Separable fasteners for attachment to other objects

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5110649
SERIAL NO

07548385

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A hook and loop type fastener element is provided with a foam backing which seals against a mold wall surrounding a trough which protects the element fastening surface from contact with the foam. A metal strip is positioned behind the foam and is preferably held by an open-mesh scrim secured to the foam and metal strip by hot melt adhesive strips.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V.CURACAO23

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Morse, Andrew P Manchester, NH 1 50
Provost, George A Litchfield, NH 83 2070

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
LEAR CORPORATION (1)
* 4673542 Method of making a foamed seat or cushion having integral fasteners 58 1985
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (1)
* 4726975 Method and apparatus for adapting separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 51 1986
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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (7)
5691026 Fastener member with a dual purpose cover sheet 29 1994
* 5671511 Interengaging fastener member having fabric layer 23 1994
* 5598610 Interengaging fastener member, method of producing same, and affixation member with such interengaging fastener member 18 1995
5691027 Fastener with a dual purpose cover sheet 35 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 40 1997
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
* 2007/0011,853 System for attaching trim covers to a flexible substrate 1 2005
7752720 System for attaching trim covers to a flexible substrate 52 2009
* 2009/0165,263 SYSTEM FOR ATTACHING TRIM COVERS TO A FLEXIBLE SUBSTRATE 50 2009
9795194 Dimensionally flexible touch fastener strip 0 2014
 
APLIX (1)
* 6148487 Laminated self-gripping tape, molded product, and method of manufacturing a molded article including a self-gripping tape 23 1999
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (9)
* 5505747 Method of making an abrasive article 137 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
6579162 Abrasive article 15 2000
6884157 Abrasive article 6 2003
7044834 Abrasive article 4 2005
* 2005/0202,770 Abrasive article 1 2005
 
HOPE GLOBAL, DIVISION OF NFA CORP. (5)
8091184 Festooned trim clip system and method for attaching festooned clips to a substrate 1 2007
* 2008/0258,523 FESTOONED TRIM CLIP SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ATTACHING FESTOONED CLIPS TO A SUBSTRATE 10 2007
8099837 Low-profile upholstery clip for attaching a bead to a foam substrate 22 2007
* 2009/0064,471 LOW-PROFILE UPHOLSTERY CLIP FOR ATTACHING A BEAD TO A FOAM SUBSTRATE 3 2007
9834431 Listing bead for upholstery clips 0 2015
 
Rocha, Gerald F. (2)
* 9282790 Deployable touch fastener 0 2014
* 2015/0272,284 DEPLOYABLE TOUCH FASTENER 1 2014
 
ILKWANG INDUSTRY CO., LTD. (1)
* 2014/0070,579 Fastening tape for seat pad and seat pad having the sam 2 2013
 
CCL LABEL, INC. (2)
7431976 Fastening member for a molded article 16 2005
7954208 Fastening member for a molded article 0 2007
 
KURARAY CO., LTD. (2)
* 7108904 Mold-in fastening member and process for producing molded resin article having the same 8 2003
* 2003/0219,586 Mold-in fastening member and process for producing molded resin article having the same 1 2003
 
TAIWAN PAIHO LIMITED (1)
7927681 Fastening assembly and cushion having fastening assembly 3 2009
 
YKK CORPORATION OF AMERICA (1)
6468624 Fastener strip with magnetic attractant 11 2000
 
VELCRO BVBA (9)
* 5945193 Touch fastener with porous metal containing layer 58 1995
6656563 Segmented separable fastener 39 2000
6803010 Method for forming separable segmented fastener 13 2003
* 2004/0108,620 Method for forming separable segmented fastener 3 2003
7425360 Touch fastener products 13 2004
* 2005/0196,599 Touch fastener products 1 2004
7678318 Touch fastener products 11 2008
9918526 Mold-in touch fastening product 0 2015
9826801 Mold-in touch fastening product 1 2015
 
INTERCONTINENTAL GREAT BRANDS LLC (1)
8875356 Mechanical and adhesive based reclosable fasteners 4 2012
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (3)
7608070 Foam-based fasteners 12 2004
* 2006/0069,380 Foam-based fasteners 12 2004
7640637 Methods to modify the fibrous landing layer of a foam based fastener and products made from the same 4 2005
 
SMITH, LYLE J., MR. (1)
7487575 System for attaching trim covers to a flexible substrate 18 2005
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (9)
* 5725928 Touch fastener with magnetic attractant 52 1995
* 5606781 Separable fastener having a bald perimeter rib bounded by fastening elements 52 1995
* 5932311 Method of making and using a touch fastener with magnetic attractant 10 1998
* 6129970 Touch fastener with magnetic attractant and molded article containing same 28 1999
6348252 Touch fastener with magnetic attractant 10 2000
6540863 Forming fastener components of multiple streams of resin 25 2001
* 2004/0103,503 Apparatus for making segmented separable fastener 10 2003
* 2008/0088,169 Fastener Systems for Seat Cushions 1 2007
* 2009/0276,986 TOUCH FASTENER PRODUCTS 4 2008
 
MORGAN ADHESIVES COMPANY, LLC (1)
* 5783274 Pressure sensitive adhesive closure system for foam insulation 4 1995
 
GOTTLIEB BINDER GMBH & CO. KG (4)
7429415 Adhesive closing part 0 2004
9427050 Fastening system 0 2012
9624661 Covering system for insulation devices on (load-bearing) structures 0 2013
9474340 Fastening system 0 2016
 
Velero Industries B.V. (1)
7648751 Touch fastener products 3 2007
* Cited By Examiner