US Patent No: D632484

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Toothbrush handle with tissue cleaner

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COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANYNEW YORK, NY3047

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Jimenez, Eduardo Manalapan, NJ 124 480
Klausegger, Raimund Museumsplatz 1/5/8 20 6
Moskovich, Robert - 225 1827
Rooney, Michael Milburn, NJ 40 133
Storz, Joachim Zell am See, AT 41 217
Wechsler, Andreas - 11 6

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (77)
5,335,389 Plaque removing toothbrush 96 1990
5,341,537 Plaque removing toothbrush 122 1992
5,446,940 Toothbrush 59 1994
5,628,082 Toothbrush with improved efficacy 221 1995
D390706 Toothbrush 45 1996
5,758,383 Contouring toothbrush head 58 1996
5,863,102 Method and apparatus to permit attachment of bristles to toothbrushes with resiliently flexible heads and to thereafter permit the trimming and end rounding of such bristles 19 1997
5,946,758 Toothbrush having contouring multi-component head with peel-resistant joint and limited flexibility 58 1997
6,041,468 Prophy toothbrush 42 1998
D404205 Toothbrush 74 1998
D404206 Toothbrush 42 1998
5,991,958 Contouring toothbrush head 39 1998
6,088,870 Toothbrush head with flexibly mounted bristles 55 1999
6,292,973 Toothbrush having controlled head movement 20 1999
6,073,299 Contouring toothbrush head 43 1999
6,276,021 Toothbrush having a bristle pattern providing enhanced cleaning 89 1999
6,314,606 Contouring toothbrush head 43 1999
D429887 Toothbrush head 17 1999
D450457 Set of toothbrush bristles 51 2001
D451286 Set of toothbrush bristles 26 2001
D457323 Toothbrush handle 42 2001
D456138 Toothbrush head 12 2001
6,442,787 Contouring toothbrush head 28 2001
D462173 Electric toothbrush bristle pattern 22 2001
D461313 Toothbrush handle 51 2001
D456139 Toothbrush with a combination of filaments and elastomeric tufts 80 2001
D474608 Toothbrush 51 2001
6,996,870 Contouring toothbrush head 34 2002
D478216 Toothbrush 11 2002
2003/0208,870 Toothbrush 19 2003
2004/0255,416 Toothbrush with tongue cleaning member 91 2003
D517812 Toothbrush 35 2003
7,386,909 Toothbrush 16 2003
2005/0091,767 Toothbrush with enhanced cleaning effects 18 2003
7,331,731 Oral care toothbrush 25 2004
7,089,621 Toothbrush 28 2004
7,143,462 Oral care implement 60 2004
7,047,591 Oral care implement 53 2004
D511249 Portion of a toothbrush 24 2004
D513882 Toothbrush 26 2004
D514320 Portion for a toothbrush 36 2004
D514812 Handle portion of a toothbrush 24 2004
D516819 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 26 2004
D517813 Handle portion of a toothbrush 25 2004
D520753 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 12 2004
D527528 Toothbrush 22 2004
D532202 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 29 2004
D557504 Handle for a toothbrush 15 2004
D557505 Handle for a toothbrush 15 2004
6,938,293 Powered toothbrush 24 2004
7,168,125 Toothbrush 32 2004
7,273,327 Oral care implement 25 2004
7,725,980 Oral care implement 12 2004
7,721,376 Oral care implement 16 2004
7,020,928 Toothbrush 32 2005
7,182,542 Disposable toothbrush 19 2005
7,007,332 Powered toothbrush 19 2005
7,213,288 Toothbrush 28 2005
7,472,448 Toothbrush with adjustable hand grip 12 2005
D528803 Head for a toothbrush 22 2005
D532607 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 30 2005
7,594,293 Oral care implement 14 2005
7,478,959 Oral care toothbrush 23 2005
7,219,384 Powered toothbrush 16 2006
D562560 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 18 2006
2006/0200,925 Oral care implement 29 2006
7,458,125 Oral care implement 21 2006
7,480,955 Toothbrush 24 2006
7,322,067 Oral care implement 27 2006
7,735,174 Powered toothbrush with multi-action movement 12 2007
2008/0201,884 Toothbrush Having Soft Tissue Cleaning Elements 50 2007
D589260 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 16 2007
7,722,274 Oral care toothbrush 14 2007
D598199 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 12 2008
D599556 Set of bristles for a toothbrush 12 2008
D582162 Head portion of a toothbrush 20 2008
2010/0050,356 ORAL CARE IMPLEMENT 10 2008
 
