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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7422783
APP PUB NO 20060107501A1
SERIAL NO

10997802

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Articles having cooperative fasteners are described. The cooperative fasteners comprise an elongated fastening strip with male fasteners extending from a first surface and foam disposed on the first surface, where at least a portion of the foam extends to a height greater than the height of the male fastener elements. In some instances the article is a hat, a mat, a bag, a garment, or a hair roller.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
VELCRO BVBADEINZE, BE198

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Kurtz, Jr Wallace L Lunenburg, MA 8 162
Schmidt, Richard St. Simons Island, GA 67 925
Shepard, William H Amherst, NH 59 914
Tremblay, Heidi S Ft. Lauderdale, FL 6 59

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
YKK CORPORATION (9)
5620769 Molded surface fastener and method for manufacturing the same 45 1995
5643651 Molded surface fastener and method for manufacturing the same 26 1996
6143222 Surface fastener manufacturing method 7 1996
5819391 Surface fastener and method of manufacturing the same 13 1996
5669120 Molded surface fastener 87 1996
6115891 Continuous surface fastener tape and method of manufacturing the same 14 1997
6060146 Molded surface fastener member and method of manufacturing the member 14 1997
6463635 Surface fastener 35 2001
* 6720059 Fastener strip having sealing vertical wall 16 2001
 
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED (1)
5427864 Multilayer molded article 5 1994
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (2)
4959265 Pressure-sensitive adhesive tape fastener for releasably attaching an object to a fabric 154 1989
5611122 Interengaging fastener having reduced noise generation 44 1994
 
KURARAY CO., LTD. (3)
4842916 Separable fastener component & moldings attached with such fastener component 65 1987
* 5058245 Fastening device and method for fixing adherend by using the same 37 1989
* 5688576 Fastener member for molding and production of plastic molded article with fastener member molded thereon 21 1996
 
VELCRO BVBA (2)
5766723 Fastener assembly with peripheral seal 51 1996
* 7132144 Fastener tapes 21 2003
 
DENSO CORPORATION (1)
2005/0210,866 Drive device for a secondary air injection system 2 2004
 
COLLINS & AIKMAN PRODUCTS, LLC (1)
5853842 Process for the production of a multi-layer composite article having fasteners affixed to a surface thereof and the article produced thereby 5 1997
 
Kanebo Bell-Touch, Ltd. (1)
4707893 Fabric fastener 32 1986
 
LIFESHIELD SCIENCES LLC (1)
2004/0158,312 Braided endoluminal device having tapered filaments 24 2003
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (11)
4775310 Apparatus for making a separable fastener 144 1986
4776068 Quiet touch fastener material 39 1986
5286431 Molded product having insert mold-in fastener 56 1992
5540970 Die cut mold-in 23 1995
5766385 Separable fastener having die-cut protective cover with pull tab and method of making same 15 1995
5786061 Separable fastener having a perimeter cover gasket 48 1996
5922436 Die cut mold-in 32 1998
6187247 Injection molding parts with fastener elements 24 1998
5942177 Method for a making a separable fastener having a perimeter cover gasket 39 1998
6174476 Molding fastener products having backings 27 1998
6540863 Forming fastener components of multiple streams of resin 22 2001
 
Namba Press Works Co., Ltd. (1)
5695845 Foamed body fastener 10 1995
 
Sanwakako Co., Ltd. (1)
6572808 Method for producing a molded laminate 7 2000
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 2008/0238,083 Labeled Baggage 3 2007
* 2010/0227,112 Composite Ply with Adhered Groupings of Fiber Fasteners 1 2010
 
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH (1)
* 9775411 System for mounting of components 0 2014
 
DATASCOPE CORP. (6)
7992757 Systems and methods of tissue closure 231 2007
* 2007/0260,278 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF TISSUE CLOSURE 335 2007
8647350 Delivery device and method for compliant tissue fasteners 26 2010
* 2011/0190,809 DELIVERY DEVICE AND METHOD FOR COMPLIANT TISSUE FASTENERS 4 2010
8561872 Systems and methods of tissue closure 2 2011
9375218 Systems and methods of tissue closure 0 2013
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (5)
9468569 Absorbent article having a fastening system and waist elastic with low load loss properties 0 2013
9339425 Absorbent article having a fastening system adapted to enhance gasketing 0 2013
9597237 Absorbent article having a fastening system 0 2013
9615980 Absorbent article having a fastening system 0 2014
9480611 Absorbent article having a fastening system 0 2014
 
OSSUR HF (1)
* 2011/0146,032 STRAPPING SYSTEM 5 2010
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