Toothbrushes

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7958589
APP PUB NO 20090282628A1
SERIAL NO

12483838

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Toothbrush heads, e.g., for power toothbrushes, are provided. An embodiment of the toothbrush heads include a support structure, a plurality of upstanding accurate members extending upward from a surface of the support structure forming an open center area, a second cleaning element disposed within the open center area and plurality of bristle tufts extending from the support structure and at least partially surrounding at least one of the plurality of arcuate segments

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
THE GILLETTE COMPANY LLCBOSTON, MA, US780

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Braun, Phillip M Exeter, US 20 565
Brown,, Jr William R Peabody, US 10 63
Chenvainu, Alexander T Sudbury, US 22 548
Christman, Thomas A Lexington, US 19 475

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (98)
4356585 Hygienic dental appliance 115 1981
4472853 Toothbrush 53 1982
4480351 Two-component scrub brush 51 1982
4573920 Device for cleaning the proximal faces of teeth 47 1984
4691405 Toothbrush having adjustable bristle-mounted tabs 99 1985
4854870 Cleaning tool, especially for dental use 8 1987
4763380 Can cleaning device 35 1987
4866806 Surgical scrub sponge 75 1988
4929180 Stay full-easy load "turbo" prophylactic polishing cup 46 1988
5040260 Tooth cleaning and polishing device 130 1989
4974615 Elastic filament for oral hygiene 43 1989
5005246 Replaceable tooth brush with tongue scaler 111 1989
5032082 Device for removing adhesive from the palate 84 1989
5027463 Toothbrush 30 1990
5058230 Toothbrush with replaceable tip portion 32 1990
5211494 Bath brush-backscratcher for cleansing and stimulating one's skin 54 1991
5226197 Tongue hygiene device 133 1992
5323795 Dental instrument for massaging gums and cleaning teeth 13 1993
5392482 Disposable toothbrush 26 1993
5711759 Oral hygiene device 67 1994
5440774 Disposable individual gelled instant toothbrush and sealed brush pod therefor 27 1994
5604951 Prophy toothbrush 136 1994
5535474 Brush for cleaning and polishing teeth while stimulating gums 95 1995
5564150 Toothbrush 9 1995
5528793 Multi-purpose squeegee with deflector 43 1995
5584690 Dental cleaning assembly 105 1995
5700146 Dental hygiene cleaning tool 57 1995
5930860 Prophy bristle toothbrush 133 1996
5864915 Toothbrush 68 1996
5878459 Toilet brush 28 1997
6192544 Toothbrush with protective bumper, and method 13 1998
5860183 Safety tooth brush with wear indicator 59 1998
6065890 Cleaning apparatus providing coincidental washing and wiping in a synchronized manner 41 1998
6003189 Toothbrush 30 1998
6168434 Oral hygiene appliance 37 1999
6240590 Grout scrubber 36 1999
6272713 Internal pipe cleaning device 31 1999
6254390 Oral burnisher 101 2000
6490747 Electric toothbrush attachment 17 2000
6374449 Athletic shoe cleaner 11 2000
6883200 Tooth brush 16 2000
6273719 Oral hygiene implements 28 2000
6568020 Toothbrushes having brush bristles capable of oscillating perpendicularly with respect to a tooth surface 7 2000
2001/0008,032 Cleaning implement 8 2001
6612770 Brush head of toothbrush 10 2001
6334231 Infant toothbrush 11 2001
2002/0056,197 Toothbrush 10 2001
6772465 Cleansing and massaging utensil 4 2001
6547750 Massage device 7 2001
2002/0157,202 Multiple head toothbrush 10 2001
6957467 Triple clean toothbrush 16 2001
6463619 Squeegee device and system 84 2001
2003/0014,826 Two headed toothbrush 4 2001
6865767 Device with multi-structural contact elements 46 2001
6599048 Toothbrush for massaging and protecting gums 116 2001
6618893 Hairbrush with bristles retained on a flexible pad body 12 2002
6874194 Safety fingertip toothbrush 5 2002
6658688 Squeegee device and system 59 2002
6851431 Collapsible hair brush 14 2002
6813794 Vibratory electric toothbrush 10 2002
6808068 Portable device for dental hygiene 14 2002
6851150 Block head structure of electric toothbrush 15 2002
7055205 Toothbrush and head thereof 18 2002
2003/0140,442 Toothbrush head 5 2003
2004/0154,118 Stain removing device 6 2003
6671919 "Air cushion effect" soft oral care brush 10 2003
2004/0187,887 Disposable angled toothbrush, periodontal aid and floosing device 8 2003
2004/0068,811 Manual and electronic orthodontic toothbrushes 19 2003
2004/0006,837 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 49 2003
6793434 Brush 23 2003
2004/0074,035 Flexible toothbrush and method of manufacturing the same 9 2003
2004/0261,207 Squeegee device and system 10 2003
2005/0138,745 Massage brush 6 2003
7111350 Multi-part single-use toothbrush system 5 2004
6944903 Dentition cleaning device and system 33 2004
7051394 Dentition cleaning device and system 31 2004
7069615 Squeegee device and system 22 2004
2004/0255,427 Aquatic scrubber 16 2004
7562411 Oral-care device and system 11 2004
7047589 Dentition cleaning device and system 29 2004
2005/0060,826 Device with multi-structural contact elements 10 2004
2005/0091,773 Multi-directional wiping elements and device using the same 21 2004
2005/0155,172 Device with multi-structural contact elements 7 2005
2005/0160,541 Power toothbrush 3 2005
7814603 Powered toothbrush with polishing elements 5 2005
2005/0198,757 Absorbent structures with integrated contact elements 22 2005
2005/0229,339 Oral-care device and system 5 2005
2005/0241,091 Dental device 7 2005
2006/0230,563 Oral care device with multi-structural contact elements 38 2005
2006/0236,477 Oral-care device and system 20 2005
2005/0273,952 Electric toothbrushes 3 2005
2005/0273,954 Device and system with moving squeegee fields 14 2005
2006/0075,588 Multi-purpose adjustable toothbrush 8 2005
2006/0085,932 Comprehensive-hygiene toothbrush and tongue-cleaning apparatus 40 2005
2006/0059,642 Toothbrush 10 2005
2006/0117,508 Contouring toothbrush head 36 2006
2007/0033,755 Squeegee device and system 6 2006
2007/0074,361 Squeegee device and system with integrated sponge elements 6 2006
 
