Elastic fastening system

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20040261230A1
SERIAL NO

10610006

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Abstract

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A hook and loop fastener comprising a hook component and a loop component. The hook component includes a hook backing and a plurality of hooks protruding from the hook backing. The hook backing includes an extensible material. The loop component includes a loop backing and a plurality of loops protruding from it. The loop backing also includes an extensible material.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V.CURACAO23

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Kurtz, Wallace L JR Lunenburg, MA 12 81
Neeb, Alexander J Alpharetta, GA 17 233
Pierce, Joseph E Appleton, WI 8 98
Schmidt, Richard J Roswell, GA 26 530

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
YKK CORPORATION (3)
* 5643651 Molded surface fastener and method for manufacturing the same 26 1996
* 5669120 Molded surface fastener 87 1996
* 6115891 Continuous surface fastener tape and method of manufacturing the same 14 1997
 
INILLOT MEDICAL SYSTEMS LLC (1)
* 5480719 Securing tape 17 1994
 
Broken Arrow Specialties (1)
* 5636503 Horse blanket keeper 8 1994
 
VELCRO BVBA (4)
* 6205623 Composite hook and loop fasteners, and products containing them 51 1998
* 6827893 Folded fastener products 5 2001
* 2002/0022,108 Hook and loop fastening 16 2001
* 2003/0034,583 Stretchable fastener 5 2002
 
Heydt; Douglas L. (1)
* 4739635 Connector assembly and composite therefor 34 1987
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (7)
* 2001/0018,110 Method for making a stem web 26 2001
* 2001/0016,245 Web having discrete stem regions 18 2001
* 2003/0087,098 Composite webs with reinforcing polymeric regions and elastic polymeric regions 32 2001
* 2003/0087,059 Composite webs with discrete elastic polymeric regions 66 2001
* 7037457 Systems and methods for composite webs with structured discrete polymeric regions 22 2001
* 2003/0085,485 Systems and methods for composite webs with structured discrete polymeric regions 20 2001
* 2003/0104,746 Laminated composites 11 2002
 
AliMed, Inc. (1)
* 5015251 Medical fastener strap 37 1984
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (5)
* 5318555 Absorbent article having an improved fastening system 124 1992
* 5304162 Garment and pleated, adjustable strap member therefor 107 1992
* 5383872 Disposable diaper with improved mechanical fastening system 91 1993
* 6406467 Mechanical fastening tapes 23 1995
* 5722968 Absorbent article fastening system 44 1997
 
JMW Textiles (1)
* 4672722 Single tape closure construction 47 1986
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (5)
* 4775310 Apparatus for making a separable fastener 144 1986
* 4794028 Method for continuously producing a multi-hook fastner member and product of the method 185 1986
* 5260015 Method for making a laminated hook fastener 135 1991
* 5518795 Laminated hook fastener 74 1994
* 5997522 Item of wear having an enhanced flexibility fastener 22 1997
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (8)
* 5542942 Absorbent article with improved elasticized waistband 83 1994
* 5470417 Method of making multi-layer female component for refastenable fastening device 35 1994
* 5547531 Nonwoven female component for refastenable fastening device and method of making the same 75 1995
* 5622578 Method for manufacturing refastenable fastening systems including a female loop fastening component and the products produced therefrom 38 1995
* 6080347 Method of making a elastically extensible mechanical fastening system 16 1995
* 5615460 Female component for refastenable fastening device having regions of differential extensibility 82 1996
* 5957908 Elastomeric side panel for use with convertible absorbent articles 347 1998
* 2002/0016,581 Absorbent article with improved surface fastening system 13 2001
 
Chisena; Ronald J. (1)
* 5321855 Fastening system for pairing socks, hosiery and gloves 24 1993
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
TAIWAN PAIHO LIMITED (1)
* 9168187 Fastening strap for disposable absorbing articles, method for manufacturing the same and disposable absorbing articles including the same 0 2013
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (5)
9475205 Method of making a mechanical fastener and apparatus including a roller with protrusions 1 2012
9687048 Method of making a mechanical fastener using a crowned surface 0 2013
9591896 Method of making a mechanical fastener using diverging disks 0 2013
9314962 Method of separating strands on a stretching surface 3 2013
9630359 Method of separating strands on a stretching surface 0 2016
 
UNI-CHARM CORPORATION (4)
* 8545473 Wearing article with corrugated fasteners 1 2008
* 2010/0312,218 WEARING ARTICLE 0 2008
* 8978163 Pant-type wearing article and method for making the same 0 2009
* 2011/0072,561 PANT-TYPE WEARING ARTICLE AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME 3 2009
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (2)
8679992 Elastic composite formed from multiple laminate structures 0 2008
8603281 Elastic composite containing a low strength and lightweight nonwoven facing 0 2008
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (1)
* 2008/0131,035 RECLOSEABLE BAG 27 2007
* Cited By Examiner