmethane(s)

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 11/249521   Filing Date: 14/Oct/2005

Abstract:

Topically applicable, improvedly photostabilized, photoprotective cosmetic/dermatological compositions contain (i) an effective UV-screening amount of at least one dibenzoylmethane sunscreen and an effective photostabilizing amount of (ii) at least one bis-resorcinyl triazine compound and (iii) at least one compound accepting the excited triplet level energy of said at least one dibenzoylmethane sunscreen, notably at least one 4-hydroxybenzylidenemalonate compound, 4- hydroxycinnamate compound, fluorene compound, piperidinol salt, or mixture thereof, formulated into (iv) a topically applicable, cosmetically/dermatologically acceptable support therefor.

Priority: FR20040052368 Applic. Date: 2004-10-19; US20040623580P Applic. Date: 2004-10-29

Inventor: CANDAU DIDIER [FR]


Patent No.: US7431947B2  Issued: 07/Oct/2008

Title: Hair treatment compositions

Applicant/Assignee:

Application No.: 11/282088   Filing Date: 17/Nov/2005

Abstract:

A hair treatment composition that includes an aqueous formulation of leleshwa. The aqueous formulation of leleshwa is obtained by subjecting leleshwa to a steam distillation process to remove essential oils therefrom. The aqueous condensate phase from the steam distillation process is recovered and used as the aqueous formulation of leleshwa according to the present invention. The aqueous formulation of leleshwa is used alone as a rinse to treat hair or combined with other ingredients to form hair treatment compositions that include rinses, conditioners, shampoos and combinations thereof.

Priority: US20040628854P Applic. Date: 2004-11-17

Inventor: GALLMANN KUKI [KE]


Patent No.: US7435851B2  Issued: 14/Oct/2008

Title: Puleganic amides

Applicant/Assignee: E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY

Application No.: 11/541057   Filing Date: 29/Sep/2006

Abstract:

The present invention provides substituted puleganic amides and compositions thereof, which are both useful as a topical treatment for skin, such as a repellant for insects and arthropods.

Priority: US20050722663P Applic. Date: 2005-09-30; US20050722806P Applic. Date: 2005-09-30

Inventor: SCIALDONE MARK A [US]


Patent No.: US7438928B2  Issued: 21/Oct/2008

Title: Topical gel matrix

Applicant/Assignee: ROLF C. HAGEN, INC

Application No.: 10/685685   Filing Date: 15/Oct/2003

Abstract:

A topical gel matrix that can be used alone or combination with a medication entrapped therein. The gel matrix is dispersible in water. The gel may have the following composition: oil, water or aqueous solution

solvents, surfactants and/or detergents

and a polymer which is a consistence modifier capable of thickening and to resist degradation in a water environment. The matrix may comprise or not a biologically active ingredient for a systemic or topical indication. Amongst preferred medications are anaesthetic, anti-histaminic, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-UVs, anti-microbial and wound healing agents. More specifically, for the treatment of fish infections, examples of preferred active ingredients are natural or synthetic plants extracts.

Priority: US20020418726P Applic. Date: 2002-10-17

Inventor: COSTA ANTHONY [CA]; CHOQUET BENOIT [CA]; GIGUERE YVAN [CA]


Patent No.: US7442369B1  Issued: 28/Oct/2008

Title: Compositions of minoxidil

Applicant/Assignee: MCNEIL AB

Application No.: 09/634399   Filing Date: 09/Aug/2000

Abstract:

Novel compositions comprising minoxidil, a thickening agent, and a pharmaceutically acceptable solvent are presented. Also presented is a process for making a novel gel composition comprising minoxidil, and methods for using the novel compositions for treating and preventing hair loss in a region of a patient.

