Covering module and anchor sheet

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 6797353
SERIAL NO

09703901

Stats

ATTORNEY / AGENT: (SPONSORED)

Importance

Loading Importance Indicators... loading....

Abstract

See full text

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.

Loading the Abstract Image... loading....

First Claim

See full text

Family

Loading Family data... loading....

Patent Owner(s)

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

International Classification(s)

  • [Classification Symbol]
  • [Patents Count]

Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Pacione, Joseph R Thornhill, CA 22 765

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (9)
4671976 Web-type stock material with upwardly projecting filamentary elements and defined periphery 45 1986
4825477 Hair retriever tub drain device 39 1987
4810546 General floor carpet with flush removable section 27 1987
4968548 Removable floor cover for recreational vehicles 41 1989
5200245 Fastener 50 1991
5482755 Readily attachable and detachable coverings for surfaces 31 1994
* 5753336 Reversible underlay for rugs 25 1996
5832619 Adjustable tile installation tool and method of use 38 1996
6182414 Wooden floorboard assembly 13 1999
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (5)
4770917 Sheet material used to form portions of fasteners 71 1985
5149573 Highly transparent strip material used for forming fasteners 51 1990
* 5691026 Fastener member with a dual purpose cover sheet 29 1994
5691027 Fastener with a dual purpose cover sheet 35 1995
5672404 Attachment strips 56 1995
 
TAC-FAST GEORGIA, L.L.C. (7)
4822658 Carpet backing and installation system 88 1987
5723195 Carpet and underpad attachment system 19 1993
5654066 Carpet and layered backing for dimensional stability and integrity 28 1995
* 6306477 Covering module and anchor sheet 45 1997
* 6298624 Anchor sheet and anchor sheet module 43 1998
6395362 Anchor sheet framework and subflooring 22 1998
6217974 Carpet and layered backing for dimensional stability and integrity 16 1998
 
FIBERWEB NORTH AMERICA, INC. (1)
4824498 Strippalble sponge cushion underlay for a surface covering, such as carpeting 84 1987
 
McDermott, III; Lewis J. (1)
4405668 One piece binder-carpet construction 48 1982
 
SuperTurf, Inc. (1)
* 4489115 Synthetic turf seam system 186 1983
 
Indoor Media Group, Inc. (1)
6250001 Advertising floor mat 28 1998
 
Tac-Fast Systems SA (9)
* 4974384 Structural assembly system 43 1988
5042221 Apparatus for applying wall covering and wall covering 41 1989
5060443 Anchor board system 49 1989
5133166 Structural assembly system 45 1990
5191692 Carpet jointing method 58 1991
5144786 Anchor board system 47 1991
5259163 Anchor board system 24 1991
* 5382462 Carpet tape 45 1993
5479755 Method of installing looped backed carpet 17 1995
 
J. F. Adolff AG (1)
4755401 Artificial turf with playing field markings 55 1987
 
Milliken Research Corporation (1)
4769895 Interlocking dust control mats 41 1988
 
Step Loc Corporation (1)
4557774 System for holding carpet in place without stretching 76 1984
 
The 2500 Corporation (2)
4673603 Floor mat mounting system 46 1984
4829627 Floor mat and method of attaching retainer thereto 61 1987
 
Saami Co., Ltd. (2)
* 4649069 Rectangular tile-like carpet 30 1985
* 4766022 Rectangular tile-like carpet with looped tile on both surfaces 31 1986
 
YKK CORPORATION (1)
5537793 Joint structure of panel-like components 37 1995
 
Sponge-Cushion, Inc. (1)
5116439 Method and product for floor covering installation and removal 62 1989
 
INVISTA NORTH AMERICA S.A.R.L. (1)
5965232 Decorative composite floor coverings 33 1996
 
ASTENJOHNSON, INC. (1)
5879777 Modular papermaking fabric 20 1997
 
Mentor Dynamics Limited (1)
4528783 Method of securing a lining to a substrate 20 1984
 
TINBY A/S (1)
5863637 Mat as a support for persons in a standing working posture 25 1997
 
TAC-FAST GEORGIA, L.L.C., C/O LONG, ALDRIDGE & NORMAN (1)
6083596 Hooked tape with adhesive for fastening carpet seams 31 1998
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (1)
5386670 Method for manufacturing system floor and floor base for system floor 43 1991
 
