US Patent Application No: 2003/0033,680

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Electric toothbrush

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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, CT484

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Davies, Richard Huw Gaggiano, IT 12 399
Neri, Luca Gaggiano, IT 6 126

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
ASHER, RANDALL S. (1)
* 5,735,011 Plaque removing toothbrush 127 1996
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 6,721,986 Electric toothbrush 8 2001
 
Gillette Canada Company (1)
* 6,041,467 Toothbrush 111 1997
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (1)
* 5,628,082 Toothbrush with improved efficacy 246 1995
 
CORONET-WERKE GMBH (1)
* 6,421,867 Brush, in particular for an electric toothbrush 88 2000
 
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM P.L.C. (1)
* 5,896,614 Bristle arrangement for a toothbrush 136 1997
 
DR. JOHNS PRODUCTS, LTD. (1)
* 6,371,294 Electric toothbrush 61 2000
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
8,171,591 Power toothbrush brushhead with fluid-directing member 1 2004
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (36)
6,865,767 Device with multi-structural contact elements 43 2001
6,820,299 Dentition cleaning device and system 70 2003
* 2003/0140,440 Dentition cleaning device and system 1 2003
6,820,300 Squeegee device and system 42 2003
* 2004/0031,115 Squeegee device and system 10 2003
* 2004/0261,207 Squeegee device and system 10 2003
6,944,903 Dentition cleaning device and system 31 2004
* 2004/0231,082 Dentition cleaning device and system 1 2004
* 2004/0221,409 Squeegee device and system 37 2004
7,069,615 Squeegee device and system 18 2004
7,051,394 Dentition cleaning device and system 27 2004
* 2004/0237,236 Squeegee device and system 9 2004
* 2004/0231,076 Dentition cleaning device and system 9 2004
7,975,339 Aquatic scrubber 2 2004
* 2004/0255,427 Aquatic scrubber 12 2004
7,562,411 Oral-care device and system 11 2004
* 2005/0015,901 Oral-care device and system 15 2004
7,434,288 Oral care device with multi-structural contact elements 2 2004
7,047,589 Dentition cleaning device and system 27 2004
8,276,233 Multi-directional wiping elements and device using the same 1 2004
7,814,604 Device with multi-structural contact elements 0 2005
7,814,603 Powered toothbrush with polishing elements 4 2005
* 2005/0166,343 Powered toothbrush with polishing elements 23 2005
8,141,194 Absorbent structures with integrated contact elements 0 2005
* 2005/0198,757 Absorbent structures with integrated contact elements 20 2005
* 2005/0229,339 Oral-care device and system 5 2005
7,877,833 Oral-care device and system 4 2005
* 2006/0236,477 Oral-care device and system 17 2005
* 2005/0273,952 Electric toothbrushes 3 2005
7,743,448 Device and system with moving squeegee fields 7 2005
7,363,675 Squeegee device and system 2 2005
* 2006/0242,778 Toothbrush 14 2006
* 2007/0130,705 Electric toothbrushes 6 2006
* 8,141,192 Oral-care device and system 0 2009
* 8,683,636 Oral-care device and system 0 2012
* 2013/0007,967 Oral-care device and system 0 2012
 
The Gillette Company (14)
* 7,934,284 Toothbrushes 8 2003
* 2004/0154,112 Toothbrushes 59 2003
7,941,886 Toothbrushes 6 2003
* 2005/0060,822 Toothbrushes 31 2003
8,317,424 Oral care device 5 2004
* 2005/0272,002 Oral care device 25 2004
* 2005/0272,001 Oral care device 23 2004
8,444,416 Valves for personal care devices 2 2005
* 2007/0017,582 Fluid couplings 3 2005
* 2006/0085,931 Gum-massaging oral brush 13 2005
7,975,344 Toothbrush head 4 2007
7,958,589 Toothbrushes 3 2009
8,332,982 Vibrating toothbrush 0 2009
8,528,148 Toothbrush head 0 2011
 
Procter & Gamble Business Services Canada Company (1)
RE44819 Toothbrush 0 2004
 
BRAUN GMBH (4)
7,861,356 Brush head for electric and/or manual toothbrushes 1 2005
* 2007/0256,263 Brush Head for Electric and/or Manual Toothbrushes 1 2005
8,458,841 Brush head for a toothbrush 0 2008
8,695,149 Toothbrushes 0 2011
 
Gillette Canada Company (2)
* 2002/0084,550 Gum-massaging oral brush 24 2001
* 2005/0086,753 Gum massaging oral brush 14 2004
 
Gillette Canada Inc. (1)
* 2007/0234,496 Gum massaging oral brush 12 2007
 
EEGEE, LLC (6)
6,859,969 Multi-directional wiping elements and device using the same 94 2003
* 2003/0229,959 Multi-directional wiping elements and device using the same 25 2003
7,181,799 Oral-care device and system 40 2003
* 2005/0049,155 Oral-care device and system 3 2003
8,276,231 Oral-care device and system 10 2005
* 2006/0117,506 Oral-care device and system 8 2005
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (34)
* 2003/0196,283 Powered toothbrush 109 2002
* 7,137,163 Power toothbrush and power source 36 2002
* 2004/0060,136 Power toothbrush and power source 6 2002
* 6,983,507 Toothbrush 37 2003
* 2004/0168,271 Toothbrush 5 2003
7,168,125 Toothbrush 41 2004
6,938,293 Powered toothbrush 29 2004
* 2005/0102,780 Toothbrush 19 2004
* 2005/0102,783 Toothbrush 3 2004
* 2005/0097,688 Powered toothbrush 0 2004
7,213,288 Toothbrush 33 2005
* 2005/0166,342 Toothbrush 5 2005
7,210,184 Powered toothbrush 15 2005
7,389,557 Toothbrush 0 2006
7,975,343 Toothbrush 3 2006
7,962,991 Toothbrush 4 2006
* 2006/0288,507 Toothbrush 8 2006
8,032,971 Oral care implement having tooth whitening elements 3 2007
* 2008/0201,885 Oral Care Implement Having Tooth Whitening Elements 10 2007
7,954,191 Toothbrush 0 2007
7,386,905 Powered toothbrush 2 2007
* 2007/0186,364 Toothbrush 12 2007
* 2007/0174,978 Powered Toothbrush 0 2007
8,776,302 Oral care implement 0 2008
8,387,196 Oral care implement having a turbine-like arrangement of cleaning elements 1 2009
D671325 Toothbrush 0 2009
D655916 Toothbrush 0 2009
D655918 Toothbrush 0 2009
D655917 Toothbrush 0 2009
D642802 Toothbrush 2 2009
D642803 Toothbrush 0 2009
D642804 Toothbrush 0 2009
D632084 Toothbrush 0 2009
D631257 Toothbrush 6 2009
 
WATER PIK, INC. (4)
6,920,659 Toothbrush 18 2002
6,955,539 Characterization of motion of dual motor oral hygiene device 6 2003
8,943,634 Mechanically-driven, sonic toothbrush system 0 2012
9,144,477 Mechanically-driven, sonic toothbrush system 0 2014
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (8)
* 2004/0200,016 Electric toothbrushes 52 2003
* 2005/0000,043 Electric toothbrushes 56 2004
* 2006/0156,495 Electric toothbrushes 9 2006
7,707,676 Toothbrush 7 2006
* 2007/0251,040 Toothbrush head 27 2007
8,584,299 Electric toothbrushes 1 2007
8,060,970 Toothbrush 1 2010
8,332,985 Toothbrush 0 2011
* Cited By Examiner