TRISA HOLDING AG (28)
D427437 Toothbrush 68 1999
7,241,413 Method for producing a hollow handle for a teeth cleaning device 14 2001
D458453 Toothbrush 63 2001
6,687,940 Toothbrush 68 2001
7,083,756 Method for producing a toothbrush 11 2001
7,174,596 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 37 2002
6,988,777 Process for producing a toothbrush 42 2003
6,972,106 Plastic object for use in personal hygiene 10 2004
7,003,839 Interdental treatment device with vibrating head part 26 2004
7,418,759 Toothbrush and process for producing the same 14 2004
2005/0109,364 Toothbrush 14 2004
2009/0188,063 Toothbrush with Recesses 16 2005
2008/0315,668 Method and Device for Producing a Toothbrush by the Two-Component or Multi-Component Injection-Molding Process 19 2005
2008/0014,010 Brush, In Particular Toothbrush, And Associated Production Method 27 2005
2006/0021,173 Plastic object for use in personal hygiene 14 2005
7,261,851 Personal hygiene article with vibrating part and method 12 2005
7,354,112 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 20 2006
7,383,619 Handle body for body care implements 31 2006
2009/0158,540 Handle for a Brush, In Particular a Toothbrush 13 2006
2009/0183,331 Toothbrush With Faceted Handle 24 2007
2007/0222,109 Process for producing an oral care device 10 2007
7,556,320 Personal hygiene article with vibrating part and method 12 2007
2007/0256,259 Personal hygiene article with vibrating part and method 12 2007
7,472,965 Toothbrush and process for producing the same 10 2007
2007/0266,507 Toothbrush and process for producing the same 10 2007
7,445,295 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 13 2007
7,458,647 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 12 2007
7,520,571 Toothbrush and process for producing such a toothbrush 12 2008
 
GILLETTE CANADA COMPANY (13)
D347736 Toothbrush handle 56 1992
D368163 Toothbrush handle 59 1995
D416685 Toothbrush handle 61 1995
5,781,958 Brush handle 78 1996
5,742,972 Toothbrush 47 1997
D419773 Toothbrush handle 63 1998
6,108,869 Brush handle 74 1998
6,308,367 Toothbrush 55 1998
6,397,425 Polypropylene brush body 16 1999
6,234,798 Flexible tip toothbrush handle 33 1999
D462525 Toothbrush 25 2000
6,298,516 Toothbrushes 67 2000
2003/0070,259 Elastomeric grips for personal care products 31 2001
 
The Gillette Company (12)
D440048 Toothbrush 73 1998
D457325 Toothbrush 42 2001
D475531 Toothbrush 42 2001
D463668 Toothbrush and a toothbrush handle 72 2001
D471363 Toothbrush handle 13 2002
D485989 Toothbrush body with a handle having a transparent surface in its lower portion for rendering visible handle-embedded decorations 47 2002
D487195 Toothbrush body 47 2002
D480214 Toothbrush body 58 2002
2005/0235,439 Toothbrush 25 2004
D527906 Toothbrush handle 24 2005
2008/0060,155 Toothbrush head 18 2007
2008/0178,401 Toothbrushes 16 2008
 
Sinorita Sendirian Berhad (10)
D420802 Toothbrush 42 1998
D438012 Toothbrush 58 2000
D478727 Toothbrush 44 2002
D483569 Toothbrush 43 2003
D488621 Toothbrush 38 2003
D526789 Toothbrush 31 2005
D557503 Toothbrush 29 2006
D549965 Toothbrush 20 2006
D557014 Toothbrush 18 2007
D577493 Toothbrush 28 2007
 
