Patents by Inventor Edward Herman Ruscher

Edward Herman Ruscher 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).

  • Patent number: 6994698
    Abstract: Disclosed is a mechanical fastening tab formed from a substrate adapted to be joined to a disposable absorbent product and a first mechanical fastener component. The fastening tab has a Gurley stiffness value of less than about 1000 milligrams in an area of the fastening tab which includes said first mechanical fastening component. Also disclosed are disposable products comprising such mechanical fastening tabs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 1994
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2006
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: A. Todd Leak, Apiromraj Srisopark Roslansky, Paul Theodore Van Gompel, Georgia Lynn Zehner, Edward Herman Ruscher, Yung Hsiang Huang
  • Patent number: 6770064
    Abstract: An absorbent article includes a particulate chemical mixture, which is exothermically reactive in the presence of air or moisture, for heating at least a portion of the absorbent article. The heat generated improves the absorption of body fluids by lowering the viscosity of the absorbed fluids. The absorbent article can be formed as a sanitary napkin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2004
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventor: Edward Herman Ruscher