Electric toothbrush

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 20030033680
APP PUB NO 20030033680A1
SERIAL NO

10214687

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Abstract

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An electric toothbrush comprising a handle and an oscillating brush head which oscillates about an oscillating axis, said head comprising a rubbery cleaning element, in wherein the rubbery cleaning element is in the form of a radially-extending resilient wall.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
UNILEVER HOME & PERSONAL CARE USA, DIVISION OF CONOPCO, INC.GREENWICH, CT464

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Davies, Richard Huw Gaggiano, IT 12 449
Neri, Luca Gaggiano, IT 6 141

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
ASHER, RANDALL S. (1)
* 5735011 Plaque removing toothbrush 134 1996
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 6721986 Electric toothbrush 9 2001
 
GILLETTE CANADA COMPANY (1)
* 6041467 Toothbrush 122 1997
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (1)
* 5628082 Toothbrush with improved efficacy 260 1995
 
CORONET-WERKE GMBH (1)
* 6421867 Brush, in particular for an electric toothbrush 99 2000
 
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM P.L.C. (1)
* 5896614 Bristle arrangement for a toothbrush 158 1997
 
DR. JOHNS PRODUCTS, LTD. (1)
* 6371294 Electric toothbrush 61 2000
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (37)
6865767 Device with multi-structural contact elements 46 2001
6820299 Dentition cleaning device and system 76 2003
* 2003/0140,440 Dentition cleaning device and system 2 2003
6820300 Squeegee device and system 45 2003
* 2004/0031,115 Squeegee device and system 13 2003
* 2004/0261,207 Squeegee device and system 10 2003
6944903 Dentition cleaning device and system 33 2004
* 2004/0231,082 Dentition cleaning device and system 2 2004
* 2004/0221,409 Squeegee device and system 41 2004
7069615 Squeegee device and system 21 2004
7051394 Dentition cleaning device and system 31 2004
* 2004/0237,236 Squeegee device and system 15 2004
* 2004/0231,076 Dentition cleaning device and system 14 2004
7975339 Aquatic scrubber 3 2004
* 2004/0255,427 Aquatic scrubber 15 2004
7562411 Oral-care device and system 11 2004
* 2005/0015,901 Oral-care device and system 16 2004
7434288 Oral care device with multi-structural contact elements 2 2004
7047589 Dentition cleaning device and system 29 2004
8276233 Multi-directional wiping elements and device using the same 10 2004
7814604 Device with multi-structural contact elements 0 2005
7814603 Powered toothbrush with polishing elements 5 2005
* 2005/0166,343 Powered toothbrush with polishing elements 26 2005
8141194 Absorbent structures with integrated contact elements 0 2005
* 2005/0198,757 Absorbent structures with integrated contact elements 22 2005
* 2005/0229,339 Oral-care device and system 5 2005
7877833 Oral-care device and system 6 2005
* 2006/0236,477 Oral-care device and system 20 2005
* 2005/0273,952 Electric toothbrushes 3 2005
7743448 Device and system with moving squeegee fields 7 2005
* 2006/0000,037 Powered toothbrush 1 2005
7363675 Squeegee device and system 2 2005
* 2006/0242,778 Toothbrush 15 2006
* 2007/0130,705 Electric toothbrushes 7 2006
* 8141192 Oral-care device and system 1 2009
* 8683636 Oral-care device and system 0 2012
* 2013/0007,967 Oral-care device and system 0 2012
 
THE GILLETTE COMPANY (8)
8317424 Oral care device 7 2004
* 2005/0272,002 Oral care device 29 2004
* 2005/0272,001 Oral care device 25 2004
* 2005/0271,531 Oral care device 68 2004
8444416 Valves for personal care devices 4 2005
* 2007/0017,582 Fluid couplings 3 2005
* 2006/0085,931 Gum-massaging oral brush 16 2005
* 2009/0172,900 Toothbrush 10 2008
 
BRAUN GMBH (3)
7861356 Brush head for electric and/or manual toothbrushes 1 2005
* 2007/0256,263 Brush Head for Electric and/or Manual Toothbrushes 1 2005
8458841 Brush head for a toothbrush 1 2008
 
