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Flooring Industries co-ops with Panchem Industries

Dallas–Flooring Industries, the intellectual property (IP) company of the Unilin Group, (which is owned by Mohawk) has entered into a cooperation agreement with Panchem Industries, the New Zealand company that owns the rights to commercialize the Vitec technology. Continue reading Flooring Industries co-ops with Panchem Industries

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Unilin expands clic LVT licensees portfolio

Dallas—Additional LVT manufacturers have entered into license arrangements with Flooring Industries, the intellectual property company of the Unilin Group.  Today, more than 35 companies have already entered into a license agreement with Unilin’s IP company for the manufacture and sales of glueless LVT products. Continue reading Unilin expands clic LVT licensees portfolio

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Unilin gives importers something to ‘click’ about, L2C label distinguishes legally licensed Chinese imports

SHANGHAI—Ever since the advent of mechanical locking systems there has been one patent infringement lawsuit after another. While cross-licensing agreements have helped to curtail some of the legal action, the lawsuit merry-go-round continues. Those who hold the patents contend they are not just suing to defend their intellectual property rights, but to protect those companies that are playing by the rules and legally obtain licenses to use the technology. At the recent Domotex asia/ChinaFloor (DACF) show here (FCNews, April 5/12), Flooring Industries—the Luxembourg, Belgium-based intellectual property company within Mohawk Industries’ Unilin Group—unveiled a program designed to cut down on lawsuits throughout the selling chain while giving licensees a unique marketing tool. Continue reading Unilin gives importers something to ‘click’ about, L2C label distinguishes legally licensed Chinese imports