Patents by Inventor Paul Thomas Weisman

Paul Thomas Weisman 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: 11399986
    Abstract: A nonwoven substrate has a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface. The first surface may include one or more printed portions, wherein at least one printed portion has a curable ink. Said printed portion may exhibit a Crosslinking Index of about 330 or less as determined by the Crosslinking Index Test Method herein and an IAR (Mineral Oil) of 1.30 or greater as determined by the IAR Test Method herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Ariel Lebron, John Ferrer, John Andrew Strasemeier, Nicholas David Vetter, Alrick Vincent Warner, Paul Thomas Weisman, Hui Yang
  • Publication number: 20220211049
    Abstract: Fibrous structures containing a surface care composition, and more particularly dry fibrous structures containing a surface care composition comprising one or more bacteriophage, methods of making same, and methods for treating surfaces using same are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2022
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Inventors: Paul Thomas Weisman, Duane Larry Charbonneau, Serena Rae Heyse
  • Patent number: 11358182
    Abstract: Fibrous structures containing solid additives, and more particularly, fibrous structures containing two or more regions that comprise different average weight % levels of solid additives and methods for making same are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Fei Wang, Michael Donald Suer, John Daniel Algers, Cunming Song, Hailing Bao, Antonius Lambertus DeBeer, David John Pung, Steven Lee Barnholtz, Paul Thomas Weisman
  • Publication number: 20220151837
    Abstract: A through-air bonded nonwoven fabric comprises a first surface and a second surface and a visually discernible pattern of three-dimensional features on one of the first or second surfaces. Each of the three-dimensional features define a microzone comprising a first region and a second region. The first and second regions have a difference in values for an intensive property, wherein in at least one of the microzones, the first region exhibits a Contact Angle of greater than 90 degrees, as measured by the Contact Angle Test Method, and wherein the second region exhibits a Time to Wick of less than 10 seconds, as measured by the Time to Wick Test Method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2022
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Arman Ashraf, Paul Thomas Weisman, Adrien Grenier, Martin Ian James, Stefano Michele Sinigaglia
  • Patent number: 11324641
    Abstract: A nonwoven fabric. The nonwoven fabric can include a first surface and a second surface and a visually discernible pattern of three-dimensional features on one of the first or second surface. Each of the three-dimensional features can define a microzone comprising a first region and a second region. The first and second regions can have a difference in values for an intensive property, and wherein in at least one of the microzones, the first region exhibits a Contact Angle of greater than 90 degrees, as measured by the Contact Angle Test Method detailed herein, and the second region exhibits a Time to Wick of less than 10 seconds, as measured by the Time to Wick Test Method detailed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Arman Ashraf, Paul Thomas Weisman, Adrien Grenier, Martin Ian James, Stefano Michele Sinigaglia
  • Patent number: 11293144
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to fibrous structures including active agents and having a graphic printed thereon. In some embodiments, a nonwoven web may include a fibrous structure comprising filaments. In turn, the filaments may include filament forming material, and an active agent releasable from the filaments when exposed to conditions of intended use. In addition, a graphic may be printed directly onto the fibrous structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Paul Thomas Weisman, Hui Yang, Alrick Vincent Warner, Andreas Josef Dreher, Mark Robert Sivik
  • Publication number: 20220090321
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to fibrous structures including active agents and having a graphic printed thereon. In some embodiments, a nonwoven web may include a fibrous structure comprising filaments. In turn, the filaments may include filament forming material, and an active agent releasable from the filaments when exposed to conditions of intended use. In addition, a graphic may be printed directly onto the fibrous structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2021
    Publication date: March 24, 2022
    Inventors: Paul Thomas Weisman, Hui Yang, Alrick Vincent Warner, Andreas Josef Dreher, Mark Robert Sivik
  • Publication number: 20220090325
    Abstract: Fibrous structures containing filaments and solid additives, and more particularly to fibrous structures containing filaments and solid additives wherein the fibrous structure has three or more regions that exhibit different characteristics and/or properties and methods for making same, are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2021
    Publication date: March 24, 2022
    Inventors: Fei Wang, Arman Ashraf, Michael Donald Suer, John Daniel Algers, Cunming Song, Hailing Bao, Antonius Lambertus De Beer, David John Pung, Steven Lee Barnholtz, Paul Thomas Weisman, Alexander P. King
  • Publication number: 20220081845
    Abstract: Fibrous structures containing solid additives, and more particularly, fibrous structures containing two regions that exhibit at least one common micro-CT intensive property that differs in value and wherein the common micro-CT intensive property transitions between the two regions and methods for making same are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2021
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Inventors: Fei Wang, Michael Donald Suer, John Daniel Algers, Cunming Song, Hailing Bao, Antonius Lambertus De Beer, David John Pung, Steven Lee Barnholtz, Paul Thomas Weisman, J. Michael Bills, Alexander P. King
  • Patent number: 11252966
    Abstract: Fibrous structures containing a surface care composition, and more particularly dry fibrous structures containing a surface care composition comprising one or more bacteriophage, methods of making same, and methods for treating surfaces using same are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Paul Thomas Weisman, Duane Larry Charbonneau, Serena Rae Heyse