FIBERTEX A/S (1)
5902663 Low-stretch and dimension stable floor covering 39 1997
 
Gradus Limited (1)
5529825 Matting 37 1994
 
PMC, INC. (1)
* 5045389 Carpet padding comprising cover film, and prime and rebond foam layers 40 1990
 
DAY-GLO COLOR CORP. (1)
7029524 Water-based spray marking composition 15 2004
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

Forward Cite Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (5)
* 2006/0057,328 Carpet tile, installation, and methods of manufacture and installation thereof 7 2004
* 2006/0003,141 Floor covering having a removable decorative inlay 3 2004
* 9788674 Covering module 0 2010
* 2012/0011,795 COVERING MODULE 2 2010
9988760 Modular carpet systems 0 2012
 
TAJIMA INCORPORATED (2)
7517426 Sheet material, a block like sheet material, a method for producing a sheet material, a method for separating and retrieving a fiber fabrication layer unit and a backing layer from a tile carpet 10 2004
* 2006/0147,669 Sheet material, block-like sheet material, method of manufacturing sheet material and method of separating fiber-formed layer unit and backing layer from tile carpet and recovering the unit and the layer 17 2004
 
GENERALSPORTS TURF, LLC (2)
* 8329265 Transition synthetic sports turf 2 2005
* 2005/0281,963 Transition synthetic sports turf 10 2005
 
VELCRO BVBA (2)
7785691 Flexible building construction laminates with fasteners 1 2003
* 2006/0154,017 Wide area fastener laminates for flooring and other surfaces 5 2003
 
TAC-FAST GEORGIA, L.L.C. (18)
7185473 Anchor sheet and anchor sheet module 17 2001
* 2001/0017,017 Anchor sheet and anchor sheet module 8 2001
7412806 Structures for creating spaces while installing anchor sheet and attachment piece subfloors 20 2001
* 2003/0110,728 Structures for creating spaces while installing anchor sheet and attachment piece subfloors 1 2001
7194843 Anchor sheet and anchor sheet module 14 2002
* 2004/0068,952 Anchor sheet framework and subflooring 4 2003
7980040 Anchor sheet positioning and connection system 4 2004
* 2006/0191,218 Floor covering having a removable decorative inlay 1 2004
* 2006/0162,269 Anchor sheet 6 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 3 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
 
KURARAY FASTENING CO., LTD. (2)
* 8381370 Fusion-bondable hook-and-loop fastener 1 2008
* 2010/0287,743 FUSION-BONDABLE HOOK-OR-LOOP FASTENER 1 2008
 
Novalis Holdings Limited (2)
8006460 Floor covering with interlocking design 11 2008
* 2009/0031,662 Floor Covering With Interlocking Design 48 2008
 
AFI LICENSING LLC (10)
* 8322100 Easy to install and remove tile system 0 2006
* 2007/0151,184 Easy to install and remove tile system 8 2006
8894794 Method of making a floor panel 0 2010
8720684 Packaging system for a floor panel 0 2010
* 2011/0042,252 Packaging system for a floor panel 1 2010
* 2011/0042,003 Method of making a floor panel 2 2010
* 8950147 Floor panel and floating floor system incorporating the same 0 2011
* 9249583 Easy to install and remove tile system 0 2012
* 2013/0067,843 EASY TO INSTALL AND REMOVE TILE SYSTEM 0 2012
9611654 Floor panel and floating floor system incorporating the same 0 2015
 
Techline Union Co., Ltd. (6)
D625091 Slip resistant sole 14 2009
D625092 Slip resistant sole 31 2009
D622944 Slip resistant sole 3 2009
D622946 Slip resistant sole 29 2009
D622947 Slip resistant sole 27 2009
D622042 Slip resistant sole 9 2009
 
TAC-FACT GEORGIA LLC (1)
* 2007/0269,631 Carpet tile, installation, and methods of manufacture and installation thereof 5 2004
 
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED (2)
7394039 Keyboard and membrane switch for keyboard 4 2006
* 2007/0209,920 Keyboard and membrane switch for keyboard 4 2006
* Cited By Examiner