UNILIN Flooring Industries Terminates Agreement
Dallas, TX, June 17, 2013—Flooring Industries, the
Luxembourg based intellectual property company within the Unilin Group that
licenses Unilin’s patented click technologies, has announced that it has
terminated its laminate and LVT licensing agreements with Jiangsu Daou because
of evidence that the Chinese firm is violating its contractual obligations.
follows a spate of agreement terminations over the last few months. In all,
Flooring Industries has terminated contracts with about 15 Asian producers.
with Välinge, which also licenses patented click systems, Flooring Industries
developed a holographic label system for licensed products to protect the
interests of the licensees that honor the agreements. If licensees sell
glueless products without labels, they are in breach of their licensing
agreement, and they are also liable for patent infringement in their home