Patents by Inventor Wanda Walton Jackson

Wanda Walton Jackson 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: 20020177834
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an absorbent article comprising a topsheet, a backsheet, and a valving means, the valving means comprising at least one one-way valve and a connection means which permits the connection of a pumping means, wherein the valving means allows air to be distributed into one or more regions of the article. The valving means of the article allows air to be discharged into the article in a region between a wearer's skin and the product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2001
    Publication date: November 28, 2002
    Applicant: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: James Arthur Davis, Wanda Walton Jackson, Jark C. Lau, K. Y. Wang, Susan Carol Paul, Rebecca Willey Griffin, Roland Columbus Smith, David Craige Strack, Eugenio Go Varona, Marlene Rebecca Waugaman, Tamara Lee Mace
  • Patent number: 6454749
    Abstract: There is provided a bellows adapted to be actuated by the movement of a wearer's body and force air into a personal care product in a region between the skin of the wearer and the product. The bellows may be located in the periphery of the personal care product and the discharge of the bellows is directed into the personal care product so air is forced into the product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 1998
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2002
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Jark Chong Lau, James Arthur Davis, Kenneth Yin Wang, Wanda Walton Jackson
  • Patent number: 6117803
    Abstract: A diaper outer cover of a layered nonwoven material having an outer meltblown fiber layer of a meltblown material having an average basis weight in the range of about 1 g/m.sup.2 to about 7 g/m.sup.2 disposed on an inner nonwoven material layer, preferably a spunbond web.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 1997
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2000
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Tod Morman, Thomas Walter Odorzynski, Wanda Walton Jackson, Gregory Todd Sudduth
  • Patent number: 5997981
    Abstract: A composite material adapted for mechanical fastener use as a loop fastener component with a complementary hook component is made by laminating a film with an amorphous polymer layer to a prebonded nonwoven web under conditions producing laminate bonds corresponding to the prebond locations, and loose filaments or fibers between the bonds. The composite also desirably has a MVTR of at least about 100 g/m.sup.2 /24 hours and a hydrohead of at least about 50 mbar. In use as a component of a disposable personal care product such as a disposable diaper, the loop fastener component may be substantially the entire backing, providing comfort, protection and highly variable fit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 1997
    Date of Patent: December 7, 1999
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Ann Louise McCormack, William Bela Haffner, Wanda Walton Jackson
  • Patent number: 5906879
    Abstract: A 3-dimension thermoformed bicomponent fiber nonwoven material comprising a lofty bicomponent material layer forming a plurality of peaks separated from one another by channels and having a basis weight in the range of about 0.5 to 7.0 ounces per square yard. The bicomponent material layer comprises a structural component and a heat activatable adhesive component suitable for thermoforming. Also disclosed are various configurations of this material suitable for use in absorbent personal care articles such as sanitary napkins, disposable diapers, incontinent-care pads and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 1997
    Date of Patent: May 25, 1999
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Edsel Huntoon, Mary Garvie Weber, Gordon Allen Shaw, Marshall Kenneth Bryant, Mark George Everson, Gerald Lewis Clark, Wanda Walton Jackson, Susan Marie Vanage, Mark Charles Jacobs, Pamela Jean Mayberry, James Arthur Davis, Douglas Bryan Cole, Stanley Michael Gryskiewicz, Ann Louise McCormack, Richard Daniel Pike, Leslie Warren Collier, IV, Frank Andrew Rosch, III, Scott Richard Lange
  • Patent number: 5643240
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a combination apertured film and lofty fibrous nonwoven web separation layer which is particularly well suited for use as, among other things, a body side liner for personal care absorbent articles such as sanitary napkins and the like. When used in such applications, the material of the present invention has excellent liquid penetration rates and it resists rewet of the surface of the material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 1996
    Date of Patent: July 1, 1997
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Corporation
    Inventors: Wanda Walton Jackson, Monica Signoret Diaz, Cheryl Anne Perkins, Dawn Marie Huffman, Wendy Louise Bush, Cheryl Ann Mocadlo, Richard John Birtwell