Patents by Inventor Anna-Karin Jornbrink

Anna-Karin Jornbrink has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20020032424
    Abstract: The invention relates to a material structure for use in absorbent articles, and an absorbent article comprising such a material structure. The material structure (1) comprises a liquid-pervious cover layer (2), a liquid-impervious cover layer (3), and an absorbent structure (4, 4′) enclosed between the cover layers (2, 3). Thereby, the absorbent structure (4, 4′) comprises polylactide fibres or filaments, the properties of which contributing to a rapid acquisition of liquid through the liquid-pervious cover layer (2) for absorption into the absorbent structure (4, 4′) also when the material structure (1) is subjected to repeated wettings. The invention can advantageously be applied within the field of absorbent hygiene articles, such as different types of diapers and incontinence guards, sanitary napkins, pantyliners, and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2001
    Publication date: March 14, 2002
    Inventors: Hannele Nurmi, Anders Silfverstrand, Anna-Karin Jornbrink, Eva Simmons, Elisabeth Lakso, Gunilla Himmelman