Fastener products and related methods

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8069537
APP PUB NO 20090282654A1
SERIAL NO

12122001

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Abstract

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Fastener products and related methods are disclosed. In some embodiments, the fastener products include an elongate strap defining an aperture and a row of projections extending from the elongate strap. A portion of the elongate strap including one or more of the projections can be passed through the aperture to retain the fastener product in a fastened state.

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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
Gallant, Christopher M Nottingham, US 62 372

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (11)
4680838 Device for detachably connecting two elements 22 1984
5267945 Finger splint for treating pip joint injuries 26 1991
5189761 Strap for collecting and transporting recyclable milk containers and method of using same 17 1992
* 5537719 Two-way adjustable tie 12 1994
5653004 Plastic clip 9 1996
6307118 Digit wound dressing 15 1997
5964017 Seat cover retainer apparatus and method of using same 36 1997
6347434 Security cable tie 11 1999
* 6676674 Gastric band 111 2000
6467132 Band for securing items and method of use 46 2001
2004/0040,125 Loopable, secure multiple-fastening-strap systems 5 2003
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (3)
4887339 Strip material with tab-like parts for forming fasteners 50 1988
5704480 Moisture-proof resealable pouch and container 58 1995
5657516 Dual structured fastener elements 101 1995
 
TYTON CORPORATION (1)
5216784 Conduit clamp 21 1992
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (4)
6588074 Self-mating reclosable binding strap and fastener 88 2001
2001/0013,277 Self-mating reclosable binding strap and fastener 23 2001
6684464 Bundling strap 11 2002
6701580 Interlocking fastener including adhesive portions 65 2002
 
EVELYN INVESTMENTS LIMITED (1)
4557024 Clamp for hose, tubing, or the like 58 1984
 
THE SIEMON COMPANY (1)
5168603 Bundling tie 73 1991
 
STEELCASE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (1)
5499859 Upholstery attachment device and upholstered article using same 23 1994
 
AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION (1)
5722123 Cable tie 18 1996
 
KETTELSON ERNEST 1520 NORTH ROCK RUN DRIVE JOLIET IL 60435 (1)
5048158 Keeper for coiled items 80 1990
 
APLIX, S.A. (1)
5368549 Method for injection-molding an orthopedic device and product of the method 90 1993
 
FOX RIDGE ENTERPRISES, INC. (1)
5604961 Multiple purpose fastening device, system and method 70 1995
 
TAIWAN PAIHO LIMITED (1)
2006/0032,032 Cable binding band structure 20 2004
 
YKK CORPORATION (2)
5620769 Molded surface fastener and method for manufacturing the same 45 1995
6317933 Binding band 34 1999
 
YKK CORPORATION OF AMERICA (2)
6622346 Sheet material including a surface fastener 23 2001
6668429 Deep-groove fastener 20 2002
 
VELCRO BVBA (11)
5945193 Touch fastener with porous metal containing layer 55 1995
5953797 Hook fasteners and methods of manufacture 73 1996
5766723 Fastener assembly with peripheral seal 51 1996
5802676 Strap for securing a bundled cord and the like 65 1996
5996189 Woven fastener product 62 1998
6202260 Touch fasteners their manufacture and products incorporating them 36 1998
6044525 Fastener straps 52 1998
6546603 Woven hook and loop fastening 10 1999
6551539 Releasable strap 4 2000
6692674 Discrete fastener regions 16 2002
2004/0167,456 Medical wraps 38 2003
 
WOODBRIDGE FOAM CORPORATION (2)
5827547 Mold for production of a passenger seat 11 1996
5882073 Foam passenger seat having trim cover attachment means 36 1996
 
LEAR CORPORATION (2)
5605373 Automotive seat cover attachment arrangement 30 1995
5826312 Device for connecting the edge region of a covering material for vehicle seat upholstery to a mounting 34 1997
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (1)
2002/0078,536 Sliding fastening system 22 2000
 
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY (1)
5208952 Closure device for rib lock 19 1991
 
Panduit Corp. (1)
D389051 Cable tie 22 1995
 
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. (12)
4775310 Apparatus for making a separable fastener 144 1986
4879854 Hook and loop partitioning system 29 1988
4887338 Shear trap hook and loop fastening system 31 1988
4863127 Wall hanging system for articles 23 1988
5005242 Foamed seat cushion 27 1990
5101539 Foamed seat cushion 19 1990
5260015 Method for making a laminated hook fastener 135 1991
6280670 Post- forming heads on fastener elements 22 1997
6432339 Continuous molding of fastener products with a mold belt 10 1999
6129970 Touch fastener with magnetic attractant and molded article containing same 26 1999
6443187 Aligning woven loop elements to form mounting sleeves 9 2000
6656403 Securing loop materials 15 2000
 
Westover; Scott R. (1)
6120157 Finger mount rear view mirror 9 1997
 
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF MD (1)
4657000 Adjustable splint and securing means therefor 67 1984
 
FIRST BRANDS CORPORATION (1)
4477950 Closure 52 1982
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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 9624016 Multi-surface cable tying device 0 2016
* 9682807 Multi-surface cable tying apparatus 0 2016
 
AZRAM RAMAT YOHANAN INDUSTRIES LTD. (1)
* 2012/0180,270 FASTENING SYSTEM 2 2010
 
SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD. (3)
* D779924 Cable tie 0 2015
* D778710 Cable tie 0 2015
D781136 Cable tie 0 2015
* Cited By Examiner

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