Touch fasteners

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7275290
APP PUB NO 20050177986A1
SERIAL NO

10890010

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Abstract

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Molded male touch fastener components, and methods of making such components are disclosed. Components include multiple, discrete features that extend laterally from a common side of an upper end of a formation, for engagement of loops.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
VELCRO BVBADEINZE, BE198

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Clarner, Mark A Concord, NH 39 256
Huber, William L Pittsfield, NH 9 113
Provost, George A Litchfield, NH 83 1929

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
YKK CORPORATION (7)
5755015 Molded surface fastener, and method and apparatus for manufacturing the same 34 1996
5781969 Molded surface fastener 44 1996
5749129 Molded surface fastener, and method and apparatus for manufacturing the same 32 1996
5792408 Molded surface fastener, and method and apparatus for manufacturing the same 31 1997
5800845 Molded surface fastener, and method and apparatus for manufacturing the same 21 1997
5951931 Molded surface fastener and method for manufacturing the same 34 1997
5913482 Integrally molded surface fastener 24 1998
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
5076793 Fractal mathematics kit 22 1989
5396687 Mechanical fastener 29 1993
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (12)
4454183 Strip material with heat-formed hooked heads 106 1983
4894060 Disposable diaper with improved hook fastener portion 505 1988
5077870 Mushroom-type hook strip for a mechanical fastener 286 1990
5607635 Mushroom-type hook strip for a mechanical fastener 51 1991
5679302 Method for making a mushroom-type hook strip for a mechanical fastener 73 1993
5657516 Dual structured fastener elements 101 1995
5671512 Interengaging fastner having reduced engagement force 10 1996
6054091 J hook-type hook strip for a mechanical fastener 75 1996
5879604 Method of making a mushroom-type hook strip for a mechanical fastener 30 1996
5713111 Method for making an interengaging fastener having reduced engagement force 20 1997
5845375 Mushroom-type hook strip for a mechanical fastener 82 1997
5868987 Superimposed embossing of capped stem mechanical fastener structures 36 1997
 
VELCRO BVBA (5)
5953797 Hook fasteners and methods of manufacture 73 1996
5981027 Fastening member with loops and process and machine for producing it 15 1996
5884374 Fastener members and apparatus for their fabrication 24 1997
6248276 Fasteners and methods of making fasteners 31 1999
6162040 Molds for forming touch fasteners 39 1999
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (5)
5505747 Method of making an abrasive article 135 1994
6039911 Method for capping stem fasteners 37 1997
5933927 Finger grip for a fastening system and a method of making the same 49 1997
6000106 Superimposed embossing of capped stem mechanical fastener structures 32 1998
2001/0018,110 Method for making a stem web 26 2001
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (2)
4775310 Apparatus for making a separable fastener 144 1986
4794028 Method for continuously producing a multi-hook fastner member and product of the method 185 1986
 
GOTTLIEB BINDER GMBH & CO. KG (1)
6287665 Method and device for producing a hook-and-pile type closure part from thermoplastic plastics 59 1999
 
MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC. (1)
4880589 Process of making a non-oriented, surface-roughened film or sheet 18 1988
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 2012/0260,401 RELEASABLE SECUREMENT DEVICE 0 2012
 
VELCRO BVBA (2)
9119443 Loop-engageable fasteners and related systems and methods 0 2012
9078793 Hook-engageable loop fasteners and related systems and methods 0 2012
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (4)
8973225 Structured surface with multiple-post caps and method of making the same 0 2010
8845943 Method of making a structured surface and article therefrom 1 2010
8961850 Method of making a structured surface and article therefrom 0 2011
* 9790973 Fastener member 0 2013
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (5)
9468569 Absorbent article having a fastening system and waist elastic with low load loss properties 0 2013
9339425 Absorbent article having a fastening system adapted to enhance gasketing 0 2013
9597237 Absorbent article having a fastening system 0 2013
9615980 Absorbent article having a fastening system 0 2014
9480611 Absorbent article having a fastening system 0 2014
 
Panduit Corp. (2)
8256068 Microhook fastener apparatus 0 2008
* 2009/0126,165 Microhook Fastener Apparatus 1 2008
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