Tucel Industries, Inc. (1)
6151746 Blow-molded brushware 28 1998
 
Westone Products Limited (1)
6325626 Interdental brush 31 2000
 
UNILEVER HOME & PERSONAL CARE USA, DIVISION OF CONOPCO, INC. (9)
6446295 Electric toothbrush 115 2000
6510575 Toothbrush 66 2001
2002/0138,931 Toothbrush 71 2002
6654979 Electric toothbrush 38 2002
2003/0033,680 Electric toothbrush 70 2002
2003/0033,682 Toothbrush 45 2002
6957469 Toothbrush 37 2003
6805557 Brush device 6 2003
2004/0134,007 Toothbrush 113 2003
 
Raychem Corporation (1)
4525531 Polymeric compositions suitable for use in the medical field and containing a polyolefin, a polysiloxane and an elastomer 32 1983
 
BAMED AG (1)
6546583 Toothbrush 42 2000
 
JORDAN A/S (2)
6276019 Toothbrush and method for making such toothbrush 26 1998
6276020 Toothbrush structure 29 1998
 
Dr. Bobʼs Ltd. (2)
6792642 Tongue cleaning device 47 2001
2005/0210,613 Tongue cleaning device 12 2004
 
Kabushiki Kaisha Hoky (1)
5347676 Squeegee 23 1993
 
Mariax Limited (1)
D378166 Toothbrush 39 1996
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (54)
4403623 Combined toothbrush and gum massage device 58 1981
5335389 Plaque removing toothbrush 104 1990
5806127 Coded toothbrush 36 1996
5758383 Contouring toothbrush head 74 1996
5946758 Toothbrush having contouring multi-component head with peel-resistant joint and limited flexibility 79 1997
5991958 Contouring toothbrush head 53 1998
6073299 Contouring toothbrush head 57 1999
6314606 Contouring toothbrush head 57 1999
6502272 Replaceable head toothbrush providing controlled brushing pressure 5 2000
6347425 Powered toothbrush having three dimensional rotational head motion 53 2000
6442787 Contouring toothbrush head 34 2001
2003/0140,437 Powered toothbrush 74 2002
6889401 Powered toothbrush with vibrating section 40 2002
6996870 Contouring toothbrush head 45 2002
2003/0196,283 Powered toothbrush 116 2002
2003/0213,075 Powered toothbrush having a decorative facade 65 2002
2003/0182,746 Powered toothbrush with vibrating section 39 2002
D476157 Powered toothbrush bristle pattern 25 2002
6813793 Toothbrush with linear and rotary fields 28 2002
6892412 Powered toothbrush 45 2002
6944901 Brush section for a powered toothbrush 20 2002
6966093 Toothbrush having a movable upstanding cleaning element 41 2002
7137163 Power toothbrush and power source 38 2002
7140058 Toothbrush with kinetic plate 43 2002
2004/0060,137 Toothbrush with sectorial motion 73 2002
6983507 Toothbrush 39 2003
2003/0208,870 Toothbrush 22 2003
2005/0022,322 Powered toothbrush with curved neck and flexible shaft and single battery 9 2003
6931688 Toothbrush 37 2003
6817054 Toothbrush 67 2003
2004/0255,416 Toothbrush with tongue cleaning member 141 2003
2004/0074,034 Toothbrush 13 2003
2005/0091,767 Toothbrush with enhanced cleaning effects 22 2003
6886208 Toothbrush assembly having an environmentally safe polymer battery 8 2003
