Surface-type fastener

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5067210
SERIAL NO

07592126

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A surface-type fastener comprises a pair of identical strips and a pluarity of rows of interengaging elements distributed over the strips in offset positional relation to one another to provide engaging spaces. The elements has a relatively large but their engaging arms which are interengageable in the engaging spaces with their neighboring counterparts on the opposite strip.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
YKK CORPORATIONTOKYO912

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Keyaki, Keiichi Kurobe, JP 93 697

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (1)
* 4894060 Disposable diaper with improved hook fastener portion 544 1988
 
FOSTER-MILLER, INC. (1)
* 4709453 Separable fastening device 17 1986
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (8)
5691026 Fastener member with a dual purpose cover sheet 30 1994
5691027 Fastener with a dual purpose cover sheet 36 1995
* 5671512 Interengaging fastner having reduced engagement force 10 1996
* 5614232 Method of making an interengaging fastener member 32 1996
* 5713111 Method for making an interengaging fastener having reduced engagement force 20 1997
* 5725423 Abrading apparatus 20 1997
5902427 Fastener arrangement with dual purpose cover sheet 21 1997
* 5785784 Abrasive articles method of making same and abrading apparatus 41 1997
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (18)
* 5720646 Vehicle for use with games or demonstrative tools 6 1996
6367218 Removable tile wall covering 15 1999
7246416 Slidingly Engagable Fasteners and method 2 2001
* 7254874 Molded surface fasteners and attachment methods 2 2005
* 2005/0252,013 Device for extracting particles from liquid 1 2005
7828545 Apparatus and method for producing structures with multiple undercut stems 1 2007
* 2008/0018,025 Apparatus and method for producing structures with multiple undercut stems 1 2007
7950114 Self-adhering device and method 0 2007
8375529 Touch engageable fastener 3 2009
8480943 Apparatus and method for producing structures with multiple undercut stems 1 2010
* 2011/0121,488 Apparatus and method for producing structures with multiple undercut stems 0 2010
* 9981780 Device for closing bags or the like, having improved tactile and sound effects, resultant bag, and production method 0 2013
9072343 Multigrip touch closure fasteners 0 2014
9795194 Dimensionally flexible touch fastener strip 0 2014
10076162 Method and apparatus for producing hook fasteners 0 2014
9950495 System and method for additive manufacturing of a three-dimensional object 0 2015
10088004 Composite disc brake backing plate 0 2017
10010923 Textured sheet metal 0 2017
 
ADAMS, THOMAS M. (3)
* 9198483 Self adhering connection surfaces, straps, snaps and bands 3 2014
* 2014/0283,342 Self Adhering Connection Surfaces, Straps, Snaps and Bands 0 2014
9655413 Self adhering connection surfaces, straps, snaps and bands 0 2015
 
APLIX (4)
* 7841052 Moulded self-gripping hook-in-hook fastening 15 2006
* 8641278 Automatic gripping device with extremely flexible hooks 1 2008
* 2010/0135,600 AUTOMATIC GRIPPING DEVICE WITH EXTREMELY FLEXIBLE HOOKS 6 2008
* 9468266 Automatic gripping device with extremely flexible hooks 0 2013
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (11)
* 5505747 Method of making an abrasive article 139 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 55 1997
6367128 Self-mating reclosable mechanical fastener 79 2000
6579162 Abrasive article 15 2000
6588074 Self-mating reclosable binding strap and fastener 100 2001
6546604 Self-mating reclosable mechanical fastener and binding strap 57 2001
6884157 Abrasive article 6 2003
7044834 Abrasive article 5 2005
 
NUCAP INDUSTRIES INC. (1)
9388872 Friction fusion fastening system 3 2015
 
Rocha, Gerald F. (2)
* 9282790 Deployable touch fastener 0 2014
* 2015/0272,284 DEPLOYABLE TOUCH FASTENER 1 2014
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (1)
6849142 Method of making multi-layer female component for refastenable fastening device 15 1993
 
