Bristle arrangement for a toothbrush

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5896614

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08836334

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A toothbrush, wherein the head has a face from which project one or more strips of a flexible and resilient material, preferably combined with bristles and arranged in rows or groups of rows of the strips alternating with the rows or groups of rows of the bristles. The strips enhance the tooth cleaning effect of the toothbrush.

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SMITHKLINE BEECHAM P.L.C.BRENTFORD MIDDLESEX135

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Flewitt, Harry Farnham, GB 6 241

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Trisa Holding AG (11)
RE44346 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 0 2002
RE42985 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 0 2002
7174596 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 49 2002
* 2003/0159,224 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 23 2003
7354112 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 25 2006
* 2006/0137,120 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 5 2006
7458647 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 16 2007
7445295 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 14 2007
7520571 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 13 2008
7988238 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 2 2009
RE45141 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 3 2013
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (35)
6463619 Squeegee device and system 82 2001
6865767 Device with multi-structural contact elements 45 2001
6658688 Squeegee device and system 56 2002
6820299 Dentition cleaning device and system 73 2003
* 2003/0140,440 Dentition cleaning device and system 2 2003
6820300 Squeegee device and system 43 2003
* 2004/0031,115 Squeegee device and system 12 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 40 2004
7069615 Squeegee device and system 19 2004
7051394 Dentition cleaning device and system 31 2004
* 2004/0231,076 Dentition cleaning device and system 13 2004
7975339 Aquatic scrubber 3 2004
* 2004/0255,427 Aquatic scrubber 14 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 25 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 19 2005
7743448 Device and system with moving squeegee fields 7 2005
* 2005/0273,961 Toothbrush 3 2005
7363675 Squeegee device and system 2 2005
* 2006/0282,963 Electric toothbrush head 11 2006
* 2008/0172,814 Electric toothbrush head 2 2008
* 2009/0013,484 Gum Massaging Oral Brush 13 2008
 
BRAUN GMBH (2)
* 2009/0151,101 TOOTHBRUSH HEAD AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME 10 2006
8166601 Electric toothbrush head 6 2008
 
UNILEVER HOME & PERSONAL CARE USA, DIVISION OF CONOPCO, INC. (1)
* 2003/0033,680 Electric toothbrush 70 2002
 
CHURCH & DWIGHT CO., INC. (3)
* 6725493 Toothbrush 34 2002
D536876 Head portion of a toothbrush 17 2003
D563106 Head portion of a toothbrush 8 2006
 
PHILIPS ORAL HEALTHCARE, INC. (2)
6202241 Brushhead for use in an acoustic toothbrush 51 1998
* 6035476 Brushhead for a toothbrush 47 1999
 
HITACHI, LTD. (2)
* 2009/0297,924 CATALYST NANOPARTICLE 4 2006
* 2007/0026,294 CATALYST NANOPARTICLE 14 2006
 
EEGEE, LLC (5)
6859969 Multi-directional wiping elements and device using the same 98 2003
7181799 Oral-care device and system 45 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 8 2005
 
GOODY PRODUCTS, INC. (8)
* 8627829 Water removing hair brush 0 2011
* 2012/0167,323 Water Removing Hair Brush 4 2011
D709291 Hair brush 4 2012
D709705 Hair brush 9 2012
D708857 Hair brush 2 2012
9210994 Water removing hair brush 0 2013
D763580 Water removing hair brush 0 2014
D758740 Water removing hair brush 0 2014
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (85)
7137163 Power toothbrush and power source 38 2002
* 2004/0060,136 Power toothbrush and power source 8 2002
* 7757326 Toothbrush with enhanced cleaning effects 9 2003
7143462 Oral care implement 103 2004
7089621 Toothbrush 35 2004
* 2005/0000,048 Toothbrush 0 2004
7168125 Toothbrush 47 2004
* 2005/0102,780 Toothbrush 20 2004
* 2005/0102,783 Toothbrush 3 2004
7273327 Oral care implement 34 2004
* 2005/0069,372 Oral care implement 34 2004
7725980 Oral care implement 15 2004
* 2006/0129,171 Oral care implement 11 2004
7908699 Oral care implement 11 2004
7721376 Oral care implement 30 2004
7213288 Toothbrush 35 2005
* 2005/0166,342 Toothbrush 6 2005
7845042 Oral care implement 28 2005
7836539 Oral care implement 1 2005
7251849 Toothbrush 8 2005
7594293 Oral care implement 22 2005
* 2006/0052,806 Oral care implement 16 2005
7841041 Oral care implement 24 2006
7975343 Toothbrush 4 2006
7962991 Toothbrush 5 2006
7322067 Oral care implement 44 2006
8523888 Oral care implement 2 2006
8201298 Toothbrush with low profile head 2 2007
7954191 Toothbrush 0 2007
8628263 Oral care implement 0 2007
8281448 Oral care implement having one or more moving sections 0 2007
7950100 Oral care implement 4 2007
8151397 Oral care implement having flexibly supported cleaning elements extending in opposite directions 3 2008
8776302 Oral care implement 0 2008
* 2010/0050,356 ORAL CARE IMPLEMENT 13 2008
D651407 Toothbrush 21 2009
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
8042214 Oral care implement 0 2009
* 2010/0004,666 Oral Care Implement 1 2009
8393042 Oral care implement 6 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
D657568 Oral care implement 5 2010
D657569 Head portion of an oral care implement 1 2010
8550736 Oral care implement 4 2010
7975346 Oral care implement 1 2010
8091170 Oral care implement 5 2010
8079110 Oral care implement 1 2010
* 2010/0263,148 TOOTHBRUSH WITH ENHANCED CLEANING EFFECTS 2 2010
D658886 Toothbrush 6 2011
8522386 Oral care implement 0 2011
8561247 Oral care implement 0 2011
8876221 Oral care implement 0 2011
8800093 Oral care implement 0 2011
D690518 Head portion of an oral care implement 1 2012
D680748 Oral care implement 2 2012
8806695 Oral care implement having flexibly supported cleaning elements extending in opposite directions 1 2012
8578546 Oral care implement having one or more moving pieces 0 2012
8990996 Toothbrush 0 2012
D692242 Oral care implement 3 2013
8839481 Oral care implement 0 2013
8800091 Oral care implement 1 2013
D713151 Head portion of an oral care implement 3 2013
8857919 Oral care implement having one or more moving sections 0 2013
D765983 Toothbrush 0 2013
D765984 Toothbrush 0 2013
D765985 Toothbrush 0 2013
D765986 Toothbrush 0 2013
D764805 Toothbrush 0 2013
D764175 Toothbrush 0 2013
D760499 Toothbrush 2 2013
D753922 Toothbrush 3 2013
9549607 Oral care implement 0 2014
9167888 Oral care implement having flexibly supported cleaning elements extending in opposite directions 0 2014
D771953 Head portion of an oral care implement 0 2014
9545148 Oral care implement 0 2014
9271564 Oral care implement having one or more moving sections 0 2014
 
