Patents by Inventor Mattias Schmidt

Mattias Schmidt 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: 20210106471
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a thin, flexible absorbent articles comprising an acquisition-distribution system comprises a first component comprising first thermoplastic fibers and cellulose fibers, the cellulose fibers being less than about 90% by weight of the first component, wherein the absorbent article has an absorption time lower than about 7 sec/g up to a loading range of 100 g, as measured according to Modified Fluid Modified Fluid Acquisition Test; and wherein the absorbent article has a caliper of lower than about 2.5 mm under about 400 g pressure at 2 cm2, as measured according to Caliper Test, or a 3-point bending force lower than about 95 g, as measured according to the 3-Point Bending Force Test.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Yi YUAN, Gueltekin ERDEM, Mattias SCHMIDT, Hui LIU
  • Patent number: 10780001
    Abstract: A process for shipping absorbent products having a substantially airfelt free absorbent core, on pallets, is provided. The loaded pallet comprises a plurality of packages, each having a plurality of disposable absorbent articles disposed within the interior space of the package, wherein the plurality of packages are arranged on the pallet such that the plurality of packages on the pallet exhibit a density of from about 11.0 lbs/ft3 to about 14.6 lbs/ft3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Paul Thomas Weisman, Dean Larry Duval, Harald Hermann Hundorf, Holger Beruda, Horst Blessing, Peter Dziezok, Axel Krause, Mattias Schmidt, Lutz Stelzig
  • Patent number: 10765570
    Abstract: An absorbent article comprises a liquid permeable topsheet, a liquid impermeable backsheet, an absorbent core positioned at least partially intermediate the topsheet and the backsheet, and a distribution material comprising a wet-laid, three-dimensional fibrous substrate comprising at least 80% pulp fibers by weight of the wet-laid, three-dimensional fibrous substrate. The wet-laid, three-dimensional fibrous substrate comprises a continuous network region and a plurality of discrete zones that are dispersed throughout the continuous network region. The continuous network region comprises a first average density and the plurality of discrete zones comprise a second average density. The discrete zones are dispersed throughout the continuous network region. The first average density and the second average density are different.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Paul Thomas Weisman, Andrea Peri, Kenneth Michael Hamall, Aniruddha Chatterjee, Jörg Endres, Mattias Schmidt, Sandra Sautter, Gene Xiaoqing Huang, Darrell Ian Brown, Ward William Ostendorf
  • Patent number: 10555840
    Abstract: A method for making a disposable absorbent core comprises depositing absorbent particulate polymer material from a plurality of reservoirs in a printing roll onto a substrate disposed on a grid of a support which includes a plurality of cross bars extending substantially parallel to and spaced from one another so as to form channels extending between the plurality of cross bars. The plurality of reservoirs in the first peripheral surface are arranged in an array comprising rows extending substantially parallel to and spaced from one another. A disposable absorbent article and apparatus for making an absorbent article are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Harald Hermann Hundorf, Miguel Brandt Sanz, Holger Beruda, Horst Blessing, Peter Dziezok, Axel Krause, Mattias Schmidt, Lutz Stelzig
  • Patent number: 10517775
    Abstract: An absorbent article comprises a liquid permeable topsheet, a liquid impermeable backsheet, an absorbent core positioned at least partially intermediate the topsheet and the backsheet, and a distribution material comprising a wet-laid, three-dimensional fibrous substrate comprising at least 80% pulp fibers by weight of the wet-laid, three-dimensional fibrous substrate. The wet-laid, three-dimensional fibrous substrate comprises a continuous network region, a plurality of discrete zones, and a plurality of transition regions. The transition regions are positioned intermediate the continuous network region and at least some of the plurality of discrete zones.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Paul Thomas Weisman, Andrea Peri, Kenneth Michael Hamall, Aniruddha Chatterjee, Jörg Endres, Mattias Schmidt, Sandra Sautter, Gene Xiaoqing Huang, Darrell Ian Brown, Ward William Ostendorf
  • Publication number: 20190216656
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an absorbent article for personal hygiene. More particularly, in one embodiment, the absorbent article absorbent article includes at least one property changing indicator. A detector device is also provided that includes at least one sensor. The sensor is adapted to detect the property change of the property change indicator in the absorbent article. In one particular embodiment, for example, the property changing indicator may include an optical property indicator such as a color change indicator and the sensor may include an optical sensor such as a color sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Blanca Arizti, Erik John Hasenoehrl, Jonathan Livingston Joyce, Mattias Schmidt, Faiz Feisal Sherman, Steven Jeffrey Specht, Grant Edward Anders Striemer
