Interlocking dust control mats

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 4769895
SERIAL NO

07141386

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A plurality of rubber-backed dust control mats are interconnected by a connecting strip which has projections thereon which engage mating projections on the outer surface of the rubber backing on the mats.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
Milliken Research CorporationSPARTANBURG, SC97

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Parkins, John H LaGrange, GA 2 73

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 4340633 Mat anchoring apparatus and method 48 1980
* 4468910 Mat module with ramp strip 108 1983
 
Pawling Rubber Corporation (1)
* 4287693 Interlocking rubber mat 150 1980
 
SuperTurf, Inc. (1)
* 4489115 Synthetic turf seam system 186 1983
 
TEKNOR APEX COMPANY (1)
* 4478901 Floor mat construction 53 1982
 
The 2500 Corporation (1)
* 4692364 Retainer for automotive floor mat 20 1985
* Cited By Examiner

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* 2006/0057,328 Carpet tile, installation, and methods of manufacture and installation thereof 7 2004
* 2006/0003,141 Floor covering having a removable decorative inlay 3 2004
9988760 Modular carpet systems 0 2012
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (6)
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* 5671511 Interengaging fastener member having fabric layer 23 1994
* 5691027 Fastener with a dual purpose cover sheet 35 1995
* 5662853 Affixation member for decorating or protecting structures and methods of making same 21 1995
* 5614232 Method of making an interengaging fastener member 32 1996
* 5902427 Fastener arrangement with dual purpose cover sheet 19 1997
 
TAC-FAST GEORGIA, L.L.C. (24)
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6306477 Covering module and anchor sheet 45 1997
6395362 Anchor sheet framework and subflooring 21 1998
6298624 Anchor sheet and anchor sheet module 43 1998
6797353 Covering module and anchor sheet 27 2000
7185473 Anchor sheet and anchor sheet module 17 2001
7096632 Anchor sheet and attachment devices 16 2001
7412806 Structures for creating spaces while installing anchor sheet and attachment piece subfloors 20 2001
* 2003/0110,728 Structures for creating spaces while installing anchor sheet and attachment piece subfloors 1 2001
6802167 Anchor sheet framework and subflooring 15 2002
7194843 Anchor sheet and anchor sheet module 14 2002
7980040 Anchor sheet positioning and connection system 4 2004
* 2006/0191,218 Floor covering having a removable decorative inlay 1 2004
* 2006/0185,303 Anchor sheet positioning and connection system 4 2004
* 2006/0162,269 Anchor sheet 6 2004
7185465 Covering module and anchor sheet 10 2004
* 2005/0055,976 Covering module and anchor sheet 5 2004
7383663 Anchor sheet and attachment devices 31 2005
* 2005/0183,371 Anchor sheet and attachment devices 0 2005
* 2007/0204,556 Covering module and anchor sheet 9 2007
* 2007/0204,428 Anchor sheet and anchor sheet module 12 2007
* 2010/0236,180 METHOD FOR INSTALLING A SURFACE COVERING, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR 3 2007
* 2009/0038,251 COVERING MODULE AND ANCHOR SHEET 5 2008
8691360 Structures for creating spaces while installing anchor sheet and attachment piece subfloors 0 2008
 
Tac-Fast Systems SA (1)
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MILLIKEN & COMPANY (1)
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TAC-FACT GEORGIA LLC (1)
* 2007/0269,631 Carpet tile, installation, and methods of manufacture and installation thereof 5 2004
 
GENERALSPORTS TURF, LLC (2)
* 8329265 Transition synthetic sports turf 2 2005
* 2005/0281,963 Transition synthetic sports turf 10 2005
 
INTERFACE, INC. (17)
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6526704 Padded raised flooring panels and coverings 26 2000
7721502 System and method for floor covering installation 11 2005
* 2006/0107,617 System and method for floor covering installation 6 2005
7757457 System and method for floor covering installation 13 2008
* 2008/0213,529 System and Method for Floor Covering Installation 14 2008
8381473 System and method for floor covering installation 8 2008
8468771 System and method for floor covering installation 5 2009
* 2010/0024,329 System and Method for Floor Covering Installation 12 2009
8220221 System and method for floor covering installation 11 2010
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8434282 System for carpet tile installation 5 2012
9402496 System for modular tile installation 0 2013
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9691240 Floor covering system with sensors 1 2016
 
TAC-FAST GEORGIA, L.L.C., C/O LONG, ALDRIDGE & NORMAN (1)
6460303 Hook and loop anchor sheet module with overlapped edges and sufficient mass to resist buckling 30 2000
 
MCDONOUGH, BRAUNGART DESIGN CHEMISTRY (1)
* 5822828 Fastener for layered floor coverings and method of fastening layers 22 1996
 
KURARAY FASTENING CO., LTD. (2)
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* 2010/0287,743 FUSION-BONDABLE HOOK-OR-LOOP FASTENER 1 2008
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (1)
* 2003/0070,391 Fastening with wide fastening membrane 35 2002
 
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