Amorim, a longstanding and valued licensee of Välinge, has chosen to sign up for Välinge’s extended patent protection (EPP) for its WISE collection, which will also be equipped with Välinge’s 2G™ and 5G® locking technologies.
Chinese company Durasein® has signed a license agreement with Välinge Innovation for the use of Threespine® in its solid surface products. The agreement will enable Durasein to combine its unique material with click furniture technology, thereby offering improved assembly experience and new design opportunities.
Slovakian furniture manufacturer SANAS a.s. has signed a license agreement with Välinge for the use of Threespine® click furniture technology. SANAS will thereby be able to increase the quality of its furniture and is now targeting new business opportunities.
Välinge Innovation has on the 10th January 2019 filed a petition requesting an Inter Partes Review (IPR) at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the US Patent and Trademark Office, opposing the validity of US patent 10,053,868, issued on August 21, 2018. The patent formed the basis for the recent unjust and meritless litigation against one of Välinge Innovation’s licensees.
Välinge Innovation has entered into an agreement with CFL (Creative Flooring) by which it obtains semi-exclusive licensing rights on 12 patent families owned by CFL which relate to MgO (Magnesium Oxide) boards and to certain multi-layered flooring technologies, like polymeric boards with melamine paper layer.
Chilean furniture producer La Alpina has signed a license agreement with Välinge for the use of Threespine® click furniture technology, thereby becoming the first South American company to introduce easy-to-assemble kitchens.