US Patent No: 4,707,398

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Elastic polyetherester nonwoven web

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An elastomeric nonwoven web is formed by meltblowing fibers composed of a polyetherester. Nonelastic fibers and/or particulate materials may also be included in the web.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE RESEARCH FOUNDATIONKNOXVILLE, TN324

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Boggs, Lavada C Marietta, GA 4 171

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (1)
* 4,426,420 Spunlaced fabric containing elastic fibers 45 1982
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (2)
* 4,426,417 Nonwoven wiper 124 1983
* 4,623,576 Lightweight nonwoven tissue and method of manufacture 19 1985
 
Kimberly-Clark Limited (1)
* 4,469,734 Microfibre web products 105 1984
 
KEWI AC (1)
* 2004/0055,711 Manufacture of a strip by extrusion of a tube then flattening the tube 3 2003
 
Toa Nenryo Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
* 4,442,062 Process for producing melt-blown thermoplastic articles 21 1980
 
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. (1)
* 2002/0138,146 Anterior expandable spinal fusion cage system 31 2002
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (6)
* 4,908,263 Nonwoven thermal insulating stretch fabric 20 1988
* 4,957,795 Absorbent elastomeric wound dressing 62 1990
* 5,035,240 Elastomeric filtration materials 25 1990
* 5,230,701 Elastomeric adhesive and cohesive materials 62 1992
* 5,773,375 Thermally stable acoustical insulation 32 1996
* 5,961,904 Method of making a thermally stable acoustical insulation microfiber web 12 1998
 
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
* 2004/0145,689 Liquid crystal display device and method of manufacturing the same 1 2003
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
* 5,877,099 Filter matrix 5 1997
5,807,366 Absorbent article having a particle size gradient 5 1997
* 2002/0155,776 Particle-containing meltblown webs 2 2002
 
FIBERWEB NORTH AMERICA, INC. (1)
* 5,409,765 Nonwoven webs made from ionomers 11 1993
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (8)
* 5,939,339 Absorbent self adhering elastic bandage 30 1996
* 2005/0106,982 Nonwoven elastic fibrous webs and methods for making them 9 2003
7,320,739 Sound absorptive multilayer composite 34 2004
* 2006/0228,510 ADHESIVES HAVING A MICROREPLICATED TOPOGRAPHY AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING SAME 0 2006
7,744,807 Nonwoven elastic fibrous webs and methods for making them 31 2006
* 2006/0270,303 NONWOVEN ELASTIC FIBROUS WEBS AND METHODS FOR MAKING THEM 5 2006
* 2006/0266,462 NONWOVEN ELASTIC FIBROUS WEBS AND METHODS FOR MAKING THEM 0 2006
7,591,346 Sound absorptive multilayer composite 7 2007
 
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (1)
* 4,956,236 Unoriented monofilament with multilobed core 13 1988
 
ICON NY HOLDINGS LLC (1)
* 5,636,393 Mattress cover with inelastically stretchable skirt 20 1995
 
JENTEX CORPORATION (1)
* 2004/0110,443 Abrasive webs and methods of making the same 7 2002
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON (4)
7,765,647 Non-woven fiber assemblies 43 2003
* 2006/0153,904 Non-woven fiber assemblies 12 2003
* 8,367,570 Mechanically strong absorbent non-woven fibrous mats 1 2006
* 2006/0246,798 Mechanically strong absorbent non-woven fibrous mats 17 2006
 
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
* 5,520,980 Protective barrier apparel fabric 18 1994
 
THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY (6)
* 5,472,775 Elastic materials and articles therefrom 150 1993
6,194,532 Elastic fibers 8 1996
6,448,355 Elastic fibers, fabrics and articles fabricated therefrom 9 1996
6,248,851 Fabrics fabricated from elastic fibers 16 1996
* 6,140,442 Elastic fibers, fabrics and articles fabricated therefrom 50 1996
6,436,534 Elastic fibers, fabrics and articles fabricated therefrom 9 2001
 
