07101359 is referenced by 67 patents and cites 76 patents.

A strong, easy to use tab and slot fastening device suitable for use with disposable absorbent articles. The fastening device preferably includes a tab member and a slot member. The slot member has an inboard portion, an outboard portion and a slot. The inboard portion located laterally inboard of the outboard portion and the slot located between the inboard portion and the outboard portion. The tab member has a length, a proximal edge, a distal edge and a lip portion. The tab portion is passed through the slot of the slot member to engage the fastening device. Once passed through the slot, at least the lip portion of the tab member pivots such that it overlaps the outboard portion of the slot member to prevent the tab member from disengaging from the slot member.

Title
Absorbent article fastening device
Application Number
11/125895
Publication Number
7101359 (B2)
Application Date
May 10, 2005
Publication Date
September 5, 2006
Inventor
Constance Lee Fisher
Cincinnati
OH, US
Miguel Alvaro Robles
Cincinnati
OH, US
David Joseph Kenneth Goulait
West Chester
OH, US
Thomas Henrich
Cincinnati
OH, US
Tracey Elaine Beckman
Milford
OH, US
Mark James Kline
Okeana
OH, US
Agent
Ken K Patel
Jack L Oney Jr
Adam J Forman
Assignee
The Procter & Gamble Company
OH, US
IPC
A41B 13/04
A61F 13/15
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