Absorbent article including laminate and method of making the same

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PATENT NO 9713558
APP PUB NO 20140142533A1
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13679296

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An absorbent article including a chassis and a laminate. The chassis has a topsheet side, a backsheet side, and first and second opposing longitudinal edges extending from a rear waist region to an opposing front waist region. The laminate includes a carrier having a first face and a second face and a fastening patch on a portion of the first face of the carrier. The laminate is wrapped around the first longitudinal edge of the chassis in the rear waist region so that the second face of the carrier contacts the topsheet side and the backsheet side of the chassis. The fastening patch includes fastening elements that are exposed on the topsheet side of the chassis. A method of making the absorbent article is also disclosed.

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3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANYST PAUL, MN8719

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FIRST QUALITY PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
7438709 Absorbent articles having improved fastening system 13 2005
 
YKK CORPORATION (1)
5926926 Disposable nappy, fastener for the nappy and raw material for the fastener 46 1997
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (5)
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VELCRO BVBA (1)
* 2004/0222,551 Forming discrete fastener element regions 2 2003
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (9)
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* 7658813 Method of preparing closure components suitable for use in diapers 6 2004
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2011/0313,389 SLIT HOOK STRIPS AND LAMINATES AND ARTICLES CONTAINING THE SAME 13 2010
2011/0147,475 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR IMPINGING FLUIDS ON SUBSTRATES 19 2010
2011/0151,171 BONDED SUBSTRATES AND METHODS FOR BONDING SUBSTRATES 23 2010
* 2012/0204,383 METHOD OF MAKING A MECHANICAL FASTENING STRIP AND RETICULATED MECHANICAL FASTENING STRIP THEREFROM 15 2011
 
Kuver Designs Pty Ltd (1)
8449518 Disposable nappy with separate belt or leg guards formed from laminate outer cover 2 2008
 
UNI-CHARM CORPORATION (1)
7753900 Disposable pull-on diaper and process for making the same 1 2004
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (2)
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6190758 Nonwoven-film laminates 12 1998
 
LIVEDO CORPORATION (1)
2011/0015,608 FASTENING TAPE AND DISPOSABLE DIAPER HAVING THE SAME, AND PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING THEREFOR 3 2009
 
SCA HYGIENE PRODUCTS AB (1)
* 2006/0027,306 Method for producing prefastened absorbent product with elastic reclosable sides 2 2005
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (2)
4775310 Apparatus for making a separable fastener 144 1986
7214334 Continuous molding of fastener products 16 2002
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (3)
4699622 Disposable diaper having an improved side closure 329 1986
* 5250253 Method of making a pressure-sensitive adhesive fastener 10 1990
8496640 Release tape-free fasteners and disposable absorbent articles utilizing the same 8 2010
 
AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION (1)
5462540 Tabless diaper with a multi-component tape fastener 30 1994
 
PAUL HARTMANN AG (2)
* 7435245 Fastening element for hygiene articles and endless tape for the production of said element 18 2002
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ZUIKO CORPORATION (1)
2009/0126,864 METHOD FOR PRODUCING DIAPER 15 2006
 
GOTTLIEB BINDER GMBH & CO. KG (3)
6287665 Method and device for producing a hook-and-pile type closure part from thermoplastic plastics 59 1999
6627133 Method of manufacturing an adhesive fastener 37 2001
7198743 Method for producing an adhesive closing element 13 2001
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