DR. FRESH, LLC (8)
6,076,223 Toothbrush 41 1998
D448571 Toothbrush 31 2000
D455011 Toothbrush handle 11 2001
D469958 Toothbrush 34 2002
D476487 Toothbrush handle 25 2002
D478424 Toothbrush 47 2002
2007/0283,518 TOOTHBRUSH 15 2006
2007/0199,168 TOOTHBRUSH WITH POLISHING MEMBER 15 2006
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (6)
5,355,544 Force-indicating toothbrush using magnetic latching 46 1994
6,178,583 Toothbrush having bristles for interproximal cleaning 21 1999
6,514,445 Brush making 38 1999
6,886,207 Toothbrush 61 2000
D501724 Toothbrush 41 2003
2007/0251,040 Toothbrush head 20 2007
 
BRAUN GMBH (5)
2006/0123,574 Compression moulded part 22 2003
2006/0060,461 Electrical appliance housing 10 2003
7,146,675 Handheld toothbrush 22 2004
2007/0033,757 Toothbrush 16 2004
2010/0043,162 Oral Hygiene Device 11 2007
 
CHURCH & DWIGHT CO., INC. (5)
5,392,483 Multi-level bristle tuft toothbrush 167 1994
5,398,369 Toothbrush with pliable pressure pad 120 1994
5,735,012 Resiliently flexible toothbrush 59 1997
5,970,564 Brush having an elastomeric bridge 104 1997
D461642 Electric dolphin toothbrush 23 2002
 
GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE GMBH & CO KG (5)
7,297,303 Process of injection molding composite articles and toothbrush obtainable thereby 16 2001
6,668,416 Toothbrush 16 2002
D532975 Toothbrush 16 2004
2006/0288,510 Toothbrush 18 2005
D582681 Toothbrush 16 2006
 
RANIR, LLC (5)
D441958 Toothbrush 32 2000
D462528 Toothbrush 45 2002
D475200 Toothbrush 23 2002
D535823 Toothbrush 37 2006
D566401 Toothbrush 20 2007
 
CORONET-WERKE GMBH (4)
6,161,245 Brush-ware with adjustable bristle hardness 46 1998
6,357,074 Cleaning brush, especially a toothbrush 28 2000
6,810,551 Brush, especially toothbrush 26 2002
2003/0035,953 Bristle impregnated with an anti-microbial agent, brushware comprising bristles of this type and packaging for bristles, or brushware of this type 15 2002
 
BERHAD, SINORITA SENDIRIAN (3)
D453270 Toothbrush 55 2001
D479914 Toothbrush 42 2002
D533351 Toothbrush 30 2006
 
John O. Butler Company (3)
D459086 Toothbrush handle 44 2001
6,601,272 Dental hygiene system handle 53 2001
2004/0025,272 Dental hygiene system handle 29 2003
 
TRISA BURSTENFABRIK AG TRIENGEN (3)
D403509 Toothbrush 49 1997
6,237,183 Toothbrush and brush head for said toothbrush 30 1998
6,092,252 Motor driven toothbrush, in particular an electric toothbrush 44 1999
 
UNILEVER HOME & PERSONAL CARE USA, DIVISION OF CONOPCO, INC. (3)
2002/0138,931 Toothbrush 50 2002
D482199 Toothbrush 60 2002
D503538 Toothbrush 56 2004
 
WILDEN AG SCHWEIZ (3)
5,087,403 Process for producing plastic bristle articles 16 1990
6,353,958 Toothbrush 49 1997
6,158,444 Interdental cleaner and manufacturing process 23 1998
 
BIC CORPORATION, A NEW YORK CORPORATION (2)
6,652,941 Grip element and method of manufacture thereof 18 2000
7,141,197 Grip element 11 2003
 
Chesebrough-Pond's USA Co., Division of Conopco, Inc. (2)
6,138,315 Antimicrobial active compounds 17 1998
5,926,900 Unitarily molded toothbrush 26 1998
 
