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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 ...


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Gary Dean LaVon, Richard Worthington Lodge, Kevin Michael Smith: Simple disposable absorbent article. The Procter & Gamble Company, Richard L Alexander, May 27, 2014: US08734417 (22 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 ...


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Gary Dean LaVon, Kevin Michael Smith: Disposable absorbent article having dual layer barrier cuff strips. The Procter & Gamble Company, Richard L Alexander, April 13, 2010: US07695463 (21 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article includes two laterally opposing longitudinally extending barrier cuff strips attached to an absorbent assembly in laterally opposing attachment zones. Each barrier cuff strip includes an upper layer and a lower layer at least between its proximal edge and the attachmen ...


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Kenneth Michael Hamall, Gary Dean LaVon, Kevin Michael Smith: Diaper having deployable chassis ears and stretch waistband. The Procter & Gamble Company, Richard L Alexander, December 28, 2010: US07857801 (14 worldwide citation)

A disposable diaper including a chassis and an absorbent assembly. The chassis includes laterally opposing side flaps formed by laterally inwardly folded portions of the chassis and deployable chassis ears formed by other laterally inwardly folded portions of the chassis. Each chassis ear is held la ...


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Gary Dean LaVon, Thomas Henrich, Luke Nogales, Kevin Michael Smith: Absorbent article. The Procter & Gamble Company, Richard L Alexander, October 8, 2013: US08551064 (9 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article comprising an absorbent assembly comprising an absorbent core. The chassis may also comprise a water-impermeable backsheet and laterally opposing side flaps. Each of the side flaps may have a longitudinally extending first elastic gathering member attached at or adjace ...


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Gary Dean Lavon, Kevin Michael Smith, Michael Patrick Hayden: Disposable absorbent article having breathable side flaps. The Procter & Gamble Company, Andrew J Hagerty, May 10, 2016: US09333120 (1 worldwide citation)

A simple disposable absorbent article including a chassis and an absorbent assembly. The chassis 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 chassis adjacent to its end edg ...


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Gary Dean LaVon, Theodora Beck, Thomas Henrich, Aaron Joseph Meirose, Kevin Michael Smith, Aaron Duane Seitz, Bret Darren Seitz, Bryan Keith Waye: Refastenable absorbent article. The Procter & Gamble Company, Richard L Alexander, April 7, 2015: US08998873 (1 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article is provided that comprises a front waist region, a back waist region, a crotch region disposed between the front waist region and the back waist region, a front waist end edge, a back waist end edge, a longitudinal axis extending from a mid-point of the front waist end edge to a ...


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Gary Dean LaVon, Kevin Michael Smith: Diaper having hip stretch panels. The Procter & Gamble Company, Richard L Alexander, September 4, 2012: US08257335 (1 worldwide citation)

A disposable absorbent article including a chassis and an absorbent assembly in combination with a support element that extends circumferentially around the waist of the wearer. The support element includes hip stretch panels. The chassis includes a water-impermeable backsheet that may be folded lat ...


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Kevin Michael Smith: One-way snare apparatus and method for isolating a broken elastic strand. The Procter & Gamble Company, Charles R Matson, May 2, 2017: US09637344 (1 worldwide citation)

During the process of making elastomeric laminates, elastic material is advanced and stretched in a machine direction and may be joined with one or more substrates advancing in the machine direction. During the assembly process, one-way snare apparatuses and methods may be configured to automaticall ...


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Gary Dean Lavon, Kevin Michael Smith, Michael Patrick Hayden: Disposable absorbent article having breathable side flaps. The Procter & Gamble Company, George H Leal, Dara M Kendall, Andrew J Hagerty, May 22, 2018: US09974697

A simple disposable absorbent article including a chassis and an absorbent assembly. The chassis 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 chassis adjacent to its end edg ...