Loop Materials

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20080113152A1
SERIAL NO

11559556

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Loop products are provided that include a carrier sheet having a plurality of holes pierced therethrough, a layer of fibers disposed on a first side of the carrier sheet, and a scrim reinforcing layer interposed between the fibers on the first side of the carrier sheet and the carrier sheet. Loops of the fibers extend from the holes on a second side of the carrier sheet, bases of the loops being anchored on the first side of the carrier sheet.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V.CURACAO23

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Provost, George A Litchfield, NH 83 1950
Shepard, William H Amherst, NH 59 928

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY (12)
* 4931343 Sheet material used to form portions of fasteners 80 1988
* 5380580 Flexible nonwoven mat 144 1994
* 5603708 Rounded corner fastening tab diaper closure 56 1994
* 5599601 Diaper fastening tape 22 1995
* 5605729 Loop fastener material storage/dispensing assembly 41 1995
* 5611789 Disposable diaper mechanical closure system with adhesive disposability 68 1995
* 5616394 Sheet of loop material, and garments having such loop material incorporated therein 87 1995
* 5611791 Sheet of loop material, and garments having such loop material incorporated therein 60 1996
* 5614232 Method of making an interengaging fastener member 31 1996
* 5904793 Method and equipment for rapid manufacture of loop material 38 1996
* 5888607 Soft loop laminate and method of making 79 1997
* 5866222 Silicone copolymer modified release tapes 24 1997
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (5)
* 4521472 Fabric and method of manufacture using selvage bands 11 1982
* 5080951 Nonwoven fabric 55 1989
* 5391424 Lightweight filler and a process for its manufacture 27 1992
* 2007/0116,926 Tufted laminate web 15 2007
* 2008/0119,807 TUFTED LAMINATE WEB 12 2008
 
Milliken Research Corporation (4)
* 5307616 Method to manufacture a slub yarn 11 1991
* 5707906 Needled non-woven fabric 14 1992
* 5216790 Needled nonwoven fabric 29 1992
* 5379501 Method of produce loop pile yarn 18 1993
 
Spontex Incorporated (1)
* 4645699 Pile cleaning material and needling method of making same 34 1985
 
MILLIKEN & COMPANY (1)
* 2007/0037,462 Optical fiber substrate useful as a sensor or illumination device component 20 2005
 
BP CORPORATION NORTH AMERICA INC. (1)
* 4446189 Textured nonwoven textile fabric laminate and process of making said 85 1983
 
INVISTA NORTH AMERICA S.A.R.L. (2)
* 5320890 Fire resistant fabrics with a flocked nylon surface 5 1993
* 5417902 Process of making polyester mixed yarns with fine filaments 13 1993
 
FiberTech Group, Inc. (1)
* 4315965 Method of making nonwoven fabric and product made thereby having both stick bonds and molten bonds 45 1980
 
PROPEX INC. (1)
* 6716511 Propylene polymer fibers and yarns 8 1997
 
ARTEVA NORTH AMERICA S.A.R.L. (1)
* 5630896 Method of making recyclable tufted carpets 30 1995
 
PRECISION FABRICS GROUP, INC. (2)
* 5891547 Needle punch nonwoven component for refastenable fastening device 54 1997
* 2004/0072,491 Spunlaced loop material for a refastenable fastening device and methods of making same 18 2003
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (2)
* 4654246 Self-engaging separable fastener 44 1985
* 5518795 Laminated hook fastener 75 1994
 
AKRO CORPORATION, THE (1)
* 4324824 Tufted pile floor covering with piling of coated fibrous material 21 1980
 
Firma Carl Freudenberg (2)
* 4451315 Process for producing a non-woven fabric 24 1982
* 4451314 Method for the manufacture of a fluffy, light-weight, soft nonwoven fabric 26 1982
 
APLIX (1)
* 5736214 Laminated assembly constituted by a warp or weft-knitted loop fabric adhered flat on a support, and its manufacturing method 25 1996
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (4)
* 6355759 Polydiorganosiloxane polyurea segmented copolymers and a process for making same 88 1997
* 6051094 Closure system for disposable absorbent article 49 1997
* 6537935 High strength nonwoven fabric and process for making 43 1999
* 6195850 Closure system for disposable absorbent article 43 1999
 
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (1)
* 4750443 Fire-blocking textile fabric 41 1986
 
Clopay Plastic Products Company, Inc. (1)
* 5382461 Extrusion laminate of incrementally stretched nonwoven fibrous web and thermoplastic film and method 90 1993
 
Don Brothers, Buist P.L.C. (1)
* 4439476 Tufted fabrics and method of making 33 1982
 
REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (1)
* 5383873 Smooth muscle chemical pacemaker 15 1992
 
