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Thomas W Osborn III: Thin, flexible sanitary napkin. The Procter & Gamble Company, Larry L Huston, John M Pollaro, Frederick H Braun, August 21, 1990: US04950264 (362 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, a sanitary napkin having a body surface and a garment surface and being comprised of an absorbent means underlayed by a liquid barrier means, wherein the sanitary napkin is relatively highly flexible and has a capacity great enough to handle medium to high m ...


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Thomas W Osborn III: Thin, flexible sanitary napkin. The Procter & Gamble Company, Larry L Huston, John M Pollaro, Fredrick H Braun, April 23, 1991: US05009653 (197 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, a sanitary napkin having a body surface and a garment surface and being comprised of an absorbent means underlayed by a liquid barrier means, wherein the sanitary napkin is relatively highly flexible and has a capacity great enough to handle medium to high m ...


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Thomas W Osborn III, Bruce W Lavash, Kazuko Sugahara, Charles W Chappell, Katherine L Mayer, Letha M Hines: Stretchable absorbent articles. The Procter & Gamble Company, Jeffrey V Bamber, Steven W Miller, E Kelly Linman, March 18, 1997: US05611790 (120 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to absorbent articles such as sanitary napkins worn by women. More particularly, the present invention relates to absorbent articles, such as thin sanitary napkins, that are stretchable, especially in the longitudinal direction.


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Thomas W Osborn III, Letha M Hines: Sanitary napkins having flaps and stress relief means. The Procter & Gamble Company, Larry L Huston, John M Pollaro, Fredrick H Braun, April 17, 1990: US04917697 (117 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, a sanitary napkin having flaps and a stress relief means for relieving the stresses that develop in the flaps when the flaps are folded down along the edges of the wearer's panties in the crotch, is provided. The flaps are associated with an absorbent means ...


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Thomas W Osborn III: Soft, absorbent tissue paper. The Procter & Gamble Company, Monte D Witte, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, April 10, 1984: US04441962 (108 worldwide citation)

Tissue paper webs useful in the manufacture of soft, absorbent products such as paper towels, and processes for making the webs. The process comprises the steps of forming an aqueous papermaking furnish from paper pulp, at least one specified quaternary ammonium compound and at least one specified n ...


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Hugh A Thompson, Gerald A Young, Thomas W Osborn III, Charles W Chappell, Theresa L Johnson, John L Hammons, Bruce W Lavash, James C Horney, Lee M Hines: Absorbent articles, especially catamenials, having improved fluid directionality. The Procter & Gamble Company, William Scott Andes, Kevin C Johnson, E Kelly Linman, January 17, 1995: US05382245 (89 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides absorbent articles, especially sanitary napkins, containing a fluid transport layer. In-use, the transport layer directs menses to a storage layer, thereby minimizing product failure and staining of undergarments. The transport layer can protrude into, or through, a to ...


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Thomas W Osborn III: Soft, absorbent tissue paper. The Procter & Gamble Company, Monte D Witte, Richard C Witte, Fredrick H Braun, September 28, 1982: US04351699 (82 worldwide citation)

Tissue paper webs useful in the manufacture of soft, absorbent products such as paper towels, and processes for making the webs. The process comprises the steps of forming an aqueous papermaking furnish from paper pulp, at least one specified quaternary ammonium compound and at least one specified n ...


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Bruce W Lavash, Thomas Henrich, Carl L Bergman, Raymond J Dirk, Thomas W Osborn III, Jeffrey V Bamber, Kaoru Niihara: Absorbent article having flaps and zones of differential extensibility. The Procter & Gamble Company, Jeffrey V Bamber, Steven W Miller, E Kelly Linman, February 14, 1995: US05389094 (71 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article, such as a sanitary napkin, having flaps and zones of differential extensibility for relieving the stresses that develop in the flaps when the flaps are folded down along the edges of crotch of the wearer's undergarments is provided.


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Hugh A Thompson, Gerald A Young, Thomas W Osborn III, Charles W Chappell, John L Hammons, James C Horney, Lee M Hines: Absorbent particles, especially catamenials, having improved fluid directionality, comfort and fit. The Procter & Gamble Company, K C Johnson, E K Linman, J J Yetter, October 18, 1994: US05356405 (69 worldwide citation)

Absorbent articles, especially sanitary napkins, contain fibers with intra-fiber capillary channels. In-use, the capillary channel fibers direct menses to a storage layer, thereby minimizing product failure and staining of undergarments. The capillary channel fibers can protrude into, or through, a ...


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Thomas W Osborn III: Process for making absorbent tissue paper with high wet strength and low dry strength. The Procter & Gamble Company, Monte D Witte, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, May 8, 1984: US04447294 (65 worldwide citation)

A process for making soft, absorbent tissue paper webs and the webs made by that process. In the first step, a furnish of papermaking fibers and a wet strength resin is provided. A wet fibrous web is made from the furnish and the wet web is dried. Next, the wet strength resin in the web is at least ...



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