Priority:

Inventor: PENA LORRAINE ELISABETH [US]; WU MAW-SHENG [US]


Patent No.: US7442674B2  Issued: 28/Oct/2008

Title: Beauty wash product compositions delivering enhanced visual benefits to the skin with specific optical attributes

Applicant/Assignee: UNILEVER HOME & PERSONAL CARE USA, DIVISION OF CONOPCO, INC

Application No.: 11/043509   Filing Date: 26/Jan/2005

Abstract:

The present invention relates to compositions delivering enhanced visual benefits to the skin with specific optical attributes. These are delivered using specific deposition systems (where oil/emollient comprises part of deposition system) and/or by ensuring dispersion of particles.

Priority: US2004-996532 Applic. Date: 2004-11- 24; US2004-815003 Applic. Date: 2004-03-31

Inventor: POLONKA JACK [US]; HAMILTON BRIAN KEITH [US]; LIPS ALEXANDER [US]; CHANDAR PREM [US]; TSAUR LIANG SHENG [US]


Patent No.: US7446230B2  Issued: 04/Nov/2008

Title: Dibenzoylmethane-based compounds, use as photoactivatable sunscreens and cosmetic compositions containing them

Applicant/Assignee: UNIVERSITE PAUL SABATIER TOULOUSE 3 LABORATOIRE BIODERMA CNRS-CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE

Application No.: 10/564888   Filing Date: 15/Jul/2004

Abstract:

The present invention relates to dibenzoylmethane-based compounds of formula 1, and also to salts or solvates thereof, and to the process for preparing them. The invention also relates to the use of a compound of formula (I) as an agent for protecting the skin or the hair against UV radiation and to a cosmetic and/or dermatological product, characterized in that it comprises a compound of formula (I) as active principle.

Priority: FR20030008736 Applic. Date: 2003-07-17; WO2004FR01859 Applic. Date: 2004-07-15

Inventor: RICO-LATTES ISABELLE [FR]; WETZ FABIENNE [FR]; ROUTABOUL CORINNE [FR]; DENIS ALAIN [FR]


Patent No.: US7449203B2  Issued: 11/Nov/2008

Title: Cosmetic compositions and methods comprising rhodiola rosea

Applicant/Assignee: E-L MANAGEMENT CORPORATION

Application No.: 11/167390   Filing Date: 27/Jun/2005

Abstract:

A cosmetic composition comprising a UV-protective amount of at least one rosavin, preferably present in an extract of Rhodiola rosea in a cosmetically acceptable vehicle, and methods of use thereof, including preventing or reducing the signs of photoaging.

Priority: US20040584214P Applic. Date: 2004-06-30

Inventor: GOLDSTEIN MINDY S [US]; CHEN CHIA WEN [US]; MAMMONE THOMAS [US]; GAN DAVID C [US]


Patent No.: US7452545B2  Issued: 18/Nov/2008

Title: Oligosaccharide aldonic acids and their topical use

Applicant/Assignee:

Application No.: 10/811998   Filing Date: 30/Mar/2004

Abstract:

Compositions comprising oligosaccharide aldonic acids are useful for general care, as well as for treatment and prevention, of various cosmetic conditions and dermatological disorders, including those associated with intrinsic and/or extrinsic aging, as well as with changes or damage caused by extrinsic factors

general care, as well as treatment and prevention of diseases and conditions, of the oral, and vaginal mucosa

for general oral care, as well as treatment and prevention of oral and gum diseases

and for wound healing of the skin. Compositions comprising oligosaccharide aldonic acids may further comprise a cosmetic, pharmaceutical or other topical agent to enhance or create synergetic effects.

Priority: US2001-987023 Applic. Date: 2001-11-13

Inventor: YU RUEY J [US]; VAN SCOTT EUGENE J [US]


Patent No.: US7455847B1  Issued: 25/Nov/2008

Title: Pigmented cosmetic composition and methods related thereto

Applicant/Assignee: COMESTIC LABORATORIES OF AMERICA, A DIVISION OF ST. IVES LABORATORIES, INC

Application No.: 10/047817   Filing Date: 15/Jan/2002

Abstract:

A pigmented cosmetic composition comprising a water-in-oil emulsion is disclosed. The composition includes a continuous oil phase, an aqueous phase, pigment, emulsifier, and a separation inhibitor comprising a silicone elastomer. The silicone elastomer optionally can be included in a carrier. Also disclosed are a method of inhibiting separation of a pigmented cosmetic composition comprising a water-in-oil emulsion, and a method of preparing a pigmented cosmetic composition.

