Global Patent Index - EP 1005306 A1

EP 1005306 A1 2000-06-07 - ABSORBENT ARTICLE WITH FINGER POCKETS

Title (en)

ABSORBENT ARTICLE WITH FINGER POCKETS

Title (de)

ABSORBIERENDER ARTIKEL MIT FINGERTASCHEN

Title (fr)

ARTICLE ABSORBANT A POCHES POUR LES DOIGTS

Publication

EP 1005306 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 97942640 A

Priority

  • US 9716798 W
  • US 71966196 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9813002A1] An absorbent article including a liquid permeable topsheet, a liquid impermeable backsheet joined with the topsheet and an absorbent core located between the topsheet and the backsheet. The absorbent article also includes a finger pocket located on the backsheet. The finger pocket includes a fixed portion joined to the backsheet and the free portion is preferably free to move away from the backsheet to provide an opening. A diaperer may slide a finger into the opening for controlling at least a portion of the absorbent article while the diaper is being fitted to or removed from a wearer.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61F 13/15

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61F 13/49 (2006.01); A61F 5/44 (2006.01); A61F 13/15 (2006.01); A61F 13/514 (2006.01); A61F 13/56 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61F 13/84 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9813002A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9813002 A1 19980402; AU 4429797 A 19980417; CA 2265733 A1 19980402; EP 1005306 A1 20000607; JP 2000503244 A 20000321; KR 20000048503 A 20000725; TW 360527 B 19990611; ZA 9708378 B 19980324

INPADOC legal status


2001-09-19 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20010227

2000-11-29 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17Q

- Effective date: 20001016

2000-06-07 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 19990320

2000-06-07 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU NL PT SE