Elastic polyetherester nonwoven web

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 4707398
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06912287

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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 OwnerAddressTotal Patents
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE RESEARCH FOUNDATIONKNOXVILLE, TN342

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Boggs, Lavada C Marietta, GA 4 180

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E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (1)
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KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (2)
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Kimberly-Clark Limited (1)
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KEWI AC (1)
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Toa Nenryo Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
* 4442062 Process for producing melt-blown thermoplastic articles 21 1980
 
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. (1)
* 2002/0138,146 Anterior expandable spinal fusion cage system 51 2002
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MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY (6)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
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* 2002/0155,776 Particle-containing meltblown webs 3 2002
 
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3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (9)
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* 2006/0270,303 NONWOVEN ELASTIC FIBROUS WEBS AND METHODS FOR MAKING THEM 6 2006
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ICON NY HOLDINGS LLC (1)
* 5636393 Mattress cover with inelastically stretchable skirt 21 1995
 
JENTEX CORPORATION (1)
* 2004/0110,443 Abrasive webs and methods of making the same 8 2002
 
The University of Akron (4)
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6323389 High performance elastic composite materials made from high molecular weight thermoplastic triblock elastomers 92 1998
6537932 Sterilization wrap, applications therefor, and method of sterilizing 1 1998
6365088 Electret treatment of high loft and low density nonwoven webs 11 1999
6682514 Efficient zoned elastic laminate 21 1999
6417120 Particle-containing meltblown webs 20 1999
6319342 Method of forming meltblown webs containing particles 19 1999
6409883 Methods of making fiber bundles and fibrous structures 35 2000
6777056 Regionally distinct nonwoven webs 9 2000
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6605552 Superabsorbent composites with stretch 8 2000
7012169 Disposable finger sleeve for appendages 11 2001
6721987 Dental wipe 25 2001
6647549 Finger glove 73 2001
6494974 Method of forming meltblown webs containing particles 21 2001
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* 2003/0143,388 Regenerated carbohydrate foam composition 4 2001
* 2003/0125,683 Durably hydrophilic, non-leaching coating for hydrophobic substances 1 2001
* 2004/0002,273 Liquid repellent nonwoven protective material 23 2002
6979380 Three-piece disposable undergarment and method for the manufacture thereof 36 2002
7749211 Body conforming absorbent garment and methods for the use and manufacture thereof 8 2002
* 2004/0078,018 Body conforming absorbent garment and methods for the use and manufacture thereof 20 2002
6989125 Process of making a nonwoven web 19 2002
* 2004/0102,123 High strength uniformity nonwoven laminate and process therefor 15 2002
* 2004/0102,122 Uniform nonwoven material and laminate and process therefor 3 2002
8043273 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 20 2002
7604624 Disposable absorbent article with overlapping absorbent assembly secured to front and back panels 9 2003
7018369 Disposable pant-like undergarment having an elastic band adjacent the waist opening 8 2003
* 2004/0243,085 Disposable absorbent article having an integral waistband 10 2003
* 2004/0243,086 Disposable pant-like undergarment having an elastic band adjacent the waist opening 13 2003
* 2004/0243,089 Disposable absorbent article and method of forming the article 14 2003
7837665 Three-piece disposable undergarment with folded crotch member 5 2003
7220335 Three-piece disposable undergarment with stretchable crotch member and method for the manufacture thereof 26 2003
* 2004/0060,649 Three-piece disposable undergarment with stretchable crotch member and method for the manufacture thereof 9 2003
7127771 Dental wipe 21 2003
D494369 Dental wipe 9 2003
* 2004/0254,550 Temperature change element for use in personal care products 28 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 20 2003
7285595 Synergistic fluorochemical treatment blend 1 2004
7608070 Foam-based fasteners 9 2004
7500541 Acoustic material with liquid repellency 3 2004
* 2006/0065,482 Acoustic material with liquid repellency 12 2004
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7517166 Applicator with discrete pockets of a composition to be delivered with use of the applicator 3 2005
7674058 Disposable wipe with liquid storage and application system 15 2005
7549188 Dental wipe 5 2005
7640637 Methods to modify the fibrous landing layer of a foam based fastener and products made from the same 1 2005
* 2007/0141,303 Sheet materials with zoned machine direction extensibility and methods of making 4 2005
7419562 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
7531471 Substrate containing a deodorizing ink 8 2007
* 2008/0179,562 Substrate containing a deodorizing ink 3 2007
8226624 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
7887526 Three-piece disposable undergarment 34 2008
7781353 Extruded thermoplastic articles with enhanced surface segregation of internal melt additive 2 2009
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8147476 Disposable absorbent article with overlapping absorbent assembly secured to front and back panels 2 2009
8936740 Modified polylactic acid fibers 0 2010
8764721 Three-piece disposable undergarment with folded crotch member and method for the manufacture thereof 0 2010
8551895 Nonwoven webs having improved barrier properties 0 2010
8945324 Process for making elastomeric absorbent garments to reduce absorbent bunching 0 2011
9040598 Renewable polyester compositions having a low density 0 2012
8980964 Renewable polyester film having a low modulus and high tensile elongation 0 2012
8975305 Rigid renewable polyester compositions having a high impact strength and tensile elongation 0 2012
8637130 Molded parts containing a polylactic acid composition 1 2012
8664469 Disposable absorbent article with overlapping absorbent assembly secured to front and back panels 0 2012
9433539 Disposable absorbent article with overlapping absorbent assembly secured to front and back panels 0 2014
9518181 Renewable polyester compositions having a low density 0 2015
 
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5821178 Nonwoven laminate barrier material 5 1996
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6663584 Elastic bandage 17 2001
 
FIBERWEB HOLDINGS LIMITED (2)
6492287 UV stabilized spunbond fabrics with enhanced trapezoidal tear 1 1999
6524981 UV stabilized outdoor cover with barrier properties 3 1999
 
ASAHI KOGAKU KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
* 5549964 Stretchable nonwoven fabric and method of manufacturing the same 29 1995
 
LOUISVILLE BEDDING COMPANY (1)
7398570 Mattress cover with fit enhancing composite end panels 14 2006
 
KANEBO, LTD. (1)
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* Cited By Examiner