JOHNS MANVILLE (1)
* 8,372,292 Melt blown polymeric filtration medium for high efficiency fluid filtration 0 2009
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (93)
* 4,939,016 Hydraulically entangled nonwoven elastomeric web and method of forming the same 128 1988
* 5,037,409 Absorbent article having a hydrophilic flow-modulating layer 99 1990
* 5,364,382 Absorbent structure having improved fluid surge management and product incorporating same 205 1992
* 5,332,613 High performance elastomeric nonwoven fibrous webs 159 1993
5,509,915 Thin absorbent article having rapid uptake of liquid 333 1993
5,429,629 Absorbent structure having improved fluid surge management and product incorporating same 118 1993
* 5,482,765 Nonwoven fabric laminate with enhanced barrier properties 88 1994
* 5,540,976 Nonwoven laminate with cross directional stretch 113 1995
* 5,652,051 Nonwoven fabric from polymers containing particular types of copolymers and having an aesthetically pleasing hand 38 1995
* 5,549,868 Method of sterilizing an article 23 1995
* 5,681,645 Flat elastomeric nonwoven laminates 42 1995
5,834,384 Nonwoven webs with one or more surface treatments 16 1995
* 5,952,252 Fully elastic nonwoven fabric laminate 55 1996
* 6,103,647 Nonwoven fabric laminate with good conformability 34 1996
* 5,804,021 Slit elastic fibrous nonwoven laminates and process for forming 119 1996
5,814,570 Nonwoven barrier and method of making the same 5 1996
5,998,308 Nonwoven barrier and method of making the same 11 1996
* 5,762,734 Process of making fibers 11 1996
* 5,853,881 Elastic laminates with improved hysteresis 46 1996
* 5,789,065 Laminated fabric having cross-directional elasticity and method for producing same 79 1996
* 6,001,460 Elastic laminated fabric material and method of making same 52 1996
* 5,964,743 Elastic absorbent material for personal care products 68 1997
* 5,939,341 Nonwoven fabric laminate 14 1997
* 6,034,010 Microporous fabric containing a microbial adsorbent 19 1997
* 6,110,479 Microporous film containing a microbial adsorbent 10 1997
5,916,204 Method of forming a particle size gradient in an absorbent article 2 1998
6,323,389 High performance elastic composite materials made from high molecular weight thermoplastic triblock elastomers 89 1998
6,537,932 Sterilization wrap, applications therefor, and method of sterilizing 1 1998
6,365,088 Electret treatment of high loft and low density nonwoven webs 10 1999
6,682,514 Efficient zoned elastic laminate 20 1999
6,417,120 Particle-containing meltblown webs 15 1999
6,319,342 Method of forming meltblown webs containing particles 17 1999
6,409,883 Methods of making fiber bundles and fibrous structures 29 2000
6,777,056 Regionally distinct nonwoven webs 9 2000
* 6,613,704 Continuous filament composite nonwoven webs 36 2000
6,605,552 Superabsorbent composites with stretch 7 2000
7,012,169 Disposable finger sleeve for appendages 10 2001
6,721,987 Dental wipe 21 2001
6,647,549 Finger glove 68 2001
6,494,974 Method of forming meltblown webs containing particles 17 2001
* 2003/0155,679 Method of making regenerated carbohydrate foam compositions 0 2001
* 2003/0143,388 Regenerated carbohydrate foam composition 3 2001
* 2003/0125,683 Durably hydrophilic, non-leaching coating for hydrophobic substances 1 2001
* 2004/0002,273 Liquid repellent nonwoven protective material 20 2002
6,979,380 Three-piece disposable undergarment and method for the manufacture thereof 35 2002
7,749,211 Body conforming absorbent garment and methods for the use and manufacture thereof 3 2002
6,989,125 Process of making a nonwoven web 17 2002
* 2004/0102,123 High strength uniformity nonwoven laminate and process therefor 12 2002
* 2004/0102,122 Uniform nonwoven material and laminate and process therefor 2 2002
8,043,273 Disposable undergarment with a stretchable absorbent insert and method for the use thereof 2 2002
* 2004/0122,405 Disposable undergarment with a stretchable absorbent insert and method for the use thereof 18 2002
7,604,624 Disposable absorbent article with overlapping absorbent assembly secured to front and back panels 5 2003
7,018,369 Disposable pant-like undergarment having an elastic band adjacent the waist opening 4 2003
* 2004/0243,085 Disposable absorbent article having an integral waistband 8 2003
