Patents by Inventor Kim G. Schick

Kim G. Schick 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: 7276459
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion-sensitive, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2007
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Frederick J. Lang, Yihua Chang, Franklin M. Chen, Paige A. Dellerman, David M. Jackson, Eric D. Johnson, Jeffrey D. Lindsay, Pavneet S. Mumick, William S. Pomplun, Ligia A. Rivera, Kim G. Schick, Walter T. Schultz, Varsha K. Shah, Dave A. Soerens, Kenneth Y Wang
  • Patent number: 7101612
    Abstract: The present invention provides ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers. The present invention also provides a method of making ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention further provides fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion-sensitive, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2006
    Assignee: Kimberly Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Frederick J. Lang, Yihua Chang, Franklin M. C. Chen, Paige A. Dellerman, Eric D. Johnson, Jeffrey D. Lindsay, Pavneet S. Mumick, William S. Pomplun, Ligia A. Rivera, Kim G. Schick, Walter T. Schultz, Varsha K. Shah, Dave A. Soerens, Kenneth Y. Wang, David M. Jackson, Douglas Bryan Cole, Barbra Elaine Copsey, Katherine Denise Stahl
  • Patent number: 6994865
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ion triggerable, water-dispersible cationic polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making ion triggerable, water-dispersible cationic polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion triggerable, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products, such as wet wipes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2006
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Kelly D. Branham, W. Clayton Bunyard, Frederick J. Lang, Kevin Possell, Walter T. Schultz, Kim G. Schick
  • Patent number: 6908966
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to triggerable, water-dispersible cationic polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making triggerable, water-dispersible cationic polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising triggerable, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products, such as wet wipes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2001
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2005
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Yihua Chang, Frederick J. Lang, Kenneth Y. Wang, Franklin M. Chen, Kelly D. Branham, Kim G. Schick, Walter T. Schultz
  • Patent number: 6815502
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion-sensitive, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2000
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2004
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Frederick J. Lang, Kelly D. Branham, Franklin M. Chen, Eric D. Johnson, Jeffrey D. Lindsay, Kim G. Schick, Walter T. Schultz, Tong Sun, Yihua Chang, Pavneet S. Mumick, William S. Pomplun, Dave A. Soerens, Kenneth Y. Wang
  • Patent number: 6814974
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion-sensitive, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2004
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Douglas Bryan Cole, Varsha K. Shah, Kurt J. Bevernitz, Franklin M. Chen, Eric D. Johnson, Frederick J. Lang, Jeffrey D. Lindsay, Ligia A. Rivera, Kim G. Schick, Katherine Denise Stahl
  • Publication number: 20040062791
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ion triggerable, water-dispersible cationic polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making ion triggerable, water-dispersible cationic polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion triggerable, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products, such as wet wipes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2002
    Publication date: April 1, 2004
    Inventors: Kelly D. Branham, W. Clayton Bunyard, Frederick J. Lang, Kevin Possell, Walter T. Schultz, Kim G. Schick
  • Patent number: 6713414
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion-sensitive, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2000
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2004
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: William S. Pomplun, Franklin M. Chen, Paige A. Dellerman, Eric D. Johnson, Jeffrey D. Lindsay, Ligia A. Rivera, Kim G. Schick, Walter T. Schultz, Varsha K. Shah, Dave A. Soerens, Kenneth Y. Wang, Frederick J. Lang, Yihua Chang, David M. Jackson, Pavneet S. Mumick
  • Patent number: 6683143
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion-sensitive, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2000
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2004
    Assignee: Kimberly Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Pavneet S. Mumick, Yihua Chang, Franklin M. Chen, Frederick J. Lang, Kim G. Schick, Walter T. Schultz, William S. Pomplun, Dave A. Soerens, Kenneth Y. Wang
  • Publication number: 20030218040
