Gary Dean LaVon, Richard Worthington Lodge, Kevin Michael Smith: Simple disposable absorbent article. The Procter & Gamble Company, Richard L Alexander, Charles R Ware, April 26, 2011: US07931636 (28 worldwide citation)

A simple disposable pant-like garment includes a chassis and an absorbent assembly. The chassis, which can be extensible, includes a water-impermeable sheet folded laterally inward at both of its side edges to form opposing side flaps. Each side flap is attached to the interior surface of the chassi ...

Andreas Peter Motsch, Martin Werner Frank: Easy-open, re-closable package for disposable diapers. The Procter & Gamble Company, Jack L Oney Jr, Adam J Forman, Charles R Ware, August 28, 2007: US07262335 (25 worldwide citation)

An easy-open, re-closable package for a plurality of disposable diapers includes a wrapping layer which substantially surrounds the plurality of disposable diapers and a re-closable fastening system. The re-closable fastening system may be joined with the wrapping layer. The re-closable fastening sy ...

George S Reising, Michael D Trennepohl, Darrell Ian Brown, John Carroll Molander, Jason Matthew Prosek: Method of dynamically pre-fastening a disposable absorbent article having a slot-and-tab-fastening system. The Procter & Gamble Company, Jack L Oney, Charles R Ware, August 5, 2008: US07407468 (23 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for pre-fastening disposable absorbent articles having a slot-and-tab fastening system during manufacturing of the pre-fastened disposable articles, such as diapers, pull-on diapers, training pants, adults incontinence pads and the like.

Donald Carroll Roe, Pankaj Nigam, Mark James Kline, Jeromy Thomas Raycheck, Carl Louis Bergman: Disposable absorbent articles being adaptable to wearers anatomy. The Procter & Gamble Company, Charles R Ware, October 26, 2010: US07820875 (20 worldwide citation)

Absorbent articles having a liquid permeable topsheet, a liquid impermeable backsheet, and an absorbent core disposed between said topsheet and said backsheet are disclosed. The backsheet has a physical variation along at least one axis, wherein said physical variation defines a first backsheet zone ...

Scott Kendyl Stanley, Kenneth Stephen McGuire, Joseph Craig Lester, Andrew Paul Rapach: Enhancements to tactile interaction with film walled packaging having air filled structural support volumes. The Procter & Gamble Company, Charles R Ware, May 3, 2016: US09327867 (19 worldwide citation)

Non-durable self-supporting flexible containers having gradients where at least one of a plurality of physical characteristics that are perceptible via tactile interaction with an exterior surface of the container are varied across the exterior of the container. The flexible containers may permit us ...

Scott Kendyl Stanley, Jun You, Emily Charlotte Boswell, Lee Mathew Arent, Kenneth Stephen McGuire: Flexible materials for flexible containers. The Procter & Gamble Company, Charles R Ware, October 18, 2016: US09469088 (17 worldwide citation)

A flexible material for a flexible container can include a first laminate and a second laminate joined to at least a portion of the first laminate by at least one seal. The first laminate can include a first gas barrier layer disposed between first and second sealable layers, wherein the first and s ...

Uwe Schneider, Christoph Schmitz, Adi Jackels: Method of making an edge fold having substantially uniform gathers for absorbent article. The Procter & Gamble Company, Jack L Oney Jr, Charles R Ware, Matthew P Fitzpatrick, May 6, 2008: US07368027 (16 worldwide citation)

A method for making an edge fold on an absorbent article having longitudinal edges including the steps of activating a portion of an absorbent article along its longitudinal edges to create substantially uniform gathers, folding a portion of the absorbent article along its longitudinal edges, and bo ...

Jochen Schäfer, Mattias Schmidt, Nicole Graf: Process for making an absorbent core with strain resistant core cover. The Procter & Gamble Company, Charles R Matson, Charles R Ware, May 3, 2016: US09326896 (13 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to a process for making an absorbent core comprising a nonwoven core cover that offers improved performance on holding back fine particulate material after having been exposed to external strain.

Jean Philippe Marie Autran, Donald Carroll Roe: Web materials having both plastic and elastic properties. The Procter & Gamble Company, Charles R Ware, June 12, 2012: US08198200 (13 worldwide citation)

An extruded web is disclosed. The extruded web can be either a nonwoven material of a films. The web comprises a plasto-elastic material where the plasto-elastic material is a combination of a first polyolefin and a second polyolefin (either a polymeric blends or a polymeric mixture). The claimed co ...

Mark James Kline, Nezam Malakouti, John Glasgow Burns Jr: Attachment areas for wearable absorbent articles. The Procter & Gamble Company, Charles R Ware, October 29, 2013: US08569571 (13 worldwide citation)

A wearable absorbent article comprises an outer cover and an absorbent core assembly. At least a portion of the outer cover is joined to the absorbent core assembly over at least a first attachment area and a second attachment area. The overall lateral width of the second attachment area is less tha ...