Anchor sheet and anchor sheet module

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6298624
SERIAL NO

09008565

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This application discloses a relatively thin flexible anchor sheet for installation under carpets or other decorative coverings and a covering module composed of a pre-attached decorative covering and anchor sheet which can be assembled by overlapping hook and loop attachment to an additional covering module to create a complete floor covering of carpet, tile, stone or other material and without substantial attachment to a floor.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
TAC-FAST GEORGIA, L.L.C.ATLANTA, GA18

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Pacione, Joseph R Thornhill, CA 22 763

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (3)
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TAC-FAST GEORGIA, L.L.C. (20)
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* 2010/0236,180 METHOD FOR INSTALLING A SURFACE COVERING, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR 3 2007
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GENERALSPORTS TURF, LLC (2)
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Armfoam Inc. (1)
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