GAVNEY, JAMES A., JR. (1)
6571417 Dentition cleaning device and system 89 2000
 
THE GILLETTE COMPANY (5)
* 2004/0177,462 Toothbrush head 67 2003
* 2006/0272,112 Toothbrush 22 2004
* 2005/0235,439 Toothbrush 34 2004
* 2009/0172,900 Toothbrush 10 2008
8156600 Gum massaging oral brush 2 2008
 
GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE GMBH & CO KG (2)
* 7546658 Toothbrush 19 2002
* 2005/0039,279 Toothbrush 16 2004
 
GILLETTE CANADA COMPANY (2)
D424808 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 89 1999
6553604 Toothbrush 96 2000
 
DR. FRESH, LLC (6)
D660003 Toothbrush 8 2010
8595886 Bristle configuration 4 2011
D675024 Toothbrush 9 2012
9198501 Bristle configuration 0 2013
9060596 Illuminated flashing toothbrush and method of use 3 2014
9084473 Illuminated flashing toothbrush and method of use 2 2014
 
Gilltec GmbH (2)
* 9339359 Applicator instrument for dental compounds 0 2013
* 2014/0106,301 APPLICATOR INSTRUMENT FOR DENTAL COMPOUNDS 0 2013
 
WATER PIK, INC. (4)
* 2005/0189,000 Flosser with motor integrated with vibrating head 7 2004
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 (9)
* 2005/0053,895 Illuminated electric toothbrushes emitting high luminous intensity toothbrush 20 2004
* 2005/0053,896 Illuminated electric toothbrushes emitting high luminous intensity toothbrush 13 2004
* 2007/0251,040 Toothbrush head 34 2007
8584299 Electric toothbrushes 4 2007
* 2009/0007,357 Oral Hygiene Implements 4 2008
7748070 Electric toothbrush comprising an electrically powered element 15 2008
8060970 Toothbrush 4 2010
8332985 Toothbrush 3 2011
8955186 Electric toothbrushes 0 2013
 
Warner-Lambert Company (2)
* 2005/0233,279 Oral composition applicator devices including movable applicator surface and related methods 11 2004
* 2005/0232,687 Composition applicator devices including twist off closure member and related methods 5 2004
 
GRUBER, LLC (5)
8549693 Tooth cleaning device 1 2011
D726418 Dental cleaning device 2 2011
D740033 Dental cleaning head 2 2011
D756121 Dental cleaning head 0 2012
8997299 Tooth cleaning device 0 2013
 
THE GILLETTE COMPANY LLC (11)
7934284 Toothbrushes 12 2003
* 2004/0154,112 Toothbrushes 68 2003
7941886 Toothbrushes 14 2003
7975344 Toothbrush head 10 2007
7958589 Toothbrushes 13 2009
8332982 Vibrating toothbrush 3 2009
* 2010/0162,499 Vibrating Toothbrush 12 2009
8695149 Toothbrushes 0 2011
8528148 Toothbrush head 3 2011
8677541 Oral care products and methods of using and marking the same 2 2012
9220335 Toothbrush head 0 2013
 
AKTIEBOLAGET ELECTROLUX (1)
* 2010/0257,902 WASHING MACHINE AND DRYER 4 2008
 
HCT GROUP HOLDINGS LIMITED (4)
* 2014/0331,422 COMBINATION COSMETIC APPLICATOR 5 2013
D767903 Cosmetic brush 0 2014
D779140 Brush cleansing mitt 0 2014
D778069 Dual ended kabuki brush 0 2015
 
Procter & Gamble Business Services Canada Company (1)
RE44819 Toothbrush 0 2004
 
CHILDREN ORAL CARE, LLC (1)
9044083 Illuminated multi-light flashing toothbrush and method of use 2 2013
 
Aros S.R.L. (1)
* 2009/0081,929 SMOOTHING AND/OR LAPPING TOOL PARTICULARLY FOR FINISHING STONE MATERIALS 0 2008
 
SUNSTAR AMERICAS, INC. (2)
* 8079109 Illuminated toothbrush 12 2008
* 2010/0050,357 ILLUMINATED TOOTHBRUSH 5 2008
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