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Jan 08, 2016 | 02:33 PM CST

Patent Pick: Better-smelling Bugspray

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight is a method for reducing the odor characteristics of picaridin-based insect repellent.

Jan 07, 2016 | 11:08 AM CST

Patent Pick: Acetophenone-based F&F Materials

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's feature, from Symrise and co-inventors, describes compositions using acetophenone derivatives to dissolve flavors, fragrances and lipophilic compounds.

Jan 07, 2016 | 09:51 AM CST

Patent Pick: Floral and Citrus from a Cyclopropane Ring

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention, from Takasago International, relates to compounds having a cyclopropane ring that impart floral and citrus-like scents.

Jan 04, 2016 | 05:53 PM CST

Patent Pick: Matrix for Fragrance Release

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's feature, from EnviroScent, Inc., relates to an absorbent matrix housing a fragrance material that controls the release of fragrance in the environment.

Jan 04, 2016 | 04:28 PM CST

Patent Pick: Fresh and Sweet Tetrahydrofuran

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. The present invention relates to the use of tetrahydrofuran dervatives for fresh and sweet fragrance notes.

Jan 04, 2016 | 04:19 PM CST

Patent Pick: Spider Silk Slow Release

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. This invention describes spider silk polypeptide particles and their production, for applications such as the slow release of ingredients.

Dec 21, 2015 | 03:11 PM CST

Patent Pick: Clean, Floral 1-(2,4-Dimethyl-cyclohex-3-enyl)-propan-1-ol

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Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention, from IFF, is a novel 1-(2,4-dimethyl-cyclohex-3-enyl)-propan-1-ol compound having clean, fresh and floral characteristics.

Dec 16, 2015 | 05:37 PM CST

Patent Pick: Novel Leather Note

Patent picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention, from IFF, relates to a new fragrance composition to impart a complex leathery note to perfumes.