Anchor sheet and anchor sheet module

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7185473
APP PUB NO 20010017017A1
SERIAL NO

09822433

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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 22 753

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
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 28 1994
5691027 Fastener with a dual purpose cover sheet 34 1995
5672404 Attachment strips 54 1995
 
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 49 1991
5482755 Readily attachable and detachable coverings for surfaces 30 1994
5753336 Reversible underlay for rugs 24 1996
5832619 Adjustable tile installation tool and method of use 37 1996
6182414 Wooden floorboard assembly 12 1999
 
TAC-FAST GEORGIA L.L.C. (9)
4822658 Carpet backing and installation system 87 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 43 1997
6298624 Anchor sheet and anchor sheet module 42 1998
6395362 Anchor sheet framework and subflooring 21 1998
6217974 Carpet and layered backing for dimensional stability and integrity 16 1998
6797353 Covering module and anchor sheet 26 2000
6802167 Anchor sheet framework and subflooring 15 2002
 
FIBERWEB NORTH AMERICA, INC. (1)
4824498 Strippalble sponge cushion underlay for a surface covering, such as carpeting 83 1987
 
Ikeda Bussan Co., Ltd. (1)
4898417 Structure for covering seat slide legs 12 1988
 
SuperTurf, Inc. (1)
4489115 Synthetic turf seam system 185 1983
 
McDermott, III; Lewis J. (1)
4405668 One piece binder-carpet construction 48 1982
 
Indoor Media Group, Inc. (1)
6250001 Advertising floor mat 28 1998
 
Milliken Research Corporation (1)
4769895 Interlocking dust control mats 40 1988
 
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 48 1989
5133166 Structural assembly system 45 1990
5191692 Carpet jointing method 57 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
 
BERLEBURGER SCHAUMSTOFF-WERKE GMBH, POSTFACH 11 80, 5920 BAD BERLEBURG (1)
4697294 Speed bumps for roadways 50 1985
 
MOHAWK BRANDS INC. (1)
5804273 Floor covering with carpet over carpet and hook and loop fasteners 13 1997
 
MILLIKEN & COMPANY (1)
6203881 Cushion backed carpet 29 1996
 
Saami Co., Ltd. (2)
4649069 Rectangular tile-like carpet 30 1985
4766022 Rectangular tile-like carpet with looped tile on both surfaces 30 1986
 
Sponge-Cushion, Inc. (1)
5116439 Method and product for floor covering installation and removal 60 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
 
TAC-FAST GEORGIA, L.L.C., C/O LONG, ALDRIDGE & NORMAN (2)
6083596 Hooked tape with adhesive for fastening carpet seams 30 1998
6460303 Hook and loop anchor sheet module with overlapped edges and sufficient mass to resist buckling 28 2000
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (1)
5386670 Method for manufacturing system floor and floor base for system floor 42 1991
 
FIBERTEX A/S (1)
5902663 Low-stretch and dimension stable floor covering 39 1997
 
PMC, INC. (1)
5045389 Carpet padding comprising cover film, and prime and rebond foam layers 40 1990
 
Gradus Limited (1)
5529825 Matting 37 1994
 
J. F. Adolff AG (1)
4755401 Artificial turf with playing field markings 55 1987
 
HOLLIS BASCOM ORCON CORPORATION (1)
5693171 Method and apparatus for seaming carpets 13 1994
 
Step Loc Corporation (2)
4557774 System for holding carpet in place without stretching 74 1984
* 4797170 System for holding carpet in place without stretching 37 1986
 
The 2500 Corporation (2)
4673603 Floor mat mounting system 46 1984
4829627 Floor mat and method of attaching retainer thereto 61 1987
 
YKK CORPORATION (1)
5537793 Joint structure of panel-like components 35 1995
 
INTERFACE, INC. (1)
* 6526704 Padded raised flooring panels and coverings 25 2000
 
TINBY A/S (1)
5863637 Mat as a support for persons in a standing working posture 25 1997
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (6)
* 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
* 7404689 Drainage board system 11 2005
* 2008/0271,411 CLEAN OUT COVER 1 2007
* 9119444 Versatile hook-and-loop fastener system 1 2009
* 2010/0319,167 Versatile hook-and-loop fastener system 5 2009
 
GENERALSPORTS TURF, LLC (2)
* 8329265 Transition synthetic sports turf 2 2005
* 2005/0281,963 Transition synthetic sports turf 10 2005
 
TAC-FAST GEORGIA L.L.C. (7)
7980040 Anchor sheet positioning and connection system 4 2004
* 2006/0191,218 Floor covering having a removable decorative inlay 1 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
* 2010/0236,180 METHOD FOR INSTALLING A SURFACE COVERING, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR 3 2007
* 2009/0038,251 COVERING MODULE AND ANCHOR SHEET 5 2008
 
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH (2)
* 8793963 Method for laying a floor covering in a cabin of a vehicle 0 2009
* 2011/0226,901 METHOD FOR LAYING A FLOOR COVERING IN A CABIN OF A VEHICLE 3 2009
 
PERMACITY CORP. (1)
* 9551509 Apparatuses and methods for fastening roofing strapsand structural members to roofs 0 2015
 
FIRESTONE BUILDING PRODUCTS CO., LLC (2)
* 8505249 Hook and loop attachment of solar panels to roofing membranes 3 2007
* 2010/0059,104 HOOK AND LOOP ATTACHMENT OF SOLAR PANELS TO ROOFING MEMBRANES 2 2007
 
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 45 2008
 
AFI LICENSING LLC (6)
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
9611654 Floor panel and floating floor system incorporating the same 0 2015
 
MILLIKEN & COMPANY (1)
* 2005/0091,936 Carpeting systems, methods and products 1 2003
 
Techline Union Co., Ltd. (3)
D625091 Slip resistant sole 14 2009
D622944 Slip resistant sole 3 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
* Cited By Examiner

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