J&J FLOORING GROUP, LLC (1)
* 2006/0105,664 Process for abrasion-resistant needle-punched composite 14 2005
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (9)
* 5380313 Loop fastening material for fastening device and method of making same 109 1992
* 6849142 Method of making multi-layer female component for refastenable fastening device 14 1993
* 5407439 Multi-layer female component for refastenable fastening device and method of making the same 106 1994
* 5595567 Nonwoven female component for refastenable fastening device 149 1994
* 5624427 Female component for refastenable fastening device 141 1995
* 5622578 Method for manufacturing refastenable fastening systems including a female loop fastening component and the products produced therefrom 38 1995
* 5615460 Female component for refastenable fastening device having regions of differential extensibility 82 1996
* 7172801 Tufted laminate web 59 2003
* 2006/0019,056 Compression resistant nonwovens 35 2005
 
JAPAN VILENE COMPANY, LTD. (1)
* 6192556 Female component for touch and close fastener and method of manufacturing the same 24 1999
 
HAWK, J. RICHARD, AGENT FOR CERTAIN LENDERS (2)
* 5616155 Coated fabric suitable for preparing releasably attachable abrasive sheet material 26 1995
* 6703086 Printable material 37 2001
 
Aplix, Inc. (1)
* 5500268 Fastener assembly with magnetic side and end seals and method 64 1995
 
AMOCO CORPORATION (2)
* 4379189 Nonwoven textile fabric with fused face and raised loop pile 36 1980
* 4377889 Apparatus for controlling edge uniformity in nonwoven fabrics 18 1981
 
VELCRO BVBA (4)
* 6342285 Fastener loop material, its manufacture, and products incorporating the material 20 1997
* 2002/0037,390 Loop material for touch fastening 2 2001
* 6869659 Fastener loop material, its manufacture, and products incorporating the material 23 2002
* 7156937 Needling through carrier sheets to form loops 21 2003
 
Ozite Corporation (2)
* 4389442 Wall covering fabric with texturized loops 24 1981
* 4389443 Cut pile fabric with fused carrier and method of making same 21 1981
 
FUTECH INTERACTIVE PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
* 5735453 Decorative novelty articles 14 1995
 
PROPEX OPERATING COMPANY, LLC (1)
* 6740385 Tuftable and tufted fabrics 13 2001
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (11)
* 5403302 Fastening system for disposable diaper with disposability feature 77 1992
* 5304162 Garment and pleated, adjustable strap member therefor 107 1992
* 5386595 Garment attachment system 94 1994
* 5707707 Compressively resilient loop structure for hook and loop fastener systems 34 1995
* 5620779 Ribbed clothlike nonwoven fabric 98 1996
* 5858515 Pattern-unbonded nonwoven web and process for making the same 279 1996
* 5722968 Absorbent article fastening system 44 1997
* 6686303 Bicomponent nonwoven webs containing splittable thermoplastic filaments and a third component 42 1998
* 6368444 Apparatus and method for cross-directional stretching of polymeric film and other nonwoven sheet material and materials produced therefrom 66 1999
* 6709996 Crimped multicomponent filaments and spunbond webs made therefrom 13 2001
* 2004/0020,579 Mechanical fastening system for an article 23 2002
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK CORPORATION (1)
* 5614281 Creped nonwoven laminate loop fastening material for mechanical fastening systems 98 1995
 
CARL FREUDENBERG KG (1)
* 2003/0077,430 Nonwoven laminate material for mechanical closure systems, method for its production, and its use 47 2002
 
GFD FABRICS, INC. (FORMERLY GFD TECHNOLOGY, INC.) (1)
* 5407722 Loop-type textile fastener fabric, method of producing same and process of treating same 31 1993
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
KOREA RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF BIOSCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY (1)
* 2008/0069,846 Protease, a Gene Therefor and the Use Thereof 0 2007
 
VELCRO BVBA (10)
7562426 Needling loops into carrier sheets 13 2005
7547469 Forming loop materials 21 2005
8753459 Needling loops into carrier sheets 2 2008
8673097 Anchoring loops of fibers needled into a carrier sheet 2 2008
* 2009/0203,280 NEEDLING LOOPS INTO CARRIER SHEETS 14 2008
* 2008/0305,297 ANCHORING LOOPS OF FIBERS NEEDLED INTO A CARRIER SHEET 14 2008
9119443 Loop-engageable fasteners and related systems and methods 0 2012
9078793 Hook-engageable loop fasteners and related systems and methods 0 2012
9790626 Needling fibrous webs 0 2015
9388519 Needling fibrous webs 1 2015
 
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH (1)
* 9775411 System for mounting of components 0 2014
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (1)
* 2008/0305,704 NEEDLING LOOPS INTO CARRIER SHEETS 5 2008
 
Velero Industries B.V. (1)
7465366 Needling loops into carrier sheets 17 2005
* Cited By Examiner