Covering module and anchor sheet

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6306477
APP PUB NO 20010042350A1
SERIAL NO

08850726

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Abstract

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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 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 22 748

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY (3)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (6)
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Tac-Fast Georgia L.L.C. (3)
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McDermott, III; Lewis J. (1)
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SuperTurf, Inc. (1)
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Milliken Research Corporation (1)
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Tac-Fast Systems SA (9)
4974384 Structural assembly system 42 1988
5042221 Apparatus for applying wall covering and wall covering 41 1989
5060443 Anchor board system 47 1989
* 5133166 Structural assembly system 44 1990
5191692 Carpet jointing method 57 1991
* 5144786 Anchor board system 46 1991
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5382462 Carpet tape 45 1993
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Step Loc Corporation (1)
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The 2500 Corp. (1)
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Saami Co., Ltd. (2)
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Sponge-Cushion, Inc. (1)
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TINBY A/S (1)
5863637 Mat as a support for persons in a standing working posture 25 1997
 
FIBERTEX A/S (1)
5902663 Low-stretch and dimension stable floor covering 39 1997
 
Gradus Limited (1)
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PMC, INC. (1)
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DAY-GLO COLOR CORP. (1)
7029524 Water-based spray marking composition 15 2004
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6866913 Protection system 0 2002
* 2004/0181,899 Floor covering positioner 2 2003
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APLIX (1)
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Berger, Ms. Constance F. (1)
* 2004/0031,553 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PROTECTING A SURFACE 0 2003
 
Tac-Fast Georgia L.L.C. (25)
* 6797353 Covering module and anchor sheet 26 2000
7185473 Anchor sheet and anchor sheet module 17 2001
* 7096632 Anchor sheet and attachment devices 16 2001
7412806 Structures for creating spaces while installing anchor sheet and attachment piece subfloors 19 2001
* 2003/0110,728 Structures for creating spaces while installing anchor sheet and attachment piece subfloors 1 2001
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7194843 Anchor sheet and anchor sheet module 14 2002
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* 7980040 Anchor sheet positioning and connection system 3 2004
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* 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
* 2006/0054,268 Ultrasonic welding of resilient layers to plates 3 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 31 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
* 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
* 9060631 Anchor sheet positioning and connection system 0 2011
* 2012/0036,807 ANCHOR SHEET POSITIONING AND CONNECTION SYSTEM 1 2011
 
AFI LICENSING LLC (6)
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* 2011/0042,252 Packaging system for a floor panel 1 2010
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9611654 Floor panel and floating floor system incorporating the same 0 2015
 
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC (1)
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ROBERTET, INC. (2)
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GENERALSPORTS TURF, LLC (2)
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VELCRO BVBA (9)
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7160600 Hook-engageable fastener sheets, and methods and articles of manufacture 9 2003
8500940 Hook-engageable fastener sheets, and methods and articles of manufacture 4 2005
* 2006/0102,037 Hook-engageable fastener sheets, and methods and articles of manufacture 1 2005
9637926 Membrane roofing 0 2009
* 2009/0255,201 MEMBRANE ROOFING 8 2009
9752326 Membrane roofing 0 2012
8562769 Forming construction underlayment 0 2012
 
Armfoam Inc. (1)
* 2009/0162,579 PLAY SURFACE LAYER STRUCTURE 14 2009
 
INTERFACE, INC. (14)
* 2004/0258,870 Re-configurable modular floor covering 16 2003
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* 2005/0229,534 System and method for floor covering installation 2 2004
7721502 System and method for floor covering installation 9 2005
* 2006/0107,617 System and method for floor covering installation 6 2005
8381473 System and method for floor covering installation 7 2008
8468771 System and method for floor covering installation 4 2009
8220221 System and method for floor covering installation 9 2010
* 2010/0251,641 Systems and Methods for Modular Floor Installation 16 2010
8468772 Carpet tiles and carpet tile installations 6 2010
8434282 System for carpet tile installation 4 2012
9402496 System for modular tile installation 0 2013
9085902 Methods for installing modular tiles on a flooring surface 2 2013
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VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (2)
* 2003/0070,391 Fastening with wide fastening membrane 30 2002
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GOTTLIEB BINDER GMBH & CO. KG (1)
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FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED (2)
7394039 Keyboard and membrane switch for keyboard 3 2006
* 2007/0209,920 Keyboard and membrane switch for keyboard 3 2006
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