Fastener member with a dual purpose cover sheet

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5691026
SERIAL NO

08207596

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A fastener arrangement includes a first fastener member having a base sheet and a plurality of engaging members projecting from the base sheet. The fastener arrangement includes a layer of pressure sensitive adhesive on a surface of a base sheet opposite of the engaging members, and a dual purpose cover sheet. The dual purpose cover sheet protects the adhesive layer of the first fastener member, and the engaging members of a second, underlying fastener member. The dual purpose cover is releasably attached to the second fastener member by fusing or by using an adhesive having a first non-tacky consistency and a second tacky consistency.

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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
Narum, Timothy N Circle Pines, MN 11 180
Zinke, Bradley D Woodbury, MN 10 175

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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (22)
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Milliken Research Corporation (2)
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Tac-Fast Systems SA (7)
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Adell Corporation (1)
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VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (9)
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The Procter & Gamble Company (6)
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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (1)
* 5786062 Attachment strips 33 1997
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (8)
6406586 Fastening method and stationery articles produced thereby 2 1998
6367218 Removable tile wall covering 12 1999
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* 6782654 Fishing lure holders and methods 10 2003
* 2004/0261,344 Contractors protection device and methods of manufacture 1 2003
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* 2007/0245,668 Panel with Pre-Placed Tiles for Laying Floors 0 2005
* 2008/0238,083 Labeled Baggage 3 2007
 
GLOBAL OLED TECHNOLOGY LLC (3)
8829328 Radiant energy transfer panel mountings 8 2005
* 2007/0125,368 Radiant energy transfer panel mountings 7 2005
9362432 Radiant energy transfer panel mountings 0 2014
 
VELCRO BVBA (1)
6827893 Folded fastener products 5 2001
 
TAC-FAST GEORGIA L.L.C. (24)
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* 6802167 Anchor sheet framework and subflooring 15 2002
7194843 Anchor sheet and anchor sheet module 14 2002
7980040 Anchor sheet positioning and connection system 3 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 5 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 30 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 2 2007
* 2008/0172,968 Anchor sheet and attachment devices 11 2008
* 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
 
The Matworks Company, LLC (2)
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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 28 2000
 
Panduit Corp. (4)
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VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (3)
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* 2005/0170,157 Composite products and methods of forming such products 19 2004
* 2005/0151,293 Folded fastener products 1 2004
 
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED (1)
7394039 Keyboard and membrane switch for keyboard 3 2006
 
GOTTLIEB BINDER GMBH & CO. KG (4)
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* 2010/0000,055 FIXING SYSTEM 3 2008
* 9125457 Fastening system, in particular as a button or closure substitute 0 2013
* 2014/0101,901 Fastening System, In Particular As A Button Or Closure Substitute 0 2013
* Cited By Examiner