Chinese Patent Office confirms validity of Unilin’s Click Patent
In a 13 page decision, issued on March 24th, 2021 by the Chinese National Intellectual Property Administration (“CNIPA”), Unilin’s CN 101023230 patent was declared to remain valid. The decision follows an action filed by a third party claiming the patented invention lacked ingenuity based on several prior art technologies.
Unilin IP enters into exclusive partnership with IOBAC on magnetic flooring and walling technology
On 3rd January 2019, Flooring Industries, Unilin’s intellectual property division, entered into an exclusive sublicensing arrangement to commercialize IOBAC’s revolutionary magnetic technology globally. IOBAC patented technology, allows floors and walls to be installed simply and quickly using magnetism, while providing end-users with ultimate flexibility to change and remodel in less time and at a lower cost than traditional systems.