Innovations4Flooring (I4F) announced that it has won a court case against the Unilin group.

According to the company, this concerns an invalidation action against the Dutch part of I4F’s European Patent EP 2 440 724 before the court of The Hague in the Netherlands filed by Flooring Industries Limited, the intellectual property entity of the Unilin group.

“This decision reaffirms our strong global market position and underlines the true added value of 3L TripleLock for our licensees." said John Rietveldt, CEO of Innovations4Flooring. "Tried and tested over the last two years by the world’s leading global flooring manufacturers, no other one-piece drop lock solution has undergone such breadth of testing to offer a superior installation system across all types of flooring. Our goal is to revolutionize the global flooring industry through freedom of choice and game changing innovations offered at a reasonable fee compared to the total manufacturing cost price of products.”

I4F’s 3L TripleLock one-piece drop-lock technology has patents granted in 37 countries worldwide and multiple additional patent applications pending, according to the company.

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