US Patent No.: 8,282,618 B2
Inventor(s): Cynthia H. Nordness, Oshkosh, Wis., US; and Katherine C. Wheeler, Appleton, Wis., US.
Company: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc., Neenah, Wis., US.
A disposable pant comprising: a garment shell including a stretchable middle panel and two stretchable leg panels, the middle panel attached to the leg panels along a continuous seam running from an upper edge of a front waist edge to an upper edge of a back waist edge, the leg panels defining two leg openings, and first and second inseams, each inseam extending from a crotch region to one of the leg openings; an absorbent structure in the crotch region of the garment shell; and wherein the disposable pant includes an inner surface configured to contact the wearer's body and an outer surface configured to face away from the wearer's body, the absorbent structure defining at least a portion of the inner surface.