  • Patent number: 10342717
    Abstract: An absorbent article comprises a liquid permeable topsheet, a liquid impermeable backsheet, an absorbent core between the topsheet and the backsheet. The absorbent core comprises an absorbent material. The absorbent article further comprises a distribution material between the topsheet and the absorbent core. The distribution material is notionally divided in a front region, a back region and a middle region located between the front and the back region. Each of the front, back and middle regions is ? of the length of the distribution material. At least one of the front, back and middle regions of the distribution material comprises one or more layers. The one or more layers of the distribution material comprise a fibrous structure made of wet-laid fibers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Andrea Peri, Kenneth Michael Hamall, Aniruddha Chatterjee, Joerg Endres, Mattias Schmidt, Sandra Sautter, Gene Xiaoqing Huang, Darrell Ian Brown, Ward William Ostendorf, Joseph Leslie Grolmes
  • Publication number: 20190205960
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing customized absorbent hygiene articles, the articles comprising an absorbent core, a topsheet, and a backsheet, the method comprising the steps of: (a) providing a set of choices designed to allow a consumer to specify the customized article; (b) receiving a selection from the consumer among the set of choices; (c) manufacturing the customized article; and (d) distributing the customized article to the consumer; wherein the set of choices is selected from: the material specification of the topsheet and/or the backsheet; the absorbent capacity, absorbency profile, and/or shape of the absorbent core; the material specification and/or design of leg cuffs, of waist bands or waist elastics, of fastening members or elastic side panels, of a raised barrier for fecal control; selection of a lotion applied to the topsheet or to the leg cuff and combinations thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Mattias Schmidt, Barry Robert Feist, Nelson Edward Greening, II, Olaf Erik Alexander Isele, Kevin Ronald Kanya, Stephen Joseph Lange, Jeromy Thomas Raycheck, Donald Carroll Roe
  • Patent number: 10285871
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an absorbent article for personal hygiene. More particularly, in one embodiment, the absorbent article absorbent article includes at least one property changing indicator. A detector device is also provided that includes at least one sensor. The sensor is adapted to detect the property change of the property change indicator in the absorbent article. In one particular embodiment, for example, the property changing indicator may include an optical property indicator such as a color change indicator and the sensor may include an optical sensor such as a color sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Blanca Arizti, Erik John Hasenoehrl, Jonathan Livingston Joyce, Mattias Schmidt, Faiz Feisal Sherman, Steven Jeffrey Specht, Grant Edward Anders Striemer
  • Patent number: 10285872
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an absorbent article for personal hygiene. More particularly, in one embodiment, the absorbent article absorbent article includes at least one property changing indicator. A detector device is also provided that includes at least one sensor. The sensor is adapted to detect the property change of the property change indicator in the absorbent article. In one particular embodiment, for example, the property changing indicator may include an optical property indicator such as a color change indicator and the sensor may include an optical sensor such as a color sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Blanca Arizti, Erik John Hasenoehrl, Jonathan Livingston Joyce, Mattias Schmidt, Faiz Feisal Sherman, Steven Jeffrey Specht, Grant Edward Anders Striemer
  • Publication number: 20190076303
    Abstract: An absorbent article comprising a primary indicator and a secondary indicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Mattias SCHMIDT, Miguel Alvaro ROBLES, Donald Carroll ROE, Michael DIVO
  • Publication number: 20190021919
    Abstract: A package comprising an interior space and an exterior surface may have a plurality of disposable absorbent articles disposed within the interior space of the package. Each of the disposable absorbent articles may have a topsheet; a backsheet; an absorbent core located between the topsheet and the backsheet. The absorbent products may exhibit an In-Bag Stack Height of less about 80 mm as measured according to an In-Bag Stack Height Test.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Inventors: Paul Thomas WEISMAN, Dean Larry DuVAL, Holger BERUDA, Peter DZIEZOK, Axel KRAUSE, Mattias SCHMIDT, Lutz STELZIG
