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Robert Moskovich: Toothbrush with improved efficacy. Colgate Palmolive Company, Richard J Ancel, James M Serafino, May 13, 1997: US05628082 (235 worldwide citation)

An improved toothbrush with a secure grip, a more effective bristle arrangement, and a specially shaped head is disclosed. The handle is formed with opposed gripping portions, and fits securely in the hand of the brusher, facing either up or down, imparting to the user a very secure and comfortable ...


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John P Curtis, Kedar N Rustogi, John C Crawford, James H Kemp, Thomas E Mintel, Bert D Heinzelman, Donald R Lamond, Laura H Edelman: Plaque removing toothbrush. Colgate Palmolive Company, Robert C Sullivan, Richard J Ancel, August 30, 1994: US05341537 (109 worldwide citation)

A toothbrush whose tufts comprise three distinct groups of rows, with each row oriented transversely to the longitudinal axis of the head. The tufts of the first group are the shortest. The endmost tufts on each row of the second kind tilt laterally outwardly by about 12 degrees. The tufts of the th ...


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John P Curtis, Kedar N Rustogi, John C Crawford, James H Kemp, Thomas E Mintel, Bert D Heinzelman, Donald R Lamond, Laura H Edelman: Plaque removing toothbrush. Colgate Palmolive Company, Robert C Sullivan, Richard J Ancel, August 9, 1994: US05335389 (95 worldwide citation)

A toothbrush whose tufts comprise three distinct kinds of rows, with each row oriented transversely to the longitudinal axis of the head. The tufts of the first kind are the shortest. The endmost tufts on each row of the second kind tilt laterally outwardly by about 12 degrees. The tufts of the thir ...


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Kenneth W Misevich, Thomas E Mintel: Monolithic outsole. Colgate Palmolive Company, Richard J Ancel, Robert C Sullivan, Murray M Grill, September 18, 1990: US04956927 (88 worldwide citation)

An outsole construction for a shoe which provides all midsole and outsole functions with a single homogeneous moldable material thorough geometry alone is disclosed. The invention employs cut-out geometry for engineering various characteristics into an outsole of a uniform, monolithic material. Such ...


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Umberto D I Segati: Collapsible container. Colgate Palmolive Company, Richard J Ancel, Robert C Sullivan, December 29, 1992: US05174458 (75 worldwide citation)

A collapsible container having substantially planar front and rear walls and interconnecting side walls that define inwardly extending V-shaped panels. A plurality of transversely extending stiffening grooves are provided in the front and rear panels to minimize outward bulging of the front and rear ...


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Douglas J Hohlbein, Thomas Edward Mintel: Toothbrush having contouring multi-component head with peel-resistant joint and limited flexibility. Colgate Palmolive Company, Henry S Goldfine, Richard J Ancel, September 7, 1999: US05946758 (74 worldwide citation)

A toothbrush having a bristle-bearing head divided into at least two sections is disclosed. The free end section, when unstressed, is normally biased to assume an angle of about 15.degree. with respect to the other, to thereby define an articulated head. The two sections of the head have facing ends ...


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Steven Kent: Toothbrush with slow release of disinfectant and antibacterial agents and method of manufacturing the same. Colgate Palmolive Company, Richard J Ancel, Robert C Sullivan, October 29, 1991: US05061106 (68 worldwide citation)

A toothbrush has a head with tuft holes for the reception and retention of bristles therein. The tuft holes contain self-contained structures therein for the slow release of disinfectant or medication over repeated brushings. The release structure can be a capsule, a tablet, or a plurality of differ ...


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Robert C Roga: Absorbent floor mat. Colgate Palmolive Company, Richard J Ancel, Murray M Grill, Robert C Sullivan, April 18, 1989: US04822669 (67 worldwide citation)

A mat having a top layer of nonwoven fiber suitably bonded. A water impervious film thereinunder laminated to the first layer. A bottom layer of a polyurethane foam material having excellent nonskid bottom surface at the interface of the mat and the floor. In a second embodiment there is a paper abs ...


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Albert C Chen, Kenneth G Waguespack, Douglas J Hohlbein: Prophy toothbrush. Colgate Palmolive Company, Henry S Goldfine, Richard J Ancel, March 28, 2000: US06041468 (66 worldwide citation)

A toothbrush having a novel bristle configuration and trim pattern is described. The bristles of the tufts are of varying lengths and are so arranged to form a concave shape resembling the shape of a rubber prophy cup used by dentists and hygienists for polishing teeth. The individual bristles are o ...


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Jean Julemont: Wiping cloth for cleaning non-abrasive surfaces. Colgate Palmolive Company, Richard J Ancel, Robert C Sullivan, Murray M Grill, June 5, 1990: US04931201 (65 worldwide citation)

A non-woven, fabric-like multifunctional cloth for household cleaning with high absorption capacity, minimum tearing resistance and a unique scrubbing and wiping efficacy. This cloth comprises a homogeneous mixture of wood pulp fibers and polypropylene microfibers impregnated with an all purpose cle ...