Floor mat with integral retainer means

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 4758457
SERIAL NO

07017708

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There is disclosed an automotive floor mat having an integral retainer with retaining means provided substantially over the entire underside thereof mounted to a piece of automotive carpet which, in the preferred embodiment has only the scrim and tuftlock layers, with the bottom layer of latex (or other material) being eliminated, and thus being much lighter than previous constructions.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
The 2500 CorporationBIRMINGHAM, MI0

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Altus, Mark Huntington Woods, MI 7 162

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
COLLINS & AIKMAN ACCESSORY MATS, INC. (1)
* 4382986 Automobile floor mat with two base portions of different elastomeric materials 40 1982
 
The 2500 Corporation (4)
* 4361610 Non-skid carpet protector 20 1980
* 4481240 Floor mat mounting system 22 1982
* 4588628 Floor mat 33 1984
* 4673603 Floor mat mounting system 46 1984
 
PRETTY PRODUCTS, LLC (1)
* 4399176 Automotive floor mat having rigid rib 24 1981
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (3)
* 5691026 Fastener member with a dual purpose cover sheet 28 1994
* 5691027 Fastener with a dual purpose cover sheet 34 1995
* 5902427 Fastener arrangement with dual purpose cover sheet 19 1997
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (7)
D420636 Car rug 5 1998
* 6455123 Nonslip padded mat 6 1999
* 2006/0057,328 Carpet tile, installation, and methods of manufacture and installation thereof 7 2004
* 2004/0244,314 Stair tread with integral non-slip layer 1 2004
* 2006/0099,387 Slip resistant component 3 2004
* 8573677 Floor mat and method for manufacturing a floor mat 0 2010
* 2012/0061,990 Floor Mat and Method for Manufacturing a Floor Mat 4 2010
 
INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS GROUP NORTH AMERICA, INC. (6)
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* 5154961 Floor mat and method of making same 34 1991
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* 5620546 Method of making a floor mat having a channel 14 1994
6595321 Floor mats having peripheral apertures with acoustic absorbing material 18 2002
* 2010/0122,429 THREE PIECE FLOOR MAT RETENTION SYSTEM 14 2008
 
LUND INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
6605333 Floor mat having bottom surface of concave sections and nubs 39 2001
 
Ikeda Bussan Co., Ltd. (1)
* 5192599 Structure for fixing carpet on vehicular floor panel 12 1991
 
TAC-FAST GEORGIA L.L.C. (2)
* 2006/0162,269 Anchor sheet 5 2004
8691360 Structures for creating spaces while installing anchor sheet and attachment piece subfloors 0 2008
 
LUND, INC. (2)
6221298 Method and apparatus for manufacturing molded products 12 1998
* 2005/0191,459 Method and apparatus for manufacturing molded products 14 2003
 
Tac-Fast Systems SA (1)
* 5382462 Carpet tape 45 1993
 
MOHAWK BRANDS INC. (1)
* 5804273 Floor covering with carpet over carpet and hook and loop fasteners 13 1997
 
The 2500 Corporation (2)
* 4829627 Floor mat and method of attaching retainer thereto 61 1987
* 4921742 Floor mat retention system for automotive vehicles 32 1988
 
TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
* 7712579 Floor silencer 1 2008
* 2009/0065,298 FLOOR SILENCER 1 2008
 
TAC-FACT GEORGIA LLC (1)
* 2007/0269,631 Carpet tile, installation, and methods of manufacture and installation thereof 5 2004
 
AURIA SOLUTIONS UK I LTD. (1)
* RE36677 Method of making a floor mat having a channel 12 1998
 
MOHAWK CARPET DISTRIBUTION, INC. (1)
* 5658430 Carpet over carpet installation adhesive 12 1995
 
TILEY,ESQ. STEPHEN D. (1)
6382350 Molded acoustic and decorative mats and methods for forming the same 42 2001
 
HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. (3)
* 8240733 Automobile carpet having a removed section 0 2010
* 2011/0248,524 AUTOMOBILE CARPET HAVING A REMOVED SECTION 2 2010
9463727 Vehicle seat covering assembly 0 2014
 
Racemark International, Inc. (1)
* 5938873 Tooling and method for joining a heel pad to a floor mat 3 1997
 
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (2)
* 8931162 Three piece floor mat retention system 3 2014
* 2014/0215,802 THREE PIECE FLOOR MAT RETENTION SYSTEM 0 2014
 
LAWRENCE PAPER COMPANY (1)
* 5149572 Disposable, rollup temporary floor mat 7 1991
 
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED (2)
7394039 Keyboard and membrane switch for keyboard 4 2006
* 2007/0209,920 Keyboard and membrane switch for keyboard 4 2006
* Cited By Examiner