YKK CORPORATION (25)
D367419 Male tape for surface fastener 10 1993
D354030 Male tape for surface fastener 6 1993
* 5625930 Molded surface fastener 13 1995
* 5664301 Molded surface fastener 8 1995
* 5678286 Sheet fastener for sheet-like article 9 1996
* 5781969 Molded surface fastener 47 1996
* 5755015 Molded surface fastener, and method and apparatus for manufacturing the same 38 1996
* 5749129 Molded surface fastener, and method and apparatus for manufacturing the same 32 1996
* 5860194 Biodegradable separable fastener and method for production thereof 20 1997
* 5800845 Molded surface fastener, and method and apparatus for manufacturing the same 21 1997
* 5792408 Molded surface fastener, and method and apparatus for manufacturing the same 32 1997
* 5951931 Molded surface fastener and method for manufacturing the same 35 1997
* 6127018 Synthetic resin skidproof device 15 1998
* 5930876 Biodegradable separable fastener and method for production thereof 11 1998
* RE36779 Molded surface fastener 5 1998
* 6209177 Molded surface fastener, and molding method and molding apparatus of the same 41 1999
D457053 Hook element piece for hook-and-loop fastener 2 1999
D425405 Hook element piece for hook-and-loop fastener 18 1999
* 6463634 Fastening body made of synthetic resin 7 2000
7022394 Fastener strip with discrete magnetically attractable area, and method and apparatus of making same 15 2001
* 6720059 Fastener strip having sealing vertical wall 20 2001
* 2002/0164,449 Fastener strip with discrete magnetically attractable area, and method and apparatus of making same 15 2001
* 2002/0164,451 Fastener strip having sealing vertical wall 16 2001
6896759 Fastener strip with discrete magnetically attractable area, and method and apparatus of making same 16 2003
* 2003/0214,068 Fastener strip with discrete magnetically attractable area, and method and apparatus of making same 7 2003
 
Geerpres, Inc. (1)
9572472 Cleaning device for use with disposable cleaning elements 0 2014
 
R.A. INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT S.A.R.L. (11)
D716643 Coiled material with surface hook texture 1 2012
9291225 Composite disc brake backing plate 4 2014
9273741 Composite disc brake backing plate 7 2014
9463502 Bulk textured material sheeting 0 2014
9254634 Process for making a laminated sheet 0 2014
9259899 Thin layer laminate 4 2015
9360067 Hybrid laminate 5 2015
9856938 Material with variable height barbs 0 2015
9689450 Composite disc brake backing plate 1 2015
9707733 Process for making a laminated sheet 0 2015
9670976 Composite disc brake backing plate 0 2016
 
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. (2)
* 6955465 Powder-resistant flexible zipper for reclosable packaging 43 2002
* 2003/0194,154 Powder-resistant flexible zipper for reclosable packaging 0 2002
 
VELCRO BVBA (19)
* 6162040 Molds for forming touch fasteners 40 1999
7162780 Skin-friendly hook fastening component 14 2001
6687962 Fastener element patterning 24 2002
6904649 Direct hook engagement 3 2002
* 7520033 Multiple-crook male touch fastener elements 9 2003
7516524 Hook fastener components and methods of their manufacture 22 2005
* 2006/0200,951 Hook fastener components and methods of their manufacture 1 2005
7373700 Skin-friendly hook fastening component 3 2007
* 2007/0137,007 Skin-Friendly Hook Fastening Component 1 2007
8225467 Arrays of fastener elements 1 2008
* 2009/0010,735 ARRAYS OF FASTENER ELEMENTS 4 2008
* 8756770 Touch fastening product face configuration 8 2011
* 2013/0000,085 TOUCH FASTENING PRODUCT FACE CONFIGURATION 2 2011
8448305 Arrays of fastener elements 0 2012
* 9918525 Touch fastener structures 0 2014
* 2014/0237,779 TOUCH FASTENER STRUCTURES 1 2014
9504296 Mold-in touch fastening product 1 2014
9138032 Mold-in touch fastener systems with wave-shaped wall 6 2015
9635910 Mold-in touch fastener systems with wave-shaped wall 0 2015
 
NIFCO INC. (2)
* 5212853 Separable plastic fastener and method and apparatus for manufacturing thereof 89 1992
* 5460769 Method and apparatus for manufacturing a separable plastic fastener 15 1994
 
S2F FLEXICO (1)
* 2015/0067,993 DEVICE FOR CLOSING BAGS OR THE LIKE, HAVING IMPROVED TACTILE AND SOUND EFFECTS, RESULTANT BAG, AND PRODUCTION METHOD 0 2013
 
INTERCONTINENTAL GREAT BRANDS LLC (1)
8875356 Mechanical and adhesive based reclosable fasteners 4 2012
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (3)
* 2005/0241,119 Refastenable garment attachment means with low impact on the garment 12 2004
7444722 Refastenable absorbent garment 10 2005
* 2006/0090,307 Refastenable absorbent garment 2 2005
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (6)
* 5315740 Hook for hook and loop fasteners 68 1992
* 5339499 Hook design for a hook and loop fastener 65 1993
* 5692271 Enhanced flexibility fastener, method and apparatus for its making, and product incorporating it 35 1995
* 5997522 Item of wear having an enhanced flexibility fastener 24 1997
RE38652 Hook for hook and loop fasteners 3 1997
6206679 Apparatus for making molded plastic hook fasteners 26 1997
 
CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (1)
* 5312456 Micromechanical barb and method for making the same 109 1991
* Cited By Examiner