2005/0091,769 Toothbrush with enhanced cleaning effects 40 2004
7089621 Toothbrush 37 2004
7143462 Oral care implement 112 2004
7047591 Oral care implement 81 2004
6938293 Powered toothbrush 30 2004
7024720 Toothbrush 25 2004
2006/0010,628 Oral care implement 45 2004
2005/0210,612 Oral care implement 49 2004
2005/0193,512 Toothbrush 18 2005
2005/0138,744 Toothbrush 17 2005
7020928 Toothbrush 50 2005
7007332 Powered toothbrush 25 2005
2005/0188,489 Toothbrush 23 2005
2006/0026,784 Oral care implement 104 2005
2006/0000,036 Toothbrush having a movable upstanding cleaning element 5 2005
7117555 Toothbrush with movable head sections for enhanced oral care 45 2005
7185383 Brush section for a powered toothbrush 8 2005
7210184 Powered toothbrush 17 2005
7322067 Oral care implement 47 2006
2008/0201,885 Oral Care Implement Having Tooth Whitening Elements 11 2007
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
6859968 Nodal mounted system for driving a power appliance 17 2002
 
CORONET-WERKE GMBH (3)
6357074 Cleaning brush, especially a toothbrush 34 2000
7036179 Brush, especially a toothbrush 40 2000
6810551 Brush, especially toothbrush 32 2002
 
INTERBROS GMBH (1)
6832819 Method and device for producing brushes and brushes produced using the same 17 2002
 
GAVNEY, JAMES A., JR. (2)
6319332 Squeegee device and system 67 1999
* 6571417 Dentition cleaning device and system 90 2000
 
Firma Carl Freudenberg (1)
6108854 Rubber broom 39 1998
 
ASHER, RANDALL S. (1)
5735011 Plaque removing toothbrush 135 1996
 
YOUNG DENTAL MANUFACTURING I, LLC (1)
6146140 Dental prophylaxis cup 16 1999
 
L'OREAL (2)
5345644 Brush intended for the application of a cosmetic product, in particular to the eyelashes or the hair 69 1993
6176631 Brush for a make-up product comprising a tuft of substantially parallel bristles made from an elastomeric thermoplastic or vulcanized material 16 1995
 
ULTRADENT PRODUCTS, INC. (2)
6895624 Powered tongue cleaning device 10 2002
6964603 Fiber flocked dental polishing tips 7 2002
 
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (1)
6871374 Low friction toothbrush 4 2004
 
U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION (1)
6237178 Toothbrush comprising a brush member having bristles of different lengths, and brush member having bristles of different lengths for a tooth brush 120 1997
 
CREATE CO., LTD. (1)
6952856 Ionic toothbrush 9 2001
 
PONZINI S.P.A. (1)
6968590 Disassemblable toothbrush with positive blocking 31 2001
 
Trisa Holding (1)
6802097 Toothbrush having a vibrating head part 58 2002
 
The Polymer Corporation (1)
4391951 Nylon 6 with improved wear life 25 1982
 
SUNSTAR INC. (2)
5799353 Toothbrush 61 1996
6021541 Toothbrush 33 1998
 
Eureka Technologies Innovation Engineering (1987) Ltd. (1)
5689850 Accessory device for toothbrushes 47 1995
 