* 2004/0243,086 Disposable pant-like undergarment having an elastic band adjacent the waist opening 6 2003
* 2004/0243,089 Disposable absorbent article and method of forming the article 10 2003
7,837,665 Three-piece disposable undergarment with folded crotch member 4 2003
7,220,335 Three-piece disposable undergarment with stretchable crotch member and method for the manufacture thereof 21 2003
* 2004/0060,649 Three-piece disposable undergarment with stretchable crotch member and method for the manufacture thereof 8 2003
7,127,771 Dental wipe 19 2003
D494369 Dental wipe 7 2003
* 2005/0054,255 Nonwoven fabric liner and diaper including a nonwoven laminate liner 16 2003
* 2005/0054,999 Nonwoven fabric laminate that reduces particle migration 14 2003
7,285,595 Synergistic fluorochemical treatment blend 1 2004
7,608,070 Foam-based fasteners 6 2004
7,500,541 Acoustic material with liquid repellency 1 2004
* 2006/0065,482 Acoustic material with liquid repellency 9 2004
* 2006/0003,154 Extruded thermoplastic articles with enhanced surface segregation of internal melt additive 1 2004
7,517,166 Applicator with discrete pockets of a composition to be delivered with use of the applicator 2 2005
7,674,058 Disposable wipe with liquid storage and application system 8 2005
7,549,188 Dental wipe 4 2005
7,640,637 Methods to modify the fibrous landing layer of a foam based fastener and products made from the same 0 2005
* 2007/0141,303 Sheet materials with zoned machine direction extensibility and methods of making 3 2005
7,419,562 Three-piece disposable undergarment with folded crotch member and method for the manufacture thereof 7 2006
* 2008/0145,269 Deodorizing container that includes a modified nanoparticle ink 0 2006
7,531,471 Substrate containing a deodorizing ink 4 2007
* 2008/0179,562 Substrate containing a deodorizing ink 1 2007
8,226,624 Elastic member for a garment having improved gasketing 0 2007
* 2009/0062,763 Elastic Member For A Garment Having Improved Gasketing 1 2007
* 2009/0156,079 ANTISTATIC BREATHABLE NONWOVEN LAMINATE HAVING IMPROVED BARRIER PROPERTIES 1 2007
7,887,526 Three-piece disposable undergarment 31 2008
7,781,353 Extruded thermoplastic articles with enhanced surface segregation of internal melt additive 1 2009
* 2009/0197,039 Extruded Thermoplastic Articles with Enhanced Surface Segregation of Internal Melt Additive 0 2009
8,147,476 Disposable absorbent article with overlapping absorbent assembly secured to front and back panels 1 2009
8,936,740 Modified polylactic acid fibers 0 2010
8,764,721 Three-piece disposable undergarment with folded crotch member and method for the manufacture thereof 0 2010
8,551,895 Nonwoven webs having improved barrier properties 0 2010
8,945,324 Process for making elastomeric absorbent garments to reduce absorbent bunching 0 2011
9,040,598 Renewable polyester compositions having a low density 0 2012
8,980,964 Renewable polyester film having a low modulus and high tensile elongation 0 2012
8,975,305 Rigid renewable polyester compositions having a high impact strength and tensile elongation 0 2012
8,637,130 Molded parts containing a polylactic acid composition 0 2012
8,664,469 Disposable absorbent article with overlapping absorbent assembly secured to front and back panels 0 2012
 
BRIDGESTONE SPORTS CO., LTD. (1)
* 7,090,799 Golf ball and method for preparing golf ball 11 2004
 
AVENT, INC. (4)
5,821,178 Nonwoven laminate barrier material 5 1996
* 5,688,157 Nonwoven fabric laminate with enhanced barrier properties 22 1996
* 5,830,810 Nonwoven barrier and method of making the same 27 1997
6,663,584 Elastic bandage 16 2001
 
FIBERWEB HOLDINGS LIMITED (2)
6,492,287 UV stabilized spunbond fabrics with enhanced trapezoidal tear 1 1999
6,524,981 UV stabilized outdoor cover with barrier properties 1 1999
 
ASAHI KOGAKU KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
* 5,549,964 Stretchable nonwoven fabric and method of manufacturing the same 28 1995
 
Louisville Bedding Co. (1)
7,398,570 Mattress cover with fit enhancing composite end panels 8 2006
 
KANEBO, LTD. (1)
* 5,308,697 Potentially elastic conjugate fiber, production thereof, and production of fibrous structure with elasticity in expansion and contraction 43 1993
* Cited By Examiner