Dust Ruffles for a bed with an improved fastener system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 4897891
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07261028

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A set of bed dust ruffles, preferably made of cloth, which has along its upper, unruffled border, i.e., perimeter, a mesh or screen is disclosed. The mesh affixed to the ruffles is to be releasably attached to attachment, or fastening, means located on the box spring. Such attachment means, or fastening means, preferably include a sphere or conical head which may be affixed to the box spring or mattress of the bed. The fastening means preferably includes an adhesive layer which contacts the box spring or mattress of the bed, an intermediate foam layer, and an upper layer of, preferably, plastic or other material. The upper layer is to be attached to the head which is to releasably engaged to the flexible mesh of the unruffled poriton of the invention. The preferred fastening means also should include means for permitting the additional engagement of fastening pins, which would penetrate the upper layer, the intermediate form layer, and the lower adhesive layer. The pins, preferably tow pins, are opposed to one another relative to the head of the fastening means, would then penetrate the box spring or mattress.

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Henderson, Mark 8 School Ave., Chatham, NJ 07928 32 444
Kallman, Robert A 14 Passaic Ave., Apt. 3B, Nutley, NJ 07110 6 141

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 4587683 Zip-on zip-off dust ruffle 32 1985
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY (5)
* 5691026 Fastener member with a dual purpose cover sheet 28 1994
* 5691027 Fastener with a dual purpose cover sheet 34 1995
* 5725423 Abrading apparatus 19 1997
* 5902427 Fastener arrangement with dual purpose cover sheet 19 1997
* 5785784 Abrasive articles method of making same and abrading apparatus 39 1997
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (5)
* 5086531 Dust ruffle with separable fastener 19 1991
* 6151731 Universal dustruffle 27 1998
* 2004/0221,389 Bedskirt 5 2004
* 7793370 Bed skirt accessory device 2 2008
* 2009/0089,929 BED SKIRT ACCESSORY DEVICE 2 2008
 
ELLISON FIRST ASIA, LLC (2)
6792632 Adjustable dust ruffle 4 2003
6925667 Adjustable dust ruffle 8 2003
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (8)
* 5505747 Method of making an abrasive article 135 1994
* 5672186 Method of making an abrasive article 54 1996
* 5667540 Method of making an abrasive article 23 1996
6579161 Abrasive article 12 1996
* 5840089 Method of making an abrasive article 49 1997
6884157 Abrasive article 6 2003
7044834 Abrasive article 4 2005
* 2005/0202,770 Abrasive article 1 2005
 
HOMTEX, INC. (2)
6971129 Adjustable bed skirt 11 2002
* 2003/0028,965 Adjustable bed skirt 2 2002
 
Style Architects, LLC (1)
6883192 Bed skirt fastener assembly 5 2004
 
HARTCO PRODUCTS, INC. (2)
D540604 Bed skirt support 5 2005
* 2008/0222,806 Bed Skirt Support 13 2006
* Cited By Examiner