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Publication numberUS20020184698 A1
Publication typeApplication
Application numberUS 10/097,954
Publication dateDec 12, 2002
Filing dateMar 15, 2002
Priority dateJun 6, 2001
Publication number097954, 10097954, US 2002/0184698 A1, US 2002/184698 A1, US 20020184698 A1, US 20020184698A1, US 2002184698 A1, US 2002184698A1, US-A1-20020184698, US-A1-2002184698, US2002/0184698A1, US2002/184698A1, US20020184698 A1, US20020184698A1, US2002184698 A1, US2002184698A1
InventorsAnna Harris
Original AssigneeAnna Harris
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Throw-away underwear
US 20020184698 A1
Throw-Away underwear is designed to be a one-piece undergarment designed of a breathable, biodegradable material used in a manner similar to regular underwear. It is to be worn and then disposed of and is available for everyone regardless of age or gender.
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1. I, Anna Harris of 42 William Price Parkway, Buffalo, N.Y. 14215 claim that the invention, Throw-Away underwear was originated solely by myself. The idea and usability of Throw-Away underwear were originated solely by myself for convenience in everyday life. I did not base the idea of this undergarment on any other invention. It is not to be used as an absorbing garment, for incontinence, menstrual flow, contraception or any other medical use. The purpose of this garment differs from other disposable products in this regard. It will not contain attachments such as sanitary napkins or conception barriers; it can be used by anyone regardless of age or health. I sincerely feel this is a great idea for all mankind.

[0001] Throw-Away underwear was invented by Anna Harris, an American citizen and resident of New York State. Throw-Away underwear is a non-medical, biodegradable, environmental friendly product intended for daily use.


[0002] Not Applicable


[0003] This product can be classified under undergarments. It is intended for daily hygiene and convenience for those with busy lifestyles and families.


[0004] This product was developed for use by the general population. Throw-Away underwear is to be used in the same manner as regular underwear, the main difference being that it is disposable. Having disposable underwear would eliminate the smelly, germ breeding and embarrassing ordeal of traveling with dirty clothes. Vacationers wont have to worry about running out of clean underwear or washing piles of dirty underclothes upon their return home. Throw-away underwear would also benefit those of use who like to exercise or have children in gym classes at school. Disposable underwear can be worn during workouts or after. Merchants would be able to let customers try on swimsuits and lingerie. Fashion designers, models, businessmen, and children at camp would all benefit from having disposable undergarments.


[0005] Throw-Away underwear is different from other disposable undergarments because it is designed to be durable and worn in place of regular underwear. Throw-Away underwear can be used by anyone regardless of age and is not intended for use in incontinence. Throw-Away underwear should be available in bikini, brief, or full cut, in packages of 4,8,5, or 10. The garment should be fabricated from one solid piece of breathable material and be held in place without the use of pins or belts. The material and colors used are to be determined by the manufacturer.

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U.S. Classification2/400
International ClassificationA41B9/00
Cooperative ClassificationA41B9/00, A41B2400/52
European ClassificationA41B9/00