    Abstract: There is provided a method for storing and dispensing wet wipes, comprising: providing a dispenser and a plurality of releasably connected wet wipes; positioning a leading wet wipe of the plurality of releasably connected wet wipes in a dispensing opening in communication with the chamber, dispensing the plurality of releasably connected wet wipes in a direction away from the dispensing opening; and manually separating the leading wet wipe from an immediately trailing wet wipe, by various ways, while also maintaining a portion of each of the leading wet wipe and the trailing wet wipe in the dispensing opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2002
    Publication date: November 27, 2003
    Applicant: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael John Faulks, Kim G. Schick
  • Patent number: 6602955
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion-sensitive, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2003
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Dave A. Soerens, Yihua Chang, William S. Pomplun, Kenneth Y. Wang, Pavneet S. Mumick, Frederick J. Lang, Kelly D. Branham, Franklin M. Chen, Eric D. Johnson, Jeffrey D. Lindsay, Kim G. Schick, Walter T. Schultz, Tong Sun
  • Patent number: 6599848
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion-sensitive, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2000
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2003
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Franklin M. Chen, Kelly D. Branham, Eric D. Johnson, Frederick J. Lang, Jeffrey D. Lindsay, Kim G. Schick, Walter T. Schultz, Tong Sun, Dave A. Soerens, Yihua Chang, William S. Pomplun, David M. Jackson, Kenneth Y. Wang, Pavneet S. Mumick
  • Patent number: 6579570
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion-sensitive, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2000
    Date of Patent: June 17, 2003
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Frederick J. Lang, Yihua Chang, Franklin M. Chen, Paige A. Dellerman, Eric D. Johnson, Jeffrey D. Lindsay, Ligia A. Rivera, Kim G. Schick, Walter T. Schultz, Varsha K. Shah, Pavneet S. Mumick, William S. Pomplun, David M. Jackson, Dave A. Soerens, Kenneth Y. Wang
  • Publication number: 20030096910
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion-sensitive, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2002
    Publication date: May 22, 2003
    Inventors: Dave A. Soerens, Yihua Chang, William S. Pomplun, Kenneth Y. Wang, Pavneet S. Mumick, Frederick J. Lang, Kelly D. Branham, Franklin M. Chen, Eric D. Johnson, Jeffrey D. Lindsay, Kim G. Schick, Walter T. Schultz, Tong Sun
  • Publication number: 20030045645
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to triggerable, water-dispersible cationic polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making triggerable, water-dispersible cationic polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising triggerable, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products, such as wet wipes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2001
    Publication date: March 6, 2003
    Inventors: Yihua Chang, Frederick J. Lang, Franklin M. Chen, Kelly D. Branham, Kenneth Y. Wang, Kim G. Schick, Walter T. Schultz
  • Publication number: 20020176877
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion-sensitive, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2002
    Publication date: November 28, 2002
    Inventors: Douglas Bryan Cole, Varsha K. Shah, Kurt J. Bevernitz, Franklin M. Chen, Eric D. Johnson, Frederick J. Lang, Jeffrey D. Lindsay, Ligia A. Rivera, Kim G. Schick, Katherine Denise Stahl
  • Publication number: 20020155281
    Abstract: The present invention provides ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers. The present invention also provides a method of making ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention further provides fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion-sensitive, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2001
    Publication date: October 24, 2002
    Inventors: Frederick J. Lang, Yihua Chang, Franklin M.C. Chen, Paige A. Dellerman, Eric D. Johnson, Jeffrey D. Lindsay, Pavneet S. Mumick, William S. Pomplun, Ligia A. Rivera, Kim G. Schick, Walter T. Schultz, Varsha K. Shah, Dave A. Soerens, Kenneth Y. Wang, David M. Jackson, Douglas Bryan Cole, Barbra Elaine Copsey, Katherine Denise Stahl
  • Patent number: 6444214
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion-sensitive, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2000
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2002
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Douglas Bryan Cole, Varsha K. Shah, Kurt J. Bevernitz, Franklin M. Chen, Eric D. Johnson, Frederick J. Lang, Jeffrey D. Lindsay, Ligia A. Rivera, Kim G. Schick, Katherine Denise Stahl
  • Patent number: 6429261
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers. The present invention is also directed to a method of making ion-sensitive, water-dispersible polymers and their applicability as binder compositions. The present invention is further directed to fiber-containing fabrics and webs comprising ion-sensitive, water-dispersible binder compositions and their applicability in water-dispersible personal care products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2002
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Frederick J. Lang, Kelly D. Branham, Yihua Chang, Franklin M. Chen, Eric D. Johnson, Jeffrey D. Lindsay, Pavneet S. Mumick, William S. Pomplun, Kim G. Schick, Walter T. Schultz, Dave A. Soerens, Tong Sun, Kenneth Y. Wang