WIPO publishes K-C Worldwide patent for skin-care cleaning article

GENEVA , April 11, 2014 () – Publication No. WO/2014/054021 was published on April 10.

Title of the invention: "PERSONAL CARE CLEANING ARTICLE."

Applicants: KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE INC. (US).

Inventors: Alice Susan Gordon (US), Jonathan Adam Dien (US), Nadeem Haidary (US), Cynthia Watts Henderson (US), Jennifer L. Schiffman (US) and Kimberly J. Wallace (US).

According to the abstract* posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization: "The present invention provides personal cleaning articles useful for cleaning and/or exfoliating the skin. These articles provide multiple distinct patterns of relatively smooth and coarse elements to provide a user the ability to readily achieve the desired degree of cleansing and/or exfoliation. Further, the article provides a relatively smooth apertured outer layer and a relatively coarse underlying layer whereby a user can, with the application of varied amounts of pressure, more readily achieve and control a wider range of mechanical cleaning and/or exfoliating action against the skin. In certain aspects, the article may also be impregnated with one or more topical skin cleaning and/or exfoliating compounds."

The patent was filed on Oct. 3, 2013 under Application No. PCT/IB2013/059102.

*For further information, including images, charts and tables, please visit: http://www.wipo.int/patentscope/search/en/detail.jsf?docId=WO2014054021

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