EEGEE, LLC (2)
6,859,969 Multi-directional wiping elements and device using the same 81 2003
7,181,799 Oral-care device and system 31 2003
 
JORDAN A/S (2)
5,761,759 Toothbrush and method for making such toothbrush 80 1995
6,276,019 Toothbrush and method for making such toothbrush 24 1998
 
M + C SCHIFFER GMBH (2)
6,990,706 Toothbrush 14 2000
6,919,038 Method of producing thick-walled brushes, in particular toothbrushes 20 2003
 
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM CONSUMER HEALTHCARE GMBH (2)
5,903,949 Toothbrush 21 1997
6,464,920 Injection moulding process and apparatus for making articles from two components 31 1999
 
SPORTZ BRUSH, L.L.C. (2)
D569624 Toothbrush with sports handle 10 2004
D569625 Toothbrush with sports handle 11 2004
 
TEAM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
6,523,907 Apparatus and method for producing brushware by injection molding 13 2000
2004/0032,159 Apparatus and method for producing brushware by injection molding 10 2003
 
BAMED AG (1)
6,546,583 Toothbrush 29 2000
 
BANAT FIRCA VE PLASTIK SANAYI ANONIM SIRKETI (1)
2008/0178,406 SLOTTED TOOTHBRUSH BODY AND NECK 10 2008
 
BOUTECH, NAAMLOZE VENNOOTSCHAP (1)
2004/0094,866 Method and device for manufacturing injection molding pieces 12 2003
 
Braun Formenbau GmbH (1)
6,776,597 Tool for multi-component injection molding of plastic toothbrush bodies of toothbrushes 18 2001
 
Bugay; Frederick (1)
4,535,014 Method of molding a multi-colored article 30 1981
 
DENNEY, CHRISTOPHER (1)
2009/0038,091 Manual toothbrush with movable head 14 2008
 
DR. FRESH, INC. (1)
2008/0276,398 ILLUMINATED FLASHING TOOTHBRUSH AND METHOD OF USE 17 2008
 
Duad Co., Ltd. (1)
D531415 Toothbrush handle 11 2006
 
EMS-CHEMIE AG (1)
2007/0128,442 Materials composites of a moulded article of transparent or translucent dyeable plastics moulding compounds 17 2005
 
FIRMA G.B. BOUCHERIE, NAAMLOZE VENNOOTSCHAP (1)
2006/0107,478 Toothbrush 27 2005
 
FOBOHA GMBH (1)
6,783,346 Device for manufacturing articles made of plastic 27 2002
 
G.B. BOUCHERIE N.V. (1)
5,256,048 Tool for the multicomponent injection molding of brush bodies 38 1992
 
GEKA GMBH (1)
2003/0163,884 Method and device for producing bristle products and bristle products 34 2002
 
GOLDMAN SACHS SPECIALTY LENDING GROUP, L.P. (1)
D589256 Power toothbrush head 12 2007
 
J.E. FALLER GMBH BURSTENFABRIK - SPRITZGUSSWERK (1)
2004/0088,812 Brush and method for its fabrication 14 2003
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
2009/0064,429 PROTECTIVE HOUSING WITH INTERIOR DECORATIVE SLEEVE MEMBER FOR A POWER ORAL CARE APPLIANCE 12 2005
 
MCNEIL-PPC, INC. (1)
2007/0283,517 TOOTHBRUSH HEAD 13 2006
 
NOVELL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY HOLDINGS, INC. (1)
6,108,849 Toothbrush having a resilient neck and conical brush bundles 31 1998
 
Pearl-Tek, Inc. (1)
7,415,788 Souvenir toothbrush, holder and soap dish 12 2006
 
PHILIP S. JOHNSON;JOHNSON & JOHNSON (1)
7,039,984 Handle for tooth cleaning member 20 2000
 
PLACONTROL, INC. (1)
2004/0040,572 Tongue scraper/dental flosser 14 2003
 
POLYWORKS, INC. (1)
2007/0143,942 HANDLE WITH SOFT GEL CUSHIONING MEMBER 14 2006
 
PONZINI S.P.A. (1)
6,968,590 Disassemblable toothbrush with positive blocking 22 2001
 
