Disposable diaper having an improved side closure

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 4699622
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06842326

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A disposable diaper having an improved side closure is disclosed. The disposable diaper is provided with an outer fastening means and an inner fastening means. The outer fastening means maintains the waist portions of the diaper in an overlapping configuration while the inner fastening means reduces shifting of the overlapping portions.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
The Procter & Gamble CompanyCINCINNATI, OH8114

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hasse, Margaret H Wyoming, OH 11 1503
Toussant, John W West Chester, OH 3 489

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COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (1)
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Anchor Continental, Inc. (1)
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