E.D. OATES PTY. LTD. (1)
6694559 Toilet brush 5 2001
 
PHILIPS ORAL HEALTHCARE, INC. (1)
5378153 High performance acoustical cleaning apparatus for teeth 117 1992
 
RANIR, LLC (1)
2006/0010,623 Electric toothbrush with three dimensional motion 19 2004
 
WILDEN AG SCHWEIZ (1)
6353958 Toothbrush 67 1997
 
METRO CORPORATION (1)
7013522 Toothbrush assembly with sound generating function 24 2002
 
John O. Butler Company (1)
2004/0025,272 Dental hygiene system handle 43 2003
 
G.B. BOUCHERIE N.V. (1)
6779851 Method of producing a brush having a bristle plate 63 2001
 
KENKMAN, DONALD L. (1)
4303431 Method and apparatus for producing hollow microspheres 101 1980
 
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY (1)
6190367 Medical site prep device 56 1999
 
INTERBAY FUNDING, L.L.C. (1)
5137039 Tooth cleaning device 45 1991
 
THE GILLETTE COMPANY (9)
4720489 Hair growth modification with ornithine decarboxylase inhibitors 61 1984
5851551 Sustained-release matrices for dental application 37 1994
5648394 Topical composition for inhibiting hair growth 30 1995
6182365 Skin engaging member for razor blade assembly 55 1997
6993804 Oral care devices 46 2000
6743822 Reduction of hair growth 6 2002
2003/0036,561 Reduction of hair growth 4 2002
2004/0177,462 Toothbrush head 68 2003
2005/0235,439 Toothbrush 35 2004
 
ARCHTEK, INC. (1)
2006/0064,833 Mouth brush 62 2004
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (2)
6126533 Molded abrasive brush 41 1997
6554614 Dental handpiece brush and method of using the same 19 2001
 
GILLETTE CANADA COMPANY (15)
4802255 Novel brush filaments 109 1987
5987688 Gum-massaging oral brush 82 1996
6041467 Toothbrush 123 1997
D413384 Dental prophy cup 10 1998
D413385 Dental prophy cup 7 1998
6308367 Toothbrush 74 1998
6151745 Gum-massaging oral brush 101 1999
6389634 Oral devices 38 1999
6234798 Flexible tip toothbrush handle 44 1999
6536068 Toothbrushing technique monitoring 81 1999
6553604 Toothbrush 98 2000
6826797 Oral devices 28 2000
6823554 Oral devices 13 2000
2002/0084,550 Gum-massaging oral brush 30 2001
2004/0087,882 Gum massaging oral brush 32 2003
 
ROYAL SOVEREIGN, LTD. (1)
6032322 Silicone painting tip for paint brush 30 1996
 
THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, AS COLLATERAL AGENT (1)
5980542 Tongue cleaner 86 1999
 
HoMedics, Inc. (1)
6954961 Light emitting toothbrush 69 2003
 
MUNCHKIN, INC. (2)
5491863 Combined nipple cleaning and bottle cleaning brushes 59 1994
2002/0100,134 Suction cup toothbrush with improved characteristics 61 2001
 
MASCO CORPORATION OF INDIANA (1)
4812070 Brush and scraper attachment for faucet spray handle 42 1987
 
RUBBERMAID INCORPORATED (1)
2004/0211,018 Multi-layer bristle 5 2003
 
GEKA GMBH (1)
7226555 Method for the production of a bristle structure on a carrier 20 2003
 
101061967 SASKATCHEWAN LTD. (1)
2004/0200,748 Children's tooth and gum cleaning kit 48 2004
 
BRAUN GMBH (8)
5467495 Brush for an electrically powered toothbrush 74 1994
6245032 Jet nozzle for an oral irrigator 32 1997
6253404 Electrically operated tooth-cleaning device 27 1998
6665901 Brush head and method of manufacturing such a brush head 32 2001
2002/0059,685 Toothbrush and a toothbrush head therefor 34 2002
2003/0041,402 Methods of manufacturing toothbrushes 12 2002
2003/0154,567 Toothbrush 48 2003
7392562 Motor-driven toothbrush and brush head for it 38 2003
 
GERRESHEIMER WILDEN AG SCHWEIZ (1)
6138316 Toothbrush with replaceable brush section 21 1998
 
