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Virginia L Repke, Ralph H Brooks Jr: Disposable undergarment. Johnson & Johnson, Robert L Minier, June 3, 1980: US04205679 (321 worldwide citation)

A unitary, multi-layer disposable undergarment such as a panty adapted for use in training infants or for use by incontinent adults or children is provided. The undergarment is constructed from a non-woven, stretchable fabric and comprises a front portion, a rear portion, a crotch portion, a self-fi ...


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Frederick K Mesek, Virginia L Repke: Disposable article with particulate hydrophilic polymer in an absorbent bed. Johnson & Johnson, July 25, 1978: US04102340 (128 worldwide citation)

An absorbent article such as a diaper or a sanitary napkin is made up of a facing sheet, an absorbent pad means, and a moisture-impervious backing sheet. The absorbent pad means comprises a fibrous structure having an intermediate densified layer and a layer of highly porous, loosely compacted batt ...


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Frederick K Mesek, Virginia L Repke: Comformable disposable diapers having absorbent panel with bulged side members. Johnson & Johnson, Martha A Michaels, April 13, 1982: US04324245 (93 worldwide citation)

A disposable diaper having constringent means in the longitudinal side margins is disclosed. The constringent means foreshortens the side margins and acts on an absorbent batt contained within the diaper to bulge the side margins of the batt.


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Virginia L Repke: Disposable diaper with improved body conformity and liquid retention. Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Company, Martha A Michaels, February 7, 1984: US04430086 (83 worldwide citation)

A disposable diaper having improved fit and liquid containment provided by gathering means adjacent at least one edge of the absorbent panel, said gathering means including at least two separately extending, effectively elastic elements. Each of the effectively elastic elements applies a gathering f ...


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Heinz A Pieniak, Virginia L Repke: Method of forming a conformable garment with "killed" elastic portions. Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Company, Martha A Michaels, May 22, 1984: US04450026 (80 worldwide citation)

A disposable diaper having improved fit about the legs and/or waist of the wearer and having reinforced corners for enhanced securement of the diaper about the wearer is disclosed. Improved fit and reinforcement are obtained by an elongated, inherently elastic ribbon member positioned along at least ...


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Heinz A Pieniak, Virginia L Repke: Conformable disposable diaper having reinforced portions. Johnson & Johnson Baby Products Company, Martha A Michaels, July 6, 1982: US04337771 (68 worldwide citation)

A disposable diaper having improved fit about the legs and/or waist of the wearer and having reinforced corners for enhanced securement of the diaper about the wearer is disclosed. Improved fit and reinforcement are obtained by an elongated, inherently elastic ribbon member positioned along at least ...


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Virginia L Repke: Disposable diaper. Johnson & Johnson, February 17, 1976: US03938522 (45 worldwide citation)

A disposable multi-layer diaper of high absorptive capacity is provided which comprises as a first layer, a porous facing web to be brought into contact with an infant's skin. A second layer, in juxtaposition to the facing layer, is a highly porous, loosely compacted cellulosic batt having greater w ...


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Frederick K Mesek, Virginia L Repke: Absorbent bed pad. Johnson & Johnson, September 6, 1977: US04045833 (41 worldwide citation)

An absorbent bed pad comprises a liquid-impervious sheet which is adhered to an absorbent fabric throughout the interface therebetween. The fabric is unitary and highly stable and is formed from a mixture of long and short fibers. The mixture of fibers varies throughout the depth of the fabric to pr ...


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Frederick K Mesek, Virginia L Repke, William R Strickel: Disposable diaper having facing layer with patterned preferential flow areas. Johnson & Johnson, January 27, 1976: US03934588 (41 worldwide citation)

A multi-layer diaper includes a porous facing layer to be positioned adjacent an infant's skin, and absorbent batt, and a water-impervious backing sheet. The facing layer is provided with areas of preferential liquid flow, surrounded by areas of increased water repellency relative to the areas of pr ...


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Virginia L Repke: Non-woven product. Johnson & Johnson, November 23, 1976: US03993820 (34 worldwide citation)

A fluid absorbing and storing structure comprising a highly porous, loosely compacted cellulosic fibrous batt, and integral therewith, a continuous paper-like, densified, cellulosic fibrous layer having selectively thickened portions for rapidly directing fluid away from an initially wetted area. Th ...