Priority: US20010270047P Applic. Date: 2001-02-20

Inventor: BROWN RICHARD ALLEN [US]


Patent No.: US7455848B2  Issued: 25/Nov/2008

Title: Skin care composition containing an anionic polymer

Applicant/Assignee: NALCO COMPANY

Application No.: 10/323217   Filing Date: 18/Dec/2002

Abstract:

A cosmetically acceptable composition for treating skin comprising about 0.1 to about 20 weight percent, based on polymer solids, of an anionic polymer composed of from about 10 to about 80 mole percent of 2-acrylamido-2-methyl-1-propanesulfonic acid or a base addition salt thereof and from about 90 to about 20 mole percent of one or more anionic or nonionic monomers.

Priority:

Inventor: HESSEFORT YIN Z [US]; BETTS DOUGLAS [US]; CARLSON WAYNE M [US]; BRANDT LORALEI [US]; SMITH JENNIFER L [US]


Patent No.: US7455849B2  Issued: 25/Nov/2008

Title: Aqueous, non-alcoholic liquid powder formulations

Applicant/Assignee: KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC

Application No.: 10/944361   Filing Date: 16/Sep/2004

Abstract:

The present invention is an aqueous, non-alcoholic liquid powder formulation. The aqueous, non-alcoholic liquid powder formulation comprises from about 14% to about 75% by weight of the formulation of water, from about 25% to about 60% by weight of the formulation of a powder, from about 0.05% to about 1% by weight of the formulation of a polymeric emulsifier, from about 0.5% to about 15% by weight of the formulation of a low molecular weight silicone wherein the low molecular weight silicone has an average molecular weight of about 10,000 or less, and from about 0.1% to about 10% by weight of the formulation of a high molecular weight silicone wherein the high molecular weight silicone has an average molecular weight of about 100,000 or greater. The aqueous, non-alcoholic liquid powder formulation may have an optical uniformity index of about 0.1 or less.

The aqueous, non-alcoholic liquid powder formulation may have an extensive uniformity index of about 300 or greater.

Priority:

Inventor: UTSCHIG JULIE MARIE [US]; CLARKE KEISHA LORI [US]; JOSEPH WAEL RAFAT [US]; KOENIG DAVID WILLIAM [US]; KRZYSIK DUANE GERARD [US]


Patent No.: US7456147B2  Issued: 25/Nov/2008

Title: Controlled release of active agents utilizing repeat sequence protein polymers

Applicant/Assignee: DOW CORNING, CORPORATION GENENCOR INTERNATIONAL, INC

Application No.: 10/845775   Filing Date: 14/May/2004

Abstract:

Systems are provided for the controlled release delivery of active agents through the use of repeat sequence protein polymers. The systems may exist as matrices, gels, hydrogels, films, emulsions or microparticles and are particularly useful for incorporating active agents into personal care product compositions.

Priority: US20030470465P Applic. Date: 2003-05-14

Inventor: KUMAR MANOJ [US]; MAZEAUD ISABELLE [FR]; CHRISTIANO STEVEN PATRICK [US]


Patent No.: US7459283B2  Issued: 02/Dec/2008

Title: Nanoparticulate compositions having lysozyme as a surface stabilizer

Applicant/Assignee: ELAN PHARMA INTERNATIONAL LTD ELAN PHARMA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Application No.: 10/357514   Filing Date: 04/Feb/2003

Abstract:

The present invention is directed to nanoparticulate active agent compositions comprising lysozyme as a surface stabilizer. Also encompassed by the invention are pharmaceutical compositions comprising a nanoparticulate active agent composition of the invention and methods of making and using such nanoparticulate and pharmaceutical compositions.