TEAM, INC. (1)
4617694 Finger-mounted device for cleaning teeth 61 1984
 
BLACK & DECKER INC. (1)
6253405 Hand held motorized cleaning apparatus with linear, orbital and/or dual motion 35 1999
 
Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Inc. (1)
7073255 Method for producing ribbon cable using flash curing 2 2004
 
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM P.L.C. (1)
5896614 Bristle arrangement for a toothbrush 160 1997
 
TENAX S.P.A. (1)
2005/0107,017 Working system using brush tool 11 2004
 
SOLVAY ADVANCED POLYMERS, L.L.C. (1)
4617342 Crystalline copolyamide from terephthalic acid, isophthalic acid and C.sub.6 38 1985
 
Standard Oil Company (Indiana) (1)
4476280 Polyamide compositions from mixtures of trimethylhexamethylene diamine, hexamethylene diamine and diacids 25 1983
 
The Standard Oil Company (1)
4603166 Crystalline polyamide composition from dicarboxylic acid mixture and diamine 57 1985
 
ORAL LOGIC, INC. (2)
5497526 Tooth brushing device 48 1994
5669097 Straddle-type tooth brushing device 48 1995
 
J.E. FALLER GMBH BURSTENFABRIK - SPRITZGUSSWERK (1)
2004/0088,812 Brush and method for its fabrication 16 2003
 
LKIMEX CO., LTD. (1)
6067684 Toothbrush 68 1999
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (19)
6219874 Resiliently flexible bristle bearing head toothbrush 89 1997
5946759 Brush head 89 1998
6408476 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 68 1998
6115870 Toothbrush 60 1999
6314605 Toothbrush 48 1999
6514445 Brush making 54 1999
6988292 Flexible brush comprising a mixture of polymers 4 1999
6886207 Toothbrush 89 2000
6311358 Toothbrush comprising gum-massaging sticks 93 2000
6463618 Toothbrush comprising improved means for fixing friction elements 83 2000
6505373 Toothbrush 37 2001
2003/0009,837 Toothbrush with elastomer filled flexible head 55 2002
2003/0163,882 Electric toothbrushes 47 2002
6807703 Toothbrush 23 2002
2004/0200,016 Electric toothbrushes 60 2003
6948209 Electric toothbrushes having flexible necks 10 2003
2005/0000,043 Electric toothbrushes 61 2004
2005/0166,341 Toothbrush 18 2005
2006/0064,827 Electric toothbrush comprising elastomer 18 2005
 
AVTIPUS PATENTS AND INVENTIONS LTD. (1)
7020925 Mechanical toothbrush 10 2004
 
THE GILLETTE COMPANY LLC (4)
7160508 Personal care products having elastomeric portions 12 2001
2004/0154,112 Toothbrushes 68 2003
D501605 Toothbrush head 6 2003
2009/0282,628 TOOTHBRUSHES 5 2009
 
REVOLUTION ACOUSTICS, LTD. (1)
6907638 Toothbrush with stand 7 2003
 
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. (1)
6182323 Ultraclean surface treatment device 34 1998
 
Hing; Marilyn O. (1)
5249327 String and ribbon floss holder for brushes 82 1992
 
Stratford Laboratories (1)
4672706 Toothbrush 114 1985
 
Noblecrest Marketing Pty., Ltd. (1)
5966771 Polymeric molded sweeping device 48 1997
 
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM CONSUMER (1)
6101659 Toothbrush 51 1999
 
CHIAPHUA INDUSTRIES LIMITED (1)
2004/0010,870 Hygienic electric toothbrush 10 2002
 
TYCO INTERNATIONAL (PA), INC., A CORPORATION OF NEVADA (1)
4616064 Polymeric compositions suitable for use in the medical field and comprising a thermoplastic olefin, a siloxane polymer, and an elastomer 61 1984
 
TRISA HOLDING AG (6)
6708364 Flexible brush head for a toothbrush 30 1999
6687940 Toothbrush 93 2001
* 7174596 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 49 2002
6988777 Process for producing a toothbrush 68 2003
7003839 Interdental treatment device with vibrating head part 36 2004
7162767 Toothbrush and process for producing the same 30 2005
 
Rowenta-Werke GmbH (1)
6766548 Accessories mount for an electric toothbrush 21 2000
 
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION (1)
6077360 Cleaning composition for mold for molding semiconductor device and method of cleaning mold using the same 30 1999
 
Chesebrough-Pond's USA Co., Division of Conopco, Inc. (1)
5926900 Unitarily molded toothbrush 34 1998
 