Preliminary Amendement; Information Disclosure Ste (1)
2002/0124,864 Toothbrush 38 2002
 
RIC INVESTMENTS, LLC. (1)
D464133 Nasal mask 18 2002
 
ROMAGNANI STAMPI S.R.L. (1)
2004/0021,253 Moulding method, carried out by a mould for a conventional injection press, suitable for cost-effectively realising a piece in one or more injectable materials, and relative mould for such a method 10 2003
 
SINORITA SENDARIAN BERHAD (1)
D498926 Toothbrush 19 2004
 
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM CONSUMER (1)
6,101,659 Toothbrush 30 1999
 
SUNSTAR AMERICAS, INC. (1)
D502322 Toothbrush 19 2004
 
T&T PRODUCTS, LLC (1)
6,119,296 All-sided mouthbrush 63 1998
 
TECH MOLD, INC. (1)
6,447,280 Dual manifold mold with rotating center plate 17 2000
 
TRISA, S.A. (1)
D486649 Toothbrush 64 2002
 
UNIP PLASTIC INDUSTRIES SENDIRIAN BERHAD (1)
D490613 Toothbrush body 15 2003
 
VERIFRESH LTD. (1)
2003/0191,417 Gum massager device 12 2003
 
Vowles; Alexander E. (1)
4,277,862 Toothbrush 90 1979
 
ZAHORANSKY FORMENBAU GMBH (1)
6,854,965 Brush making machine 11 2003
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (33)
4,517,701 Toothbrushes for cleaning sulcular areas of the teeth 40 1984
5,226,197 Tongue hygiene device 116 1992
5,305,489 Ergonomic topographic toothbrush 83 1993
5,331,704 Multi-purpose toothbrush 26 1993
5,459,898 Toothbrush for partial denture plate and natural teeth 57 1994
5,604,951 Prophy toothbrush 112 1994
5,630,244 Elastic toothbrush 66 1996
5,655,249 Toothbrush with concave brushing surface 30 1996
5,864,915 Toothbrush 56 1996
6,051,176 Method for manufacturing brush bodies for tooth brushes 18 1997
5,898,967 Flexible toothbrush 25 1997
6,131,228 Brush for cleaning the tongue root 57 1998
6,254,390 Oral burnisher 80 2000
6,385,808 Bi-positionable toothbrush 14 2000
6,599,048 Toothbrush for massaging and protecting gums 78 2001
6,658,688 Squeegee device and system 52 2002
7,055,205 Toothbrush and head thereof 14 2002
2004/0139,569 Labeled toothbrush 18 2003
6,820,299 Dentition cleaning device and system 59 2003
6,820,300 Squeegee device and system 40 2003
6,944,903 Dentition cleaning device and system 24 2004
7,069,615 Squeegee device and system 16 2004
6,895,629 Double sided toothbrush 48 2004
2006/0080,799 Toothbrush featuring bristles with raised annular portions 12 2004
2005/0166,343 Powered toothbrush with polishing elements 20 2005
2006/0230,563 Oral care device with multi-structural contact elements 32 2005
2006/0019,097 Bristle with an antimicrobial finish, brushware with such bristles and pack for such bristles or brushware 14 2005
2006/0085,932 Comprehensive-hygiene toothbrush and tongue-cleaning apparatus 33 2005
2007/0151,575 Tooth brush combination 16 2006
2007/0174,985 Toothbrush with tongue scraper/cleaner 13 2006
7,310,846 Toothbrush and tongue cleaner combination 12 2006
2007/0151,058 TOOTHBRUSH 12 2007
2007/0186,453 SOUVENIR TOILETRY ARTICLE, INCLUDING A TOOTHBRUSH, FLOSSER, HAIR COMB OR HAIR BRUSH 15 2007

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COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (2)
D689286 Toothbrush 0 2011
D667223 Toothbrush 0 2011

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