Patents by Inventor Jan De Rick

Jan De Rick has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200284049
    Abstract: A floor, wall or ceiling panel comprises a core and a decorative top layer provided on the core. The core comprises a magnesium oxide-based board material, and wherein the aforementioned panel, on at least two opposite edges, is provided with coupling means allowing that two of such panels can be interlocked at the respective edges.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventor: Jan DE RICK
  • Patent number: 10697184
    Abstract: A floor panel comprises coupling parts in the form of a tongue and groove connection with locking elements; wherein the groove is bordered by an upper lip and a lower lip; and wherein the one locking element is provided on the lower side of the tongue and the other locking element is provided on the upper side of the lower lip; characterized in that the most upward-situated point of the locking element on the lower lip is situated at a distance of at least ? times the thickness of the floor panel from the underside of the floor panel; and that the minimum thickness of the lower lip is maximum ¼ times the thickness of the floor panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: FLOORING INDUSTRIES LIMITED, SARL
    Inventor: Jan De Rick
  • Publication number: 20200131780
    Abstract: A wall or ceiling panel, which, on one side edge, comprises a male coupling part and, on an opposite side edge, comprises a female coupling part. The male coupling part comprises a tongue and the female coupling part comprises a groove. The groove is bordered by a front lip and a rear lip, with the characteristic that the panel forms a ceiling-high wall panel and/or has a length of at least 2400 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventor: Jan DE RICK
  • Publication number: 20190063077
    Abstract: A floor panel comprises coupling parts in the form of a tongue and groove connection with locking elements; wherein the groove is bordered by an upper lip and a lower lip; and wherein the one locking element is provided on the lower side of the tongue and the other locking element is provided on the upper side of the lower lip; characterized in that the most upward-situated point of the locking element on the lower lip is situated at a distance of at least ? times the thickness of the floor panel from the underside of the floor panel; and that the minimum thickness of the lower lip is maximum ¼ times the thickness of the floor panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventor: Jan DE RICK
  • Patent number: D733524
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2015
    Assignee: Spanolux NV-Divisie Balterio
    Inventors: Jan De Rick, Bruno Vermeulen