US Patent No: 8,211,079

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Anti-pop open macrofasteners

ALSO PUBLISHED AS: 20070078427

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A tab and slot closure system has a tab member, a slot member, and an anti-pop open device. The tab member has a tab element which has a first region and a second region. The first region includes a proximal edge, and the second region includes a distal edge. The tab element is attached to the substrate element along a line of attachment. The slot member has an inboard portion, an outboard portion, and a slot disposed between the inboard portion and the outboard portion. The anti-pop open device is disposed on either the tab member or the slot member and reduces the likelihood of the tab member unintentionally disengaging the slot member when the tab and slot closure system is fastened.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANYCINCINNATI, OH7286

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Beckman, Tracey Elaine Cincinnati, OH 10 318
Ibarra, Pablo Cincinnati, OH 4 24
Kanya, Kevin Ronald Liberty Township, OH 9 14
Kline, Mark James Okeana, OH 163 932
Mills, Sue Ann Cincinnati, OH 10 117
Molander, John Carroll Cincinnati, OH 15 136
Raycheck, Jeromy Thomas Lebanon, OH 42 97

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The Procter & Gamble Company (59)
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4,573,986 Disposable waste-containment garment 275 1984
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5,957,908 Elastomeric side panel for use with convertible absorbent articles 232 1998
6,432,098 Absorbent article fastening device 122 1998
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3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (2)
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SCA HYGIENE PRODUCTS AB (1)
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UNI-CHARM CORPORATION (1)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
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