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Laurie Couture Dorschner, Heather Schenck Mortell, David Arthur Kuen, Robert Lee Popp: Absorbent article with fastening system. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen & Erickson, January 2, 2007: US07156833 (17 worldwide citation)

A pant-like absorbent refastenable garment adapted to easy application and removal has hook and loop fasteners on the front and back side panels and in particular embodiments frangible bonds connecting the front and back side panels. The frangible bonds connecting the front and back side panels can ...


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Robert Lee Popp, Joseph Daniel Coenen, Heather Schenck Mortell, James Bassey Pinkney, Lars Nilsen Nordang, James Richard Schermerhorn: Boxer shorts and process of making boxer shorts from one or more webs. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Armstrong Teasdale, May 15, 2012: US08176573 (16 worldwide citation)

A boxer-style pant and methods of making a boxer-style pant having side seams and hanging legs. At least a portion of each of the hanging legs may be non-planar in an uncontracted state prior to formation of the side seams. The methods each involve providing at least one web. In some methods, a crot ...


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Debra Hartley Durrance, Scott Gerald Chapple, David Michael Clemens, Jason Gene Csida, Kurt Garrett Krupka, Heather Schenck Mortell, Robert Lee Popp, Marcille Faye Ruman, Scott John Andrew Swanson, Charles Robert Tomsovic: Presentation of fastening components for making prefastened and refastenable pants. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas M Gage, John L Brodersen, April 20, 2004: US06723034 (13 worldwide citation)

A process for making prefastened and refastenable garments includes providing a plurality of discrete articles with mating fastening components disposed in the waist regions. First fastening components are separated from one another by an initial transverse distance. The waist region containing the ...


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Heather Schenck Mortell, Joseph Daniel Coenen, Robert Lee Popp: Process to make boxer shorts having a contracted crotch region. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen & Erickson, April 3, 2007: US07198688 (7 worldwide citation)

A method of making a boxer-style pant having side seams, a contracted crotch region and hanging legs. A flat web is provided. Portions are removed from the flat web to define leg openings. The flat web is then contracted either elastically or inelastically in selected areas along the flat web betwee ...


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Heather Schenck Mortell, Joseph Daniel Coenen: Process to make boxer shorts with an absorbent core. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Pauley Petersen & Erickson, January 10, 2006: US06984279 (7 worldwide citation)

A method of making a pant having a front-to-back crotch seam includes providing a flat web. The flat web can be cut into separate pieces or cut to provide interconnected pieces and the center portion of each separate piece is removed. Slits are cut in each separate piece or each interconnected piece ...


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David Arthur Kuen, Robert Lee Popp, Heather Schenck Mortell: Disposable absorbent pant having refastenable seams. Kimberly Clark Wordwide, Armstrong Teasdale, December 29, 2009: US07637898 (5 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent pant having refastenable seams that minimize the product's potential for tearing when forces are applied to separate the refastenable seams. More particularly, the refastenable seams have a shear separation strength that is less than a tensile or tear strength of the outer cov ...


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Debra Hartley Durrance, Scott Gerald Chapple, David Michael Clemens, Jason Gene Csida, Kurt Garrett Krupka, Heather Schenck Mortell, Robert Lee Popp, Marcille Faye Ruman, Scott John Andrew Swanson, Charles Robert Tomsovic: Presentation of fastening components for making prefastened and refastenable pants. Thomas M Gage, Kimberly Clark Worldwide, January 3, 2002: US20020002358-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A process for making prefastened and refastenable garments includes providing a plurality of discrete articles with mating fastening components disposed in the waist regions. First fastening components are separated from one another by an initial transverse distance. The waist region containing the ...


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Heather Schenck Mortell, Joseph Daniel Coenen, Robert Lee Popp: Process to make boxer shorts having a contracted crotch region. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Armstrong Teasdale, October 23, 2012: US08292868 (1 worldwide citation)

A pant has a garment shell. The garment shell includes a front region, a back region, a contracted crotch region, side seams connecting the front region to the back region, two leg openings, and hanging legs. At least a portion of each of the front region, the back region, the contracted crotch regi ...


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Mark Steven Franke, Kathleen Irene Ratliff, Heather Schenck Mortell, Robert Lee Popp, Joseph Daniel Coenen: Process of making boxer shorts from a web with various leg opening shapes. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Armstrong Teasdale, July 11, 2017: US09700079

A boxer-style pant and a method of making a boxer-style pant having side seams, a contracted crotch region, and hanging legs. A web is provided. The web is cut along transversely opposed edges of the web to define leg openings. The leg openings may be formed by cutting slits along the transversely o ...


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Mark Steven Franke, Heather Schenck Mortell, Joseph Daniel Coenen, Robert Lee Popp: Process of making boxer shorts from a web. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Armstrong Teasdale, April 3, 2012: US08147642

A boxer-style pant and a method of making a boxer-style pant having side seams, a contracted crotch region, and hanging legs. A web is provided. The web may be a single pant assembly, or a continuous web of multiple pant assemblies connected to one another. The web may be folded against a support st ...