06306122 is referenced by 120 patents and cites 5 patents.

A disposable wearing article including a liquid-permeable topsheet, an outermost layer sheet located on an outer surface of the disposable wearing article, and a liquid retentive absorbent member, a waist-surrounding elastic member being arranged at a waist-surrounding portion, wherein the waist-surrounding elastic member is fixed to other members than the outermost layer sheet in an expanded state to thereby form gathers inwardly of the outermost layer sheet, a non-bonding area is provided between the waist-surrounding elastic member and the outermost layer sheet, and no gathers are formed on an outer surface of the waist-surrounding portion.

Title
Disposable wearing article
Application Number
9/63046
Publication Number
6306122 (B1)
Application Date
April 21, 1998
Publication Date
October 23, 2001
Inventor
Ken Nemoto
Tochigi-ken
US
Harumitsu Toyoda
Tochigi-ken
US
Shinobu Takei
Tochigi-ken
US
Yoshinobu Machida
Tochigi-ken
US
Mika Narawa
Tochigi-ken
US
Agent
Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
US
Assignee
Kao Corporation
US
IPC
A61F 13/15
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