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Gary Dean LaVon, Hyun Sung Lim, J Michael McKenna, George Joseph Ostapchenko, Shailaja R Vaidya, Theodora Beck, John Joseph Curro: Absorbent articles exhibiting improved internal environmental conditions. The Procter & Gamble Co, William Scott Andes, August 17, 1999: US05938648 (233 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to absorbent articles such as diapers, adult incontinence garments, and feminine hygiene products. The present invention further relates to such absorbent articles having outer coverings designed to provide breathability and promote more healthy internal environmental c ...


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Nora Liu Carroll, Hyun Sung Lim, George Joseph Ostapchenko, Shailaja R Vaidya, J Michael Mc Kenna, John Joseph Curro, Gary Dean Lavon, Richard L Sparks: Breathable composite sheet structure and absorbent articles utilizing same. E I du Pont de Nemours and Company, Proctor and Gamble, January 13, 2004: US06677258 (174 worldwide citation)

A breathable composite sheet material, a method for making such a sheet material, and an absorbent article utilizing the sheet material are provided. The composite sheet material is comprised of a thermoplastic film adhered directly to a fibrous substrate. The thermoplastic film comprises at least 5 ...


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Gary Dean Lavon, Thomas Allen Desmarais: Absorbent articles providing sustained dynamic fit. The Procter & Gamble Company, David M Weirich, Steven W Miller, Jacobus C Rasser, September 23, 1997: US05669897 (135 worldwide citation)

Absorbent articles such as diapers, incontinent briefs, training pants, diaper holders and liners, feminine hygiene garments, and the like, designed to provide sustained dynamic fit about the wearer during use as well as to improve the containment of body exudates and wearer comfort/mobility. Such a ...


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Nicholas Albert Ahr, Gary Dean Lavon: Disposable absorbent article with selectively expandable or inflatable components. The Procter & Gamble Company, Gerry S Gressel, David M Weirich, Jacobus C Rasser, December 7, 1999: US05997520 (101 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article having an expandable component is disclosed. The expandable component can be inflatable, and comprises a gas evolving material and an activating material separated from the gas evolving material by a breakable barrier. The barrier is broken to combine the materials and ...


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Nora Liu Carroll, Hyun Sung Lim, George Joseph Ostapchenko, Shailaja R Vaidya, J Michael McKenna, John Joseph Curro, Gary Dean Lavon, Richard L Sparks: Breathable composite sheet structure and absorbent articles utilizing same. The Procter & Gamble Company, Dara M Kendall, John P Colbert, Matthew P Fitzpatrick, December 11, 2007: US07307031 (70 worldwide citation)

A breathable composite sheet material, a method for making such a sheet material, and an absorbent article utilizing the sheet material are provided. The composite sheet material is comprised of a thermoplastic film adhered directly to a fibrous substrate. The thermoplastic film comprises at least 5 ...


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Bret Darren Seitz, Gary Dean LaVon: Fit and sustained fit of a diaper via chassis and core modifications. The Procter & Gamble Company, William Scott Andes, E Kelly Linman, J C Rasser, February 23, 1999: US05873870 (70 worldwide citation)

Absorbent articles such as diapers, incontinent briefs, training pants, diaper holders and liners, feminine hygiene garments, and the like designed to provide sustained dynamic fit about the wearer during use as well as to improve the containment of body exudates and wearer comfort/mobility. Such an ...


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Gerald Alfred Young, Gary Dean LaVon, Nancy Ann Haynes, Mattias Schmidt, Bruno Johannes Ehrnsperger: Absorbent articles providing improved fit when wet. The Procter & Gamble Company, Carl J Roof, David M Weirich, Jacobus C Rasser, July 4, 2000: US06083210 (70 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are absorbent cores for inclusion in absorbent articles such as diapers, incontinent briefs, training pants, diaper holders and liners, feminine hygiene garments, and the like, designed to provide improved fit and comfort for the wearer while adequately containing body exudates. The absorb ...


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Bruno Johannes Ehrnsperger, Mattias Schmidt, Karl Michael Schumann, Fred Naval Desai, Gary Dean Lavon, Gerald Alfred Young, Donald Carroll Roe: Liquid transport member for high flux rates between two port regions. The Procter & Gamble Company, Matthew P Fitzpatrick, Ian S Robinson, Ken K Patel, November 2, 2004: US06811842 (64 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a Liquid transport member with significantly improved liquid handling capability, which has at least one bulk region and a wall region that completely circumscribes said bulk region, and which comprises a port region, whereby the bulk region has an average fluid permeability ...


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Gary Dean LaVon: Disposable absorbent article having backsheet strips. The Procter & Gamble Company, Michael P Hayden, Matthew P Fitzpatrick, Ken K Patel, November 8, 2005: US06962578 (61 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article includes two laterally opposing longitudinally extending backsheet strips attached to an exterior surface of an absorbent assembly in laterally opposing attachment zones. Each backsheet strip may include a water-impermeable layer and may be extensible. The absorbent as ...


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Stephen Joseph Lange, Douglas Herrin Benson, John Walter Hackett, Gary Dean Lavon, Bret Darren Seitz: Zero scrap absorbent core formation process and products derived from web-based absorbent materials. The Procter & Gamble Company, Larry L Huston, Gerry S Gressel, J Daniel Lykins, December 9, 1997: US05695846 (57 worldwide citation)

Described herein is a multiple layer absorbent core having a front ear section, a crotch section and a back ear section, wherein the machine direction length of the crotch section equals the combined machine direction length of the front ear section and the back ear section, the angle and radii form ...