Innovations4Flooring (I4F) announced that the European Patent Office’s (EPO) opposition division has published a preliminary opinion in favor of its patent EP’724.

John Rietveldt, CEO of Innovations4Flooring said, “We believe this preliminary opinion from the EPO reinforces the strength of our patent and its added value for our licensees. Our goal is to revolutionize the global flooring industry through freedom of choice and game changing innovations.”

I4F’s 3L TripleLock one piece drop-lock technology has patents granted in 37 countries worldwide and multiple additional patent applications pending. The EPO recently granted another new European divisional for 3L TripleLock expanding the total scope of its protection in Europe and providing licensees with additional legal certainty of its innovative character.

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