Undergarment protection article and method
Patent #: 6,716,206
Inventor(s): Wanda W. Jackson
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
1. An absorbent article, comprising: (a) an absorbent having a top sheet surface and an opposite bottom sheet surface, said top sheet surface having a length and a width configured to fit the pudendal region of a woman; (b) a liquid-impermeable baffle adjacent to said bottom sheet surface, said baffle having a length and a width covering said bottom sheet surface; (c) a pair of garment-attachment nesting ridges, each nesting ridge positioned on said liquid-impermeable baffle for receiving a side surface of a crotch portion of an undergarment, said undergarment having an undergarment elastic edge; (d) stiffening means for holding said nesting ridges securely to said undergarment elastic edge; and (e) a pressure sensitive adhesive in at least one of said nesting-ridges.
View on USPTO