Container with intermeshable closure members

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5088164
SERIAL NO

07325272

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A closure for use in joining together container portions to enclose an opening in a container. The closure includes a pair of intermeshable closure members, each having a structured surface. The structured surfaces adhere to each other when brought into contact to secure the container portions together.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing CompanyST PAUL, MN2022

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Appeldorn, Roger H St. Paul, MN 14 1058
Hamlin, Robert N Stillwater, MN 13 1095
Wilson, Shari J St. Paul, MN 8 372

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
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* 4520943 Reclosable plastic container 80 1984
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (1)
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AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
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Clements Industries, Inc. (1)
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Minigrip, Inc. (1)
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INVENSAS CORPORATION (1)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
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* 2006/0168,777 Slider for a reclosable pouch 4 2005
8375529 Touch engageable fastener 3 2009
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (14)
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* 5785784 Abrasive articles method of making same and abrading apparatus 40 1997
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (14)
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6579161 Abrasive article 12 1996
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S.C. JOHNSON HOME STORAGE, INC. (9)
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SUNBEAM PRODUCTS, INC. (1)
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MCGANTY, STEPHEN (1)
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VELCRO BVBA (9)
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ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. (1)
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Nano Terra Inc. (2)
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* 2011/0016,675 MICROADHESIVE SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USING THE SAME 4 2010
 
INTERCONTINENTAL GREAT BRANDS LLC (2)
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Xoma Corporation (1)
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VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (4)
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