Motorized personal skin care implement

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20080104787A1
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11591954

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Abstract

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A motorized personal skin care implement capable of use with a disposable, single-use, skin care pad is disclosed with a molded hook arrangement for releasably but firmly holding the pad while cleansing or treating the skin but allowing for quick removal and replacement with a fresh cleansing or treatment pad. A method of using the skin care implement and a kit containing at least one pad and the implement is also described.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
CONOPCO, INC., D/B/A UNILEVERENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ831

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brennan, Michael Augustine Sandy Hook, CT 5 23
Keenan, Diane Marie Wallingford, CT 12 95
Murray, Liam Anthony Monroe, CT 14 132
Williams, David Robert Monroe, CT 33 406

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (1)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (8)
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DUSA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (1)
* 2007/0157,408 Applicator device 10 2006
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (2)
* 6558602 Mushroom-type hook strip for a mechanical fastener 17 1996
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ABDO, BRIAN (1)
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Chesebrough-Pond's USA Co., Division of Conopco, Inc. (3)
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PER-LEE, MYRA S. (1)
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UNILEVER HOME & PERSONAL CARE USA, DIVISION OF CONOPCO, INC. (5)
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BLACK & DECKER INC. (1)
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INNOVATION MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, LLC (1)
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Imagineered Products L.L.C. (1)
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The Procter & Gamble Company (1)
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JAKKS PACIFIC, INC. (1)
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MEHL, THOMAS L., SR. (1)
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JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER INC. (1)
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YKK CORPORATION (1)
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SAFETY-KLEEN SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
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VELCRO BVBA (1)
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EAST WEST BANK (1)
* 7179152 Composition suitable for application to human skin 15 2003
 
ZUKO, LLC (1)
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KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
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Zoya, Inc. (1)
* 7165285 Appliance for applying lotion with a rotating pad 7 2003
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (8)
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JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER COMPANIES, INC. (1)
* 2007/0010,828 Material for mechanical skin resurfacing techniques 9 2006
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
* 2010/0034,573 Applicator System 3 2008
* 2012/0165,831 EXFOLIATING PILLOW 0 2011
* 9055845 Dual chambered body scrubber with pump apparatus 1 2013
 
MICRO BASE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (1)
* 2014/0216,496 EFFICIENCY ENHANCING DEVICE FOR REPLACEABLE COSMETIC SKINCARE PADS 1 2013
 
HANCOOK P&P CO., LTD. (1)
* 9144287 Vibration puff having elastic moving body inside 1 2012
 
RUBBERMAID INCORPORATED (1)
D632491 Toilet bowl cleaner with rotatable scrubber 5 2009
 
KENFORD INDUSTRIAL COMPANY LTD. (2)
* 9237787 Hair styling iron with timer 0 2011
* 9521890 Hair styling iron with timer 0 2016
 
S.C. JOHNSON & SON, INC. (1)
D600421 Cleaning tool 6 2008
 
MCNEIL-PPC, INC. (1)
* 2011/0150,557 PRODUCT DISPENSER 0 2010
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (8)
9592181 Personal care articles and methods 0 2012
9333151 Home care articles and methods 1 2012
9763547 Personal care articles having multi-zone compliant personal care compositions 0 2012
9540602 Conformable personal care articles 0 2012
9428719 Personal care articles having multiple zones with compliant personal care compositions 0 2012
8795695 Personal care methods 0 2012
9554978 Personal care articles 0 2014
* 2015/0016,862 APPLICATOR FOR APPLYING COMPOSITIONS THAT SMOOTH WRINKLES AND SKIN TEXTURE IMPERFECTIONS 0 2014
 
CONAIR CORPORATION (2)
D753400 Combined facial brush with digital display and base 1 2013
9730758 Skin treatment apparatus 0 2013
 
JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER INC. (1)
D715935 Personal care device 6 2010
* Cited By Examiner