Patents


The following Kao USA Inc. products are protected by patents in the United States and elsewhere. This page is intended to serve as notice under 35 U.S.C.§287(a). Additional patents may be pending or granted.

Ban® Skincare

Total Refresh Cooling Body Cloths Protected by one or more of the following United States Patents 7,094,462, 7,416,783, and 8,142,768.

Bioré® Skincare

Bioré® Deep Cleansing Pore Strips - Protected by one or more of the following United States Patents 6,042,844, 6,221,382, 6,299,605, 6,503,232, 8,372,386 D532,928, D544,146.
Bioré® Deep Cleansing Pore Strips Combo - Protected by one or more of the following United States Patents 6,042,844, 6,221,382, 6,299,605, 6,503,232, 8,372,386 D532,928, D544,146.
Bioré® Deep Cleansing Pore Strips Ultra - Protected by one or more of the following United States Patents 6,042,844, 6,221,382, 6,299,605, 6,503,232, 8,372,386 D532,928, D544,146.
Bioré® Deep Cleansing Charcoal Pore Strips - Protected by one or more of the following United States Patents 6,042,844, 6,221,382, 6,299,605, 6,503,232, 8,372,386 D532,928, D544,146.

Jergens® Skincare

Jergens® Natural Glow® Daily Fair to Medium – Patent Pending
Jergens® Natural Glow® Daily Medium to Tan – Patent Pending
Jergens® Natural Glow® Protect Fair to Medium – Patent Pending
Jergens® Natural Glow® Protect Medium to Tan – Patent Pending
Jergens® Natural Glow® Firming Fair to Medium – Patent Pending
Jergens® Natural Glow® Firming Medium to Tan – Patent Pending
Jergens® Natural Glow® 3 Days to Glow® Fair to Medium – Patent Pending
Jergens® Natural Glow® 3 Days to Glow® Medium to Tan – Patent Pending
Jergens® Natural Glow® Tan Extender – Patent Pending
Jergens® BB Body Perfecting Skin Cream For All Light Skin Tones - Protected by the following United States Patent 7,833,288.
Jergens® BB Body Perfecting Skin Cream For Med to Deep Skin Tones - Protected by the following United States Patent 7,833,288.
Jergens® Ultra Healing® – Protected by the following United States Patent 9,433,567.
Jergens® Original Scent – Protected by the following United States Patent 9,433,567.
Jergens® Daily Moisture – Protected by the following United States Patent 9,433,567.
Jergens® Skin Firming – Protected by the following United States Patent 9,433,567.
Jergens® Soothing Aloe – Protected by the following United States Patent 9,433,567.
Jergens® Shea Butter – Protected by the following United States Patent 9,433,567.
Jergens® Wet SkinTM Moisturizer with Refreshing Coconut Oil – Protected by the following United States Patent 9,301,914.
Jergens® Wet SkinTM Moisturizer with Calming Green Tea Oil – Protected by the following United States Patent 9,301,914.
Jergens® Wet SkinTM Moisturizer with Nourishing Monoi Oil – Protected by the following United States Patent 9,301,914.
Jergens® Wet SkinTM Moisturizer with Restoring Argan Oil – Protected by the following United States Patent 9,301,914.

John Frieda® Hair Care

Beach Blonde® Cool DipTM Purifying Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Blonde® Smooth SeasTM Detangling Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Brilliant Brunette® Multi-Tone Revealing Moisturising Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Brilliant Brunette® Multi-Tone Revealing Moisturising Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Brilliant Brunette® Visibly BrighterTM Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Brilliant Brunette® Visibly BrighterTM Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Brilliant Brunette® Visibly DeeperTM Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Brilliant Brunette® Visibly DeeperTM Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Frizz Ease® Flawlessly Straight® Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Frizz Ease® Dream Curls® Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Frizz Ease® Miraculous Recovery® Repairing Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Frizz Ease® Beyond SmoothTM Frizz Immunity Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Frizz Ease® Flawlessly Straight® Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Frizz Ease® Dream Curls® Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Frizz Ease® Miraculous Recovery® Repairing Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Frizz Ease® Beyond SmoothTM Frizz Immunity Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Frizz Ease® 10 Day TamerTM Pre-Shower Treatment - Patent Pending.
Full Repair® Full Body Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Full Repair® Full Body Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Luminous Glaze Clear Shine Gloss - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,248,314.
Luxurious Volume Touchably Full Colour Care Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Luxurious Volume Touchably Full Colour Care Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Luxurious Volume Touchably Full Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Luxurious Volume Touchably Full Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Luxurious Volume 7 Day Volume in Shower Treatment - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Radiant Red® Colour Protecting Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Radiant Red® Colour Protecting Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Sheer Blonde® Everlasting Blonde® Colour Preserving Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Sheer Blonde® Highlight Activating Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Sheer Blonde® Lustrous Touch® Strengthening Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Sheer Blonde® Color Renew Tone Correcting Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,908,491.
Sheer Blonde® Go Blonder Lightening Shampoo - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Sheer Blonde® Everlasting Blonde® Colour Preserving Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Sheer Blonde® Highlight Activating Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Sheer Blonde® Lustrous Touch® Strengthening Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Sheer Blonde® Color Renew Tone Correcting Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Sheer Blonde® Go Blonder Lightening Conditioner - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,358,502.
Sheer Blonde® Colour Correct Anti-Brass Cleansing Treament - Protected by the following United States Patent 6,348,189.
Sheer Blonde® Go Blonder Controlled Lightening Spray - Protected by the following United States Patent 8,512,685.
John Frieda® Precision Foam Colour - Protected by one or more of the following United States Patents 7,938,864; 8,025,702; 8,025,703; 8,153,108; 8,158,112, 8,349,022, 8,394,151, 8,388,696, 8,460,398, and 8,636,812.