NAR, INC. (1)
5360339 Dental prophy cup having a paste-distributing channel arrangement 44 1994
 
CHURCH & DWIGHT CO., INC. (7)
5991959 Toothbrush with flexibly mounted bristles 107 1998
6513182 Toothbrush 86 2000
6932216 Electric toothbrush 41 2001
6725493 Toothbrush 34 2002
2003/0226,223 High efficiency electric toothbrush 62 2002
7228583 Electric toothbrush housing design 13 2003
2004/0088,807 Electric toothbrush 23 2003
 
LINGNER & FISCHER GMBH (2)
5813079 Toothbrush having a flexibility linked zone in its head 65 1996
RE38521 Toothbrush with resiliently flexible head 9 1999
 
TRISA BURSTENFABRIK AG TRIENGEN (1)
6092252 Motor driven toothbrush, in particular an electric toothbrush 48 1999
 
SmithKline Beecham GmbH & Co. KG (1)
6408473 Tooth brush with elastically articulated replaceable head 27 1999
 
DR. JOHNS PRODUCTS, LTD. (1)
2002/0152,564 Electric toothbrush 35 2002
 
PRODUCT COUNCIL, LTD. (1)
2005/0097,693 Dental device 3 2003
 
TRADEMARK CORPORATION DOING BUSINESS UNDER THE NAME OF TRADEMARK MEDICAL INC. (1)
4538631 Oral hygiene instrument 45 1983
 
EEGEE, LLC (2)
7181799 Oral-care device and system 47 2003
2006/0117,506 Oral-care device and system 9 2005
 
Pierre Fabre Sante (1)
7007335 Toothbrush spontaneously taking up stable equilibrium position on a horizontal support 3 2000
 
Les Cables de Lyon (1)
4623495 Method and apparatus for manufacturing an optical fiber cable 38 1984
 
GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE GMBH & CO. KG (7)
6668416 Toothbrush 25 2002
7546658 Toothbrush 19 2002
2006/0010,631 Toothbrush 4 2003
2005/0039,279 Toothbrush 18 2004
2005/0015,907 Toothbrush 19 2004
2007/0271,717 Toothbrush 13 2005
2005/0198,753 Toothbrush 15 2005
 
M + C SCHIFFER GMBH (4)
6311360 Brush and method of producing the same 50 1998
6990706 Toothbrush 20 2000
7086116 Toothbrush 5 2000
* 6374448 Toothbrush 73 2001
 
PHILIP S. JOHNSON;JOHNSON & JOHNSON (1)
7039984 Handle for tooth cleaning member 30 2000
 
TARTSCH, RITA (1)
4827551 Electrical device for mouth care 99 1988
 
WATER PIK, INC. (1)
6920659 Toothbrush 21 2002
 
RAINES, THOMAS M. - 25% (1)
4585416 Device for cleaning teeth and massaging gums 70 1984
 
KAO CORPORATION (1)
6044514 Toothbrush 57 1998
 
Helmut Hung GmbH (1)
6862771 Toothbrush head with means to direct and collect radiation 46 2001
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (1)
6721987 Dental wipe 25 2001
 
NOVELL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY HOLDINGS, INC. (1)
6108849 Toothbrush having a resilient neck and conical brush bundles 46 1998
 
ECCO DESIGN INC. (1)
6938294 Toothbrush with movable head sections for enhanced oral care 33 2002
 
Sinorita Sendirian Berhad (1)
2005/0071,939 Dual head toothbrush 11 2003
 
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM CONSUMER HEALTHCARE GMBH (6)
5903949 Toothbrush 26 1997
6178582 Toothbrush comprising a resilient flex region 77 1998
6327735 Power tip toothbrush with ball joint 36 1999
6185779 Toothbrush comprising a flexibly linked region in the head 41 1999
6675428 Toothbrush comprising a resilient flex region 41 2000
6442786 Toothbrush comprising a resilient flex region 42 2001
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COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (10)
D767281 Bristle bearing surface of a toothbrush head 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 3 2013
D753922 Toothbrush 4 2013
D780457 Oral care implement 0 2014
 
RANIR, LLC (4)
9131765 Brush head for an electric toothbrush 0 2013
D689698 Brush head for electric toothbrush 6 2013
D706033 Brush head for electric toothbrush 0 2013
9332828 Brush head for an electric toothbrush 0 2015
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