Procter & Gamble Business Services Canada Company (1)
RE44819 Toothbrush 0 2004
 
GILLETTE CANADA COMPANY (2)
* 2002/0084,550 Gum-massaging oral brush 30 2001
* 2005/0086,753 Gum massaging oral brush 17 2004
 
GILLETTE CANADA INC. (A CANADIAN CORPORATION) (1)
* 2007/0234,496 Gum massaging oral brush 15 2007
 
EEGEE, LLC (6)
6859969 Multi-directional wiping elements and device using the same 101 2003
* 2003/0229,959 Multi-directional wiping elements and device using the same 30 2003
7181799 Oral-care device and system 47 2003
* 2005/0049,155 Oral-care device and system 3 2003
8276231 Oral-care device and system 13 2005
* 2006/0117,506 Oral-care device and system 9 2005
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (38)
* 2003/0196,283 Powered toothbrush 115 2002
* 7137163 Power toothbrush and power source 38 2002
* 2004/0060,136 Power toothbrush and power source 8 2002
* 6983507 Toothbrush 39 2003
* 2004/0168,271 Toothbrush 6 2003
7168125 Toothbrush 50 2004
6938293 Powered toothbrush 30 2004
* 2005/0102,780 Toothbrush 20 2004
* 2005/0102,783 Toothbrush 3 2004
* 2005/0097,688 Powered toothbrush 0 2004
7213288 Toothbrush 37 2005
* 2005/0166,342 Toothbrush 6 2005
7210184 Powered toothbrush 17 2005
7389557 Toothbrush 2 2006
7975343 Toothbrush 5 2006
7962991 Toothbrush 5 2006
* 2006/0288,507 Toothbrush 9 2006
8032971 Oral care implement having tooth whitening elements 3 2007
* 2008/0201,885 Oral Care Implement Having Tooth Whitening Elements 11 2007
7954191 Toothbrush 1 2007
7386905 Powered toothbrush 4 2007
* 2007/0186,364 Toothbrush 16 2007
* 2007/0174,978 Powered Toothbrush 0 2007
8776302 Oral care implement 1 2008
* 2010/0050,356 ORAL CARE IMPLEMENT 13 2008
8387196 Oral care implement having a turbine-like arrangement of cleaning elements 1 2009
* 2011/0047,734 Oral Care Implement Having A Turbine-Like Arrangement of Cleaning Elements 2 2009
D671325 Toothbrush 0 2009
D655916 Toothbrush 2 2009
D655918 Toothbrush 0 2009
D655917 Toothbrush 0 2009
D642802 Toothbrush 4 2009
D642803 Toothbrush 1 2009
D642804 Toothbrush 0 2009
D632084 Toothbrush 0 2009
D631257 Toothbrush 7 2009
9526324 Oral care implement 0 2010
9549607 Oral care implement 0 2014
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
8171591 Power toothbrush brushhead with fluid-directing member 2 2004
 
WATER PIK, INC. (6)
6920659 Toothbrush 21 2002
* 2002/0120,991 Toothbrush 21 2002
6955539 Characterization of motion of dual motor oral hygiene device 8 2003
8943634 Mechanically-driven, sonic toothbrush system 0 2012
9468511 Electronic toothbrush with vibration dampening 0 2013
9144477 Mechanically-driven, sonic toothbrush system 0 2014
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (8)
* 2004/0200,016 Electric toothbrushes 60 2003
* 2005/0000,043 Electric toothbrushes 61 2004
* 2006/0156,495 Electric toothbrushes 10 2006
7707676 Toothbrush 11 2006
* 2007/0251,040 Toothbrush head 34 2007
8584299 Electric toothbrushes 4 2007
8060970 Toothbrush 4 2010
8332985 Toothbrush 4 2011
 
THE GILLETTE COMPANY LLC (11)
* 7934284 Toothbrushes 12 2003
* 2004/0154,112 Toothbrushes 68 2003
7941886 Toothbrushes 14 2003
* 2005/0060,822 Toothbrushes 34 2003
7975344 Toothbrush head 10 2007
7958589 Toothbrushes 14 2009
8332982 Vibrating toothbrush 4 2009
* 2010/0162,499 Vibrating Toothbrush 12 2009
8695149 Toothbrushes 0 2011
8528148 Toothbrush head 4 2011
9220335 Toothbrush head 0 2013
* Cited By Examiner