  • Publication number: 20220000682
    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 22, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Paul Thomas WEISMAN, Dean Larry DuVAL, Holger BERUDA, Peter DZIEZOK, Axel KRAUSE, Mattias SCHMIDT, Lutz STELIZIG
  • Publication number: 20220002910
    Abstract: A nonwoven fabric. The nonwoven fabric can include a first surface and a second surface and a visually discernible pattern of three-dimensional features on one of the first or second surface. Each of the three-dimensional features can define a microzone comprising a first region and a second region. The first and second regions can have a difference in values for an intensive property. The nonwoven further has a plurality of apertures, wherein at least a portion of the aperture abuts at least one of the first region and the second region of the microzone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Arman Ashraf, Kelyn Anne Arora, Paul Thomas Weisman, Nathan Ray Whitely
  • Patent number: 11214893
    Abstract: A nonwoven fabric. The nonwoven fabric can include a first surface and a second surface and a visually discernible pattern of three-dimensional features on one of the first or second surface. Each of the three-dimensional features can define a microzone comprising a first region and a second region. The first and second regions can have a difference in values for an intensive property. The nonwoven further has a plurality of apertures, wherein at least a portion of the aperture abuts at least one of the first region and the second region of the microzone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Arman Ashraf, Kelyn Anne Arora, Paul Thomas Weisman, Nathan Ray Whitely
  • Patent number: 11186954
    Abstract: Fibrous structures containing filaments and solid additives, and more particularly to fibrous structures containing filaments and solid additives wherein the fibrous structure has three or more regions that exhibit different characteristics and/or properties and methods for making same, are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Fei Wang, Arman Ashraf, Michael Donald Suer, John Daniel Algers, Cunming Song, Hailing Bao, Antonius Lambertus DeBeer, David John Pung, Steven Lee Barnholtz, Paul Thomas Weisman, Alexander P. King
  • Patent number: 11186953
    Abstract: Fibrous structures containing solid additives, and more particularly, fibrous structures containing two regions that exhibit at least one common micro-CT intensive property that differs in value and wherein the common micro-CT intensive property transitions between the two regions and methods for making same are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Fei Wang, Michael Donald Suer, John Daniel Algers, Cunming Song, Hailing Bao, Antonius Lambertus DeBeer, David John Pung, Steven Lee Barnholtz, Paul Thomas Weisman, J. Michael Bills, Alexander P. King
  • Patent number: 11173070
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to homogeneous or heterogeneous polymer foam structures having a graphic printed thereon. As discussed herein, foam structures, such as for example High Internal Phase Emulsion (HIPE) foam structures may include a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface, and one or more graphics may be printed directly on the first and/or second surfaces of the foam. The graphic may comprise ink positioned on the first and/or second surface, wherein the ink may penetrate into the foam structure below the surface on which the ink is applied. As such, the ink may reside on the foam structure and/or within the foam structure at various depths below the first and/or second surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Paul Thomas Weisman, Hui Yang, Alrick Vincent Warner, David Christopher Oetjen
  • Publication number: 20210348303
    Abstract: A method for making nonwoven fabric. The nonwoven fabric can include three-dimensional features that define a microzone comprising a first region and a second region. The first and second regions can have a difference in values for an intensive property. The nonwoven further has a plurality of apertures, wherein at least a portion of the aperture abuts at least one of the first region and the second region of the microzone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Inventors: Arman Ashraf, Kelyn Anne Arora, Paul Thomas Weisman, Nathan Ray Whitely
  • Publication number: 20210330512
    Abstract: A nonwoven fabric. The nonwoven fabric can include a first surface and a second surface and a visually discernible pattern of three-dimensional features on one of the first or second surface. Each of the three-dimensional features can define a microzone comprising a first region and a second region. The first and second regions can have a difference in values for an intensive property, and wherein in at least one of the microzones the first region exhibits a Contact Angle of greater than 90 degrees, as measured by the Contact Angle Test Method detailed herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2021
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Inventors: Arman Ashraf, Paul Thomas Weisman, Adrien Grenier, Martin Ian James, Stefano Michele Sinigaglia
  • Patent number: 11154428
    Abstract: An absorbent article is disclosed, including a three-dimensional material formed of a liquid permeable topsheet and an acquisition material. The acquisition material is positioned beneath the topsheet, and both may be formed of nonwoven material. The three dimensional material may have two surfaces and a plurality of protrusions extending in a z-direction from one of the surfaces, each protrusion having side walls defining an opening in the other of the surfaces. One of the topsheet and the acquisition material may include fibers spun of polymer resin pigmented with a first color that differs from a second color of fibers of the other of the topsheet and the acquisition material, and the differing colors are visible when viewing a wearer-facing surface of the absorbent article.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Rodrigo Rosati, Aniruddha Chatterjee, Matthew Steven Ritter, Jill Marlene Orr, John B. Strube, Adrien Grenier, James T. Knapmeyer, John Lee Hammons, Paul Thomas Weisman
  • Patent number: 11154435
    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: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Paul Thomas Weisman, Dean Larry DuVal, Holger Beruda, Peter Dziezok, Axel Krause, Mattias Schmidt, Lutz Stelzig