Hook engageable loops

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7395583
APP PUB NO 20030084553A1
SERIAL NO

10300532

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Abstract

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Hook-engageable loop materials are provided, which include high bulk yarns. Closure strips employing such materials, and methods of making such materials are also provided.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
VELCRO BVBADEINZE, BE200

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Clune, William P Northwood, NH 36 389
Provost, George A Litchfield, NH 83 2093
Shepard, William H Amherst, NH 59 1016

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
YKK CORPORATION (9)
5441687 Method and apparatus for manufacturing a material-backed engaging member for surface fastener 61 1993
5512234 Method and apparatus for manufacturing surface fastener 39 1994
5620769 Molded surface fastener and method for manufacturing the same 45 1995
5702797 Molded surface fastener and method for manufacturing the same 16 1996
5669120 Molded surface fastener 90 1996
6060146 Molded surface fastener member and method of manufacturing the member 14 1997
* 5974635 Female engaging member of surface fastener and method of manufacturing the same 17 1998
6604264 Female engaging member of surface fastener and production apparatus thereof 12 2000
6463635 Surface fastener 38 2001
 
KURARAY CO., LTD. (1)
4931344 Fastener component 84 1988
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (4)
* 4761318 Loop fastener portion with thermoplastic resin attaching and anchoring layer 149 1986
4784890 Fastener assembly with peripheral temporary attachment layer 74 1987
* 5171341 Concentric-tube diesel particulate filter 62 1991
* 5699593 Loop fastening material 45 1996
 
VELCRO BVBA (2)
5981027 Fastening member with loops and process and machine for producing it 15 1996
* 6202260 Touch fasteners their manufacture and products incorporating them 36 1998
 
ERBLOK ASSOCIATES, C/O THOMPSON & THOMPSON (1)
4999067 Method for making a hermaphrodite hook and loop fasteners 57 1989
 
MEDTRONIC AVE, INC. (1)
* 5843158 Limited expansion endoluminal prostheses and methods for their use 501 1996
 
UNI-CHARM CORPORATION (1)
* 6332250 Mechanical fastener 32 2000
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (3)
* 4725473 Cloth-like, liquid impervious composite material and method for making the same 144 1986
* 5997981 Breathable barrier composite useful as an ideal loop fastener component 190 1997
* 6589638 Stretch-pillowed bulked laminate useful as an ideal loop fastener component 17 1997
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (6)
4794028 Method for continuously producing a multi-hook fastner member and product of the method 186 1986
4726975 Method and apparatus for adapting separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 51 1986
4933224 Method for adapting separable fasteners for attachment to other objects 93 1987
4872243 Multi-hook fastener member 120 1988
5260015 Method for making a laminated hook fastener 140 1991
5744080 Laminated hook fastener 46 1996
 
SCOVILL APPAREL FASTENERS INC., A CORP. OF DE. (1)
4451421 Continuous casting of stringers for sliding clasp fasteners 19 1982
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
TAIWAN PAIHO LIMITED (2)
* 8790475 Method for forming loop member of hook-and-loop fastener, apparatus for performing the method, and article manufactured by the method 2 2011
* 2012/0096,688 Method for forming loop member of hook-and-loop fastener, apparatus for performing the method, and article manufactured by the method 2 2011
 
VELCRO BVBA (3)
8858077 Reclosable pouch closures and related packaging and methods 2 2011
* 9776353 Longitudinal bead molding 0 2014
* 9649792 Forming longitudinally pleated products 0 2014
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (1)
* 2012/0231,206 LOOP MATERIAL FOR HOOK AND LOOP FASTENERS 0 2011
 
RKW SE (1)
* 2014/0115,838 SPUNLACED NONWOVENS AS HOOK AND LOOP FASTENER COMPONENT 3 2012
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