  • Patent number: 10182950
    Abstract: Disposable absorbent article comprising a chassis comprising a topsheet, a backsheet, and an absorbent core wherein the article has improved softness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kathleen Marie Lawson, Harald Hermann Hundorf, Holger Beruda, Horst Blessing, Peter Dziezok, Axel Krause, Mattias Schmidt, Lutz Stelzig
  • Patent number: 10123916
    Abstract: A package comprising an interior space and an exterior surface may have a plurality of disposable absorbent articles disposed within the interior space of the package. Each of the disposable absorbent articles may have a topsheet; a backsheet; a substantially cellulose free absorbent core located between the topsheet and the backsheet. The absorbent products may exhibit an In-Bag Stack Height of less about 80 mm as measured according to an In-Bag Stack Height Test.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Paul Thomas Weisman, Dean Larry DuVal, Holger Beruda, Peter Dziezok, Axel Krause, Mattias Schmidt, Lutz Stelzig
  • Publication number: 20180200125
    Abstract: A disposable absorbent article to be worn about the lower torso of a wearer that facilitates an easy, intuitive change is provided. The disposable absorbent article includes at least one serviceable indicium that facilitates an easy change by providing alignment of the article relative to an anatomical feature of the wearer or by externally highlighting one or more components of the article thereby indicating alignment and fit about the wearer's lower torso.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Inventors: Luke Robinson Magee, George B. Glackin, III, Christopher J. Hosmer, Naomi S. Korn, James D. Wilson, Mark C. Bates, Mattias Schmidt, Eva Susanne Dominique Thurnay, Joerg Mueller, John C. Costello, Ann Marie Sullivan, Gregg Allen Flender, Donald C. Roe, Mark James Kline, Kenneth Edwin Jewell
  • Patent number: 9943449
    Abstract: An absorbent article with a primary visual fullness indicator and a secondary visual wetness indicator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Mattias Schmidt, Miguel Alvaro Robles, Donald Carroll Roe, Michael Divo
  • Publication number: 20180078426
    Abstract: A method for making a disposable absorbent core comprises depositing absorbent particulate polymer material from a plurality of reservoirs in a printing roll onto a substrate disposed on a grid of a support which includes a plurality of cross bars extending substantially parallel to and spaced from one another so as to form channels extending between the plurality of cross bars. The plurality of reservoirs in the first peripheral surface are arranged in an array comprising rows extending substantially parallel to and spaced from one another. A disposable absorbent article and apparatus for making an absorbent article are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Inventors: Harald Hermann HUNDORF, Miguel Brandt Sanz, Holger Beruda, Horst Blessing, Peter Dziezok, Axel Krause, Mattias Schmidt, Lutz Stelzig
  • Patent number: 9895272
    Abstract: An absorbent article with a primary visual fullness indicator and a secondary visual wetness indicator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Mattias Schmidt, Miguel Alvaro Robles, Donald Carroll Roe, Michael I. Divo
  • Publication number: 20180005290
    Abstract: Included are embodiments for a computer based system and method for providing consumers with mass customized personal hygiene absorbent articles. Some embodiments include registering a user for participation (or allowing them to participate as a guest user) in an online customizing and purchasing system, in which one or more absorbent articles, e.g. diapers, are customized in response to input about a child intended to be the wearer of such absorbent articles, the input being provided by a user, and a user being provided with the opportunity to purchase such customized absorbent articles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: John Gregory Warzala, Mattias Schmidt
  • Patent number: 9849040
    Abstract: A method for making a disposable absorbent core comprises depositing absorbent particulate polymer material from a plurality of reservoirs in a printing roll onto a substrate disposed on a grid of a support which includes a plurality of cross bars extending substantially parallel to and spaced from one another so as to form channels extending between the plurality of cross bars. The plurality of reservoirs in the first peripheral surface are arranged in an array comprising rows extending substantially parallel to and spaced from one another. A disposable absorbent article and apparatus for making an absorbent article are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Harald Hermann Hundorf, Miguel Brandt Sanz, Holger Beruda, Horst Blessing, Peter Dziezok, Axel Krause, Mattias Schmidt, Lutz Stelzig