Storage systems and methods of use of the same

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8210368
APP PUB NO 20100300999A1
SERIAL NO

12476318

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Abstract

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The storage systems are configured to be connected to wall structures and to be modular in construction, so as to be able to use a plurality of horizontally disposed hang rails and/or a plurality of vertical standards, and/or modular storage components that are received on a hang rail or a vertical standard, or that may be connected directly to a wall structure.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
KNAPE & VOGT MANUFACTURING COMPANYGRAND RAPIDS, MI51

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Krueger, Daniel L Rockford, US 9 84
Moroney, Jonathan T Grand Haven, US 10 220
Schradin, Aaron J Holland, US 6 19
Schwartzkopf, Todd Ed Alan Hudsonville, US 5 20

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (17)
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4720016 Closet storage system 50 1986
* 5526941 Suspender display fixture 32 1994
* 5472103 Segmented shelving construction 75 1994
* 5509541 Bracket construction 44 1994
* 5641081 Product display system 19 1994
* 5715957 Shelf system 21 1995
* 5695078 Adjustable standard system 30 1996
5769247 Product display system 46 1997
* 5921411 Shelf assembly 65 1997
* 5857577 Wall-mountable hanger bracket assembly 20 1997
* 5921412 Shelf assembly 41 1997
7014052 Wall hanger and spacer for skateboards and scooters 27 2002
6823999 Pivoting storage organizer bracket system 17 2002
2003/0193,005 Hanger combination for displaying merchandise 8 2003
2007/0023,375 Display mount apparatus and system 5 2005
2008/0105,636 Hanger adaptable for use with a slatwall track and a retainer therefor 16 2007
 
WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (1)
2005/0045,785 Mounting system for mounting a support to a rail of a deck 17 2003
 
PROTREND CO., LTD. (1)
* 2007/0221,595 Wall-mount rack 10 2006
 
L&P PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY (1)
* 6659295 Adjustable shelving/display system 47 2001
 
TUSCO MANUFACTURING COMPANY (1)
4684094 Adjustable bracket assembly 22 1986
 
RETAIL SPACE SOLUTIONS LLC (1)
* 5769248 Product display grid system 21 1996
 
PRIVASYS, INC. (1)
* 2003/0061,168 Method for generating customer secure card numbers 40 2001
 
CARI-ALL INC. (1)
2002/0104,938 Attachment bracket for shelf support system 7 2001
 
CLAIRSON, INC. (3)
7086543 Standard and track shelving systems 34 2005
7427053 Hook/hanger component mounting systems, components thereof, and related methods 21 2005
* 7900783 Standard and track shelving systems 23 2007
 
CROWN METAL MANUFACTURING COMPANY (1)
4455007 Hang rail support and hang rail 22 1982
 
KNOLL, INC. (1)
4401222 Support rail 58 1981
 
Stamford Investments, Inc. (1)
* 6044986 Wall mounted display fixture system 14 1999
 
TARGET BRANDS, INC. (1)
7950536 System for displaying merchandise in front of backer material 6 2007
 
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. (1)
6129221 Modular storage rack system 26 1998
 
NEWELL LIMITED (1)
6932225 Storage system 25 2002
 
Cil Shopfitters Ltd. (1)
* 5332108 Shelving/display system 32 1992
 
RUBBERMAID INCORPORATED (3)
* 2005/0109,720 Method of merchandising an adjustable organizer system 33 2004
7401705 Organizer system and vertical upright with rollers 14 2004
2006/0017,265 Wheel barrow rack and method of storing a wheel barrow 6 2005
 
Hand-Foil Corporation (1)
* 7147114 Merchandise shelving assembly 10 2006
 
TROXEL-WEST A CA CORPORATION (1)
5078276 Bicycle hanger 54 1990
 
Sparring Elfa AB (1)
5110080 Holding strip for suspension bars 54 1990
 
Peerless Industries, Inc. (1)
2008/0237,426 Resilient Mounting System with Tilt Capabilities 17 2008
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. (1)
* 9782004 Wall-mounted devices 0 2014
 
CLAIRSON, INC. (2)
* 8434629 Adjustable shelving system with overlapping tracks 2 2011
* 2012/0255,925 ADJUSTABLE SHELVING SYSTEM WITH OVERLAPPING TRACKS 2 2011
 
SUMMIT MANUFACTURING, LLC (2)
* 8985352 Modular merchandise display system 1 2013
* 2014/0104,826 MODULAR MERCHANDISE DISPLAY SYSTEM 2 2013
* Cited By Examiner

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