I4F & Hymmen Receive U.S. Patents for Digital Printing Technologies

Hamont, Belgium, July 14, 2022-I4F and Hymmen have received notices of allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued for the grant of two new Hymmen U.S. patents. The patents (granting on applications 16/494,308 and 16/494,309) cover digital embossing technologies delivering enhanced embossed optics on panels.

At the same time, Hymmen also received a patent grant from China (patent number CN110290925B), covering aspects of Hymmen’s award-winning DLEPlus digital embossing technology. All new U.S. and China patents are exclusively available via an I4F license and provide further protection for Hymmen’s state-of-the-art digital printing technologies on any type of panel material.

The new Hymmen patents are included in I4F’s cluster of Digital Printing Technologies covering advanced digital printing and digital embossing technologies. I4F’s patent portfolio covers all relevant jurisdictions-including the U.S., China as well as Europe-offering one of the world’s most comprehensive digital printing patent portfolios for flooring on offer today, the company said.