Priority: US20020353230P Applic. Date: 2002-02-04

Inventor: WERTZ CHRISTIAN F [US]; RYDE NIELS P [US]


Patent No.: US7462363B2  Issued: 09/Dec/2008

Title: Inverse latices of copolymers of AMPS and of N,N-dimethylacrylamide

Applicant/Assignee: SOCIETE D'EXPLOITATION DE PRODUITS POUR LES INDUSTRIES CHIMIQUES SEPPIC

Application No.: 11/439208   Filing Date: 24/May/2006

Abstract:

Composition including an oil phase, an aqueous phase, at least one emulsifying system of water-in-oil (W/O) type, optionally at least one emulsifying system of oil-in-water (O/W) type, in the form of an inverse latex including from 20% to 70% by mass and preferably from 25% to 50% by mass of a branched or crosslinked polyelectrolyte, characterized in that the polyelectrolyte is a copolymer of 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid partially or totally salified with N,N-dimethylacrylamide and optionally one or more monomers chosen from monomers containing a partially or totally salified weak acid function and neutral monomers. Cosmetic use.

Priority: FR20050051370 Applic. Date: 2005-05- 25

Inventor: BRAUN OLIVIER [FR]; MALLO PAUL [FR]; BASSET STEPHANIE [FR]


Patent No.: US7468464B2  Issued: 23/Dec/2008

Title: Resorcinol derivatives for skin

Applicant/Assignee: UNILEVER HOME & PERSONAL CARE USA, DIVISION OF CONOPCO, INC

Application No.: 12/026933   Filing Date: 06/Feb/2008

Abstract:

New 4-substituted resorcinol derivatives of general formula I and/or B and process for synthesizing same, cosmetic compositions and methods of using same, particularly for skin lightening: Wherein X1 and/or X2 represents hydrogen (H), linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated C1-C12 alkyl, alkenyl, or acyl groups. Preferably, X1 and/or X2 represents hydrogen (H)

linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated C1-C12 alkyl or acyl groups

R1 represents hydrogen (H), linear or branched, cyclic or acyclic, saturated or unsaturated C1-C12 alkyl, alkenyl, cycloalkyl, or cycloalkenyl group. Preferably, R1 represents hydrogen (H) or a C1 alkyl group (i.e, methyl group). More preferably, R1 represents hydrogen

n represents 0, 1. When n=0, the ring is a cyclopentyl with or without one heteroatom from O, N or S and/or with or without one double bond. When n=1, the ring is a cyclohexyl with or without one heteroatom from O, N or S and/or with or without one double bond

and m represents an integer between 1 and 6.

Priority: US2005-084601 Applic. Date: 2005-03- 18

Inventor: HARICHIAN BIJAN [US]; ROSA JOSE GUILLERMO [US]


Patent No.: US7470438B1  Issued: 30/Dec/2008

Title: Ericacea extracts for combating skin aging

Applicant/Assignee: L'OREAL

Application No.: 09/970797   Filing Date: 05/Oct/2001

Abstract:

Extracts of plants of the Ericacea family are administered to individuals to combat the signs of aging of the skin, e.g., wrinkles and fine lines, for example by inhibiting the expression of metalloproteases, by inhibiting collagen degradation, or by inhibiting UV-induced skin degradation.

Priority: FR20000012737 Applic. Date: 2000-10-05

Inventor: FAGOT DOMINIQUE [FR]

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LIST OF US PATENTS IN SUN CARE GRANTED IN  2008
This list includes patents granted in the United States. The list was retrieved by using a refined search strategy in the claims section of all patent applications. Salient search terms included
formulations such as sunscreen creams, lotions, sprays, UVA and UVB filters, free radicals scavenging, sun protection, photostable compositions, water resistant sunscreen lotions,
bronzers, tanners, sunless tanners, titanium dioxide, zinc oxide as well as efficacy and clinical testing of SPF and UVA by in-vivo and in-vitro methods.