Artificial turf with playing field markings

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 4755401
SERIAL NO

07009755

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Abstract

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The invention relates to a ground covering in the form of an artificial turf material with lasting playing field marking lines. In accordance with the invention, the marking lines are formed by separately manufactured material strips and attached to the adjacent turf material using the elements of a hook and loop fastener.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
J. F. Adolff AGBACKNANG0

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Friedrich, Hans-Joachim Auenwald, DE 5 115
von, Kries Otfried Dietenheim, DE 1 56

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