Molded touch fasteners

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7488527
APP PUB NO 20070194611A1
SERIAL NO

11725142

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Touch fastener, molded articles having touch fasteners and methods of making such touch fasteners and articles are provided. The touch fasteners include a sheet form base having an upper face and a lower face; a plurality of male fastener elements, each fastener element having a stem molded integrally with and extending from the upper face of the sheet form base; and a foam or fibrous non-woven material adjacent to the upper face of the sheet form base, wherein at least a portion of the foam or fibrous non-woven material is disposed between at least a portion of the fastening elements.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
VELCRO BVBADEINZE, BE198

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Armela, Luis Parellada Palafrugell , ES 7 55
Gallant, Christopher M Nottingham , US 62 372
Herrero, Emilio Munoz Barcelona , ES 3 14
Janzen, Daniel Lee Brampton , CA 13 70
Line, Kevin Keith Port Severn , CA 11 71

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
YKK CORPORATION (8)
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
 
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED (1)
5427864 Multilayer molded article 5 1994
 
KURARAY CO., LTD. (1)
4842916 Separable fastener component & moldings attached with such fastener component 65 1987
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (3)
4710414 Fastener assembly with heat shrinkable film cover 70 1984
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
 
Hein, Lehmann AG (1)
4396503 Method and device for coating elements and screen elements made thereby 12 1981
 
VELCRO BVBA (1)
5766723 Fastener assembly with peripheral seal 51 1996
 
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
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (1)
5554239 Method of manufacturing a fastening system for an absorbent article 48 1995
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (13)
4775310 Apparatus for making a separable fastener 144 1986
4776068 Quiet touch fastener material 39 1986
4933224 Method for adapting separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 91 1987
5286431 Molded product having insert mold-in fastener 56 1992
* 5725928 Touch fastener with magnetic attractant 52 1995
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
* 5736217 Die cut mold-in 17 1996
5786061 Separable fastener having a perimeter cover gasket 48 1996
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 Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
TAIWAN PAIHO LIMITED (3)
* 8322002 Fastening strap assembly and foam article including same 5 2010
* 2011/0167,598 Fastening strap assembly and foam article including same 11 2010
9015907 Fastening strap assembly and foam article including same 0 2012
 
LEAR CORPORATION (1)
8662583 Vehicle seat trim attachment 1 2011
 
STEELCASE INC. (5)
9179777 Method of assembling a chair component 0 2013
9173491 Chair assembly with upholstery covering 0 2013
8998338 Chair assembly with upholstery covering 2 2013
9681750 Chair assembly with upholstery covering 0 2015
9345328 Chair assembly with upholstery covering 0 2015
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