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Carey Alix Buczwinski, Todd Christopher Larson, Annamaria Serbiak, Alfred Jack Astoreca, Peter Anthony Piscopo, Richard Herman Seager: Container for wet wipes having an improved closure mechanism. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Jeffrey B Curtin, July 28, 1998: US05785179 (180 worldwide citation)

A wet wipe container having improved single handed opening and dispensing is disclosed. The container includes a container base, a container lid hingedly connected to the base and a closure. The front of the container lid defines a convex portion which extends outwardly and which includes a recess t ...


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Paul John Serbiak, Duane Girard Uitenbroek: Absorbent article containing extensible zones. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas D Wilhelm, Brian R Tumm, Jeffrey B Curtin, December 8, 1998: US05846232 (143 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article includes extensible zones. These extensible zones enable the absorbent article to expand and fit a broad size range of users. The extensible zones enable a broad range of adjustment in waist and leg opening dimensions by extension and retraction of the extensible zones. The body ...


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Barbara O Sauer: Absorbent article having a pantlike pull down feature. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Jeffrey B Curtin, April 29, 1997: US05624428 (127 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a distinctive absorbent article which includes a pair of fastening means which are located along the longitudinal side portions of the absorbent article. The fastening means are configured to releasably connect the rear portion of the absorbent article to the front portion of the absorb ...


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Patrick Sean McNichols: Method of making an asborbent article with prefastened side panels. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Jeffrey B Curtin, March 14, 2000: US06036805 (119 worldwide citation)

A method of making a prefastened disposable absorbent article includes providing a continuous web of interconnected absorbent articles and releasably attaching a pair of opposed side panels to one of the waist regions on each of the absorbent articles. Each of the opposed side panels includes a prim ...


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Mary A Bruemmer: Disposable diaper having differentially stretchable ears with childproof fastening. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Jeffrey B Curtin, November 11, 1997: US05685873 (107 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent garment for use as a baby diaper and the like includes a pair of differentially stretchable ear members wherein each differentially stretchable ear member comprises a stretchable inner ear portion and a stretchable outer ear portion. A first fastening mechanism on each ear is ...


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Dan D Endres, Timothy J Blenke, Robert E Vogt, Georgia L Zehner, Steven H Levine, David P Kielpikowski, John P Vukos, Mary A Bruemmer: Conformable absorbent article. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Jeffrey B Curtin, June 18, 1996: US05527302 (105 worldwide citation)

A conformable absorbent article has a topsheet that is designed to substantially fully contact the body of the wearer to provide improved performance in managing and containing body wastes. Management and containment of body wastes are improved by several structural elements that can be utilized ind ...


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Paul Theodore VanGompel, Timothy James Blenke, Nancy Ellen Dawson, Yung Hsiang Huang, Carl Gerard Rippl, Barbara Oakley Sauer, Georgia Lynn Zehner: Absorbent article having a fit panel. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Jeffrey B Curtin, Alyssa A Dudkowski, January 8, 2002: US06336922 (100 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article includes at least one fit panel which is located in one of the waist sections of the absorbent article adjacent an end edge of the absorbent article. The fit panel extends laterally beyond both of the side edges of an absorbent chassis of the absorbent article. The fit panel may ...


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Kristeen Elaine Good, Allen Todd Leak, Dale Arthur Peterson, Daniel Robert Schlinz: Absorbent article having a composite breathable backsheet. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Jeffrey B Curtin, December 1, 1998: US05843056 (98 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article includes a substantially liquid impermeable, vapor permeable composite backsheet, a liquid-permeable topsheet positioned in facing relation with the backsheet and an absorbent body located between the backsheet and topsheet. The composite backsheet includes a polymeric film of r ...


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Thomas Harold Roessler, Paul Joseph Datta, Mark George Everson, Yung Hsiang Huang, Gary Lee Travis, Duane Girard Uitenbroek, Paul Theodore VanGompel, Michael Tod Morman: Absorbent article having an extensible outer cover and an extensible bodyside liner. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Jeffrey B Curtin, Alyssa A Dudkowski, April 22, 2003: US06552245 (96 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article is provided which includes a substantially liquid-impermeable, extensible outer cover, a liquid permeable, extensible bodyside liner, and an absorbent body located between the outer cover and the bodyside liner. The extensible outer cover and extensible bodyside liner ...


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Edward H Ruscher, Robert E Vogt: Apparatus and method for stretching an elastomeric material in a cross machine direction. Kimberly Clark Corporation, Jeffrey B Curtin, October 1, 1996: US05560793 (92 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for stretching a continuously moving elastomeric web in a cross machine direction includes a pair of rotatable, cylindrical rims which are located adjacent the elastomeric web. A supporting mechanism is connected to the cylindrical rims to guide the rims for rotation about th ...